Monday, September 25, 2017

raw Banana Bharta

Raw banana Bharta is best during Ekadashi or fasting time. Healthy, easy to make and it keeps you filled for a long time. 

Ingredients 
3 Raw Banana 3 कच्चे केले
1 tsp Ghee or oil 1 चम्मच घी या तेल
¼ tsp cumin seeds १/4 छोटा चम्मच जीरा
3-4 Curry leaves 3-4 कड़ी पत्ते
1 tsp chopped Green chillies 1 चम्मच कटी हरी मिर्च
2 tsp Chopped coriander leaves
2 चम्मच कटा हुआ धनिया पत्तियां
Salt , to taste
नमक स्वादानुसार
1 tsp lemon juice
1 चम्मच नींबू का रस

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Method
Clean banana and chop on both sides. 
Make medium size pieces. 
Keep water for boiling. 
Add chopped banana and salt. 
Let it cook until it is fork tender. 
Pot off the flame, drain all the water. 
Cool down banan and peel of the skin. 
Mash using masher or hands. 
Take a pan, add Ghee or oil. 
Add cumin seeds, once cumin seeds start spluttering add curry leaves, chopped green chillies. 
after 1 minute add mashed bananas. 
Mix it well. 
Add lemon juice and chopped cilantro. 
You can also add crushed roasted peanuts for crunchiness. 

How to make peanuts ladu

How to make peanuts ladu 
The preparation of Peanut ladoo takes only 20 -25 minutes of your time. This recipe is a kind of high nutritious recipe. There are only 2 main ingredients used in this peanut laddu recipe. Jaggery contains iron and peanuts have proteins. 

Ingredients 
Peanuts (मूंगफली) roasted peeled 1 cup
Jaggery (गुड़) 1/2 cup
1/3 tsp cardamom powder( इलायची पाउडर)

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Method 
Roast peanuts and peel off the skin 
Add roasted peanuts and cardamom seed powder to the blender and blend for few seconds. 
Add Jaggery and blend again. 
Mix it in the bowl. 
Roll into laddus. 
* If you cannot roll ladus then add 2 tsp of warm ghee or butter.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Eggless Oats banana pancake

Healthy, fluffy, truly delightful Oats and Banana Pancakes for your baby or toddlers breakfast, works best. Oats is a fiber rich food; and combine with banana gives added nutrients. Healthy and yummy breakfast oats banana pancakes.


Ingredients
1 Cup Oats crushed
1 ripe Banana
1 cup Milk 
Ghee or butter

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Method
  1. Take one banana in a clean bowl and smash it well using fork.
  2. Add Oats Powder
  3. Add milk little by little as required and bring it to a pancake batter consistency.
  4. At this time you can add cinnamon or cardamom powder too.
  5. You can add dates, jaggery for sweetness.
  6. On a hot tawa add a spoonful of batter and spread it. Add ghee or butter as required.
  7. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side.
  8. Flip it and cook both sides.

Friday, September 1, 2017

How to store curry leaves fresh for a longer time


Curry leaves helps to lower sugar and helps digestions. Use curry leaves in your everyday cooking. 

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Instructions
Clean curry leaves and dry on a kitchen towel under the fan . 
Once they are completely dry put in the dry kitchen towel and wrap on all the sides.
Put this in the airtight container or zip lock bag. 
Keep it the refrigerator and use when needed. 
This will keep curry leaves fresh for a long time.

Monday, August 28, 2017

Turmeric ginger pickle

Turmeric ginger pickle is good for diabetic people. It also helps digestion. 

Ingredients 
Fresh Turmeric (ताज़ी हल्दी)1 cup
Ginger (अदरक) 1/2 cup
Green chillies हरी मिर्च)
Lemon Juice (नींबू का रस)1 tbsp
Salt to taste नमक स्वादानुसार
Gingelly oil (तिल का तेल )1 tsp
Mustard seeds (राई) 1 tsp
Fenugreek seeds (मेथी) 1/4 tsp
Asafoetida (हींग) 1/4 tsp

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Method
Clean turmeric, green chillies and ginger with water. 
Make sure it is dry.
Peel off the skin and cut into thin slices. 
Add to the bowl. 
Add salt and lemon juice and mix well. 
Take a pan and keep on low medium heat. 
Add oil when oil is warm add mustard seeds.
When mustard seeds start spluttering add fenugreek seeds and Asafoetida. 
Put off the gas flame to prevent burning. 
Once seasoning tadka is cooled down add it the tuermeric, ginger, green chillies mix. 
Mix well. Store in an airtight container. 
Store it at room temperature for 5-6 hours so all the spices are absorbed the turmeric and ginger. 
Store it in the fridge. 

** You can add crushed black peppers and garlic for added spicy flavour.