08
May 16

Katahal (raw jack fruit) kabab

The mother’s day is right here, you need to prepare something exclusive for your mother or mother-in law.

So serve evening tea with Katahal (raw jack fruit) kabab. Its rich aroma, the heavenly flavor and the fused brown color, tang of ginger, and delightful and fantastic taste generates a wonderful sensation of the tongue, I bet mother or mother–in-law swings in happiness.

Ingredients:

  • Raw Green Jackfruit: 400gm (small size) ~250-300gm peeled and cut.
  • Onion: 1no. (Large)
  • Chana dal (split Bengal gram): 100gm
  • Ginger: 2 “piece
  • Garlic: 4 flake
  •  Salt: 1 teaspoon (as per taste)
  • Red Chili: 2no.
  •  Mustard Oil/any cooking oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Mustard Oil/any cooking oil: for deep frying/shallow frying
  • Poppy seed/Khus-khus:  1 tablespoon
  • Green coriander leaf: 100 gm
  • Green chili: 2 no.
  • Garam masala:
  • Cumin seed: 1teaspoon
  • Bay leaf: 2 no.
  • Clove: 4 no.
  • Green cardamom: 2 no.
  • Black cardamom: 1 no.
  • Mace: 1” piece
  • Cinnamon: 2” stick

Preparation:

  1. Peel and Cut jackfruit with the help of knife and chopping board (Rub oil the chopping board, knife and your hands so that milk of jackfruits is easily removed), put cut jack fruit slices  in a bowl filled with water (otherwise it will turn dark brown as it contains lot of iron)
  2. Clean and wash chana dal, keep aside.
  3. Cut garlic and ginger roughly. Keep aside.
  4. Chop coriander leaves and green chili, Keep aside.
  5. Chop onion slice thinly and longitudinally, deep fry this chopped onion in high flame till it gets light brown, Remove it and keep aside.

Method:

For making kabab batter:

  1. Take a cooker, Put tablespoon of oil, katahal, chana dal ginger, garlic flake, cumin seed, clove, bay leaf, red chili, salt and oil along with 1 cup of water and cover the lid, Cook on full cooking pressure, lower the flame for 3-4 minutes. Allow cooker to cool and open.
  2. Remove bay leaf, Grind them and make paste, add green chili, coriander leaf, poppy seed and fried onion.
  3. Mix properly, now kabab batter is ready to make kabab.
  4. Divide this batter into 14-16 parts to make lemon size ball.
  5. Make round shape and press with palm to get kabab (tikki) shape as shown in photo. Keep aside.

Dip fries the kabab:

  1. Take kadhai (fry pan), heat oil in it.
  2. Let oil to smoke. Pour a drop of batter into the oil.
  3. If batter comes up, it means right temperature of oil otherwise wait for a while and test again.
  4. After getting right temperature of oil, deep fry all kabab, till golden brown. Keep aside.
  5. Yummy Katahal (raw jack fruit) kabab is ready for tea time or any time for children as well as adult.
  6. Note: you can fry this kabab on non stick pan (if you don’t want to take deep fry).
  7. Yummy and delicious starter is ready to serve.
    Katahal (raw jack fruit) kabab

    Katahal (raw jack fruit) kabab

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    pressure cook the kabab ingredients

    pressure cook the kabab ingredients

    pressure cooked the kabab ingredien

    pressure cooked the kabab ingredien

    pressure cooked the kabab ingredien

    pressure cooked the kabab ingredien

    pressure cooked the kabab ingredien

    pressure cooked the kabab ingredien

    deep fry this chopped onion

    deep fry this chopped onion

    pressure cooked the kabab ingredien

    pressure cooked the kabab ingredien

    adding coriander leaves

    adding coriander leaves

    adding green chili

    adding green chili

    adding poppy seeds

    adding poppy seeds

    adding fried onion

    adding fried onion

    adding fried onion

    adding fried onion

    kabab batter

    kabab batter

    Make round shape and press

    Make round shape and press

    Dip fries the kabab

    Dip fries the kabab

    Dip fries the kabab

    Dip fries the kabab

    Dip fries the kabab

    Dip fries the kabab

    Dip fries the kabab

    Dip fries the kabab

    fry this kabab on non stick pan

    fry this kabab on non stick pan

    fry this kabab on non stick pan

    fry this kabab on non stick pan

    Katahal (raw jack fruit) kabab

    Katahal (raw jack fruit) kabab

    Katahal (raw jack fruit) kabab

    Katahal (raw jack fruit) kabab

    Katahal (raw jack fruit) kabab

    Katahal (raw jack fruit) kabab

    Katahal (raw jack fruit) kabab

    Katahal (raw jack fruit) kabab

It is also used as a side dish.

Yummy and delicious starter is ready to serve; it is also used as a side dish. Garnish on the bed of carrot, onion rings. Serve hot with soup or teatime.


05
May 16

The lemon drink

Almost each and every house people queue up to relish the nutritious must have this summer delicacy.

You may give this Lemon drink almost daily or twice a day.

Lemon drink is not only provides refreshing taste, it has amazing cooling properties too, it also gives health benefits of lemon and beat heat. It keeps you cool in summer and save your body from dehydration.

Lemon is strong anti-cancer and cholesterol lowering agents due to the presence of certain compounds called limonins. They also contain phytonutrients like flavonoids which have good antioxidant properties along with vitamin C, it boosts immunity, undo the effects of sun damage and induce collagen repair, it is an anti aging agent too.

Ingredients:

  • Lemon: 1 no.
  • Sugar: 8 teaspoon (4 teaspoon per glass)
  • Daily use Salt: 1 pinch
  • Kala namak (black rock salt): 1 pinch
  • Water: 2 glasses
  • Ice cube: 8-10 no.

Preparation:

  1. Cut the lemon in two pieces, cut one Slice from each piece for decoration, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Dissolve the sugar and salt (both type) into a big kettle, dissolve it well.
  2. Put it into refrigerator for at least half an hour; take it out, squeezed lemon into it (just before you serve).
  3. Decorate with lemon slice and ice cubes.
  4. The lemon drink is ready to serve.
    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    Dissolve the sugar

    Dissolve the sugar

    Dissolve the sugar and salt (both type)

    Dissolve the sugar and salt (both type)

    Dissolve the sugar and salt (both type)

    Dissolve the sugar and salt (both type)

    dissolve it well

    dissolve it well

    Put it into refrigerator

    Put it into refrigerator

    Put it into refrigerator

    Put it into refrigerator

    squeezed lemon into it

    squeezed lemon into it

    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink

    The lemon drink


02
May 16

Plum cooler

A very refreshing, tangy and sparkling drink for scorching summer, it is extremely flavorful and giving cool effect especially when you prepare with fresh plum. You may adjust water quantity.

This is party idea drink, when I served it in my ladies kitty party as a welcome drink with sweet, and sour taste, everybody asks the recipe after having this delicious and healthy drink. They really enjoyed the drink.

Ingredients:

  • Plum 200-250 gm)
  • Sugar: 2/3 cup
  • Salt:  1 teaspoon
  • Roasted cumin seed powder: 1 teaspoon

Method:

  1. Put plum along with sugar, salt, and a glass of water and cumin powder into blender and run on high speed for 1 minute.
  2. Take a mixing bowl, keep soup strainer over it.
  3. Pour the paste, and sieve, discard the residue left on the Strainer.
  4. Now the plum juice is ready to consume, if you want to serve it cool keep it into refrigerator or you may add ice cube or crushed ice as per your convenience.
  5. Decorate with mint leaf, sliced plum and sprinkle little roasted cumin powder.
  6. Yum-yum-yummy tangy drink is ready……
Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Ingredients

Ingredients

Put plum along with sugar, salt, and a glass of water and cumin powder

Put plum along with sugar, salt, and a glass of water and cumin powder

Put plum along with sugar, salt, and a glass of water and cumin powder

Put plum along with sugar, salt, and a glass of water and cumin powder

Put plum along with sugar, salt, and a glass of water and cumin powder

Put plum along with sugar, salt, and a glass of water and cumin powder

Put plum along with sugar, salt, and a glass of water and cumin powder

Put plum along with sugar, salt, and a glass of water and cumin powder

Pour the paste, and sieve

Pour the paste, and sieve

discard the residue

discard the residue

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler

Plum cooler