2014-02-09

Paneer veg sandwich recipe, Cottage Cheese Sandwich

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Toasted sandwiches with cottage cheese. Perfect for a light evening snack. The chilli paneer toast is a healthy, simple and quick to prepare sandwich recipe. 

 Ingredients :-

for sandwiches:
  • 8 to 10 slices of wholewheat or brown bread or white bread
  • 1 medium size tomato
  • 1 medium size onion, peeled
  • chaat masala as required
  • cumin powder as required
  • butter or olive oil as required
for the paneer/cottage cheese stuffing:
  • 200 gms paneer/cottage cheese
  • 1 tbsp chopped coriander
  • ½ tsp dry oregano
  • ¼ tsp black pepper powder
  • ¼ tsp red chili powder or red chili flakes
  • 1 green chili, chopped
  • rock salt or black salt as required

 






Method:-

preparing the paneer stuffing:
  1. crumble the paneer in a bowl.
  2. add all the fresh herbs, oregano, green chilies, red chili powder, pepper powder and salt.
  3. mix well.
preparing the sandwiches:
  1. slice all the veggies thinly.
  2. place the paneer mixture on the bread.
  3. sprinkle some chaat masala and jeera powder.
  4. place the two or three slices of each veggie on the paneer stuffing.
  5. sprinkle again some salt, chaat masala and cumin powder.
  6. place the other buttered slice on the top.
  7. either grill or toast the sandwich till crisp and browned from both sides.
  8. brush some oil or butter on the top of the sandwiches.
  9. serve paneer veg sandwich hot with  tomato sauce.




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2013-10-26

Crispy Brinjal(Egg Plant) / Chatpate Baingan

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Crispy Baingan is a simple recipe which can server as a side dish.

Ingredients :-

  • 6 , 7 small brinjals cut into 1/4 "" round sclices
  • 1/2 tsp of turmeric /Haldi powder
  • 1/2 tsp of Salt/Namak
  • 2-3 tbsp of Vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp Chat Masala


For Coating the Brinjals :-
  • 2 tbsp of whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp of Sesame Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp fennel Seeds powder/ Sauf powder
  • 1/4 tsp of Garam Masala

Method :-

  • Sprinkle 1/2 tsp of Salt and 1/2 tsp of Turmeric powder on both sides of sliced Eggplant and keep it aside.
  • Coat each side of Eggplant with Coating mixture given above
  • Heat oil in a pan and added the coated Eggplant slices cook on a medium flame until both sides turn light brown.
  • Sprinkle it with Chat Masala , Server Hot




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2013-06-09

Yard long beans and potato

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It's been few months since I posted anything  so today I thought let me post a very simple and tasty recipe of Yard long beans ( chavli ki phali ) and potato . Yard long beans are easily available in Indian market and these beans have a unique flavor of its own  and yes its my favorite too :)

Ingredients :-

  1. 250 gms yard long beans
  2. 2 potatoes 
  3. 1/4 tsp heeng ( asafotedia)
  4. 1/2 tsp coriander powder ( Dhaniya Powder)
  5. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder ( haldi powder)
  6. 1/2 tsp red chili powder 
  7. salt as per taste
  8. 1/2 tsp of dried mango powder ( amchoor )
  9. 2 tbsp oil

Method :-

  1. Wash the beans , string and chop it.
  2. Wash and potatoes , peel and boil it.
  3. In a wok add 2 table spoons of oil , let it heat. To this add cumin seeds and heeng.
  4. Now add beans and cubed potatoes to this  along with salt and turmeric powder.Close it with a lid and let it cook for 15 minutes on a medium flame , keep on stirring in between.
  5. Add chili powder , coriander powder, amchoor powder to this mixture.
  6. Let it cook for 12-14 minutes till the beans are tender.
  7. Mix it well and serve it with hot chapatis.


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2012-08-17

Carrot and Peas Veggie ( Gajar Matar Sabzi)

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Carrot and Peas is quite a popular sabzi which is made in north India .It's tasty and very easy to make.Hope you give it a try and like it too.

Ingredients :-

  1. 200 gms Carrot ( 2 cups of Carrot)
  2. 100 gms Peas ( 1 cup Peas)
  3. 1/2 cup fresh Coriander leaves
  4. 1 tsp grated Ginger
  5. 1 green chili finely chopped
  6. 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds ( Jeera)
  7. 1/4 tsp heeng ( asafotedia)
  8. 1/2 tsp coriander powder ( Dhaniya Powder)
  9. 1/2 tsp turmeric powder ( haldi powder)
  10. 1/2 tsp red chili powder 
  11. 1/4 tsp garam masala
  12. 1/2 tsp dry mango powder ( amchoor powder)
  13. salt as per taste
  14. 1/4 cup water
  15. 1 tbsp oil


Method :-
  1. Wash Carrots and chop it into small pieces, wash coriander leaves and keep it aside.
  2. Add oil in a pan , once warm then add cumin seeds, heeng and ginger , saute it for a minute on a slow flame.
  3. Add chopped carrots , peas salt and Turmeric powder and saute it for 2 min.
  4. Now add water and close it with a lid for 5 minutes.
  5. Once cooked add Coriander powder , red chili powder, garam masala and Amchur powder, mix it well .Cook it for 2 minutes.
  6. Garnish it with Coriander Leaves.
  7. Gajar Matar is ready .
  8. Enjoy it with chapatis.

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2012-07-15

Masala Bhindi / Lady's finger

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INGREDIENTS :-
  1. 500 gms lady's finger cut length wise
  2. 2 tomatoes - finely chopped
  3. 2 big onions - cut length wise
  4. 1 spoon ginger paste
  5. 1 spoon garlic paste
  6. 1/2 tsp of jeera / cumin seeds
  7. 2 green chilli chopped length wise1/2 tsp chaat masala
  8. Salt as per taste
  9. 1 tsp red chili powder
  10. coriander - garnishing
  11. 4 tbsp of oil

METHOD:-





  1. Cut the top and tail of the lady's finger and slit it length wise
  2. Heat oil in a wok/ deep frying pan and fry the lady's finger till crisp.
  3. Heat a little oil in a pan and add jeera , onion green chilli  and fry till the onion turns crisp brown.
  4. Then add ginger paste
  5. Add finely chopped tomatoes , chaat masala , salt , red chilli powder and fry.
  6. When the tomatoes are properly cooked , add  garlic paste and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  7. Then add the deep fried lady's finger to the above prepared masala and cook for few minutes.
  8. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves before serving.

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