Saturday, 24 June 2017

How to make Aloo french beans | Punjabi Beans Aloo

Recipe of Aloo french beans | Punjabi Beans Aloo 

Punjabi Aloo aloo/french beans aloo vegetable is delicious classic traditional Indian stir fry dish in which french beans and potatoes are cooked with Indian spices and served with Indian flat-bread. It is a popular dry vegetable made in punjabi style. It has a beautiful garlicky flavor with the aroma of Indian spices. Dry mix vegetable is a quick and easy recipe which can be made in jiffy.

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You can check out more recipes of dry vegetables

You will love this authentic Aloo french beans sabji which is a perfect accompaniment with the roti. It is a quick one pot meal which you can pack for tiffin with Indian flat-bread or steamed rice. Aloo french beans is a comfort food which can be prepared quickly and goes wonderfully with roti, parantha and naan.

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If you are looking for punjabi recipe, you can check out Punjabi Baingan Bharta, Punjabi dum aloo, Punjabi Aloo wadi, Punjabi aloo gobhi, Black chickpeas curry, Makki ki roti sarson ka saag, Punjabi Kadi pakoda and many more.


Lets start with the recipe :

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
10 minutes20 minutes30 minServes 2 

Recipe Type : lunch
Cuisine : Indian

Ingredients for Aloo Beans :
  • 1 bowl chopped french beans/250 grams french beans
  • 2 chopped potatoes (aloo)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • pinch of asafoetida/hing
  • 4 curry leaves / Kadi patta
  • 1 small piece of chopped ginger/adrak
  • 6 chopped cloves of garlic
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • 1 red dry chilly
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • pinch of red chilly powder
  • Salt according to taste
  • Oil
Preparation :
  • Chop french beans and potato, wash it thoroughly in water
  • In a deep non-stick pan or thick kadhai, heat 1 tablespoon of oil
  • Add cumin seeds and asafoetida in it
  • When it splutter, add curry leaves, ginger, garlic, dry red chilly and green chilly in that
  • Add chopped onion and potatoes and mix it
  • Add turmeric, garam masala, coriander powder, pepper, chilly powder and salt in it
  • Cover it with a lid and let it cook on low flame for a minute 
  • Add chopped french beans in it and cover it with a lid, cook it on low flame
  • Check it occasionally and stir, cook it for 15 minutes or more (as required) till it is cooked
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon more oil in it and cover it with a lid for few seconds 
  • When potatoes and beans are cooked, it is ready to serve
  • Serve hot with Indian flatbread and raita

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Recipe of Moong Dal | Moong dal tadka

How to make Moong Dal | Moong Dal Tadka

Moong dal is a yellow lentil which can be cooked in jiffy and tadka is tempering for moong dal which is prepared using aromatic Indian spices in vegetable oil. When you feel like eating light yet delicious then you can make moong dal tadka and can serve it with roti or rice. Carrot pickle goes well with it, you can make this pickle and store it in a air tight container and serve it with any Indian meal you make.

Moong dal,Moong dal tadka,Moong dal masala

Moong dal is one of the delicious dal but it will taste bland if you serve it without tadka. Tadka gives a great flavor to moong dal. Moong dal is widely and commonly used lentil in India. You can prepare fritters, rice recipes and other recipes from moong dal like Moong dal halwa, Moong dal paratha, Paratha from leftover moon dal, moong dal cutlet, Moong dal cutlet, Moong dal pakora, Masala oats with moong dal, Moong dal Khichdi, Moong dal toast.

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Lets start with a recipe :


Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
5 minutes15 minutes20 minutes Serve 4

Recipe Type : Dal
Cuisine : North indian

Ingredients for Moong Dal :
  • 1 cup Moong dal/yellow lentil 
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • pinch of asafoetida (hing)
  • 6 chopped garlic cloves 
  • 2 chopped green chillies 
  • 1 grated tomato
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/3 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chilly powder 
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
Preparation for Moong dal :
  1. Wash and drain moong dal, add salt in it
  2. Pressure cook dal till it is cooked and soft (approx 2 whistles)
  3. Once the pressure settles down, remove the lid and stir the dal
  4. If it's too thick, then add some water in it and simmer for a minute, keep it aside
  5. Heat oil in a small pan
  6. Add asafoetida (hing) and cumin seeds in it, wait till it splutter
  7. Add ginger, garlic and green chillies, fry it a little bit
  8. Make sure garlic should not turn brown otherwise it will burn 
  9. Add crushed tomato, salt, coriander powder, garam masala, chilly powder, turmeric powder and let it cook till it's done
  10. Stir and put the tempering mixture in the dal
  11. Garnish with coriander leaves
  12. Serve hot moong dal with steamed rice or chapati

Moong dal,Moong dal tadka,Moong dal masala

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

How to make Idli shape Dhokla | Khaman

Recipe of Dhokla in Idli Maker | Khaman

Dhokla is a vegetarian healthy snack which originated from Gujarat. It is delicious, easy to make and light on stomach. If you don't have dhokla maker, you can easily make dhokla in Idli maker. I have made this dhokla using Idli maker. Only the shape of the dhokla is different, taste remains the same.

Dhokla, Khaman, khandvi

Dhokla is made from the gram flour and rava with a tempering of mustard seeds and curry leaves. It is served with fried green chilly and tamarind chutney. It is simple comfort food which can be eaten everyday.

Dhokla, Khaman, khandvi

These dhokla's are perfect for quick and healthy breakfast. It is a Gujarati Indian savory dish which is relished by kids and you can pack it in tiffin. You will love the taste and aroma of Indian spices that are used in this recipe.

Dhokla, Khaman, khandvi

Lets start with the recipe :

Recipe Type : breakfast, lunch
Cuisine : Indian

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
5 minutes25 minutes30 minutesServes 4 

Ingredients for Dhokla :
  • 1 cup gram flour
  • 1 cup sooji/rava/semolina
  • 1 cup yogurt/dahi
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt (adjust according to taste)
  • olive/refine oil
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
Ingredients for Tempering of Dhokla :
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 6 curry leaves (Kadi Patta)
  • 4 green chilies sliced in half
  • 3 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 lemon
  • water
Utensil for Dhokla :
  • Idli Maker
Preparation for Dhokla :
  1. In a bowl, add gram flour, rava, yogurt, sugar, turmeric powder and salt
  2. Add 1/4 cup water in it and whisk
  3. Mix it well so that there are no lumps in it
  4. Keep the batter aside for 15 minutes
  5. Check the consistency of the batter, it should not be too thin or thick
  6. Grease the idly maker with the oil and keep it aside
  7. Add baking soda in the batter and mix it 
  8. Pour the batter in idli maker and put it in the steamer or utensil you use for steaming
  9. Bring water to boil of steamer/other utensil and put it on low flame for 20 minutes
  10. To check if it is done, insert a knife in the dhokla, if it comes out clean the dhokla is done
  11. If the knife gets sticky and has batter on it, then steam dhokla for some more time 
  12. When it is done, take out the idli dhoka with a knife from the edges
  13. Keep dhokla aside and start preparation for tempering
Tempering for Dhokla | Khaman
  1. In a pan, heat 2 teaspoon of oil
  2. Add mustard seeds in it and let it sputter
  3. Add curry leaves, green chilly, sugar, lemon and water in it
  4. Stir and let tempering mixture come to a boil
  5. Pour the mixture on the dhokla and keep it aside for 30 minutes so that dhokla soak the tempering
  6. Serve with fried green chillies or tamarind chutney.
Dhokla, Khaman, khandvi

Sunday, 18 June 2017

How to make Oats Kheer

Recipe of Oats Kheer | Oats Pudding | Oats Recipes

Oats kheer is a delicious Indian dessert prepared using quick cooking oats, sugar and milk. It is rich and creamy dessert which has a beautiful taste and texture. The combination of Oats with saffron gives it a beautiful flavor which makes this pudding divine. You can garnish oats pudding with nuts. It is so addictive that you can't stop eating it.

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Oats kheer is a yummy and filling dessert which can be made without much effort. The best part about this recipe is that you can make it in jiffy. You can serve it for breakfast as it's filling, healthy and delicious. This is the best way to add oats in your diet. You can substitute sugar with jaggery.

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Lets start with the recipe :

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
5 minutes10 minutes15 minutesServe 3

Recipe Type : Dessert, Sweet, pudding
Cuisine : Indian

Ingredients for oats kheer :
  • 1/2 liter full cream/toned milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup oats
  • 6 saffron strands (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • Chopped almonds and raisins` for garnishing
Preparation for oats kheer:
  • Heat milk in a steel pan or a vessel and bring it to boil
  • Add add quick cooking oats in it
  • Cook it on low flame, stir often
  • Add sugar, saffron and cardamom in it
  • Let it cook on low flame and keep stirring often till oats soften
  •  Add chopped dry fruits in it
  • Simmer for 2 minutes and turn off the flame
  • Don't boil the oats kheer a lot otherwise it will become too thick
  • Garnish it with chopped almonds and raisins
  • You can serve it hot or cold as a breakfast or dessert

Oats kheer, Oats pudding,dessert,Indian

Note : 

  • Oats kheer thickens when it cools down. If it's too thick, add more milk in it
  • If you boil it a lot, it will thicken a lot
  • You can substitute milk with soy milk or almond milk
  • Instead of sugar, you can add jaggery or dates in it

Saturday, 17 June 2017

Recipe of Chinese style Rice broccoli noodles

How to make Chinese style Rice broccoli noodles - Gluten free & Vegan friendly

Chinese style rice noodles with broccoli and mix vegetables is a healthy and delicious substitute of noodles made from refined flour. You can get this thin 'Rice Stick' noodles in any local supermarket. The best part about these noodles is that it is healthy, low-fat and gluten free.

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Addition of stir fry vegetables like broccoli, cabbage, capsicum and carrot makes it nutritious. These noodles are easy to prepare. These noodles are flavorful and the combination of different veggies and soy sauce, vinegar  make them delicious.

Rice noodles, thai noodles

Lets start with the recipe :

 Recipe Type : Noodles
Cuisine : Indian


Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
15 minutes10 minutes25 minutesServes 4 

Ingredients for Noodles:
  • 1 bowl rice stick noodles
  • 1 chopped broccoli
  • 1 sliced green bell pepper/capsicum
  • 2 chopped carrots
  • 1 chopped cabbage
  • 2 sliced medium size onions
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • 4 chopped garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoon soya sauce
  • 2 tablespoon vinegar
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • Olive oil
Preparation for Noodles:




  1. Boil water in a big pan, add salt and oil 
  2. Add noodles in the boiling water
  3. When noodles become soft, remove it from the stove
  4. Drain water and add rinse noodles in cold water, keep it aside
  5. Take a non-stick pan, add 1 tablespoon of oil in it
  6. Add onion, garlic and green chilly, saute for a minute
  7. Then add carrot, green bell pepper, broccoli and cabbage in it
  8. Close the lid for a minute and then stir fry the vegetables 
  9. Don't overcook so that they remain crisp and crunchy
  10. When vegetables are cooked, add boiled noodles in the same
  11. Add salt and pepper 
  12. Add soy sauce and vinegar in it according to taste
  13. Toss it well and mix it 
  14. Serve hot
Rice noodles, thai noodles

Note : 
  • Don't overcook the vegetables, they should be crisp and crunchy
  • Don't over boil the noodles, otherwise they will not taste good

Thursday, 15 June 2017

How to make Uttapam from dosa batter and leftover carrot beans vegetable

Recipe of quick veggie uttapam using dosa batter and leftover carrot beans vegetable

Uttapam is a popular south Indian snack which is little thicker than dosa. It is made with the same batter which is used to make dosa. I have prepared this uttapam using dosa batter and leftover carrot beans vegetable. It is quick and easy recipe and a best way to use leftover vegetable.

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Uttapam is also called an Indian pizza as you can top it up with the same ingredients as pizza. You can add any toppings of your choice or even cheese to the uttapam. I have prepared this uttapam with the ready made dosa batter. You can make uttapams in many varieties like Veggie Uttapam or Sooji Uttapam. You can also prepare uttapam using only onions, paneer etc.

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Lets start with the recipe :


Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
10 minutes5 minutes5 minutesServe 2

Recipe Type : Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine : South Indian

Ingredients for Uttapam :
  • 1 cup dosa batter
  • Salt according to taste
  • water
  • olive oil/refine oil
  • leftover carrot and beans vegetable
  • 2 finely chopped onions 
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped beans
  • 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chilly powder (Optional)
Preparation for Uttapam :
  1. Put batter in a bowl and mix water in it if required, consistency should be medium and not watery
  2. Heat a non-stick tawa and sprinkle some oil on it
  3. Put flame on simmer, pour batter with the ladle and spread it in a circle
  4. Drizzle some oil around the uttapam, small holes will be appeared as it gets cooked
  5. Sprinkle carrot beans vegetable on the top of it
  6. Add salt, pepper, chaat masala, red chilly powder on the top of the veggies
  7. Sprinkle few drops of olive oil/refine oil on the top
  8. Put a lid, and let it cook for 1/2 a minute on low flame
  9. After the base is cooked and turned golden brown, flip it and let it cook from the other side
  10. Serve hot with Mint Chutney, coconut chutney or Sambar
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Wednesday, 14 June 2017

How to make Rasgulla without Khoya and refined flour

Recipe of Rasgulla without Khoya | Easy Rasgulla Recipe |Rasgulla without refined flour

Rasgulla is a famous dessert in north India which is served after a meal. You will find it in most of the dessert menus in Indian restaurants. It is a delicious Indian dessert made from ingredients which are mostly available in everyone's kitchen. Rasgulla is prepared by thickening milk, sooji/rava and sugar. It tastes best when it's cold. It can be stored up-to 3 days but remaining portion after serving has to be refrigerated.

Rasgulla,Indian sweet,dessert

It is an easy recipe in which you don't require khoya or refined flour and is prepared using sooji/rava and milk.These Rasgullas are dipped in sugar syrup and they soak the sweetness from the syrup. You will love these melt in the mouth Rasgullas. Rasgullas can also be prepared using paneer/Indian cottage cheese but I have prepared it using sooji/rava.

Rasgulla,Indian sweet,dessert

Lets start with the recipe :


Recipe Type : Dessert
Cuisine : North Indian

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
5 minutes30 minutes35 minutes Serves 4 

Ingredients for Rasgulla :
  • 3 cups full cream milk
  • 2 teaspoon ghee/clarified butter
  • 1 bowl sooji/rava/semolina 
  • Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder/crushed cardamom
  • crushed pistachio for granishing
Preparation - Sugar Syrup
  1. In a pan, add 1 1/2 cup of water and let it boil
  2. Add 1 cup sugar in it and cook until sugar is dissolved
  3. Keep it aside 
Preparation - Rasgulla 
  1. Heat milk in a steel pan or a vessel and bring it to boil
  2. Add 2 teaspoon of ghee/clarified butter in it
  3. Add 1 bowl of sooji in it
  4. Cook it on low flame till it thickens
  5. When milk will be thickened and quantity reduced to less scarp the sides of the pan as some of the thickened milk will stick to it.
  6. Add 2 teaspoon sugar and cardamom powder in it
  7. Cook it for 5 more minutes on low flame and stir often 
  8. When it is thick enough, turn off the flame and keep it aside till it cools down
  9. Make small round balls from the batter
  10. Heat the sugar syrup and add the cooked Rasgullas in the sugar syrup
  11. Dip rasgullas in sugar syrup for 3 hours so that it soak the syrup
  12. Garnish it with chopped pistachios 
  13. You can serve it hot or cold
Rasgulla,Indian sweet,dessert


Monday, 12 June 2017

How to make Oats besan chilla

Recipe of Oats besan chilla 

Oats besan chilla is a savory chickpeas oats crepe which is healthy, quick and delicious breakfast recipe which can be prepared in 15 minutes. You can either serve it on it's own or can serve it with mint chutney, tamarind chutney or tomato ketchup. The flavor of Indian spices makes this oats besan chilla irresistible.

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Oats besan chilla is a nutritious and wholesome breakfast meal. It can be prepared in jiffy as a quick breakfast snack. Oats chilla tastes best when serve hot as it looses it's crispiness when it get's cold. It's a healthy kid's friendly recipe which they will love. For preparing this oats besan chilla, you have to grind the quick cooking oats in a powder. And then you have to add it with gram flour/besan with other ingredients. Oats besan chilla requires not much of the preparation and can be prepared in very less oil.

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Lets start with the recipe :

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
10 minutes5 minutes15 minutes Serve 4

Recipe Type : Breakfast, snacks
Cuisine : Indian

Ingredients : Oats besan chilla
  • 1/2 cup besan (gram flour)
  • 1/2 cup quick cooking oats (I have used Quaker Oats)
  • salt according to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala
  • Pinch of red chilly
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 chopped small onion
  • 2 chopped green chillies (optional)
  • chopped coriander leaves
  • Olive / refine oil
Preparation : Oats besan chilla
  1. Grind oats in a grinder and make fine oats powder
  2. In a bowl, add besan, oats powder and some water
  3. Whisk the batter with a whisker or with a spoon so that lumps should not form
  4. Check the consistency of the batter, if the batter is too thick then add water
  5. Mske sure batter should not be too thick and thin, consistency of the batter should be medium
  6. Add salt, pepper, red chilly, chaat masala, onion and green chilly in it
  7. Heat a non-stick tawa and sprinkle some oil
  8. Pour a ladle of batter and spread it, spread gently and lightly as that cheela doesn't break
  9. Cook it till it turns golden brown and then flip it
  10. Sprinkle some oil on the other side and let it cook on medium flame
  11. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot with chutney or ketchup
Oats chilla, Oats besan chilla, Indian, breakfast



Saturday, 10 June 2017

How to make Indian roasted corn | Street style Bhutta

Recipe of Indian roasted corn on the cob | Masala Bhutta

Masala Bhutta or Indian roasted corn is an Indian favorite street snack which can be prepared in Jiffy. For preparing it, you have to roast the corn and take a piece of lime which has to be dipped in black salt and rub it on the corn cob. Street vendors roast the corn on coal fire or grill though I have made it on a gas stove.

Bhutta, corn cob

This super yummy snack can be prepared in 15 minutes. In India, it is called Bhutta or corn on the cob. You will love eating it on the rainy day with a cup of tea. You will love the fragrance and taste of this delicious roasted corn.

Bhutta, corn cob

Lets start with the recipe : 

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
5 minutes10 minutes15 minutes Serves 1

Recipe Type : Snack
Cuisine : Indian

Ingredients :
  • 1 american sweet corn cob
  • 1 teaspoon black Salt
  • 1 lemon
  • pinch of red chilly 
Preparation :
  1. Remove leafy husks and thread from the corn cob/bhutta
  2. Roast the corn directly on the gas stove flame on medium heat or grill it
  3. Slowly roast all kernels by moving the corn cob around in every few seconds so that it gets roasted evenly
  4. Make sure it's cooked from all the sides and carefully hold it from stub
  5. You will hear kernels pop
  6. Roasting will give it a lovely brown-black spots
  7. In a bowl, add black salt and red chilly
  8. Cut lemon in half, dip it in the spice mix and rub it on all the sides of the corn and make sure to squeeze lemon on it while putting the spices.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy
Bhutta, corn cob


Thursday, 8 June 2017

How to make Oats Bhel Puri

Recipe of Oats Bhel Puri

Oats bhel puri is a healthy alternative of our Indian chaats which is spicy and tangy Indian snack. Its a quick side dish. It is healthy, nutritious, and simply delicious. Oats bhel puri is full of flavors, and a tangy taste with a crunch. This is the best way to add oats in your diet. A bowl full of Oats bhel puri will give you nutrition of oats and taste of yummy bhel puri.

Oats Bhel Puri

Oats bhel puri is a quick and yummy evening snack. Oats has many health benefits. It is rich in fibre which you should include in your diet. You can alter the ingredients according to availability.

Oats Bhel Puri

Lets start with the recipe : 

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
10 minutes5 minutes15 minutes Serves 4 

Recipe Type : Bhel/chaat
Cuisine : Indian Street Food

Ingredients :
  • 1 cup quick oats (I have used Quaker)
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil/clarified butter/refined oil
  • 1 finely chopped medium size onion
  • 1 finely chopped tomato
  • 1 finely chopped cucumber 
  • 1/2 finely chopped green bell pepper/capsicum
  • 1 chopped green chillis (Optional)
  • Handful roasted peanuts
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 lemon
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
Preparation :
  1. Heat ghee (clarified butter) in a pan, add Oats in it
  2. Roast them until they become golden
  3. Add onion, tomato, cucumber and bell pepper in it
  4. Roast it a little bit on low flame and stir
  5. Take it out in a bowl and add roasted peanuts and green chillies in it
  6. Add salt, chaat masala, pepper, lemon in it
  7. Toss it well and garnish with coriander leaves
  8. Serve Immediately
Note :
  • You can also add pomegranate/Anar for garnishing
  • If you want to have sweet and tangy flavor, you can add 1 tablespoon of Tamarind chutney and 1 tablespoon of Mint chutney.

Oats Bhel Puri

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

How to make Gulab Jamun

Recipe of Gulab Jamun without Khoya | Easy Gulab Jamun Recipe

Gulab Jamun is a famous dessert in north India which is served after a meal. You will find it in most of the dessert menus in Indian restaurants. It is a delicious Indian dessert made from ingredients which are mostly available in everyone's kitchen. Gulab Jamun is prepared by thickening milk, sooji/rava and sugar. It can be eaten hot or cold, it tastes delightful both ways. It can be stored upto 3 days but remaining portion after serving has to be refrigerated.

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It is an easy recipe in which you don't require khoya or Refined flour and is prepared using sooji/rava and milk.These gulab jamuns are dipped in sugar syrup and they soak the sweetness from the syrup. You will love these melt in the mouth Gulab Jamuns.

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Lets start with the recipe :


Recipe Type : Dessert
Cuisine : North Indian

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
5 minutes30 minutes35 minutes Serves 4 

Ingredients :
  • 3 cups full cream milk
  • 2 teaspoon ghee/clarified butter
  • 1 bowl sooji/rava/semolina 
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder/crushed cardamom
  • crushed pistachio for granishing
Preparation - Sugar Syrup
  1. In a pan, add 1 1/2 cup of water and let it boil
  2. Add 1 cup sugar in it and cook until sugar is dissolved
  3. Keep it aside 
Preparation - Gulab Jamun
  1. Heat milk in a steel pan or a vessel and bring it to boil
  2. Add 2 teaspoon of ghee/clarified butter in it
  3. Add 1 bowl of sooji in it
  4. Cook it on low flame till it thickens
  5. When milk will be thickened and quantity reduced to less scarp the sides of the pan as some of the thickened milk will stick to it.
  6. Add 2 teaspoon sugar and cardamom powder in it
  7. Cook it for 5 more minutes on low flame and stir often 
  8. When it is thick enough, turn off the flame and keep it aside till it cools down
  9. Make small round balls from the batter
  10. Heat oil in a non-stick deep pan and deep fry the balls one by one
  11. Let it cook from both the sides till they are golden from both the sides
  12. Heat the sugar syrup and add the cooked gulab jamuns in the sugar syrup for 5 minutes 
  13. Let the gulab jamuns in sugar syrup for 3 hours so that it soak the syrup
  14. Garnish it with chopped pistachios 
  15. You can serve it hot or cold
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You can also checkout recipes like Sooji HalwaMoong dal halwa

Sunday, 4 June 2017

How to make Bhindi Masala

Recipe of Bhindi Masala | Dry Okra | Bhindi Recipes

Bhindi Masala is a popular north Indian flavorful vegetable which is cooked with onion in flavorful Indian spices which tastes wonderful with Indian flatbread. Bhindi Masala is simple yet flavorful. It is a perfect accompaniment for roti/phulkas and naan.

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The best part about this recipe is that it is quick and easy to make. It doesn't take much time to prepare. You can also serve Bhindi Masala with a parathas and a pickle.

Bhindi,okra,ladyfinger

Lets start with the recipe :

Recipe Type : Lunch, Dinner
Cuisine : Indian

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
10 minutes10 minutes20 minutes Serves 3

Ingredients :
  • 200 grams Bhindi
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 diced medium size onion
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 3 finely chopped cloves of garlic
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • Pinch of asafoetida (Hing)
  • Pinch of red chilly
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Amchur/dry mango powder
  • 1 tablespoon gram flour (besan)
  • Oil
  • 1/2 lemon 
Preparation of Paneer Bhurji  :
  • Wash bhindi in running water thoroughly
  • Dry Bhindi/okra with a kitchen towel
  • Make sure they are properly dried otherwise it will come out sticky
  • Remove the head and tail of the bhindi
  • Chop into 1 inch pieces  
  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add cumin seeds in it
  • Add hing in it till it splutter
  • Add onions, garlic, ginger and green chillies in it
  • Add chopped bhindi in it 
  • Add salt, red chilly, turmeric, garam masala, amchur and coriander powder in it and mix 
  • Add gram flour in it and toss it
  • Put a lid and let it cook for 2 minutes
  • Check if bhindi is done 
  • Put 1 tablespoon of oil and let it cook on sim without lid, it will make it crispy 
  • Put lemon juice and toss it again
  • Serve hot with Phulkas/Indian flatbread.
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