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Monday, October 18, 2010


For 4 ppl


Cheese spread 3 tablespoons
Potatoes, boiled 5-6
Cauliflower, grated 1/4 small
Carrots, grated 2 small
Brown bread 4 slices
Fresh mint leaves, chopped 7-8
Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 1 tablespoon
Green chilli, chopped 1
Salt to taste
Oil to deep fry
Tomato ketchup as required

Grate the potatoes into a bowl. Grate cauliflower and carrots. Dampen the bread slices. Add cauliflower, carrots, mint leaves, coriander leaves and green chilli to the potatoes and mix. Add cheese spread and mix. Squeeze the bread slices, crumble and add to the mixture in the bowl. Add salt and mix all the ingredients well together. Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan. Grease your palms and shape the mixture into small balls. Deep fry the balls till golden. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve hot with ketchup or corainder chutney .

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Shahi Paneer Kofta

For 4 ppl.

150 gms paneer grated
25 gms butter
Pepper to taste
Salt to taste
1 pinch sugar
1 tsp Green Chilly Ginger paste
1/2 cup Cashew paste
Garam Masala to taste
1 tbsp Corn Flour
2 green chilly cut into small pieces
7-8 cashews cut into small pieces
Cream for garnishing
Oil for frying

Mix cornflour, grated paneer. Divide the mix into 10 portions. Make small balls of it. Fill these balls with cut green chillies and cashews. deep fry in a oil pan.

Melt butter in a pan. Add 2 cinnamon,2 cloves, ginger ,green chilly paste. Add cashew paste , 1 glass of water. Cook for 5-7 mins . The colour of the paste should not change. Adnisd salt , pepper, garam masala and a pinch od sugar. Mix well. Before serving put fried paneer ball in a ball. Pour the gravy over it. Granish with cream.
Serve hot with indian bread of ur choice.

Pav Bhaji

For 4 ppl


3 Medium Sized boiled peeled mashed potato
1 cup pees
4 medium sized tomato
100gms minced cauliflower
1/2 capsicum cut into 1/4 inch cubes
75 gms Butter
2.5 tea spoon Pav Bhaji Masala
salt to taste
1 juicy lemon
1/2 glass water

Melt butter in a pan. Add minced cauliflower and capsicum pieces. saute for 2 minutes. Add salt to taste and cover the pan with a lid so that the vegetables are cooked. Cut tomato into small pices and add into the pan. Once the tomatoes are softened add mashed potato and saute for 3-4
minutes. add water, peas and 1.5 tsp pav bhaji masala and stir till water dries. Add remaining pav bhaji masala,lemon juice. Add coriander leaves for garnishing. switch off the gas and cover the pan for sometime till the flavor is built.

Toast the cut buns in butter on tava.

Serve hot.

Mixed Vegetable

For 4 persons:

150 gms carrot cut into 1/2 in ch cubes
150 gms french beans cut into 1/2 inch pieces
100 gms cauliflower cut into small pieces
1/2 capsicum cut into 1/2 inch squares
2 potatoes cut into thin finger pieces
2 tomatoes cut into thin finger pieces
1/2 cup peas
1/2 cup corn
50 gms Paneer(cottage cheese) cut into 1/2 inch cubes
Corainder leaves for garnishing
1 tsp Ginger Green Chilly paste

Take some oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds . When it starts crakling add ginger chilly paste. Roast for a min.
Add capsicum ,saute for half min. Add carrots, cauliflower, potatoes, french beans and roast for 1 min. Add salt and turemeric powder. Saute for 1 min and cover the pan with lid. Keep on low flame till the veg is cooked.
Add corn ,peas and paneer. Roast for 1 min. Add corainder powder(2 tsp) , 1/2 tsp red chilly powder. saute for 1 min.
Add tomato, garam masala. Mix it , cover the pan and keep in low flame for about 2 mins. Add cream or thick milk . Garnish with coraider leaves. Switch of the flame and keep the pan covered for 5 mins till tomato softens. '

Serve hot with any indian bread of ur choice.