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Paneer recipe Starter Recipe

PANEER TIKKA RECIPE | DRY PANEER TIKKA COOKED ON KADAI | STARTER RECIPE

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A popular starter recipe cooked from marinating paneer chunks with spices and then dry roasting them on kadai. This dry version of Paneer Tikka is mainly served as starter.

There are two versions of Paneer Tikka – one is Paneer Tikka Gravy which is used as starter as well as side dish for roti/pulao. This veggie Special , quick and easy paneer preparation is very popular for its flavour.

  • Cuisine – Indian
  • Course – Starter
  • Prep time -30 minutes
  • Cooking time -10 minutes.

INGREDIENTS

  • 200 GM Paneer
  • 1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 Tsp Coriander Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Ginger Paste

HOW TO COOK PANEER TIKKA ON KADAI

  1. Cut paneer into cubes. Wash them thoroughly. Soak it in lukewarm water for at least 30 minutes before any further steps.
  2. Then take the paneer in a bowl.
  3. Add salt to taste, 1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder, 1 Tsp Coriander Powder. Coat paneer cubes well. Marinate for 30 minutes.
  4. Next put the marinated paneer cubes in Kadai. Roast them in medium flame.
  5. Transfer to a plate , it’s ready to serve.
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Bengali dish Breakfast Breakfast ideas Paratha recipe

TOMATO PARATHA | HOW TO COOK TAMATAR KA PARATHA | INDIAN BREAKFAST RECIPE

Tamatar Ka Paratha is an Indian style flatbread which is flavoured with some spices and freshly pureed tomatoes. These Parathas taste so delicious that one can have them even without anything. The unique flavour of tomatoes makes it so tempting that there is no need for any curry or achar.

Me and my sister is a huge fan of Parathas. So my mother often cooks Parathas for Breakfast. But this Paratha is my surprise for her.

TAMATAR KA PARATHA RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 2 Large Tomato
  • 1/2 inch Ginger slice
  • 1 Red Chilli
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Sugar
  • 1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 Tsp Carom Seeds

HOW TO COOK TAMATAR KA PARATHA

  1. Take a bowl. Put the whole wheat flour.
  2. Add the spices.
  3. Make puree of tomato, ginger slice and chilli.
  4. Pour the puree slowly in bowl and start kneading.
  5. Don’t add water. Use more tomato if needed.
  6. Knead the dough (Neither too soft not too hard).
  7. Make small -medium size balls.
  8. Dust the rolling board and pin with four.
  9. Roll Parathas.
  10. Fry them in oil.
  11. Serve hot.
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Bengali dish

SADA ALUR TORKARI | ALOO CHOCHORI | BENGALI POTATO CURRY RECIPE

Luchi with Alur Torkari goes hand in hand. This heavenly combination holds a special position in our heart. Any celebration is incomplete without a happy bowl of Alur Torkari served right with Phulko Luchi.

This delicious recipe is very easy to cook. Now the name Sada Alur Torkari comes from the colour of the curry. Since there is no turmeric powder, neither any red chilli powder, this curry looks bit white in colour.

HOW TO COOK BENGALI STYLE ALUR TORKARI ( BENGALI STYLE POTATO STEW)

INGREDIENTS

  • 5 Medium Size Potato
  • Salt and sugar to taste
  • Mustard Oil to Cook
  • 1 Tsp Nigella Seeds
  • 1 Tsp Indian Five Spice
  • 1 Tomato
  • 2 Dry Red Chilli

PREPARATION TIPS

Cut the potatoes into cubes. Boil them before cooking. Not only it fastens the cooking, but also boils the potatoes evenly.

STEP BY STEP PREPARATION

  1. Pour mustard oil in pan.
  2. Temper the oil with 1 tsp Nigella Seeds, 1 Tsp Indian five spice and 2 dry red Chilli.
  3. Put the perboiled potato cubes. Start frying.
  4. Add salt and sugar to taste
  5. Chop the tomato into cubes. Put it in pan.
  6. Saute them.
  7. Add water as much needed.
  8. Lower the flame, cook till water absorbs the flavour of the masala.
  9. Serve hot.
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Bengali dish Veg recipes

MOONG DAL DIYE LAU GHONTO / BENGALI STYLE LAU GHONTO RECIPE

MOONG DAL DIYE LAU GHONTO – a very common side in Bengali household because of its simplicity. It is mainly a two ingredient curry recipe that has immense health benefits. Since it is a less spicy curry it is a wonderful choice for kids and elderly person. Since it tastes fabulous, they will dig happily into this healthy tasty combination.

Bottle Gourd is one of those veggies,that are known to be Doctor’s or dietitian’s favourite because of its immense health benefits. This veggie fits well in the menu of pregnant woman , diabetic patient and even in weight loss program and many more.

  • Cuisine – Bengali
  • Course – Main Course
  • Prep time -10 minutes
  • Cooking time -20 minutes
  • Author- Tina

HOW TO COOK BENGALI STYLE MOONG DAL DIYE LAU GHONTO

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 Medium Size Lauki/Bottle Gourd
  • 2-4 Tsp Moong Dal/ Yellow Lentil
  • 1 Medium Size Potato (Cubes , perboiled)
  • 1 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt and sugar to taste
  • 1 Tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • Mustard Oil to Cook

STEP BY STEP WITH PHOTOS

Scrap the skin of bottle gourd. Cut them into fine shreds.

Dry Roast the Moong Dal. Wash them after roasting.

Pour mustard oil in pan. Add the perboiled potato cubes for frying.

Wash the Moong Dal after dry roasting. Put it in pan.

Toss them for few minutes.

Add shreds of bottle gourd.

Add 1 tsp Turmeric powder, 1 Tsp Cumin Powder. Mix everything.

Add 1 tsp Sugar.

Mix everything. Add 1 green chilli. Put a lid and cook in low flame for few minutes.

After few minutes, again toss everything.

Sprinkle 1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder and finish cooking.

It goes fabulous with rice.

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Bengali dish

THE LIEBSTAR AWARD

Hello friends

Hope you all are doing amazing given the crazy circumstances. Thank you for stopping by and showering love on my Recipes. Thank you for loving my Page

So glad to be nominated by Nisha Sharma for the LIEBSTAR AWARD series. The Liebstar award helps budding bloggers like me.Check her page https://masala-mojo.com.it’s beautiful and amazing. There’s so many things to learn from her page.

Rules

1. Thank the person who nominated you and mention their blog.

2. Answer the 11 questions given by your nominator.

3. Nominate 11 Bloggers.

4. Ask your nominees 11 questions.

5. Ask your nominees to Nominate 11 others.

6. Notify your nominees once your post is live.

HERE’S MY ANSWER TO NISHA’s QUESTIONS

1) Why did you start blogging?

I love cooking. So thought of sharing my Recipes with all. Learning from my new friends.

2) How did you decide on the next topic of your Blog?

I check the veggies in our freeze. Then plan how to incorporate them into yummy food. And the recipe I create are popular Bengali cuisine.

3) Are you a foodie like me?

I am a big big foodie, just like you Nisha ๐Ÿ˜

4) What is your favourite cuisine?

I love every cuisine. But my favourite is Mughlai Cuisine and Bengali cuisine.

5) Did you make changes to your routine during Covid lockdown? What were they?

Nothing as such.

6) What do you miss the most due to the lockdown?

Hanging out with friends, travelling.

7) Tell me about your hobbies.

Movie watching, story book reading

8) What is your favourite sport?

Cricket

9) How would your ideal vacation be?

Going for a long drive without any time limit.

10) Do you love plants?

Yes, very much.

11) Do you grow plants at home?

Yes, we have a small garden at our balcony.

Here’s my question to my Nominees

1) Who inspires you in your Life?

2) How often do you post?

3) Is there a particular time for your posting?

4) Which is your favourite movie?

5) What is your favourite song/ line that inspires you?

6) If given a chance to revamp your life, what you would become?

7) What is your dream destination?

8) Do you love music?

9) Who is your favourite music composer?

10) Fruits or veggies,what’s your pick?

11) Where you see yourself in next 5 years?

My Nominees

1)liwunfamily.com

2) ronitpenso.wordpress.com

3) deesplatter.com

4)foodiestreasure.com/

5)popsiclesociety.com/

6)myfooddiaries.com

7)whitebutton.in

8)foodiemail.com

9)https://thehiddensoul25.wordpress.com/

10)https://aywacart.wordpress.com/

11)shaheen.reviews/

Thank you

Happy Blogging ๐ŸŒผ

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Blogger Award

SUNSHINE BLOGGER AWARD

https://shaheen.reviews.// for the nomination. She is one of my favourite blogger. It makes me feel special to be nominated by her.

The Sunshine Blogger award is given to Bloggers who inspire positiveness and creativity in the Blogging community.

THE RULES

Thank you the Blogger who nominated you in the post and link to their blog.

Answer the 11 questions.

List the rules and include the sunshine blogger award in your post.

Write a new list of 11 questions for your nominees.

Nominate 11 Bloggers for the Sunshine Blogger Award.

HERE’S MY ANSWER TO SHAHEEN’S questions

1) Have you ever made someone very happy with your kindness or help?

I don’t know if I make them happy or not, but I try to help needy people as much as I can.

2)What activity takes the most of your time?

Editing. Oh God!! Editing my photos and videos take up all my precious time๐Ÿ™ˆ

3)What is your No.1 stress management strategy?

Music . I keep listening to my favourite songs till I calm myself.

4)If you had enough money and time, what would you like to do the most?

Travel, travel and travel.

5)Did you learn a skill during past couple months?

No, I haven’t learn anything. I have tried to improve my skills.

6 )Whatdo you miss the most during this quarantine time?

Traveling, eating out, hanging out with friends and many more.

7 ) Do you believe in miracles?

Yes, Miracles happen where hopes end.

What gift do you remember fondly? Who gave it to you?

Everything given to me by my family.

If you could be anyone for a day who would you be?

I want to be Barak Obama. Self made person who works with people and works for people.

Which book, movie,song or quote inspires you the most?

Har pal yahan ji bhar jiyo….. …Kal ho na Ho

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My Questions for my Nominees

If you are asked to describe yourself in one word, which adjective would you like to use?

What is it that you enjoy most about blogging?

What was your reaction to being nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award?

What is the funniest comment you received on your blog?

Which social media you use most?

Who would you like to interview for a Blog?

What have you learnt from this quarantine?

What is the purpose of your Blog?

At what intervals do you try to publish your post?

If you get criticised for your work, what is your answer for them?

If given a chance to take world tour, which country would you like to visit?

My Nominees

Deeksha Pathak – I am a huge fan of her recipes. Her yummy cuisines make me drool. I learn a llot from her.

Rosemarrie’s Kitchen

Amazing Content. From Recipes to travelogue , I love to read her Blog.

https://rosemarieskitchensite.wordpress.com/

Almeida Paulo

Beautiful pictures of the Blog always soothes my mind.

https://balance440.wordpress.com/

White Button

Love the easy recipes, as I love to cook easily.

https://whitebutton.in/

HomeRecipe Collections

From Recipes to nature’s pics, it’s an amazing gallery.

https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/177058013

Hemlatha Ramesh

Her words and travelogues melt my heart everytime.

https://frameofsoul.home.blog/

Another Traveling Foodie

Showing cuisines from travel diaries, I find the page amazing.

https://what2eathere.wordpress.com/

Ronit Penso Tasty Eats

Recipes of Ronit are amazing. Drop by and Ronit’s recipe will make you drool.

https://ronitpenso.wordpress.com/

Ranjus Travel Blog

Other than cooking, I love to travel and this is my favourite spot.

https://httpranjustraveldiaries.travel.blog/

Look To The Cook

Amazing Recipe, awesome click…. awesome.

https://sparklingrouge.in/

My Food Diaries

Since I love to cook, I learn from every other pages, and this page is one of my learning spot.

https://myfooddiaries.com/