I Cook It

tried to make Paneer Bhurji yesterday, found the recipe from a site, but i didnt use the whole recipe same as it was written on that site, i altered it a bit, and it tasted amazing, try it out, its very simple and too yummy 🙂

PANEER BHURJI

Ingredients

2 Blocks Paneer, crumbled
2 Finely chopped medium onions
1 Tsp ginger paste
1 Tsp garlic paste
1 Tsp chopped green chillies
2 Chopped tomato
2 Capsicum cut into thin strips
1/2 Tsp cinnamon, clove and Black Peper [Grind it together]
1/2 Tsp sugar
2 Tsp red chilli powder
Salt to taste
1 Tsp lemon juice
2 Tbsp ghee[butter] for frying

Method

For 3 People
Heat Ghee in a heavy saucepan.
Add the Ginger-Garlic Paste and fry for one minute.
Add the Onions , Green Chillies and Capsicum and stir fry till the Onions turn color.
Add the Tomatoes and keep frying till the Tomatoes turn mushy.
Add all the Dry Powders and fry for one minute.
Add the Crumbled Paneer, Salt and the Lemon Juice.
Mix well, heat through and eat hot with chapathi & Onion Tomato Raita.

Recipe: Khanakhazana

Here is my own Onion Tomato Raita Recipe.

ONION TOMATO RAITA

Ingredients

1 Bowl Curd
1 Onion
1 Tomato
1 Tbsp Cumin Powder
Salt To Taste

Method

For 4 People
Finely Chop Both Tomato & Onion
Mix Tomato & Onion together
Add Salt & Cumin Powder in the mixture
Add Curd mix it well and put in the fridge to cool
Eat with hot Paneer Bhurji & Chapati

Recipe: Megha Ganatra

This is wht i always wanted to try, and finally i did it today, believe me , it taste too good…. try it in your kitchen.

GREEN CHUTNY

Ingredients:

one Big bunch of Coriander
small piece of Ginger
Half Bowl Gathiya
4 clove Garlic
4 Green Chili
1 Onion
Half Lemon
Salt

Method:

Mix All the Ingredients and grind it till it becomes smooth paste.

Recipe: Megha Ganatra

Time for some Sweets..I made this sweet called Royal Treat.. its made of dry fruits .. thats the reason its called as Royal Treat… well I made these things this sunday for Lunch…

ROYAL TREAT

Ingredients

1 cup almonds (roasted)
1 cup pistachios (roasted)
1 cup cashews (roasted)
3 cups dry dates
3 cups sugar (powder)
1/3 cup pistachio (powder)
2 gms saffron (powder)
1 tbsp ghee

Method

Mix saffron and sugar powder and keep aside.
Boil water and put dates in it and cook until the dates become soft.
Take out the dates and grind it dry.
Fry it in ghee in a heavy bottomed pan.
Chop almond, cashews and pistachios into slices.
Make a mixture by adding all the above ingredients.
Grease a plate with ghee and spread the above mixture on it evenly and sprinkle some
pistachios and almond slices over it. Leave to set for some time.
When set firmly, cut into diamond shaped pieces or into squares as desired.

Recipe: Khanakhazana

And now…. what I did with this recipe…

All the ingredients plus milk… cut all the dry fruits..grind 1/3 part of the dry fruits … add Sugar and Saffron powder …. add half cup milk.. and mix everything…grease a plate with ghee and spread the mixture on it evenly.. keep it for a day … when set firmly, cut into square shaped pieces…

After Sweets.. let me make you eat some spicy rice… I tried this .. didn’t make it spicy though…because no one at my place eats spicy food except me.. so they all liked it.. but I didn’t like it ..

SPICY GREEN RICE

Ingredients

4 cups Rice (basmati)
1 cup Spinach(leaves)
1 cup Mint(leaves)
1 cup Coriander leaves
6 nos. Cloves
6 nos. Cinnamon(sticks)
3 nos. ELAICHI
2 nos. Onion(chopped)
10 nos. Green Chilies
Salt to taste
2 TBSP ginger & garlic paste
1 jabitri
6 CUP water

Method

Blanch all the green leafy vegetables and grind them into a paste together.
Add oil to the pan, add cloves, cardomom,cinnamon,jabitri and sauté them.
Later add ginger and garlic paste and sauté for few seconds.
Later add the chopped onions and slitted green chilies and sauté them till the onions become transparent.
Then add the green leafy paste to the pan, mix well, allow it to cook for few minutes until the boils appear.
Later add the rice and mix well. Then add water, salt and mix well and cover the pan with a lid.
Allow it to cook ,after the rice is cooked, garnish it with coriander.

Recipe: Khanakhazana

With This Spicy Rice…. Raita is a must … try this Peas And Potato Raita now…

PEAS AND POTATO RAITA

Ingredients

3 cups yogurt
2 big potato boiled
1 cup boiled peas
1 onion sliced
1 big tomato chopped
1 t.sp black pepper powder
Salt to taste
2 green chillies chopped

Method

Dice potatos in 1″
Add salt and black pepper in yogurt and cream it
Add all vegetables in yogurt and mix well
Sprinkle few coriandar leaves to garnish
Chill it and serve with rice

Recipe: Khanakhazana

This is the last thing i made with normal Roti for sunday Lunch ..

MATAR MALAI

Ingredients

2 cups of green peas
1/2 cup fresh cream (malai)
1/2 cup milk
1 onion cut into small pieces
2 tomatoes, either cut or pureed
2 tablespoon ginger grated
2 tablespoon garlic cut into small pieces
2 tablespoon refined oil
1 tablespoon cumin seeds
1 tablespoon coriander powder
salt to taste
Red chilli to taste
1 table spoon garam masala
3/4 spoon of turmeric powder

Method

Put refined oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds and garlic pieces into it.
When they turn pink in colour, add onions.
Cook then on a low flame for about 15-20 min, until they turn into reddish pink colour.
Then add corriander powder and turmeric powder in it.
Then add tomato puree and cook it for another 10 minutes.
Then add salte, red chilli powder and garam masala into it.
Then add milk and malai into it.
After 4-5 min, add green peas into it and cover the pan. If peas were the frozen one, then they will
get cooked easily, otherwise, you can also boil them before adding them into this gravy.
After 15-20 min, Matar malai is ready to serve.
Add fresh green corriander leaves cutted into small pices over it.

Recipe: Khanakhazana

Another recipe from Khanakhazana I tried …..

PALAK PANEER

Ingredients

• 4 cups Palak
• 1 cup water
• Salt
• 1 cup Paneer(cubes)
• 2 tsps jeera
• 3 sticks cinnamon
• 2 tbsp butter
• 1 big onion (sliced)
• 1/4 cup milk
• 2 tsps garlic(finely chopped)

Method


Wash palak, put it in a pot,add salt and water, boil until just soft. Keep aside.
Heat 1 tbsp butter in another pot, add jeera, garlic, cinnamon, green chillies, and onions, braise till garlic and onions turn golden brown. Put this in grinder with boiled palak (dont throw away the water in which the palak is boiled, you can use it for grinding or cooking). Grind into smooth paste.
Heat the remaining butter in a pot, add palak and paneer cubes, reduce the heat and cook for 15 mins.
Add milk, and cook again for 10 mins till thick.
Garnish with onion rings and slitted green chillies.
Serve with jeera rice or parathas.

Recipe : Khanakhazana

Another Sweet …I made it on my own… I can say my invention … haha….

BOURNVITA DRYFRUIT SWEET

Ingredients

5 tbsp bournvita
3 tbsp sugar
3 tbsp milk
1 cup walnuts
1 cup Almonds
2 tbsp Dry Rose pattles
Mixture of Pista, elaichi & almond or Milk Masala ( you get in market )
Method

Mix Bournvita, Sugar, Almond, Walnuts & Milk together
than add Milk Masala and mis it again
Spread the mixture in a plate evenly and sprinkle Rose pattles over it
pet the pattles with a spoon on the mixture to stick
leave it in freezer for an hour & Rich Rose is ready to Eat.

Recipe: Megha Ganatra

I just made Mango Sheera for My Husband … on his demand ..

He searched this recipe from www.ladvaibhavi.com .. and asked me to make it .. though he does not have any idea about the taste .. he just read the name and thought of eating it … tht’s how he is…
Well I am sure the Sheera is tasty .. I have kept it to set in a plate

MANGO SHEERA

Ingredients:

Rava 1 cup
Mango 1
Sugar 1/2 cup
Ghee 1/4 cup
Milk 1 cup
Water 1 cup
Kaju-kismis 1 tsp
Elaichi powder 1/2 tsp

Method:

Mix water and milk and put to boil.
Peel mango and cut in cubes.
Heat ghee in a pan and fry rava till light golden over the low flame.
Add boiled milk and water and cover the pan for 2 min.
Now add sugar,kaju-kismis,elaichi powder and mango cubes.
Mix well and again cover the pan for 2-3 min.
Mango sheera is ready

I have sprinkled Milk Masala which we get in market that has almond , Elaichi, etc… on the top of it …

Recipe: www.ladvaibhavi.com

oky.. since I have my Food Blog now … I will be posting my other new recipes thr … the name is www.khichdi.in … so for other recipes please visit my food blog.

Thank You,

Megha Ganatra.