Lila Chana ni Biryani

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

For 2 Persons

 

Ingredients:

Rice soaked ½ cup

Cinnamon 1 pc

Clove buds 4

Cinnamon Leaf 1

Cardamom 2

Fresh Mint Leaves 2 tbsp

Oil 2 tbsp

Ginger 1 pc

Green Chilli 2

Spring Garlic 2 tbsp

Cumin Seeds ½ ts

Onion chopped 1

Capsicum chopped 1

Green Chickpeas ½ cup

Salt to taste

Spinach Puree ¼ cup

Garam Masala ½ ts

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

 

Fresh Coriander Leaves and Onion Rings to garnish.

 

Method:

Take soaked Rice in a pan. Add Cinnamon, Clove buds, Cinnamon Leaf, Cardamom, Fresh Mint Leaves and Salt. Mix well. Add 1 ½  cup of water and put the bowl on medium flame. When Rice is cooked, strain excess water and remove all Khada Masala (Cinnamon, Clove buds, Cinnamon Leaf, Cardamom, Fresh Mint Leaves).

 

Take Ginger, Green Chilli and Spring Garlic in a wet grinding jar of mixer. Crush it to fine paste.

 

Heat Oil in a pan. Add Cumin Seeds, prepared fine paste, chopped Onion and chopped Capsicum. Sauté it well.

 

Add Green Chickpeas and Salt. Mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes on medium flame.

 

When Green Chick peas are cooked, add Spinach Puree and Garam Masala. Mix well.

 

Add prepared Rice and Fresh Coriander Leaves. Mix well taking care of not mashing Rice.

 

Take in a serving bowl.

 

Sprinkle Fresh Coriander Leaves and put Onion Ring to garnish.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot.

 

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

 

This is Healthier Fusion of Biryani with Green Chickpeas…

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Vegetable Daliya / Vegetable Cracked Wheat

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 25 minutes

For 2 persons

 

Ingredients:

Daliya (Cracked Wheat)                ½ cup

(soaked for 1 hour)

Oil 1 tbsp

Cumin Seeds ½ ts

Ginger-Green Chilli-Garlic 1 tbsp

(Finely chopped)

Carrot finely chopped 3 tbsp

Capsicum finely chopped 3 tbsp

Cabbage finely chopped 3 tbsp

Tomato finely chopped                1

Salt to taste

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Fresh Coriander Leaves                2 tbsp

Curd for serving

 

Method:

Take soaked Dalia in a pressure cooker. Add Salt and Turmeric Powder.

 

Pressure cook it to 4-5 whistles.

 

Heat Oil in a pan. Add Cumin Seeds, finely chopped Ginger-Green Chilli-Garlic and sauté.

 

Add finely chopped Carrot and sauté.

 

Add finely chopped Capsicum and sauté.

 

Add finely chopped Cabbage and sauté.

 

Add finely chopped Tomato, Salt and Turmeric Powder. Mix well.

 

Add pressure cooked Dalia. Mix well and continue cooking on medium flame for 2-3 minutes.

 

Take on a serving plate.

 

Sprinkle Fresh Coriander Leaves.

 

Serve fresh with Curd in a bowl a side.

 

Enjoy Real Healthy, Fulfilling, Satisfying Snack.

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Winter Special Salad

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

Servings 3

 

Ingredients:

For Green Chutney:

Spinach ½ cup

Green Chilli 4-5

Ginger 1 small pc

Fresh Coconut grated ½ cup

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 cup

Fresh Mint Leaves ½ cup

Lemon Juice of 1 lemon

Oil 1 ts

Salt to taste

 

For Salad:

Green Gram ½ cup

Whole Wheat Granules ½ cup

Millet Granules ¼ cup

Fresh Chickpeas ½ cup

Green Peas ¼ cup

Spring Onion chopped ½ cup

(include some leaves)

Spring Garlic chopped 2 tbsp

Black Pepper Powder ½ ts

Lemon Juice of 1 lemon

Chat Masala 1 ts

Salt to taste

 

Method:

For Green Chutney:

Take all listed ingredients for Green Chutney in a wet grinding jar of your mixer. Grind it to fine texture. Keep a side to use later.

 

For Salad:

Soak Green Gram, Whole Wheat Granules and Millet Granules separately for approx 8-10 hours.

 

Boil Whole Wheat Granules in a pressure cooker to 6 whistles.

 

Boil Millet Granules in a pressure cooker for 3 whistles.

 

Parboil socked Green Gram, Fresh Chickpeas and Green Peas all together.

 

Drain water and take all stuff in a bowl.

 

Add chopped Spring Onion, Spring Garlic, Black Pepper Powder, Chat Masala and Salt. Mix well. Add Lemon Juice and mix well.

 

Add prepared Green Chutney quantity as per your taste and mix well.

 

Restrict Excess Appetite in Winter to Maintain Your Weight…

Feel Energetic and Satisfied with this Winter Special Salad.

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Lasaniyo Rotlo / Garlic Rotla

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

For 2 Persons

 

Ingredients:

Oil 3 tbsp

Garlic chopped 2 tbsp

Onion chopped 1

Capsicum chopped ½

Tomato chopped 1

Turmeric Powder 1 ts

Salt to taste

Red Chilli Powder 2 ts

Curd 1 cup

Rotla (Millet flat bread) 2

(crushed)

Spring Onion chopped 2 tbsp

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

 

Onion Rings and Roasted Green Chilli for garnishing.

 

Method:

Heat Oil in a pan on medium flame.

 

Add chopped Garlic, Onion and Capsicum.

 

When sautéed, add chopped Tomato.

 

When Tomato softens, add Turmeric Powder, Salt and Red Chilli Powder. Mix well.

 

Add Curd and crushed Rotla. Mix very well while continuing cooking on medium flame.

 

Add chopped Spring Onion and Fresh Coriander Leaves. Continue cooking while mixing for 2 more minutes.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot.

 

Enjoy Delicious and Healthy Garlic Rotla…

 

An Indigenous Kathiyawadi Meal…

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Adad ni Puri / Black Gram Puri

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

Yield 20 Puri

 

Ingredients:

Skinned and Split Black Gram 1 cup

Ginger-Chilli Paste 1 tbsp

Oil 1 tbsp

Refined White Wheat Flour 2 cup

Salt to taste

Oil to deep fry

 

Method:

Soak Skinned and Split Black Gram for approx 4 hours. Then, strain it.

 

Then take it in a wet grinding jar of mixer. Crush it to fine paste. Remove it in a bowl.

 

Add Ginger-Chilli Paste, Salt and Oil. Mix well.

 

Add Refined White Wheat Flour slowly as needed and water as needed to knead stiff dough.

 

Make number of small lumps of dough. Then, roll number of small thin round Puri from lumps.

 

Heat Oil to deep fry. Deep fry all rolled Puri to light brownish. Turn over when needed to deep fry well both sides of all Puri.

 

Serve with vegetable of Choice or Spiced Curd or Raita of choice.

 

Are You Fed up of Regular Wheat Flour Puri…!!!

 

                                    Try This Different Puri…Black Gram Puri…

 

                                                                        Enjoy with Ginger-Potato…

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Batata nu Aadu varu Shak / Ginger Potato

Preparation time 3 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

Serving 1

 

Ingredients:

Potato boiled 4

Ghee 3 tbsp

Cumin Seeds 1 ts

Fennel Seeds 1 ts

Cinnamon Leaves 2

Cinnamon 1 small pc

Clove Buds 4-5

Ginger-Chilli Paste 2 tbsp

Fennel Seeds Powder 1 tbsp

Garam Masala 1 ts

Black Pepper Powder 1 ts

Black Salt Powder 1 ts

Lemon Juice of 1 lemon

Grated Ginger to garnish 1 tbsp

 

Method:

Heat Ghee in a pan on low flame. Add Cumin Seeds, Fennel Seeds, Cinnamon Leaves, Cinnamon and Clove Buds. When spluttered, add Ginger-Chilli Paste, stir it. Add 3 boiled Potato. Toss to mix well. Add Fennel Seeds Powder, Garam Masala, Black Pepper Powder, Black Salt Powder and Lemon Juice. Toss to mix well. Let it be cooked on low flame.

 

Meanwhile, take remaining 1 boiled Potato in a small bowl. Add 3-4 tbsp of water and crush the Potato in water.

 

Add crushed boiled Potato in the pan on low flame. Mix well and continue cooking for 4-5 minutes.

 

Sprinkle grated Ginger to garnish.

 

Serve Hot.

 

Ginger-Potato can be Enjoyed solely or with Roti or Naan or Black Gram Puri.

 

Sparkle Your Tongue with Sparkling Taste of Ginger-Potato…

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Crispy Sweet Potato

Preparation time 15 minutes

Cooking time 5 minutes

Baking time 15 minutes

Servings 5

 

Ingredients:

Sweet Potato boiled and mashed 2

Ghee 4 tbsp

Sugar 5-6 tbsp

Cardamom Powder 1 ts

 

Method:

Heat Ghee on low flame.

 

Add boiled and mashed Sweet Potato and sauté.

 

Add Sugar and continue sautéing.

 

Add Cardamom Powder, mix well and remove from the pan.

 

Leave it to cool off.

 

Fill it in the piping bag.

 

Spill it out from piping bag on a baking dish in a tree shape.

 

Pre-heat oven. Bake for 15 minutes at 200°.

 

Remove from baking dish and put it on a serving plate.

 

Serve Sweet and Crispy.

 

Enjoy Soft Sweet Potato…as Crispy…

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Honey Roti

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

Yield 5 Roti

 

Ingredients:

Whole Wheat Flour 1 cup

Black Pepper Powder Pinch

Fennel Seeds 1 ts

Sesame Seeds ½ ts

Cashew Nuts 2 tbsp

(coarsely ground)

Ghee 2 tbsp

Honey 1 tbsp

Ghee to shallow fry

 

Method:

Take Whole Wheat Flour in a bowl. Add Black Pepper Powder, Fennel Seeds, Sesame Seeds and coarsely ground Cashew Nuts. Mix well. Add Honey and mix well. Add Ghee and mix well. Knead semi soft dough adding water gradually as needed.

 

Roll number of small round thick Roti.

 

One by one, shallow fry all rolled Roti using Ghee.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot.

 

Energise Little Sweet Daughters on Gauri Vrat with Sweet & Energetic Honey Roti…

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Surti Tapelu

Preparation time 15 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

For 4 Persons

 

Ingredients:

For Muthiya:

Skinned and Split Gram soaked ½ cup

Salt to taste

Cumin Seeds ½ ts

Turmeric Powder Pinch

Red Chilli Powder ½ ts

Asafoetida Pinch

Fresh Mint Leaves finely chopped 1 tbsp

Fresh Coriander Leaves finely chopped 1 tbsp

Ginger-Chilli Paste ½ ts

Garlic Paste ½ ts

Oil to deep fry

 

For Paste:

Peanuts 2 tbsp

Sesame Seeds 1 tbsp

Fresh Coconut Powder 2 tbsp

 

For Shak (Sabji):

Potato peeled 2

Green Peas ¼ cup

Maize peeled and chopped in 3 or 4 slices 1 maize

Oil 2 tbsp

Tomato finely chopped 1

Turmeric Powder 1 ts

Red Chilli Powder 1 ts

Asafoetida Pinch

Garam Masala ½ ts

Salt to taste

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

 

Roti or Puri for serving

 

Method:

For Muthiya:

Take in a wet grinding jar of mixer, soaked Skinned and Split Gram. Crush it fine.

 

Add Salt, Cumin Seeds, Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Asafoetida, finely chopped Fresh Mint Leaves, finely chopped Fresh Coriander Leaves, Ginger-Chilli Paste and Garlic Paste.

 

Mix well and whisk it very well.

 

Heat Oil to deep fry.

 

Put number of dumplings or fist of prepared mixture in heated Oil.

 

Deep fry to dark brownish.

 

Flip occasionally to fry all around.

 

Keep a side.

 

For Paste:

Take in a wet grinding jar of mixer, Peanuts, Sesame Seeds and Fresh Coconut Powder. Crush it to fine paste.

 

Keep a side.

 

For Shak (Sabji):

Take in pressure cooker, Potatoes, Green Peas and Maize. Add Salt and enough water.

 

Pressure cook to 3 or 4 whistles.

 

Heat Oil in a pan at low flame.

 

Add prepared Paste.

 

Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder and Asafoetida Powder and sauté.

 

Add finely chopped Tomato and continue sautéing.

 

Add Ginger-Chilli Paste, Garlic Paste, Salt  and Garam Masala and continue sautéing.

 

Add pressure cooked Vegetables. Mix well taking care of not crushing vegetables.

 

At the time of serving, add prepared Muthiya and mix well while on medium flame taking care of not crushing Muthiya and vegetables.

 

Add Fresh Coriander Leaves and mix well.

 

Serve hot with Roti or Puri.

 

Such a Satisfying Shak from Surat…The Diamond City of India…

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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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