Bel ka Sharbat

Bel

In this scorching heat of India only this kind if shake is needed when you need taste as well as health. It is loaded with beta carotene, vit c, vit b1, b2, calcium.

Ingredients:

Only bel and water. Sugar is totally optional.

Method:

First of all break the bel fruit into smaller pieces and dip in the water as shown in the picture and leave it for 4-5 hours.

Now it will get soft. Scrumble it with hands in that water only. This shake is only handwork. Then sieve it with the help of strainer.

Now you can add some sugar if you want but bel is naturally sweet. Put some ice cubes and the refreshing drink is ready. Enjoy the sharbat and improve the immunity. Stay safe.

Neer dosa

Neer Dosa is Manglorian dish which is very healthy and quick to make.

Ingredients:

  • one cup of rice flour/one cup of soaked, blended rice
  • one tbsp coconut paste
  • salt
  • oil/ghee

Mix all the ingredients except oil in a bowl. Pour a glass of water and mix. The batter will be flowing consistency.

Now put a pan on the high flame for one minute and pour a small bowl of batter.

Cover it for one minute. Now apply some oil and flip to other side for 10 seconds and its ready to serve. It can be eaten with coconut chutney or any sauce of your choice. Stay safe.

White sauce pasta

Ingredients:

  • one bowl any kind of pasta (boiled)
  • 1 tbsp salted butter, wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp mozzarella cheese
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • oregano
  • one cup col milk

Method:

First take a butter and flour in a pan and saute at low flame for 4-5 mins. Then add milk slowly and very little at a time. Then boil it until thick.

Then add one tbsp grated cheese, salt, pepper, oregano and boiled pasta. Then mix it well and transfer it into baking bowl. Then bake it for 15 mins at 180 degree. Hot cheesy past is ready to serve.

ready to serve

Garlic Bread

Lockdown is going on and there is a craving for restaurant food especially snacks so don’t worry here is an easy way to make garlic bread which is tasty as your favorite restaurant.

Ingredients:

  • One cup refined flour
  • 2 tbsp sour curd
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp ofbaking powder
  • 1/2 tsp of baking soda
  • 1tsp of sugar and salt each
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • oregano and chili flakes
  • salted butter
  • Garlic and coriander leaves

Preparation:

First of all put some water into curd and make it like butter milk. Take a bowl to knead a dough. Put flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, baking soda into bowl. Mix dry ingredients well. Add butter milk and milk and make a dough. Now add oil and knead again. Cover it. Keep it for 1/2 an hour.

Now take 3 tbsp of melted salted butter. Mix chopped 2-3 cloves garlic and chopped coriander leaves into it.

After half an hour spread some oregano and dry refine flour over the platform and flatten the dough over it.

Now apply all the butter mix. Sprinkle chili flakes over it and fold it into half. I didn’t had cheese. If you have cheese grate the cheese before folding it. Now grate some butter over folded bread. Keep it into MWO on convection mode for 10 mins at 200 degree. And don’t forget to pre heat for 10 mins at 200 degree. After 10 mins again keep it for 5 mins at 240 degree.

Here it is. Fresh home cooked garlic bread is ready. Have a happy snacking but don’t step out. Be safe.

Green Gram

In Indian vegetarian recipes legumes or pulses are important with every meal. Be it with rice or Indian breads. Today we will prepare whole green gram.

Ingredients:

  • one bowl of green gram
  • 2 tbsp desi ghee/ butter
  • 1 tsp cummin and mustard seeds
  • 1/2 inch of grated ginger
  • one no. of onion and tomato(chopped)
  • red chilli powder
  • one lemon
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • pinch of asfoetida

Preparation :

First of all wash and soak green gram for 4-5 hours. Then cook it in pressure cooker. Meanwhile we will prepare tadka. Heat one tbsp of ghee in a pan and add cummin seeds, mustard seeds and asfoetida. Then saute grated ginger and chopped onion. When onion get golden brown add tomatoes and saute it too. Now add other spices. If green gram get cooked add it into tadka pan and add little water in it. At verr low flame stir it for 10-15 mins. Now switch off the flame and add lemon juice and remaining ghee. Serve it with rice or any Indian bread.

Butter Naan

This butter naan is something different. Because It dies not require tandoor. It is prepared on gas stove and taste is same as tandoori naan. Let’s prepare butter naan.

Ingredients:

. Two cups refined flour
. 1/2 tsp salt
. 2 tsp sugar
. 1/2 tsp baking powder
. 2 tbsp curd
. milk to prepare dough
. 2 tbsp oil
. butter

First mix all the ingredients and make a dough with the help of milk. No water is required. Dough is to be binded very well.

Let the dough rest for half an hour. Now make balls.

Take any pan which is not a non stick kind. It can be stainless steel or iron.
Take a ball and roll with the help of rolling pin. Apply butter at one side and butter side is to be dipped in dry refined flour. Roll it as shown in the picture.

Now roll again and the side which is underneath, apply water on that side and now put it over heated pan. After sometime reverse the pan on the stove as shown and cook this side also.

Take it out from the pan. Apply butter on naan and here it is. Ready to serve. I serve it with whole green moong pulse(daal).

Home made Mango Ice cream

Its mango time in all over India. So another mango delicacy …. mango ice cream for everyone.

Home made ice cream but no less than ice cream parlor. Lets prepare the sweet and tasty ice cream.

Ingredients:

Two nos. big mangoes
100 gm sugar
one bowl of milk
one bowl of milk powder
one bowl of fresh cream (home made malai will be good)
1/2 tsp any available essence  (optional)
1/2 tsp of yellow food color (optional)

Preparation:

Blend all the ingredients and pour into air tight box and keep in refrigerator for 5-6 hours. Home made tasty ice cream is ready to serve.

P.s. If you pick mangoes which have less or no thread texture will be more fine😋

Raw mango instant pickle

This pickle you can not store for many days but be made very quickly and equally tasty. Lets look for the recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 250 gms raw mango
  • 100 gms jaggery
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds, kalonji, cummin seeds
  • 1 tsp of cooking oil

Method:

Cut mangoes in small pieces. Take oil in a pan. When get heated put all the spices and other ingredients except jaggery. Add bowl of water. Cover a pan on low flam. After five minutes mango will be cooked, now add jaggery and mix well. All the water will be absorbed by jaggery. When jaggery get melted and get mixed with mango. Pickle is ready to eat as a side of any meal. This pickle is very healthy, tasty and quick to make. Add more taste to any meal. Can be eaten with any Indian bread.

Eggless banana pancakes

These are the pancakes for those who cn not eat pancakes because of eggs. Lets look out the recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 2-3 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup wheat flour and rice flour each
  • cardamom powder a pinch
  • one tbsp grated coconut
  • desi ghee/oil
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • milk as per consistency
  • 1/2 bowl jaggery powder

Preparation:

First of all mash all bananas and mix all ingredients except ghee/oil and milk. Make a batter with the help of milk as pancakes.

Now take a pan and start making pancakes. These pancakes will get ready at low flame as Jagger can be sticked at pan.

These healthy yummy pancakes are ready to serve.

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