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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.

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Chicken soup(home remedy to treat cold and cough)

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..


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Thalipeeth Maharashtrain pancake

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Thalipeeth is a Maharashtrain multi-grain pancake popular.The flour is made up of Bajra atta,Chana daal, Urad daal, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, wheat, and rice.
It’s highly nutritious and serves as very heavy breakfast or snacks for your family. Very easy and simple to cook. Check out the recipe below.

Preparation Time – 10 minutes
Cooking Time – 10 minutes
Serves – 2

Ingredients

250 gm thalipeeth flour(easily available in stores)
1 finely chopped onion
2 finely chopped green chilies
1 Tbsp coriander leaves
Salt to taste
Pinch of red chili powder
Warm water for kneading
Oil for cooking

Directions || How to prepare thalipeeth

Take thalipeeth flour ,add onions, chilies, coriander leaves, salt to taste, red chili powder and 1 tsp oil.

Knead the mixture into a dough by adding little warm water at a time. Make small round balls from the dough and set it aside.

To flatten these balls into round breads, take plastic sheets and cut them in large squares from zip lock bags.
If you don’t have any , don’t worry I used aluminium foil.

Place the dough ball on the sheet and using your palm start flattening the dough into a small round circle.
Apply some oil on your palm to avoid the dough to stick
Add about 1/2 tsp oil on the tawa and with the help of the sheet pick up and place the thalipeeth on the tawa/pan. make sure your that the sheet
doesn’t touch the hot pan)
Cook approximately for two minutes on medium heat on both the sides.
Serve hot with any pickle or tomato ketchup.

Moong dal Methi uttapam

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Moong_Dal_Methi_UttapamMoong Dal Methi Uttapam is very nutritious and yummy appetizer,it can served as snacks or can be had as light dinner.
This recipe clicked me one day when i was starving , wanted to prepare something quick and could serve as light dinner.
It is quick and simple not only it adds good taste but also adds lot of nutritonal value.
Prep time: 10 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Serves:2+ people , makes around 4-5 uttapams.

Ingredients

1 cup each of moong dal,soaked for 4-5 hours. (Alternatively can use 250 grams of moong dal flour..)
2 -3 tsp (ginger+garlic+green chilly) paste.
1 medium size onion chopped.
1 medium size tomato finely chopped.
2-3 springs of Methi leaves finely chopped.
Salt to taste
Oil to cook.

Directions

Grind the Moong dal(Can use moong dal Flour).Add required quantity of water so that the consistency of batter is spreadable(similar to dosa batter)

In it add the onion,tomatoes,methi & ginger-garlic-green chilly paste & mix well,also add salt as per taste & mix well.

Heat Non-stick pan & Spread oil on it.

Pour the batter in the centre of the pan & spread it evenly with a spoon.

Apply oil from the sides of the spread batter for crispiness.

Cover & cook for 2-5 min on both the sides.

Serve with Tomato sauce or any chutney of your choice.

Tips:

Can add more veggies to the batter like capsicum,cabbage or carrots to prepare Moong Dal veg Uttapam.