Friday, May 16, 2014

Kachche kele ke squares ki sabzi

Kachche kele ki chatpati sabzi

I love raw banana and it's so healthy. I use the peels as well as . Here I combined a dhoka curry with Rajasthani style lipatwa gravy and it's smelling divine. Serving with missi rotis.


For dhoka

1 grated boiled raw banana

3 tbsp besan/ paste of soaked 

Chana daal

1/2 cup curd


Chilli powder



1 tbsp oil


2-3 pods of garlic crushed

1 tsp ch ginger

1 cup curd

1 chopped tomato

1 sliced bell peppers

2 large sliced onions

2 ch gr chillies

Salt, haldi, mirchi powder

1 tsp dhaniya powder

1/2 tsp mustard seeds

1/2 tsp jeera


1 tbsp oil

Dhaniya to garnish 


Mix all ingredients for the dhoka.

Make a thick batter. Pour in a greased dish and steam till done.

Cut into squares.

Heat oil and add hing,cumin and mustard and let them splatter.

Add ginger and garlic and sauté.

Add sliced onions and chillies and let them color.

Add bell peppers and cook for a min.

Add the curd mixed with spices and tomato.

Add to the onions and cook on high heat. Add half cup water and squares if dhoka.

Boil and cook till water and flavors blend together.

Top with ch dhaniya and serve hot. Delicious !!

Monday, May 12, 2014

Chokha and missi roti

Chokha aur masala roti
This goes to all the lovely people who love chokha . Ilearnt it from a friend and then learnt more variety from another , served them chilled with hot missi rotis.
1 roasted bringal
1 chopped onion
1 chopped tomato
2 chopped chillies
3 pods roasted garlic
Chopped dhaniya
Chilli powder and salt
1/2 lemon
1 tbsp mustard oil
Mash all well and keep to chill.
1 sweet potato roasted
2 ch spring onions
3 pods roasted garlic
Juice of half lime
Chopped chillies
Mash everything well and keep to chill.
Missi rotis
1 cup juar atta
1 cup wheat atta
1 cup dahi
1 tbsp sesame seeds
1 cup chopped methi
1 tbsp oil
Chilli powder
Crushed garlic 
Mix all together. Roll into rotis and roast well. Serve with butter. 

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Mann mange more mango cake delight

Mann maange more mango
This is a dish I came up to cater to many requirements of my family.... One wants cake, other wants fruit, another a dessert. So here it was ... We all loved it. 
1 bowl chopped mango
1/2 cup chopped strawberry
1/4 cup blue berries
1/2 Sour cream
100 ml Mango drink
2 tbsp sugar
For the cake
1 .5 cups atta
1/2 cup oats
1 cup suji
1/3 cup oil
200 ml mango drink/ purée
1 cup chopped mango
3/4 cup sugar
15 gms baking powder
1 tbsp vinegar
1/4 cup sunflower seed/ almonds
For the cake mix all the ingredients and dilute with more mango juice if needed.
Pour into a greased dish and bake at 180 deg till knife comes clean when pierced.
Mix the fruits with sour cream, sugar , juice and refrigerate. 
To serve... 
Slice a piece of cake. Moisten with mango drink and too with the fruit salad. Put the few blue berries and serve chilled! Delicious !!!!