Healthy Coconut Popsicles


Only 3 ingredients (except water)

Coconut milk is a good source of several vitamins and minerals.

It can improve the health of the digestive system and promote digestion. Coconut milk can be used in a variety of recipes and today i am going to share one of them. It is coconut milk Popsicles, this is very easy recipe and very healthy for kids and all other ages.

In this recipe we will make coconut Popsicle with fresh coconut milk and some other ingredients.

Ingredients

1 fresh coconut
1/2 cup condensed milk
1 tea spoon custard powder

Instructions

1. To prepare healthy coconut Popsicle, first of all crack coconut shell and remove coconut from it.

2. Now cut the coconut in small chunks or you can grate them.

3. Now add 1 cup of water and coconut chunks in blender and grind them very well.

4. Strain this mixture into muslin cloth and squeez out all the coconut milk from the muslin cloth.

5. Now coconut milk is ready, pour this milk in a sauce pan add condensed milk, 1 tea spoon custard powder in it and mix well.

6. After mixing, boil this mixture and set aside to cool.

7. Pour this mixture evenly into the popsicle moulds and keep it into the freezer at least 3.5 hours or overnight.

To easily remove the ice pops, run under water to help loosen from the mould.

Then serve and enjoy!!

I like Coconut flakes in my coconut Popsicles so i add 2 tea spoon coconut flakes in it.

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!!😊

Dahi Vada


“Dahi vada” is part of top street food list within North India and especially in Delhi.

It can be prepare from split moong daal(yellow lentil) or split urad daal (white lentil). But today i am sharing combination of both lentils recipe, that means in this recipe dahi vadas are prepared from mix of both lentils moong and urad daal.

Actually vadas are deep fried dumplings which are served in chilled yogurt with spicy green and sweet tamarind chatni. For make it more special we sprinkle fresh grounded spices on it which gives nice aroma and makes it more tempting . So lets prepare this mouth watering dish today..😊


Ingredients

1/2 cup split moong lentil/daal
1/2 cup split urad daal/white lentil
1/2 tea spoon black pepper powder
8 to 10 pepper corn (optional)
1/3 tea spoon black pepper powder
pinch of Asafoetida
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying

For serving
1 cup chilled yogurt (whisked)
Coriander chutney as per taste.
Sweet tamarind chutney as per taste.
Pinch of roasted cumin powder
Pinch of chat masala
Pinch of black pepper powder
Pinch of salt or as per taste

Instructions

1. To prepare Dahi Vadas – first of all wash the both lentils and soak them separately with enough water for 6-7 hours.

2. Drain the excess water and grind them together with the help of little water. ( make sure you do not grind it to a fine paste).

3. Now take a big bowl and add this mixture in it and then beat the mixture till the mixture gets fluffy.

4. Now add salt, black pepper powder, pepper corn, asafoetida in it and mix well.

5. Heat the oil and take out 1 tea spoon of batter and gently put it in the oil. Place as many as possible at a time.

6. Fry these balls on medium flame until they turns golden in color.

7. Place an absorbent paper on the plate and take them out on it.

8. Now Vadas are ready for serving.

9. For serving—-
1. Take 2 cups of warm water in a big bowl and dip 8 to10 vadas in this warm water for at least 15 to 20 minutes.

2. After 15 minutes take them out from the water and squeeze the water out and keep them in serving plate.

3. Pour the chilled yogurt over them, then add some green chatni and tamarind chatni.

4. Now sprinkle some black pepper powder, salt, roasted cumin powder on it and garnish with mint or coriander leaves….Now this super tempting Dahi vadas are ready to be served… 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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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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Tricolor Milky Heart Bite


*Tricolor Milky Heart Bite*

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(रेसिपी हिन्दी और इंग्लिश दोनों भाषा में उपलब्ध है)

Tricolor milky heart bite is my own creation to add more sweet taste on the occasion of Indian Republic day. This sweet and salty dessert is made of bread and thick milk spread. Though i am trying to add more worth to special day however you can make this quick and easy dessert on your kids birthday party or any other kitty party. So lets celebrate Republic day with tricolor milky heart bite.

Ingredients

6 slices of white bread

1 cup full cream milk

1/2 cup sugar for sugar syrup

1/2 cup water

2 tbsp mix dry fruits (crushed)

Pinch of orange food color

Pinch of green food color

3 tbsp coconut powder

1/2 tsp sugar for milk

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Instructions

1. In a medium saucepan – mix sugar and water together. Let it boil, stir it until sugar get dissolved. Keep aside to cool.

2. On medium heat, in a thick bottomed pan add milk and let it boil until it becomes thick like condensed milk. (Stir constantly)

3. Now add sugar and dry fruits in it and mix well. Then remove from the heat and keep aside to cool.

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4. Cut all the bread slices in heart shape.

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5. Now dip one bread slice in sugar syrup only just for a second and take out press lightly and then keep it in plate. Likewise another slice (as shown in picture).

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6. Now spread milky dry fruits mixture on the top of one slice and cover it from the another slice. (As shown in picture).

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7. Now coat it with coconut powder. And keep aside.

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8. Now divide sugar syrup in two equal parts and mix orange & green color separately.

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9. Likewise first heart bite, prepare another two in orange & Green color (as shown in picture). And before serving keep them into refrigerator for 2 hrs. Then sprinkle some dry fruits and serve chilled……Enjoy Happy Republic Day!!

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वन्दे मातरम…..🇮🇳

【रेसिपी हिन्दी में】

आवश्यक सामग्री

6 सफ़ेद ब्रेड

1 कप फुल क्रीम दूध

1कप चीनी (चाशनी के लिए)

1 कप पानी

2 बड़ी चम्मच मिक्स सूखे मेवा (दरदरे कुटे)

एक पिंच संतरी रंग (खाने वाला)

एक पिंच हरा रंग (खाने वाला)

1/2 छोटी चम्मच चीनी दूध में डालने के लिए

3 बड़ी चम्मच नारियल पाउडर

निर्देशानुसार बनाएं

1. एक पैन में 1 कप चीनी और 1कप पानी को चलाते हुए एक साथ उबालें. चीनी के पानी में अच्छी तरह घुल जाने के बाद गैस बंद कर दें. और चाशनी को ठंडा होने के लिए एक तरफ रख दें.

2. एक भारी तली के पैन में मध्यम आंच पर दूध को लगातार चलाते हुए उबालें. जब दूध कंडेंस्ड मिल्क की तरह गाढ़ा हो जाए इसमें चीनी और सूखे मेवा डालकर अच्छी तरह मिलाएं. गैस बंद कर दें और एक तरफ ठंडा होने के लिए रख दें

3. सभी ब्रेड की स्लाइसेस को 💙हार्ट शेप में काट लें

4. अब एक स्लाइस को चाशनी में 1 सेकंड के लिए भिगोए और बाहर निकाल कर हल्के हाथ से दबाए और एक प्लेट में रख ले. इसी प्रकार दूसरी ब्रेड स्लाइस को तैयार करें.

5. अब चाशनी से निकाली गई एक स्लाइस के ऊपर दूध और सूखेमेवा वाले मिक्सचर को फैलाए. अब उसके ऊपर दूसरी स्लाइस रख कर इसे कवर करें.

6.अब इस तैयार की गई बाइट को नारियल पाउडर से अच्छी तरह कवर करें.

7. अब चाशनी को दो बराबर हिस्सो में बांट लें. एक हिस्से में संतरी रंग मिलाए और दूसरे में हरा रंग मिलाए. अब इन दोनों रंग की चाशनी में ब्रेड स्लाइस को भिगोकर वैसे ही तैयार करें जैसे पहली हार्ट बाइट को किया था.

8. सभी बाइट्स के तैयार हो जाने के बाद इन्हें 2 घंटे फ्रीज़ में रखे और उसके बाद सूखे मेवा से सजाकर परोसें…….गणतंत्र दिवस की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं……..वन्दे मातरम।।

Shells with Broccoli


*Shells with Broccoli*

(रेसिपी इंग्लिश और हिन्दी दोनों भाषा में उपलब्ध है)

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This dish is so incredible and really easy to make and you just have to do very minimal preparation. Its not only delicious and heathy all your kids and all home adults going to love it. To prepare this dish we need only few ingredients. So lets begin to prepare this yummy dish.

Ingredients

1 cup shell pasta

1 cup Broccoli florets With1 inch

stem

1 tbsp olive oil

1.5 tbsp butter

1/2 tsp salt

Black pepper powder according to taste

1.5 tsp natural white vinegar

1/2 tsp dried oregano

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Instructions

1. Heat 3.5 cup of water in a big sauce pan and boil pasta shells and broccoli together for about 8 to 10 minutes or until both are tender, stirring occasionally.

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2. Drain and set aside.

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3. In a pan over low heat, heat oil and butter until you see them pure melted.

4. Add oregano, salt, black pepper powder and after 30 seconds add  boiled pasta shells and broccoli. Toss with vinegar and oregano mixture.

5. Sprinkle some herbs and serve hot….Enjoy!!😊

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रेसिपी हिन्दी में)

आवश्यक सामग्री

1 कप शैल पास्ता

1 कप ब्रोकली के फूल 1-1 इंच के टुकड़ो में

1 बड़ी चम्मच जैतून का तेल

1.5 बड़ी चम्मच मक्खन

आधा छोटी चम्मच नमक

काली मिर्च पीसी हुई स्वादानुसार

1.5 छोटी चम्मच सफ़ेद सिरका

1/2 छोटी चम्मच ओरगेनो हर्ब

निर्देशानुसार बनाएं

1. एक बड़े पतीले में 3.5 कप पानी उबाले उसमे ब्रोक्ली और शैल पास्ता को एक साथ 8 से 10 मिनट तक उबालें या दोनों के मुलायम होने तक उबालें और समय अंतराल पर चलाते रहें.

2. पानी से छानकर अलग रखें

3. एक पैन में मक्खन और तेल को धीमी आंच पर अच्छी तरह पिघल जाने तक गरम करें.

4. अब इसमें औरगेनो, काली मिर्च पाउडर, नमक, डालकर 30 सेकंड तक भूनें उसके बाद इसमें शैल्स और ब्रोकली मिलाएं. अब इसमें सफ़ेद सिरका डालकर अच्छी तरह मिक्स करें

5. अब इसके ऊपर कुछ फ्रेश या ड्राई हर्ब्स छिड़के और गरम-गरम परोसें😊

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