Thursday, September 10, 2015

Apple Avocado juice


Green apple - 1 
Avacado - 1/2 
Banana - 1
Dates - 2


Blend all fruits in a blender till there's no chunks 

This juice is thick, rich and a very good energizer to start the day !! I swear to those who stay away from Avocado that you don't  even feel the flavor of it .:)

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Paneer Butter Masala

My world revolves around Paneer these days as Paneer dish is the first word that my kids utter  when given a choice. So I have no choice and looking all around to get something new with Paneer all the time..But this Paneer butter masala is good for people like us to who Paneer is not the piece of cake but still would look for some rich gravy with rice/roti.

  1. Paneer - 1 cup(around 20 pieces)
  2. Onion - 1/2
  3. Big Tomatoes -  3-4
  4. Ginger - 1/4 tsp
  5. Garlic - 4 pods
  6. Cashew nuts - 10
  7. Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  8. Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  9. Red chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
  10. Heavy cream(or Milk) - 1 tbsp
  11. Butter - 3 tbsp
  12. Kasoori Methi 
  13. Salt - as needed

  1. Heat butter with 1/2 tsp of oil in a pan and add ginger garlic 
  2. Add onions and saute with salt to bring in some moisture. 
  3. Add tomatoes and cook the mixture in low flame for 10 mts. 
  4. Add in the cashew nuts and all the spices(coriander powder, garam masala, red chilli powder)
  5. Remove the mixture from flame after few mts and keep it aside
  6. Grind the mixture in a mixer 
  7. Heat little oil in a pan,  fry paneer cubes in low flame and keep it aside
  8. Heat oil in another pan, add the grinded mixture and bring it to boil
  9. Rub in kasoori methi for the restaurant style flavor and add the heavy cream(or milk)
  10. Add paneer cubes and boil the mixture for few mts. 
  11. Remove the mixture from the flame and the delicious panner butter masala is ready to serve with Rice/Roti. 

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Paneer Fried Rice

I have started making fried rice regularly as the school has started and kids demand on fried rice is more these days :). Its absolutely delicious and reminds me of my childhood memories . Those were the days when we look for all opportunities to have fried rice...But I didnt know its very easy to make until I tried once.

  1. Basmati rice - 2 cups
  2. Beans - 1/2 cup
  3. Carrots - 1/2 cups
  4. Green pepper - 1/2
  5. Paneer - 2 cups
  6. White Onion - 1
  7. Green onions - 2
  8. Garlic - 6-7 cloves
  9. Pepper - 1/2 tsp
  10. Soy sauce - 2- 2 1/4 tsp
  11. Red Chilli sauce - 1/2 tsp
  12. Salt - as needed
  13. Oil - 4-5  tbsp

  1. Boil basmati rice with water(ratio doesnt matter here...but if you are particular use rice: water 1:2) in a vessel for 10 mts.
  2. Add half of the salt to the boiling rice
  3. Drain the water and cool the rice in a large plate
  4. Fry paneer with little oil in low flame for few mts till it turns light golden brown
  5. Heat 3 tbsp in a pan and add garlic 
  6. When the garlic starts turning light brown, add onions and salt
  7. Then add vegetables one by one in every 5 mts(I added first beans, then carrots and then green pepper)
  8. Cook the vegetables in low flame for 5-10 mts till the raw smell is gone
  9. Add the pepper powder and mix well. 
  10. Add the paneer to the boiling mixture and saute in low flame
  11. Now its time to add our favorite soy sauce and chilli sauce which gives the chinese fried rice flavor. 
  12. Head the mixture for 2-3 mts.  Add green onions and remove it from the flame
  13. Add the mixture to the rice and mix throughly but slowly 

Paneer fried rice is ready for attack :)

Strawberry Smootie

This is a perfect drink to start the mornings. I love the color and it tastes great !!!..


  1. Strawberry - 1 cup
  2. Grapes - 1 cup
  3. Banana - 1
  4. Cherry - 1/2 cup
  5. Millk - 1 cup

Method : Blend all ingredients in the blender till you dont find any chunks.