Matar Paneer Curry (मटर पनीर करी) -Paneer Recipe-Easy And Quick Matar Paneer-In Restaurant Style

Ingredients –

  1. Chopped onions (medium) –1 cup
  2. Chopped tomatoes (medium) –1 cup
  3. Butter or Oil –1 tbsp.
  4. Cubed Cottage cheese (Paneer) – 1 cup
  5. Green peas/matar – 1/2 cup
  6. Cashew nuts – 8-10
  7. Ginger- garlic paste – 1 tbsp.
  8. Kashmiri red chili powder (for color)- 1/2 tsp.
  9. Chili (as per your taste)
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Kasuri methi (dry fenugreek leaves) –1/4 tsp.
  12. Few coriander leaves finely chopped
  13. Fresh cream (use for Restaurant style)- 1/4 cup
  14. Whole cumin seeds –1 tsp.
  15. Bay leaf – 2-3
  16. Coriander powder-1 tsp.
  17. Cumin powder –1 tsp.
  18. Turmeric powder – 1 tsp.
  19. Garam masala –1 tsp.
  20. Cinnamon stick (dalchini) – 1/2 inch

Method –

  • Add half cup onion, tomatoes & cashew nuts in a blender to make a fine paste.
  • Heat vegetable oil in a kadhai.
  • Sauté cumin seed, cinnamon stick, bay leaf  for 1 minute on medium heat.
  • Add chopped onions, cook until onions turn transparent.
  • Add ground paste, salt, chili, kasmiri red powder, ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder and fry until it leaves the side of the kadhai.
  • Add peas, cumin powder, coriander powder, garam masala & sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add coriander leaves, little water, cook for few minutes.
  • Add fresh cream (optional) & mix well.
  • Add paneer, kasuri methi, cook for just  2-3 minutes.
  • Switch off the heat, Matar/Peas Paneer is ready.
  • You can serve Matar paneer with Roti or Rice..

Coconut Rice-South Indian Coconut Rice-Rice Recipe-Lunch Box Recipe

Ingredients –

  1. Cooked Rice (any kind of Rice) – 1 cup
  2. Curry leaves – 5-6
  3. Vegetable oil or ghee – 1 tbsp.
  4. Chana Dal –1 tbsp.
  5. Urad Dal-1 tbsp.
  6. Whole red chilly – 1 (as per you taste)
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Grated Fresh Coconut – 1/2 cup
  9. Peanuts or Cashews nuts – 1 tbsp.
  10. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp.
  11. A pinch of Asafetida (Hing)

Method –

  • Heat oil in a pan / kadhai.
  • Add mustard seeds, whole red chilly and curry leaves, cook for few minutes.
  • Now add chana dal, urad da, Cashews and Hing, fry until lightly golden.
  • Add cooked rice, grated coconut, salt to taste.
  • Stir everything well.
  • Cover and cook for few minutes on low heat.
  • After few minutes turn off the heat. 
  • Coconut rice is ready, serve with any curry or curd.

Lemon Rice-Quick And Easy South Indian Rice Recipe- Lunch Box Recipe-How To Use Leftover Rice

Ingredients –

  1. Cooked Rice (any kind of Rice) – 1 cup
  2. Curry leaves – 5-6
  3. Vegetable oil or ghee – 1 tbsp.
  4. Chana Dal –1 tbsp.
  5. Urad Dal-1 tbsp.
  6. Whole red chilly – 1 (as per you taste)
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Peanuts or Cashews – 1 tbsp.
  9. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp.
  10. Mustard Seeds –1 tsp.
  11. Grated Ginger-1 tsp.
  12. A pinch of Asafetida (Hing)
  13. Lemon (as per your taste).

Method –

  • Heat oil in a pan / kadhai.
  • Add peanuts fry until they are lighty roasted.
  • Add ginger, chana dal, urad dal, curry leaves, chilly and mustard seeds, cook for few minutes.
  • Add Hing, turmeric powder, cooked rice, salt to taste and mix well.
  • Cover and cook for few minutes on low heat.
  • After few minutes turn off the heat.
  • Add lemon juice and stir everything well.
  • Lemon rice is ready, serve with any curry or curd.

Healthy Beetroot Puri–How to use Beetroot–Breakfast Recipe

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Ingredients –

  1. Whole wheat flour – 1 cup
  2. Beetroot – 1 (peel and cut into small pieces)
  3. Ginger – 1/2 inch
  4. Salt to taste
  5. Ajwain (carom) seeds – 1 tsp.
  6. Vegetable oil for frying
  7. Green chilly as par your taste

Method –

  • Add ajwain seeds, salt, 1 tbsp oil  into the wheat flour and mix well.
  • Grind the beetroot, ginger and green chilly  for few seconds to make a paste.
  • Add grinded paste into the wheat flour and knead into a soft dough.
  • You can add sufficient water to knead the dough.
  • Cover and set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Take small portion of the dough and shape them into small ball.
  • Sprinkle some dry flour and flatten the dough balls with a rolling pin to make Puri.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a kadhai on medium heat.
  • Put Puri into hot oil, fry Puri till both sides turn little brown.
  • Beetroot Puri  is ready to serve.
  • You can eat this with Baby potato curry.

Mint/Pudina Pulav Recipe – Mint Recipe – Indian Recipe

Ingredients –

  1. Soaked Basmati  rice for 15 –20 minutes –1 cup
  2. Vegetable Oil / Butter–2 tbsp.
  3. Cumin seeds –1 tsp.
  4. Bay leaves –2 -3
  5. Cinnamon stick–1/2 inch
  6. Salt to taste
  7. Boiled peas or frozen peas –1/2 cup
  8. Sliced onions – 1 cup
  9. A pieces of ginger 
  10. Garlic –2-3 cloves
  11. Whole green chilly –as per your taste
  12. Mint (Pudina) – 1 cup (wash and clean)
  13. Cashew or ground nuts –10 -15
  14. Fried onions – 2 tbsp. (optional)

Method –

  • Put mint leaf, ginger, green chilly and garlic into the blender.
  • Add little water and make a paste.
  • Heat oil into the pan/kadhai on medium heat.
  • Add cumin seeds, bay leaves, cinnamon stick and sauté for few minutes.
  • Add cashew nuts and cook for few seconds.
  • Add sliced onions and cook till onions becomes little transparent.
  • Add peas, salt to taste and cook for few minutes.
  • Add mint paste and cook for 2 –3 minutes on medium heat.
  • Soak rice in the water at 1:2 ratio respectively.
  • Add soaked rice in mint paste, mix well and let it boil.
  • Once water starts boiling, cover and cook for another 2 minutes on low on medium heat.
  • After 2 minutes, keep stirring, cover and cook till the rice is cooked properly.
  • Turn off the heat and garnish with fried onion.
  • Mint/Pulav is ready to serve with any kind of raita.

Green Palak Puri–Spinach Puri–How To Make Healthy Palak Puri

Ingredients –

  1. Whole wheat flour -2 cups
  2. Spinach (palak) -1/2 cup (wash and dry)
  3. Ajwain/carom seeds –1 tsp.
  4. Salt to taste

Method –

  • Add ajwain, salt into the wheat flour and mix well.
  • Grind the spinach for few seconds to make a paste.
  • Add grinded paste into the wheat flour and knead into a soft dough.
  • You can add sufficient water to knead the dough.
  • Cover and set aside for 10 minutes
  • Take small portion of the dough and shape them into small ball..
  • Sprinkle some dry flour and flatten the dough balls with a rolling pin to make Puri.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a kadhi on medium heat.
  • Put Puri into hot oil, fry Puri till both sides turn little brown.
  • Green spinach/palak puri is ready to serve.
  • You can eat this dish with Baby potato curry.