Tuesday 10 May 2016

Rava Chila For Breakfast

Rava Chila For Breakfast

Daily challenge, first thing in the morning to decide.....what to make for breakfast. Repeatedly eating bread-butter, cornflakes, oily parantha, poori etc. is too conventional. Now bring more fun for your family members by surprising them with this Rava Chila. It is very easy and simple to cook.

Preparation Time : 10 Min

Cooking Time :  10 Min

Resting Time :  1 Hour

Ingredients : (Serving for 4)

  • 1 Cup Sooji or Rava 
  • 1 Grated Potato (I used raw potato)
  • 1 Finely Chopped Onion
  • 2 Green Chillies chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped Coriander
  • Salt to Taste
  • Red Chilly powder
  • Oil for Cooking
  • 1Tea Spoon Cumin Seed
  • Water For Mixing

Video for Recipe :


  • In a bowl take Rava, grated potato, onions, green chillies, coriander, salt, chilly powder and cumin seeds 

  • Mix all ingredients, add water to this and form a free flowing batter

  • Keep this batter aside for half an hour. (If you want your can even prepare a batter in night and keep it in fridge. In the morning you can use it for preparing chilas.)
  • Take a non-sticky pan or tava add few drops of oil on the pan and pour 1 bog spoon of batter on it and spread it like chila as shown in picture

  • Now cook it for few minutes and ten turn in and sprinkle few drops of oil and cook it from both the sides till it is properly cooked

  • hot tempting chila is ready.

  • Serve it with Green Chutney, Tomato Sauce, Salad and Hot Tea.

Friday 6 May 2016

Cottage Cheese Bread Pakora

Cottage Cheese Bread Pakora

Sunday morning, perfect time to enjoy leisure with little bit of extravagancy on calories. This time I made these Bread Pakoras filled with cottage cheese, mint chutney, Potatoes etc. to delight my lazy spouse and daughter. My secret plan was to fill their tummies for long so that I can shop till late afternoon in the mall...

Preparation time : 20 Min

Cooking Time : 15 Min

Ingredients :

  • 8 Bread slice (I used brown bread)
  • 2 to 3 Boiled potatoes grated
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped onion
  • 2 Green chilly chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped coriander
  • 1 Tea spoon dry mango powder (aamchur)
  • Salt according to taste
  • Red chilly powder according to taste
  • 200 gram Paneer (cut in long slice)
  • 4 Tablespoon green chutney 
  • 1 Cup gram flour (besan) for batter
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ajwain 
  • Oil for frying
Video for Recipe : 

Procedure :

For Batter :
  • In a bowl take besan, add salt, chilly powder, ajwain and add some water to this to form a free flowing mixture as shown in picture

For Bread Pakora :
  • In another bowl take grated boiled potatoes add chopped onion, green chilly, coriander, salt, red chilly powder,  dry mango powder and mix all well

  • Now take a bread slice, apply green chutney on it as shown in picture, spread some potato mixture on this and place a thin and long slice of paneer

  • Now take another bread slice apply green chutney on it and place this bread slice on the previous one as shown in picture and press it so that both the bread slices stick to each other and the filling do not come outside

  • Repeat these steps with rest of the bread slices and keep them aside
  • Heat oil for deep frying 
  • Take one bread pakora, dip it into batter carefully and leave it into pan for frying

  • Fry bread pakora from both sides on medium flame till it is cooked thoroughly
  • Take out bread pakora on paper napkin so that all excess oil gets removed 

  • Cut bread pakora and serve with a ht cup of tea ....

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