Indian · Tiffin Recipe

Masala Bhindi | Restaurant Style Bhindi ki Subzi | Recipe no. 96

This is very delicious bhindi masala recipe which I have tried for the first time and it came out to be very tasty. Bored of eating the same type of bhindi Sabzi everyday so decided to do some invention and made this recipe. It is very easy to make recipe which requires very few ingredients.

Bhindi is a favorite vegetable of everyone especially kids so try to make different types of it and let your kids enjoy their favorite veggie with different taste. Just take care if you are making it for kids then adjust the quantity of spices and green chillies accordingly. You can serve masala bhindi with chapatti or rice. You can have this during lunch or dinner and even it is perfect tiffin recipe.

For all recipes visit – RECIPE INDEX

Step – by – Step Video of Masala Bhindi Recipe (Share and Subscribe)

Serving – Will serve to 4 people

Ingredients –

  1. Bhindi (Lady Finger) – 250 Gms.
  2. Onion – 4 Medium Size
  3. Green Chilli – 2 Nos.
  4. Oil – 5 Tbsp.
  5. Asafoetida – Pinch
  6. Mustard Seeds – ½ Tsp.
  7. Cumin Seeds – ½ Tsp.
  8. Fennel Seeds – ½ Tsp.
  9. Red Chilli Powder – 4 Tsp.
  10. Salt to Taste
  11. Turmeric Powder – ½ Tsp.
  12. Coriander Powder – 2 Tsp.

CollageMaker_20180324_152302378

Instructions –

  1. Wash bhindi with water and dry them on a large plate with kitchen towel.
  2. Remove head and tail of each bhindi.
  3. Slit each bhindi vertically without cutting it into two halves.
  4. Chop each bhindi into 2 inch pieces.
  5. Add roughly chopped onions in a grinder jar and add in roughly chopped green chillies and make a fine paste.
  6. Heat 3 tbsp. of oil in a pan
  7. Add in chopped bhindi and salt and cover it with a lid.
  8. Sauté it until the rawness of bhindi goes and it turns soft. Transfer cooked bhindi to a plate.
  9. Add 2 tbsp of oil in remaining oil and add in asafoetida, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fennel seeds.
  10. On crackling of seeds add prepared onion and green chilli paste and sauté it for 5 minutes.
  11. Add in red chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder (Salt is already there in bhindi if needed can be added at the end).
  12. Mix all spices and cook masala for 5 minutes.
  13. Add in cooked bhindi and mix it with masala and finally cook it for few more minutes.
  14. Switch off the flame and serve.

CollageMaker_20180324_152326005.jpg

Please try this recipe and share your feedback with me.

Happy Cookin!

Stay Happy!

Stay Healthy!

Love

Surbhi

Connect with me – Facebook(LIKE) | Twitter(FOLLOW) | YouTube(SUBSCRIBE) | Google+(FOLLOW)

Breakfast · Dhoklas · Kids Recipe · No Onion No Garlic · Snacks · Tiffin Recipe

Palak Dhokla | Healthy Spinach Dhokla | Recipe No. 95

Dhoklas are in itself very healthy recipe which you can have in your breakfast or as a snack. It is an all-time favorite Gujarati Snack item. There are many varieties of dhokla which can be prepared like Sandwich Dhokla, Khatta Dhokla, Tricolor Dhokla etc. New variety of dhokla recipe which I am sharing today is Palak Dhokla. I am making dhokla recipe healthier by adding one more healthy ingredient i.e. Spinach Leaves (Palak). As we all know spinach is full of Vitamins and Minerals so we must include it in our diet. We can have spinach in any form like soup, curry, raitas etc.

For all recipes visit – RECIPE INDEX

Step – by – Step Video of Palak Dhokla (Please Subscribe my Channel)

Serving – Will Serve 4-5 People

Ingredients –

  1. Rice – 1 ½ Cups
  2. Chana Dal (Split Bengal Gram) – ½ Cup
  3. Urad Dal (Black Gram, Split and Skinless) – ¼ Cup
  4. Yogurt (Curd) – 1 Cup
  5. Water – ½ Cup
  6. Spinach Leaves – 10 -12 Nos.
  7. Green Chillies – 2 Nos.
  8. Salt to Taste
  9. Red Chilli Powder – 2 Tsp.
  10. Asafoetida – Pinch
  11. Fruit Salt (Baking Soda) – ½ Tsp.
  12. Oil – 1 Tbsp. + 4 Tbsp. for Tadka
  13. Mustard Seeds – 1 Tbsp.
  14. Curry Leaves – 10-12 Nos.

CollageMaker_20180322_201855921

Instructions –

  1. Wash rice, chana dal and urad dal with clean water and soak them overnight.
  2. Transfer soaked ingredients in a grinder and add in curd and water and grind them (Batter should be of flowing consistency).
  3. Transfer batter in a bowl and keep it at a warm place for fermentation for atleast 5-6 hours.
  4. Boil water in a pan for blanching of spinach leaves.
  5. Add spinach leaves in a boiled water and leave it for 10 minutes.
  6. After 10 minutes transfer leaves in an ice water for 5 minutes.
  7. Take a grinder and add in blanched spinach leaves.
  8. Add in roughly chopped green chillies and grind them to make a fine puree.
  9. Add puree in a fermented batter and mix.
  10. Add in red chilli powder, salt and asafoetida and mix.
  11. Add in oil and mix.
  12. At the time of pouring the batter in a greased plate, just add soda and mix.
  13. Fill heavy bottomed vessel with 2 glass of water and keep stand in it and place greased plate on it.
  14. Pour the batter in a greased plate and cover it and start steaming it for atleast 20 minutes.
  15. After 20 minutes. just check dhokla by inserting knife. And if knife comes out clean that mean dhokla is ready and if not then steam it for few more minutes.
  16. Allow dhokla to cool down completely and then cut it into pieces.
  17. For tadka, heat oil in a pan and add in mustard seeds.
  18. When seeds crackle add in broken curry leaves.
  19. Drizzle tadka on a dhokla and serve.

CollageMaker_20180322_213903754CollageMaker_20180322_213925717CollageMaker_20180322_214027390CollageMaker_20180322_214050249

Notes –

  1. If you want you can add ginger garlic paste also in the batter. It will give nice taste to the dish.
  2. Always wash leafy vegetables with clean water for 2-3 times before using them in any recipe.
  3. Use sour curd for making the batter.
  4. Adjust quantity of green chilli according to your taste.

Please try this recipe and share your feedback with me.

Happy Cooking!

Stay Happy!

Stay Healthy!

Love

Surbhi

Connect with me – Facebook(LIKE) | Twitter(FOLLOW) | YouTube(SUBSCRIBE) | Google+(FOLLOW)

Uncategorized

Easy and Tasty Paneer Recipes | Cottage Cheese Recipes

Today I am sharing different easy and tasty recipes made from Paneer. Paneer is a versatile ingredient from which variety of recipes can be made. It is very healthy ingredient also. 

Bread Paneer Rolls

CollageMaker_20170915_212153268

Paneer Parantha

CollageMaker_20171026_131306394

Butter Paneer Masala

CollageMaker_20170925_121646441

Kalakand

CollageMaker_20180217_234340876

Paneer Pops

IMG_2017-08-10_22-07-44

Crunchy Paneer

CollageMaker_20170919_183210271

Please try this recipes and share your feedback with me.

Happy Cooking!

Stay Happy!

Stay Healthy!

Love 

Surbhi

Connect with me – Facebook(LIKE) | Twitter(FOLLOW) | YouTube(SUBSCRIBE) | Google+(FOLLOW)

 

Breakfast · Kids Recipe · Snacks · Starter · Tiffin Recipe · Uncategorized

Bread Pizza | Quick and Easy Recipe of Pizza | Recipe No. 94

Bread Pizza is a smaller version of actual pizza which is quick, easy and tasty snack recipe. This can be perfect snack for any kind of party at your home especially kid’s party. They are huge fan of pizza and always demands pizza in parties.

Here bread works as a pizza base and mixture of finely chopped veggies is used as a toppings. The taste of bread pizza is similar as that of regular bread pizza as all the ingredients used to make regular pizza has been used to make bread pizza so there will be no change.

For making bread pizza if possible use white bread only for a base and for vegetable toppings you can use veggies of your choice. I have added onion, capsicum and cabbage. You can use homemade pizza sauce for this recipe whose recipe I have already shared. You can prepare this pizza in oven as well on tawa also.

For all Recipes – Visit Recipe Index

Step – by – Step Video of Bread Pizza ( Please Subscribe my Channel)

Serving – 10-12 Bread Pizza

Ingredients –

  1. Finely Chopped Onion – 1 Cup
  2. Finely Chopped Cabbage – 1 Cup
  3. Finely Chopped Capsicum – 1 Cup
  4. Sweet Corns – ½ Cup
  5. Salt to Taste
  6. Black Pepper Powder – ½ Tbsp.
  7. Red Chilli Flakes – ½ Tbsp.
  8. Grated Cheese
  9. Pizza Sauce
  10. Bread Slices – 10-12
  11. Butter

CollageMaker_20180319_165131929

Instructions –

  1. Take finely chopped cabbage in a mixing bowl and add in finely chopped onion and capsicum in it.
  2. Add in sweet corns, salt, red chilli flakes and black pepper powder.
  3. Mix all ingredients.
  4. Take one bread slice at a time and spread pizza sauce on it.
  5. Place around 2 tbsp. of vegetable mixture on sauce and grate some cheese on it.
  6. Apply butter on hot pan and place bread pizza on it and cover the pan with lid.
  7. Cook pizza till the cheese melts and bottom of the pizza gets perfectly toast.
  8. Bread Pizza is ready to be served.

CollageMaker_20180319_165212130.jpg

Please try this recipe and share your feedback with me.

Happy Cooking!

Stay Happy!

Stay Healthy!

Love

Surbhi

Connect with me –  Facebook(LIKE) | Twitter(FOLLOW) | YouTube(SUBSCRIBE) | Google+(FOLLOW)

 

Snacks · Starter

Masala Papad | Fried Masala Papad | Recipe No. 93

Masala Papad is an easy and quick starter recipe in which crispy fried papad is topped with onion-tomato-cucumber mixture. Masala Papad can be prepared either from fried papad or from roasted papad also. Papad can be easily roasted in microwave by keeping it in for 30 seconds or you can roast it directly on flame using tongs. To give it a more crunch I have also added boondi and bikaji namkeen. These both ingredients are totally optional. Consume masala papad as soon as it is prepared otherwise it will become soggy.

For all Recipes visit – Recipe Index

Step – By – Step Video of Masala Papad (Please Subscribe)

Serving – Will Make 6 Masala Papad

Ingredients –

  1. Urad Dal Papad – 6
  2. Finely Chopped Tomatoes – 1 Cup
  3. Finely Chopped Onions – 1 Cup
  4. Finely Chopped Cucumber – 1 Cup
  5. Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves – ½ Cup
  6. Salt to Taste
  7. Red Chilli Powder – 1 Tbsp.
  8. Boondi – 2 Cups
  9. Lemon Juice – 2 Tbsp.
  10. Bikaji Namkeen
  11. Oil – For Deep Frying Papad

CollageMaker_20180315_234007802

Instructions –

  1. Heat oil in a pan for deep frying papad.
  2. Deep fry papad (It will take few seconds to fry).
  3. Take finely chopped tomatoes in a mixing bowl and add in finely chopped cucumber, onions and coriander leaves and mix all vegetables.
  4. Add in red chilli powder, salt and lemon juice.
  5. Add in boondi and mix all ingredients properly.
  6. Place fried papad on a plate and spread vegetable mixture on it.
  7. Sprinkle bikaji namkeen on it.
  8. Masala Papad is ready to be served.

Please try this recipe and share your feedback with me.

Happy Cooking!

Stay Happy!

Stay Healthy!

Love

Surbhi

Connect with me – Facebook(LIKE) | Twitter(FOLLOW) | YouTube(SUBSCRIBE) | Google+ (FOLLOW)

Soup

Lemon Coriander Soup | Vegetable Lemon Coriander Soup | Recipe No. 92

Lemon Coriander Soup is a delicious Indo – Chinese Soup. It is very healthy soup with a mix of vegetables with lemon and coriander. It is full of Vitamin C because of lemon and full of other nutritional benefits also as lot of vegetables are used. It is one of the best Indo – Chinese soup which does not uses any type of sauce for adding the flavors. All the flavors of the soup come from natural ingredients which is very healthy for our body. I have used onion, cabbage and carrot. If you want to make it healthier you can add other vegetables also like French beans or Spinach or even Tofu can also be added.

Other Soup Recipes on Blog

  1. Hot n Sour Soup
  2. Tomato Soup

Step – by – Step Video of Lemon Coriander Soup (Please Subscribe)

Serving – Will serve 4 People

Ingredients –

  1. Finely Chopped Onions – 1 Cup
  2. Finely Chopped Cabbage – 1 Cup
  3. Finely Chopped Carrots – 1 Cup
  4. Finely Chopped Coriander – ¾ Cup
  5. Crushed Garlic – 1 Tbsp.
  6. Finely Chopped Green Chillies – 1 Tbsp.
  7. Lemon Juice – 3 Tbsp.
  8. Salt to Taste
  9. Black Pepper Powder to Taste
  10. Oil – 4 Tbsp.
  11. Cornflour Slurry – 5 Tsp. Cornflour dissolved in 2 Tbsp. of water
  12. Water – 4-5 Cups

CollageMaker_20180312_201420108

Instructions –

  1. Heat oil in a pan and add in finely chopped green chillies and sauté it for 1 minute.
  2. Add in crushed garlic and sauté it also for 2 minutes.
  3. Add in finely chopped onions and cook them for 2 minutes.
  4. Add in finely chopped carrot and cook them for 2 minutes.
  5. Finally add finely chopped cabbage and cook all vegetables until they are soft.
  6. Now add in salt and black pepper powder and mix.
  7. Add water and allow soup to boil.
  8. Add in lemon juice and mix.
  9. Add in cornflour slurry while stirring continuously.
  10. At last add finely chopped coriander leaves and mix
  11. Allow soup to boil for last time.
  12. Lemon Coriander Soup is ready to serve.

CollageMaker_20180312_201600357

Please try this soup full of nutritional benefits and share your feedback with me.

Happy Cooking!

Stay Happy!

Stay Healthy!

Love

Surbhi

Connect with me – Facebook(LIKE) | Twitter(FOLLOW) | YouTube(SUBSCRIBE)

Dry Masala Powder

Indian Chai Masala | Indian Tea Masala Powder | Recipe No. 91

Indian Masala Chai (Tea) is one of the most popular beverages which one can find in all over India. No one in India can leave without masala chai. One thing that is common in every Indian is taking masala chai with their breakfast. There are many people in India who likes to drink chai 3-4 times in a day. It gives energy to them to do their work.

Ingredient which make masala chai most popular is the masala which is used to prepare the chai. Masala is prepared from the spices which are regularly used in our kitchen. It is very easy recipe but takes some time to get ready. All spices are needed to be kept at warm place for few days before using them.

It is not necessary to prepare the masala every time you make chai. Just prepare it in bulk and store it in a jar. It has a long shelf life.

Step – by – Step Video of Chai Masala Powder (Please Subscribe)

Ingredients –

  1. Black Pepper Corn (Kali Mirchi) – 100 Gms.
  2. Cloves (Laung) – 50 Gms.
  3. Cardamom (Elaichi) – 100 Gms.
  4. Dried Ginger (Saunth) – 100 Gms.
  5. Cinnamon (Dalchini) – 50 Gms.

CollageMaker_20180309_225427373

Instructions –

  1. Break saunth into pieces with the help of mortar and pestle.
  2. Mix all spices and keep them at warm place for 2 days.
  3. After 2 days, grind all spices in small batches.
  4. Pass the grounded powder through sieve.
  5. Grind leftover pieces and pass them through sieve again.
  6. Repeat the procedure again if pieces are left till fine powder is ready.
  7. Chai Masala is ready.

CollageMaker_20180309_230048909.jpg

Please try this recipe and make energy booster masala chai (tea) from homemade masala and enjoy.

Happy Cooking!

Stay Happy!

Stay Healthy!

Love 

Surbhi

Connect with me – Facebook(LIKE) | YouTube(SUBSCRIBE) | Twitter(FOLLOW)