Breakfast · Chaat Recipes · Snacks

Bread Idli Chaat | Chaat Recipe

Bread Idli Chaat is an innovative recipe. It is very easy and quick recipe. It is a different form of chaat and tastes very delicious. My family enjoys a lot eating this chaat. In this recipe round bread slices are topped with mashed potatoes and is served in the form of chaat.

Step – by – Step Video of Bread Idli Chaat

Prep Time – 10 Mins                Cook Time – 15 Mins                 Serving – 10 Idlis

Ingredients –

  1. Boiled and Mashed Potatoes – 2 Cups
  2. Curd – 2 Cups + Water – ¼ Cup
  3. Bread Slices – 10 Nos.
  4. Oil – 6 Tbsp. + for cooking idlis
  5. Mustard Seeds – 1 Tsp.
  6. Hing – Pinch
  7. Chilli Powder – 4 Tsp.
  8. Salt – to taste
  9. Garam Masala – 1 Tsp.
  10. Finely Chopped Green Chillies – ½ Tbsp.
  11. Aloo Bhujia – For Garnishing
  12. Green Chutney – For Garnishing
  13. Tomato Ketchup / Imli Chutney – For Garnishing
  14. Chaat Masala
  15. Finely Chopped Onions  – For Garnishing

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Method – 

  1. Heat 3 Tbsp. of oil in a wok and add green chillies and sauté it for min.
  2. Add mashed potatoes, 2 tsp. of red chilli powder, salt and garam masala.
  3. Add 2-3 Tbsp. of water and mix all ingredients properly and cook potato masala for 5 mins.
  4. Thin down the curd to a thick raita consistency with the help of some water.
  5. Now time to make tadka, for that take pan and heat up 3 tbsp. of oil and add hing and mustard seeds.
  6. On crackling of seeds, add 2 tsp. of red chilli powder and 2 tbsp. of water.
  7. Add this tadka in curd and add salt and mix well and keep it in refrigerator for 10-15 mins.
  8. Cut bread slices into round with the help of a round cookie cutter or anything which is round in shape.
  9. Now take small portion of potato mixture and spread a thin layer on the round shaped bread.
  10. Cook masala side of bread first with the help of oil.
  11. Flip bread and cook another side till it changes its color to golden brown.
  12. Now for serving – Take bowl and put idli in it and cover it totally with tadka curd.
  13. Garnish it with green chutney, tomato ketchup, finely chopped onions and aloo bhujia on top.
  14. Sprinkle chaat masala and serve.

Step – by – Step Picture of Bread Idli Chaat

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Tips – 

  1. If you don’t eat potatoes, can replace it with raw banana.
  2. I have used white bread slices. You can use brown bread also.
  3. Curry leaves can also be added in tadka. It will give nice flavor.
  4. Spices can be adjusted according to your taste.
  5. Aloo Bhujia can be easily replaced with nylon sev.
  6. Leftover bread can be used as breadcrumbs for some other recipes.

Enjoy this yum chaat and share your feedback with me. I will see you all next time with new recipe. Till then

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Surbhi

Breakfast · Kids Recipe · Snacks · Tiffin Recipe

Veg Macroni | Macroni in Indian Style

Veg Macroni is a very healthy option for your kids as it includes lot of vegetables. It is a perfect tiffin recipe and evening snack for your kids. Although I am not a kid, I love Veg Macroni a lot. That means veg macroni is perfect for every age group. It is very easy and quick recipe.

Step – by – Step Video of Veg Macroni

Prep Time – 10 Mins.             Cook Time – 15 Mins.                 Serving – 2

Ingredients –

  1. Uncooked Macroni – 1 ½ Cup
  2. Salt – 1 Tsp. + To Taste
  3. Oil – 1 Tbsp. + 4 Tbsp.
  4. Finely Chopped Onions – ½ Cup
  5. Finely Chopped Tomato – ½ Cup
  6. Finely Chopped Capsicum – ½ Cup
  7. Tomato Ketchup – 4 Tbsp.
  8. Red Chilli Powder – ½ Tbsp.
  9. Turmeric Powder – ½ Tsp.
  10. Amchur (Dry Mango) Powder – ½ Tbsp.
  11. Preserved Water (Water in which Macroni is boiled) – ½ Cup

Veg Macroni

Method –

  1. Boil water in a pan and add 1tbsp. of oil and 1 tsp. of salt.
  2. Add macroni in boiled water and cook it until it gets soft.
  3. Strain it with the help of a sieve and keep it aside.
  4. Heat oil in a wok and add onions and cook them for 2-3 mins.
  5. Now add capsicum and cook them also for 2-3 mins.
  6. Add tomatoes and cook all vegetables for 5 mins.
  7. Add in tomato ketchup, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and amchur powder and mix them properly with vegetables.
  8. Add preserved water.
  9. Add boiled macroni and cook it for 5 mins.
  10. Veg Macroni is ready to serve

Step – by – Step Pictures of Veg Macroni

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Tips –

  1. Oil and salt is added at the time of boiling of water so that macroni don’t get stick to each other.
  2. If you don’t eat onion, can easily skip it and instead of it you can use red and yellow bell peppers or any other vegetable as you like.
  3. Spices can be adjusted according to your taste

Enjoy yummy Macroni and share your feedback with me. See you all next time with new recipe.

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Surbhi

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Soup

Hot & Sour Soup | Winter Special

Hot and Sour Soup is a Chinese Soup. It is spicy, sour and hot. The best time to have this soup is Winter Season. Hot soup in chilly weather, this sounds too good. Winter season is my favorite season and to have hot soup in this season is like Icing on the Cake. During winter season, Hot and Sour Soup and Tomato Soup are the most preferred and liked soup at my home. It is very easy to make as all the elements used in this soup is easily available in market. It is healthy also as lot of vegetables are used in this soup.

Step –  by – Step Video of Hot &  Sour Soup

Prep Time20 Mins             Cook Time20 Mins             Serving4

Ingredients –

  1. Finely Chopped Garlic – 1 Tbsp.
  2. Finely Chopped Green Chilli – 1 Tbsp.
  3. Finely Chopped Cabbage – 1 Cup
  4. Finely Chopped Carrot – 1 Cup
  5. Finely Chopped Spring Onions, White – ½ Cup
  6. Vegetable Stock – 3 ½ Cups
  7. Vinegar – 3 Tsp.
  8. Soy Sauce – 3 Tsp.
  9. Green Chilli Sauce – 3 Tsp.
  10. Cornflour – 3 Tbsp.
  11. Salt to Taste
  12. Black Pepper Powder to Taste
  13. Oil – 4 Tbsp.

Hot & Sour Soup

Method – 

  1. Heat oil in a pan.
  2. Add green chillies and garlic and sauté them for 2-3 mins.
  3. Add cabbage, carrot and spring onions white and sauté all vegetables for 10 mins.
  4. Add vinegar, soy sauce and green chilli sauce and mix vegetables with sauces properly.
  5. Add salt and black pepper powder and mix.
  6. Add in vegetable stock
  7. Mix 3 tbsp. of cornflour with 3-4 tbsp. of water and add it to soup and mix well.
  8. Cook soup till one boil.
  9. Enjoy Hot & Sour Soup in this Winter Season.

Step – by – Step pictures of the process to make Hot & Sour Soup

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Tips – 

  1. Vegetable Stock – Boil roughly chopped vegetables like carrot, cabbage, onions, capsicum, green chillies or any other of your choice in 6 Cups of water till it reduces to 3 ½ Cups.
  2. Spices can be adjusted according to your taste.
  3. I have used carrot, cabbage and spring onion. You can skip some of this vegetable and add other as per your liking like capsicum, beans, and mushrooms. If you don’t have spring onion, you can add plain onions also.

Enjoy Hot & Sour Soup in this Winter Season and share your feedback with me. See you all next time with new recipe. 

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Indian · Tiffin Recipe

Aloo Methi ki Subzi | Winter Special

Methi Leaves (Fenugreek Leaves) are very nutritious. It is full of iron and one should include it in their diet. There are many recipes which can be made from Methi Leaves like Aloo Methi, Methi Thepla, Methi Mater Malai, Methi Muthia etc.

Methi Leaves is a Winter Leafy Vegetable. Atleast once a week different types of recipes from methi leaves is made at my home. My favorite is aloo methi, methi muthia, methi thepla.  My today’s recipe is Aloo Methi. Aloo Methi is a North Indian Style Subzi. It is very easy and quick recipe.

Aloo (Potato) and Methi is a best combination to make. You can make aloo methi stuffed parantha or any type of fried snack item from it like samosa, tikkis. You can serve Aloo Methi ki Subzi with chapatti, rice or plain parantha.

Step – by – Step Video Aloo Methi ki Subzi

Prep Time10 Mins                Cook Time15 Mins                  Serving4

Ingredients –

  1. Chopped Methi (Fenugreek Leaves) – 3 Cups
  2. Potatoes – 5
  3. Oil – 6 Tbsp.
  4. Asafoetida – Pinch
  5. Mustard Seeds – ½ Tsp.
  6. Cumin Seeds – ½ Tsp.
  7. Fennel Seeds – ½ Tsp.
  8. Salt to Taste
  9. Red Chilli Powder – 3 Tbsp.
  10. Turmeric Powder – 1 Tsp.
  11. Coriander Powder – 1 ½ Tbsp.

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Method –

  1. Cut potatoes into small cubes.
  2. Heat oil in a wok and add asafoetida, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fennel seeds.
  3. On crackling of seeds, add cubed potatoes and salt and mix.
  4. Cover wok with lid and cook potatoes until they are soft.
  5. Now add chopped methi, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder and mix.
  6. Cook Subzi for 5 mins.

Enjoy Aloo Methi ki Subzi in this Cold Weather and share your feedback with me. I will see you in my next blog with new recipe. Till then bye…

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