Monday, October 27, 2014

Special Neer Dosa (Panpolo)

This is a special dosa which my mom prepares it simply is the best the way she prepares this is dedicated to my mom ....She is a very superb cook and everything I have learnt today I owe it to her....this is one polo (dosa) which I love a lot ...a lovely version from regular neer dosa /panpolo ...tastes Awesome with chutney try it and leave in your feedback :D


1 and 1/2 cup Rice

1/4 cup coconut

1/2 cup finely chopped onion

1/4  cup coriander leaves

2 tbsp green chillies

1/4 cup chana dal (soaked overnight)

salt to taste

oil for roasting dosa

1/2 cup water

  1. Soak Rice for 3-4 hrs and grind it with coconut and little water and grind to a fine paste. Add water and make it very thin batter then add add presoaked chana dal, coriander leaves, green chillies, onion and mix well. Add salt to taste.
  2. Take a pan drizzle with little oil and wipe out excess with a napkin  when pan becomes hot then pour evenly and flip and cook on another side too ...tastes superb and you ll simply love chana dal bits it tastes like cashews...I simply love this dosa :D

Thursday, October 23, 2014


This is my traditional and favourite sweet since childhood days .......Happy Diwali everyone posting one of my fav sweets...


1 1/2  cups Freshly grated coconut

1 cup Jaggary

2 tbsp Roasted black black sesame seeds

5-6 green cardamom 

1/4 cup mix of chana dal and Yellow moong dal

6-7 whole cashews broken into bits 

1  & 1/2 cups of water


  1. Now wash and dry roast black sesame seeds and keep aside.
  2. In pan dry roast chana dal, moong dal. Now grind this along with elaichi and grind coarsely.(Just one whizz is fine don't grind too much).
  3. Roast cashews and keep aside.
  4. In pan add jaggary add water and mix well and switch on the gas and allow it to come to a boil and reduce a bit.
  5. Now add grated coconut to the jaggary and boil till the jaggary syrup gets well soaked in the coconut and then switch off the gas.
  6. Now add the coarsely ground dal, add cashews and roasted sesame seeds and mix well. tastes simply Awesome.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Yogurt Kebab

This a lovely healthy recipe which will just melt in your mouth and surely you will love the taste of this try this and leave in your feedback...It tastes Awesome and superb :)


1 cup Yogurt (hung at night ) (very important)

1 and 1/2 tbsp gramflour (besan)

1 tbsp oil + 2 tbsp for shallow frying 

1 small onion finely chopped

1 big  garlic clove (grated)

1 tsp Ginger (grated)

1/4 tsp garam masala

1/4 tsp roasted cumin powder

4 slices of Bread (make bread crumbs) + more if needed

2 tbsp chopped Coriander leaves 

2 green chillies ( finely minced )

salt to taste 

  1. Put curd in a strainer keep bowl underneath it  and place a lid and press hard it will drain out little water then keep it the same way in the fridge overnight. (this is the key step please don't omit it else you won't get a good cutlet).
  2. Put bread in mixer grinder and make bread crumbs and keep aside.
  3. In small pan dry roast besan till it leaves out aroma and keep aside.
  4. Heat oil in pan add onion and cook till softened add ginger, garlic, green chillies , add garam masala, roasted cumin powder fry well add coriander leaves and fry for 2-3 mins.
  5. Now take it out in mixing bowl add curd , salt , roasted gramflour and put the bread crumbs little by little and mix till it  gets to the consistency that you can make small balls out of it . The consistency is shown in the picture below.
  6.  Make small balls and shallow fry in 2 tbsp oil till u get a golden texture be careful it will give a beautiful texture and wont break.....As you can see in this picture it didn't soak up any oil and did come out really nice .

  1. Note if you want a crisp kebab shallow fry in small non stick pan which is highly recommended try this I am sure your family will love it the way we enjoyed with a hot cup of tea :)

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Aachari Paneer Fritters

This is my new innovative fritters with Awesome flavour son absolutely loved the flavour as he a big Paneer fan and he said "Mom will u teach me to do these fritters cause the taste is awesome".....There are so many little things in life which makes us happy and blessed to be loved  this is one of them...huge compliment for any mom to see their kid love the food they prepare...try this you will absolutely love these bite size fritters. This is again a No onion No garlic recipe So Enjoy !!!


1 cup of cubed Paneer

2 tbsp Priya Mango Pickle along with a piece of Mango ( you can use any pickle which u love but i love this brand)

2 tbsp curd

1/2 tsp crushed kasoori methi

1 tsp mild Red chilli powder

1/4 tsp haldi powder

salte to taste ( put little as pickle has lot of salt content in it)

1/2 cup store brought fresh bread crumbs


Grind Mango pickle, curd, red chilli powder, kasoori methi, haldi to a fine paste. Marinate Paneer with this mix and keep aside for 1 hour.

Roll in Bread crumbs and deep fry in oil

Serve with your favourite dip ....Enjoy with a hot cup of coffee !!!

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Vegetable Cutlet

This recipe comes from Kudpi's Raj Garam tawa he has such awesome collection of recipes that you will simply love here is one such amazing recipe . Thanks Kudpi Raj maam for this wonderful recipe. I have made a slight change in the recipe according to my taste buds as I like crisp coating but the rest remains the same ...try this and leave in your feedback ...this tasted exactly like the cutlet we get in hotel ....simply amazing !!!!


5-6 med sized potato mashed

2 carrots (grated)

1 med sized beetroot (boiled and grated)

4 bread slices ( dipped in water and squeezed to pulp)

4-5 green chilles (minced)

1/2 tsp garam masala powder

2 tbsp cornflour

salt to taste

Bread crumbs for coating

2 tbsp Maida/ Plain flour + 2 tbsp corn flour mixed to a semi thick paste.

Oil for shallow frying


  1. In Bowl add mashed potato, beetroot, carrot, bread pulp, cornflour and mix well. Add salt, and keep aside.
  2. In pan add 2 tbsp oil add garlic and green chilles and fry well till garlic turns light brown now add the ground mix of vegs and mix till it leaves out oil. Add garam masala and keep aside.
  3. Shape it into round cutlets and roll in bread crumbs and keep in the fridge for 15 mins.
  4. Now make a paste of maida and cornflour and roll this cutlets in the paste and roll again in bread crumbs for the 2nd time...this will give a very crisp effect.
  5. Heat oil and shallow fry till golden brown on both the side. serve with chutney 
Green chutney served with cutlets


1/2 cup coconut

2 tbsp onion

2 tbsp tomato

2 tbsp coriander leaves

2 small flakes of garlic 

2 green chilles

salt to tase


  1. Grind all the above ingredients listed under "green chutney" adding little water and serve with cutlets...Simply superb cutlets !!!