Baked Wada Pav

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Servings: 6

Ingredients:

For Stuffing:

Oil 1 ts

Mustard Seeds ½ ts

Cumin Seeds ½ ts

Skinned and Split Black Gram 1 tbsp

Ginger-Garlic-Green Chilli 1 tbsp

(chopped)

Curry Leaves 4-5

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Potato boiled and chopped 2

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

Dry Garlic Chutney 1 tbsp

For Pav (Buns):

Milk 150 ml

Sugar 2 ts

Dry Yeast 1 ts

Refined White Wheat Flour 200 gm

(maida)

Milk Powder 2 tbsp

Salt to taste

Butter 3 tbsp

 

Oil for greasing

 

Milk and Butter for polishing

 

Green Chutney for serving

 

Method:

For Stuffing:

Heat Oil in a pan. Add Mustard Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Skinned and Split Black Gram, chopped Ginger-Garlic-Green Chilli and Curry Leaves. When sautéed, add Turmeric Powder, boiled Potato, Fresh Coriander Leaves. Mash boiled Potato while mixing well on low flame. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Remove the pan from flame.

 

Prepare number of small balls of prepared stuffing.

 

Coat prepared balls with Dry Garlic Chutney. Keep a side.

For Pav (Buns):

Lukewarm Milk. Add Sugar and Dry Yeast. Mix well. Cover the pan with a lid. Leave it for approx 5 minutes.

Take Refined White Wheat Flour in a bowl. Add Milk Powder and Salt. Mix well. Knead soft dough adding Milk and Yeast mixture. Add Butter and mix well. Rub the dough repeatedly for 5-7 minutes. Leave it to rest for 90 to 120 minutes.

 

Then, take the dough on a rolling board or any hard surface. Punch it for 3-4 minutes.

 

Make number of medium size lumps of dough. One by one, take lump, squeeze and press lightly and tap with a palm to shape it thick round. Put 1 ball of stuffing in the middle of it and wrap it shaping it a ball.

 

Repeat to make number of balls.

 

Grease baking dish with Oil. Put all prepared stuffed balls on a greased baking dish. Leave it for approx 30 minutes. (out of oven).

 

Then, brush Milk on all balls in a baking dish.

 

Pre-heat oven. Bake for 20 minutes at 200°.

 

Brush Butter on all balls after baking.

 

Arrange bakes balls on a serving plate.

 

Serve hot with Green Chutney.

 

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Masala Banana Fry – Spiced Banana Fry

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

For 2 persons

 

Ingredients:

Raw Banana peeled 2

Rice Flour 2 tbsp

Turmeric Powder Pinch

Red Chilli Powder 1 ts

Black Pepper Powder ½ ts

Curry Leaves crushed ½ tbsp

Tamarind Pulp 1 ts

Sugar powder 1 ts

Salt to taste

Oil to Deep Fry

For Topping:

Fresh Coconut grated ½ cup

Roasted Salted Peanut 2 tbsp

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

Pomegranate granules 2 tbsp

Chat Masala 1 ts

Salt to taste

Sugar 1 ts

Lemon Juice ½ lemon

Black Pepper Powder ½ ts

Method:

In a bowl, take Rice Flour, Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Black Pepper Powder, crushed Curry Leaves, Tamarind Pulp, Sugar Powder and Salt. Add very little water. Mix well. Should become like thick paste.

 

In another bowl, take all ingredients for Topping and mix well. Keep a side for later use.

 

Cut peeled Raw Banana in a thin slice shape. Roll Banana slices in prepared Rice Flour mixture.

 

Deep Fry Spiced Banana slices. Spread on plain paper to get additional oil absorbed. Set on a serving plate.

 

Spread prepared Topping stuff on Banana slices on a serving plate.

 

Forget French Fry and Try Spiced Banana Fry.

Muri Masala and Muri Mamra – Muri Murmura

For Muri Masala:

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes

Yield 150g

For Muri Mamra – Muri Murmura:

Cooking time 5 minutes

For 2 persons

For Muri Masala:

Ingredients:

Cumin Seeds ¼ cup

Coriander granules ¼ cup

Nigella Seeds 1/8 cup

(Kalonji)

Dry Red Chilli 8-10

Cinnamon Leaves 8-10

Black Salt Powder 1/8 cup

White Pepper Powder 1/8 cup

Mango Powder 1/8 cup

 

Method:

On low flame, in a non-stick pan, dry roast Cumin Seeds, Coriander granules and Nigella Seeds.

 

When roasted somehow, add Dry Red Chilli and Cinnamon Leaves. Continue roasting.

 

When it gets brownish while roasting, remove from flame.

 

Leave it to cool off.

 

Take it in a dry grinding jar of mixer and crush to fine powder.

 

Add Black Salt Powder, White Pepper Powder and Mango Powder. Mix very well.

 

Store it in an air-tight container to use when needed.

 

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For Muri Mamra – Muri Murmura:

Ingredients:

Oil (preferably Mustard Oil) 2 tbsp

Asafoetida Powder ½ ts

Curry Leaves 10

Peanuts ¼ cup

Roasted Skinned and Split Gram ¼ cup

Muri Mamra (Murmura) 4 cup

Muri Masala 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

 

Method:

Heat Oil in a pan. Add Asafoetida Powder and Curry Leaves.

 

Add Peanuts and roast it well.

 

Add Roasted Skinned and Split Gram and roast it well.

 

Add Muri Mamra and roast it well while mixing well.

 

Add Muri Masala and Salt. Mix well.

 

Serve it freshly cooked to enjoy the real taste.

 

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Bengali Way…

 

with…

 

Quickly Prepared…

 

Differently Delicious…

 

with…

 

Muri Mamra with Muri Masala…

Shahi Dal Tukda

Prep.5 min., Cooking time 30 min., Servings 6

Ingredient:

For Topping:

            Skinned and Split Pigeon Peas boiled            1 cup

            Ghee                           1 tbsp

            Cashew Nuts              2 tbsp

            Almonds                      2 tbsp

            Raisins                        1 tbsp

            Sugar                          3 tbsp

            Cardamom Powder    Pinch

For Sugar Syrup:

            Sugar                          ½ cup

            Saffron            Threads          5-6

            Cardamom Powder    Pinch

For Shahi Tukda:

            Bread Slices                4

            Ghee to fry

Edible Silver Foil and Nuts to garnish.

Rabadi for serving.

Method:

For Topping:

Heat Ghee in a pan on low flame. Add Cashew Nuts and Almonds and roast well. When roasted, add Raisins and boiled Skinned and Split Pigeon Peas. Stir fry. Add Sugar and continue cooking on low flame. When Sugar is diluted, add Cardamom Powder. Mix well. Remove from the flame. Keep a side.

For Sugar Syrup:

In a pan, take ½ cup of Sugar. Add little water enough to cover Sugar in the pan. Put it on low-medium flame to melt Sugar.

For Shahi Tukda:

Cut all Bread Slices in round shape.

Heat Ghee in a pan on low flame. Pan fry all Bread Slices. Then, dip in prepared Sugar Syrup and keep on a plate.

Set topping with prepared mixture for Topping. Garnish with Edible Silver Foil.

Arrange prepared Shahi Tukda on a serving plate. Sprinkle some Nuts.

Serve with Rabadi.

Give a Royal Touch to Ordinary Bread…Feed Shahi Dal Tukda…

Sandwich Pizza

Prep.15 min., Cooing time 10 min., Servings 3

Ingredients:

For Stuffing:

            Butter                                                  1 ts

            Oil                                                        1 ts

            Ginger-Garlic-Chilli Paste                   1 ts

            Onion chopped small                          1

            Capsicum chopped pieces                 of 1 capsicum

            Carrot chopped small cubes               of 1 carrot

            Tomato chopped small                       1

            Cabbage grated                                  ½  cup

            Tomato Ketchup                                 2 tbsp

            Pavbhaji Masala                                 1 ts

            Chilli Flakes                                         1 ts

            Oregano                                              1 ts

            Red Chilli Powder                               1 ts

            Bread Crumb                                      1 ts

            Salt to taste

Other Ingredients:

            Mini Pizza Buns                                  6

            Butter                                                  5-6 tbsp

            Cheese                                                10-12 cubes

            Olives whole of slices                         5-6

            Jalapeno (Chilli Pepper) round slices of 1 Jalapeno

Soft Drink for serving

Method:

For Stuffing:

Heat Oil and Ghee in a pan. Add Ginger-Garlic-Chilli Paste. Add Onion, Capsicum, Tomato, Cabbage and Carrot. Sprinkle Salt and stir slowly to mix well on slow-medium flame for 3-4 minutes. Add Pavbhaji Masala, Chilli Flakes, Oregano, Red Chilli Powder and mix well stirring slowly. Pour Ketchup spreading all around and sprinkle Bread Crumb. Stir slowly while continue cooking on slow-medium flame. Cook for 2-3 minutes only. Remove the pan from the flame. Keep a side to use later.

For Assembling:

Apply Butter on Mini Pizza Bun. Make a layer of prepared stuffing on it. Arrange Olives and Jalapeno on top of that. Grate Cheese spreading on top. Put another Mini Pizza bun on top of this. Grill it using sandwich maker.

Serve fresh with any soft drink of choice.

Enjoy the Feelings of Two Snacks in One…Sandwich and Pizza…Sandwich Pizza.

Dariya na Ladu – Roasted Chickpeas Laddu

Prep.10 min., Servings 6

Ingredients:

            Roasted Chickpeas (Dariya)-skinned and split          1 cup

            Ghee                                                                           ½ cup

            Jaggery like thick powder (not lumps)                       2 tbsp

            Fine Powder of Roasted Chickpeas (skinned and split) for garnishing

Method:

Crush skinned and split Roasted Chickpeas in a dry blending jar or your mixer. Crush it to coarse texture. Remove in a bowl after crushing.

Add melted Ghee and Jaggery. Mix very well

Make number of balls of size and shape of your choice.

Sprinkle fine powder of Roasted Chickpeas.

Serve Fresh.

Can be stored in dry and normal temperature place.

Enjoy Simple, Healthy and Energetic Laddu in Indian Winter.

Mexican Macaroni Salad

Prep.20 min., Cooking time 30 min., for 4 Persons

Ingredients:

For Orange Salsa:

            Orange finely chopped           1 cup

            Tomato finely chopped           ½ cup

            Fresh Coriander Leaves         ¼ cup

            Tomato Ketchup                     1 tbsp

            Hot Chilli Sauce                      1 ts

            Chilli Flakes                             ½ ts

            Oregano                                  ½ ts

            Cumin Powder                        ½ ts

            Salt to taste

For Dressing:

            Sour Cream                            4 tbsp

            Mayonnaise                            4 tbsp

            Tabasco Sauce                       ¼ ts

            Mexican Seasoning                ½ ts

            Tomato Ketchup                     1 tbsp

            Cumin Powder                        ½ ts

            Black Pepper Powder             ½ ts

            Orange Zest                            1/8 ts

            Salt to taste

For Salad:

            Macaroni                                 1 cup

            Kidney Beans                          1 cup

            Corn                                        ½ cup

            Tomato chopped                     1

            Onion chopped                       1

            Spring Onion chopped            1

            (include little chopped leaves of Spring Onion)

            Olives chopped                       1 tbsp

            Jalapeno chopped rings          1 tbsp

            Corn Chips for garnishing

Method:

For Orange Salsa:

Take all listed ingredients for Orange Salsa in a bowl. Toss to mix well. Keep in refrigerator.

For Dressing:

Take all listed ingredient for Dressing in a bowl. Mix well. Keep it a side to use later.

For Salad:

Boil Macaroni, Kidney Beans and Corn separately. Strain the water from all and keep separately.

Take boiled Macaroni in a bowl. Add half of prepared Dressing. Mix well and keep a side.

Take boiled Kidney Beans in another bowl. Add chopped Tomato, Onion, Spring Onion, Olives and Jalapeno. Mix well slowly taking care of not crushing Kidney Beans. Add boiled Corn. Mix well again. Add remaining mixture for Dressing. Turn over the stuff slowly to mix well.

Sterilise a serving plate.

Put prepared Macaroni mixture spreading on the serving plate.

Put prepared Kidney Beans mixture spreading on it.

Put refrigerated Salsa spreading on it

Garnish with some Corn Chips.

Serve immediately to enjoy fresh taste.

Make Your Meal with Mind blowing Mexican Macaroni Salad. 5��wV

Instant Suji Dhokla – Instant Rava Dhokla – Instant Semolina Dhokla

Prep.5 min., Cooking time 20 min., for 2 Persons

Ingredients:

                Semolina                             1 cup

                Curd                                      1 cup

                Ginger-Chilli Paste           1 ts

                Salt to taste

                Fruit Salt                              1 tbsp

                Oil                                           2 tbsp

                Mustard Seeds                 1 ts

                Dry Red Chilli                      2

                Sesame Seeds                   1 ts

                Curry Leaves                      5

                Green Chilli chopped      2

                Fresh Coriander Leaves for garnishing

Method:

Take Semolina in a mixing bowl.

Add Curd and littler as needful to prepare batter for Dhokla. Leave it to rest for 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, take water in a steamer and put it on flame to boil.

Put an Oil greased plate in the steamer.

In Dhokla batter, add Salt, Gigner-Chilli Paste and Fruit Salt. Mix well.

Pour prepared batter in the plate in heated steamer.

Cover the steamer and steam for 15 minutes.

When steamed, remove the plate from the steamer and leave it to cool off.

When cooled off, cut prepared Dhokla in medium size pieces.

Heat Oil in a pan.

Add Mustard Seeds, Dry Red Chilli, Sesame Seeds, Curry Leaves and chopped Green Chilli.

When crackled, pour all over prepared Dhokla.

Garnish with Fresh Coriander Leaves.

Take few pieces on a serving plate.

Serve Fresh for its best taste.

Cheese Chilli Potli – Cheese Chilli Bag

Prep.20 min., Cooking time 30 min., Servings 10

Ingredients:

For Dough:

            Refined White Wheat Flour (Maida)                           1 cup

            Semolina                                                                     2 tbsp

            Oil                                                                                2 tbsp

            Salt

For Stuffing:

            Cabbage grated                                                          1 cup

            Turmeric Powder                                                        1 ts

            Salt

            Oil                                                                                1 ts

            Chilli Paste                                                                  1 tbsp

            Garam Masala                                                            ½ ts

            Cheese                                                                        30 gm

            Oil for Deep Frying

            Grated Cabbage for garnishing                                  2 tbsp

Method:

Take Refined White Wheat Flour and Semolina in a kneading bowl. Add Oil and Salt. Knead semi soft dough adding water slowly as needed.

Take grated Cabbage in a bowl. Add Salt and Turmeric Powder. Leave to for apporx 15 minutes. Then squeeze cabbage to remove the water to make it dry.

Heat Oil in a pan on low flame. Add Chilli Paste. Add Cabbage and fry it for 3-4 minutes on low flame. Leave it to cool down. Add Garam Masala and Cheese. Mix well.

Roll number of small chapatti (puri) from prepared dough. Put 1-2 tbsp of prepared cabbage stuffing in the middle of Puri. Fold border of Puri to wrap the stuffing giving shape of a small bag. Don’t shape it like ball. Prepare small stuffed bags of all Puri.

Deep fry all stuffed bags in oil to light brownish.

Garnish with Grated Cabbage.

Serve Hot with any Home Made Chutney or Sauce of choice.

Open Stuffed Bags in Mouth and Fill Your Hungry Tummy with Cabbage Delicacy.

Mix Ghughri

Prep.15 min., Cooking time 30 min., for 4 Persons

Ingredients:

            Whole Wheat Grains               1 cup

            Sorghum                                 1 cup

            Millet                                        ½ cup

            Chilli-Garlic Paste                   2 tbsp

            Coriander-Cumin Powder       1 tbsp

            Salt to taste

            Fresh Coriander Leaves         ¼ cup

            Oil                                            3 tbsp

            Red Chilli Powder                   1 ts

            Lemon Juice                           of 1 lemon

Method:

Soak Whole Wheat Grains, Sorghum and Millet separately for approx 10 to 12 hours.

Strain and wash them separately.

Boil Whole Wheat Grains in pressure cooker to 5 whistles. Let pressure cool down. Strain excess water and keep boiled Whole Wheat Grains a side.

Boil Sorghum in pressure cooker to 5 whistles. Let pressure cool down. Strain excess water and keep boiled Sorghum a side.

Boil Millet in pressure cooker to 3 whistles. Let pressure cool down. Strain excess water and keep boiled Millet a side.

In a bowl, take Chilli-Garlic Paste, Coriander-Cumin Powder, Salt and Fresh Coriander Leaves. Mix well. Add Oil and mix well.

Add all boiled grains in the bowl of mixed spices.

Add Red Chilli Powder and mix well. Add Lemon Juice and mix well again.

As grains are just from cooled down pressure cooker, the temperature must be warm.

Yes, serve immediately when it is still warm to enjoy only the taste but delighting aroma or boiled grains.

Wow…Such an Aromatic and Energetic…

Come on Guys…Are You 45+…!!!??? This Mix Ghughri is for You…

You Must Have This in Your Breakfast Schedule…At least…Twice a week…

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