Thursday, September 29, 2011

Phalahar Kofta Curry with Singhara Poori

Prepared this phalahar platter for Navratri Fasting yesterday ,this phalahar kofta curry is inspired from Haldirams Navratri Vrat Thali.
Recipe name - Phalahar Kofta Curry with Singhara Poori

Recipe source Phalahar Singhara Poori -recipe blogged here
                       Phalahar Kofta Curry -kitchen experiment
For Phalahar Kofta Curry
Ingredient for Curry
tomato four
green chili two
cumin seeds half tsp
rock salt(sendha namak) as per taste
oil to cook
red chili powder half tsp
coriander powder half tsp
turmeric powder pinch
cashew nut soaked in water for 10 mins
grind the soaked cashewnuts in a blender,
keep aside
heat oil in non stick wok
add cumin seeds,once it starts spluttering
add green chili and tomato
keep stirring till tomatoes become mushy
add dry masala powder and keep stirring
till oil is seen along the sides,
add ground cashew paste ,mix everything
and add one cup of water
let it simmer for few minutes
remove from flame and keep aside.
For Kofta
boiled potato two peeled and mashed
cottage cheese mashed 150gm
rock salt as per taste
black pepper powder half tsp
chopped coriander leaves
to fill in koftas
finely chopped almond and raisin one tbsp.
mix the kofta ingredients in a mixing bowl
divide the mix into equal sized round disc
stuff one fourth tsp chopped almond and raisin
heat one tbsp oil in non stick pan
once hot lower the flame and
shallow fry the koftas till brown from both side
drain and keep aside

Before Serving
place the koftas in serving dish
pour the curry and garnish with coriander leaves.
serve warm with poori.
Thats all friend,wish you all Happy Festival
Take care and Happy Blogging.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Navratri recipe - Phalahar Singhara Halwa

Wish all the readers of Asan Khana Happy Navratri
Last year i shared my emotions with this post

For todays vrat prepared this simple halwa of Singhara Flour

Recipe name Phalahar Singhara Halwa
Recipe source my mother
Preparation time 10 mins
Cooking time 15 mins
One cup Singhara flour
water two cup
sugar as per taste
ghee one tsp
chopped almond to garnish
Heat ghee in kadhai/wok
once hot lower the flame and add singhara flour
fry for 2 to 3 mins till flour starts changing colour
remove from flame and keep aside
Boil water in the same wok
add sugar and boil again for five minutes
lower the flame and fried singhara flour in increments
keep stirring so that lump is not formed
once flour absorbs water ,remove from flame
spread few drops of ghee on a plate
spread the halwa ,top it with chopped almonds
serve warm.
For more on Singhara check this post by Banaras Ka Khana
Linking this post to
The Weekly Story 50 hosted by Colours Dekor.
Food for Fasting hosted by Sizzling Tastebuds.
Take care and Happy Blogging,,

Monday, September 26, 2011

Shami Kabab with Bari Chutney

I know i just disappeared from Blogosphere since past few days,ya i did missed blogging but then i enjoyed each second with my mom and sis too,they were with me since past 15 days,time just flew and soon it was time to say goodbye to them ,now since they are gone i am missing them more.
Coming back to todays post sharing with you all Shami  Kabab platter which i prepared yesterday inspired from Sangeetas blog,the moment i saw the recipe in her blog i knew i would try it,so yesterday night meal was Shami Kabab ,chapati and Bari chutney.

Recipe name Shami Kabab and Bari Chutney

Recipe of Kabab inspired from Banaras Ka Khana
Recipe of Bari Chutney mothers recipe

Ingredient for Chutney
Spiced bari/wadi five
salt as per taste
green chili two
garlic clove two
ginger one fourth inch
mustard oil
heat one fourth tsp of oil
fry the wadis/bari for a minute,keep aside
Mix fried wadis,green chili,garlic,ginger and salt
run through the blender
mix one fouth tsp of mustard oil
serve with kababs.
another bari chutney blogged here
Thanks a ton Sangeeta for sharing the recipe,truly enjoyed it and will be preparing this soon again..:-)
Linking this post to
The Weekly Story 50 hosted by Colours Dekor.
Thats all guys,wish you all happy week ahead,..-)
take care and happy blogging.

Friday, September 09, 2011

Vanilla Cupcakes for A decade has passed we bake to remember 11-09-2001

10 yrs back i was not that mature
10 yrs back i didnt realise what happened
on 11th September 2001
when twin towers were attacked by two planes in Newyork
first i thought that it was an accident
then later heard that it was deliberate attempt

Now its gonna be  10yrs since that incident
10 yrs back i was in first year of my college
i had my own problems ,my own inhibition
i was to busy to realise what was happening
i was occupied with so many other things
10 yrs back internet was just used to exchange mail
or to connect with friends
but now things have changed
i am glad with time i have become more aware
and more mature
Marla of Family Fresh Cooking
has asked us to Bake a Cake

or a cupcake or muffin
in rememberance of 9/11
9-11 Remembrance –
I baked simple Vanilla Cupcakes
baking temperature 100 degree centigrade
baking time 5 to 7 mins
yield 12 mini cupcakes
all purpose flour one cup
salt pinch
sugar half cup
baking powder one tsp
butter one fourth cup
vanilla essence half tsp
milk one fourth cup
egg one
Line a muffin tray with liners ,keep aside

In a mixing bowl mix all purpose flour,salt ,sugar and baking powder
add butter,vanilla essence and milk and mix everything together for a minute
add egg and mix with hand blender to a smooth mix,
scrape the sides of the bowl with spatula
spoon the mixture into the cupcake liners
bake for five to seven minutes
remove the cupcakes and place on wire rack to cool
once completely cooled ,ice or decorate.
For decoration
Royal icing
red colour
tea recipe blogger here

Thats all guys ,wish you all happy week ahead
take care and Happy Blogging .

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Onion Sambol

Last week i read A Disobedient Girl by Ru Freeman
got inspired to prepare Onion Sambol
recipe from Mango and Curry Leaves by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid
Recipe Name Onion Sambol
Onion two
green chili three
salt as per taste
lemon juice one tbsp
mix all the ingredients
and run through the blender'
serve with Dal Chawal and Sabzi
Linking this post to
Condiment Mela hosted by Srivalli of Cooking 4 all Seasons
Thats all friends,take care and happy blogging

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Modak for Ganesha

This Ganesha Festival i had promised myself that i would try Modak
so i did ,...;-)

Recipe is inspired from Desisoccer mom space
Linking this post to
The Weekly Story 47 hosted by Colours Dekor
FSF Janmashtami and Ganesh Chaturthi Event hosted by Show and Tell.

Monday, September 05, 2011

Weekend Baking - Double Chocolate Muffin from Soma of Ecurry

Most of the time when i am blog hopping i get inspired to prepare the dish the same day

yesterday i was inspired by two recipes,one traditional and the other of baked goodie

i went for both and i am so glad i did
will be sharing one  today and the other tomorrow

Thanks Soma of Ecurry for sharing the Double Chocolate Walnut  Muffin recipe
i followed her recipe without any change

walnut with pistachio
orange liquer with vanilla essence
vinegar and applesauce with egg
mixed ,baked and enjoyed warm
with my favourite coffee...:-)
and ya packed some muffins for Advays Teachers too

as today is Teachers Day
Linking this post to
The Weekly Story 47 at Colours Dekor.
Lets Cook Series #7 Scrumptious Breakfast hosted by  Tickling Palates
Thats all friends ,take care and Happy Blogging :-)

Thursday, September 01, 2011

Pal Kozhukattai for Ganesha Chaturthi

Wish all the readers of Asan Khana Happy Ganesha Chaturthi

Since the day i hav started blogging i drooled looking at some recipes which i had never heard before,
this festival i thought of preparing one such recipe its Pal Kozhukattai

 which i tried from Sukanyas space Hot and Sweet Bowl.
I followed the same recipe given in her space,shaped the rice dough into small round balls.

Thanks Sukanya for sharing the recipe and thanks to all Food  Bloggers too for sharing such traditional recipes.Prepared this sweet dish as Naivedyam/prasad for todays festival.

Do check hand painted Ganesha on Canvas here
thats all friends take care and happy blogging.