Pan-Fried Chicken Breasts With Mustard Sauce, Curd, And Green Paste

PAN-FRIED CHICKEN BREASTS WITH MUSTARD SAUCE, CURD, AND GREEN PASTE

Hello everyone and welcome to my corner again. I am a health-conscious person and being a non-vegetarian, I too prefer making chicken recipes more than mutton. Though pan-fried or roasted chicken can be made in a number of ways but this recipe, Pan-Fried Chicken Breasts With Mustard Sauce, Curd And Green Paste which I made yesterday turned out great. I really liked it and hope you will do so too. So here is the recipe—

Ingredients:—

  1. Chicken Breasts -250 gms
  2. Curd -200 gms
  3. Green Chutney 2 tbsp
  4. Dijon Mustard Paste -1 tbsp
  5. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  6. Red Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp
  7. Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp
  8. Ginger-Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
  9. Tandoori Chicken Masala – 1 tsp
  10. Garam Masala – 1 tsp
  11. Dry Mango Powder – 1/2 tsp
  12. Salt – According to taste
  13. Vegetable Oil – 2 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

IMG-5428.JPGWash and make slits on the chicken breasts.

Step 2

Make a marination sauce of curd, green chutney, dijon mustard, turmeric, red chilly, cumin powder,ginger-garlic paste, tandoori masala,garam masala, dry mango powder, salt, and coat the breasts in it well. Leave it overnight for best results.

Step 3

IMG-5426.JPG Heat a heavy-bottomed and shallow-fry the breasts till soft and done.

Our Pan Fried Chicken Breasts With Mustard Sauce And Green Paste is done. It can be served with vegetable and fruit salad, mayo, lemon wedges or any dip of your choice.

  Try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great weekend everyone. Till then happy cooking, healthy living. Take care.

 

 

 

 

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Potato Curry With Green Chutney And Curd

POTATO CURRY WITH GREEN CHUTNEY AND CURD

Hello everyone.Welcome to my corner again. Every day we are in search for recipes which can be made quickly and easily with simple ingredients and surely depend on the veggie potato which is a regular ingredient of generally every kitchen of the world. Potato is of many types and is loved, cooked in any form by generally everyone. We make many recipes with it, some of which are baked, fried, roasted, sauteed but each of them is delicious enough. Today I’m sharing with you a very easy, handy recipe of Potato Curry With Green Chutney And Curd. The dish has curd and green chutney adding a special flavor to it along with being healthy. I hope you will like it and you can try it when you are out of other veggies in your stock. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-

  1. Potatoes- 250 gms
  2. Curd- 1 cup
  3. Onions- 2
  4. Turmeric Powder- 1 tsp
  5. Red Chilly Powder- 1 tsp
  6. Coriander Powder- 1 tsp
  7. Garam Masala- 1 tsp
  8. Tomato Puree- 1 tbsp
  9. Salt- According to taste

For the tempering:-

  1. Cumin and Black Mustard- 1 tsp
  2. Bay Leaf- 2
  3. Asafoetida- A Pinch
  4. Cinnamon-1
  5. Green Cardamom-1
  6. Vegetable Oil- 2 tbsp

STEPS

STEP 1 

DSC02928_20181005005746891.jpgWash, peel and cut the potatoes into medium-sized pieces. Blanch them. Chop the onions.

Step 2

Take a pan and add the tempering ingredients to it. Add the chopped onions and fry for three-four minutes. Now add the blanched potatoes and fry for the same time again. Next add the spice mix, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder,garam masala, salt and tomato puree and fry for two minutes.

Step 3

DSC02923_20181005010259679.jpgNow add some green chutney(I have mentioned the recipe of green chutney in my other blog, you may refer it from there). Stir well and mix everything nicely. Add water and whipped curd for the gravy. Simmer for two minutes before finally switching the gas off.

Our dish of Potato Curry With Green Chutney And Curd is ready to be served. It is best done so with pulaos, chapatis, paranthas or bread.

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

 

Pasta With Noodles And Rice

PASTA WITH NOODLES AND RICE

Hello everybody.Welcome to my corner. Today I will be sharing a healthy, scrumptious Italian and very popular recipe of Pasta With Noodles And Rice. Pasta is made in many ways everywhere and is a favorite fast food now of the entire world. Today, I too decided to share with you all this recipe giving it a slightly different twist by adding rice to the dish along with pasta and noodles and making a healthy, green and tastier dip of white sauce mixed with coriander and mint chutney. I hope you all will like it too. So here is the recipe—

Ingredients:

  1. Penne Pasta – 100 gms
  2. Plain Noodles – 150 gms
  3. Cooked Rice – 100 gms
  4. Par-Boiled Mixed Vegetables like Broccoli, Carrot, French Beans -Each 25 gms
  5. Mushroom – 20 gms
  6. Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
  7. Tomatoes – 2
  8.  Nestle Maggi Masala – 2 tsp
  9. Salt – According to taste
  10. Ginger-Garlic Paste- 1 tsp
  11. Chilly Flakes – 1 tsp
  12. Garam Masala – 1 tsp
  13. Panir – 20 gms
  14.  Basil – A few
  15. Tomato Sauce – 1 tsp
  16. Green Chilly Sauce – 1 tsp
  17. Soya Sauce – 1 tsp
  18. Herbs(Oregano, Thyme) – A pinch
  19. White Sauce –  1 cup
  20. Coriander-Mint Chutney – 2 tbsp
  21. Mozzarella Cheese – For Garnish

STEPS

Step 1

DSC02863.jpgBoil pasta, noodles, and rice. Cut all the veggies along with mushrooms into small pieces and blanch them. Chop the onions and deseed the tomatoes, cut them into small pieces.

Step 2

Take a wok and add olive oil. Now add chopped onions. Fry for half a minute before adding ginger-garlic paste. Now add tomatoes, chilly flakes, and all the mentioned masalas. Fry for a minute. Now it’s time to add the blanched veggies fry for one minute, then rice and noodles. Fry again for a minute. Now add soya sauce, green chilly sauce, tomato sauce, panir pieces.

Step 3

DSC02855.jpgNow add white sauce mixed with coriander chutney to the dish along with some oregano, thyme, basil or any herb of your choice and garnish with shredded mozzarella cheese.

Our dish of Pasta With Noodles And Rice is ready to be served.

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

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Bread Chat

BREAD CHAT

Hello and welcome dear friends once again to my cozy cooking corner. We generally enjoy chats more than any other snack dish as it is so wholesome, spicy, fulfilling and even looks so great. We eat many kinds of chats like bhelpuri,papadi chat, raj kachori, aloo tikki chat, samosa chat and many others. But today I’ll be sharing a recipe of bread chat which I made today in the evening and was liked by everyone, especially my daughter. The dish is an instant one, hassle-free, equally healthy and with a fresh taste to make your mood fine. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-

  1. Bread – 2
  2. Potato -1
  3. Curd -200 gms
  4. Peanuts -1 tsp
  5. Salt, black and white -According to taste
  6. Green Chilly -1
  7. Red Chilly Powder -1/2 tsp
  8. Pepper Powder -1/2 tsp
  9. Chat Masala -A pinch
  10. Green Chutney -1 tsp
  11. Red Chutney -2 tsp
  12. Lemon Juice -1/2 tsp
  13. Besan Sev  and Cilantro -For garnish

STEPS

Step 1

IMG-5407.JPGCut the crust of the bread and dry roast it in a pan till golden browned. Boil and cut the potato into medium-sized cubes. Shallow-fry them in butter till browned and sprinkle some salt and black pepper over it. Chop the cilantro. Roast the peanuts.

Step 2

IMG-5410.JPGTake curd in a mixing bowl, beat it till smoothened and add white salt to it. Now assemble all the ingredients together to serve the dish.

Step 3

Take a bowl, add the toasted bread pieces, fried potato cubes, roasted peanuts, the beaten curd, salt, pepper powder, chat masala, red chilly powder, green and red chutney. Now sprinkle the besan sev, chopped green chilly and cilantro and some lemon juice over the dish.

IMG-5409.JPGOur Bread Chat is ready. As an optional addition, you can sprinkle some potato or banana chips over the dish.

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 Vermicelli Idli With Potato Rasa And Peanut-Sesame Chutney

MIXED VEG AND VERMICELLI IDLI WITH POTATO RASA AND PEANUT-SESAME CHUTNEY

Hello and welcome dear friends to my food corner again. Every day no one likes to eat the same sort of breakfast. All of us would love variations. So what better than having a south Indian breakfast and making idlis with a different twist along with a potato rasa and some peanut sesame chutney. Everyone in my family loves idlis and so I made this mixed veg and vermicelli idli. It is tastier, easier and healthier So I hope you all will like it. Do try making it and let me know when you do. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-For the vermicelli idli

  1. Fresho Idli Dosa Batter -1/2 kg
  2. French Beans-50 gms
  3. Carrot-50 gms
  4. Thick Vermicelli-100 gms
  5. Onions-1
  6. Green Chillies-2
  7. Asafoetida-A pinch
  8. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  9. Coriander Powder-1 tsp
  10. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  11. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  12. Dry Mango Powder-1 tsp
  13. Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp

For the Potato Rasa:

  1. Potatoes-2
  2. Onions-2
  3. Green Chillies-2
  4. Peanuts-5
  5. Salt-According to taste
  6. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  7. Coriander Powder-1 tsp
  8. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  9. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  10. Tomato Puree-1 tbsp
  11. Tamarind Paste-1 tsp
  12. Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp

For the Potato Rasa tempering:-

  1. Black Mustard-1 tsp
  2. Asafoetida-A pinch
  3. Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp

For the Peanut-Sesame Chutney:-

  1.  Peanuts-1/2 cup
  2. Sesame-3 tbsp
  3. Onion-1
  4. Dry Red Chillies-3
  5. Garlic Pod-1
  6. Lemon Juice-1 tsp
  7. Salt-According to taste

For the tempering:-

  1. Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp
  2. Black Mustard-1 tsp
  3. Curry Leaves-3-4

STEPS

Step 1

Firstly to make the vermicelli and vegetable batter, cut and blanch the mixed veggies for two minutes. Chop the onions and green chillies. Take a pan and add oil. Add the chopped onion and green chilies. Fry for half a minute and add the spices, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder,garam masala, dry mango powder and add the vermicelli. Fry it for two minutes and now add the blanched veggies. Now mix the vermicelli well and fry for a minute or two.

Step 2

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For making the idlis take out the idli batter(here I have used a readymade batter of Fresho) in a vessel. Add the above-made vermicelli mix in it. Mix well and taste it to adjust the salt content.

Step 3

Now put the idli batter in the steamer molds with a ladle and steam it for fifteen minutes. You may check the idlis in between the steaming process and see whether they are done or not.

Our Mixed Veg Vermicelli Idlis are done.

Step 4

To make the potato rasa, boil and grind the potatoes. Chop the onions and green chilies. Now take a pan and add the tempering ingredients in it. Add the chopped onions and green chilies and saute for a minute. Now add the roasted peanuts, the spice mix, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder,garam masala, dry mango powder, tomato puree and fry for a minute. Now add the tamarind paste and the ground potato paste and fry for half a minute before adding the water to make the gravy. Let it simmer on a medium flame for five minutes before switching the gas off.

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Our Potato Rasa is done.

STEP 5

Now coming to last but not the least dish, that of peanut and sesame chutney, take the ingredients of the chutney, peanuts, sesame, onion, garlic pod, dry red chilies in a pan and dry roast them till lightly browned.

Step 6

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Put this in a chutney jar and add some water. Now grind it into a thick paste and add some salt and lemon juice to it. Add the tempering ingredients and mix well.

Our Peanut And Sesame Chutney is ready.

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Now our recipe with all its accompaniments is ready to be served. This recipe is best had at breakfast and will surely give you a good feeling.

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

 

Stir-Fried Veggies With Gram Flour And Eggs

STIR-FRIED VEGGIES WITH GRAM FLOUR AND EGGS

Hello friends, welcome to my cozy corner again. Today I’m going to share a wholesome breakfast recipe with you all. It is Stir-Fried Veggies with Gram Flour and Eggs. It is an ideal one for lighter and tastier breakfast and goes well with buttered garlic bread. I hope you like this dish. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-

  1. Cauliflower-50 gms
  2. French Beans-50 gms
  3. Carrot-50 gms
  4. Capsicum-50 gms
  5. Green Peas-50 gms
  6. Gram Flour- 3 tbsp
  7. Onions-1
  8. Green Chillies-2
  9. Ginger and Garlic(cut into pieces)-1 tbsp
  10. Salt-According to taste
  11. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  12. Red Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
  13. Fennel Powder-1 tsp
  14. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  15. Dry Mango Powder-1/2 tsp
  16. Fresh Lemon Juice-1/2 tsp

For the Gram Flour Batter:-

  1. Gram Flour-1/2 cup
  2. Salt-According to taste
  3. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  4. Red Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
  5. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  6. Asafoetida-A pinch
  7. Caraway Seeds-1/2 tsp
  8. Dry Mango Powder-1/2 tsp
  9. Water-For the batter

For the egg batter:-

  1. Eggs-2
  2. Salt-A pinch
  3. Black Pepper Powder-A pinch
  4. Paprika-1/2 tsp

For the tempering:

  1. Butter-2 tbsp
  2. Black Mustard-1/2 tsp
  3. Whole Garam Masalas(black cardamom, green cardamom, cinnamon stick)-1 each

For the Garnish:-Chopped Cilantro

STEPS

Step 1

IMG-5373Wash, cut and blanch veggies with some salt for a minute. Drain the water and keep aside. Chop the onions and green chilies. Beat eggs in a bowl and add salt, pepper powder, paprika in it. Take the gram flour in a bowl and add the seasonings, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder,garam masala, dry mango powder, asafoetida and a pinch of caraway seeds or ajwain in it. Add water to make a thin batter from it.

Step 2

In a pan, add butter and the above-mentioned tempering. When it splutters, add the chopped onions and green chilies and saute for a minute. Next, add the chopped ginger-garlic and fry again. When these are half fried add the seasonings, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, fennel powder,garam masala, dry mango powder and then add the blanched veggies. Saute them for a while and add the egg batter slowly and cook on a medium flame. Take care not to burn the eggs and for that keep stirring. When the veggies and eggs are half fried, add the gram flour or besan batter and keep stirring again to avoid the formation of lumps. Cook the dish now on a low to medium flame.

Step 3

IMG-5375Keep on stirring the dish and cook it finally for two-three minutes before switching the gas off. Garnish with chopped cilantro and splash some fresh lemon juice all over to get that extra zing.

Our Stir-Fried Veggies With Gram Flour And Eggs is done. Serve it with fresh garlic bread.

Note points:–1. Adjust the salt content in the dish as we have put salt three times individually to make the egg batter, gram flour batter, and the main dish.

2. You need to adjust the tangy element i.e, dry mango powder and lemon juice accordingly in the dish but both must be added to get a better grasp on the dish.

3. Use butter to make the dish.

4. You can use other set of veggies too apart from the ones used by me here.

5. You can grate some cheese too over the dish.

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

 

 

 

Chicken, Lentil And Veggie Mix

CHICKEN,LENTIL AND VEGGIE MIX

Hi there.Welcome to my food corner again.Today I’ll be sharing with you a very wholesome,tasty and healthy curry recipe and has the goodness of double proteins in the form of chicken and lentils and also green vegetables in it.So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-

  1. Chicken-150 gms
  2. Mixed Vegetables(French Beans, Carrot, Capsicum)-25 gms each
  3. Lentil(Rajma and Black Gram)-100 gms
  4. Onions-2
  5. Green Chillies-2
  6. Ginger-Garlic Paste-2 tsp
  7. Salt-According to taste
  8. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  9. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  10. Coriander Powder-1 tsp
  11. Cumin Powder-1 tsp
  12. Chicken Masala-1 tsp
  13. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  14. Tomato Puree-1 tbsp

For the tempering:-

  1. Cumin-1 tsp
  2. Bay Leaf-1
  3. Whole Garam Masala(green and black cardamom, cinnamon, star anise)-1 tsp
  4. Vegetable Oil or Ghee-1 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

IMG-5365.JPGWash the chicken and boil it. Wash and dice the given veggies, french beans, carrot, capsicum, peas and blanch them for two minutes. Also boil the lentil, rajma and whole black gram. In this recipe, I have used rajma and urad dal but alternately you can use any other dal too. Chop the onions, green chilies, and cilantro.

Step 2

Now take a pan and add some ghee,butter or oil.Splutter the cumin,bay leaf,whole garam masalas and then add the chopped onions and green chillies.After frying for a minute add the ginger-garlic paste and fry again.Now add the spices,salt,turmeric powder,red chilly powder,coriander powder,cumin powder,chicken masala,garam masala and fry again before adding the tomato puree and dry mango powder for the perfect touch.

Step 3

IMG-5369.JPGNow add the blanched chicken and fry for three minutes. Then add the mixed veggies and boiled lentil along with water for the gravy. Let it simmer for ten minutes before switching the gas off. Garnish with chopped cilantro though it is optional.You can also add fresh cream to get that extra grasp of taste but I promote fitness and health more than the taste part so I have avoided it.

Our Chicken, Lentil And Veggie Mix is done. Serve it with steamed or fried rice, tandoori rotis, kulchas or paranthas.

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