Croolk's Recipes

Grilled Tandoori Chicken With Garam Masala

With a fork, prick holes in the chicken pieces. Using a knife, cut diagonal slices 1-inch apart, and 1/2-inch deep into the larger pieces. Place the chicken in a baking dish. In a blender, combine the oil, onion, garlic, ginger, pepper, and process on high... - 31.5963

Shrimp With Spiced Masala And Coconut Milk

For masala: Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onions; sauté until deep golden, about 20 minutes. Add garlic and all spices; stir 1 minute. Cool to lukewarm. Puree tomatoes with juices and yogurt in processor until almost smooth. Add... - 30.2651

Asian Pear And Avocado Salad With Garam Masala Syrup

The combination of garam masala — a blend of sweet and hot spices — and a light sugar syrup adds so much flavor to this refreshing salad that no oil is necessary. The spice blend subtly enhances the natural sweetness of the pear and the avocado, while... - 41.0672

Carp In The Style Of Fisherman

Cut the carp into 1 inch think horseshoe-shaped sections. Thoroughly salt and rub on crushed garlic, and then set aside for two hours to rest. Then wrap individual serving in flour, into which is mixed a ground sweet paprika and ground pepper. Immediately... - 24.4369

Spinach With Panch Phoron.

Following Bengali tradition, this vegetable dish can be served as a first course but you could serve it as a side dish — delicate yet spicy, it gets the appetite going. The original recipe called for mustard oil, but because it's so hard to find an... - 26.5151

Potato Curry With Tamarind And Panch Phoron

This spicy vegetarian curry is hearty enough for a comforting fall dinner. It's great simply ladled over steamed rice. - 33.1829

Salmon Kalia In Panch Phoron Sauce

A favorite of the Bengalis in eastern India, kalia is traditionally made with the local, strong-tasting, freshwater fish called rui or katla, which belong to the carp family. I made this dish with salmon, but you can also use sea bass, shrimp, lobster, or... - 32.0703

Pan-roasted Potatoes With Panch Phoron

This is one of the basic ways of cooking vegetables in eastern India. The vegetables are first cooked in a broth scented with Panch Phoron and then pan-roasted. Starchy vegetables, such as potatoes, are particularly well suited to this technique but you can... - 29.1099

Fruit Salad Chaat.

This mixed fruit salad may have its roots in India, but its bright, clear flavors complement everything from Mexican morning migas to Korean pul kogi. As with any fruit salad, go with what's fresh and in season. Bananas, kiwi fruit, mangoes, coconut, oranges,... - 30.6879

Cucumber & Tomato Chaat Salad

This Indian salad punches up a meal with its tart and tangy taste and its crisp, crunchy texture. It makes an ideal partner to dal, naan, raita, and curry dishes. Or serve it alongside western favorites - roast chicken, barbecued ribs, or chili con carne. It... - 36.2692

Potato Salad

This is the creamiest, richest potato salad you will ever try. I get nothing but raves every time I make this. - 30.0466

Ham Soup

Ham soup will give you a great chance to diversify you first dishes. Really delicious soup will do only good for your stomach and assuredly will this soup your favourite. - 21.7528

Beta Blast Smoothie

This smoothie is a muscle-rejuvenating, beta-carotene-filled, orange-colored wonder. - 22.0558

Muscle Builder Smoothie

This mix features the brawn-building power of protein from both peanut butter and whey. - 21.0786

Memory Aid Smoothie

This low-calorie smoothie is a good source of fiber, phytochemicals, and antioxidants. Blueberries in particular contain compounds that can help prevent cataracts, cancer, constipation, and memory loss. - 18.9753

Berry Berry Smoothie

Using all unsweetened fruit, this recipe delivers an antioxidant whallop without the sugar. - 19.1759

Brain Booster Smoothie

The berries here aren't just super food for your brain; they offer an important cancer-fighting bonus. - 21.7645

Spicy Paneer Naan

1. Sieve the flour properly. 2. Put the sugar and yeast in 1 teacup of warm water and mix till the yeast dissolves. 3. Cover and wait for 5 to 7 minutes until the mixture is full of froth. 4. Put this liquid along with the curds, ghee and salt to the flour... - 37.9651

Royal Vegetable Biryani

Cultivated for over 6,000 years, rice is a staple food in India, where it is eaten at least once a day. It forms part of many diches such as this biriyani, a mix of fried rice and vegetables enriched with spices and dried fruit. This tasty recipe is very easy... - 36.6423

Pistachio Kulfi

The town of Lucknow in northern India is know for the sophistication of its cuisine. Kulfi, which originates from Lucknow, is a delicious creamy iced dessert which was served at the court of the nabobs in dishes carved out of ice. Try preparing this delicious... - 35.8567

Potato Parathas

A speciality of northern India, parathas are flatbreads which are made with the same dough as chapatis but are fried in ghee. While certainly one of the most delicious breads, they are also one of the easiest to prepare - even more reason to try this... - 39.2265

Pineapple And Mango Chutney

No Indian meal would be complete without chutney - a sweet-savoury mix of fruit or vegetables and spices. Served in small quantities as a pleasing accompaniment to the main dish, it adds sharp, contrasting aromas and flavours. This pineapple and mango chutney... - 35.9555

Malai Spinach

For economic and religious reasons, a lot of green vegetables are eaten in India. Cooks have learned how to prepare them in many ingenious and sometime unusual ways. "Malai" means creamy which is demonstrated in this recipe where the spinach is simmered in a... - 34.4872

Radish Leaves With Spiced Yogurt

In the West, radish leaves tend to be discarded, although they are actually an interesting green vegetable in their own right. Try this recipe which originates from Indian vegetarian cuisine: radish leaves cooked in a mixture of spices and yoghurt. The... - 34.3629

Simla Salad

The summer capital of the British Raj in India, Simla, is nestled in northrrn India's Himalayas. This salad combines tomatoes, peppers and onions in a particularly refreshing dish which makes an ideal starter for a summer meal. People who are watching their... - 32.2873

Citrus Iced Tea

India produced some of the best tea varieties, with a diverse range of colours and aromas. This citrus tea has a delicious spicy aroma of cloves and is best served ice cold. - 28.1056


Pathiri is a soft bread made from the South Indian state of Kerala. Crushed rice is made into a white dough and baked on pans called oadu. After preparation, sometimes pathiri is soaked in coconut milk, to keep it soft and to improve the taste. - 25.3899

Amigdalota - Greek Almond Macaroons

Amigdalota is the ultimate white Christmas treats. The best known amigdalota are from the island of Andros, where blanched almond paste is shaped into little pears, baked and dusted with powdered sugar. In parts of the Peloponnese, blanched almonds are... - 30.7463

Greek Village Salad - Xoriátiki Saláta

Xoriátiki Saláta means "Greek Village Salad" and makes a great side salad - or add some crusty bread and make it a light meal all by itself. From Simply Delicious Greek Cooking. - 28.6488

Spice Cauliflower Soup

In India, there are two main tzpes of soup, "rasam" originaters from the south and "shorba" from thr north. This soup, or shorba, would be served at the beginning of a meal. Based on cauliflower, this creamed soup is spicy but not excessively so. It is... - 34.5548

Coconut And Mint Raita

Raitas are extremely popular in India are prepared in many different ways. Each cook adds their own personal touch, including fruits, vegetables or fresh herbs, according to their taste. Raitas are served as an accompaniment to rise or spice curries, to... - 31.6016

Red Pepper Raita

In this recipe, the slight bitterness of the peppers blend perfectly with the sharpness of the yoghurt and the fragrance of the mace. - 24.3006

Creamed Spinach

Thick and creamy, this spinach makes an excellent side to many traditional Czech meals. - 25.2869

Fish Kofta With Spice Tomato Sauce

Indian cuisine includes many delicious dishes based on meat balls or fish balls, know as kofta. Try this recipe using fillets of white fish. It's very easy to make and the fusion of the flavours of the tomatoes, spices and herbs will appeal to everyone. If... - 36.5564

Lamb With Lentils

Lamb is a meat which is now widely enjoyed in the northern part of India. Traditionally, it is cooked for a fairly long time until it becomes extremely tender, even soft, so that it can easily be eaten with the fingers. Try this delicious recipe of lamb with... - 36.0401

Cinnamon Fried Rice - Dalchini Palau

A simple and tasty Oriya dish. Cinnamon Fried Rice goes with lot of vegetable and non-vegetable gravies. - 35.0546

Raw Food Smoothie

Smoothies are rich, thick, sweet, satisfying drinks made out of whole fruits, frozen fruits, fruit juices, and sometimes nuts, seeds, or other ingredients. Smoothies are popular in juice bars around the world. - 30.192

Ama Pachana Spice Water - Detox Tea

Know you Ayurveda? Here is an ama - reducing spice water recipe from ayurvedic expert, co-author of The Answer to Cancer. You can detoxify your body from time to time, follow an ama - reducing diet. Periodic internal cleansing with a Maharishi Ayurveda detox... - 26.0966

Ginger Healing Detox Tea With Turmeric

There has been a lot in the news lately about the amazing healing properties of turmeric, a free-radical-fighting antioxidant-rich curry spice that has been hailed as a defense against both cancer and Alzheimer’s. When we found this tasty recipe for a... - 30.0053

Rose Syrup Babas

In India, these delicious babas are called "gulab jamun", meaning "rose balls", because the syrup in which they are soaked is delicately scented with rose water. This recipe originates from the province of Bengal on India's east coast. Bengal is renowned for... - 35.0576

Masala Dosa With Chutney

Masala Dosa - A delight from down south! Make this delicious South Indian Dosa with this recipe. Masala Dosa is famous all over the world for it's taste, size and the uniqueness. Originally coming from the Mysore in Karnataka, it has become popular among all... - 37.3939

Fresh Tomato Chutney

You can eat this chutney fresh as well as can freeze to use later. - 22.8348

Fresh Apple And Mint Chutney

These are a delight. Many fruits and vegetables can be used for this purpose, blended or chopped with a selection of fresh herbs and chillies. - 34.5064