20
Jun 17

Creamy tomato soup

Tomato soup is one of the comfort foods in Poland and United States.

Take this soup before dinner every day, the tomato soup is made with fresh tomato as primary ingredients and smooth in texture, butter is sure to enhance the taste of the soup. Enjoy the soup that slides down the throat like silk.

Ingredients:

  • Tomato: 350 gm
  • Sugar: 15 gm
  • Water: 400 ml
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Black pepper powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Red orange color: optional
  • Ginger: 2” piece
  • Fresh cream: 20-25 gm

Seasoning:

  1. Maida (refined flour): 15 gm.
  2. Ghee: 15 gm.

Preparation:

  1. Chop tomatoes into pieces, Keep aside.
  2. Peel off and chop ginger. Keep aside.

Method:

  1. Put chopped tomatoes, ginger, in pressure cooker along with water; place cooker on maximum heat, bring it to full cooking pressure, allow cooker to cool.
  2. After cooling; churn it in mixer grinder for few seconds, pass this through soup sieve. Discard the residue.
  3. Add namak and fresh ground black pepper.

Seasoning:

  1. Take a small fry pan; put ghee, add Maida and fry till golden brown color appears, add prepared tomato soup, stir continuously add salt, sugar, red orange color into the soup.
  2. Cook on the lower flame for couple of minutes; serve steaming hot after decorating with fresh cream.
Creamy tomato soup

Creamy tomato soup

Creamy tomato soup

Creamy tomato soup

Ingredients

Ingredients

Chop tomatoes into pieces

Chop tomatoes into pieces

boiled tomatoes and ginger

boiled tomatoes and ginger

cool it

cool it

After cooling; churn it in mixer grinder

After cooling; churn it in mixer grinder

;put ghee, add Maida

;put ghee, add Maida

put ghee, add Maida

put ghee, add Maida

fry till golden brown color appears

fry till golden brown color appears

fry till golden brown color appears

fry till golden brown color appears

add prepared tomato soup

add prepared tomato
soup

add salt, sugar, red orange color

add salt, sugar, red orange color

Add namak and fresh ground black pepper

Add namak and fresh ground black pepper

Add namak and fresh ground black pepper

Add namak and fresh ground black pepper

Creamy tomato soup

Creamy tomato soup

Creamy tomato soup

Creamy tomato soup

Creamy tomato soup

Creamy tomato soup


15
Jun 17

Raw jack fruit keema Matar (Green peas)

As you know jack fruit is called super food. It has so many vitamins and minerals and especially raw jackfruit is powerful anti diabetic medicine. The recipe ‘jackfruit keema Matar’ can be eaten by diabetic as it has plenty of fiber too.

Ingredients:

  • Peas: 1 cup (150-200 gm.)
  • Raw jack fruit: 150-200 gm
  • Mustard oil/cooking oil: 3 tablespoon
  • Fresh cream: 3 tablespoon
  • Onion: 100 gm
  • Cumin seed: 1 teaspoon.
  • Salt: 1 ½ teaspoon (as per taste)
  • Red Chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder: half teaspoon
  • Ginger: 2 inch piece
  • Garlic: 4-6 flakes
  • Green chili: 1 no.
  • Tomato: 1 no. (Medium size)
  • Red chili: 1no.

Preparation:

  1. Peel and Cut jackfruit with the help of knife and chopping board (Rub with oil the chopping board, knife and your hands so that sticky milk of jackfruits can be easily removed), put jackfruit slices in a bowl filled with water (otherwise it will turn dark brown as it contains lot of iron), mince the jackfruit with mixer grinder, keep aside.
  2. Chop onion, tomato and green chili, keep aside.
  3. Make paste of ginger, garlic, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Heat oil in a pan; add cumin, whole red chili, sputter for few seconds, add chopped onion and green chili; fry it in high flame till it gets translucent, add keema (minced raw jackfruit) and ginger garlic paste, stir fry; cover and cook on low flame till it half done.
  2. Add turmeric powder, chili powder, coriander powder and salt, stir fry and cover and cook on lower flame for couple of minutes; add tomato and again cook on lower flame till tomato gets messy in appearance.
  3. Add peas and fresh cream, fry for couple of minutes; reduce the flame to low, cook till vegetables are done.
  4. Add Garam masala powder, put off the flame, ‘raw jackfruit keema Matar’ is ready to serve with paratha, chapati or any meal.
Raw jackfruit keema Matar (Green peas)

Raw jackfruit keema Matar (Green peas)

Ingredients

Ingredients

add cumin, whole red chili

add cumin, whole red chili

add chopped onion and green chili

add chopped onion and green chili

add chopped onion and green chili

add chopped onion and green chili

add keema (minced raw jack fruit)

add keema (minced raw jack fruit)

add keema (minced raw jack fruit)

add keema (minced raw jack fruit)

add ginger garlic paste,

add ginger garlic paste,

Add turmeric powder, chili powder, coriander powder and salt

Add turmeric powder, chili powder, coriander powder and salt

add tomato

add tomato

Add peas and fresh cream

Add peas and fresh cream

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Add peas and fresh cream

Add peas and fresh cream

cook till vegetables are done.

cook till vegetables are done.

Raw jackfruit keema Matar (Green peas)

Raw jackfruit keema Matar (Green peas)

Raw jackfruit keema Matar (Green peas)

Raw jackfruit keema Matar (Green peas)

Raw jackfruit keema Matar (Green peas)

Raw jackfruit keema Matar (Green peas)


14
Jun 17

Raw jackfruit biryani

I had jackfruit tree in our house in Rawat Bhata, so I experimented a lot with jackfruit. Actually the jackfruit is the powerhouse of nutrition as it is packed with good amount of fiber too.

The ‘Raw jack fruit biryani’ cooked in ghee, teamed with cucumber raita and chili pickle, make a soul warming dish…

Awesome in taste…

Ingredients:

  • Basmati rice: 1 cup (200-250 gm.)
  • Raw jack fruit: 150-200 gm
  • Refined oil/cooking oil/ ghee: 5 tablespoon
  • Butter: 1 tablespoon
  • Curd: 1 cup
  • Onion: 100gm
  • Ramba/kewada leaf (Pandanus odorus): 2 no.
  • Cumin seed: 1 teaspoon.
  • Salt: 2 teaspoon
  • Red Chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder: half teaspoon
  • Water: 2 cup
  • Ginger: 2 inch piece
  • Garlic: 4-6 flakes
  • Green chili: 4 no.
  • Tomato: 1 no. (Medium size)
  • Capsicum: 1 no.
  • Whole Garam masala:(Clove: 3 no. Cinnamon: 2 inch stick Green cardamom: 2no.Black cardamom: 1 no. Mace: 2 inch piece Bay leaf: 2 no.)

Preparation:

  1. Peel and Cut jackfruit with the help of knife and chopping board (Rub chopping board, knife and your hands with oil so that sticky 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. Chop onion, capsicum, tomato and green chili, keep aside.
  3. Make paste of ginger, garlic, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Heat oil in a pan; add cumin, whole Garam masala, sputter for few seconds, add chopped onion; fry it on high flame till it gets transparent add raw jack fruit, ginger and garlic paste, kewada leaf, green chili , tomato and capsicum one by one in sequence, frying after 2 minutes each.
  2. Add turmeric powder, chili powder, coriander powder and salt, fry for couple of minutes, and add curd, reduce the flame to lower, cook till vegetables are 80% done.
  3. Add Garam masala powder and butter stir fry and add hot water, place on high flame, when it starts to boil, add washed rice, and mix well cover it and  lower the flame, cook until rice is done
  4. Put off the flame; allow cooling for about 5-6 minutes, after cooling, stir lightly with the help of fork. Transfer raw jack fruit biryani into serving plate. Decorate with green coriander leaves and fried onion.
  5. Mouth watering Raw jackfruit biryani is ready to eat with cucumber raita and red chili pickle.
Raw jackfruit biryani

Raw jackfruit biryani

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

add cumin, whole Garam masala

add cumin, whole Garam masala

add chopped onion

add chopped onion

add chopped onion

add chopped onion

add raw jack fruit

add raw jack fruit

add raw jack fruit

add raw jack fruit

add raw jack fruit

add raw jack fruit

add raw jack fruit, ginger and garlic paste

add raw jack fruit, ginger and garlic paste

add raw jack fruit, ginger and garlic paste, kewada leaf, green chili

add raw jack fruit, ginger and garlic paste, kewada leaf, green chili

add raw jack fruit, ginger and garlic paste, kewada leaf, green chili

add raw jack fruit, ginger and garlic paste, kewada leaf, green chili

add tomato

add tomato

add tomato

add tomato

Add capsicum

Add capsicum

Add turmeric powder, chili powder, coriander powder and salt

Add turmeric powder, chili powder, coriander powder and salt

add curd

add curd

Add Garam masala powder and butter

Add Garam masala powder and butter

Add Garam masala powder and butter

Add Garam masala powder and butter

Add Garam masala powder and butter

Add Garam masala powder and butter

add hot water

add hot water

add washed rice

add washed rice

cook until rice is done

cook until rice is done

Raw jackfruit biryani

Raw jackfruit biryani

Raw jackfruit biryani

Raw jackfruit biryani


12
Jun 17

Suran (elephant yam) kofta curry

The option of eating healthy is always available, but we overlook it. Keeping this in my mind I prepared this dish ‘suran (elephant yam) kofta curry’.

The suran (elephant yam) is well known home remedy for joint pain and arthritis. The properties of Yam is used in traditional medicine systems, and in Ayurvedic, it is used to treat numerous illnesses ranging from minor ailments such as coughs to improve the quality of sperm and also to treat liver & spleen disorders. Dish prepared using the tuber helps to control and treat piles too.

Ingredients:

For kofta:

  • Suran (elephant yam): 100 gm.
  • Besan (gram flour): 2 tablespoon
  • Sliced bread: 1 no.
  • Green chili: 1 no.
  • Refined Oil: deep frying
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon

For curry:

  • Onion: 1 no. (Small)
  • Tomato: 1no. (Small)
  • Ginger: 3” pieces
  • Garlic: 4-5 flakes
  • Cumin seed: half teaspoon
  • Clove: 2 no.
  • Cinnamon: 1” piece
  • Bay leaf: 1 no.
  • Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Red chili powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder: ¼ teaspoon
  • Fresh coriander leaves: 20 gm.

Preparation:

  1. Cut onion, ginger, garlic and tomato, grind them to smooth paste. Keep aside.
  2. Chop coriander leaves and green chili keep aside.
  3. Clean and peel off the suran, wash thoroughly, Chop them into big slices.
  4. Boil it, till done. (You can boil it in open vassal, pressure cooker or microwave).
  5. Drain the water, grate it with grater, put it into mixing bowl, Discard the edges of bread, add all ingredients of kofta mix well and make dough, divide the dough into 8-10 part, make lemon size ball, or you may give the cylindrical shape and keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take a heavy bottom pan. Put oil in a pan, when smoke starts, add balls (kofta), and deep-fry the kofta on medium flame till light brown in color, remove and keep aside. Repeat till all kofta is fried.
  2. Put 2 tablespoon of oil into the pan. When smoke starts, put whole Garam masala (clove, Cumin seed and cinnamon) and bay leaf Sputter it for few seconds.
  3. Add grounded paste; Fry till liquid dries up (About 4-5 minutes on medium flame).
  4. Add red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt fry for few seconds.
  5. Put half cup water just boil it, add fried kofta and bring it to boil, add Garam masala powder.
  6. Transfer it to serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves. Suran (elephant yam) kofta curry is ready to serve, serve hot with missi roti or paratha.
Suran (elephant yam) kofta curry

Suran (elephant yam) kofta curry

Ingredients

Ingredients

Cut onion, ginger, garlic and tomato, grind them to smooth paste

Cut onion, ginger, garlic and tomato, grind them to smooth paste

ingredients of kofta mix well

ingredients of kofta mix well

make dough

make dough

you may give the cylindrical shape

you may give the cylindrical shape

deep-fry the kofta

deep-fry the kofta

deep-fry the kofta

deep-fry the kofta

fried kofta

fried kofta

put whole Garam masala

put whole Garam masala

Add grounded paste

Add grounded paste

Add grounded paste

Add grounded paste

fry till liquid dries up

fry till liquid dries up

Add red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt

Add red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt

Put half cup water

Put half cup water

just boil it

just boil it

add fried kofta

add fried kofta

bring it to boil

bring it to boil

Suran (elephant yam) kofta curry

Suran (elephant yam) kofta curry


05
Jun 17

French beans masala

‘Masala’ simply means spice; no Indian can live without masala in their lives. French beans are easily available in all over…it is rich in vitamins and have numerous health benefits.

The preparation packed with bags of flavor with onion, tomato, garlic, ginger and spices from south India makes the dish yummy.

Ingredients:

  • French beans: 250 gm
  • Onion: 1 no. (Medium size)
  • Ginger: 2” pieces
  • Garlic: 3-4 flacks
  • Tomato: 2no. (Medium size)
  • Cumin: ½ teaspoon
  • Bay leaf: 2 no.
  • Black pepper: 10-15 grains
  • Cinnamon: 1 inch piece
  • Black cardamom: 1 no. (Crushed)
  • Turmeric powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Chili powder: ½   teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon (as per taste)
  • Cooking oil: 2 tablespoon
  • Curd: 2 tablespoon
  • Garam masala powder: 2 pinch

Preparation:

  1. Cut French beans into 1 inch pieces. Steam/blanch the beans, keep aside.
  2. Cut onion, green chili, tomatoes, ginger and garlic into small pieces.

Method:

  1. Take a fry pan. Heat oil till it smokes. Put cardamom, cinnamon, bay leaf, cumin, sputter it for few seconds, and add chopped onion, green chili. Fry till onion become transparent, add tomatoes, ginger and garlic till it is done. Add curd, stir fry till oil separates from the masala.
  2. Add boiled beans and fry for 2 minutes, add salt, turmeric powder, coriander powder, chili power and ¼ cup of water cover it and cook till it get done and liquid dries up.
  3. Put off the flame, transfer into serving bowl. Decorate with green coriander. French beans masala is ready to serve.
French beans masala

French beans masala

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

chopped Ingredients

chopped Ingredients

blanch the beans

blanch the beans

Put cardamom, cinnamon, bay leaf, cumin

Put cardamom, cinnamon, bay leaf, cumin

add chopped onion

add chopped onion

add chopped onion, green chili

add chopped onion, green chili

blanched the beans

blanched the beans

add tomatoes, ginger

add tomatoes, ginger

add salt, turmeric powder, coriander powder, chili power

add salt, turmeric powder, coriander powder, chili power

Add curd

Add curd

Add curd

Add curd

Add boiled beans

Add boiled beans

Add boiled beans

Add boiled beans

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French beans masala

French beans masala