2013/05/31

RAGI SPROUTS COOKIES

This is my guest post for Priya @ Priya's menu . Happy to do a guest post for my lovely friend .For the recipe please visit priya's space here :










This goes to Jagruti bhabhi's My bowl of Snack Event

2013/05/30

PLUM JUICE



INGREDIENTS :

Ripen plums - 1 cup de-seeded
Sugar to taste


METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Blend the plums, filter it  and serve chilled with sugar .

Linking it with Priya akka's Vegan thursday



2013/05/29

FISH FRY - QUICK AND YET DELICIOUS





INGREDIENTS :

Fish -- 10 pieces
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Fish masala powder - 2 tsps
Chilli powder -  1 tsp
Lemon juice - 2 tsps
METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Marinate fish with all spice powders ,salt and lemon juice for 1 hour.

2) Then , deep /shallow fry them.

2013/05/24

CHICKEN TIKKA MASALA



Again a repost from my earlier posts .

INGREDIENTS :

Boneless chicken -500 g  
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Unsalted butter
Yogurt -  2 tbsps 
Salt to taste

FOR MASALA : 

Sauted 2 big onions,3 tomatoes , 2 cinnamon sticks , 6 cashews , 3 cloves , 1 tsp fennel seeds ,  1 tsp Coriander Seeds , 1 tsp Jeera , 1/2 Kuskus and 1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste . 

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Marinate chicken with Chilli powder , Coriander powder , Salt and Yogurt.
2) Meanwhile , saute the ingredients for masala and grind it to a fine paste .
3) Heat oil in a kadai . Once hot add a tsp of jeera . When it splutters , add the marianted chicken and saute well till half cooked , leaving some water .
4) Add the masala with sufficent water and salt . Cook till the oil separates out and chicken is well cooked . Add 2 tbsps of butter before removing from the flame .

Serve hot with Roti /Rice

2013/05/23

VEGETABLE MASALA BUN



INGREDIENTS :

Cauliflower florets - 1/2 cup 
Peas - 1/2 cup
Potato - 2 medium size
Tomato - 1 
Onion - 1 big
Curry leaves
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Buns - 6
Butter
 
METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Boil veggies and keep aside . 
2) Heat oil in a pan . Once hot , add Mustard seeds . When it splutters , add sliced onion and saute well .
3) Then , add sliced tomato and saute well .
4) Add the veggies and other ingredients and mix them well . Cook in slow flame till the ground masala mixes well with the veggies . Garnish with coriander leaves.
5) Slice the buns , coat the inner side with butter and stuff it with vegetable masala .Spread butter over the bun too and toast it in dosa tawa.

Masala bun is ready to serve hot .

2013/05/21

BRINJAL STIR FRY



INGREDIENTS :

Brinjal - 200 gms
Salt to taste

SPICE POWDER :

Roasted channa dal / Pottukadalai - 2 tsps
Red Chillies - 3
Asafoetida - 2 tsps

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Heat oil in a kadai . Once hot , saute chopped brinjal with little water and cover with a lid till halk cooked.
2) Add the spice powder with salt and saute well till done in slow flame .
3) Serve hot with Rice .

2013/05/15

PRAWN FRY


INGREDIENTS :


Prawn - 250 gms
Green   pepper - 1 big
Onion - 1 sliced
Cheese - 1 sheet/slice
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste


METHOD OF PREPARATION : 


1) Marinate clean and washed prawn with spice powders and salt for 1 hr.
2) Then , shallow fry prawns till cooked , not roasted .
3) Once done ,  remove the prawns from the pan .
4) With the same oil ,  saute onion and pepper till tender with shredded cheese.
5) Once done ,  add prawns to it and mix it up well . Cook for 5-10 minutes in slow flame till done .
Garnish with Coriander leaves .Serve hot with Roti / Rice .

2013/05/14

PRAWN KHEEMA SANDWICH




INGREDIENTS :

Small prawns - 200 gms
Chicken masala - 2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Ginger paste - 1 tsp
Coriander leaves

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Wash and clean prawns well . Boil it for few minutes , allow it to cool and blend it coarsely in a blender.
2) Heat oil in a kadai . Once hot , add prawns followed by all the spice powders .
3) Sprinkle little water and Cover with a lid .
4) Cook till the prawn is well cooked with the masalas and garnish it with coriander leaves .
5) Sandwich it between butter coated bread and place in sandwich maker till done .


2013/05/13

HOT COCOA



A Yummy drink tried from Divya's space

INGREDIENTS :

Milk - 1 cup
Cocoa powder - 1 tsp
Sugar - 1 tsp

METHOD OF PREPARATION :

1) Mix hot milk with cocoa powder and sugar .
2) Serve hot .

2013/05/11

SWEET CORN PANEER VEG PIZZA

My first tried Pizza , thank you Home Bakers Group by Priya akka and Divya for such a yummy pizza .






INGREDIENTS :

Plain flour / Maida - 2 cups
Warm water - 1/2 cup
Dry yeast - 2 tsps
Salt - 1 tsp
Sugar - 1 tsp
Oil - few tsps
Paneer - 100 gms (chopped it finely and marinate it with chilli powder and salt)
Green pepper - 1 finely sliced
Sweet corn - 1/4 cup
Cheese
Onion -  1 big (finely sliced)

FOR PIZZA SAUCE :


Tomato puree - 1 cup
Dried oregano
Salt to taste
Ground black pepper - 1/4 tsp


Heat oil in a pan . Add tomato puree in it .Cook over slow flame with the other ingredients .till the sauce is thick.Allow it cool down completely.






METHOD OF PREPARATION :



1) Mix the warm water and yeast in a small bowl . Wait until the yeast dissolves, about 5 minutes. 
2) Knead the flour with sugar and salt .Add few tsps of oil.
3) Then , add the yeast mixture and make a soft dough .
4) Cover the dough with plastic wrap/wet muslin cloth and set aside until the dough doubles in volume, about 1-2 hours.
5) Sprinkle few flour over the baking sheets/tray . Roll out pizza dough .
6) Transfer dough to baking sheet/tray . Drizzle 2 teaspoons of oil over each pizza dough.
7) Spread pizza sauce in it . Then , spread the veggies over it . 
8) Sprinkle grated chesse in it.
9) Preheat oven @ 200 deg.c for 10 minutes .Then ,bake the pizzas until the crusts are crisp and brown on the bottom and the cheese is melted on top, about 15 minutes.  Cut the pizza into wedges and serve immediately with italian seasoning / oregano .

Linking it with Home bakers Challenge for May 2013 - Pizza .





and Jagruti bhabhi's Potluck Party , May 2013 .