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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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 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 ℃. 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….😊

Tomato Mozzarella Bites


*Tomato Mozzarella Bites*

(रेसिपी इंग्लिश और हिन्दी दोनों भाषा में उपलब्ध है)

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Tomato Mozzarella bite is a simple Italian salad, made of cherry tomatoes, green basil and sliced fresh mozzarella. Here, cherry tomatoes, basil and mozzarella pieces are marinated in olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt and pepper. This is perfect starter for summer time. It is made to resemble the colors of the Italian flag…Red, white and green…lets begin to make this tasty and healthy starter.

Ingredients

20 cherry tomatoes
20 fresh mozzarella pieces
20 fresh basil leaves
1 tsp olive oil
Salt to taste
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
Black pepper powder
20 toothpicks
Monte carlo Rosemary herb for Garnish.

Instructions

1. Wash tomatoes and basil before using them.

2. Now place a tomato, basil leaf and mozzarella piece on each toothpick.

3. Place on serving plate and whisk together the olive oil and vinegar.

4. Now sprinkle some salt, black pepper powder and Monte Carlo rosemary herb.

Now this cute bite is ready for serve…. bite everything off the toothpick all at once.

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Tomato Mozzarella Bites

आवश्यक सामग्री

20 चेरी टोमेटो
20 ताज़ा मोज़्ज़रेल्ला टुकड़े
20 ताज़ा बेसिल पत्तिया
1 छोटी चम्मच जैतून का तेल
नमक स्वादानुसार
1 बड़ी चम्मच बलसमिक विनेगर
काली मिर्च पाउडर
20 टूथ पिक्स
रोजमेरी हर्ब गार्निश करने के लिए

निर्देशानुसार बनाएं

1. टमाटर और बेसिल पत्तियो को धोकर साफ़ कर लें

2. अब एक टूथ पिक लें उसमे एक टमाटर, बेसिल पत्ती, मोज़्ज़रेल्ला टुकड़ा लगाएं

3. सर्विंग प्लेट में रखें और जैतून के तेल और विनेगर डालकर अच्छे से हिलाएं

4. अब नमक, काली मिर्च और रोजमैरी हर्ब मिलाएं

अब ये बाइट्स परोसने के लिए तैयार हैं….