Sunday, May 28, 2017

palak spinach pakoras

Ingredients
12-15 Spinach (Palak) leaves, medium sized 12-15 पालक पत्तियां
½ cup Besan (gram flour) आधा कप बेसन
Pinch of asafetida चुटकी भर हींग
¼ teaspoon Ajwain (Carom seeds) ¼ चम्मच अजवाइन
¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder ¼ च म्मच हल्दी पाउडर
½ teaspoon Red chili powder आधा चम्मच लाल मिर्च पाउडर
Salt to taste नमक स्वाद अनुसार
pinch of bakng soda चुटकी भर बेकिंग सोडा
1/3 cup Water or more or less 1/3 कप पानी या अधिक या कम
Oil for deep frying

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How to make Spinach palak pakoras 
Method
• take spinach leaves, remove the hard stalk. If you take baby spinach then you don’t need to remove the stalk. 
• Rinse them well carefully. Pat it dry using kitchen towel or paper napkin.
• Keep the cleaned, dry spinach leaves aside.
• To make the batter, take besan, salt, ajwain, baking soda, asafetida, turmeric powder, red chili powder in a bowl. Mix well.
• Now make the batter by adding little water at a time, make sure there are no lumps.
• The consistency should be medium thick. Use water as needed. 
• Now heat the oil in a pan for deep frying on medium heat.
• Once it is hot, take one spinach leaf, dip into the batter. It should be coated from all the sides.
• After dipping spinach leaf into batter and coating immediately slide the coated spinach elaf into hot oil. 
• Once fried from one side, flip it and fry another side. It should be crispy from both the sides.
• Drain the excess oil and remove them on a paper towel lined plate.
• Serve with tomato sauce or chutney. 

Friday, May 26, 2017

pineapple mango sundae

Enjoy healthy and easy to make pineapple mango sundae. It has goodness of pineapple, mango, yogurt, dry fruits. 


Ingredients 
1 cup chopped pineapple 1 कप कटा हुआ अनानास
1 cup chopped mangoes 1 कप कटा आम
1/3 tsp cardamom powder 1/3 टीस्पून इलायची पाउडर
1 tsp Sugar 1 चम्मच चीनी
¼ cups water ¼ कप पानी
4 tbsp yogurt 4 चम्मच दही
1 tbsp of honey 1 बड़े चम्मच शहद
3 tbsp chopped dry fruits 3 बड़े चम्मच कटा हुआ सूखा मेवा
2 tbsp chopped dates 2 बड़े चम्मच कटे हुए खजूर
1 cup chopped mangoes 1 कप कटा आम
2 tbsp sweetened coconut 2 चम्मच मीठा नारियल

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Method: 
Clean and chop pineapple into pieces. 
Keep pan on low medium heat, add pineapple cubes. 
Add sugar, cardamom powder, water and cook for 18-20 minutes. 
Once it is cooked let it cool down completely. 
Chop mangoes, dry fruits. 
Take glass to serve. 
Add layer of pineapple, yogurt, honey, dry fruits, mangoes and then repeat the same layers. 
Top it with sweetened coconut. 
You can use sweet cream or ice cream instead of yogurt. 

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Kelyacha bonache wade banana flower wada

Banana flower is healthy and good for lactating mothers, menapausal women. It is lot of nutrients. 

Ingredients 
1 cup chopped banana flower 1 कप कटी हुई केले के फूल
1 cup besan gram flour 1 कप बेसन
1 tsp oil 1 चम्मच तेल
1/4 tsp mustard seeds 1/4 चम्मच सरसों के बीज
1/4 tsp cumin seeds 1/4 चम्मच जीरा
pinch of asafoetida चुटकी भर हींग
1/2 tsp roasted cumin seed powder 1/2 चम्मच जीरा पाउडर
1/2 tsp coriander seed powder 1/2 चम्मच धनिया पाउडर
1 tsp red chilli powder 1 चम्मच लाल मिर्च पाउडर
1 tbsp crushed ginger, garlic, green chillies 1 बड़ा चम्मच कुचल अदरक, लहसुन, हरी मिर्च
salt to taste नमक स्वाद अनुसार
1 cup besan gram flour 1 कप बेसन
2 cups water 
2 कप पानी
Oil for frying 

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Method 

  • Take a pan; add oil when oil is hot, add mustard seeds.
  • Once mustard seeds start spluttering add cumin seeds, coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder, turmeric, asafoetida, crushed green chillies, garlic and ginger.
  • Drain all the water from banana flower and add it to the pan. Stir fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add besan/chick pea flour
  • Add salt
  • Add water , stir, cover and cook for 5-7 minutes until it is almost like a ough.
  • Take a plate, grease plate with oil.
  • Add this mixture on plate.
  • Pat it and level it.
  • Let it cool down.
  • Cut it to squares using knife dipped in oil.
  • Fry on both side or you can shallow fry

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Strawberry Milk Shake

Ingredients
1 cup chopped strawberries 1 कप कटा हुआ स्ट्रॉबेरी
2 cups chilled milk 2 कप ठंडा दूध
2 1/2 tbsp sugar 2 1/2 चम्मच चीनी


For Garnish
finely chopped strawberries पतले कटा हुआ स्ट्रॉबेरी
Chocolate syrup चॉकलेट सीरप
Ice cream आइसक्रीम

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Konkani 

Method 
Clean strawberries with water. 
Remove green calyx and white part along with stalks. ^
Chop into pieces. 
Add chopped strawberries, milk and sugar into the blender. 
Blend for few seconds. 
If you want thick and rich milk shake add some ice-cream to the blender. 
Serve into glasses and garnish with fruits, chocolates and icecream


Monday, May 15, 2017

Mango Milk Shake

Mango is healthy and tasty fruit. No matter how you eat mango, it will always be the king of the fruits. 
Mango has Vitamin A, Vitamin C, folate, B6. 

Ingredients
1.5 cups mango chopped 
1.5 कप आम कटा हुआ
2 cups Cold Milk
2 कप ठंडा दूध
5 almonds 
5 बादाम
2 - 3 tbsp Sugar
2 - 3 चम्मच चीनी
1/4 tsp cardamom powder
1/4 टीस्पून इलायची पाउडर

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Konkani



Method
Clean and peel off the mango skin.
Remove mango seed and chop mango roughly.
Add mango, milk, sugar, almonds and cardamom powder to the blender. 
Blend it until puree. 
You can add few ice cubes or ice-cream while blending if you like mango shake to creamy and rich. 
Mango and vanilla ice creams are my favorites with mango shake. 
Serve in glasses. 
You can decorate glasses with fruits, dry fruits, saffron, ice cream, chocolate as per your choice.