Tuesday 29 December 2015

Potato Bites

Potato Bites 

 Guests are on your door and you have to show your magic without any planning. Here is a perfect "satvic starter" without any onion or garlic to impress everyone. All you need is boiled potatoes and bread. Time to delight all with this starter snacks.

Preparation Time : 10 Min

Cooking Time : 10 Min

Ingredients :

  • 3 Medium size boiled potatoes
  • 4 Bread slice (I used brown bread)
  • 2 Chopped green chillies
  • 2 Tablespoon chopped coriander
  • 1 Teaspoon chat masala
  • Chilly powder according to taste
  • Salt according to taste
  • Oil for frying

Procedure :
  • Take boiled potatoes peel them and grate them and keep aside
  • Take bread slices in a mixer and grind it to form bread crumbs

  • Take a bowl add grated potato, bread crumbs, chopped chillies. coriander, chat masala, chilly powder and salt

  • Mix all ingredients and form a dough as shown in picture

  • Now take a small portion of mixture on your hand and form a small patties as shown in picture

  • Now fry these patties on a medium flame

  • Repeat the same steps with all the patties 

  • Cook till it is crisp and golden brown from both the sides

  • Serve it with Sauce or chutney of your choice 

Tip : Will frying check if the patties are not breaking then it is ok but if patties are breaking the add little bit od more bread crumbs to the mixture 

Wednesday 23 December 2015

Kala Channa Salad

Kala Channa Salad

Salads are good for health. This one is a perfect for any time healthy munching. As Kala channa is rich in proteins and cucumber, radish adds a fiber content to this, lime juice adds vitamin C, altogether health bhi taste bhi ......

Preparation Time : 10 Min

Cooking Time : 0 Min

Ingredients :

  • 1 Cup boiled kala channa
  • 1 Medium Onion chopped
  • 1 Spring onion chopped
  • 1 Spring Onion greens chopped
  • 1 Tomato chopped
  • 1/2 Radish chopped
  • 1/2 Cucumber chopped
  • 2 Green chilly chopped
  • 2 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoon fresh coriander chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon chat masala
  • Salt according to taste
Procedure :
  • In bowl take boiled channa

  • Add all the chopped Ingredients

  • Add salt, chat Masala, lemon juice and mix all ingredients nicely

  • Salad is ready enjoy and stay fit ....

Wednesday 16 December 2015

Rice Vada

Rice Vada

 Many times we are left with previous night rice unconsumed. Most of the time we use it in making tawa pulao or fried rice.  This time I gave a twist to my unused rice and consume this in preparing Rice vada or Rice pakora. Rice Vada made with leftover rice is tasty, easy option to delight and surprise your family and friends.

Preparation Time : 10 Min

Cooking Time : 10 Min

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Ingredients :

  • 1 Bowl cooked rice
  • 2 Tablespoon besan (gram flour)
  • 1 Tablespoon rice flour
  • 1 Medium size chopped onion
  • 1 Teaspoon grated ginger
  • 2 Green chilly chopped
  • 1/2 Cup curd
  • 2 Tablespoon chopped coriander
  • Salt according to taste
  • Red chilly powder according to taste
  • Few curry leaves
  • Pinch of hing (asafoetida)
  • 1 Tablespoon split gram (channa dal)
  • 1 Tablespoon split black gram skinless (urad dal)
  • 1 Tablespoon oil + oil for frying
Procedure :
  • Finish all cutting and chopping
  • In a bowl add cooked rice, chopped onion, green chilly, besan, rice flour, salt, chilly powder and coriander leaves

  • In a small pan heat 1 tablespoon oil, once oil is heated up add hing, urad dal, channa dal, cook for minute and add curry leaves. Now add this roasted dal in bowl and mix with all other ingredients

  • Mix all ingredients nicely, now add curd to this and mix well

  • Heat oil in a pan or kadai
  • Take a small ball of this mixture in your palm as shown in picture

  • Make a flat tikki of this mixture and fry on medium flame

  • Repeat the same steps with rest of the mixture

  • Rice vada is ready enjoy it with a cup of tea or coffee

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