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Tawa Paneer Tikka

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Ingredients :

Paneer : Cut into cubes

Onion 1 – Cut into slices

Tomato 1 – Cut into slices

Capsicum 1 – Cut into Slices

Curd – half Cup

Ginger Garlic and Onion paste

Red Chilli Powder – 1/4 tbsp

Cumin Powder – 1/4 tbsp

Coriander Powder – 1/2 tbsp

Chaat masala- 1/2 tbsp

Amchur Powder ( Dry mango Powder ) – 1/4 tbsp

lemon- 1

Salt – To taste

Green Chilli – 2

Coriander Leaves – Cut about 2 tbsp

Oil – 2 tbsp

Method :

First in a large bowl add cut paneer cubes, capsicum, onion, tomato with  garlic ginger and onion paste , curd , red chilli powder, dry mango powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and mix well . Keep aside in the refrigeration for about half or an hour.

Then take it out and add salt to this mixture , now put oil on a pan ( tawa ) and heat for about a minute , now spread the mixture all over the tawa and fry , keep tossing and rotating the paneer cubes , capsicum, tomato, and onions. Cook them till they give a little brown or black color with that look of completely fried.

Once complete take them out on a plate and garnish with chaat masala ,coriander leaves, lemon juice and green chilli.

Suji Upma

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Ingredients:

Sooji/Semolina – 1 cup

Oil – 3 tbsp

Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp

Raw Peanuts – 2 tbsp

Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp

Dry Red Chili – 1

Coriander powder- pinch

Curry Leaves – few

Green Chili – to taste, finely chopped

Onions – 1 small, finely chopped

Carrots – 1/2 cup

tomato – half chopped

Salt – to taste

Water – 1.5 cups

Yogurt- half cup

Method:

In a heavy bottomed pan on medium heat, roast suji for some time till little golden ,take this aside and let it cool for some time now in the same pan pour 2 tbsp of Oil. Allow it to heat and then add  Mustard Seeds, Once they start popping, add some curry leaves and keep rest for last ,  Cook for 30 seconds and add chopped tomato, onions, green chillis , carrots and spices like red Chili powder, Turmeric Powder and coriander powder a pinch. Saute all the vegetables and spices till cooked not brown.  add salt . Mix  some Yogurt with the Water in a bowl and pour into the pan. Keep mixing, till it comes to boil, lower heat and add small amounts of Suji one by one, keep mixing it and make sure there are no dry lumps of suji. Now Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes. Open the lid and mix and fluff up the Upma. Turn the flame off, cover and allow it to rest for another 5 minutes.

You can add Ketchup or coconut chutney with upma and enjoy it with tea. Ideal meal for breakfast or evening snack.

 

 

Veggie Cheese Ball Starter’s

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Ingredients :

Boiled potato – 4 nosIMG_20130830_182332

Onion chopped -1

Carrot chopped – half

Capsicum chopped – half

Green Chilly chopped- 1

Coriander leaves chopped – 3 tbsp

Bread crumbs – 3 slices

Cheese slices – 3 nos

Butter -half tbsp

Cornflour sieved – 4 tbsp

Red chilly powder – 1/4 tbsp

Amchur  powder- a pinch

Salt – to taste

Cornflour for binding  spread on a plate

Oil – 4 big spoon

Chaat masala ( if available )

Method 

In a large bowl mash potatoes and add chopped onion, capsicum, carrot, green chillies, coriander leaves, bread crumbs, cheese slices, butter, cornflour , red chilly powder , salt, amchur powder . now mix and mash them with light hand , dont make it like a paste, let it be some thick , now make small balls of this mixture and roll them onto the cornflour in the plate to bind them a bit.  make as many balls as you can form the mix .  Now heat oil in a kadhai , after heating slowly put the balls into the oil and fry them till golden brown or light brown . continue with all the cheese balls . take them out and sprinkle a little chaat masala over the veggie cheese balls. serve hot with ketchup and tea, a great starter or a tea time snack.