Easy Maharashtrian Recipes - Secret Recipes

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Thank you for visiting my Blog. I am so happy to let you know that my first recipe book is available on Amazon and has all the recipes given to me by my mom and grand-mom.

These recipes are the ones that i have had many many times over the years, growing up in Sangli - Maharashtra.

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Amazing Hakka Noodles Recipe




Hakka Noodles Picture
Hakka Noodles Recipe
This recipe will show you how to make Hakka noodles at home and avoid oily and unhealthy street food. Lots of veggies make this a healthy alternative to pizza or burgers. Do try this recipe, and share your comments too.

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Ingredients:
Capsicum   1/2  (Large)
Cabbage  3-4 tbsp 
Carrot  1/2  (Medium)
Onion  1/2 (small)
Spring onion  3-4 tbsp
Noodles          150gm
Ginger  1.5 tsp
Garlic  3 cloves
Soy Sauce (Light) 3/4 tsp
Red Chilli Sauce  1/2 tsp
Salt As per taste
Oil 3-4 tsp

Recipe:
1. Boil water and put noodles in it.
2. Immediately remove the noodles and wash by cold water, keep it aside.
3. Chop all the vegetables in thin slices.
4. Keep your pan on high heat and add oil.
5. Now, add finely chopped ginger, garlic and stir for 1-2 mins.
6. Once it starts changing it's color, add onions.
7. Cook the onions for couple of minutes and then add all other vegetables and half portion of spring onions.
8. Cook them for 1-2 mins. (Please make sure that they are not fully cooked because we want the vegetables to remain crispy).
9. Now add all the sauces and mix it well.
10.Add our par boiled noodles, salt, mix it well. Garnish it with spring onion and serve hot.

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How to Fall in Love with Pancakes - Amazing Mango Pancake

How to fall in love.....with food ! - Mango Pancakes
Mango + Pancakes .....Yes !! Finally, we have the recipe of the most flavorful, lovely, delicate pancakes with  mangoes. It has mango cubes, mango pulp, mango puree, mango cream and you can top it off with mango ice-cream. Do try it once and you will fall in love.


Ingredients:
1. Pancake mix - You can also make one yourself with bleached flour / cream / milk / butter.

Take 1 cup of all purpose flour ( maida ), 1 tablespoon of sugar, 3/4 cup of milk, 1/2 tsp of baking soda, pinch of salt. You can add one 1 egg, but not needed. We will add Mango :)

2. Mango - cubed
3. 1/2 cup mango pulp
4. Whipping Cream - 1/2 cup
5. Butter


Recipe:
1. Add the mango pulp to the pancake batter
2. Put a pan on medium heat
3. Add one bowl of batter to the pan. Spread with spatula or turn the pan at an angle.
4. Cover and cook for around 8 minutes.
5. Place the pancake in a plate, add cubed mangoes, fold the pancake and add mango cream to the side.
6. If you want, you can add a little whipped cream too.

For Mango Cream :
1. Blend Mango Pulp and Whipping Cream ( 1/2 cup of cream and 1/2 cup of mango pulp) to form thick mango cream !!


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Amazing Crispy Potatoes - Maharashtrian Batata Recipe



Amazing Crispy Potatoes - Maharashtrian Batata Recipe
Amazing Crispy Potatoes - Maharashtrian Batata Recipe

This is one of the staple recipe of any Maharashtrian family. Try this recipe which consists of potatoes, chillies, coconut, curry leaves and lot of flavor !

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Ingredients:
2 medium potatoes, thinly sliced.
2 green peppers, finely chopped
3 teaspoons of mustard seeds.
2 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder
3/4 tsp of asafoetida ( hing )
10 -12 curry leaves
2 tsp of red pepper powder
Ghee / Clarified Butter or Oil for Tempering ( around 3 tablespoons )
salt as per taste
1 bowl of shredded coconut
coriander / cilantro for garnishing

Recipe:
1. Take a kadai or a deep pan, and put it on medium heat
2. Add the ghee or oil and once its hot, add the mustard seeds.
3. Once the seeds start to splutter, please add the curry leaves followed by rest of the spices. Do not add salt or coriander and coconut.
4. Now add the potatoes and mix well so that the tempering coats them.
5. Cook for around 8 - 10 minutes.
6. Now add coriander and coconut
7. Serve hot with roti / bread or rice.

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How to make Sheera / Rava Sheera / Suji Halwa / Rava Dessert / Prasadacha Sheera / Indian Sweet

Sheera - Rava Dessert - Indian Dessert
Sheera - Rava Dessert - Indian Dessert
Sheera or Rava Dessert is a very popular item in India and made during any auspicious occasion like Pooja / Marriage and many more.

Please do try this real quick recipe and share your pics and feedback too.

Ingredients:
1 bowl of rava / sooji
1/2 bowl of clarified butter ( Ghee )
1 bowl of sugar. You can use less if you want it less sweet
2 bowl of water ( generally its twice the amount of sooji )
Almonds or Cashews  and Saffron for garnishing

Recipe:
1. Please pan on medium heat and add the rava. Roast it by stirring for around 4 - 5 minutes. In the meantime, take the water in another pan and keep it to boil.
2. Once the sooji / rava is roasted, it will change its color slightly. Now, slowly add the clarified butter till all the rava is wet. Keep roasting it for another 2- 3 minutes till it starts to give out aroma.
3. Add the boiling water and mix well. The rava / sooji will puff up by absorbing all the water.
4. Add the sugar and mix well. Keep stirring.
5. After about 2 minutes, the sooji will be thick and start to form lumps.
6. Sheera / Rava Dessert is Ready. Add the saffron ( use saffron with warm milk ) and the nuts.
7. Serve hot.

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Pineapple Rice - Ananas Bhaat - Rice Dessert


Pineapple Rice - Ananas Bhaat - Rice Dessert
Pineapple Rice - Ananas Bhaat - Rice Dessert
Pineapple rice is one item I have had since childhood. The aroma of cloves, with the sweetness of pineapple and clarified butter, will make this a regular item in your kitchen. Try it once and I am sure you will get hooked. Please do share your feedback too.

Ingredients:
1 bowl of rice ( washed )
7 - 8 cloves
5 - 6 tbsp of clarified butter ( ghee )
1 can of Pineapple chunks / pieces. You can also use fresh pineapple, but if its sour, then you will need some sugar.

Recipe:
1. In a pan, add the clarified butter. Let it be on medium heat.
2. Once the clarified butter heats, add cloves
3. The cloves will start giving out the aroma, now its time to add the rice.
4. Keep stirring the rice and cook in the butter till it slightly turns color.
5. Add he pineapple chunks and juice
6. Cover and cook for around 10 -15 minutes.
7. Serve it hot.

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Amrakhand - Srikhand - Flavored Yogurt Recipe

Amrakhand - Mango Dessert - Srikhand
Amrakhand - Mango Dessert - Srikhand
This is one of the most famous and sought after dessert in Maharashtra - India. Popular 
during the summers as that's when you get fresh mangoes, but you can always substitute mangoes with any fruit of your choice.

Ingredients:
3 cups of thick yogurt.
Normally, the process is to take the regular yogurt, pour it on the muslin cloth and then let it drain out the water overnight. However, if you don't have that much preparation time, you can also use plain Greek yogurt.

1 cup of sugar
1 cup of fresh or canned mango pulp
A few crushed pistachios or almonds

Recipe :
1. Add all the ingredients in a big bowl.
2. Whisk this mixture with egg beater or a regular hand whipper
3. Once the consistency is thick, add the nuts and your dessert is ready !

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Paneer Tikka Masala - Cottage Cheese Curry - Veggie Alternative to Chicken Tikka Masala

Paneer Tikka Masala - Alternative to Chicken Tikka Masala
Paneer Tikka Masala - Alternative to Chicken Tikka Masala
Delicate pieces / chunks of cottage cheese ( Paneer ) fried / grilled in an amazing onion and tomato gravy. Very easy to make and serve it hot with rice or any bread. This is an amazing alternative to the Chicken Tikka Masala.

Ingredients For Paneer Tikka :
400 gm of Cottage Cheese Cubes / Paneer Cubes.
3 tbsp of plain yogurt
1 tsp of cumin powder
1 tsp of coriander powder
1 tsp of Red Pepper / Cayenne powder
pinch of Salt

Ingredients For the Gravy :
3 medium size tomatoes, chopped.
2 medium size onions, finely chopped.
8 - 10 cashews ( to give the gravy richness and texture )
1 tsp of cumin powder
1 tsp of coriander powder
1/2 tsp of whole cumin
1 tsp of red pepper powder / mirchi powder
1 tsp of garam masala powder
2 -3 bay leaves


Recipe for Marination :
1. Take all the spices and yogurt, mix it to a smooth paste.
2. Take the cottage cheese cubes and roll them in this paste, keep aside for 20 -30 mins. 

Recipe for Gravy:
1. Take a pan or an oval shaped vessel. Keep it on medium heat.
2. Add a little oil, then once the oil heats up, add the onions and cook them till they turn transparent.
3. Add all the spices, a little salt and the tomatoes.
4. Keep stirring a bit so that the tomatoes and the onions get a nice coating of the spices.
5. cook for around 5 -8 minutes and turn off the heat. Let it cool down. Grind to a fine paste by adding a little water to the blender bowl.
6. Now, for the paneer, add a little oil in the pan and then the cubes. You can also grill them on a griddle however, if the Paneer is not fresh, there are chances it will crumble.
7. Gently stirr and toss the panner to get a nice grill effect on all the sides.
8. In around 9 - 10 mins, your Paneer should be nice golden brown and now its the right time to add in the gravy that we churned.
9. Mix well, cover with lid and let it cook for 5 - 8 mins.
10. Garnish with cashews and coriander.
11. Server hot with breads or rice.
12. Post your comments too :)

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Uttapa - Uttapam - Pancake - Healthy Breakfast Recipe

Onion Uttapa - Uttapam - Pancake
Onion Uttapa - Uttapam - Pancake
What's better than starting your day with a healthy breakfast. This pancake, also called as Uttapa or Uttapam, is a south INDIAN classic. Provides carbs, protein and add all the veggies you love. Have this with Chutney and energize your day !

Here is the link to the Chutney : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjcP16Ep97U!

Batter Ingredients:
3 bowl of rice
1 bowl of urad daal

Recipe:
1. Wash the rice and daal seperate.
2. Soak them in water ( seperate ) and leave overnight.
3. Grind seperate to a coarse paste and mix together in a large container.
4. Add a little bit of salt and leave it in a warm place for overnight. This will cause the batter to ferment and rise. Do add a little bit of water, consistency should be like lava. Not too runny or not too thick.
5. You are ready to make idlis or uttapam's !!


Topping Ingredients:
Finely chopped Onions or veggies of your choice.
Cumin Seeds
Oil or Ghee ( clarified butter )
Salt as per taste

Recipe: 
(If the batter is too thick do add a little water )

1. Take a pan / tava / hot plate / griddle and heat it up at high heat.
2. Reduce the heat to medium and add a few drops of oil.
3. Take the batter ( ensure you mix the batter with a spoon for it to aerate), and add a bowl of batter on the pan.
4. Slightly tilt the pan for the batter to spread. 
5. Add the toppings , drizzle some oil on the sides and cover it with a lid. Let it cook for around 2 minutes on medium heat.
6. Remove lid and flip. Cook for another 30 seconds - 1 min.
7. Remove on a plate and serve hot with chutney.

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Matki Bhel - Sprouts Bhel - Healthy Chat Item - Sprouts Recipe

Mataki Bhel - Sprouts Bhel - Healthy Chat Item - Sprouts Recipe
Mataki Bhel - Sprouts Bhel - Healthy Chat Item - Sprouts Recipe
Enjoy this delicious and healthy chat item. This Mataki Bhel / Sprouts Bhel is very easy to make and very very healthy. You can also use any other favorite sprout of your choice to make this sprouts recipe. Do Share your feedback !

Ingredients:
2 Cup Boiled Sprouts
1/2 Onion: Finely Chopped
1/2 Tomato: Finely Chopped
1/2 to 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
1/4 Cup paste of Tamarind-Jaggery-Dates
1/2 Cup Sev
Coriander/Cilantro: For Decoration

Recipe:
1. Take sprouts in big bowl.
2. Add onion, tomatoes, red chilli powder and mix it well.
3. Now add sev, coriander, tamarind-jaggery-dates paste and mix it well
4. Decorate it with sev and coriander and our dish is ready.

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Sweet Corn Soup Recipe

Sweet Corn Soup
Sweet Corn Soup
Sweet Corn Soup, sweet flavor of corn and little hotness of pepper makes it very popular among foodies.Try this sweet corn soup recipe and enjoy the warmth in this lovely winter.
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Ingredients:
2 Cup Boiled Sweet Corns
1/4 tsp Black Pepper
1 tsp All purpose Flour
1-2 tsp butter
3-4 Cloves of Garlic
2 Green Chilies (Optional)
Salt: As per taste
Water: To make puree of sweet corns

Recipe:
1. Make puree of sweet corns.
2. Keep your pan on medium heat and add very little oil.
3. Now add butter. Once butter melts add all purpose flour and mix it well.
4. Now add finely chopped garlic and green chillies.
Tip: Just split the green chillies and add to get the hotness in soup.
5. Let it cook for couple of minutes.
6. Now add our sweet corn puree.
7. Once it starts boiling, add black pepper, salt and our dish is ready.

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Chinese Bhel Recipe - Better than Chinese Fried Rice

Chinese Bhel Recipe
Chinese Bhel
This is one of my Chinese food recipes.I feel, Chinese food is everyone's favorite cuisine. This Chinese Bhel recipe is very quick, yummy and much better than Chinese Fried Rice.

Ingredients:
100 gms Fried Noodles
2 tsp Soy Sauce
2 tbsp Red Chili Sauce
5 tbsp Tomato Ketchup
1 to 1.5 tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
1 Cup Cabbage
1 Red Pepper
4-5 tbsp Spring Onion
2 to 3 tsp Oil
Salt : As per taste
Spring Onions: For Garnishing

Recipe:
1. Keep your pan on medium heat and add just 1/2 tsp of oil.
2. Once oil is hot, add ginger-garlic paste. Let it cook for few minutes.
3. Now add remaining oil, cabbage and red pepper. Let it cook for couple of minutes.
4. Now add all the sauces, salt and mix it well.
5. Add fried noodles, mix it well and our dish is ready.
6. Decorate it with spring onion and serve it hot.
Tip: Add noodles at the time of serving and serve it hot. As it contains sauces, it will become soggy after few minutes.

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Authentic Cream Of Tomato Soup Recipe

Authentic Cream Of Tomato Soup Recipe
Cream Of Tomato Soup
Enjoy this restaurant style cream of tomato soup at home. You just need to follow few simple steps mentioned below!

Ingredients:

4 Boiled Tomato
2-3 tbsp Whipping Cream
3 tsp Corn Flour
Water:  As required to make corn flour paste
3 Cloves Of Garlic 
1 tsp Black Pepper
2-3 tsp Sugar
Salt: As per taste
1-2 tsp Butter
6-7 Croutons

Recipe:

1. Add water into corn flour and make smooth paste of it.
2. Peel off the skin of boiled tomatoes.
3. Grind tomatoes and make a smooth paste of it.
4. Keep your pan on medium heat and add butter to that.
Tip: Add little bit of oil before adding butter so that butter will not burn.
5. Once butter melts, add garlic and cook it for few minutes.
6. Now add tomato mixture, corn flour mixture and black pepper to that.
7. Now add whipping cream and mix it well.
7. Once the mixture starts boiling, switch off the heat.
8. Add sugar, salt and mix it well.
9. Take some portion into bowl, add croutons and serve it hot.

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Masala Puri - Tikhat Mithachi Puri Recipe

Masala Puri - Tikhat Mithachi Puri
Masala Puri - Tikhat Mithachi Puri

This is very simple and quick snack made up of 2 to 3 flours namely wheat flour, chickpea flour and rice flour. Enjoy the snack with ketchup, curd or simply, plain. It is one the best items to take with you while travelling.

Ingredients:
1 Cup Wheat Flour
2 tbsp Chickpea Flour
2 tbsp Rice Flour
1/2 tsp Asafoetida
3/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
2 to 3 tsp Red Chilli Powder
2-3 tsp White Sesame Seeds 
2-3 tsp Hot Oil: For Mixing
Salt: As Per Taste
Oil: For Deep Frying
Water: For Kneading the dough

Recipe:
1. Mix wheat flour, chickpea flour and rice flour into large mixing bowl.
2. Add rest of the ingredients except hot oil and mix it well.
3. Now add hot oil and apply properly to the mixture.
4. Now slowly add water and knead the dough.
5. Make small portions of the dough and roll it into circle by using rolling pin.
6. Deep fry the puris and our dish is ready.
7. Serve it hot with ketchup or curd.

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Vanilla Cupcakes Recipe With Irish Cream

Vanilla Cupcakes
Vanilla Cupcakes
What's better than baking a cupcake for New Year!! Enjoy this yummy vanilla cupcakes with tea,coffee or just as it is.

Ingredients:
1 Cup heap All Purpose Flour
1 Flat Cup Sugar
3 Eggs
1/4 Cup Milk
3/4 Cup Unsalted Butter
1/2 tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
5 tsp Irish Cream
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/4 tsp Baking Soda
Pinch of Salt

Recipe:
(Preheat your oven at 350 F or 180 C for 5 mins)
1. Sift all purpose flour, baking powder,baking soda,salt 3 times so that everything can be mixed well.
2. Add sugar, butter and beat it till it become light and fluffy.
3. Now add one egg at a time and bit it till it becomes creamy and light.
4. Add vanilla extract and mix it well.
5. Now add 1/3 portion of mixture of all purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda and fold it into eggs mixture.
6. Add 1/3 portion of the milk and beat it for few seconds.
7. Repeat step 5 and 6 for the remaining mixture.
8. Add Irish cream and mix it well.
9. Lined up the pan with paper cupcake molds.
10. Bake the cupcakes for 25-30 mins and our dish is ready.
11. Just before the actual time, insert toothpick and check whether it is baked.If toothpick comes out clean, our cakes are ready.
12. Take out of the oven and let it cool down to room temperature.
13. Store it in air tight container and serve it with Tea, Coffee.

Tip: if you want to skip Irish cream, just add 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract more than mentioned and you are all set !!



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Dabeli Recipe, Kacchi Dabeli Recipe

Dabeli Recipe
Dabeli
This one is very popular street food from parts of India like Gujarat, Mumbai-Maharashtra.
This mouthwatering dish is originated from Kutch-Gujrat, made up of potato stuffing inside bread/dinner rolls and decorated with sev and pomegranate.

Ingredients:
1 Onion
1 Mashed Potato
2 tsp Dabeli Masala
1 tsp Red Chilli Powder
2-3 tsp Tamarind-Jaggery-Dates Paste
2-3 tsp Coriander
2-3 tsp Pomegranate
1.5 tsp butter
5-6 Dinner Rolls
2-3 tbsp Spicy & Roasted Peanuts
Salt: As per taste
Sev: For Decoration
Tamaring-Jaggery-Dates Paste: For Dipping

For Tempering:
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
2-3 tsp Vegetable Oil

Recipe:
Stuffing:
1. Keep you pan on medium heat and add oil to that.
2. Once oil is hot, add cumin seeds.
3. Add Onions and let is cook till they become transparent.
4. Add dabeli masala, red chilli powder followed mashed potato.
5. Add tamanrind-jaggery-dates paste.
6. Now add salt, coriander, mix it well and our dish is ready.
7. Spread the mixture on plate. Decorate it with spicy and roasted peanuts,pomegranate, sev.
Dabeli Masala Recipe
Dabeli Stuffing
Final Product:
1. Cut the dinner rolls from middle.
2. Apply butter from all sides and roast it for few seconds.
3. Apply tamarind-jaggery-dates paste from inside.
4. Now put out stuffing followed by spicy & roasted peanuts and pomegranate
5. Close the dinner rolls and again roast it for few seconds.
6. Dip it in tamarind-jaggery-dates paste and then dip it in sev and serve it hot.

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http://www.sayaliskitchen.com/2014/12/spicy-roasted-peanuts.html


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Dabeli Masala Recipe

Dabeli Masala
Dabeli Masala
This dabeli masala recipe is very simple and easy to make. This is used in very popular street food called as 'Dabeli' which is famous in parts of India like Gujarat, Mumbai-Maharashtra.

Ingredients:
3 Red Chillies
3 tsp Coriander Powder/Coriander Seeds
1.5 tsp Chilli Flakes
1.5 tsp Cumin Seeds
1.5 inch Cinnamon
6-8 Cloves
3/4 tsp Red Chili Powder

Recipe:
1. Keep your pan on low heat.
2. Roast all your ingredients except powder for couple of minutes.
3. Once it is cool down, grind all the ingredients and our dish is read.
4. Store it in air tight container for further use.


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Spicy & Roasted Peanuts - Healthy Nuts Recipe

Spicy - Roasted Peanuts
Spicy & Roasted Peanuts
Enjoy this Snack with Beer..Wine..Soda...Soft Drinks..Or your way !
Please do post your feedback!

Ingredients:
1-2 tsp Vegetable Oil
1/2 tsp Asafoetida
1.5 tsp Red Chilli Powder
1/2 Cup Roasted Peanuts
Salt: As per taste

Recipe:

1. Keep your pan on medium heat.
2. Add oil to that. Once oil is hot, add asafoetida and peanuts.
3. Now add red chilli powder and salt as per taste.
4. Mix it well, roast it for 1 to 2 minutes and our dish is ready.

Benefits:

1. Famous snack to enjoy with beer, wine, soda or soft drink. 
2. Can be made quickly.


Hara Bhara Kabab

Hara Bhara Kabab

A good tea time snack, healthy snack, starter, appetizer, item for kids tiffin....part of so many categories! Here is my version of Hara Bhara Kabab..can be made very quickly and very very yummy :) Do share your feedback! 

Ingredients:
1 Big Boiled Potato
1/2 Cup Green Peas
1/2 Cup Spinach
3-4 tbsp Coriander/Cilantro
1 tsp Chat Masala
1/2 tsp Garam Masala
3-4 Green Chilies
1" Ginger
Corn Flour: As required
Salt: As per taste
Oil: For shallow Frying
Cashew Nuts: For Decoration
Water: As required for boiling spinach & Green Peas

Recipe:
1. Boil spinach for 5-10 mins and remove excessive water aside.
2. Cook green peas, remove excessive water and keep it aside.
3. Mix spinach, green peas, ginger, green chilies, coriander/cilantro.
4. Grind them together and make a smooth paste.
5. Mash potatoes and add above paste, garam masala, chat masala, salt and mix it well.
6. Now slowly add corn flour to make a dough with soft consistency.
7. Make small portions of the dough and make small patties.
8. Decorate it with cashew nuts and shallow fry from both sides and our dish is ready.

Benefits:
1. Favorite among children.
2. Can be made very quick and delicious.
3. Can be categorized as Starter, Tea Time Snack, Evening Snack.



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Paneer Manchurian - Indo Chinese Recipe

Paneer Manchurian Recipe
Paneer Manchurian
Paneer Manchurian is favorite dish of almost everyone :) It is very famous indo-chinese starters in many of the restaurants. This dish can be made up in two styles..dry Manchurian or Manchurian with gravy. This recipe tells you about dry 'Paneer Manchurian'.

Ingredients:
For Paneer:
200 gms (1/2 lbs) Paneer (cottage cheese)
3 tablespoons Maida (all purpose flour)
2 tablespoons Rice Flour
1 teaspoon Garlic
1 teaspoon Ginger
Cooking Oil
Salt
1/4 cup Water

For Sauté
1 teaspoon Garlic Paste
1 teaspoon Ginger Paste
1/4 cup finely chopped Capsicum
1 small Onion, finely chopped
1 Green Chili, finely chopped
2 tablespoons finely chopped Spring Onion
2 tablespoons Cooking Oil
1.5 tablespoons Soy Sauce
2 tablespoon Chili Sauce
5 tablespoons Tomato Ketchup
Salt

Recipe:
For Paneer:
1. Take all purpose flour , rice flour into a big bowl.
2. Now add ginger, garlic to it. Now add water to make thick paste.
3. Marinate paneer pieces into this batter and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
4. After 30 minutes, deep fry it and keep it aside.

For Sauce:
1. Keep your pan on medium heat.
2. Add ginger, garlic paste,onions, green chilies and mix it well
3. Cook it till onions become transparent.
4. Now add capsicum and let it cook for another few minutes.
5. Now add all the sauces, salt and mix it properly.
6. Add fried paneer into sauce, cover each piece of paneer with sauce and our dish is ready :)

Benefits:
1. Can be made very quick.
2. A great snack to have before main course.
3. Everybody's favorite indo-chinese starter.


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Tutti Frutti Cake Recipe - Christmas Cake Recipe - Eggless Cake Recipe

Christmas Cake - Tutti Frutti Cake
Christmas Cake
Ingredients:
2 cup All Purpose Flour
1/2 cup Vegetable oil
1/2 cup Milk
3/4 cup Sugar
1/4 tsp Baking soda
1/4 tsp Baking powder
1/4 cup Yogurt
1/4 tsp Lemon juice
1.5 tsp Vanilla essence
1/4 tsp Cinnamon Powder
3-4 tbsp Tutti Frutti
Salt

Recipe:
1. Add oil, sugar and mix it till light and fluffy.
2. Add yogurt + Lemon Juice + Baking Soda + Baking Soda and mix it well.
3. Sift all purpose flour and then add tutti frutti to it.
3. Now add milk and yogurt mixture in oil mixture and mix it properly.
4. Now add dry ingredients (All Purpose Flour + Tutti Frutti)  into oil mixture slowly and mix it properly.
5. Pour the mixture in greased pan and bake it in cooker for 35-40 mins on low flame.
6. Your yummy cake will be ready.

Benefits:
Can be made very quick and very healthy.
Everybody's favorite and a great snack to have with tea and coffee.

Spicy Noodles - Noodles Recipe - Chinese Noodles - Schezwan Noodles

How to make chinese noodles. How to make Schezwan Noodles
Schezwan Noodles - Chinese Noodles
This recipe is not only tangy and spicy, but very easy to make.You will be surprised that restaurant style noodles can be made so fast !!

Ingredients:
1 small onion chopped.
400 gms of noodles
Half bell pepper sliced
2 1/2 tbsp of ketchup
1/4 cup Schezwan sauce
3 tablespoon of ginger, finely chopped
3 tablespoon of garlic, finely chopped
3 tablespoon of cashews

Recipe:
1. Keep pan on high heat and add 2 tbsp of oil.
2. Once oil is hot, add ginger and garlic. Still well.
3. Add onions and saute for another minute on high heat.
4. Add green pepper.
5. Add ketchup and stir well. Then add Schezwan Sauce.
6. Now add noodles, followed by a glass of water.
7. Cover it and cook on high for five minutes. ( stir in between )
8. Noodles are ready ! Garnish with cashews 

Benefits:
1. Restaurant style noodles at home, without the wait and hassle !


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