Veg Makhanwala

veg makhanwala recipe

restaurant style gravy which is sure to win the hearts of all

Veg Makhanwala

Veg Makhanwala is a very rich butter, cashew and vegetable gravy typically enjoyed in most parts of India
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 6

Equipment

  • Kadai

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup mixed vegetable chopped
  • 1 pc medium onion finely chopped
  • 2 pcs tomato pureed
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp red chilly pwd
  • 1 tsp cumin pwd
  • 1/2 cup fresh cream
  • 1/4 cup cashewnut paste soak cashews in water and blend to a smooth paste
  • 1 tsp garam masala pwd
  • salt
  • 2 tbsp refined oil
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • coriander for garnishing

For Marinade

  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp red chilly pwd
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric pwd
  • salt

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, combine the ingredients for the marinade and mix well. Add the chopped vegetables to the marinade and let it sit for 30 minutes
  • Heat butter and oil in a pan over medium heat, add chopped onions and saute till they turn golden brown
  • Add the ginger garlic to the pan and saute till the raw smell disappears
  • Add the tomato puree to the pan and cook for 2 to 3 minutesAdd the marinated vegetables( discard any excess marinade) to the pan and mix well. Cook for 5 to 6 minutes stirring occasionally
  • In a small bowl, mix together the spices removed for the gravy . Add a little water to form a paste.Add this mixture to the pan and let it cook for 10 to 15 minutes
  • Add the cashew nut paste and fresh cream to the pan and cook for a additional 2 to 3 minutes
  • Season with salt according to taste and mix well. If the gravy is too thick add a little water to adjust consistencyGarnish with chopped coriander

To Serve

  • Serve the Veg makhanwala hot with a dallop of butter. It pairs well with naan , roti or steamed rice. Enjoy your meal

Notes

Keyword gravy, indian, rich, vegetarian

Potato Fry

A favourite for everyone especially the kids.

Potato Fry Recipe

Potato fry

A go-to recipe for all the mothers who wants to pack their kid's lunch box. Potato fry recipe is a global favourite.
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 tspn Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tspn Urad dal
  • Curry leaves
  • 2 tbspn Oil
  • 2 Big size potatoes
  • 1 tspn Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tspn Garam Masala
  • Salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Wash 2 potatoes well. Peel them and cut them to cubes.
  • Keep chopped curry leaves ready.
  • Heat the pan and add 2 tablespoons oil.
  • Add in mustard seeds. Let them pop
  • Add in urad dal and curry leaves. Roast them nicely.
  • Once fried, add in the chopped potato cubes.
  • Add Chilli powder, Salt and Garam masala.
  • Stir until masala is coated on the potato cubes the potatoes cook soft.
  • Serve hot

Notes

Serve Hot
Keyword potato fry, vegetable starters

Meen Varuthadhu – Kerala Recipe

fish fry

Meen Varuthathu Recipe – Kerala Style Fish Fry

Enjoy the famous and sumptious seafood recipe. Its a perfect starter recipe you must try for sure!
Prep Time 1 hour
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 tspn Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tspn Chilli powder
  • 1 tspn Pepper
  • 1 tbspn Ginger garlic paste
  • 6 tbspn Coconut Oil
  • Curry Leaves
  • Salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Wash and clean the fish well. Drain off the excess water. Keep it aside. Barracuda fishes are the best.t for better taste and the crispy notch
  • Start creating the marinate by adding turmeric, chilli powder, salt to taste, pepper , ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice, and a tspn of oil in a bowl and mix well.
  • Make sure to make small cuts on the fish flesh so the marinate coats well on the fish. Let it sit for 30 mins – 1 hour.
  • Coconut oil and curry leavesĀ are a signature for Kerala dishes. Add in amble amount of oil (required for a shallow fry) and cook the fish well in low flame.
  • Serve hot will Onion Rings and Lemon.

Video

Notes

Serve hot for a spicy and tangy crispy feel.
Keyword fish, kerala fish recipe, meen varuthadhu, policha meen, south indian

Pav Bhaji

Mumbai is known for its street food. Vada Pav, Pav Bhaji, Paani Puri, Misal Pav, Tava Pulav etc keeps the city running.

This delightful dish originated back in mid 19th century. It is a light alternative option often preferred to a full heavy meal.

Pav Bhaji

Pav bhaji is a popular street food dish from Maharashtra, India. Pav bhaji is a vegetable curry where diff vegetables are mashed to formed a smooth consistency giving it a unique texture and flavor
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Course Snack
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4

Equipment

  • 1 Tava
  • 1 Smasher/Spatula

Ingredients
  

  • 3 medium size Potato
  • 1 Cup Mixed Veg
  • 1 Pc Large Onion Finely Chopped
  • 4-5 Cloves Garlic Finely Chopped
  • 1 Inch Ginger Finely Chopped
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Paav Bhaji Masala
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • Salt To Taste
  • 2 tbsp Refined Oil
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 1 Fresh Coriander For Garnishing
  • 10-12 Pcs Pav

Instructions
 

  • Heat oil or butter in a large pan or kadai over medium heat
    Add minced garlic and ginger and saute for a minute till fragrant
    Add chopped onions and cook till they turn translucent
    Add tomatoes and cook till they turn soft and mushy
    Add in all the spices including the pav bhaji masala and salt and cook till oil separates
    Add the boiled and mashed potatoes and vegetables to the pan and mix till everything combines
    Add in the grated capsicum and reduce the bhaji to low and let the bhaji simmer for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally
    You can a little water to adjust the consistency
    Add the butter and let it cook for 5 more mins for the paav, slit the pav horizontally without separating the halves
    Heat a pan or a tawa on medium heat and add butter
    Place the pav on the pan and toast the cut side down till golden and crispy
    flip the pav and toast the other side as well
  • Serve the pav bhaji hot , garnished with chopped fresh coriander
    Serve with toasted paav, a dallop of butter,chopped onions and lemon slices
  • Enjoy the pav bhaji as a delicious and satisfying snack!!!
Keyword Indian Snack, Mumbai Fast Food, pav bhaji, Street Food

Grilled Salmon in 15 min

Easy Recipe for Salmon. Salmon is rich with Omega3 Fatty Acids, Protein, Vitamins & Minerals.

Salmon has health benefits for eye, brain & heart.

This easy recipe is a melt in mouth delight.

Grilled Salmon

Quick and Nutritious!
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2

Equipment

  • Grill

Ingredients
  

  • 250 gm Salmon Fillet
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Black Pepper Powder
  • 3 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder

Instructions
 

  • Marinate – Salmon Fillet using salt, garlic powder, vinegar, honey
  • Rest Time – 10 Min
  • Cooking Time – Grill each side for 5 min.
  • Sprinkle black pepper powder and serve
Keyword Grilled, Salmon