23
Jun 17

Pineapple raita

According to NDTV raita gives unexpected twist to the main course. Freshness of curd infused with pineapple with a teaspoon of sugar balance the flavor.

The recipe is slightly elaborate to peel off pine apple, but I feel it is fun to me…but you can use tinned pineapple too…

Ingredients:

  • Pineapple (peeled): 100 gm
  • Curd (Yogurt): 200-250 gm
  • Black pepper powder: 1teaspoon
  • Black rock salt (kala namak): ½ teaspoon
  • Roasted cumin powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Salt: ¼ teaspoon
  • Sugar: 1 teaspoon
  • Mint leaves: 5-6 leaves

Preparation:

  1. Peel pineapple and chop into small pieces, keep aside.
  2. Chop mint leaves roughly.

Method:

  1. Blend the curd and transfer into mixing bowl; add all ingredients into it, mix them well and put into serving bowl.
  2. Now Pine apple raita is ready, you can serve this as side dish.
Pine apple raita

Pine apple raita

Ingredients

Ingredients

chop into small pieces

chop into small pieces

Pine apple raita

Pine apple raita

Pine apple raita

Pine apple raita


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


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)


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)


09
Apr 17

Onion cucumber raita

Summer is the time when you require special care, exposure to the sun; humidity and chloride can harm us in many ways. A little effort can keep you healthy even during summer, so hydrate yourself to take a lot of water and consume onion and cucumber daily ,here is the recipe to prepare ‘onion and cucumber raita.

You will surprise to see that your skin will stay soft and moisturized as well.

Ingredients:

  • Onion: 1 no.
  • Cucumber: 1 no.
  • Green chili: 1 no.
  • Curd (Yogurt): 2cup
  • Cumin seed (roasted powder): 1teaspoon
  • Salt: ¼ teaspoon
  • Kala namak: ¼ teaspoon
  • Chili powder: ¼ teaspoon

Preparation:

  1. Discard the both ends of cucumber; you can peel of the cucumber, as per your wish. Grate the cucumber, keep aside.
  2. Chop onion into small pieces, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take a mixing bowl; Put the curd, salt, cumin seed powder and chili powder into the bowl.
  2. Mix them well; add grated cucumber, green chili and chopped onion, Mix well and put into serving bowl.
  3. Now onion cucumber raita is ready, you can serve this as side dish too.
Onion cucumber raita

Onion cucumber raita

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

add grated cucumber, green chili and chopped onion

add grated cucumber, green chili and chopped onion

add grated cucumber, green chili and chopped onion

add grated cucumber, green chili and chopped onion

Put the curd, salt, cumin seed powder and chili powder

Put the curd, salt, cumin seed powder and chili powder

Onion cucumber raita

Onion cucumber raita