Sunday, December 10, 2017

OVERNIGHT OATS WITH YOGURT AND COCOA POWDER - WEIGHT LOSS RECIPES

Overnight oats recipe

Do not ever skip your breakfast meal even on those lazy or busy days. Instead, go for this simple yet healthy breakfast oats. Sometimes, we will sacrifice our health for the sake of convenience by heating up frozen meals. We don't want to waste our valuable time in the kitchen,  making breakfast. Like so, we all know that shedding weight by cutting down the breakfast is not at all good for health. Still many of us are very careless about our breakfast. So for those who want to whip up their breakfast meal within minutes without sacrifice on taste, here is my healthy weight loss recipe that will be ready in no time and help you to shed weight. You can check my blog for many other weight loss recipes and overnight oats recipes. Here i used chia seeds, cocoa powder, and greek yogurt for this no cooking oats recipe. Do you know the health benefits of cocoa powder? It is not just a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth but it is also a way to shed weight when used in moderation. So let us see how to make overnight oats with yogurt and cocoa powder.

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INGREDIENTS (SERVES 2)

Quaker oats    - 1 cup
Low-fat milk  - 1 cup + quarter a cup (if required)
Yogurt      - quarter a cup
Chia seed - 3  tsp
Unsweetened cocoa powder - 1 tbsp or more
Dates puree - 3 tbsp (for sweetness)
Apple - 1, chopped
Grapes - as required (or can use any fruits of your choice)


PREPARATION

Here is the video showing how to make overnight oats with yogurt



  • In a jar (i took a big one which serves two) add quaker oats along with a cup of low-fat milk or Almond milk and yogurt. Combine well with a spoon. To this, add chia seeds and again mix well to combine. Keep it in the refrigerator for at least 5 hours or preferably overnight. 
  • The next day, transfer it to a bowl and add quarter a cup of low-fat milk, mix well. (it is optional only. I love a semi-thick consistency and so i prefer this way.) 
  • To this, add cocoa powder and dates puree (soak 5 dates in warm water and squeeze it well with hands and pass it through a strainer to get the puree).  Again mix well. Here dates puree is used for the sweetness and so use accordingly. 
  • SERVE - Now take two serving bowls, add some chopped apple and grapes, pour this oats mixture, and drizzle some dates puree and serve. Yummy overnight oats ready.

Friday, December 8, 2017

PANEER TIKKA MASALA RECIPE - NO ONION RECIPE

PANEER TIKKA MASALA RECIPE

Paneer tikka masala is a very popular veg side dish recipe and can be prepared in different ways. It is usually served along with butter nan, chapati, paratha like so.  I have shared a paneer tikka masala on my blog a few months back. That recipe calls for onion but here am sharing yet another variation in paneer tikka masala without onion. For this recipe, i used Homemade paneer which is very simple to make at home. All you need for making Paneer at home is Milk and lemon juice. Cooking is my passion and i love to cook for my family, friends, and relatives. Nourishing the heart and soul of people through yummy food is something great for a passionate cook like me. Restaurant style paneer tikka masala is very much liked by most of us. Though am not a paneer recipe lover, i love to have this restaurant style paneer tikka masala. So let us see how to make paneer tikka masala recipe without onion. 
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Paneer tikka masala paneer recipe indian cottage cheese no onion recipe veg side dish butter nan vegetaian perfect paneer tikka

Paneer tikka masala paneer recipe indian cottage cheese no onion recipe veg side dish butter nan vegetaian perfect paneer tikka


Also, check this recipe

INGREDIENTS

Paneer - 200 g, how to make paneer at home
Oil

To marinate paneer

Gram flour / besan / kadalamavu - 2 tbsp
Curd  - 2 tsp
Coriander powder - half tsp
Turmeric powder - quarter tsp
Chili powder   - half tsp
Salt - little

For the masala

Cumin seed   - quarter tsp
Hing / kayam - quarter tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - quarter tsp
Kasuri methi - 1 tsp
Ginger paste - half tsp
Tomato paste - grind together 2 ripe tomatoes in a blender
Red chili powder - 1 tbsp
Cornflour - 1 tbsp
Sugar  - half tsp
Salt - as required
Garam masala powder - quarter tsp
Coriander leaves - few, chopped
Fresh cream   - 1 tbsp (or use 2 tbsp of butter)


PREPARATION

Here is the video showing how to make paneer tikka masala


  • Marinate the paneer with gram flour, curd, coriander powder, turmeric powder, chili powder, and salt. Keep refrigerated for 30 minutes (very important).
  • Now heat oil in a pan for shallow frying. Fry the paneer until both sides turn slightly golden. Transfer it to a plate. Set aside.
  • Heat a wok with 2 tbsp of oil. Splutter cumin seeds. When done, make the flame to very low. Now add hing, coriander powder, turmeric powder. Saute well for a minute. Then add kasuri methi and ginger paste. Saute until the raw smell disappears.
  • Now make the flame to medium and add the tomato paste along with chilli powder.  Combine very well and cook until oil floats on the top. 
  • Then add the cornflour mixed water and combine well.
  • Add sugar, garam masala powder and check for salt. 
  • Now add chopped coriander leaves and mix well. 
  • Add the fried paneer now. Let it cook for 4 minutes. Finally, add a tbsp of fresh cream (or can use 2 tbsp of butter.). Cook for a minute and serve hot.

Monday, December 4, 2017

2 INGREDIENT MILK POPSICLE - POPSICLE RECIPES

MILK POPSICLE

Milk popsicle recipe or popularly known as Paal ice is a nostalgic popsicle with very few ingredients. In my school days, Summer holidays are incomplete without milk popsicle (paal ice) and sip ups. Today while am making this milk popsicle, my mind reminds me of those school days with my friends and cousins. I really miss each and every moment we spent together and those days we are living for today and there were no tomorrows. But today everything changed and we are living for tomorrow's only. Lil bit Nostalgic feel .right?  Ok. Let's move on to the recipe. Here am going to share the recipe for Milk popsicle with just two ingredients. Full cream milk and sweetened condensed milk are the two ingredients required for making this simple and quick popsicle recipe. Vanilla essence, rose milk essence, pista essence is the other ingredients which add color and flavor to this popsicle. Milk popsicle with nuts is really awesome. You can also add a few drops of chocolate sauce to this milk mixture for chocolate milk popsicle recipe. So hope you all give this popsicle recipe a try and drop your valuable feedback in the comment box below.

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Milk popsicle paal ice 2 ingredient popsicle recipe summer cool drinks milk recipes simple kids desserts kerala paal ice sarbath

Milk popsicle paal ice 2 ingredient popsicle recipe summer cool drinks milk recipes simple kids desserts kerala paal ice sarbath

INGREDIENTS

Boiled and cooled milk  - 550 ml
Sweetened condensed milk - half a cup
Vanilla essence  -  quarter tsp
Rose milk essence - 2 drops, for pink color
Pista essence          - 2 drops, for green color
Cashews or almonds or pistachios chopped - 2 tbsp or more
Popsicle molds - can make 8 popsicles

PREPARATION

Here is the video showing how to make this simple milk ice popsicle




  • Dry the popsicle mold well and set aside ready.
  • Boil the milk (full cream) and cool it. Set aside ready.
  • Now let us make the milk mixture - In a bowl, add the boiled and cooled milk. To this, add the sweetened condensed milk. Mix very well until well combined.
  • Now add vanilla essence. This gives a fine flavor or u can skip this and pour this milk mixture into the popsicle mold. 
  • Here am showing four flavors of milk popsicle in a single recipe. 
  • Pour two popsicle molds with this plain milk mixture. Other two popsicle molds with nuts and milk mixture. 
  • Mix pista essence with some milk mixture in a cup and pour into the popsicle mold.
  • Mix rose milk essence with some milk mixture in a cup and pour into the popsicle mold.
  • Close it tightly.
  • Let it freeze for 8  hours.
  • When done, take out the mold. Keep it outside down and show it under tap water for 10 seconds (do not keep it more as it will melt).
  • Then gently open it and enjoy.
  • It is very hard to take a perfect picture of a popsicle as it melts within minutes. (so please excuse me for the same).

Friday, December 1, 2017

TASTY CHICKEN FRY RECIPE - PAYYOLI CHICKEN FRY

CHICKEN FRY RECIPE / KERALA RECIPES

Chicken fry recipe is the simplest chicken recipe which can be made in different ways and styles. The chicken dish which we always prefer to cook at home on those lazy days. I have shared many chicken fry recipes on my blog such as Spicy chicken fry, Thattukada chicken fry, Pepper chicken fry like so. This chicken fry recipe is a Kerala style chicken fry with Kerala spices. Payyoli chicken fry is a Malabar special chicken fry recipe which is very flavorful. This dry chicken dish is very popular among Keralites, especially among Malabaris. Payyoli is a place in Kozhikode district which is situated in the South Indian state of Kerala. Payyoli is also famous in the name of PT Usha, as it is the hometown of This Athlete. This chicken fry is very popular in Payyoli. Now this recipe has become our family favorite too. Chicken pieces are well marinated in the spicy chicken marinade and then fried in coconut oil until crispy.  Later it is served along with crispy fried scraped coconut, curry leaves and green chilies which makes this chicken fry recipe more special. 

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INGREDIENTS

Chicken     - 400 g, make medium sized pieces
Coconut oil   - for deep frying
Scraped coconut - 4 tbsp
Green chilies  - 4 nos, slit
Curry leaves  - a handful of

Marinate with

Kashmiri chili powder  - 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder     - half tsp
Coriander powder    - 1 tsp
Meat masala powder- half tsp
Ginger garlic paste   - 2 tsp
Vinegar    - 2 tbsp
Cornflour - 3 tbsp
Salt - to taste

PREPARATION

Check below video showing how to make Payyoli chicken fry


  • Cut the chicken into medium sized pieces and set aside. (Here is a tip while you using frozen chicken. Just soak the chicken pieces in salt and vinegar water (after cleaning) for 10 minutes. Then transfer it a colander and set aside)
  • Make a chicken marinade with chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, meat masala powder, ginger garlic paste, vinegar, and salt. Marinate the chicken pieces in this marinade and keep refrigerated for 15 minutes (not more than that).
  • After 15 minutes, add cornflour (just before you are going to fry the chicken). Combine well.
  • Heat oil for deep frying.
  • Once hot, make the flame to medium. Then fry the green chilies and curry leaves. Transfer it to a bowl. Then fry scraped coconut. Fry until slightly golden (be careful while frying coconut, it will burn quickly). Transfer it a bowl. Set aside.
  • Now slide the marinated chicken pieces one by one to the hot oil. Do not fry overcrowded. Flip only when one side is done. Fry until both sides turn golden and crisp. When done, transfer it to a plate.
  • Now combine chicken fry with the fried coconut, curry leaves, and green chilies. Serve hot.
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