Saturday, 18 October 2014

easy sandesh recipe with green peas and kalakand
Green Peas Sandesh


Green peas – 200 gm
Kalakand - 200 gms
Milk powder - 3 tbsp
Chopped mango papad - 2/3cup
Sugar - ½ cup
Green cardamom powder - 1 pinch
Paper cups


Boil the peas and make a paste.
Now take a pan in low flame and put peas paste. Stir it and add milk powder and sugar and mix it very gently in low flame. When the peas paste is separated from the pan add green cardamom powder mix gently. Remove it from heat and keep aside.

Now take a mixing bowl and mix kalakand, chopped mango papad and peas paste which you made.  Mix it very gently and make a smooth paste. Prepare various shapes from this dough and keep in paper cups.

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

methi and garlic flavoured chicken
Methi Garlic Chicken


Chicken - 500gms
Fenugreek seeds - 1tsp
Crushed garlic - 1tbsp
Chopped onion - 1 cup
Ginger paste - 1 tsp
Turmaric powder
Kashmiri red chilli powder
Curd - 1 cup
Chopped green chilli - 1tbsp
Chopped coriander leaves
Mustered oil


Marinate the chicken with curd for half an hour and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan and put fenugreek seeds. After a few moments when you start getting a nice aroma add crushed garlic and fry it for 1-2 minutes. Then add chopped onion and fry it till golden. After that put ginger paste and stir it well. Then add the marinated chicken and mix well. Now add turmeric and red chilli powder and mix well till the oil is separated from chicken. Now add salt and sugar as per your taste and little bit of water and mix it. Then cover it  till the chicken is soft.  Now add chopped green chilli and coriander leaves. Mix it and remove from heat and serve into a nice plate.

Serve with roti, paratha or polau.

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

chana dal with coconut in Bengali style
Chana Dal In Bengali Style

Chana dal is a traditional Bengali dish. A Bengali dinner party is incomplete without luchi (puri) and chana dal with coconut.


Chana dal – 1 ½ cup
Ginger paste – 1 tsp
Cumin powder – ½ tsp
Sugar – 1 tbsp
Chopped green chilli
Chopped coconut
Turmeric powder
Bay leaf
Whole green cardamom – 2-3 pcs
Whole cloves – 2-3 pcs
Whole cinnamon – 1 inch
Ghee – 2 tbsp


Boil chana dal with ginger paste and keep it aside.
Now heat ghee in a pan and put the bay leaf and all whole spices like cardamom -cinnamon – cloves.
After ½ minute, when you start getting nice aroma of the spices, put turmeric and cumin powder and fry it.
Now add the boiled dal, salt and little bit of water.
Then add sugar, chopped coconut and green chilli and mix it gently.
After 3-4 minutes takeout from flame and pour it into a bowl.
Serve with luchi (puri).

Monday, 13 October 2014

coconut laddu with chocolate powder
Choco Coconut Laddu


Grated coconut – 3 pcs
Milk powder – 2 cups
Sugar – 1/2 cup
Chocolate powder – 3 tbsp
Green cardamom powder – 1 pinch
Paper cups


At first mix grated coconut, milk powder and sugar in a pan and put it in low flame. Stir well for 5 minutes and take out from flame. When it cools down to room temperature, add chocolate powder and mix very well.  Keep it in freeze for 2 hrs. Take out from freeze and form laddu.