Bharwan Karela – How to make Stuffed Karela – Stuffed Bitter Melon

Bharwan Karela- How to make Stuffed Karela – Stuffed Bitter Melon

Stuffed karela is scrumptious and nutritious recipe of bitter gourds. Everyone pinch their nose when it comes to have bitter gourd but this stuffed bitter gourds will make them ask for more and more. It is very easy to prepare at home. Some bitter gourds and few Indian aromatic spices is all that is needed to make this recipe. Stuffed bitter gourds makes a super delicious side assortment to your meals.

You can prepare it for lunch or dinner as a side assortment. They will devour it for sure! Pack them for your lunch or short distance travels. So, try out making bharwa karela with these easy to follow step-by-step instructions and pictures. Enjoy!

Direction :

Getting Ready :

Take small sized 250 grams Bitter gourd. Wash it then dry them. Cut the ends of the bitter gourd then scrap them.

stuffed karela

Slit the bitter gourd vertically, Make sure the lower end of the bitter gourd is intact.

stuffed karela

Scrap out the pulp and the seeds from it with a knife. Scrap all the bitter gourds likewise.

stuffed karela Making :

Use ¾ tsp of salt to cover up the bitter gourd in and out. Use the rest of the salt and mix it with the scraped out pulp and seeds and keep it for 10 to 15 minutes until they perspirates , so that the bitterness goes away.

stuffed karela

After 15 minutes, dip the bitter gourd in water and wash it well. Squeeze the extra water from it . Wash all the bitter gourds likewise. Then wash the scraping and the pulp too. Strain it through a strainer. Place the pulp back into the bowl and wash them once again.  Press the pulp through the strainer and drain the extra water.

stuffed karela

To prepare the masala for the stuffing , heat the pan, add to tsp oil to it. Let the oil heat up. Once heated add ½ tsp cumin seeds, ½ pinch asafoetida, 1/3 tsp turmeric powder, then add the pulp, roast all ingredients well. Also add finely chopped raw mango, 2 tsp fennel seeds powder, ¼ tsp red chili powder and ¾ tsp salt. Roast the stuffing for 1 minute.

stuffed karela

Once the stuffing is ready, take it out in a plate. To stuff the bitter gourds, open them and fill the stuffing , Press it with a spoon.

stuffed karela

To cook the Bitter gourds , heat a pan. Add 3 tbsp oil to it. Place the bitter gourds in the pan. Make sure you keep the flame low. Cover and cook the bitter gourd for 2 minutes.

stuffed karela

After 2 minutes check the bitter gourd. The bitter gourd is roasted from below, flip it so that the bitter gourd is roasted well on all sides. Cover the bitter gourd again for 2 minutes. Check the bitter gourd again.

stuffed karela

Bitter gourds are golden brown and roasted from all sides.  Place them out in a plate. Luscious Stuffed Bitter Gourds are ready. Garnish them with a little green coriander. You can relish this amazing side dish with poori , paratha , chapatti or rice.

stuffed karela Suggestion :

  • You can use 1 tsp dry mango powder instead of raw mango if desired.
  • You can use any cooking oil if desired.
  • Stuffed Bitter Gourds  can also be carried along with poori while you travel.

Bharwan Karela - How to make Stuffed Karela - Stuffed Bitter Melonstuffed karela
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Recipe type: Main course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Bitter Gourd – 250 grams
  • Mustard oil - 3 to 4 tbsp ( You can use any cooking oil )
  • Asafoetida- ½ pinch
  • Cumin Seeds- ½ tsp
  • Red Chili Powder- ¼ tsp
  • Green Coriander – 1 to 2 tbsp
  • Raw Mango – 2 tbsp ( finely chopped )
  • Fennel powder- 2 tsp
  • Coriander powder- 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ⅓ tsp
  • Salt – 1.5 tsp ( or to taste )
Instructions
  1. Take small sized 250 grams Bitter gourd. Wash it then dry them. Cut the ends of the bitter gourd then scrap them.
  2. Slit the bitter gourd vertically, Make sure the lower end of the bitter gourd is intact.
  3. Scrap out the pulp and the seeds from it with a knife. Scrap all the bitter gourds likewise.
  4. Use ¾ tsp of salt to cover up the bitter gourd in and out. Use the rest of the salt and mix it with the scraped out pulp and seeds and keep it for 10 to 15 minutes until they perspirates , so that the bitterness goes away.
  5. After 15 minutes, dip the bitter gourd in water and wash it well. Squeeze the extra water from it . Wash all the bitter gourds likewise. Then wash the scraping and the pulp too. Strain it through a strainer. Place the pulp back into the bowl and wash them once again. Press the pulp through the strainer and drain the extra water.
  6. To prepare the masala for the stuffing , heat the pan, add to tsp oil to it. Let the oil heat up. Once heated add ½ tsp cumin seeds, ½ pinch asafoetida, ⅓ tsp turmeric powder, then add the pulp, roast all ingredients well. Also add finely chopped raw mango, 2 tsp fennel seeds powder, ¼ tsp red chili powder and ¾ tsp salt. Roast the stuffing for 1 minute.
  7. Once the stuffing is ready, take it out in a plate. To stuff the bitter gourds, open them and fill the stuffing , Press it with a spoon.
  8. To cook the Bitter gourds , heat a pan. Add 3 tbsp oil to it. Place the bitter gourds in the pan. Make sure you keep the flame low. Cover and cook the bitter gourd for 2 minutes.
  9. After 2 minutes check the bitter gourd. The bitter gourd is roasted from below, flip it so that the bitter gourd is roasted well on all sides. Cover the bitter gourd again for 2 minutes. Check the bitter gourd again.
  10. Bitter gourds are golden brown and roasted from all sides. Place them out in a plate. Luscious Stuffed Bitter Gourds are ready. Garnish them with a little green coriander. You can relish this amazing side dish with poori , paratha , chapatti or rice.

 

Mango Frooti- Fresh Pulpy Mango Juice

Mango Frooti – Fresh Pulpy Mango Juice

Summer is a season of refreshing drinks. Mango frooti is one refreshing drink you will love to have anytime. A glass full of fresh Mango pulpy juice is all you need to complete your gatherings and to sooth your thirst during summers. This fresh homemade mango juice is simply awesome and a treat for all the mango lovers.

During the dog days of summer, there’s nothing quite like a refreshing and soothing glass of fresh mango juice. Here is a quick and easy recipe with pictures to make mango pulpy juice at home. Enjoy this drink made with your ever favorite fruit and enjoy the summers.

Direction :

Getting ready :

Wash and peel the ripe mangoes and take out the pulp. Cut them into small pieces.

mango pulpy juice
Wash and cut the raw mangoes into small pieces.

mango pulpy juice Making :

Take a vessel, place the mangoes in it to boil them. Add 1 cup water to boil the mangoes. Turn on the flame. Boil the mangoes till the mangoes turn soft. Check the mangoes after 5 minutes.

mango pulpy juice
Press the mangoes to check if soft. We have boiled the mangoes for 10 minutes.

mango pulpy juice

Add 2.5 cup (500 grams)  sugar to it. Add 1 cup water too so that the sugar dissolves well. Mix it well and cook until the sugar dissolves. Check it after a while. Once the sugar dissolves, turn of the flame. Let it cool a bit.

mango pulpy juice
When the mangoes cool a bit, strain the mangoes in a big bowl. Let it cool a bit more. Once cool place the pulp in the mixer jar. Put the strained juice too. Grind the pulp to make a fine paste.

mango pulpy juice
Place the paste in the bowl to mix it with the strained juice. Mix it well. Strain it once again so that the fine fibers strain out and that it mixes well too.

mango pulpy juice
Discard the extra fibers of mango in the strainer. Add 2 to 2.5 liters of water to it. Mix it well. Then place in the jar of water.

mango pulpy juice Serving :

Refreshing and flavorful Mango pulpy juice is ready. When it cools down a bit, place it in the fridge. Once cool serve this amazing drink, If you wish to have it chilled then out ice cubes in it.

mango pulpy juice Suggestions:

The color of the juice depends on the color of the pulp. If the mango is ripe the juice will be yellow in color, if slightly light in color the juice will be a little light.


Mango Frooti- Fresh Pulpy Mango Juicemango frooti
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Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Ripe Mango – 2 (700 grams )
  • Raw Mango – 2 (350 grams )
  • Sugar – 2.5 cup ( 500 grams )
Instructions
  1. Wash and peel the ripe mangoes and take out the pulp. Cut them into small pieces.
  2. Wash and cut the raw mangoes into small pieces.
  3. Take a vessel, place the mangoes in it to boil them. Add 1 cup water to boil the mangoes. Turn on the flame. Boil the mangoes till the mangoes turn soft. Check the mangoes after 5 minutes.
  4. Press the mangoes to check if soft. We have boiled the mangoes for 10 minutes.
  5. Add 2.5 cup (500 grams) sugar to it. Add 1 cup water too so that the sugar dissolves well. Mix it well and cook until the sugar dissolves. Check it after a while. Once the sugar dissolves, turn of the flame. Let it cool a bit.
  6. When the mangoes cool a bit, strain the mangoes in a big bowl. Let it cool a bit more. Once cool place the pulp in the mixer jar. Put the strained juice too. Grind the pulp to make a fine paste.
  7. Place the paste in the bowl to mix it with the strained juice. Mix it well. Strain it once again so that the fine fibers strain out and that it mixes well too.
  8. Discard the extra fibers of mango in the strainer. Add 2 to 2.5 liters of water to it. Mix it well. Then place in the jar of water.
  9. Refreshing and flavorful Mango pulpy juice is ready. When it cools down a bit, place it in the fridge. Once cool serve this amazing drink, If you wish to have it chilled then out ice cubes in it.

 

Kadha Prasad – Atte Ka Sheera – Wheat flour Halwa

Kadha Prasad – कड़ाह प्रसाद – आटे का हलवा – Atte Ka Sheera – Wheat flour Halwa

Kadha Prasad is mostly served at gurudwara or religious places as a prasad. This easy to make sweet recipe just requires 3 basic ingredients .i.e. ghee, wheat flour and sugar. You can make this amazing sweet recipe even when you crave for something sweet.

Here is an easy recipe with step by step pictures to make Kadha Prasad and serve it to your family and friends at gatherings. Relish a bowl full of amazing Atte ka Sheera after your meals or to soothe your sweet tooth! Enjoy.

Direction :

Making :

Turn on the flame , heat a pan , then pour ghee into it. Let the ghee melt.kada prasad

Put the wheat flour to the ghee. Roast it till it is brown and aromatic. Keep the flame medium.

kada prasad

Once the wheat flour is roasted well, add sugar to it. Also add 1.5 cup water to it. Stir it well and cook until dense.

kada prasad Serving :

Sumptuous Kada Prasad is ready. Take it out in a plate. You can offer it as a Prasad or relish it as a sweet dish as desired.

kada prasadSuggestion :

  • For Kada Prasad take thick wheat flour , If you don’t find it you can take the flour used for making chapatis.
  • We don’t put dry fruits in Kada Prasad still you can add according to your taste.
  • Make sure you stir the wheat flour constantly while roasting it and even when you add water to it so that no lumps are formed.

Kadha Prasad - Atte Ka Sheera - Wheat flour Halwakada prasad
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Recipe type: sweet
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Wheat flour – ½ cup ( 80 grams )
  • Ghee – ½ cup ( 110 grams)
  • Sugar - ½ cup ( 110 grams)
Instructions
  1. Turn on the flame ,heat a pan , then pour ghee into it. Let the ghee melt.
  2. Put the wheat flour to the ghee. Roast it till it is brown and aromatic. Keep the flame medium.
  3. Once the wheat flour is roasted well, add sugar to it. Also add 1.5 cup water to it. Stir it well and cook until dense.
  4. Sumptuous Kada Prasad is ready. Take it out in a plate. You can offer it as a Prasad or relish it as a sweet dish as desired.

 

Palak Soya Bhurji – Spinach Soya Granules Keema

Palak Soya Bhurji – Spinach Soya Granules Keema

Palak soya bhurji is a unique yet super scrumptious way to give your meals a different taste and flavor. Iron, Mineral and Protein enriched soya spinach bhurji makes a perfect side assortment to our meals. The well chosen combination of spices and spinach-soya chunks makes this sabzi really tempting.

This sabzi is healthy and highly nutritious, so do give it your kids. Pack it in tiffin or stuff this sabzi into the chapattis, they will devour eating it for sure. Here is the easy and simple to prepare recipe with step by step pictures and detailed method of cooking. Enjoy!

Direction:

Getting ready :

Chop the spinach leaves and soya chunks.

palak soya chunks

Make fine paste of tomato, green chilly and ginger.

palak soya chunks

Make 3-4 pieces of one soya chunk. Grind the soya chunks in mortar pestle. Then take out the grounded soya chunks in a bowl.

palak soya chunks Making :

Pre heat a pan and add oil into it. When the oil is sufficiently hot then add grounded soya chunks into it. Sauté it for few minutes on low flame until there is slight change in color. Stir it constantly and cook. As the chunks turn brown in color, add 1 cup water to it. Cover and cook it on low flame.

palak soya chunks

Place a pan on flame. Add a little oil into it to sauté the masala. Add cumin seeds to the oil. Also add asafoetida, turmeric powder, coriander powder and sauté for few seconds..Then add tomato-ginger-green chilly paste. Also add red chilies. Sauté the masala well until the oil starts separating from it. Make sure you stir it at regular intervals and keep the flame low. Cook until water evaporates completely from it. Then cover it .

palak soya chunks

Add dry fenugreek leaves to the masala. Also check  if the chunks have turned puffy and have absorbed the water. Add the sauté masala in the soya chunks. Mix it well.

palak soya chunks

Add the spinach to it. Also add salt, garam masala and mix all ingredients really well. Cover and cook it for 2-3 minutes. Then check after 3 minutes. To evaporate the rest of the water, cook the sabzi on high flame for 1 minute as it is. Stir at regular interval. Add chopped green coriander. Sabzi is ready, turn off the flame and take it out in a plate.

palak soya chunksServing:

Sumptuous Palak Soya Bhurji is ready to be relished. Garnish with some green coriander leaves. Serve steaming hot sabzi with chapatti, parantha or naan.  This much quantity of sabzi can be served as side dish to 4-5 family members.

palak soya chunks Suggestions:

 

  • Make sure masala doesn’t get burnt.
  • You can also make sabzi as per your taste.
  • If you prefer eating less spicy than remove green chilly from the ingredients.But if you like eating green chilies then remove garam masala and red chilly powder for less spicy sabzi.
  • If you prefer eating spicier sabzi then add red chilly powder in more quantity.

 

Palak Soya Bhurji - Spinach Soya Granules Keemapalak soya bhurji
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Recipe type: main course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Spinach – 250 grams
  • Soy chunks – 1 cup (50 grams)
  • Tomato – 3 (200 grams)
  • Green chilly – 1
  • Ginger – ½ inch baton
  • Refined oil – 2 tbsp
  • Green coriander – 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder – ½ tsp
  • Salt – ¾ tsp (less than ¼ tsp) (as per taste)
  • Garam masala – less than ¼ tsp
  • Red chilly powder – less than ¼ tsp
  • Dry fenugreek leaves – 1 tbsp
Instructions
  1. Direction:
  2. Chop the spinach leaves and soya chunks.
  3. Make fine paste of tomato, green chilly and ginger.
  4. Make 3-4 pieces of one soya chunk. Grind the soya chunks in mortar pestle. Then take out the grounded soya chunks in a bowl.
  5. Pre heat a pan and add oil into it. When the oil is sufficiently hot then add grounded soya chunks into it. Sauté it for few minutes on low flame until there is slight change in color. Stir it constantly and cook. As the chunks turn brown in color, add 1 cup water to it. Cover and cook it on low flame.
  6. Place a pan on flame. Add a little oil into it to sauté the masala. Add cumin seeds to the oil. Also add asafoetida, turmeric powder, coriander powder and sauté for few seconds..
  7. Then add tomato-ginger-green chilly paste. Also add red chilies. Sauté the masala well until the oil starts separating from it. Make sure you stir it at regular intervals and keep the flame low. Cook until water evaporates completely from it. Cover it .
  8. Add dry fenugreek leaves to the masala. Also check if the chunks have turned puffy and have absorbed the water. Add the sauté masala in the soya chunks. Mix it well.
  9. Add the spinach to it. Also add salt, garam masala and mix all ingredients really well. Cover and cook it for 2-3 minutes. Then check after 3 minutes. To evaporate the rest of the water, cook the sabzi on high flame for 1 minute as it is. Stir at regular interval. Add chopped green coriander. Sabzi is ready, turn off the flame and take it out in a plate.
  10. Sumptuous Palak Soya Bhurji is ready to be relished. Garnish with some green coriander leaves. Serve steaming hot sabzi with chapatti, parantha or naan. This much quantity of sabzi can be served as side dish to 4-5 family members.

Kathal Kabab Recipe – Raw Jackfruit Kebab

thal Kabab Recipe – कटहल के कबाब – Raw Jackfruit Kebab

Kathal Kabab is a snack you would love to have during evenings. You can serve it to guests during a gathering or at any party. I am sure everyone will drool over this amazing snack for sure.

Here is an easy recipe with step by step pictures of Kathal Kabab. Scrumptious Kebabs are ready to be served. You can serve these mouth drooling kebabs with green coriander chutney or any chutney you relish eating. You can serve it as a side dish with meals, you can also eat it as a snack.

Direction:

Getting Ready :

Take 500 gm Jackfruit. Cut it, wash and dry it.kathal kabab

Take a piece of Jackfruit and dice it into smaller pieces . Cut all the pieces likewise. Make sure you remove the seeds and seed covering from the jack fruit.

kathal kabab

Place the jackfruit in a cooker to boil. Add ½ cup water to it and close the lid. Let the jackfruit boil till 1 whistle. Reduce the flame. Let the jackfruit boil for 4 to 5 minutes.

Kathal kebab

After 5 minutes turn off the flame. Let the jackfruit remain in the cooker till the pressure releases from it. Then check the jackfruit. To check it lift a small piece and pressed between fingers and see if it is soft.

kathal kabab

Take the pieces out in sieve. Place a big bowl beneath it. Strain the water from jackfruit by pressing it.

kathal kabab

To make dough for the kebab first of all heat a pan on flame. Pour 2 tsp oil into it and let it heat.Once the oil is rightly hot add ½ cup chickpea flour to it. Roast it until it changes color and is fragrant. Make sure you keep the flame medium.

kathal kabab

Chickpea flour has changed color and fragrant, now add spices to it. Add ½ tsp turmeric powder, ½ tsp garam masala, 2 tsp coriander powder and 1 tsp cumin powder. Stir it at regular intervals. Then add 2 tsp ginger paste, 2 to3 green chilies finely chopped. Mix all the ingredients well.  Reduce the flame. Roast until all ingredients mix well then turn off the flame.

kathal kabab

Take the boiled jackfruit in a big bowl and mash it. Either mash it with a ladle or you can also mash it with a masher. Meanwhile also stir the masala once.  The jackfruit is mashed. Now mix it with the spices.

kathal kabab

Add 2 to 3 tbsp finely chopped green coriander to it, 1 tsp salt or to taste, 1/ 2 tsp dry mango powder, ¼ cup mint leaves chopped finely. Then turn on the medium flame . Mash and mix it nicely to prepare dough. The mix has now turned into dough form. Turn off the flame. Then take out the mix in a big bowl and let it cool.

kathal kabab

To make kebabs, take a little oil and grease your hands. Lift a little mixture and prepare medium sized kebabs. Give it a round shape, then press it to give shape. Prepare all the kebabs likewise and place it on a plate.

kathal kabab

To sauté them, turn on the flame and place a pan on it, then pour some oil into it. Check if it is rightly hot by lacing your hand above the pan. We need medium hot oil for the kebabs. Place the kebabs on the pan to fry. Fry it until it is golden brown from below.

Kathal kabab

Once the kebabs are slightly brown from below then flip them. Fry the kebabs until they are golden brown from both sides. Once the kebabs are ready take them out. Place it on a tissue paper so that it absorbs the extra oil. Fry the rest of the kebabs likewise. It takes 4 to 5 minutes to fry all kebabs at once.

kathal kababServing :

Scrumptious Kebabs are ready to be served. You can serve these mouth drooling kebabs with green coriander chutney or any chutney you relish eating. You can serve it as a side dish with meals, you can also eat it as a snack.

kathal kababSuggestion :

  • Make sure you take raw jackfruit for the kebab and not the yellow ones. The yellow ones would taste sweet.
  • The moisture from the chickpeas flour , masala and jackfruit will absorb the moisture and will prepare a soft dough for the kebab.
  • If you don’t have mint leaves, then you can also add mint powder instead or you can even skip it.
  • Make sure you don’t keep the kebabs too thick.
  • If your hands become sticky, grease with some more oil.
  • You can deep fry or shallow fry the kebabs as desired.
Kathal Kabab Recipe - कटहल के कबाब - Raw Jackfruit Kebabkathal kabab
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Recipe type: snacks
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Jack fruit : ½ kg (500 grams)
  • Chickpea flour – ½ cup (50 grams)
  • Oil – ¾ cup
  • Mint leaves- ¼ cup
  • Green Coriander- 2 to 3 tbsp (finely chopped )
  • Green chili – 2 to 3 (finely chopped )
  • Ginger Paste – 2 tsp
  • Garam Masala – ½ tsp
  • Cumin powder- 1 tsp
  • Dry mango powder- ½ tsp
  • Coriander Powder- 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder- ½ tsp
  • Salt – 1.25 tsp( or to taste )
Instructions
  1. Take 500 gm Jackfruit. Cut it, wash and dry it.
  2. Take a piece of Jackfruit and dice it into smaller pieces . Cut all the pieces likewise. Make sure you remove the seeds and seed covering from the jack fruit.
  3. Place the jackfruit in a cooker to boil. Add ½ cup water to it and close the lid. Let the jackfruit boil till 1 whistle. Reduce the flame. Let the jackfruit boil for 4 to 5 minutes.
  4. After 5 minutes turn off the flame. Let the jackfruit remain in the cooker till the pressure releases from it. Then check the jackfruit. To check it lift a small piece and pressed between fingers and see if it is soft.
  5. Take the pieces out in sieve. Place a big bowl beneath it. Strain the water from jackfruit by pressing it.
  6. To make dough for the kebab first of all heat a pan on flame. Pour 2 tsp oil into it and let it heat.Once the oil is rightly hot add ½ cup chickpea flour to it. Roast it until it changes color and is fragrant. Make sure you keep the flame medium.
  7. Chickpea flour has changed color and fragrant, now add spices to it. Add ½ tsp turmeric powder, ½ tsp garam masala, 2 tsp coriander powder and 1 tsp cumin powder. Stir it at regular intervals. Then add 2 tsp ginger paste, 2 to3 green chilies finely chopped. Mix all the ingredients well. Reduce the flame. Roast until all ingredients mix well then turn off the flame.
  8. Take the boiled jackfruit in a big bowl and mash it. Either mash it with a ladle or you can also mash it with a masher. Meanwhile also stir the masala once. The jackfruit is mashed. Now mix it with the spices.
  9. Add 2 to 3 tbsp finely chopped green coriander to it, 1 tsp salt or to taste, 1/ 2 tsp dry mango powder, ¼ cup mint leaves chopped finely. Then turn on the medium flame . Mash and mix it nicely to prepare dough. The mix has now turned into dough form. Turn off the flame. Then take out the mix in a big bowl and let it cool.
  10. To make kebabs, take a little oil and grease your hands. Lift a little mixture and prepare medium sized kebabs. Give it a round shape, then press it to give shape. Prepare all the kebabs likewise and place it on a plate.
  11. To sauté them, turn on the flame and place a pan on it, then pour some oil into it. Check if it is rightly hot by lacing your hand above the pan. We need medium hot oil for the kebabs. Place the kebabs on the pan to fry. Fry it until it is golden brown from below.
  12. Once the kebabs are slightly brown from below then flip them. Fry the kebabs until they are golden brown from both sides. Once the kebabs are ready take them out. Place it on a tissue paper so that it absorbs the extra oil. Fry the rest of the kebabs likewise. It takes 4 to 5 minutes to fry all kebabs at once.
  13. Scrumptious Kebabs are ready to be served. You can serve these mouth drooling kebabs with green coriander chutney or any chutney you relish eating. You can serve it as a side dish with meals, you can also eat it as a snack.
  • Fry the kebabs in a non stick pan.

Palak Mangodi recipe – Spinach Curry with Mangodi

Palak Mangodi recipe – Spinach Curry with Mangodi

Palak Mangodi is a lip smacking variation in the usually simple Palak recipe. The mangodi drenched in spinach gravy are not only healthy but also look very appetizing . Enjoy a bowl full of Palak mangodi for lunch or dinner. I am sure it will satisfy your hunger pangs.

Here is a quick and easy recipe with pictures to make Yummy Palak Mangodi sabzi and have a delightful meal. Garnish this nutritious and tantalizing spinach curry with mangodi with some green coriander sprigs and serve it steaming hot along with chapatti, parantha or rice.

Directions

Getting ready:

Pluck the soft spinach leaves and discard the stalk. Wash the leaves twice with water and place them in a colander so that the excess water gets drained out completely and the leaves become dry. To boil the spinach, heat a vessel and put the spinach leaves into it along with 3-4 tbsp of water. Let it cook for 3-4 minutes and stir it in-between. Now turn off the flame and drain out the excess water and prepare puree of it in mixer grinder. Transfer spinach puree in a bowl.

palak mangodi

Wash the tomatoes and green chilies thoroughly with water, allow them to dry out completely. Now roughly chop the tomatoes, green chilly and ginger and add it to a mixer jar. Put the lid on and grind everything into fine paste. Transfer it into a bowl.

palak mangodi Making:

Place a cooker on flame and pour 2-3 tsp of oil into it. Add the mangodi into it and saute them by stirring constantly until they turn golden brown in colour.

palak mangodi

Pour a cup of water into it followed by ½ tsp salt. Mix it properly. Put the lid on and cook the mangodi until the cooker releases a whistle then reduce the flame to low and cook it for 3-4 minutes. After 4 minutes, turn off the flame and let the pressure escape on its own.

palak mangodi

Meanwhile, prepare the spinach gravy. Place a pan on flame and pour 2 tbsp of oil into it. When the oil gets heated, add cumin seeds, asafoetida, turmeric powder and coriander powder. Saute the spices on low flame to prevent them from burning.

palak mangodi

After that, add tomato-ginger-green chilly paste and red chilly powder into it. Mix everything really well and saute the masala until the oil starts separating from its edges.

palak mangodi
Oil has started leaving from the sides of the masala, add spinach puree, boiled mangodi along with its water, salt and green coriander. Mix everything really well and cook the curry for 1-2 minutes in open so that the mangodi absorbs the spices really well.

palak mangodi

Spinach curry with mangodi is now ready, turn off the flame and transfer it to a bowl.

palak mangodi Serving:

Garnish this nutritious and tantalizing spinach curry with mangodi with some green coriander sprigs and serve it steaming hot along with chapatti, parantha or rice.

palak mangodi

Palak Mangodi recipe - Spinach Curry with Mangodipalak mangodi
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Recipe type: main
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Spinach – 250 grams
  • Mangodi - ½ cup (50 grams)
  • Tomatoes – 2
  • Green chilies – 2
  • Ginger baton - ½ inch
  • Green coriander – 2-3 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Oil – 2-3 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – less than ¼ tsp (optional)
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Salt – less than 1 tsp or to taste
  • Red chilly powder - ¼ tsp
Instructions
  1. Pluck the soft spinach leaves and discard the stalk. Wash the leaves twice with water and place them in a colander so that the excess water gets drained out completely and the leaves become dry. To boil the spinach, heat a vessel and put the spinach leaves into it along with 3-4 tbsp of water. Let it cook for 3-4 minutes and stir it in-between. Now turn off the flame and drain out the excess water and prepare puree of it in mixer grinder. Transfer spinach puree in a bowl.
  2. Wash the tomatoes and green chilies thoroughly with water, allow them to dry out completely. Now roughly chop the tomatoes, green chilly and ginger and add it to a mixer jar. Put the lid on and grind everything into fine paste. Transfer it into a bowl.
  3. Place a cooker on flame and pour 2-3 tsp of oil into it. Add the mangodi into it and saute them by stirring constantly until they turn golden brown in colour.
  4. Pour a cup of water into it followed by ½ tsp salt. Mix it properly. Put the lid on and cook the mangodi until the cooker releases a whistle then reduce the flame to low and cook it for 3-4 minutes. After 4 minutes, turn off the flame and let the pressure escape on its own.
  5. Meanwhile, prepare the spinach gravy. Place a pan on flame and pour 2 tbsp of oil into it. When the oil gets heated, add cumin seeds, asafoetida, turmeric powder and coriander powder. Saute the spices on low flame to prevent them from burning.
  6. After that, add tomato-ginger-green chilly paste and red chilly powder into it. Mix everything really well and saute the masala until the oil starts separating from its edges.
  7. Oil has started leaving from the sides of the masala, add spinach puree, boiled mangodi along with its water, salt and green coriander. Mix everything really well and cook the curry for 1-2 minutes in open so that the mangodi absorbs the spices really well.
  8. Spinach curry with mangodi is now ready, turn off the flame and transfer it to a bowl.
  9. Garnish this nutritious and tantalizing spinach curry with mangodi with some green coriander sprigs and serve it steaming hot along with chapatti, parantha or rice.

 

 

 

Raw Mango Chutney Recipe

Raw Mango Chutney Recipe

Mango Chutenys  have always delighted us and have always complemented our meals. With the onset of summer season starts the season of mangoes. A time we all eagerly await . Raw mango chutney with their tangy flavors just add that zingy taste to our meals.

Here is an easy recipe with step by step pictures to make Raw mango chutney. I am sure everyone will relish its amazing taste. Serve this lip-smacking and finger-licking raw mango chutney along with kachoris, pakodas, samosas or any meal.

Directions

Getting ready:

Peel the mango with a peeler and chop its pulp into small chunks, place them in a bowl.

mango chutney

Chop the ginger into small chunks.

mango chutney Making:

Take mango, green coriander, mint leaves, ginger, salt, black salt, roasted cumin powder, green chilies, asafoetida and ½ cup of water in a mixer jar and grind everything into very fine paste.

mango chutney

Transfer the chutney in a bowl, raw mango chutney is now ready to serve.

mango chutney Serving:

Serve this lip-smacking and finger-licking raw mango chutney along with kachoris, pakodas, samosas or any meal. Keep this chutney in refrigerator and relish eating it for 7 days.

Raw Mango Chutney Recipemango chutney
Author: 
Recipe type: misscelaneous
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Raw mango – 1
  • Green coriander – 2 cups (roughly chopped)
  • Mint leaves - ½ cup
  • Asafoetida – 2 pinches
  • Salt - ½ tsp or to taste
  • Black salt - ½ tsp
  • Roasted cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Ginger baton – 1 inch
  • Green chilies – 3-4
Instructions
  1. Peel the mango with a peeler and chop its pulp into small chunks, place them in a bowl.
  2. Chop the ginger into small chunks.
  3. Take mango, green coriander, mint leaves, ginger, salt, black salt, roasted cumin powder, green chilies, asafoetida and ½ cup of water in a mixer jar and grind everything into very fine paste.
  4. Transfer the chutney in a bowl, raw mango chutney is now ready to serve.
  5. Serve this lip-smacking and finger-licking raw mango chutney along with kachoris, pakodas, samosas or any meal. Keep this chutney in refrigerator and relish eating it for 7 days.

 

 

4 Chutneys for Navratri Vrat – Phalahari chutney recipe

4 Chutneys for Navratri Vrat  – Phalahari chutney recipe

You have had chutney’s on usual days here are some delightful chutney recipes to be relished specially during vrat. These 4 kinds of chutneys can be relished with any snack or main course dish during vrat.

Here is an easy step by step recipe with pictures to make chutneys specially for vrat , Enjoy

Direction:

Getting ready :

For for Spicy Green Coriander Chutney take 100 gm green coriander and wash it. Remove the thick stalk from it. Dry it until all the water dries up. Chop the green coriander. Take 2 green chilies. Take 20 to 25 mint leaves wash it.

chutney

For making coconut chutney take fresh coconut and grate it.

chutney

Roast ½ cup peanut.

chutney

Take 2 ( 250 grams) raw mangoes.

chutney

Making  Green Coriander chutney:

Put the chopped green coriander and green chili into the jar. Also add 20 to 25 mint leaves to it followed by ¾ tsp rock salt ( sendha namak) and ½ tsp roasted cumin powder.Add a little water to it and grind it to make paste. Once the paste is ready add half a lemon’s juice into it. Run the mixer once again. Tempting green coriander chutney is ready.

chutney Making Coconut Chutney:

Take 1 cup grated coconut. Add 2 green chilies to it with 2 tbsp green coriander. Also add juice from half a lemon i.e 1 to 1. 5 tsp and more than ½ tsp rock salt ( sendha namak). Add 2 to 3 tbsp water to it. Grind the chutney into a fine paste. Take it out in a bowl. Yummy coconut chutney is ready.

chutney Making  Peanut Chutney :

Take ½ cup roasted peanuts , put it in a jar followed by 2 green chilies. Also add juice from half a lemon. A little more than ½ tsp rock salt ( sendha namak) or to taste. Add ½ cup water to it.
Churn the chutney bit coarsely. Take it out in a bowl.

chutney

For tempering the chutney heat the tadka pan first. Then add 1 or 2 tsp oil into it. Oil is hot enough. Add 1 tsp sesame seeds to it. Let it crackle. Once it is golden brown add 6 to 7 chopped curry leaves to it. Reduce the flame. Pour the tempering over the chutney. Mouth drooling Peanut chutney is ready.

chutney

Making Sweet Mango Chutney  :

Peel off the green skin from the mangoes. Then cut the big pieces from it. Cut it into small pieces.Add the mangoes to the pan. Add ½ cup water. Turn on the flame. Let it boil for 6 to 7 minutes and then check it.. After 7 minutes check the mangoes. Mangoes have turned soft. Press it they can be easily mashed. Mangoes are ready. Mash it with the ladle. You can also cool it and mix it in mixer.

chutney

Add  ½ cup crumbled jaggery to the mangoes. Add ½ cup water to it. Cook it .Then For the masala add ¾ tsp rock salt ( sendha namak) , 1 tsp roasted cumin powder, ¾ tsp garam masala, ¼ tsp black pepper powder and cook the chutney until the jagery melts and the chutney is dense. Stir it at intervals. Chutney is dense and ready . Take it out in a bowl.

chutney Serving :

Relish these Mouth drooling Spicy Green Coriander Chutney, Coconut Chutney, Peanut Chutney and Sweet Mango Chutney and relish it with your favorite food during the vrats.

4 Chutneys for Navratri Vrat - व्रत वाली 4 चटनियां - Phalahari chutney recipechutney
Author: 
Recipe type: Misscelaneous
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Ingredients for Spicy Green Coriander Chutney
  • Green coriander - 100 grams
  • Lemon - Half
  • Sendha Salt - ¾ tsp or to taste
  • Roasted Cumin Powder - ½ tsp
  • Mint leaves - 20 to 25
  • Green chili – 2
  • Ingredients for Coconut Chutney
  • Fresh Coconut - 1 cup (grated)
  • Green coriander - 2 tbsp
  • Lemon - Half
  • Green chili - 2
  • Sendha Salt - more than ½ tsp or to taste
  • Ingredients for Peanut Chutney
  • Roasted peanut - ½ cup
  • Sendha Salt - ¾ tsp or to taste
  • Green chili - 2
  • Lemon - Half
  • Oil - 2 tsp
  • Sesame seeds - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 7 to 8
  • Ingredients for Sweet Mango Chutney
  • Raw Mango - 2 (250 grams)
  • Jaggery - ½ cup (100 grams)
  • Sendha Salt - ¾ tsp or to taste
  • Black Pepper Powder - ¼ tsp
  • Garam Masala - ¾ tsp
Instructions
  1. Spicy Green Coriander Chutney
  2. Take 100 gm green coriander and wash it. Remove the thick stalk from it. Dry it until all the water dries up. Chop the green coriander.
  3. Take 2 green chilies and chop them.
  4. Take 20 to 25 mint leaves wash it.
  5. Put the chopped green coriander and green chili into the jar. Also add 20 to 25 mint leaves to it followed by ¾ tsp rock salt ( sendha namak) and ½ tsp roasted cumin powder.
  6. Add a little water to it and grind it to make paste. Once the paste is ready add half a lemon’s juice into it. Run the mixer once again. Tempting green coriander chutney is ready.
  7. Coconut Chutney
  8. Take fresh coconut and grate it.
  9. Take 1 cup grated coconut. Add 2 green chilies to it with 2 tbsp green coriander. Also add juice from half a lemon i.e 1 to 1. 5 tsp and more than ½ tsp rock salt ( sendha namak). Add 2 to 3 tbsp water to it. Grind the chutney into a fine paste. Take it out in a bowl. Yummy coconut chutney is ready.
  10. Peanut Chutney
  11. Roast ½ cup peanut.
  12. Take ½ cup roasted peanuts , put it in a jar followed by 2 green chilies. Also add juice from half a lemon. A little more than ½ tsp rock salt ( sendha namak) or to taste. Add ½ cup water to it. Churn the chutney bit coarsely.
  13. Take it out in a bowl.
  14. For tempering the chutney heat the tadka pan first. Then add 1 or 2 tsp oil into it. Oil is hot enough. Add 1 tsp sesame seeds to it. Let it crackle. Once it is golden brown add 6 to 7 chopped curry leaves to it. Reduce the flame.
  15. Pour the tempering over the chutney. Mouth drooling Peanut chutney is ready.
  16. Sweet Mango Chutney :
  17. Take 2 ( 250 grams) raw mangoes.
  18. Peel off the green skin from the mangoes. Then cut the big pieces from it. Cut it into small pieces.
  19. Add the mangoes to the pan. Add ½ cup water. Turn on the flame.
  20. Let it boil for 6 to 7 minutes and then check it.
  21. After 7 minutes check the mangoes. Mangoes have turned soft. Press it they can be easily mashed. Mangoes are ready. Mash it with the ladle. You can also cool it and mix it in mixer.
  22. Add ½ cup crumbled jaggery to the mangoes. Add ½ cup water to it. Cook it .
  23. For the masala add ¾ tsp rock salt ( sendha namak) , 1 tsp roasted cumin powder, ¾ tsp garam masala, ¼ tsp black pepper powder and cook the chutney until the jagery melts and the chutney is dense. Stir it at intervals. Chutney is dense and ready . Take it out in a bowl.
  24. Serving :
  25. Relish these Mouth drooling Spicy Green Coriander Chutney, Coconut Chutney, Peanut Chutney and Sweet Mango Chutney and relish it with your favorite food during the vrats.

 

White Bread Recipe – Basic White Yeast Bread – eggless white bread

White Bread Recipe – Basic White Yeast Bread – eggless white bread

Soft and puffy white breads are found in almost every household . A common food on our menu . Many people prefer eating homemade and fresh  white bread rather than buying out from market. You can make this bread very easily. Make it and prepare sanwiches and many other innovative dishes out of it.

Here is an easy recipe with pictures to make white bread. Slice the bread and use it to make sandwiches or any other dish. You can also pack it in your kids lunch box. I am sure they will relish it.

Directions

Making:

Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and make a small well at the centre. Put sugar, salt, instant dry active yeast and oil in the well and mix everything thoroughly. Now add milk in the flour as well and mix nicely.white bread

Then add lukewarm water in small portions and knead soft dough as required for making chapatti. Knead the dough continuously for 4 to 5 minutes until it becomes smooth. More than ½ cup of water is used to knead this much amount of flour.

white bread

Evenly grease a bowl with some oil and put the dough in it. Apply some oil on the dough as well then cover and keep it aside for 20 minutes to set.

white bread

20 to 25 minutes later, dough will get fermented. There is no need to punch the dough after fermentation as we have used instant dry active yeast. Put the dough in the greased tray and spread it evenly.

white bread Apply some oil all over the dough. Cover and keep the dough aside for 2 hours in warm place. 2 hours later, dough will become puffy and it will be ready to bake as well.

white bread

Preheat the oven at 200 degree centigrade then bake the bread for 25 minutes at 200 degree centigrade. 25 minutes later, bread will get baked aptly. White bread is ready, take out the bread and place it on wire rack for 15 minutes so that it cools down completely.

white bread Serving:

Slice the bread and use it to make sandwiches or any other dish.white bread

White Bread Recipe - Basic White Yeast Bread - eggless white breadwhite bread
Author: 
Recipe type: main
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 2.5 cups
  • Milk – ⅓ cup
  • Oil/butter – 2 tbsp
  • Instant dry active yeast – 1 tsp
  • Salt – more than ½ tsp or to taste
  • Sugar – 2 tsp
Instructions
  1. Take refined flour in a big mixing bowl and make a small well at the centre. Put sugar, salt, instant dry active yeast and oil in the well and mix everything thoroughly. Now add milk in the flour as well and mix nicely.
  2. Then add lukewarm water in small portions and knead soft dough as required for making chapatti. Knead the dough continuously for 4 to 5 minutes until it becomes smooth. More than ½ cup of water is used to knead this much amount of flour.
  3. Evenly grease a bowl with some oil and put the dough in it. Apply some oil on the dough as well then cover and keep it aside for 20 minutes to set.
  4. to 25 minutes later, dough will get fermented. There is no need to punch the dough after fermentation as we have used instant dry active yeast. Put the dough in the greased tray and spread it evenly.
  5. Apply some oil all over the dough. Cover and keep the dough aside for 2 hours in warm place. 2 hours later, dough will become puffy and it will be ready to bake as well.
  6. Preheat the oven at 200 degree centigrade then bake the bread for 25 minutes at 200 degree centigrade. 25 minutes later, bread will get baked aptly. White bread is ready, take out the bread and place it on wire rack for 15 minutes so that it cools down completely.
  7. Slice the bread and use it to make sandwiches or any other dish.

 

 

Pizza Sauce Recipe | Homemade Pizza Sauce

Pizza Sauce Recipe | Homemade Pizza Sauce

Pizza is complete with tangy and  tasty pizza sauce. What better than making it at home rather than buying it out from the market. Making Pizza sauce is really easy and you can use it on any of your pizza and satisfy your hunger pangs. I am sure both kids and adults will relish its amazing test.

Here is an easy recipe with step by step pictures to make Pizza sauce. Apply this mouth-drooling and luscious pizza sauce on any pizza base and make delicious pizzas that will surprise everyone. Enjoy!

Directions

Getting ready:

Place a vessel on flame and pour 3-4 cups of water in to. When the water starts boiling, cross cut the skin of tomatoes from top and put them into the water. Cover the vessel and cook the tomatoes for 2 minutes after the water starts boiling again.pizza sauce

After 2 minutes, tomatoes will get boiled aptly. Turn off the flame and transfer the tomatoes in a bowl. Once the tomatoes cools down, peel out their skin and keep them aside.

pizza sauce

Chop 4 tomatoes into rough pieces and put the directly in a mixer jar. Grind them into fine paste. Finely chop rest of the tomatoes.

pizza sauce Making:

Heat a pan and pour oil in it. When the oil gets heated, add chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, black pepper powder, fennel powder and sugar into the pan. Mix everything really well and cook until sauce becomes thick in consistency.

pizza sauce

Sauce is getting thick , finely chop the basil leaves and add it to the sauce. Again cook the sauce until it become thick.

pizza sauce

Sauce has turned thick in consistency, turn off the flame and transfer it to a bowl. Pizza sauce is now ready.

pizza sauce Serving:

Apply this mouth-drooling and luscious pizza sauce on pizza base and make delicious pizzas. Enjoy!

  • Suggestion

    If you want to add onion then finely chop an onion and saute it in hot oil until it becomes light pink in colour. Afterward, make the sauce in same manner.

Pizza Sauce Recipe | Homemade Pizza Saucepizza sauce
Author: 
Recipe type: misscelaneous
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Tomatoes – 7 (500 grams)
  • Olive oil – 4 tbsp
  • Black pepper powder - ¼ tsp
  • Fennel powder - ½ tsp
  • Basil leaves – 10-12
  • Sugar – 2 tsp
  • Salt - ½ tsp
Instructions
  1. Place a vessel on flame and pour 3-4 cups of water in to. When the water starts boiling, cross cut the skin of tomatoes from top and put them into the water. Cover the vessel and cook the tomatoes for 2 minutes after the water starts boiling again.
  2. After 2 minutes, tomatoes will get boiled aptly. Turn off the flame and transfer the tomatoes in a bowl. Once the tomatoes cools down, peel out their skin and keep them aside.
  3. Chop 4 tomatoes into rough pieces and put the directly in a mixer jar. Grind them into fine paste. Finely chop rest of the tomatoes.
  4. Heat a pan and pour oil in it. When the oil gets heated, add chopped tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, black pepper powder, fennel powder and sugar into the pan. Mix everything really well and cook until sauce becomes thick in consistency.
  5. Sauce is getting thick , finely chop the basil leaves and add it to the sauce. Again cook the sauce until it become thick.
  6. Sauce has turned thick in consistency, turn off the flame and transfer it to a bowl. Pizza sauce is now ready.
  7. Apply this mouth-drooling and luscious pizza sauce on pizza base and make delicious pizzas. Enjoy!

 

 

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