Navratri Festival is going on and many devotees of mata rani observe the fast during these nine days. So you can make this sabudana tikki as a snack. Also, you can have it any of the year not only in fast. Sabudana Tikki are a delicious snack meal which is made by combining the soaked sabudana with potato and is flavoured with some Indian spices. The patties are then pan fried with a little bit of oil on both the sides till it is crispy and golden brown.
PREP TIME : 5-6 HRS COOK TIME : 15 MIN TIKKIS : 9-10
Sabudana – 1 Cup
Potato – 2 (Boil)
Green Chilli – 3-4
Peanuts – 3-4 tsp
Black Pepper – 1/2 tsp
Lemon – 1 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp powder
Curry Leaves (optional )
STEP BY STEP METHOD WITH PICTURES :
STEP 1 : Wash and soak sabudana for 4 to 5 hours. Drain them completely. Add boil potatoes.
STEP 2 : Mashed potato then add Salt, chopped green chilli, cumin powder, lemon juice, black paper, coriander leaves.
STEP 3 : Now Add roasted and slightly crushed peanuts. mix very well.
STEP 4 : Spread oil on your hand and start shaping the tikkis. Follow the following step which is shown below.
STEP 5 : Heat oil in a flat non stick pan and place the tikkis and cook it on both the side till it is crisp and golden brown on both the sides.
STEP 6 : Once cooked from other side, remove them on the paper. Serve yummy sabudana tikki with curd.
Bati/ Batti a crisp and melt in mouth. Today i am going to give dal bati recipe in maharashtrian style. This recipe is my mother’s version, that can be made at home, without using any oven or roasting equipment. Its very simple recipe, that you should try, and tastes as good too.
SERVES : 2-3 PREP. & COOKING TIME : 25-30 MIN
Wheat flour – 1 1/5 cup
Rawa/ Semolina – 1/2 cup
Ghee – 1 tsp
Salt – to taste
Ajwain /carom seed – 1/2 tbsp
Oil for frying
STEP BY STEP METHOD WITH PICTURES :
STEP 1 : Combine the whole wheat flour, rawa,ghee, ajwain in a deep bowl and make a stiff dough. Divide into equal shape. Roll it out into thin puri.
STEP 2 : First apply oil on roti then follow the step which is shown below.
STEP 3 : Follow the step which is shown below.
STEP 4 : Use idli pans or pressure cooker to steam. Apply oil lightly on the bati and steam them for 10 min. then flip bati and steam them for 5-7 min.
STEP 5 : After cooling, cut each ball into small pieces. Pics shown below.
STEP 6 : Deep fry in bati on low flame till the pieces turn slightly brown.
During festive season like Diwali or Holi we always try to make sweets and snacks at home. Homemade snacks has its own flavour and is different from readymade ones available in market. The recipe that I have shown here Masala Puri is one of the simplest snack dishes. The ingredients are already there in your kitchen. You can store it for 15 to 20 days. These crunchy and crispy papdi goes really well with a cup of tea.
STEP BY STEP RECIPE WITH PICTURES :
TOTAL TIME : 30-40 min SERVES : 7-8
whole wheat flour – 1 cup
all purpose flour – 1 cup
gram flour – 1/2 cup
cumin/jeera seeds – 1/2 tsp
fennel/sauf seeds – 1/2 tsp
carom/ajwain seeds – 1/2 tsp
chilli powder – 1 tsp
turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
oil – 3 tsp
salt to taste
chopped coriander leaves
Oil for deep frying
Water as required
STEP 1 : Take mixing bowl and add whole wheat flour, all purpose flour, gram flour, cumin seeds,fennel seeds,carom seeds, chilli powder, turmeric powder, oil, salt, mix well.
STEP 2 : Add in chopped coriander leaves and Mix well all the ingredients together and by adding little water at time knead stiff dough. Use only as much water as required. Once the dough is kneaded keep aside for 5-10 minutes to rest.
STEP 3 : knead again and then divide the dough into 2 equal balls. Roll dough ball thin and using cookie cutter,cut different shapes. remove the extra rolled dough and use to make the rest of the papdis.
STEP 4 :Heat oil in pan. slid papdi in hot oil and fry them till golden. Drain the fried papas on paper towels to remove excess oil.
STEP 5 :Once papdi are cooled, store them in an tight container. Enjoy namkeen papdi.
Today’s Recipe is the popular Beetroot Barfi/Burfi. Burfi/ Barfi is so delicately soft and elegant to serve on your sweet festive table. It is very nutritious and healthy. Excellent for kids who are usually not found of beetroot. So, Here is step by step Recipe with pictures .
Prep. & Cooking Time : 30 -40 Min Serves : 2 -3
Beetroot – 2 ( 2 small bowl grated )
Coconut – 1 small bowl grated
Sugar – 1 small bowl (for less sweet use half bowl)
Ghee – 2-3 tsp
Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp
Method Step By Step Pictures :
Step 1 : Heat Ghee in a pan. Add grated beetroot , coconut and mix very well. Saute till raw smell leaves,this will take at least 10-12 mins in low flame.
Step 2 : Now add sugar and keep mixing. Sugar will melt and it will get thick.
Step 3 : Add Nuts, Cardamom powder and Keep stirring continuously in low flame, it will start to bubble at the edges.
Step 4 : Keep stirring for more min and once it is thick and starts to leave little dry this is the perfect stage,Transfer the mixture to the tray. (Grease a plate/tray with ghee)
Step 5 : Let it set, cut it into squares. Enjoy Beetroot Burfi/Barfi !
Fish is one of the favourite sea food at home and its easy to make. Fish is a really nutritious food, rich in protein, vitamins and minerals which are essential to maintain good health. After long time we had a fish curry and its taste yummy. So, lets start fish curry recipe step by step with pictures.
PREP & COOKING TIME : 30-40 MIN SERVES : 2-3
Fish – 300gm
Onion – 2
Ginger,Garlic – 1 1/2 tsp
Coconuts – 1 cup
Red chilli Powder – 1 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Garam Masala – 1/2 tsp
Black pepper – 2
Cardamom – 2
Clove – 1
Coriander seeds – 2-3 tsp
Cinnamon – 2 small size
Green Chilli – 1
Step 1 : Marinate fish with turmeric, very little salt and set them aside.
Step 2 : Dry roast coriander seeds on low heat till they turn slightly brown in colour and take it aside. Then heat 1 tsp of oil in a same pan and add slice onion, cardamom, clove, cinnamon sauce till it turns slight brown in colour.
Step 3 :Add all above roasted ,fried ingredients and ginger-garlic, coriander, turmeric, red chilli powder, salt, green chilli, garam masala in a blender and make a smooth paste by adding some water. Keep it aside
Step 4 : Grind coconut into a very good paste by adding little water.
Step 5 : Heat 2-3 tsp of oil in a pan. Add coriander leave. Let them splutter. Then add masala paste and cook till all moisture evaporate.
Step 6 : Add Coconut paste/Milk and mix well to lump free gravy. You may need to adjust the amount of water slightly. On a medium flame boil until the oil begins to separate and the gravy thickens. It will take 5-7 mins.
Step 7 :Add the fish pieces to the gravy and cook for few mins. Garnish with coriander leaves.
Coconut sweets are loved by almost everyone. These are easy to digest and high on nutrition. Coconut halwa is one such dessert which can be made in just a few minutes and it’s absolutely yum! It can be made for fasts as well. In fact, fasting becomes easy and fun when you have lots of yummy snacks to munch. Sweet tooth people like me love to have desserts. Let’s see step by step recipe of coconut halwa with pictures.
Preparation & Cooking Time: 20 Minutes
Coconut shred – 100 gm
Sugar – 1/2 cup
Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp
Water – 1 cup
Milk – 1 tbsp
Step 1 : Take a non-stick pan and put the coconut shred in it. Fry it for 3-4 minutes.
Step 2 : When the coconut turns golden, remove it from fire.
Step 3 : Now prepare sugar syrup. Boil water in a thick bottom pot.
Step 4 : Add sugar in it and keep stirring till it boils. Add milk to the boiling sugar syrup. Now also add the fried coconut shred in it.
Step 5 : Keep stirring till the coconut and sugar syrup get mixed well. Finally add ghee and green cardamom powder in this mixture. You can garnish the coconut halwa with grated almonds or pistachios or any other fry fruits of your choice for a beautiful look. Relish mouth watering coconut halwa.
Step 6 : Enjoy !!
Authored By : Deeksha
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Soya chunks are one the best sources of vegetarian protein. In this recipe the soya chunks absorbs the flavours of the aromatics and sauces brilliantly so each mouthful is a party for your taste buds. If you are looking for easy starter then here is recipe of soya bean chilli step by step with picture to make easy for you.
PREP AND COOKING TIME : 30 MIN SERVES : 3-4
Soya Chunk – 2 Cups
Onion – 2
Capsicum – 1 Big size
Green Chilli – 1
Soya Sauce – 3 tsp
Red chilli paste – 1 1/2 tsp
Ketchup – 2 tsp
Ginger garlic Paste – 2 tsp
Black Pepper Powder – 1/2 tsp
Kashmir Red chilli Powder – 1/2 tsp
Corn Flour – 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
SOYA BEAN CHILLI RECIPE STEP BY STEP PICTURES :
Step 1 : Boil water, switch off and add soya chunks to it and keep aside for 10mins. Then Squeeze out excess water.
Step 2 : In a bowl take soya chunk, cornflour, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, green chilli paste, 1 tsp soya sauce, salt, Kashmir red chilli powder and mix well. Keep aside for 15 min.
Step 3 : Heat a pan with oil, add 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste, onions and saute for a good couple of mins till the onion is soft.
Step 4 : Then add capsicum , Onion, black pepper powder and Fry for 2-3 mins on medium heat until the red chillies turn brown and the onions get transparent.
Step 5 : Add Soya sauce, red chilli paste, tomato ketchup, salt mix well.
Step 6 : Now Add marinated soya chunk and mix everything well. Cover and cook for 2-3 min on medium flame.
Cookies are also a wonderful jar snack to have at home and sudden hunger pangs. Nothing much to say about these cookies – just give them a try and enjoy a super moist, chewy cookies with the right amount of sweetness. Loaded with dry fruits these cookies will just melt in your mouth and your will get the taste of yummy bakery style cookies all homemade. Here is Step by step pictures of Eggless Cookies recipe.