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How to make Soft and fully Puffed Chapati / Roti

Soft and fully puffed Chapati / Roti

It can be made with few ingredients and can goes well with yummy curries or any veggie. Showing simple way of making soft and fully puffed Chapati / Roti

Recipe as follows..

Ingredients :

  • 1 Cup wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Water

Method:

Method of Making Roti dough :

  1. In a big bowl take wheat flour, salt and mix well.12696842_10208495062524931_1091631929_o
  2. Now add little water at a time and start kneading the dough.12660445_10208495062204923_539783364_n
  3. Dough should not be too tight or too soft.12695840_10208495062324926_429493752_n
  4. Finish kneeding the dough by adding oil.12647780_10208495062764937_2036549937_n12281545_10207987909766429_295242509_o
  5. Cover the dough and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  6. Once again kneed the dough. Roti dough is ready to use.12656121_10208495062924941_69297376_o

Method of Making Soft and fully puffed Chapati / Roti

  1. Divide it and make balls.12695237_10208495062884940_1229515467_o
  2. Dust some dry wheat flour while rolling circle with rolling pin.12674430_10208482080640392_1846421383_n
  3. Heat skillet or tawa on medium flame.
  4. Place roti on the tawa after it’s hot properly. 12695470_10208495536736786_1964996398_o
  5. Flip roti after you see small bubbles on the surface.12647817_10208482079400361_2087218401_n
  6. Cook properly another side and flip roti again.
  7. Press full roti with cloth ball.
  8. Refer youtube video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keN2ItVv7rI15085729_943161009123024_5821565027791626533_n
  9. After fully puffed up remove from tawa and apply ghee or oil. 15056403_943160959123029_8466971735483372929_n
  10. Soft and fully puffed Chapati / Roti is ready to eat with any curry…!!! 15027577_943161039123021_8139240714476070879_n

Enjoy !!!!!!

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How to make Clear Veggies Soup ???

Clear Veggies Soup ???

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This is the 100th post of my blog.  Sharing my all time favourite soup recipe with you all..

Enjoy this winter with warm and light Clear Veggies Soup. Very easy to make healthy soup with crunch of vegetables. ?

Recipe of this simple soup is as follows…

Ingredients :
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp finely chopped garlic
  • 4 to 5 chopped spring onion bulb
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn kernels (Frozen/ Fresh)
  • 1/2 cup carrot diced
  • 1/2 cup cauliflower florets
  • 4 tbsp. corn flour
  • 1/2 tsp vinegar
  • Green spring onion for garnishing
  • 3 to 4 cups water/vegetable stock
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • Salt to taste

Method:

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  1. In a deep heavy bottom pan heat butter on the slow flame.
  2. Add garlic and stir for a minute.
  3. Add spring onion bulb, cauliflower florets and diced carrot pieces for 2 mins. (You can add any other veggie too as per your choice like capsicum, french beans, green peas etc)
  4. Add sweet corn kernels and mix well.
  5. Add vegetable stock or water and bring it to boil.
  6. Add some water in cornflour and make a fine paste. Add it into pan. It will thicken your soup. 15128677_10211106911619526_1478099418_n
  7. Add black pepper powder, vinegar and salt.
  8. Garnish with spring onion pieces.
  9. Hot and yummy Clear Veggies Soup is ready to serve…15027382_213313399110165_6149124197455182704_n  15134553_213313425776829_812625895251377454_n

Enjoy hot soup !!!!

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How to make Instant Oatmeal Methi Chilla/ Pancake

Instant Oatmeal Methi Chilla/Pancake

Quick and easy-to-make healthy breakfast or snack item. Its kind of a pancake .

Delicious chilla can be made with just a few ingredients. Add oatmeal and spinach to make a power packed breakfast

My way of making Oatmeal Spinach Chilla is as follows..

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 cup instant oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fresh Methi / Fenugreek leaves
  • 1/4 cup gram flour/ besan
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp ginger-chilli paste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp oil
  • Water as per requirement
  • Oil to grease the pan

Method:

  1. In a big bowl take instant oatmeal, methi leaves, gram flour, onion, cumin seeds, ginger-chilli paste, red chilli powder, Pinch of asafoetida, garam masala powder,  turmeric powder and rice flour. 15086204_10211070525389893_375732221_n15058010_10211070525269890_1386148205_n
  2. Add salt to taste and mix well.
  3. Add water and make a paste with no lumps. Adjust the consistency of the mixture to make a batter.15057995_10211070525229889_362780035_n
  4. Add oil and mix properly and keep aside for half an hour.
  5. Heat a non stick tawa or dosa pan on medium flame. Grease the pan with oil.
  6. Pour batter on pan after heated properly. 15045771_10211070525429894_1372600470_n
  7. After 2 to 3 mins try to flip it. It will easily loosen from the sides. 15139437_10211089995476633_1705782210_n
  8. Oatmeal Methi Chilla/ Pancake is ready to serve with ketchup, sauce or any curry.

Enjoy!!!

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How to make yummy Mini Fenugreek Pancake / Methi Chilla / Chanka

Mini Fenugreek Pancake / Methi Chilla /  Chanka  15049628_10211080956210657_689607342_n

It is a quick and easy-to-make healthy snack item.  Its a spicy blend of fresh fenugreek leaves and gram flour. Easy to make yummy side dish during meal. Delicious pancake can be made with just a few ingredients.

Sharing very simple recipe with you..

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup fresh Methi / Fenugreek leaves finely chopped
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup gram flour/ besan
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp ginger-chilli paste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp oil
  • Water as per requirement
  • Oil to grease the pan

Method:

  1. In a big bowl take finely chopped methi leaves, finely chopped onion , gram flour, rice flour, ginger-chilli paste, cumin seeds, red chilli powder, turmeric powder,  asafoetida, garam masala powder, oil and salt to taste and mix well.   15058010_10211070525269890_1386148205_n 15086204_10211070525389893_375732221_n
  2. Add water and make a thick  paste with no lumps. Adjust the consistency of the mixture to make a batter.
  3. Keep aside for half an hour. 15057995_10211070525229889_362780035_n
  4. Heat a non stick tawa or dosa pan on medium flame. Grease the pan with oil.
  5. Pour batter on pan after heated properly. Spread the batter with the help of spoon. 15102307_10211080182111305_751785429_o_png
  6. Arrange mini pancakes asper the size of your pan.15126208_10211080175071129_1379805178_o
  7. After 2 to 3 mins try to flip it. It will easily loosen from the sides. Cook properly from both the sides. 15126132_10211080169710995_1151844542_o
  8. Mini Fenugreek Pancakes are ready to serve with ketchup, sauce or any curry.15049617_10211080169670994_883384504_n

Enjoy!!!

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How to make Instant Oatmeal Spinach Chilla/ Pancake

Instant Oatmeal Spinach Chilla/Pancake 14694783_10210724267853671_870749797_n

Quick and easy-to-make healthy breakfast or snack item. Its kind of a pancake .

Delicious chilla can be made with just a few ingredients. Add oatmeal and spinach to make a power packed breakfast

My way of making Oatmeal Spinach Chilla is as follows..

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 cup instant oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped spinach
  • 1/4 cup gram flour/ besan
  • 2 tbsp rice flour
  • 1 tsp ginger-chilli paste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp oil
  • Water as per requirement
  • Oil to grease the tawa

Method: 14686396_10210724267893672_1932129218_n

  1. In a big bowl take instant oatmeal, spinach, gram flour, ginger-chilli paste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and rice flour.
  2. Add salt to taste and mix well.
  3. Add water and make a paste with no lumps. Adjust the consistency of the mixture to make a batter.
  4. Add oil, coriander leaves and mix properly and keep aside for half an hour.
  5. Now add lemon juice and mix well.
  6. Heat a non stick tawa or dosa pan on medium flame. Grease the tawa with oil.
  7. Pour batter on pan after heated properly. 14658200_10210724268013675_986524106_n
  8. After 2 to 3 mins try to flip it. It will easily loosen from the sides. 14694615_10210724268333683_1004499560_n
  9. Oatmeal Spinach Chilla/ Pancake is ready to serve with ketchup, sauce or any curry.

Enjoy!!!14741842_10210770872498758_1327082522_n

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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 Chatai/ Mat Paratha ?

Chatai/ Mat Paratha ?

Chatai Paratha can be made with only a few ingredients. It goes well with yummy curries or any veggie. It is my kids all time favourite paratha. I used spinach puree to make green aata, you can use any veggie pureed for colour like pumpkin, carrot, beetroot etc. This is the best way to feed veggie to your fussy kids.

Recipe is as follows.

Ingredients :

For Chapati dough :

  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Water to kneed the dough

For Green dough :

  • 1 cup wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup blanched spinach paste
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Water to kneed the dough

Method:

Method of Making Chapati dough :

  1. In a big bowl take wheat flour and salt, mix well.
  2. Now add a little water at a time and start kneading the dough.
  3. The dough should not be too tight or too soft.
  4. Finish kneading the dough by adding oil.
  5. Cover the dough and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  6. Once again kneed the dough. chapati dough is ready to use.

Method of Making green dough :

  1. In a big bowl take wheat flour, blanched spinach paste, red chilli powder and salt, mix well.
  2. Now add little water at a time if required and start kneading the dough.
  3. The dough should not be too tight or too soft.
  4. Finish kneading the dough by adding oil.
  5. Cover the dough and let it rest for 30 minutes.
  6. Once again kneed the dough. Green dough is ready to use.

 

Method of Making Chatai Paratha :

Video link for How to make Chatai Paratha….https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ar5i_mQfYoc

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  1. Divide it and make balls.
  2. Make big disc (Roti) of each dough ball with rolling pin. Dust some dry wheat flour while rolling14218434_10210343611457499_448399419_n
  3. Run knife through it to make strips.
  4. Take one colour strip and fold alternate strip backwards till end. (1st, 3rd, 5th …)
  5.  Place green colour middle stripe on that and unfold all again.
  6. Now fold other order (2nd, 4th, 6th….)
  7. Repeat process till the end.14193813_10210343658098665_2036846439_n
  8. Check video for Guidance.
  9. Video link for How to make Chatai Paratha.  
  10. Heat skillet or tava on medium flame.
  11. Place paratha on tava after it heats up properly.
  12. Cook properly from both sides.
  13. Apply ghee or oil.
  14. Delicious paratha is ready to eat with any curry…14117920_876977972407995_2938414728594198763_n
  15. Enjoy!!!

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How to make Flat Fried Indian Bread/ Multigrain Puri (Bhajaniche Vade)

Flat Fried Indian Bread/ Multigrain Puri (Bhajaniche Vade)

It is deep fried Multigrain puri (Bhajaniche Vade) taste delicious with Maharashtrian veggie or non-veg curry . I learned this from my mother and Its all time favourite in our house. I want to share this simple recipe with you all.

Recipe For Bhajaniche Vade as follows..

Ingredients :

Before making Vade you need to be ready with Bhajani flour.

Recipe for making Bhajani Flour is as follows..

For making vade flour :

  • 1 kg Rice
  • 1/4 kg Jowar
  • 100 gram Urad Dal
  • 100 gram Chana Dal
  • 20 gram Coriander seeds
  • 20 gram Cumin seeds
  • 10 gram Fenugreek seeds
  1. Wash and drain rice.
  2. Dry it completely.
  3. Grind all ingredients in flour mill.
  4. Vade flour is ready to use.

For making Vade:

  • 1 cup Bhajani flour
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup boiled water
  • Warm water to knead the dough

Method :

  1. Take Vade flour in a big bowl.
  2. Add grated onion,  red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste and mix well.12512001_10208344091790757_1182563333_n
  3. Add oil and  mix again.
  4. Pour boiled water, mix and keep aside for 1 hour.
  5. Add warm water and make dough, not too soft/ hard.12527958_10208344243754556_2004051717_n12399293_10208344243674554_744340870_n
  6. Make small balls from the dough. 12544114_10208344244034563_427496928_o
  7. Apply few drops of oil on plastic and place a ball.
  8. Flatten that ball with your fingers.2016-08-01 11.50.57
  9. Heat oil in a deep kadhai or pan on medium flame.
  10. Check temperature of oil by adding small piece of dough.
  11. Add Vada in the oil. If it is hot enough, it will come up by itself. 12546328_10208344243834558_1314173123_o
  12. Tap vada with spatula to pop up. 12544929_10208344244154566_1356473604_o
  13. Flip both the sides and cook till it get nice golden brown colour.
  14. Drain vada on paper towel after it done. 12527625_10208344244394572_2001671796_n
  15. Make all vadas by following same procedure.
  16. Crispy and yummy Vadas are ready to serve with curry.xxxxxxxxxx
  17. Enjoy Bhajaniche vade and bhokache vade !!2016-08-01-11-54-41

Enjoy best combination of food Kombdi- Vade and Sol Kadhi . Yum yum?13530296_10209732056449006_816326263_n

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Sankashti Chaturthi Special Naivedya Thali

Sankashti Chaturthi Special Maharashtrian style Naivedya Thali

 

Recipes for Val Bhirde , Alu Vadi, Wheat flour deep fried Modak and Gujiya as follows:

 

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Val Bhirde Recipe: How to make Sprouted Field Bean Curry (Valache Bhirde)

 

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Alu Vadi recipe:  How to make Alu Vadi/ Patra/ Pathrode..

 

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Wheat flour deep fried Gujiya recipe: How to make wheat flour deep fried Gujiya/ Karanji

 

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Wheat flour Deep fried Modak Recipe: How to make Fried Modak ..

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How to make Kairi Panha/ Raw Mango drink?

Kairi Panha / Raw Mango drink?

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It is cool, refreshing and energetic drink at any time. This natural and traditional Maharashtrian drink is very easy to make. Here is a simple recipe of Kairi Panha  with only a few ingredients as follows….

Ingredients :

  • 2 raw mangoes
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • Salt taste
  • 2 cup cold water
  • Some ice cubes
  • Mint leaves for garnishing

Method:

  1. Wash Mangoes properly and and pressure cook them.
  2. After cooling down peel the skin and remove it and seed till you are left with mango pulp.
  3. In a mixer grinder add raw mango pulp, sugar, cardamom powder and salt.
  4. Add 1/2 cup water. Grind it and make fine paste.13595894_10209811264429156_1484072481_n
  5. Strain mixture with the strainer.
  6. Add water and mix well.
  7. Adjust sweetness asper the taste.
  8. Garnish with ice cubes and mint leaves.
  9. Yummy and delicious  Kairi Panha is ready.
  10. Serve chilled.13624716_10209811264309153_1856535727_n

Enjoy yummy  Kairi Panha !!!

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