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Microwave Sesame Seed Ladoo (Til ke Ladoo)

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Ingredients:

  • ½ cup sesame seeds
  • ½ cup roasted peanuts
  • ¼ cup roasted chana dal
  • ¼ tsp cardamom powder
  • A pinch of nutmeg powder
  • A pinch of salt

For Syrup

  • ½ cup jaggery
  • 1 tbsp water
  • Ghee to grease palm


Preparation

  • Combine the sesame seed mixture and set aside.
  • In a microwave-safe bowl or pie dish, add jaggery and water. Stir well and microwave at 100% power for 1 minute.
  • Stir again and microwave for 30 seconds. The syrup reaches hard ball consistency at this point.
  • To test this, in a bowl of water, put a few thick drops of the syrup. Roll it between your fingers and drop it on the counter or a hard surface.
  • It should be of hard consistency, making a small sound when dropped.
  • Combine all the dry ingredients to make the sesame mixture and mix with the syrup.
  • Grease your palms well with the ghee and roll the ladoos.
  • Set aside to cool for a few minutes.

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Pongal Recipe: Chana Dal Payasam

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Ingredients:

  • 100 gms boiled chana dal
  • 150 gms jaggery
  • 250 ml water
  • 150 ml coconut milk
  • ½ tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 20 gms cashew nuts
  • 20 gms raisins
  • 20 gms coconut flakes


Preparation

  • Set the microwave programme at 100% micro power level for 15 mins.
  • Add ghee and heat for 2 mins.
  • Add cashew nuts and cook further for 1 min.
  • Add raisins and continue cooking for 1 min.
  • Add coconut flakes and cook for 1 min.
  • Reserve some nuts and coconut flakes for the garnish.
  • Add water along with chopped jaggery and cook further for 2 mins.
  • Now add boiled chana dal and cook for 3 mins.
  • Add coconut milk and continue cooking for 2 mins.
  • Add cardamom and cook for 3 mins till the payasam gets a nice boil.
  • Serve hot, garnished with nuts, coconut flakes and some coconut milk.

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Lohri Recipe: Microwave Paneer Paratha

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Ingredients:

For the dough

  • 2 cups atta (whole wheat flour)
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required

For stuffing

  • 1½ cup paneer
  • 3 tbsp chopped coriander
  • 2 tsp green chillies
  • ½ tsp amchur powder (dry mango powder)
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste

Curd/pickle/green chutney (for serving), optional Other ingredients

  • Atta for rolling
  • Ghee for brushing


Preparation

  • Combine all the dry ingredients for dough and knead into soft, smooth dough using sufficient water.
  • Keep aside and cover with wet muslin.
  • Mix grated paneer with rest of the ingredients for stuffing.
  • Season well and keep aside.
  • To begin, divide the dough and stuffing into 10 even portions
  • Shape dough portions into uniform balls and make cavity for stuffing. Seal the dough well after stuffing.
  • Roll out into circles 125 mm (5’’) in diametre.
  • Grease and pre-heat the tray on H2 mode of Oil Free Cooking.
  • Once the tray is pre-heated, place the parathas on it, grease well on the top side and cook for 9 mins.
  • Now turn the parathas and cook the other side for 3 mins.
  • Serve the paneer parathas hot with curd, pickle or green chutney.
Microwave Garlic Prawns

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Microwave Garlic Prawns

Ingredients:

  • 200gms king prawns
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 8 cloves garlic crushed
  • 2 small red chillies, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


Method:

  • Shell prawns, leave tail intact, remove back vein.
  • In a microwave-safe glass dish, add butter, garlic and chillies.
  • Cook in microwave on HIGH power for 2 minutes, or until butter is bubbling.
  • Add prawns, cook in microwave on HIGH power for 1 to 2 minutes, or until prawns turn pink.
  • Serve immediately, sprinkled with parsley and lemon juice.

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Broccoli cauliflower gravy

Broccoli Cauliflower Gravy Recipe

Cauliflower broccoli gravy goes well with chapathi,roti,rice. It's a very good source of vitamin C and manganese, which are both powerful antioxidants. Cauliflower may also be a natural cancer fighter. This nutritious gravy is a must make.

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Ingredients:

  • 8 broccoli florets (medium)
  • 10 cauliflower florets (medium)
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp cilantro (coriander leaves) finely chopped for garnish
  • Salt to taste

Ingredients to prepare masala: Grind to a smooth paste

  • 1 peeled onion (microwave on PHI for 2 minutes)
  • ¼ cup tomato puree
  • 2 ½ tsp sambhar powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala powder
  • 4 tbsp grated coconut, fresh or dry
  • ¼ cup water

 

PREP TIME: COOK TIME: YEILD: DIFFICULTY LEVEL:
10 Mins 16 Mins 2 Servings Easy

Procedure:

  • Add cumin seeds in oil and prepare tadka by microwaving for 2 mins of PHI mode.
  • Add cauliflower and broccoli and masala in tadka. Mix well and add water.
  • Microwave the ingredients for 12 mins in PHI mode.
  • Garnish with coriander and your dish is ready to serve.

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Chocolate cake

Chocolate Cake Recipe

This easy and delicious chocolate cake recipe will make you go wow today.

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Ingredients:

  • 100 gms maida
  • 100 gms castor sugar
  • 100 gms butter and 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp Cocoa powder
  • 1 tbsp vanilla essence
  • ½ tsp baking powder

 

PREP TIME: COOK TIME: YEILD: DIFFICULTY LEVEL:
10 Mins 3-4 Mins 4 Servings Easy

Procedure:

  • Mix butter, sugar, egg, flour or maida, cocoa powder, vanilla extract. Mix well to form a paste.
  • Grease the container and spread the mixture on it.
  • Microwave the batter for 4 minutes on PHI mode.
  • Sprinkle powdered sugar and pour melted chocolate on it. Dish is ready. Serve hot.

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Grilled Chocolate Banana

Grilled Chocolate Banana Recipe

Lazy day for a sweet tooth? A wonderful and simple dessert to serve at all times.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 banana
  • 2 tbsp miniature marshmallows
  • 1 tbsp semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 tbsp fresh cream

 

PREP TIME: COOK TIME: YEILD: DIFFICULTY LEVEL:
10 Mins 20 Mins 2-3 Servings Easy

Procedure:

  • Slice the banana length wise and open slightly
  • Insert marshmallows and chocolate chips into the sliced banana.
  • Wrap banana in silver foil and grill it on high rack for 20 mins on grill mode.
  • Garnish with chocolate syrup and fresh cream.

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Banana quinoa bars

Banana Quinoa Bars Recipe

Create a baked breakfast recipe for yourself. This is great way to intake quinoa and full of healthy fats, fiber and various other nutrients.

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Ingredients:

  • ½ cup rolled oats (gluten-free, if necessary)
  • ½ cup quinoa
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 2 tbsp crushed cashew nuts and raisins
  • 2 tbsp butter (other nut and seed butters will work)
  • 2 tbsp desiccated coconut
  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup or honey
  • ¼ – ½ cup chocolate chips
  • Coconut oil to grease baking tray

 

PREP TIME: COOK TIME: YEILD: DIFFICULTY LEVEL:
20 Mins 20 Mins 6-9 bars Medium

Procedure:

  • Mash 2 bananas. Mix butter, oats, quinoa, salt and baking powder together.
  • Further add cinnamon powder, desiccated coconut, crushed cashew nut and maple syrup into the mixture. Mix well.
  • Spread the mixture into the container and sprinkle chocolate chips on top of it.
  • Preheat the oven at 180 degrees Celsius for 20 mins on convection mode.
  • Sprinkle sugar on top of it and your dish is ready to serve.

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Naan

Naan Recipe This fail-proof homemade recipe for Indian naan can be the new alternative to your daily roti or paratha. Watch video now: Ingredients:

  • ½ cup maida
  • ½ cup aata
  • 2 tsp dry yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ¾ cup milk
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup curd

 

PREP TIME: COOK TIME: YEILD: DIFFICULTY LEVEL:
35 Mins 10-12 Mins 4 Servings Medium

Procedure to make Dough:

  • Put warm milk in a bowl
  • Add sugar and salt with spoon
  • Add yeast and shake gently to mix
  • Cover bowl and rest the yeast for 5-7 mins in a warm closed place to activate yeast
  • Mix maida with baking powder and baking soda
  • Rub oil with finger tops in maida and aata. Add yeast mixture to the flour and add curd to it to make a soft dough.
  • Keep aside for 30 mins or till it rises and doubles in volume
  • Punch down the dough with hands and knead again till smooth

Procedure to make Naan:

  • Knead dough with oiled fingers. Roll it in a round shape to make laccha naan
  • Brush oil and sprinkle maida. Roll it again to make a round shape.
  • Preheat tawa on low rack for 2 minutes on H2 mode.
  • Brush oil on preheated tawa and place laccha naan on pre heated tawa for 10-15 mins.
  • Spread butter and garnish it with sesame seeds.
  • Your naan is ready. Serve hot.

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Eggs in clouds

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Tired of having same old breakfast everyday? Start your day with this low calorie breakfast with fluffy eggs, cheese and chicken.

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Ingredients:

  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • ¼ cup spring onions, chopped
  • 2 nos steamed chicken sausages, chopped
  • Pepper to taste

 

PREP TIME: COOK TIME: YEILD: DIFFICULTY LEVEL:
8 Mins 06 Mins 2 Servings Easy

Procedure:

  • Place parchment paper on greased tawa and pre-heat for 2 minutes on PHI mode.
  • In the mean time, whip 2 egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  • Mix chopped chicken, spring onion and cheese together. Blend well.
  • Spread the mixture on preheated tawa for 6 mins on H2 mode.
  • Spread whipped egg on the dish to give a cloudy look.
  • Place egg yolk in center, add salt and pepper and cook for the remaining cooking time.
  • Your dish is ready. Serve hot.