Seasonal Cooking

by Sanjeev Kapoor

In India we are lucky to have an abundance of fresh veggies and fruits all through the year. Take a look at these 3 recipes which make the most of the seasonal veggies this time of the year. The good part is that these delicious recipes get made within 30 minutes.


Menu: Amla Juice

             Kantola Suva Masala

             Peach and Plum Fudge


Shopping list

400 grams kantola

1 medium bunch of dill leaves

130 grams bhuna masala

8 amlas

2 peaches

4 plums

100 grams almonds

100 grams pistachios

100 grams walnuts

1 tin sweetened condensed milk

100 grams khoya


For faster preparation

For juice blend the amla with ginger, cumin and refrigerate to chill. Scrap and remove the seeds from kantola. For fudge puree the plum and peaches, by deseeding them. Then cook the puree in ghee with nuts, condensed milk and khoya. Pour the mixture in greased tray and refrigerate overnight.


How to go about it

Start with the chilled beverage. Cook the kantola by heating oil and sautéing the chillies and cumin seeds. Then add the ginger, garli and kantola, cook. Then add bhuna masala cook till kantola is done add dill and lemon juice, simmer and serve hot. Cut and serve the fudge.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.