Potato, Peas And Curd Soup

POTATO, PEAS AND CURD SOUP

Hello, and welcome to my cooking corner again. Hope you all are doing well. I hope you guys are enjoying reading my blog and getting ideas from it. It is the sole purpose of my writing this blog. My recipes are simple, made from simple ingredients which are easily available in the marketplace. Today I am sharing a recipe of Potato, Peas and Curd Soup made with curd and veggies to fulfill your small hunger pangs. I have added some carom seeds, dried mint in it as it helps in digestion. You can add your choice of veggies in this soup. So let’s start with the making—

Ingredients:

  1. Curd-250 gms
  2. Potato-1
  3. Peas-100 gms
  4. Maize flour-1 tbsp
  5. Grated Ginger-1/2 tsp
  6. Dried and crushed Mint Leaves-1 tsp
  7. Green Chillies-1
  8. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  9. Red Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
  10. Garam Masala-1/2 tsp
  11. Salt-According to taste

For the tempering:-

  1. Black Mustard and Carom seeds-1/2 tsp
  2. Cumin and Methi dana-1/2 tsp
  3. Curry Leaves-1/2 tsp
  4. Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

20190809_140757_20190809181428514.jpgWash, scrape and cut the potatoes in medium-sized pieces. Blanch the potatoes and peas for five minutes. Chop the green chilies. Take a bowl and add curd and the spices, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, maize flour, dried mint leaves,garam masala in it. Add some water to get a thin mixture out of it. Keep aside.

Step 2

Take a pan and add the tempering ingredients. Add the grated ginger. Now add the blanched veggies and fry. Next, add the curd mixture slowly and keep stirring it continuously otherwise lumps will be formed.

Step 3

20190809_141000_20190809182013813.jpgBoil for two to three minutes. Garnish it with cilantro though it is optional.

Our Potato, peas and curd soup is done. Serve it with potato wafers, potato shots or any other snack. Can also be had with steamed rice.

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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Red Pumpkin Mash

RED PUMPKIN MASH

Hello, and welcome to my cooking corner. Today I’ll be sharing a simple, healthy and easily prepared recipe of mashed red pumpkins, mildly spiced and tempered to suit your taste and make your lunch or dinner experience really fab.

Ingredients:-

  1. Red Pumpkin-250 gms
  2. Onion(chopped)-1
  3. Green Chillies-3
  4. Coriander Powder-1 tsp
  5. Garam masala-1 tsp
  6. Red chilly powder-1/2 tsp
  7. Dry mango powder-1 tsp
  8. Tomato Puree-2 tbsp
  9. Grated Coconut-1 tsp
  10. Ginger(grated)-1/2 tsp
  11. Garlic Pods-2
  12. Salt-According to taste

For the tempering:-

  1. Mustard Oil-1 tbsp
  2. Cumin-1/2 tsp
  3. Asafoetida-A pinch

STEPS

Step 1

20190727_143810_20190727145720253.jpgWash, deskin and roughly chop the red pumpkin. Chop the onions, green chilies and grate the ginger. You can roast it or alternately take a heavy-bottomed pan, add 1 tsp mustard oil and add in the chopped pumpkin with garlic pods, ginger, and salt, cover and cook till the pumpkin is done. Then mash it.

Step 2

20190727_143321_20190727145635404.jpgTake a pan and add all the tempering ingredients. Next, add in the chopped onions and green chilies and fry for a minute. Add in the freshly grated coconut. Now take the spices namely, coriander powder,garam masala, red chilly powder in a bowl and mix it with some water. Add this liquid spice mix in the pan and saute for a minute again till the water evaporates. Add the tomato puree and dry mango powder and saute again for a minute.

Step 3

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When the masala gets well cooked mix in the mashed red pumpkin in the pan and let it simmer for two minutes. Just before serving add some raisins.

Our Red Pumpkin Mash is ready. Serve it by garnishing with cilantro and fresh cream though it is optional. Serve it with naan, tandoori rotis,bread of your choice and pulao.

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

 

 

 

 

Buttery Prawns With Garlic And Amaranth Stem

BUTTERY PRAWNS WITH GARLIC AND AMARANTH STEM

Hello and welcome everyone to my cooking corner once again. Today I will be sharing a very easy and simple dish of Prawns With Garlic And Amaranth Stem with you. It is tastier, healthier and can be prepared in minutes. The dish is flavourful with a garlicky touch and the lemon juice adding the much needed satisfying touch to it. I liked this simple preparation very well hoping that you will too. So let’s start with the making—

Ingredients:-

  1. Prawns(medium sized)-100 gms
  2. Amaranth Stems-50 gms
  3. Garlic-4 pods
  4. Red Chilly Flakes-1/2 tsp
  5. Pepper Powder-1/2 tsp
  6. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  7. Salt-According to taste
  8. Butter-2 tbsp
  9. Lemon Juice-1 tsp(For garnish)

STEPS

Step1

DSC04013_20190423081757315.jpgWash and clean the prawns. Marinate it with salt, turmeric powder, and chilly flakes and keep aside for twenty minutes. Cut the amaranth stems into small pieces.

Step 2

Take a pan. Add butter and 4 pods of garlic. Fry it for a minute. Add the chilly flakes. Now add the cut amaranth stems and fry for a minute again before adding some water to boil.

Step 3

DSC04024_20190423091836848When the water dries up and the stem is tender, add the marinated prawns, pepper powder and fry it for ten minutes. Cover and cook everything together till the spices are evenly mixed.

Our Buttery Prawns With Garlic And Amaranth Stem is done. Garnish by squeezing some lime juice over the dish. Serve it with buttered toasts and tea.

Friends do try the recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week 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!!!

Prawns With Fenugreek

PRAWNS WITH FENUGREEK

Hello and welcome to my cooking corner again. Hope you all are doing good. Today’s recipe that I am going to share with you is prawns stir-fried with asafoetida and fenugreek leaves. It is a simple, satisfying and healthy recipe. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:

  1. Indian Prawns-100 gms
  2. Fenugreek Leaves-50 gms
  3. Onion-1
  4. Green Chillies-2
  5. Asafoetida-A pinch
  6. Salt-According to taste
  7. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  8. Chopped Garlic-1/2 tsp
  9. Red Chilly Powder-1/4 tsp
  10. Coriander Powder-1/2 tsp
  11. Tomato Puree-2 tbsp
  12. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  13. Tomato Sauce-11/2 tsp
  14. Green Chilly Sauce-1 tsp

For the tempering-–Five spice-1/2 tsp

Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

DSC03385Wash and clean the prawns. Chop and wash the fenugreek leaves, onions, and green chilies finely.

Step 2

Take a pan, add the five spice and vegetable oil to it. Next, add a pinch of asafoetida. After that add the chopped onions, green chilies, and chopped garlic. Fry for a minute and add the chopped fenugreek leaves. Fry again till half done. Now add prawns and fry for two minutes.

Step 3

DSC03379.jpgNow add the spices, coriander powder, tomato puree, and garam masala and saute everything well for ten minutes. When the prawns are well-cooked, add tomato and green chilly sauce and simmer for a minute before switching the gas off.

Our Prawns with Fenugreek is done. Serve it with home-cooked chapatis, some onion rings, and sliced lemon. Alternately you can have it as you want to.

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

 

Shallow Fried White Yam

SHALLOW FRIED WHITE YAM

Hello and welcome to my cooking corner again. Today I will be making a very simple, tasty, snack idea called Shallow Fried White Yam. It is very healthy and a great way to pass time. There are many varieties of yam available in the market like purple yam, Chinese yam, water yam. I have chosen white yam here. I make it frequently and I hope you too will like it. So let’s start—

Ingredients:-

  1. White Yam-250 gms
  2. Gram or Wheat Flour-150 gms
  3. Salt-According to taste
  4. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  5. Red Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
  6. Coriander Powder-1/2 tsp
  7. Asafoetida-A pinch
  8. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  9. Dry Mango Powder-1 tsp
  10. Vegetable Oil-For shallow frying

STEPS

Step 1

Wash, scrape and cut the yam into slightly thick roundels.

Step 2

Mix the yam pieces with gram or wheat flour, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, asafoetida,garam masala, coriander powder, dry mango powder. Toss everything so that the spice mix is well mixed with the yam pieces. In coating, you can use rice flour too.

Step 3

DSC03311.jpgTake a pan. Smear it with oil and shallow fry the yam roundels till cooked, slightly crisp and browned. If need be, cook the yam covered with a lid. Cook it on a medium flame for five minutes. Then increase the flame on high and cook for two minutes. Add some chat masala before serving.

Our Shallow Fried White Yam is done. Serve it with sweet onion dip or any other dip of your choice. Serve it as an accompaniment to lunch or dinner platters or have it as a snack with some tea.

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

 

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.