09
Jun 17

Tender drumstick ka chokha

A wonderful tree, of which every part is useful to us in some form of other; let it be the stem, seed, leaves, flowers or the fruit itself.

It is particularly useful for those, who are suffering from knee pain. It makes your skin glow; it strengthens the bones and enriches our body with vitamin ‘A’ and ‘C’. It is full of calcium, potassium and minerals.

As it is said ‘An apple a day keeps a doctor away’.

A drumstick can keep the doctor away; a drumstick can keep all sickness at bay.

‘Drumstick bhurta’-a variation of Bihari dish chokha/ bhurta

Ingredients:

  • Tender drum stick): 200gm
  • Onion: 1 no. (Medium size)
  • Green chili: 2-3 no.
  • Coriander leaves: 20gm
  • Mustard oil: 1-2 teaspoon (as per your taste)
  • Salt: 1teaspoon

Preparation:

  1. Chop and boil tender drumstick either in pressure cooker or in microwave, keep aside.
  2. Chop onion, green chili, and coriander leaves into small pieces.

Method:

  1. Take a mixing bowl put all ingredients into this bowl.
  2. Mash all with the help of masher or hand.
  3. Mash properly (more you mash better will be test), Tender drumstick ka chokha is ready.
  4. It can be served with any type of meal.
    Tender drumstick ka chokha

    Tender drumstick ka chokha

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    chopped Ingredients

    chopped Ingredients

    boil tender drumstick

    boil tender drumstick

    boiled tender drumstick

    boiled tender drumstick

    Mash all with the help of masher

    Mash all with the help of masher

    Mash all with the help of masher

    Mash all with the help of masher

    add salt

    add salt

    put all ingredients

    put all ingredients

    add oil

    add oil

    Tender drumstick ka chokha

    Tender drumstick ka chokha

    Tender drumstick ka chokha

    Tender drumstick ka chokha

    Tender drumstick ka chokha

    Tender drumstick ka chokha


02
Jun 17

Green coriander stem and raw mango chutney

Don’t throw the stem portion of green coriander leaf. Chop this stem into fine pieces, because it has more flavors and can be use it to prepare chutney or soup.

The stem portion is better than leaf portion in many aspects. It is more fibrous and gives the different taste and texture to the chutney with original coriander flavor.

The mango being king of fruits in addition to sourness which makes everybody mouth watery. It brings the royalty.

Garnish it with finally chopped green coriander leaf, which makes its taste as well as looks awesome.

It will put you in dilemma whether to look it or eat it.

Ingredients:

  • Green coriander stem: 50gm.
  • Salt:  half teaspoon (as per taste)
  • Green chili: 2 no. (As per taste)
  • Garlic: 3-4 flakes
  • Ginger: 1” piece
  • Raw mango: ½ no. (As per taste)
  • Oil of your taste (mustard /olive/sesame seed… ): ½ teaspoon
  • Green coriander leaf: 10gm. (for garnishing)

Preparation:

  1. Chop coriander stem, green chili, into small pieces, keep aside.
  2. Peel off and chop garlic, ginger and grate raw mango, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Grind all ingredients together to make fine paste.
  2. Green coriander stem chutney is ready; garnish with chopped coriander leaves, it will make it appealing. Serve with breakfast or meal, Store this chutney into refrigerator for a week.
Green coriander stem and raw mango chutney

Green coriander stem and raw mango chutney

Ingredients

Ingredients

grate raw mango

grate raw mango

Grind all ingredients

Grind all ingredients

chutney is ready

chutney is ready

Green coriander stem and raw mango chutney

Green coriander stem and raw mango chutney

garnish with chopped coriander leaves

garnish with chopped coriander leaves

Green coriander stem and raw mango chutney

Green coriander stem and raw mango chutney


28
Apr 17

Muli salad (radish salad)

The summer is on its way; salads are the natural way for summer diet, so make them your best friend. Preparing ‘Radish salad’ for the meal is easier than you think, just grate and season with little salt and chat masala, you will really love it.

Ingredients:

  • Muli (radish): 100gm.
  • Green chili: 1 no.
  • Green coriander leaf: 10 gm.
  • Lemon: ½ no.
  • Pomegranate aerial: ¼ cup
  • Chat masala: ¼ cup
  • Salt: ¼ teaspoon

Preparation:

  1. Wash and peel radish, grate the radish, put salt and mix well, keep aside for 10-15 minutes, then squeeze gently and take out extra juice.
  2. Discard the seed of fresh green chili and chop into fine pieces, keep aside.
  3. Chop green coriander leaves, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take a mixing bowl, add all ingredients, and mix well,add lemon juice just before serving, now tasty and delicious Muli salad (radish salad) is ready to serve with lunch.
Muli salad (radish salad)

Muli salad (radish salad)

Ingredients

Ingredients

grate the radish

grate the radish

add all ingredients

add all ingredients

add lemon juice

add lemon juice

Muli salad (radish salad)

Muli salad (radish salad)

Muli salad (radish salad)

Muli salad (radish salad)

Muli salad (radish salad)

Muli salad (radish salad)


28
Apr 17

Til and moongphali chutney (peanut and sesame seed dip)

The time has changed and the young generations more conscious regarding what to eat. They want to eat healthy as well as tasty food.

Peanut is rich in protein and adds to the taste especially when it is roasted.

Sesame seed is rich in iron and protein, so we can say that it is among the healthiest food with nutty and crunchy flavor.

Sesame seed found to increase energy, nourish the brain, and slow down ageing.

Regular consumption of this can help to reduce the symptoms of backache and painful stiff joints.

Copper present in sesame seed keeps joints and bones flexible and healthy.Sesamol found in sesame seed prevents damage from radiation.

Ingredients:

  • Peanut: 100gm.
  • Sesame seed: 50 gm
  • Garlic: 6-7 flacks
  • Green chili: 1 no.
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon(as per taste)

Preparation:

  1. Dry roast peanut, discard the skin keep aside.
  2. Dry roast sesame seed, keep aside.
  3. Peel out the skin of garlic, chop green chili into fine pieces, and keep aside.

Method:

  1. Put peanut, sesame seed, garlic and salt in mixer along with water, grind this to fine paste.
  2. Add chopped green chili and mix, chutney is ready to serve as side dish.
Til and moongphali chutney (peanut and sesame seed dip)

Til and moongphali chutney (peanut and sesame seed dip)

Ingredients

Ingredients

Dry roast peanut, discard the skin

Dry roast peanut, discard the skin

Put peanut, sesame seed, garlic and salt

Put peanut, sesame seed, garlic and salt

Put peanut, sesame seed, garlic and salt

Put peanut, sesame seed, garlic and salt

Put peanut, sesame seed, garlic and salt

Put peanut, sesame seed, garlic and salt

Add chopped green chili

Add chopped green chili

Add chopped green chili

Add chopped green chili

 

Til and moongphali chutney (peanut and sesame seed dip)

Til and moongphali chutney (peanut and sesame seed dip)

Til and moongphali chutney (peanut and sesame seed dip)

Til and moongphali chutney (peanut and sesame seed dip)


11
Apr 17

Pudina raita (mint thayir pachadi/pachari)

Summer is going on its peaks and so does you your efforts to protect yourself from sun damage? You rely on sun protection methods like sun glasses, hats, but still you are unprotected; so you must add ‘pudina pachari’ every day and for real protection.

It is south Indian dip/raita traditionally served as a side dish of breakfast as well as in the meal.

Enjoy the real taste of pudina…

Ingredients:

  • Pudina (mint leaves): 100 gm.
  • Curd: 1 cup (100-150 gm.)
  • Salt: half teaspoon
  • Mustard seed: ¼ teaspoon
  • Cumin: ½ teaspoon
  • Split black gram: ½ teaspoon
  • Curry leaves: 8-10 no.
  • Asafoetida: 1 pinch
  • Oil: 1 teaspoon
  • Red chili: 1-2 no.
  • Dried coconut: chop into slice

Preparation:

  1. Clean and wash the mint leaf, grind coarsely, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Add the curd and salt into grounded paste of mint leaf blend them and transfer into serving bowl and pour the seasoning on it.

Seasoning:

  1. Take a small fry pan, put oil and heat on high flame, when smoke begins to come, add mustard seed, whole red chili, split black gram cumin and sliced coconut. Sputter it for few seconds, Put off the flame. Add asafetida. Spread this seasoning all over the prepared raita.Pudina raita (mint thayir pachadi/pachari) is ready to serve.
Pudina raita (mint thayir pachadi/pachari)

Pudina raita (mint thayir pachadi/pachari)

Ingredients

Ingredients

grind coarsely

grind coarsely

add mustard seed, whole red chili, split black gram cumin and sliced coconut

add mustard seed,
whole red chili, split black gram cumin and sliced coconut

add mustard seed, whole red chili, split black gram cumin and sliced coconut

add mustard seed,
whole red chili, split black gram cumin and sliced coconut

Add asafetida and curry leaves

Add asafetida and curry leaves

Add asafetida and curry leaves

Add asafetida and curry leaves

Pudina raita (mint thayir pachadi/pachari)

Pudina raita (mint thayir pachadi/pachari)

Pudina raita (mint thayir pachadi/pachari)

Pudina raita (mint thayir pachadi/pachari)

Pudina raita (mint thayir pachadi/pachari)

Pudina raita (mint thayir pachadi/pachari)

Pudina raita (mint thayir pachadi/pachari)

Pudina raita (mint thayir pachadi/pachari)

Pudina raita (mint thayir pachadi/pachari)

Pudina raita (mint thayir pachadi/pachari)