Monday, October 18, 2010



  • Panner 250 gms (grated)
  • Spinach 5 to 6 leafs (puree without water)
  • Onion 2 small (chopped) 
  • Tomatoes 3 small (chopped)
  • Green chilies (2) finely chopped)
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Ginger Garlic paste –  tbsp
  • Turmeric powder / Garam masala – 1 tbsp each
  • Salt for taste
  • Oil


  • Heat oil in a pan, add the cumin seeds and sort for 1minute.
  • Add onions and sort still it turn golden brown and then add ginger garlic paste, sort for another 1 minutes.
  • Now add the spinach puree, chillies and tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add turmeric powder, garam masala powder, salt and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add now grated paneer and fry for 5 minutes till the paneer blends into the masala.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot.

Monday, September 20, 2010

Pumpkin flowers bajji

10 fresh pumpkin flowers (only petals)
2/3 cup Gram flour (besan)
1 teaspoon chilli powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup water
Oil for deep-frying
Coriander leaves finely chopped

1) Remove the calyx and the centers of flowers, keeping only the petals and
2) Wash the petals in warm water.
2) Make a thick batter of all the ingredients, except the petals.
3) Dip each petals into the batter, shaking off excess, and deep-fry.
4) You can use kitchen tissue paper for removing excess oil.
5) Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot, with ketchup.

Friday, August 27, 2010

Cheese Noodle Balls

An evening snack you can make from leftover noodle.


  • 2 cups of leftover noodle
  • 2 tbsp. corn flour
  • 2 tbsp. rice flour
  • 1 tbsp. wheat flour
  • 2 cup bread crumbs
  • chili garlic sauce as per taste
  • crushed chili as per taste
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp. semolina
  • 1 cup cheese grated
  • oil to deep fry
  • coriander Leaves finely chopped


  • Mix all flours, bread crumbs in a large plate. 
  • Add the leftover noodle to plate. 
  • Mix, check taste, add sauces, chilli as required.
  • Mix semolina and cheese in a plate. 
  • Roll balls in cheese, press gently with palms, to secure cheese on balls.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes, or till required. 
  • Heat oil, add in a few balls at a time. 
  • Deep fry in hot oil, till golden brown all over.
  • Serve the fried noodle balls with chopped coriander leaves.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Fruit Grill Sandwich

One of my favorite Bread snacks rich in vitamins and protein and most importantly easy to cook.

4 slices - bread (brown bread)
1/2 cup – Apple (medium) (circular cut)
1/2 cup - Banana (circular cut)
1/2 cup - Pappy (sliced)
Fruit Jam

1) Spread the Jam over the bread slice.
2) Now spread the butter over the jam.
3) Now arrange one by one fruits over the butter.
4) Top with a slice of bread.
5) Grill it till the edges turns brown.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Veg French Toast

4 slices - bread (each cut into 2 pieces)
1/2 cup – rava(Semolina)
1/2 cup - yogurt
½ Onion  - chopped
1/2  Tomato  chopped finely
2 Green chilli - chopped
3 tbsp coriander leaves - chopped
Salt for taste
½ tbsp - turmeric powder

1) Mix the all the ingredients except bread into a thick batter and keep aside for 5 minutes.
2) Fold the piece of bread in the batter and coat both the sides.
3) Heat a non stick pan. Add 1/2 tsp oil. Place the bread.
4) Cook on medium flame for about 4 to 5 minutes or until it turns golden brown in medium flame.
4) Flip the bread and toast the other side for few more minutes until golden brown.
5) Serve hot.  

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Spicy Idli Manchurian

Easy to make recipe at home.


Refrigerated or hard idlis 8 nos.

Flour (Maida) 3/4 cup

Corn Flour 3 tbsp

Soya sauce 1 ½ tsp

Chili powder 1 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil to deep fry

For gravy:

Chopped Onion 1 big

Chili powder 1 tsp

Garlic paste 1 tbsp

Ginger paste 1 tbsp

Chopped Tomato 1 no.

Oil 2 tbsp

Water 1 cup

Coriander Leaves finely Chopped


1) Mix ingredients – Flour (maida), 2tbsp of corn flour & very little salt with water to a medium batter. Keep aside for 5minutes.

2) Cut idlis into small squares.

3) Dip idli pieces in this batter & deep fry.

Gravy steps

1) Add oil in pan and golden fry chopped onion.

2) Add Ginger & Garlic paste and fry for 1 minute.

3) Add chopped tomato again fry for 1 minute

4) Add 1 ½ tsp soya sauce, fried idlis and fry for 3 to 5 minutes

5) Add cornflour mixed with 1 cups of water.

6) Boil & remove.

7) Add chopped coriander leaves & serve.