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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

MINT LEAVES POWDER | DRIED MINT LEAVES POWDER | PUDINA PODI

Mint powder is one of the quick essential in my kitchen . I usually store the dried mint leaves powder in my pantry and the come handy when fresh mint leaves are not available . It is the  beginning of winter and the mint plant in my garden just started to whither away . Before the plant is completely gone , I saved a lot of the mint leaves and made the pudina podi or Mint leaves powder and stocked them in my pantry . So now off to today' s post Mint leaves powder or pudina podi .

MINT LEAVES POWDER |  DRIED MINT LEAVES POWDER | PUDINA PODI
MINT LEAVES POWDER |  DRIED MINT LEAVES POWDER | PUDINA PODI


Mint Leaves Powder - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 2 days   Recipe Category: Cooking essentials


  • Mint Leaves - As Needed

     

    Method :


    • Take the mint leaves . Seperate the Mint leaves from stem .


    • Wash the Leaves well to remove sand and dirt . Spread them on a wide plate and allow them to get dry . 


    • Set aside for a day or two till they are completely dry . Transfer them to a blender once they are dried.



    • Grind them to a fine powder .


    • Mint powder is done !


    • The mint powder is ready to be stored . They can be stored in an airtight box and used for several months as needed .

    Notes :
    • The mint leaves can be dried indoors .
    • The left over mint could be made to a powder and be used as needed .

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    Friday, November 14, 2014

    BADUSHA RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE BADUSHA RECIPE - STEP BY STEP PHOTOS

    Badusha is a traditional south Indian sweet that is made usually during Occasions and festive seasons in India . My kids were craving for sweets couple of days back , so I decided to make this badusha for them . Badusha is a simple , easy and a quick recipe that could be made without any complications . So now off to today's post Badusha recipe .

    BADUSHA RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE BADUSHA RECIPE - STEP BY STEP PHOTOS
    BADUSHA RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE BADUSHA RECIPE - STEP BY STEP PHOTOS


    Badusha Recipe - Ingredients

    Preparation Time :30 minutes  | Cooking Time : 30 minutes
    Recipe Category:
    Dessert  | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian 

    For the dough :
    • All Purpose Flour Or Maida - 1 & 1/2  cup
    • yogurt - 1 tablespoon
    • Butter - 2 tablespoon , room temperature
    • Oil - 1 tablespoon
    • Baking soda - 1 pinch
    • water - As needed
    • Sugar - 1 tablespoon
    For the syrup:

    • Sugar - 1 cup
    • Water - 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup , for immersing sugar

    For Frying :

    • Oil - As needed


      BADUSHA RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE BADUSHA RECIPE - STEP BY STEP PHOTOS


      Method :


      • Take a wide mixing bowl , add the oil , butter , baking soda , sugar , yogurt and whisk .



      • Add the Madia and mix .  



      • Crumble the contents .


      • Add some water and knead them to a soft dough .



      • Cover the dough and set aside for 30 minutes .

      • Meanwhile take sugar and water in a heavy bottom pan . Bring them to a boil and till the sugar syrup reaches  one string consistency .  Switch off .



      • Make small balls from the dough .



      • Take the small balls and flatten them in our palm and make a dent in the middle .



      • Fry them in oil till they become golden brown color . Cook in medium heat , so that the badusha is cooked inside as well . 




      • Drop the fried Badusha in sugar syrup . Toss the Badusha in the sugar syrup and let them stay in the syrup for five minutes .


      • Transfer the Badusha to a Plate and allow them to dry .



      • Once all the Badusha is done , Pour the remaining left over sugar syrup Over them . Allow them to cool down completely . Add some sprinkles . 



      Allow them to cool down till the sugar crystallizes


      • Done !! Badusha is ready to serve .


      • My Kids enjoyed  those Badusha  .
      Check out the other Indian Sweet , dessert recipes Posted in the blog below .
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      Monday, November 10, 2014

      HONEY ROASTED ALMONDS RECIPE

      Honey Roasted Almonds is a quick and a healthy snack recipe . My husband made this dish for my kids . The Honey Roasted Almonds are  great for munching . This snack can be made in a bulk and it could be stored in an airtight container and be used as needed . S now off to today's post Honey Roasted Almonds .

      HONEY ROASTED ALMONDS RECIPE
      HONEY ROASTED ALMONDS RECIPE

      Honey Roasted Almonds - Ingredients

      Preparation Time :5 minutes  | Cooking Time : 20 minutes
      Recipe Category:
      Snacks  | Recipe Cuisine: American

      • Almonds - 1 cup
      • Honey - 2 tablespoon
      • Water - 1 tablespoon
      • Oil - 1 teaspoon
      • Sugar - 1 tablespoon 


          HONEY ROASTED ALMONDS RECIPE
          HONEY ROASTED ALMONDS RECIPE

          Method :

          • Take the  Baking Tray . Spread the Almonds on the baking tray . Preheat the oven at 350F . Bake the Almonds for 10 minutes . Once Roasted the almonds gives a nice aroma and the Almonds turns slight brown in color . Set Aside and cool down .


          • Take a heavy bottom pan . Add the Honey , water and oil . Mix them well and start heating the contents . Bring the contents to a boil .


          • Now add the almonds to the boiling contents .



          • Mix the contents well till the liquids are absorbed by the almonds . 

          • Now Take the sugar and spread them on a  a flat tray .


          • Now add the Almonds to the sugar and toss them with sugar .


          • Spread them on a wax paper and allow them to cool down completely .  Honey Roasted Almonds recipe is done !


          • Enjoy the Honey Roasted Almonds with a cup of tea .

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          Saturday, November 8, 2014

          URULAI KIZHANGU PATTANI PORIYAL | POTATO PEAS FRY

          Urulai Kizhangu Poriyal is a spicy and hot stir fry recipe of potato and peas with authentic Indian spices . The Urulai Kizhangu poriyal pairs well with Steamed Rice , Sambar and Rasam recipes . Check out the other Poriyal Recipes posted in the blog  here .So now off to Todays post Urulai Kizhangu poriyal or Potato Peas Poriyal Recipe.

          URULAI KIZHANGU  PATTANI PORIYAL | POTATO PEAS FRY
          URULAI KIZHANGU  PATTANI PORIYAL | POTATO PEAS PORIYAL

          Potato Peas Fry - Ingredients

          Preparation Time :30 minutes  | Cooking Time : 15 minutes
          Recipe Category: Sides  | Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

          • Boiled Potato - 3 number , diced
          • Peas - 1/2 cup , Pre-cooked
          • Onion - 1 number , chopped
          • Garlic Pods - 3 numbers , crushed
          • Oil - 2 teaspoon
          • Mustard seeds - 1/2  teaspoon
          • Urad dhal - 1/2 teaspoon
          • Red chilli Powder - 1 teaspoon
          • Turmeric Powder - 1/2 teaspoon
          • Hing - 1/4 teaspoon
          • Salt - to taste 


          URULAI KIZHANGU  PATTANI PORIYAL | POTATO PEAS FRY
          URULAI KIZHANGU  PATTANI PORIYAL | POTATO PEAS PORIYAL

          Method :

          • Heat oil in a wok . Add the mustard seeds and allow them to pop . Now add the urad dhal and fry till they become brown in color . Add the crushed garlic and fry till raw smell goes away . Add the onion and cook till they become soft .


            • Add the turmeric powder , salt , Red chilli powder , Hing and mix well .


            • Add the Boiled Potato and Mix .


            • Fry them well that the potatoes are well coated with the spice powders . Now add in the Boiled peas and Mix them well .


            • Done ! Urulai Kilangu Pattani Poriyal or Potato Peas Fry is ready to be served .



            Check out some of the famous South Indian Poriyal Recipes Below ,

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              Sunday, November 2, 2014

              CHILLI PANEER RECIPE | CHILLI PANEER - GRAVY METHOD | PANEER RECIPES

              Paneer is the most loved ingredient of my kids. If i ask them your most favorite food they say any dishes made with paneer Eyes shut . I have a few collection of Paneer in my blog as well . Today's post is a fusion of Indian and Chinese cuisine  made with paneer . So now off to today's post Chilli Paneer Recipe - Gravy Type .

              CHILLI PANEER RECIPE | CHILLI PANEER - GRAVY METHOD | PANEER RECIPES
              CHILLI PANEER RECIPE | CHILLI PANEER - GRAVY METHOD | PANEER RECIPES

              Chilli Paneer - Ingredients

              Preparation Time :10 minutes  | Cooking Time : 30 minutes
              Recipe Category:
              Gravy  | Recipe Cuisine Indo-chinese

              • Capsicum | Bell Pepper - 1 number , Diced
              • Onion - 1 number , Diced
              • Crushed Garlic  - 1 tablespoon
              • Whole red chilli -  3Numbers , slit
              • Oil - 1 tablespoon
              • Crushed Pepper powder - 2 Teaspoon
              • Soy Sauce - 2 tea spoon
              • Cornflour - 1 tea spoon 
              • Salt - To taste
              • Lemon juice - 1/4 teaspoon
              • Green Chilli - 3 number slit 
              • Cornflour - 1 tea spoon
              • Water - As needed

              To Marinate:

              • Paneer - 200 grams , cubed (  Click here for the recipe )
              • Salt - to taste
              • Ginger garlic paste - 1 teaspoon ( Click here for the recipe)
              • Corn flour - 1 teaspoon

              For frying :

              • Oil - 2 teaspoon 

              CHILLI PANEER RECIPE | CHILLI PANEER - GRAVY METHOD | PANEER RECIPES
              CHILLI PANEER RECIPE | CHILLI PANEER - GRAVY METHOD | PANEER RECIPES

              Method :

              • Take the corn flour in a small bowl , add some water to make a paste . Set aside .
              • Take the paneer cubes in a mixing bowl . Add the Ginger garlic paste , Cornflour , salt and mix the contents well . Sprinkle water if needed for the marination . Set aside for at least 30 minutes .


              • Heat oil in a non stick tava for frying the Paneer cubes . Fry them till they turn slight golden color . Remove and set aside .


              • Heat the remaining oil in a wok . Add the slit whole red chills and crushed garlic and fry till raw smell goes away .



              • Add in the diced onions and the green chills and cook them for few seconds .



              • Now add the diced Bell peppers and fry them for few seconds .



              • Add the crushed Pepper corns and salt . Mix them well .


                • Add the soya sauce and lemon juice and mix well .


                • Add some water and bring the contents to a boil .


                • Add the fried paneer cubes and the corn flour mixture to it . Mix well .


                • Chilli Paneer Gravy is ready to be served . 

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                Lets  check how it works :

                • Go to the homepage of couponchaska.com 
                • Enter your Email address and your phone number . No need to login . 
                • Select the product with best deal.
                • Go to the online shop through couponchaska.com
                • Once done shopping , the cash-back is paid to you for up to Rupees 120 within 10 days of your purchase .
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                Why couponchaska.com :

                • The website is neatly designed with the homepage that showcases  Online stores ,  Popular Coupons and Latest deal . 
                • Life has become more easy with more online shopping coming up these days , particularly this website helps us to save few extra money using these mobile recharge  .
                • Couponchaska  is user friendly and easy to navigate as well .





                • Check out the video below on couponchaska.com .


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