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Mixed Bean Falafel | Mixed 3 Bean Falafel Recipe

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Falafels are a deep fried snack from Middle East Cuisines and now they are popular in many countries as a street food. Traditionally, Falafels are made with chickpeas, herbs, and a few spices and then they are fried in oil until golden brown which gives them a crisp texture.

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Falafels are yummy and delicious and can be made in many ways and can be served in many ways. Serves them as a snack with Hummus or Tahini sauce or served as a stuffing in a pita bread with pickled vegetables or served as a salad with pickled onions and vegetables. You can also serve it in a sandwich or as a burger. Hummus or Tahini sauce or garlic yogurt would be best to serve along with this Falafels or just serve them with ketchup and enjoy.

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Did you ever try Mixed Bean Falafel? You must try…they are the best! Now, who needs take-out when you can simply make delicious Falafels at home? If you have never tried Mixed Bean Falafel then I insist you try these whenever you get time. Enjoy your tea-time with this easy and delicious snack.

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Serves 15-18 Falafels

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ Cup mixed bean (black bean, black eye bean, red bean), soaked for 6-8hrs
  • ½ Cup onion, chopped
  • ¼ Cup parsley, chopped
  • ¼ Cup coriander, chopped
  • 3-4 Green Chilies, chopped
  • 3-4 Garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 ½ Tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 Tsp coriander powder
  • 1 Tsp red chili powder (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour, for binding
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ Cup- ¾ Cup bread crumbs
  • Coconut oil/ cooking oil for deep frying

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Recipe:

Step 1- Take soaked beans, chopped onion, garlic, green chilies, coriander leaves, parsley,  and cumin seeds to a grinder jar and grind to a coarse mixture. Transfer to a mixing bowl

Step 2- Add coriander powder, red chili powder, lemon juice, bread crumbs, all-purpose flour, and salt and mix it. Refrigerate the mixture for an hour or two

Step 3- Heat oil in a deep frying pan. Take out the mixture from the fridge and divide the mixture into 15-18 equal portions and make balls. Flatten them a bit using your fingers and dust them with breadcrumbs. Keep them on a plate. Drop a small portion of the mixture to check if the oil is hot enough for deep frying

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Step 4-  Deep fry the balls on medium. Adjust heat to fry the balls from inside too. Too hot oil can leave the balls uncooked from inside. Fry them until golden brown and crisp. Drain them on a paper towel. Fry the rest balls in batches

Serve warm with your choice of sauce and enjoy the crispy from outside and soft from inside Falafels.

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Achari Paneer Pizza | Thin Crust Achari Paneer Pizza | Whole Wheat Pizza Recipe

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Pizza is relished by almost everyone and nowadays pizza is available in various types. Imagine a freshly baked pizza with the perfect crust, melting mozzarella cheese and tangy achari topping. Yeah, you heard me right! Achari Topping. This pizza is prepared with homemade achari masala and it tastes tangy, a bit spicy, and absolutely delicious. Indulge yourself in healthy, guilt-free, and desi Indian flavor pizza.

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This pizza s must try for people who love paneer and those who want to try something different than regular pizza. Treat your taste buds with this absolutely yummylicious and mouth-watering pizza.

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Stop being guilty about enjoying your favorite pizza. 😀 Bake your own pizza with whole-wheat flour to avoid the guilt and enjoy every bite of it. ❤ Although achari masala is available at every Indian store but as I always say nothing beats the taste of homemade freshly made masala. All you need is 8-10mins and few spices…and your achari masala is ready.

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Serves 2 Medium Thin Crust Pizza

Ingredients:

For Pizza Dough

  • ¾ Cup whole wheat flour +¼ cup all-purpose flour (or ½ cup all-purpose flour + ½ cup whole-wheat flour)
  • 1 Tsp pizza crust yeast
  • ½ Cup warm water (or as required)
  • 1 ½ Tsp oil
  • 1 Tsp sugar
  • ¼ Tsp salt

For Marination

  •  1 Cup Paneer, cut into bite-size or as desired
  • 1 Cup capsicum, cube or Julians (green, red yellow)
  • 3 Tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 1 ½ Tbsp achari masala
  • 1 Tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 Tsp dried Kasuri methi
  • 1 Tsp coriander powder
  • 1 Tsp red chili powder
  • ½ Tsp amchur powder
  • ¼ Tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt as required
  • 1 Tsp mustard oil

For Achari Masala

  • 3-4 Whole dry red chilies
  • 1 Tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1 Tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 Tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 Tsp black caraway seeds

Pizza Topping Ingredients

  • Pizza sauce
  • Grated Mozzarella cheese
  • Chili flakes
  • Pizza seasoning
  • Few onion slices

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Recipe:

Step 1- Heat a griddle and dry roast all the spices mentioned under achari masala. When spices turn aromatic turn off the flame and grind them to a smooth powder

 

Step 2- In a mixing bowl take all the spices mentioned under marination ingredients, mustard oil, required salt and mix with greek yogurt. Add the cubed paneer and veggies. Mix everything

 

Step 3- Add achari masala and gently mix everything. Marinate and leave overnight or  4-6hours for the better result or at least leave for a 2hours minimum

 

Step 4- In a large mixing bowl take warm water, pizza crust yeast, sugar, salt, and oil.Dissolve and let it sit for 2mins. Add the flours to the bowl and using a spatula or spoon mix everything. Knead the dough for 4-5mins and cover the bowl. Leave the dough for 30-40mins. The dough will rise

You can add half of the all-purpose flour and half of the whole wheat flour or use only whole wheat flour or only all-purpose flour to bake this pizza

 

 

Step 5- Pre-heat oven at 475ºF. Dust a rolling board and divide the dough into 2 equal parts. Take one portion and roll into a thin crust. Grease and dust with flour a pizza baking tray and place the pizza base

 

Step 6- Spread pizza sauce all over the base using a spoon. Spread grated cheese and top with the marinated achari paneer and some onion slices

 

 

Step 7- Sprinkle chilli flakes and pizza seasoning as desired and place the tray in the heated oven. Bake the pizza for 12-15mins or until the crust is brown and crispy. Remove and serve

 

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Whole Wheat Chocolate Cookies | Whole Wheat Choco- Chip Cookies | Whole Wheat Cookies

These are a bit crunchy and a bit soft textured cookies. I guess these are one of the best cookies I have made so far. Healthy, guilt-free and Oh-so addictive. ❤

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There are many ways to make choco-chip cookies, with eggs or eggless, with all-purpose flour or with whole wheat flour, or by mixing both of them, with or without cocoa powder etc…etc…and etc. 😀 So make your own version of cookies with your favorite dark/ light or white choco-chips and enjoy. You can bake these cookies right after making dough though I recommend refrigerating for 30-40mins as this helps the cookies to stay in shape without spreading out all over the baking tray.

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These homemade cookies are healthy as they are made with whole wheat flour and instead of using white sugar I have used brown sugar here. You can replace butter with sugar oil to make it more healthy. SO there is no need to feel guilty about enjoying those extra cookies from the jar. 😉

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Enjoy these cookies with some warm milk or a cup of coffee. 🙂 Store in an airtight jar and enjoy any time of the day.

Serves 20 Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 2 Cups whole-wheat flour
  • 1 Cup olive oil or melted butter
  • 1 Cup brown sugar
  • 1 Egg white
  • ½ Tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ Tsp salt (if using unsalted butter or olive oil)
  • 1 Tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tsp baking powder
  • ¼ Tsp baking soda
  • ½ Cup choco-chips

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Recipe:

Step 1- In a mixing bowl take melted butter, sugar, vanilla extract, and egg white. Using a whisk or spatula mix very well. Add the Stir in whole wheat flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt (if using), cocoa powder, and choco-chips

Step 2- Mix everything with a spatula and then gather the whole mixture to form a dough. Do not knead the mixture. Divide the mixture into two equal parts an make logs out of it. Roll them in a parchment paperRefrigerate the mixture for 30-40mins

Step 3- Pre-heat the oven at 375ºF. Take out the rolled dough from the fridge and cut them into round cookies, ¼inch thick cookie. Place them on a baking tray and bake for 12-14mins

Step 4- Remove the tray from the oven and let the cookies cool down completely before storing in an airtight container

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Whole Wheat Crust Pizza | Whole Wheat Crust Veg Pizza | Homemade Instant Pizza

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Who doesn’t love Pizza? Isn’t that we all have our own favorite kind of Pizza. Pizzas are delicious! The freshly baked pizza with lots of cheese, toppings, and Italian seasoning…smells heavenly. But the amount of guilt it brings with just a slice is too much. 😀 We eat Pizza once or twice a month so you can see how much guilt I am into. 😛 So finally after so many days of eating Pizza outside, I tried my hands on a healthy pizza crust made with whole wheat.

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I have used pizza crust yeast which requires no proofing. You can instantly bake the pizza after kneading the dough, though I recommend leaving the dough for 20-30mins meanwhile, gather all the sauce and prepare the toppings. With this easy-peasy recipe, you can make pizza any day and any time.

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For pizza toppings, I have used all color capsicum, pickled jalapenos, and paneer.   Now your Pizza your favorite topping and enjoy pizza without any guilt. 😀

Try this easy cheesy pizza bun recipe too for your next pizza night!

Serves 3 Thin crust pizza (6 slices each)

Ingredients: 

  • 2 ¼ Cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 Envelope pizza crust yeast
  • 2/3 Cup warm water (or as required for kneading the dough)
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 ½ Tsp sugar
  • ¼ Tsp salt

For Pizza Topping (For 2 Thin Crust Pizza)

  • 6-8 Tbsp Pizza sauce
  • 1 cup grated Mozzarella cheese
  • ½ Cup mixed capsicum, chopped into cubes on thinly sliced (green, yellow, red)
  • 10-12 pickled jalapeno peppers pieces
  • 2 Tbsp paneer, cut into small bite-size pieces
  • 2 Tbsp pizza seasoning
  • 2 Tsp chili flakes

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Recipe:

Step 1- In a bowl take warm water, pizza crust yeast, sugar, salt, and olive oil. Let the mixture get frothy and then add this to the whole wheat flour and knead to a smooth dough. Add more water if required. The dough will be little sticky but it’s fine

 

Step 2- Knead the dough for a good 4-5mins. Grease a bowl and leave the dough for 20-30mins. The dough will be doubled now. Meanwhile, gather all the pizza topping ingredients

 

Step 3- Pre-heat oven at 475ºF for 15mins.

Divide the dough into 3 equal parts and roll one into a medium size pizza (12-14inches circle). Gently press the dough using your fingertips. Place 2tbsp of pizza sauce and spread evenly

 

Step 4- Grease a pizza pan and dust with flour. Using the help of the pizza tray place the pizza dough on the pizza pan and spread grated cheese on the dough. Add your favorite toppings. Sprinkle pizza seasoning and chili flakes

 

 

Step 5- Place the pizza pan in the heated oven and bake for 16mins or until the crust is brown and crisp. Remove from the oven. Slice and serve

 

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Paneer Tikka Sandwich | Sandwich Recipes

Do you guys like Paneer Tikka? or by any chance wanna try a different, tasty, and healthy Sandwich recipe with Paneer? Try this Indian Paneer Tikka Sandwich for a change from the regular Sandwiches and I assure you, it won’t disappoint you at all. 😀

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A very simple, easy, and tasty Breakfast recipe with North Indian Tikka flavor. This is a delicious and spicy Sandwich recipe with less and fresh ingredients already available in your kitchen pantry. On your busy weekday mornings, all you need is a pack of whole wheat bread or multi-grain bread, fresh veggies, and few ingredients to make this healthy Sandwich.

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This delicious Paneer Tikka Sandwich can also be a quick fix for your tea-time snack or an easy-peasy yummy lunch box meal for you and your family. Do try this mouth-watering Sandwich.

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Serves 4

Ingredients:

For Marination

  • 1 Cup paneer, cut into small bite-size pieces
  • 2 Tbsp hung curd or greek yogurt
  • 1 ½ Tsp tikka masala
  • 1 Tsp red chili powder
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt as required

For Sandwich

  • 8 Whole wheat bread slices (or multi-grain bread or white bread)
  • ½ Cup green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ Cup onion, thinly sliced
  • Green chutney, as required
  • Sour cream, as required
  • Salt as required
  • 3 Tbsp oil/ butter
  • A handful of green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • A handful of onion, thinly sliced

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Recipe:

Step 1- In a mixing bowl, take all the marination ingredients and marinate the paneer. Refrigerate overnight or at least for 3-4hrs

Step 2- Heat oil or butter in a pan and shallow fry the marinated paneer until golden brown and crisp. Transfer to a plate

Step 3- In the same pan add oil or butter if required and half fry the chopped bell peppers. Transfer them to plate

Step 4- Add 1tsp-1tbsp of oil or butter and fry onions until translucent and soft. Transfer them too to a plate

Step 5- Using a toaster or the pan, toast the bread slices. Apply green chutney on all one side of all the bread slices. Take one slice and place few fried bell pepper and onions, and paneer. Top with raw onion slices and bell pepper slices. Top with sour cream or any of your favorite sauce and cover with a bread slice

Serve with chutney or sauce or mayo and enjoy. 🙂

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Chilli Paneer | Chilli Paneer Gravy | Indo Chinese Recipe

Even though I am a huge fan of Indo Chinese food and especially that street side food but I but I always try to limit eating outside. Chilli Panner is one my favorite dish and so I prefer making it at home and you know what’s the best part about cooking it at home is? You can always adjust the sauce and spices according to your taste and preference. Try this quick and easy recipe at home and treat your taste buds with this mouth-watering Chilli Paneer.

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Chilli Paneer is one of the most ordered dishes at any Indo Chinese restaurant. Many prefer eating it as a starter and many order it with a side dish. You can even roll them in a tortilla and serve this as a hot n spicy mouth-watering Chilli Paneer Roll. This is a perfect recipe that goes well with Veg or Non-Veg Fried Rice or Hakka Noodles.

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Serves 4

Ingredients:

For Paneer Marination

  • 250 Gms Paneer, cut into cubes or desired shape
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • Salt as required
  • Oil for shallow or deep frying

Other Ingredients

  • 1 Green bell pepper, cut into squares or desired shape
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into squares or desired shape
  • 1 Small onion, cut into squares or desired shape
  • 1 Tbsp garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Tsp ginger- finely chopped
  • 2-3 Green Chilies, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp red chili sauce, or as desired
  • 1 Tbsp green chili sauce, or as desired
  • 1 Tbsp tomato ketchup
  •  ¼ Tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 Tsp vinegar
  • ½ Cup water
  • Salt a required
  • 2 Tbsp oil

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Recipe:

Step 1- In a mixing bowl take all-purpose flour, cornstarch, and required salt. Add few tbsp of water to make a thick paste. Marinate the paneer and leave for 15-20mins

 

Step 2- Heat oil in a deep frying pan and shallow fry the marinated paneer on the medium flame until golden and crispy and remove on a kitchen towel

 

Step 3- To the same pan add the chopped ginger, garlic, and green chilies. When the garlic turns a bit golden add capsicum and onions and fry on high flame for 2mins

 

Step 4- Then add soy sauce, red chili sauce, ketchup, black pepper powder, and required salt. Add ½ cup of water and the leftover batter from marinated paneer to make the gravy. Mix everything well

 

Step 5- Add the shallow fried paneer and vinegar. Mix well and turn off the flame. Serve warm with Fried Rice or Hakka Noodles

 

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Pesto And Boiled Egg Bhurji Sandwich​ | Hard Boiled Egg Bhurji With Pesto Sandwich

Pesto sauce is my new favorite sauce for Sandwiches and Pasta. I first had Pesto spaghetti at a restaurant and since then I wanted to try making Pesto Sauce at home but somehow either I have been lazy or short of ingredients. So, I finally got a jar of fresh Pesto from Costco.

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Whole wheat or whole grain bread, some scrambled or boiled eggs with veggies and a right amount of pesto is a Super Breakfast for me and you too are going to love this Sandwich. This sandwich takes hardly 15min of yours and your yummy and healthy breakfast is ready or this could be your perfect and easy lunch box recipe.

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Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 4 Whole wheat bread Slices
  • 2 Hard boiled egg, peeled and grated
  • 1 egg
  • ½ Cup onion, finely chopped
  • ½ Cup tomato, finely chopped
  • 2 Green chilies, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
  • ¼ Tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp pesto sauce
  • 2 Tbsp ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp butter/ oil

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Recipe:

Step 1- Chop all the veggies and grate the boiled eggs. Keep them in a separate plate

Step 2- Heat butter in a skillet pan, and all the veggies together and fry on a high flame. Pour the egg and black pepper powder to the pan

Step 3- Gently scramble the egg on medium flame and add the grated boiled eggs. Add Pesto and mix everything well. Mix in the required salt, lemon juice, and pesto sauce. Turn off the flame

Step 4- Meanwhile the mixture cools down a bit toast the bread slices in a toaster or in a pan until they turn crusty

Step 5- Take a bread slice, apply desired ketchup and spread the pesto bhurji mixture evenly on the bread slice

Step 6- Cover the filling with another slice of bread and gently press down with a spatula or hand. Serve warm with ketchup

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