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Baita Roti (Egg roti)

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Baida Roti or Egg Roll is an awesome and delicious combination of eggs and chicken(meat) which is shallow fried in ghee. This yummy flavorful Indian bread stuffed with minced mutton or chicken should be a must go dish in the month of holy Ramadan. You can even prepare this dish for parties or get together s. Do watch this step by step video for
cripsy Baida Roti.

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

 

Ingredients:

For the dough:

250 gm maida
1 tsp oil
Water
Salt to taste

 

For the filling:

250 gm minced chicken or meat(keema)
1/2 small onion, chopped
Half cup chopped fresh coriander leaves
2 eggs, beaten

Salt to taste

Directions || How to make Baida Roti

Mix the maida, oil, salt and water and knead it into a soft dough.

Make five to six equal portions from the dough.

Now, roll out each portion of dough into a thin, square-shaped chapatti.

Heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan or a tawa. Place the chappati on the pan.

Place some mince chicken or meat (keema) (you can watch my video how to prepare keema), in the centre of the chapatti.

Pour a spoonful of beaten egg,onions and coriander over and around the mince chicken.

Fold the sides of the chapatti to cover the meat and egg, like in a square packet.

Flip and pour some ghee around the folded chappati again. Fry till it turns golden brown in colour.

Your baida roti is done!!

Serve with green chutney.

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Mughlai Keema(Qeema) paratha

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Mughlai Keema Paratha, which is stuffed with spicy mutton keema (minced meat of a goat) filling,topped with whisked eggs.This authenic paratha is famous throughout India.
I prepared this dish with chicken ‘keema’.The chicken variant can be prepared the same way as normal mughlai paratha.You can check this simple unique paratha with the easy recipe and step by step video.
A must try recipe at home.

Preparation time : 20 mins
Cooking time : 10-15 mins
Makes 7-8 parathas
Serves 3 to 4

 

Ingredients:

For the dough:

2 cups wheat flour
1 cup all purpose (maida) flour
1 tsp oil
Salt to taste
Water

For the filling:

250 gm minced chicken(keema)
1/2 small onion, chopped
1 green chilly finely chopped
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1/4 tsp garam masala powder
Half cup chopped fresh coriander leaves
1 egg, beaten
Salt to taste

 

Direction || How to make Mughlai keema paratha

Mix the wheat flour , maida, oil, salt and water and knead it into a soft dough.

Make seven to eight equal portions from the dough.

Keep the dough aside.

In a hot pan, add oil and chopped onions.

Fry onions till it turns golden brown and then add ginger garlic paste, green chilli ,red chilli powder,garam masala powder,cumin powder and salt.

Stir and cook till water has almost dried.

Remove and keep aside.

Now add chopped coriander leaves.

Let it cool for some time.

Now, roll out each portion of dough into a thick small ,round shaped dough.

Now in the center of the dough , place some prepared chicken keema.

Take the edge and start pleating as well as bringing the pleats in the center.

Pressed the pleats in the center and now with the rolling pin , make a round shape paratha.

Heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan or a tawa. Place the paratha on the pan.

Pour some beaten egg over the paratha in the pan. Flip and pour some beaten egg again.

Fry till it turns golden brown in colour.

Your Mughlai keema paratha is done!!
Serve with green chutney.

Malai Methi Matar

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Malai methi matar as the name of this recipe explains it’s made up from malai (heavy cooking cream),
methi (fenugreek leaves) and matar(green peas). It’s an flavorful and creamy sweet and smooth north Indian
dish. This recipe is good for kids ,as fenugreek is good for health and they will definately enjoy this dish
as there is no bitterness or bitter taste of fenugreek(methi) as the presence of onions,cashews and cream
makes the gravy sweeter and creamy.

Do try this recipe , it taste almost like restaurant and my kids loved it.
Serve it with roti/naan or plain rice.

Check out the step by step recipes with photos and try it at home for sure.


Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Serves : 4

Ingredients

For malai methi matar recipe:

2 cups Fenugreek leaves (methi leaves) plucked the leaves, measured and then washed
1 ½ cups Green peas boiled or microwaved
½ teaspoon Cumin seeds
1 medium size finely chopped onions
1 tomatoes finely chopped
5-6 cashew nuts
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tbsp kasturi methi
1 tsp Garam masala

1 cup Water
¼ cup Heavy whipping cream or fresh cream or malai
Salt to taste

1 tablespoon Oil

Directions || How to make Malai Methi Matar

Boil the green peas in pressure cooker or cook them in microwave.
Pluck the methi leaves, measure 2 cups then wash very well.
sprinkle some salt over it and keep it aside for 10 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

After 10 minutes squeeze out all the water from methi using your hand. This is the trick to get rid of the bitterness of the methi.
Chop the leaves finely. Keep it aside

Direction for making paste:

Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat. Add cumin seeds and onions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mix in onions and cashew nuts. Cook them till they are soft and translucent.

 

 

 

 

 

Next add turmeric powder,red chilli powder ,cumin powder and kasturi methi. let the spices cook well. Let it cool down a bit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once cooled add this to a blender along with cashew nuts.


Grind into a smooth paste.

 

 

 

 

Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat in the same pan.
Then add prepared onion paste. Cook till all the moisture evaporates and it starts to leave the sides of the pan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add green peas and chopped methi leaves. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add water and let it come to a boil.
Stir in the cream.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add remaining salt and garam masala. Mix well and cook for a minute.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let it simmer for 3-4 minutes and then turn off the stove.
Serve it hot with roti/naan or plain rice.

 

Tomato Pulao/Tamatar pulao

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Tomato Pulao also know as tamatar pulao/tamatar bhath or biryani or South Indian spicy tomato rice.
It is an easy one pot meal or a lunch box or also a saver recipe on those busy weekdays cooking.
I saw this recipe on one tv channel and found it interesting for my family.
I just gave it a try and it happened to turned out good.Both my kids enjoyed as it didn’t had much of hot spices.
You can either serve it with raita or even plain curd or just have it with any chips of your choice.
So lets move on to the recipe..

Prep Time : 10 mins
Cook Time : 30 mins
Serves: 4

Ingredients

For the seasoning

1 tbsp ghee
3 Bay leaf small
3-4 cloves
5-6 peppercorns
1 tsp jeera
1 cup Basmati Rice
2 medium size Onion
1/4 cup green peas
1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
4 Ripe juicy tomatoes puree
1 slit green chilli
1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
1 tbsp Garam masala powder
2 tsp Salt(or as required)
Oil for cooking

For Garnishing

2 tbsp finely chopped Coriander leaves

Direction || How to prepare tomato-peas pulao

Soak basmati rice for 20 minutes, drain the water completely and keep it aside.

Chop tomatoes and prepared its puree in a blender.

Heat ghee in a pan, add bay leaf, black peppers and cloves. Fry for a few seconds and then add thinly sliced onions.

Saute till onions become slightly golden brown, add ginger garlic paste,salt and saute for a few more minutes.

Then add tomatoes puree and allow it to cook for 5 minutes , Then add green peas,chilli powder, garam masala powder and green chillies, Cook till tomatoes become mushy.

Add the drained rice, 2 cups of hot water,(check for salt now by tasting the water)

Close the lid and allow it cook on a high flame for 10-15 mins, open it and check the rice.

If the rice is almost half done,garnish with the remaining coriander leaves.

Look it on a low flame till the rice is well cooked or appox for 5 mins.

Serve it hot with any raita/papad/salad

Chicken Masala Sausages

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This recipe is been contributed  by one of our viewer Nikhat Shaikh .

Here’s a simple,quick yet yummy recipe you mummies can cook when in hurry.
My kids love chicken sausages so I try it with different versions like this recipe Masala sausages..
I usually serve it with roti or dal- rice.
Hope you all like it.

Author : Nikhat Kashmiri

Preparation time : 10 mins

Cooking time : 10 mins

Serves : 4

Ingredients

1 packet Sausages

2 medium size Onion

1 finely chopped tomatoes

2 chopped green chillies

1 tbsp ginger garlic paste

1 tsp red chilli powder

1 tsp turmeric powder

1 tsp jeera powder

1 tsp garam masala powder

Directions || How to prepare Masala Sausages

Heat oil n fry 2 medium size chopped onion.
Add thin chopped chicken sausages and let it cook wit the onion.
When chicken sausages  almost cooked and onion turns brown, add ginger-garlic paste.

Next add chopped green chilli,red chill powder, turmeric powder, zeera powder and garam masala.

Stir all the ingredients well for sometime.

Now add one chopped tomato and salt ,mix well.

Cover n cook on low heat til masala dries up.

Enjoy😋.

Marathi style chicken rassa/kalvan/curry

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Maharashtrian style chicken ke kalvan/rassa or chicken curry is mindblowing curry which is prepared with onions , grated coconut,tomatoes and special kala masala.This chicken is prepared in famous kala masala(black masala) which is very popular Khandesh region.This ‘khandeshi’ style of cooking is famous in north maharashtra including cities like Dhule,Jalgoan.
I will be sharing the recipe of Kala Masala in my next blog, kala masala is used in many famous curries like rassa or amti.
It’s again one of my favorite recipe from my mom’s kitchen , nothing can beat the taste.
This spicy aromatic chicken gravy is mostly either rice,bhakri’s or chapati’s.Do try this recipe at home and let me know experience 🙂


Preparation time : 15-20 mins
Cooking time : 30-35 mins
Serves : 4

Ingredients

500 gm Chicken cut into medium size pieces and washed thoroughly
1 finely chopped Onions
1 finely chopped tomato
½ tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
Salt to taste
2 tbsp Oil

For chicken masala

2 bay leaf
3-4 black pepper
3-4 cloves
2 medium size Onion
1 tbsp chopped ginger
1 tbsp chopped garlic
2 tbsp Dry grated coconut
1 finely chopped tomatoes
1 tsp garam masala powder
1 tsp marathi kala masala
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp marathi chicken masala
Some fresh coriander
1/2 cup water
2 tsp salt

Direction || How to prepare Marathi style chicken rassa/curry

To prepare chicken stock

In a pressure cooker, heat 1 tbsp of oil. Once oil is hot enough, add 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 and 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 masala

Meanwhile a big vessel, heat 2 tbsp of oil. Add bay leaves,black pepper,cloves.
saute it well till you get a nice spice aroma and then add chopped onion,salt and sauté till translucent.
Next add ginger,garlic and saute till raw smell from ginger-garlic goes away.
Add coconut slices and saute it till it turns golden brown.
Add tomatoes , red chilli powder,garam masala and marathi kala masala and salt to it.
Add few coriander and turns off the gas.
Add all the roasted masala to the blender and blend it well till smooth paste.

To prepare Chicken Rassa/Kalvan

Add oil and once oil turns hot , add the grounded masala to the oil.
Mix well and cook until oil starts to leave from masala.
Now add boiled chicken pieces and the chicken stock and reduce the heat to low.
Allow curry/rassa to simmer for 10-15 minutes until oil (kat) floats on top.
Switch off the heat. Serve hot with bhakri (jowar roti) or plain rice along with the lemon wedges and onions.

Chicken Vegetables Manchurian

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Chicken manchurian balls is the Indian Chinese cuisine ,its 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 my
you tube channel and also leave back your valuable feedback.

Ingredients

For Manchurian balls

250 grams minced chicken/qeema
1/2 cup carrots finely chopped
1/2 cup cabbage finely chopped
1/4 cup capsicum finely chopped
1/2 cup spring onions
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
1 egg
1 tsp black pepper powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
2 tbsp corn flour
2 tsp salt little
oil for frying

for Manchurian sauce

1 tbsp chopped garlic
1 tbsp chopped ginger
1 medium onion
2 tbsp soya sauce
1 tbsp chilli garlic paste
2 tbsp vinegar
1 cup water
2 tsp corn flour (3 for gravy)
little salt
2 tsp sugar
few spring onions whites
few spring onion greens
Oil for cooking

Direction || How to make the manchurian balls

Mix chicken with all the vegetables, ginger garlic paste, red chili powder and pepper powder.
Add one large egg ,salt and flour. Mix well. Set aside for at least 1 hour.
Heat oil and deep fry balls on a medium flame until golden.
Drain to a kitchen towel.

Direction || how to make Manchurian sauce

Stir in the corn flour with 3 tbsp water.
Heat pan and add 1 tbsp of oil
Fry ginger garlic ,chili garlic paste until aromatic. fry onions until transparent ,saute it for 2-3 mins.
Add 1 cup of water and let it boil for 1-2 mins, then add corn flour to the boiling water.
Stir the mixture well to avoid any lumps.
When the sauce begins to bubble, add the balls, spring onions and toss.
Cook for 5 to 6 minutes.
If the sauce becomes too thick, add very little water and cook.
Garnish with spring onions and serve it with fried rice.