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Gobi Masala | How to Make Gobi Masala in Desi Style

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Gobi Masala

Are you looking for a perfect veggie recipe for your lunch or dinner? If you’re a vegan, you must try Gobi Masala recipe at home. This restaurant-style Gobi masala recipe offers great zeal of taste for Gobi lovers!!!

When I tried it at my home and served on my table, everyone appreciated, and the dish was empty in a few minutes. WOW!!! My expressions were to be like that 😉 I am pretty much confident that you are going to try it out again and again. Let’s prepare this mouthwatering and delicious meal easily by following our step by step recipe.

restaurant style gobi masala

Delicious Gobi Masala for Veggie Lovers

Do you know many veggie lovers don’t prefer to cook the Gobi because of insects and worms? Here is a great tip for those who do love the Gobi but avoid it due to reason as mentioned earlier. It’s a smart approach to blanch (steam for a couple of minutes or scalding in hot water) cauliflower flowers for a few moments and get the real taste without losing nutrition values.

You might be wondering how much time it would take to prepare this dish. No one wants to spend time in the kitchen, especially in summers.

Gobi Masala Recipe

The best part of Gobi Masala is that you can make this delightful and tasty meal in less than thirty minutes. Let’s have a look into ingredients and quick and easy recipe of delicious Gobi Masala.

Servings (4 persons)

Ingredients

  • 2 cauliflower (medium)

Marination

  • ¼ tsp Salt for taste
  • ⅙ tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp chilli powder

Gravy

  • Three onion (medium)
  • 2 tsp crushed ginger
  • 2 tsp crushed garlic
  • ⅙ tsp turmeric powder
  • ¼ – 1 tsp chilli powder
  • ¼ tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 large tomatoes
  • salt to taste
  • Three coriander leaves
  • Three Curry leaves

Preparation Method

  1. Cut the cauliflower into medium size florets. And soak them for a 12min in saltwater. It will kill the worms inside the cauliflower. Then clean it thoroughly and drain the florets.
  2. Marinate it with chilli powder turmeric powder and salt (listed under marination). Heat the oil in cooking pan with medium flame and shallow fry the cauliflower florets.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. And add onions, curry leaves, and some salt to taste. Salt is absorbed by moisture from onion and helps the onion to get cooked well. Fry it well until onions turn light brown. Then Crush the ginger and garlic well. Add them and fry it well for 4 minutes.
  4. Now add all spices turmeric powder, garam masala, coriander powder, and chilli powder. Add oil and saute it well. Then add chopped tomatoes and fry it well. It is essential to roast the spices till the raw smell goes.
  5. When the tomatoes are cooked well, add 3 tbsp of water to the gravy. And Mix it. Then, add the fried cauliflower florets and chopped coriander leaves and mix it.
  6. Adjust salt as required for the taste in gravy. Cover the lid and cook for around 13 minutes in low flame. Cauliflower gets coated with masala well.
  7. If you like to have dry, you can saute it for another 5 min in medium flame. Serve it hot with Roti, parotta, chapati, or any other Indian bread or Pulao.

Eggless Blueberry Muffins | Butter-Less Muffins

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Eggless Blueberry Muffins

Are you a yummy food lover? Or you feel mouthwatering sensations whenever you see a muffin on a cafeteria’s menu or at a party? If you can’t resist yummy eggless blueberry muffins and want to have another one after having one, this post is for you. Yes, for you, my dear yum lovers.

Back in the eighties and nineties, experiencing childhood in less developed Asian countries, no one was supposed to explain the taste of blueberries as somewhat like a resident of the US wouldn’t be acquainted with mangoes!

A few people were familiar with blueberries taste. But now, things have transformed differently! Anyone can have blueberries at a fair price as individuals inside the US approach mangoes during the spell.

I genuinely like blueberries and wish to utilize them in baking and desserts. It makes me cheerful to see blueberries on my kitchen’s shelf, although their period is too short for berries lovers!

blueberry muffins

Last week when I was buying blueberries from the market, I knew that I would utilize them to bake classy eggless blueberries muffins! When I baked my little angel’s favorite eggless blueberry muffins, I couldn’t tell you how perfectly they turned out. Tasty bluish-purple marvels!

Let’s Bake Eggless Blueberry Muffins

Blueberries are little purple shaded sweet natural fruit. People love to eat them fresh as well as use them to prepare various dishes like juice, jam, frozen yogurt, cake, smoothie, milkshake, muffins, and much more.

My experience was incredibly impressive when I attempted to bake eggless blueberry muffins for the first time, and the outcome was astonishing. That’s why I am going to share with you an extremely exceptional recipe.

However, before baking, keep in mind to precisely measure the ingredients and follow the exact recipe without changing any ingredients or steps. Let’s enjoy excessively delicate, feathery, and heavenly muffins together!

Ingredients

Let’s dive into the recipe’s ingredients and look at what’s needed to make irresistible yummy eggless blueberry muffins?

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup apple sauce
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda

Preparation Method

Eggless Blueberry Muffins make an amazing snappy tidbit or breakfast! They are perfect for anyone’s lunch box, morning breakfast, or night supper. One should bake eggless blueberry muffins during the summer season because they are freshly available. Let’s bake muffins.

  1. Preheat the oven for baking muffins to 375˚F.  Spray with nonstick cooking oil spray, or use paper cupcake liners in your muffin pan as muffins won’t stick to cupcake liners.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine flour, milk, sugar, apple sauce, baking powder, and baking soda.
  3. Mix all the ingredients with a wooden spoon.
  4. When you get a smooth batter, add blueberries in the mixture and stir gently.
  5. Now pour the batter in the muffin cups, don’t fill the cups full.
  6. Bake for around 15-20 minutes.
  7. Your eggless blueberry muffins are ready to enjoy.

You need to ensure the accurate measurements of ingredients according to the recipe while preparing cakes, treats, or muffins as it matters in baking. If you don’t follow the instructions, you’ll never get the desired fluffy muffins.

Want to add a twist to your eggless blueberry muffins? Okay! You can do it by adding your favorite dry fruits or nuts, chocolate chips, or other fresh fruits (strawberries, cranberry) to your recipe to enjoy unending tastes!

Wrapping up

Everyone wants to have fluffy, tasty, and delicious muffins as a snack after having meals. These super delicious muffins can be prepared with easy steps and pure ingredients that everyone has in their pantries. To avoid messing up with ingredients, please follow the step by step recipe and add ingredients in the right quantity.

So, are you ready to bake these heavenly delicious muffins for your loved ones?  If you have tried our Eggless Blueberry Muffins Recipe at home, don’t forget to provide your valuable feedback and rate it! Please follow us at facebook and Instagram to find out what’s more trendy these days at our place!

Eggless Blueberry Muffins

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Eggless Blueberry Muffins

Ingredients

  • cups  flour
  • cup  blueberries
  • 1  cup  milk
  • 1/2  cup  apple sauce
  • 1/2  cup  sugar
  • tsp.  baking powder
  • tsp. baking soda

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven for baking muffins to 375˚F.  Spray with nonstick cooking oilspray, or use paper cupcake liners in your muffin pan as muffins won't stick tocupcake liners.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine flour, milk, sugar,apple sauce, baking powder, and baking soda.
  • Mix all the ingredients with a wooden spoon.
  • When you get a smooth batter, add blueberries in the mixture and stir gently.
  • Now pour the batter in the muffin cups, don’t fill the cups full.
  • Bake for around 15-20 minutes.
  • Your muffins are ready to enjoy.

Craving a Paneer Gravy? Try Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

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Do you go crazy for Paneer? Does your mouth filled with water when you see a meal made with Paneer? Today, I am going to share super yummy Paneer Butter Masala recipe, so if you are a paneer lover, it’s going to be a fun-loving delicious and hygienically creamy meal for lunch or dinner.

Do you have paneer cravings when you are feeling down? You might have paneer cravings this time. Paneer Butter Masala is one of the foremost famous paneer recipes in Indian food.

paneer butter masala

The unusual combo of spices and Butter makes it tempting, and mouthwatering cuisine served with rice, roti, and naan bread. It’ll fulfill your sense of taste that you will add it to your menus’ for sure.

It is undoubtedly one of my favorite recipes always, and it’s one of the delicious recipes, I love to prepare in my kitchen, the secret is, my hubby just loves it. Try paneer butter masala for once; you’re going to love it. If you haven’t tried this recipe before, you’re missing something delicious.

My Cravings for Paneer Butter Masala

Besides following a strict diet plan which prohibits me from eating heavy meals, this creamy and slightly spicy cuisine still has its place in my stomach.  Because no one can deny this creamy, mouthwatering meal when it arrives into your plate, and Yes, you can’t resist it. Hopefully, you got to know my craze about this fantastic meal for my dinner or lunch.

Tempting Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

It’s the most loved recipe of Indian cuisines with the proof that you can find it within the top spot of any restaurant’s menu. Thus, if you have some plans to host a get-together at your home, try this heavenly dish and enjoy it with your friends and family with its irresistible taste! Let’s dive into the tantalizing and delicious Paneer Butter Masala Recipe.

Servings: 5 persons

Ingredients for Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

Paneer is a nutritious food with which you can try with different alternatives at your pace. Paneer Butter Masala is the wonderful variation of Butter Chicken Masala for veggie lovers. Let’s have a look into ingredients.

  • 2 medium Onion
  • 3 small Tomatoes
  • 255 Gram Paneer, cut in cubes
  • 5-6 cloves of Garlic
  • 2 inches Ginger
  • 20-25 Cashews, soaked in water
  • 2 Tablespoon Cream
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter
  • 2 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 3-4 Green Cardamoms (Choti Hari Elaichi)
  • 2 Inch Stick of Cinnamon (Dalchini)
  • 4-5 cloves (Laung)
  • 2 Bay Leaf (Tej Patta)
  • 2 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • ¼Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 3 Teaspoons Coriander Powder (Dhania Powder)
  • 2 Teaspoon Garam Masala
  • Salt (to taste)
  • 2 Teaspoon Sugar or 1 Teaspoon Honey, optional
  • 2 Tablespoon Crushed Dry Fenugreek Leaves (Kasuri Methi)
  • 3 Tablespoons Butter

Preparation Method

It is the most popular cuisines of Indian foods because of its creaminess enriched flavors with spices. It is a high protein-enriched meal that you can present with naan bread or tandoori roti on different events and celebrations. It’s simply irresistible. Let’s have a look into step by step instructions.

Let’s cook Paneer Butter Masala

  1. Heat 2 tablespoon butter in cooking pan. Add some Cumin Seeds and fry them on low flame till they start to spit.
  2. Add Green Cloves, Cinnamon and Cardamom to the Butter. Fry on low flame for a minute.
  3. Add subtle chopped Ginger and Garlic pieces to the frying pan and cook for a minute.
  4. Now, add chopped onions and fry well to get brownish color.
  5. Add chopped tomatoes and cook them well till it becomes soft.
  6. Next, add cashews to the mixing. Also, you can roast the cashews separately before adding them to the mixture.
  7. Add two teaspoons of Salt with 2 Cup of water.
  8. Cook for 20-25 minutes until the mixture gets soft.
  9. Make a smooth fine paste with a blender or food processor. You can remove the tomatoes’ skin and any other chunks.
  10. Heat the pan, add Butter, and a Bay Leaf and Red Chilli Powder. Fry it for a few seconds.
  11. Add the onion-tomato puree to the pan, mix it well with the red chili and let it be cooked for a few minutes.
  12. Add some Garam Masala, Coriander Powder and Turmeric Powder to the mixture to get good flavor.
  13. Also, add some honey to the gravy. By adding Honey, it gives a pleasant taste.
  14. Now add the cream to the gravy and mix it well. The cream will give an excellent richness to the sauce. You can also add some milk if you don’t like to add cream. It is optional.
  15. Sprinkle some crushed Kasuri Methi Leaves. And finally, add the Paneer Cubes and cook everything for 4-5 minutes. You can fry the paneer cubes lightly before adding.
  16. Paneer Butter Masala is ready to serve. Garnish it with Coriander, or a drizzle of cream. Serve it hot with chapatti, dosa, rice, or paratha and many more.

Serving Ideas

You can serve this flavorful paneer butter masala with naan, paratha, roti, or steamed rice for lunch or dinner. The smoothness of gravy and extravagance of Paneer makes it an ideal hot curry for parties or gatherings.

paneer makhani

Bonus Tip

If you have mistakenly added more spices, you can control the spice level in your dish by adding butter or cheese. Isn’t it amazing?

Paneer Butter Masala is a smooth, creamy paneer recipe that can be easily prepared by following above mentioned step-by-step recipe. It’s a simple hack to get an exquisite taste by using organic Paneer, which is thick and cozy and can give more smoothness to the dish.


Don’t forget to provide feedback after preparing this amazing recipe because your valuable suggestions are worth more!!! Also, try our Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe, trust me after trying this recipe, you’re going to prepare it repeatedly over the weekends. Happy Healthy Eating to my Desi friends!!!

AIR FRYER CAULIFLOWER-RECIPE

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Air Fryer Cauliflower is a fantastic side dish which can be prepared in a few minutes. With a blend of cauliflower, olive oil, salt, and pepper, dried oregano, pine nuts, fresh lime juice, fresh chopped parsley to make a particular and enriching flavor.

However, you need to have an air fryer to make this delicious recipe which is so delightful! All the credit goes to air fryer for preparing such a cozy meal in less time! You can add an egg or breadcrumbs to make it more delicious and crispier with flavors. It is the Immaculate as a starter or a light meal.

air fryer cauliflower

This simple Air Fryer Cauliflower recipe requires not more than 15 minutes to dish out and accompanies incalculable alternatives for toppings. I love fresh air fryer cauliflower because of its delicious taste directly serves into the plate and the aroma of the different toppings, e.g. Parmesan cheddar, parsley or other topping stuff.

Why Air Fryer to Prepare Cauliflower?

Air Fryer is not tricky to utilize, you can clean up the fryer easily, and it cooks firmly as contrasted with a conventional oven, plus it uses less amount of oil compared with real broiling. If you never get familiar with an Air Fryer yet, I suggest you purchase it right away! Because you are missing this incredible cooking partner!

This healthy and enjoyable meal can be prepared in oven in around 20-25 minutes, yet taking advantage of an Air Fryer decreases the time significantly. It takes just 13 minutes the cauliflower is daintily ready, yet utterly delicate and ready to serve.

Let’s Prepare Delicious Air Fryer Cauliflower

Let’s prepare air-fryer cauliflower from simple ingredients like cauliflower, vegetable oil, salt, and pepper, dried oregano, fresh lime juice, fresh chopped parsley which everyone has in their kitchens. This Air Fryer Cauliflower is going to be your new most loved side dish for lunch or dinner!

Ingredients

Why I genuinely like this dish such a great deal is because with only pure ingredients and spending approximately 15 minutes give you super yummy side meal for your lunch or dinner. Let’s take a look what do we need to prepare this outstanding recipe!

  • 4 cups of cauliflower
  • 1 ¼  tsp olive oil
  • ¾ tsp dried oregano
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 1 tbsp pignoli
  • ¼  tsp of fresh lime juice
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions

  1. Add cauliflower in a bowl and sprinkle olive oil. Add oregano, salt and pepper as required.
  2. Place cauliflower in the air fryer at 377°F and fry it for 13 minutes. Then serve to a bowl and add pignoli, lime juice, and some fresh parsley.

Notes

  • To save more time purchase the cleaned one and, pre-cut veggies !
  • I like to slice few cauliflowers into half so the cauliflower becomes blackened as a result of partial burning.
  • This dish can be served as warm or cold
  • Want to serve it as a salad, add some pomegranate and golden raisins to enjoy super delicious salad.

Most of the times, I prefer to go with air fryer recipes and let me be honest with you, I always cook cauliflower in the air fryer with a minimal effort. It makes me feel very comfortable to prepare a fabulous cauliflower recipe in 15 minutes! It’s incredible as a starter or as a veggie lover dish.

You can have delicious meal readily prepared on your table in however less than 20 due to the air fryer! It’s perfect for the diabetic or the people who don’t prefer oily meals. Yes, you can cook it using one tablespoon of oil or even without it.

What’s healthier than this? Just put the cauliflower inside the air fryer, and it will arrive ready for you in a while! Serve this as a tidbit for your next meal on your table. I assure everyone’s going to love it

Instant Pot Aloo Gobi For Veggie Lovers

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Do you know which is the friendliest vegetable in the market? Yes…! A Potato. How Potato? Well, it has countless combinations, you can add it in every single meal you’re cooking at home, like chocolate fits in every dessert. Today, I am going to pair up this vegetable with cauliflower to prepare one of my favorite dish, Instant Pot Aloo Gobi.

It tastes way yummier than it sounds, the colorful addition of spices and the texture and taste of boiled potatoes when mixes with freshly cooked Cauliflower in a pot makes everyone’s mouth water.

instant pot alo gobi

What gives a bright yellow color to this tantalizing meal is the added turmeric and mashed potatoes that make it eye-catching. In addition to that, beautiful garnishing on top using parsley and coriander leaves completes its beautiful and tempting look.

How To Prepare Yummilicious Instant Pot Aloo Gobi

The way both Cauliflower and potato are mashed changes its consistency in the form of gravy, which is finger-licking. Indian spices especially curry leaves, make it much tastier that even meat lovers can’t resist this meal. So, don’t just crave for it get your kitchen tools ready.

Let’s have a look into ingredients and quick and easy recipe of delicious Aloo Gobi.

Serving (4 Persons)

Ingredients

  • Two medium chopped, sliced onion
  • Three plum tomatoes diced
  • 5 cups of cauliflower florets cut into big 3-inch pieces
  • Two medium potatoes peeled and cut into thin wedges
  • Two tablespoons of cooking oil ¼ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ⅙ teaspoon turmeric
  • Two tablespoons mild Kashmiri red chili powder Less if using a spicier chili powder
  • 3 teaspoons coriander powder
  • 2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 2- ¼ teaspoon of garam masala Add 1/2 for a medium spicy curry
  • kosher salt to taste
  • Coriander for garnish

Method

  1. Turn the Instant Pot to fry mode and heat the oil. Add some cumin seeds. And Sauté for 35 seconds.
  2. Add chopped onions and mix well. Cover the lid and Cook for 2 minutes. Add chopped tomatoes, close the lid and cook again for another minute.
  3. Now add turmeric, red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala and salt for taste. Add peeled potatoes and cauliflower florets. Add two tablespoons of water. And Mix well.
  4. Put the Instant Pot lid on with the pressure valve to sealing. Select Pressure Cook / Manual high for 4 minutes.
  5. Turn of the Instant Pot flame. Quick Release and stir gently. Garnish cilantro. And Serve hot with paratha, chapati, dosa, or toasted pita bread.

So now you have this easy to cook and delicious recipe on hand. So, don’t just crave for yummy food due to lockdown. Make it yourself at home using this simple recipe.

Why Instant Pot Aloo Gobi

Instant Pot Aloo Gobi recipe works great for those who are away from home and are looking for a quick and easy food recipe. It is very healthy to eat and is perfect for every occasion, such as family get-together because it gives delicious taste in minimum preparation time.

Moreover, step by step method of cooking this Aloo Gobi makes it even more convenient to follow. So, what are you waiting for? Get on with making this yummy recipe and share it with others so everyone can taste it. Also try our Gobi Manchurian recipe, a delicious Manchurian for veggie food lovers.

Wrapping it up

What else could be better than preparing hygienic food at home? Yes, without any professional cooking course, you can learn how to cook easy and delicious meals at home. Come and visit our kitchen for Desi, traditional and Chinese Food.

Aloo Masala Recipe | Spicy Potato Masala

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Aloo masala 3

Craving of something delicious but cannot go to eat out due to lockdown? So here is the recipe of south Indian special Aloo Masala that you can easily make at your home by staying safe and, yet, you will get to overcome your cravings.

And It’s no wrong to say that the laughter is brightest where food is at its best. We all crave something spicy, zesty, and easy to cook; that’s what Aloo Masala is all about. It’s a bowl full of indulging colors and soft mashed potatoes. You can serve this tantalizing dish with dosa.

Aloo masala with dosa

This dish has grabbed its importance from the whole sub-continent and eventually became dinning’s favorite dish. People of the sub-continent loved to experiment with potatoes, and they ended up creating this fantastic meal.

Its rising aroma on special occasions is what people loved about it. Its unique taste and smell are everyone’s favorite. In addition to that it’s easy to cook and yummy to eat…!

Let’s Cook Aloo Masala

What makes Aloo Masala favorite among everyone is perfectly mashed potatoes with savory toppings of coriander and multi-colored spices that makes it even more mouthwatering.Let’s have a look into ingredients and quick and easy recipe.

Serving (4-5 person)

Ingredients

  • 1¼ pound potatoes, boil until tender enough to be pierced or cut easily with a fork.
  • Add 2tbsps. Of vegetable oil (canola oil) or ghee. Adding ghee would add a delicious buttery flavor to your lunchtime meal.
  • Two teaspoon mustard seeds
  • Two teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Pinch Asafetida (optional)
  • ¼ tablespoon urad dal (optional)
  • 5 or 6 curry leaves, or the zest of 1 lime
  • ¼ cup of hot chilies( jalapeno or Serrano), roughly chopped
  • Two medium onion, roughly chopped
  • Two teaspoon ground TurmericSalt
  • 6 or 7 sprigs of cilantro, roughly chopped, plus extra leaves for garnish

How to Prepare Spiced Potato Masala

A perfect healthy dish for your family that can be prepared to overcome the terrible stomach growls. Despite its flavor taste, its garnishing makes it ten times more attractive.

Aloo Masala Prepration

1. Lightly mash the potatoes by using a smasher or your hands. You can also use a fork to do this step if you like, don’t mash them so much.

2. In a cooking pan, heat the oil in high flame until it gets to shimmer.

3. Add the mustard seeds when the oil is hot. Once they start to pop, add the cumin seeds, asafetida, and urad dal. Stir continuously to keep everything moving, and cook well until getting pleasant aroma and turning to brown – just for 1 minute to 2 minutes.

4. Stir the curry leaves and chopped chilies, and continue the stirring for another 25 seconds.

5. Add the chopped onion, turmeric, and two big pinches of salt, and stir well. Continue cooking, stir the onion continuously to get soft and brown color

6. Now add the potatoes, along with ¼ cup of water. Gently stir the potatoes with spices and onion to get coat well, then cover the lid and let it cooks for few minutes and get mixed with the flavor

7. Off the flame, and gently stir with chopped coriander.

8. Give a better taste by adding more salt or some spices as desired. Serve the dish, into a dose, and garnish with the coriander leaves.

This was the traditional recipe of Aloo Masala used my most of the people around the world. But this dish can be prepared by using different spices and techniques.

Every cook of this recipe cooks it according to what their taste buds like. So, there is a world beyond the sky, so go and create Aloo masala just according to your wish.

Wrapping it up

Even if you’re not a cooking expert, you can still prepare this conveniently prepared and lovingly eaten food by following this simple recipe from the ingredients right from your kitchen.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your aprons and prepare your own Aloo Masala and never hesitate to experiment with different spices and colors as it makes it even tastier and nothing else.

Have you tried this recipe before? What’s your favorite Potato recipe? If you love this recipe, do mention your feedback in the comments section below. Also try our scrumptious Palak Paneer Recipe.

Also, don’t forget to rate Aloo Masala recipe! You can also follow Kitchen Desi on Facebook and Instagram for more delicious and tasty meals from our kitchen!

Indian Palak Paneer Recipe -Irresistibly Flavorsome

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Palak Paneer Recipe

Looking for a tantalizing and healthy Indian cottage cheese curry? Your search ends here. Do you know which green vegetable best compliment paneer? Yes, it’s spinach. Do you want to prepare a delicious curry by combining these two ingredients? Yes, I am talking about Punjabi Palak Paneer recipe. 

Cracking mix, isn’t it? I just love green vegetables and cheese is one of my weaknesses. This Indian Palak Paneer recipe is also irresistibly flavorsome. A perfect lunch meal. I enjoyed knocking it up! 

How to Prepare Restaurant-Style Palak Paneer

Follow the step by step suggestions to cook tantalizing restaurant-style Palak Paneer at home. My hubby’s all-time favorite! Though people of all age groups love to eat veggie dishes. Let’s Prepare Palak Paneer at home.

Let’s Cook Delicious Gravy with Spinach with Indian Cottage Cheese

The best part about Palak Paneer recipe is that you don’t have to rush to the grocery store to buy a large number of ingredients, because this recipe can be easily prepared by using simple ingredients from your pantry. Worth the time and fun to make! So easy to prepare and so tasty! 

Let’s have a look into ingredients and cooking method.

Ingredients

  • Spinach 1 LBS (450 Grams)
  • 1-2 Red Tomatoes
  • 1 large onion Chopped
  • Five large garlic cloves, divided, three whole and two finely chopped
  • 2-inch ginger
  • One green chili, or more to taste
  • One tablespoon oil, 15 ml, I used avocado oil
  • One large onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup water, or as needed
  • 3/8-1 teaspoon Garam masala
  • 1/6 teaspoon organic turmeric powder
  • 1/6 teaspoon red chili powder, or to taste
  • salt, to taste
  • 2-3 tablespoons heavy cream or adjust to taste
  • 230 grams paneer, cut into cubes
  • 1/4 tablespoon Kasuri Methi, crushed, dried Fenugreek leaves
  • lemon juice, to taste

Instructions

  1. To a pot of boiling water, add required salt, and then spinach leaves to it. Blanch the spinach leaves for 3 to 4 minutes until wilted.
  2. Take them out and put them in ice-cold water. It helps the leaves in retaining their green color.
  3. To a blender, add the simmered spinach along with tomato. Also add three cloves of garlic, ginger and green chili. Puree to a smooth paste and set for a While
  4. Heat a pan on low flame. Once the pan is heated, add the oil and then add a remaining two cloves of chopped garlic. And Saute for a few minutes until it starts changing color.
  5. Then add the chopped onions. Fry the onion for 3 to 4 minutes until it gets brown color and translucent.
  6. Add the prepared spinach puree and mix. Also, add around 1/4 cup water at the point.
  7. Close the pan and let it cook for 7-10 minutes on low flame. The spinach will bubble a lot. Blend at regular intervals to get avoid of sticking at the bottom.
  8. Once the spinach cooked, add the red chili, turmeric powder, powder and required salt. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
  9. You may also add ½ teaspoon of sugar at this point if you like.
  10. Now add the heavy cream and combine well. Add the paneer and mix well. Let the curry cook for about 4 to 5 minutes. Off the flame, add lemon juice and Kasuri Methi and mix.
  11. Serve Palak Paneer hot with naan or Roti and Zeera rice.

Have you tried this recipe before? What’s your favorite cottage cheese recipe? If you love this recipe, do mention your feedback in the comments section below. Also try our scrumptious Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe.

Also, don’t forget to rate the recipe! You can also follow Kitchen Desi on Facebook and Instagram for more delicious and tasty meals from our kitchen!

Paneer Tikka Masala | Instant Pot Recipe

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paneer tikka masala

Delicious creamy restaurant-style tantalizing Paneer Tikka Masala simmered in tomato puree and traditional spices.

What we Desi people miss the most while living abroad? Any guesses? Yes, it’s our traditional food cooked by mothers or wives at home. The aroma and taste, Ah! My mouth started watering. Among many Indian home-cooked meals, my favorite is Paneer Tikka Masala. 

After moving to the states, the first challenge every person faced is how to arrange daily meals. Should they order meals three times a day? This option isn’t healthy nor economical as well. Then, what should one do to enjoy traditional meals while living in the USA? 

Of course, you’ve to cook delicious meals either you’re on Student Visa or any non-residence visa. Mom is not here to take care of and cook delicious meals.

You might find it challenging to get into the kitchen and cook food for yourself. If you don’t even know how to fry an egg, trust me after reading this article; you’re going to love cooking. Kitchen desi will help you to feel right at home.

Unbelievably Delicious Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe

Do you want to make the restaurant-style tantalizing Paneer Tikka Masala at home? If yes, then Kitchen Desi is here to treat you with the authentic paneer tikka masala recipe. Let’s have a look into ingredients and quick and easy method.

Serving (4-5 person)

Ingredients

  • 283.5 g Paneer 1/2-inch pieces (cubed shaped)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 medium-sized tomatoes (puree) / 1 can of diced/crushed tomatoes (14oz)
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste (1/2-inch ginger + 3 cloves garlic)
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Allspice powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 2 teaspoon dried Fenugreek leaves (Kasoori Methi)
  • ½ teaspoon Paprika
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Cardamom Powder (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon salt (to taste)
  • ½ cup of water

For Garnish

1 tablespoon chopped cilantro

Method

  1. Turn on Instant Pot on saute and wait for 30 seconds. Now add butter and chopped onion and sauté for about one minute or until translucent.  
  2. Then add ginger-garlic paste and let it simmer for 30 seconds. Turn off sauté.
  3. Now add tomato puree, water (depending on your cooker size), and all spices (coriander powder, allspice powder, paprika, red chili, turmeric, and cumin powder). Stir well.  
  4. Add Fenugreek leaves ¼ cup heavy cream. Save the remaining for later use.  Combine well and close the lid and set the to “sealing’. Cook on Manual (high) for 3 minutes, Natural Release (NR) for 5 minutes. Release remaining pressure by moving the valve to the venting position.
  5. When the pin drops, open the lid. Blend the mixture by using a hand blender or a mixing machine. Blend the mixture into a smooth texture. Turn on sauté.
  6. Now add paneer cubes, ¼ cup heavy cream, and simmer for 1-2 minutes, till you reach your desired sauce consistency.
  7. Garnish with fresh cilantro/coriander.
  8. Serve hot with Naan or Jeera rice.

Not sure what to make for a vegan party at home? Prepare Paneer Tikka Masala for your special guests. My friend loves Paneer, so I made this delicious meal for a friend’s get together last weekend. If I am not exaggerating; everyone licked their plates. Don’t believe this? Prepare it at home to please everyone at dinner or Lunch.

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Paneer Tikka Masala | Instant Pot Recipe

Delicious creamy restaurant-style tantalizing Paneer Tikka Masala simmered in tomato puree and traditional spices.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Paneer Tikka Masala, Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe

Equipment

  • Instant Pot Electric Pressure cooker

Ingredients

  • 283.5 g Paneer 1/2-inch pieces (cubed shaped)
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 4 tomatoes (puree) medium-sized Tomatoes (puree) /1 can of diced/crushed tomatoes (14oz)
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste (1/2-inch ginger + 3 cloves garlic)
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Allspice powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 2 teaspoon dried Fenugreek leaves (Kasoori Methi)
  • ½ teaspoon Paprika
  • ½ teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Cardamom Powder (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon salt (to taste)
  • ½ cup water (depending on your cooker size)

Instructions

  • Turn on Instant Pot on sauté and wait for 30 seconds. Now add butter and chopped onion and sauté for about one minute or until translucent.  
  • Then add ginger-garlic paste and let it simmer for 30 seconds. Turn off sauté.
  • Now add tomato puree,water (depending on your cooker size), and all spices (coriander powder,allspice powder, paprika, red chili, turmeric, and cumin powder). Stir well.
  • Add Fenugreek leaves ¼ cup heavy cream. Save the remaining for later use.  Combine well and close the lid and set the to "sealing'. Cook on Manual (high) for 3 minutes, Natural Release (NR) for 5 minutes. Release remaining pressure by moving the valve to the venting position.
  • When the pin drops, open the lid. Blend the mixture by using a hand blender or a mixing machine. Blend the mixture into a smooth texture. Turn on sauté.
  • Now add paneer cubes, ¼ cup heavy cream, and simmer for 1-2 minutes, till you reach your desired sauce consistency.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro/coriander.
  • Serve hot with Naan or Jeera rice.

Gobi Manchurian Recipe | Indo-Chinese Cuisine

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Gobi Manchurian

Gobi Manchurian recipe makes the crispy and tasty restaurant style recipe with cauliflower and spicy sauces. It is a delicious snack from India, Northeast China and it is a simple homemade recipe.

gobi manchurian

Gobi Manchurian is a very famous recipe among Indians. This is mostly used as a starter. This can also serve as the main course. This homemade recipe use cauliflower with deep-fried and frittered with the vegetables and then stirred with the sauces. The spicy sauces give additional flavor and taste.

gobi manchurian recipe

What is Gobi Manchurian?

Gobi Manchurians is a famous India, Northeast China. Made with cauliflower, cornflour, soya sauce, ginger, and garlic, vinegar, chilly sauce.

What to serve with Gobi Manchurian?

Gobi Manchurian served as a starter or snacks also with noodles or fried rice.

Preparation Method

Preparation of Gobi Manchurian

  1. Clean 300 grams of gobi and cut the florets to medium size.
  2. Add them to 4 cups of hot water and rests for 6minutes
  3. Next, drain the gobi completely to a colander or spread on clean cloth till no Moisture remains on the gobi
  4. You can do this and set aside, any moisture in the gobi will cook it too soft and not crispy
  5. Heat the oil for deep frying on medium flame
  6. Meanwhile prepare the batter by adding cornflour, all-purpose flour, black pepper, chili powder and salt to mixing bowl
  7. Next, mix and add the water, little by little as needed, and make a free-flowing Lump batter. Consistency has to be medium and not much thick or very Smooth. adjust salt as required by tasting the batter
  8. Then add all the gobi florets to the mixture in batches and coat them well

Frying Cauliflower

  1. When the oil is hot as required, check by dropping a small batter to the hot oil. The recipe has to rise without browning. It is the correct temperature.  
  2. Next, Pick up each cauliflower floret with a spoon or fingers by and drop them one by one to the hot oil. The heat has to be in medium flame, and it should increase slightly when the more gobi added. Keep the fire to medium and fry until the florets turn into golden and crisp. Keep stirring in between for even frying.
  3. Drain it by tissue or steel colander. And Repeat the same steps of adding the rest of the cauliflower florets to the batter, coating them well, and then frying them in hot oil until crisp.
  4. For extra crisp gobi Manchurian, you can also refry the once gobi again in oil. I usually do not do it as frying them once is good enough to get a perfect crisp Manchurian with this recipe.

How to Make Gobi Manchurian

  1. Add red chili powder and little water to get a paste and place aside. This step is just optional, and it is used mainly for the red color.
  2. Heat 1% tablespoons oil in a full pan.
  3. When the oil turns hot, add ginger, garlic and green chilies. Saute for one or two minutes.
  4. Next, add spring onions and capsicum. Saute them in a high flame for 2 or 3 minutes.
  5. Add, red chili sauce, soya sauce, tomato ketchup, red chili paste, vinegar, and sugar.
  6. Mix and add water. Mix and cook stirring and add pepper.
  7. Cook on medium flame until the sauce thickens.
  8. Off the stove, and check the taste.
  9. Then sauce has to be slightly sour, sweet, and hot. If it is needed, you can adjust the salt and add some more seasonings as well.
  10. Allow the sauce to cool for 2 to 3 mins.
  11. Add fried cauliflower and stir to coat the gobi thoroughly with the Manchurian sauce.
  12. Garnish Gobi Manchurian with spring onion greens.
  13. Serve as a side dish or as a main with noodles or fried rice.

Don’t forget to provide feedback after preparing this Indo-Chinese cuisine because your valuable suggestions are worth more!!! Also, try our Gobi Masala Recipe, trust me after trying this recipe, you’re going to prepare it repeatedly over the weekends. Happy Healthy Eating to my Desi friends!!!

Kadai Paneer

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Kadai Paneer – One of the best Paneer recipe famous among Indian people. Main items needed to prepare this are Indian cottage cheese and bell peppers.

kadai paneer

You can get iconic restaurant style Kadai Paneer in sitting home. You are not only saving gets its unique flavor from freshly ground spices like coriander and red chilies! Enjoy it with naan or paratha.

kadai paneer in a red color wok with a wooden spatula with blue napkin in the background
Paneer is one of my husband’s favorite vegetable (if you consider it as a vegetable that is, Indians definitely do!) and green pepper or capsicum as we call it in India is mine.

This dish is called Kadai Paneer because it’s cooked in a kadai. But if you don’t have a kadai you can simply use a wok or any other pan. I actually did not make it in a kadai!

Kadai Masala
This kadai paneer recipe gets its unique flavors from freshly ground masala. It’s called the kadai masala.

Here’s all that I added to my kadai masala

• Coriander seeds
• Dried red chilies
• Green cardamom
• Fennel seeds
• Cloves

Paneer Kadai

Paneer Kadai
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 10kcal
Cost: $10

Equipment

  • Kadai
  • Cooker

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons  coriander seeds

Instructions

Kadai Paneer

  • Make the Kadai MasalaMake the Kadai Paneer
    To a small kadai or pan, dry roast the spices for kadai masala for 3 to 4 minutes on medium heat until fragrant.  Add more red chilies for a spicier masala.
    Remove kadai from heat and transfer the roasted spices to a spice grinder.
    Let it cool down a bit and then grind to a fine powder. Set aside. You can also make this kadai masala in advance and store it.
    In a large kadai or any other pan, now melt butter with oil on medium heat.
    Add the chopped onion and saute for 3 minutes until softened. Then add the sliced green chili and ginger garlic paste and saute for another 1 to 2 minutes.
    Then add the chopped tomatoes and tomato paste. Mix and cook for around 6 minutes until tomatoes are really soft.
    Then add 3 to 4 teaspoons of the kadai masala that you prepared earlier (or add the whole thing if you like it spicy). Also add the garam masala, kashmiri red chili powder.
    Add half of the ginger julienne. Stir the spices and cook for 30 seconds.
    Then add 1/2 cup water and stir.
    Add cream, salt and sugar and mix. Cook for one minute.
    Add in the paneer and bell peppers (capsicum) and mix. Cover the pan or kadai with a lid and cook for 5 to 6 minutes on medium heat until bell peppers are slightly softened. You only want them half cooked here.
    Crush kasuri methi and add to the pan.
    Garnish with remaining ginger julienne and cilantro. Serve kadai paneer with naan or paratha.

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Notes

To make this Kadai Paneer spicier
• use double the amount of red chilies while making the kadai masala.
• use the entire kadai masala in the recipe. I have used 3 to 4 teaspoons of the masala and was left with some.
• use 1/2 teaspoon garam masala in place of 1/4.