Baati

Baati is that food of India which is made by different people in different ways. Today I am preparing baati in my mom’s style. This baati gives the taste without being unhealthy.

Ingredients:

for stuffing:
100 gm besan( gram flour)
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 1/2 tsp aamchur( dry mango powder)
salt

dough:
1bowl whole wheat flour
2 tbsp mustard oil
salt

appe pan and mustard oil

Method:

Take a thick bottom pan. Saute besan at low flame until it changes its colour.

Let it cool and mix other ingredients. Now make a dough . Make small balls and give it a structure of small bowl and fill the stuffing in it.

Heat appe pan grease it with mustard oil.
Keep all the balls into appe pan at very low flame. Put mustard oil over balls to make baatis crisp.

Now hot crisp baatis are ready to serve. Serve it with moong dal khichdi and desi ghee.

Pancakes with nuttela

mmhmm…yummy nutella pancakes. No one can resist it. So… don’t waste the time let’s make this lip licking snack.

Ingredients:

  • one egg
  • one cup all purpose flour
  • two tbsp melted butter
  • 1/4 th tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 3/4th tsp baking powder
  • nutella

Method:

Whisk egg and sugar well. Add other ingredients. Grease nonstick pan with butter. Heat the pan. Pour the 1/4 th batter over it and let it cook from both sides.

Apply nutella over it. Serve yummy pancakes to kiddos.

Green Peas Appe

This kind of appe is a healthy winter snack. Lets make yummy, crispy, tasty appe.

Ingredients:

  • 1bowl peeled green peas
  • 1/2 bowl suji(semolina)
  • 1 spoon curd
  • chopped green chilli
  • salt
  • 1tsp red chilli flakes
  • 1tsp cummin powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • a pinch of baking soda
  • 2tsp of vegetable oil
  • ginger paste

Method:

First of all we will make a coarse paste of green peas. Add remaining ingredients into it. Make a batter with the help of water.

Soak the batter fir half an hour. Mix baking soda.

Pour it into appe pan and add little oil

Flame will be low medium. Cover the pan and let it cook for 5mins. Now flip all appes and cook for another 5mins.

Now serve the crispy winter snack. Which is healthy too.

Vegetable Rice

Today I am going to prepare vegetable rice in my style which is healthy as well as tasty too.

Ingredients:

  • Cooked rice one bowl
  • 1/4 cabbage, 1 carrot, 1capsicum, 1onion, 2tbsp peas
  • salt
  • 1/4 tsp of turmeric and dry mango powder
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste and red chilli sauce
  • 1tsp black mustard seeds
  • 1tsp vegetable oil

Method:

First chopped all the veggies. Take a pan , put the oil in it. Add mustard seeds. When seeds clutter add onion and saute for 2-3 mins then add remaining vegetables. Saute them at low flame for 5-6 mins. Now add all the spices and cooked rice. Saute them at medium low flame for another 5-6 mins. Now cover it. After two mins garnish it with coriander leaves and serve hot vegetable rice in this winter. This is easy and hassle free recipe.

Chowmein

Chowmein is a Chinese cuisine. Today We will prepare it in Indian style.

Ingredients:

  • 250 gm noodles
  • 100 gm cabbage, one capsicum, 2 onions, 2 carrots
  • one tbsp of soy sauce, vinegar, one tsp of chilli sauce, tomato ketchup
  • one pinch of ajino motto
  • salt
  • vegetable oil
  • tsp of ginger garlic paste

Method:

Chopped all the veggies or grate it or make juliens as you prefer. Take a tsp of vegetable oil in a pan and saute onions till golden brown. Now add other veggies and saute till get soft . Add ginger garlic paste and cover it. Now boil noodles . When boiling it add little salt and vegetable oil in water. When get boiled strain it and wash it thoroughly in cold water. Add vegetable oil and toss it. This process will prevent noodles to get sticky. Now add these noodles into the vegetable’s pan and mix well. Add all other ingredients and mix well. Hot , tasty and spicy chowmein is ready to serve.

Crispy chilli baby corn

Yummy recipe of crispy chilli baby corn is here for food lovers. So don’t waste your time lets prepare the finger licking food.

Ingredients:

  • 250 gm baby corn
  • one capsicum and onion
  • two green chillies
  • one tsp of vinegar, soy sauce, chilli sauce and tomayo ketchup
  • little salt
  • two tbsp of corn flour
  • two tbsp of all purpose flour/maida
  • ginger garlic paste
  • Two pieces of garlic chopped
  • one tsp vegetable oil

Method:

First of all cut the baby corn in four pieces. Boil it for 7-8 mins. Drain the water and let it be cool. Now add all purpose flour,one tbsp of corn flour, ginger garlic paste and little salt into it and mix well.

marinated baby corns

Now deep fry these marinated baby corns until golden brown. These baby corns will be fried twice to make it more crispy.

fried baby corns

Now prepare gravy. Take one tsp vegetable oil in a pan. Add chopped garlic, slited green chillies. Saute it and then add one tsp of ginger garlic paste. Add chopped onion and capsicum. Saute it for few seconds. add little water. Get it boiled. Now add cornflour water into it .

gravy

It will become thick. Now add fried baby corns. Mix it. And yes its ready to serve. Because now no one can resist more. Happy snacking.

Dahi vada/bhalla

Today I m sharing the recipe of dahi vada made from split urad dal.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 bowl of split urad dal
  • 1/2 inch ginger
  • a pinch of asfoetida
  • salt black and white both
  • roasted cummin powder
  • red chilli powder
  • two bowls of curd
  • sweet tamarind chutney
  • green chutney (optional)
  • oil for frying
  • little bit of chaat masala

Method:

First we have to soak dal for 6 hours. When get soaked drain all the water and put it in mixer jar, add sliced ginger and grind it to the fine paste.

Now heat the oil. Make balls of dal paste , flatten it and fry it on not so high flame. At one side take a water in a large bowl add some asfoetida and white salt in the water. Now fried wade will be soaked in this water.

Leave it to get cool. You can keep in the refrigerator also. Now churn the curd with little water . Press wada one by one and dip in the curd and put it in a serving dish. Spread some black and white salt. Some tamarind chutney. If you like you can add green chutney also. Spread roasted cummin powder and red chilli powder and chaat masala. Now tasty yummy dahi wade are ready to serve.

P.s. the recipe of tamarind chutney will be posted in my coming post.

Moong dal halwa

Moong dal halwa is a sweet which is prepared in n the occasion of diwali in most of the Indian homes. Leta prepare yummy, tasty and healthy halwa.

Ingredients:

  • half bowl moong split washed dal(green gram)
  • 1/4th bowl desi ghee
  • 1/4th bowl sugar
  • cardamom powder,dry fruit of your choice
  • one bowl of water

Method:

First of all soak moong dal for 5 hours. Make a fine paste of it. Saute in a thick bottom pan with desi ghee until paste get separated.

Now add sugar and water. Saute regularly until it takes halwa like texture. Add cardamom powder and dry fruit. Hot Yummy halwa is ready to serve.

Healthy Diwali Sweet

Diwali is a festival which is celebrated in India with a lot of enthusiasm. It lasts for five days and these all five days are dedicated to lot of sweets, worship, guests, gifts and all. Our indulgence for sweet  adds few more kgs to us. But today I will share my healthy diwali sweet.

Preparation:

First of all roast all the dry fruits of your choice in one tsp desi ghee.

Here I took one small bowl of fox nuts, half bowl of almonds, cashews and grated decicated coconut, one tbsp of raisins, poppy seeds and white seasame. After roasting let it be cool. Now grind it coarsely.

Add two tbsp of melted jaggery and one tsp of desi ghee and bind it like laddos. Healhy dry fruit laddoos are ready for your family and guests.

P.s. shape of the laddos will not be so round because dry fruits were grinded coarsely.

Thekua

Thekua is a total Bihar’s recipe which is especially prepared for chhath puja. It’s really very tasty and loved by kids also because it’s taste is more of like crispy biscuit. Lets prepare this authentic sweet.

Ingredients:

. one bowl of wheat flour
. 1/4 th bowl of jaggery powder
. one tbsp desi ghee (clarified butter)
. 11/2 tbsp grated coconut
. 7-8 raisins
. 1 tsp fennel seeds
. 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
. 2-3 tbsp milk , oil to fry

Method:

Take a bowl and mix all ingredients thoroughly except milk .

Now make a dough with the help of milk. Dough will be little hard. Now make small balls of dough.

Press all balls with fork as shown in the pic. Now deep fry them at low medium flame.

Don’t rush it will take time to get properly fried. Now tasty, crispy thekua is ready.

P.s. Any dry fruits can be added.

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