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!!😊

Farfalle Pasta With Spicy Jalfrezi


Farfalle Pasta With Spicy Jalfrezi

The combination of Farfalle pasta and Jalfrezi is so tasteful and we can prepare it easily.Though Jalfrezi is not a new thing for food lovers but adding it with Pasta is quite unique and so delicious and i am very much sure that all health conscious people going to like it.

Its perfect for all age groups but it can be so beneficial for all moms whose kids prefer to have pastas but not vegetables. By this moms can make it possible for kids to eat all vegetable along with pasta.

Only we need to keep all ingredients ready. Probably the most time consuming activity in preparing this recipe is to chop the vegetables so have patience as vegetables are the healthy part. So lets begin to prepare yummy Farfalle with Spicy jalfrezi…

Ingredients
1 cup farfalle pasta
2 cups of chopped vegetables (carrot, baby corn, colored capsicum, beans, cauliflower, etc)
1/2 Cup of onions, sliced
1/2 Teaspoon cumin seeds
2 Tablespoon of oil
1 Teaspoon of coriander powder
1/2 Teaspoon of red chilli powder (adjust to taste)
1/4 Teaspoon of black pepper powder
1.5 Tablespoon of tomato paste
1/2 Teaspoon of garam masala
3 to 4 whole red chillies

Salt as per taste
INSTRUCTIONS

1. To prepare jalfrezi pasta first of all prepare vegetables by washing, peeling, and chopping them.

 

2. Heat 3.5 cup of water in a big sauce pan and boil pasta Farfalle for about 8 to 10 minutes or until tender, stir occasionally. Drain and set aside.

3. Now heat oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds and whole red chillies. When they sizzle and turn darker brown, add the sliced onions.

4. Saute until the onions turn soft and a light golden brown. Then add all chopped vegetables and spices in it. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

5.Now add the tomato paste and mix well.

6.Top up with half cup of water and bring it to boiling level. Lower the flame and cover the pan until vegetables are cooked.

7.Take care and not to overcook them, the water should be lesser by now but if you find the gravy still watery, cook a bit longer leaving the pan open.

8.When the vegetables are cooked and the dish has the desired consistency, add Farfalle pasta, garam masala. Mix well and turn off the heat.

 

9.Now spicy farfalle is ready to be serve… Serve this with Your favorite sauce or as it is… Enjoy!!

Pomegranate Cooler


#Mocktail Recipe

There are multiple ways that we can use Pomegranate to add value in our taste and in our health too. Apart from being healthy, there are some other natural benefits of pomegranates like these are antioxidant, anti-viral and anti-tumor properties and are said to be a good source of vitamins, especially vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E, as well as folic acid.

During normal or high summer, human body is always in need of hydration and pomegranate cooler is one of the best hydration drink in summer because its multiple benefits with delicious taste. So today i am going to share an easy and super quick mocktail recipe pomegranate cooler, hope you all enjoy it…🍷🙂

Ingredients

1/2 cup fresh pomegranate seeds.1

Tea spoon lemon juice.1

2 to 14 fresh mint leaves.P

Pinch of black salt.

1 can chilled soda.

1.5 Tea spoon sugar syrup or powder suger.

4 to 5 Crushed ice cube.

Instructions

1. To prepare pomegranate cooler first we blend the half amount of pomegranate seeds.

2. Now crush the mint leaves with help of mortar pestle.

3. Take a glass, add 2 table spoon of blended pomegranate juice in it. Then add crushed mint leaves.

4. Now add 1 table spoon pomegranate seeds in it.

5. Add pinch of black salt, some crushed ice cube (according to taste) sugar syrup and then add soda in it. Mix slightly.

6. Now pomegranate cooler is ready to serve…garnish it with lemon wedge and enjoy this super cool mocktail recipe in hot summer days!!

Khoa Pethha(Ash Gourd Sweet) Laddu


#Navratri special Recipe

There are many varieties and flavors of khoa (Dried whole milk) laddu like kesar khoa laddu, dry fruits khoa laddu and plain khoa laddu.

Today i am going to share khoa pethha laddu recipe especially for navratri fasting. Recipe is very simple which contains khoya, coconut powder, ash gourd sweet (pethhe ki mithai) and some dryfruits only.

This is one of the best North Indian sweet and famous for its taste. So must try once and after that i am sure, you will also become a big fan of it…

 

Ingredients

 

300 gram khoa (Crumbled)

150 gram Ash gourd sweet(pethhe ki mithai).

100 gram coconut powder

8 Almonds (chopped)

 

Instructions

 

1. To prepare khoa pethha laddu firstly we need to grate the ash gourd sweet.

2. Now take a big plate and add khoa, grated pethha sweet and half quantity of coconut powder in it.

3. Mix them very well.

4. Now make smooth lemon sized ball out of the mixture and then cover it with coconut powder.

5. Likewise prepare all laddu and garnish them with chopped almonds.

This is very easy and super tempting recipe, So you can prepare it on any fasting or Navratri fast or any special occasion like Diwali, Rakshabandhan or whenever you want to eat something sweet…Enjoy!!😊

Barnyard Millet Mini Idli  Or Vrat ke chawal ki idli


#Navratri Special Recipe

Barnyard Millet Mini Idli is one of the amazing option during fasting or especially during Navratri vrat. As we all aware that we can either have samvat rice or barnyard millet during Navratri fast so lets try this easy and healthy recipe and you will find a major difference in taste and positive body routine.

Its difficult to eat fruits, juices and some oily food all the time. So i made samvat rice idli today. Its a oil free and super tasty dish which is quite easy to make and also easy to digest and off course a big help to change your taste…

Ingredients

200gm barnyard Millet or samvat rice(coarsely grounded).

180 gm yogurt.

1/4 cup water.

1/2 tsp black pepper powder

Rock salt as per taste

1 tsp clarified butter for greasing.

1 small carrot (grated)

50 gm fresh coriander (chopped)

2 green chillies (chopped)

Instructions

1. To prepare Mini idli, first we need to whisk the yogurt in a bowl and add gronded samvat rice into it.

 

2. Mix them well and add chopped carrot, green chilli, rock salt and black pepper powder in it.

3. Whisk the mixture once again, cover and set aside for 20 minutes.

4. After 20 minutes check the mixture consistency and make sure that the mixture should not neither too thick nor too thin. You can add water if required.

 

5. Grease the ildi moulds with minimum clarified butter.

 

 

6. Now pour batter in moulds evenly. Fill only 1 tea spoon batter in each.

7. Take half cup water in microwave safe idli mould base and arrange both idli stand over it.

 

8. Now cover and cook on high for 2 minutes only.

9. Then take them out of the microwave. Keep them covered with a lid for 2 mins.

Now garnish with grated carrot and coriander leaves….You can serve them with coconut chatni, tomato chatni or pomegranate rayta….hope you all like this super easy and yummy dish in your navrati fast or whenever you want you eat something light and healthy……..Enjoy!!😊

Fruit Cream


In such health consious world today, fruits are having the most important place in all ways. 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 trying to bring proper health along with taste, for this i am posting popular indian dessert Fruit cream.

 We can made it by mixing bite sized fruit pieces with fresh sweet whipped cream. So its tastier way to get kids and adults eating more and more fruits. 

Its one of the quickest recipe and you can make it in less than 10 minutes. This is perfect option for party dessert because you can make it ahead of time and just add fruits when you are ready to serve it. So lets prepare fruits cream today

Ingredients

 For cream

2 cups fresh whip cream

1/2 cup condensed milk

1 tsp vanilla essence

3 tblsp vanilla ice cream (optional)

1 1/2(1.5) cup bite-sized fruit pieces as per your choice.

I used👇

Kiwi

Pomegranate

Dragon fruit

Grapes

Strawberry

Mango

Banana

Apple

 Instructions

1. Using both a chilled bowl and chilled beaters beat the cream until fluffy.

2. Add condensed milk, ice cream, vanilla essence and mix well.

 3. Now add chopped fruits pomegranate seeds,grapes and all fruit pieces into the sweet cream and mix them all together .Refrigerate and serve chilled…. Enjoy!!😊

Curd Rice with Mint Flavor


  1. Curd and Rice both are very healthy ingredients to make any dish. The combination of both means taste, health and perfect option for a healthy meal. Yes today i am going to share an easy and super delicious recipe of Curd rice with mint flavor. This is one of the quick and easy recipe. Though Curd rice is a popular south indian dish but people like it in all over india because of its taste.

This recipe needs only few easily available ingredients. There are many ways to make curd rice, somewhere people add mix salad veggies in it, and somewhere they use fruits but both options are good so you can add fruits and veggies according to Your comfort. I used fresh mint leaves to gives it a fresh and different flavor. This recipe is perfect option for kids lunch box too. Hope you will like it.

1/2 cup raw white rice

1 cup yogurt/curd

20 mint leaves

1 teaspoon cooking oil

1/4 cup milk

1 inch ginger piece(finely chopped)

1 carrot (small) grated

Fresh coriander leaves (finely chopped)

Salt to taste

For Tempering

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

1 green chilli (chopped)

Pinch of Asafoetida/hing

8 curry leaves (fresh or dry)

Instructions

1. To prepare curd rice with mint flavor, first we need to wash and soak rice for 15 minutes.

2. Now take a deep pan or rice cooker, add 1 and 1/4 cups of water, soaked rice, mint leaves and pinch of salt in it. Cook the rice until they become very soft.

3. Now whisk the curd without adding water because this recipe required thick consistency of yogurt.

4. Mash the rice lightly and when rice cool completely, add whisked yogurt and Milk in it.

5. For Tempering – heat oil in a small pan, add mustard in hot oil, let it splutter. Then add fresh mint leaves, carrot,coriander leaves, curry leaves and salt.

6. Now pour seasoning and mix well, then keep them into refrigerator for about 30 minutes.

After 30 minutes Garnish them with Pomegranate seeds and mint leaves. Then mint flavor Curd rice is ready to serve…..Enjoy!!😊

Note

If you are using fresh yogurt/curd that time you can avoid adding milk.

When you ‘ll add curd and rice together, make sure rice should be cool.

For some spicy flavor you can also add little bit black pepper powder in it.