Monthly Archives: March 2015

Kolkata Style Vegetable Chop

Potato – 2 medium
Beetroot – 2 medium
Capsicum – 2 medium
Peas – 1/2 cup
Beans – 5-6
Carrot – 2-3 medium
Cabbage – 1/2 cup
Green chilli – 5-6
Chopped Onion – 1 large
Chopped Tomato – 2-3 medium
Grated ginger – 2 tbsp
Bread crumbs – 2-3 cup
Besan – 1 cup
Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
Red chilli powder – 1tsp
Chaat masala – 1 tsp
Black salt – 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar to taste
Oil for deep frying

For Dry Masala
Whole cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Whole coriander seeds – 1 tsp
Whole black pepper – 1 tsp
Whole cardamom – 2
Whole clove – 3-4
Whole bay leaves – 2
Whole cinnamon stick – 2 inch

Dry roast all the ingredients for dry masala and grind them to a powder masala.Keep aside.

Peel and wash all the vegies and make a coarse paste with the help of chopper or food processer.(If you dont have any cut as small as you can).

Now heat some oil in a pan and saute onions till golden brown then add chopped tomato,turmeric powder,red chilli powder,chaat masala,salt,sugar cook for 5 minutes with little bit of water.Then add chopped vegetables stirr it in very well and cook till vegies cooked properly .Now add 1 tsp of dry masala and 5-6 tbsp breadcrumbs mix it well.Cook till it release oil.
Take it off from the flame and let it cool little bit.
Now add besan,water,salt,red chilli powder and chaat masala and make a thin paste out of it.

Heat oil in a kadhai for deep frying.
Now take some of the vegie mixture in your palm and give it your favourite shape then dip it into besan mix then coat it with breadcrumbs and repeat thi process again.
Make all the chops like this and deep fry them till golden brown.Take them out on tisue paper and sprinkle black salt over it.
Serve with your choice of salad and sauce.

Crispy Mayo Chilli Potatoes

Baby potatoes – 200 gms(Parboiled)
Mayonnaise – 1 cup
Chilli garlic sauce – 1tsp
Toamato sauce – 1 tsp
Chopped onion – 1 medium
Chopped spring onions – 1/2 cup
Chilli flakes – 1-2 tsp

Lightly press the parboiled potatoes and shallow fry the potatoes and keep them on a tissue paper.
Now in a bowl add mayo,tomato sauce,chilli garlic sauce and give it a mix.Then add some chilli flakes,spring onion in this mixture.
Now arrange the fried potatoes on serving platter and pour the ready mayo sauce on it.Garnish it with all of the chilli flakes,spring onion,onion and serve.


Hot n Saucy lollipops

Chicken Lollipops – 5-6
Lemon juice – 2 tbsp
Ginger-Garlic paste – 2 tbsp
Crushed black pepper – 1 tsp
Chilli- Garlic paste – 1 tbsp
Chopped Spring onion – 1 tbsp
Cornflour – 1 cup
Flour – 1/2 cup
Red chilli powder (Kashmiri) – 1 tsp

For the Sauce:
Finely chopped onion – 1/2 cup
Finely chopped garlic – 2-3 tbsp
Finely chopped ginger – 2-3 tbsp
Finely chopped spring onions – 1/2 cup
Finely chopped coriander and green chillies – 1/2 cup
Tomato sauce – 1/2 cup
Chilli garlic paste – 1-2 tbsp
Soya sauce – 1 tbsp
Vinegar – 1tbsp
Black pepper powder – 1-2 tsp

Marinade the lollipops with lemon juice,Crushed black pepper,salt,chilli-garlic paste,ginger- garlic paste and keep aside.

Take a bowl mix flour,cornflour,salt,chilli-garlic paste and make a thick mixture with the help of water.
Heat oil for deep frying.
Coat the lollipops with the flour mixture and fry then on a medium heat till lollipop cooked properly and golden brown .
Keep aside.
Take pan heat some oil add giner,garlic,onion and coriander mixture.Saute it till the raw smell gone then add all sauces,slat,sugar,pepper powder cook it for 5 minutes Add fried lollipops and spring onions mix it well cook for some minutes.
Serve hot.

Rice Noodles Soup

Rice noodles – 1 pkt
Shrimp – 1 cup
Chicken Breast – 1
Butter – 1 tbsp
Mushroom – 1 cup
Capsicum – 1
Baby corn – 1/2 cup
Chopped onion – 2 tbsp
Spring onion – 2 tbsp
Sliced Carrot – 1
Chopped garlic – 1 tbsp
Chopped ginger – 1tsp
Chicken Stock – 2-4 cup
Black pepper pwd- 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Sugar – 1tsp

Boil the rice noodles in salted water then drain and keep aside.
In a pan heat butter add chopped onion saute it for few seconds add chopped ginger and garlic.
Cook it till the raw smell gone.Now add Sliced chicken,prawn,babycorn,carrots,capsicum,mushrooms,black pepper,salt,sugar stirr it well and let it cook till everthing cooked.Then add boiled noodles mix it well cook for few minutes then add the stock and give it a mix.Cook for about 10-15 minutes.Sprinkle chopped spring onions and serve hot.

- You can replace rice noodles with any noodles.