Friday 29 May 2015

Colourful Bread Patties

Colourful Bread Patties

This can be served at any time. As it is very colorful snack, kids will really enjoy it and as we know that kids don't like vegetable but sweet corn is their favorite so I have mixed vegetables with sweet corn to make it healthy and tasty for kids....

Preparation Time : 15 Min

Cooking Time : 10 Min

Ingredients :

  • 8 Brown bread slices
  • 2 Tablespoon onion finely chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon grated ginger
  • 2 Tablespoon French beans finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoon carrot finely chopped
  • 2 Tablespoon boiled sweet corn
  • 2 Tablespoon red or green capsicum
  • 1/2 Teaspoon green chilly chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped coriander
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Chaat masala
  • 1 Teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  • 1 Tablespoon hot and sweet tomato sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon oil + Oil for frying
Procedure :
  • Finish all cutting and chopping of vegetables
  • In a pan, take a tablespoon of oil add chopped onion, green chilly and ginger cook it for minute

  • Now add beans and carrot, cook for minute or two

  • Add sweet corn and capsicum to this, cook it for a minute then add chopped coriander, mix it and remove it from gas

  • Now add salt, roasted cumin powder, chaat masala and tomato sauce mix all together nicely. Allow it to cool for some time

  • Take a bread remove the sides, dip it into water and squeeze it to remove water. Now put a spoon of vegetable filling on it.

  • Now wrap this bread over the filling and make a roll of it.

  • Take oil in a kadai, once it is hot, deep fry the bread wrap. Once it is done take it out on a kitchen towel so that the excess oil gets removed.

  • Serve your Colourful Bread Patties with red and green chutney.

Tip : If your kids enjoy cheese add a small cube of pizza cheese to vegetable filling they will melt and give a creamy texture to vegetables

Wednesday 20 May 2015

Fruit Chaat Shots

Fruit Chaat Shots

Fruit Chaat

Fruit chat is one of all time favourite serving which is served in all types of parties. But we usually serve it in a traditional way and it became soggy, so it does not look that attractive. Few days back I arranged a friends get together, the very first think in mind was to have a healthy and light food so fruit chat was the perfect option abut I wanted to serve it in some new way. So prepared Fruit Chat Shots every one liked it as it was full of flavour and crunch of canapés

Preparation Time : 20 Min

Cooking Time : 2 Min

Ingredients :

  • Fruits Of Your Choice (I used Watermelon, Kiwi, Canary Melon, Apple, Guava, Pomegranate and Strawberry)
  • 1Tablespoon lemon juice
  • Few Mint leaves
  • Chat masala according to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon Honey
  • Black salt according to taste
  • 10 Canapés (readymade available in market)
Procedure :

  • Take fruits of your choice, wash them nicely and peel them

  • Now deseed fruits and chop them into pieces or if you want to give a different look to your fruit chat cut the fruits with cookie cutter as I used.

  • Once all the cutting and chopping is over, take a bowl add all the fruits add lemon juice, honey, black salt, chat masala and roughly chopped mint leaves. Mix them all very gently 

  • Now take canapés arrange then in a baking tray and bake it in a pre heated oven for 2 minutes

  • Now fill canapés with fruit chat and garnish them with mint leaves.

Fruit Salad

  • Your simple but exotic fruit chat is ready to be served in your party ....

Tips :
  • You can use any other melon 
  • you can add mango, banana or pineapple or any other seasonal fruit
  • If canapés is not available you can use chat basket
  • If you are using cutter for chopping fruits then you have some waste portion of fruits which can be used for making juice 

Thursday 14 May 2015

Chilly Garlic Potato Bites

Chilly Garlic Potato Bites

My daughter enjoys Mc-Cain chilly garlic bites. As frozen food has preservatives in it and is not that good, so I prepared chilly garlic potato bites at home.

Preparation Time : 20 Min

Cooking Time : 10 Min

Ingredients :

  • 4 Boiled potatoes (peeled and grated)
  • 2 Tablespoon bread crumbs
  • 1 Teaspoon chilly flakes
  • 1 Teaspoon fried garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon Ching's schezwan chutney
  • 2 Tablespoon corn flour
  • 1 Green chilly chopped
  • Salt according to taste
  • Oil for frying
Procedure :
  • First boil potatoes and peel and grate them
  • Now take a bowl add grated potato, bread crumbs, 1 tablespoon corn flour, salt, garlic, chilly fakes, green chilly and schezwan chutney; mix all ingredients nicely

  • Form a dough as shown in picture, apply little bit oil so that it is not sticky

  • Now in a flat platform roll the dough as shown in picture

  • Cut it into small bites 

  • In a plate take rest of corn flour and dust it onto the bites

  • Take a pan with oil and fry these bites till they are brown and crispy. Take out and place them on a tissue paper so that extra oil gets removed

  • Serve it hot with sauce or chutney

Tips :
  • You can change the quantity of chilly flakes and garlic according to your taste
  • Fried garlic is easily available in market in case you are unable to find it just chop fresh garlic and fry it in oil for a minute and use it
  • Even you can prepare this and keep it in freezer for day or 2 and fry it later
Want to share that my this recipe wins the contest conducted by Plattershare and judged by Chef Nita Mehta 

Saturday 9 May 2015

Oreo Cheese Cake

Oreo Cheese Cake

Its Mother's day and my daughter wants to do some thing special for me  so she asked mummy can I prepare a cake for you which is easy, no baking required and without egg which I can prepare for you with your instructions. I looked at her and felt so emotional. Hence shared this Oreo cheese cake recipe with her which she prepared for me .......

Preparation Time : 20 Min

Setting Time : 3 - 4 Hours

Ingredients :

  • 2 + 1 Packet Oreo Biscuit
  • 2 Tablespoon Butter
  • 2 Tablespoon Icing Sugar
  • 1 1/2 Table spoon cream cheese
  • 1 bowl Whipped cream
  • Few Drops Vanilla essence 
Procedure :
  • First of all Whipped the cream and keep it in freezer
  • Now take Oreo biscuits 2 packets and crushed them nicely. Now add soft butter to this and mix it well

  • Take a cake mould and form a layer of biscuit mixture as shown in picture

  • Take another bowl add cream cheese, icing sugar and vanilla essence and bread altogether nicely

  • Now gently add whipped cream to this and fold softly

  • Add few crushed Oreo biscuits to this mixture to give a crunch to your cake

  • Now take a cake tin and cover the biscuit layer with cream cheese mixture 

  • keep this in freezer for 3-4 hours to set

  • Now de-mould cake, decorate it with some Oreo biscuits, chocolate sauce, whipped cream and enjoy.......

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