Dhokla Idli Chat

 DHOKLA IDLI CHAT

Hello everyone.Welcome once again to my cooking corner. Today I’ll be sharing a quick and tasty recipe which has two fun ingredients idli and dhokla combined together with potato and panir and lots of drizzlers, red and green chutney to make an awesome perfect brunch or snack dish, so lively so fresh. So let’s start with this amazing snack—

Ingredients:-

  1. Idli-3
  2. Dhokla-3
  3. Curd-250 gms
  4. Potato-1
  5. Panir-100 gms
  6. Salt-According to taste
  7. Sugar-A pinch
  8. Dry Mango Chutney-2 tbsp
  9. Cilantro and Mint green chutney-2 tbsp
  10. Raw Peanuts-2 tbsp
  11. Green Chillies-2
  12. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  13. Chat Masala-1 tsp
  14. Black Pepper Powder-A pinch
  15. Fresh Chopped Cilantro-For garnish

For the tempering:-(Optional)

  1. Black Mustard-1 tsp
  2. Asafoetida-A pinch

STEPS

Step 1

DSC03137.jpgTo prepare the chat firstly make idli and dhokla separately. Beat the curd and add salt, sugar and some red chilly powder. Shallow fry the peanuts.

Step 2

DSC03132.jpgPeel, chop and blanch the potatoes. Chop cilantro and green chilies. Make the sweet chutney along with the cilantro-mint green chutney. Cut the panir in cubes. Shallow fry them with the potato. Cut the idlis and dhoklas in four parts.

Step 3

DSC03133.jpgNow its time to assemble the dish. To do so, take a bowl. Add in the idli with the dhokla. Now add in the potatoes, panir, peanuts and sprinkle chat masala, black pepper powder, salt, red chilly powder all over. Lastly drizzle over the curd, dry mango chutney, green chutney and garnish it well with chopped cilantro and green chilies. You can also add the tempering of black mustard and asafoetida though I have not done so here.

Our  Dhokla Idli Chat is ready. Serve it.

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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Chickpea Curry With Fenugreek And Curd

CHICKPEA CURRY WITH FENUGREEK AND CURD

A big hello and good morning to all my blogger friends. Today I will be making a very easy recipe of Chickpea With Fenugreek And Curd. It is very tasty and healthy with fenugreek leaves and curd which add an aroma to the dish along with giving it a sweet and tangy touch too. I hope you all will like this simple preparation of mine. The recipe is as follows:—

Ingredients:–

  1. Chickpea – 250 gms
  2. Fenugreek Leaves – 100 gms
  3. Curd – 50 gms
  4. Onion -1(big)
  5. Ginger-Garlic Paste – 2 tsp
  6. Tomatoes -2
  7. Red Chillies – 2
  8. Turmeric Powder -1 tsp
  9. Red Chilly Powder – 1 tsp
  10. Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  11. Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
  12. Garam Masala – 1 tsp
  13. Salt – According to taste
  14. Vegetable Oil – 2 tbsp

STEPS

Step 1

DSC03009.jpgWash and soak the chickpeas overnight. Boil them till done. Chop the onions and green chilies. Wash and soak the tomato in hot water. Wash and cut the fenugreek leaves and grind them with the boiled tomato and a green chilly.

Step 2

Take a kadhai and add oil along with the tempering ingredients. Add the chopped onions and ginger-garlic paste and fry for a minute. Now add the spices, turmeric powder, red chilly powder,coriander-cumin powder,garam masala, and the fenugreek and tomato paste and saute for three minutes. When the masalas seem cooked add in some whipped curd and water and let the dish simmer for four minutes. Garnish it with chopped cilantro.

DSC03006.jpgOur Chickpea Curry With Fenugreek And Curd is done. Serve it with tandoori rotis or vegetable fried rice.

Everyone 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.

 

 

 

 

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!!!

 

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!!!

 

 

Sev Raita

SEV RAITA

Hello and welcome dear friends to my corner again.Today I’ll be sharing a healthy raita dish with a slight variation, made with onions,potato,raisins and sev which is healthy,flavorful and a needed accessory dish to  your lunch or dinner menus.So let’s start with it—

Ingredients:

  1. Curd-250 gms
  2. Gram Flour Sev-100 gms
  3. Onion-1
  4. Tomato-1
  5. Raisin-1 tbsp
  6. Potato-1
  7. Fresh Mint Leaves-A small bunch
  8. Green Chillies-1
  9. Raw Peanuts-1 tbsp
  10. Roasted Cumin Powder-1 tsp
  11. White and Black Salt-According to taste
  12. Red Chilly Powder-1 tsp
  13. Raita Masala-1 tsp

STEPS

Step 1

DSC02664_20180825234236148.jpgChop the onion,green chilly,mint leaves and tomato finely.Boil the potato and cut into small pieces.Roast the raw peanuts and soak them overnight.

Step 2

Beat the curd well and add to a bowl.Now add the chopped onion,green chilly,seedless tomato,potato,mint leaves,raisin and roasted soaked peanuts.

Step 3

DSC02667_20180825234500643.jpgNow add the seasonings,both the white and the black salt,roasted cumin powder,red chilly powder,raita masala and just before serving add the gram flour sev.

Notepoint--If the curd is sour add some sugar or sugarfree to get that fresh taste.

Our Sev Raita is done.Serve it with lunch and dinner platters.

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

Apple Raita

APPLE RAITA

A very hearty welcome to all my blogger buddies. This blog is my 200th blog and it is about a really simple, two-minute recipe which has all the goodness of a fruit and also of yoghurt.  I am very thankful to all my fellow bloggers who have steadily encouraged me with their likes and comments on my blogs and have done so steadily. I have found each one of your blogs too, to be marvelous and hope I too can maintain my standards in blogging. About this recipe, well, I like it quite well and hope that you too will like it. An Indian meal is very incomplete without raitas of all sorts and this raita surely will make your next meal exciting. So let’s start with it—-

Ingredients:-

  1. Apple-1
  2. Yoghurt-250 gms
  3. Green Chilly-1
  4. Salt-According to taste
  5. Roasted Cumin Powder-1 tsp
  6. Catch Raita Masala-1 tsp
  7. Pepper Powder-1 tsp
  8. Honey-1 tsp
  9. Lemon Juice-1 tsp

For Garnishing– Few raisins and fresh cream

STEPS

Step 1

Wash and cut the apple into medium-sized pieces. Chop the green chilly.

Step 2

IMG-5300.JPGTake a bowl. Add the yoghurt, green chilly, roasted cumin powder, raita masala, pepper powder, honey and lemon juice and add the chopped apple. Mix well and lastly garnish with raisins and fresh cream.

Our Apple Raita is ready. Serve it with your lunch and dinner platters or anything.

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