Dosa is a perfect healthy and filling breakfast or even as a snacks.You can always keep some dosa batter ready and handy in a refigerator,so whenever required you can some quick dosa or idlis for your family.Normally,my kids don’t like idli’s, they like dosa.But I was quiet fed up of making same dosa for them like oats ,bread and plain dosa.So today, I thought of giving a twist to our normal dosa and tried this aloo masala dosa loaded with full cheese. It really turned out good and yummy , they just couldn’t stop eating.
I was quiet happy with my experiments as i also tried making cheesy sandwich dosa and maggie cheese dosa.
Do check the other two dosa varieties and share me your feedback.
Check out this recipe , video shared on you tube.
Preparation time : 10 mins
cooking time : 5 mins
Serves : 2
For Aloo bhaji/Sabzi:
2 tsp oil
½ tsp mustard seeds
½ tsp jeera / cumin
pinch of hing / asafoetida
½ onion, finely chopped
1 inch ginger, finely chopped
1 green chilli, finely chopped
½ tsp turmeric / haldi
salt to taste
2 potato, boiled & peeled
¼ cup water, adjust consistency
2 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped
1 tbsp lemon juice
For Aloo masala dosa
1 bowl dosa batter / rice /rava/oats/any dosa batter
prepared aloo bhaji/sabzi
2 tsp green chutney / mint chutney / sandwich chutney
¼ cup grated cheese, like cheddar or any other melting cheese
oil as required
salt as required
Directions || How to make Aloo masala cheese Dosa
Take a pan and prepare aloo bhaji or sabzi using your method.
Add dosa to the set dosa batter and mix well.
Heat griddle or dosa pan/tava , sprinkle some water and wipe it off gently using a tissue(this helps to remove dosa quicklyavoiding to stick)
Pour a ladleful of the batter on griddle and spread the batter gently in circular motion.
Spread some butter over it , allow it to melt over dosa
Now spread prepared aloo masala all over the dosa.
Spread green chutney on top of the masala and spred it evenly.
now sprinkle some pepper powder.
sprinkle shredded cheese all over the dosa.
Lastly roll the dosa and slightly press uniformly so that it gets sticked.
Flip the other side and cook for a minute so that cheese melts.
Serve hot with any peanut or coconut or tomato chutney or even ketchup.
Aloo poha roll with cheese stuffing 🙂
Author : Shweta Shah
Red chilli powder
Everest garam masala
Oil (for frying)
Directions || How to prepare Aloo Poha Roll
1) Soak poha in water and strain it out.
2). Boil potatoes and grate them.
3). Mix soaked poha and grated potato in a bowl.
4). Add all the masala, coriander,lemon, green chilli.
5). Mix all these ingredients properly and form balls from this mixture.
6). Dice the cheese into small cubes. Put 2-3 such tiny cubes in centre of each ball of the mixture.
7). Form proper ball again and see to it that cheese doesnt come out.
8). Take corn flour in a bowl and put the balls in it, take them out such that balls are equally covered with it.This makes balls crisp.
9). Fry them in oil and enjoy! On frying, the cheese cubes placed in the balls will melt and when you cut the ball in half, it becomes delight for cheese lovers😋
Can be served with tomato ketchup, green chutney or anything you like!
Sharing this Garlic cheese toast recipe for all you folks who wants to prepare something yummy yet quick and easy breakfast or brunch or even as snacks.Turn your regular bread into this cheesy delicious dish. This recipe also serves as a great snacks for kids at school.
Do try this recipe and share me your experience.
6 Whole wheat Bread
1 cup parmesan cheese or Shredded Cheese
1/2 cup finely chopped Tomatoes
1/2 cup of finely crushed garlic
1/2 cup Coriander leaves
2 chopped green chillies
1/2 teaspoon Salt or as per taste
1/2 teaspoon Red Chilly Powder
How to prepare || Garlic Cheese Toast Bread
Take 1 cup of Parmesan cheese or shredded cheese in to a mixing bowl.
To that add grated garlic, tomatoes, coriander leaves ,green chillies and mix well
Now add salt and red chilli powder and mix well.
Take bread slices and toast in to a toaster till it gets very light golden color.
Now put the mixture over toasted bread and spread that out evenly.
Meantime pre heat oven to 350 degree Fahrenheit
Arrange bread on to a baking tray and bake for 10-15 mts.
Serve chessy garlic bread hot !!
Looking out for a simple quick and easy starters/snacks here you go Suji/Rava Cheese balls makes a great starter recipe and will be loved by all age groups. As its a Ramadan month many of you must be looking out for a new appetizers as well as planning for any iftaari party , you can surely try this out at home.
I got this recipe from one of my friend when we had a potluck lunch in office and trust me they were amazing . I just loved it and wanted to try it from quite a long time at home.
So try this crunchy soft centered cheese balls with a combination of rava/suji. Please check the step by step recipe of rava cheese balls.
Recipe courtesy : Shreyoshri Banerjee
2 tbsp butter
2 1/2 tbsp all purpose flour (maida)
1/2 cup milk
3/4 cup rava(roasted)
1/3 cup processed cheese
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander
salt to taste
oil for deep-frying
To Be Mixed Into A Batter
1 cup plain flour (maida)
3/4 cup water
Heat the butter in a deep non-stick pan, add the milk and allow it to boil well .
Now add the rava in the hot milk and allow to simmer till the mixture thickens and leaves the sides of the pan, while stirring continuously.
Remove from the flame and add ginger garlic paste ,coriander, red chilli powder ,
grated processed cheese (I used cheese spread as i couldn’t arrange any cheese cubes) and finally salt. Allow it to cool completely.
Once cooled, mix well and divide the mixture into 15 equal portions and shape each into a round ball.Dip a few balls at a time in the flour-water mixture till they are evenly coated from all the sides.
Heat the oil in a kadhai and deep-fry the balls a few at time on a medium flame till they are golden brown in colour from all the sides.
Drain on absorbent paper.
Serve immediately with tomato ketchup or any sauce of your choice.
12 Apr 2018
A healthy snack is the most required food for school kids,it keeps them energetic and charged up.Kids when back from school are very tired and hungry , what they need is hug from mom and then a super yummy snacks to eat.I prefer to give my kids something which keeps them energize and also which can keep them active for the rest of the day.We mothers are always enthusiastic to try something new for our kids and something which is easy and quick to prepare.So here i come with these collections of few recipes like salads, sandwiches and healthy non-fried snacks can be served after school to the kids. Full recipe here..
4 Feb 2018
Egg White Vegetable Omelet is a great light breakfast or snacks to have, if you’re looking for a low calorie filler
in between meals. I started doing egg whites back in the day when yellow was considered high cholesterol
and therefore bad for your heart. This egg white omelet is an easy and healthy way to kick-start your day.
After making non fluffy egg omelettes for a long time and I can’t tell you how
happy I am to finally succeed in making this fluffy egg white omlette.
Sharing with all the method to make a perfect and fluffy omelette! Fast, simple, and delicious breakfast!
24 Jan 2018
Coconut (nariyal) ladoo are usually prepared during festivals,its one of the famous Indian sweet and quiet
easy to make at home.I tried to prepared these ladoos including little rose flavor. These coconut or nariyal ladoos
are soft and sweet with the right amount of flavor and sweetness.This is a just 5 minute recipe and its perfect for those moments when you have less time and have guests to attend 🙂
If you don’t have rose syrup then make them plain or use food coloring if you prefer it colored.
18 Jan 2018
Dosa is a perfect healthy and filling breakfast or even as a snacks.You can always keep some dosa batter ready and handy in a refrigerator,so whenever required you can some quick dosa or idlis for your family.Normally,my kids don’t like idli’s, they like dosa.But I was quiet fed up of making same dosa for them like oats ,bread and plain dosa.So today, I thought of giving a twist to our normal dosa and made dosa by adding some maggi masala noodles filling loaded with full cheese. This Maggi cheesy dosa is delicious and has an amazing aroma.
It really turned out good and yummy , they just couldn’t stop eating. I was quiet happy with my experiments as i also tried making cheesy sandwich dosa and aloo masala cheese dosa.
25 Dec 2017
Christmas is coming so get into the spirit with this festive eggless chocolate lava or molten cake.
Individual chocolate molten also know as lava cakes are easy to make and you can impress your guest this Christmas with this yummy hot fudge cake which oozes out when you dig your spoon in.
If you love rich, velvety, melt-in-your mouth chocolate, and if you love cake, then you need to make this dessert!
This cake is so simple and can be done within 30 mins.Learn to make this simple eggless absolutely no egg yet delicious lava cake with my daughter.
17 Dec 2017
Pav Bhaji is a popular Indian street food tracing its origin to Mumbai. This specialty dish is popular in every kitchen and by-lane of Mumbai ‘Pav’ means a type of soft bread and ‘Bhaji’ means a mix of vegetables and curry.
Pav bhaji is made from a mix of many vegetables which usually include Cauliflower, Tomatoes, Carrots, Peas, Beans, Capsicum etc.
These days Pav Bhaji is available in almost all Indian restaurants and many street side joints.
The cooking process is relatively quick and easy With a mix of several vegetables.
Pav Bhaji is quiet healthy. Though it tastes best with a liberal dose of butter. you can cook it at home with less oil and butter to make it healthier.
10 Dec 2017
Khandeshi Masala Khichadi is a one -pot comfort meal traditionally a maharashtrian dish.
Masala Khichdi is a spicy variation of simple khichdi with heavenly flavors.This khicidi is simple to cook and very easily done in pressure cooker. It can be served with papad but it tastes divine when served traditionally with Marathi pickles like ‘Teecha’. So do try this recipe and please share me your feedback.
04 Dec 2017
Paneer cutlet recipe, easy to prepare crisp cutlets made with cottage cheese (paneer) ,potatoes and corn mixed with spices,coated in breadcrumbs and shallow fried.
They are a very popular Indian snack dish that can also be served as an appetizer.
Elders as well as kids will surely love this recipe that is made using paneer and potatoes and can be served as after school snacks.
20 Nov 2017
Gajar halwa is one of the delicious dessert of India which is prepared from carrot and milk.
You can add khoya to it , to give it a nice creamy texture. You can enjoy this sweet dish in multiple ways one of it is Barfi. This barfi is very simple recipe – easy, quick and tasty made up of gajar ka halwa. So either you want to entertain your guests or excite your kids , try this Barfi at home.
15 Nov 2017
Chicken Jalfrezi is tender juicy chunks of mild hot chicken curry cooked in a spicy tomato sauce
studded with stir-fried peppers and onions.This richly flavored jalfrezi with capsicum and onion ,
tastes best with chapati rice, but you can also serve it with steamed rice.
Vegetable Cheese Sandwich(Kids Lunch box ideas)
13 Nov 2017
Vegetable cheese sandwich is very simple and quick sandwich which doesn’t need any cooking as they are prepared using raw vegetables. You can either have them raw without toasting it or can be made on a griddle or tawa. You an use any vegetables of your choice with an addition of cheese.
Avocado Cheese Sandwich (Kids Lunch box ideas)
12 Nov 2017
Two of my favorite avocado and cheese, so I tried to combine the two in a sandwich.And to my surprise it turned out to be the delicious and stunning avocado cheesy sandwich.This sandwich is very nutritious and has all the melted, cheesy flavor with added benefits of avocado which adds healthy monounsaturated fats.
This sandwiches makes a very healthy lunch box for kids in school or as a snacks after school.
Fruit Sandwich (Kids Lunch box ideas)
11 Nov 2017
Fruit sandwich makes a filling snacks ,just cut the fruits, apply cream to the bread slices, and assemble the sandwich. Kids love this sandwich due to its sweet taste. So if your kids are not fond of fruits , this is the best way to make them eat.
You can add any type of non-citrus fruits to this sandwich.So if you are looking for something healthier for kids, this is the best lunch box ideas or snacks for your kids.You can pack them with any fruits This sandwich is inspired from Japanese cuisine.If you have never had a Japanese Fruit Sandwich, try it.
Nutella Banana Sandwich (Kids Lunch box ideas)
10 Nov 2017
Yes, it?s a Nutella and banana sandwich fried in butter. This recipe is very simple and easy and will make a very enjoyable lunch box meal for your
kids. You can also serve them as after school snacks if you are in real rush.
Try this yummy delicious chocolaty nutella sandwich and let me know your experience.
6 Nov 2017
Dum veg biryani recipe an aromatic, lightly spiced restaurant style dum vegetable biryani recipe.Vegetable Dum biryani is inspired from traditional Hyderabadi Dum biryani style. This is the most famous , aromatic and flavorful rice loved by all veg lovers.This biryani is vegetarians dream come true , enjoying the famous dum biryani cooked with vegetables.Traditionally this biryani is cooked in three steps :first step involves cooking basmati rice , second cooking vegetables biryani gravy or whole spices and curd and the third involves the most important step the cooking layered rice and vegetables and fried onions.
31st Oct 2017
Treat your loved ones with a scary and cute decorated Halloween cupcakes. Cup cakes with these spooky spiders , monster faces will perfectly suit your Halloween party needs.
Watch step by step how to prepare these creepy but yet yummy cupcakes.
Come fall in love with these creepy sweet delicious cup cakes.
31st Oct 2017
Halloween Cake Pops decorated like a pumpkin ghosts make a great treat to bake up for your Halloween Party.They also make a great homemade treat for those special Trick-or-Treaters.
I like to make my cake pops from scratch, they taste so much better but this time I used ready cake mix to save some time and and prepared homemade butter cream icing.For the coating I usually use white chocolate and food coloring,
but I just couldn’t get the right colour of orange so I did have to use candy melts for pumpkins and green and red candy melts for ghosts that I purchased at a nearby party city store.
30 oct 2017
These quick, easy ,delicious adorable Strawberry Ghosts are a fabulous Halloween treat that can be made in no time at all.
So treat yourself this Halloween with these cute chocolate dipped strawberry!
24 Oct 2017
Patal Poha (Thin Poha) Chivda is another diwali snack. This is my all time crispy favourite snack and it can be a good tea time snack too. This is a very simple and easy recipe and a quick snack made from thin poha, dry fruits, peanuts, spices in maharashtrian style.
20 Oct 2017
Marathi style “Chakli”/”chakali” or even called as “murukku” in south india is the traditional snacks mostly prepared during festivals like Diwali. This chalki is a deep fried snack made from rice flour, gram flour or mixture of lentils flours. This one of the most famous Diwali faraal and today i am sharing my favorite family recipe of instant chakli.
Wishing you all again a happy fun filled and a safe diwali.
5 Sep 2017
Home made cerelac powder of mix pulses and nuts is the best powder for your baby to help gaining weight.This might be a tedious jobs for mummies but it takes only 1 hour of a month or two to prepare and preserve this healthy powder at home.These kind of ready made powders are available in market too , but nothing like home made hygiene powders ,also you can customize the ingredients of your choice.
Once the powder is ready , you can easily prepare porridge by adding it to a boiling water and add some salt and ghee for a taste.
You can feed your baby this porridge once in a day or alternate day depending on your choice.
27 Aug 2017
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.
25 Jun 2017
It’s soon going to be that lovely time of hugging everyone wishing “Eid Mubarak” .During this occasion we never forget to take “Eiddi” (earnings) from elders neither we can resists yummy delicious beautiful tempting sheer Kurma. At my childhood I would go to my muslim friends home and finish bowls and bowls of Sheer kurma. After marrying into a muslim family, I realised that while Eid is much more than sevaiyan; it is incomplete without it. Right in the morning
we make a huge pot of Sheer Kurma to be served all day to our neighbors ,friends and guest visiting home to wish us.
Sheer kurma or Sheer khorma (Persian: ??? ??????), literally “milk with dates” in Persian.During my first Eid after marriage, my younger sister my law taught me how to make the true Sheer Kurma 🙂 Ever since then I always wanted to share this recipe with you all but finally this year I could come up with it.
Eid Mubarak to you all !!!!
23 June 2017
Chicken Dum Biryani is the most divine dish of all the non-veg dishes. Biryani is the most popular festive dish on the occasion of Eid-Ul-fitr.
Celebrations are incomplete without this authentic dish in any Muslim family.Though its derived from the Persian word ‘biriyan’, this delicious layered rice dish is slow cooked with spices, a choice of meats and flavoring agents is not only popular across India but world wide.Loved by all food lovers across the world,it is one of the royal dishes of India that reminds of the culinary heritage of the regal era of emperors Akbar and Shah Jahan and went on to occupy pride of place in the kitchens of the nawabs and nizams of India.Read full recipe
18 June 2017
The elegant looking delicious Mango Panna Cotta is very easy make !!! Its creamy rich and smooth texture topped with fresh mango will impress The elegant looking delicious Mango Panna Cotta is very easy make !!! Its creamy rich and smooth texture topped with fresh mango will impress your guest. So try this refreshing dessert at your next party. All you need is some simple ingredients fresh mangoes, gelatin or agar agar, milk, heavy cream and vanilla extract. Watch the full video recipe of this no bake, easy smooth and creamy panna cotta recipe with fresh mango.Read full recipe
12 June 2017
Check out how to make this simple and easy recipe Corn Kebab. Read full recipe..
07 June 2017
Shami kababs are a popular Afghan and Indian variety of kabab, also famous kebabs found in Pakistani cuisine.Shami Kabab recipe is great snack made with mutton and chana dal.The basic ingredient for kebabs is usually mutton but it can very well be substituted by chicken or fish or even veggie.Kebabs are cooked well with spices and then grounded to a smooth mixture.Whole spices as they do not grind well in the grinder, people tend to buy shami kebab masala from market , but i normally like preparing masala at home.
For best results, keep the ground dough in the refrigerator or 1 hour for better binding of the shami kababs.It gets easy to make the discs when you refrigerate the dough.I am sure once you make them, you will be compelled to try them out again and again.click here for recipe..
5 June 2017
Ragda Patties or Mumbaiya Ragada Pattice is a favorite chaat all over the globe , be it India or USA or canada or any corner of the world ,mumbai chat is famous worldwide.This mumbai street food is prepared with potato patties topped with white peas gravy(ragda) and two chutneys (green corinder and tamarind date chutney),onions and sev. It has combination of sweet ,spicy and tangy flavors.Click here for recipe..
02 June 2017
Bruschetta (Italian pronunciation: [bruˈsketta]) is a starter dish from Italy consisting of grilled bread rubbed with garlic and topped with olive oil and salt.
I decided to use it on chicken instead of on toasted bread and give it a little Indian touch.
This has become one of my family’s favorite iftari this Ramadan.
It is spicy ,tangy and salty all at once. Try this recipe as a starter when the guest arrives and i am sure they will love it.Read more..
31 may 2017
Pakora (Fritter)or Bhajji’s is a famous recipe for Iftar and Ramadan. Pakoras are made in 90% homes at the time of iftar.Pakoray is a very tasty, light weight, and light saltish snack which taste good with tomato ketchup, raita or chutney.
I try to make different pakoras every time , sometimes aloo (potato)pakora, sometimes pyaz(onions) pakora and sometimes palak pakora.This is the first time, i tried this mix dal pakoras. I’m sharing with all this delicious and yummy mix dal pakora.
This is one of the most favorite pakora or you can say bhajji and there are so many sweet childhood memories attached to it. My mom use to prepare these Bhajji’s every tuesday to break her fast 🙂 and I used to wait for tuesday desperatley :)Mix dal pakora can also be served at tea time and snacks or even as starters.Click here for recipe
30 May 2017
Cold Custard is a favorite in everyone’s house during ramadan , this is a must go dessert during this month.There is a little twist in this recipe as it’s a combination of custard and roohafza which gives a nice texture and taste and addition of mango cubes adds a delightful taste to it.I love to prepare this in Ramadan,It is so quick and easy to prepare yet tastes so good and different, especially after iftari prayer when you want something sweet.The best part about this dessert is that you can use any fruit, and as much fruit as you may prefer.
you can also prepare this dessert during parties or get together s to impress your guests with this flavorful and colorful custard.click here for recipe
29 May 2017
Homemade chicken samosa – Ramadan special samosa is one of the favorite dish made in Muslim homes for Iftar. This crisy and cruncy samosa’s can be prepared even with any veggie stuffing like potatoes ,carrots and peas.Since its a month of ramadan , I prefer using minced chicken(you can even use minced meat instead).It also makes the best party dishes as its universally loved by everyone 🙂 click here for recipe
16 May 2017
Summer is upon us already, and by now most of us have switched over to drinking iced drinks. So why not try cold coffee instead of hot coffee.Try this refreshing iced and Cold Coffee to Beat the Heat.
Its quick and easy to prepare at home.You can even serve your guest with cold coffee instead of hot tea/coffee this summer. click here for recipe
11 May 2017
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.
8 May 2017
Homestyle potato chips is really loved by my kids.It’s fun and easy to cook for them.I like to use olive oil because it has less trans fats, but you can use any oil of your choice.Read full recipe..
27 Apr 2017
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. Read full recipe..
19 Apr 2017
Shengdana green (hiravi) chutney is another innovative versatile chutney from my mom’s kitchen.She used to normally prepare this chutney when she was in hurry , no time to chop vegetables or out of vegetables and need to prepare something delicious with dal-rice(varan -bhat)
We normally prepare wet chutneys with fresh grated coconut as the base with different ingredients. But in this recipe she used peanut as a base ingredient mixed with green chillies ,cook along with onions. This is so yumm chutney that I can bet you will tempt to prepare it again and again 🙂
You can just have this chutney with chapathi replacing it with any gravy or veggies. Worth a shot – here goes the recipe.Read full recipe..
18 Apr 2017
Sev Puri is another famous chaat snack from the lands of Mumbai. You can either prepare Dahi Sev batata puri those are prepared with round puri with masala stuffed in it or you can make it with flat puri.
I gave this recipe a little twist , a new form of having these puris so that the kids would just won’t resist it , yes the innovative Sev Puris Burgers
This recipe is absolutely simple to make if you have your puris, sev and chutney ready.
All these three ingredients can be brought ready made or you can prepare it at home.Read full recipe here..
04 April 2017
Potato Nuggets are yummy little bites which can be eaten as snack at any time of the day.
Filled with cheese makes it an amazing delicious cheesy bites which melts in the mouth.
They are great party starters especially for kids party.
You can prepared them in advance and refrigerated for a day or two and use it when required.
You can serve these lovely nuggets with ketchup or any dips.Read full recipe..