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Friday, August 22, 2014

CELERY RICE RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE CELERY PULAO

Celery is a low Calorie food . The stalks of celery are crunchy and can be served as a snack . This recipe Celery rice is a recipe made with celery , and few aromatic spices , and rice . This Celery has amazing health benefits and it is always advisable to include in our diet . So now off to today's post Celery Rice .

CELERY RICE RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE CELERY PULAO
CELERY RICE RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE CELERY PULAO


Celery Rice Recipe - Ingredients :

Preparation Time : 15 minutes | Recipe Category: Main Course
Cooking Time : 15 minutes | Recipe Cuisine : Indian 
  • Celery - 1 cup , chopped
  • Oil - 1 tablespoon
  • Cinnamon stick - 1 stick
  • Cloves - 3 numbers
  • Basmathi Rice - 2 cups
  • Water - 3 cups
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • Salt - To taste 
To Grind :
  • Ginger - 1' piece , chopped
  • Garlic - 3 pods
  • Mint leaves - 3 to 4 leaves
  • Fennel seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Celery leaves - Few leaves , chopped
  • Green Chilli - 2 numbers 


    CELERY RICE RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE CELERY PULAO
    CELERY RICE RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE CELERY PULAO

    Method :

    • Chop the Celery stalks , Remove the leaf from the stalk and set aside . I added few mint leaves along with the chopped celery stalks .


    • Grind together Celery leaves , Mint leaves , ginger , garlic , fennel seeds and green chills in a mixer . Set aside .


    • Heat Oil in a  heavy bottom shallow pan . Fry the cinnamon stick and cloves . Now add the chopped Celery stalks and few mint leaves and fry for 2 minutes . 


    • Add the ground contents from mixer to the pan . Fry till the raw smell goes away .


    • Add the Turmeric powder and salt .


    • Add 3 cups of water and bring the contents to a boil .


    • Add rice .


    • Cover with the lid and pressure cook the contents for one hisses . Open the lid and Mix them well .


    • Done ! Yummy Celery Rice Or Celery pulao is ready .


    • Celery  Rice or Celery Pulao is ready to serve . Enjoy the Celery rice or Celery pulao with Raitha .
     Notes:
    • Green Chilli could be added directly with the celery stalks instead of grinding .
    • Few  drops of lime juice could be added to the rice to give a tangy taste .

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    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    MUTTON KOLA URUNDAI | HOW TO MAKE MUTTON KHEEMA BALLS

    Mutton Kola Urundai Or Mutton Kheema Balls is a simple recipe that is most common in Tamil Nadu . The original Recipe calls for Minced Meat , but I did not have them so I used the regular Mutton Pieces to make the Mutton Kola Urundai Recipe . So not Off to Today's post Mutton Kheema balls or Mutton Kola Urundai .

    MUTTON KOLA URUNDAI | HOW TO MAKE MUTTON KHEEMA BALLS
    MUTTON KOLA URUNDAI | HOW TO MAKE MUTTON KHEEMA BALLS


    Mutton Kola Urundai - Ingredients 

    Preparation Time : 15 minutes | Recipe Category: Snacks
    Cooking Time : 10 minutes | Recipe Cuisine : South Indian

    • Mutton Pieces  - 150 Grams , Boneless and chopped
    • Green Chilli - 2 numbers
    • Ginger - 1' Small Piece , chopped
    • Garlic Pods - 2 pods
    • Mint leaves - Few of them ( 5 - 6 leaves )
    • Fennel Seeds - 1/2 tea spoon
    • Garam Masala Powder - 1/2 Teaspoon
    • Roasted Channa Dal - 1 tablespoon
    • Salt - To Taste
    • Oil - For Frying

      MUTTON KOLA URUNDAI | HOW TO MAKE MUTTON KHEEMA BALLS
      MUTTON KOLA URUNDAI | HOW TO MAKE MUTTON KHEEMA BALLS

      Method :

      • Take the Boneless Chopped Mutton pieces in a pressure cooker . Add 2 cups of water and some salt to taste . Pressure cook the contents for 10 minutes . Cook till the mutton pieces become soft . Filter the water from the Mutton Pieces and set aside .  


      • The Mutton stock can be used to make the Mutton Soup . Now take the Mutton pieces in a blender .  Add the green chillis , Garlic pods , chopped ginger and  Fennel seeds.


      • Pulse Them Well .  Now add the Roasted Channa dal , Mint leaves , salt and Garam Masala powder .

      • Pulse the contents again . 

      • Make the Balls using the blended contents .


      • Heat some oil in a shallow pan and fry these Kola Urundai ( Mutton Kheema Balls ) .


      • Fry the Kola Urundai or Mutton Kheema Balls till they become golden brown in color . 


      • Done ! Mutton Kola Urundai ( Mutton Kheema Balls ) is ready to serve .  My kids absoultely loved these Mutton Kola Urundai ( Mutton Kheema Balls )

      Check out the  Some of the Mutton Recipes in my blog below :

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      Friday, August 15, 2014

      HOW TO MAKE PEANUT MASALA | VERKADALAI PAKODA RECIPE | PEANUT PAKODA RECIPE


      Peanut Masala ( Pakoda ) , Verkadalai Pakoda recipe is a crispy addictive snack recipe . Peanut Masala ( Pakoda ) is made by frying the peanuts ( Verkadali ) tossed with some flour . My kids absolutely loved this simple snack .This Peanut Masala ( Pakoda ) Or Verkadali Pakoda recipe could also be baked in oven . So now off to Today's post on Peanut Masala ( Pakoda ) Or Verkadai Pakoda Recipe .

      HOW TO MAKE PEANUT MASALA | VERKADALAI PAKODA RECIPE | PEANUT PAKODA RECIPE
      HOW TO MAKE PEANUT MASALA | VERKADALAI PAKODA RECIPE | PEANUT PAKODA RECIPE


      Peanut Masala ( Pakoda ) - Ingredients:

      Preparation Time : 10 minutes | Recipe Category: Snacks
      Cooking Time : 10 minutes | Recipe Cuisine : Indian 
        • Peanuts ( Verkadalai ) - 1 cup
        • Gram Flour ,  (Besan ) - 1 cup
        • Rice Flour - 1 tablespoon
        • Red Chilli Powder - 1 tea spoon
        • Salt - To taste
        • Water - As needed for kneading
        • Oil - For Frying

          HOW TO MAKE PEANUT MASALA | VERKADALAI PAKODA RECIPE | PEANUT PAKODA RECIPE
          HOW TO MAKE PEANUT MASALA | VERKADALAI PAKODA RECIPE | PEANUT PAKODA RECIPE

          Method :

          • Take Some Peanuts ( Verkadalai ) in a shallow bowl .


          • Add Some Gram Flour ( Besan flour ) to it .


          • Now add Some Rice flour , Red chilli Powder , and salt .


          • Sprinkle some water as needed  and marinate the Peanuts ( Verkadalai ) well . 


          • Heat some Oil in the wok for frying . Drop the marinated Peanuts in hot oil . If the peanut are sticking to each other ,  just separate them using the spatula when they are getting fried in oil .


          • Cook till the peanuts ( Verkadali ) become Golden brown in color . 


          • Done !! Yummy Peanuts ( Verkadali Pakoda ) Masala is ready to serve . Enjoy these pakodas with some Juice or a Chai ( Tea ) in the evening .

          Click the Recipes below to View other Snack Recipes :

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          Tuesday, August 12, 2014

          CELERY CARROT APPLE JUICE RECIPE | DETOX JUICE RECIPE | WEIGHT LOSS JUICE RECIPE

          Celery has amazing health benefits and recently we started to include celery in our diet after learning the alkaline content present in celery . The Celery juice is a simple yet a filling juice which can be taken when we Detox our body , also this Celery Carrot Apple juice helps to shed few extra pounds in our body . I added few carrots and apple while making the Celery juice to include the natural sweetness to the juice . So now off to today's post Celery Carrot Apple Juice Recipe .

          CELERY CARROT APPLE JUICE RECIPE | DETOX JUICE RECIPE | WEIGHT LOSS JUICE RECIPE
          CELERY CARROT APPLE JUICE RECIPE | DETOX JUICE RECIPE | WEIGHT LOSS JUICE RECIPE


          Celery Carrot Apple Juice Recipe - Ingredients

          Preparation Time : 5 minutes | Recipe Category: Juice 
          • Celery - 2 stalks, chopped
          • Apple - 1/2 apple , sliced
          • Carrot - 5 baby carrots , chopped 


            CELERY CARROT APPLE JUICE RECIPE | DETOX JUICE RECIPE | WEIGHT LOSS JUICE RECIPE
            CELERY CARROT APPLE JUICE RECIPE | DETOX JUICE RECIPE | WEIGHT LOSS JUICE RECIPE

            Method :

            Take the blender and add all the chopped Celery , Apple and Carrot . 


            Add some water and blend them well .


            Done!! . Enjoy the Celery Carrot Apple juice .

            Check out the other   juice recipes in the blog below :

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            Friday, August 8, 2014

            HOW TO KNEAD ATTA ( CHAPATI DOUGH ) IN WET GRINDER

            One of the quickest and the easiest method to knead dough is by using the wet grinder  . I usually knead Atta ( Chapati flour ) in my wet grinder once a week when I usually grind the Idly batter . The kneaded Atta ( Chapati dough ) can be stored in an airtight Container and refrigerated and be used as needed . So now off to Today's post on " How to Knead Atta  ( Chapati Dough ) in wet grinder "

            HOW TO KNEAD ATTA  ( CHAPATI DOUGH ) IN WET GRINDER
            HOW TO KNEAD ATTA  ( CHAPATI DOUGH ) IN WET GRINDER


            How to Knead Atta ( Chapati Dough ) -Ingredients

            Preparation Time : 5 minutes
            Recipe Category: Basics  | Recipe Cuisine: Indian

            • Atta ( Chapati Flour ) - 2 cups
            • Water - 1 cup
            • Salt - To taste
            • Oil - 2 to 3 drops

                Method:

                • This is my attachment for kneading dough that came with my wet grinder .


                • Fix this Attachment on the wet grinder .


                • Add the Chapati Flour ( Atta ) to the wet grinder followed by salt .
                 


                • Switch on the grinder and allow them to mix . Now start kneading the dough by adding water .


                • Keep adding water little by little .


                • After one minute my chapati dough is kneaded in my wet grinder .


                • Transfer the kneaded dough in to a shallow bowl and add 2 to 3 drops of oil .


                • Knead them by hand for once and set aside for 2 hours before rolling them to rotis . 


                Done ! Super easy method of Kneading dough in wet grinder.  This dough could be used to make parathas , Poori , Roti .


                Notes :
                • I usually add one cup of water for two cups of flour and if the flour needs more water it can be added for  appropriate consistency.
                • This dough can be stored in the refrigerator and used for up to a week .

                Check out the other similar Basics of cooking post by clicking here  .

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                Tuesday, August 5, 2014

                ROTI NOODLES | TORTILLA NOODLES RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE CHAPATI NOODLES

                Roti , Chapati ( Tortilla ) Noodles is a simple quick stir fry dish made with some left over rotis or tortillas . This can be packed for kids lunch box as well . This Roti ( tortilla )  is very easy to make and could be made healthy with the addition of some colorful veggies .Leftover rotis , chapati or Tortilla can be turned in to a fresh dish .  So now off to today's post how to make roti or Tortilla Noddles .

                ROTI NOODLES | TORTILLA NOODLES RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE CHAPATI NOODLES
                ROTI NOODLES | TORTILLA NOODLES RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE CHAPATI NOODLES

                Roti ( Tortilla ) Noodles - Ingredients

                Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 15 mins
                Recipe Category: Snack | Recipe Cuisine: Indian
                • Leftover Rotis Or Torillas - 4 numbers ( click here for the recipe )
                • Bell Peppers - 1 number , chopped length wise ( Click here for the recipe ), I used frozen bell peppers
                • Carrots - 1 number , chopped lengthwise
                • Ginger Garlic paste - 1 tablespoon  ( Click here for the recipe )
                • Onion - 1 number , Chopped
                • Red chilli powder - 1 teaspoon
                • Soya sauce - 1 tea spoon
                • Lemon juice -2 - 3 drops
                • Salt - to taste 
                • oil - 1 teaspoon
                 

                ROTI NOODLES | TORTILLA NOODLES RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE CHAPATI NOODLES
                ROTI NOODLES | TORTILLA NOODLES RECIPE | HOW TO MAKE CHAPATI NOODLES

                Method :

                • Take the Tortillas or roti and chop them length wise . set aside .


                • Heat oil in a wok . Add the ginger garlic paste and fry till the raw smell goes away . Now add the onions and cook till they become translucent .


                • Add the colorful veggies , red chilli powder and saute them .The veggies should be crunchy . Do not over cook them .


                • Add the soy sauce .



                • Mix the contents well and add few drops of lemon juice . This gives a nice tangy taste .




                • Yummy Roti noodles are ready to serve ..

                Notes

                • Any veggies could be added to make this dish . 
                • Lemon juice is optional and could be replaced by one tomato which is sauteed along with the onions .

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