Girmit

An authentic snack from the regions of North Karnataka. Introducing you to the flavors of Uttara Karnataka!!

Time to Prepare  : 25min | Serves : 4

Ingredients:

  1. Bhel (puffed rice) – 4 cups
  2. Onion – 4
  3. Tomato – 2
  4. Green Chillies – 4
  5. Bengal gram powder – 1cup
  6. Sugar – 1 table spoon
  7. Cooking Oil – 5 table spoon
  8. Salt – for taste
  9. Sesame seeds – for tadka
  10. Red chilli powder – 1/2 table spoon
  11. Plain sev – for garnish
  12. Coriander – 1/2 cup
  13. Lemon juice – for garnish

Preparation Method:

  1. Heat 4 table spoons of oil in a pan, add sesame seeds and let it crackle
  2. Then add chopped green chillies and onions and fry until it turns slightly brown
  3. Then add chopped tomatoes and stir for 5 – 7minutes. Add 2 table spoon of finely chopped coriander leaves and stir well. Turn off flame
  4. Take bengal gram powder in a bowl, add water to get a semi-liquid consistency(like bajji flour mix). Add 1 table spoon oil to the mixture and then add salt, sugar and red chilli powder and stir well
  5. Now add bhel into the cooked vegetable pan, add the bengal gram powder mixture, a pinch of red chilli powder and mix well until all the ingredients blend well

Take it in a serving dish, add a bit of chopped onions, coriander, lemon and sev for garnish! Eat and enjoy!

 

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Crispy Coins

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A perfect dish for a special evening, be it a birthday party or a get together. Pamper your taste buds with this healthy and yummy dish!

Time to Prepare : 30min | Serves : 10

Ingredients:

  1. Onion – 4
  2. Tomatoes – 3
  3. Coriander leaves
  4. Garam masala – 1 table spoon
  5. Cooking oil – 3 table spoon
  6. Bread – 10 slices
  7. Butter/Ghee – 1 table spoon
  8. Mayonnaise – for taste(optional)
  9.  Spring Onion
  10. Tamrind-Dates chutney (Sweet chutney)
  11. Sesame seeds – for tadka
  12. Salt – for taste
  13. Red chilli powder – 1 table spoon

Preparation method:

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add sesame seeds and let it crackle.
  2. Then add chopped onion and cook for 2 minutes.
  3. Then add chopped tomatoes, salt, chilli powder and garam masala and cook for 5 minutes
  4. Add chopped spring onions and coriander, close the lid of the pan. Cook for 2 min and turn off flame
  5. Toast bread slices slightly until they turn light brown by applying butter/Ghee on a pan
  6. Take each slice, use a sharp edged bowl to cut the slices into round shaped coins
  7. Take a round shaped slice, apply a layer of sweet chutney and then add the vegetable mixture prepared initially
  8. Preheat the airfyer for 5min at 200°C. Then place the coins in the airfryer and cook at 180°C for 5min.

PS : Step 8 can also be done by shallow-frying of bread slices on a pan using some butter/ghee

There you go! Add mayonnaise for enhanced taste and enjoy!!!

Sabudana(Sago) Kichdi

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Ekaadashi Special, a perfect breakfast or snacks recipe.

Cooking time : 20min | Serves : 2

Ingredients:

  1. Sabudana(Sago) – 1 Cup
  2. Ground nuts(granular) – 1/4 Cup
  3. Cooking Oil – 4 table spoon
  4. Green Chilli – 3 to 4
  5. Lemon juice – 1 table spoon
  6. Coriander leaves – for garnish
  7. Turmeric Powder – 1/4 table spoon
  8. Mustard seeds – 1/4 table spoon
  9. Salt – for taste

Preparation Method:

  1. Rinse the sabudana(sago) well , sprinkle some water and keep it aside for 4 hours(until it becomes soft)
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. Let it crackle
  3. Then add green chilli ,sabudana and turmeric powder and stir well for 5min.
  4. Add ground nuts(granular) and salt and stir well
  5. Add chopped coriander leaves

Take the kichdi in the serving dish, add lemon juice, mix  and Serve Hot!

Veg Cheeseria

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Pizza in Disguise! that says it all!

Time to Prepare : 45Min | Serves : 3

Ingredients:

Wheat Flour : 1 Cup
Cheese : 1/2 Cup (Grated)
Cabbage : 250 gm
Sweet Corn : 3/4 cup (Boiled)
Capsicum : 1 (big sized)
Cooking Oil : 5  table spoon
Ginger-Green Chilli paste : 3 – 4 table spoon
Oregano : for taste(optional)
Salt  : for taste

Preparation Method:

Step 1 : Take wheat flour in a bowl, add little oil and a pinch of salt. Add water and knead well to make roti dough. Rest it aside for 25min.
Step 2: Heat a pan, add 3 table spoon oil and add finely chopped cabbage and capsicum to it. Stir and close the lid of the pan. Cook for 5-7 min until the vegetables are cooked well.
Step 3: Add ginger-chilli paste and oregano and stir well. Then add cheese and stir until cheese melts completely and mixes evenly(takes 3min appx)
Step 4: Next add boiled sweet corn and salt for taste and mix well. Cook for 2 –  3 min. Remove pan from stove and let it cool for few minutes.
Step 5: Take the dough and divide it into 6 portions. Roll the oil-studded roti into round shape and roll 6 rotis.
Step 6 : Take one roti, add a spoonful of vegetable mixture and spread it evenly on the roti. Now put an other roti on top the spread and seal it at the edges. Ensure that the stuffing does not overflow.
Step 7: Take a roti pan and cook the stuffed roti on both the sides, applying oil until it turns golden.
Step 8 :Repeat steps 6 and 7 for other rolled rotis.

Cheeseria is ready serve! cut them into slices and serve hot with tomato ketchup!