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Chicken Manchurian vegetable balls

man_chicken_dsc_6999Chicken Manchurian balls is the Indian Chinese cuisine ,it’s a combination of Chinese seasoning and Indian cooking techniques.Manchurian is a fried meat balls cooked in chinese manchurian sauce ,these fried balls can be made of any vegetables or chicken or any other ingredient of your choice.It can be served as a side dish with fried rice or noodles.I have given it a little twist , prepared the balls with both chicken and vegetables together to make it more healthier.Watch this recipe step by step and if you like it , please don’t forget to subscribe me on myyou tube channel and also leave back your valuable feedback.Read more..

Avocado guacamole

guacamoleGuacamole is an avocado-based dip or salad first created by the Aztecs in what is now Mexico.
Guacamole is very famous modern Mexican cuisine, it has also become part of American cuisine as a dip, condiment and salad ingredient.
In English, the fruit Avocado was first described as an “Avagato pear” because of its pear-like shape.
It must have various names,but in Hindi it’s called ‘MakhanPhal’:) Avocado is Incredibly Nutritious
and hence I prefer preparing this dish especially for my kids once a week. Do try this yummy mind blowing guacamole at home.Read more for recipe..

Falafel-chickpea-roll

Falafel main picFalafel made using chickpeas is a popular Middle Eastern chick pea patty. Falafel is stuffed in pita bread with salad and sauce. Falafel is quite popular as a replacement to meat and its high in protein.This is the based snacks across the world and my husband most favorite dish.
Trust me try this recipe at home and you never know you might get the full marks and a pat on your back as well:) Its very very simple and healthier too.Read more..

You can serve this with tahini sauce or hummus whatever you can arrange. I prepared hummus at home. please check my recipe to prepare hummus.

Beans and Corn Tacos

Beans_and_Corn_TacosA taco is a traditional Mexican dish composed of a corn or wheat tortilla folded or rolled around a filling.
You can add great versatility to this dish with variety of fillings like chicken, seafood, vegetables,beans and cheese.My daughter Nuha relishes her favorite Mexican snack – tacos and hence I set myself the task of preparing home made tacos
So lets dive right in to see how to make the Mexican Tacos.Read more…

Mexican Rice with Bean

Mexican rice with beansMexican food is one of the most popular types of cuisine,it originates from the regions of Central America and South America.
Mexican rice is among the most popular food items when it comes to choosing among the numerous delicious types of dishes from the Mexican food menus.Are you craving for home made mexican food with little desi tadka , here goes the simple recipe , quick and easy
prepared with Mexican beans and rice dish topped with cheesy creame,avocado and veggies,so ready for your Mexican fiesta.Read more...

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Chicken Momos Desi style

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Chicken Momos
Chicken Momo

Momos are the famous fast food Himalayan origins. It’s a traditional delicacy in Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim and Northeast India.Momo(dumpling) are made with a simple flour-and-water dough—white flour is generally preferred ,it can be either steamed or fry.You can do Chicken/Meat or Vegeatable stuffing in it. I tried chicken as my husband is fond of chicken and i gave little desi tadka to it hence fried it.

 

 

I am coming up with new recipe how to prepare the fried momos indo-chinese style which is similar to the Chinese Baozi.Please send me your feedback or any questions if any.
Prep time: 30-40 mins

Cooking time: 10-15 mins

Serves: 4

Ingredients

For stuffing

250 grams of Chicken mince
1 boiled potato
1 tsp of Ginger garlic paste
1 tsp of Red Chilli powder
1 tsp of Garam Masala powder
1 tsp of chilli sauce
1 tsp of oil
salt to taste

For Dough

2 cups of Refined flour (maida)/Wheat flour
pinch of Baking soda
Salt to taste
Oil for frying.

Directions | How to make Chicken momos

In a frying pan add 1 tsp of oil,add chicken mince in it and saute it for 5 minutes,add all the remaining ingredients to it.
Let it cook for around 5-7 mins , please do not use any water as we need the filling to be completely dry to stuff.
Once cooked keep it aside.

Knead the refined flour, baking powder and salt together into firm dough. Cover and keep aside for 30 minutes.

Roll the dough into very thin 4-5 inch rounds.

Take each round piece and place some prepared filling in the center.

Bring the edges together and twist to seal it.

Fry it for about 10 minutes and serve hot with tomato-garlic sauce.
Tips

You can also steam the momos in steamer or 10 mins for healthy reasons.
Also can used shredded carrots/cabbage for stuffing.