Besan/Gram flour - 1 cup Curd - 1/2 cup Eno powder - small pouch Salt to taste Lemon juice - 1 tsp Black Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Green Chilies - 2/3 Sugar - 1/2 tsp Curry and coriander leaves.
In a bowl put besan, salt, curd, and Eno powder and mix well. In a cooker or a steamer take 1 cup water and put the stand in it. Put the batter to a greased bowl and place in the cooker on the stand. Now close the lid, cook it for 15-20 minutes and check with a knife, if the batter doesn’t stick, it is ready. Take it out from the pan and cut into pieces. In a pan, take 1 tbsp oil, put mustard seeds and curry leaf when they start cracking add 2-3 green chilli, let them turn golden brown.Put the dhokla pieces and mix nicely. Serve it with few drops of lemon juice with sugar and coriader leaves.
Kaddu (Pumpkin) - 1 small Milk - 2 cups Sugar - 1 cup Ricotta Cheese (Khoya) - 3 tsp Almonds - 10 nos (sliced) Cashew nuts - 10 nos (sliced) Cardamoms - 5 Ghee - 1/2 cup Milk cream - 2 tsp
Kaddu ka Halwa preparation Method:-
Grate the Pumpkin and put them in milk in an open pan with a wide base and heat with at low flame. Stir the mixture continually. When the Pumpkin become soft remove the pan from flame and drain any excess milk which is remaining. To this mixture, add ricotta cheese and sugar. Mix well and keep aside. Heat the ghee in a frying pan, add the Pumpkin paste. Heat this mixture on high flame until the Pumpkin loses whitishness and attains a golden-brown color. Add amonds, cashew nuts and mix well. Your kaddu ka halwa is ready. garnish with a few dry fruits.This indian recipe can be served either hot or cold.
Ingredients for Aam Panna: Raw Mango - 4 Roasted Cumin powder - 1 tsp Mint Leaves Sugar - 2 tbsp Salt/rock salt to taste Water - 4 cup
Aam panna preperation method: Boil mangoes in a pressure cooker for 5-10 minutes. Cool and strain to get the liquid. Add Sugar,salt(preferably rock salt) and roasted cumin powder in the liquid. A few mint leaves are mixed to it to give the refeshing flavor. Served with crushed ice to enhance its cooling effect, it is a very tasty and refreshing drink. Aam Panna is one of the most popular drink in India and is very effective to beat the North Indian heat.
Paneer - 150 gms Curds - 200 gms Onion - 1 Tomato - 1 Ginger and garlic paste - 1 tsp Turmeric powder - 1/2tsp Garam masala powder-3tsp Chilli powder -4tsp Oil - 1 tbsp Salt to taste
Paneer Chatpat preperation method:
Cut the paneer into small cubes and take a bowl and add the curds, turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala powder and salt into it and shake it well and keep the paneer marinated in it for an hour. Grind onion, tomatoes and ginger/garlic in to a fine paste and keep aside.Take out the paneer from the curd mixture and deep fry them. Now take a pan and add some oil and after it becomes hot add the paste into it and fry it nicely until golden brown. Then add the curd mixture and salt into it and fry it for some time until both the mixture gets blended well. Add the fried paneer and bring to a boil and serve this hot Indian recipe of Paneer Chatpat with roti or paratha.
Egg pakora recipe ingredients: Eggs (boiled) - 4-5 Red Chilli Powder - 1 tsp Dry Mango Powder (amchur) - 1 1/4 tsps Oil to deep fry For Batter Bengal Gram Flour (besan) - 1 cup Red Chilli Powder - 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder - 1 pinch Salt as per taste
Egg pakora preperation method: Peel and cut boiled egg into two halves. Then, sprinkle red chilli powder and mango powder on each piece. Mix the gram flour with red chilli powder, salt, pepper powder and sufficient water to make a slightly thick batter. Dip each of egg pieces into the batter and deep fry in hot oil till it turns golden brown. Serve this hot indian recipe of egg pakora with indian chutney probably as starters.
Thank you all for reading my indian food recipe blog. I have been trying some pakistani recipes off late. Some of the Pakistani food recipes are too good to taste. Watch this space for some pakistani food recipes.
I might also be posting some videos of recipes from now on. I have really got fascinated by youtube.com and spend some time regularly on it.
Before starting pakistani recipe, I wanted to post this video about india pakistan unity that I found on youtube.com. Enjoy!
Thanks once again for reading my indian food blog.
Preparation Method: Cook pasta separately in boiling water for 4-6 min. Chop onions, carrot, beans, coriander leaves and tomatoes. Heat oil and fry onions and chopped vegetables. When onions turn brown, add tomatoes. When the vegetables are well cooked, add cooked Pasta, salt, pepper powder and mix well. Remove from heat and serve this hot indian food recipe of pasta with cucumber, tomato and onion rings.
Ingredients: Mango - 8 Light Cream - 1/2 cup Mixed Fruits ( pineapple, apple, papaya or pears )
Preparation Method: Peel the mango and cut into cubes. Make a pulp of mango by adding little water or milk. Mix the light cream into the pulp by stirring continuously. Then add all the cut fruits into the mix. Serve this cool indian recipe of Mango fruit salad as an indian dessert.
Ingredients:- Moong dal (whole) - 100 gms
Channa dal - 50 gms
Chopped tomato - 2
Chopped onion - 2
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Chopped garlic - 1 tbsp
Chopped ginger - 1 tbsp
Red chili powder - 1 tbsp
Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp
Butter - 1 tbsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Salt as per taste
Wash and boil moong dal and channa dal with salt, chopped ginger and garlic in a pressure cooker till soft.
Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, let it crackle. Add chopped onions and cook till golden brown in color.
Add ginger, garlic, finely chopped tomatoes and then add red chilli powder.Then add cooked dal to the mixture.
Then add gram masala and salt to taste. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Add butter and cook for a minute. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with Roti, Naan and Rice.
It is Indian recipe, can be used day-to-day basis.. friends, family members.
It is totally vegetarian recipe good for health.
Spinach - 25-30 leaves Green Chilli (chopped) - 3-4 Whole Wheat Flour - 4 cups Oil / ghee - 1/2 cup Salt to taste Palak paratha recipe preparation method (indian recipe)
Clean, wash and finely chopped the spinach (palak) leaves. Now mix the flour, spinach, salt, green chilli and 1 tbsp. oil . Add enough water to make a soft dough. Cover it and keep aside for few minutes. Then make small balls and roll them like parathas. Heat a tawa/pan and place the parantha over it. Turn it and spread some ghee round it. Turn again and spread some ghee on the other side too. Cook till both sides are evenly cooked. Serve this hot indian recipe with curd or chutney.
KOFTA RECIPE INGREDIENTS (INDIAN RECIPE) Bengal gram powder (Besan) - 2 cup Onion - 1 medium (finely chopped) Green chilli - 1 - 2 (finely chopped) Coriander leaves (finely chopped) - 1 tbsp Oil - 2 tbsp Salt to taste
For the gravy: Tomato ( Paste) - 1 Green chilli & ginger ( Paste) - 1 tbsp Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp Coriander powder- 1 tsp Red Chilly powder- 1tsp Garam masala - 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp Salt to taste
KOFTA RECIPE PREPARATION METHOD (INDIAN RECIPE)
Bind all the ingredients of the kofta with little water and make round koftas of 1 inch diameter and fry it. For Gravy: Heat oil in pan and add mustard seeds. Add ginger/chilli paste, Tomato paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, and chilli powder. Sauté for a minute. Add water and boil. When this gravy mixture has boiled for 2 minutes, add the koftas to it and keep boiling for few minutes with the lid covered. Open the lid and take out one kofta to check whether or not it has cooked properly till inside. Check the consistency of gravy. If it is too watery then make a thin paste of flour and cold water and put in the gravy continuously stirring, for thickening the gravy. If gravy is too thick, then add some boiling water to it and stir. Put off the flame when it is done. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with steaming rice or puris.
Bhindi masala recipe preparation method (indian recipe)
Heat oil in pan and add mustard seeds. Add onion and cook until transluscent and soft. Add ginger/garlic paste, turmeric powder, cumin powder and chilli powder. Sauté for a minute. Add okra and salt and mix it. Cover the pan and cook on a low heat for ten minutes. Serve this hot indian food recipe of bhindi masala with rice or chapatis.
Cut potatoes into a large pieces. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry potatoes, till golden brown and cooked through. In a bowl, place the fried potatoes and toss with red chilli powder, cumin powder, chaat masala. Add lemon juice, tamarind chutney according to taste and toss to coat evenly. Serve this indian food recipe of potato chaat with toothpicks and garnished with coriander leaves and chopped onion.
Tomorrow, 26th August is Janmashtmi, a hindu festival celebrated for birth of Lord Krishna all over indian subcontinent. People celebrate the festival by fasting for the whole day and eating in the midnight. In midnight, they eat Puri, or, Aloo Paratha, or some sweets such as Sandesh. I thought it to be a good idea to put the indian recipe of this indian sweet, Sandesh.
Sandesh is one of the very famous Bengali sweet. People in the indian state of West Bengal love to eat Sandesh a lot. The indian recipe of Sandesh is very easy to prepare. On the occasion of Janmashtmi, try this indian recipe of Sandesh.
Put paneer in a mixing bowl. Beat it to a smooth creamy paste. In a non-stick pan fry the paneer and Sugar over mild heat stirring all the time. Remove from the heat when the surface of the mixture will start getting a sheen as the mixture thickens. Then add cinnamon powder for a finer taste. When cool to touch, form into balls or press into moulds to shape. Serve this slightly cool indian recipe of sandesh as an indian dessert.
Chicken methi is a delicious non-vegetarian indian dish that could provide unique taste to any party. Chicken methi recipe consists basically methi leaves apart from other usual chicken recipes ingredients such as onion, ginger/garlic paste and other indian spices.
Try this indian recipe of chicken methi sometime and let me know how did it taste you.
Chicken methi recipe ingredients (indian recipe)
Chicken - 1 1/2 lb Methi dried and crushed - 3 tbsp Onion (chopped) - 2 large Ginger/Garlic paste - 3 tbsp Coriander Powder - 1 tsp Cumin Powder - 1 tsp Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp Chilli powder - 1 tsp Garam Masala - 1 tsp Bayleaves - 1 Yogurt - 1 cup Oil as required Salt to taste
Clean, skin, wash and cut chicken into medium sized pieces. Heat oil in a pan, add bay leaves. Then add chopped onions and cook until transluscent and soft. Add ginger/garlic paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and chilli powder. Sauté for a minute. Add chicken pieces and beaten yogurt and cook on a high heat for few minutes. Then add crushed methi, garam masala powder, salt and water. Cover the pan and cook on a low heat for ten minutes. This indian food of Chicken methi taste good with hot, steaming rice.
Aa haa! You wanted to try some very quick indian recipe. Chikki is the best choice. You are an absolute beginner. Or, you are an expert. If you have only seen chikkis in one of those indian stores, then its time to try out Chikkis recipe.
Chikki is a traditional ready-to-eat Indian food having many local names. There are different varieties of chikki depending upon the ingredients used.
Well, on Pune-Mumbai highway, in every shop, you would find chikki as one of the highly available light food item.
I would call it 5 minute indian recipe. So, try it out right today.
Chikkis recipe ingredients (indian recipe)
Groundnut - 1 cup roasted Jaggery - 1 cup grated Ghee - 1 tbsp
Chikkis recipe preparation method (indian recipe)
Heat ghee and add grated jaggery to it. Roast it till it changes the colour to darker brown. Now add the roasted groundnut to it and mix well. Lightly grease a medium size shallow pan and pour. Cool and cut the into square shaped pieces and enjoy it.
In a mixing bowl, combine bread crumbs with lamb. Also add egg, salt, pepper, chopped onion, garlic, coriander leaves and mix well. Shape into 3/4" thick burgers and coat the edges and sides with the remaining bread crumbs. Refrigerate for few minutes. In a large skillet add oil. Saute burgers for 5 minutes on each side till golden brown from outside and moist from inside. Place over burger buns. Serve hot lamb burger with tomato ketchup.
Let me know how did Indian lamb burger tasted to you. -Nidhi.
Matar pulao is an absolute treat for indian food lovers. I cooked it last weekend. It was a get-together party at my home. My friends appreciated its taste and asked for this indian recipe. I thought it to be a good idea to put up the indian recipe of matar pulao.
Trust me, it is a very easy-to-cook indian recipe. You are a bachelor and you want to invite your friends on dinner. Well, do include this indian food in your party menu. It goes well with drinks as well. Matar pulao is a light indian food that one could definitely enjoy even after having a couple of glass of beer.
Other indian food menu item that could gel with matar pulao could be one or more of the following:
Paneer butter masala (Slightly tougher to cook indian recipe)
Pineapple raita (easy-to-cook and nutritious indian food)
Heat butter in a large heavy-bottomed vessel. Add green chilles, ginger and cinnamon. Fry for a few seconds. Add onions and fry on for few minutes till the onions are golden brown. Add the rice, green peas, water and salt. Mix well. Bring to boil on high heat. Reduce heat and cover for 10-15 minutes or till all water evaporates. Serve this indian food of matar pulao with dal and raita.
Chicken curry is one non-vegetarian indian food which glorifies any indian party menu, be it birthday parties, or, marriage parties etc. Chicken curry is a very famous indian dish which could be found in any non-vegetarian indian restaurant.
Chicken curry iss enjoyed by people in all parts of indian sub-continent. This is an easy-to-cook indian recipe.
You are a bachelor, or, you are simply looking for some simple and tasty indian food recipe, Chicken curry recipe is the answer. Chicken curry is one of the famous curries that one usually talks about.
Chicken Curry recipe ingredients (indian recipe)
Skinless Chicken Breast - 2 lb Onions (finely chopped) - 1 medium Garlic (crushed)- 3 cloves Ginger (finely chopped) - 1 inch Garam Masala - 2 tbsp Coriander powder - 1 tsp Turmeric - 1/2 tsp Oil - 2 tbsp Salt to taste
Heat the oil in a wok or large, heavy frying pan. Add the chicken breasts in batches, browning on both sides. Transfer chicken to a plate and set aside. Add the onions, garlic, and ginger to the remaining oil and stir fry for about 5 minutes until onion is golden. Add turmeric, coriander and garam masala with little water. Add the chicken and salt. Add the water, stir for 10-15 minutes until the chicken is cooked and sauce has thickened. Serve this hot indian food of chicken curry with rice.
Try out this indian recipe this weekend and let me know how did it taste to you.
Moong dal is one such indian food which is highly nutritious food. I love moong dal halwa. Well, Moong dal barfi could be an extension to moong dal halwa. Recipe of moong dal barfi (indian sweet) is almost similar to the recipe of moong dal halwa.
Moong Dal Halwa could be enjoyed in any occasion. Women, in India, prefer it at festival times. We could call Moong dal halwa recipe as festive indian recipe.
Moong dal halwa recipe ingredients (indian recipe)
Moong dal - 1 cup
Almonds - 8-10
Cardamoms - 4
Saffron - a pinch
khoya - 3/4 cup
Milk - 1/2 cup
Sugar - 1cup (as per taste)
Water - 2 cups
Ghee - 3-4 tbsp
Moong dal halwa recipe preparation method (indian recipe)
Wash and soak the dal (beans) overnight. Grind coarsely, using less water. Prepare sugar syrup with sugar and water. Soak saffron in hot milk. Crumble khoya into fine granules. Blanch almonds, Cool and peel them and cut finely. Heat ghee in a pan and add moong dal and fry till golden brown on a low heat and keep stirring. Add the sugar syrup and saffron milk. Mix well and cook till halwa is of dropping consistency. Add khoya and cook till it dissolves. Garnished with crushed cardamoms and sliced almonds. This indian food of moong dal halwa is ready to serve. Serve it hot.
Let me know how did you like indian food of Moong dal halwa! Cheers!
I like Paneer palak bhujia very much! Not only because, it is an easy-to-cook indian recipe, and comparatively faster to cook than other paneer indian recipes, but also because, paneer palak bhujia is a nutritious indian food owing to presence of spinach.
Spinach is rich in all vitamins, especially vitamin A, and vitamin C. I researched and found that vitamin percentage vary in fresh, frozen and canned spinach. Check out the webpage that displays the nutrients in spinach.
Paneer palak bhujia is a light indian food which could be enjoyed very well with indian roti. I love to have paneer palak bhujia with rotis (bread). This could be categorized a north indian recipe.
Cut and wash the spinach. Heat oil and fry ginger, garlic and green chilli. Add spinach and cook for few minutess. Add salt, tumeric powder, and red chilli powder. Then, add chopped tomatoes and cook till dry. Add Paneer and amchoor powder. Cook for 3-4 minutes. And you are all set. This indian food of paneer palak bhujia is ready to serve. Serve hot paneer palak bhujia with rotis.
Try out the Paneer palak bhujia and let me know how did this indian food of paneer palak bhujia tasted to you.
Two molecules isolated from an extract of crushed pineapple stems have shown promise in fighting cancer growth. - says an article from BBC.
These two molecules are CCS and CCZ. CCS blocks a protein called RAS that is found defective in approximately 30% of all cancers. Other one, CCZ stimulates body's own immune system to target and kill cancer cells.
One could enjoy pineapple as fruit all alone.
However, there is an indian food, pineapple raite which is absolutely tasty and delicious. It is eaten as a side dish in lunch or dinner. Find indian recipe of pineapple raita as one of my pineapple raita recipe blog.
I love this food of pineapple raita as it is uniquely sweet. You get a chance to visit any indian restaurant, then ask for pineapple raita. Trust me, you would love this indian food.
This indian food of pineapple raita could be served to one fighting with cancer.
Paneer Pasanda is an easy-to-cook indian food that could be enjoyed very well with Naan/Roti(Bread). If you could manage to get ginger-garlic, onion and cashewnut paste from nearby indian store, this indian recipe of Paneer pasanda becomes very easy. Here, in indian homes, people have options of either making pastes at home or getting it from market.
Paneer pasanda is basically a north indian food, tasty and delicious. A vegetarian would love to eat paneer pasanda.
Use of butter in this indian recipe could be done based on your choice.
Prepare a thick cornflour batter and dip paneer pieces in the batter and then deep fry in moderate hot oil till crisp. Remove and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan. Add onion paste and cook for 2 minutes. Add ginger/garlic paste chilli powder and garam masala powder. Cook for a minute. Add tomato puree and bring to boil. Add cashewnut paste dissolved in a little water. Cook for 5 minutes. Stir constantly and add salt. Add one cup water and bring to boil. Add fresh cream and fried paneer pieces and serve hot paneer pasanda with Naan/roti.
Let me know how did you like this indian food recipe of paneer pasanda!
Paneer butter masala is a very tasty and easy-to-cook delicious indian food. Paneer butter masala could be enjoyed very well with Naan. It also acts as one of the famous party menu dish. You could also enjoy paneer butter masala with vegetable pulao.
You could enjoy paneer butter masala in any indian restaurant (preferably north indian restaurant). It could be enjoyed either in lunch or dinner.
This indian recipe includes some of the ingredients such as Ghee which might act as a factor for increasing cholesterol level. Thus, you might want to use oil instead of ghee. You could find all the spices in any indian grocery shop!
Paneer butter masala recipe ingredients(indian recipe)
Paneer - 1/4 kg (Cut the paneer into small squares)
Onions - 4
Tomatoes - 2-3(puree)
Ginger-Garlic paste - 3-4 tsp
Red chilli powder - 2 tsp
Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Coriander leaves - 1/2 bunch
Cream - 1/2 cup
Garam Masala - 1 tsp
Ghee/Oil - 3 to 4 tsp
Salt to taste
Paneer butter masala recipe preparation method(indian recipe)
Heat ghee/oil in a pan and fry paneer pieces light brown. Fry onions in same remaining oil till golden brown and add the chilli powder, ginger garlic paste and coriander powder. Cook for two minutes and add tomato puree. Fry well. Add salt, garam masala and fresh cream, mix well. When it starts boiling, add the paneer pieces. Cook for a while. Garnish this north indian food of paneer butter masala with coriander leaves and serve hot with Naan/vegetable pulao.