Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Rassiya (sugarcane juice recipe)

Posting this recipe for bookmarked recipe(volume 38).
The source of y recipe is my Mom.
Recipe is here:

Made from ganna rass that's why d recipe is named  Rassiya :).

                          

Ingredients:
 Fresh Sugarcane juice(ganna rass) - 1 lit
Rice – handful (washed and soaked for an hour).

Method:
Put the sugarcane juice in a heavy bottom pan and heat .Wash and add the rice and cook  till the rice and sugarcane juice form a smooth thick mixture. Serve cool with milk or curd.
another version is here.

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Sunday, April 24, 2011

DNSW:G - Roundup


My first award! Thanks Akila for the lovely  trophy.  :) 
for this round up visit DNSW:G-Roundup .
For  my recipe check Gobhi Anjeeri

Friday, April 22, 2011

Rassiya (sugar cane juice kheer)

Made from ganna rass that's why d recipe is named  Rassiya :).

                          
Ingredients:
 Fresh Sugarcane juice(ganna rass) - 1 lit
Rice – handful (washed and soaked for an hour).
roasted  cashew(kaju)-handful
raisin-handful
 ginger powder(sauth)-1 tsp
Method:
Put the sugarcane juice in a heavy bottom pan and heat .Wash and add the rice and cook  till the rice and sugarcane juice form a smooth thick mixture. add cashew ,raisin and sauth powder .cook for next 5 min .Serve cool with milk or curd.
               

I'm sending this recipe to Priya's easy n tasty recipes and Nivedita's original announcement page.




Thursday, April 21, 2011

Dahi-kachori with onion raita

For Dahi-kachori                        
for dough:
5 cups maida (refined flour) (to make 20 kachori)
2 cup dahi/curd/hung curd
1 tbsp ginger paste

1/2 tsp carom seeds
1 tsp green chilly paste
salt to taste
turmeric-1/2 tsp
water to knead
Method :
Mix all the ingredients sufficient water to make soft dough. After resting for 2 hours, knead  very well. Divide the dough into small  balls.



 Now flatten this ball and roll into a desired circle.do the same with all balls. 
Heat ghee in a non stick  pan.when hot  place all puris one by one and  cook over low heat. Turn it again.Cook both sides till golden brown.
Serve  hot. with onion raita.



For Onion raita
curd-2 cup(blended)
onion-1 large(chopped)
black salt powder-1/4 tsp
black pepper powder-  -1/4 tsp
red chilly powder-1 pinch
finely chopped green chilly-1/2 tsp
mint powder-1 tsp
Method:
mix all ingredients and serve cool .


enjoy this in hot summer evening :).

Imli- Saunth Chutney (Tamarind Dried Ginger Chutney )



Ingredients:
part 1
jaggery(gur) -1 cup
water-1 cup
sugar-1 cup
black salt-1 tbsp
tamarind -1 cup (soaked,mashed and sieved )
mango powder-2 tsp
roasted and cracked fenugreek seeds--1/2 tsp
lemon juice-1 tsp
ginger -1 tbsp grated

part 2
Dried raisin-1 cup
chopped dated -1 cup
cracked black pepper- 1/2 tsp
roasted and cracked fennel seeds(saunf)-1 tsp
roasted and cracked cumin seed-1 tsp
roasted  carom seeds (ajwain)-1/2 tsp
roasted and cracked cloves -1/2 tsp


Method:

Put all the ingredients(part 1) in a non stick pan .mix very well.bring it to a boil.simmer  the heat cook for next 25-30 minutes or till the desired consistency has been reached.
Now add (part 2) ingredients.sauté well.simmer for 5-7 minutes.serve when cool.
store in cool dry place.

TAMARIND-GRAPES CHUTNEY{IMLI-ANGOOR CHUTNEY}[sweet-sour sauce]

Ingredients:
1 cup seedless tamarind
10-12 grapes
2-3 tsp jaggery powder
1/2 tsp lack salt powder
1/2 tsp red chilly powder
1 pinch black pepper powder

Method:
Soak tamarind with little hot water for an hour.  mash it completely and sieve the pulp to get smooth paste.
remove the skin of grapes and mash it completely.mix all the ingredients very well.churn it once in grinder.the chutney is ready to serve.


sugar stuffed whole wheat flour chapati {meethi roti}..

                                                  
Ingredients to make about 6:                          
for dough:
2.5 cups whole wheat flour
1 tbsp pure ghee
1 cup water
For stuffing:
6 tsp sugar



Method :
Mix flour,ghee  and sufficient water to make soft dough. After resting for 1/2 hours, knead  very well. Divide the dough into 6 balls.
For stuffing:
 Now flatten one ball of dough with your hand place 1 tsp sugar  on it and again make it into ball..Seal the edges completely .Flatten this ball and roll into a desired circle.do the same with all balls.  heat the non stick  griddle (tawa). place it and  cook over low heat. Turn it again.Cook both sides till golden brown.
Serve  hot with some chutney.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Tamatar-Khajoor ki chutney{Tomato-Date chutney} :version 2


Method:

ingredients:
8 medium tomatoes
10-12 seedless dates(khajoor)
1/4 tsp haldi(turmeric powder)
salt to taste
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp(cumin,kalonji(onion seeds),sauf(fennel seeds),methi(fenugreek seeds) mix)
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
5-6 tsp sugar or jagerry
2 tejpatta,
1 cinnamon stick
3-4 lawang(cloves)

method:
Wash,cut and grind  tomatoes to make a fine paste without adding water.
Now heat oil a non sticky  pan . add seeds,cloves,cinnamon stick and tejpatta.   when they splutter add seedless dates,salt , turmeric powder and stir.cook for 3-4 min  add tomato puree  .cook  for 5-6 min ...bring to a boil.
now add sugar stir occasionally .a .cook till done.
This one is for my friend and blogger Richa (Ambrosia = beautiful blog with Yummy recipes) :)!

pls visit for version 1.



Thursday, April 14, 2011

stuffed whole wheat flour chapati {meethi roti}

Today is bisua(mesh sankranthi). the main ingredient for the recipe to be eaten on this day is (roasted gram flour)sattu and raw mango.
I tried  sattu with some variation.and the result was ymmy:).
here is my recipe:                                                       
Ingredients to make about 6:                          
for dough:

2.5 cups whole wheat flour
1/4 tsp turmeric
1 tbsp pure ghee 
1 cup water
For stuffing:
1 cup roasted gram flour(sattu)
1 cup grated coconut(nariyal)
1 cup grated jaggery(gud)
6 tsp pure ghee
Method : 
Mix flour,turmeric,ghee  and sufficient water to make soft dough. After resting for 1/2 hours, knead  very well. Divide the dough into 6 balls.

For stuffing:
dry roast coconut till good aroma comes then add sattu,and jaggery  .mix well until all the ingredients cone together into one  mass.cool  it lightly and make small balls.


 Now flatten one ball of dough with your hand place small size sattu balls  on it and again make it into ball..Seal the edges completely .Flatten this ball and roll into a desired circle.do the same with all balls.  heat the non stick  griddle (tawa). place it and  cook over low heat,spoon 1 tsp ghee. Turn it again.Cook both sides till golden brown. 
Serve  hot. 

For sugar stuffed roti /chapati see here
This is going to Fast food not fat food of Priya's now serving.




This is part of "Design a menu" check here.  







Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Jack fruit balls with dry fruits gravy

 आज राम नवमी है .राम जी का जन्मदिन.कुछ ख़ास  हो जाये लेकिन कुछ कलाकारी के साथ .इसलिए  कटहल के साथ कुछ अलग करना चाहती थी लेकिन  क्या ?
फिर कुछ -कुछ मनं में आता चला गया और मैं बनाते चली गयी. और जो निष्कर्ष जो रिजल्ट जो  बना वो वाकई लाजवाब बना .R ने कहा अगर आज सन्डे होता तो मैं और खाने वाला था ! :)
 कभी मन हो ,मौका हो तो जरूर बनाइये !
Here is my Recipe:

Ingredients :
For balls:
4 cup jack fruit
2 tbsp besan(gram flour) 
salt to taste
1/4 tsp turmeric
2 tsp vinegar
oil to fry

For gravy:
10 kaju
10 kismish
5 almond
1 tsp poppy seeds
2 tomatoes
2 cup amul gold milk
1 tsp grated ginger
2  chillies
1 cinnamon stick
2 black cardamom

1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 pinch asafoetida
1/2 tsp haldi (turmeric)
salt to taste

Method:
for dumplings:
wash,cut,boil and grind the jack fruits.now mix all the ingredients except oil without water.make small balls .heat oil in a non stick pan .fry all the ball till done.dont over fry.remove from oil.

for gravy:
grind all the ingredients to make a fine paste.
heat  1 tbsp oil in a wok.splutter cumin,add asafoetida.add the paste,turmeric,salt.saute and cook for 5 min on low heat add 1-2 cup of water cook for another 5 min.now add the balls and remove from fire,
enjoy with rice ,roti.

Its really delicious .unable to add picture of the recipe :( .

sending this  to Charita and Aarnavi's  C for Colourful Currys
                                                

Monday, April 11, 2011

healthy veggie soup(bottle gourd spinach soup)


Eating healthy soup can improve our digestive flow, as well as helping to dramatically lower  calorie intake :).                                                                          


Ingredients: 1 tsp Garlic crushed 

1 tbsp Butter  

2 Cup bottle gourd (diced) 

 1 large Potato (diced)  

1 cup Tomato Sauce.

1 onion diced 

1 bunch baby Spinach (washed and chopped)  

1 tsp black pepper corn
2Bay leaves
White Pepper Powder to taste 
1 tsp corn flour
Salt to taste

Soya sauce to taste
Method:

Cook bottle gourd, potato, onion, spinach , pepper corn ,bay leaves with 5 cup of water, till soft. then remove bay leaves, reserve the water and put in a blender to make a fine puree .
Now heat butter in a  deep pan add the puree sauté for 2 minutes. Add reserved water. boil  and reduce the stock to reach the desired consistency. add white pepper powder,corn flour dissolved little water.add salt to taste. Garnish with soya sauce ,serve piping hot.


                                                                           This is part of Design a menu check here .



 




Bhindi bhaja

Ingredients:
bhindi/okra(small size)-8                                                                  
oil to deep fry
salt to taste
turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
rice(soak for an hour) 1 cup
garlic  - 7-8
dry red chilly  - 2
filling
sauf powder- 1tbsp
roasted sesame powder-1 tbsp
roasted peanut powder-2 tbsp
salt
red chilly powder to taste
dried mango powder (amchoor)-1 tsp

Method:
Wash okras and make them dry.make slit in all the okras lengthwise from cap to bottom.don't remove the caps.
place the cut okras in microwave plate  and microwave for 4 min or till done.
rest it to cool.now fill the filling very carefully so that it doesn't come out from the bhindis/okras.
Now grind soaked rice with garlic ,red chilly and salt to make a thick batter.In this batter marinade all the stuffed bhindis/okras for 5 min.
Now heat oil in non stick pan for deep fry.now deep fry all the marinated bhindis till golden brown.
serve hot.

This is also part of "Design a menu" check here



bottle gourd raita

Ingredients:
1 cup washed,chopped and boiled bottle gourd along with salt and turmeric
2 cup curd
 1/2 tsp black salt
1/4 tsp red chilly powder
1/4 tsp black pepper powder
1 tbsp black mustard paste


method:
mix all the ingredients very well.

This is also part of "Design A Menu" check here .

Rice

Ingredients:                                                                                
rice-2 cup(washed and soaked for 5 min)
water-3 cup
2 tsp sugar
8-9 cashew nuts
9-10 raisins
1/4 tsp green cardamom powder
1 stick cinnamon
1 tsp pure ghee
method:
      Heat ghee in a pressure pan add sugar when the sugar turns brown add water then add all the ingredients close the lid and cook for 1 whistle.
This is part of Design A Menu check here.


Apple-Banana Milk shake


Ingredients:

1 cup chopped apple


1 cup chopped banana
2 cup milk
2 tsp sugar
5-6 ice cubes
2 tsp honey
Direction:
Combine all ingredients in blender container. Cover and blend until smooth and creamy.
This is part of Design a menu check here.

arhar dal with kathal {pigeon beans with jackfruit}

Today is Chaitra Durgashtami  and was not in mood to cook veggie with onion and garlic .so i tried dal with jack fruit.The flesh of the jack fruit is starchy, fibrous and is a source of dietary fiber.pigeon beans contain high levels of protein and the important amino acidsmethioninelysine, and tryptophan. In combination with cereals, pigeon peas make a well-balanced human food. . here is my recipe:

Ingredients:
4 cup chopped kathal( baby jack fruit without seeds)
1 cup arhar(toor) dal
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
3 chopped tomatoes
1 tsp grated ginger
salt to taste
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp garam masala powder
1/4 tsp kitchen king powder
1 tsp oil
1pinch asafoetida
1 tsp cumin seeds

Method:
                Pressure cook dal with kathal,turmeric powder,salt and all powders except garam masala.cook for 3-4 whistle or till done.

                Heat  oil in a pan when hot add cumin seeds when splutter add asafoetida ,then add chopped tomatoes and grated ginger ,a pinch of turmeric,salt saute for a min.add cooked dal-kathal.mix very well .add garam masala simmer the flame and close the lid for 10-12 minutes.

serve with rice .   its really delicious and mouth watering.
this is part of "Design a menu" check here..

Also going to  cooking with whole food toor dal/pigeon beans  and Kiran's announcement page.....

sending this recipe to  Charita's and Aarnavi's "C for Colourful Currys" 












This is going to  For the love of cricket and legume  and Susan’s MLAA







Thursday, April 7, 2011

Easy Milkshake



 Ingredients:
2 cup  milk
2 tbsp orange squash
2 tsp sugar
6 ice cubes
preparation:
Combine all ingredients in blender container. Cover and blend until smooth and creamy.Makes 2  servings.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Nivedita's Kitchen ::"Only Original Recipes" - Event Round Up


Nivedita's Kitchen: 'Only' Original Recipes - Event Round Up

This is the Roundup for  "Only Original Recipes".

visit niveditaskitchen  for so many new recipes.

Saturday, April 2, 2011

panch foran

ingredients:
jeera(cumin seeds)
saunf (fennel seeds)
sarson(mustard seeds)
methi(fenugreek seeds)
mangraila(onion seeds)

mix all the ingredients very well and store in air tight jar.panch- foran is used in tempering veggies and dals
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