Rajashthani Mooli ki Dal

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

For 2 Persons

 

Ingredients:

For Tempering:

Ghee 1 tbsp

Cardamom whole 3-4

Cinnamon 1 pc

Clove buds 4-5

Star Anise 1

Black Pepper granules 3-4

Dry Red Chilli 1-2

Cinnamon Leaves 1

Curry Leaves 4-5

Cumin Seeds 1 ts

Asafoetida Powder Pinch

Ginger-Garlic chopped 1 tbsp

Green Chilli chopped 1-2

For Dal:

Onion chopped 1

Daikon (Mooli) chopped 1

Salt to taste

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Red Chilli Powder 1 ts

Coriander-Cumin Powder 1 ts

Dried Fenugreek Leaves 1 ts

Curd ¼ cup

Skinned and Split Pigeon Peas 1 cup

(boiled and blended)

Jagery 1 ts

Chat Masala 1 ts

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

 

Steamed or Boiled Rice for Serving

 

Method:

Heat Ghee in a pan on low flame. add whole Cardamom, Cinnamon pieces, Clove Buds, Star Anise, Black Pepper granules, Dry Red Chilli, Cinnamon Leaves, Curry Leaves, Cumin Seeds and Asafoetida Powder. When crackled, add chopped Ginger-Garlic and chopped Green Chilli., Onion, and Daikon. Stir and sauté.

 

Add Salt, Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Coriander-Cumin Powder and Dried Fenugreek Leaves. Mix well. Continue cooking on low flame for 3-4 minutes.

 

Add Curd, boiled and blended Skinned and Split Pigeon Peas, Jaggery and Chat Masala. Mix well. Increase the flame to medium. Boil it on medium flame for 5-7 minutes. Stir occasionally while boiling. Remove the pan from the flame.

 

Take prepared Dal in a serving bowl.

 

Sprinkle Fresh Coriander Leaves.

 

Serve with Steamed or Boiled Rice.

 

Enjoy Rajashthani Dal with sizzling flavour of Daikon.

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Cabbage Rolls

Preparation time 15 minutes

Cooking time 5 minutes

Yield 5 Rolls

 

Ingredients:

Cabbage Leaves 5

Green Gram Sprouts boiled ½ cup

Onion finely chopped 1

Fresh Coriander Leaves chopped 1 tbsp

Black Salt Powder 1 ts

Black Pepper Powder 1 ts

Red Chilli Powder 1 ts

Roasted Cumin Seeds Powder 1 ts

Chiili Vinegar 1 ts

Lemon Juice of ½ lemon

Oil 1 ts

Salt to taste

 

Method:

Take in a bowl, Chilli Vinegar, Lemon Juice, Black Salt Powder, Black Pepper Powder, Red Chilli Powder and Roasted Cumin Seeds Powder and mix well. Dressing is ready. Keep a side.

 

In another bowl, take boiled Green Gram Sprouts, finely chopped Onion and chopped Fresh Coriander Leaves. Add half of prepared Dressing.

 

Take 2-3 cups of water in a pan. Add little salt in it and put the pan on flame. When water becomes hot, add Cabbage Leaves in the water. When Cabbage Leaves are parboiled, remove the pan from the flame.

 

Remove parboiled Cabbage Leaves from the water and put them separately on a plate.

 

Put 2-3 tbsp of prepared Green Gram mixture on each leaf and roll each leaf to wrap the stuffing.

 

Put prepared rolls on a serving plate.

 

Apply Dressing on each roll.

 

Serve immediately to have fresh taste.

 

Treat Yourself with…

 

Iron Rich Cabbage…

 

stuffed with Protein Rich Green Gram…

 

delighted with Flavouring Herbs

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Kand no Handvo / Yam Handvo

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 30 minutes

For 2 Persons

 

Ingredients:

Yam boiled and mashed 250g

Purple Yam boiled and mashed 250g

Sweet Potato boiled and mashed 250g

Ginger-Chilli Paste 3 ts

Curd 3 ts

Salt to taste

For Stuffing:

Oil 1 ts

Mustard Seeds ½ ts

Ginger-Chilli Paste 2 ts

Fresh Green Peas crushed 250g

Salt to taste

Sugar 1 ts

Lemon ½

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

Fresh Coconut grated 2 tbsp

For Tempering:

Oil 2 ts

Mustard Seeds 1 ts

Sesame Seeds 1 ts

Green Chilli finely chopped 2

Curry Leaves 5

 

Method:

In a bowl, take boiled and mashed Yam. Add 1 ts of Ginger-Chilli Paste, 1 ts of Curd and Salt. Mix well. Keep a side.

 

In another bowl, take boiled and mashed Purple Yam. Add 1 ts of Ginger-Chilli Paste, 1 ts of Curd and Salt. Mix well. Keep a side.

 

In another bowl, take boiled and mashed Sweet Potato. Add 1 ts of Ginger-Chilli Paste, 1 ts of Curd and Salt. Mix well. Keep a side.

 

For Stuffing:

Heat Oil in a pan. Add Mustard Seeds and Ginger-Chilli Paste.

 

When spluttered, add crushed Fresh Green Peas and Salt and sauté.

 

Add Sugar, Lemon Juice, Fresh Coriander Leaves and grated Fresh Coconut. Mix well. Keep a side.

 

For Assembling:

Take a baking dish.

 

Prepare a layer of Sweet Potato mixture on baking dish.

 

On it, prepare a layer of Fresh Green Peas mixture.

 

On it, prepare a layer of Purple Yam mixture.

 

On it, prepare a layer of Fresh Green Peas mixture.

 

On it, prepare a layer of Yam mixture.

 

Keep it ready a side.

 

For Tempering:

Heat Oil in a pan. Add Mustard Seeds, Sesame Seeds, finely chopped Green Chilii and Curry Leaves.

 

When spluttered, pour over prepared assembling.

 

Back it in preheated oven for 15 minutes at 200°.

 

Cut in pieces of size of need and choice.

 

Serve Hot.

 

Feed Your Family with Such a Healthy Yam Handvo.

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Farali Pakoda

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking  time 10 minutes

For 2 Persons

 

Ingredients:

Potato 1

Sweet Potato 1

Yam (Suran) 100g

Ginger-Chilli finely chopped 3 tbsp

Black Pepper Powder ½ ts

Amaranth Flour 1 cup

Lemon Juice ½ ts

Salt to taste

Oil to deep fry

 

Green Chutney for serving

 

Method:

Grate Potato, Sweet Potato and Yam and mix.

 

Add finely chopped Ginger-Chilli, Black Pepper Powder, Lemon Juice and Salt. Mix well.

 

Add and mix Amaranth Flour as needed to prepare thick mixture.

 

Heat Oil to deep fry.

 

Put number of small lumps of prepared mixture in heated oil to deep fry.

 

Flip when necessary to deep fry well all around.

 

Fry to dark brownish to make crispy.

 

Serve hot with Green Chutney.

 

Make Your Fasting Day a Feast Day with this Farali Pakoda.

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Aloe Vera Halvo with Bottle Gourd (Dudhi / Lauki)

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

Serving 2

 

Ingredients:

Aloe Vera 100 gm

Ghee 50 gm

Bottle Gourd grated 250 gm

(squeeze grated Bottle Gourd to remove excess water)

Milk ½ cup

Milk Khoya (Mawa) grated 100 gm

Sugar 100 gm

Cashew Nuts ½ cup

Almonds 2 tbsp

Dry Black Grapes (Black Raisins) 1 tbsp

Cardamom granules Powder 1 ts

Nutmeg Powder 1 ts

Dry Ginger Powder 1 tbsp

Method:

Heat Ghee in a pan. Add Aloe Vera and semi fry it. Add grated Bottle Gourd and continue frying on low-medium flame. When moisture of Bottle Gourd gets burnt and starts to look drying, add Milk and cook for some minutes until Milk gets evaporated, add Milk Khoya, Sugar, Cashew Nuts, Almonds, Black Raisins, Cardamom Granules Powder, Nutmeg Powder, Dry Ginger Powder. Keep mixing very well while continue cooking on slow-medium flame until it becomes a soft lump.

 

Remove in a serving bowl.

 

Garnish with pieces of Cashew Nuts, Almonds and Black Raisins.

 

Enjoy Herbal Version of Indian Traditional Recipe…Halvo…

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Farali Bhakharwadi / Bhakharwadi for Fasting

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

Yield 20 to 25 pcs

 

Ingredients:

For Dough:

Amaranth Flour 1 cup

Oil 1 tbsp

Sesame Seeds 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

For Stuffing:

Raw Banana boiled 1

Ginger-Chilli Paste 1 tbsp

Dry Coconut grated ¼ cup

Sesame Seeds crushed 1 tbsp

Fennel Seeds Powder 1 ts

Garam Masala 1 ts

Peanuts Powder ¼ cup

Lemon Juice of 1 lemon

Sugar 1 tbsp

Oil to deep fry

Green Chutney for serving (optional)

 

Method:

Take Amaranth Flour in a bowl. Add Sesame Seeds and Salt. Mix well. Add Oil and mix well. Knead stiff dough adding littler water slowly as needed. Keep a side for 8-10 minutes. Meanwhile prepare stuffing.

 

Take all listed ingredients for stuffing in a bowl. Crush boiled Raw Banana while mixing everything very well.

 

Roll 2 or 3 thin and round chapatti of prepared dough. Spread prepared stuffing on each chapatti one bye one. Roll chapatti to wrap stuffing. Cut prepared rolls in small pieces.

 

Heat Oil to deep fry. Deep fry all pieces to light brownish. Turn over pieces while deep frying to fry them all around.

 

Optionally, arrange few Bhakharwadi on a serving plate. Pour Green Chutney spreading over them.

 

Serve Hot for its best taste.

 

Why Getting Bored with Usual Fasting Food…Enjoy Your Holy Fasting with this Bhakharwadi…

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Triranga Pulao / Tri Coloured Pilao

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

Servings 3

 

Ingredients:

Boiled or Steamed Rice 3 cup

(Excess rice after meal)

For White Rice:

Butter 2 tbsp

Cumin Seeds 1 ts

Cashew Nuts 1 tbsp

Tutti Fruitty 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

For Green Rice:

Green Chutney 3 tbsp

For Red Rice:

Butter 2 tbsp

Onion finely chopped 1

Garlic Paste 1 ts

Beet Root grated 1 tbsp

Tomato Puree ½ cup

Salt to taste

Garam Masala 1 ts

Red Chilli Powder 1 ts

Tomato Ketchup 1 ts

 

Butter for Greasing.

 

Tomato Ketchup for garnishing.

 

Method:

For White Rice:

Take 1 cup of Rice in a bowl. Add Butter, Cumin Seeds, Cashew Nuts, Tutti Fruitty and Salt. Mix well. Keep a side.

 

For Green Rice:

Take 1 cup of Rice in a bowl. Add Green Chutney and mix well. Keep a side.

 

For Red Rice:

Heat Butter in a pan. Add finely chopped Onion. When Onion softens, add Garlic Paste. When sautéed, add Tomato Puree, grated Beet Root, Salt, Garam Masala, Red Chilli Powder. Mix well. Cook for 3-4 minutes on medium flame. Add Tomato Ketchup and mix well. Add 1 cup of Rice. Mix well. Remove the pan from the flame.

 

Grease baking dish with Butter. Make 3 layers each of prepared coloured Rice.

 

Microwave for 30 seconds only.

 

Enjoy The Simple Rice…Same Rice…Excess Rice…

 

                                                            Modified in Three Delicious Flavours…

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Tava Paneer

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

For 2 Persons

 

Ingredients:

For Marinating:

Hund Curd 4 tbsp

Red Chilli Powder 1 ts

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Garam Masala 1 ts

Salt to taste

Chat Masala ½ ts

Gram Flour roasted 2 tbsp

Lemon Juice 1 ts

Oil 1 ts

 

For Sabji:

Cottage Cheese (Paneer) 250g

(chopped big cubes)

Oil 2 tbsp

Gigner-Garlic-Green Chilli chopped 2 tbsp

Onion chopped 1

Salt to taste

Tomato chopped 2

Capsicum chopped 1

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Red Chilli Powder 1 ts

Coriander Cumin Powder 1 ts

Kitchenking Masala 1 ts

Dried Fenugreek Leaves 1 ts

 

Fresh Coriander Leaves for garnishing

 

Method:

Take all listed ingredients for marinating together in a bowl and mix very well.

 

Add chopped big cubes of Cottage Cheese, mix very well, then leave for at least 30 minutes for marinating.

 

Now, heat Oil in a flat pan.

 

Add chopped Ginger-Garlic-Green Chilli, Onion and Salt. Mix well and sauté.

 

Then, add chopped Tomato and Capsicum and sauté.

 

Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Coriander Cumin Powder and Kitchenking Masala and continue sautéing on medium flame until Oil starts to get separated around the stuff on flat pan.

 

Then, add little water and cook for 1-2 minutes on medium flame.

 

Then, add marinated Cottage Cheese and continue cooking for 1-2 minutes on medium flame.

 

When cooked well, add Dried Fenugreek Leaves and mix very well.

 

Remove prepared stuff on a serving plate.

 

Sprinkle Fresh Coriander Leaves to garnish.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot with Roti, Naan or Paratha of choice.

 

Paneer cooked on Tava… Tava Paneer…

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Pala Munjalu

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

Servings 10

 

Ingredients:

For Stuffing:

Skinned Split Pigeon Peas (boiled) ½ cup

Ghee 1 tbsp

Jaggery 1 tbsp

Dry Coconut Powder 2 tbsp

Cardamom 1 ts

 

For Outer Layer:

Milk 1 ½ cup

Semolina (Suji / Ravo) ½ cup

Sugar 2 tbsp

Dry Coconut Powder 1 tbsp

Cardamom Pinch

Salt Pinch

 

Coconut Oil to deep fry.

 

Method:

Heat Ghee in a pan on low flame. Add boiled Skinned Split Pigeon Peas, Jaggery, Dry Coconut Powder and Cardamom. Mix well while cooking on low-medium flame for 3-4 minutes. Leave it to cool off.

 

Make number of small balls of prepared mixture for stuffing.

 

Heat Milk in a pan on low flame. When Milk becomes hot, add Semolina gradually while stirring to mix it well making sure not leaving lumps of Semolina.

 

When Semolina is cooked, add Sugar, Dry Coconut Powder, Cardamom and Salt. Mix well.

 

Leave it to cool off.

 

Pinch small lump from prepared Semolina mixture. Make a small ball of it. Tap using your palms and fingers to give it a thick round shape.

 

Put one ball of stuffing in the middle of it.

 

Fold from all sides to wrap stuffing ball.

 

Repeat to prepare all balls.

 

Heat Coconut Oil on medium flame to deep fry.

 

Deep fry all prepared stuffed balls to light brownish. Flip occasionally to fry well all around.

 

Put fried balls on tissue papers to get excess oil absorbed.

 

Serve Fresh and Warm for best taste or store in an air tight container to server later.

 

All Sweets are not Unhealthy.

 

This is a gifted traditional sweet from one of the high tech state of India…Andhra Pradesh…

 

Make your parties, celebrations and festivals sweeter and healthier and tastier with the great touch of COCONUT.

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Idli Lolli with Veges

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

Servings 5

 

Ingredients:

Mini Idli 1 bowlful

Oil 3 tbsp

Butter 2 tbsp

Sesame Seeds 1 ts

Tomato Ketchup 1 tbsp

Mustard Seeds ½ ts

Cumin Seeds ½ ts

Sugar 1 ts

Capsicum chopped big pieces of 1 capsicum

Onion

(cut in 2 pieces, peel and separate layers) of 1 onion

Tomato chopped round slices of 1 tomato

Black Pepper Powder ½ ts

Salt to taste

Sate Sticks / Satay Sticks for assembling

 

Method:

Heat 1 tbsp of Oil and 1 tbsp of Butter together in a pan. Add Sesame Seeds. When spluttered, add half bowlful of  Mini Idli and Tomato Ketchup. Stir fry it. Keep it a side.

 

Heat 1 tbsp of Oil and 1 tbsp of Butter together in another pan. Add Mustard Seeds and Cumin Seeds. When spluttered, add remaining half bowlful of Mini Idli and Sugar. Stir fry it. Keep it a side.

 

Heat 1 tbsp of Oil in one another pan. Add Onion and Capsicum pieces. Stir fry for 1-2 minutes on low flame, add chopped Tomato, Black Pepper Powder and Salt. Stir fry it. Keep it a side.

 

On a Sate Stick, string Mini Idli stir fried with Sesame Seeds, Tomato Slice, Onion, Mini Idli stir fried with Mustard Seeds and Cumin Seeds and Capsicum piece. Repeat to prepare number of Sate Sticks.

 

Grill them for 3-4 minutes on low temperature or low flame.

 

Arrange them standing in a small glass.

 

Serve immediately after assembling.

 

Saucy Idli…Satisfying Idli…Sylish Idli…Satay Idli…SUPERB IDLIIIII…

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