Lemon Coriander Cauliflower Rice

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

Servings 2

 

Ingredients:

Oil 1 tbsp

Ginger-Garlic-Chilli 1 tbsp

(finely chopped)

Onion finely chopped 1

Cauliflower 300g

Vegetable Stock Cube 1

Rice partially cooked 1 cup

Salt to taste

Lemon Zest ½ ts

Fresh Coriander Leaves chopped ¼ cup

Lemon Juice ½ ts

 

Method:

Wash, clean and grate Cauliflower.

 

Take ½ cup of water in a pan and put it on medium flame. Dilute Vegetable Stock Cube in it.

 

Heat Oil in a pan.

 

Add finely chopped Ginger, Garlic, Chilli, Onion and sauté.

 

Add grated Cauliflower.

 

Add Vegetable Stock Cube water. Cook it for 2-3 minutes.

 

Add partially cooked Rice and Salt. Mix well. Cover with a lid and cook.

 

When it is cooked, add Lemon Zest, Fresh Coriander Leaves and Lemon Jiuce. Mix well.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot.

 

Make Rice better Delicious with Zest of Lemon, Freshness of Coriander Leaves and Yummy Cauliflower.

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Morbi Street Food – Lauki Chat

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

Servings 2

 

Ingredients:

For Fritters:

Bottle Gourd long & thin slices of 1 small bottle gourd

Gram Flour 1 cup

Semolina 2 tbsp

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Red Chilli Powder ½ ts

Soda-bi-Carb ½ ts

Salt to taste

Oil to deep fry

For Suace:

Tomato 5

Sweet Potato 1

Salt to taste

Jaggery 1 tbsp

Garlic Chutney

For Serving:

Spiced Peanuts 2 tbsp

Thin Yellow Vermicelli (sev) ¼ cup

Green Chutney

Method:

For Sauce:

Take Tomato, Sweet Potato, Salt and Jaggery in a pressure cooker. Pressure cook to 1 whistle. Leave pressure to cool down for 5-7 minutes. Add Garlic Chutney and blend it well using handy blender. Strain it. Keep a side to use later.

 

For Fritters:

Take Gram Flour and Semolina in a bowl. Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Soda-bi-Carb and Salt. Mix well. Add water as needed  and whisk well to prepare thick batter.

 

Heat Oil to deep fry. One by one, dip each slice of Bottle Gourd in prepared batter and put in heated Oil to deep fry on low-medium flame. Turn over when needed to fry both the sides. Fry to light dark brownish.

 

For Serving:

Make a slit on each fritter and fill in with Green Chutney and arrange on a serving plate.

 

Pour over prepared Sauce. Garnish with sprinkle of Spiced Peanuts and Vermicelli.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot.

 

Spice up Yourself with…Cooling Bottle Gourd & Heating Spicy Sauce…

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Parwal ki Mithai

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 30 minutes

Yield 250g

 

Ingredients:

Parwal (Pointed Gourd) 250 g

Soda-bi-Carb ½ ts

Sugar 1 cup

Pineapple Essence 2 drops

For Stuffing:

Cottage Cheese (Paneer) 50 g

Condensed Milk 2 tbsp

Almond Powder 2 tbsp

Cardamom Powder Pinch

 

For Garnishing:

Almond chips and Pistachio Chips

Edible Silver Foil

 

Method:

Peel all Pointed Gourd. Cut a slit on each and remove all seeds and pulp from them.

 

Put 2 glassed of water in a pan to boil on high flame. When it starts to boil, add Soda-bi-Carb and Pointed Gourd. Cover the pan with a lid and cook for 3 minutes on high flame.

 

Take Sugar in a pan and add 1 cup of water. Put the pan on medium on flame. Stir it occasionally and make single string syrup. When syrup is ready to single string, reduce the flame to low. Drain and add cooked Pointed Gourd in this syrup and continue cooking on low flame for approx 5 minutes. Switch off the flame. Leave it for approx 1 hour.

 

For Stuffing:

Take all listed ingredients for Stuffing in a pan and mix well. Cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes while stirring occasionally. Leave it to cool down.

 

Fill each Pointed Gourd in the syrup with prepared Stuffing and arrange on a plate.

 

Garnish each one with Almond chips, Pistachio chips and Edible Silver Foil.

 

Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

 

Serve cold.

 

 

Celebrate with Bihari Sweet…Parwal ki Mithai…

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Thali-Full Meal-Dal Bhat-Dal Rice

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

For 2 Persons

 

Ingredients:

For Dal:

Split Pigeon Peas soaked for 1 hour ½ cup

Ghee ½ ts

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Salt to taste

Red Chilli Powder 1 ts

Jaggery 1 tbsp

Kokum soked 5

Tomato fine chopped 1

Oil 1 tbsp

Fenugreek Granules ¼ ts

Mustard Seeds ½ ts

Cumin Seeds ½ ts

Asafoetida Powder ¼ ts

Dry Red Chilli 1

Curry Leaves 6-7

Ginger grated 1 ts

Green Chiili fine chopped 1

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

 

For Rice:

Rice washed and soaked for 10 minutes ½ cup

Ghee 1 ts

 

Green Chilli for serving

 

Method:

For Dal (Gujarati / Kathiyawadi style):

 

Take soaked Split Pigeon Peas in a pressure cooker.

 

Add Ghee, Turmeric Powder, Salt and 1 cup Water.

 

Pressure cook to 4 whistles. Leave pressure cooker to cool off for 5 minutes.

 

Blend it very well.

 

Mix Red Chilli Powder, Jaggery, Kokum and fine chopped Tomato.

 

Heat Oil in a pan. Add Fenugreek Granules, Mustard Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Asafoetida Powder, Dry Red Chilli, Curry Leaves, grated Ginger and fine chopped Green Chiili. When spluttered, add this to prepared Dal and mix well.

 

Add Salt and water as needed and boil on high flame for 5 minutes.

 

Remove it in a serving bowl.

 

Sprinkle Fresh Coriander Leaves.

 

It is ready to serve.

 

Serve hot.

 

For Rice:

Take 2 glasses of water in a pan. Put it on high flame to boil.

 

Drain water from soaked Rice.

 

Add Rice and Ghee in boiling water.

 

Reduce flame to medium.

 

When Rice is cooked well, strain it.

 

Serve freshly cooked Rice with Hot Dal.

 

Serve Fresh or Fried Green Chilli a side to add taste.

 

This is Traditional and Authentic Gujarati Dish…

 

Which is even Pet Name of Gujarati…DAL-BHAT

 

Almost all Needful Herbs are there, Full of Protein, Full of Carbo-hydrates…

What More Can We Expect from a Single Dish…!!!

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Thali-Full Meal-Chawli nu Shak ne Roti

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

For 2 Persons

 

Ingredients:

For Roti:

Whole Wheat Flour 1 cup

Oil 1 ts

Ataman

Ghee

 

For Shak:

Oil 2 tbsp

Mustard Seeds ½ ts

Cumin Seeds ½ ts

Asafoetida Powder ¼ ts

Chowli (Long Beans) fine chopped 200g

Garlic crushed 5 buds

Tomato fine chopped 1

Turmeric Powder 1 ts

Red Chilli Powder 1 ts

Coriander-Cumin Powder 2 ts

 

Method:

For Roti:

Take Whole Wheat Flour in a mixing bowl.

 

Add Oil and mix very well.

 

Knead soft dough adding little water gradually.

 

Cover prepared dough and leave it to rest for 10 minutes.

 

Take a pinch of dough and make a ball of it and squeeze it lightly between two palms to flatten it little.

 

Coat it all around with Ataman (Whole Wheat Flour dry) to make it easier to roll.

 

Roll it using rolling board and rolling stick giving thin round shape.

 

Coat it with Ataman frequently while rolling to prevent it sticking on rolling board.

 

Preheat roasting pan on medium flame.

 

Partly roast one side of rolled Roti on preheated pan.

 

Flip Roti to roast another side. Roast this side properly.

 

Flip Roti again, remove the pan from flame, put partly roasted side of Roti facing down direct on flame. Touch Roti on flame very lightly with a flat head spoon. Roti will inflate. Take care of not burning Roti.

 

Remove Roti from flame, flip it and put it on a plate.

 

Apply Ghee on the top surface of Roti.

 

Repeat to make number of Roti.

 

For Shak:

Heat Oil in a pressure cooker on high flame.

 

Add Mustard Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Asafoetida Powder and fine chopped Chawli. Mix well.

 

Add crushed Garlic and fine chopped Tomato. Mix well.

 

Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder and Coriande-Cumin Powder. Mix well while sautéing.

 

Add ¼ cup of water and pressure cook to 2 whistles.

 

Leave pressure cooker cool off for 5 minutes.

 

Serve Hot with Roti.

 

This is just one wonder from GUJARATI KITCHEN…

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Ice Cream Topical Treat

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 5 minutes

Servings 2

 

Ingredients:

Bread Slices 2

Ghee to fry

Powder Sugar as needed

Banana Strawberry Ice Cream 1 Scoop

Condensed Milk as needed

 

Banana Slices for garnishing

 

Method:

Cut all Bread Slices in round shape.

 

Pan fry both sides of round cut Bread Slices using Ghee.

 

Dust both sides of pan fried bread slices with Powder Sugar.

 

Put a prepared Bread Slice on a serving plate.

 

Put a scoopful of Banana Strawberry Ice Cream on Bread Slice.

 

Drizzle Condensed Milk over it.

 

Put Banana Slices to garnish.

 

Serve immediately.

 

Ice Cream Treat is Always Hard to Resist…

Topical Treat Makes it Totally Irresistible…

 

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Tomato Dhaniya Shorba

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

Yield 1 bowl

 

Ingredients:

Oil 1 ts

Black Pepper 5-7

Whole Coriander 1 tbsp

Cumin Seeds 1 tbsp

Cinnamon 2 pcs

Big Cardamom 1

Clove buds 5

Onion chopped 1

Garlic chopped 5 buds

Carrots chopped 2 tbsp

Tomato chopped 5-6

Ginger Paste 1 ts

Salt to taste

Fresh Coriander Stalks chopped ½ cup

Kashmiri Red Chilli Paste 1 ts

Butter 1 ts

Clove-Cinnamon Powder Pinch

 

Garlic Breads for serving

 

Method:

Heat Oil in a pan.

 

Add Black Pepper, Whole Coriander, Cumin Seeds, Cinnamon 1 pc, Big Cardamom and Clove Buds and sauté well.

 

Add chopped Onion, Garlic, Carrots, Tomato and Ginger Paste. Mix well.

 

Add littler water and Salt. Mix well.

 

Cover the pan with a lid and cook on medium flame until Tomatoes are cooked well.

 

Add chopped Fresh Coriander Stalks and Kashmiri Red Chilli Paste. Mix well.

 

Add 1 glass of Water and let it boil on medium flame for a while.

 

Strain the mixture and collect Spiced Water in a bowl. Keep it a side.

 

Heat Butter in a pan on low flame.

 

Add 1 pc of Cinnamon.

 

When spluttered, add Spiced Water and Clove-Cinnamon Powder. Let it boil for 3-4 minutes on medium flame.

 

Serve Hot and Fresh with Garlic Breads.

 

Spice Up with Spicy and Healthy Tomato-Coriander Shorba.

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Khushka Biryani

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 15 minuts

For 2 Persons

 

Ingredients:

For Paste:

Ghee 1 ts

Cinnamon 1 pc

Clove buds 3

Kapok buds (Marathi Moggu) 3

Cardamom 1

Nutmeg Powder Pinch

Onion chopped 1

Garlic buds chopped 5

Ginger 1 pc

Green Chilli chopped 2

Fresh Coriander Leaves 2 tbsp

Fresh Mint Leaves 2 tbsp

 

For Biryani:

Ghee 2 tbsp

Cinnamon Leaf 1

Star Anise (Badiyan) 2

Onion chopped 1

Tomato chopped 1

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Red Chilli Powder ½ ts

Coriander-Cumin Powder 1 ts

Salt to taste

Curd ¼ cup

Rice soaked ½ cup

 

Fresh Coriander Leaves for garnishing.

 

Method:

Heat Ghee in a pan on low flame.

 

Add all listed ingredients for  paste and sauté well.

 

Leave it to cool off.

 

In a wet grinding jar of mixer, crush to fine paste.

 

Heat Ghee in a pan on low flame. Add Cinnamon Leaf, Star Anise, chopped Onion and Salt. Mix well while sautéing.

 

Add chopped Tomato. Mix well.

 

Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Coriander-Cumin Powder, Salt and prepared paste. Sauté it well.

 

Add Curd and mix well.

 

Add soaked Rice and 1 cup of water. Stir to bottom occasionally to prevent sticking Rice. Cook on medium flame until Rice is cooked well and there is no excess water remaining. When little water remain, reduce flame to low.

 

Take in a serving bowl.

 

Sprinkle Fresh Coriander Leaves to garnish.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot.

 

Biryani is One of The Most Popular Indian Dish around The World…

This Biryani is taught to us by South Indians with The Special Flavour of

 

Kapok Buds (Marathi Moggu)

 

Make Your Simple Rice a Mouth Watering Dish with South Indian Style.

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Ghee Cake

Preparation time 10 minutes

Baking time 30 minutes

For 5 Persons

 

Ingredients:

Milk ½ cup

Ghee ½ cup

Curd ½ cup

Sugar Powder ½ cup

Milk Powder ½ cup

Refined White Wheat Flour (Maida) 1 cup

Baking Powder 1 ts

Baking Soda ¼ ts

Mix Nuts ¼ cup

Tutti Fruity 1 tbsp

 

Ghee for greasing moulds

Refined White Wheat Flour for dusting moulds

 

Method:

Take in a bowl all together, Sugar Powder, Milk Powder, Refined White Wheat Flour, Baking Powder and Baking Soda. Sieve to mix well.

 

In another bowl, take Milk, Ghee and Curd all together. Mix well. Add sieved content and beat it so well.

 

Add Mix Nuts and Tutti Fruity and mix well.

 

Grease cake mould with Ghee and dust with Refined White Wheat Flour. Pour prepared batter in this mould.

 

Preheat oven. Put prepared mould in preheated oven.

 

Bake for 30 minutes at 200°.

 

Remove from the oven, let it cool down and unmould it.

 

Offend The Diet for a While…

 

While Celebration…Celebrate with Yummy GHEE CAKE…

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Kanda Poha

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 5 minutes

For 2 persons

 

Ingredients:

Poha (Flattened Rice) 1 cup

Turmeric Powder 1 ts

Sugar 2 ts

Salt to taste

Oil 1 tbsp

Mustard Seeds ½ ts

Cumin Seeds ½ ts

Dry Red Chilli 1

Curry Leaves 5

Green Chilli 1

Onion finely chopped 1

Lemon ½

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

Peanuts, Sev (Gram Vermicelli), Pomegranate granules for garnishing

Curd for serving

 

Method:

Take Poha in a bowl.

 

Add 2 glasses of water and wash. Remove water. Leave Poha a side for 5 minutes.

 

Add Salt, Turmeric Powder and Sugar and mix well with Poha taking care of not mashing Poha.

 

Heat Oil in a pan. Add Mustard Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Dry Red Chilli and Curry Leaves.

 

When crackled, add finely chopped Onion, Green Chilli and sauté.

 

Add Salt and Turmeric Powder and mix.

 

Add Poha and mix well taking care of not mashing Poha.

 

Cover the pan with a lid and cook on low flame for 2-3 minutes.

 

Switch off the flame.

 

Add Lemon Juice, Fresh Coriander Leaves and Peanuts. Mix well.

 

Sprinkle Sev and Pomegranate granules to garnish.

 

Serve fresh with Curd.

 

Have Light and Satisfying Snack anytime.

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