Monday, 6 July 2015

How to roast fryums in microwave







Nowadays many people are calorie & diet conscious so they prefer less oily foods .In india you will find fryums as a common side dish in many states right from North to south
Fryums is basically a cereal (flour and corn starch) based 'ready to fry' pellets. It is quite a popular snack in many a Indian homes. 
I remember having it in the evening after coming back from school. 


Normally these fryums are deep fried in oil .So many people will try to avoid eating fried fryums due to deep frying
But today I am going to tell you a method which uses zero oil for roasting fryums in microwave & they taste even better than the fried ones .

You can use this method for roasting any fryums



Ingredients 

Fryums (any shape)

Microwave

Method:

1.Place the fryums  on the base of turn table (plate) side by side.take care they do not overlap each other



2.Close the oven door.Now select microwave mode  & use the highest power.

3.Set the timing for seconds & press start button.After 30 seconds open door & get hot roasted fryums without using a single drop of oil



4.If you feel that fryum is raw from a specific side than again microwave it for 10  seconds

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Mungodi chat recipe |Aloo moong pakoda chaat







Today posting an interesting chatpata chat recipe.
Chat is yummiest Indian food amongst all.Mungodi chat is a Rajasthani chat.Mungodi means bhajiya/pakoda made from green moong dal or whole soaked moong sprouts.
I have used soaked green moong dal
This chat is made of  Moong Pakoda, chopped onions ,potato ,tomato ,variety of Chutneys and some plain Yogurt.
 Aloo Mungodi Chat is a healthy Appetizer. It can also be served for evening snack.y

Ingredients:

1/2 cup Green Moong Dal
3-4 Green Chilies
1/4 inch ginger
4 Garlic Cloves
1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
2 tbsp chopped coriander
1 tsp Cumin Powder
Salt to taste
Oil for deep-frying

Other Ingredients

2 Medium Potato, boiled
Salt to taste
Red Chutney
2 tbsp Green Chutney
1/4 cup Tamarind Chutney
2 tsp Chat Masala
1 tsp Cumin Powder
1/2 cup Yogurt
1/2 tsp Black Salt
Salt to taste
2 tbsp Cilantro, finely chopped
1/4 cup Onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup tomato, finely chopped
1/4 cup Nylon Sev
1/4 tsp Red Chili Powder

Method:

1.For Moong Pakoda, soak Green Moong Dal for atleast 3 hours and drain. Grind Dal with Green chilies,ginger, Garlic Cloves, Red Chili Powder, Turmeric Powder, Cumin Powder, salt to taste. add chopped coriander to batter.


Heat Oil and drop very small balls in it.Deep fry Pakoda over medium heat.drain on tissue
2.Whisk yoghurt with some salt & sugar
3. In a serving plate place 8 to 10 Pakodas. Add some potato cubes over top of the Pakodas. Drizzle 2-3 tbsp Yogurt, Green chutney / Tamarind Chutney / Red Chutney to taste. 


4.Sprinkle Chat Masala, Cumin Powder, Black salt, normal salt, and Red Chili Powder. 
5.Garnish with Cilantro ,chopped onions,tomatoes Nylon sev.

Sunday, 28 June 2015

Nimbu sabja sarbat






A glass of chilled limbu sarbat is what one needs on a hot summer afternoon.But I like it any time of the year.the only difference is I have added sabja seeds to the normal nimbu sharbat to make it more interesting

sabja seeds are also known as falooda seeds .For more info on sabja seeds pls click here.
Presenting this recipe which is a all time favourite.

lemon has great benefits as well as the juice of the lemon as well. Either fresh squeezed lemons or store bought lemon juice have the same type of benefits. Lemon juice is good for a source of Vitamin C. One health benefit is that lemons and lemon juice can protect your body against germs and bacteria. 
  

Lemon juice is very high in citric acid, which helps the body fight off colds. Lemons and the juice also acts as an antioxidants. Lemon juice is also a liver stimulant and can control irritable bowel syndrome. It can control conditions like constipation and diarrhea. It can also help in helping heart burn, some bloating and even helping in subsiding gas pains.


Lemon juice diluted with water can be very beneficial for pregnant women; it actually helps build the bones in the unborn child. Lemon juice also has potassium, which the health benefits are that they help the brain and nerve cells. Believe it or not lemons and in turn lemon juice also contain calcium, which is great for your bones and teeth. 
With the amount of magnesium it can help you treat other ailments such as asthma, colds, scurvy, fever and heartburn. 

Ingredients: 
Water- 1 glass
sugar - 1 tbsp
Fresh Lemon Juice of 1 lemon - 3 tbsp
1 tsp -sabja/falooda seeds soaked in water for atleast an hour
1 tsp ginger juice
1/2 tspn elaichi powder
 salt for taste


Method:

1.Mix 3 Tbsp Lemon juice in 1 glass water .
2.Add 1 tablespoon of sugar and pinch of salt .
3.Add 1tsp ginger juice & 1/2 tsp elaichi powder for taste .now mix sabja seeds 
4.Stir it well.Add some ice cubes while serving .
5.Decorate with a umbrella straw