Quick | Easy Potato Patties Recipe

Hi Everyone,

Aloo patties  with crisp outside soft inside is a real treat to taste buds at anytime. Make this aloo patties by following the step by step pictures recipe. 

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 SERVES : 1-2                       PREP & COOK TIME : 12-16 MIN

INGREDIENTS : 

  • Potatoes/aloo                           –     2 (medium size)
  • Green Chillies                         –      2-3
  • Ginger, Garlic paste               –    2 tsp
  • Gram Flour                              –      3-4 tsp
  • Cumin                                        –     1 tsp
  • Corn flour                                 –      2 tsp
  • Asafoetida                                –      pinch
  • Red chilli powder                   –      1/2 tsp
  • Ajwain/carom seed                –     1/2 tbsp
  • fennel/sauf seeds                    –     1/2 tsp
  • Lemon( optional )
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil For  shallow frying

STEP BY STEP METHOD WITH PICTURES :

STEP 1 :   Grate the potatoes and squeeze out excess water. Add Green chillies, coriander, ajwain, cumin,fennel/sauf seeds and mix well.

 

STEP 2 :  Now add besan/gram flour, salt, red chilli powder, corn flour, Lemon juice(optional ) mix very well.

 

STEP 3 :  Heat non stick flat pan. Shape into flat patty shapes on the palm of your hand. shallow fry  and cook until bottom surface  turn golden brown.

 

STEP 4 :   Turn over and fry the other side of patties.  Once done , then drain the patties on paper towels to remove excess oil.

 

STEP 5 :  Serve the patties hot with ketchup. Best for kids snack.

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Coconut Cookies Recipe | Step by Step With Pictures

Hi Everyone ,

Today I bring you my best Fresh homemade  Coconut Cookies are very crunchy and melt in your mouth. Try making Coconut Cookies today for tea. Kids and elders will love this treat.

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SERVES : UPTO 45-50               PREP TIME : 25-30 MIN        COOK TIME : 10-15

INGREDIENTS : 

  • all purpose flour                      –   2 cup (200 grams)
  • sugar powder                           –    1 cup
  • butter(normal temp)              –     1 cup
  • coconut (Grated)                     –     1 1/2 cup
  • Vanilla essence                        – Few drops
  •  baking powder                        –   1/2 tsp
  • Water / milk                              –    4-5 tsp
  • Cashew nuts (powder)           –    1 tsp

STEP BY STEP METHOD WITH PICTURES  : 

Step 1 :   Add All purpose flour, baking powder and dry ingredients are ready.

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Step 2 :  Combine the butter and powdered sugar in a food processor/Mixer Grander and mix well.

 

Step 3 :  Add the grated coconut and mix well. which shown in below image.

 

Step 4 :   Now add the mix dry ingredients, vanilla essence, water/milk,Cashew nuts powder  and knead the dough which shown in below image.

 

Step 5 :  Make dough roll which is shown below and Keep the dough in refrigerator for 25-30 min.

 

Step 6 :  Take it out of the refrigerator and cut in shape. Arranging the cookies in whatever shape you prefer. Bake the cookies in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 10 -15 minutes.

 

Step 7 :   Allow the cookies to cool completely. Enjoy Eggless coconut cookies. 

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Namkeen Papdi/Puri Recipe

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

INGREDIENTS : 

  • 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

METHOD : 

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.

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Eggless Cookies Recipe Using Pressure Cooker

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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.

You can also check it out Sponge cake and chocolate cake recipes using pressure cooker or without oven.

EGGLESS COOKIES RECIPE STEP BY STEP PICTURES : 

PREP TIME : 20-25 MIN       COOKING TIME : 10-15 MIN   SERVES : 2-3 

INGREDIENTS :  

  • Butter/Ghee                                          –  1/2 Cup
  • All purpose flour/ Maida                  –  1 cup
  • Powder Sugar                                        –  1/2 cup
  • Corn Flour                                             –  1/4 cup
  • Vanilla Essence                                   –  1 tsp
  • Milk                                                         –  1 tsp
  • Cashew nut, Pistachio Chopped
  • Salt                                                          –  2 cups

Step 1 :  In mixing bowl, add  butter/ghee and Powder sugar, start beating it/cream until fluffy.

Step 2  :   Add the milk and vanilla, and mix well.

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Step 3 :   Add in the Corn flour and maida/plain flour  and get your hands in to make a sticky mass of dough, just mix till combined.

Step 4 :   Cover and refrigerate freezer for 10 mins.

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Step 5  :   Heat up a  pressure cooker with 2 cups salt, a wire stand and a perforated plate for 10 mins. Remove the whistle of pressure cooker..

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Step 6 :  Dust your working surface with some flour and get the dough out and smooth it out. Show in below pics

Step 7 :   Make the cookies in any way, either make small portions of this and place on a baking tray or roll it out to ½ inch and cut it out using cookie cutters.

Step 8 :    Place on a baking tray or  plate lined with butter paper and sprinkle chopped  nuts and press little..

Step 9  :    Place the trays in the cooker  and bake for 15-20 mins.

Step 10 :   Let them cool in the tray and enjoy!

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Cheese Balls Recipe | Cheese Potato Balls Recipe

Hi All,

Potato Cheese Balls is a perfect starter recipe and will be loved by all age groups and kids will love it for sure as it has the best combination of Potato and cheese in it.

Now let me tell you one more important thing.  If you are planning to do this, try to make it in double batches. You can have half of that instantly and half you can freeze for enjoying later. Take these balls and arrange it in a tray, put the tray in the freezer for 30 minutes until the balls get a little firm. Now transfer this to a zip lock bag and freeze it for later use. Now you have a handy snack whenever you have a cheesy cravings.

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STEP BY STEP CHEESE POTATO RECIPE WITH PICTURES : 

PREP & COOKING TIME : 30 MIN            SERVES : 3-5 

INGREDIENTS :

  • Cheese                                              –   Half cup Grated
  • Potato                                               –   3
  • Green chilli                                     –   2
  • Ginger Garlic paste                      –   1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder                  –   1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala                               –   1/4 tsp (optional)
  • Lemon juice                                   –   1 tsp
  • Corn flour                                       –   1 1/2 tsp
  • All purpose flour                          –   1 1/2 tsp
  • Gram flour/besan                         –   1 tsp (optional)
  • Chat masala (optional)
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt
  • Oil for frying

Step  1  :  Boil potatoes in pressure cooker and Mash the boiled potatoes in a bowl. Add Coriander leaves, ginger garlic paste, chopped green chillies, black pepper powder, salt, garam masala (optional) and mix well.

Step 2 :   Add garam flour/besan , All purpose flour, corn flour and grated cheese, lemon juice. mix very well .

Step 3 :  Make small balls from the mixture and make one tiny ball to test while frying.

Step 4 :   Heat oil, deep fry the balls in oil till golden brown. Fry in batches, I used my small pan so fried just 3-4 balls at a time. Drain in tissue paper and sprinkle some chat masala (optional) . (with a slotted spoon, turn over when the balls become golden.)

Step 5 :   Serve hot with Sauce | Chutney | Ketchup.  Enjoy !!

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I can assure you that this will become the favourite snack for your Kids as well. I hope you will try this out and let me know how it came out.

Cheese Biscuits Recipe Without Oven

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These Cheese Biscuits it’s not like our regular Biscuits . It’s like bread texture. I have done researched on that. How can i made a biscuit without an oven. And then i cooked these cheese biscuits. Here, i am going to share step by step pictures. It will make you to simple way.

It’s eggless biscuits. It’s goes as starter/ snack with tea and best for kids tiffin box. When i was making biscuits she was helped me and She enjoyed a lots. Here are some pictures.

PREP.  TIME  & COOKING TIME :   40-50 MIN

INGREDIANTS : 

  • Whole wheat                              –     2 Cups
  • Maida/ All purpose flour         –     1 Cup
  • Cheese Cube                               –     1 Cup (Grated)
  • Butter (Salted/Unsalted )          –     1/2 cup
  • Baking powder                          –    1 tsp
  • Milk                                              –     1/6 cup
  • Baking soda                                –     1/2 tsp
  • Black Pepper                              –     1 tsp
  • Carom seeds(ova/ajwain)      –      1/2 tsp
  • Salt
  • Oil

STEP BY STEP BISCUITS RECIPE WITH PICTURES : 

STEP 1 :  Take 2 cups of Wheat flour, 1 cup of maida/all purpose flour, Black pepper powder, salt,baking powder, ajwain/carom seeds, baking soda, Mix well.

STEP 2 :  Add Chilled butter. Mix butter with flour use your hand to mix well. Mixture should look like bread crumb. Show in below pic.

STEP 3 :  Now add 1 cup of grated cheese and mix well(lightly).show in below pics.

STEP 4 :   Add a half cup  of milk and start bringing the whole mixture together. gather mixture and make dough.

STEP 5 :  Don’t do like  chapati dough. cover and keep this cheese biscuit dough in the fridge for 25  minutes.

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STEP 6 :  After 25 or 35 min remove dough from fridge. Roll dough which is show in below pic.

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STEP 7 :  Cut the rolled dough with cutter.

 

STEP 8 :  Heat 2 tsp of oil in Frying pan. Keep on a low flame. (instead of oil you can use ghee.).  Place cheese biscuit on pan. (imp. keep the flame to the lowest, if you use high flame burnt faster from outside and remain uncooked from inside.

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STEP  9 :   In a minute, flip the biscuits. flip again and a couple of times more till they are golden and crisp. These biscuits takes about 3 to 5 minutes on a low flame. Cooked in batches and used 1 tsp oil  while frying every batches.

 

STEP 10 :   Once cooked then keep them on a wired rack and let them cool.( when they get cooled completely, the crispness is not there and they taste a bit more soft and better. these cheese biscuits keep in the fridge for more 2,3 days. )

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STEP 11 :  Enjoy Cheese biscuits with Hot Tea or coffee. 

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Stuff Bread Roll Recipe

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When it is dark dull raining and cold outside the stuffed hot bread roll with sweet sauce accompanied with hot cup up masala chai what more could you ask for.

Bread roll stuffed with spicy potatoes are famous Indian street food loved by all age groups. They are crunchy from outside and soft and spicy from inside. Bread rolls are prepared with bread, stuffed with spicy mashed potatoes and then deep fried.

Any variety of bread can be used for making bread rolls.  Here I have used a simple potato stuffing, but you can also add carrots, peas to the stuffing.Let us see how to make bread rolls with step by step pics

Preparation Time : 10 Min      Cook Time : 25 min         Serves : 4 

Ingredients : 

  • Potatoes                                 – 4
  • Bread Slices                          – 8
  • Onion                                     – 1 big size
  • Ginger garlic paste             – 1 tsp
  • Green Chilli                          – 3
  •  Fennel seeds                       – 1 tsp
  • Cumin/mustard  seeds     – 1 tsp
  • Sesame seeds                      – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder                – 1/2 tsp
  • Garam Masala                      – 1/2 tsp
  • Chat Masala(optional)      – 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander
  • Salt to taste

HOW TO MAKE STUFF BREAD ROLLS RECIPE WITH STEP BY STEP PICS :

Step 1 :  Boil the potatoes, peel and place in a big bowl. Mash the boiled potatoes and keep aside.

Step 2 : Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan, add mustard/cumin seeds ,Sesame seeds, chopped onion . Mix ginger along with green chillies and saute continue on low flame.

Step 3 :  Add Turmeric powder,salt to taste, garam masala and mix well. Then Add mashed potatoes, chaat masala powder(optional) . Mix well and leave for 2 minutes, until spices are well blended with potatoes. Garnish with good amount of chopped coriander leaves and keep the mixture aside.

Step 4 :  Dip the bread into some water and remove immediately.Remove the excess water by squeezing gently with your palm. You would perfect this once you make them more times.. Just don’t allow the bread to absorb excess water as this would result in soggy bread. Also you won’t be able to cover the stuffing. In case you get a soggy bread not to worry use other bread instead

Step 5 :  Take the prepared potato stuffing roll on on bread slice. Do Steps are as below.

Step 6 :  Make all bread this way and keep aside for 2 min.

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Step 7 :  Take a deep frying pan/Kadhai  and deep fry the roll until golden brown from all side. Don’t fry with too many at a time. Fry only 2 to 3 at one time.

Step 8 :  Place the rolls over absorbent napkin.

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Step 9 :  Now ready to serve with Chutney or Ketchup Enjoy !!!

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