Healthy And Tasty Spinach Tikki


Spinach or Palak is a very healthy vegetable, it has iron, minerals, nutrients and many more healthy nutritions, in one word we can say this green bunch is another meaning of health.

Spinach is an easily available vegetable and cheap too so rather than using it in boring routine taste all time,

today will share something unique and really tasty recipe of palak.

This recipe is very good option for snacks and kids breakfast, lunch box too.

Ingredients

500 gram fresh spinach/palak leaves
250 gram chickpeas
200 gram paneer /cottage cheese or processed cheese
1 small onion (finely chopped)
2 green chillies
1 tea spoon chaat masala
1 tea spoon coriander powder
1/2 tea spoon garam masala
1 cup breadcrumbs
Salt to taste
1 tablespoon canola oil or any cooking oil

Instructions

1. To prepare palak tikki, first you need to wash and soak the chickpeas atleast 8 hours or overnight.

2. Boil the soaked chickpeas until it cooked well. After boiling, drain excess water from it.Then keep aside.

3. Wash and blanch the palak leaves. Then squeeze out excess water from it.

4. Now take grinder jar, add palak, boiled chickpeas and green chillies in it and grind them well.

5. Take a big bowl and add this grinded mixture into the bowl, and then add all spices in this mixture, and mix them well. Keep this mixture into the refrigerator for about 20 minutes.

6. Now cut the cottage cheese or processed cheese into small cubes or you can also grate it for the inside filling of the tikkies.

7. After 20 minutes add breadcrumbs into the mixture and mix well.

8. Heat a not stick pan and grease it with less oil.

9. Apply little bit oil on your both palms and take big lemon sized mixture from it and shape them into ball.

10. Now stuff this ball with grated cheese or cheese cubes and then give it to tikki shape.

11. Now place this tikki on hot greased pan and shallow-fry it until it becomes golden from both sides.

12. Then remove from the pan and keep it on absorbent paper. Likewise prepare all tikkies.

Now Healthy & Tasty Spinach Tikkies are ready to be served
Serve them with your favorite sauce or chatni or hot cup of tea.
Enjoy!😊

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Healthy Vegetable Poha


Poha or Rice flakes are very good source of instant energy. It is very light and easy to digest, not only these benefits, even it is a good source of vital minerals, vitamins and iron too.


You can have it in different forms like fried, with milk, with yogurt and plain as well.

Poha is perfect for breakfast but you can have this as a snack too and replace unhealthy snacks with that like, chips and junk food. We all are very well aware about that it is light, healthy and good for diabetic patient as well, but once we add mix vegetables in it, they gives us additional benefits with yummy taste. It is easy to make recipe so lets prepare this healthy meal today.

Ingredients
1 cup poha/ flatten rice/rice flakes.
2 table spoon peanuts (dry roasted)
1 table spoon clarified butter
1/2 tea spoon mustard seeds
1/3 tea spoon cumin seeds
6 to 7 curry leaves
1 lime
1 cup finely chopped mixed vegetables ( i used carrot, cabbage, green peas, capsicum)
2 Green chillies (chopped)
1 Onion (finely chopped)
1/2 tea spoon turmeric
50 gram fresh coriander (finely chopped)
2 table spoon fresh pomegranate seeds for garnishing
Salt to taste

Instructions

1. To prepare healthy vegetable poha firstly we need to wash the poha and drain the water completely, and then keep it aside.

2. Take a pan and heat clarified butter in it. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and once they start to splutter add onion and curry leaves in it.

3. After 2 to 3 minutes add mixed vegetables in it. Saute them until they become soft.

4. Now add green chillies, salt turmeric and then cover the pan with lid and cook it for 2 to 3 minutes on low heat.

5. Now add poha and mix it very well, then add roasted peanuts and lime juice and mix well.

6. Now turn off the flame and garnish it with fresh pomegranate seeds and fresh coriander leaves.


Now the yummy healthy poha is ready to serve.
Serve hot with plain yogurt or anything as per your choice.😊 Enjoy!!

Avocado and Moong Sprouts Sandwich


We all are very well aware about Sprouts are good for our health and mind development. They are very healthy to eat in breakfast or as a snack. And also we know that Avocado is considered as a unique type of fruit due to its important nutrients such as antioxidants, which are essential for a healthy diet.

You all might be thinking that why i am explain the benefits of both of them together, because my todays recipe includes both of them.

Its Avocado Moong Sprouts sandwich.
Sandwiches has endless varieties but this is very healthy and perfect for our internal system, means improving our overall health and keeping the internal system in perfect condition. So lets prepare this healthy sandwich today!

Ingredients

2 Bread slices(white or brown)
1 Avocado (peeled and sliced)
1Table spoon moong sprouts.
2 tea spoon cheese spread or cream cheese(low fat)
5 to 6 cucumber slices
5 to 6 carrot slices
3 to 4 leaves lettuce
3 to 4 slices of tomato
2 pinch Black pepper powder
1/8 tea spoon of black salt

Instructions

1. To prepare this sandwich first you need to apply cheese spread to one side of both breads.

2. Place carrot slices, cucumber slices, lettuce,tomato slices , sprouts moong, now sprinkle some pepper and salt.

3. Now place avocado slices, tomato slices and again sprinkle some salt and black pepper powder, cover with another  bread slice and press lightly.

3. Serve with fresh juice….. Enjoy😊!!

Mixed Vegetables Oats Idli


We all are very well aware about it, that Oats is very healthy to human body. Oats is a multitasking ingredient, we can make dessert, snacks, appetizers and many more from it.

It is very nutritious, full of fiber and of course more than enough to cover your stomach if you starving. 

So today i am gonna share a healthy and scrumptious recipe of Oats, this is mixed vegetables oats idli. In this recipe, along with Oats i also used some rava and yogurt which gives slight sour taste, and pinch of baking soda to get the soft and fluffy texture. So lets begin to make these yummy mixed vegetables Oats idli now.

Ingredients

1/2 cup Oats
1/2 cup semolina
1/2 cup yogurt (whisked)
1 tea spoon urad daal (split)
1 table spoon peanuts
1 table spoon cooking oil
1/3 tea spoon asafoetida
1/3 tea spoon roasted cumin seeds powder.
2 green chilli (finely chopped)
1 inch ginger piece (grated of finely chopped).
1 small carrot (finely chopped).
1 small onion (finely chopped).
1 small capsicum (finely chopped).
8 to 10 curry leaves (fresh or dry)
1/2 tea spoon mustard seeds
1/4 tea spoon baking soda
50 gram fresh coriander (finely chopped).
1 table spoon lemon juice
Salt to taste

Instructions

1. To prepare Mixed vegetables Oats idli, first of all heat a pan and dry roast the oats and semolina separately.

2. Now coarsely ground the Oats with the help of mixer grinder.

3. Now take a big bowl add the whisked yogurt in it, then add semolina and Oats powder in it.

4. Now add all chopped vegetables(except onion), salt, cumin power in it. Mix well.

5. Now heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the urad daal, cumin seeds,curry leaves, peanuts, onion and asafoetida in it and saute on a medium heat for few seconds.

6. Now pour this tempering on idli better and mix well.

7. Now cover this mixture and set aside for 15 to 30 minutes. Meanwhile grease the idli moulds with minimal oil and boil the water in a steamer.

8. After 15 to 30 minutes add baking soda and lemon juice in it and mix well.

9. Now put a 1 table spoon idli batter into each of the greased idli mould and steam in a steamer for about 13 to 15 minutes or until the idlis are cooked.

10. Let them Cool and then demould them…Now mixed vegetables Oats idlis are ready to serve, enjoy them with sambhar, and coriander coconut chutney…😊

Crunchy Vegetable Nuggets


Crunchy Vegetable Nuggets

Crunchy Vegetable Nuggets recipe is perfect starter recipe for anytype of small party like kids birthday party or kitty party.

These are made from lots of healthy vegetables and to add more value in taste – these are very soft from inside and crunchy from outside. All age groups like them because of its freshness and crunchiness. These Vegetable nuggets are perfect for kids lunch box too. You can serve them with any type of chutney and tomato sauce. For this recipe i used carrot, peas, potatoes, corn and onion but you can add your favorite veggies to make it more flavorful.

Ingredients

2 medium potatoes (boiled and peeled).
1 small onion (finely chopped)
1/3 cup sweet corn (frozen)
2 or 3 green chilli (finely chopped)
1 small carrot (finely chopped)
1small capsicum (finely chopped)
50 gram fresh coriander leaves (finely chopped)
1/2 cup green peas (frozen)
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/2 tsp organo leaves
Salt as required
2 tbsp plain flour(maida)
1 tbsp corn flour
2 tbsp bread crumb
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp black pepper powder
1/4 tsp chaat masala
2 tbsp coarsely crushed corn flakes

Instructions

1. To prepare crunchy Vegetable nuggets first we need to take a big bowl and grate the boiled potatoes in it.

2. Add frozen green peas, chopped carrot, onion , chilli, coriander, capsicum and sweet corn in it.

3. Now mix plain flour, 1 tbsp bread crumb and all spices and herb in it and then mix all together and make a thick dough from it.

4. Now take another bowl add 1 tbsp corn starch, 1 tbsp all purpose flour and 1.5 tsp bread crumb in it and make a smooth paste with help of little water. (Meanwhile heat the oil in a pan or kadai for frying the nuggets).

5. Now take a lemon size ball from the Vegetable dough and shape them to round or square as your choice.

6. Then dip it, in corn starch paste and then bread crumb and corn flakes curmb powder.

7. Now deep fry them into hot oil until it becomes golden brown in color and then transfer to the absorbent paper, likewise prepare other nuggets.

Now crunchy Vegetable nuggets are ready to serve…enjoy them with hot cup of tea and tomato ketchup or any types of chutney..😊

Spicy Black Chickpeas Sprouts Salad/ Chaat


Spicy Black Chickpeas Sprouts Salad/Chaat

Natural sprouts are good for health and mind development. They are wonder food due to its high nutritional value. Sprouts are associated with amazing health benefits, it ensures blood purification and strengthens the immune system.

There are many recipes of sprouts here and today i am gonna share one of them, this is spicy black Chickpeas salad. In this recipe i used some salad vegetables and spices along with sprouted black chickpeas/chana. So lets begin to make this super yummy salad…

 

Ingredients
1 Cup sprouted black chickpeas
1 small onion (finely chopped)
1 big tomato (finely chopped)
1 green chilli (finely chopped)
1 small boiled potato (cut into small cubes)
50 gram fresh coriander (finely chopped)
1/2 tea spoon black salt
1/2 tsp or as to taste rock salt
1 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp black pepper powder
1/2 tsp chaat masala
2 tsp lemon juice

Instructions

1. To prepare Sprouted chana chaat, we need to soak the dry Chickpeas overnight or for 7-8 hours.

2. Once they are soaked, drain the water and tie them in a clean damp cotton cloth.

3. Place it in a plate/bowl or plastic box and keep it in a warm place for about 24 to 36 hours. Sprinkle water every 4 to 5 hours at regular intervals until sprouted.

4. Now Boil the sprouted black chickpeas till they are tender and strain the excess water(do not over cook).

5. Lets the sprouts cool, then take a big bowl add all ingredients together and mix well. Now spicy black chickpeas sprouts chaat is ready, garnish it with fresh coriander leaves and serve immediately…Enjoy!!😊

Traditional Rava Upma


Traditional Rava Upma

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Rava Upma…Easy breakfast recipe with step by step pictures.

Rava Upma is a healthy, tasty and colorful dish. It is equally great for breakfast or snack. It is nutritious, tasty and very easy to make at home. In this recipe roasted rava or semolina cooked with sauted mix vegetables. And the ingredients making it traditional are curry leaves, peanuts and split lentil. So lets start to make our yummy breakfast upma in South Indian style.

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Ingredients

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1 Cup semolina(Rava/sooji).

1/2 Tsp mustard seeds.

1.5  Tbls spoon clarified butter(desi ghee) or cooking oil.

2 Tbl spoon peanuts.

1/2  Tsp cumin seeds (Optional)

1 Medium onion (Chopped)

1 Tsp grated ginger

1 Pinch asafoetida (hing)

1 Tsp split urad daal (washed)

2 Green chillies (chopped)

8 to10 Curry leaves

2 Tblsp chopped carrot

2 Tbsp chopped capsicum

1 Medium tomato chopped

2 Tblsp frozen peas

1 Tsp chopped fresh coriander

1 Tbsp sweet corn (optional)

1.5 Tsp lime juice

Salt as per taste.

Pinch of red chilli  powder

(optional)

Pinch of coriander powder (optional)

 

Instructions

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1. Heat non stick pan and dry roast the semolina in it until it turns  light brown in color. Then turn off the heat and take it out in a bowl.

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2. Now in the same pan add 1 tsp clarified butter and peanuts, roast them until they becomes crunchy and then take them out in a bowl.

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3. Heat clarified butter or cooking oil in a non stick pan and add mustard seeds in it.

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4. When mustard starts crackling then add cumin and urad daal in it.

5. Saute them until they become light brown in color.

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6. Now add onion and saute until it become transparent.

7. Add curry leaves, green chilli, ginger and half quantity of peanuts and saute them for a minute.

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8. Now add tomato and cook them about 2 to 3 minutes. Then add all chopped vegetables, peas, corn and spices in it, mix well cover and cook them about 3 to 4 minutes.

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9. After that add semolina mix it well and add 3 cups of water.

 

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10. Stir continuously on low heat, after 2 or 3 minutes add remaining peanuts then cover and cook until semolina cook properly and then add lime juice mix well. Now Traditional Rawa Upma is ready…before serving sprinkle  some fresh coriander leaves, peanuts and pomegranate seeds on it…. Enjoy😊!!

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