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Sunday, October 11, 2009

Aloo Najakat!!

Aloo Najakat: Potato Dish!!
Another mouthwatering recipe which is great in taste and fantastic to serve, as it give a great look on the Dinning table


3 Boiled Potato(1 day old or must be kept in refrigerator for at least 6hr)
1/2 Cup Paneer
1 tbs Rasins
1 tbs Chopped Cashew nuts
Chopped Coriandar
Chopped Green Chilli
Hung Curd(If u r using store brought then u can use it straight away)
Chilli powder
Kasori Methi
Gralic-ginger paste
1 tbs Onion seeds/Kalonji
Any seasoning you like to add in filling i Use salt n lil bit Chat masala

Cut Boiled Potato horizontally giving it a circle shape of thickness around 1 inch.
Scoop out the middle portion making it a ring(be careful not to break the ring).keep aside the scoop out portion.
Deep fry the potato rings.
Make the filling by mixing the paneer,potato(scoop out portion),green chilli,rasin,cashew,coriander,salt n chat masala.
Stuff this mixture in the potato rings, pressing tightly.
Press each rings between your palms to make sure the stuffing does not fall off.
Coat the potato ring with the curd mixture(Curd,kasori methi,ginger-garlic paste,salt,chilli powder) and shallow fry on tawa or bake in oven.
While baking/shallow frying sprinkle Onion seed/kalonji over potato ring.
Take them off when they get nicely brown colour and serve with any bread of your choice.

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Nan Khatai

Nan Khatai: Indian Eggless Cookies!!!

Nan khatai is an egg-less light and crispy biscuit/cookie

1/2 cup all purpose flour (plain flour or maida)
1/2 cup fine sooji or semolina
1/6 cup gram flour (besan)
Pinch of baking soda (a little less than 1/8 teaspoon)
1/4 teaspoon green cardamom seed coarsely powder (ilaichi)
1/2 cup unsalted butter
2/3 cup sugar


1. Pre heat the oven to 250 degree.
2. In a bowl, mix the all-purpose flour, gram flour, sooji, baking soda and cardamom powder and set aside.
3. Let the butter come to the room temperature (butter should be soft not melted)
4. Add butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and beat for two to three minutes until light and fluffy.
5. Add the flour mix to butter and sugar mixture and knead them together to make smooth dough.
6. Divide the dough into about 20-24 equal parts and make them into balls.
7. Press each ball between your palms lightly; every piece should be about 3/4″ in thickness.
8. Put Nan khatai on a lightly greased cookie sheet and bake at 250 degrees for about 13 to 15 minutes.Then Broil them for only 1 min..so that u get the lil brown colour on them
10. After they are lightly golden brown remove the cookie sheet from the oven. Let the Nan Khatais cool down for two to three minutes before taking them off the cookie sheet.

Nan Khatai taste good when they are warm,though u can have them later by microwave them for 10 sec.