Potato Semolina roll

Here it is another snack which I tried today for my kids and really it was yummy and that too with very less ingredients. So lets go through with the recipe and give a try.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp of semolina (suji)
  • 1 tbsp of curd
  • 4-5 boiled mashed potatoes
  • one small chopped onion
  • little bit of black mustard seeds, cummin seeds, black pepper powder, rock salt, plain salt
  • oil for frying

Method:

First soak Semolina in curd for 10-15 mins. Now add all other ingredients into it and mix well. Roll them and deep fry all the rolls.

Now its ready to serve with any kind of ketchup. Well it can be eaten without any sauce or ketchup.

Chili Potato

Another recipe for our kids when they are locked and getting hungry again and again.

Ingredients:

  • Three medium sized potatoes
  • One onion
  • 2 1/2 tbsp corn starch
  • salt, pepper, red chilli powder
  • one tsp of vinegar, red chili sauce, tomato ketchup
  • two cloves garlic
  • oil for frying
  • one tsp ginger garlic paste

Preparation:

First cut all the potatoes and mix 2 tbsp of corn starch and little salt.

Now deep fry these fingers until golden brown.

Now prepare gravy. Put one tbsp oil in a pan and add chopped garlic saute it. Then add giner garlic paste. Add chopped onion saute it. Mix remaining corn starch in half bowl water nad add into the pan.

add remaining ingredients and boil for 2 mins. Now add fried potato fingers and saute for 2 mins.

Yummy Chili Potato is ready to serve.

P.s. if capsicum is available you can add it too when saute the onion.

#stayhome #staysafe

Noodle momos

This period is really tough for all of us. But good food can give you some chill. Here is everybody’s favorite fried noodles momos. If you are health conscious you can eat steamed too. Let’s prepare this yummy food.

Ingredients:

  • 100 gms noodles
  • 1 tsp of soy sauce, vinegar and chili sauce
  • salt to taste
  • one big chopped onion
  • oil
  • chopped green chili

For the dough you can refer my earlier post where I made steamed paneer momos. For filling first of all boil noodles and strain it. Now take a pan put two tsp of oil and put chopped onions and saute them unti golden. Add noodles and other ingredients.

Now make small balls of the dough and roll them with rolling pins. Now fill them.

Now steam all the momos for ten minutes.

Now we will fry steamed momos.

And serve hot with schezwan sauce or momos sauce. The recipe of momos sauce had been already uploaded in my earlier post. Enjoy noodles momos. Stay home. Stay safe.

Boondi ki kadhi

In this lockdown period this kadhi is easy make with less ingredients.

Ingredients:

  • 2 tsp besan (gram flour)
  • 2tbsp curd and boondi
  • 1tsp ghee/butter
  • 1/2 tsp methi seeds, turmeric powder, chili powder
  • small pinch of asfoetida
  • salt to taste

First mix curd and besan well as there would be no lumps. Now add one glass of water. Mix well again. Now take a pan make tadka of ghee asfoetida and methi seeds. Now add kadhi mix add other remaining ingredients and stir continuously until getting boil. Now leave it for 15 mins at low flame to get cooked. Its ready to serve hot yummy kadhi with chapati or rice. Stay home. Stay safe.

Lauki chana dal(bengal gram lentil with bottle gourd)

This is the easiest recipe which any one can prepare with very less ingredients.

Ingredients:

  • one medium size bottle gourd
  • 50 gm chana da
  • one big tomato, onion
  • green chili, ginger and black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • ghee for tadka
  • cummin seeds and asfoetida

Method:

First soak chana dal for an hour. Then cut bottle gourd and other veggies. Now boil bottle gourd and dal in pressure cooker till tender. In between prepare tadka with ghee cummin seeds asfoetida, green chili and saute chopped onion and tomato. When tadka get ready put boiled lauki and dal into it and cover it . Let it be for 10 mins. Now its ready to serve. You have healthy vegetable in the time which can be served with chapati or rice. Stay safe and healthy.

Nan Khatai

Guys this is quarantine period and we all are in our sweet home. So here is some sweet for our kids. All the ingredients are easily available at home. Let’s collect all the ingredients and prepare it.

Ingredients:

  • 11/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup Desi ghee/butter/oil
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • powdered cardamom
  • 2 tbsp grated coconut (optional)

Method:

Mux all the ingredients and beat them for 10 mins. Make small balls and place it on greased oven proof dish and put it into MWO for 20 mins. Take it out let it cool for another 20 mins. And its ready to serve.

Maalpua

Happy holi to all of you. Its another holi treat. Hope you all enjoy gujiyas. Now another Indian sweet which is very popular in holi festival. Maalpua. This is made of wheat flour and home made fresh malai. So you don’t have so much guilt after eating this authentic sweet.

Ingredients:

  • one bowl wheat flour
  • 2 tsp curd and fresh home made malai
  • milk for batter
  • 3/4 th bowl sugar
  • 1/2 bowl water
  • dry fruits for garnish
  • desi ghee for frying
  • small pinch of baking soda
  • one tsp fennel seeds
  • cardamom powder and saffron.

Method:

Mix wheat flour malai and curd. Whisk it adding little milk until dropping consistency. Now add baking soda and keep it for 1/2 an hour. In between make sugar syrup. Mix sugar and water and boil till sugar get dissolved. Add cardamom powder and saffron.

sugar syrup

Now take a flat pan and pour desi ghee into it. Let it warm at medium flame. Now drop the one big spoon of batter and wait for 2mins . After that flip it and let it get brown from both sides.

Now shift these maalpuas into sugar syrup and after 2 mins take it out.

Now garnish it with dry fruits. And serve hot. It can be served with rabri also.

yummy maalpuas 😋

Gujiya

Happy Holi to all…..here is a holi treat for all of you. Yes synonymous to holi festival Gujiya recipe is here.

Ingredients:

  • 250 gm maida( refine flour)
  • 125 gm khoya
  • 50 gm suji(semolina)
  • 100 gm powdered sugar
  • 10-12 chopped almonds, cashews, raisins, black pepper
  • 50 gm grated coconut
  • 1/2 nutmeg
  • Desi ghee for frying and dough
  • gujiya stencil

Method:

First of all knead the dough without adding spices as directed in the earlier post (mathri and namak pare recipe). Then prepare the stuffing by shallow fry semolina and add other ingredients into it. Now saute mawa/khoya separately and add into the stuffing and mix well.

Now make the small balls from dough and roll with the help of rolling pin. put this chapati on gujiya frame/stencil and out one tsp of filling into middle of the chapati. Apply some water on the edeges and fold it.

gujiya stencil

Niw deep fry into desi ghee on low medium flame until golden brown.

Now serve hot . It can be stored for some days also.

Kesariya bhaat/meethe chawal/sweet yellow rice

Happy Basant Panchami to all. Basant Panchami is known for painting everything in yellow. So yellow rice or kesariya bhaat.

Ingredients:

  • One bowl of rice
  • 3/4th bowl of sugar
  • 1/2 bowl milk for soaking saffron
  • 8-10 strands saffron
  • 4-5 cardamom
  • 6-7 whole black pepper
  • 4-5 cloves
  • two tbsp desi ghee
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg powder
  • dry fruits of own choice

Method:

First wash and soak rice for half an hour. In between boil water in a large vessel for boiling the rice. Cook the soaked rice in this water. Rice will be cooked only 80 percent. When rice get cooked sieve it and leave it to get cool.

Now take thick bottom pan and add desi ghee into it and put all the spices and coarsely chopped dry fruits.

Fry them then add cooked rice and sugar into it. Mix well. Now add saffron milk into it and cover it to cook for 10 mins at very slow flame.

After 10 mins open the pan and here it is . The yummy tasty kesariya bhaat to serve hot.

Sarson ka saag(vegetable of mustard leaves)

Healthy,tasty treat of winter season from Punjab, India. This vegetable can be eaten with any paratha or chapati but combination of sarson ka saag is mind blowing with makke di roti.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 kg of mustard leaves or sarson ka saag
  • 100gms of mix leaves of palak(spinach), bathua and methi(fenugreek)
  • 2-4 radish leaves
  • 3-4 clovesgarlic, 1/2 inch ginger,3 green chillies
  • 3 tbsp of desi ghee
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp makke ka aata

Method:

First cut all the leaves coarsely. Boil them in very little amount of water for 10 mins. Let it cool. Make a fine paste.

Now put 2 tbsp desi ghee in a pan. Saute garlic, ginger, onion and green chillies. Now add makke ka aata . Stir for 2 mins to then add saag paste. Let it cook for 10 mins.

Now shift the vegetable into serving bowl and give tadka of desi ghee and red chilli powder into serving bowl.

Now serve it with chapatis. And enjoy the hot delicacy of winter.

P.s. You can cut the amount of desi ghee.

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