04 June, 2011

Tofu-Carrot Paratha

Tofu's very low in Cholesterol.Very good source of Protein.Best substitute for "Paneer".Can make all variety of Gravy with Extra Firm Tofu i.e.,Palak Tofu,Tofu Butter Masala,Kadai Tofu...etc., like as we does with "Paneer".Ok let's C the recipe,


  1. Extra Firm Tofu-1 pac.,
  2. Carrot-1 large(Shredded)
  3. Ginger Garlic paste- 2 teaspoon
  4. Green chilly-1 (chopped) Optional
  5. Red chilly powder- to taste
  6. Amchoor powder-1 teaspoon
  7. Garam Masala-1/2 teaspoon
  8. Salt & Turmeric powder
  9. Oil-2 tablespoon
*Cut the Tofu cover and take out all water and Squeeze the tofu in hands.Drain out all the water.Scramble it well in hands&Keep aside.

For Paratha Dough:
  1. Atta Flour-2 cups
  2. Cilantro-1/2 cup(Chopped)
  3. Jeera-2 teaspoon (Dry Roast & Crushed)
  4. Water-As required
  5. Salt 

  1. Take a wider bowl mix all ingredients in hand.
  2. Then pour water little by little,make a tight dough.
  3. Cover  &rest it for 30 mins.
  4. For stuffing heat a oil in pan.
  5. Add  ginger garlic paste  fry for a while.
  6. Add green chilly and fry.
  7. Then put carrot ,give it mix .cook for 2mins.
  8. Now add scrambled tofu and fry well in medium heat for 10 mins.
  9. Allow all excess water dries out.
  10. Once water evaporates(It'll similarly looks like Scrambled Egg(Egg Poriyal))add red chilly powder,tumeric powder,garam masala and amchoor powder and mix well,cook it for 2 mins.
11.Switch off the stove, Let it cool down.
12.Then divide a dough in to equal parts, Roll it in to small circle.
13.keep a spoon full of tofu mixture & cover it.
14.Dust the stuffed dough in flour,& make a 5" circle.
15.Then make a parathas.Roast in both the side with little oil.
16.Serve Hot with any Veg., Curry R simply with Curd.


03 June, 2011

Bhatura With Kadai Channa Masala

All time kids favorite dish.. Bhatura& Channa Masala.For diff i tried Kadai channa masala.Both the recipes from Net only..  Bhatura recipe, from "Sanjeevkapoor.com",really came out very soft and fluffy one.Kadai channa's from "You tube".
I wont say this's my first trail,my third  trail :-) Here U go for recipe....
Recipe for Bhatura:

  1. Maida/All purpose flour-2 and 1/2cups
  2. Yogurt-1/2 cup
  3. Baking Powder-1/2 teaspoon
  4. Bicarbonate Soda-a pinch
  5. Salt-1 teaspoon
  6. Sugar-2 teaspoon
  7. Oil- 2 teaspoon+to deep frying
  8. Water - As needed
  1. Sieve all purpose flour,Baking soda & Bicarbonate soda in a wider bowl.
  2. Add salt,sugar,curd & oil,mix well in hand then add required water and make a soft tight dough.
  3. Apply some oil on top and cover it with wet cloth. 
  4. Rest the dough for 1-2 hours.
  5. Then make small balls,cover &keep the balls 10 mins for ferment.
  6. Grease your palms in with oil &flatten the balls.
  7. Then,roll in to 5" circle ,& Deep fry the bhaturas in oil.
  8. Drain the Fried Bhaturas in Paper towel.
  9. Now Bhaturas R ready to serve...

Kadai Channa Masala:

  1. Boiled Channa-2 cups
  2. Tomato-6
  3. Garlic Paste-2 teaspoon
  4. Ginger- 1 teaspoon(Chopped)
  5. Coriander powder- 2 tablespoon
  6. Red chilly powder-To taste
  7. Turmeric powder-1/2 teaspoon
  8. Garam masala-1 teaspoon
  9. Kasoori methi-2 teaspoon 
  10. Cilantro- 1/2 cup (chopped)
  11. Salt-To taste
  12. Ghee-2 teaspoon
*Microwave tomato for 6 min,remove the skin and chop in to small pieces.Keep aside.
*Take a hand full of boiled channa,grind in to smooth paste in mixer with required water.
  1. Heat ghee in pan,add ginger paste and fry for while.
  2. Now add coriander powder,red chilly powder,turmeric powder & fry well in ghee.
  3. Add the chopped tomato and fry for 2-3 mins.
  4. Now add the grounded Channa in to it.Mix well.
  5. Cook it for 2-3 mins in  low flame.
  6. Then add the garam masala ,methi leaves&salt,give it a mix.
  7. Finally check salt and add cilantro on top and mix well,
  8. Now,Kadai Channa Masala's ready to have with Hot Bhaturas..
  9. Serve with chopped onions and diced Lemon..