Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Poppy Seeds Coconut Laddoo

 This is a simple three ingredient recipe very healthy and quick to make. You can use it as a treatment for mouth ulcer... Just chew the laddoo and place it on the ulcer inside the mouth. The ulcer gets healed very quickly. Kids enjoy this as its easy for them to eat it... 


Poppy seeds - 1/4 cup

Dry coconut - 1/2 cup

Jaggery - 1/4 cup

Groundnut powder - 2 tsp (optional.. only for taste)


Dry roast poppy seeds on low flame till they splutter and turn golden.

Dry roast coconut slightly till it is warm.

Heat a pan and add jaggery. Add a tsp of water to it.

Keep mixing till it forms a thin string consistency.

Now mix poppy seeds, coconut and groundnut powder.  Pour the jaggery syrup over it. Mix well.

Allow it to slightly cool down. Make laddoos with it.

Enjoy Cooking!!!

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Veg Clear Soup (Chinese)

 The best appetizer when you looking for something special but low in calories... It tastes best with goodness of all the vegetables...


Spinach (chopped) - 1 cup

Lettuce (chopped) - 1 cup

Cabbage (chopped) - 1/2 cup

Capsicum (chopped) - 1/2 (I have used red capsicum here)

Onion - 1 medium size

Garlic - 2 pods

Cauliflower florets - 1/2 cup

Noodles - 1 cup

Salt to taste

Pepper - 1/2 tsp

Oil - 2 tsp

Soya sauce - 1/2 tsp

Chilli Vinegar - 1 tsp


Cook the noodles in boiling water with little salt and oil and keep aside.

Now boil the cauliflower florets in the hot water for 3 to 4 minutes.

Blanch the spinach too in hot water .

Heat oil in a pot. Add onion and garlic and saute till it's translucent.

Now add capsicum and cabbage and mix well. Let it cook for two minutes till they turn soft. Also add lettuce and mix.

Now add blanched spinach, cauliflower and cooked noodles and mix everything well. 

Add 4 cups of water and allow it to simmer for 5 minutes on medium flame. Add salt , pepper, soya sauce and chilli vinegar and mix well.

Serve hot...

Enjoy Cooking!!!

Monday, October 5, 2020

Paneer Fried Rice

     Wholesome one pot meal on a lazy weekend..Fried rice tastes best when the quantity of vegetables used is double the quantity of raw rice...


Jeera samba rice - 1 cup

Capsicum - 1/2 chopped

Carrot - 1 chopped

Onion - 1 chopped

Garlic pods - 4 to 5 chopped

Cabbage - 1/2 cup chopped

Beans - 1/2 cup chopped

Green peas - 1/2 cup

Spring onion - 1/2 cup

Paneer cubes - 100gms (1/2 cup)

Soya sauce - 1 tsp

Vinegar - 1 tsp

Oil - 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

Pepper - 1/2 tsp


Boil carrot, beans and keep aside.

Cook the rice with 1.5 cups water. Once done spread it on a plate.

Heat oil in a pan. Add paneer cubes. Fry for a minute till it's slightly golden in colour. Remove them from pan.

Now add onion and garlic and fry till the onions sweat... Now add cabbage and capsicum and fry on high flame for a minute.

Next add beans, carrots and peas and fry. Now add cooked rice and mix well.

Continue cooking it on high flame till it's smoky hot.

Now add salt, soya sauce, vinegar and pepper and mix well.

Add the fried paneer and spring onions to it and serve hot with little sauce.

Enjoy Cooking!!!

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Spinach and Paneer Tikkis

 The best snack when you are trying to each healthy and low on carbs... Kids love this recipe...


Spinach - 2 bowls

Paneer - 1.5 bowl

Onion - 1

Garlic - 3 to 4 pods

Potato - 1 (optional)

Garam masala - 1 tsp

Dry mango powder - 1 tsp

Turmeric - 1 tsp

Chilli powder - 2 tsp

Corn flour - 2 tsp

Salt to taste

Oil - 2 tsp


Blanch the spinach for 5 minutes. Remove from water and allow it to cool. Chop onion and blend along with spinach and garlic.

Sieve the spinach puree in cloth to remove excess water. Otherwise it becomes soggy.

Now to the spinach paste, grate paneer and add it. Also add boiled and mashed potato.

Add garam masala, chilli powder, dry mango powder, turmeric and salt and mix. Also add corn flour and mix.

Heat oil in s pan. Make small Tikkis out of the mix and roast them on both sides.

Serve hot with some ketchup.

Enjoy Cooking!!!