Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Haryali Tikka

Here is one awesome recipe which was send by a contestant to sanjeev kapoor and was selected and featured ...I definetly wanted to tried it and just loved the flavour here ...here he has grilled the tikka well I have roasted in on a chapathi tawa till done ...it was just Awesome !


9- 10 Paneer cubes cut into thick cubes (cut half way in the center and leave it

1 cup coriander leaves (washed and chopped)

1/2 tsp saunf

1/2 tsp Red chilli powder  + 1/4 tsp

4 tbsp gram flour

1 tbsp ginger garlic paste

1/2 tsp Lemon juice

Oil for Roasting on the tawa

salt to taste


  1. Grind coriander leaves, saunf, 1/2 tsp red chilli powder with little water to a thick paste.
  2. Cut Paneer into thick cubes and slit them without cutting them through.
  3. Stuff this ground paste into the cottage cheese cubes.
  4. In a bowl add this remaining ground paste, gram flour, salt, ginger garlic paste, Lemon juice mix well .
  5. Cover the paneer cubes with this paste.
  6. Heat a chapathi tawa or grill and drizzle with little oil and roast paneer on a v low flame till brown on edges......YUM YUM YUM!!!!!...this recipe definitely tasted like the one we get in Restaurants try this you will love it ! 

Monday, November 17, 2014

Shahi Kaaju Aloo

 This recipe so so yummy that I remember first time I had this curry when I came down to bangalore to visit my family and my younger sister who is a very very good cook had prepared this curry for chapathi...I loved every bite of it and asked my sister how did she prepare this.....I always remember her when I prepare this curry . Do try this you will absolutely love this curry its totally different and you will love every bite of it ...so do try this and leave in your feedback :-)


3 med sized potato (cubed potato)

2 tbsp cashew powder + few for garnishing

1 ' ginger

4-5 flakes of garlic

1/2 tsp shahi jeera

1 bay leaf

2 onion (finely chopped)

1/4 tsp haldi (turmeric) Powder

1/2 tsp garam masala

1/2 tsp chilli powder

1/4 cup curd (whisk to make it smooth)

1/4 cup milk

salt to taste

2 tbsp oil + oil for shallow frying the potato

2 tbsp coriander leaves for garnishing


  1. Heat oil in a small non stick pan and drop in cubed potatoes and fry till golden brown and keep aside.
  2. Make a paste with garlic, ginger, cashew and keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in kadai add shahi jeera, bay leaf when it splutters add onion and fry till it turns slight brown add haldi, red chilli powder, garam masala mix well now add garlic cashew paste cook for 2-3 mins.
  4. Add curd and mix till it leaves out oil and the masala gets cooked well add milk and boil till semi thick then add potatoes , salt and mix well .
  5. Finally garnish with coriander leaves and fried cashews. 
  6. Serve with chapathi ...you will def enjoy this lovely curry :)

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Hara Bhara Pakoda

One of the very healthy pakoda ....used greens and onion to make it more healthy .....just loved the taste its so yummy do try this and leave in your feedback 


1 cup Methi leaves

(Fenugreek leaves) finely chopped

1 red onion finely chopped

3 green chilli finely minced

1 tsp garlic grated 

3 tbsp Gram flour

2 tbsp Rice flour

2 tbsp Fine Semolina

2 tbsp Palak Puree

3 tbsp crumbled Paneer


oil for shallow frying


  1. In mixing bowl add washed and finely chopped methi leaves, add chopped onion , gramflour, Rice flour, Fine semolina, crumbled Paneer, grated garlic, green chillies and mix well now add in salt and bind using little palak puree ...no need to add any extra water.
  2. Take a small amount of batter and shape it into round ball flatten a bit and shallow fry in a small non stick pan.
  3. Serve with Ketchup or dip of your choice.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Kacche Kele ki Asharfi

These are one of the most amazing starter recipe of which comes from my friend Tanushree Aich she has such wonderful collection of recipes this is one among them when she had featured this recipe in a food group I def wanted to try this .....original source of recipe is from Chef Vikas Khanna....but I have altered the recipe slightly...I was so happy with the results that I have already prepared it twice :)


2 Med capsicum (cut the tops and remove the seeds)

1 med sized onion finely chopped

1 unripened Green Banana

2 med sized potato (boiled and grated)

1 and 1/2 tbsp grated gin - garlic paste

2 -3 green chillies finely minced

2 tbsp coriander leaves

1 tsp red chilli powder

2 tbsp gramflour

salt to taste

1 and 1/2 tsp oil for roasting on the tawa  + 2 tbsp extra


  1. Boil Green banana with skin and cool and peel of the skin and mash it and add mashed potato to it and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan on medium heat add onions and fry till golden brown. add  gin garlic pasted, minced green chilli and fry well it u get nice aroma and it gets cooked add coriander leaves anf fry well now add red chilli powder and fry well.
  3. Now add this fried onion mix, gramflour to the mashed vegs and mix well. Add salt 
  4. Fill this mixture into cleaned hallow capsicum and stuff well . 
  5. Using a sharp knife cut the the stuffed capsicum into thin slices.
  6. Heat the tawa on the low flame and drizzle with oil and fry on both sides till it gets cooked and turns golden on both sides.
  7. Serve with coriander chutney or any dip of your choice....one of the best recipes..so do try this and leave in your feedback.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Pizza Bread rolls

Try these bread rolls your children will absolutely love them ...The outer coating of the bread is an idea from an internet video although I have altered it again slightly according to my taste buds....but tried it my way and my children loved it :D...so did we so try these they are simply amazing !!!

 For outer covering of Bread roll

2-3 Bread Slices (make into fine crumbs in Mixer grinder)

3 tbsp finely chopped onion 

1/4 tsp curd

little salt (don't use too much as bread already has salt)

little pizza seasoning

1 tsp coriander leaves

For Pizza filling 

3 tbsp cheese

2 tbsp chopped onion 

2 tbsp  chopped capsicum 

2 tbsp ketchup 

sprinkle of pizza seasoning

oil for greasing the Appe pan which I have shown in the pic below


  1. In mixing bowl and Bread Crumbs, onion , coriander leaves, curd, coriander leaves, make a dough adding little water and keep aside.
  2. Mix all ingredients listed under "Pizza Filling" and keep aside.
  3. Take a small dough make a dent and put little filling as shown in the picture.
  4. Shape them into round balls and keep aside.
  5. Grease a appe pan and and put 1/4 tsp oil in each and place the balls and fry on very low flame for 2-3 mins till golden .
  6. Serve and enjoy with ketchup