Friday, 4 November 2011

Low Calorie Cooking-4

                                 MOONG DAL PANKI


50 grams Moong Dal
1 tblsp fresh Curd
2 Green Chilies
1 tsp Gram Flour (besan)
A pinch Asafoetida
1 tblsp chopped coriander
A pinch sugar
1/2 tsp Lemon Juice
Salt to taste

How to make moong dal panki:

Soak the moong dal in water for 2 hours. drain.
Grind with the fresh curds and green chilies.
Add the gram flour, asafoetida.
Grease balana leaves lightly.
Spread 1 tablespoon of the mixture on one leaf and cover with another leaf. roast on a tawa (griddle) until brown spots appear on both sides.
Serve hot with green chutney.

                             PINEAPPLE CRUSH RECIPE


100 ml Pineapple Juice (Ananas)
1 tblsp Sugar (Artificial Sweetner)

How to make pineapple crush:

Make sugar syrup.
Strain it and mix it into the pineapple juice.
Your pineapple syrup is ready.
Take ¼ proportion of syrup and ¾ proportion of water.
Garnish it with chopped pineapple pieces and serve cold.
To get pineapple juice, put pieces of pineapple in the blender and extract the juice.



500 gms Spinach (Palak)
25 gms Cottage Cheese (Paneer) (made from skimmed milk)
1 tblsp Fine Wheat Flour (Maida)
1 small sized Onion (Pyaj)
1 tsp Cinnamon (Tuj/Dalchini) Powder
1 tblsp Oil
a pinch of Nutmeg Powder(Jaiphal)
Salt to taste
150 ml skimmed Milk
2 small sized Eggs

How to make spinach souffle surprise:

Chop spinach and puree it.
Blend maida with a little milk and make a smooth paste.
Add the rest of the milk, mix well and bring to a boil.
Separate egg whites from the yolks.
Heat oil in a pan, saute the chopped onion for two minutes, add spinach puree.
Leave it to cool, add two well beaten egg yolks, cinnamon powder and nutmeg.
Beat egg whites till stiff and fold in carefully into the mixture.
Season with salt and pour this mixture into a greased baking tray.
Sprinkle grated paneer over it and bake on medium temperature (160 to 175 degree c) for 30 minutes.

                                          SUJI IDLI


1 cup Semolina (Suji)
1 cup fresh Curd
1 tsp Fruit Salt (Eno)
1 cup finely chopped Cabbage
1 chopped Onion
2 tblsp chopped Coriander
A few curry leaves
2 to 3 finely chopped Green Chilies
Salt to taste

How to make suji idli:

Roast the suji in pan withour oil till it changes it color to light pink on low flame.
Keep it aside.
When it gets cool, in a bowl take the curd and add semolina evenly.
Then add the fruit salt and the remaining ingredients.
In a pressure cooker put some water to boil.
Now put 1 spoonful of this batter in the idli maker slots.
Place this idli maker in the cooker and let it steam for 10 minutes.
Take it out and serve hot with green chutney.

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