PROTEIN RICH PEANUT LADOO RECIPE

‘Ladoos ‘are the round shaped ,bite sized, sweet balls which has been prepared during any celebrations or festive occasions in India.These protein rich laddus are so easy to make and you wouldn’t even believe that there are only few ingredients .Roasting peanuts and peeling the skin off is a bit time consuming ,but worth the effort due to addictive taste of these nutritious laddus .

peanuts are rich in antioxidants ,these are extremely healthy and would provide multiple health benefits.Peanut ladoos are super simple to prepare and delicious too.

INGREDIENTS

Peanuts -1&1/2 cup

Jaggery-1/2 cup

Ghee -2 tbsp

METHOD

  • Dry roast the raw peanuts in a pan till they become crunchy and crisp .This may take around 5-6 minutes.
  • Wait until it reaches room temperature ,peel off the skin by rubbing peanuts with your palm.
  • Next we need to grind these peanuts and make a coarse powder out of it.
  • Transfer the coarsely powdered peanuts in a mixing bowl and add powdered jaggery.Mix it well.
  • Add melted ghee and make sure everything well incorporated to bind well.
  • Now it’s time shape the laddus .
  • Divide the mixture in equal portion and roll to laddus.
  • You can store the laddus in an airtight container it will remain fresh up to two weeks.

STEP BY STEP PICTURES

Dry roast peanuts in a medium flame.
cool them .
Once the peanuts cools down, peel off the skin .This is a time consuming process ,but it’s worth it.
Powder and mix with jaggery.
Add ghee and mix well.
Take small portion from the mixture and make ladoos.

Delicious peanut laddus !!!! Healthy as well as tasty.

NOTE:

  • Always use good quality jaggery .Since we don’t prepare jaggery syrup and filter it before binding all the ingredients, make sure it is clean and free from all the impurities.

COFFEE POPSICLES

Homemade coffee popsicles are really an easy and refreshing treat to help you cool down from the scorching summer heat .Store bought popsicles usually contain a lot of taste enhancers and will be high in sugar . So i highly recommend you to try out some homemade popsicles which will be adored by young and old alike.

The rich and creamy texture makes it totally irresistible.These coffee popsicles are just after noon or after dinner pick -me -up treat you need .If you are looking for a little coffee indulgence these refreshing popsicles are the right choice.It’s so simple to make you can whip up the mixture in no time and pop it in the freezer for overnight or at least 6 hours.

INGREDIENTS

Milk-2 cups

Water -1/2 cup

Instant coffee powder -1 tbsp

Cornflour -1&1/2 tbsp

Condensed milk-100 gmsMiS

Sugar -2&1/2 tbsp

METHOD

  • Stir in instant coffee powder with hot water .Melt coffee granules .
  • Heat milk along with 1/2 a cup of water .Bring this to boil ,add condensed milk ,corn flour batter ,sugar etc.Keep stirring.
  • Once it starts to thicken switch off the flame.
  • Pour into popsicles moulds or paper cups .Insert wooden sticks ,spoons or fork s.Freeze overnight ,Preferably until firm.

STEP BY STEP METHOD WITH PICTURES

Heat 2 cups of milk and 1/2 a cup of water .Bring this to boil.
1 tbsp of instant coffee powder (i used Nescafe)
Mix it with hot water.
Pour into hot milk.
Prepare cornflour batter.
Add condensed milk.
Mix it with cornflour batter.
Keep stirring and allow to thicken the batter.
Pour into disposable glasses and cover it with an aluminium foil.
insert a spoon or wooden ice cream stick.
Freeze it overnight or at least 6-8 hours.
After freezing dip it in some water and demould.
demoulded popsicle.
delicious coffee popsicles.

NUTELLA BUNS WITHOUT OVEN

These adorable chocolate filled nutella buns are refreshing and delicious.This recipe was an experiment .But the end product came out phenomenal!!! If you are a chocolate lover give it a try, you will thank me later for this innovative dish.

The silky and addictive taste of Nutella makes these buns irresistible .

These Nutella filled chocolate buns will satisfy all your sweet cravings. They are super soft and abundance of chocolate flavour.

INGREDIENTS

All purpose flour-1 cup

Warm milk-1/2 cup

yeast -3/4th tsp

sugar -1 tsp

Salt-1/4th tsp

Oil-1tsp

Let’s start with the dough.

  • Take 1/2 cup of milk in an oven proof container ,microwave or 40 seconds.
  • Stir in active instant dry yeast and set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Once the yeast activated we can begin the dough preparation.
  • In a mixing bowl add all purpose flour, salt and sugar.Pour in activated yeast along with milk .Mix it well make sure everything well incorporated.
  • Knead the dough for 2-3.minutes ,if the dough is too sticky you can dust it with some more flour and make it manageable .
  • Finally drizzle some oil and cover it with a cling wrap or cloth .
  • Dough rising time may vary depending upon the place where you live.Keep it in a warm place up to 1 hour or until you see the dough doubled in size.
  • Once the dough is ready ,divide them in equal sized ball.
  • Roll it out using a rolling pin ,add nutella in the centre .
  • Bring all the edges together and seal them tightly.
  • place all the nutella filled chocolate buns in a non stick pan.
  • Heat a tawa on a medium flame ,place the nonstick on top of it and allow the buns to cook for 15 minutes.Flip the side let it cook for another 10 minutes in a low flame .
  • Nutella buns will be ready to serve !!!.

STEP BY STEP METHOD WITH PICTURES.

Stir in yeast with warm milk and set aside for 10 minutes.
Knead dough until it forms into a sticky texture
knead for 3 minutes
Keep it in a warm place for rising the dough .
divide it into equal sized ball.
flatten it using a rolling pin .Fill it with nutella in the centre seal the edges .
nutella buns are ready to cook.
Place it on top of a hot tawa and cook for 10 minutes in a low flame.
flip side and cook for 10 more minutes .
perfectly cooked nutella buns are ready to serve .
It’s delicious !!!!!!

Kids’ favorite Nutella filled chocolate buns without oven !!!!!!!

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PANEER PAKORAS/ PANEER POPCORN RECIPE

Nutritious and delicious paneer pakoras are loved by young and old alike.Paneer is often used for making wide variety of luscious meals like, paneer butter masala, palak paneer etc.These paneer popcorns are the perfect snack to munch while sipping your tea in leisure evenings.The recipe is quiet simple, you need some paneer cubes and other few ingredients to make these delicious tea time snack .These instant paneer nuggets are great appetizer for casual -weekend evenings or sudden guests.

INGREDIENTS

Paneer cubes -300 gms

Ginger garlic paste-1tbs

turmeric powder-1/4th tsp

chilli powder-1 tsp

pepper powder-1/2 tsp

salt

corn flour-1tbsp

bread crumbs (for crispy coating )

INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a mixing bowl add paneer cubes which are in room temperature, along with ginger garlic paste ,turmeric powder ,chilli powder ,pepper powder and salt.mix well and keep the marination for 10 minutes.
  • Make corn flour paste ,add salt.Dip the paneer cubes in cornflour batter and roll them in bread crumbs.
  • Double coat the paneer cubes with bread crumbs by repeating the process once more.This will give a firm and crispy exterior for the fried paneer popcorns.
  • Refrigerate the paneer cubes for 1o minutes. This way coating will get locked on the paneer .
  • Deep -fry the paneer cubes until they are golden brown ,in a medium flame .
  • Serve them hot with your favorite sauce.

A perfect starter for parties and special days.Here’s the detailed recipe with STEP BY STEP IMAGES

Paneer cubes.
Add in spices (turmeric powder ,chilli powder ,pepper powder and salt.)
Keep the marinated paneer cubes for 10 minutes.Let it absorb the flavors of masala.
Prepare cornflour slurry in a bowl.
Double coat the paneer cubes with bread crumbs by dipping the paneer cubes multiple times in the slurry.
Paneer cubes are very well coated with bread crumbs.
refrigerate for 10 -15 minutes .
Deep fry until crispy nad golden brown.
Crispy and mouth watering paneer popcorns !!!!!

NOTE

  • We can use either frozen paneer cubes or fresh paneer cubes for this recipe .
  • While using frozen paneer cubes allow them to thaw completely before marination.

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ORANGE LASSI RECIPE

Lassis are yoghurt based refreshing traditional drink from India which resembles a lot like smoothies.Orange lassi can be prepared very easily with very few staple ingredients at home which will make a perfect drink for hot summer days .

INGREDIENTS

Orange -2

yoghurt -3 tbsp

Water -1 cup

Cardamom powder -1/4t tsp

Honey -2 tbsp

Ice cubes

METHOD

  • In a blender jar add orange pieces along with 1 cup of water .Blend it well.
  • Remove the chunks of oranges using a strainer and keep aside.
  • To make lassi whisk together yoghurt, honey and cardamom powder .Set aside.
  • Now add strained orange juice and using a spoon give it a good mix.
  • Serve orange lassi immediately !!!

STEP BY STEP METHOD WITH PICTURES.

Blend orange pieces with 1 cup of water
Add yoghurt ,cardamom powder and honey in a mixing bowl .Mix it well.
Make sure it is very well combined .
Pour strained orange juice and mix it well.
Pour into a serving glass .
Serve chilled !!!!!

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CHICKEN STUFFED CHILLI PAKORA

Delicious and crispy chicken stuffed chilli pakoras can be prepared within 30 minutes .This innovative and unique non veg dish can be served as a snack ,appetizer or starter for parties .Here’s the recipe :

INGREDIENTS

Green chillies -12 (Big in size)

Chicken breast -2

Kashmiri chilli -1 tsp

Chicken masala-1tsp

Garam masala-1/2 tsp

salt

Oil-1 tbsp (for pan cooking chicken pieces)

Oil for deep frying

TO PREPARE BATTER

Besan -2 cups

Asafoetida-1/4th tsp

Kashmiri chilli-1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder -1/4th tsp

Water -1/2 cup

METHOD

  • Rinse off green chillies thoroughly and deseed it by giving a cut in the mid portion .
  • Large cavities will make it much more easier to fill the stuffing
  • Removing seeds will reduce the spiciness of the chillies .Keep it aside.
  • Take chicken breasts, cut them in lengthwise in a medium thickness.
  • Marinate chicken pieces with ginger garlic paste ,kashmiri chilli powder, chicken masala, garam masala and salt.Keep the marinated chicken pieces for 1o minutes.Let it absorb the flavors of masala.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of in a pan add into marinated chicken pieces.Allow this to cook for 6-8 minutes, until chicken gets cooked well.
  • Once it is done ,let it cool down .
  • Meanwhile prepare besan batter which will give nice crispy coating for pakoras.
  • In a bowl add besan flour ,Asafoetida, kashmiri chilli powder ,turmeric powder and salt.
  • Pour water by stirring continuously , Make sure no lumps of flour are formed in the batter.
  • Take green chillies and stuff the chicken pieces inside the cavities.
  • Dip them in prepared thick besan batter , Make sure all chillies are well coated with batter.
  • Deep fry until they get perfectly cooked.
  • Lip smaking chilli pakoras are ready to be served.

STEP BY STEP METHOD WITH PICTURES

Cut chicken breasts in lengthwise
Add ginger garlic paste , kashmiri chilli powder ,chicken masala ,garam masala and salt.
Marinate the chicken pieces with masala .
Chiken pieces are cooked in a non stick pan adding 1 tbsp of oil
cooked well .Let it cool for 5 minutes.
Cutting the centre portion of chillies and removing the chilli seeds .
Remove the seeds make the cavity large enough to hold the stuffing
Stuffing with chicken pieces
chicken stuffed chillies are ready.
In a bowl add besan flour chilli powder, asfoetida, turmeric powder and salt.
Add water and make a thick batter out of it.
Dip chillies and coat it well with besan batter all around.
Deep fry until they get perfectly cooked and turn crispy.
Crispy chilli pakoras are ready !!!!!

Serve hot with some tomato ketchup or green chutney !!!!!!!

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NO COOK COCONUT BURFI

Coconut burfi is an Indian dessert which has an amazing flavor of coconut.No cook coconut burfi can be prepared very easily at home, just combine all the ingredients and let it rest for half hour or something inside the refrigerator.That’s all. Here i have used desiccated coconut ,but we can always use freshly grated coconut for making this instant burfi. Let’s see how to make it :

INGREDIENTS

Desiccated Coconut -1&1/2 cup

Condensed milk-1/2 cup

Cocoa powder -2 tbsp

Saffron milk-3 tbsp

METHOD

  • In a mixing bowl ,combine condensed milk and desiccated coconut.
  • Use your hand and mix everything together.
  • Take half portion of the mixture and mix it with cocoa powder .This will give a nice chocolaty flavor for burfi.
  • The remaining portion mix with some saffron milk.This would give a beautiful yellowish color for the burfi.
  • Take a small container and line it using a butter paper or cling wrap.
  • Add saffron flavored burfi mixture and spread it evenly .
  • Refrigerate it for 15 minutes.
  • Now add the remaining burfi portion and spread it on top of the saffron flavored burfi mixture.
  • Refrigerate it for another 15 minutes.
  • Coconut burfi would be ready to serve.

STEP BY STEP INSTRUCTION WITH PICTURES

Combine desiccated coconut and condensed milk.
Half portion of the mixture mix with cocoa powder.
Chocolate flavored burfi mixture
Remaining burfi mixture .
Line a butter paper and spread the burfi mixture evenly.Let it rest for 15 minutes
Layer it with chocolate flavored portion and refrigerate for another 15 minutes .
Cut and serve !!!!
Enjoy!!!!!

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GARLIC MURUKKU/POONDU MURUKKU RECIPE

South indian poondu murukku or garlic murukku is an absolutlety delicious and kids’ favorite snack recipe .This snack is quiet easy to prepare and it’s unique flavor makes this scruptious snack a go to recipe which i prepare very often in my home .

INGREDIENTS

Besan-1 cup

Rice flour-1/2 cup

Garlic cloves -3

Turmeric powder -1/4th tsp

Chilli powder -1 tsp

Asafoetida-1/4th tsp

Ghee -1/2 tbsp

Salt

Water for kneading the dough

METHOD

  • Put the garlic cloves in a grinder and grind it by adding 1/4 th cup of water.
  • Strain garlic juice using a strainer and remove all the tiny bits and pieces if any.
  • Take a Mixing bowl and add besan, rice flour,turmeric powder ,chilli powder ,asafoetida and salt.
  • Add strained garlic juice .
  • Knead the dough really well by adding some water .
  • Add 1/2 tbsp of ghee which will make the murukku even more flavorful and crispy.
  • Heat some oil for deep frying in a kadai.
  • Once the dough is ready fill the murukku maker with the prepared dough.
  • Squeeze it on a ladle and keep the ladle into the oil for few minutes.
  • Drop the murukku gently by sliding with a spoon or knife.
  • Deep fry and flip in between.
  • Fry until murukku changes it’s colour and becomes crispy.
  • Crispy Garlic murukku will be ready to serve !!!

STEP BY STEP METHOD WITH PICTURES

Grind garlic by adding 1/4th cup of water.
Strain garlic juice and keep aside.
Take a mixing bowl ,add besan,rice flour,turmeric powder,chilli powder,asafoetida,salt and ghee.
Add strained garlic juice .
Mix it well adding some water and knead the dough until it forms into a soft dough.
Filling murukku maker with the dough .
Squeez it out on a ladle .
Drop it on to the hot oil.Wait for few minutes.
Gently drop it and fry unti it turns crispy and golden in colour.
Crispy garlic murukku is ready to serve

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SWEET CORN VEGETABLE SOUP

Enjoying a warm bowl of sweet corn veg soup would be a really comforting food especially during the winter season.Kids’ will definitely love this soup since this one is very mild in spiciness.It’s very simple and easy to make and at the same time healthy too.Here’s the recipe :

INGREDIENTS

Canned Sweet corn Kernels -3/4th cup

carrots -1/4th cup

Beans -1/4th cup

Garlic -2 cloves

Ginger Ginger -1/2 inch piece

Chopped spring onion -3 tbsp

Butter -2 tbsp

Pepper powder -1 tsp

Soya sauce -1 tbsp

Vinegar -1 tbsp

Cornflour-2 &1/2 tbsp

Salt as per taste.

METHOD

Take a blener jar and add 1/2 cup of corn kernels along with 1/4th cup water.Grind and make a coarse paste out of it.Keep it aside.

Heat 2 tbsp of butter in a pan ,add finely chopped ginger and garlic ,saute it well and wait until it’s raw smell goes off .

Once it turns pale yellowish colour add chopped carrots and beans .

Saute it for few minutes in a medium flame .

Add 1/4 th cup of corn kernels and chopped spring onions.Stir it well.

Then we need to add coarsely ground corn paste . Mix it really well. corn paste will impart a nice aroma and flavor for soup .

Add 3 cups of water,pepper powder and salt.

Mix it well .

Cover this up with a lid and bring this to boil.

Once it starts boiling add soya sauce and vinegar.

Prepare con flour slurry by adding 2&1/2 tbsp of corn flour in a mixing bowl along with 1/4 th cup of water.

Make sure corn flour batter is so smooth and free of any lumps.

pour into soup and mix well.Once it starts to thicken switch off the flame and keep it aside.

Sweet corn soup is ready to be served.

STEP BY STEP PICTURES WITH INSTRUCTION .

Canned sweet corn kernels -3/4th cup
Grind 1/2 th cup of corn kernels by adding 1/4th cup water.
Grinding
Coarse paste of corn
Saute ginger and garlic until it’s raw smell disappears.
Add chopped carrots and beans ,saute it for a while .
Add corn kernels and spring onions.
Add Ground corn paste and mix it well.
Pour 3 cups of water.
Add pepper powder and salt to taste.
prepare smooth corn flour slurry .
Add into soup and mix well.
Hot and flavorful sweet corn soup is ready to be served!!!!!

SUGAR FREE BANANA PUDDING

Today i am going to share with you one of the simplest dessert recipes which belongs to the category of firless cooking .All you need to do is put some sliced bananas in the freezer section in advance .For the creamy and smooth banana pudding always use frozen bananas.This no sugar dessert can be enjoyed either as a breakfast or as a snack ,which will leave you feeling satisfied and full till the very next meal.Here’s the recipe :

INGREDIENTS

Sliced frozen bananas -2

Cocoa powder -2 tbsp

Milk-1/4th cup

Honey -1 tbsp

METHOD

  • Take a blender jar and add all the ingredients (banana slices,milk,cocoa powder and honey)
  • Transfer into a pudding bowl.
  • Add some chopped fruits and nuts .(apple,dates ,cashews etc.)
  • Serve and enjoy your meal.

STEP BY STEP METHOD WITH PICTURES.

In a blender jar add sliced bananas,cocoa powder,milk and honey .
Blend it well.
Smooth and creamy.
Transfer into a serving bowl.
Add some fruits and nuts .Enjoy !!!!

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