Healthy Vegetable Poha


Poha or Rice flakes are very good source of instant energy. It is very light and easy to digest, not only these benefits, even it is a good source of vital minerals, vitamins and iron too.


You can have it in different forms like fried, with milk, with yogurt and plain as well.

Poha is perfect for breakfast but you can have this as a snack too and replace unhealthy snacks with that like, chips and junk food. We all are very well aware about that it is light, healthy and good for diabetic patient as well, but once we add mix vegetables in it, they gives us additional benefits with yummy taste. It is easy to make recipe so lets prepare this healthy meal today.

Ingredients
1 cup poha/ flatten rice/rice flakes.
2 table spoon peanuts (dry roasted)
1 table spoon clarified butter
1/2 tea spoon mustard seeds
1/3 tea spoon cumin seeds
6 to 7 curry leaves
1 lime
1 cup finely chopped mixed vegetables ( i used carrot, cabbage, green peas, capsicum)
2 Green chillies (chopped)
1 Onion (finely chopped)
1/2 tea spoon turmeric
50 gram fresh coriander (finely chopped)
2 table spoon fresh pomegranate seeds for garnishing
Salt to taste

Instructions

1. To prepare healthy vegetable poha firstly we need to wash the poha and drain the water completely, and then keep it aside.

2. Take a pan and heat clarified butter in it. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and once they start to splutter add onion and curry leaves in it.

3. After 2 to 3 minutes add mixed vegetables in it. Saute them until they become soft.

4. Now add green chillies, salt turmeric and then cover the pan with lid and cook it for 2 to 3 minutes on low heat.

5. Now add poha and mix it very well, then add roasted peanuts and lime juice and mix well.

6. Now turn off the flame and garnish it with fresh pomegranate seeds and fresh coriander leaves.


Now the yummy healthy poha is ready to serve.
Serve hot with plain yogurt or anything as per your choice.😊 Enjoy!!

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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!!😊

Moong Daal Potli Or Deep Fried Split Green Gram Pouch


Moong Daal Potli or Deep Fried Split Green Gram pouch is a starter Recipe. These mini pouchs are inspired by the Asian Wontons, momos, dimsums and dumplings. It taste really good, and also looks very unique because of their shapes. In this recipe i am using moong daal stuffings, but you can stuffed them with mix vegetables, dry fruits, noodles and many more, based on your choice. Although i am sharing deep fried version of this recipe, but if you want a healthier alternative, then you can also bake them.

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This is super easy to wrap stuffing… It might be little struggling in the beginning but after two or three potli, you going to feel that you are expert in potli making😜this is the funny part of this recipe😃😃So lets begin to make our daal potli…..

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Ingredients

1 1/2 cup refined flour

2 tblsp clarified butter

Salt to taste

Water as needed

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For stuffing

1/2 cup split skinless green gram (Soaked)

Pinch of Asafoetida(hing)

1 tsp garam masala

1 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp dry mango powder(amchoor)

2 tblsp coriander powder

2 tblsp coarsely grounded fennel seeds

2 tsp oil

1 tsp salt

1.5 tsp raisins

1 tblsp chopped almonds

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Instructions

1. Take a big bowl, add refined flour, clarified butter and salt in it. Mix well.

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2. Now add enough water and knead the dough, cover and keep aside for 30 minutes.

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3. To prepare the stuffing, coarsely ground the soaked moong daal (without water)as shown in pictures.

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4. Now heat a non stick pan, add 2 tsp cooking oil in it. Then add all spices, chopped almonds, raisins and grounded moong daal in it. Saute for 3 to 4 minutes (stir continuously).

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5. Now turn off the flame and transfer the mixture into a bowl.

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6. Now divide the dough into ten equal sized portion and roll into balls.

7. Flatten them slightly with your palm to form discs. And roll out the  discs into small pooris, then apply little water on edges.

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8. Now place 2 tsp stuffing in the center, form the pleats of pouch. Evenly and carefully pinch together the edges of the poori to form pleats and complete them as a pouch shape(as shown in pictures).

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10. Now your Delicious Moong daal pouchs are ready to eat….Serve them hot with hot cup of tea….enjoy!!😊

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*Basic Muffins Recipe*(Eggless)


*Basic Muffins Recipe*(Eggless)

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Nothing can be tastier than having muffins in such cold weather along with hot cup of tea.. Its my favorite treat during winters and i am sure most of you going to like it so that is why i am sharing the easy recipe here… This is eggless recipe… In this recipe, i used all basic ingredients which are easily available in our kitchen.. If you want, you can also add any flavor as per choice to convert these muffins flavorful like chocolate, fruits etc… So lets begin this super yummy recipe with few easy steps.

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Ingredients

1 cup refined flour

2 tblsp milk powder (Optional)

1/2 cup Melted butter

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

2 tsp vanilla essence

3 tbsp yogurt (whisked)

1/2 cup condensed milk

Luke warm milk as required

1 tblsp Chopped dryfruits  (Optional)

1 tblsp Powder sugar

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Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease moulds or paper cups.

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2. Take butter, condensed milk, vanilla essence and powdered sugar in a bowl and cream together till light. Sieve milk powder into the bowl and continue to mix.

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3. Sieve refined flour, baking powder and baking soda into the bowl and mix it well.

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4. Add whisked yogurt to correct the consistency. If the batter is still thick add a little milk and mix again .

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5. Pour into the greased moulds or paper cups and sprinkle some chopped dryfruits. Tap the moulds lightly to even the batter.

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6. Place them in the preheated oven and bake at 170°C for 20- 25 minutes.

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7. After that check the muffin with inserting a tooth pick in it. If tooth pick comes out clean, its done. If its not clean then bake them again about 3 to 4 minutes then remove from the oven and let them cool before demoulding. Serve hot or cold with hot cup of tea or coffee……😊Enjoy!!

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Milk Powder Muffins


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**Milk Powder Muffins (Eggless)**
(रेसिपी इंग्लिश और हिन्दी दोनों भाषा में उपलब्ध है)

Ingredients

1.Refined flour = 1 cup.

2. Milk powder = 1/2 cup.

3. Melted butter = 1/2 cup

4. Cornflour/ corn starch = 2 tblspn.

5. Baking powder = 1 tsp.

6. Baking soda = 1/2 tsp.

7. Green cardamom powder = 1/4 tsp

8. Yogurt (whisked) =3 tbspn

9. Condensed milk = 1/2 cup.

10. Milk as required

11. Chopped dryfruits = 1 tbspn

12. Powder sugar = 1 tbspn.

Instructions

1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease moulds or paper cups.

2. Take butter, condensed milk and powdered sugar in a bowl and cream together till light. Sieve milk powder into the bowl and continue to mix.

3. Sieve refined flour, cornflour, baking powder, baking soda and green cardamom powder into the bowl and mix.

4. Add whisked yogurt to correct the consistency. If the batter is still thick add a little milk and mix.

5. Pour into the greased moulds or paper cups and sprinkle some chopped dryfruits. Tap the moulds lightly to even the batter. Place them in the preheated oven and bake at 170°C for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and let them cool before demoulding. Serve warm or cold……😊

मिल्क पाउडर मफिन्स**

आवश्यक सामग्री

1. मैदा = 1 कप
2. दही(फैंटी हुई) = 3 बड़ी चम्मच
3. कन्डेंस्ड मिल्क = आधा कप
4. दूध = आवश्यकतानुसार
5. मक्खन = आधा कप
6. बेकिंग पाउडर = 1 छोटी चम्मच
7. बेकिंग सोडा = आधा छोटी चम्मच
8. हरी इलाइची पाउडर = 1/4 छोटी चम्मच
9. कटे हुए मेवा = 1 चम्मच
10. पाउडर चीनी = 1 बड़ी चम्मच
11. कॉर्न फ्लॉर या कॉर्न स्टार्च = 2 बड़ी चम्मच.
12. मिल्क पाउडर = आधा कप

निर्देशानुसार बनाएं

1.ओवन को 180℃ पर प्रीहीट करें.मफिन्स मॉल्डस या पेपर कप को ग्रीस करें

2. एक बड़ी बाउल में मक्खन,कन्डेंस्ड मिल्क व् पाउडर चीनी को अच्छी तरह फैंट लें. अब इसमें मिल्क पाउडर छान कर अच्छी तरह मिक्स करें.

3. अब इस मिक्सचर में मैदा,कॉर्न फ्लॉर,बेकिंग पाउडर,बेकिंग सोडा,हरी इलाईची पाउडर को एक साथ छान कर मिक्स करें

4. अब दही को इस मिक्सचर में मिलाए और यदि मिक्सचर की कंसिस्टेंसी सही नहीं है तो आवश्यकता अनुसार दूध मिलाकर इसे स्मूथ बनाएं

5. मिक्सचर को मॉल्डस में डाले और कटे हुए मेवा इनके ऊपर लगाएं. मॉल्डस को टैप करके मिक्सचर को समानरूप में फैलाए और प्रीहीटटिड ओवन में 170℃ पर 30 मिनट तक बेक करें. ओवन से बाहर निकालने के बाद ठंडा होने पर ही मोल्ड से या पेपर कप से बाहर निकालें. आप इन्हें गरम और ठंडा किसी भी तरह परोस सकते हैं….😊