Monday, 11 August 2014

The smooth, soft, cheesy and chewy parathas are great for the breakfast and very popular in the Punjab. It is really a great paratha that can be made in couple of minutes and the best use of leftover cheese as well. It will definitely suits your taste buds and tastes awesome with yogurt or any pickle. Prepare the Paneer Paratha with recipe given as follows.

Serving: 2
Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins


    • 100 gms Grated Paneer
    • 1 chopped Onion
    • Coriander leaves chopped
    • Grated Ginger
    • 2 chopped green Chilies
    • Salt to taste
    • Red Chili powder to taste
    • Graram masala to taste
    • 1/2 tsp Ajwain
    • 2 tbsp Butter
    • 2 cup all-purpose Flour

How to make Paneer Paratha

Step 1: Make dough out of flour for making paratha.
Step 2: In a bowl mix all the ingredients except flour well.
Step 3: Roll out chapatis out of this dough, then add the filling to one chapati and then close it from all side.
Step 4: Again roll it from all sides gently with stuffing.
Step 5: Cook it on a pre-heated Tawa and spread butter on each side, then again turn it and spread the butter.
Step 6: Cook them until golden brown and then serve with yogurt or chutney or pickle.

With simple ingerdients, the salad comes out fabulous. Unexpectedly, amazingly tasty salad made of pear, argula and panecetta would be a great kick for your dinner or lunch, so get ready to buy the ingredients and start preparing the delicious salad that could be ready in a couple of minutes. The recipe of Pear, Argula and Pancetta Salad is given as follows.

Serving: 6
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins


    • 1/4 cup olive Oil
    • 2 tbsp balsamic Vinegar
    • 1/4 tsp Salt
    • 2 ounces Pancetta
    • 2 cored and thinly sliced ripe Pears
    • 1 5 ounce package Arugula
    • 6 thin slices red Onion
    • 1 ounce crumbled Gorgonzola Cheese
    • 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
    • Freshly ground black Pepper

How to make Pear, Arugula, and Pancetta Salad

Step 1: In a jar, combine oil, balsamic vinegar, and salt well by shaking. Set aside.
Step 2: In a skillet, cook pancetta until crisp, then drain pancetta and reserve drippings.
Step 3: Add pears to the reserved drippings and cook until pears are tender and lightly browned.
Step 4: In a bowl, combine arugula and red onion, then pour it over arugula mixture and toss gently.
Step 5: Divide arugula mixture among plates and arrange pears on top.
Step 6: Sprinkle pancetta, cheese, pine nuts, and pepper.

Corn Jalapeno Fritters could be great snacks, light dinner or appetizer. This crispy and tasty fritters are simple and tastes more good when eaten with sauce or creamy chutney. These fritters are really perfect giving the diferent flavours of array of ingredients. Thrive your loved ones with corn fritters in this rainy season with an additional creamy chutney whose recipe given as follows.

Serving: 12
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins


    • 1 cup Flour
    • 1 tsp Baking powder
    • 1 tsp kosher Salt
    • 1 tsp smoked Paprika
    • 1 tsp Sugar
    • 1tbsp ground Coriander
    • 2 beaten Eggs
    • 3/4 cup whole milk
    • 2 tbsp Lime juice Zest
    • 3 tbsp cut corn Kernels
    • 1/2 cup diced red bell Pepper
    • 4 chopped Scallions
    • 1/4 cup chopped Cilantro
    • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar Cheese
    • 2 tbsp minced Jalapeno
    • Cilantro Cream
    • 1 cup sour Cream
    • 1/2 cup Cilantro
    • 1/8 cup Lime juice
    • 1/2 tsp kosher Salt
    • 2 tsp Cumin
    • 1 Garlic clove

How to make Corn-Jalapeno Fritters

Step 1: In a bowl, mix flour, baking powder, kosher salt, smoked paprika, sugar and coriander well.
Step 2: In an another bowl, whisk milk, eggs, zest and lime juice, then whisk the wet into dry mixture and make a smooth batter.
Step 3: Mix in corn, bell pepper, jalapeño, cilantro, scallions, cheddar well.
Step 4: Heat oil in a skillet, then add rounded spoonfuls of fritter batter and cook on each side until crispy and golden brown.
Step 5: Transfer the fritters to a sheet pan and cook them in a preheated oven.
Step 6: Process cilantro, cream, salt, cumin and garlic in a food processor until blend and become smooth.
Step 7: Serve corn jalapeno fritters with above chutney.

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Rich gnocchi with fresh lemon, sweet peas and healthy spinach is flavorful and hearty meal. The delicious Italian dish is easy to make and a great start for luxurious dinner, if you are looking for. Also, you can add shrimp to it, in order to make it a wholesome dish. Prepare the Lemon Gnocchi With Spinach And Peas with recipe given as follows.

Serving: 4
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins


    • 1 cup frozen Peas
    • 8 ounces heavy Cream
    • 1 smashed Garlic clove
    • DeLallo Natural Fine Sea Salt
    • 3 cups packed baby Spinach leaves
    • 1 tsp grated Lemon zest
    • 1 1/2 tsp Lemon juice
    • 1 package DeLallo Potato Gnocchi
    • 1/4 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano

How to make Lemon Gnocchi with Spinach and Peas

Step 1: In a skillet, add peas, cream, garlic and salt, then simmer it until tender.
Step 2: Stir in spinach and cook uncovered until leaves are wilted and then mix in lemon zest and juice.
Step 3: Meanwhile, boil salted water, then add gnocchi and cook until they float to the top.
Step 4: Drain gnocchi and reserve about 1/2 cup of pasta water.
Step 5: Toss gnocchi with hot sauce and reserved pasta water to coat well.
Step 6: Top with grated Parmigiano-Reggiano and serve lemon gnocchi with spinach and peas.

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

The lightened version of banana bread is rich and flavorful with all the spices that we add to masala chai. It can be stored for days in refrigerator. The sophisticated twist is moist and aromatic and goes well with your kids as well. Try out the recipe where warm Indian spices are infused in the bread whose recipe is given as follows.

Serving: 5
Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 60 mins


    • 1 1/2 cups mashed ripe Bananas
    • 1/3 cup plain Yogurt
    • 5 tbsp melted and cooled Butter
    • 2 Eggs
    • 1/2 cup Sugar
    • 1/2 cup brown Sugar
    • 2 1/4 cup all purpose Flour
    • 3/4 tsp baking Soda
    • 1/2 tsp Salt
    • 3/4 tsp ground Cardamom
    • 1/2 tsp ground Cinnamon
    • 1/4 tsp ground Ginger
    • 1/4 tsp ground Allspice
    • 1 1/4 tsp pure Vanilla extract
    • 1/3 cup powdered Sugar
    • 1 1/2 tsp low fat Milk

How to make Chai Spiced Banana Bread

Step 1: Combine bananas, yogurt, butter, sugar and eggs with hand mixer until blended.
Step 2: In a bowl, whisk flour, baking soda and salt until combined.
Step 3: Add above flour mixture to the banana mixture, then beat until blended.
Step 4: In an another bowl, combine the cardamom, cinnamon, ginger and allspice.
Step 5: Stir in 1 1/2 tsp above spice mixture and 1 tsp vanilla extract into the batter until just combined.
Step 6: Transfer the batter into the loaf pan and bake in a preheated oven until toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Step 7: Cool the bread in a pan set on a wire rack and set out to cool completely.
Step 8: In a bowl, combine powdered sugar, remaining spice mixture and milk until fully to make the glaze.
Step 9: Spoon the glaze over bread and serve.

Most easiest one and a great surprise for your kids comprise of fruits in the form of Watermelon Pizza. Refreshing, healthy and delicious pizza is flexible as the layer over watermelon can be changed as per your liking and preference. While not only in eating, but you would have great fun in preparing it. You can add cheese to make it cheesy as well. Get ready to dazzle with watermelon pizza whose recipe given as follows.

Serving: 2
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 0 min


    • Watermelon
    • Strawberry Jam
    • Slices of Banana
    • Slices of Kiwi
    • Slices of Strawberries
    • Few Blueberries
    • Shredded Coconut

How to make Watermelon Pizza

Step 1: Cut the thick slice of watermelon into pizza shaped slices.
Step 2: Add a layer of strawberry jam to the watermelon.
Step 3: Add slices of banana, kiwi and strawberries, then add blueberries.
Step 4: Sprinkle some shredded coconut and finally, cut into triangle shapes.

A new twist to the salsa by roasting the tomatoes adds an extra flavour to this dish. At one side, roasting intensifies the flavour with a touch of smokiness. The combination of jalepano, onion, tomato and garlic is good and tastes great with tortilla chips. Get ready to prepare the Roasted Tomato Salsa with recipe given as follows.

Serving: 6
Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins


    • 1 pound halved roma Tomatoes
    • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
    • 1 jalapeño Pepper
    • 2 cloves Garlic
    • 1/2 peeled and quartered white Onion
    • 1/3 cup chopped Cilantro
    • 2 tsp Lime juice
    • Sugar to taste

How to make Roasted Tomato Salsa

Step 1: In a baking sheet, place tomatoes with cut side up and sprinkle the salt.
Step 2: Add jalapeño, garlic, and onion to the baking sheet and cook in a preheated broiler until tomatoes have slightly blackened. Set aside.
Step 3: Deseed the jalapeño and peel garlic, then process all the cooked ingerdients until finely chopped.
Step 4: Pour the chopped mixture in a bowl, then stir in cilantro and lime juice.
Step 5: Season with salt and sugar to taste, then keep it in a refrigerator for 30 minutes before serving.

Monday, 4 August 2014

In Butter Lettuce, Chicken and Cherry Salad, croutons add texture and flavour to it, when fried in chicken fat. With numerous ingredients, the salad is a worthy meal and healthy as well. And, it will be a great use of leftover chicken with a kick of cherry in it. If you are looking for healthy salad or on the diet, then you can leave croutons. The recipe od this salad is given as follows.

Serving: 4
Preparation Time: 30 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins


    • 1/4 cup Lemon juice
    • 3 tbsp Dijon mustard
    • 3 tbsp chopped Dill
    • 2 tbsp Honey
    • 1 minced Garlic clove
    • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive Oil
    • Kosher Salt to taste
    • Ground black Pepper to taste
    • 4 Perfect Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs
    • 4 crusts removed and torned slices rustic Bread
    • 1 pound stemmed, pitted, and lightly crushed Cherries
    • 3 cored and torned heads butter Lettuce
    • 4 sliced Radishes
    • 1 tbsp chopped Chives

How to make Butter Lettuce, Chicken, and Cherry Salad

Step 1: In a bowl, whisk lemon juice, mustard, dill, honey, garlic and oil, then season with salt and pepper.
Step 2: Remove chicken skin, then take out chicken meat and cut into the pieces while discard bones.
Step 3: In a skillet, heat chicken fat, then add bread and toast until golden and crisp.
Step 4: Remove from the skillet, then drain on paper towels and season with salt and pepper.
Step 5: In a bowl, place chicken meat and toss in cherries, butter lettuce, radishes, chives and vinaigrette to coat.
Step 6: Garnish the salad with croutons and chicken skin, and serve.

Give a new twist to the popcorns, which is crunchy, sweet and tasty. The popcorns slathered in caramel with almonds, vanilla and maple syrup is amazing and pretty well go with your kids as well. Easy to make sweet is more flexble because you can alter most of the ingredient according to your liking. The recipe of Caramel Corn Clusters is given as follows.

Serving: 20
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 1 hour 20 mins


    • 10 cups popped Popcorn
    • 2 cups whole Almonds
    • 1 cup Sucanat
    • 1/2 cup coconut Oil
    • 1/4 cup maple Syrup
    • 2 tsp Vanilla
    • 1 tsp Almond extract
    • 1/2 tsp Baking soda

How to make Caramel Corn Clusters

Step 1: In a bowl, mix popcorn and almonds.
Step 2: In a saucepan, add sucanat, coconut oil and maple syrup, then stir the mixture until sucanat dissolves.
Step 3: Remove from the heat, then stir in vanilla, almond extract and baking soda.
Step 4: Pour the mixture over popcorn and almonds, and stir gently to coat.
Step 5: Transfer this mixture onto greased baking sheet and spread evenly.
Step 6: Bake the dish in a preheated oven for 1 hour, then cool and break into pieces.

With some adjustments, this oatmeal comes out in a new form, which is more tastier than the simple one. Baked oatmeal is not much sweet and goes well, if you don't like to add more sweetness to it. Topping makes this baked version more attractive and incredible. Get ready to prepare the baked dish, which is ready in a couple of minutes and suits well to your breakfast.

Serving: 2
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins


    • 1 cup rolled Oats
    • ¾ cup Milk
    • 1 Egg
    • ¼ cup Dark Chocolate Nuttzo
    • ¼ cup mashed Banana
    • ¼ cup raw Pumpkin seeds
    • ½ tsp Baking soda
    • 1 tsp Cinnamon
    • Nut butter & fruit

How to make Baked Oatmeal

Step 1: In a bowl, mash the banana and nuttzo together well.
Step 2: Mix in oats, milk and egg, then stir in baking soda, cinnamon and pumpkin seeds.
Step 3: Transfer the mixture into greased ramekins and bake for 25 minutes.
Step 4: Top with nut butter and some fresh fruit if desired.
Step 5: Serve the baked oatmeal.

Sunday, 3 August 2014

Most gooey, juicy and delicious Grilled Pineapple are best in taste. The amazingly easy and good pineapple recipe has hot pepper sauce that gives an extra kick. It perfects well for the healthy breakfast and especially if you are looking something related to fruits.

Grill the grilled pineapple in a couple of minutes with handful of steps whose recipe is given as follows.

Serving: 2
Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time: 10 mins


    • 1 peeled, cored and cut Pineapple
    • 1/4 tsp Honey
    • 3 tbsp melt Butter
    • 1 tbsp Lime juice
    • 1 dash hot Pepper sauce
    • Salt to taste

How to make Grilled Pineapple

Step 1: Place the pineapple chunks in a resealable plastic bag.
Step 2: Add honey, butter, hot pepper sauce, lime juice and salt to the pineapple, then shake to coat evenly.
Step 3: Marinate for at least 30 minutes or overnight.
Step 4: Grill the pineapple in a preheated grill until heated through and grill marks appear.
Step 5: Serve the delicious grilled pineapple.

Though, the burger takes a little more time, but the combination of nutritious, fibrous and flavourful ingredients outdo it. The satisfying veggie burger with meaty mushroom, organic brown rice, veggies, olive and hummus is wholesome breakfast for you. Enjoy cooking delish Mushroom and Brown Rice Veggie Burger with recipe given as follows.

Serving: 6
Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 50 mins


    • 2 tbsp unsalted Butter
    • 5 cups stemmed and chopped cremini Mushrooms
    • 5 chopped Garlic cloves
    • Sea Salt
    • 1/4 cup ground Flaxseed
    • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan
    • 1 cup drained and cooked Chickpeas
    • 3 pitted Medjool dates
    • 1/4 cup flat-leaf Parsley leaves
    • 1 Egg
    • 1 tsp Fennel seeds
    • 2 1/2 tbsp Tahini
    • 3 tbsp Soy sauce
    • Ground Pepper
    • 2 cups cooked and cooled brown Rice
    • 2 tbsp rolled Oats
    • 1 tsp extra-virgin olive Oil
    • 4 sliced Shallots
    • 6 whole grain English Muffins
    • 3/4 cup Hummus
    • 2 peeled and sliced Avocados
    • 2 cups Arugula

How to make Mushroom and Brown Rice Veggie Burger

Step 1: In a pan, melt butter, then add mushrooms, garlic, and a pinch of salt and sauté until mushrooms are softened.
Step 2: In a processor, combine ground flaxseed, Parmesan, chickpeas, dates, parsley, egg, fennel seeds, tahini, tamari, 1/2 tsp salt, and pepper.
Step 3: Add this mixture, pan juices and rice to the mushrooms, then stir well.
Step 4: Refrigerate the mixture covered for about 30 minutes and when it becomes enough wet to form into a patty, stir in oats.
Step 5: Form the patties, then arrange them on lined baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven until toasted.
Step 6: Heat oil in a pan and add shallots and a pinch of salt, then sauté until edges begin to brown. Set aside.
Step 7: Toast the English muffins in oven, then spread hummus on each muffin half and layer patty, avocado, arugula, and shallots.
Step 8: Serve the mushroom and brown rice veggie burger.

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