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)

 

South Indian Delicacy Medu Vada


Medu Vada/ Ulundu Vadai is a very popular south Indian snack. These are doughnut shape fritters which are made from urad daal.

Although medu vada especially served for breakfast but you can make it anytime as per your choice. Medu vada is a simple recipe to prepare from urad daal but challenging task is to getting the right shape, and for this the thing which is going to help is practice and after making 2 or 3 vadas you feel satisfied with vada shapes. Its not that complicated but yes it is not so easy recipe as well if you trying it in quick time. But i bet that you will realize the taste worth equal to your efforts. Basically medu vada is served with coconut chutney and sambhar but you can have it with your favorite chatni or sauce… So lets prepare it.

Ingredient

250 grams urad daal (split black lentils)
2 green chillies
1inch ginger piece (grated)
Pinch of asafoetida
Salt to taste
12 to 15 curry leaves
Oil for deep frying

Instructions

1. To prepare medu vada, first we need to wash and soak the urad dal for 5 to 6 hours or overnight.

2. Now drain the excess water from the daal and grind it along with curry leaves, green chillies and ginger to a smooth batter.

3. Add salt and asafoetida in it and mix well.(meanwhile heat the oil in a kadai or pan for frying the medu vada).

4. Now apply water on your both palm and take a spoonful batter in your hands.

5. Roll it and make a hole in the center, then gently slid the vada in to the oil.

6. Fry the medu vada on medium flame until it become golden in color.

7. Then remove it from the oil and keep it on the kitchen tissue paper.Likewise prepare the all vadas.

8. Serve hot with Coconut chutney or sambhar or as your choice.
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.

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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Instant Chilli Pickle



*Instant Chilli Pickle*

A quick & easy way
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Only 4 ingredients except chillies.

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(रेसिपी इंग्लिश और हिन्दी दोनों भाषा में उपलब्ध है)

The instant chilli pickle is a very quick and easy recipe to prepare. Just to prepare this recipe, we need to stir fry chillies alongwith spices however i am making it with a twist and hope you all going to like it.

We can make it ready within 10 to 12 minutes maximum. It is also good option for traveling bcoz it can be easily store for long time like one week or more according to weather. For this recipe you can use any fresh green pepper, according to your choice hot or normal. Lets begin to make this spicy pickle.

Ingredients

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250 grams green chillies
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp salt
1.5 tbsp cooking oil
1tbsp homemade mango pickle

1. Wash and chop the green chillies.

2. Heat oil in a thick bottomed pan.

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3. Now add chillies, turmeric powder and salt and mix well.

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4. Cover and cook for approx 2 to 3 minutes on low heat or till tender.

5. Now open the lid and add home made mango pickle.

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6. Stir fry for a minute on low heat.

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7. Now remove from the heat. And instant chilli pickle is ready.
Serve along with chapati, poori, paratha or as your choice….😊

(रेसिपी हिन्दी में)

*झटपट (इंस्टैंट) मिर्च का अचार*

(इस अचार में मिर्च के अलावा सिर्फ 4 चीज़ों का प्रयोग किया गया है)

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आवश्यक सामग्री

250 ग्राम हरी मिर्च
1 छोटी चम्मच हल्दी पाउडर
1 छोटी चम्मच नमक
1.5 बड़ी चम्मच तेल
1 बड़ी चम्मच घर पर बना आम का अचार

निर्देशानुसार बनाएं

1. हरी मिर्च को धोकर काट लें.

2. एक भारी तली के पैन में तेल गरम करें.

3. अब इसमें काटी गई हरी मिर्च, हल्दी, नमक और तेल डालकर अच्छी तरह मिला दें.

4. इसे ढककर 2 से 3 मिनट तक धीमी आंच पर पकाएं या मिर्च के मुलायम होने तक पकाएं.

5. अब ढक्क्न को हटाये और इसमें घर का बना आम का अचार डालकर अच्छी तरह मिला दें. और एक मिनट तक और पकाएं.

6. अब गैस को बंद कर दें. आपका झटपट मिर्च का अचार तैयार है . आप इसे चपाती,पूरी,पराठा या अपनी पसंद के अनुसार किसी भी चीज़ के साथ परोस सकते हैं . आप इसे अपने साथ लंबे सफर में भी ले जा सकते है क्योंकि इसे आप काफी दिन तक स्टोर कर सकते हैं यह जल्दी से ख़राब नहीं होता और बनने में भी आसान है इसलिए यह सफर के लिए अच्छा विकल्प है..😊

Potato Puffs Pastry


*Potato Puffs Pastry*
A very light pastry made in layers that expand when cooked, leaving large air pockets inside. Used for sweet or savoury dishes.Puff pastry has a reputation of being difficult to make…..but there is a simple and fast way to make a quick puff pastry.

Ingredients for stuffing

1.Medium boiled potatoes = 2
2.Small cubes of cottage cheese = 1/2 cup
3. Finely chopped onion(small) = 1
4. Cilantro leaves = 1tbsp
5. Grated ginger = 1tsp
6. Red chilli powder = 1tsp
7. Garam masala powder = 1/2 tsp
8.Chaat masala = 1 tsp
9. Cumin seeds = 1/2 tsp
10. Crushed coriander seeds = 1 tsp
11.Finely chopped green chilies = 2
12. Oil = 1tsp
13. Salt to taste

Ingredients for dough

1. All purpose flour = 2 cups
2. All purpose flour for dusting = 2 tbsp
3. Unsalted butter = 280gm
4. Cold water = 1/4 cup
5. White vinegar or lime juice = 2 tsp
6. Salt = 1/4 tsp

Instructions

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1. In a mixing bowl sieve all purpose flour and 1/4 tsp salt. Add white vinegar or lime juice and mix well.

2. Add 60 grams of unsalted butter and mash with your hand. Mix all the ingredients by rubbing between your palms.

3. Now add cold water, little at a time to make medium dough. Sprinkle some all purpose flour on working surface and knead dough for 7 minutes without adding water.

4. Transfer the dough in plastic or clingwrap and refrigerate it for about 20 minutes.

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5. Take 2 sticks of unsalted butter (approximately 200 grams and make sure butter is cold but not at room temperature) preferably on a cling wrap and roll it with rolling pin and make a rectangular sheet (approx 12 inch wide & 14 inch long) Refrigerate it for 20 minutes.

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6. Take out dough from refrigerator. Lightly dust working surface with all purpose flour and roll dough into a sheet. Place butter sheet in the centre of the dough sheet and remove cling warp. Cover the butter sheet with dough by folding the dough sheet from all the sides on top of the butter sheet.

7. Sprinkle some all purpose flour on the sheet and flip it. Sprinkle some more all purpose flour and roll the sheet again.

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8. Try to roll as even as possible. Now brush off extra flour from the sheet using a brush. Fold the sheet from left to the center and again fold the sheet from right to the center overlapping each other (brush off extra flour).

9. Cover it with cling wrap, place it in a tray and refrigerate it for 20 minutes.

10. Take out the sheet from the refrigerator, remove the cling wrap, sprinkle some all purpose flour on working station, place the sheet and roll it again. Brush off any extra all purpose flour using a brush.

11. Fold the sheet from left to the center and again fold the sheet from right to the center overlapping each other. Cover it with cling wrap and refrigerate it for 20 minutes. Repeat this step 3 more times.

12. Prepare stuffing: Heat pan on medium heat and add oil.

13. In hot oil add cumin seeds, crushed coriander seeds, chopped ginger and green chilies. Saute for 30 seconds and add chopped onion.

14. Again saute everything until onion turns translucent. Add turmeric powder, garam masala, chaat masala and mix well. Add small cubes of paneer and mix everything well. Add 1/4 tsp of black salt and few pinches of regular salt as per taste. Stir for 30 seconds and add boiled potatoes. Crush boiled potatoes to small chunks and mix well. Turn off the heat and add chopped cilantro leaves. Mix everything well and stuffing is ready.

15. Take out the sheet from the refrigerator, remove the cling wrap, sprinkle some all purpose flour on working station, place the sheet, put some all purpose flour on the sheet and roll it again. Try to roll it as even as possible. Once the sheet is completely rolled, cut the sides using a knife or pizza cutter to make it look like a perfect square/rectangle. Using knife/pizza cutter, you should be able to cut nine equal pieces from the sheet.

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16. Now take one of the nine pieces and Put 1 tbsp filling in the center. Lift top right corner and join it with left bottom corner. Seal it completely by pinching the edges together.

17. Take out a baking tray and put ready to bake puffs onto the tray. Bake it at 450F/230C for first 6 minutes. Then, bake it at 350F/175C for 14 minutes. Crispy, flaky and puffed up aloo patties are ready to serve….enjoy😊

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Rava Idli


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**Mix Veg Rava Idli **(In Microwave with cupcake moulds)
(रेसिपी इंग्लिश और हिन्दी दोनों भाषा में उपलब्ध है)

Ingredients

1. Rava (sooji,semolina) = 1 cup.
2. Yogurt = 1 cup.
3. Water = half cup.
4. Salt = as per taste.
5. Baking soda – 1/2 tsp.
6. Oil – 1 tbsp.
7. Finely chopped carrots = 2 tbsp.
8. Finely chopped capsicum = 2 tbsp.
9. Finely chopped cabbage = two tbsp.
10. Soaked gram lentil = 1 tbsp.
11. Mustard seeds = 1 tsp.
12. Curry leaves = 3 to 4.
13. Coriander leaves = 1 tbsp.

Instructions

1. Whisk the yogurt in a bowl and add semolina into it.

2. Mix them well and add all chopped vegetables and salt.

3. Whisk the mixture once again and leave the mixture for 20 minutes.

4. Put baking soda into the mixture after 20 minutes and mix it well.

5. Make sure that the mixture should not neither too thick nor too thin. You can add water if required.

6. Now heat 1 tsp oil and add mustard seeds,curry leaves and stirring till the mustard seeds crackle. Then add soaked gram lentils into it n roast them for 2 to 3 minutes.

7. Now pour this tempering over the idli batter and mix well.

8. Grease the cup cake moulds with minimum oil.

9. Now pour batter in all the cups of the mould. Fill only 1 tbsp batter in each cup.

10. Take half cup water in microwave safe dish and arrange these moulds in microwave dish.

11. Cook on high for 2 mins. Every cup needs 2 mins. You may find that the idlis are uncooked in the centre. You can cook it 20 secs more.

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

Now garnish with crushed cashews and coriander leaves . Mix veg microwave cup cake idlis are ready to serve…..😊

**मिक्स वेज रवा इडली**
(माइक्रोवेव में,कपकेक मोल्डस के साथ)

आवश्यक सामग्री
1. सूजी (रवा) = 1 कप
2. दही = 1 कप
3. पानी = आधा कप
4. नमक स्वादानुसार
5. बेकिंग सोडा = 1/2 छोटी चम्मच
6. तेल = 1 बड़ी चम्मच
7. बारीक़ कटी गाजर = 2 बड़ी चम्मच.
8. बारीक़ कटी शिमला मिर्च = 2 बड़ी चम्मच
9. बारीक़ कटी बंद गोभी = 2 बड़ी चम्मच
10. भीगी हुई चना दाल = 1 बड़ी चम्मच
11. सरसो के दाने = 1 छोटी चम्मच
12. करी पत्ता = 3 से 4
13. धनिया पत्ती = 1 बड़ी चम्मच

निर्देशानुसार बनाएं…

1. एक कटोरे में दही लें और उसे अच्छी तरह फैंट कर उसमे सूजी मिला लें.

2. इस मिश्रण में कटी हुई सब्जियां और नमक डालकर अच्छी तरह मिला लें और 20 मिनट के लिए ढककर एक तरफ रख दें

3. 20 मिनट बाद इसमें बेकिंग सोडा डालकर अच्छे से मिलाएं. घोल न तो अधिक मोटा होना चाहिए और न ही पतला होना चाहिए. इसलिए आवशक्तानुसार आप पानी का प्रयोग कर सकते हैं.

4. अब एक छोटी चम्मच तेल गरम करें .इसमें सरसो के दाने और करी पत्ता डाले. सरसो के दाने चटकने तक इसे चलायें और चना दाल डालकर 2 मिनट तक भूने.

5. अब इसे इडली के मिश्रण पर डाले और अच्छे से मिला दें.

6. कप केक मॉल्डस को ग्रीस करें .और एक बड़ी चम्मच इडली का मिश्रण कप में डालें ऐसे ही सभी कप को तैयार करें.

7. माइक्रोवेव सेफ डिश में आधा कप पानी लें और कप केक मोल्ड्स उसमे रख दें. अधिकतम तापमान पर 2 मिनट पकाएं. माइक्रोवेव से बाहर निकाल कर 2 मिनट तक ढककर रखें.

8. अगर इडली केंद्र से अच्छी तरहा नहीं पक पाई है तो 20 सेकंड के लिए और माइक्रोवेव करें.

9. मिक्स वेज रवा इडली तैयार है इसे धनिया पत्ती और काजू के टुकड़ो से सजाएं और परोसें…😊