Showing posts from November, 2017

Stuffed Paav/ Stuffed bun

Kids wanted me to bake something new and savory so this one was made for them. I wish to replace flour with wheatflour maybe soon ill try!
Recipe for Stuffed Paav Ingredients for Paav Plain Flour / Maida - 1 Cup Milk - ⅓ Cup + 1½ TBSP Sugar - ½ Tbsp Instant Yeast - 1 Tsp Salt - ½ Tsp Milk Powder - 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil - 1 Tbsp More Flour for dusting. Sesame Seeds - As required to sprinkle on top Milk & Butter -For Brushing
Ingredients for bhaji/stuffing 1 Tablespoon oil 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 6 dried curry leaves 2 green chilies, chopped into fine pieces 3 medium potatoes, boiled, peeled and cubed 1 large onion, finely chopped ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder juice from ¼ lime 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves, chopped salt, to taste INSTRUCTIONS

Lets get making Paav Buns: Start by proofing the yeast, to do so In a mixing bowl add the Warm Milk, followed by sugar. Mix really well, then add the Instant Yeast. Stir and keep aside for 10 mins in a warm spot like a turned off microwave or oven. Add the flour, sa…

Bread Croutons - Baked

Winter has arrived and making soups have started in my house. Tomato soup is one of the family favorite soups. Adding croutons and enjoying them gives a extra taste to the soup and when croutons are homemade and Baked it makes the soup yet more healthy isn’t it? I use this croutons for soups/salads and even pulao. So let’s learn how to make croutons.

INGREDIENTS: 4 heaping cups cubed brown/multi grain or any choice of your bread( i have used brown bread) 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/4th  teaspoon sea salt
DIRECTIONS: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. In a large bowl, combine the bread and salt. Drizzle olive oil over bread while stirring. Stir well until bread is coated by all ingredients and olive oil is absorbed. Spread the bread cubes into an even layer on a sheet pan. Don’t crowd the pan. Bake for 10 minutes on both sides for 180 deg celcius or until golden brown and crisp. Enjoy with accompaniment of your choice. 

Notes:  If you’re using fresh bread, they’ll take a little longe…

Alsande beeyye saarupkari

Alsande beeye saarupkari is a  pot side dish which is easy to prepare and comfort food. Saaru meaning rasam and upkari means sabzi/side dish. Lets learn to make this easy recipe.

2 cups black eyed beans/lobhiya/ alsadne bee
2 tomatoes finely chopped
2 pods crushed garlic
2 slit green chillies
6-8 red chillies broken into pieces
Salt to taste
2 tsp coconut oil(you can use any oil of your choice)


PROCEDURE: Wash  and pressure cook alsande bee along with tomatoes  in 2 cups water for 4-5 whistles.Transfer it in a vessel, add salt to taste,slit green chillies and boil it for 5- 10 minsOnce it is boiled, remove from the flameIn a small pan take oil,add crushed garlic, and fry till garlic becomes brown colour, now add red chillies broken and roast it for a few seconds.Add this tempering to the cooked beans and mix wellServe hot with hot rice!

Here My thali consists of typical mangalorean food which has Surna(elephant foot) kismuri,Surna koot, saarupkari, rice and papad. I will upd…