SPICY EGG MASALA 1

Paneer Pulao (Quick Version)

 

Week days are hectic as I need to juggle lot of things in the morning. My boys leave home between 6 to 6.30 am in the morning. I need to make breakfast ,and cook lunch as well. This is a story of many households.This quick Paneer Pulao is mostly on the menu.A one pot meal cooked in pressure cooker which less time consuming and tasty at the same time.

As a part of our 81st #Foodiemonday #Bloghop theme #Hot/ColdRicerecipes my contribution is this yummy one pot meal Paneer Pulao.

Ingredients:

1 Cup Basmati Rice

1 Cup Paneer Cubes

1 Bay Leaf

2 Green Cardamom

1/4 Tsp Jeera /Cumin

1 Inch Cinnamon Stick

2 Cloves

1/2 Cup Coriander finely Chopped

1 Tsp Garam Masala

1/2 Tsp Pav Bhaji Masala

2 Tbsp Thick Curd

1Tbsp Ghee

Salt to Taste

1 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste

2 Cups of Water

2 Tbsp Almond Slivers

Method:

Soak Basmati rice for about 10 mins while you arrange all the other ingredients.

Place the Pressure cooker on medium flame. Add ghee. Once the Ghee is slightly hot add jeera, bay leaf,Green  cardamom, Cloves and Cinnamon Stick. Once you can smell the aroma of the spices add ginger garlic paste and saute for few seconds. Now add the paneer cubes and mix well.Once the Paneer turns slighlty brown add Garam masala and Pav Bhaji Masala, coriander and mix well.Once the masala blends well add the curd.Mix well. Now add Basmati Rice ,water and salt to taste.Close the lid and cook upto 2-3 Whistles.Once the pressure is released you can pack it in the lunch box and garnish with Almond Slivers along with some of your favourite Raita.

 

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Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!

SPICY EGG MASALA 1

CHUNKY BANANA MUFFINS (EGGLESS & BUTTERLESS)

Hello from my part of the world!!!

We celebrated our engagement anniversary with these lovely chunky banana muffins that were polished in a jiffy.Hubby doesn’t have a sweet tooth so did not cook an elaborate spread.Being a mid week working day settled for some quick and easy Dish. My boys loved these muffins as they had some chocolate chunks and were not too sweet.Happiness is when your family appreciates and enjoys the spread you have cooked for them with so much love. I am sure each one of us cook with love.

Baking is therapeutic for me. I have not been baking for quiet sometime now due to hectic work schedules. Sharing an easy muffin recipe that can bw whipped in 5 mins and baked in 30 mins.

Recipe for Chunky Banana Muffin:

Ingredients:(1 cup=250 gms)

Makes 6 Muffins.

4 Ripe Bananas(Medium Size)

1 Cup Unbleached All Purpose Flour

1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar

1 Tsp Vanilla Essence

1 Plain Dairy Milk Chocolate roughly chopped

1/4 Cup Oil (I have used Sunflower oil)

1/2 Tsp Baking Soda

1/2 Tsp Baking Powder

Method:

Pre heat the Oven for 10 mins at 190C.

Sift the flour and keep it aside. Mash the banana with sugar to get a fine paste.Ensure there are no lumps.Add oil and vanilla essence to this banana mixture. Slowly add the flour and mix gently. Throw in the chocolate chunks. Grease a muffin tray or place muffin liners in the muffin tray. Pour the mixture in the muffin liners.

Place the muffin tray in the pre heated Oven and bake for 30 mins or until the tooth pic comes out clean.

Allow it to cool and then serve.

 

Enjoy!!!!!!!!!!!

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