Achari Panner Masala

Yummy cottage cheese dipped in spicy achari gravy. Best for people who like to eat spicy meals. Panner achari masala is an authentic dish that tastes delicious with rice or roti.Achari panner masala1

So lets start making Panner achari masala:Achari panner masala2

Ingredients:

For masala:

  1. Cumin seeds- 1/2 tsp
  2. Fennel seeds- 1 tsp
  3. Red chillies- 2 to 3
  4. Mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp
  5. Fenugreek seeds- 1/4 tsp

For gravy:

  1. Panner- 250 grams
  2. Onion puree- (3 onions sliced and grinded to fine paste)
  3. Tomato puree- 3 tomatoes
  4. Ginger-garlic paste -2 tbsp
  5. Fresh cream- 1/2 cup
  6. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  7. Red chilly powder- 2 tsp
  8. coriander powder – 1 tsp
  9. Garam masala powder- 1/2 tsp
  10. Salt – as per your taste

Method:

  1. First we will make masala for achari panner masala.Achari panner masala step 01
  2. In a pan, roast red chilly for 3 to 4 mins.Achari panner masala step 02.jpg
  3. Next add the Cumin seeds, mustard seeds, fennel seeds and fenugreek seeds. Achari panner masala step 03.jpg
  4. roast them for 5 mins .Achari panner masala step 04.jpg
  5. Let it cool down completely and grind it to powder.
  6. Now lets start making gravy.Achari panner masala step 07
  7. In a same pan, heat 2 tbsp of oil. Add onion puree and saute on medium to high flame.
  8. Fry till golden. Then add ginger- garlic paste and fry till it becomes golden brown.Achari panner masala step 10
  9. Add the tomato puree and cook till oil oozes out of it.Achari panner masala step 11
  10. Then add the cream and saute. Keep on a low to medium flameAchari panner masala step 12
  11. Add turmeric powder, red chilly powder, and coriander powder.Achari panner masala step 14
  12. Add the achari masala powder. and saute for a minuteAchari panner masala step 15
  13. Add around 1 and 1/2 cup of water and boil on medium to high flame.Achari panner masala step 16
  14. Add panner peices, salt and mix. Cook for 5 more mins on low flame.Achari panner masala step 17
  15.  panner achari masala is ready. Achari panner masala step 19.jpg

Your panner achari masala is ready. Serve with roti,paratha or rice. Achari panner masala pic 01

 

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Churma Laddu

Churma Laddu is a traditional Rajasthani sweet. Its specially made on occasions of Ganesh chaturthi. Its a simple sweet recipe and can be made on any festivals including Diwali.

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Churma laddu  is made using whole wheat flour. Its can be made by roasting the batti  or the frying the batti. You can make laddu of jaggery or powdered sugar. Here Im showing recipe using powdered sugar.Churma Ladoo 2

 

Ingredients:

  • Whole wheat flour(atta)- 1 cup
  • Semolina- 1/4 cup
  • Powdered sugar- 1 1/2 cup(You can reduce or increase quantity of sugar as desired)
  • Clarified butter- 1/2 cup
  • Milk- for kniding dough
  • Chopped almond/cashews/pistachios- 2 tbsp
  • Clarified butter (ghee)- for frying

Method:

  1. Check all ingredients before making Churma LadduChurma Ladoo step 01.jpeg
  2. In a bowl, take wheat flour, semolina, and 1/4 cup ghee.
  3. Make a stiff dough by adding milk (I have used 1/3 cup of milk)Churma Ladoo step 04
  4. Make small balls of dough and press them with both hands like baati.Churma Ladoo step 05.jpeg
  5. Heat some Ghee in a frying pan.On a low flame, fry the baati till they are brown and crisp (do not fry for less time, as they require more time to cook )
  6. Let the baati cool down completely.Churma Ladoo step 10
  7. Crumble the baaties with your handsChurma Ladoo step 11.jpeg
  8. In a mixer/grinder, grind them into powder(This powder is called churma)Churma Ladoo step 12.jpeg
  9. In this churma add the powdered sugarChurma Ladoo step 13.jpeg
  10. Add the chopped almonds and pistachios. Churma Ladoo step 14.jpeg
  11.  Add the leftover 1/4 cup of ghee. Churma Ladoo step 15.jpeg
  12. Mix this very well and start binding the Ladoos one by one . Churma Ladoo step 16.jpeg

Your Churma ladoo is ready. Enjoy with your family and friends.Churma Ladoo 3

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Bread Pakora/Pakoda

Monsoon season calls for something hot and tasty delicacy. Whenever rain starts, we Indians like to have tea/coffee with some hot Pakoras!!!

Pakoras is liked by everyone and during monsoon it tastes great with hot tea/coffee. Here I’m showing the recipe of Bread pakoras made along with tasty potato stuffing. Perfect when Guests arrive at your home. You can even have this at breakfast. Lets make hot Bread pakoras. cover photo.jpg

Ingredients:

For stuffing:

  • Potatoes-3 to 4 (medium sized, boiled and grated)
  • Green peas- 1/4 cup(boiled)
  • Chilli-garlic paste- 2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves- 6 to 8
  • Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves- 3 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tbsp
  • Red chilli powder- 1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder- 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida- 1 pinch
  • Salt- as required
  • oil- 1 tbsp

For cover

  • Bread slices- 6 slices
  • Gram flour(besan)- 1 cup
  • Carom seeds- 1 tsp(crushed)
  • Salt- as needed
  • Water- (3/4 cup or as needed)
  • Baking soda- 1 pinch
  • Oil- for dip frying pakoras.

Method:

  1. For chilly-garlic paste:In a plate take 8 to 10 garlic cloves, 1/2 inch ginger, 3 green chillies, 1 tbsp cumin seeds. Add these ingredients in a mixer and grind it to paste(The paste will be coarsely grounded due to cumin seeds).  bread pakora step 02.jpg
  2. Boil potatoes and let them cool. Grate and keep aside. Boil green peas and keep aside.bread pakora step 01
  3. In a pan, heat oil and add curry leaves, mustard seeds. Let mustard seeds crackle. Then add chilly- garlic paste. Fry it for a min. Then add turmeric powder and saute.

     

     

  4. Then add Grated potatoes and green peas. Mix well. Then add all powdered spices. Mix them.Finally add chopped coriander leaves. Turn flame off. Your stuffing is ready. Let it cool completely. Till then lets prepare batter.

     

  5. In a bowl add Gram flour, salt, baking soda and carom seeds.bread pakora step 08.jpg
  6. Add water little by little and make batter. The batter consistency should be thin.bread pakora step 09.jpg
  7. Take two slices of bread, place stuffing on one slice and close it another slice. Repeat this with all slices of bread. Then cut it into triangles.

     

     

  8. In a frying pan heat oil . Add enough oil to dip fry bread pakoras.bread pakora step 12.jpg
  9. Dip the stuffed bread in gram flour batter. Fry the pakoras one by one.bread pakora step 13.jpg
  10. Fry Bread pakoras on both sides till golden on medium flame. When done remove pakoras on paper towel. bread pakora step 14.jpg
  11. Your bread pakoras is ready. Serve hot with tea. Serve along with sauce. Enjoy with friends and family._20170701_163424.jpg

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Veg. Momos

Recipe of delicious street food Veg. Momos…………………Momos are famous in Mumbai and everyone loves it. Momos can be made in variety of stuffing’s and can be a little time consuming…….. but they are really very tempting and delectable. Today I’m gonna show you the recipe of simple Veg. Momo’s. Lets make them..Veg. momos 2.jpg

Ingredients:

for outer cover-

  • All purpose flour- 1 cup
  • Water- 1/3 cup or as required
  • Oil- 1 teaspoon
  • 1/4 tsp salt

for stuffing- 

  • Onion- 1, finely chopped
  • Cabbage- 1/2 cup, finely chopped
  • French Beans- 1/3 cup, finely chopped
  • Carrots- 1/4 cup, grated
  • Capsicum- 1/4 cup, finely chopped
  • Spring onions- 1/2 cup, finely chopped
  • Shallots (optional)
  • Ginger-garlic paste- 2 tbsp
  • Soya sauce- 1 tbsp
  • Chilly sauce- 1 tbsp
  • Vinegar- 1 tsp
  • Garam masala power- 1 tbsp
  • Red chilly powder- 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder- 1/4 tsp
  • oil- 1 tbsp
  • Salt- as required(add less salt as water can come out making momos soggy)

Method:

  1. Check out ingredients for making Veg. momos Veg. momos recipe ingredients
  2. First make dough, in a bowl add all purpose flour, salt and oil. Make dough by adding water step by step and make a soft, firm dough. Keep aside.

     

  3. Lets make stuffing. In a pan add 1 tbsp of oil. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for 1 min. Add chopped onion and fry till golden brownVeg. momos recipe step 03
  4. Add chopped cabbage, french beans and carrot. Cook them on a medium – high flame for 5 to 7 mins. Veg. momos recipe step 04.jpg
  5. Add red chilli powder, garam masala powder, black pepper powder, soy sauce,red chilly sauce, salt and mix well.Veg. momos recipe step 05.jpg
  6. Add spring onions, mix and turn the flame off. The stuffing is ready. Let the stuffing cool completely.

     

  7. Make small balls from dough and dust it little. Roll it using roll pin of 3 inch diameter. IMG_20170618_001046
  8. Add water with your finger tips to the corners. Then stuff 1 tbsp of stuffing and start pleating the Momos. Then join them to center. If you know how to make modak then it will be simple for you to make momos.

     

  9. Similarly make momos of every ball. Veg. momos recipe step 10
  10. Then in a steamer add around 1/2 to 1 cup of water. Grease the streamer plate with oil and place momos one by one. Cook them for 10 to 12 mins. When done the cover will look translucent and will not be sticky. Veg. momos recipe step 11
  11. When done, remove steamer plate and let momos cool.  Remove one by one. Your Homemade veg momos are ready. Serve them with Schezwan sauce /mint chutney /mayo.Veg. momos 1.jpg

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Ferrero Rocher shake

Rich taste of Ferrero rocher is loved by everyone. Ferrero Rocher shake have an unique and awesome taste loaded with chocolate…. So lets make Ferrero Rocher shake

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Ingredients:  (serves 2)

  • Ferrero Rocher chocolate- 4 to 5
  • Chilled Milk- 1 cup
  • Nuetella spread- 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Sugar- 2 tbsp
  • Chocolate Ice cream- 3 scoops(for shake)
  • Chocolate Ice cream- 2 scoops- (for garnishing)
  • Chocolate sauce- for garnishing.

 

Method:

  1. Check the ingredients for making Ferrero Rocher Shake.Ferreeo Rocher shake step 01.jpg
  2. Remove Ferrero rocher from pack and add it to the grinder.
  3. Add Milk, sugar, Nutella, chocolate icecream and blend them. If you want more Ferrero Rocher, you can add 2 more 😀Ferreeo Rocher shake step 04.jpg
  4. Your Ferrero Shake is ready, lets start garnishingFerreeo Rocher shake step 05.jpg
  5. In a glass, add 1 tablespoon of Chocolate sauce each.Ferreeo Rocher shake step 06.jpg
  6. Add shake. Top them with chocolate icecream. Swirl chocolate sauce and add crushed Ferrero Rocher.

     

     

Your Ferrero Rocher shake is ready. Enjoy with your Family and Friends. _20170604_142255

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Rajma Chawal

Rajma chawal step wise recipe- simple and easy recipe. Its my special recipe which I have make in my own way…My whole family including my children loves Rajma chawal 

Rajma chawal is a famous punjabi dish made of Kidney beans in soft and creamy curry. Kidney beans are soaked overnight and then pressure cooked till its soft. And later the rajma masala is made. The rice i have used is Basmati rice which is soaked in water for an hour then cooked. So lets make Rajma chawal.

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Ingredients:

  • Kidney beans- 250 grams(soaked overnight and pressure cooked for 25 mins)
  • Onions- 4 large, sliced and pureed
  • Tomatoes- 5 to 6 , sliced and pureed
  • Curd- 4 tablespoons or small bowl
  • Jeera or cumin seeds – 2 teaspoons
  • Bay leafs- 2 or 3
  • Cloves- 2 to 4
  • black pepper- 2 to 3
  • cinnamon- 1/2 inch
  • turmeric powder- 1/2 tablespoon
  • Red chilli powder- 1 tablespoon
  • Coriander powder- 1/2 tablespoon
  • Garam masala powder- 1/2 tablespoon
  • salt – As per your requirement

Method:

  1. Checkout all ingredients for making Rajma masala.Rajma Chawal step 01
  2. In a saucepan, add oil and add cumin seeds, bay leaves, cloves, blackpepper, cinnamon and saute till seeds pops. Rajma Chawal step 02
  3. Add onion puree and cook till golden brown Rajma Chawal step 03.jpg
  4. Add tomato puree. Cook till oil oozes out. Rajma Chawal step  04.jpg
  5. Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder. Saute for 1 min. Rajma Chawal step 04
  6. Next add the curd. Cook till oil oozes out of it. Rajma Chawal step 05.jpg
  7. When done, add the cooked Kidney beans and mix well.Rajma Chawal step 06
  8. Add coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt. mix again.Rajma Chawal step 07.jpg
  9. If the gravy is thick, add 1/2 cup of water and cook with lid for 2 to 3 mins.Rajma Chawal step  08.jpg
  10. Your Rajma masala is ready. Serve it with rice. You can also have it with roti.Rajma Chawal.jpg

The delicious Rajma chawal is ready. Enjoy with your family 🙂

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Misal Pav

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Misal pav is Maharashtrian recipe. Its served in different ways in different parts of Maharashtra. It is made with sprouts,  spices and later served along with Farsan and Pav (Bread). But it tastes delicious  and its a must try recipe. If you love to eat spicy food then Misal pav will become one of your favorite. So lets begin…….

INGREDIENTS:

  • Sprouts – 250 grams (you can use matki  or you can use mix sprouts too)
  • 3 cups of water to boil

For Masala

  • Onions- 2, sliced
  • Tomatoes- 2 sliced
  • Dry coconut- grated or chopped 2 tablespoons
  • Garlic cloves- 4 to 5
  • Ginger- 1/2 inch

For gravy

  • Curry leaves- 8 to 10
  • Green chillies – 2 or 3
  • Mustard seeds- 1/2 tablespoon
  • Asafoetida – 2 pinch
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tablespoon
  • Red Chilli powder- 1 tablespoon
  • Coriander powder- 1 tablespoon
  • Garam masala powder- 1 tablespoon
  • Tamarind paste- 1 tablespoon (here I have used home tamarind)
  • Jaggery – 1  small peice (optional, to balance the taste)
  • salt- as per your taste

For kat (soup)

  • 4 Tablespoons oil
  • crushed garlic- 4
  • 1 or 2 tablespoons of Red chilli powder (It depends how much spicy you prefer)

Method:

  1. Soak Matki overnight for 6 hours and remove water. Tie matki in a muslin cloth for next 6 hoursMisal Pav step 1.jpg
  2. Boil  3 cups of water in a pot or vessel.Misal Pav step 2.jpg
  3. Add sproutsMisal Pav step 3.jpg
  4. Boil it for 10 mins to 15 mins. See to it does not overcook.Misal Pav step 4.jpg
  5. Drain the water in a bowl and later we will need the water for kat(soup)Misal Pav step 5
  6. Now next we will prepare  masala.Misal Pav step 6.jpg
  7. In a pan add dry coconutMisal Pav step 7.jpg
  8. Roast them till its golden brown. Remove and keep it aside.Misal Pav step 8.jpg
  9. Now add little oil about 1 teaspoon and heat.Misal Pav step 9.jpg
  10. Add sliced onion and fryMisal Pav step 10.jpg
  11. Fry them till they are golden brownMisal Pav step 12.jpg
  12. Add ginger and garlic and saute them for 2 minsMisal Pav step 13.jpg
  13. Add tomatoes. Misal Pav step 14.jpg
  14. Cook them for 5 mins until they are soft. When done, turn flame off and let thiscool.Misal Pav step 15.jpg
  15. In a mixture/grinder addroasted dry coconut.Misal Pav step 16.jpg
  16. Add the pan mixture in it .Misal Pav step 17.jpg
  17. Grind it into fine paste. Your masala is ready, keep it asideMisal Pav step 18
  18. Keep your ingredients ready for gravyMisal Pav step 19.jpg
  19. In a pot/vessel Add heat oilMisal Pav step 20.jpg
  20. Add mustard seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida.Misal Pav step 21.jpg
  21. Add green chilles and fry it for 1 minMisal Pav step 22
  22. Add turmeric powder and mixMisal Pav step 23.jpg
  23. Now add masala and saute for 2 minsMisal Pav step 25.jpg
  24. Add red chilli powder and mix very wellMisal Pav step 26.jpg
  25. Add Coriander powder, garam masala powder and saute it.Misal Pav step 27.jpg
  26. Add sprouts and mix well Misal Pav step 29
  27. Add around 1 cup of water and salt to taste.Misal Pav step 30.jpg
  28. Add the tamarind paste and jaggery.Misal Pav step 31.jpg
  29. Mix it well and boil the gravy for 5 mins.Turn flame off. Keep ready 4 crushed garlic cloves for katMisal Pav step 32.jpg
  30. In a small frying pan, add oil. The oil should be more so that it floats on the soup. Thats called kat.Misal Pav step 33.jpg
  31. Add crushed garlic, fry till golden.Misal Pav step 35.jpg
  32. I have already removed the sprouts water in an vessel. Add this oil to the soup.Misal Pav step 36.jpg
  33. On a slow flame, heat the soup. Add a pinch of Turmeric powder.Misal Pav step 37.jpg
  34. Add salt. Mix well.Misal Pav step 38.jpg
  35. Your Kat is ready. Now lets start searving. Pour one spoon of sprouts and gravy in a bowl. Add 2 spoons of kat(soup) on it. Add farsan on top and sprinkle some onion and coriander. Misal Pav step 40.jpg
  36. Your Homemade Misal pav is ready. Serve it with paav (bread) and lemonIMG_20170425_113513.jpg

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Mac n cheese pasta

Easy mac n cheese pasta. Cheesy macaroni tastes delicious, you can never resist from having this……. simple and easy recipe, lets start making mac n cheese 🙂

INGREDIENTS:

  • Macaroni pasta- 1 cup
  • all purpose flour- 3 tablespoons
  •  cheese- 1 and 1/2  cups
  • butter- 5 tablespoons
  • milk – 2 cups
  • black pepper – one pich or as per your taste
  • salt- 2 or 3 tablespoons
  • onion- 1/2
  • cloves-3
  • bay leaf- 1

 

METHOD:

  1. In a big pot or a vessel, boil around 4 cups of water.mac n cheese step 01.jpg
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of salt.mac n cheese step 02.jpg
  3. Add the elbow macaronimac n cheese step 03
  4. Boil pasta till its al dente, means it should be cooked to firm to the bite. when cooked, drain the water and add some oil so that the pasta does does not stick to each other.mac n cheese step 04.jpg
  5. Now we are going to prepare the white sauce. For that we require 1/2 onion, one bay leaf and 3 cloves. Pierce the clove in onion such that the bay leaf should be in middle as shown below in picture.mac n cheese step 05
  6. Now in a pan, melt butter.mac n cheese step 06.jpg
  7. Add all purpose flour. With the help of spoon or whisk, mix it very well. mac n cheese step 07.jpg
  8. Cook it flour, till a nice aroma comes. The colour of the flour will change to golden.mac n cheese step 08.jpg
  9. Add Milk. Keep stirring so that no lumps are formed. Cook this for 2 mins on low flame.mac n cheese step 09
  10. Now we will add peirced onion. Boil the sauce for another 5 mins. If the sauce is getting thick add more milk. mac n cheese step 10.jpg
  11. After boiling, remove the onion. mac n cheese step 11.jpg
  12. Now we are going add the cheese.  Keep stiring the sauce till the cheese meltsmac n cheese step 12.jpg
  13. Add a 1/4 tsp of salt and black pepper.  Your white sauce is ready.mac n cheese step 13
  14. Shift the boiled pasta in a oven- proof bowl. Add white sauce on top of pasta.mac n cheese step 14
  15. See to it that your whole pasta gets covered in sauce.mac n cheese step 15.jpg
  16. Bake this at 300 degrees for 15 mins. Serve hot.mac n cheese step 16.jpg

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Besan ke laddu

Delicious besan ke laddu Recipe stepwise…. Besan ke laddu is my favorite and I make it every Diwali. My kids too love this laddu. It’s a traditional Recipe and very easy to make. So let’s prepare besan ke laddu.Besan laddu 1.jpg

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Ingredients:

  1. Gram flour(besan)- 2 cup
  2. Tagar(or powdered sugar)- 1.5 cup
  3. Clarified butter(ghee)- 1 1/4 cup
  4. Badam- chopped, 5 to 6
  5. Cardamom powder- optional

Method :

  • Check ingredients for making besan ke ladduBesan laddu step 01
  • In a non-stick pan, add besan and roast on a low flame. Keep mixing so that besan does not burn.Besan laddu step 02
  • Roast for 5-7 mins. Roasting without ghee saves time and gives it a nice taste.Besan laddu step 02
  • Now add ghee and mix it well. Keep the flame low.Besan laddu step 04.jpg
  • Mix well.You will see the besan and ghee gets binded well. Now sprinkle 1 tbsp of water and mix it very well. Bubbles will be formed in besan. (Adding water gives a good texture to your laddu)Besan laddu step 05.jpg
  • Roast the besan till there are no bubbles in besan. Your roasted besan is ready.Besan laddu step 06.jpg
  • Remove roasted besan in a big plate or Bowl. Allow it to cool down completely.Besan laddu step 07.jpg
  • When cooled, add tagar. You can add cardamom powder and chopped dry fruits. It’s optional.Besan laddu step 08.jpg
  • Mix properly.Besan laddu step 09.jpg
  • Take a small amount of laddu mix in you hand. Bind it together with your palms.Besan laddu step 10.jpg
  • Give it a round shape. Your laddu is ready. Similarly make laddus of all laddu mix.Besan laddu step 11.jpg
  • Garnish with chopped almonds or any other dry fruits as desired.Besan laddu step 12.jpg

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Teekha Sev

Recipe of Teekha sev step by step …… Spicy Sev made at home tastes really delicious. Teeka sev is special snack made during diwali. Teeka sev compliments with other sweets. Its effortless and gets ready in few minutes. Lets prepare teekha sev_20171016_211006

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Ingredients :

  • Gram flour(Besan)- 2 cups
  • Oil – 1/4 cup
  • Carom seeds- 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder- 2 tbsp
  • Salt- 1/2 tsp
  • Baking soda – 1/4 tsp
  • Water – for making dough

Method:

  1. Check ingredients before making Teekha SevTeekha sev step 01.jpg
  2. In a Bowl , take gram flour, turmeric powder, red chilly powder,  carom seeds, Baking soda.Teekha sev step 02.jpg
  3. Add Oil and mix everything well.

     

  4. Now make a soft dough by adding water as requiredTeekha sev step 05.jpg
  5. Keep the dough for rest for 10- 15 mins.Teekha sev step 06.jpg
  6. You need a sev machine to make sev. Grese the inner side of machine with oil.sev machine 1.jpeg
  7. Apply oil on your palms and take out a big ball from dough. Roll it long so that it fits into machine.Teekha sev step 07.jpg
  8. Now insert the ball in machine and close its lid. sev machine 2
  9. Heat oil in a kadhai. Oil should be heated till medium. (add a little sev. If its floating up, then then the oil is ready).Teekha sev step 08.jpg
  10. Now start making sev by moving your machine in round direction.Teekha sev step 09.jpg
  11. When the sev are fried and rised up , flip and fry the other side. Keep it on low flameTeekha sev step 10.jpg
  12. When done, remove the sev on paper towel. Let it cool completely. Store in air tight container.  Teekha sev step 11

Your crunchy and delicious Sev is ready. Enjoy with your family and friends.Teekha sev 1

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Shakar Paare (shankarpali)

Shakar paare step by step recipe. Diwali is already near and there are so many snacks to do, one of them is shakar paare. Wishing you a very Happy Diwali. May this festive brings success and prosperity to you and your family.shakar paare pic 01.jpg

Making shakar paare is quite simple compared to other diwali snacks,  its sweet and crispy and little flaky. Its important that dough of shakar paare should be kept at rest for 30 mins and later it is deep fried in ghee on a low-medium flame. Lets start making shakar paare.shakar paare 2

Ingredients:

  1. All purpose flour-  4 cups
  2. Semolina -1/2 cup
  3. Ghee- 1 cup
  4. Milk- 1 cup
  5. Sugar- 1 cup
  6. Salt – 1 tsp
  7. Ghee or oil- for deep frying

Method:

  1. Check out ingredient for making Shakkar parrashakar paare step 01
  2. In a saucepan, add Milk. Heat the milk till it gets warm. Don’t boil it.shakar paare step 02.jpg
  3. Switch off the flame. Add ghee.  shakar paare step 03
  4. Add sugar and stir well. shakar paare step 04.jpg
  5. Stir and let sugar get completely dissolved in it. shakar paare step 05.jpg
  6. When done, keep it aside and lets prepare dough for shakkar parre.shakar paare step 06.jpg
  7. In a big bowl, add all purpose flour, semolina and salt.shakar paare step 08.jpg
  8. Now add the milk-sugar mixture. Mix everything well and make a soft yet firm dough.(If you think your dough is loose or watery, add more all purpose flour. You can add milk if its too stiff. Adjust as required). Dough can be little bit cracky, dont worry. It happens while making shakkar paare.  shakar paare step 09.jpg
  9. Keep a cloth on dough and let it rest for 30 mins.shakar paare step 10.jpg
  10. Make medium sized balls of dough. Take a ball and press it both your palms. shakar paare step 11.jpg
  11. Roll it into a a thick, flat and round like a paratha. The corners may not be even, but it happen while making parras. shakar paare step 12
  12. With the help of knife or cutter, cut it into small squares as shown.shakar paare step 13
  13. Heat ghee in a frying pan or kadhai. The ghee should not be too hot nor little bit hot. It should be medium hot. Slowly add the parras. shakar paare step 14.jpg
  14. Fry them on a low to medium flame. You will see the size of parras getting large.shakar paare step 15.jpg
  15. Fry them till they are golden brown. See to it gets well cooked or fry for little more time.shakar paare step 16
  16. In the same way fry all paras. Once done, let it cool down completely and keep them in a jar or container. It remains good for 20 to 30 days. shakar paare step 17.jpg

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Dudhi nu Muthia (Lauki nu muthia)

Dudhi means bottle gourd. Muthia is steamed veggie dumplings  Muthia is a Gujrati recipe which is made using different veggies. Muthia can be served as snacks and is best for breakfast.Dudhi nu Muthia 2.jpgSo lets make dudhi nu muthiaDudhi nu Muthia 3.jpg

Ingredients:

  • Bottle gourd- grated, 1 1/2 cup
  • Wheat flour- 1/2 cup
  • Semolina(suji)- 1/2 cup
  • Gram flour- 1/2 cup
  • Green chilies- 2 to 3, chopped
  • Coriander leaves- 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds- 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds- 2 tsp
  • Sesame seeds – 2 tsp
  • Baking soda- 1 pinch
  • Asafetida- 1 pinch
  • Ginger- garlic- green chilly paste(4 to 5 garlic cloves, 1/2 inch ginger and 2 green chilies ground to paste)
  • Curry leaves- 5 to 6
  • Sugar- 1/2 tsp(optional)
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Salt- as per your taste
  • Oil- 3 tbsp

Method:

  1. Check all ingredients before making Dudhi nu MuthiaDudhi nu Muthia step 01 (1).jpeg
  2. In a bowl, grate Bottle gourd. Add 3/4 tspsalt and keep beside for 2 to 3 mins. Remove and keep aside excess water of Bottle gourd.
  3. In another bowl , take wheat flour, gram flour, semolina, chopped coriander, bottle gourd,turmeric powder,  ginger-garlic-chilly paste.Dudhi nu Muthia step 04.jpeg
  4. Mix them well. Make a soft  dough by adding the water removed from bottle gourd.Dudhi nu Muthia step 05.jpeg
  5.  Now start making cylindrical rolls of dough by hands. Apply a little oil on your palms while making rolls.Dudhi nu Muthia step 06.jpeg
  6. In a streamer, add 1 1/2 cups of water and boil. Grease a plate by oil and keep the plate for steaming.Dudhi nu Muthia step 07.jpeg
  7. Steam them for 20 to 30 mins. Mine took 20 mins.Remove and let it cool.Dudhi nu Muthia step 08.jpegWhen the muthias are half warm , cut them into round circles. My muthias were big so I cut them into squaresDudhi nu Muthia step 09.jpeg
  8. For tampering, Heat 3 tbsp of oil. Add chopped green chilies, curry leaves, Cumin and mustard seeds . Saute till green chilies are well friedDudhi nu Muthia step 10.jpeg
  9. Add sesame seeds. Saute for a min.Dudhi nu Muthia step 11.jpeg
  10. Add muthias and Mix them well.
  11. Your Muthias are ready. Garnish with chopped coriander.Dudhi nu Muthia 1.jpeg

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Noodles spring roll

Hey Everyone!!!! Today I am making the recipe of  noodles spring roll at home.Noodles spring roll is an Indo chinese recipe available in many snacks corner in Mumbai

My kids love spring roll and there are many ways of making spring roll. If you are looking for more Chinese recipe’s, here’s the link

Veg. Manchurian (Gravy)

Veg. Momos

Veg. Chowmein recipe

Noodles spring roll is a recipe of crispy rolls stuffed with noodles. Note: Here I have used spring roll sheets available in market. Lets start making noodles spring roll:

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Ingredients: (for 18 spring rolls )

  • Spring roll sheets- 18
  • Boiled Noodles – 1 pack
  • Onion- 1, sliced
  • Capsicum- 1, sliced
  • Cabbage- 1/2 cup, grated
  • French beans- 1/2 cup
  • Ginger garlic chopped- 2 tbsp
  • Green chilly- 2 to 3, finely chopped
  • Soy sauce- 1 tbsp
  • Red Chilly sauce- 1 tbsp
  • Vinegar- 1/2 tbsp
  • Black pepper- crushed
  • All purpose flour- 2 tbsp
  • Oil – 2 tbsp(for noodles)
  • salt- as required
  • Oil- for deep frying spring rolls

Method:

  1. Check ingredients for making noodles spring rollnoodles spring roll step 01.jpg
  2. In a pan, add 2 tbsp oil.noodles spring roll step 02.jpg
  3. Add Chopped ginger garlic and green chilies. Saute for 1 min.noodles spring roll step 03.jpg
  4. Add onions and fry for 1 min.noodles spring roll step 04.jpg
  5. Add cabbage, capsicum and french beans. Keep lid and Cook them on a medium flame for 5 mins.noodles spring roll step 05.jpg
  6. Add red chilly powder and mix. noodles spring roll step 06.jpg
  7. Add the Noodles and add soy sauce, red chilly sauce,vinegar and salt. Mix them nicely.

     

  8. Your Noodles stuffing is ready. Let it cool down completely.noodles spring roll step 10.jpg
  9. Take all purpose flour in a small bowl and make a thick paste of it using water. Add water as per your requirement.noodles spring roll step 11
  10. Remove the pack of spring roll sheets from refrigerator. Let it come to room temperature. Carefully remove one sheet. Keep wet kitchen towel on remaining sheets .noodles spring roll step 12.jpg
  11. Now keep 1 tbsp of noodles on center of sheet.noodles spring roll step 13.jpg
  12.  Take the bottom sheet and cover the stuffing as shownnoodles spring roll step 14.jpg
  13. Carefully roll the spring roll to half.noodles spring roll step 15.jpg
  14. Then take the right side in and then the left side in( Like an envelope)noodles spring roll step 16
  15. Now apply the paste with the help of brushnoodles spring roll step 17.jpg
  16. Close the spring roll by rolling it. Carefully stick every corner. noodles spring roll step 18.jpg
  17. Similarly make rolls of every sheet. noodles spring roll step 19.jpg
  18. Heat take oil in deep frying pan. (oil should be added till spring roll gets completely deeped in it )noodles spring roll step 20.jpg
  19. Add spring rolls and fry them on a medium to high flame it all sides gets crisp and goldennoodles spring roll step 21.jpg
  20. Turn the spring rolls and fry till golden.noodles spring roll step 22.jpg
  21. Your noodles spring rolls is ready. Serve them with schezwan sauce or chilly sauce.noodles spring roll cover pic 2

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Cheese Paratha

Cheese paratha is very delicious and easy to prepare recipe made by using cheese and vegetables . You can add different veggies and this recipe is loved by kids. There is no measurement of adding veggies and cheese . If you like more veggies then add less cheese. If you like cheese, add more cheese and less veggies.Cheese paratha 2

Cheese paratha should be eaten when hot and it turns dense once cold. So lets start making easy and cheesy paratha.Cheese paratha 1

 

Ingredients:

For dough

  • Wheat flour- 2 cups
  • Coriander leaves- 2 tbsp, finely chopped
  • Water- 1 cup or as required
  • Salt – 1 tsp

For stuffing

  •  Cabbage- 1/2 cup, finely chopped
  • Carrot- 1/4 cup, grated
  • Capsicum- 1/4 cup, finely chopped
  • Yellow bell pepper- 1/4 cup,finely chopped
  • French beans- 1/4 cup, finely chopped
  • Chilly flakes- 1 tsp(You can add more for more spicier version)
  • Black pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Oregano- 1 to 2 tsp
  • Salt- 1/4 tsp(Less salt as cheese already contains salt)
  • Oil- 1 tsp
  • Wheat flour – for dusting
  • Ghee- for roasting parathas

Method:

  1. First we will make dough for parathas.Cheese paratha step 01.jpeg
  2. In a bowl add flour, salt, coriander leaves and oil and mix. Now make dough by adding water little by little.Make soft paratha dough . When done, cover and keep aside for 20 mins.
  3. Lets prepare stuffingCheese paratha step 04.jpeg
  4.  In a pan , heat oil and add chopped onion. Fry till golden brown.Cheese paratha step 05.jpeg
  5. Add the remaining veggies and cook them on medium flame for 5 to 10 min
  6. Add chilly flakes and oregano, salt and mix

     

  7. When done, remove from off the flame. Let it cool down completely. In a bowl,  add cheese and Mix the cooked veggies with cheese

     

  8. Make small to medium balls of dough. Take a ball and dust some flour on it .Flatten the ball with help of roll pin. Add 2 to 3 tbsp of stuffing.

     

  9. Press all the edges and try to close it. Dust some flour again.
  10. Now roll and flatten the paratha to a size of roti .Heat a pan add 1 tsp of ghee.Place paratha on pan and cook the paratha on a medium flame.
  11. When partly cooked , flip the paratha and add 1 tsp ghee. Cook paratha till crisp and soft.Cheese paratha step 21.jpeg

Your cheese paratha is ready. Serve hot. Cheese paratha 3.jpeg

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