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how to make panier khofta
Query posted by : aryan on 2-May-2013

Paneer Kofta

Paneer (Indian cottage cheese), grated, firmly packed cup (approx 125 g )
Maida (refined flour) 2 tbsp
Potatoes, boiled and mashed 1 cup
Baking soda 1/8 tsp
Salt to taste or 1 tsp
Oil for deep frying
For Gravy
Oil cup
Jeera (Cumin seeds) 1 tsp
Tej patta (bay leaf ) 1
Ginger finely chopped 1 tsp
Garlic finely chopped 1 tsp
Onions, grated cup (125 g)
Tomatoes, finely chopped 1 cup (250 g)
Salt to taste or 2 tsp
Chilli powder tsp
Dhania (Coriander) powder 2tsp
Garam masala tsp
Cream for garnish

Mash paneer and potatoes till no grains remain. Mix in the flour and baking soda and shape into smooth creaseless balls.
eat the oil, lower the heat and fry and fry paneer balls in it till brown. Keep aside.

Heat the cup oil (you can even take it from the left over of the oil used for frying the paneer balls) and add cumin, when it splutters, add bay leaf, ginger and the garlic, and saute till a light brown. Add onions and saute till a golden brown, then add tomatoes and stir fry over medium heat.

When fat separates, add the salt, chilli powder and dhania and stir till well mixed.

Add approximately 2 cups water (more or less according to the desired consistency) and bring to a boil.

Lower the heat and simmer for about 5 minutes. Add the garam masala and shut off the heat till ready to serve.

To serve, bring the gravy to a boil, lower the heat and add the paneer balls. Stir gently so they heat through. Serve hot garnished with the cream.

how to prepare tasty waffles
Query posted by : geetu on 29-Apr-2013

Makes 6-8
Flour (Maida) 1 cup (125 g)
Eggs 2
Salt tsp
Baking soda tsp
Baking powder tsp
Yoghurt (Dahi) cup (100 g)
Water cup (120 g)
Butter, melted cup (60 g)
A waffle iron

1. Mix the flour, salt, soda and baking powder.
2. Add the eggs, yoghurt, a little at a time to make a smooth paste. Now add water and mix into a smooth batter. Leave to rest in a cool place for 20-30 minutes.
3. Pour batter to cover the lower part of the pre-heated waffle iron, close shut and let it cook till brown (the batter stops sizzling).
4. Remove and serve hot accompanied with honey, or maple syrup or butter.
Note: You can also serve it with a savoury sauce of your choice.

Mam , i want to buy Induction top & Chopper, Please advice the brand on which i should go.
Query posted by : geetu on 29-Apr-2013

Sorry, but I cannot recommend any brands. It is against ethics.

Need all 3 meals recipes for one year old and above.....also deserts+snacks to treat them once a week....
Query posted by : vertica khandelwal on 1-Apr-2013

Vertica, here are suggestions which you can plan around:

Suggestions for year old and around (Vegetarian):
Khichdi (with soft cooked vegetables added also)
Soft Dal chawal
Porridge (for variety you can make it wholesome with some vegetables in it)
Handvo (mixed daals and rice type of dhokla )
Soft parantha
Curd rice
Aloo ki tikki
Potato Wedges
Paneer Fingers
Rajmah Burger Patty
Vegetable cutlets
Savoury French toast
Besan or moong daal chilla

Custard with mashed fruit
Jelly (you can add soft fruit to it too)
Chocolate Muffins
Chawal ki Kheer
Soojee or Atte ka Halwa
Moong daal Halwa
Sweet French toast

left with sinking cakes
Query posted by : janet on 19-Mar-2013

Happens when filled more than half in the tin.
Also when cooked over too high heat, when it cooks outwardly but not inside.

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