Cheesy Malai Broccoli Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Indian Fusion Starter

Serves: 2 pax

INGREDIENTS:

  • Broccoli Medium Size 2 pieces
  • Hung Curd 250 grams
  • Salt to taste
  • White pepper to taste
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • Cheese Processed or Mozzarella 150 grams
  • Cream 50 grams
  • Garam Masala to taste
  • Ginger & Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

METHOD:

  1. Wash and Cut the Broccoli into big pieces (4 piece of one broccoli).
  2. Then blanch the pieces for 10 min and then soak them in cold water to retain the nice green colour.
  3. Take hung curd in bowl, add salt, pepper, ginger & Garlic paste, garam masala, cream, cheese into it.
  4. Marinate the blanch broccoli for atleast 30 min and maximum 24 hours.
  5. Preheat the oven at 160°C for 15 min.
  6. Then on the baking tray, place the marinated broccoli then add grated cheese on top and bake it for 10 min
  7. Bake till you get golden brown colour.
  8. Serve Hot

CHEF TIPS:

  • Make sure the broccoli pieces don’t break while blanching
  • Blanching is same like boiling just we don’t cook the vegetables fully, 70-80% cooking
  • The hung curd is important so keep the curd on a stainer or Muslin cloth to drain out all the water.
  • Spices you can add according to your taste.

Pao Bhaji Easy Recipe

Cuisine : Indian Starter

Serves : 2-3 Pax

Ingredients:

  • Pao Bread 6 pieces
  • Butter 50 grams
  • Onion medium size 2 pieces
  • Tomato medium size 2 pieces
  • Lauki 100 grams
  • Kaddu 100 grams
  • Green Chilly 2-3 pieces
  • Potato 2 pieces
  • Green Peas 100 grams
  • Salt to taste
  • Red Chilly Powder to taste
  • Pao Bhaji Masala to taste
  • Lemon juice 2-3 tablespoon
  • Ginger & Garlic paste 2 tablespoon

Method:

  1. Roughly cut all the veggies except onion and tomato, then cook them inside the cooker.
  2. After cooling the cooked veggies, mash them with help of Masher.
  3. Take a thick bottom pan, and vegetable oil, then chopped onion and sauté till it’s golden brown in colour, then add ginger & Garlic paste into it along with all the spices.
  4. Then add chopped tomato and cook till it leaves oil on the sides. After that add the boiled mashed veggies into it.
  5. Start cooking at low/medium flame so that it doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pan.
  6. Keep cooking till the bhaji gets its colour and fragrance.
  7. At this point add pao bhaji Masala along with butter and lemon juice.
  8. After your bhaji is ready, cut the Pao into two from the centre and sauté till it’s golden brown.
  9. Serve hot with bhaji and salad.

Chef Tips:

  • You can use any veggies you like to add into the bhaji like cauliflower, cabbage etc.
  • Make sure the bhaji is cooked nicely so that you can mash them easily.
  • The main work in bhaji is to cook it at slow flame so that the flavour of all the spices infuse inside the bhaji
  • If you don’t have masher to mash the veggies with the help of round spatula.
  • If you also want to bake pao go to the link below

Pao Easy Recipe

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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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Ghugni Easy Recipe

Cuisine: Indian Starter

Serves: 2-3 pax

Ingredients:

  • White Dry Peas 100 grams
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli powder to taste
  • Garam masala to raste
  • Amchur to taste
  • Onion medium size 1 piece
  • Green chilli 2 pcs
  • Tomato small size 1 piece
  • Lemon 1 pc

Method:

  1. Soak the white peas for minimum 3-4 hours or overnight
  2. Boil the white peas in cooker adding only salt into it
  3. Chop the onion, tomato, green chilly and keep it in a bowl
  4. After the white peas are boiled keep them in a bowl and add the chop veggies, salt and other spices
  5. Mix well adding lemon in it
  6. Serve hot

Chef Tips:

  • Make sure the white peas are soaked overnight
  • You can also add Imli water in place of lemon
  • The white peas are hard to cook so cook them nicely

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