Fruit Salad


 

In such health conscious world today, fruits are most real, authentic and trustworthy resource. Fruits are not important just because of their naturality or because of their color but for their unique nutrition profile that helps human body free from diseases and keep it healthy. Today i am going to share an easy peasy healthy fruit salad recipe. Fruit salad is one of those things you can literally just throw together and it will taste good. Fruits options are endless and just as delicious, so you can add or remove fruits as your taste in this recipe…so lets get prepare..

Ingredients

2 cups bite sized fruit pieces or thin sliced
1/3 tea spoon black salt
1/3 tea spoon chat masala
1 table spoon lime juice
Some fresh mint leaves

Instructions

1. Add all fruits, spices, lime juice and mint leaves together in a large bowl.

2. Gently toss with a spatula then let sit in the refrigerator for at least 10 minutes or serve immediately if using bananas and garnish with fresh mint leaves.

Now enjoy this healthy summer treat with your family..😊

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Oats & Potato Emojis


Oats & Potato Emojis


Kids are obsessed with Emojis and snacks as well so in this recipe i am trying to prepare emojis snack with little healthy version which includes oats, it provides great flavor along with their attractive looks.

Oats & Potato Emojis Recipe… is perfect starter recipe for anytype of small party like kitty party and especially for kids birthday party. This quick snack recipe is loved by people of all age groups.

These are made from Oats and Potato mixture and because of that, these are very crunchy from out side and soft from inside.

Ingredients
1/3 cup oats
1/4 cup bread crumbs
2 boiled & peeled potato (medium size)
2 table spoon corn starch
Black pepper powder as to taste
Salt as to taste
Oil for deep frying

Instructions

1. To prepare Oats & Potato emojis we need to heat a pan on medium flame, add oats into it and dry roast until it turn light brown in color.

(Oats powder)

2. After roasting, keep aside to cool and then with the help of mixer grinder, grind it to coarse powder and set aside.

3. Now take a big bowl, add potato in it and mash them finely or you can also grate them.

4. Now add oats powder, corn starch, bread crumbs, salt and pepper in it and mix well.

5. Cover and keep this mixture into refrigerator for about 15 to 30 minutes.

6. Now place a parchment paper on the flat surface and keep this mixture over the parchment paper and flatten it with the help of tapping fingers. You can also flat them with the help of rolling pin.

7. Evenly flat the dough and cut circles out of them and give the shapes like emoji then fry them until they becomes golden in color. Remove them and place them on absorbent paper.


Oats & Potato emojis are ready to be serve…serve them along with your favourite sauce or chutney….enjoy😊

Healthy Veg Sizzler


#Kids special

There are so many options to prepare vegetable sizzler and with lot of positive inspiration, today i am going to share a very healthy recipe of Sizzler. Considering the development of kids, base of my recipe is kids only however best suitable for any age group. In this recipe, i am using lot of vegetables, wheat bulgur and home made tomato sauce including spices also.

Ingredients
1/2 cup bulgur wheat (daliya)
50 gram brocoli(chopped)
70 gram cottage cheese
1/4 cup colored capsicum (chopped)
20 gram beans(chopped)
50 gram corn (frozen)
1/2 cup tomato puree
1/2 tea spoon oregano
1/2 tea spoon black pepper powder
2 table spoon butter
50 gram fresh coriander leaves (chopped)
2 green chillies (chopped)
1/4 tea spoon cumin seeds
1/2 tea spoon white vinegar
1/4 tea spoon red pepper powder
Salt as to taste

Instructions

1. Heat a pan on medium flame, add bulgur wheat into it and roast it dry until it turns light pink in color.

2. Now take a deep pan and boil 1 and half cup of water in it.

3. Now add bulgur wheat into boiling water, then cover and cook it until you felt it is cooked.

4. Now add 1 tea spoon butter in a non stick pan and add colored capsicum into it and saute about 4 to 5 minutes. Likewise prepare all vegetables and paneer slices.

5. Now heat a pan add 1 tablespoon butter in it. Then add cumin seeds and chopped onion in it and saute until it becomes light pink in colour.

6. Then add ginger paste and saute it about 2 to 3 minutes. Meanwhile heat the sizzler plate.

7. Now add some mix vegetables in it, add salt and black pepper powder in it and mix well. Then add boiled bulgur wheat into it. Mix all well and turn off the flame.

8. Now heat a pan add 1 tea spoon butter in it, then add fresh tomato puree, salt, black pepper, oregano and chilli flakes into it. Mix well all together. Cook it about 3 to 4 minutes.

9. On the low flame, line the iron plate with cabbage leaves.

10. Keep prepared vegetables and bulgur wheat on it, and then place the hot sizzler plate on the wooden base. Sprinkle prepared tomato sauce over it.

11. Put the prepared bulgur wheat in it. Then prepared vegetables, sprinkle prepared tomato sauce over it and serve immediately.

Doughnuts


Since this is the sweetest week of the year, today i am going to share a basic recipe of doughnuts.

These doughnuts are perfect for Valentine’s day party, kids birthday party and breakfast or snacks as well. This is very quick and easy recipe, so you can prepare it on special occasion or whenever you like to eat something sweet.

In this recipe, to decorate the doughnuts, i am using chocolate glaze, crushed oreo cookies, brown sugar, orange zest, coconut power and etc. But instead of them you can use your favourite options for glazed or decoration.

Ingredients

1.5 cup plain flour
1/2 cup milk (luke warm)
60 gram butter (unsalted, room temperature)
2 tea spoon sugar
1/3 tea spoon salt
1.5 tea spoon dry active yeast
Oil for deep frying

For glazing
1 table spoon brown sugar
1/4 tea spoon cinnamon powder
Melted chocolate

Instructions

1. To prepare doughnut, firstly we need to knead the dough, take a big bowl add plain flour in it.

2. Now add butter, yeast, sugar and salt in it, mix well.

3. Now with the help of luke warm milk, knead the dough for doughnuts.

4. You need to knead this dought until it get soft or about 9 minutes.

5. Now cover this dough with cling wrap and keep aside for about 1 hour.

6. After 1 hour knead this again until 2 to 3 minutes.

7. Now spread some dry flour on the board and place the prepared dough on it.

8. Now with help of rolling pin roll it 1/2 inch thick.

9. Now cut the doughnuts with doughnuts cutter or glass and take a small cap of bottle and make holes in the centre of doughnuts.

10. Place doughnuts on a tray and brush all prepared doughnuts with oil. Cover and keep aside this tray for about 1 hour.

11. After 1 hour heat oil in a kadai, and fry all doughnuts on low flame.

12. When they turns golden in color, remove them from kadai and keep on absorbent paper.

13. For glaze melt chocolate, dip the doughnuts into creamy glaze.
And its up to you, decorate the doughnuts as your choice or as shown in picture….Enjoy!😊👍

Masala Vada


Masala Vada

(With both baked and fried options)

Masala vada is very popular in all over India but originated in south India. It is also known as Parippu Vada in southern India.

Though Masala Vada is mostly used as an option for breakfast but considering today’s tasteful life – you can have and prepare it anytime. Main key ingredient for Masala Vada is chana daal(split chickpea). Since long, Masala Vada is a deep fried snack however i am adding baked option also to make it more healthier without reducing the level of taste.

You can serve these tempting Vadas with coconut chutney and sambhar and you also can have it with your favorite chatni or sauce..So lets prepare it.

Ingredients
1 cup chana daal
1.5 table spoon rice flour
12 to 15 curry leaves
50 gram fresh coriander leaves
2 to 3 green chillies (chopped)
1 medium onion (chopped)
1 tea spoon ginger paste
7 to 8 black pepper
1 table spoon fennel seeds (coarsely ground)
1 tea spoon coriander powder
Pinch of hing
Salt to taste
Oil for deep fry

Instructions

1. To prepare masala vada, first of all we need to wash and soak the chana daal in luke warm water for about 5 to 6 hours.

2. Now drain the water and with the help of mixer grinder, grind this daal along with black pepper, green chillies and curry leaves(For baked method you need to preheat your oven at this time ).

3. Take a big bowl and transfer this mixture into it.

4. Add remaining spices, chopped onion, rice flour, coriander leaves and ginger paste in this mixture and mix well.

5. Now take a baking tray and line it with a foil or parchment paper and spray oil on top.

6. Apply little oil in your palms and take  spoonful mixture and shape the mixture into 2 to 3 inch size flat discs and place them on prepared baking tray.

7. Likewise prepare 7 to 8 vadas and spray oil on top and bake them on 220℃ until they turns golden brown on Top.

8. Now heat oil in a deep pan or kadai and prepare vadas from remaining mixture, and fry them in hot oil on medium flame until they become golden on both sides.

9. Now both types of vadas are ready to be served…serve them hot with coconut chatni and sambhar or as your choice…Enjoy!!😊

 

Bottle Gourd Treat


Best for kids and diabetic patients.

Bottle Gourd Treat is a wonderful nutritious breakfast Recipe and in fact recipe got a lot to add in life. Lauki or bottle gourd is a very common Indian vegetable and healthy too.

As we know that most of the people not like to eat lauki and especially kids, that why i make this recipe and this is the solution of your lauki phobia. In this recipe i served lauki appam with lauki rayta, and trust me this is too yummy in taste, and you must try to evaluate. This recipe is also good for diabetic patient and perfect idea for kids tiffin.

Ingredients

350 gram bottle gourd
1 cup oats
1 table spoon semolina
2 table spoon yogurt (fatfree)
1 small onion (finely chopped)
50 gram fresh coriander (chopped)
2 green chillies (finely chopped)
Salt to taste
Red pepper powder as to taste
1/4 tea spoon roasted cumin powder
1/2 tea spoon chat masala
Pinch of asafoetida
1/3 tea spoon baking powder
1 table spoon lemon juice
1 table spoon canola oil
Water as needed

1. To prepare this dish firstly, peel and grate lauki, and then steam it for about 10 to 12 minutes.

2. Now grind the oats and convert into powder.

3. Take a big bowl add oats powder in it, and then add semolina, yogurt, onion, green chillies, coriander, chat masala, salt, red pepper, asafotida, steamed bottle gourd in it and mix this mixture well.

4. Now add water and remember the consistency of this batter should be similar to idly batter. Cover and set aside for 15 to 20 minutes.

5. After 20 minutes, add baking powder and lemon juice in it and mix well. Then heat a non-stick appam pan and apply little bit oil on it.

6. Pour spoonful of the batter in 3/4 of the appam cavity.

7. Allow to cook this batter for 2 to 3 minutes on medium flame.

8. These appams are very soft so flipping must be accurate and proper. Turn each appam with the help of a wooden skewer.

9. Cook them until they turns golden from both sides.

Now bottle gourd appams are ready, serve them with bottle gourd rayta and enjoy this healthy treat with your family.

Spinach And Sprouts Dhokla


Spinach and Sprouts both are nutritious and the healthiest food for our body.

Always healthy diet plans are incomplete without them because they contains fewer calories compared to other sancks or meal and keep us energetic full of day.

And my todays recipe related to both of them, it is very healthy snacks recipe. You can have this dish as a morning breakfast or as a evening snack, this is perfect for both. So lets get started to make this yummiest and healthiest dish today.

Ingredients

200 gram fresh palak leaves
300 gram sprouted whole green gram /moong daal
2 green chillies (chopped)
2 table spoon chickpea flour
2 tea spoon oil
1 tea spoon sesame seeds
5 to 6 curry leaves
1/2 tea spoon baking soda
1/3 tea spoon asafoetida
Salt to taste

Instructions

1. To prepare dhokla firslty we need to grind the spinach, sprouts, green chillies and water together until it becomes smooth.

2. Now take a big bowl and add this mixture into it. (Meanwhile prepare steamer for steaming the dhokla)

3. Now add chickpea flour, salt, asafoetida and mix well. Make it a smooth better add water if needed.

4. Now grease the tin and if steamer is ready that moment add baking soda in the better and mix well.

5. Now tranfer this mixture into greased tin and set this tin into steamer.

6. Cook this better into steamer for about 12 to 15 minutes.

7. When dhokla is ready heat oil in tadka pan, add sesame seeds and curry leaves in it and saute for a second.

8. Pour this tempering over the dhokla and now cut it into your desire shape.

Now the healthy spinach and sprouts dhokla is ready to be served.

Enjoy this yummiest dhokla with your favorite chatni…Enjoy!😊