Oats Idli with Tadka

Sunday’s are fun day..Let’s have a traditional dish with a bit of Tadka added to it..Today’s dish……

A bit of Tadka and a bit fun makes up for an enjoyable Sunday….

Oats Idli

Ingredients:

Oats Idli

Oats: 1bowl

Semolina: 1/2 bowl

Vegetable oil: 1 tablespoon

Eno: 3/4 teaspoon

Ginger Paste: 1/2 teaspoon

Green Chili Paste: 1/2 teaspoon

Fresh Curd: 3-4 tbsp

Salt as per taste

Water: 1 bowl

 

Tadka Ingredients:

Oil: 1 tablespoon

Pinch of Salt

Mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp

Red Chili powder: 1/4 tsp

Green Chili: 2-4 long cut pieces

Curry leaves: 10-12

Coriander Leaves for garnishing

 

Recipe:

 

Oats Idli:

  1. Mix all the ingredients and spices mentioned above suji except Eno. Blend the mixture with hand blender.
  2. Add 1 bowl of water to it. The batter should not be too thick or too thin.
  3. Boil 4 bowl water in steamer
  4. Now add Eno in batter to it and mix it thoroughly till it becomes fluffy.
  5. Immediately, add this batter in Idli moulds and put it in steamer for 15-20 minutes.
  6. Put a knife inside oats idli and take it out to see if it is properly cooked. If the idli is not sticking to the knife, then the idli has been cooked.
  7. Now take it out of steamer and put it aside for cooling (It will look like as shown in the picture below). Take it out oats idli from the moulds.

 Tadka Preparation:

  1. For tadka, take a deep pan and add oil to it. Once it becomes hot, add mustard seeds and asafetida to it then add lots of curry leaves and green chili to it.
  2. Pour this tadka with a spoon on all oats idli . Garnish it with green chili and coriander leaves.

Serve soft, spongy and tasty Oats Idli  with green chutney and garma garam chai!!!

 

Evergreen Indian Chaat Special: Spicy Papdi Chaat!

Yesterday afternoon, I prepared the evergreen special dahi papdi chaat for kids. How do you like it?

Spicy papdi Chat

Ingredients

All purpose flour (Maida): 1/2 bowl

Wheat Flour: 1/2 bowl

Semolina Flour (Sooji): 1/2 bowl

Salt: 1 teaspoon

Vegetable oil: 4 tablespoon for moin

Vegetable oil for frying

Boiled Black Whole or Kabuli Chana : 1 bowl

Boiled Chopped Potato- 1 bowl

Chopped Onion, Kheera, Green Chili and Coriander: 1 bowl

Baked Pea Nuts-1 tablespoon

Garnishing

Nylon Sev: 1/2 bowl

Coriander Chutney: 4 tablespoon

Tamarind Sweet Chutney: 4 tablespoon

Mashed Curd: 1 bowl or as you like

Spices: Salt, Red Chili powder and Chaat Masala as per your taste

Recipe:

  1. Mix all purpose and wheat flour in one bowl. Add salt, oil and water to make normal dough like we make for Indian pooris. Cover with muslin cloth for 30-45 minutes.
  2. Make small round balls and roll them a little to flatten them like very small pooris. These are called papdis. It should be even from all sides. Prick the papdis with fork.
  3. Put pan on the gas. Add oil and heat the oil on high flame till smoking point. Now slow down the flame.
  4. Now put papdis in oil and fry on both side till it becomes crispy. It should be fried slowly on low flame. Take it out from pan on the skimmer or jhar.  Cool them down.
  5. Take papdis in the plate and add boiled kabuli chane, peanuts, chopped vegetables over the papdis. Garnish with curd, coriander, tamarind chutney, nylon sev and spices.

Now the evergreen Indian Snack Papdi Chat is ready to serve. Enjoy it with your family.

 

 

Yummy Summer Breakfast:Vegetable Bread Katori

So its summer time and kids always enjoy new breakfast dishes. My daughter is currently visiting me and she demanded a new breakfast dish yesterday morning!!

So I decided to make bread katori chaat for her as she is a huge fan of chaat items.

 

Ingredients:

Bread Slice: 4-6

Chopped Tomato: ½ bowl

Chopped Onion: ½ bowl

Chopped Tri Color Capsicum: 1 bowl (finely cut)

Chopped Carrot: ½ bowl

Boiled Sweet corn: ½ bowl

Chopped Green Chili: ½ tbsp

Mashed curd: ½ bowl

Green Coriander Chutney and Sweet Tamarind Chutney (to be spread on base as per taste)

Chopped Coriander leaves: 1 tbsp

Nylon Sev : 1 tbsp

Spices (As per taste): Salt, Black Pepper, Red Chili Flakes and Chat Masala Powder or mixed herbs.

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Recipe:

1)    Take a slice of bread and flatten it out with a roller (belan).Now keep the slice in the muffin mould and press it so that it can take the shape of the muffin mould and become like a bread katori.

2)    Brush the inside of the bread katori with ghee.

3)    Preheat the oven at 180 degree C for 10 minutes.  Bake the bread with the muffin mould for 15 minutes. Take it out when the bread katori starts turning brown.

4)    Mix all chopped vegetables, both the chutney and spices in bowl.

5)    Remove the bread katori from the muffin moulds and put mix vegetable mixture inside the ring.

6)    Garnish with curd, green coriander chutney and sweet tamarind chutney.

 

Sprinkle the bread katori with chopped coriander and nylon sev. Serve  the bread katori hot with your family.

Yummy and Delicious Idli Dhokla

Confused… idli and dhokla woh bhi jhutpat…..try this for kids tiffin or for breakfast and surprise your family…

 Idli Dhokladhokla

Ingredients:

Idli Dhokla

Besan or Gram flour: 1bowl

Semolina: 1/2 bowl

Sugar: 1 tablespoon

Vegetable oil: 1 tablespoon

Eno: 3/4 teaspoon

Ginger Paste:1/2 teaspoon

Green Chili Paste: 1/2 teaspoon

Fresh Curd: 3-4 tbsp

Lemon juice: 1 tbp

Spices as per taste: Salt, Turmeric (1/4 teaspoon)

Water: 1 bowl

 Tadka Ingredients:

Oil: 1 tablespoon

Lemon juice: 1tbp

Sugar: 1 tablespoon

Pinch of Salt

Green Chili: 2-4 long cut pieces

Curry leaves 10-12

Coriander Leaves for garnishing

 Recipe:

Idli Dhokla:

  1. Mix all the ingredients and spices mentioned above in besan and suji except Eno and tadka ingredients.
  2. Add 1 bowl of water to it. The batter should not be too thick or too thin.
  3. Boil 4 bowl water in steamer
  4. Now add Eno in batter to it and mix it thoroughly till it becomes fluffy.
  5. Immediately, add this batter in Idli moulds and put it in steamer for 15-20 minutes.
  6. Put a knife inside idli dhokla and take it out to see if it is properly cooked. If the idli is not sticking to the knife, then the idli has been cooked.
  7. Now take it out of steamer and put it aside for cooling (It will look like as shown in the picture below). Take it out Idli dhokla from the moulds.

 Tadka Preparation: 

  1. For tadka, take a deep pan and add oil to it. Once it becomes hot, add mustard seeds and asafetida to it then add lots of curry leaves and green chili to it.
  2. Add one bowl of water in the pan and add salt, sugar and lemon juice to it. Cook it on medium flame till the water starts boiling.
  3. Pour this tadka water with a big spoon on all idli dhokla. Garnish it with green chili and coriander leaves.

Serve soft, spongy and tasty Idli dhokla hot with green chutney and garma garam chai!!!

Indian Breakfast: Ajmer Famous Delicious Kadhi Kachori

Kadhi Kachori is a famous dish of  Ajmer!!

Kadhi kachori is yummy and its taste is just mind blowing.

But how it is possible to make it healthy??

My daughter loves kadhi kachori butt her consition is that it should be healthy,  so I tried this kachori with whole wheat and not maida. Now my daughter and every one is happy and on top of it I made it in Air Fryer!

Kadhi Kachori

Ingredients:

Kadhi

Gram flour: 2 tablespoons

Curd: 1 bowl

Chopped Green chilli: 2 tablespoons and 1 piece

Curry leaves: 8-10 pieces

Grated ginger: 1 tablespoon

Spices- Salt, Red Chili Powder, Cumins seeds, Fenugreek Seeds, Turmeric Powder, Coriander Powder, Mustard Seeds, Hing and Garam Masala as per taste.

Vegetable oil- 2 tablespons

RECIPE

  1. Mix gram flour in curd properly, then add one glass of water.
  2. Put pan on the gas on medium flame then add oil. Add hing and fenugreek seeds and sauté it.
  3. Crush curry leaves, green chili and cumin seeds. Now add in the pan and sauté it.
  4. Add remaining spices and sauté it.
  5. Now add kadhi mixture and stir it till one boil. Now cook it for 40-50 minutes on low flame. You can add more water if required.

Moong Dal ki Kachori

 Ingredients:

Whole wheat flour -1bowl

Vegetable Oil: 3-4 tablespoon for moin

Salt – As per taste

Kachori Masala:

Soaked and crushed moong dal -1/2 bowl

Chopped Ginger: 1 teaspoon

Chopped Green Chili: 1 teaspoon

Chopped Coriander Leaves: 2 teaspoons

Spices – As per taste: Salt, Cumins Seeds, Hing, Crushed Black pepper, Red Pepper, Crushed Coriander, Garam Masala, Dry mango Powder (Amchur), Black Salt and Crushed Saunf.

Vegetable oil- 3 tbspoon for saute and brushing the kachori

Recipe:

Kachori Dough:

  1. Take Whole wheat Flour and put vegetable oil and salt in it. Make dough out of it (not too tight or loose).
  2. Cover it with a muslin cloth and keep it aside for 15 minutes.

Kachori Masala

  1. Put two tbsp oil in a pan. Once the oil is hot, put cumins seeds, green chilly, ginger, saunf, coriander powder and hing then saute on medium flame
  2. Add moong dal and do sauté for 15-20 minutes.. Add remaining spices mentioned above and then mix them thoroughly. After heating it for 5 minutes on slow flame, take the masala in a plate and keep it aside so that it can become at room temperature.

Making Kachori:

  1. Take the dough and divide them into thin circular shaped balls like chapati. Roll them into flat piece (size of a regular puri).
  2. To make kachoris, roll out each portion of the dough into a 2.5 inch diameter circle.
  3. Place the masala in the center of the rolled out portion.
  4. Slowly stretch the dough to surround the filling with the dough.
  5. Seal the ends tightly and remove excess dough.
  6. Roll each filled portion into a 2 inch diameter circle to ensure that the masala does not come out.
  7. Now press the center of the kachori with your thumb in easy manner and surrounding equal.
  8. Pre heat airfrier for 5-8 minutes.
  9. Brush the kachori ball with oil for shining and put in the air fryer for 20-25 minutes. After 10 minutes of putting in the Air fryer,  then change the side of the kachori.
  10. Put the kachori in the deep plate and add garma garam kadhi. Garnish with namkeen mixture, coriander leaves and green chill.

Kadhi Moong Dal kachori is ready to serve. Enjoy!

 

 

 

Green Lentil (Daal) ke Dokhle

Green lentil (Daal) ke DokhleDokhla time….

Traditional and very common dish with a twist……I think dhokla is very common breakfast in our houses so try this new style of dhokla recipe and surprise your family…..

Green lentil (Daal) ke Dokhle

Ingredients:

Green Moong dal  (lentil)- 1 cup

Eno or Soda – 1/2 teaspoon

Curd or Yogurt – 2 tsp

Ginger – 1 piece

Green Chili – 3-4 pieces

Vegetable Oil – 1 tablespoon

Coriander Leaves

Water – 1/2 cup

Spices: Mustard Seeds, Curry Leaves, Salt, Red chili Powder

Sesame seeds (til)-1 tsp for garnishing

Recipe:

  1. Soaked green dal in water for 4-6 hours then grind it in grinder with ginger and 2 piece of green chill alongwith ½ cup water.
  2. Add salt as per taste.
  3. If you have a steamer, add 1 glass of water in it and boil it. Add eno in the mixture now and put the mixture in the steamer pan and steam it. Cover the steamer with the lid and steam it for 15-20 minutes.

If you don’t have a steamer, take a pan, add water and use a 1-2 inch deep plate in which the mixture can be poured. Make sure to cover it with a lid or plate. After 15-20 minutes of steam, take the pan out and let it cool down.

  1. Cut the pieces in square shape.
  2. Now take oil in a pan and heat it. Add mustard seeds, curry leaves and chopped green chilli. Now add the square pieces in the pan. Add salt and red chili powder as per taste and mix it.
  3. For garnishing, add coriander leaves on the top and sesame seeds.

Serve them hot with green chutney or tomato sauce.

Enjoy!!!!

 

Sev Papdi

Happy HOLI …….good afternoon
Meetha meetha …bahut ho gaya kuch Chatpata …. Tasty n jhatpat ho .aap sabke lia banaya

h !!! Sev  Papadi.

Sev Papdi

Ingredients:

 Papadi

Whole Wheat Aata: 200 gms

Maida: 100 gms

Salt: According to taste

Ajwain: 1/2 teaspoon

Ghee: 50 gms

Stuff sev Masala

Chopped Tomato: ½ bowl

Chopped Onion: ½ bowl

Capsicum: 1/2 bowl (finely cut)

Chopped Cucumber: ½ Bowl

Tomato Sauce or Pizza Sauce or Green chutney (to be spread on base as per taste)

Chopped green chilli: 1 tsp

Chopped Coriander leaves: 1 tbsp

Roasted Peanuts: 1/2 bowl

Nyoln sev: 1 bowl

Spices: Salt, Red Chilli Flakes, Chat masala powder and black salt.

Recipe: 

  1. Prepare tight dough with warm water by mixing all the ingredients above.
  2. Cover it with a slightly wet muslin cloth and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
  3. Make small circular balls and roll it into circular shape.
  4. Now make hole with a knife in circular rolls.
  5. Put the pan on the gas and add vegetable oil the heat on medium flame.
  6. Put Papdi in the oil then fry it on medium flame till become browned from both sides. Take out and cool it.
  7. Mixed all ingredients of stuff sev masala in large bowl except nylon sev properly.
  8. Now put mixed stuff sev masala on each papadi then garnish with sev.

Sev Papdi is ready to serve