Posts tagged: Indian recipes

Red Lentil Kebab Recipe

After a long day’s work, you may want to prepare a simple and easy recipe for dinner. Here is a healthy and delicious red lentil kebab recipe that you can easily prepare. Lentils are edible legumes that originated from India. Red lentil kebab can be served as an appetizer, salad, or main course. It takes around 30 minutes to prepare and cook this recipe.

Ingredients:

• 1 cup red lentil
• 1 medium grated potato
• 1 medium grated carrot
• 1 cup finely chopped cabbage
• 1 medium grated onion
• 1-inch ginger (finely chopped)
• 4 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
• 1 cup parsley (chopped)
• 1/2 cup almond flour
• Lime juice
• 1/4 tsp baking soda
• Salt to taste
• 1 tsp cumin powder
• 1 tsp black pepper powder
• 1 tsp garam masala powder (optional)
• 1 tsp cayenne pepper
• 1 tsp cooking oil (for frying)
• Canola oil (for frying kebabs)

Instructions:

Set a frying pan over medium-high heat.
Add 1 tsp cooking oil.
Add grated vegetables – potato, carrot, cabbage, and onion.
Season with salt to taste.
Stir and cook for 4-5 minutes.
Remove from the heat and set aside.

Wash and drain one cup of red lentil.
Soak in water for 20-25 minutes.
Once done, drain again and add in the food processor.
Add ginger, garlic, parsley, and almond flour.
Season with salt, cumin powder, black pepper powder, cayenne pepper, and garam masala powder.
Add juice of one lime.
Grind until well combined and broken into pieces.
Transfer to a large mixing bowl.
Add the vegetable mixture and season with salt.
Mix until well combined.
Scoop a mixture and form into any shape.
Repeat with the remaining mixture.

Set a frying pan over medium heat.
Add canola oil and warm it up.
Fry each kebab for 4-5 minutes on each side or until browned.
Serve and enjoy!

Tips and ideas:

You can make bigger or smaller shapes of the kebab based on your preference.

Serve with a variety of dips.

Red Lentil Kebab Recipe
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94VdtP5OlZI

Easy Pranhara Kachagolla Recipe

Pranhara Kachagolla is a dessert that originated from India. It is made up of milk and sugar. This light, fluffy, and sweet dessert is an easy recipe to create and the outcome will surely be enjoyed by everyone. Garnish with crushed pistachios to put color on the dessert balls.

Ingredients:

• 2 liters milk
• 4 tbsp vinegar + 4 tbsp water
• 2 tbsp sugar
• 4 tbsp condensed milk
• Mawa or powdered milk

• 1 tsp crushed pistachios (optional for garnishing)

Instructions:

Set a saucepan over medium-low heat.
Add 2 liters of milk and bring it to a boil while constantly stirring it.
Switch off heat.
Add a mixture of 4 tbsp vinegar and 4 tbsp water.
Stir until lumps form.
Drain the liquid using a cheesecloth and squeeze if there is still excess.
Transfer to a plate and crumble it to pieces.
Divide it and set aside half of the mixture.
Add 2 tbsp sugar on the remaining half of the mixture.
Mix it using your hand and knead for 10 minutes.
Put it on a pan over low heat.
Stir and cook for 4 minutes.
Add 4 tbsp condensed milk.
Stir for 6-8 minutes until well combined and the liquid evaporates.
Remove from the heat.
Combine this with the half of the mixture set aside earlier.
Knead well and give it a small spherical shape.
Cut into slices and form into small balls.
Coat each ball with powdered milk.
Garnish with crushed pistachios.
Serve and enjoy!

Easy Pranhara Kachagolla Recipe
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWn8PtE72S8

Rice Pakora | Leftover Rice Snacks | Easy Snacks Recipe

Rice Pakora is one of the quick and easy rice snacks that can be prepared by all – from kids to adults. Newly cooked rice or leftover rice can be used as an ingredient for this recipe. The magic of delicious flavor is with its seasonings. Serve it with hot and spicy or any kind of dip you like, then you’re afternoon snack is all good! This recipe takes less than 20 minutes to cook.

Ingredients:

• 2 cups cooked/leftover rice
• 1/4 cup diced onion
• 1 tbsp finely chopped mint leaves
• 3 chopped green chili
• 1/4 tsp ginger powder
• 1/4 tsp garlic powder
• 1/2 tsp chili powder
• 1/2 tsp cumin powder
• 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
• Salt to taste

• 1/4 tsp besan
• 3 tbsp water
• Oil for frying

Instructions:

In a mixing bowl, add 2 cups of cooked or leftover rice.
Add diced onion, finely chopped mint leaves, and green chili.
Add seasonings – ginger powder, garlic powder, chili powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, and salt.
Mix until well combined.
Add besan and water.
Mix until well combined.
Scoop a mixture and form into oblong-formed pieces.

Set a frying pan over medium heat.
Heat oil.
Fry until golden brown.
Transfer to a plate.
Serve with your choice of dip and enjoy!

Rice Pakora - Leftover Rice Snacks - Easy Snacks Recipe
Images – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjfkI8zO6ro