Homemade food recipes

Homemade food recipes
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Showing posts with label Homemade Snack. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Homemade Snack. Show all posts

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Seasoned Fried Eggs



Ingredients:

Boiled Eggs
Oil
Salt
Pepper
Chili sauce
Seasoning of your choice

Preparation Method:
  • Stir fry boiled eggs in any oil 
  • Season it with all spices and chilli sauce 
  • Garnish with green fresh chillies or onions 
  • Serve it as snacks

Monday, December 20, 2010

Bread Pakoda



Ingredients

1 cup Besan/chickpea flour
3 Bread slices
1 green chili (Optional)

Small bunch of Chopped coriander

1/2 finely chopped onion
Pinch of turmeric powder
Pinch of red chili powder
Salt to taste

Pinch of baking soda/Soda-bicarb
Oil for deep frying
2-3 spoons of water

Preparation Method:

1. Take a bowl and add besan, green chili, onion, baking soda, salt, turmeric, chili powder and chopped coriander leaves, mix well.

2. Now to it add water little by little to form a batter.  The batter should be thick but of flowing consistency.

3. Keep the deep frying pan on medium flame to heat.  In the mean time slice the edges of the bread and cut them into triangles. 

4.  Now dip the bread triangles in to the batter and deep fry them.

5. Serve hot with tomato ketchup or any sauce you like as snack or breakfast.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Bread Rolls


Ingredients

Bread Slices
Boiled mashed potatoes
Chopped onion
Chopped green chilies
Salt to taste
Red chili powder
Coriander powder
Oil for frying
Water

Preparation Method
  • Add all the spices, salt, green chilies and onions to the mashed potatoes 
  • Take a bread slice and cut the edges.  Now slightly wet one slice and stuff it with the mashed potatoes mixture and bind it into a roll. Repeat the same process for others 
  • Deep fry in Oil and garnish with anything you like 
  • Serve it with chutney, ketchup or any sauce

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Healthy Nutty wheat flour Ladoo/ Nutty Atta Ladoo



Ingredients:

1 cup wheat flour
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon cardamom powder
2 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter)
Cashews, almond, pistachio and other nuts you like crushed well

Preparation Method:

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of ghee and add wheat flour and fry mixing it every few seconds on low flame until you get nice aroma and color changes to golden brown. 
  • Now add sugar and mix again for few minutes and add cardamom powder and all the crushed nuts 
  • Now turn off the heat and add rest of the ghee and wait until the mixture cools a bit not completely 
  • Start binding ladoos now 
  • You can add more ghee if it’s becoming difficult to bind ladoos. 
  •  Let them cool to room temperature and store it in  air tight container

Monday, October 25, 2010

Savory French Toast



Ingredients:

2 eggs
2 slices bread
1/2 tablespoon milk
Pinch of salt
Pepper powder
Butter
finely chopped coriander leaves(cilantro)

Preparation Method:
  • Take a bowl and beat eggs, cilantro,milk, salt and pepper together 
  • Heat skillet/tawa on medium heat and add 1 teaspoon of butter 
  • Now dip bread into the egg batter and put it on the tawa 
  • Cook it both the sides until golden brown. Don’t cook longer. 
  • Serve it with ketchup of your choice

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Onion Pakoda (Fritters)


Ingredients:
4 tablespoon Besan/chickpea flour
2 Finely chopped Onions
1 green chili
Pinch of turmeric powder
Pinch of red chili powder
Salt to taste
Oil for deep frying
2-3 spoons of water

Preparation Method:
  • Take a bowl and add besan, chopped onions, green chili, salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder and mix well. If the mixture is quiet thick add bit of water to it and mix well again. Mixture should be slightly sticky. 
  • Now heat oil for deep frying on medium heat. Take little bit of batter and dip into the pan to see if oil is ready for frying. Now start frying pakodas using same method. Fry it until it turns golden brown.
  • You can serve pakodas with any chutney you like or ketchup/sauce

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Poha/ Rice Flakes Snack



Ingredients:

1 cup Rice Flakes (Also known as Flattened Rice or beaten Rice)
1 small size chopped onion
2-3 curry leaves (kadipatta)
¼ cup peanuts
Cubed potato (Optional)
Green peas(Optional)
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
Pinch of turmeric powder
Pinch of coriander powder
Pinch of red chili powder
Salt to taste
1-2 tablespoon Oil
Lemon (Optional if you like tangy flavor)
Coriander leaves

Preparation Method:

  •  Wash Poha and drain water completely, keep it aside for a while
  •  Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and curry leaves. Once cumin splutter add chopped onion 
  •  Saute them nicely for 2-3 mins on medium heat 
  •  Now sauté chopped potato and peas
  • Add roasted peanuts, salt, turmeric powder, coriander and chili powder and mix well 
  • Finally add your washed poha and mix well again and close the lid for few mins and turn of the heat
  •  Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it with coconut chutney

Monday, September 27, 2010

Namkeen pare/ Mathari/ Salted snacks


Ingredients:
1 cup maida (all purpose flour)
Salt to taste
Fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
Red chili powder (Optional)
2-3 tablespoon Oil for making the dough
Ample amount of Oil for deep frying

Preparation Method:
There are two ways of preparing it:
For simple rectangular shape: 

  • Mix Maida, salt and 2-3 tablespoon of oil and knead it into a sturdy dough 
  • Now roll into a chapatti and cut it into rectangular shapes 
  • Deep fry and serve
For Round or shape of your own with Kasuri Methi:  
  • Mix maida, salt, kasuri methi and 2-3 tablespoon of oil and knead it into a sturdy dough 
  • Now make it into small balls and draw tic tac toe or any such design on it with fork/knife 
  • Make sure that you press hard so that it doesn’t float in oil. 
  • Now deep fry and serve

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Spring Rolls


     
Ingredients:

For 12 Veggie Spring Roll:
1/2 shredded carrot
Some shredded cabbage/lettuce
1/2 shredded Onion
6” square pastry sheets
Salt and pepper to taste

For 12 Non Veg spring Roll:

In addition to veggies just add
200 g minced chicken/any meat you like to eat
Oil to deep fry

Preparation Method:  
  •       Mix all the veggies and add salt and pepper to it.
  •     Stuff them into the pastry sheets in such a way that they don’t open up while deep frying.
  •     Once done, deep fry in Oil on high heat. 
  •      Serve nice crisp
      

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Omelette




   Ingredients:

   3 Eggs
   1 small size Chopped Onion
   1 small size boiled potatoes
   3-4 Chopped mushrooms
   You can also use some more veggies of your choice like chilies, bell pepper/capsicum etc
   1 small size chopped tomatoes
   Some shredded cheese
   Sale to taste
   Pepper powder or any other seasoning you like
   1 teaspoon milk or water
   1 teaspoon Oil or can use any oil spray or Butter

   Preparation Method:
  •  Spray some oil or butter on a non sticky pan or a tawa.
  • Add all the veggies except for boiled potatoes. Saute them until they are tender and cooked
  • While your veggies are cooking you can beat the eggs with milk/water
  • Once veggies are done pour your egg mixture to the veggies and cook till the eggs are done.
  • Now sprinkle salt and pepper as per taste.
  •  In the end after your omelet is cooked sprinkle shredded cheese and serve it fresh.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Sooji Biscuits or Simolina Biscuits or Cookies




Ingredients:


• 1/3 cup all purpose flour (Maida)

• 1/3 cup fine semolina (Sooji/suji)

• 1/2 cup gram flour (Besan)

• Pinch of baking soda

• 1/4 teaspoon green cardamom seed coarsely powder (ilaichi powder)

• 1/2 cup unsalted butter

• 2/3 cup sugar

• 1 tablespoon sliced almond/pistachoi

Preparation Method:

1. Pre heat the oven to 375 degree.

2. In a bowl, mix the all-purpose flour, gram flour, sooji, baking soda and cardamom powder and set aside.

3. Let the butter come to the room temperature (butter should be soft not melted)

4. Add butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat for two to three minutes until light and fluffy.

5. Add the flour mix to butter and sugar mixture and knead them together to make smooth dough.

6. Divide the dough into about 24 equal parts and make them into balls.

7. Press each ball between your palms lightly; every piece should be about 3/4″ in thickness.

8. With a sharp knife softly draw some design on the top and put few pieces of almonds and pistachios and press them into the dough gently.

9. Put biscuits on a lightly greased cookie sheet and bake at 375 degrees for about 13 to 15 minutes or until your biscuits are lightly gold brown.

10. After they are lightly golden brown remove the cookie sheet from the oven. Let the biscuits cool down for two to three minutes before taking them off the cookie sheet.

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