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ghee roast brinjals recipe with step wise photos and a very quick video recipe. brinjals are sauted in clarified butter and seasoned with black pepper.

Ghee roast brinjals is a very easy recipe prepared with just 5 ingredients. This recipe can be served with indian roti or parathas.Sometimes you can even use this recipe as a base for your sandwiches. You can even combine this garlicky flavored sauted eggplants with your pastas too.

ghee roast brinjals recipe with step wise photos and a very quick video recipe. I adopted this recipe from my mother who used to make this simple brinjals once a week. brinjals translates to “baigan” in hindi.

It feels so good to be back here on the blog after such a long time. Now, many of you have the question about my unplanned kinda vacation from blogging without any notice. well, life gets busy sometimes

watch ghee roast brinjals recipe video:

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coming back to recipe, As i have said, brinjals are sauted and seasoned with black pepper.This recipe simple and can be prepared under 10 mins.

few common questions about this reicpe

can we use eggplants?

yes, technically brinjals, aubergine and eggplants are the same.

what are the herbs/seasonings we can use in this recipe?

oregano or rosemerry goes best with this recipe as per my opinion. I tried to keep this recipe pretty simple so used black pepper powder only. If you want to give some indian touch then you can use turmeric powder and a pinch of red chili powder too.

can we use salted butter to prepare sauted brinjals?

yes you can. I have used clarified homemade butter which is known as “ghee” in india.

can we freeze this recipe?

I don’t recommend to prepare this recipe in advance and serve later.

serving suggestions

goes best with indian roti and parathas. you can use this brinjals as a base for your kathi rolls, sandwiches and pasta. I served this as a part of my indian meal.

reasons to love this recipe,
  • spuer easy to prepare
  • can be prepare in 10 mins
  • prepared using 5 ingredients
  • perfect lunchbox recipe
  • ingredients are easily available
so, how to make sauted brinjals recipe? step by step photos:

wash your brinjals and slice them. soak in a water and keep aside.

take a pan and heat ghee.

add cumin and asafoetida.Asafoetida is totally optional.

add sliced brinjals and minced garlic.

add salt to your taste and black pepper powder.

mix them well.

cook them for 10 min on medium flame. Check if brinjals are soft enough and cooked perfectly.

serve hot with chapati and rice.

similar recipes on the blog,

ghee roast brinjals

  • 1.5 cup brinjals (sliced)
  • 1 tbsp ghee/clarified butter
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • a pinch of asafoetida
  • 1/4 tsp minced garlic
  • black pepper powder to taste ([approx 1 tsp])
  1. wash your brinjals and slice them. soak in a water and keep aside.

  2. take a pan and heat ghee.add cumin and asafoetida.Asafoetida is totally optional.

  3. add sliced brinjals and minced garlic.add salt to your taste and black pepper powder.

  4. mix them well.

  5. cook them for 10 min on medium flame.Check if brinjals are soft enough and cooked perfectly.

  6. serve hot with chapati and rice.

have a great day ahead!

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brinjal rice recipe | Karnataka vangi bath recipe with step by step photos and a quick video recipe. Brinjal rice is a flavorful, delicious and easy to prepare Karnataka style rice recipe mainly prepared with sliced brinjals. I have already shared vangi bath masala powder recipe on the blog which is a must-need ingredient for this recipe.

brinjal rice recipe | Karnataka vangi bath recipe with step by step photos and a quick video recipe. Brinjal rice is actually a famous recipe in both Maharashtrian and Karnataka cuisine. Each region has its own taste. however, The main difference is Maharashtrian cuisine uses goda masala powder and Karnataka style uses special vangi bath masala powder.

watch brinjal rice recipe video:

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rktIzcqPeN8?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent&w=980&h=552]

The preparation of this brinjal rice is pretty simple. Cook the sliced brinjals to soft and then season it with vangi bath powder. You can use ready-made bath powder in this recipe however, I am using a home-made version of the masala. Apart from the masala, You can use any variant of brinjals. I am using green brinjals here.

so, overall this rice is

  • perfect tiffin box recipe
  • so delicious
  • easy to prepare
  • prepared almost under 10 ingredients
  • light to consume
  • can be prepared in 15 mins
  • ingredients are easily available
similar recipes so, how to make vangi bath recipe? step by step photos:

wash brinjals and slice them thinly. same way slice onions. you can even use finely chopped onions.

boil your plain rice first and keep aside(do not add salt at this stage).

heat oil in pan.

add mustard and cumin seeds.

when the seeds crackle, add curry leaves and onion. mix well.

add chili and ginger.

add sliced brinjals.

add bath masala powder and salt to taste.

add water and cook the brinjals until soften.

once the brinjals are cooked, add boiled rice and mix well.

garnish with coriander and serve hot with raita.

vangi bath recipe – how to make brinjal rice recipe

  • 2-3 medium brinjals ([1 cup approx])
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 1 medium onion (sliced)
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp vangi bath powder
  • 1 medium green chili (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup water (to cook brinjals)
  • 1 inch ginger (grated/chopped)
  • coriander (for garnishing)
to boil rice
  • 1 cup rice (*i have used sona masoori here)
  • 3 cup water (to boil rice)
  1. wash brinjals and slice them thinly. same way slice onions. you can even use finely chopped onions.

  2. boil your plain rice first and keep aside(do not add salt at this stage)

  3. heat oil in pan.

  4. add mustard and cumin seeds.x

  5. add mustard and cumin seeds.

  6. when the seeds crackle, add curry leaves and onion. mix well.

  7. add chili and ginger.

  8. add sliced brinjals.

  9. add bath masala powder and salt to taste.

  10. add water and cook the brinjals until soften.

  11. once the brinjals are cooked, add boiled rice and mix well.

  12. garnish with coriander and serve hot with raita.

have a great day!

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sev puri recipe | how to make sev poori chaat at home recipe. I don’t need to say , how famous this dish is. Sev-puri is one of the mouth-watering recipes among chaats in India.It is basically a street food from mumbai.I eat Panipuri,sevpuri and bhel anytime. You will find sev-puri and many other chaat recipes on streets in most of the cities.Nowadays even five-star hotel, several other joints offer sev puri, pani puri and chats in their menu.

sev puri recipe | how to make sev poori chaat at home recipe. When you are in pune, You may find SPDP,Sev-bataka puri and masala puri at any chat wala’s store.These recipes are very similar to each other but still they have a unique taste.

Sev-puri chat is spicy ,tangy and sweet with so many different ingredients. What makes this dish unique is the different texture of their ingredients.

watch sev batata puri recipe video:

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It is very easy to assemble sev-puri.All you need is,

  • Puris or papdies – crispy fried puries
  • Green chutney – Spicy chutney made from coriander and mint.
  • Tamrind chutney – sweet and tangy chutney
  • Red chutney -[optional] garlic chutney
  • Veggies – boil potatoes, chopped onion and tomatoes.

And you are done.

You need to serve sev-puri immediately after assembling otherwise your Puri will become soggy.

I recommend you to prepare chutney one day before. It will save your time. you can make as many variations of stuffing according to your liking. I have shared Panipuri and dahi papdi chaat recipe here on the blog. there is a basic tutorial on how to make puri for panipuri.

Do check them and enjoy.

recipe card for sev puri recipe | how to make sev poori chaat at home recipe:

sev puri recipe | how to make sev poori chaat at home recipe

  • 6 puris /papdi
  • 1 medium potato (boiled)
  • 6-7 tsp green chutney
  • 4-5 tsp red spicy chutney (optional)
  • 6-7 tsp tamarind chutney
  • 1 medium tomato (finely chopped)
  • 1 medium onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup besan sev
  • fresh coriander (to garnish)
  • a pinch of red chili powder
  • a pinch of chaat masala
  • 1/2 cup curd
  • 1.5 tbsp powdered sugar
  1. mix curd and sugar and keep aside.

  2. take puri and make a hole at the center with the help of thumb.

  3. stuff a tsp of boiled potato into each puris.

  4. add curd.

  5. add a tsp of green chutney into each puris.

  6. add a tsp more tamarind chutney.

  7. sprinkle and spread a generous amount of finely chopped onions over it.

  8. also sprinkle and spread finely chopped tomatoes over it.

  9. then sprinkle chilli powder, roasted cumin powder, chaat masala.

  10. furthermore, sprinkle black salt or salt to taste.

  11. then sprinkle and spread handful of thin sev.

  12. finally, top up with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve immediately.

have a great day!

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carrot stir-fry recipe| how to make carrot poriyal recipe with step by step photos and a very quick video recipe. carrot stir-fry is one the easiest side dish recipe goes best with any indian breads like chapati or plain paratha. This recipe is a perfect everyday recipe as it can be prepared in just 10 mins.

carrot stir-fry recipe| how to make carrot poriyal recipe with step by step photos and a very quick video recipe. This recipe is very much inspired by the south indian poriyal recipe. I think the authentic south Indian poriyal recipe have urad dal as a side lentil and I have used moong dal here. In case, You are new to Indian cooking then please check this basic Indian pulses and lentil guide for more reference.

watch carrot stir-fry recipe video:

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kk18hbhF5l0?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent&w=980&h=552]

now you may wonder, what poriyal means actually? well, poriyal is a Tamil word for sauteed or stir- fried (dish).

This carrot stirfry is so delicious in taste and you know! super easy to prepare.Also, this recipe is a less oil recipe. It is made from very minimal ingredients. You can sometimes add urad dal instead of moong of chana dal. I have seen some poriyal versions also includes onion in tadka, but i am avoiding it. This carrot poriyal is a typical no onion no garlic dry curry recipe.

 

now, coming to the serving of this poriyal, This recipe is a dry curry recipe so it can be served with simple chapati or plain paratha. However, poriyal is usually served with sambar, rasam, curd, and rice.

I have used dry coconut (semi powdered form) in this recipe but you can always try fresh coconut in this recipe. Also, you can grate the carrots but is used a thinly diced form of carrots here.

before moving to the detailed procedure, below are some

reasons to love this carrot poriyal recipe,
  • perfect tiffin box recipe
  • perfect recipe for a busy weekday
  • less oil recipe
  • no onion no garlic recipe
  • super easy to prepare
  • delicious in taste
  • can be prepared under 10 ingredients
  • ingredients are easily available
so, how to make carrot stir-fry recipe? stepwise photos:

Peel the skin of the carrots and chop in medium pieces or grate it(as you prefer).

Heat oil in a kadai, splutter the mustard seeds, curry leaves, and asafoetida.

Add green chillies and fry for a minute.

Add moong dal and coconut.

saute for a while.

Add the carrots.

add turmeric powder, red chili powder and salt.

add water and mix well. Cover and let it cook till the carrot is soft but not mushy.

Once all the moisture dries up, remove from stove.

Microwave Method

Add the tadka, carrot, green chillies, coconut and required salt in a microwave safe bowl and micro cook for 5 minutes in full power.

Toss everything once in between.

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carrot stir-fry reicpe| carrot poriyal recipe

for tadka:
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp moong dal
  • a pinch of asafoetida
other
  • 3 medium carrots (diced or grated)
  • 2 small green chilies (optional)
  • 1/2 tbsp coconut (grated or dry powdered)
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chili powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup water (to cook curry)
  1. Peel the skin of the carrots and chop in medium pieces or grate it(as you prefer).

  2. Heat oil in a kadai, splutter the mustard seeds,curry leaves and asafoetida.

  3. Add green chillies and fry for a minute.

  4. Add moong dal and coconut.

  5. saute for a while.

  6. Add the carrots.

  7. add turmeric powder, red chili powder and salt.

  8. add water and mix well. Cover and let it cook till the carrot is soft but not mushy.

  9. Once all the moisture dries up, remove from stove.

Microwave Method

  • Add the tadka, carrot, green chillies, coconut and required salt in a microwave safe bowl and micro cook for 5 minutes in full power.
  • Toss everything once in between.

recipe notes,
  • if you are using grated carrots then add less amount of water.

have a great day!

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vangi bhath masala powder recipe | vangi bath powder recipe with a very quick video recipe. Vangi bath powder is south Indian masala recipe basically belongs to Karnataka cuisine.vangi bath masala powder recipe is a traditional spice mix for vangi bhath rice recipe.

vangi bhath masala powder recipe | vangi bath powder recipe with a very quick video recipe. Vangi bath is a authetic rice recipe where vangi means brinjals or eggplants and bath means rice. Vangi bhath is a flavorful yet very simple rice recipe usually find in south Indian households. There is no doubt that the flavor in bhath is only because of the use of this aromatic and unique vangi bath masala powder.

watch vangi bhath powder recipe video:

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSzPSG5_km8?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent&w=980&h=552]

vangi bhath masala can be used to prepare stir fry or palyas. they add more flavours for our routine palya recipes. the masala has a rich aroma and little more spicy than puliyogare masala. vangi bhath masala can also be used to prepare masala bhath. I always prefer to freshly prepare masala. however, you can also prepare in large quantity and store in airtight container.

some tips for making bath powder,

  • firstly, to prepare vangi bhath masala in large quantity, increase the proportion accordingly.
  • furthermore, roast the masala on low to medium flame without burning the spices.
  • additionally, add few curry leaves for more flavors while roasting masala.
  • finally, store in airtight container once cooled completely.
  • Each households have their own variation to make this masala, I tried to make this recipe as simple as possible.(please share your version in the comment below)
similar recipes on the blog,

vangi bath powder recipe

  • 1 tbsp chana dal
  • 1 tbsp toor dal
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp dry coconut
  • 4-5 dry red chilies
  1. heat pan .

  2. add all ingredients into the pan.

  3. roast them on medium flame until golden brown.

  4. let it cool for few minutes

  5. transfer them in a mixer jar.

  6. crush to a coarse powder.

  7. store in air tight container.

  • To prepare vangi bhath masala in large quantity, increase the proportion accordingly.
  • roast the masala on low to medium flame without burning the spices.
  • add few curry leaves for more flavors while roasting masala.
  • store in airtight container once cooled completely.
  • Each households have their own variation to make this masala, I tried to make this recipe as simple as possible.(please share your version in the comment below)

have a good day!

 

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whipped cream frosting | how to make perfect whipped cream frosting recipe at home with stepwise photos and a very quick video. whipped cream is the frosting I love in my cakes. Whipped cream is very easy to prepare but sometimes it gets tricky to get the perfect texture. I used this whipped cream in this recipe.

whipped cream frosting | how to make perfect whipped cream frosting recipe at home with stepwise photos and a very quick video.  It is said that whipped cream was found in 16th century. Whipped cream is foamy cream which is used in various desserts.

watch how to make whipped cream frosting recipe video

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8FSeSbRl_s?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent&w=980&h=552]

before start making whipped cream, make sure that the bowl you are using is chilled as this will helps to get the perfect texture. In India, you will usually get two kinds of whipping cream. one is dairy whipped cream and the other one is non-dairy cream. Non-dairy cream is made from soy milk.

below are few tips for making whipped cream for cakes

  • Start with chilled heavy cream. Cold cream whips up the quickest and lightest; chilling the bowl and whisk or beaters for at least 15 minutes before whipping the cream will speed things along, too.
  • Use a large chilled bowl .
  • Start slowly whisking, whipping, or beating the cream.
  • Increase the speed once any sugar or vanilla is incorporated into the cream.
  • Avoid over-whipping the cream.
so, how to make whipped cream at home? step by step photos

Place mixer bowl and whisk in the freezer for at least 20 minutes to chill.

Pour heavy whipping cream, sugar and vanilla into the cold bowl and whisk on high speed until medium to stiff peaks form, about 1 minute.

Do not over beat.

whipped cream frosting

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1-2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • few drops of vanilla essence (optional)
  1. Place mixer bowl and whisk in the freezer for at least 20 minutes to chill.

  2. Pour heavy whipping cream, sugar and vanilla into the cold bowl and whisk on high speed until medium to stiff peaks form, about 1 minute.

  3. Do not over beat.

 

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garam masala powder recipe| Punjabi garam masala recipe with stepwise photos and a very quick video recipe. garam masala is an inportant spice blend of indian cooking. Garam masala is a unique spice blend that is used along with other Indian seasonings.

garam masala powder recipe| Punjabi garam masala recipe with stepwise photos and a very quick video recipe. The word “garam” refers to “heating the body” in the Ayurvedic sense of the word as these spices are believed to elevate body temperature in Ayurvedic medicine. The recipe i am going to share today is a Punjabi style garam masala recipe.

watch garam masala recipe video:

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=99qhln5Uows?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent&w=980&h=552]

I have shared so many recipes that have garam masala. There are so many brands who serves the best garam masala in the market, however, this time, I choose to make it at home. You can store this recipe for 6 months(approx) in the refrigerator. Making of garam masala takes only 10 min. You just have to dry roast the ingredients.

before making garam masala, below are few notes on the recipe,

  • first, make sure there is no hidden mold or fungi or insects growing on them. if yes, then discard these spices.
  • use fresh spices and not old ones.
  • you can sundry the spices instead of roasting( i choose to roast spices because sometimes i didn’t get enough sunlight)
  • while using cinnamon, use the true cinnamon (Ceylon cinnamon) and not cassia. to know how to find the difference, you can read this post here

similar recipes on the blog, so, how to make garam masala at home? step by step photos

pick the fresh ingredients first.

heat pan and transfer coriander seeds in that.

add mace flower, black cardamom, cinnamon, green cardamom, star anise and cloves.

add black pepper corns and bay leaves.

roast for 4 to 5 mins on medium flame until it leaves aroma.

transfer the roasted ingredients into the mixer jar.

crush to a smooth powder.

store in airtight container.

punjabi garam masala recipe

  • 1/4 cup corinader seeds
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 to 2 nos black cardamom
  • 2 nos mace flower
  • 3-4 nos cinnamon sticks
  • 1/2 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp green cardamom
  • 2 nos star anise
  • 4-5 nos bay leaves
  • 1/2 tsp cloves
  1. pick the fresh ingredients first.

  2. heat pan and transfer coriander seeds in that.

  3. add mace flower, black cardamom, cinnamon, green cardamom, star anise and cloves.

  4. add black pepper corns and bay leaves.

  5. roast for 4 to 5 mins on medium flame until it leaves aroma.

  6. transfer the roasted ingredients into the mixer jar.

  7. crush to a smooth powder.

  8. store in airtight container.

  • this garam masala stays fresh for 6 months to one year. store this masala in air tight container.
  • you can use this garam masala in most of the punjabi curries or dal recipes.

recipe notes
  • this garam masala stays fresh for 6 months to one year. store this masala in air tight container.
  • you can use this garam masala in most of the punjabi curries or dal recipes.

have a nice day!

 

 

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