Dhokla Sandwich Easy Recipe

Cuisine : Indian Starter

Serves : 2-3 pax

INGREDIENTS:

  • Besan (Gram Flour) 250 GMs
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon 1 pc
  • ENO or Baking Powder or Baking Soda 1 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves or Coriander leaves
  • Paneer 50 grams

METHOD:

  1. Take a bowl, add besan and salt
  2. Then add water into it to make a batter like pakoda batter
  3. Then add ENO or Soda into it and mix well
  4. Keep aside for 10-12 min
  5. Take tea cups 5-6, pour the mixture into it and microwave for 4 min
  6. If you don’t have microwave then take a thick bottom pan, put hot water and then keep the cups with the mixture on it and steam it for 10 min
  7. Check with toothpick before taking out, if not cooked, cook for some more minutes
  8. Take them out and cut into half diagonally
  9. Cut the paneer in slices and then put it between the dhokla
  10. Add lemon and garnish on the dhokla and serve hot

CHEF TIPS:

  • The cup used for steaming or in microwave should not be more then half filled
  • Pakoda batter means the batter have to be medium thick, neither thin nor very thick
  • Lemon can pe out at last
  • For stuffing you can use potato too

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Bharwan Tinde Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Indian Main Course

Serves: 2-3 Pax

Ingredients:

  • Tinde medium size 10-12 pieces
  • Paneer 150 grams
  • Onion medium 2 pcs
  • Tomato medium 2 pcs
  • Green Chilly 1-2 pcs
  • Salt to taste
  • Dhaniya powder to taste
  • Red chilli powder to taste
  • Garam masala to taste
  • Haldi pinch of
  • Vegetable oil for cooking

Method:

  1. Peel and cut the top of the Tinde then scoop to make it hollow
  2. Take a pan, then sauté the tinde adding salt and haldi
  3. Keep aside to cool it
  4. Sauté the grated paneer in a pan adding only salt and then stuff ot inside the tinde
  5. For the gravy, sauté onion and tomato together for 5-7 min
  6. After the mixture is cool, blend it in the blender till it’s smooth
  7. Now cook the blended mixture in kadai adding all the spices
  8. When the gravy is cooked add the stuffed Tinde into it and cook for sometime
  9. Serve hot with indian breads

Chef Tips:

  • Make sure while scooping the tinde you don’t break the sides (Scoop carefully)
  • You don’t need to boil the tinde, just sauté/fry it in hot oil
  • The gravy can be a homemade gravy too what you want to have with tinde
  • The stuffing can be paneer or boiled potato whatever you want to have it’s totally your choice
  • When the gravy is ready just dip it for 10 min and then serve

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Final Plating

Soyabean & Paneer Kofté Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Indian Main Course

Serves : 2-3 pax

Final Presentation

Ingredients:

  • Soyabean 50 grams
  • Paneer/Cottage Cheese 150 grams
  • Peas 50 grams
  • Onion medium size 1 pc
  • Tomato medium size 2 pcs
  • Green Chilly 2-3 pcs
  • Ginger & Garlic Paste 2 tablespoon
  • Milk 100 ml
  • Cream for Garnish
  • Kasturi Methi for garnish (Optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • Red Chilli Powder to taste
  • Garam Masala to taste

Method:

For Making Kofté
  1. Grind the soyabean in the mixer grinder to make a powder
  2. Take a thick bottom pan or cooker, add oil then add green peas, soyabean powder and grated paneer
  3. Add masale and cook till its dry and all water is reduced
  4. Blend the mixture to make a fine paste
  5. Make round balls and shallow fry them or just grill them on non stick pan
  6. Keep Aside
For Gravy:
  1. Sauté onion and tomato in a pan
  2. Cool it and then blend it adding milk into it
  3. Make a fine paste then strain it with a strainer to make it more finer
  4. Take the pan again, add oil then ginger & Garlic paste then the paste and start cooking on medium flame
  5. Add all the spices, and cook for 5 more minutes. Gravy ready
Food Presentation:
  1. Dip the Kofté in the gravy
  2. Serve hot with cream as garnish

Chef Tips:

  • To avoid excess oil grill the Kofté rather then frying them
  • The gravy must be smooth so keep blending till you get that texture
  • Spices can be increased or decreased according to the taste

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Soyabean, Peas and Paneer mixture
Soyabean, peas and paneer after Blending
Kofté after grilling not frying
Final plating

Methi Malai Paneer Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Indian Main Course

Serves: 2 pax

Indian Curry Presentation in Continental style

Ingredients:

  • Paneer/Cottage Cheese 250 Grams
  • Onion medium size 1 piece
  • Green Chilly 1 piece
  • Ginger & Garlic Paste 2-3 tablespoon
  • Cashew nuts or Magaj (pumpkin seeds) 50 Grams
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • Kasturi Methi handful
  • Cream for garnish (optional)

Method:

  1. Fine chop the onion, green chilly and keep aside
  2. Take a pan or kadai, add vegetable oil, add chopped onion and chillies
  3. Sauté till onion are golden brown, then add the ginger & garlic paste, and all the spices
  4. After cooking for 2 min add cashew or magaj paste
  5. Cook for sometime then add hot water according to the gravy you need
  6. Then add Kasturi Methi by crushing it on the palm of your hands
  7. At the last add paneer cut in diced shape
  8. Cook for sometime more till the paneer soak the gravy, add cream and serve hot.

Chef Tips:

  • To paste cashew nuts or magaj soak them in hot water for like 10 min then blend them using little water, we need a thick paste
  • To make it little spicy if you like spicy food add paste of green chilly because we can’t add red chilly powder else colour will change to red
  • Many people ask me regarding the portion of the food is less, just want to tell them it’s only the presentation, you can always serve a bowl full of gravy with Indian breads on the side
  • Cream you can add more if you want to add.

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