Kodo Millets Kitchidi with Moong Dal

Ingredients: Kodo millets 1/2 cup Moong dal 1/2 cup Oil 3 tsp Salt Water 2 cups Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp Veggies Green chilies 2,3 as per spicy level Carrot 1 medium size Potato 1 medium size  Onion 1/2 medium size Beans 4, 5 Ridge gourd 1″inch 2 pieces…

Minestrone Soup

Ingredients: Veggies Oil 2 Tsp Crushed Garlic 3 pods Onion  1/2 medium size Carrots 1 medium Beans 4 Potato (Optional) Zucchini 1 medium Tomato puree (blended 1 tomato) Boiled Rajma (Red kidney beans) 1 cup (in a 1 cup, 1/2 cup Red kidney puree) Boiled few Pasta shells Water / Vegetable stock 3 cups Dry…

Oven Grilled / Tandoori/ Veggies

Ingredients: Veggies: Color peppers Broccoli Onions Tomato For Marinade: Plain Yogurt 1/2 cup Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp Chili powder 1/4 tsp Cumin Powder 1/4 tsp Coriander Powder 1/2 tsp Garam Masala 1/4 tsp Kasoori methi leaves few Salt   Procedure:   For Thick yogurt :  Pour the yogurt in the strainer. Let it keep for a…

Instant Pulav Rice

Ingredients: Cooked Rice 1 1/2 cup Veggies Green chili 1, 2 Carrots 1 Potato 1 Beans  few Green peas Corn (optional) Paneer Meal maker Mint leaves -twist full Dry Masalas: Clove 2-3 Cinnamon stick 1/2 inch Cardamom 1 Star masala 1 Bay leave 1 Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp Oil 4 tbsp Pulav masala 1 tsp Salt Method: In…

Whole Bhindi Chips

Ingredients: Bhindi 1/2 lb Oil 1 tsp Salt Method: Wash, wipe Bhindi,  cut the edges and slit a little. Drizzle some salt and oil. Mix it properly Preheat the oven and at 370 bake them to until get a brown color. It may take around 45 mins. Crispy friend bhindi ready.

Millets names in Different Languages

Barnyard Millet (Hindi: Jhangora; Tamil: Kuthiravaali; Telugu: Odalu) Finger Millet (Hindi: Mandua; Tamil: Kelvargu; Telugu: Ragulu; Kannada:Ragi; Malayalam: Koovarugu) Foxtail Millet (Hindi: Kangni; Tamil: Tenai; Telugu: Korra; Kannada:Navane; Malayalam: Thina) Kodo Millet (Hindi: Kodra; Tamil: Varagu; Telugu: Arikelu; Kannada:Harka) Little Millet (Hindi: Kutki; Tamil: Samai; Telugu: Sama; Kannada: Same; Malayalam: Chama) Pearl Millet (Hindi: Bajra,…

Conversions

  Volume (Dry) American Standard Metric 1/8 teaspoon .5 ml 1/4 teaspoon 1 ml 1/2 teaspoon 2 ml 3/4 teaspoon 4 ml 1 teaspoon 5 ml 1 tablespoon 15 ml 1/4 cup 59 ml 1/3 cup 79 ml 1/2 cup 118 ml 2/3 cup 158 ml 3/4 cup 177 ml 1 cup 225 ml 2…

Eggless Tutti Frutti cookies with Wheat flour / Karachi Biscuits

Ingredients: Dry Ingredients: 3 cups     Wheat flour  – 400 grs (grams) 3/4 cup    Sugar             – 150 grs 1 cup        Tutti frutti    – 130grs  1/4 cup   Cashwenuts 1/8 tsp      Baking Powder 1/4 tsp      Salt Wet Ingredients:  12-15 Oz    Butter  …

Flavored Barnyard Millet

Ingredients: Cooked Barnyard millets 1 1/2 cup Sliced onion Sliced garlic Green chiles 2, 3 Grated Carrot Oil 3 tsp Salt Tadka: Urid dal 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder Curry leaves Procedure: How to cook Barnyard Millet: Wash the 1 cup of millets and add 2 of cups water…

Instant and quick Rice Kesari

Ingredients: Smashed cooked rice 1/4 cup Sugar 1/4 cup Turmeric pinch (you can use any food color)  Water 1/4 cup Ghee 1 tsp Dry nuts Procedure: In a pan, add water, sugar and turmeric and let it boil for a while. Add, smashed rice into a sugar water. Allow to cook for 5 mins /…

Drumstick Leaves Paratha with Spelt Flour

Ingredients: Drumstick Leaves big hands full Spelt flour 1 1/2 cups Oil 3tsp  Coriander Powder 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds few Turmeric powder 1/4  tsp Salt Ajwain / Carom seeds  few Procedure: In a pan, add 1 tsp oil, cumin seeds, Chopped drumstick leaves, Coriander Powder Turmeric powder, salt. Let it cook until the leaves get fry.  It…

Stuffed Mooli Paratha

Ingredients: Mooli / white Radish 2 big size Wheat flour dough Masalas: Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp Coriander Powder 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder 1/4 tsp Red Chili Powder 1/4 tsp Salt Chopped Coriander leaves few Method:   Shredded the Mooli, add some Salt and keep it aside foe while. Squeeze out all the water from Mooli Spread the Mooli, add all…