Wednesday 16 March 2016

Vanilla Blue

Vanilla Blue

Any party or gathering is incomplete without a drink. This light blue colour drink is perfect for summer parties ...

Preparation Time : 5 Min

For 2 Glasses

Ingredients :

  • Few Ice cubes
  • 4 Scoop vanilla ice-cream
  • 2 Tablespoon citrus blue (Mapro)
  • 300 ml soda
  • Few mint leaves and lemon slice for garnishing

Procedure :
  • In a glass take few Ice cubes

  • Add 2 scoop of vanilla ice cream

  • Now add 1 Tablespoon of citrus blue. mix it 

  • Now add soda water to this

  • Garnish it with mint leave and lemon slice

Tuesday 8 March 2016

Aloo Bhatura (Potato Stuffed Bread)

Aloo Bhatura 

Being a Punjabi this is my all time favourite when my mom used to put it in my tiffin. I know it is not having much nutritious contents, but still love to eat once in awhile. being stuffed makes it easy to carry without any curry.

Aloo Bhatura

Preparation Time : 15 Min

Resting Time : 2 - 4 Hours

Cooking Time : 10 Min

Video :   

Ingredients : 

For Bhatura dough 

  • 2 Cup Maida (refined flour)
  • 1/2 Cup curd
  • 1 Tablespoon sooji
  • 1 Teaspoon baking powder ( if baking powder is not available use fruit salt)
  • 1 Teaspoon sugar
  • Salt according to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon oil
For Filling : 

  • 2 Boiled potatoes (grated) 
  • 2 Chopped green chillies
  • 1 Teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped coriander
  • 1 Teaspoon chilly powder
  • 1 Teaspoon dry mango powder
  • Salt according to taste
  • Oil for frying 
Procedure : 

For Dough : 
  • In a bowl take Maida, sooji, baking powder, salt and sugar and mix all 

  • Add curd to this mixture and knead well 

  • Add required water to this and make a soft dough

  • Add a tablespoon of oil to this, cover this dough and keep aside for 2 hours

  • For filling : in a bowl add grated potato, green chilly, coriander leaves, salt, chilly powder and dry mango powder and mix well 

  • Divide the dough into 10 equal portions, roll them into balls 

  • Take one ball of dough flat it and place a tablespoon of filling in the centre and bring the edges together and form a ball

  • Dust this ball with dry flour and roll it into a flat bhatura 

  • Heat oil in kadai and deep fry it till it is light brown on both sides

  • Serve it with pickle of your choice 

Stuffed Bhatura

Friday 4 March 2016

Rajma Palak Cutlet (Red Kidney bean Spinach Cutlet)

Rajma Palak Cutlet (Red Kidney bean Spinach Cutlet)

As I always say, I try to make simple dishes with the easily available ingredients at home with the effort of packing nutrition into it. As we all know kidney beans are good source of protein and spinach is full of iron, I made these cutlets with this healthy combination. So enjoy taste with nutrients.

Rajma Palak Cutlet

Rajma Tikki

Preparation Time : 20 Min

Cooking Time : 10 - 15 Min

Ingredients :

  • 1 Bowl boiled rajma
  • 1/2 Bowl finely chopped Palak
  • 1 Tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1 Tablespoon rice flour 
  • 2 Tablespoon chopped spring onions
  • 2 Chopped green chiles
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped coriander
  • Salt according to taste
  • Red chilly powder according to taste
  • 2 Tablespoon oil for shallow frying

Video for recipe : 

Procedure :
  • Boil rajma in salt water and keep aside

  • In a bowl take boiled rajma and mash it with masher as shown in pic

  • Now add chopped spring onions, green chiles, ginger garlic paste, spinach, coriander, rice flour, salt and chilly powder and mix all ingredients together nicely as shown in pic

  • Now take a small portion of this mixture and form a flat tikki 

  • Repeat the same steps with rest of the mixture
  • In a nonstick pan add a table spoon of oil and shallow fry these cutlets on medium flame from both side till these are cooked from both the sides

  • Repeat these steps with rest of the cutlets

  • Rajma palak Cutlets are ready enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee 

Tip : 
  • Use salt carefully as we have boiled rajma in salt water
  • In case you want to avoid rice flour add a table spoon of bread crumbs or a small boiled potato

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