Yoghurt Delight

A crunchy and fruity dessert twist with yoghurt which will delight any taste bud

Shahi Bread

Sweet bread pieces which is best way of using some left over bread by turning it into dessert dish

Corn Salsa

A mexican style corn salad popularly known as Masala Corn; a dish which can make your toungue do Salsa

Cheesy Pasta

Italian favourite Cheese Macaroni with brocolli

Banana Split

A Fuit and ice cream based delicious dessert usually served in a boat dish

Corn Pulav

Spicy Pulav with baby corn

Monday, July 29, 2013

Baby Corn Masla | Baby Corn Recipe

First time tried it and I done some changes also. But it came out Very yummy :))I like it with rice and vik with chapati.I want to Give Thanks to my Blogger frnds for sharing Yummy,Innovative and lovely Dishes.

6-8 baby corns, cut lengthwise and half
3/4 cup Capsicum chopped in cubes
2 medium onions, Finely chopped
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
3 tbsp cream

1 tsp red chilly powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp dry mango powder
1 tsp garam masala

To Temper
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
3 tbsp oil or butter
3 cloves
1 bay leaf
4 peppercorns
1 cinnamon stick
1 green cardamom

Salt to taste

Heat oil then add  cloves, cinnamon stick, green cardamom,bay leaf, peppercorn and cumin seeds.
Add onion and Saute till it turns light pink ,then  add ginger-garlic and capsicum. Cook for 3-4 min .
Add tomato and cook till half done then add baby corn and cook for 4-5 min.

Add all dry spices and salt and mix well.
Add little water and cook again till whole spices blends well and the vegetables turn tender.
Lastly add Cream and cook for a min.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or chapatti.

Instead of chopped tomato and onion can use onion paste and tomato puree.
Can use Red and yellow bell pepper along with capsicum.
If wants can chop baby corn in small pieces.

Friday, July 26, 2013

Shahi Paneer | Paneer Recipe


Paneer cooked in  Rich tangy creamy gravy.

Preparation Time: 10-15 min.
Cooking Time       20-30 min.
Servings: 3
200 gm  Cottage cheese (paneer),cut into cubes
2  tbsp Butter/Oil
2  Onions,finely chopped
15-20 Cashew nuts
5  Tomatoes,finely chopped
1  tsp Red chilly powder
1  tbsp Coriander powder
Salt to taste
2  tbsp Butter
1/2  cup Cream
1 tsp  Kastoori methi powder
1 tsp  Garam masala powder
1/4 tsp  Green cardamom powder

Heat oil in a non stick kadai. Add onions and cashew nuts and sauté lightly. Add tomatoes and cook for 10-12 minutes or tomatoes are pulpy.Add red chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt and sauté. Transfer this mixture into a mixer jar, cool and grind to a paste with a little water.

 Transfer the mixture into the same kadai. Add butter, cover and cook on low heat for 10 minutes.
Add cream and mix well. Add paneer, kastoori methi powder, garam masala powder, green cardamom powder and mix well. 

 Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with some cream and serve hot.

To make jain gravy avoid onion and  soak almonds,poppy seeds,cashew in water or milk and grind into fine paste.
Don't boil more after adding cream.

Thursday, July 25, 2013


This ABC (Awesome Blog Content Award) passed on  to me by  Sweet n spices
Thanks You  Aara for considering my blog and passing on this award to me.

According to the rules I should describe myself with one word which describes me that begins with a,b,c etc

One word which describes me most is F for Food Forever

The rules are simple
Add the ABC logo to your new post.
Write one word or a phrase about yourself that begins with a,b,c etc.
Nominate some blogs.
Leave a comment on those blogs to let them know.

Nominating few blogs for this award are

Hemlata Of hema's Kitchen
Priya Anand kumar of yummy Foods
Sangu of  Eat n Eat little More
Chitz of Indulge...
Sharanya of JustNotTheCakes
Bhawana Bagri of Simply Delicious

Congratulation dear frnds:) Plz collect your Award and pass on to the fellow bloggers.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Agua Fresca De Papaya | Papaya Recipe

Agua fresca which means “Fresh water” are popular all over Mexico. In fact you can use any fruit you like to prepare your agua fresca..Best Refreshment and easy way to keep body Dehydrate in hot summer.We loved it n another thing very easy .

Preparation Time 10 Min.
Cooking Time 5 min.
Serving  2

2 cups papayas, peeled,coarsely chopped
4 tbsp sugar (more, if needed)
1 tbsp lime juice
2 3/4 cups water
2 tbsp Coriander leaves

Choose very ripe fruit; peel and coarsely chop.
Blend all ingredients into smooth puree.If you wish rub through a fine strainer into a large jar or pitcher and discard pulp.(I didn't strain)

Pour the agua fresca over ice cubes into tall glasses.

Slices or chunks of matching fruit may be added as garnish just before servinge

Try with any fruit.Best with Melon family Fruit.
Some time can add Mint leaves also for making more refreshing...

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Paneer Bhurji Recipe | Paneer Recipe

One of the easiest recipe of paneer. Yestarday night about 1 ltr. milk got curdle ,so I made paneer and I was in Hurry -Barry ,so I made for lunch easy but yummy Paneer Bhurji. Can wrap  in roti or paratha and Yummy Paneer Roll is Ready !!!! Best for lunch box.

Preparation time 10 min
Cooking Time 15 min.
Serving 3 
1 cup grated paneer(150 gm)
1 big onion, finely chopped
1 green chilly, finely chopped
2 big tomato, finely chopped
pinch of turmeric powder
1 tsp red chilly powder
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp kasturi methi
pinch of garam masala powder
4-5 tbsp  milk or 2 tbsp cream
salt to taste
3 tbsp oil
fresh coriander for garnish

Heat oil in a vessel, add cumin seed and chopped onions and  saute till onions turn transparent. Add the chopped tomato,green chilly and cook till they turn soft, approx 3-4 min.
Add turmeric, coriander, red chilly powder and kasturi methi and combine. 
Add grated paneer and stir well to combine and cook for 2-3 mints. Add the milk ( I used Cream) and toss the contents on medium high flame and see that the paneer does not stick to the vessel. The milk should evaporate. Add garam masala pwd and mix gently.

Finally, garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rotis or paratha.

can use Capsicum also (all color).If you are using, Add them with tomato.
Can add green peas but boiled,when adding paneer.
Can use ginger and garlic also but I did't use.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Coconut Barfi Recipe | Nariyal Barfi

Easy n best sweet.I used to make it when we are fasting.Today 2 reasons -First one it's my 100th Post so time to Celebrate n second one Ekadashi on friday and we are fasting.

4 cup Coconut,scraped (grind)
3 cup Sugar        
2 1/2 cup Milk       
2 tsp Green cardamoms powder
1 tsp Ghee    
Heat the pan pour milk, coconut and cook, stirring continuously  and  cook till the mixture becomes dry.

Take another pan (I used same) pour sugar with 1 1/2 cup of water and make 3 string consistency syrup.
Add coconut mixture and cook till the mixture begins to leave the sides of the pan.
Add cardamoms powder and mix well off the flame.Mix sugar and milk well. 
Grease a tray with ghee. Pour the mixture into it and spread evenly.

Garnish with dry fruits
Cool and cut into pieces and serve.

For more white color you  can remove brown part of coconut.
Can add Little Mawa (khoya) in it.
Can give Ladoo shape also..

Monday, July 15, 2013

Bharwa Bhindi | Stuffe Lady Finger

This Recipe came from my Grand MIL's Kitchen.No one can make like her and today I tried and was nice. Vik likes  it very much n Every one in family.Best for Lunch Box.

Preparation Time  15 Min.
Cooking Time      10 min.
Serving           4

1/2 kg Lady finger (Bhindi/Okra)
2 tbsp Besan
2 tsp Coriander Powder
1 1/2 tsp red chilly powder
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
1/2 tsp Amchur (mango powder)
3-4 tbsp Oil
1/4 tsp Musturad seed
Salt to taste

Wash Clean, wash and wipe lady fingers absolutely dry. Remove half a centimeter from both ends.
Slit and keep aside.
Mix Besan,coriander,chilly,turmeric,amchur and salt.
Stuff masala in Bhindi.Keep the left-over masala separately.If bhindi is big in size then half it.

Heat oil in pan add mustured seed then add bhindi and Sprinkle very little salt on it cover with lid.Cook on low heat.
Meanwhile Turn it.Cook till not done.

Serve Hot with paratha,chapati.....

Use small sized bhindi.
Can use Ground nut Powder also.
If wants can use onion also after adding mustured seed add onion slices and cook for ½ a minute.Then add bhindi.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Paneer Pasanda | Paneer Recipe

Paneer slices stuffed with  mashed paneer and nuts mixture, and cooked in a flavorful onion-tomato gravy. It's quite difficult but best for any special occasion .
Cooking Time: 30-40 minutes
Servings: 4 Preparation Time: 10-20 minutes

200 gram Cottage cheese (paneer)

1 carrot , grated
Oil to deep fry
1 green chilly ,chopped
Salt to taste
4-5 tbsp Cornflour/ corn starch

For gravy
3 tbsp Oil
1 Bay leaves
1/2 inch Cinnamon sticks
5 Green cardamoms
4 Cloves
3 medium Onions,sliced
2 tsp Ginger-garlic paste
4 medium Tomato 
1 tsp Red chilly powder
1 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
Salt to taste
4-5 tbsp Cream
Coriander Leaves for garnishing

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
Cut paneer into rectangles of two by two inches with one-fourth inch thickness.
And cut into triangle and cut horizontally but end should be join (as shown) and mash the remaining.
Add green chilly and carrot,Salt and mix well.
Stuff  this mixture in  paneer triangles and press them lightly .

Mix cornflour in ½ cup water to make a thick batter. Dip the paneer triangles in the batter and deep fry till lightly golden. Drain on absorbent paper. 

Boil a glass water,then add onion switch off the flame after a min.Drain and ground it.

To make the gravy, heat oil in a nonstick pan. Add bay leaves, cinnamon, green cardamoms and cloves and sauté.Add the onion paste and sauté. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add tomato puree and mix well. Sauté for 1-2 minutes.

 Add red chilly powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and  Salt and mix well. Add 1/2 cup of water and boil for 4-5 min. now gravy is thick ,add Paneer triangles and cook for 2 -3 min.
Add cream and cook for a min.,switch of the Flame.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice,roti,naan .

If want can shallow fry the Paneer triangles.
Can add kasturi methi along with cream for flavoure.
For stuffing can use Finely chop cashew nuts and Raisins along with mashed paneer.
Can Use green chtuny also in stuffing.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Curry In Hurry | Paneer Recipe

Curry In Hurry....Sounds different .It came out From my Blogger frnd Preeti's Kitchen n Really liked this version of paneer .Best for Hurry Berry mrng to Pack HUBBY'S Lunch box. Thanks Dear Frnd to Share this recipe with us..

Preparation Time 5 min.

Cooking Time  10 min.
Serving  4

150 gm Paneer (Cottage Cheese)
For basic curry:
2     onions, chopped roughly
3     ripe tomatoes, chopped roughly
1     tsp red chilly powder
1/4  tsp turmeric powder
1/2  tsp garam masala powder
1/2  tsp dry Maithi
4-5  cashew nuts  
1      bay leaf
1'    piece cinnamon  
3-4  cloves
2     cardamoms
Water as required
2 tbsp oil +ghee
Salt to taste

Grind together tomatoes, onions, cashew nuts  cinnamon, cloves and cardamoms to a fine paste and keep aside.
Heat oil +ghee in a pressure cooker, add bay leaf and grounded paste.
Stir and cook for 1-2 min. Add all the dry spices and salt. 
Add about 1/2 cup water and pressure cook till two whistles.
Then add paneer, chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with chapatti or rice.


You can make same curry with potatoes and mix vegetables.