20
Jan 17

Khasta aaloo fry (crispy potato fry with mint/pudina)

Every day meal for kids:

Kids are very fond off eating potato in everyday meal. The recipe is for your kids lunch box (you can avoid the chili as per your taste) which has subtle taste. This is boiled and stir fry recipe, in which I used mint leaves that gives the additional flavor and taste.

Ingredients:

  • Potato: 250 gm
  • Green chilly: 2-3 no. (Optional)
  • Asafetida powder: 1pinch
  • Cumin: ½ teaspoon
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon
  • Chat masala: ½ teaspoon
  • Dry mango powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: one forth teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: half teaspoon
  • Mint leaves: 20 gm.
  • Mustard oil: 3 tablespoon

Preparation:

  1. Slit the green chili and discard the seeds. Keep aside.
  2. Boil/ microwave the potatoes, Peel and chop it.
  3. Clean and chop the mint leaves, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take heavy bottom pan, heat oil till smoke appears; add cumin and asafoetida wait for few seconds to sputter, add green chili, salt, turmeric powder,  coriander powder, mango powder, fry for one minute, add mint leaves and chopped potatoes, fry on high flame for couple of minutes.
  2. Add chat masala and stir fry till it get crisp, put off the flame and decorate with green mint leaf.
  3. Khasta aaloo fry (crispy potato fry with mint/pudina) is ready to serve.
Khasta aaloo fry (crispy potato fry with mint/pudina)

Khasta aaloo fry (crispy potato fry with mint/pudina)

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Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

add cumin

add cumin

add green chili

add green chili

add cumin and asafoetida

add cumin and asafoetida

add green chili, salt

add green chili, salt

Add chat masala and stir fry

Add chat masala and stir fry

add mint leaves

add mint leaves

add mint leaves

add mint leaves

add cumin and asafoetida

add cumin and asafoetida

add mint leaves and chopped potatoes

add mint leaves and chopped potatoes

Khasta aaloo fry (crispy potato fry with mint/pudina)

Khasta aaloo fry (crispy potato fry with mint/pudina)

Khasta aaloo fry (crispy potato fry with mint/pudina)

Khasta aaloo fry (crispy potato fry with mint/pudina)

Khasta aaloo fry (crispy potato fry with mint/pudina)

Khasta aaloo fry (crispy potato fry with mint/pudina)


19
Jan 17

Butter drenched cauliflower

Butter enhances the taste of the cauliflower, the easiest way to make your meal delicious. Butter is the rich source of vitamin A. new study show that butter provides the lubrication for body joints leading to more flexibility.

Ingredients:-

  • Cauliflower: 300gm
  • Ginger: 2” pieces
  • Black pepper: 1 tablespoon
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin: ½ teaspoon
  • Butter:  20-30 gm 2 tablespoon
  • Cooking oil: 1 teaspoon

Preparation:

  1. Wash and Cut the cauliflower into small pieces, dip it into hot water with half spoon salt (about 10 minutes), take out the cauliflower from the water.
  2. Cut ginger in small pieces, keep aside.
  3. Grind black pepper coarsely, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon oil and 10 gm of butter in a fry pan, add cumin and sputter it for few seconds, add chopped ginger stir few seconds, add cauliflower in it. Simmer the flame (at least 10 -15 minutes). Add salt, when cauliflower is half done, Simmer the flame till cauliflower is done add black pepper, stir well, Buttery cauliflower is ready to serve. Transfer into serving bowl decorates with extra butter, Serve hot with any meal, chapatti/paratha.
Butter drenched cauliflower

Butter drenched cauliflower

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

add cumin

add cumin

add chopped ginger

add chopped ginger

add chopped ginger

add chopped ginger

add cauliflower

add cauliflower

add black pepper

add black pepper

add black pepper

add black pepper

Butter drenched cauliflower

Butter drenched cauliflower

Butter drenched cauliflower

Butter drenched cauliflower

Butter drenched cauliflower

Butter drenched cauliflower


16
Nov 16

Kheera (cucumber) ki sabji

In my view, cucumber sabji is one of the traditional foods which is almost vanished, although it is very good and keep the body and mind healthy and cool. It can be prepared in very less time.

Health conscious people and those who like the light food, here is the recipe…

Ingredients:

  • Kheera (cucumber): 2no. (400 gm)
  • Ghee: 1 tablespoon
  • Curd (yogurt): half cup
  • Mustard seed: half teaspoon
  • Asafetida powder: 1pinch
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder: one forth teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon
  • Red chili powder: 1 teaspoon

preparation

  1. Peel off Kheera (cucumber), discard seed and Chop into 1”cube, keep aside.
  2. Beat the curd properly by hand blender or spoon, make it smooth.

Method:

  1. Take a fry pan, heat ghee till it smokes, add mustard seed; sputter it for few seconds.
  2. Add chopped Kheera, salt, turmeric powder, chili powder, and asafoetida and coriander powder.
  3. Fry for couple of minutes on medium high flame, add beaten curd slowly at low heat.
  4. Stir continuously and add a cup of water, cook for couple of minutes, bring it to boil.
  5. Put off the flame very tasty and crunchy Kheera (cucumber) sabji is ready to serve.
  6. Decorate with green coriander leaf and green chili.
Kheera (cucumber) ki sabji

Kheera (cucumber) ki sabji

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

heat ghee till it smokes

heat ghee till it smokes

add mustard seed

add mustard seed

add asafoetida

add asafoetida

Add chopped Kheera

Add chopped Kheera

add salt, turmeric powder, chili powder

add salt, turmeric powder, chili powder

add salt, turmeric powder, chili powder

add salt, turmeric powder, chili powder

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add salt, turmeric powder, chili powder

add salt, turmeric powder, chili powder

add beaten curd

add beaten curd

add beaten curd

add beaten curd

add a cup of water

add a cup of water

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Kheera (cucumber) ki sabji

Kheera (cucumber) ki sabji

Kheera (cucumber) ki sabji

Kheera (cucumber) ki sabji


09
Oct 16

Phalahari Thali day 9

Here navratri is coming to near end, tomorrow is very auspicious day, the day of worship “Siddhidatri” form of nav durga and the occasion of “kanya poojan”. After fasting of navratri devotees offer the feast to nine girls, who symbolize the nav durga.

On this occasion, enjoy the navmi Prasadam, sukha kala chana (dry Bengal gram), poori, and Sooji ka halwa. Phalahari Thali day 9 consists of:

  1. Sukha kala chana (dry Bengal gram),
  2. Poori and
  3. Sooji ka halwa
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Phalahari Thali day 9

Phalahari Thali day 9

Phalahari Thali day 9

Phalahari Thali day 9


08
Oct 16

Phalahari Thali day 8

Fasting in navratri days very common in north India, navratri is celebrated in different ways across the country, in Gujarat it is celebrated with Garva dance, performed all nine nights. These days Garva is not limited to Gujarat only, more or less it is popular not all over India but all over world too.

Mahagauri is worshipped on the 8th day of navratri. It is said to be Gauri has the power to fulfill all the desire of her devotees. Let’s come to phalahari Thali and think of singhare ke aate ka halwa, phalahari Bhel, carrot and almond soup.

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  1. Singhare ke aate ka halwa 
  2. Phalahari Bhel and
  3. Carrot and almond soup
Phalahari Thali day 8

Phalahari Thali day 8

Phalahari Thali day 8

Phalahari Thali day 8