Tahini Paste And Tahini Sauce Recipe


Tahini is a paste which is made from grounded sesame seeds. Tahini is a popular staple in Middle East, here are many ways to use tahini… like sauces for meat and vegetables.

Tahini has lots of positive points, it is high in calcium and protein and lots of nutrients those help fight inflammation and provide cardiovascular support.

Preparing tahini is so quick and that we can do with two ingredients, so lets get start to make this easy peasy tahini paste today.

Ingredients

100 gram sesame seeds
2 table spoon olive oil

Instructions

1. To prepare tahini, first of all we need to toast the sesame seeds.

2. Take a heavy bottomed pan add sesame seeds in it, and toast them gently on low flame.

3. When they turns light brown in color, turn off the heat and set them aside to cool.

4. Now add olive oil and sesame seeds in to the food processor, pulse until it become a thick paste form.

5. Now tahini paste is ready, store it in little glass jar.

Tahini Sauce is a popular dip in middle east. Its made from tahini paste and especially used with burgers, falafel and snacks.

Ingredients
2 table spoon tahini paste
1 table spoon water
1 tea spoon lemon juice
1/4 tea spoon salt
1 tea spoon fresh parsley

Instructions

1. To prepare tahini sauce ,grind all them together until sauce is become creamy in texture.

(You can also add garlic in this sauce mixture)

 

Pink Lemonade


Pink Lemonade is a super cool and quick recipe. This is one of the best recipe too for summer which all age group going to enjoy. Moreover it will explore and show your creativity through this cool drink as different from normal routine drink. 

There are multiple ways of making Lemonade or pink lemonade, here i am using mixed berry juice and plain soda for making pink lemonade. This is perfect mocktail recipe for summer parties.

Ingredients
2 can chilled plain soda
1/4 cup mixed berry juice
2 tea spoon lemon juice
1/2 tsp ginger juice
1 table spoon powder sugar
8 mint leaves
Ice cubes

Instructions

1. To prepare pink Lemonade, first of all add soda, lemon juice, powder sugar, mint leaves in a pitcher and mix them well.

2. Now add ice cubes and mixed berry juice in it and mix well.

3. Now pour this drink into glasses and top with mint leaves. Serve chilled!!😊

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.

Lauki Khoa Burfi


Bottle gourd or Lauki is a very common Indian vegetable and it is full of nutritional value. It is highly recommended in Ayurveda. There are lots of healthy recipes of bottle gourd but… in my thoughts only few are tasty out of them, because i am not lauki lover😜. So today I am sharing a tasty one which is very delicious in taste and also healthy during festival season. Yes this is bottle gourd burfi. This is very easy recipe you can make this sweet on any festival or when you like eat somthing sweet. In this recipe i am using only few ingredients.. grated bottle gourd, sugar, khoa or milk powder and some nuts only……

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Ingredients

1.5 cup grated bottle gourd

1/2 cup + 1tbsp sugar

1/2 cup Khoa or milk powder

2 tbsp pure ghee

1 tbsp chironji

1/2 tsp green cardamom powder

1 tbsp almonds (Chopped)

1 tbsp melon seeds

1 or 2 drops of green food color(optional)

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Instructions

1. First squeeze out the excess water from grated bottle gourd.

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2. Now heat a thick bottomed pan and add 2 tbsp of ghee and grated bottle gourd in it.

 

3. Mix it well and cover and cook it on low flame for 6 to 7 minutes.

4. Meanwhile grease a plate with ghee.

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5. Now add sugar and mix well. Again cover and cook for 5 minutes.

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6. After 5 minutes add milk powder,  cardamom powder, and some nuts in it.(stir continuousl)

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7. Cook it for few more minutes until it turn thick in consistency. Now Add green food color and mix well.

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8. Remove from heat, pour into the greased tray and spread evenly.

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9. Sprinkle melon seeds crushed dry fruits  and chironji on it. Keep aside and when it cool completely cut into desire shapes…. serve and enjoy!!

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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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Quick And Easy Veg Sandwich


*Quick & Easy Veg Sandwich*

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Today i am going to share my all time favorite recipe, Vegetable Sandwich… Whenever i feel that i am in need of taste, nutritions and quick one, i prefer to go only for sandwiches 😊. Sandwiches has endless varieties but this is very simple and basic recipe. In this recipe i used healthy vegetables. The health benefits of vegetables usually show in long run by improving your overall health and keeping the internal systems in perfect condition. So this is the easy and tasty way of eating vegetables daily. And also perfect meal for kids lunch box. So lets prepare this easy sandwich with Roop…😊

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Ingredients

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2 bread slices(white or brown)

2 tsp cheese spread(low fat)

1 cheese slice(low fat)

5 to 6 cucumber slices

2 leaves lettuce

3 to 4 slices tomato

2 pinch Black pepper powder

1/2 pinch Salt

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Instructions

 

1. Cut off the edges of the slices of bread and apply cheese spread to one side of both breads.

 

2. Place lettuce,tomato slices , cheese slice,cucumber slices,sprinkle some salt and  black pepper powder,cover with another  bread slice and press lightly.

 

3. Serve with fresh orange and carrot juice….. Enjoy😊!!

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Instant Khoa Peda


*Instant Khoa Peda*

#Navratri #Special

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There are many varities and flavors of Peda like chocolate peda, kesar peda and normal peda. Today i am going to share basic peda recipe because we are in Navratri fasting period. Recipe is very simple which contains Khoya, powder sugar and dry fruits. This is one of the old indian traditional sweet and famous for its taste. So lets start making this yummy sweet….😊

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Ingredients

1/2 cup khoa

1/2 + 1 tbsp powder sugar

1 tsp green cardamom powder

1 tsp coarsely grounded pistachios

 

Instructions

 

1. Take a big plate add khoa, powder sugar and cardamom powder in it.

 

2. Mix them very well with greased hands.

 

3. Now make smooth lemon sized ball out of the mixture and slightly flatten the balls by pressing gently with your palm.

 

4. Garnish with grounded pistachios and serve with cold or hot milk as your choice ….during Navratri this is very good option for dessert.

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