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BADAM HALWA ( ALMOND DESSERT)

INGREDIENTS :

  1. Almonds : 1 cup(soaked and peeled skin)
  2. Sugar : 1/2 cup
  3. Kesar(saffron) : few threads
  4. Suji : 2 table spoon
  5. Ghee : 4 table spoon
  6. Milk : 1 cup

PROCEDURE :

  1. First of all soak the almonds for 4-5 hrs and then take out the skin. Now keep the almonds in a dried cloth and wrap it so that all excess water absorbs.
  2. Make a powder from this almonds( not very smooth).
  3. Now take a non-stick kadai , heat ghee . Add suji and fry until lightly brown in colour. Add powdered almonds.Roast together until colour changes and mostly ghee absorbed nicely.
  4. Add water into it and let it boil until the water absorbed and then add milk into it and stir continuously else it will stick to the bottom.
  5. Sprinkle saffron threads and mix well . A nice aroma will come and turn of the gas.Again add 2 table spoon ghee on top and mix well.
  6. Garnish with almond pieces and serve warm .

This yummy sweet recipe is tastes awesome. This badam halwa is really a treat to the mouth . Make it at your own kitchen and Enjoy with your loved ones.This recipe is as tasty as healthy , specially its a very good healthy option for kids . Please share your sweet experience with me in comment box below.

DOI BEGUN without onion and garlic (BRINJAL WITH YOGURT)

INGREDIENTS:

  1. Brinjal : 4-5 ( small size , cut into lengthwise)
  2. Yogurt : 1/2 cup
  3. Oil : 2-3 tea spoon
  4. Salt : Tastewise
  5. Sugar : tastewise
  6. Curry leaves : 10-12
  7. Mustard seeds : 1 tea spoon
  8. Hing : 2 pinch
  9. Red chilli : 2
  10. Green chilli : 2 (optional)
  11. Coriander leaves : freshly chopped

PROCEDURE :

  1. Cut the brinjal lengthwise and coat with turmeric and salt.Fry until golden brown.
  2. In a bowl mix curd salt and sugar nicely.
  3. Take a pan, add oil. Add mustard seeds , red chillies, green chillies, hing and curry leaves. After few seconds, add fried brinjals and mix altogether.Now add the yogurt mix into the pan and mix with the brinjals.
  4. Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.

This simply made delicious brinjal recipe will love by every age group. At my home both of my kids enjoys this sweet-sour and little spicy recipe every time I made.Please try it out at your home and enjoy with your loved ones .It goes well with white rice , plain paratha and also roti.Share your experience with me in comment box below.

BASANTI PULAO (SWEET FRAGRANT RICE )

INGREDIENTS :

  1. Govindobhog chal(chinigura rice) : 2 cups (soaked)
  2. Sugar : 1 cup
  3. Salt : tastewise
  4. Turmeric powder : 1/2 tea spoon
  5. Ghee : 3-4 tea spoon
  6. White oil : 2 tea spoon
  7. Cashew : 10-12 pieces
  8. Raisins : 2 tea spoon
  9. Bay leaves : 2 -3
  10. Whole Garammasala: cinnamon sticks 2″ , cardamoms 4-5 , black peppers 8-9, cloves 2-3

PROCEDURE :

  1. Wash and soak the rice for at least 1 hour.
  2. Heat oil and ghee in a pressure cooker in low flame . Add bay leaves and all whole garam masala and cashew nuts. Fry until the cashew nuts become light golden brown.
  3. Strain off all the water and add the soaked rice into the cooker in medium low flame and fry until the rice grains are little big in size.At the same time add turmeric and raisins too with the mixture.
  4. Add 4.5 cups of water and the sugar into the cooker.This is the most important part of this cooking as the water measurement will decide the texture and softness of the pulao . Close the lid and give 2 whistles in medium flame.
  5. Let the lid to open by itself.Do not release the steam before time.
  6. Now transfer the pulao in a big bowl so that the pulao don’t become sticky.
  7. Serve hot with Spicy aloodum .

Enjoy this sweet yummy delicious recipe with your loved ones on any special occasion and make your day more special with your special ones and share your sweet experience with me in comment box below.

POTOL KOSHA (PARWAL MASALA) WITHOUT ONION AND GARLIC

INGREDIENTS

  1. Potol (parwal) : 500 gms
  2. Potato : 2 big size
  3. Tomato :1 (cut into medium pieces)
  4. Ginger paste : 2 spoon
  5. Mustard oil : for cooking
  6. Whole coriander : 1 tea spoon
  7. Whole cumin seeds : 1 tea spoon
  8. whole fennel seeds : 1/3 tea spoon
  9. Whole red chilli : 2
  10. Whole garam masala : 1″ cinnamon stick, 2cloves, 2-3 cardamom, few black peppers
  11. Bay leaves : 1
  12. Garam masala powder : 1/2 tea spoon
  13. Turmeric powder : 1/2 tea spoon
  14. Red chilli Powder : 1 tea spoon
  15. Salt : tastewise
  16. Sugar : taste wise
  17. Hing : 1 pinch
  18. Ghee : 1 tea spoon

PROCEDURE

  1. First of all peel the potol skin in an uneven pattern that means don’t peel very clean way .Keep some of the portion of the skin it gives good texture and taste too.
  2. Cut potato in medium sizes as well .
  3. Fry both potol and potato until golden brown along with some salt and turmeric powder.
  4. Make a smooth paste of ingredients 4-9.
  5. Heat mustard oil , add few cumin seeds, bay leaves , hing and few whole garam masala .
  6. Add the smooth paste into the oil . Add chopped tomato , turmeric powder , red chilli powder , salt and sugar. Cook until oil separates and a very good aroma comes from it.
  7. Now add all the fried potol and potato pieces and mix them well with the masala.Cook in low flame at least for 7-8 mins.
  8. Add hot water .
  9. Let it boil with lid for 5-6 mins in medium high flame.
  10. Add ghee and garam masala powder at the end.

Serve hot this extremely tasty authentic Bengali recipe with basmati rice, Roti , Paratha or Puri. I am sure your loved ones will ask for again and again.Please try it out with love and share your experience with me in comment box below.

PANEER SEEKH KABAB WITHOUT ONION AND GARLIC

Dear all my friends and family members, a hearty congratulations to all of us that we could survive this pandemic and we all are safe till now. Like everyone I have went through a very tough time during last two years.But with Gods Grace, we could again stand back and I am happy that I can again connect with you all through moumitaskitchen.com . Here I am with a new recipe which you all can enjoy with your loved ones.

Ingredients :

  1. Paneer : 400gms( cut into big square pieces)
  2. Curd : 1/2 cup
  3. Roasted jeera powder : 1 tea spoon
  4. Roasted coriander powder : 1/2 tea spoon
  5. Red chilli powder : 1 tea spoon
  6. Everest chaat masala : 1 tea spoon
  7. Black pepper powder : 1 tea spoon
  8. Ajwain : 1/4 tea spoon
  9. Ginger paste : 1 tea spoon
  10. Lemon juice : 1 tea spoon
  11. Besan : 1 tea spoon (slightly roasted)
  12. Salt : taste wise
  13. Turmeric powder : 1/2 tea spoon
  14. Coriander leaves : 1 handful freshly chopped
  15. Capsicum : Red yellow and green( 1 whole each, cut into square pieces)
  16. Tomato : 1 big size( cut into square pieces)
  17. Baby Potato : 5-6 pieces (semi boiled and peel skin )
  18. Baby corn : 5-6 pieces( semi boiled)
  19. Wooden long Seekh : 8-9

PROCEDURE :

  1. First of all take a big bowl and mix all the ingredients .
  2. Now add cut capsicum, tomato,potato and corn pieces into the mixture.Mix them together.
  3. Add paneer pieces and coat nicely.Keep In the refrigerator for at least 15 minutes.
  4. Now thread them on seekh one by one equally so that all types of items are in one seekh.
  5. Heat oil in a flat tawa and place the seekh . Turn them around to grill evenly.
  6. Sprinkle Chaat masala and fresh coriander leaves before serving .Serve hot with roti paratha and salads.

This mouthwatering exceptionally tempting recipe will love by everyone.Please give it a try at your home and enjoy with your loved ones and share your experience with me in comment box below.

Tomato Rasam

  1. Tomato : 4-5 ( cut into medium pieces)
  2. Ginger : 1.5 inch long ( cut into pieces)
  3. Green chilli : 1
  4. Curry leaves : 8-10
  5. Rasam powder : 1 table spoon
  6. Salt : tastewise
  7. Mustard seeds : 1 tea spoon
  8. Hing : one pinch
  9. Ghee : 1 table spoon
  10. Tamarind pulp : 1 table spoon ( optional)
  11. Coriander leaves : freshly chopped

PROCEDURE :

  1. Take a pan , add cut tomatoes, ginger , green chilli and 4-5 curry leaves. Add little water into it and let it boil for 4-5 mins until the tomatoes become soft.
  2. Turn of the gas, let it become cool down. Then make a smooth paste of it with some fresh coriander leaves in grinder.
  3. Take a kadai, add ghee. Once become hot , add mustard seeds , hing and curry leaves. Now add the tomato paste and 2 cups of plain water .
  4. Let it boil. Once boiling starts, add salt and rasam powder. Let them boil for another 5 mins. Add tamarind pulp and again boil for 2-3 mins.
  5. Serve hot with freshly chopped coriander leaves .

This recipe is very healthy . If you are making for kids then you can skip adding green chilli. It goes well with plain white rice and also as a appetizer. Please try it in your home and share your experience with me in comment box.

Aloor Chop Without Onion and Garlic( Potato Cutlet )

INGREDIENTS :

  1. Potato : 4 ( boiled)
  2. Ginger paste : 1/2 table spoon
  3. Green chilli : 2 ( chopped)
  4. Cumin seeds : 1/2 tea spoon
  5. Peanuts : 1 table spoon
  6. Coriander powder : 1 tea spoon
  7. Red chilli powder : 1 tea spoon
  8. Mustard oil : for making potato stuff
  9. Gram flour( besan) : for making batter
  10. Baking soda : one pinch
  11. Coriander leaves : freshly chopped

PROCEDURE :

  1. Take a kadai, add mustard oil.Now fry the peanuts first and keep them aside.Now in the same oil add cumin seeds ,ginger paste and green chilli. After frying for few seconds add boiled smashed potato into it. Add salt , turmeric powder, red chilli powder and coriander powder and mix them very well in a medium low flame.
  2. Add fried peanuts and freshly chopped coriander leaves into it. And mix very well all together. The stuff is ready.
  3. For the batter in a big bowl add besan , baking soda ,salt and red chilli powder. With water mix them very nicely to make a medium consistency batter.
  4. Now from the potato stuff, take small portion and make round ball. With the help of a plastic press the round ball inside the plastic cover and put them in the batter.
  5. In a deep pan , add oil for frying. Carefully take out the flat potato stuff from the batter and directly put it into the medium hot oil. Fry until both the sides become golden brown .
  6. Serve hot with puffed rice or also can eat with sauce and salad.

This Aloor chop is very famous in west bengal. People love it very very much. Give it a try at your home and enjoy this delicious recipe with your loved ones. Please share your experience with me in comment box.

Veg Momo ( Veg Dumpling)

INGREDIENTS :

  1. Plain Flour : 2 cup
  2. Oil : 5-6 table spoon
  3. Vegetables : 1/2 Cabbage, 100gms Beans,2 Carrot and 2 Capcicum( chopped finely)
  4. Vinegar : 2 tablespoon
  5. Ajinomoto : one pinch ( optional)
  6. Tomato : 2-3 ( Big )
  7. Green chilli : 3-4
  8. Dry red chilli : 2-3
  9. Coriander leaves : freshly chopped

PROCEDURE FOR MOMO :

  1. Knead the momo dough using the plain flour and only with water. It will be a soft dough.Keep it with a lid for 15 mins.
  2. Now take a kadai and add oil(oil will be little more in comparison to other recipes). Add ginger fry till light brown. Add all the chopped vegetables, salt and pinch of ajinomoto and in a medium high flame cook it until the water gets dry. Add freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  3. Now take small portions, make round small balls and roll them very thin like small puries . Take 1.5 table spoon vegetables into this small puries and give them a shape like momo with the help of your palm and fingers.
  4. On other side , put the momo stand on gas. In the lower bowl add water with some plain vegetables for clear soup . On the above section greeze the with oil first and then put all the momos in both the stands.cover with the above lid.Cook in medium high falme.
  5. Repeat the process until all the momos are done.

PROCEDURE FOR MOMO CHATNEY :

Green chatney :

  1. Boil tomato , green chilli and ginger together. Take out the tomato skin. Grind them with chopped coriander and salt . Add vinegar to it and mix well.

Red chatney :

  1. Boil tomato , dry red chillies and ginger together. Take out the tomato skin . Grind them together with salt . Add vinegar to it and mix well .

Serve hot momos with clear soup and chatney . Its a very very tempting recipe. Every age group of people love this recipe . Please try this at home and share your experience with me in comment box.