Healthy recipes

Bread Patties(cutlets)

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Bread patties is very simple yet tasty patties made with bread , veggies and spices.
This makes a very yummy light lunch or snack. If you have some really great or leftover breads and some veggies, you got to try this recipe at home.These Bread Patties fall exactly in that category. They’re crisp and crunchy outside, soft, melt-in-the-mouth inside,
and make for a delicious snack to enjoy at teatime, whether by yourself, or even at a the party.
Serve the Bread Patties (Bread Cutlets) along with tomato ketchup or Green Chutney to add zesty flavour.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Servings 12 bread patties

 

Ingredients

5 to 6 slices of bread
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/2 cup shredded carrots
1/2 cup spring onions
1 tbsp minced garlic
1 tsp ginger paste
1 green chilies
1 tsp chopped coriander leaves
1 tbsp pudina(mint) leaves
1 tsp salt
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 cup rice flour
1/4 cup water
salt as required
oil for deep frying

 

Directions || How to make bread patties

For bread patties:

Take 5 slices of bread and break them.Mash them well.

Add chopped onions, minced garlic,carrots,spring onions,1 green chilly, coriander leaves, mint leaves,salt,
red chilli powder , garam masala powder ,rice flour and salt.

Add 1/4 cup water and mix very well first.

Then begin to knead to a smooth dough. you may not need to add more water

Onions helps in binding the dough. if you are not able to bind to a dough, then sprinkle some water and knead to
form a smooth dough.

Divide the dough in to small or medium sized balls and then flatten them. keep aside.

for frying patties:

Heat oil for shallow frying in a pan.

Now add patties one by one the prepared vadas in the hot oil.

Fry the bread patties till crisp and golden.

Palak(Spinach) pulao rice

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Palak (Spinach) rice is very healthy and nutritionist flavorful dish and quick to make any time even for the lunch box.The rice is cooked in a thick paste made from pureed spinach and seasoned with many spices.This is very quick and a easy rice recipe and it makes a great lunch box meal filled with nutrition of spinach and rice,
when served along with Tomato Onion Raita, boondi Raita or even with plain yogurt/curd.So try this super healthy spinach rice at home and do let me know your experience. Leave your feedback in the comment box 🙂

 

Preparation time : 20 mins
Cooking time : 10 mins
Serves : 4

Ingredients

2 cups Cooked rice
200 grams Spinach Leaves (Palak), rinsed and pureed
1 tsp shahi jeera (cumin) seeds
1 cinnamon stick
1 star anise
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder (Haldi)
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
2 green chillies slit
1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
1 Tomato pureed or finely chopped
2 medium size onions finely chopped
2 tablespoons oil or ghee
1 tbsp lemon juice
Salt as required

Directions || How to prepare Palak (Spinach) Pulao

Heat oil in a heavy bottom pan over medium heat.

Add cumin seeds, cinnamon stick ,star anise and sauté for a few seconds.

Add onion and ginger-garlic paste and stir fry till it turns golden brown

Stir in the tomatoes and turmeric powder,red chilli powder and garam masala powder and saute until the tomatoes have softened.

Once the tomatoes have softened, stir in the spinach puree and salt. Cover the pan and allow the spinach to cook until soft.

When you open the pan you will notice that the spinach has released a lot of water. Turn the heat to high and allow the water to evaporate.

Once most of the water is evaporated from the spinach, stir in the cooked rice and combine well.

Check the salt , add lemon juice and adjust to suit your taste.

Turn the heat to low, cover the pan and simmer for a few minutes.

After couple of minutes of simmering, you will notice that the rice has absorbed all the spices and has a rich green color.

Turn off the heat and the Spinach Rice is ready to be served.

Chicken Soup in pressure cooker(treats bad cold and cough)

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Chicken soup is a soup made of chicken,simmered with water and various other ingredients.Chicken soup has acquired the reputation of a folk remedy for colds and influenza, and in many countries is considered a comfort food.

Try this quick and easy chicken soup for your kids at home to treat cold or cough , it really works.

This chicken soup can be served with rice too or simple bread/plain roti.


Preparation time : 5-10 mins
Cooking time : 15-20 mins
2 servings

To prepare chicken stock in pressure cooker

Ingredients

100 gm Chicken cut into medium size pieces and washed thoroughly
1 bay leaf
3 pepper balls
2 cloves
1 finely chopped small Onions
1 finely chopped small tomato
1 tsp Turmeric powder
½ tsp black pepper powder
½ tsp garam massla powder
1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
1/2 cup water
Salt to taste
2 tbsp Oil

For Garnishing

few coriander

To prepare soup

1 tbsp of cornflour
½ tsp black pepper powder

Direction || How to prepare Chicken stock in pressure cooker

To prepare chicken stock

In a pressure cooker, heat 1 tbsp of oil, Once oil is hot enough, add bay leaf , pepper balls ,cloves ,finely chopped onion and sauté till it turns golden brown.
Now add finely chopped tomatoes, once the tomatoes gets mixed well,add chicken pieces and salt to taste.
Then add ginger-garlic paste ,garam masala powder, black pepper powder abd turmeric powder. Saute till raw smell from ginger-garlic goes away.
Add finely chopped coriander and add around 1 cup of water,put the lid on.Cook until just 3 whistles as chicken doesn’t take long time to cook.

To prepare chicken soup

Add the prepared chicken stock from pressure cooker in a vessel.
Add water to the cornflour and prepared a thick paste , add this cornflour paste to a chicken stock.
Add black pepper powder and stir it well.
Let the soup boil for 5-7 minutes on a high flame.
Serve hot to a kid or a person suffering from bad cold or cough.

Chicken soup(home remedy to treat cold and cough)

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Chicken soup is a soup made of chicken,simmered with water and various other ingredients.Chicken soup has acquired the reputation of a folk remedy for colds and influenza, and in many countries is considered a comfort food.

Try this quick and easy chicken soup for your kids at home to treat cold or cough , it really works.

This chicken soup can be served with rice too or simple bread/plain roti.


Preparation time : 5-10 mins
Cooking time : 15-20 mins
2 servings

To prepare chicken stock in pressure cooker

100 gm Chicken cut into medium size pieces and washed thoroughly
1 bay leaf
3 pepper balls
2 cloves
1 finely chopped small Onions
1 finely chopped small tomato
1 tsp Turmeric powder
½ tsp black pepper powder
½ tsp garam massla powder
1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
1/2 cup water
Salt to taste
2 tbsp Oil

For Garnishing

few coriander sprigs finely chopped

To prepare soup

1 tbsp of cornflour
½ tsp black pepper powder

Direction || How to prepare Chicken stock in pressure cooker

To prepare chicken stock

In a pressure cooker, heat 1 tbsp of oil, Once oil is hot enough, add bay leaf , pepper balls ,cloves ,finely chopped onion and sauté till it turns golden brown.
Now add finely chopped tomatoes, once the tomatoes gets mixed well,add chicken pieces and salt to taste.
Then add ginger-garlic paste ,garam masala powder, black pepper powder abd turmeric powder. Saute till raw smell from ginger-garlic goes away.
Add finely chopped coriander and add around 1 cup of water,put the lid on.Cook until just 3 whistles as chicken doesn’t take long time to cook.

To prepare chicken soup

Add the prepared chicken stock from pressure cooker in a vessel.
Add water to the cornflour and prepared a thick paste , add this cornflour paste to a chicken stock.
Add black pepper powder and stir it well.
Let the soup boil for 5-7 minutes on a high flame.
Serve hot to a kid or a person suffering from bad cold or cough.

Kool Fruit chat

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The bright, colorful, and refreshing fruit chaat is a perfect starter to a Ramadan Iftar meal.
A combination of fruits and chat served with sev and tamarind chutney makes it delicious and energetic food. A must make item in Iftar. Chill before serving for more nice taste.


Prep time: 15 min
Cook time:
Serves: 4

Ingredients

Watermelon as Required
Musk melon as Required
Pineapple as Required
1cup Finely chopped apple and banana
½ tsp Chat masala
Tamarind chutney as Required

For Garnish:

As Required Sev
Pomegranate as Required

Direction || How to prepare fruit chat

Make scoops of watermelon, musk melon with a scooper.

In a cup take finely chopped apple and banana and add chat masala and mix it well.

Now fill the mixed fruits in the scoops, and tamarind sauce, pomegranate and garnish with sev.

Your cool fruit chat is ready.

Tips:

You can add any fruits of your choice to fill in the scoop like strawberry, papaya, orange and kiwi.