Thendli Sabji - A jolly-quick ivy gourd meal

Kooking Blend(s): 1 tbsp per person of The Jolly One / The Special One Other Ingredients: Thendli, seasoning and oil Used As: Masala Directions for Kooks: Sauté chopped thendli in oil. Season. Once semi-cooked, add Kooking Blend and stir. Cook through on low-medium heat. Kooking Time: Easy Peasy Why Kook? A spoonful of The Jolly One or The Special One is guaranteed to make thendli haters change their mind. Thendli lovers will enjoy the halved cooking time and the vibrancy of the flavour. Kook: Vishwaraj Mohan, CEO, CounterCulture, KOOK, Bangalore

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Orange and Prawns Salad - A bowl full of taste and tang

Kooking Blend(s): 1 tbsp per person of The Special One and The Herby One each Other Ingredients: Fresh / frozen prawns, lime, lettuce / greens of choice, red radish, olive oil and seasoning Used As: Flavouring Directions for Kooks: Marinate the prawns in salt, pepper and lime. Bring a pan to heat and drizzle olive oil. Drop the prawns in and sauté. Once cooked, add the Special Kooking Blend and toss the prawns until fully coated. Use leftover oil from the pan, add The Herby One to it and season. Toss greens in this dressing and top off with cooked...

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Lasagne with a Twist - Leftovers turned to party casserole

Kooking Blend(s): 2 tbsp of The Special One and 1 tbsp of The Easy One Other Ingredients: Lasagne sheets, tomato, onion, garlic, meat of choice, cheese of choice, basil and oil Used As: Sauce Directions for Kooks: Cook the lasagne sheets according to the packet instructions. In a pan sauté chopped onions and garlic until golden brown. Add the Kooking Blend, chopped tomatoes and meat. Season with salt and pepper. Once the sauce is cooked, layer the lasagne sheets with the sauce and cheese, and bake. Garnish with fresh basil. Kooking Time: Needs Some Love Why Kook? Stack up your...

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Eggplant Sabji - Baingan with a crispness

Kooking Blend(s): 1 tbsp per person of The Special One Other Ingredients: Eggplant and seasoning Used As: Masala Directions for Kooks: Chop eggplant, salt and set aside for 10-15 mins. Squeeze out water. Add Kooking Blend to a pan and sauté eggplant in it on a low flame. Kooking Time: Easy Peasy Why Kook? The master vegetable gets to work with very little chef assistance. A bit of a Kooking Blend and the baingan becomes bigger than a quick meal and better than comfort food. Kook: Vishwaraj Mohan, CEO, CounterCulture, KOOK, Bangalore

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Double Cooked Potatoes - Aloo with universal appeal

Kooking Blend(s): 1 tbsp per person of The Hot One / The Easy One / The Herby One / The Special One / The Jolly One Other Ingredients: Potatoes, fresh herbs and oil Used As: Masala Directions for Kooks: Boil potatoes and set aside to cool. Once cooled, press with your palm to smush. Fry potatoes with the Kooking Blend and top off with fresh herbs. Kooking Time: Easy Peasy Why Kook? For kids and couch potatoes alike. Our Kooking Blends ace at snacks that require masala upgrades; prepare to forget all about commoners like French fries. Kook: Tahira Alathoor, Le...

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Corn on the Cob - Cinema special

Kooking Blend(s): The Special One, The Easy One and The Hot One as per taste Other Ingredients: Fresh or frozen corn Used As: Masala Directions for Kooks: Boil fresh or frozen corn until cooked. In a pan add all Kooking Blends and heat. Drop corn into this blend and toss until coated. Season, garnish and serve.  Kooking Time: Quick Fix Why Kook?  Three blends to make your film nights special; we promise this one will wash away all bad memories of soggy-sweet multiplex corn. Kook - Pritika Chittaranjan, Home-bakes business owner and Travel enthusiast, Guwahati

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