Tuesday, March 12, 2013




3 cups Wheat flour
4 potatoes (boiled)
1 tsp Amchur powder
1 tsp jeera
4 cloves garlic 
1/2 inch ginger
Coriander leaves
Few mint leaves
2-3 Green chilies chopped
Salt to taste


First make a soft dough of wheat flour by adding 1 tsp ghee, little salt & water and keep aside.
Grind together all the other ingredients except potato. Now add the grinded ingredients to boiled potatoes.
Take a small ball of dough and roll it in a size of a puri. Apply little ghee on it and add 1 tbsp of potato mixture and close all the ends properly.

Then dip it in dry flour and slowly roll like chapati so that the mixture does not come out. Put it on a hot tava and cook both the side applying butter or pure ghee.

Serve hot with curd or white butter or Paneer Bhurji

Sunday, March 3, 2013



1 1/2 cups cooked basmati rice
1 1/2 cup cubes vegetables (1 carrot,1/4 cup frozen peas, 6 beans, few cauliflower florets & few pieces of capsicum)
1 tomato
1/4 th tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp pav bhaji masala
1 tbsp lemon juice
coriander leaves chopped fine
salt to taste.

Wash & cut the vegetables in cubes. Heat oil in a kadai and roast the veggies and stir fry them for 7-10 minutes and keep them aside.Add some more oil in the same kadai, and add the cumin seeds. Once they splutter, add the tomato & cook for sometime.Now add turmeric powder, chilli powder, pav-bhaji masala, salt and the stir fried vegetables. Sprinkle little water about 3/4th glass.Let it cook for 3 mins on medium fire. Now add the cooked rice. Mix everything well and cook for 1 minute on slow fire. Tawa Pulav is ready. Squeeze the lemon juice & garnish with coriander leaves. Serve with raita.


200 gms paneer
2 capsicum
3 onions
2 tomatoes (pureed)
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp garlic paste
1 tsp Jeera/cumin seeds
1 tsp red chili powder
pinch of turmeric powder
2 tsp coriander powder
1 tsp garam masala
3/4th cup milk
1/2 cup cream.

Cut the onions into big pieces. Fry them in oil till brown. Cool & then grind into smooth paste. In a kadhai heat oil. Add the cumin seeds. When it splutters add onion paste.Fry till brown. Add the ginger and garlic paste and fry for some more time.Add the chopped capsicum and fry for 3 minutes. Add red chilli powder, haldi powder,coriander powder, garam maasala and fry. Add the tomato puree & salt & let it cook for sometime. Add the paneer cubes & let it cook in the masala for some time. Finally add the milk & cream and cook for 5 to 7 mins. Garnish with coriander leaves.