Zucchini Paneer Masala

Zucchini Paneer Masala

Ingredients

  1. Zucchini 2 (I used 1 green 1 yellow)
  2. Onion 2
  3. Tomato 2-3
  4. Ginger chopped 1 tsp
  5. Green chili chopped 1 tsp
  6. Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  7. Paneer 1 cup
  8. Coriander powder 1 tbsp
  9. Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  10. Salt as per taste
  11. Chili powder 1/2 tsp
  12. lemon juice 1/2 tsp
  13. Garam masala 1/2 tsp

Method

  1. Peel and cut the zucchini in small pieces.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Splutter cumin seeds.
  3. Add chopped ginger and green chilies.
  4. Saute onions till translucent.
  5. Add tomato purée and spices.
  6. Stir it fore some time.
  7. Now add chopped zucchini and paneer cubes. Mix it . Add some water and cover it.
  8. After 5-10 min zucchini is cooked and ready to serve.
  9. Garnish it with coriander leaves.
  10. Serve with roti or paratha.

 

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Dahi Baigan/Eggplants In Yogurt

Dahi Baigan/Eggplants in Yogurt/No onion no Garlic

Dahi baigan is a Oriya dish which I learnt in Malaysia from  my friend . Now this recipe is very common in my house. Everyone loves it.

Ingredients

  1. Brinjal/Baigan /Eggplant 1
  2. Thick yogurt 1 cup
  3. Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp
  4. Fenugreek seeds 1/4 tsp
  5. Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp
  6. Chaat Masala 1/2 tsp
  7. Ginger chopped 1/2 tsp
  8. Green chili chopped 1/2 tsp
  9. Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  10. Curry leaves Few
  11. Oil For frying
  12. Rock salt
  13. Black salt
  14. Hing a pinch

Method

  1. Cut brinjal into thin long pieces.
  2. Add turmeric and salt to brinjal pieces. Marinate the brinjal pieces . Keep aside for 10 minutes.
  3. Fry the brinjal pieces to a golden brown color. Keep this aside.
  4. Pour the yogurt into a serving dish and add salt ,chaat masala and fried brinjals. Mix together .
  5. Heat little oil in a pan and splutter hing,  mustard seeds, fenugreek, cumin and add chopped ginger and green chili and curry leaves fry in low heat for a few seconds.
    Pour the fried contents into the brinjal yogurt mixture.
  6. Serve as main dish or side dish.
  7. Garnish it with coriander leaves.
  8. If you like to add onions you can add it.

I served here with matar mushroom and multigrain chapati.

Don’t forget to give your valuable feedback. Let me know how it turned out for you.

Related eggplant post

Baigan bharta

Bharwa baigan

 

Dahi Baigan

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Saffron Sandesh/Deepawali Special

Saffron Sandesh/ Deepawali Special

Happy Diwali to all my friends and readers . Have a safe and prosperous Diwali.
Sandesh is a very famous Bengali sweet. It will ready in no time. So let’s try it.
Ingredients

  1. 1 big cup moist paneer / Indian cottage cheese
  2. 5 tbsp sugar
  3. 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  4. saffron strands soaked in 1 tbsp of hot milk (optional)
  5. Pistachio for garnish

Method

  1. Take the paneer in a plate and knead it with the help of your palms.
  2. Knead it till the mixture becomes smooth.
  3. Add sugar, saffron soaked milk, cardamom powder and knead it again.
  4. Add this mixture to a hot non stick pan.
  5. Mix well and cook on a low flame.
  6. The mixture melts off and cook until you get a thick consistency and the mix leave the sides of the pan.
  7. Put the mixture back to the plate so it becomes cool down.
  8. Knead it again and roll to balls and flatten slightly.
  9. Garnish with pistachio and saffron.
    Refrigerate and serve…..😍
  10. It yields 16 sandesh.

Perfect recipe for fasting.

Don,t forget to give your valuable feedback. Let me know how it turned out for you.

Check more Diwali recipies here.

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Beetroot Barfi / Chukander Barfi /Dusshera Special

Beetroot Barfi / Chukander Barfi /Dusshera Special

Happy Dusshera to all my friends and readers…..

May Goddess Durga Maa Bless You and Your Family with all Pleasures.

Beetroot in hindi called chukander. Celebrate this year  Dusshera with healthy dessert which is ready in no time.

Ingredients

  1. Beetroot 2cups(peeled &grated)
  2. Milk 1 cup
  3. Milk Powder 1 cup
  4. Sugar 1/2cup
  5. Ghee 1tbsp
  6. Pistachio chopped 10-12

Method

  1. Heat ghee in a pan and add grated beetroot and cook till it gets soft.
  2. Add milk. Stir till all milk evaporates.
  3. Add sugar and mix well, stir occasionally,cook until mixture turn thick.
  4. Add milk powder and cook on medium heat till mixture turn completely dry.
  5. Pour this mixture on greased plate or butter paper.Garnish with chopped
    Pistachio or any other nuts.
  6. Slightly pressed them and let it cool then keep in refrigerator for 1 or 2 hours.
  7. Cut it into desired shape.
  8. Perfect dessert for fasting.

You can add khoya  too if you don’t have milk powder.

Don’t forget to give your feedback. Let me know how it turned out for you.

Related milk powder and beetroot posts

Apple barfi

Milk Powder Barfi

Til bugga

Beetroot chapati

Beetroot Chocolate Muffins

Beetroot juice

 

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