Bread Uttapam Sandwich

BREAD UTTAPAM SANDWICH

Hello everyone.Welcome to my cooking corner once again. Today I am going to share a sandwich recipe which you can try and have as either a snack, brunch or breakfast recipe. It is Bread Uttapam Sandwich. It is tastier, not too oily, lighter and gets prepared in little time. I enjoyed making it and I hope you all too will do so. So let’s start with the recipe—

Ingredients:

Bread – 3 slices

For the potato patties:

  1. Potatoes – 4
  2. Onions – 2 (big)
  3. Butter – 3 tbsp
  4. Red Chilly flakes – 1 tsp
  5. Dried Mint Flakes – 1 tsp
  6. Chat Masala – A pinch
  7. Salt – According to taste

For the uttapams:

  1. Idli or dosai Batter(readily available in the Indian markets) – 250 gms
  2. Onions(finely chopped)-1(big)
  3. Green Chillies(finely chopped)-3
  4. Tomato(finely chopped) – 1
  5. Coriander Leaves – 50 gms
  6. Cumin(whole) – 1/2 tsp
  7. Carom seeds – 1/2 tsp
  8. Vegetable Oil – 3 tbsp
  9. Salt – According to taste

STEPS

Step 1

DSC03700.jpgFor making the potato patties, boil and mash potatoes. Chop the onions, green chilies, and coriander leaves finely. Now add in the seasonings, salt, red chilly flakes, dried mint flakes, chat masala, and butter and mash it well. Now make patties out of the batter and shallow fry in a pan. Keep aside.

Step 2

For making the uttapam batter, take the idli dosai mix in a bowl and add the chopped onions, green chilies, tomato, coriander leaves, salt, cumin, and carom seeds. Mix it up. Here I have used Fresho idli dosai batter mix. You can try something similar.

Step 3

Take a slice of bread and cut it in triangles. Butter one side. Place one potato patty on one half. Now cover it with the other half. Now smear the uttapam batter on the front side of the bread. You can insert some toothpicks in the sandwich to stop it from loosening.

Step 4

DSC03701.jpgShallow fry the sandwich.When each side is well browned take it out.

Our Bread Uttapam Sandwich is ready to serve. Have it with a dip of your choice.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week. Till then healthy cooking, happy living.

 

 

 

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Spaghetti With Fish

SPAGHETTI WITH FISH

Hello, and welcome everyone to my cooking corner again. Hope you all are having a good day.Sorry for a late post. I was on a ceremonial leave to Gujarat as it was my youngest son Priyam Shankar Jha’s marriage. I was very busy and I had a grand event completed successfully. I am very happy that my family has extended by the addition of one more beautiful daughter younger to Ambika, Khushbu Jhaveri, Priyam’s wife. The event was a small family affair but was lots of fun and festivities and I am so proud that my association and bonding with Gujarat has really become deeper as my daughter-in-law is a Gujarati. Coming back to our cooking corners, today I am going to share a recipe of Spaghetti With Fish. It is a simple recipe with mild flavors and taste and with some twist of an Indian tadka too. Hope you like it. So let’s start with the recipe—

Ingredients:-

  1. Spaghetti – 200 gms
  2. Boneless Fish -150 gms
  3. Onion – 1
  4. Green Chillies – 2
  5. Cashew nuts – 6
  6. Peanuts – 4
  7. Sugar – A pinch
  8. Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp(optional)
  9. Red Chilly Powder – 1/4 tsp
  10. Garam Masala -1/2 tsp
  11. Sambhar Powder – 1/2 tsp
  12. Salt – According to taste

For the marination of fish:-

  1. Fish Fillets – 150 gms
  2. Salt – According to taste
  3. Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
  4. Garlic Paste – 1 tsp

For the tempering:

  1. Black Mustard – 1 tsp
  2. Curry Leaves -6
  3. Asafoetida -A pinch
  4. Vegetable or Olive Oil -1 tsp

For the garnish:

  1. Lemon Juice – 1 tsp
  2. Raisins – A handful

STEPS

Step 1

DSC03638.jpgBoil water in a vessel. Add some vegetable oil and salt in it and let it come to a boil. Now break the spaghetti and drop it in. Let it cook making sure it does not get mushy. Boil till firm but cooked. It will take approximately not more than 2 minutes to do this.

Step 2

Wash and cut the fish into bite-sized pieces. You can choose any variety of fillets, but here I have chosen Tilapia fish fillets. Marinate it in salt, turmeric powder, and garlic paste. Fry it in a pan till browned.

Step 3

Take a pan and add the above mentioned tempering in it. Now add the finely chopped onions and green chilies and fry for two minutes. When the onion is half fried add the spices, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, sambhar powder,garam masala, sugar and fry for half a minute. Add the cashew and peanuts.

Step 4

DSC03634.jpgNow add the cooked spaghetti and toss for 1 minute. Next, mix in the fried fish and toss everything well on low flame.

Our simple Spaghetti With Fish is done. Garnish it with a sprinkling of raisins and a dash of some lemon juice. You can add your choice of nuts, sauces, and a mixture of mayonnaise with the mustard sauce though it is optional.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great weekend. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

Fish Poha

FISH POHA

Hello, and welcome to my cooking corner again. Today I am going to share a recipe of Fish Poha with you. Every day in the morning, there arises a question in all households about what will be the menu of the day. Usually, I try to make simpler recipes which are tasty and healthy too. In one of my earlier blogs, I have made a similar recipe of Chicken Poha and today I have used boneless tilapia fish to make this poha. I hope you all will like it. So let’s start with the recipe—

Ingredients:-For the marination of fish

  1. Boneless fish – 3 whole pieces
  2. Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
  3. Garlic Paste – 1/2 tsp
  4. Salt -According to taste

For the poha:

  1. Beaten Rice – 200 gms
  2. Onions – 11/2
  3. Green Chillies -2
  4. Potato – 4 pieces
  5. Green Capsicum(or any other vegetable of your choice) – 1
  6. Turmeric Powder -1/2 tsp
  7. Red Chilly Powder -1/2 tsp
  8. Cumin Powder -1 tsp
  9. Garam Masala -1 tsp
  10. Sugar – 1/2 tsp
  11. Dry Mango Powder -1 tsp
  12. Cashew and raisin(or any nut of your choice)-5 each
  13. Salt – According to taste
  14. Vegetable Oil – 2 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

DSC03496.jpgWash and cut the fish fillet into cubes. Marinate with salt, turmeric powder, and garlic paste. Now pan fry or deep fry the cubes. Chop the onions and green chilies finely. Chop the capsicum into strips. Chop the potato too into cubes and blanch it till half done. Shallow fry the capsicum and potato in 2 tsp oil. You can use any other veggies apart from capsicum and potato.

Step 2

Take a pan. Add oil. Now add the chopped onions and green chilies. Fry for a minute. Add the spices, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, cumin powder,garam masala and fry for two minutes. Add sugar.

Step 3

dsc03498Now add the potato cubes and capsicum and fry again for half a minute. Also, add dry mango powder. Next, wash the beaten rice. Add it in the fried veggies. Add the dry fruits and lastly after mixing everything well, add in the fried fish cubes.

Step 4

Mix and cook everything for one minute, covered on slow flame. Switch off the gas. You can add a dash of lemon juice too after the poha gets cooled.

Our Fish Poha is ready. Serve it in breakfast or as an evening snack.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

 

 

Mixed Veg And Panir Mini Parantha with Onion And Garlic Chutney

 MIXED VEG AND PANIR MINI PARANTHA WITH ONION AND GARLIC CHUTNEY

Hello and welcome to my cooking corner again. Hope you all are doing fine. Today I am going to make mini paranthas with vegetable and panir stuffing and I will serve it with onion and garlic chutney. I tried this idea for my kids and they liked it. I hope you too will try to make it sometime. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-For the parantha dough:-

  1. Refined Flour-400 gms
  2. Vegetable Oil-2 tbsp
  3. Water-For making dough

For the veggie filling:-

  1. Cauliflower-1/2 of 1
  2. French Beans-25 gms
  3. Carrot-25 gms
  4. Peas-25 gms
  5. Onion-1
  6. Panir or Cottage Cheese-25 gms
  7. Green Chillies-2
  8. Ginger-Garlic Paste-1/2 tsp
  9. Cumin Powder-1/2 tsp
  10. Garam Masala-1/2 tsp
  11. Dry Mango Powder-1/2 tsp
  12. Salt-According to taste
  13. Vegetable oil- For shallow frying
  14. Chat Masala-A pinch
  15. Grated Cheese-For garnish(optional)

STEPS

Step 1

To make the parantha dough take refined flour in a bowl. Add vegetable oil and using water make a pliable dough of it. Keep aside.

Step 2

dsc03474_20190105074053631For the stuffing, chop all the vegetables very finely and blanch them. Chop the onions and green chilies too very finely along with panir. Take a pan and add 2 tsp of oil in. Now add chopped onions, green chilies, ginger garlic paste and fry it. Now add the blanched veggies and remaining spices, cumin powder,garam masala, dry mango powder, salt, chat masala and fry for 1 more minute. Lastly, mix in the cubed panir. Let the veggie mix cool.

Step 3

To make the paranthas, take one portion of the dough and make out a chapati from it. Make another chapati. Now cut the two chapatis in four equal portions.

Step 4

To make the mini paranthas, take one part of the chapati and put 2 tbsp of filling on it. Now take the other chapati and place it on top of the first one. Seal it by pressing from the top and bottom sides and then make small curves on the edges with your fingers. Do so for all the remaining ones.

Step 5

Now take a pan for shallow frying of the paranthas. And brush it with some oil. Place the mini paranthas on it and shallow fry them till browned and crisp.

Note point-You can add some grated cheese on top of the veggie filling at the time of sealing the parantha.

OurMixed Veg And Panir Mini Paranthas are ready. Serve it with onion and garlic chutney.

Onion And Garlic Chutney

Ingredients:-

  1. Onion -1
  2. Ginger-A small piece
  3. Garlic Pods-2
  4. Red Chilly -2
  5. Peanuts- 1 tbsp
  6. Salt – According to taste
  7. Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

Take a pan and roast all the ingredients except the last two. Let them cool.

Step 2

Take a chutney jar and add all the above-roasted ingredients in it. Add some water and grind it to a smooth paste.

Step 3

DSC03470_20190105085814611.jpgMix in some salt and vegetable oil. Serve it.

Our Onion And Garlic Chutney is ready.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great weekend everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

 

 

Pigeon Pea Lentil With Fenugreek And Eggs

PIGEONPEA LENTIL WITH FENUGREEK AND EGGS

Hello and welcome everyone to my cooking corner once again. I usually try to make healthy recipes in my blog and for breakfast, buttered bread with a healthy spread is my family’s favorite. So today I am sharing an easy to make breakfast recipe of Pigeon Pea Lentil With Fenugreek And Eggs where I have used pigeon pea as the base ingredient. You can alternatively use other beans like rajma,lobia or any other beans of your choice. I will recommend this dish to everyone. I like it and I hope you too will try to make it. Do tell me how was your try and take care.

Ingredients:-

  1. Pigeon Pea-200 gms
  2. Fenugreek Leaves-100 gms
  3. Onions-2
  4. Green Chillies-2
  5. Ginger-Garlic chopped-1/2 tsp each
  6. Tomato-2
  7. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  8. Red Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
  9. Cumin Powder-1 tsp
  10. Chole Masala-1 tsp
  11. Garam Masala-1/2 tsp
  12. Eggs-2
  13. Salt-According to taste
  14. Pepper Powder-A pinch
  15. Fresh Chopped Cilantro-For garnish
  16. Lemon Juice-1 tsp

STEPS

Step 1

DSC03416.jpgWash and soak the pigeon pea lentil overnight. Boil till cooked, firm and done. Chop the fenugreek leaves, onions, green chilies, tomatoes, ginger, and garlic finely and wash them all. Beat the eggs with salt and pepper powder.

Step 2

Take a vessel and add vegetable oil. Add chopped onions, ginger and garlic. Saute it. Add the chopped tomatoes. Now add the spices, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, cumin, powder, chole masala and saute everything till half cooked.

Step 3

DSC03432.jpgNext, add the fenugreek leaves and saute on high flame till masalas are well cooked. Then add the beaten egg mixture and fry for a minute. Lastly, add the boiled lentil and saute till the dish is semi-dried. Add a dash of fresh lemon juice after the dish has cooled.

Our Pigeon Pea Lentil With Fenugreek And Eggs is done. Garnish it with freshly chopped coriander. Serve it with toast. It is a really healthy recipe. You can try it.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great weekend everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

Gram Flour And Vegetable Omlette

GRAM FLOUR AND VEGETABLE OMLETTE

Hello and welcome to my cooking corner again. Hope you all are doing fine. My today’s recipe is Gram Flour And Vegetable Omlette. It is a breakfast or brunch recipe. I hope you all will like it. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:

  1. Eggs-6
  2. Gram Flour or Besan-2 tbsp
  3. Onion-1
  4. Green Chillies-2
  5. Carrot-1/2 of 1
  6. Potato-1
  7. Salt-According to taste
  8. Pepper Powder-1/2 tsp
  9. Carom Seeds-1/2 tsp
  10. Asafoetida-A pinch
  11. Red Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
  12. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  13. Baking Powder-1/2 tsp
  14. Cumin Powder-1 tsp
  15. Dry Mango Powder-1/2 tsp
  16. Fresh Cilantro-For Garnish

STEPS

Step 1

DSC03333_20181205133335450 (1).jpgWash, scrape and cut carrots and potato in small cubes. Blanch for five minutes with a little salt. Chop the onions, green chilies, cilantro finely and keep aside.

Step 2

Now take a bowl and add gram flour to it. Add salt, red chilly powder, asafoetida, carom seeds, cumin powder,garam masala powder, dry mango powder, baking powder, water and beat it well with a beater for two minutes till smooth.

Step 3

Now take another bowl and add the eggs in it. Add a pinch of salt and pepper powder and beat it with a beater till soft and fluffy. Now add chopped onions, green chilies, the blanched veggies, gram flour mixture and more of cilantro.

Step 4

Now take a wok and grease it with butter. Spread one ladleful of the egg mixture into the pan and cook it on both sides adding some more butter if needed.

DSC03329_20181205133503307.jpgOur Gram Flour And Vegetable Omlette is done. Serve it garlic or your choice of buttered bread and a dip of your choice.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great day everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!

 

Keema Pooris With Potato Keema Curry

KEEMA POORIS WITH POTATO KEEMA CURRY

Hello and welcome everyone to my corner. Today I am going to share a tasty breakfast dish of Keema Pooris With Potato Keema Curry. Its really spicy with lots of flavors and can be an ideal idea for some yummy desi breakfast. Simply fab!!! So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-

For the keema batter:-

  1. Chicken Keema-200 gms
  2. Onions-1
  3. Ginger-Garlic Paste-1 tsp
  4. Coriander Powder-1 tsp
  5. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  6. Chicken Masala-1 tsp
  7. Vegetable Oil-2 tbsp
  8. Salt-According to taste

For the Pooris:-

  1. Refined Flour-250 gms
  2. Salt-According to taste
  3. Vegetable Oil-2 tbsp
  4. Vegetable Oil-For deep frying

STEPS

Step 1

Take refined flour in a bowl. Add 2 tbsps of oil, salt and baking powder to it. Make a dough of it adding water. Chop onions, green chilies finely.

Step 2

DSC03119.jpgTo make the keema batter, take a pan. Add oil. Now add in the chopped onions and green chilies. Fry for a minute and add ginger-garlic paste. Fry again and add the spices and add tomato puree. Fry again for two minutes and add the chicken keema. Fry it for five minutes till done.

Step 3

To make the dish, heat a heavy-bottomed kadhai and add sufficient oil in it. Make small poories out of the dough we made earlier. Fill it with the keema mixture. Fry it in oil till lightly browned. Drain on tissue paper.

Our Keema Stuffed Pooris are done. Serve them hot.

POTATO KEEMA CURRY

Ingredients:

  1. Potato-3
  2. Chicken Keema-200 gms
  3. Onions-2
  4. Ginger-Garlic Paste-1 tsp
  5. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  6. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  7. Cumin Powder-1 tsp
  8. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  9. Tomato Puree-1 tbsp
  10. Salt-According to taste
  11. Water-For the gravy

STEPS

Step 1

Wash, peel, boil and cut the potatoes in large pieces. Chop the onions finely.

Step 2

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Take a pan. Add oil to it. Add chopped onions in it. Fry for a minute. Add the ginger-garlic paste and fry for half a minute. Now add the spices. Then add tomato puree. Fry again and add keema. Fry for three minutes and add water for the gravy. Simmer for ten minutes on medium flame.

Our Potato Keema Curry is done. Serve with pooris.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everyone. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!