Monday, June 11, 2018

Vegan chickpea salad

Vegan chickpea salad is so easy to make in just minutes, Chickpeas are a great source of vegan protein perfect for those looking to increase their protein intake while eating vegan recipes



Ingredients
  • 1 cup chickpea soaked & boiled
  • ¼ tsp  red chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder / jeera powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Cabbage finely Chopped
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped (optional)
  • 1 tbsp coriander/Cilantro finely chopped
  • Few drops of lemon juice
Method
  • In a large mixing bowl take 1 cup soaked and boiled Chickpea. I have soaked chickpea for 6 hours and pressure cooked for 4 whistles.
  • Add ½ tsp chilli powder, ¼ tsp cumin powder and ¼ tsp salt.
  • mix well making sure everything is combined well.
  • Add in 2 tbsp onion, 2 tbsp tomato, 2 tbsp cabbage, vegetables of your choice.
  • Mix Well. And just before serving, top with 1 tbsp  chopped coriander leaves.
  • Add Few drops of lemon juice.

Crispy potato fries

Crispy potato fries is a goan food which is relished on veg days.
It is easy make and tasty too.

Ingredients
1 potato
1/4 tsp turmeric
Salt
2 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp coriander seed powder
1/4 tsp cumin seed powder
Oil
Salt
Method
Clean the potato and peel off the skin . Cut the potato into slices not too thick and not too thin
Add salt, red chili powder, turmeric to potato slices.
Add few drops of water if needed and massage the spices to the potato slices.
Keep it aside for 5-10 minutes for slices to get marinated.
Keep pan on low medium heat, add oil as needed.
Roll potato slice into semolina or bread crumbs so it gets coated on both the sides.
Place on the pan and cover and cook for 4-5 minutes on both the sides.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Eggplant fried-वायंगयचो फोडी

Fried eggplant is easy to make and goes well with rice and curry.
Easy to make, tasty and need very few ingredients.

Ingredients
Medium Size Eggplant(वायंगे)
3 tbsp Semolina (रवो)
1 tsp Red Chilli Powder (मिरसांगेचो पिठो)
1/8 tsp turmeric powder (हळदीचो  पिठो )
Salt (मीठ )
Oil (तेल)



Method
Cut the eggplant into slices not too thick and not too thin
Add salt, red chlilli powder, turmeric to eggplant slices.
Add few drops of water if needed and massage the spices to the eggplant slices.

Keep it aside for 5-10 minutes for slices to get marinated.
Keep pan on low medium heat, add oil as needed.
Roll eggplant slice into semolina so it gets coated on both the sides.
Place on the pan and cover and cook for 4-5 minutes on both the sides.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

बिकणाची चटणी- Peanut Chutney


Ingredients
1 cup of raw, shelled peanuts (about 200 gms)बिकणा
1 tsp Red mirchi  powder (मिरसांगेचो पिठो )
4-5 pods of garlic (लसूण)
1 tsp cumin seeds(जिरे)
1 tsp salt (मीठ)



Method
Roast peanuts on low flame until they are roasted very nicely.
Let peanuts cool down and remove the skin.
Roast cumin seeds for 2 minutes
Pulse peanuts, salt and cumin seeds.
Add red chilly powder and  garlic and pulse for few seconds.
Store in an air tight container.
Serve with Roti, Rice, Dosa.

Friday, October 27, 2017

पौष्टिक पोळे pole dosa

पौष्टिक पोळे can be served for breakfast or lunch with spicy chutney or curry. It can be served by smearing ghee and sugar or jaggery for kids. It tastes good by just dipping in sweet tea. 


Ingredients
1 cup rice (तांदूळ)
1/4 cup urad dal (उड्डाची डाळ)
1 tbsp chana dal (चण्याची  डाळ)
1 tsp fenugreek/Methi seeds (मेथी)
1 tsp Cumin/Jeera seeds (जीरा)
Salt  (मीठ)
Ghee or oil (तूप)


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Method: 
Soak rice, urad dal, chana dal in 3 cups of water for 6-7 hours
Clean and soak cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds in water.
After 6-7 hours grind everything to fine paste. 
Keep pan on medium heat
Smear ghee, butter or oil on pan 
Put 2 ladles and spread evenly. Make it thin if you want crispy. 
Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes 
When dosa leaves the sides it is done
Flip it and cook for another 2 minutes on other side. 
Sprinkle jaggery when it is hot so it will be melted.
You can serve with vegetables, sambhar, dal, etc.