Monday, May 18, 2015

Mint Rice/Pudina Rice

Hi everyone,it has been long time i posted recipes in my blog.Due to some personal work i would not post recipes.Today i came with simple and delicious rice that is mint rice/pudina rice.It is very easy to prepare and when you cook this rice,the whole house will be filled with mint aroma.Here goes the recipe..

Basmatic rice-1cup
Green chillies-7nos
Grated coconut-2tbsp
Tamarind -small lemon sized
Salt as per taste
Oil-2 to 3tbsp

For Seasoning :
Mustard seeds-1/2tsp
Black gram dal-1tsp
Bengal gram dal-1tsp
Broken cashew nuts-1tbsp
Curry leaves few

1.Cook rice till each grain is separate.Spread the rice over a broad plate to cool.
2.Heat a tsp.of oil and fry green chillies and mint leaves till the leaves shrink.Grind it along with coconut,tamarind and salt.
3.Heat rest of the oil,fry the seasonings and then with finely cut onions till it becomes crisp.Add ground masala paste and fry few minutes till good smell comes from it.
4.Reduce the flame and add cooked rice.Mix gently till rice becomes hot and then serve with papad.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Grilled Tandoori Chicken

Today i am posting a mouthwatering and yummy grilled tandoori chicken,which i have prepared yesterday for my lunch.It is big hit at my home,my kids enjoyed it very well .It just needed little marination and grill it in the oven and you will like it very much.Here goes the recipe.. 


Chicken legs - 4
Kashmiri chilli powder-2tbsp
Thick yogurt-4tbsp
Ginger-garlic paste-1tbsp
Cumin powder-1/2tbsp
Garam masala-1/2tbsp
Coriander powder-1tbsp
Tandoori masala powder-1/2tbsp
Ghee/butter/oil-1tbsp(here i used ghee)
Lemon juice-2tbsp
Salt to taste

Clean the chicken legs,remove the skin on the chicken and make slits with knife ,so that masala goes well  inside it.
Take a small cup, add 1tsp chilli powder, salt and lemon juice.mix well.Apply this paste nicely to the chicken pieces inside the slits and leave it for 10 minutes .Then take another bowl,add remaining chilli powder, coriander, cumin,tandoori masala,gingergarlic paste and garam masala powder along with curd.Mix well.

Now add the chicken legs into this masala and mix well so that all masala is nicely coated, add ghee at this stage and mix again. Marinate it for overnight in the fridge or At least 4hours.Here I marinated overnight.

Preheat the oven to 200 degree Take baking tray and put silver foil and brush the foil with oil and pop the chicken legs into tray and bake for 1 hour,turning both sides or until it is cooked.Mine cooked at 1 hour 10 minutes make sure how your ovens works and adjust the time.Once it is cooked allow it to cool for few seconds and enjoy  with onions strings and lemon wedges.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Coconut Ladoos with Condensed Milk On 7th Birthday of FoodLovers

Today I am very happy to share that my blog "Food Lovers" is celebrating its 7th birthday.On this occasion i thank each and every one for supporting and encouraging all these years by giving your valuable comments. To celebrate this occasion i made these delicious coconut ladoos with condensed milk,these are very simple to make and they taste very delicious.Here goes the recipe..

Nestle Condensed milk-1tin(400ml)
Dessicated coconut powder-350 grams,keep extra for rolling ladoos.
Cardamom powder a pinch

Take a pan,add all the above ingredients and cook on slow flame till the mixture leaves the sides of pan(approximately it takes 5-7 minutes).
Cool the mixture and roll into small ladoos with buttered hands.Roll the ladoos in extra coconut powder and serve.