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…๐Ÿท๐Ÿ™‚

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!!

Tangy Lemon Pickle


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Handmade pickles are always the demanding pickles and reasons are very simple – we can trust the ingredients, we can trust the hygiene quality and moreover we all in love with that taste. Being expert in making almost all pickles, my grandmother always the best in making lemon pickle.

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As a part of learning and also with intention to share that home made demanding recipe with you all – today i am going to follow the same which i learnt from massive experience holder my grand mother.

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This is very easy recipe as ingredients are very easily available like basic spices salt, turmeric, chilli, some pickle spices kalonji mustard and all. I am also using oil because oil preserve lemon pickle for longer time. In this recipe you can also use limes instead of lemons.

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Ingredients

15 to 17 lemons

1 tsp Kalonji

1 tsp turmeric

1 tsp black pepper powder

2 tblsp mustard oil

2 tblsp rock salt

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

3 to 4 pinch Asafoetida

1 tsp red chilli powder

 

Instructions

 

1. Take a deep pan and boil 3 cups of water in it.

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2. Now turn the heat slow and add washed lemons in it. Let them simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.

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3. After 15 minutes, turn off the heat and drain out the water from lemons. Let them cool completely.

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4. Now cut them in quarters or as per your desired shapes and deseed them.

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5. Now add black pepper, salt, chilli powder, turmeric in it and mix well.

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6. Now heat mustard oil in tadka pan. When oil is that hot that you can see smoke coming out of it, add mustard seeds in it. Then add kalonji and Asafoetida and remove the pan from the heat and add it into the spice mixed lemons chunks.

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7. Mix it very well. Now tangy lemon pickle is ready. You can enjoy this tangy lemon pickle with rice, paratha, poori or as your choice……enjoy!!!๐Ÿ˜Š

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Paneer Tikka (Prepared in Oven)


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Today i am going to share an easy and super tempting recipe …. Yup this is spicy Paneer tikka recipe … Although the most traditional way is to cook it in clay oven or we can use stove but i am going to use oven method which is best and time efficient. Paneer tikka can be used as starter of your party or you can use it as side dish. This recipe uses hung curd and other spices as marinade. Colorful veggies and cottage cheese cubes makes it tempting and tasty .. So lets begin to make this super tempting starter in oven..

 

Ingredients

 

300 gm cottage cheese or paneer

1 Onion

1 Green capsicum

1 Yellow capsicum

1 Red capsicum

 

To Marinade

 

1 Cup hung yogurt

1 tsp ginger paste

1 tsp mixed spice or garam masala

1 tsp coriander powder

1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder

1 tsp cumin powder

1 tsp chat masala

Bamboo skewers as needed

Salt to taste

 

Instructions

1. If you are using wooden skewers like me then submerge in the water for 15 to 20 minutes. At the time of using, wipe them. And if using metal skewers, use as it is, no need to soak them.

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2. For hung curd you need to take yogurt in muslin cloth, put it in the strainer for 1-2 hrs and let all the water drain out).

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3. Meanwhile cut veggies into 1 inch and cube the paneer (as shown in pictures).

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4. Now add this thick yogurt in a bowl. And add all the spices, ginger paste and salt in it, Mix it well.

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5. Now mix all ingredients together and cover it with plastic wrap and let paneer and veggies marinade in the fridge for at least 4 hrs.

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6. Now preheat the oven to 180 โ„ƒ. Meanwhile line a baking tray with aluminum foil.

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7. Apply some oil on prepared tray and then arrange the veggies and paneer on the prepared skewer(as shown in pictures).

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8. Apply some oil on the prepared tikka sticks and bake them in preheated oven for about 12-15 minutes.

 

9. After 15 minutes remove it, flip it and brush with oil and then again bake for 10-12 minutes.

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Now hot spicy paneer tikka is ready to serve… Garnish with lemon slices and enjoy paneer tikka with spicy green chutney….๐Ÿ˜Š

Homemade Cottage Cheese Or Paneer


 

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Cottage cheese or paneer is one of the easiest cheese to make, If you’ve never tried making cheese, you’ll be amazed to learn that it can be as fast and easier as making tea๐Ÿ˜œ. Cheese making recipe is easy, quick and very useful. Cheese can be used in different ways, you can use it as salad, dessert, vegetables, plain or some other uses. Cottage cheese is easily available in market but homemade cheese is more comfortable to use because its pure and hygienic.

Its require few ingredients..So lets begin to make this useful recipe..

 

Ingredients


1.5 liter Milk

2 tbsp or as required white vinegar or lemon juice.

ย Instructions


 

1. First boil the milk on high heat in a thick bottomed pan.

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2.As soon as milk starts boiling turn the heat medium and then add white vinegar or lime juice in it. Keep on stirring the milk very slowly with a spoon.

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3. In about 2-3 minutes complete whey will be seprated from paneer, pour the curdled milk into pan or bowl lined with a thin cotton napkin.

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4.Once you are done adding all the curdle milk then bring together the edges of the cotton napkin and gently squeeze out the remaining whey from it.

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5. Rinse the collected bundle of paneer in water this will get rid of the after taste and smell of both lime juice or vinegar,keep a weight on the paneer bundle for 1 to 2 hrs.

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6. Paneer is ready now,take out paneer in a plate and cut in cubes Or as ur choice.๐Ÿ˜Šwp-1481317658396.jpg