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!!!

 

 

 

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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!!!

 

 

 

 

Shallow Fried Potato And Onion Kadhi

SHALLOW FRIED POTATO AND ONION KADHI

Hello and welcome dear friends to my cosy cooking corner. Today I.m sharing with you a very simple but wholesome recipe of Shallow Fried Potato And Onion Fritters In Kadhi with you. It’s made in no time, is tasty and is the perfect substitute for dals to make our lunch idea different and special. So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:-For the potato and onion fritters:

  1. Potato-1(big)
  2. Onion-1
  3. Gram Flour or Besan-200 gms
  4. Salt-According to taste
  5. Turmeric Powder-1/2 tsp
  6. Red Chilly Powder-1/2 tsp
  7. Coriander Powder-1/2 tsp
  8. Vegetable Oil-For shallow frying
  9. Chat Masala-1 tsp

For the kadhi:-

  1. Gram Flour-200 gms
  2. Yoghurt-250 gms
  3. Asafoetida-1/2 tsp
  4. Salt-According to taste
  5. Turmeric Powder-1 tsp
  6. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  7. Coriander Powder-1 tsp
  8. Garam Masala-1 tsp
  9. Vegetable Oil-1 tbsp
  10. Curry Leaves-5-6
  11. Kasuri Methi-1/2 tsp

STEPS

Step 1

Wash, scrape and cut the potatoes and onions in a round shape. Blanch the potatoes for two minutes.

Step 2

To make the fritters, take a bowl and add gram flour in it. Also add the other ingredients, salt, asafoetida, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder and using water make a thick batter from it.

Step 3

Now, dip the blanched potatoes and onion rings in the batter and shallow – fry them till they are brown and crisp. Sprinkle some chat masala over them and keep aside.

Step 4

To make the kadhi, take a bowl and add the given amount of yoghurt and gram flour in it. Whip the batter.

Step 5IMG-5311

Heat a kadhai and add oil to it. Now add cumin and asafoetida, curry leaves,kasuri methi and next add the spices, salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder,garam masala in it. Add the whipped batter and keep on stirring while pouring the batter in the kadhai. Add some more water if needed. Simmer on a medium flame for two minutes.

Step 6

When the kadhi is boiled, drop the potato-onion fritters just before serving as they tend to break if put in the kadhi long before serving.

NotePoints:-1. The yoghurt used in this recipe should preferably be neither too tangy nor too fresh. This will make the kadhi taste better.

Our Shallow Fried Potato And Onion Kadhi is done. Serve it with steamed rice, stir-fried veggies, and poppadums.

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

 

Oil-Free Sponge Gourd With Garbanzo Beans

OIL-FREE SPONGE GOURD WITH GARBANZO BEANS

Hi, my dear friends.Welcome to my food corner again. Today I will make a simple healthy and tasty recipe of Sponge Gourd With Garbanzo Beans curry which is oil-free. It just needs some basic ingredients and less of your time to prepare. I make it in my kitchen and it is liked by all, being healthier. So I suggest that all of you too try it sometime in your kitchens. So let’s start with the recipe—

Ingredients:

  1. Sponge Gourd -1 kg
  2. Garbanzo Beans -200 gms
  3. Onions -2
  4. Minced Garlic -1 tsp
  5. Ginger Paste – 1 tsp
  6. Green Chillies -2
  7. Cumin Powder -1 tsp
  8. Paprika -1 tsp
  9. Garam Masala -1 tsp
  10. Five Spice -1 tsp
  11. Bay Leaf -1
  12. Lemon Juice -2 tsp

STEPS

Step 1

Wash, scrape and cut the sponge gourd into small pieces. Chop the onions and green chilies. Soak the garbanzo beans overnight and boil it.

Step 2

IMG-5269In a kadhai add the five spice, bay leaf and let it splutter. Dry roast it. Then add the chopped onions and green chilies and fry for three minutes till the onions are half fried. Now, add in the minced garlic and ginger paste and fry for two minutes. Now add the spice mix, salt, turmeric powder, paprika, cumin powder,garam masala and fry everything till it loses its rawness.

Step 3

IMG-5271.JPGNow add the chopped veggie and some water. When the water in the dish evaporates and the veggie is cooked, add the boiled garbanzo beans and saute it for five minutes until the beans are lightly fried. Finally, when the veggie and beans are properly sauteed, switch off the gas and let the dish cool. Lastly, add  2 tsps of lemon juice to the dish.

Our Oil-Free Sponge Gourd And Garbanzo Beans Curry is done. Serve it with hot chapatis(Indian flatbread), paranthas or with rice, dal and a homemade chutney, preferably mango chutney.

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

 

 

 

Brinjal, Potato And Tomato Mash

BRINJAL, POTATO AND TOMATO MASH

Hello dear buddies.Welcome back. Today I’ll be sharing with you a very simple and tastier version of the brinjal and tomato mash which is a common dish made everywhere in India and here I have added one extra ingredient in it, potato. The mash is simple to make, tasty and has very little calories. It’s a wonderful dish when you are super busy. So let’s start with the making—

Ingredients:-

  1. Brinjal -2
  2. Potatoes -1
  3. Tomato -1
  4. Onion -1
  5. Green Chillies -2
  6. Salt -According to taste
  7. Dry Mango Powder -1/2 tsp
  8. Red Chilly Powder -1/2 tsp
  9. Garam Masala Powder -1/2 tsp
  10. Cilantro -For Garnish
  11. Mustard Oil -1 tsp

STEPS

Step 1

IMG-5241.JPGWash all the veggies mentioned above. Make slits in brinjal and tomato. Roast the brinjal, tomato in an oven or on a gas flame and boil the potatoes. Finely chop the onions, green chilies and cilantro.

Step 2

Take a pan, add vegetable oil and splutter some cumin in it. Now add in the chopped onions and green chilies and half fry them. Next add the salt, red chilly powder,garam masala, dry mango powder and then add in the mashed brinjal, tomato, and potatoes. Give everything a good mix and switch the gas off. Garnish with chopped cilantro.

IMG-5239.JPGOur Brinjal, Potato and Tomato Mash is done. Serve it with anything that you want.

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

Sponge Gourd And Flax Seed Curry

SPONGE GOURD AND FLAX SEED CURRY

Hi everyone and welcome to my cozy cooking corner again. How are you all? I have been late to post my new creation because was having guests at home and lots of fun and enjoyment though I am now back to my blogosphere and ready to roll. It’s the month of June and it’s pretty hot in here in Delhi and the whole of India. People generally enjoy seasonal fruits and vegetables more, now and we have a perfect variety of them too like mangoes, sponge gourds, ladyfingers, pointed gourds etc. We generally want our preparations to be milder and tastier this time of the year. So I am sharing a recipe of sponge gourd with roasted flax seed powder. I have made similar recipes using flax seed powder and other different vegetables and this one is in line with the others in being tastier, healthier and all green. So let’s start with the dish—-

Ingredients:-

  1. Sponge Gourd – 1 kg
  2. Roasted Flaxseed Powder -200 gms
  3. Radish -1
  4. Turmeric Powder -1 tsp
  5. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp
  6. Garam Masala – 1 tsp
  7. Dry Mango Powder or Tamarind Paste- 1 tsp
  8. Salt – According to taste

For the tempering:-

  1. Five Spice mix -1 tsp
  2. Dry Red Chillies – 2
  3. Bay Leaf – 1
  4. Fortune Mustard Oil -1 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

Wash and scrape the sponge gourd and cut into round pieces. Wash and cut the radish likewise.

Step 2

Take a pan and add all the tempering ingredients into it. Let it splutter.

Step 3

Next add the chopped sponge gourd, radish, and salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder,garam masala, and fry for three minutes. Now add enough water, cover and simmer on a medium flame.

Step 4

Now when the veggies are half cooked add the roasted flax seed powder and dry mango powder and saute the curry till water evaporates.

IMG_5212.jpg  Our Sponge Gourd And Flax Seed Curry is done. Serve it with steamed rice, rasam, garlic chutney and poppadums or friums.

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

 

 

Roasted Green Gram Dal

ROASTED GREEN GRAM DAL

Hello and welcome dear friends once again. Today I’ll share with you all a very simple recipe for making legumes or dal and I hope you will like this endeavor of mine. Though this dish is simple, it is special in taste and is healthier packed with so much of proteins and vitamins. It requires little or no oil and is better tasting than the polished dals. You can make it quick enough and as it is a tadka-style dal you can just team it up with phulkas or rice alone and have all the fun, needing no accessory-dish to go with it. I sometimes eat it with poppadums, some pickle and yes, it tastes better than anything. So let’s start with it—-

Ingredients:-

  1. Whole Green Gram – 250 gms
  2. Onion -1 (big)
  3. Ginger and Garlic(cut into fine pieces)- 1 tsp
  4. Asafoetida – A pinch
  5. Roasted Cumin Powder- 1 tsp
  6. Green Chilly – 2
  7. Homemade Garam Masala -1 tsp
  8.  Green Cardamom and Cinnamon- 1 each
  9. Tomato Puree – 1 tsp
  10. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp
  11. Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
  12. Dal Tadka Masala – 1 tsp
  13. Salt – According to taste
  14. Lemon Juice – 1/2 tsp
  15. Chopped Cilantro – For Garnishing

STEPS

Step 1

Roast the green gram. Chop the onion, ginger-garlic, green chilies and cilantro. Pressure cook the dal with salt and turmeric powder till done.

Step 2

Take a wok. Add cumin, asafoetida, green cardamom, and cinnamon, ginger, garlic, green chilies cut into pieces and then add chopped onions. Fry for two minutes. Now add tomato puree and fry again.

Step 3

IMG-5011.JPGNext add red chilly powder, roasted cumin powder, dal tadka masala, homemade garam masala and fry for two minutes. Now add the boiled dal and mix everything well. Simmer on medium flame for two minutes. Squeeze or mix some lemon juice too in the dal. Garnish with chopped cilantro or fresh cream.

Our Roasted Green Gram Dal is done. Serve it with tandoori rotis, naan, chapati, steamed rice and some stir-fried veggies.

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