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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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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Chicken pulav

Chicken pulao or pulav is very simple and easy to make dish for lunch or dinner…….This recipe takes less time and effort to make when it comes to non-veg.

Chicken pulao can be eaten with raita(curd) or kachundar(salad). Perfect when some special guests arrive at home. So lets start preparing our dish Chicken pulav

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Ingredients:

For marination :

  • Chicken-500 gms
  • Yogurt/curd-1 big bowl
  •  Ginger-garlic paste- 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder- 1 tsp
  • Salt – As per your taste

for Pulao:

  • Basmati Rice- 2 1/2 cups
  • Onions- 3 (sliced)
  • Tomatoes-2(sliced)
  • Ginger- garlic paste-2 tbsp
  • cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • Bay leaf-2
  • Cinnamon stick-1
  • Black pepper- 4 to 5
  • Cloves- 4
  • Star anise- 2
  • Green cardamom- 4 to 5
  • Red chilies- 3
  • Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  • Red chilly powder- 2 tbsp(you can even add less chilly powder for less spicy version)
  • Coriander powder- 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder- 2 tsp
  • Oil – 4 tbsp(you can add less oil)
  • Salt – as per your taste

Method:

  1. Check ingredients for making chicken pulav.chicken pulav recipe  step 01.jpg
  2. In a bowl add all marination ingredients except chicken and mix very well. Then add chicken and marinate chicken for 3 to 4 hrs in refrigeratorchicken pulav recipe  step 02.jpg
  3. In a heavy bottom saucepan, add oil. Add whole spices and saute for few seconds.chicken pulav recipe step 03
  4. Now add onions and saute. Fry the onions till they are brown and crispchicken pulav recipe step 04
  5. When the onions are half-cooked, add ginger-garlic pate and saute for 4 to 5 minschicken pulav recipe step 05
  6. Add tomatoes and cook till they are soft. Add tomatoes and fry for 3 to 4 mins .chicken pulav recipe step 06
  7. Now add turmeric powder, red chilly powder and saute . chicken pulav recipe step 07
  8. Add the marinated chicken and add 1 cup of water. Cook chicken with lid for 15 mins on medium flame.chicken pulav recipe step 08
  9. After that add rice and water.chicken pulav recipe step 09
  10. Now add coriander powder, garam masala powder, red chilly powder (I thought it was less spicy) and salt. Mix well.chicken pulav recipe step 10
  11. Cook pulav on a medium flame for 30 mins.Keep lid. Check pulav in between so that it does stick to the bottom.chicken pulav recipe step 11
  12. Your chicken pulao is cooked. Now carefully remove rice and chicken pieces so that it looks well.chicken pulav recipe step 12

Chicken pulao is ready to serve. Enjoy with your family and friends. chicken pulav recipe step 13

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Arbi fry/ Besan wali arbi

 

Cover pic 01Hello!!!! Today I’m posting a recipe of yummy root loved by everyone….. its tarot root. Tarot root tastes similar like potatoes and can be made as side dish or main dish. In India it called Arbi/Arvi. Today I’m preparing recipe of Fried arbi or besan wali arbi that can be served as appetizers or main dish. Lets start making fried arbi..Besan arbi pic01.jpg

INGREDIENTS:

  • Arbi/Tarot root- 250 gms
  • chickpea flour/besan- 4 tbsp or 1 small bowl
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder-1/2 tsp
  • Amchur powder-1/2  tsp
  • Garam powder-1/2 tsp
  • Carom seeds- 1/4 tsp
  • Green chilies- 3 to 4, finely chopped
  • Fresh coriander- finely chopped
  • Asafoetida- one pinch
  • ginger garlic paste- 1/2 tsp
  • Salt- as per your taste
  • Oil- for frying arbi

METHOD:

  1. Check ingredients for making besan wali arbi. Besan arbi recipe step01
  2. Wash Arbi with enough water. In a pressure cooker add 1 cup of water and arbi. pressure cook arbi till three whistles. Don’t overcook arbi otherwise it will turn soggy.

     

     

  3. Till arbi cooks, we will prepare the mixture of besan/chickpea flour. In bowl, take chickpea flour and add red chilly powder,turmeric powder, amchur(raw mango powder),coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt.Add water little by little to make a thick mixture. Mix it well and keep aside.
  4. Remove arbi and let it cool down completly. Peel the skin of arbi. Cut it into two halves, take one half on your palm and press them with your both hands.

     

     

  5. Heat 4 to 5 tbsp oil in a pan. Dip arbi one by one in chickpea flour/besan mixture and fry arbi

     

  6. Turn arbi and fry them till they are crisp. When done, remove arbi and keep them in paper towel. Besan arbi recipe step12
  7. In the same pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil and add green chilies, carom seeds, asafoetida, ginger garlic paste and mix

     

  8. Add Arbi and mix well. Finally add coriander leaves and turn the flame off.Besan arbi recipe step15

    Your Besan wali arbi or Fried arbi is ready to serve. You can have it as starter or you can have it with roti or daal-rice. Besan arbi pic02.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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Chicken Korma

Recipe of restaurant style Chicken korma. Chicken korma cooked in ghee (clarified butter) is rich and different compared to other dishes of chicken cooked in oil……….. Delicious chicken korma tastes best with rice.. Lets make chicken korma.Chicken korma cover pic 05.jpg

Ingredients:

  • Chicken- 1 kg
  •  Onions- 4, sliced and fried
  • Hung curd – 500 gms
  •  Ginger garlic paste – 2 tbsps
  • Red chilli powder- 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder- 1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander and cumin powder- 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • Bay leafs – 2 or 3
  • Black pepper corns – 5 to 6
  • Cloves- 4 to 5
  •  Star anise- 2
  • Green cardamom- 4
  • Clarified butter (ghee) – 4 tbsp or quarter cup
  • salt – as per your taste

Method: 

  1. Checkout ingredients for making chicken korma.Chicken korma recipe step 01.jpg
  2. In a mixer grinder, add the fried onions. Grind it into powder

     

  3. In a saucepan, heat clarified butter and add the dry whole spices (cumin seeds, Bay leafs, Black pepper corns, Cloves,Star anise,Green cardamom) and saute.Chicken korma recipe step 04.jpg
  4.   Next add the chicken. Let it cook for 5 to 6 mins on medium flame. Keep mixing in between.Chicken korma recipe step 05.jpg
  5. Add Ginger garlic paste, Red chilli powder, coriander cumin powder, garam masala powder and salt. Cook for 3 to 4 mins 

     

  6. Add the fried onions and hung curd. Keep lid and cook for 20 to 25 mins until its cooked. (If the chicken is too dry, you can add 1/2 cup of water) Chicken korma recipe step 08.jpg
  7. When done, remove chicken from flame and serve.  Chicken korma cover pic 06.jpg
  8. Your restaurant style chicken korma is ready. Serve with rice/roti.

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Panner Tikka Masala

Panner (cottage cheese)tikka masala restaurant style recipe…. Pan fried panner tikka dipped in tangy and spicy gravy.

First the panner peices are marinated in spices and yogurt and later the gravy is made. Delicious panner tikka masala goes well with roti as well as rice

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INGREDIENTS :

  • Panner cubes – 250 grams (cut it into square cubes)
  • Onions- 3 to 4 medium sized (sliced and pureed)
  • 1 onion- finely chopped
  • Tomatoes – 3 to 4 (sliced and pureed)
  • Ginger garlic paste- 2 tbsp
  • Cloves- 4
  •  Black pepper- 4
  • Cinnamon- 1/2 inch
  • Bay leaves – 2
  • Red chilli powder- 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder- 1 tsp
  • Salt – as required
  • Corn starch- 1 tbsp (optional)

For Panner Marination-

  • Curd/Yogurt- 1 small bowl
  • Red chilli powder- 1/2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tbsp
  • Coriander powder – 1/3 tsp
  • Garam masala powder- 1/3 tsp
  • Tandoori powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Salt- 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice- 1 tsp

METHOD:

  1. Checkout ingredients for making Panner Tikka Masala.Panner Tikka Masala step 01.jpg
  2. For marination: In curd, add all spices, ginger-garlic paste and mix well.Panner Tikka Masala step 02
  3. Add the curd mixture in Panner. Add lemon juice. Keep it in refrigerator for 2 hrs or overnight.Panner Tikka Masala step 03.jpg
  4. Remove them and allow to come at room-tempreture. Then in a frying pan, heat oil. Add the Panner peices and shallow fry them on medium flame. Remove them in paper towel and keep aside.Panner Tikka Masala step 04
  5. Next we will prepare gravy. In a kadhai or a wok, Heat oil. Add the whole garam masala and saute for few sec.Panner Tikka Masala step 05
  6. Add onion puree and saute. Keep lid and mix in between for 5 mins. Fry until its golden brown.Panner Tikka Masala step 06.jpg
  7. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute. Cook for 2 mins.Panner Tikka Masala step 07.jpg
  8. Add Tomato puree and cook until oil oozes out of it.
  9. Next add the Turmeric powder, Red chilli powder, coriander powder, Garam masala powder and salt. Add 1 cup of water. Add cornstarch by mixing cornstarch in little water and then add it to gravy. Mix it very well and keep lid for 5 minsPanner Tikka Masala step 10.jpg

  10. Finally add the panner peices and mix well. Turn flame off Panner Tikka Masala step 11

 

Your Panner Tikka Masala is ready. Serve it with roti/paratha or rice .Panner Tikka Masala step 12

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