Wednesday, June 16, 2010

some indian food recipe

indian food Kaddu ka Halwa

Kaddu ka Halwa ingredients: Kaddu (Pumpkin) - 1 small Milk - 2 cups Sugar - 1 cup Ricotta Cheese (Khoya) - 3 tsp Almonds - 10 nos (sliced) Cashew nuts - 10 nos (sliced) Cardamoms - 5 Ghee - 1/2 cup Milk cream - 2 tsp Method: Grate the Pumpkin and put them in milk in an open pan with a wide base and heat with at low flame. Stir the mixture continually. When the Pumpkin become soft remove the pan from flame and drain any excess milk which is remaining. To this mixture, add ricotta cheese and sugar. Mix well and keep aside. Heat the ghee in a frying pan, add the Pumpkin paste. Heat this mixture on high flame until the Pumpkin loses whitishness and attains a golden-brown color. Add amonds, cashew nuts and mix well. Your kaddu ka halwa is ready. garnish with a few dry fruits.This indian recipe can be served either hot or cold. Preparation time: 1 hrs.

indian food Aam Panna

Ingredients for Aam Panna: Raw Mango - 4 Roasted Cumin powder - 1 tsp Mint Leaves Sugar - 2 tbsp Salt/rock salt to taste Water - 4 cup method: Boil mangoes in a pressure cooker for 5-10 minutes. Cool and strain to get the liquid. Add Sugar,salt(preferably rock salt) and roasted cumin powder in the liquid. A few mint leaves are mixed to it to give the refeshing flavor. Served with crushed ice to enhance its cooling effect, it is a very tasty and refreshing drink. Aam Panna is one of the most popular drink in India and is very effective to beat the North Indian heat.

indian food Paneer Chatpat

Paneer Chatpat recipe ingredients:

Paneer - 150 gms

Curds - 200 gms

Onion - 1

Tomato - 1

Ginger and garlic paste - 1 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1/2tsp

Garam masala powder-3tsp

Chilli powder -4tsp

Oil - 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

Cut the paneer into small cubes and take a bowl and add the curds, turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala powder and salt into it and shake it well and keep the paneer marinated in it for an hour. Grind onion, tomatoes and ginger/garlic in to a fine paste and keep aside.Take out the paneer from the curd mixture and deep fry them. Now take a pan and add some oil and after it becomes hot add the paste into it and fry it nicely until golden brown. Then add the curd mixture and salt into it and fry it for some time until both the mixture gets blended well. Add the fried paneer and bring to a boil and serve this hot Indian recipe of Paneer Chatpat with roti or paratha.

indian food Egg pakora

Egg pakora recipe ingredients:

Eggs (boiled) - 4-5

Red Chilli Powder - 1 tsp

Dry Mango Powder (amchur) - 1 1/4 tsps

Oil to deep fry

For Batter

Bengal Gram Flour (besan) - 1 cup

Red Chilli Powder - 1 tsp

Black Pepper Powder - 1 pinch

Salt as per taste


Peel and cut boiled egg into two halves. Then, sprinkle red chilli powder and mango powder on each piece. Mix the gram flour with red chilli powder, salt, pepper powder and sufficient water to make a slightly thick batter. Dip each of egg pieces into the batter and deep fry in hot oil till it turns golden brown. Serve this hot indian recipe of egg pakora with indian chutney probably as starters.

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Moong dal (whole) - 100 gms

Channa dal - 50 gms

Chopped tomato - 2

Chopped onion - 2

Cumin seeds - 1 tsp

Chopped garlic - 1 tbsp

Chopped ginger - 1 tbsp

Red chili powder - 1 tbsp

Garam masala powder - 1/2 tsp

Butter - 1 tbsp

Oil - 1 tbsp

Salt as per taste


Wash and boil moong dal and channa dal with salt, chopped ginger and garlic in a pressure cooker till soft.

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, let it crackle. Add chopped onions and cook till golden brown in color.

Add ginger, garlic, finely chopped tomatoes and then add red chilli powder.Then add cooked dal to the mixture.

Then add gram masala and salt to taste. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Add butter and cook for a minute. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with Roti, Naan and Rice.

Recipe Occasion:

It is Indian recipe, can be used day-to-day basis.. friends, family members.

Nutritious value:-

It is totally vegetarian recipe good for health.

Preparation time:-

20-25 min

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