Sunday, August 17, 2014

    Happy Birthday to Lord Krishna.............


Happy Krishna Jayanthi / Janmashtami………..

 Here are few of my recipes for the celebration 

Till  ke Ladoo 

Aval Mixture


Friday, August 15, 2014

                   Freedom is a precious gift
                   May we all remain Independent
    Wishing you all a Happy Independence Day………


Some of my Recipes for Independence Day........

Cold pasta salad - Tricolor

Spinach Pesto Pasta - Green

Thakali Kulambu - Saffron

Dahi Balla - Tricolor

Bhindi Masala - Green

Carrot Stick Fry - Saffron

Mango Salsa - Tricolor 

Multicolor Capsicum pulov  


Chutney pulov with Mixed Vegetable 

Friday, August 8, 2014

Carrot spinach paratha

 As all know both carrot and spinach are good for our health. Carrot is rich in vitamin A and spinach is rich in iron. I want to combine both together and make a healthy paratha. This is a simple and easy to make paratha.
Requirements :
Whole wheat flour – 2 cup
Grated carrot – ½ cup
Spinach leaves – 10
Chilly powder – ½ tsp
Salt as required
Method :
Wash and finely chop the spinach.
In a large bowl , add the wheat flour , grated carrot , chopped spinach , chilly powder , salt and mix well.
Add the required water and make a soft and firm dough.
Rest the dough for 30 minutes.
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Take a small ball of dough and press into a thin round paratha.
Heat the griddle and cook the paratha with a spoon of oil.
Carrot spinach paratha is ready to serve.
Serve with dal / any gravy.
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Makes about 4 - 5 paratha

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Groundnut Rice

Groundnuts are one of the ancient crop still in use. These are a good source of niacin , folate , fiber , magnesium , vitamin E , manganese and phosphorous. Groundnut  can be used in any form as a whole or grounded.
This rice preparation is simple and easy to make. This rice will be a perfect lunch box recipe.

Requirements :
Cooked rice – 2 cup
Groundnut – ½ cup
Onion – 1
Chilly powder – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
Curry leave – a sprig
Oil – 1 tsp
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Method :
Dry roast the groundnuts and crush coarsely .
Heat oil , add the mustard seeds and wait till it splutters.
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Add the chopped onion and sauté well till translucent.
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Add the curry leaves and cooked rice , sauté for five minutes.
Add the required salt and mix well.
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Add the chilly powder and groundnut powder and mix well.
 Cook in low flame for five minutes.
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Stir well.
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Groundnut rice is ready to serve.
Serves - 2