Sunday, July 28, 2013

Sweet Corn Mint Pulao

Sweet Corn Mint Pulao is flavorful and colorful dish, , easy to prepare. Kids would like this healthy Lunch box Recipe.


To dry roast and to grind to a masala powder:

Ø  Pepper corns - 1  tsp
Ø  Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Ø  channa dal - 1 tsp

To grind: 

Ø  Chopped mint - three cup
Ø  Green chilli – 5 nos

Ø  Oil and butter - 2 tsbsp.
Ø  Bay leaf - 2 
Ø  Cinnamon stick - 1/2" 1 no
Ø  Finely chopped onion - 1 no
Ø  Garlic - 5 cloves
Ø  Curd – 1 tbspn
Ø  Corn – 100 gram

Ø  BasmatiRice - 600 gram
Ø  Salt


1.     Soak rice for 20 minutes. Rinse and Drain.
2.     Roast and grind the masala powder ingredients.
3.     Grind mint and green chilli coarse paste.
4.     Heat a pressure pan. Add oil+ Bay leaves, cinnamon, chopped onion and garlic sauté for 2 to  3 minutes.
5.     Add ground masala power, ground mint & green chilli paste and sauté for 2 min.
6.     Add corn and curd saute for 2 min.

7.     Add 1: 1 ½ water to bring it to a boil. (4 ½ cup)
8.     Add rice and add salt to taste. 
9.     Cook for about two whistles
10.  Serve with mutton gravy, boiled egg or chicken pepper masala or pappad,pickle and chips.

Linking to Guru's Giveaway Kids special 

Preeti's Ramzan and Mango Festival hosted by Saju's Tastes.

Priya Sriram's Meal in Minutes - 30 Giveaway by Cupo nation

Gayathri's Walk through Memory Lane hosted by Manju

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Sunday, July 14, 2013

Nannari Lemon Sharbath

Nannari Lemon Sharbath
This refreshing drink is a great thirst quencher. Suitable for this hot summer.

Water - 800 ml (4glasses)
Nannari essence – 3 soup spoon
Sugar – 8 tspn (to taste)
Lemon – 3 nos
Salt – 1pinch
For Garnishing
Mint leaves
Squeeze the juice from lemon and mix it in water
Add sugar and salt mix well till dissolved the sugar and strain it.
Now add nannari essence and mint leaves
Refrigerate for 3 hours.
Pour the juice into chilled glass serve it immediately
Flavourful Nannari Lemon Sharbath

Linking to guru's Kids Special Giveaway

Gayathri's Walk through Memory Lane hosted by Manju

Preeti's Ramzan and Mango Festival hosted by Saju's Tastes.

Merry Tummy's Cook Yellow Event & Giveaway

 Ifthar Menu
Mutton Kheema Soup (kanji)
Raw Banana Bajji
Nannari Lemon Shabath
Cocktail Tank
Tender coconut Agar agar
Fruits(Watermelon,Orange,Sweet Orange)

Linking to Minnie's weekend Gala Dinner 

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Soji With Green Banana Bajji

Soji (Rava)With Green Banana Bajji
During Ramadan month i used to prepare varieties of bajjis for Ifthar. It is liked by children to adult.  
Everyone likes yummy snacks  for Ifthar. Easy prepare with in 20 minutes.
Bajjis  are the famous Indian snacks.   It is a popular selling item for the street side snack vendors.
We can make varieties of bajjis like  onion bajji, potato bajji,green banana bajji, bringal bajji, bread bajji,chicken bajji,egg bajji fish bajji,tomato, capsicum bajji.  
All bajji's are great for evening snacks and we can pack this for lunch for school going children.

Green Plantain (vazakkaay) - 1 no
besan flour - 3 soup spoon full
rice flour  - 1 soup spoon full
Soji (rava)   - 1 soup spoon full
Ginger garlic paste  -  1 tspn
Kashmiri red chilli powder – 1  tspn
salt - to taste
oil – ½  tspn
bicarbonate of soda - 1 pinch

Oil – for frying


Peel the skin from green banana and cut into desire shape
Add little water and mix all the ingredients, except Vazakkay (Green Banana), to become a thick batter (like idli batter consistency). 
Heat oil over a medium flame.  Dip the Banana slices in the batter one by one and deep fry to golden brown. Crispy Green Banana bajji is ready serve with tomato ketchup or any chutney variety.
Adding soji makes the bajjis more crispy

Instead of g & g paste you can use fennel seed powder or Garlic powder
Instead of Soji & Corn flour you can add 
bajji batter with little maida & corn flour. Corn flour also makes the bajjis more crispy.

Onion & Green Banana Bajji

Green Banana Bajji

Green Banana Bajji 

Ifthar Menu

Linking to Guru's Giveaway Kids special 

Preeti's Ramzan and Mango Festival hosted by Saju's Tastes.

Priya Srinivasan's Meal in Minutes - 30 Giveaway by Cupo nation

Gayathri's Walk through Memory Lane hosted by Manju

Merry Tummy's Cooking with Yellow Event & Giveaway

Ramadan Mubarak to all.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Sky Picture @ Delhi Airport


Sky Picture @ Delhi Airport

Linking to Sky watch Friday

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