Thursday, February 2, 2012

Sabudana Kitchdi

Soak a cup full of Sabudana overnight. You will have to wash it, drain the water away and leave it to soak in order to prepare it in the morning.

Take half handful of groundnuts and grind it coarsely in mixer.
Chop a small potato into thin flat pieces. Also cut few green chillies.
Mix the groundnut coarse powder, salt and soaked sabudana well.

Now, heat oil add jeera, green chillis and then potatoes and fry till they turn brownish.
Add the sabudana mixture and mix it well. Cover it with a lid and leave it to cook for 5-10 minutes. But mae sure it doesnt get burned.

Once done serve hot with Curd chutney.... which is the best side dish with kitchdi.

Shall add the recipe of the chutney as well.

Aloooooo chicken

Mix gg paste with salt.
2 spoon Powder cumin, 4red chilli, 2cardamom, 6cloves, 2cinnamon and 6pepper.
Grind poppy seeds and cashew nuts and mix all with water to make a paste.
Heat butter, add gg paste, then ground paste, chicken and fry till color changes.
Coriander leaves, g chilli and turmeric and fry.
Add water and when boiling add saffron and cover for 15 minutes.
Add potatoes and cook for 20 minutes.
Stir the fresh cream and lemon juice into the pot and cook for 5 minutes.
Garnish with eggs.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Veg Tikka Masala:

For Masala: Ginger, garlic, cumin, coriander, turmeric, chilli powder, pepper powder, garam masala.
Cooking: Olive oil, cinnanmon, cardamom fry for 2 seconds and remove them.
Add onions and stir until brown. Then add the masala paste, tomato with water and bring it to simmer. Add salt.
Now add chopped potatoes, cabbage, peas, reduce the heat to medium and cook, stirring continuously, till the veggies are cooked.
Add yogurt to it to form a sauce. Serve it with rice.

Beans Gravy

Cut the beans into 1 inch pieces.
For masala – chop a big onion, 1 tomato, small piece of ginger, cumin seeds, black pepper (3-4), curry leaves (around 5). Grind these into a paste.
Now, heat oil, add the beans, fry for few seconds and then add the ground mixture into it. Add garam masala or spices powder, small pinch of sugar with little water and mix well until it beans are cooked.
Garnish with Coriander leaves.

Chocolate Banana Milkshake:

Chocolate Banana Milkshake

2 chocolates (5 star)
2 bananas
3 scoops sugar
250 ml milk
Water if necessary / Ice cubes
Blend all the above ingredients in a blender.

Green gram/Moong dal curry

Soak a cup of green gram overnight.
Chop the veg of your choice which you would like to add along. I use cabbage or bottle gourd.
Also chop and keep ready – onion, tomato, green chillis, curry leaves, coconut pieces, 5 garlic cloves, 2 spoons of jeera and all other masalas.

Heat oil in a cooker, add mustard and jeera. When it splitters add onions, turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilli powder and salt and mix well.
Now add the soaked green gram and chopped veg of choice and mix well. Add a pinch of garam masala and mix well. Add little water and close the lid to let 3-4 whistles.
Meanwhile, make a paste of Coconut pieces, garlic cloves, jeera, curry leaves and green chillies and keep it ready.
Once the gram is done, open the lide of the cooker and add the paste to it and bring it to boil.
When boiling well, switch off the burner and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Banana Milkshake

2 Bananas
250 ml – Milk
4 scoops – Sugar
Water – Needed quantity / Ice cubes

Orange + Strawberry Juice

1 Orange
4 scoops – Strawberry Shake mix
3 Scoops – Sugar
Water – needed quantity / Ice cubes
Blend all the ingredients in a blender / juicer, strain it and serve chill with Ice cubes or Soda.


Acidity Diet

What to eat and how much to eat is an important factor in controlling acidity:
    • Avoid eating fried, fatty, junk foods, and excessive chocolates. 
    • Avoid eating onions, citrus fruits, spicy foods, as they worsen the acid reflux or acidity disease. 
    • Eat carbohydrate rich food like rice, as they are easily digested and with no acid formation. 
    • Eat dinner two to three hours before sleeping time as it keeps you healthy. 
    • Eat small meals as it helps in digestion. 
    • Maintain adequate body weight it helps in acidity control 
    • Avoid eating protein-rich and calcium-rich foods like milk and diary products at night. 
    • Alcohol, caffeine should be a big no in your life for healthy living and acidity control.