Beans Sabji - Kook first, spill later

Kooking Blend(s): 1 tsp per person of  The Hot One Other Ingredients: Green beans, onion, garlic and seasoning Used As: Spice / Masala  Directions for Kooks: In a pan drizzle some oil. Sauté chopped onions and garlic until golden brown. Add green beans and season. Once cooked, add Kooking Blend and combine. Kooking Time: Easy Peasy Why Kook?  Give the nutritional beans a spicy upgrade with The Hot One ; what you get is a low-calorie, zesty sabji that would pair well with any grain. Kook - Ravi Bhat,  Ad person, cooking novice and eating expert, Bangalore

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Flavoured Idli - Unusual like a flying saucer

Kooking Blend(s): The Herby One / The Hot One / The Easy One / The Special One / The Jolly One Other Ingredients: Idli batter Used As: Masala  Directions for Kooks: Mix Kooking Blend into idli batter and steam as usual. Kooking Time: Quick Fix Why Kook?  Idlis are adorable as they are, but for those of you looking for a change, we’ve got five jars of mild and wild flavours that will cover your work week’s entire breakfast menu. Kook - Vishwaraj Mohan, CEO, CounterCulture, KOOK, Bangalore

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Chinese Stir Fry - A dish with a kick

Kooking Blend(s): 1 tbsp per person of The Hot One Other Ingredients: Green beans, purple cabbage, onions, garlic and carrots Used As: Sauce  Directions for Kooks: Bring a pot of water to boil and add salt. Once the water begins to boil add beans and carrots. Let them cook for a minute, then drain. In a wok/deep-bottomed pan sauté onions, ginger and garlic. Add chopped cabbage, blanched carrots and beans. Season with the Kooking Blend. Kooking Time: Easy Peasy  Why Kook?  Use your own combination of leftovers to arrive at a dish that packs a heaty punch. All you need...

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Asian Style Chicken Wings - Turn up the Heat

Kooking Blend(s): 1 tbsp of The Hot One Other Ingredients: Soy, honey, ketchup, chicken wings, oil, seasoning and roasted sesame seeds Used As: Sauce Directions for Kooks: Make a sauce using the Kooking Blend, soy sauce, honey and ketchup. Season and spice according to taste. Fry chicken wings and toss in sauce OR bake chicken wings and baste with sauce once. Cook for 15 minutes. Baste with more sauce and cook until ready. Garnish with sesame seeds. Kooking Time: Needs Some Love  Why Kook?  For restaurant-style drumettes steaming hot on your table. A gluten-free, Keto treat. Kook - Pritika Chittaranjan,...

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Beef Stir Fry - The near-effortless main course

Kooking Blend(s): 1 tbsp per person of The Hot One and The Easy One each Other Ingredients: Beef, soy sauce, bell peppers, seasoning and oil Used As: Masala  Directions for Kooks: Marinate the beef in soy sauce and pepper. In a pan drizzle some oil and sauté bell peppers. To this add the beef, the Kooking Blends and a splash of water. Cook on medium heat. Kooking Time: Easy Peasy Why Kook?  Beef is the stir-fry classic. Our blends work their charm on this straightforward dish in two ways – by making it more exciting to bite and simpler to...

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Chicken Curry - A Kook spin on the classic

Kooking Blend(s): 1 tbsp per person of The Easy One / The Herby One / The Hot One /The Jolly One Other Ingredients: Chicken, onion, ginger, garlic, chilli, seasoning and oil Used As: Spice / Masala  Directions for Kooks: Blend together onion, garlic, ginger and chillies. In a pan drizzle some oil and fry the paste in it. To this add the chicken, season and fry. Once semi-cooked, add the Kooking Blend and a splash of water. Cover and cook on low-medium heat. Once cooked, garnish and serve. Kooking Time: Easy Peasy Why Kook?  One of the subcontinent’s most famous...

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