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Dry Kasoori Methi in Microwave – How to make Kasuri Methi at home

Dry Kasoori Methi in Microwave – How to make Kasuri Methi at home

Making Kasoori methi at home is not that tough anymore. You can do it very easily . You don’t need to run out to the market and buy Dry Kasoori Methi from time to time. You can make it and use it in various dishes like curries. It will surely enhance the flavors and tantalize your taste buds.

Here is a quick and easy recipe with pictures to Dry kasoori methi in microwave. Prepare any sabzi with this aromatic and delicious dry fenugreek leaves.

Directions

Getting ready:

Pluck the leaves on fenugreek leaves and discard its stem. Thoroughly wash the leaves. Allow them to dry out completely.fenugreek leaves

Making:

Place the fenugreek leaves on a microwave safe bowl. Spread it evenly. Place it inside the microwave and roast it for 3 minutes on maximum temperature.fenugreek leaves

After 3 minutes, take the tray out. Stir the fenugreek leaves to flip their sides with the help of a spatula. Put it back inside the microwave and again roast it for 3 minutes on maximum temperature.fenugreek leaves

3 minutes are over. Take the tray out. Fenugreek leaves have dried to an extent. Again flip its sides and place it back inside the microwave. Roast the leaves for 2 more minutes on maximum temperature.fenugreek leaves

After 2 minutes, take out the tray. Fenugreeks leaves have completely dried. Keep it aside to cool down completely. After that, crush the dried fenugreek leaves with fingers and place it on a plate. You can crush it into fine or coarse powder.fenugreek leaves

Serving:

Prepare any sabzi with this aromatic and delicious dry fenugreek leaves. Store this dry fenugreek leaves in an air-tight container and use for up to 1 year.

Suggestions

  • If you want then you can sieve the dry fenugreek leaves to remove its stem.

 

Dry Kasoori Methi in Microwave - How to make Kasuri Methi at homefenugreek leaves
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Recipe type: miscellaneous
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Fenugreek leaves – 250 grams
Instructions
  1. Pluck the leaves on fenugreek leaves and discard its stem. Thoroughly wash the leaves. Allow them to dry out completely.
  2. Place the fenugreek leaves on a microwave safe bowl. Spread it evenly. Place it inside the microwave and roast it for 3 minutes on maximum temperature.
  3. After 3 minutes, take the tray out. Stir the fenugreek leaves to flip their sides with the help of a spatula. Put it back inside the microwave and again roast it for 3 minutes on maximum temperature.
  4. minutes are over. Take the tray out. Fenugreek leaves have dried to an extent. Again flip its sides and place it back inside the microwave. Roast the leaves for 2 more minutes on maximum temperature.
  5. After 2 minutes, take out the tray. Fenugreeks leaves have completely dried. Keep it aside to cool down completely. After that, crush the dried fenugreek leaves with fingers and place it on a plate. You can crush it into fine or coarse powder.
  6. Prepare any sabzi with this aromatic and delicious dry fenugreek leaves. Store this dry fenugreek leaves in an air-tight container and use for up to 1 year.

 

Sweet Potato Chaat Recipe – Shakarkandi ki Chaat Recipe

Sweet Potato Chaat Recipe – Shakarkandi ki Chaat Recipe

Try innovative Sweet potato chaat whenever you crave for something tantalizing and delicious. Did you ever wonder you could make yummy Shakarkandi chaat. I am sure you didn’t.  It is very easy and quick to make this tasty snack of Sweet potato chaat, You can serve it to friends and family and surprise everyone.

Here is an easy recipe with pictures to make Sweet potato chaat. Garnish this sweet and tangy sweet potatoes chaat with some black salt, roasted cumin powder, sweet chutney and some green coriander sprigs and serve it as it is. Enjoy!

Directions: 

Making:

Take a polythene bag and put the sweet potatoes into it along with 1-2 tbsp of water so that it doesn’t get dry. Tie it with a loose knot.shakarkandi chaat

Place the polythene bag inside the microwave and cook the sweet potatoes for 7 minutes on highest temperature. Check later.shakarkandi chaat

After 7 minutes, press and check the sweet potatoes. They have turned tender. Take out the polythene and transfer the sweet potatoes in a bowl. Allow them to cool down completely.shakarkandi chaat

Once the sweet potatoes cools down completely, take a sweet poatao and peel off its skin with the help of a knife then cut it into ½ inch thick pieces. Similarly, prepare another sweet potato as well.shakarkandi chaat

Now prepare the chaat. For this, add ½ tsp black salt, ½ tsp roasted cumin powder, ½ tsp green chilly sauce, 2 tsp sweet chutney, 1 tsp lemon juice and some chopped green coriander into the sweet potatoes. Mix all the ingredients nicely.shakarkandi chaat

Sweet potato chaat is now ready. Transfer it to a serving plate.shakarkandi chaat Serving:

Garnish this sweet and tangy sweet potatoes chaat with some black salt, roasted cumin powder, sweet chutney and some green coriander sprigs and serve it as it is. Enjoy!shakarkandi chaat Suggestions

  • If you want then you can boil the sweet potatoes in the same way as potatoes.

 

Sweet Potato Chaat Recipe - Shakarkandi ki Chaat Recipe
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Recipe type: snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Cook time: 
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Serves: 3
 
Ingredients
  • Sweet potatoes – 2
  • Sweet sauce
  • green chilly sauce
  • Green coriander (finely chopped)
  • Roasted cumin powder
  • Black salt
  • Lemon – 1
Instructions
  1. Take a polythene bag and put the sweet potatoes into it along with 1-2 tbsp of water so that it doesn't get dry. Tie it with a loose knot.
  2. Place the polythene bag inside the microwave and cook the sweet potatoes for 7 minutes on highest temperature. Check later.
  3. After 7 minutes, press and check the sweet potatoes. They have turned tender. Take out the polythene and transfer the sweet potatoes in a bowl. Allow them to cool down completely.
  4. Once the sweet potatoes cools down completely, take a sweet poatao and peel off its skin with the help of a knife then cut it into ½ inch thick pieces. Similarly, prepare another sweet potato as well.
  5. Now prepare the chaat. For this, add ½ tsp black salt, ½ tsp roasted cumin powder, ½ tsp green chilly sauce, 2 tsp sweet chutney, 1 tsp lemon juice and some chopped green coriander into the sweet potatoes. Mix all the ingredients nicely.
  6. Sweet potato chaat is now ready. Transfer it to a serving plate.
  7. Garnish this sweet and tangy sweet potatoes chaat with some black salt, roasted cumin powder, sweet chutney and some green coriander sprigs and serve it as it is. Enjoy!

 

How to Make Pizza Without Yeast – Easy No yeast Pizza Recipe

How to Make Pizza Without Yeast – Easy No yeast Pizza Recipe

Now you can make an Easy no yeast pizza with very less efforts. The ultimate question of How to make pizza without yeast has now been solved. Yeast is used as a leavening agent in baked recipes but now you can make pizza without it too. I am sure kids will relish eating their favorite pizza and will finish it in no time.

Here is an easy step by step recipe with pictures to make yummy and easy no yeast pizza  and surprise everyone. Serve this tempting and cheesy pizza without yeast steaming hot along with tomato sauce or green coriander chutney. You can also use paneer, mushrooms, onion, tomato, baby corn as pizza topping if desired.  Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:
Evenly grease a baking tray with some oil.

No yeast pizza
Grate the mozzarella cheese manually with a grater in a bowl.

No yeast pizzaMaking:

Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add curd, sugar, baking soda, salt and 2 tsp olive oil into it. You can use any other cooking oil instead of olive oil. Mix all the ingredients really well.

No yeast pizza

Now add lukewarm water in small portions and knead soft dough. Grease the hand with some oil and knead the dough until it gets smooth. Dough is ready, less than ¼ cup of water is used to knead the dough.

No yeast pizza

Place the dough on the greased baking tray and flatten it into 1/3 cm thick pizza with fingers or rolling pin.

No yeast pizza

Now spread some oil on the pizza base then cover it with thin layer of pizza sauce.

No yeast pizza

Arrange the capsicum chunks at particular distance on the pizza base then place the olives in-between the capsicum chunks.

No yeast pizza

After that, put the sweet corns on the pizza base then spread the grated mozzarella on it.

No yeast pizza

Preheat the oven at 200 degree centigrade then place the pizza inside the oven and bake it for 12 minutes on 200 degree centigrade. Bake the pizza on convection mode of microwave. Check later.

No yeast pizza
12 minutes are over, take out the tray. Pizza is not baked yet so place it inside the oven and bake it for 2 minutes more. After 2 minutes, take out the tray. Pizza has turned golden brown from the edges, it is baked aptly. Pizza without yeast is now ready to serve. It took 14 minutes to bake the pizza.

No yeast pizzaServing:
Sprinkle the oregano and crushed black pepper on the pizza and cut it into wedges. You can sprinkle some red chilly flakes on it as well. Serve this tempting and cheesy pizza without yeast steaming hot along with tomato sauce or green coriander chutney. Enjoy!

No yeast pizzaSuggestion

  • You can use paneer, mushrooms, onion, tomato, baby corn or whatever you like for pizza topping.

How to Make Pizza Without Yeast - Easy No yeast Pizza Recipehow to make no yeast pizza
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Recipe type: Baking
Cuisine: Indian
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Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 1 cup
  • Olive oil – 2 tbsp
  • Curd – 2 tbsp
  • Baking soda - ¼ tsp
  • Sugar - ½ tsp
  • Salt - ¼ tsp or to taste
  • Mozzarella cheese – 2x2 inch piece
  • Capsicum – 8-10 pieces (½ - ¾ inch pieces)
  • Olive – 1 tbsp (preserved)
  • Pizza sauce – 2 tbsp
  • Oregano - ¼ tsp
  • Black pepper - ¼ tsp (crushed)
  • Sweet corns – 1 tbsp
Instructions
  1. Evenly grease a baking tray with some oil.
  2. Grate the mozzarella cheese manually with a grater in a bowl.
  3. Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add curd, sugar, baking soda, salt and 2 tsp olive oil into it. You can use any other cooking oil instead of olive oil. Mix all the ingredients really well.
  4. Now add lukewarm water in small portions and knead soft dough. Grease the hand with some oil and knead the dough until it gets smooth. Dough is ready, less than ¼ cup of water is used to knead the dough.
  5. Place the dough on the greased baking tray and flatten it into ⅓ cm thick pizza with fingers or rolling pin.
  6. Now spread some oil on the pizza base then cover it with thin layer of pizza sauce.
  7. Arrange the capsicum chunks at particular distance on the pizza base then place the olives in-between the capsicum chunks.
  8. After that, put the sweet corns on the pizza base then spread the grated mozzarella on it.
  9. Preheat the oven at 200 degree centigrade then place the pizza inside the oven and bake it for 12 minutes on 200 degree centigrade. Bake the pizza on convection mode of microwave. Check later.
  10. minutes are over, take out the tray. Pizza is not baked yet so place it inside the oven and bake it for 2 minutes more. After 2 minutes, take out the tray. Pizza has turned golden brown from the edges, it is baked aptly. Pizza without yeast is now ready to serve. It took 14 minutes to bake the pizza.
  11. Sprinkle the oregano and crushed black pepper on the pizza and cut it into wedges. You can sprinkle some red chilly flakes on it as well. Serve this tempting and cheesy pizza without yeast steaming hot along with tomato sauce or green coriander chutney. Enjoy!

 

Baked Masala Peanuts Recipe – Oven Roasted Masala Peanuts Recipe

Baked Masala Peanuts Recipe – Oven Roasted Masala Peanuts Recipe

Baked Masala peanuts is very crunchy and spicy snack you can never say no to. It is very quick recipe you can easily make, all you need is a microwave to make it. Prepare these bite sized delights for friends and family. This will surely make your snack time more fun.

Here is an easy step by step recipe with pictures to make these crunchy and baked masala peanuts. Serve these crispy and spicy baked masala peanuts along with steaming hot cup of tea or coffee or have them as it is. Enjoy


Directions:

Making:

Take chickpea flour in a big mixing bowl and add turmeric powder, red chilly powder, salt, dry mango powder,. garam masala and asafoetida. Mix everything really well with a spoon.

Baked masala peanuts

Now add the peanuts into the chickpea flour mixture along with oil. Mix them really well so that each peanut gets coated with the chickpea flour nicely.

Baked masala peanuts

Now drizzle 2 tbsp of water on the peanuts so that the chickpea flour mixture sticks to the peanuts.

Baked masala peanuts

Transfer the masala peanuts on a baking tray and spread it so that no peanuts stick to each other. Preheat the oven at 200 degree centigrade. Place the tray inside the oven and bake it on 200 degree centigrade for 10 minutes.

Baked masala peanuts

After 10 minutes, take the tray out and stir the peanuts. Place the tray back inside the oven and bake it for 5 more minutes. Take it out after 5 minutes and stir the peanuts. Place it back inside the oven and bake them for another 3 minutes. 3 minutes later, peanuts will get roasted aptly. It took 18 minutes to bake the peanuts. Allow them to cool down completely.

Baked masala peanutsServing:

Serve these crispy and spicy baked masala peanuts along with steaming hot cup of tea or coffee or have them as it is. Once the peanuts cools down completely, store them in an air-tight container and relish eating them for 15-20 days.

Baked masala peanutsSuggestion

  • Baking time varies from oven to oven. So, firstly bake the peanuts for 10 minutes and then keep baking them for few minutes while checking in-between until the peanuts turns crispy.

Baked Masala Peanuts Recipe - Oven Roasted Masala Peanuts Recipe
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Peanuts – 1 cup
  • Chickpea flour – ½ cup
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Red chilly powder – ¾ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – less than ¼ tsp
  • Garam masala – ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Dry mango powder – ½ tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp or to taste
Instructions
  1. Take chickpea flour in a big mixing bowl and add turmeric powder, red chilly powder, salt, dry mango powder,. garam masala and asafoetida. Mix everything really well with a spoon.
  2. Now add the peanuts into the chickpea flour mixture along with oil. Mix them really well so that each peanut gets coated with the chickpea flour nicely.
  3. Now drizzle 2 tbsp of water on the peanuts so that the chickpea flour mixture sticks to the peanuts.
  4. Transfer the masala peanuts on a baking tray and spread it so that no peanuts stick to each other. Preheat the oven at 200 degree centigrade. Place the tray inside the oven and bake it on 200 degree centigrade for 10 minutes.
  5. After 10 minutes, take the tray out and stir the peanuts. Place the tray back inside the oven and bake it for 5 more minutes. Take it out after 5 minutes and stir the peanuts. Place it back inside the oven and bake them for another 3 minutes. 3 minutes later, peanuts will get roasted aptly. It took 18 minutes to bake the peanuts. Allow them to cool down completely.
  6. Serve these crispy and spicy baked masala peanuts along with steaming hot cup of tea or coffee or have them as it is. Once the peanuts cools down completely, store them in an air-tight container and relish eating them for 15-20 days.

 

Microwave Khandvi Recipe – How to make Khandvi in Microwave?

Microwave Khandvi Recipe – How to make Khandvi in Microwave?

 Khandvi has always been our favorite Gujarati recipe. Earlier you had to go to the market to get these sumptuous Khandvi but now you can make it easy in a microwave too. These yummy Khandvi will make a perfect snack for family and friends.

Here is an easy step by step by step recipe to make tasty Khandvi in microwave . Make this appealing Khandvi, garnish it with chopped green coriander and grated fresh coconut and serve it as it is. Enjoy

Directions

Getting ready:

Sieve chickpea flour in a bowl. khandvi in microwaveChop curry leaves and place it in a bowl and slice the green chillies lengthwise as well.Khandvi in microwaveMaking:

Put the curd and chickpea flour in a mixer jar along with 2 cups of water. Whisk the mixture until it turns smooth. Pour this smooth batter into a microwave safe bowl and add salt, turmeric powder, asafoetida and 1 tbsp of oil into it. Mix everything really well.Khandvi in microwave

Place the bowl inside the microwave. Cook the chickpea flour mixture for 2 minutes on highest temperature. Take the bowl out and stir the mixture well. After that, place it back inside the microwave and cook it for 2 more minutes. Repeat the same process once again and at last bake it for 1 minute more. Overall cook the mixture for 7 minutes on highest temperature.

Khandvi in microwave

Whisk the mixture with a spoon until it turns smooth. After that, take a tray or steel plate and flip it. Pour 2-3 tsp of khandvi mixture on the back of the tray. Cover the rest of the dough or else it will start getting frigid. Spread the mixture evenly all over the tray with the help of a scraper. Allow it to cool down for 10-15 minutes.

Khandvi in microwave

After 15 minutes, cut the khandvi batter into 2 inch wide and 6 inch long strips. Then, pick it from one side with the help of a knife and roll it out to the other end, like a roll. Place the rolled khandvi on a plate. Similarly, spread the batter and roll it out to make khandvi until the batter is utilized completely.

Khandvi in microwave

For tempering, heat a small pan with some oil. When the oil is heated sufficiently, splutter red mustard seeds in the oil. Further add sesame seeds, curry leaves and green chilly into it.  Let everything roast for a while. Turn off the flame.

Khandvi in microwave

Tempering for khandvi is now ready. Pour the tempering evenly on each khandvi. Khandvi is now ready to serve.

Khandvi in microwaveServing:

Garnish this delicious and mouth-watering khnadvi with chopped green coriander and grated fresh coconut and serve it as it is.

Khandvi in microwaveSuggestions

  • Cook the khandvi batter well until the lumps dissolves completely and it turns smooth. If the batter is not cooked well then you won’t be able to roll out khandvi well and if there is any lump in the batter then it will be difficult to spread the batter evenly.
  • If you want to eat spicy khandvi then add ½ tsp ginger paste and ½ tsp green chilly paste into the batter. Mix everything well. After that, similarly prepare the khandvi. For 3-4 members

Microwave Khandvi Recipe - How to make Khandvi in Microwave?khandvi
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Chickpea flour – 1 cup (100 grams)
  • Curd – 1 cup (200 grams)
  • Green coriander – 2-3 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Oil – 2-3 tbsp
  • Green chilly – 2
  • Curry leaves – 8-10
  • Turmeric powder – less than ¼ tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Red mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Sesame seeds – 1 tsp
  • Salt – ¾ tsp or to taste.
Instructions
  1. Sieve chickpea flour in a bowl.
  2. Chop curry leaves and place it in a bowl and slice the green chillies lengthwise as well.
  3. Put the curd and chickpea flour in a mixer jar along with 2 cups of water. Whisk the mixture until it turns smooth. Pour this smooth batter into a microwave safe bowl and add salt, turmeric powder, asafoetida and 1 tbsp of oil into it. Mix everything really well.
  4. Place the bowl inside the microwave. Cook the chickpea flour mixture for 2 minutes on highest temperature. Take the bowl out and stir the mixture well. After that, place it back inside the microwave and cook it for 2 more minutes. Repeat the same process once again and at last bake it for 1 minute more. Overall cook the mixture for 7 minutes on highest temperature.
  5. Whisk the mixture with a spoon until it turns smooth. After that, take a tray or steel plate and flip it. Pour 2-3 tsp of khandvi mixture on the back of the tray. Cover the rest of the dough or else it will start getting frigid. Spread the mixture evenly all over the tray with the help of a scraper. Allow it to cool down for 10-15 minutes.
  6. After 15 minutes, cut the khandvi batter into 2 inch wide and 6 inch long strips. Then, pick it from one side with the help of a knife and roll it out to the other end, like a roll. Place the rolled khandvi on a plate. Similarly, spread the batter and roll it out to make khandvi until the batter is utilized completely.
  7. For tempering, heat a small pan with some oil. When the oil is heated sufficiently, splutter red mustard seeds in the oil. Further add sesame seeds, curry leaves and green chilly into it. Let everything roast for a while. Turn off the flame.
  8. Tempering for khandvi is now ready. Pour the tempering evenly on each khandvi. Khandvi is now ready to serve.
  9. Garnish this delicious and mouth-watering khnadvi with chopped green coriander and grated fresh coconut and serve it as it is

 

Pizza Packets Recipe – Pizza Pockets Recipe

Pizza Packets Recipe – Pizza Pockets Recipe

Pizza  packets have always been a favorite among kids and youngsters. You can make a little innovation while making these and surprise the kids with yummy Pizza pockets. These lip smacking pockets are yummy and will surely satisfy all hunger pangs. You can pack it it an kids lunch box or pack it while on a picnics.

Here is an easy step by step recipe to make every kids favorite Pizza pocket. Cut these lip-smacking and finger-licking pizza pockets and serve them steaming hot along with  tomato sauce or kasundi. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Evenly grease a baking tray with some oil.

Pizza pocketsMaking:

Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add sugar, salt, instant dry active yeast and olive oil into it. Mix all the ingredients really well. Now add lukewarm water in small portions and knead soft dough. Knead the dough for 5-6 minutes continuously to make it smooth. ¾ cup of water is used to knead this much quantity of flour. Grease the dough and bowl with some oil then cover and keep the dough aside for 2 hours to ferment.

Pizza pockets

2 hours are over, dough has fermented. Slightly punch the dough and divide it into 3 equal portions. Smoothen each dough lump and keep them aside in a bowl.

Pizza pockets

For stuffing, place a pan on flame and pour olive oil into it. When the oil gets heated, add french beans into it and saute it for a minute. Then add the sweet corns into it and cook it for 30 seconds.

Pizza pockets

Add the capsicum, cabbage, black pepper powder and salt into the veggies. Stir to mix everything really well for a minute. Don’t overcook the veggies, keep them crunchy. Stuffing is now ready, turn off the flame and transfer it to a bowl.

Pizza pocketsTo make pizza pockets, take a dough lump and dust it with some dry flour. Place it on the rolling board and roll it out into ¼ cm thick base. Evenly apply a thin layer of pizza sauce on it, leaving ½ cm space from corners.

Pizza pockets

Put some stuffing on the base and then grate some mozzarella cheese on the stuffing.

Pizza pockets

After that, lift the dough from one side and close the stuffing. Seal the edges nicely and place it on the greased baking tray.

Pizza pockets

Roll out another dough lump into square shape and evenly apply a thin layer of pizza sauce on it, leaving ½ cm space from corners. Then layer it with the stuffing and mozzarella cheese. Cover the stuffing nicely and place it on the greased baking tray. Similarly, stuff the other dough lump as well. After that, cover the baking tray with a cloth or napkin paper and keep the pizza pockets aside for 30 minutes. Afterward, bake them.

Pizza pockets

Preheat the oven at 180 degree centigrade then place the baking tray inside the oven and bake the pizza pockets for 10 minutes on 180 degree centigrade. After 10 minutes, take out the tray and flip the sides of the pizza pockets. Place the tray inside and bake them for 5 minutes more. 5 minutes are over, take out the tray. Pizza pockets have turned golden brown, they are now ready to serve.

Pizza pocketsServing:

Cut these lip-smacking and finger-licking pizza pockets and serve them steaming hot along with kasundi or tomato sauce. Enjoy!

Pizza pockets

Pizza Packets Recipe - Pizza Pockets Recipe
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 2 cups
  • Olive/refined oil – 2 tbsp
  • Instant dry active yeast – 1 tsp
  • Sugar – 1 tsp
  • Salt - ½ tsp or to taste
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Pizza sauce - ¼ cup
  • French beans - ¼ cup (finely chopped)
  • Capsicum – 1 (thinly sliced)
  • Sweet corns - ¼ cup
  • Cabbage - ½ cup (chopped)
  • Black pepper powder - ¼ tsp
  • Salt - ¼ tsp
  • Olive oil – 1 tsp
Instructions
  1. Evenly grease a baking tray with some oil.
  2. Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add sugar, salt, instant dry active yeast and olive oil into it. Mix all the ingredients really well. Now add lukewarm water in small portions and knead soft dough. Knead the dough for 5-6 minutes continuously to make it smooth. ¾ cup of water is used to knead this much quantity of flour. Grease the dough and bowl with some oil then cover and keep the dough aside for 2 hours to ferment.
  3. hours are over, dough has fermented. Slightly punch the dough and divide it into 3 equal portions. Smoothen each dough lump and keep them aside in a bowl.
  4. For stuffing, place a pan on flame and pour olive oil into it. When the oil gets heated, add french beans into it and saute it for a minute. Then add the sweet corns into it and cook it for 30 seconds.
  5. Add the capsicum, cabbage, black pepper powder and salt into the veggies. Stir to mix everything really well for a minute. Don't overcook the veggies, keep them crunchy. Stuffing is now ready, turn off the flame and transfer it to a bowl.
  6. To make pizza pockets, take a dough lump and dust it with some dry flour. Place it on the rolling board and roll it out into ¼ cm thick base. Evenly apply a thin layer of pizza sauce on it, leaving ½ cm space from corners.
  7. Put some stuffing on the base and then grate some mozzarella cheese on the stuffing.
  8. After that, lift the dough from one side and close the stuffing. Seal the edges nicely and place it on the greased baking tray.
  9. Roll out another dough lump into square shape and evenly apply a thin layer of pizza sauce on it, leaving ½ cm space from corners. Then layer it with the stuffing and mozzarella cheese. Cover the stuffing nicely and place it on the greased baking tray. Similarly, stuff the other dough lump as well. After that, cover the baking tray with a cloth or napkin paper and keep the pizza pockets aside for 30 minutes. Afterward, bake them.
  10. Preheat the oven at 180 degree centigrade then place the baking tray inside the oven and bake the pizza pockets for 10 minutes on 180 degree centigrade. After 10 minutes, take out the tray and flip the sides of the pizza pockets. Place the tray inside and bake them for 5 minutes more. 5 minutes are over, take out the tray. Pizza pockets have turned golden brown, they are now ready to serve.
  11. Cut these lip-smacking and finger-licking pizza pockets and serve them steaming hot along with kasundi or tomato sauce. Enjoy!

 

Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe – Easy Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe

Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe – Easy Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe

Buttermilk biscuits are classic biscuits you couldn’t say no to. These authentic biscuits are made of butter, refined flour and various other ingredients.  These can be served to guests or can be simply enjoyed with a cup of tea or coffee. These super delicious Buttermilk biscuits just melt in mouth to give you an extra buttery flavor that stays for long.

Here is an easy recipe with step by step pictures to make the delightful Buttermilk cookies. Serve these biscuits to guests, I am sure they will love it.

Directions

Getting ready:

Cut the butter in small chunks with the help of a knife and place them on a plate. You can grate it manually with a grater.Easy buttermilk biscuitsTake a baking tray and place a butter paper on it. Grease the butter paper evenly with some butter.

Easy buttermilk biscuits

Making:

Take refined flour in a bowl and add baking soda, baking powder and sugar in it. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly. Add butter in the refined flour mixture and mix it properly with hand until the mixture turns even. Make sure that there is small chunks of butter in the mixture. 

Easy buttermilk biscuit

Now add butter milk into the refined flour mixture and mix everything nicely. Don’t knead the dough, just bind everything together. Dough for making biscuits is ready.

Easy buttermilk biscuits

 

Dust the chopping board or kitchen platform with some flour and put the dough on it. Shape the dough in circular form then flatten it by pressing with fingers into ½ to ¾ inch thick dough. 

Easy buttermilk biscuits

Then take a hexagonal cutter, small bowl or small glass to cut the dough. Place the cutter on the dough and press firmly then take out the biscuit and place it on the baking tray. Likewise, prepare the rest of the biscuits and place them on the tray maintaining some distance between the biscuits.

Easy buttermilk biscuits

Melt 1 tbsp of butter in a bowl and grease the biscuits with it using a brush. Place the tray inside the preheated oven on middle rack and bake the biscuits for 15 to 20 minutes on 180 degree centigrade.

Easy buttermilk biscuits

15 minutes later, take out the tray. Biscuits will turn golden brown, transfer them on wire rack and allow them to cool down. Buttermilk biscuits are now ready.

Serving:

Serve these crisp and mouth-drooling buttermilk biscuits along with piping hot cup of tea or coffee or have them as it is.

Suggestions

  • If you are using unsalted butter then add ½ tsp salt in the flour.
  • Baking time varies from oven to oven. So, firstly bake the biscuits for 10 minutes and then keep baking them for few minutes while checking in-between until the biscuits are baked aptly.

Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe - Easy Buttermilk Biscuit Recipeeasy buttermilk biscuit
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Recipe type: cookie
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 2 cups
  • Salted butter – 100 grams
  • Butter milk - ¾ cup
  • Baking powder – 1 tsp
  • Baking soda - ¼ tsp
  • Sugar – 1 tsp
Instructions
  1. Cut the butter in small chunks with the help of a knife and place them on a plate. You can grate it manually with a grater.
  2. Take a baking tray and place a butter paper on it. Grease the butter paper evenly with some butter.
  3. Take refined flour in a bowl and add baking soda, baking powder and sugar in it. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly. Add butter in the refined flour mixture and mix it properly with hand until the mixture turns even. Make sure that there is small chunks of butter in the mixture.
  4. Now add butter milk into the refined flour mixture and mix everything nicely. Don't knead the dough, just bind everything together. Dough for making biscuits is ready.
  5. Dust the chopping board or kitchen platform with some flour and put the dough on it. Shape the dough in circular form then flatten it by pressing with fingers into ½ to ¾ inch thick dough.
  6. Then take a hexagonal cutter, small bowl or small glass to cut the dough. Place the cutter on the dough and press firmly then take out the biscuit and place it on the baking tray. Likewise, prepare the rest of the biscuits and place them on the tray maintaining some distance between the biscuits.
  7. Melt 1 tbsp of butter in a bowl and grease the biscuits with it using a brush. Place the tray inside the preheated oven on middle rack and bake the biscuits for 15 to 20 minutes on 180 degree centigrade.
  8. minutes later, take out the tray. Biscuits will turn golden brown, transfer them on wire rack and allow them to cool down. Buttermilk biscuits are now ready.
  9. Serve these crisp and mouth-drooling buttermilk biscuits along with piping hot cup of tea or coffee or have them as it is.

 

 

Cashew Nut And Almond Nut Cookies Recipes – Kaju Badam Cookies

Cashew Nut And Almond Nut Cookies Recipes – Kaju Badam Cookies

Cookies prepared with cashew and almonds have a nice nutty flavour. Cashews and almonds are generally found in every kitchen and one of the best way to use them is to prepare these crusty cookies. Give them to your kids straightaway from the jar whenever they crave for something light.

Kaju badam cookies can be made conveniently at home and stored for about a month. Cookies are the best accompaniment with a hot cup of tea or coffee. So, make your tea time special with these nutty cookies. Do try making them by yourself with these easy to follow step-by-step ingredients. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Chop each cashew into 8-10 small pieces. Place it in a bowl.

cashew almond cookies

Grease a baking tray with some ghee or butter. Spread it evenly with a brush.

cashew almond cookiesMaking:

Take melted butter in a big mixing bowl and add powdered sugar into it. Mix it really well. Keep whisking the mixture until it becomes smooth and fluffy.

cashew almond cookies

Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add baking powder into it followed by green cardamom powder and almond powder. Mix everything really well. Dry ingredients are now mixed and ready.

cashew almond cookies

Again whisk the butter-sugar mixture and add dry ingredients and chopped cashews into it. Mix it really well and knead soft dough as required for making pooris. Add 1-2 tbsp of milk if required. Dough for cookies is now ready.

cashew almond cookies

Spread some dry flour on the rolling board. Place the dough on it and roll it into ½ cm thick sheet with the help of a rolling pin.

cashew almond cookies

After that, take a flower shaped or any shaped cookie cutter and place it on the rolled sheet. Press it gently and cut off the cookie. Similarly, cut the remaining cookies until the dough is utilized completely. You can use small bowl, cap of a bottle or shape them with your hands.

cashew almond cookies

Place it on the baking tray. Arrange the cookies maintaining some distance between them. Now cut the almonds into half and place a piece on the top of each cookie. Press it gently.

cashew almond cookies

Preheat the microwave at 180 degree centigrade on convection mode. Now place the cookie tray inside the microwave and bake the cookies at 180 degree centigrade for 12 minutes. Check later. After 12 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies haven’t baked yet. Place it back inside the microwave and bake them for another 5 minutes. 5 Minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown in colour.

cashew almond cookies

Place the another batch of cookies inside the oven and bake them for 8 minutes at 150 degree centigrade. After 8 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown in colour. Let both the batch of the cookies cools down completely.

cashew almond cookies

Once the cookies cools down completely, transfer them on a plate.

cashew almond cookiesServing:

Have these mouth-drooling and luscious cashew almond cookies straightaway. Store these cookies in an airtight container and enjoy them for about a month.

Suggestions

  • You can take salted butter as well.
  • Baking time varies from oven to oven. So, bake the cookies setting the temperature for some minutes while checking in-between until the cookies turns golden brown from top.

Cashew Nut And Almond Nut Cookies Recipes - Kaju Badam Cookies cashew almond cookies
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Recipe type: Cookies
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 1 cup (120 grams)
  • Powdered sugar – more than ½ cup (100 grams)
  • Almond powder - ½ cup (50 grams)
  • Unsalted butter – ½ cup (100 grams)
  • Cashews - ¼ cup (30 grams)
  • Almonds – 15
  • Green cardamom – 6 (finely crushed)
  • Baking powder - ¾ tsp
  • Milk - ¼ cup
Instructions
  1. Chop each cashew into 8-10 small pieces. Place it in a bowl. Grease a baking tray with some ghee or butter. Spread it evenly with a brush.
  2. Take melted butter in a big mixing bowl and add powdered sugar into it. Mix it really well. Keep whisking the mixture until it becomes smooth and fluffy.
  3. Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add baking powder into it followed by green cardamom powder and almond powder. Mix everything really well. Dry ingredients are now mixed and ready.
  4. Again whisk the butter-sugar mixture and add dry ingredients and chopped cashews into it. Mix it really well and knead soft dough as required for making pooris. Add 1-2 tbsp of milk if required. Dough for cookies is now ready.
  5. Spread some dry flour on the rolling board. Place the dough on it and roll it into ½ cm thick sheet with the help of a rolling pin. After that, take a flower shaped or any shaped cookie cutter and place it on the rolled sheet. Press it gently and cut off the cookie. Similarly, cut the remaining cookies until the dough is utilized completely. You can use small bowl, cap of a bottle or shape them with your hands.
  6. Place it on the baking tray. Arrange the cookies maintaining some distance between them. Now cut the almonds into half and place a piece on the top of each cookie. Press it gently. Preheat the microwave at 180 degree centigrade on convection mode. Now place the cookie tray inside the microwave and bake the cookies at 180 degree centigrade for 12 minutes. Check later. After 12 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies haven't baked yet. Place it back inside the microwave and bake them for another 5 minutes. 5 Minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown in colour.
  7. Place the another batch of cookies inside the oven and bake them for 8 minutes at 150 degree centigrade. After 8 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown in colour. Let both the batch of the cookies cools down completely. Once the cookies cools down completely, transfer them on a plate.
  8. Serve these mouth-drooling and luscious cashew almond cookies rightaway. Store these cookies in an airtight container and enjoy them for about a month.

 

Kesar Pulao Recipe in Microwave – How To Make Saffron Rice in Microwave

Kesar Pulao Recipe in Microwave – How To Make Saffron Rice in Microwave

Kesar pulao a simple recipe of pulao prepared with saffron, ghee, dry fruits and some whole spices makes a perfect meal when served along with any curry. The aroma and colour of saffron makes this pulao irresistible. Prepare this lavish dish in microwave for special guests and make them go wow! You can also prepare this pulao with leftover rice as well.

Preparing saffron pulao in microwave becomes more convenient and less time consuming. Saffron is loaded with anti-depressant, anti-oxidant, anti-ageing and anti-cancer properties. So, here is the recipe of saffron pulao with very easy to follow steps. Try making it at home and share your experience with us. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Wash the basmati rice thoroughly with water. Drain out excess water from it. Drench the rice completely in water and soak it for 30 minutes. After that, drain out the excess water from it.

kesar pulao

Peel brown cardamom and take out its seeds. Place it in a bowl. Slice each cashew in half. Place it in a bowl.

kesar pulaoMaking:

Take a microwave safe bowl and pour the ghee into it. Place the bowl inside the microwave and heat it for 1 minute on highest temperature. Now take the bowl out from the microwave and add cumin seeds to it. Stir it with a spoon. Place it back in the microwave for 1 more minute on same temperature.

kesar pulao

After 1 minute, take out the bowl. Cumin seeds are roasted well. Now add the whole spices into it along with cashew pieces. Stir to mix everything well with a spoon. Again place the bowl back into the microwave and roast everything for a minute on highest temperature.

kesar pulao

After a minute is over, take out the bowl. Stir everything. Cashews have turned golden brown. Take out few cashew slices and keep it aside. Add raisins, soaked basmati rice, salt and soaked saffron strands to the bowl. Mix everything really well with a spoon.

kesar pulao

Add 2 cups of water into the rice mixture. Mix it well. Cover the bowl. Don’t cover it completely, leave it slightly open. Place it in the microwave. Cook the rice on highest temperature for 10 minutes.

kesar pulao

After 10 minutes, take the bowl out. Let the rice remain in bowl with its lid on for another 10 minutes. This is its standing time. After that, remove the lid and mix the pulao with a spoon.

kesar pulao

Pulao is now ready. Transfer it to a plate. Kesar pulao is now ready to serve.

kesar pulaoServing:

Garnish this mouth-watering and luscious kesar pulao with some roasted cashew slices and serve it steaming hot along with any sabzi you want.

kesar pulaoSuggestions

  • Here we have prepared kesar pulao in microwave but you can prepare it in pressure cooker or any vessel. Heat a cooker with some ghee. Then splutter cumin seeds into it. After that, add whole spices and roast it for a while. Then roast cashews into it. Further add rice,salt and saffron. Mix it well. Add 2 cups of water into it and mix well. Put the lid on and let the rice cook until a whistle. Then turn off the flame. After that, release half of its pressure and let the other half releases itself. Then open the lid and transfer kesar pulao on a plate. Serve it steaming hot.
  • If you are cooking kesar pulao in vessel then heat a vessel with some ghee. Then splutter cumin seeds into it. After that, add whole spices and roast it for a while. Then roast cashews into it. Further add rice, salt and saffron. Mix it well. Add 2 cups of water into it and mix well. Put the lid on and let the rice cook until it is cooked aptly and water is absorbed completely on low flame. Then turn off the flame. After that, leave the covered as it is for about 5 minutes. Then open the lid and transfer kesar pulao on a plate. Serve it steaming hot.

Kesar Pulao Recipe in Microwave - How To Make Saffron Rice in Microwave kesar pulao in microwave
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Basmati rice – 1 cup (200 grams)
  • Ghee – 2 tbsp
  • Saffron strands – ¼ tsp (soaked in 1 tsp of water)
  • Brown cardamom – 2
  • Cinnamon stick – 1 inch
  • Cloves – 2-3
  • Black pepper – 6-7
  • Cashews – 15 (2 tbsp)
  • Raisins – 30-35 (2 tbsp)
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Salt – 1 tsp or to taste
Instructions
  1. Wash the basmati rice thoroughly with water. Drain out excess water from it. Drench the rice completely in water and soak it for 30 minutes. After that, drain out the excess water from it. Peel brown cardamom and take out its seeds. Place it in a bowl. Slice each cashew in half. Place it in a bowl.
  2. Take a microwave safe bowl and pour the ghee into it. Place the bowl inside the microwave and heat it for 1 minute on highest temperature. Now take the bowl out from the microwave and add cumin seeds to it. Stir it with a spoon. Place it back in the microwave for 1 more minute on same temperature.
  3. After 1 minute, take out the bowl. Cumin seeds are roasted well. Now add the whole spices into it along with cashew pieces. Stir to mix everything well with a spoon. Again place the bowl back into the microwave and roast everything for a minute on highest temperature.
  4. After a minute is over, take out the bowl. Stir everything. Cashews have turned golden brown. Take out few cashew slices and keep it aside. Add raisins, soaked basmati rice, salt and soaked saffron strands to the bowl. Mix everything really well with a spoon.
  5. Add 2 cups of water into the rice mixture. Mix it well. Cover the bowl. Don’t cover it completely, leave it slightly open. Place it in the microwave. Cook the rice on highest temperature for 10 minutes.
  6. After 10 minutes, take the bowl out. Let the rice remain in bowl with its lid on for another 10 minutes. This is its standing time. After that, remove the lid and mix the pulao with a spoon. Pulao is now ready. Transfer it to a plate. Kesar pulao is now ready to serve.
  7. Garnish this mouth-watering and luscious kesar pulao with some roasted cashew slices and serve it steaming hot along with any sabzi you want.

 

Sweet Milk Dinner Rolls Recipe – Quick Yeast Rolls Recipe

Sweet Milk Dinner Rolls Recipe – Quick Yeast Rolls Recipe

Sweet milk dinner rolls with a hint of sweetness and tenderness will surely bring in many compliments to you for sure. The divine fragrance and the taste of these freshly homemade sweet buns is something that everyone will relish. They are not tasty to eat but can be prepared super instantly. As good and amazing they taste, the texture of these buns also deserves the praises.

These buns are really soft, fluffy and taste super yummy too. You can stuffed these buns with any savory fillings as well or enjoy eating them plain. These slightly sweet, buttery buns with little amount of salt are perfect to be included in any meals. Sweet milk dinner rolls are well rounded and balanced with loads of flavors.

Directions

Getting ready:

Grease the baking tray with some oil. Spread it evenly with the help of a brush.

sweet milk roll recipeMaking:

Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add instant active dry yeast, salt, some melted butter and powdered sugar into it. Mix all the ingredients really well.sweet milk rolls recipe

Now add lukewarm milk in small portions and knead soft dough. When everything is bind together, grease the hand with some butter and knead the dough until it becomes smooth. It will take about 5-7 minutes to smoothen the dough. 2-3 tbsp of milk is left.

sweet milk rolls recipe

When the dough becomes smooth, apply some butter on the dough then cover and keep it aside for 2-2.5 hours in warm place.

sweet milk rolls recipes

After 2 hours, check the dough. It has doubled its size, dust the hand with some flour and rub the dough. Divide the dough into 8 small and equal lumps, now pick a dough lump and press it with fingers to shape it into smooth round ball. Place it on the greased baking tray. Similarly, prepare the rest of the sweet milk rolls.

sweet milk roll recipe

Apply some oil on the sweet milk rolls with the help of a brush. After greasing them, cover and keep the sweet milk rolls aside for half an hour to set. Within half an hour, sweet milk rolls will puff up.

sweet milk roll recipe

Now preheat the oven for 5 minutes on 180 degree centigrade then place the baking tray inside the oven and bake the sweet milk rolls for 15 minutes on 180 degree centigrade. Check later.

sweet milk rolls recipe

15 minutes are over. Take the tray out, sweet milk rolls have turned golden brown on top. Apply some butter on the sweet milk rolls and transfer them on a plate.sweet milk rolls recipeServing:

Serve these tantalizing and luscious sweet milk rolls with butter or jam. Enjoy!

Suggestions

  • If you are using dry active yeast then you have to activate it. For that, take yeast and add 2 tbsp lukewarm milk along with some sugar. Cover and keep it aside for 10 minutes to activate. After that, use it.
  • Baking time varies from microwave to microwave. So, firstly bake the sweet milk balls for 10 minutes and then keep baking it for few minutes while checking in-between until the balls turns golden brown from top and baked through aptly.

Sweet Milk Dinner Rolls Recipe - Quick Yeast Rolls Recipesweet dinner rolls recipe
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 2 cups (250 grams)
  • Instant active dry yeast – 1 tsp
  • Salt - ¼ tsp
  • Butter – 1 tbsp
  • Powdered sugar - ¼ cup (4 tbsp)
  • Milk – 1 cup
Instructions
  1. Grease the baking tray with some oil. Spread it evenly with the help of a brush. Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and add instant active dry yeast, salt, some melted butter and powdered sugar into it. Mix all the ingredients really well.
  2. Now add lukewarm milk in small portions and knead soft dough. When everything is bind together, grease the hand with some butter and knead the dough until it becomes smooth. It will take about 5-7 minutes to smoothen the dough. 2-3 tbsp of milk is left. When the dough becomes smooth, apply some butter on the dough then cover and keep it aside for 2-2.5 hours in warm place.
  3. After 2 hours, check the dough. It has doubled its size, dust the hand with some flour and rub the dough. Divide the dough into 8 small and equal lumps, now pick a dough lump and press it with fingers to shape it into smooth round ball. Place it on the greased baking tray. Similarly, prepare the rest of the sweet milk rolls.
  4. Apply some oil on the sweet milk rolls with the help of a brush. After greasing them, cover and keep the sweet milk rolls aside for half an hour to set. Within half an hour, sweet milk rolls will puff up.
  5. Now preheat the oven for 5 minutes on 180 degree centigrade then place the baking tray inside the oven and bake the sweet milk rolls for 15 minutes on 180 degree centigrade. Check later. 15 minutes are over. Take the tray out, sweet milk rolls have turned golden brown on top. Apply some butter on the sweet milk rolls and transfer them on a plate.
  6. Serve these tantalizing and luscious sweet milk rolls with butter or jam. Enjoy!