Archive for March, 2011

Bread Roll

Boiled and mashed potatoes Potato stuffing Bread slice soaked in water

Process of making bread rolls Bread rolls before frying Bread rolls during frying pan

Bread rolls ready to serve :)

Ingredients (For 3-4 people)

  • Potato                         : 3 medium size
  • Onion                          : 1 medium size
  • Green chilly                 : 1 medium size
  • Bread slices                 : 9
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • Asafoetida (hing)         : A pinch
  • Cumin seed (jeera)       : 1/2 tea spoon
  • Salt                              : 1 1/2 tea spoon or as per taste
  • Coriander powder        :  1 tea spoon
  • Red chilly powder        : 1/4 tea spoon or as per taste
  • Garam masala             : 1/2 tea spoon or as per taste
  • Oil for frying


For preparing Bread roll stuffing:

  • Boil potatoes in a pressure cooker / microwave and keep them aside.
  • Once cooled, peel the covering off and mash them.
  • Chop green chilly, coriander leaves and onion.
  • Spread 1 table spoon oil in a fry pan and heat it on medium flame for 30 sec.
  • Add hing and cumin seeds to it and heat it for 3 sec.
  • Add coriander powder to them and cook for 3 sec.
  • Add chopped onion and mix them well.
  • Cook the mixture for 2 minute on medium flame.
  • Add mashed potatoes and chopped green chilly to them.
  • Add salt, garam masala and red chilly powder and mix them well. Cook them for 1 minute on medium flame.
  • Add coriander leaves to enhance the taste of the stuffing.

For preparing bread roll:

  • Dip the bread slices in water for 2 secs.
  • Take the bread slices out of water and squeeze out the water completely from them.
  • Place the stuffing in it and make them into bread rolls so that the stuffing should not come out.
  • Put oil in a kadai and heat it well.
  • Once the oil is hot,  fry the stuffed bread rolls in it till they get golden brown on both sides.
  • Take out the bread rolls  from the oil and put them on a tissue paper to drain the excess oil out.
  • Serve hot bread rolls with green coriander (dhaniya) chutney and tomato ketchup. :)


Besan mixture Dhokla before garnishing Garnishing mixture Dhokla ready to serve :)


  • Besan                           : 1/2 cup
  • Sugar                           : 1 tablespoon
  • Water                           :1/2 cup
  • Citric acid                    : 1/5 teaspoon
  • Eno fruit salt                :  3/4 teaspoon
  • Red chilly powder        : 1/5 teaspoon
  • Salt                              :  1 teaspoon or as per taste
  • Oil                                : 1 tablespoon
  • Mustard seeds(Rai)        : 1 teaspoon
  • Green chillies              : 1 large size finely chopped
  • Asafoetida (Hing)         :  A pinch
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing


  • Add besan, salt, sugar, red chilly powder and water in a container and mix it well.
  • Add citric acid and eno fruit salt to the mixture and mix it well.
  • Pour the mixture in the greased microwave safe glass bowl and microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  • Remove it and keep it aside.
  • Mix the oil and mustard seeds in a small microwave safe bowl
  • Cover the lid and microwave on high for 90 seconds.
  • Add the chopped green chillies and asafoetida  to the mixture and microwave on high for 60 seconds.
  • Add 1 1/2 tablespoon of water to the mixture and microwave on high for 30 seconds.
  • Spread the mustard seeds mixture to dhoklas.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it hot. :)

Boiled Rice Frying Onions Frying Tomatoes with Onions

Boiled rice mixed with fried mixture Tomato Rice ready to serve :)


  • Rice                             : 1 cup
  • Tomato                        : 2 large size
  • Onion                           : 1 large size
  • Water                            : 2 cup
  • Oil                                :  1 1/2 table spoon
  • Cumin seeds               : 1/2 teaspoon
  • Rai                               : 1 teaspoon
  • Salt                              : 2 tea spoon or as per taste
  • Red chilly powder        : 1/4 teaspoon or as per taste.
  • Garam Masala              : 1/4 teaspoon
  • Tomato sauce              :  2 tablespoon


  • Add water and rice in a pressure cooker and close it.
  • Heat it on high flame and wait for 1 whistle.
  • Keep the pressure cooker containing boiled rice aside for cooling.
  • Chop the onion and tomatoes into small pieces.
  • Add oil to a fry pan and heat it on medium flame for 30 seconds.
  • Add cumin seeds and rai to the oil and heat it on medium flame for 20 seconds.
  • Add the chopped onions to it and heat it on  medium flame for 2 minutes.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes to the fried onions and heat it on medium flame for 10 minutes.
  • Once onion and tomatoes are fried properly, add salt, red chilly powder, garam masala  and tomato sauce to it and mix them well.
  • Add the boiled rice to the mixture and mix them well.
  • Keep it over medium flame for 1 minute and then serve hot  :)

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