Showing posts with label Instant. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Instant. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Instant Dhokla (Steamed Chick Pea Snack)


  • Besan (Chick Pea flour) - 1 Cup
  • Water 3/4 Cup
  • Green Chilli , 2 , chopped finely
  • Ginger - grated
  • salt - per taste
  • Lemon Juice - 2 tsp
  • Sugar - 1 tsp
  • Istant fruit salt - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 1 tsp

  • Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Sesame Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Green Chilli - 2 - Slitted
  • Water -1/2 cup
  • Oil - 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves - 2 Strands
  • Green Corriander leaves

  1. Mix Flour, Water in a big bowl properly.
  2. Add salt, lemon juice, Grated chilli, ginger, sugar ,oil in the mixture
  3. In steamer add water and prepare a flat bowl by greasing throughly.
  4. once ready mix instand salt in mixture and pour in the Greased bowl. and steam for 15-17 minutes.
  5. prepare tempering in separate pan, by heating oil in a pan, add mustard and sesame seeds. Let them splutter. then add slitted green chilli, curry leaves . after 2 min add water and let mixture to boil.
  6. cut Steamed dhokla and pour tempering mixture. Top with Green corrionder leaves.
  7. Serve with Green Mint Sauce.

Yummy Tango Sweet Potatoes/Yam

Sweet Potatoes are my all time favorite Evening snack, I roast or boil a few over the weekend , and reheat over the weekday after work.You Can enjoy this any time of the day . It can be combined in soup, salad, curry or deserts.


  • Organic Yams (3 medium sized)
  • Salt (preferably Rock Salt, you can use table salt if not available), to taste
  • Freshly ground Black pepper Optional, to taste
  • Chaat Masala (skip for Gluten Free), 1 tsp
  • Lemon Juice (2 tsp)


  • Roast Yam on a pan in stove or Oven until cooked , prick with fork a few times.
  • Let it cool down a bit
  • Peel and cut in rounds of 1/2 inch 
  • place in serving bowl, sprinkle with lime juice, salt , pepper , chaat masla (Skip if you are allergic to Gluten)
  • Enjoy after cooled down or a bit warm.
Yummy Tango Sweet Potatoes/Yam

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Corn Steam Cakes (Makki Idli)

  • CornMeal (1 Cup) I use Gluten Free Bob's Mill
  • Ginger (Grated) 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds 1 tsp
  • Green Chilly, finely chopped, 1 tsp
  • Oil 2 Tbsp
  • curry Leaf , 2 strings
  • Plain Yogurt (1 cup), beaten
  • Chana Daal , 1 tsp
  • Urad Daal, 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Instant Fruit salt (1 tsp)
  • Green Coriander (chopped)

  1. Heat oil in a pan, saute both cana daal, urad daal, Mustard seed , until daal turns brown
  2. Mix ginger, chilly , curry leaves saute for few seconds
  3. add corn meal, saute for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Take roasted corn meal in a bowl, mix beaten yogurt throughly.
  5. Add salt per taste, green coriander
  6. Prepare idli molds, I use one available to use in microwave. Oil the molds a bit
  7. add water in the base.
  8. When ready add eno salt in the prepared batter and add a spoonful of batter in each mold.
  9. Microwave after covering for 8 minutes.
  10. keep for 1-2 minutes, serve with green cutney, shambhar.