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Recipes Granny cooked for me: All-time drool-worthy!

Gone are the days when I used to make paper boats to travel the seven seas of rain ponds and drool over those yummy recipes (especially, those onion pakodas) cooked by my Granny. Time passed by and as we grew up, my Granny improvised her cooking skills and graduated into a self-proclaimed chef. All what she wanted was that her grand children should remember her recipes for their lifetime.

Though her onion pakodas and aaloo bhajias were quite yummy, she developed them with her expertise so that they could match the universal appeal of kebabs. Today, I’m sharing two of her self-developed kebab recipes which are my all-time favorite and I’m sure would be quite drool-worthy for all the readers of The Style Symphony.

Granny’s recipes that make me drool!   

  1. Recipe: Aaloo Mutter ke chop (Potato Patties with green pea filling)

Serves for the recipe: 4

Time required for the recipe: 40 min

Ingredients of the recipe:

For the potato shell:

500 g potatoes, boiled, peeled and mashed | 25 g corn-flour | 25 g rice-flour | Salt to taste

For the green pea filling:

100 ml oil | ½ table spoon (2 g) cumin seeds | 100 g frozen green peas, blanched | ½ tablespoon (2 g) chilli powder | 4 green chillies, chopped fine | 20 g coriander leaves, chopped fine | 5 g ginger, Julienned | Salt to taste

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Method of the recipe:

Add corn-flour, rice-flour and salt to the mashed potatoes and mix well. Heat little oil and season with cumin seeds. When they crackle, add green peas and all the remaining ingredients. Cook for a while and remove from heat.

Divide the mashed potatoes into lemon sized portions, roll into cup-shapes and put a little green pee filling into each. Close the cups and shape into patties.

Shallow fry in oil on a hot pan over medium heat till brown. Serve hot with mint chutney.

Nutritive value of each serving of the recipe!

Calories: 454.3 kCal

Proteins: 9.2 g

Fat: 13.3 g

Minerals: 2.3 g

Fibre: 3.9 g

Carbohydrates: 74.8 g

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  1. Recipe: Paneer 65 (Paneer Bhajiyas)

Serves for the recipe: 4

Time required for the recipe: 25 min plus marinating time

Ingredients of the recipe:

800 g cottage cheese (Paneer) | Oil for frying | 20 curry leaves

For the marinade:

20 g Kashmiri deghi mirch paste | 4 g black pepper powder | 30 ml lemon juice | Salt to taste

For the batter:

100 g gram-flour | 10 g coriander powder | 3 g black pepper powder | A pinch of aniseed (saunf) powder | 1 g all spice powder | 10 g ginger | 5 green chillies, chopped fine | 10 g Kashmiri deghi mirch paste

Method of the recipe:

Cut the cottage cheese into five cm cubes. Mix all the marinade ingredients and marinate the cottage cheese in this paste for 30 minutes.

Mix all ingredients for the batter. Add enough water and mix to a thick paste. Heat oil and season with curry leaves. Dip the paneer cubes in the prepared batter and deep fry in hot oil till done.

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Nutritive value of each serving of the recipe!

Calories: 956.4 kCal

Proteins: 51.1 g

Fat: 65.5 g

Minerals: 10.2 g

Fibre: 5.0 g

Carbohydrates: 34.9 g

PS: Special tips for my Granny’s Kebab recipes:– Whether you roast them in a Tandoor, shallow fry them, deep fry them, or just grill them— any which way, my Granny’s Kebabs have a universal appeal.

  • Ooo la la… mouth-watering!! ladki… why didn’t you invite me?? 😉

  • Ravish Mani

    Great preparations. Must be delicious 🙂
    I’m surprised that you measured nutritive value too!

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