Healthy Beetroot Dry Curry- How To Make Simple Beetroot Fry – Indian Recipe–Chukandar Ki Sabji

Ingredients –

  1. Beetroot (peeled and grated) – 1 cup
  2. Salt to taste
  3. Chopped onion – 1/2 cup
  4. Green chilly or red chilly powder (as per your taste)
  5. Boiled potatoes (cut into small pieces) – 1 cup
  6. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp.
  7. Cinnamon stick – 1/2 inch
  8. Cumin seeds (Jeera) – 1/2 tsp.

Method –

  • Heat a pan/kadhai on medium  heat.
  • Add oil, cumin seeds, cinnamon stick and sauté well.
  • Add chopped onion and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add boiled potato, salt to taste, turmeric powder and green chilly.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add grated beetroot and mix well.
  • Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • After 2-3 minutes, open the lid, mix well and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Cook till beetroot  becomes soft.
  • Switch off the heat, beetroot dry curry is ready.
  • You can adjust salt and chilly according to your taste.

Banana Fritters – Kids Tiffin Recipe – How to use Overripe Bananas

Ingredients –

  1. Rice flour –1 cup
  2. All purpose flour (Maida) or Whole wheat flour –1/2  cup
  3. Sugar –1/2 cup (as per your taste)
  4. Overripe bananas or ripe bananas– 2
  5. Sesame seeds (white til ) –1 tbsp.
  6. Oil for deep- frying
  7. Baking powder – 1 tbsp. (optional)
  8. Coconut powder or grated – 1/3 cup

Method –

  • Peel the bananas and mash with fork or spoon.
  • Add all the ingredients into the bowl and mix well.
  • Add some water  to make thick paste.
  • Refrigerate for 20 –25 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan/kadhai on medium flame.
  • Take small portion of the paste and drop in hot oil.
  • Deep fry banana fritters in hot oil until crisp and golden.
  • Keep tossing and flipping.
  • Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Repeat to make the rest of it.
  • Banana fritters is ready to serve.

Badam Barfi/Katli Recipe–Almonds Burfi/Katli–Festival Special Recipe

Ingredients –

  1. Almonds/Badam – 1 cup (soak the almonds in water for 2- 3 hours and peel)
  2. Sugar – 1/3 cup (as per your taste)
  3. Water – 1/4 cup
  4. Clarified butter/ghee – for greasing
  5. Saffron/Kesar (optional)

Method –

  • Add some water and Grind peeled almonds in to fine paste.
  • Prepare a fine paste of almonds in the grinder.
  • Heat the  kadhai/non-stick pan and add water and sugar.
  • Mix well and let the water boil.
  • Prepare sugar syrup and check with your fingers it should be 1 string.
  • Once sugar syrup is ready add almonds paste , saffron (optional) and keep stirring it and cook it on medium to low flame.
  • Keep cooking it for some more time until it becomes thick paste.
  • Switch off the heat.
  • Apply a little ghee in the plate, place the almonds mixture and then spread it evenly across the plate.
  • keep the plate in the freezer for 1 hour.
  • After 1 hour take out the plate and cut it into pieces as per the shape of your choice.
  • Almonds Barfi/Katli is ready to serve.

How To Make Easy and Healthy Dal Fry with Drumstick leaves – Indian Recipes–Dal Recipe

Ingredients –

  1. Cooked Dal (you can use moong dal, yellow lentil dal ) – 1 cup.
  2. Chopped tomatoes – 1 cup.
  3. Finely chopped garlic – 1 tea spoon.
  4. Chopped onions – 1/2 cup.
  5. Dry whole chilly – 1( as per your taste).
  6. Salt to taste.
  7. Mustard/cumin seeds –  1/2 tsp.
  8. Asafetida/hing powder – 2 pinch.
  9. Gram masala powder – 1 tsp.
  10. Vegetable oil/butter – 1-2 tbsp.
  11. Drumstick  leaves (clean and wash)- 1 cup.

Method-

  • Heat oil into the pan on medium flame.
  • Add cumin/mustard seeds, dry chilly and fry till it changes color. 
  • Add chopped onions, chopped garlic and cook till its become soft.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, salt to taste and hing, mix well and cook for few minutes.
  • Add drumstick leaves, mix well and cook for few minutes.
  • Add cooked dal, gram masala and mix well.
  • Cover and bring it to boil.
  • After 1-2 minutes Turn off the flame, healthy drumsticks leaves dal is ready to serve, you can adjust salt or spice as per your taste.

Note –

  • Place the soak 1/2 cup  dal along with 2 cups water, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder in a pressure cooker.
  • Cover and pressure cook on high heat for 3-4 whistles.
  • Remove from heat and mash the dal.