Wednesday, April 4, 2018

RAJMAH (Kidney Beans)

We also know it as kidney beans and the best we serve it hot with rice.. You might have heard many times.

Rajmah chawal  (Rajma Rice) 
* 250 gms rajmah (kidney beans)
* 1 litre water
* 1 onion
* 1 tomato
* 1/2 tsp salt ,red chilli powder, turmeric powder.
* curd
* corainder leaves to garnish
* Soak rajmah in 1 litre overnight
* Boil them the next day in the same water with 1 tbsp salt.
* Fry some onions till golden brown in ghee, and then pour the tomato puree.
* Cook for few minutes, then add curd and again cook add the boiled rajmah and keep cooking in low flame for 5-10 mins
* Serve hot with rice. Best combination :-) 

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Dishes For Dibetic People

Diabetes is a disease in which the the body stops producing insulin.

Garlic Bread 
Roasted garlic makes a delicious, fat-free garlic bread. Choose heads with nice big cloves for easy peeling.
  :- 2 roasted garlic heads
:- 1/2teaspoons mixed Italian herbs
:- 1/2 teaspoon salt
:- 2 loaf of French bread, sliced
:- Preheat oven to 350°F. 

:- Peel roasted cloves or squeeze flesh from skin and place in a bowl. Mash with a fork, then mix in Italian herbs and salt.Spread on sliced bread. Wrap tightly in foil and bake for 20 minutes.
Brown Rice Pilaf
Ingredients:-:- 2 cups brown rice
:- 5 1/2 cups water
:- 2 TBSP dried red and green peppers, or 1/2 red, 1/2 green pepper, diced
:- 2 TBSP dried carrots or 1 fresh diced carrot
:- 2 TBSP dried celery, or 2 ribs fresh celery, chopped fine
:- 2 TBSP dried onion, or 1/4 cup diced fresh onion
:- pinch pepper
:- 2 TBSP chicken or beef boullion, or soy sauce
:- 1 TBSP dried or fresh parsley
*Throw all that into a pot. Bring to a boil and then lower heat, cover, and simmer for about 40-50 minutes.
*Keep an eye on it at the last to make sure it does not get too dry. Rice grains will start to split when they are done.
*Add cooked, cubed beef or chicken to make a full meal. Serving size is 2/3 cup, or 3/4 cup if meat is added.
You can make this in a rice cooker also, using smaller quantities of ingredients. Make sure you add enough water to compensate for the dried veggies, they will absorb quite a bit.
Create a full meal by adding beef, chicken, beans, or other protein.

Potato Chowder
:- 6 small potatoes (4 oz, approx. size)
:- 1 med onion, diced
:- 1 carrot, diced
:- 2 ribs celery, diced pepper parsley
:- 2 tsp chicken boullion
:- 3 TBSP margarine or butter
:- 1 cup milk powder
:- 1/4 cup whole wheat flour

*Wash and trim potatoes - leave the skins on. Cube into 1/2 to 3/4 inch cubes.
* Place into pot on stove, or into crock pot.
*Add other vegetables, sprinkle in a little pepper and parsley, and add the boullion and margarine. Add water, just until ingredients are covered (not too much!).
*Bring to boil on stove and cook until potatoes are tender, or cover and leave on low in the crock pot for 4-6 hours. Blend milk powder and flour together.
*Add water a little at a time, stirring after each addition to remove lumps. Add enough water to have a pourable mixture. Pour mixture into soup, stirring constantly.
*Cook until soup is thickened and bubbling (this may take up to half an hour in a crock pot, but only a few moments on the stove).
*Serve hot with whole wheat bread or biscuits. Makes 6 generous servings (one per potato)

Corn bread

:- 1 cup corn meal
:- 1 cup whole wheat flour
:- 2 TBSP sugar (omit if you want)
:- 1/4 cup oil
:- 1 TBSP baking powder
:- 1 cup milk, or 1/3 cup milk powder and a cup of water
:- 2 eggs
Blend together to make batter. Pour into greased 8X8 pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown and set in the midd