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How to make mouthwatering Ragada Patties

Ragada Patties

This is one of my Favourite Chaat item

Its a mouthwatering street food of Mumbai.
It is basically potato patties served with white peas or green peas curry, chutney and some spices …. Yumm

I’m sharing a simple recipe with you all….

Ingredients for Serving Ragada Pattice: 14551012_10210602828577765_1285807972_o

  • 10 to 12 Potato Patties
  • 2 cups White/ Green Peas Ragada
  • 2 tbsp Sweet Date Tamarind Chutney
  • 2 tbsp Mint Coriander Chutney
  • 2 tbsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Onion
  • 1/2 cup Chopped Tomato
  • 1/2 cup sev
  • Pinch of Chaat Masala
  • Pinch of Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 tsp Raw Mango Pieces (If its available)

 

Recipe for making Potato patties as follows:

Ingredients :

  • 4 Boiled Potates
  • 1 tsp Chilli and Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Chaat Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp Corn Flour
  • Salt as per taste
  • oil for frying

Method :

  1. Mash boiled potatoes with potato masher.
  2. Now add chilli and ginger paste, turmeric powder, chaat masala,  garam masala, corn flour and salt as per taste. Mix well. 14528283_10210629199437020_988445680_n
  3.  Apply oil on your palm.Make small patties as shown below.14522282_10210609953035872_1322866581_o
  4. Heat non stick pan on slow flame. Add a few drops oil and fry the patties.14522028_10210609953635887_1906064823_o
  5. Turn patties after one side is done. Fry on slow frame from both sides.14522172_10210609953355880_198757329_oYummy patties is ready to serve.

 

Recipe for making Ragada as follows:

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup Dried white peas/Green peas
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Pinch of Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1  Tomato
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • Chopped coriander for Garnish

Method:

  1. Wash white peas 2 to 3 times properly with tap water . 14543340_10210629199077011_1362665056_n
  2. Add some salt and soak overnight or for 8 to 10 hours in enough water. 14528259_10210629199357018_181321527_n14513635_10210629199557023_1751094796_o
  3. Rinse again with fresh water.
  4. In a pressure cooker add white peas. Add enough water and some salt.
  5. Heat cooker on medium flame.
  6. After 3 to 4 whistles, switch off the flame and let it cool down.
  7. Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan.
  8. Add pinch of asafoetida and cumin seeds.
  9. Add ginger garlic paste and saute it.
  10. Add grinded tomatoes and all dry spices like (red chilli powder, turmeric powder)  saute masala till it separates from the oil.
  11. Add boiled white peas and coat well with mixture.
  12. Add 1 cup hot water. Keep lid and simmer on slow flame.
  13. Add lemon juice and salt.
  14. Adjust water and spices as per your curry’s thickness and mix well.
  15. Switch off the flame and sprinkle garam masala.
  16. Garnish with coriander leaves. 14585512_10210629199037010_754525991_n

Yummy Ragada is ready to serve.

 

Method of Serving Ragada Patties :

  1. Arrange Patties in any plate you like.
  2. Pour Ragada all over the patties .
  3. Add sweet date tamarind and  mint coriander chutney.
  4. Add chopped onion, tomato, raw mango pieces.
  5. Sprinkle chaat masala and red chilli Powder.
  6. Garnish with sev and coriander leaves.
  7. Serve Hot.

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Give yourself a spicy treat with mouthwatering Ragada Patties…….delicious in each bite!!

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How to make delicious Kesar Suji Halwa

Kesar Suji Halwa
Everyone’s all time favourite Kesar Suji Halwa is a very quick and easy dessert to make. Its very simple yet delicious in every bite with a delicious smell.  It is made on auspicious occasions like a pooja.  My kids love it and request me to make it again and again.

Here is the recipe want to share with you all…

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup suji (semolina)
  • 1 cup ghee
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup hot milk
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts like cashews and almonds
  • Few saffron stands (Kesar)
  • Some raisins

Method:

  1. Make hot milk and water (boiling), and keep aside.
  2. Soak saffron strands in 2 tbsp of hot milk and keep aside.
  3. Heat ghee in a pan on slow flame.
  4. Add suji and roast till it change its colour to light golden brown.12546105_10208336959932465_737378055_o
  5. Add crushed nuts and roast for a min.12507001_10208336954212322_1908585334_n
  6. Pour hot milk and hot water carefully as it splutters. Add more hot water if required.12506990_10208336919771461_1858603432_n
  7. Mix well and let it simmer for 1-2 min. The suji will soak all the water.
  8. Now add sugar and mix well till it separates from the edge of the pan.12571353_10208336956852388_919100517_n
  9. Finally add cardamom powder, saffron milk  and raisins and mix well.12544697_10208336965252598_662967823_o
  10. Keep for some time then serve.
  11. You can mould the suji halwa into any shape using a cup or just your hands.14495307_181421455632693_5570401551824157185_n 14520615_181421435632695_1680202745845064738_n

Perfect Kesar Suji Halwa is ready….enjoy!!!

 

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How to make Instant Rava Dosa

Instant Rava Dosa

Its nice and crispy . This recipe is quick and delicious and can be made with just a few ingredients.

Its an easy breakfast or snack item. My way of making Rava Dosa is as follows..

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 cup  fine suji/ semolina
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 3 tbsp all purpose flour/ maida
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2/3 finely chopped green chillies
  • Few fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • oil for pan frying

Method:

  1. In a big bowl take semolina, rice flour, all purpose flour, cumin seeds, onion, green chillies, coriander leaves (finely chopped), oil and salt to taste and mix well.14470919_10210593464663673_465162059_n
  2. Add water and make a smooth paste with no lumps.
  3. Adjust the consistency of the mixture to make a watery batter. I used around 2 cups water to get a liquid consistency.14492389_895673863871739_1993833566692358218_n
  4. Add oil and mix properly. Keep aside for half an hour.
  5. Heat a non stick tawa or dosa pan on medium flame.
  6. Pour the batter in the pan after it has heated properly.14484858_895673837205075_6856502437910715127_n
  7. After 2 to 3 mins try to flip it. It will easily loosen from the sides. 14469429_895673787205080_5974854216121303723_n14520411_895673813871744_6176735118248522689_n
  8. Crispy Rava Dosa is ready to serve with Green coconut chutney or any other curry.12822975_10208767063844794_118794524_o

 

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How to make Indian Deep Fried Wheat Flour Triangle Puffy Puri / Poori

Puri is an indian deep fried bread which can be eat any time.

It can go with any veggie or pickle. Best combination with puri is potato veggie, chole or halwa puri.

Making the way kids will love .. yum

Simple recipe of making puffy puri as follows…

Ingredients :

  • 1 Cup Wheat Flour
  • 2 tsp Semolina
  • 2 tbsp Melted Ghee or Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil for deep frying

Method of Making dough :

  1. In a big bowl take wheat flour, semolina and salt. Mix well.2015-12-09 09.07.35
  2. Add oil or ghee, Mix well till you get a crumbly texture.12755380_10208626217323719_1126909013_o
  3. Now add a little water at a time and start kneading the dough.
  4. The dough should not be too tight or too soft.2015-12-09 09.08.59
  5. Cover the dough and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  6. Dough is ready to use.

Method of making puri :

  1. Once again kneed the dough.
  2. Divide it and make small balls.
  3. Make circle with the rolling pin.14429299_10210518997602043_611155280_n
  4. Run knife through it to make triangle.  14429661_10210518997562042_1708641124_n
  5. In a deep frying pan heat oil on medium flame. Add puri for frying.2016-02-21 17.23.10.jpg
  6. Turn after one side fluffs up. Fry both the sides.
  7. Remove it onto the paper towel.14423709_10210518997762047_272700742_o

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Serve hot puries with any vegi or just plain….enjoy!!! I served with Matki usal and Shrikhand…

 

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How to make jam and bread the way kids will love (Pinwheel Jam Sandwich)

Pinwheel Sandwiches

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Its quick, easy and yummy snack for kids. A  simple jam and bread with a new twist for kids tiffin boxes.

jam and bread the way kids will love. I named it  (Pinwheel Jam Sandwich)

I have used jam. You can use any chutney, ketchup or sauce instead of jam .???

I’m sharing a very simple recipe with u all..

Ingredients :

  • 2 slices of bread
  • 2 tbsp. Any kind of jam

Method :14238250_165996073841898_1553477262986069319_n

  1. Remove the edges of the bread.
  2. Flatten it with a rolling pin.
  3. Spread jam on one side of the bread.
  4. Do the same thing and prepare one more bread.
  5. Place both bread together. ( jam side up).
  6. Make a tight roll.
  7. Cut the roll with knife.
  8. Pinwheel sandwich is ready to eat

Enjoy yummy and delicious Pinwheel Sandwich

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How to make Eggless Tutti Frutti Cake

  1. Take the curd in a big bowl,  add sugar, vinegar, oil, milk and vanilla essence. Make a smooth paste. You can use hand blender to blend all the ingredients quick and easily.12271114_10207955620159209_1367609686_o12271196_10207955620079207_922176243_o
  2. Sieve all the dry ingredients. All purpose flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda.12231580_10207955620399215_327691538_n
  3. Now in a bigger bowl add dry ingredients into wet ingredients in a small batch. Mix with cut and fold method.12270332_10207955620719223_1543835102_n
  4. Mix well. Add 1 tbsp milk if the batter is too thick.
  5. In a bowl take 2 tbsp flour and toss tutti frutti in that. Add tutti frutti in cake batter.12784277_10208677536206659_987581500_n
  6. Mix well. 12769640_10208677535926652_280237225_n
  7. Grease a 8” Baking tray with oil. Place butter paper/ parchment paper on the bottom of the tray or dust with flour.
  8. Pour the batter and tap gently to remove air bubbles. Arrange tutti frutti on top.13938426_860666024039190_834091239033322225_n
  9. Place the tray inside an oven. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes.ddd
  10. To check if it is cooked, insert a tooth pick and it should come out clean.
  11. Let it cool and then cut into pieces.
  12. Enjoy cake with a cup of tea…yum.13932933_860665974039195_4960054973686898386_n

 

Its my Birthday Cake. Enjoying yum mmmm

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How to make Veggie Open Toast ?

Veggie Open Toast ?

It is a quick and easy breakfast item. A good snack for anyone when in a hurry.

I am sharing my way of making yummy Veggie Open Toast the easy way…

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup roasted suji/ semolina
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1 cup curd
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp ginger chilli paste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped tomato
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped capsicum
  • 1/2 cup grated carrot
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 6 to 8 white or brown bread slices
  • Butter or ghee to grease the tawa

Method:

  1.  Take roasted suji in a big bowl. Add rice flour, curd, oil, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, ginger chilli paste, chilli powder, onion, tomato, capsicum, carrot, coriander leaves and salt. mix well. Add water until the mixture thickens and keep aside for 15 mins.13819352_10209948580141963_535281151_n
  2. Spread veggie mixture on bread slice properly.
  3. Heat non stick tawa or pan on slow flame and spread some butter.
  4.  Place bread slice on tawa. Put it mixture side down.
  5. After 2 minutes spread butter and flip onto the other side.
  6. Roast both the sides on slow flame.13820362_10209948579221940_663773279_n
  7. Cut it and serve with tomato ketchup or chutney.13823399_10209948579581949_773819411_n
  8. Enjoy ..yum13814997_10209948579261941_1438704409_n

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How to make Eggless Whole Wheat Chocolate Cupcakes ❤

  1. Preheat your oven at 170 to 180 degree C.
  2. You can use a hand blender to blend all the ingredients quickly and easily.
  3. Take the curd in a big bowl,  add sugar, lemon juice, oil, milk and vanilla essence. Make a smooth paste.12271114_10207955620159209_1367609686_o
  4. Sieve all the dry ingredients.Whole wheat flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt and baking soda.
  5. Now in a bigger bowl add dry ingredients into wet ingredients in small batches and  mix well.
  6. Add milk if batter is too thick.13521658_10209732057089022_279146918_n
  7. Grease 6 cupcakes tray with oil and dust with flour or use cupcake liners.
  8. Pour the batter and tap gently to remove air bubbles.13775377_10209924573221805_4573140640037515591_n
  9. Place the tray inside an oven. Bake for around 20 to 25 minutes.
  10. To check if it is cooked, insert a tooth pick and it should come out clean.13697114_10209924572821795_2963829348417342774_n13782137_10209924572701792_7361240337778726422_n
  11. Let it cool and Enjoy …yum yum.

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How to make Eggless Vanilla Cupcakes…

Eggless vanilla cupcakes…yummm

 

  1. Preheat your oven at 170 to 180 degree C.
  2. You can use a hand blender to blend all the ingredients quick and easily.
  3. Take the curd in a big bowl,  add sugar, lemon juice, oil, milk and vanilla essence. Make a smooth paste.12271114_10207955620159209_1367609686_o12271196_10207955620079207_922176243_o
  4. Sieve all the dry ingredients.All purpose flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda.12231580_10207955620399215_327691538_n
  5. Now in a bigger bowl add dry ingredients into wet ingredients in small batches and  mix well.12270332_10207955620719223_1543835102_n
  6. Add milk if batter is too thick.
  7. Grease 6 cupcakes tray with oil and dust with flour or use cupcake liners.13578534_10209757157836525_451077049_n
  8. Pour the batter and tap gently to remove air bubbles.13438891_835723086533484_7381221648282020503_n
  9. Place the tray inside an oven. Bake for around 20 to 25 minutes.13438822_835723073200152_9083067881522345293_n
  10. To check if it is cooked, insert a tooth pick and it should come out clean.13533271_835723053200154_8587192819479623550_n 13495024_835723063200153_1705466298225389971_n
  11. Let it cool and Enjoy them with tea…yum yum.

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How to make Eggless, Butter less, Whole Wheat Chocolate Cooker Cake ?

Chocolate Cake ????

Eggless, Butter less, whole wheat Cooker Cake
(No condensed milk added )

This is my 2nd “Cooker cake”.  Its very soft, moist and yummy in taste. Very easy to make with few ingredients. This year we celebrated Father’s Day with this yummy Cake.  Sharing simple Recipe with you all…

Ingredients :

  • 1 and 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup curd
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 to 3 tbsp milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 and 1/2 tsp vanilla essence
  • A pinch of salt

Method:

  1. Take the curd in a big bowl,  add sugar, lemon juice, oil, milk and vanilla essence. Make a smooth paste. You can use hand blender to blend all the ingredients quick and easily.12271196_10207955620079207_922176243_o
  2. Sieve all the dry ingredients. Whole wheat flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, salt and baking soda.untitledhh
  3. Now in a bigger bowl add dry ingredients into wet ingredients in a small batch. Mix with cut and fold method.untitledluh
  4. Add 1 tbsp milk more if the batter is too thick. Mix well.untitled
  5. Grease a 7 to 8” pan with oil and dust with flour.untitledccc
  6. Pour the batter and tap gently to remove air bubbles.
  7. Use big size Aluminium coooker and pot.
  8. Remove “Gasket” and “whistle” of the lid of your Pressure Cooker ( I used normal dish to cover).
  9. Do not add any water.
  10. Heat cooker on medium heat for 5 minutes.
  11. Place the stand and then place pot inside the cooker. Cover with lid.12788327_10208677535806649_1672830842_o13553421_10209732056809015_786953414_n20160619_173551
  12. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes on low heat. Check in between.
  13. To check if it is cooked, insert a tooth pick and it should come out clean.13521802_10209732056609010_1663946380_n
  14. Let it cool and then decorate. I used whipping cream frosting…13530625_10209732057129023_1029527678_n
  15. Enjoy cake …yum.13530812_10209732056769014_1794111764_n

 

Note: A pressure cooker is not meant for baking.

High heat may cause parts of cooker deteriorate a bit.

For oven use:

  1. Preheat your oven at 170 to 180 degree C.
  2. Place the tray inside an oven. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.
  3. To check if it is cooked, insert a tooth pick and it should come out clean.

 

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