Saturday, June 28, 2014

Kokum Buttermilk

I just love this cooling buttermilk it's so nice in summer have said to have cooling effect on your body try this drink and refresh yourself in summer....One of my most favorite drinks.


9 -10 Kokum petals

5 garlic cloves

3-4 green chilies

small piece of jaggary 

salt to taste

1/2 cup well beaten curd

2 1/2 cups of water

  • In a wide pan add water put kokum petals, garlic cloves, jaggary , green chillies and boil it till it is reduced a little and flavors are well infused. Add Salt.
  • Cool and strain in and mix it beaten curd and mix well. 
  • Serve chilled with a little coriander leaves. I just love this drink ...just Refreshing !!!

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Mixed Veggie Manchurian

One of the lip smacking Chinese most of us we love Chinese food and this Manchurian is my fav which i tried the other day for my family.....try this you'll simply love the taste.


For the Veggi Balls

2 cups of mixed minced vegs (carrot, beans, cauliflower)

2 tbsp cornflour

2 tbsp Plain flour

2 tsp crushed garlic

1 tsp green chilli

 salt to taste

oil for frying

For the Manchurian gravy 

3 tbsp oil

3 tbsp finely chopped garlic

4 sliced green chillies

1 tsp soya sauce

1 tsp chilli sauce ( I use sriracha sauce)

1/2 tsp vinegar

1 tsp tomato ketchup

1 cup hot water mixed with 1 tsp cornflour and veg stock cube)

1/4 cup spring greens (For garnishing)

few cashews fried for garnishing


  • Mince all the vegetables in food processor. Take it out in a bowl  and put the cornflour, garlic, green chilli and maida add salt and mix everything together & make small balls and dip in the cornflour and deep fry in oil till golden brown.

  • For Sauce
  • Heat oil in a wok & fry garlic , green chilli and fry till garlic turns slight brown then add soya sauce, chilli sauce, vinegar, tomato ketchup and fry well and then add water( mixed with stock and cornflour) and mix in and simmer and allow it to boil till semi thick. Now add cashews and spring greens and switch off the gas.
  • At the time of serving add the veg balls and serve immediately.

Monday, June 9, 2014

Masalewale Muttar


1 cup shelled peas

2 onion ( finely chopped)

1/2 tsp jeera

1 tsp gin garlic paste

2  tomato (pureed )

1  tsp coriander paste

1/4 tsp haldi powder

1/2 tsp Red chilli powder

1/2 tsp garam masala

1/2 tsp coriander powder

1/4 tsp kasoori methi 

2 tbsp cream 

2 tsp milk 

salt to taste

2 tbsp oil 

2 tbsp coriander leaves (garnish)


  • In pan add oil jeera add onion and fry well till it leaves out oil and turns brown  add gin garlic paste and fry well till the raw smell dissapears. 
  • Add haldi, red chilli powder, garam masala. coriander powder, kasoori meethi and fry well . Now add pureed tomato and fry till it leaves out add peas, and mix in add cream, milk and bring to a boil. Add salt.
  • Add coriander leaves and serve.