Veg Quesadillas Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Mexican

Serves : 2-3 pax

Ingredients:

  • Rajma/Kidney Beans 200 grams
  • Maida 100 grams
  • Aataa/Makke ka aataa 50 grams
  • Onion medium size 2 pieces
  • Tomato medium size 1 piece
  • Garlic Chopped 2 tablespoon
  • Green Chillies 2-3 pieces
  • Tomato Ketchup 3-4 tablespoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • Oregano, chilly flakes(Mixed herbs) to taste

Method:

  1. Soak the Rajma overnight then boil in cooker adding only salt
  2. Chop the onion and tomato and keep aside
  3. Take a pan or kadai, add 3 tablespoon of oil, then add chopped onion along with garlic, cook till onion turns into translucent (pink colour), then add salt, pepper, mixed herbs into it.
  4. After that add chopped tomato and keep cooking, add tomato ketchup after the chopped tomatoes are cooked
  5. Add boiled rajma into the gravy now, cook till it turned into semi dry gravy
  6. For Tortillas, take a mixing bowl add Maida, Aataa and salt into it. Add water and make a soft dough
  7. Make small rounds of dough then with the help of rolling pin(belan) make thin rotis
  8. Cook the rotis from both the sides applying little oil, then fill it with the mixture of Rajma we prepared
  9. Fold the Roti from centre to give it a half moon shape
  10. Cook nicely from both sides, serve hot with garnish of cheese.

Chef Tips:

  • Cook the rajma till it’s fully cooked, like mashed
  • Spices you can increase or decrease according to your taste
  • While making tortillas dough must be soft
  • Serve with Salsa and Sour cream

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Chettinad Chicken Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Indian Main Course

Serves: 2-3 Pax

Ingredients:

  • Chicken with Bone or Boneless 500 grams
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric to taste
  • Grated Coconut 200 grams
  • Clove 2-3pcs, Cinnamon 1-2pcs, Cardamom 1-2pcs, Black pepper whole 4-5pcs, Star Anise 1pc
  • Jeera whole 1 tsp, Sauff (Funnel seeds) 1 tsp, Coriander whole 1tsp, Dry Red Chilly 3-4 pcs
  • Ginger and Garlic paste 2 tablespoon
  • Lemon Juice 4 tablespoon
  • Curry Leaf 7-8pcs
  • Mustard whole 1 teaspoon
  • Onion 2 medium size
  • Tomato 1 medium size

Method:

  1. Take a pan and dry roast Jeera, Sauff, coriander whole, clove, black pepper, star anise, cinnamon, cardamom, dry red chilli and roast for 2 minutes on low flame.
  2. Then add grated coconut into it, cook till the coconut is light brown in colour.
  3. Keep aside to cool it then make a dry paste of it, your Chettinad Masala is ready to use.
  4. Marinate the chicken with salt, turmeric and lemon juice.
  5. Take a thick bottom pan or kadai, add oil then add curry leaves and mustard into it, after few seconds add chopped onion into it
  6. Start to sauté the onion till golden brown, then add ginger and garlic paste, salt, dhaniya powder, red chilly powder together
  7. After that add chopped tomatoes into it, cook till the gravy is cooked
  8. Add marinated chicken in the gravy and start cooking on medium flame.
  9. Keep cooking till the chicken is soft, then add the Chettinad Masala on it.
  10. Sauté for some more time then add hot water so that the chicken is dipped in water
  11. Cover it for 20 min and cook till it becomes semi gravy
  12. Serve hot with garnish of grated coconut and curry leaves

Chef Tips:

  • Cooking of Chettinad Masala is most important so don’t burn it, cook it on low flame only
  • Chilies you can increase according to your taste too
  • Cover the chicken till it’s tender, if you feel it’s sticking in the bottom of the kadai add more water and keep mixing it.
  • The Chettinad Masala can be kept in refrigerator for 1 week.

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Sweet Pao Buns Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Baking

Serves: 2-3 pax

Ingredients:

  • Maida (Refined Flour) 200 grams
  • Milk 150 ml
  • Yeast 2 teaspoon
  • Milk powder 1 tablespoon
  • Salt 1 teaspoon
  • Sugar 1 tablespoon
  • Melted Butter 25 grams

Method:

  1. Warm the milk in a pan and then add Yeast and Sugar into it and leave for 10 min to active the yeast.
  2. Take a Big Bowl and add Maida, salt and milk powder into it.
  3. Make a well inside the Maida then add the milk and yeast mixture into it.
  4. Start mixing, after adding the melted butter, the dough might get sticky but keep mixing it don’t add flour.
  5. Then kneed the dough for 15 min non stop, to make it smooth.
  6. Keep the dough for fermentation covering with clean foil for at-least 1 hour.
  7. After one hour when the dough is double the size punch down again to release the air then make small balls of the dough.
  8. Keep them in a dish, milk wash them and add some sesame seeds on it. Leave for second fermentation to happen.
  9. After the second fermentation for 40-45 min, Pre-heat the oven for 200°C for 15 min.
  10. Bake the buns for 25 min at 220°C
  11. Check them by pressing the buns, the fully cooked buns comes back to its shape after pressing.
  12. Serve hot with butter or Jam.

Chef Tips:

  • Quantity is crucial in baking so use measuring spoons or weight machine.
  • Kneading of dough is important that will make it soft and smooth.
  • Fermentation is also important so have patience and leave the dough for an hour at-least.
  • The mould in which you are planning to bake grease it with oil before adding the dough balls.
  • The weight of each ball of dough have to me 20-25 grams not more then that.
  • Bake till it get colour what is required because every oven acts differently. Keep checking in between the baking.
  • Keep in the refrigerator in an airtight container or clean wrap it before keeping.

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Mixing of dough with Milk and yeast (Step 4) 👆
After the dough is fully kneaded for 15min (Step 5) 👆
Keeping of Dough (Step 6) 👆
After one hour of Fermentation (Step 7) 👆
Make rounds of the dough (Step 8) 👆
After Second Fermentation (Step 9) 👆
After baking (Step 11) 👆
Final Presentation (Step 12) 👆

Stuffed Moong Dal Chila Rolls Easy Recipe

Cuisine : Indian Starters

Serves: 2-3 pax

INGREDIENTS:

  • Green Moong Dal whole/ Green Lentil 100 GMs
  • Paneer/Cottage Cheese 120 GMs
  • Salt to taste
  • Garam Masala to taste
  • Red Chilli Powder to taste
  • Green Peas 50 grams
  • Green Chilli 1-2 pcs
  • Onion medium size 1 pc
  • Capsicum medium size 1pc
  • Vegetable oil for cooking

METHOD:

  1. Take a thick bottom pan or cooker, add oil, then chopped onion, green chilly and capsicum into it
  2. Sauté for 2 min then add green peas, all the spices, then grated cottage cheese into it
  3. Cook well and dry all the water from it
  4. Take it out, cool it your stuffing is ready.
  5. Soak the Moong Dal for at-least 6-7 hours then make a fine paste of it.
  6. Take a flat pan or tawa, brush with little oil then pour the mixture. When the mixture is cooked stuff it with paneer and make rolls of it
  7. Serve hot with salad and mint chitney

CHEF TIPS:

  • Soaking of Moong Dal is important, while making the paste don’t add water into it. Add water later if needed.
  • The stuffing can be of paneer or anything you like to fill inside.
  • If you find it difficult to roll the Crêpe (Cheela) cook properly on medium flame so that it can be rolled
  • This recipe we haven’t used any flour or besan, if you want you can add into it

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