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Veg schezwan Hakka Noodles/ Chicken Schezwan noodles

Schezwan noodles or schezwan Hakka noodles is a delicious indo Chinese recipe which is easy to make , if you have schezwan chutney/sauce then preparing stir fried noodles isn’t a big task . Whenever I want to have tasty food which can be instantly prepared , the first recipe that comes to my mind is schezwan Hakka noodles, I simply love it, as its fast to cook and easy to make. Here is my schezwan Hakka noodles recipe....


INGREDIENTS: 1 pack- Ching’s secret Hakka noodles 1 cup Cabbage 1 cup capsicum chopped into long strips 1 cup carrot chopped into long strips   2 -3 Spring onions chopped ½ tsp  freshly crushed black Pepper 2 tbsp Ching’s Secret Schezwan Chutney / sauce     Salt as per taste 
For garnishing: 2 -3 spring onions green chopped


METHOD: Boil desired amount of water , add Hakka noodles and cook for 2 minutes.Drain the water completely and pour cold water on the noodles, drain and then toss 2 tsp oil on the noodles so that it prevents the noodles from sticking to each other…

recipe of chicken and potatoes cutlets/ chicken potatoes kabbabs

There is nothing like a platter of hot and spicy chicken and potatoes cutlets, when you have guests at home over tea. Chicken and potatoes kabab tastes delicious when served with spicy mint & coriander chutney or chill garlic sauce.






This appetizer is apt during rainy season –cutlets, piping hot tea and good interesting company, what better you could wish for....!  In fact sometimes I prepare it and deep freeze it so that when short on time , just have to keep it outside for half an hour before frying and then serve hot.....!




INGREDIENTS: 500 gms chicken boneless/with bones 3-4 potatoes boiled and peeled 6-7  green chilies finely chopped
(adjust the no of green chilies as per your taste ) Hand full of Coriander leaves Salt as per taste 2 tbsp grated cheese 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste 2 egg ½ tsp black pepper powder Bread crumbs for rolling Oil for frying

METHOD: Cut boneless chicken into pieces and if not boneless clean the chicken and cook on low flame by adding little water, salt and ginger…

mutton curry recipe

Mutton curry is one of its kind , nothing can beat this cuisine , a simple mutton curry with spices is easy to makeand is best during those days when I want to cook somethingsimple non vegetarian meal. Sometimes I do add potatoesto mutton curry as I love potatoes and can have with rice or parathas. I remember when I was a kid, mutton curry was 1, which was frequently made at home, in fact I still remember my grand ma use to say that mutton curry looks beautiful with proper amount  of oil (which forms above the gravy after cooked).As nowadays we cannot afford so much calories and doctors advice to add less food oil to gravy and veggies. But I too prefer ma grandma’s theory , that mutton curry looks good with tari, (oil that floats on gravy , we call it tarii) . WellI still remember, I started cooking in my teens and mutton curry was my first dish which I prepared. Grandma use to say that a female is incomplete if she does not know to cook, where as a woman’s first job is to cook good d…

French beans and potatoes sabzi

Every day same old question we ask to ourselves  ‘what to cook today ’ its a million dollar question for many house wife across the world, and every day one cannot make chicken , mutton infact  vegetables should be consumed on daily basis. This recipe is for those house wives who wants to cook regular cuisine in a very different way., so here is French beans and potatoes recipe for all those woman who wants to cook the very same French beans in a different  way.


Ingredients : 250 gms French beans 1 chopped onions 1 chopped tomato 2  small potatoes ½ cup water Pinch of turmeric 1 tsp or 1 ½ tsp red chilli powder  ½ tsp coriander powder ½ tsp garam masala powder ½ tsp ginger garlic paste ½ tsp cumin seeds Salt as per taste Oil


METHOD: Peel , wash and cut potatoes in small cube shaped and keep them in water so that they remain fresh. Wash  French beans, then  remove the side strings if any from both the sides and then chop it into small pieces. In kadhai heat oil, add cumin seeds a…

Gajar ka halwa Recipe

The most delicious and the most popular dessert in india is Gajar ka halwa, originated from the North and is served hot during winters. Anyways i enjoy Gajar ka halwa hot and with less ghee/ clarified butter. Here is gajar ka halwa made with sweetened condesed milk , easy and quicker method to have gajar ka halwa.









INGREDIENTS:
1/2  kg carrots
3 tbsp ghee/ clarified butter
2-3 green cardamoms crushed
140 - 150 gms sweetened condensed milk
sugar if required- optional                                                        
3- 4 almonds sliced
5-6 rasins
4-5 cashews

METHOD:


Peel , rinse and grate the carrots with a grater.In kadhai or thick bottomed pan heat ghee, add grated carrots.Saute the carrots till they turn soft and are cooked properly , keep stirring at intervals till they become tender.Now add condensed milk , saute well and add cardamom powder, cashews , almonds and rasins.Simmer the halwa on low flame , stir it occasionally till the mixture reduces.Serve hot NOTE: If you feel s…