A very cooling and tasty Raita/ Salad that goes very well with Paratha’s and Puri.
Peeled Cucumber – 2
Peanuts – roasted and pounded 1 cup
Sugar – 1 tsp
Salt – 1 tsp
Red chili powder – 1 tsp
Black Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
Roasted Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
Chopped green chili – 1
Yogurt – 1 cup
Coriander leaves for garnish
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves – 5-6 chopped
Oil – 1 tsp
Peel and Grate the cucumbers and place them in a bowl, without draining or squeezing out the water. Add yogurt, salt, sugar, green chilly and mix. Add crushed peanuts and mix.
For tempering, take 1 tsp oil and heat. Add Curry leaves and mustard seeds.
Now pour this tadka over the salad.
Garnish with coriander and sprinkle some black pepper powder, Cumin powder and red chili powder.
A very good Breakfast Dish.Pair it with Mango launji, yogurt or any pickle and it is oh so comforting.
Fenugreek has numerous health benefits and tastes good too.
Methi/ Fenugreek leaves – around 1 cup (washed and chopped)
Wheat Flour for kneading dough – around 1 cup
Salt to taste
Red chilli powder – 2 tsp
Minced garlic – 1tsp
Besan – 1/2 cup
Water – as required
For the Filling:
Boiled and Mashed Potatoes – 2
Green chillies – 2 (chopped finely)
Salt as per taste
Amchur/Mango powder – 1 tsp (Optional)
Paneer 1/2 cup (Optional)
Knead a dough with all the ingredients except Ghee.
Mash potatoes, Paneer, add green chillies, Amchur powder and salt.Mix well.
Divide the dough in medium shaped balls and roll them out.
Add the potato filling, seal and roll out again into a paratha.
Heat tawa and place the paratha. Smear ghee when the paratha becomes golden brown on both sides.
We all love Coleslaw at our home and i make it with some add ons my Style.
Shredded Cabbage 1 cup
Shredded Carrot 1/2 cup
Shredded Capsicum 1/2 cup
Cheese Spread 1 tbsp
Mayonaisse 1/2 cup
Milk 2 tsp
Apple cider vinegar 2 tsp
Buttermilk 2 tsp
Salt as per taste
Sugar 1 tsp
Black pepper 1 tsp
Oregano seasoning 1 tsp
Olive oil or Butter 3-4 tsp
Roasted cashews broken
In a large Bowl, add Olive oil or butter and all the ingredients mentioned under dressing.
Whisk well and Add Shredded veggies. Toss and add roasted cashews n some raisins.