Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Baked Veggie Breaded Balls

8 slices of bread
butter or oil for basting

For the stuffing
8-10 boiled french beans finely chopped
1 big potato boiled & finely chopped
1/2 cup boiled corn
2 carrot finely chopped
2 green chilli finely chopped
1/2' ginger (finely chopped)
 juice of 1/2 lemon
2 tbsp chopped coriander
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp garam masala
2 tbsp oil

For Herbed bread crumbs
1 cup bread crumbs
1/4 tsp dried italian herbs
1 tsp very finely chopped coriander
salt to taste

For the stuffing
  • Heat oil in a pan,add cumin seeds & when its golden add green chilli, ginger, coriander leaves, salt,, red chilli powder, garam masala & fry for a min
  • Then add all boiled vegs and mix well and then cook for another min
  • Remove from fire add lemon juice and mix well & keep aside to cool
  • Mix all the ingredients for herb bread crumbs and keep it ready
For the Bread balls
  • Now cut the sides of the bread. Dip in water for a second and take out and squeeze out water & put the stuffing in the  middle and cover it as shown in the pic into oval shape, do the same for the remaining bread and then keep aside
  • Roll it in Herbed bread crumbs and brush it with butter or oil and then bake it in a preheated oven for 15 min at 200 C on  one  side & then turn over and cook for another 15 min till crispy and then serve hot with ketchup

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Lemony & Sun Dried Tomato Pasta

I got this recipe from Chef Sanjeev kapoor's website...its such a wonderful, aromatic, spicy and lovely dish that U will absolutely love it ...I have alt eredthis recipe slightly according to my taste buds Hope u will love it:)


2  1/2 cup spiral pasta boiled
1 Red capsicum /Bell pepper finely sliced
2 green chillies ( you can also use Jalapenos )
4-5 sun dried Tomato
Juice of 1 lemon 
1 tsp lemon zest
1/2 tsp black pepper
oil  2 tbsp 
Garlic (finely chopped) 2 tbsp 
1 sliced red chili (opt)
salt to taste
1 tsp chopped parsley for garnish 

  • Heat oil and add sliced capsicum and  2 green chillies and fry well . Now blend this with sun dried tomato to a fine paste.
  • In deep pan add oil add garlic and fry well till lightly brown then add sliced red chili (opt) and fry well till garlic has lightly browned. Now add the boiled pasta and toss well add salt and pepper.
  • Now add the prepared paste and mix well till the pasta had been well tossed in this sauce. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve.