Recipe – Roasted Corn Cobs

Recipe – Roasted Corn Cobs

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Prep time: 2 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • Corn cob: 2 medium sized
  • Salt: for seasoning
  • Black pepper powder: for seasoning
  • Butter: for greasing
  • Lime juice: a few drops
  • Chaat Masala: for seasoning

Method

  • In bowl mix melted butter, slat, black pepper powder, chaat masala and lime juice. keep it aside
  • Take off the outer cover and silk from the corn.
  • Place the corn cobs on high gas flame. If you are using induction cooktop, place a wired net on cooktop, then place the corn cobs on the net.
  • Flipping it all around, cook until golden brown from all sides.
  • Take them out on a plate. Brush the butter masala all over the corn cobs.
  • Serve hot.
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Recipe – Vegetable Puff Using Ready-Made Puff Pastry Sheet

Recipe – Vegetable Puff Using Ready-Made Puff Pastry Sheet

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Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Cook Time: 35 minutes

Serves: 9

Ingredients

  • Ready-made puff pastry sheet: 1
  • Butter: as required for greasing
  • Oil: 2 Tablespoon
  • Boiled Potato: 3 medium sized
  • Carrots: 1 medium sized, grated
  • Beetroot (Beet): 1/4th of a medium sized, grated
  • Green Peas: 2 Tablespoon
  • Onion: 1 medium sized, finely chopped
  • Green bell pepper: 1/4th of a medium sized
  • Ginger-garlic paste: 1 teaspoon
  • Green chili, finely chopped or paste: 1 Teaspoon
  • Water: as required
  • Chat masala: 1 teaspoon
  • Salt: 1 teaspoon or to taste
  • Garam masala: 1/4 Teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds: ½ Teaspoon

Method

  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. When it changes color, sauté onion, bell pepper, ginger-garlic, chili.
  • Add green peas and grated, beetroot and carrot. Saute for another 3-4 minutes
  • Add boiled and mashed potato, salt, chat masala, garam masala powder and mix well.
  • Fry the mix till it is completely dry and the raw smell of beet and carrot is gone.
  • Turn off the heat and let it cool.
  • Divide the Mix into 9 equal portions. Roll them into cylinder shapes. keep aside.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 F / 200 C
  • Take the puff pastry sheet. If it is frozen, Keep it out for 2-3 hours. It should be in normal temperature while using.
  • Spread some dry flour on the kitchen top and unfold the sheet. Sprinkle some dry flour on it and using a rolling pan roll it gently. No need to roll more.
  • Using a knife cut it into 9 equal rectangular shapes.
  • Add vegetable filling in all the sheets.
  • Fold each portion to cover the filling. Using a fork seal the edges.
  • Brush with butter on both sides and place them on a baking tray.
  • Bake for 10 minutes. take them out. Flip it all and bake again for another 10 minutes.
  • take out and serve hot with tomato ketchup

Recipe – Lauki Masala Curry

Recipe – Lauki Masala Curry

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • Lauki: 1 medium sized
  • Mustard Oil: 2 Tablespoon
  • Onion: 1 medium sized, finely chopped
  • Ginger: ½ Teaspoon, chopped
  • Garlic: ½ Teaspoon, chopped
  • Tomato: 2 medium sized, chopped
  • Green chili: 2, chopped
  • Mustard seeds: ½ Teaspoon
  • Salt: 1 Teaspoon or to taste
  • Turmeric: ¼ Teaspoon
  • Red chili powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Coriander powder: 2 Teaspoon
  • Garam Masala Powder: ¼ Teaspoon
  • Cumin Powder; 1/4 Teaspoon
  • Water: 1/2 Cup
  • Coriander leaves: 1 tablespoon, chopped

Method

  • Trim the edges of lauki and peel it. Using a for prick the lauki all around.
  • Now cut the lauki, discard the seeds and pulp. Cut into 1 inch square pieces.
  • In a pressure cooker add the lauki pieces, salt, turmeric powder and 1/2 cup water. Do not add more water. Now cook it for 3 whistles.
  • Turn off the heat and let the pressure goes off from cooker. Open lid and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds.
  • After 30 seconds, add the chopped onion, garlic and ginger. Sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Add tomato and green chili. Sauté for another 3 minutes.
  • Add red chili powder, garam masala powder, cumin powder , coriander powder. Roast for 1 minute.
  • Add the cooked lauki pieces with water. Cook in high heat for 10 minutes or till it is dry.
  • Turn off the heat.
  • Add coriander leaves and serve with rice or chapati.

Recipe – Eggplant Pizza

Recipe – Eggplant Pizza

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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 50 minutes

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • Eggplant: 1 big and thick
  • Pizza Sauce: 1/4 Cup
  • Butter / Oil: as required for greasing
  • Cheese: 1 Cup, grated
  • Salt: ½ Teaspoon or to taste
  • Black Pepper powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Dry Oregano: ½ Teaspoon
  • Veggie toppings (any combinations of the following)
    • Onion: 1 medium sized, finely chopped
    • Tomato: 1 medium sized, finely chopped
    • Green Bell Pepper: 1 medium sized, finely chopped

Method

  • Preheat oven to 400 F / 200 C
  • Slice the eggplant into 1/4-inch thick circles.
  • Brush little butter / oil in on both sides of each eggplant circle.
  • Bake all the bases in pre-heated oven for 30 minutes.
  • Take them out.
  • Spread little pizza sauce on one side of each base.
  • Add some of the vegetable toppings.
  • Add some of the grated cheese.
  • Spread little salt and pepper.
  • Bake for another 20 minutes. Keep an eye and if cheese melts after sometime, take out and check if all done.

 

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