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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Olive Fried Rice!

Olive Fried Rice is an excellent dish for kids or adults. Actually we had in a Thai Restaurant and loved it a lot. Since we are vegetarian we had to tell them not to add any sauces😀

Kids loved the taste and I made it a bit Indian style and it was a hit.

#lunchboxideas #oliverice #thaicuisine

Check this simple recipe and do try.

Black olives - 20 nos
Onion - 1 no
Garlic - 1 tblspn chopped
Green chilli - 1 no
Olive oil - 1tblspn
Sugar - 1/2 tspn
Steamed Rice - 1 cup

Preparation Method

Take 10 olives, garlic,green chilli and grind to fine paste.
Heat a kadai, add olive oil, add chopped onion and saute till light brownish.
Keep stove on high flame.
Add the olive paste and saute.
Add rest 10 olives chopped or sliced, saute for few mins.
Add salt, sugar and mix.
Add cooked rice and mix well,
Keep flame high and fry for 2 mins and switch off the stove.

Here I have skipped sauces you can add soya or any sauce preferred.

Olive fried rice is ready to serve.

PS - Your feedback is appreciated. Do try recipe from ( take a picture and send it to me through Facebook message or mail me at Will be glad to add in my page Tried & Tasted album on FB or post on my page. Thank you.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Thin Crust Cheese Pan Pizza and Sauce Ver 2 - Beginner's Recipe!

Thin Crust Pan Pizza is what I prepared for my son yesterday for dinner. I have already posted Veggie Paneer Pizza here. This one was quick enough and he thorougly enjoyed, but asked me few questions " Why pizza hut aunty won't put Paneer?" but still its yummy:)

Ingredients for Pizza base
APF/Maida - 1 cup
Dry yeast - 1/2 tspn
Warm water - 1/2 glass
Sugar - 1/2 tspn
Salt - a pinch

Paneer - few pieces
Cauliflower florets - 1 cup
Basic Sauce - 1 cup(As required) click here for recipe.
Tomato - 1no few chopped and few rings
Tomato Ketchup/sauce - 2-3 tspns
Mozarella cheese - as required
Parmesan cheese - as required
Olive oil/any oil - 1 tspn
Spinach - 1 tspn chopped

How I made the quick sauce?
In a kadai, add 1 tspn of olive oil. Add garlic saute for few mins, then add chopped tomatoes, salt and cook for few mins.
Then add the basic sauce if you have already prepared. Otherwise add in the tomato sauce or ketchup now mix well. Add in the cauliflower and cook. Add in spinach or basil or oregano at this time.
Finally add paneer pieces and mix well.
Off the stove the quick sauce is ready.Preparation Method
Mix yeast with water, sugar and salt in a glass and allow it to sit for 10mins.
When it forth mix it with APF to a soft dough with oil.
Leave it till it raises for about an hour. Punch out the air.
Then you can make 2 small pizza base with it.
Dust the surface with flour, slowly knead like chapathi by rolling pin to thin and round shape.
Heat a skillet/tawa and put the dough and slow cook both sides till its slightly brown. Reduce flame. Remove from fire.
Spread the prepared sauce.
Top it with Mosarella cheeseand Parmesan Cheese.
Brush the tawa with oil of butter and put the pizza on a skillet/tawa, slow cook covered in low flame till the cheese is melted.

Thin Crust Cheese Pan Pizza is ready to Serve. Enjoy warm.

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Veggie Pomodoro | Whole Wheat Italian Pasta Recipe!

Veggie Pomodoro is one pasta dish, we order at Pastamania and Pizzahut. Today my son wanted to eat pasta, so prepared for his lunch at home. These are my son's favourite restuarants. I have used whole wheat organic pasta.

Serves - 1 person

Wheat Fusilli - 2 cups (you can use any of your choice pasta)
Red chilli flakes - a pinch(As per your taste)
Parmesan cheese - 2 tablespoons
Pasta Sauce - as required
Olive Oil - 1 tablespoon
Black olives - 2 nos chopped

click on image for recipe

Preparation Method
In a vessel boil water, add 1 tspn oil and a pinch of salt. Once its boiling add pasta and allow it to cook for 3 to 5 mins. Keep checking it should not be over cooked. Cook al dente.
In a sauce pan/kadai, add olive oil, garlic, pasta sauce and let it cook for few minutes.
Add cooked pasta and mix.
Add chilli flakes, salt and mix well. Cook till all blends well for few mins.

Garnish with Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley.

You can also add mushrooms and green peas to it. Since I don't eat didnot add. Add in the sauce itself and cook.

Veggie Pomodoro is ready to serve. Enjoy hot.

Notes - Some like more sauce but like less sauce and more pasta. Adjust according to your like.
Another way of serving pasta, put boiled pasta on serving plate and pour the sauce over it. Garnish with cheese. Mix and eat.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Homemade Italian Basic Sauce!

I have been wanting to post this recipe from long time,  thought of posting this today as I prepared. I love Italian dishes.

I used to use store bought sauce and this is the first time I tried at home. It was perfect and yummy. This sauce can be used for Pizzas /Pastas /as a dip.

Tomatoes - 2 nos
Garlic - crushed /chopped 2 to 3 nos
Basil leaves - few
Tomato sauce - 1/2 tspn
Olive oil - 1 tspn

Preparation Method
Blanch the tomatoes(see notes below)
Heat wok/pan, add olive oil, add garlic just toss for few mins(it should not be brown)
Add the tomato puree, tomato sauce, chopped basil leaves and cook the gravy till raw smell goes. You will get a thick sauce.

Italian Basic Sauce is ready for use in your dishes.

Allow it to cool and store in air tight container.
Notes - Blanch - Boil enough water in a vessel, put the tomotoes and cover it for few mins. Then put in cold water, remove skin slowly. Cut into four pieces and deseed it. Put in a blender/mixie and grind to fine paste.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Veggie Paneer Pizza

Veggie Pizza is my long pending recipe in my drafts. I have been wanting to eat pizza in Singapore but I dont like the pizza here as in India.

So this time I tried myself making it at home.

APF/Maida - 2 cups
Dry yeast - 1/2 tspn
warm water - 1/2 glass
sugar - 1/2 tspn
Salt - a pinch
Veggie for Toppings
Paneer - few pieces
Capsicum - 1 no chopped into squares
Tomato - 1no " few chopped and few rings
Onion - 1 no " few chopped and few rings
Tomato Ketchup/sauce - 2-3 tspns
Mozarella cheese - as required
Red Chilli flakes - 2 pinches(As per your taste)
Olive oil/any oil - 2 tspns

Preparation Method
Mix yeast with water, sugar and salt in a glass and allow it to sit for 10mins.
When it forth mix it with APF to a soft dough with oil.
Leave it till it raises for about an hour by wrapping it in a plastic wrap.
Then you can make 2 small pizza base with it.
Grease the baking tray or place a butter paper.
Spread dough it to a small round shape with rolling pin.
Spread tomato sauce or ketchup on it.
Then spread all veggie fully on the base.
Top it with Mosarella cheese or Parmesan Cheese.

Bake it at 180 C for 20 mins or till the base is golden brown and cheese is fully melted.


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