31
May 19

Soya vadi/chunks (Meal maker/Nutrela) masala

Family is most important in our life; always we would like to serve them very healthy and nutritious food. Soya chunks are one of the best protein foods in vegetarian menu. It is very good for those passing through pre menopausal phase. Dietitian advised them to add soya chunks daily in their diet. Keeping those in my mind, I prepared this recipe.

Here I used milk and fresh cream that brings the smooth and creamy texture to the recipe and gives highly pleasing taste and aroma. It increases nutritional value too. Cook the recipe and don’t forget to write me. Enjoy the recipe…

Ingredients:

  • Soya vadi: 50 gm
  • Onion: 1no. (Medium)
  • Tomato: 2 no. (Medium)
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Ginger: 2”piece
  • Cumin: 1teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder: half teaspoon
  • Fresh cream: 2 table spoon
  • Milk: 150 ml.
  • Water: 50 ml (as per requirement)
  • Mustard oil /cooking oil: 3 tablespoon

Preparation:

  1. Chop onion, tomatoes and ginger (you may grate) keep aside.
  2. Soak soya chunks into hot water for about 5-10 minutes. (You may soak 5-6 hours before in normal water)

Method:

  1. Take a fry pan; put oil, let oil start to smoke, add cumin, Sputter it for few seconds, add onion sauté till light brown, add ginger and tomato, also add turmeric, salt, chili powder and coriander powder one by one, stir  fry till oil separates from masala (or liquid dries up) on low flame.
  2. Add soaked soya chunks, stir fry for couple of minutes, add milk and water, and stir well. Cook on lower flame until done with lid on. Stir occasionally, so that it should not burn. Add Garam masala powder and stir it, Put off the flame.
  3. Soya vadi/chunks (Meal maker/Nutrela) masala is ready to be served. Serve with Indian bread (chapatti, paratha, Poori) or rice.
Soya vadi/chunks (Meal maker/Nutrela) masala
Ingredients
Ingredients
add cumin
add onion
add ginger and tomato
add ginger and tomato
add turmeric, salt, chili powder and coriander powder
add fresh cream
add fresh cream
Add soaked soya chunks
stir fry for couple of minutes
add milk and water
Cook on lower flame
Add Garam masala powder
Soya vadi/chunks (Meal maker/Nutrela) masala

27
May 19

Jhatpat tomato soup

Soup is a great comfort food, and one of the simplest recipe and healthy too.

This soup recipe which I am going to share with you is light and perfectly balanced, add some noodles or magi masala noodles as per your choice, serve hot and enjoy the delicious bowl of goodness.

I hope that you feel warmth and happiness after taking this noodles soup filled with the texture rich in onion.

Ingredients:

  • Tomato: 2 no. (Medium)
  • Onion: ½
  • Ginger: ½” piece
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon (as per taste)
  • Ghee/olive oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Butter: 1 tablespoon (optional)
  • Black pepper powder: ¼ teaspoon.
  • Water: 3 cups

Preparation:

  1. Grind tomato and ginger, make paste. Keep aside.
  2. Chop onion in small pieces. Keep aside.

Method:

  1. Heat ghee in fry pan on medium flame, add chopped onion; fry till onion gets opaque (about for a minute or two).
  2. Add ground paste and fry it on medium flame, when it changes color (about 2 minutes), add water slowly (stir to mix well, so that lumps formation is avoided).
  3. Add salt, boil it and add noodles and continue to boil on medium low flame till noodles is done. Add black pepper/seasoning, put off the flame, and add butter.
  4. Transfer into soup bowl; serve with extra butter and black pepper powder.
Jhatpat tomato soup
Ingredients
Ingredients
add chopped onion
fry till onion gets opaque
add water slowly
add noodles
Add black pepper/seasoning
put off the flame, and add butter
Jhatpat tomato soup

24
May 19

Egg fried rice

Hello my viewers…

Today I am going to upload a high protein recipe; that is very easy to prepare, easy to put into lunchbox. ‘Egg fried rice’ you may prepare it with left over rice but if you go with fresh cooked rice, it is necessary to cool completely to make the recipe.

Green peas and golden clumps of eggs in the recipe looks very appealing and mouth watering…study shows that eating protein rich food is good for overall health for all age group…

Ingredients:

  • Cooked rice: 2 cup
  • Egg: 2 no.
  • Ginger: 2” piece
  • Onion: 1no. (Medium size)
  •  Fresh Peas: 50 gm.
  • Cumin: ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander leaf: 20 gm
  • Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Green chili: 1 no.
  • Red chili powder: ½ teaspoon (optional)
  • Cooking oil/olive oil: 1 tablespoon
  •  Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper (crushed): ½ teaspoon
  • Lemon: ½ (optional)
  • Preparation:
  1. Chop the onion, ginger, green chili and coriander leaves, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Heat oil in a fry pan, adds cumin, and sputters for few seconds add chopped chili, ginger and onion, fry on high flame till it gets translucent.
  2. Add peas, turmeric powder, coriander powder and chili powder and stir properly, fry for couple of minutes, add cooked rice and salt, stir well and cook it for 3-4 minutes with lid on.
  3. Break eggs and add, stir for 3-4 minutes on medium flame. Put off the flame and add lemon juice and black pepper transfer in to serving bowl.
  4. Serve Egg fried rice immediately with salad or as it is.
Egg fried rice
Ingredients
add chopped chili, ginger and onion
add chopped chili, ginger and onion
add chopped chili, ginger and onion
Add peas, turmeric powder, coriander powder and chili powder
add cooked rice and salt
Break eggs and add
Break eggs and add
stir for 3-4 minutes on medium flame
add lemon juice and black pepper
Egg fried rice
Egg fried rice

23
May 19

Dry moong(mung) dal (dry split green gram)

It is wonderful in taste, cooks it any season, perfect side dish which is rich in protein. Sometimes housewives are in dilemma what to make? So there is no need to come in stress, just prepare this recipe blindfold. It goes with every meal even though it is perfect for breakfast. Study says, starting your day with protein diet is good for healthy life. Have a good day… 

Ingredients:

  •  Mung dal (Split green gram): 100 gm
  • Onion: 1no. (Small size)
  • Tomato: 1 no. (Medium size)
  • Ginger: 2”pieces
  • Green chili: 1no.
  • Coriander leaf: 1 tablespoon
  • Mustard seed: ¼ teaspoon
  • Cumin: ¼ teaspoon
  • Chili powder: ¼ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: ¼ teaspoon
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon (as per taste)
  • Mustard oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Lemon: ¼ no.

Preparation:

  1. Soak Mung dal minimum 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Clean and chop onion, ginger, garlic, green chili and coriander leaves into small pieces. Keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take a fry pan. Heat oil and add cumin and mustard seed, let it sputter for few seconds; add chopped onion, garlic,  green chili and ginger, fry it for few minutes, till it turns translucent.
  2. Add chopped tomato, stir fry for couple of minutes adds salt, red chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder, stirs for a minute, add soaked Mung dal. Stir and cook on low flame with lid on for 4-5 minutes (Till it is done). Stir occasionally.
  3. Add chopped coriander leaf and put off the flame, add lemon juice before serving. Transfer into serving bowl. Sprinkle the coriander leaves on it. Serve hot or warm as per your choice. You can serve this as a side dish with chapatti or paratha.
Dry mung dal (dry split green gram)
Ingredients
Ingredients
add cumin and mustard seed
add chopped onion, garlic, green chili and ginger
add chopped onion, garlic, green chili and ginger
Add chopped tomato
Add chopped tomato
stir fry for couple of minutes
add soaked Mung dal
stir fry for couple of minutes
Stir and cook on low flame
Add chopped coriander leaf and
Dry mung dal (dry split green gram)
Dry mung dal (dry split green gram)
Dry mung dal (dry split green gram)

22
May 19

Dry methi potato

You may forget the fresh methy Aaloo, when you eat a bite of this fabulous recipe. Your house will be filled with its aroma when you cook this recipe. You would like to taste it again and again greedily. Whenever I prepare this recipe the guest praises and asks more and more and never forgets to ask, how to cook. I am going to upload today a long time pending… recipe…enjoy… let me know the feedback…

Ingredients:

  • Potato: 250 gm
  • Onion: 1no. (Small size)
  • Ginger: 2”pieces
  • Green chili: 1no.
  • Dry kasuri methi: 2 tablespoon
  • Cumin: ¼ teaspoon
  • Chili powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: ¼ teaspoon
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon (as per taste)
  • Mustard oil: 1 tablespoon
  • Fresh cream: 2 tablespoon

Preparation:

  1. Boil potatoes, peel off the skin and chop into cubes, Keep aside.
  2. Chop onion longitudinally, Keep aside.
  3. Chop ginger, green chili into small pieces, Keep aside

Method:

  1. Take a fry pan. Heat oil and add cumin, let it spur for few seconds; add chopped onion, green chili and ginger, fry it for a  couple of minute, till it turns translucent.
  2. Add salt, red chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder, stirs for a minute, add boiled and chopped potatoes along with dry kasuri methi. Stir and cook on low flame with lid on for 2-3 minutes Stir occasionally.
  3. Add fresh cream. Stir and cook again on low flame with lid on for 4-5 minutes. Stir occasionally. Put off the flame. Transfer into serving bowl. Serve hot or warm as per your choice. You can serve this as a side dish with Indian bread and equally goes well with rice dishes too.
Dry methi potato
ingredients
ingredients
add cumin
adding sliced onion
adding ginger
adding green chili
Add salt, red chili powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder
add boiled and chopped potato
add dry kasuri methi
Add fresh cream
Add fresh cream
adding garam masala powder
Dry methi potato