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Paneer Sandwich

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We need:

Whole grain bread slices 2 Paneer slices 2 Onion slices 2 Tomato slices 2 Chopped lettuce 1/4 cup Green chutney 1sp

Method:

Heat pan and add 1sp oil Slightly roast paneer slices on both the sides till golden brown or crisp. Do the same with bread slices. And add green chutney on both the slices. Now on top of the green chutney add tomato clices, onion slices paneer slices and chopped lettuce. Cover with another bread slice and cut into half. Serve.

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Chili Paneer Samosa

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We need:

Grated Paneer 1/2 cup Chopped Capsicum/ bell pepper 1 cup Chopped onion 1/4 cup Chopped Tomato 1/4 cup Green chilies 2 chopped Soy sauce 1sp Salt to taste Chili sauce 2sps Oil 3 sps All purpose flour/ maida 2cups Ajwain 1sp

Method:

Add Ajwain and salt to maida and mix well. Add enough water to make a stiff dough. Cover with wet paper towel and keep aside for 15 minutes. Heat pan and add oil. Add chopped onion, capsicum/ bell pepper and fry for few minutes. Add chopped tomato and cook well. Now add salt, chili sauce, soy sauce and mix well. Now add grated paneer and mix.
Make the dough to 5 equal size balls and roll out as round chapati.
Make it to half and fold as shown below.
Close from 2 ends and make as triangle.
Make it as cone and fill in the curry and seal it.
Now deep fry the samosa's and serve hot with ketchup or any chutney.
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Palak Paneer Dosa

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We need:

Dosa batter 1 lb Grated paneer 1cup Palak/ spinach 2cups Green chili's 3 Salt to taste Oil 4 sps

Method:

Grate paneer and keep aside. Heat pan and add 1sp oil and add chopped palak and green chilies. Cook and grind it to smooth paste. DO not add water. Now heat non stick skillet or tava. Meanwhile add salt to dosa batter and mix well. Now add 1/4 cup dosa batter on pan and spread it with the spatula as shown below.
Now add 3sps of spinach paste on top and spread.
Also add grated paneer. Cook for 2 minutes and flip around to cook on other side of dosa.
Now remove and serve hot with any chutney.

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Beans Carrot fry with Paneer

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We need:

Sliced French Beans 1cup Sliced Carrots 1cup Cubed Paneer 1cup Cumin seeds 1/4 sp Mustard seeds1/4 sp Chala dal 1/2 sp Chili powder 1sp Haldi 1/4 sp Salt to taste Oil 2sps Curry leaves 5

Method:

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin, mustard, chana dal, curry leaves and fry till mustard seeds splatter. Now add sliced beans and carrot. Cook for few minutes and add paneer cubes. Mix well and add haldi, chili powder and salt to taste. Cook for few more minutes and remove. Serve hot with roti or chapati.

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Paneer Tikka

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We need:

Paneer 1/2 pound Bell pepper/ capsicum 1 Onion 1 medium Tandoori masala 2sps Chat masala 1sp Chili powder 1/2 sp Cumin powder 1sp Salt to taste Curd 1/2 cup Ginger garlic paste 1/2 sp Wooden skewers 2

Method:

Soak the skewers in water for 30minutes. Cut capsicum and onion into bite size pieces. Cut paneer into bite size cubes. Marinate paneer with curd, tandoori powder, cumin powder, chat masala,chili powder, salt and gingar garlic paste and keep aside for 2hrs. Arrange the capsicum, onion and paneer pieces in between. Back in oven for 15 minutes on 350 degrees F. Remove and serve hot with sliced onion and lemon.

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Paneer Paratha

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We need:

Wheat flour 2 cups Grated paneer 1/4 cup Chopped green chilis 2 Chopped onion 3sps Ajwai 1/4 sp Chili powder 1sp Salt to taste Chopped cilantro 1/4 cup


Method:

Add water to wheat flout to make a stiff dough. Grate paneer and add ajwain, chopped onion, cilantro, chili, salt and chili powder. Mix well and make it to 6 equal size balls.

Make 6 equal balls with wheat dough too. Now make medium size chapati with one ball and place the paneer ball in the middle and cover with all sides. Now slowly make this as chapati andcook on hot tava / pan till golden brown. Add little ghee or oil to the roasted paratha and serve hot.
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Paneer Pakoda

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Hi friends, Am back with yet another Blogging Marathon. This is the 12th edition and group 2. Hope u liked my Rajasthani recipes last week. This week u will be seeing all the paneer recipes. Today its raining and very cold. Back in India people usually make pakoda's and eat when its very cold or raining outside. So today I made Pakoda's with paneer. Here goes the recipe....


We need:

Paneer 1/2 lb Besan / Gram flour 12 cups Salt to taste Oil to deep fry Garam masala 1 sp Chili powder 1sp Bicarbonate soda 1/4 sp

Method:

Cut paneer into long strips about 2 inches length. Deep fry these strips in oil till golden brown and keep aside. Now add salt, garam masala, soda and chili powder to besan and mix with water to smooth batter. Now dip these fried paneer strips in besan/ gram flour mix and deep fry till golden brown or till crisp. Serve hot with Geen chutney or sweet chutney.


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Kesari Bhaat

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Hi friends, Today is the last day of BM#12 group 1. Hope u all liked the Rajasthani recipes. I havent made any sweet dish from Rajasthan. So today's recipe is a sweet dish. Its called Kesari Bhaat. here goes the recipe.... We need:

Rice 1cup Sugar 1/2 cup Saffron few strands Ghee/ butter 1sp Cashew and raisins 1/4 cup Cardamom powder 1/4 sp



Method:

Soak rice in water for 30minutes. Heat pan and add ghee. Add cashew and raisins and saute for till raisins puff up. Remove and keep aside. Add soaked rice and saute till rice separates. Now add 1 1/2 cup of boiling water and saffron strands. Cook till half done and add sugar. Cook till rice is completely cooked. Now add cardamom powder , fried cashew and raisins. Serve hot.
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Missi Roti

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We need:

Wheat flour 2 cups Gram flour 3/4 cup Ajwain 1/2 sp Cumin seeds 1sp Coriander powder 1sp Chili powder 1sp Ghee 2sps Salt to taste Oil 2sps

Method:

Mix wheat flour, besan( gram flour), oil, salt, coriander powder, chili powder, cumin and ajwain. Mix well adding water to stiff dough. Roll into small roti's and roast on tava. Brush each roti with melted ghee and serve hot with any curry or pickle. I have served hot roti's with chili lime pickle and onions.

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Aloo ka Bartha

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We need:

Boiled potato 4 Onion chopped 1 1/2 cup Green chilies chopped 2sps Cilantro chopped 1/2 cup Mustard oil 1 sp Salt to taste Red chili powder 1sp Roasted cumin powder 1/2 sp

Method:

Boil and peel the skin of potato's . In a small pan heat oil and add chopped onion and green chili. Saute till onions turn into golden brown. Now add mashed potato, chili powder, salt, cumin powder and mix well. Now add chopped cilantro and serve hot with roti or rice. I have served this aloo bharta withkhasta roti.
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Tadke wala Chana Dal

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We need:

Chana Dal 1 cup Grated Coconut 1/4 cup Oil 1 tsp Cinnamon stick1 inch Black Cardamom 2 Cloves 4 Bay Leaves 2 Red Chili powder 1 tsp Haldi 1 tsp Salt to taste Ginger 1 inch piece grated Garlic cloves 4 chopped Onion 1 small chopped Tomato 1 chopped Red Chilies 3 Cumin Seeds 1 tsp Mustard Seeds 1 tsp Oil 2sp Cilantro chopped 1/4cup

Method:

Heat the pressure cooker and add oil. Once the oil is hot add whole garam masala. Saute for few minutes and add washed and drained chana dal. Add grated coconut and 4 cups water.. See that the dal doesnot become mushy. Now prepare the tempering, heat small pan and add oil. Now add cumin seeds red chili and mustard seeds. After a minute add chopped ginger, garlic and onion and cook till onion becomes light brown. Ad d chopped tomato and cook for 4-5 minutes. Now add this tadka or tempering to the cooked chana dal and mix well. Serve hot with rice or roti or poori.
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Rajasthani Bhindi

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We need:

Onion seeds (kalonji) 1/2 sp Salt to taste
Red chilli powder 1/2 sp Ladyfingers (bhindi) 1 lb
Besan 3 sps
Cumin powder 1//4 sp
Green chilies 4
Coriander powder 1sp Fennel seeds (saunf) 1sp
Dry mango powder (amchur) 1sp
Oil 1/4 cup
Garam masala 1 sp
Turmeric powder 1/4 sp Cumin seeds 1/4sp



Method:

Wash and wipe the bhindi. Cut off the ends and slit on 1 side. Except onion seeds and cumin seeds, mix everything in besan. Also add 1sp oil and salt. Now fill this mixture into slit bhindi. Heat pan and add 2 spoons oil, add cumin seeds, onion seeds, chopped green chilies and fennel seeds. Saute for a minute and add bhindi. Cook on medium flame for 10 minutes. Cover with lid and fry till crisp. Serve hot with rice or pulao.

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Khasta Roti

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We need:

Wheat flour 2cups Sooji 1/2 cup Carrom seeds( ajwain) 1sp Salt to taste Garam masala powder 1/2 sp Oil 3sps Chili powder 1/2 sp


Method:

Add carrom seeds, garam masala, salt, chili powder, sooji and oil to wheat flout and mix well. Add water to make a stiff dough. Divide to 8 equal balls and make as chapatis with rolling pin. Heat tava or pan and place the roti , and cook on medium heat on both sides. Remove and serve hot with raita or plain curd.
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Jodhpuri Pulao

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Hello friend,
Am back with yet another Blogging Marathon. This time my theme is Rajasthani recipes. Rajasthan is located in the northwest of India. Rajasthani cooking was influenced by both the war-like lifestyles of its inhabitants and the availability of ingredients in this arid region. Food that could last for several days and could be eaten without heating was preferred. Scarcity of water and fresh green vegetables have all had their effect on the cooking. Rajasthan is known for tough people and tough food. Today's recipe is jodhpuri pualo. Here goes the recipe...

We need:

Cooked rice 2 cups Ghee 1sp Lemon juice 1sp Sliced onion 1 small Potato cubed 1/2 cup Bay leaves 2 Cinnamon 1 inch stick Green cardamom 2 Coriander powder 2sps Garam masala 1sp Gingar garlic paste 1sp Chopped green chili's 1sp Bread slices 2 deep fried Mint leaves chopped 1/4 cup Curd 1/2 cup Chili powdre 1sp Haldi pinch Salt to taste

Method:

Add ghee and lemon juice to cooked rice and keep aside. Heat …