Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Minestrone Soup (Vegetable)

The Italian famous Soup is Minestrone soup. I love this soup with nice baked garlic bread.
Finally i tried came very delicious.

1 liter Vegetable stock
1 cup thick cut veggies
penny or shell or macroni
fresh parsley
Italian herbs mixed or basil or oregano
 olive oil

1. Take a big vessel pour olive oil add whole garlic cloves or crushed(Depending on your choice)  fry it.
2. Add onion slices.
3.Now pour the vegetable stock to it and let it boil for few minutes.
4.Add mixed veggies , salt, pepper and close the lid.
5. Add penny or shell or maccroni with small cheery tomato or tomato slices, parsley herbs.
6. Add Italian herbs and boil it bit.

Serve hot with garlic bread

BBQ Marryland chicken

This one really good during BBQ times but i don't have BBQ right now so i did on the regular oil.. If you have BBQ try it delicious


4 Marryland Chicken skinless
1 table spoon ginger garlic paste
1/2 cup curd
few curry leaves
few pepper corns
few coriander seeds
few cumin seeds
3 green chillies
1 medium size onion
chilli powder
3 cloves
1 medium size cinnamon stick
1 bay leaf
2 cardamon
few fennel seeds

1. Clean the chicken and keep nice holes with the fork for the marination.
2.Take a bowl add curd, chilli powder, coriander powder, salt, ginger garlic paste mix well and marinate the chicken on it for 1 hour inside the fridge.
3. Mean while mix all other masala ingredients and make a nice paste and marinate for 5 minutes with the chicken and grill it or fry in the pan under low flame.

Serve with the freshly cut veggies...

Peanut Pakoda

I love this snack and very easy one to make in the tea time snack.

1 handfull of peanuts
1/2 table spoon of gram flour
1/4 table spoon of  rice flour
chilli powder

1. Take one bowl add all the ingredients with sprinkling water
2. Fry in the oil until u get crispy peauts.

Serve with nice chai...

Monday, August 1, 2011

Thai Chicken Noodle Soup

After Indian food my vote goes to Thai food especially soups. That too with noodles yummy kids will love it.
Whenever i start think about healthy food then my vote goes to soups and salads.

2 medium pieces of chicken
1/4 bowl noodles
4 -6 Macaroni
1 liter Veg stock or Barley water (I used Barley water)
1/2 cup of mixed veggies
2 cloves of garlic
1 spring onion slices
onion small size
Making Barley water:

Soak the Barley seeds for 1 hour and pressure cook for 4-5 whistles on medium flame once it get watm mash it and mix with water and make a liquid consistency.

1. Take pressure cook clean the chicken and pressure cook the chicken on medium flame for 1 min.
2.Once the chicken cooked , open the lid and seperate the chicken bones from the flush.
3. Take a kadai pour few drops of oil add garlic crushed, onion slices, veggies and fry it well.
4.Add salt, pepper, noodles, Macaroni, cooked chicken pieces to it and cook for 15 min on low flame until all items cooked well.
5.At last garnish with spring onion slices.

Easy Indian Veg stir fry

I tried this one came well very good and right combination with rotis. Whenever we feel very lazy to make some curry with the frozen rotis or parots this will be the best recipe.

3-4 small size boiled poatoes
1 medium size capsicum
1 large carrot
1/2 piece of onion
soya sauce
Chilli Sauce

1. Take a kadai pour oil add onions and mashed potatoes to the heated kadai and fry it.
2.Add capsicum slcies and carrot slices to it fry it.
3.Now add soya sauce, chilli sauce, salt pepper.

Serve hot with rotis

Easy Cabbage fry

This is also same cabbage recipe like others but bit difference but really gives nice taste with combination of Rotis.

cumin seeds
green chillies slices - 2-3
curry leaves
2 red chillies
garlic crushed -2
1 medium size onion
1/2 big cabbage


1.Take cabbage shred it nicely with the vegetable shredder and keep aside.
2.Take a plat wide kadai pour oil add cumin seeds, curry leaves, red chilli and green chilli, onion slices fry it well.
3. Now add shredded cabbage to it with turmeric and salt fry it well.
Note: Don't close the lid

Cauliflower Potato Kurma

Finally i tried one more good recipe with the cauliflower and potato.


1 bay leaf
2 cloves
1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
4 big potatoes
1/2 big Cauliflower
fresh coconut paste 1/2 bowl
chilli powder
coriander powder
jeera seeds
 1 big onion
1 tomato


1. Take a kadai pour oil add cumin seeds, bayleaf, cloves, curry leaves(optional), add the sliced onions and fry it well.
2. Mean while take the cauliflower clean it and keep aside.
3.Peel the potato skin and cut into cubes and keep aside.
4. Make a nice paste of fried masala in kadai and again fry it with tomato paste.
5.Now add all the ingredients like coconut paste, chilli powder, ginger garlic paste, e.t.c and finally add potato cubes with cauliflower and pressure cook under low flame for 1 whistle with sufficient water.
Garnish with coriander leaves.