Matav

Preparation time 30 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

For 2 persons

 

Ingredients:

Peanuts 2 cups

Fresh Coconut 1

Potato grated 1

Onion grated 1

Tomato grated 1

Cabbage grated ½ cup

Spinach blanched ½ cup

Corn boiled ½ cup

Ginger-Garlic-Chilli Paste 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

 

Method:

Crush Peanuts. Soak crushed Peanuts in hot water for 1 hour. Strain with a white thin cloth to prepare Peanuts Milk.

 

Crush Coconut. Soak crushed coconut in hot water for 1 hour. Strain with a white thin cloth to prepare Coconut Milk.

 

Take Peanuts Milk and Coconut Milk in a pan. Add grated Potato, Onion and Tomato. Add Ginger-Garlic-Chilli Paste. Add Salt. Boil on medium flame for approx 5 to 7 minutes while stirring eventually. Add grated Cabbage, blanched Spinach and boiled Corn. Continue boiling on medium flame for 5-7 minutes again.

 

Serve with Rice or pieces of Chapati or pieces of Bread as per choice.

 

Enjoy Authentic African Healthy and Nutritious Matav.

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Green Bhaji Pav

Preparation time 15 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

For 2 persons

 

Ingredients:

Oil 2 tbsp

Ginger-Garlic-Chilli Paste 1 tbsp

Spring Onion chopped 1 cup

Spring Garlic chopped ¼ cup

Tomato chopped 2

Capsicum chopped 1

Mix Vegetables chopped 2 cup

(Egg Plants, Potato, Bottle Gourd, Cabbage, Cauliflower)

Spinach Puree ½ cup

Green Peas 2 tbsp

Pavbhaji Masala 1 ts

Garam Masala 1 ts

Salt to taste

Spring Garlic chopped for tempering             2 tbsp

Onion Rings for garnishing

Buns for serving

Method:

Heat Oil in a pan. Add Ginger-Garlic-Chilli Paste, Spring Onion, Spring Garlic, Tomato, Capsicum and Mix Vegetables. Partially cook on low-medium flame for a while. Add Pavbhaji Masala, Garam Masala and Salt. Mix well. Add Spinach Puree and Green Peas. Continue cooking for a while.

 

In another pan, heat Oil. Temper Spring Garlic in heated oil.

 

Pour tempered Spring Garlic on cooked vegetable.

 

Garnish with Onion Rings.

 

Serve with Buns.

 

Enjoy Diversified Taste of Bambaiya Bhaji Pav (Mumbai Bhaji Pav).

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Val ni Biryani – Butter Beans Biryani

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

For 4 persons

 

Ingredients:

Ghee 1 tbsp

Oil 1 tbsp

Black Pepper whole 1 ts

Cinnamon Leaves 2

Curry Leaves 4-5

Asafoetida Powder Pinch

Ginger chopped 1 tbsp

Green Chilli chopped big pieces 3 chilli

Nutmeg Powder Pinch

Spring Onion chopped 1 cup

Fresh Butter Beans ½ cup

Egg Planst chopped 5

Carrot chopped cubes or round slices 1

Coli Flower big pieces ½ cup

Cabbage grated ½ cup

Baby Potatoes whole, boiled and peeled 7

Salt to taste

Curd ½ cup

Dry Grapes / Raisin 2 tbsp

Garam Masala 1 ts

Cinnamon-Clove Powder 1 ts

Rice boiled or steamed 2 cups

Biryani Masala 1 tbsp

Roasted Cashew Nuts 2 tbsp

Method:

Mix Biryani Masala with boiled or steamed Rice and keep a side to use later.

 

Preheat clay pot or clay pan. Put Ghee and Oil, when heated, add Black Pepper, Cinnamon Leaves, Curry Leaves, Asafoetida Powder, Ginger and Green Chilli. Stir to mix well on high flame for 2-3 minutes. Add Nutmeg Powder, Spring Onion, Butter Beans, Egg Plants, Carrot, Coli Flower, Cabbage and Baby Potatoes. Add Curd and Salt and mix well slowly taking care not to crush vegetables. Continue cooking on high flame for 3-4 minutes. Add Garam Masala, Dry Grapes, Cinnamon-Clove Powder and mix well again slowly taking care not to crush vegetables. Add prepared Rice, mix slowly and leave it on high flame for 2-3 minutes. Remove the pot or pan from flame.

 

Serve it fresh and hot on a serving plate.

 

Garnish with Roasted Cashew Nuts.

 

Fill Your Tummy with Biryani with Butter Beans, Full of Fiber and Fat-free Protein.

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Green Beans Rice – French Beans Rice

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

For 2 persons

 

Ingredients:

For Spicing:

Cummins Seeds 1 ts

Black Pepper whole or coarse powder 1 ts

Clove buds ½ ts

Cinnamon small pieces 3-4 pcs

Coriander Whole 1 ts

Dry Red Chilli whole 3

Salted Roasted Peanuts 2 tbsp

For Rice:

Oil 1 tbsp

Mustard Seeds 1 ts

Green Chilli chopped 2

Curry Leaves 4-5

French Beans chopped big pieces 100 gms

Dry Coconut grated 1 ts

Rice boiled or steamed 1 cup

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

Lemon Juice of ½ lemon

Salt to taste

 

Method:

Pre-heat non-stick pan on low flame for 30-40 seconds. Put all ingredients for Spicing. Roast well on low flame and keep shaking the pan to avoid burning of any ingredient. Roast until everything is very dry and start to make knocking sound while shaking on the pan. Remove in a wide and open plate. Let them cool down somehow then crush them all together. Please no grinding, only crushing to coarse powder.

 

Heat oil in a pan. Add Mustard Seeds. When spluttered, add Curry Leaves and Green Chilli. Then, add French Beans and salt. Stir slowly to mix well and cook for 5-7 minutes on low-medium flame. Add crushed spices, Coconut and Rice. Mix well. Add Lemon Juice and mix well. Remove the pan from the flame.

 

Sprinkle Fresh Coriander Leaves and cover the pan partially with a lid and leave it for 2-3 minutes.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot.

 

Satisfy Appetite with All Natural Content Delicious Rice – The One-in-All Meal.

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Fansi Stir Fry – French Beans Stir Fry

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

For 2 persons

 

Ingredients:

French Beans whole 250 gms

Sesame Seeds Oil 2 tbsp

Ginger chopped small 1 tbsp

Fresh Red Chilli chopped in ring shape 1

Black Pepper Powder 1 ts

Soya Sauce 1 ts

Chilli Sauce 1 ts

Vinegar 1 ts

Sesame Seeds 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

 

Method:

Heat Sesame Seeds Oil in a pan. Add chopped Ginger and Fresh Red Chilli. Add Whole French Beans. Stir slowly to mix well on low-medium flame. Add Salt and stir slowly to turn over the stuff occasionally and cook for 8-10 minutes on low-medium flame. Add Black Pepper Powder and mix well stirring slowly. Add Soya Sauce, Chilli Sauce, Vinegar and Sesame Seeds. Stir to mix well continuing cooking for 2-3 minutes.

 

Garnish with little sprinkle of Sesame Seeds.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot as a Starter Hot Salad or as a Side Dish with Any Sizzling Meal.

 

Enjoy Simple and Quick-to-Cook French Beans Stir Fry.

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Eggplants Rolls

Preparation time 20 minutes

Cooking time 25 minutes

Servings 6

 

Ingredients:

Eggplants roasted or boiled and mashed 1 cup

Oil 1 tbsp

Ginger-Chilli Paste 1 ts

Garlic Paste 1 ts

Onion chopped 1

Green Peas 2 tbsp

Carrot chopped small cubes of 1 carrot

Capsicum chopped small pieces of 1 capsicum

Salt to taste

Turmeric Powder 1 ts

Red Chilli Powder 1 ts

Garam Masala 1 ts

Ketchup 2 tbsp

Fresh Bread Crumb 1 cup

Refined White Wheat Flour Slurry 1 cup

Oil to deep fry

Chutney or Ketchup for serving

 

Method:

Heat Oil in a Pan. Add Ginger-Chilli Paste, Garlic Paste and Onion. When Onion becomes soft, add Green Peas, Carrot and Capsicum. Cook for 2-3 minutes on low-medium flame. Add Salt, Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Garam Masala and mix well. Add Ketchup and mix well while continue cooking for 2-3 minutes. Remove from the flame and shift the mixture in a bowl. Add mashed Eggplants and also add Fresh Bread Crumb as needful to prepare the semi stiff mixture.

 

Prepare number of roll from the mixture.

 

One by one, dip all rolls in Slurry, coat with Fresh Bread Crumb and deep fry to light brownish. Turn over rolls slowly while deep frying  taking care of not breaking any roll to deep fry them all around.

 

Serve Hot with Home Made Chutney or Ketchup of choice.

 

Generate Natural Heat in Your Body with Eggplants in Cold Winter.

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Lila Chana no Halvo – Green Chickpeas Halvo

Preparation time 15 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

For 2 persons

 

Ingredients:

Green Chickpeas 1 cup

Milk 1 cup

Ghee ½ cup

Milk Khoya grated 100 gm

Sugar 100 gm

Cardamom Powder Pinch

Almond Flakes for garnishing

 

Method:

Take Milk in a saucepan. Add Green Chickpeas. Boil on low-medium flame. Stir it occasionally to avoid boiling over of Milk. When Green Chickpeas are softened enough, remove the saucepan from the flame. Strain it. Let Green Chickpeas cool off somehow. Then mash boiled Green Chickpeas.

 

Heat Ghee in a pan. Add mashed Green Chickpeas and semi fry stirring it slowly taking care of not getting it burnt. Add grated Milk Khoya, Sugar and Cardamom Powder. Mix well and cook well until the stuff becomes soft loaf.

 

Arrange the loaf on a serving plate.

 

Garnish with Almond Flakes.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot.

 

Enjoy Very Healthy, Iron, Vitamin and Protein Rich, Green Chickpeas Halvo, to Revitalise your Lousy Body in Cold Winter.

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Aloe Vera Halvo – Aloe Vera Pudding

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

For 4 Persons

Ingredients:

Aloe Vera 100 gm

Ghee 100 gm

Milk 1 cup

Milk Khoya 200 gm

Sugar 100 gm

Edible Gum fried ½ cup

Almond broken pieces ½ cup

Nutmeg Powder 1 ts

Cardamom Powder 1 ts

Dried Ginger Powder 1 tbsp

Poppy Seeds 1 tbsp

 

Method:

Heat Ghee on low flame. Roast Aloe Vera brownish.

 

Then, increase the flame to medium. add Milk. Milk will curdle. Continue on medium flame while stirring until the separated water from Milk is steamed away.

 

When no water is seen, add Milk Khoya and continue until Milk Khoya is cooked well.

 

Add Sugar and continue stirring on medium flame until the mixture becomes thick.

 

Reduce the flame to low. Add fried Edible Gum, broken pieces of Almonds, Nutmeg Powder, Cardamom Powder, Dried Ginger Powder and Poppy Seeds. Mix very while on low flame for 2-3 minutes.

 

Take a lump of Aloe Vera Halvo on a serving plate.

 

Garnish with sprinkle of Almond Flakes and Poppy Seeds.

 

Consume Aloe Vera…Make Health Your Wealth…

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Rasiya Muthiya – Saucy Fist

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

For 2 persons

 

Ingredients:

For Fist (Muthiya):

Whole Wheat Flour ½ cup

Gram Flour ¼ cup

Grated Bottle Gourd ½ cup

Oil 1 tbsp

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Red Chilli Powder ½ ts

Salt to taste

Soda-bi-Carb Pinch

For Sauce (Ras):

Buttermilk 2 cup

Gram Flour 1 tbsp

Oil 2 tbsp

Mustard Seeds 1 ts

Cumin Seeds 1 ts

Asafoetida Powder Pinch

Curry Leaves 5-6

Garlic Chutney homemade 1 ts

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Salt to taste

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

 

Onion Rings for garnishing

 

Method:

For Fist (Muthiya):

Take Whole Wheat Flour and Gram Flour in a bowl. Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Salt and Soda-bi-Carb. Mix well. Add Oil and mix well. Add grated Bottle Gourd. Mix well and knead semi stiff dough. Add very little water only if needed.

 

For Sauce (Ras):

Take Buttermilk in a bowl. Add ½ cup of Water and Gram Flour. Mix very well. Please don’t leave any lump of Gram Flour. If it needs, use blender.

 

Heat Oil in a pan. Add Mustard Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Asafoetida Powder and Curry Leaves. When spluttered, add Garlic Chutney and Turmeric Powder and mix well. Add prepared mixture of Buttermilk and Salt. Set flame to high. When it starts to boil, put number of small fist of prepared Dough in boiling Sauce. Continue boiling for 8-10 minutes on high flame. Partially cover the pan with a lid while boiling.

 

When fists are cooked, Saucy Fist (Rasiya Muthiya) is ready.

 

Transfer in a serving bowl.

 

Garnish with sprinkle of Fresh Coriander Leaves and Onion Rings.

 

Serve Hot.

 

Enjoy One More Mouth Filling and Satisfying Gujarati Healthy Dish…Saucy Fist…Famous as Rasiya Muthiya…

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Popped Sorghum Pizza

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 5 minutes

Servings 4

 

Ingredients:

For Pizza Base:

Jaggery ½ cup

Red Chilli Powder Pinch

Chilli Flakes Pinch

Oregano Pinch

Oil 1 ts

Popped Sorghum 2 cup

For Pizza Sauce:

Butter 1 tbsp

Garlic chopped ½ ts

Onion chopped 1

Tomato Puree 1 cup

Tomato Ketchup 1 tbsp

Chilli Sauce 1 ts

Corn Flour Slurry 1 ts

Chilli Flakes ½ ts

Oregano ½ ts

Salt to taste

For Topping:

Butter 1 tbsp

Onion chopped 1

Capsicum chopped 1

Salt to taste

Chiili Flakes 1 ts

Oregano 1 ts

Cheese Shred 1 tbsp

Olives cut halves 5-7

Method:

For Pizza Base:

Pre-heat a non-stick pan on low flame. Add Jaggery. When it starts to melt. Add Oil, Red Chilli Powder, Chilli Flakes and Oregano. Stir slowly. When it thickens, remove the pan from the flame. Add Popped Sorghum. Set in Pizza Mould and leave it to cool down. Then, unmould it. Keep it a side..

 

For Pizza Sauce:

Heat Butter in a pan on low flame. Add chopped Garlic and Onion. When sautéed, add Tomato Puree, Tomato Ketchup, Chilli Sauce and Corn Flour Slurry. Mix well. Add Chilli Flakes, Oregano and Salt. Mix well. Stir it until it thickens. Remove the pan from the flame. Keep it a side.

 

For Topping:

Heat Butter in a pan on low flame. Add chopped Onion and Capsicum. When sautéed, add Salt and mix well. Remove the pan from the flame.

 

For Assembling:

Take Pizza Base on a serving plate.

 

Apply prepared Pizza Sauce spreading on the top surface of it.

 

Spread prepared Topping all over it.

 

Sprinkle Chilli Flakes, Oregano and Cheese Shred. Arrange Olives halves.

 

Serve immediately after assembling.

 

Splendid Style of Pizza…

 

Poppy Sweetie and Spicy…

 

Popped Sorghum Pizza…

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