Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Cabbage Tortillas

In India , Guest are suppose to be "Bhagwan", but people often dont welcome their "Bhagwan" just to avoid the efforts of treating them with dinner or lunch. Its a elaborate process, which takes a lot of time, and today, time is precious to money. But what if you have some guests just dropping in for coffee !!!! Dont tear your hair, just follow the recipes...

Recipe 1. Cabbage Tortillas (serves 4)

Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins

Ingredient :- 
1. Cabbage                                                  250 gms
2. Minced Chicken/ minced Mushroom        100 gms 
3. Chopped onion                                        1 big 
4. White oil                                                  2 table spoon
5. Mayonnaise                                             2 table spoon 
6. Organo                                                    1/2 tea spoon
7. Black pepper powder                               1 tea spoon
8. Salt to taste
9. Melted Butter                                            5 table spoon

How to go about it.

1. Cut cabbage in rectangular shape , and slightly steam it. The cabbage should get little soft, but shouldnt be fully cooked.
2. Pan fry onions in 2 spoon of oil.
3. Once golden brown add in the minced chicken/mushroom and fry it with salt , pepper and oregano. Chicken would take 2 mins more time than mushroom.
4. Take out the mixture in a bowl and mix the mayo along with the chicken/ mushroom.
5. Make rolls of cabbage slices and put 1 spoon of mixture in it and wrap and pin with tooth picks.
6. Brush some butter on the rolls and either roast it on a hot pan, or just simply grill or microwave it till the cabbage turn dark brown at places.
7. Serve hot with coffee and ketchup.


Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Shake it up!!!

It was a big break........got real busy with work.....
Parama di.......here u go...

Break fast shake recipe 1. Low fat 

Yoghurt (any flavour or just plain curd)            -        8 table spoon
Banana                                                          -         1
Honey                                                            -         2 tea spoon
Vanilla flavour                                                -         1/2 tea spoon


1.Take yogurt in a bowl. Incase you are using curd , just remove the excess water by just simply straining the curd in a plain cloth.
2. Blend all ingedients smooth and serve.

Break fast shake recipe 2. Chhaas

Curd                                                              -        4 table spoon
Black Salt                                                       -         to taste
Coriander powder                                           -         1/2 tea spoon
Cummin powder                                             -         1/2 tea spoon
Saunf pow                                                     -         1/2 tea spoon
Coriander leaves chopped                               -         1 tea spoon
Water                                                            -         150 ml             

1.Take the curd blend it for a min with salt.
2. Add water and blend it further.
3. Roast the cummin ,coriander and saunf powder on a dry frying pan for a min or 2.
4. Serve the blend in the glass and put the spice mixture on top and garnish coriander leaves.

Chhas is a Indian drink and is very useful for summers as it keeps u cool, and helps in digestion.

Break fast shake recipe 3. Oat smoothie


Milk ( low fat)                                                -       1 cup
Instant oatmeal                                             -        3 table spoon
Banana                                                          -        1
Orange juice or any fruit juice                        -         1 cup
Saunf pow                                                     -         1/2 tea spoon
Coriander leaves chopped                               -         1 tea spoon
Water                                                            -         150 ml             

1.Blend all ingredients together to get a glass full of healthy shake for your break fast.