Sunday, June 28, 2015

Cucumber Lemonade


Large Cucumber - 1
Lemon Juice - 1/2 Cup [or to taste]
Lemon Zest - 1 tsp [or of 1 small lemon]
Sugar - 3/4 Cup [or honey to taste]
Water - 6 Cups
Salt - 3/4 tsp [optional]
Ice Cubes - Few


1. Wash well and peel cucumber, make few large slices and keep aside for garnishing

2. Chop cucumber (if too many seeds remove seeds), add 2 cups of water in blender with cucumber pieces, sugar.

3.  Blend for 3-4 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Sieve drink  and add remaining water in a large bowl.

4. Add salt, lemon juice, ice cubes, lemon zest and stir well to combine. Sieve again if preferred.

5. Pour in serving glasses add more ice cubes if required or chill and serve, garnish cucumber slice or lemon wedges.

Friday, June 26, 2015

chicken pakora


Chicken pieces (boneless) 250 grams
Gram flour (sieved) 1 cup
Egg 1
Green chilies (chopped) 4
Yogurt 1 tsp
Red chili powder 1 tbsp
Black pepper (crushed) 1 tsp
Baking soda 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Fresh coriander (chopped) 1/2 bunch
Salt to taste
Oil for frying


1. Lightly pound chicken pieces with mallet.
2. Sprinkle some salt on chicken pieces and roast them until their water dries,and keep them aside to cool.
3. take an another pan and mix all the ingredients excluding oil and make a thick paste.
4. Heat oil in a wok and coat the chicken pieces one by one with the thick paste and fry on medium heat.
5. When it becomes golden dish out and serve with any dip.