Most moms face the difficulty of feeding wholesome meals to the youngsters. Spinach and greens are hardest nut to crack. Here are two yummy recipes.
1. Soupy Noodles: serves 4
Tomatoes – four
Bottle gourd: half of a small one
Carrots: two. small and tender
Spinach – Eight leaves (take away the stems)
Onion – one
Garlic: half spherical ( Eight-10 cloves)
Salt and pepper to style.
Whole cumin seeds. ( jeera) – one desk spoon
Noodles*: 400 gms ( on the spot or different)
• Peel onion, garlic, bottle gourd and carrots.
• Wash spinach totally.
• Wash all the opposite vegetable together with tomatoes.
• Chop the greens in small items, round one to 2 inches.
• Place all of the greens and the cloves in a strain cooker.
• Add 250 ml water.
• Close the lid of the strain cooker and when it begins to whistle, put the gasoline flame to low.
• Keep it for ten minutes.
• Meanwhile prepare dinner the noodle or boil the noodles as per the directions.
• In case of on the spot noodles, it’s simply two minutes; whereas different noodle may take longer and require draining of water.
• Add flavouring and spices as supplied with the moment noodles.
• In case of different noodles, drain the water after boiling and add salt, crimson chilli sauce and vinegar as per style.
• Once the noodles are carried out, put these apart.
• Turn off the gasoline, look forward to the steam to dissipate.
• Open the strain cooker lid rigorously.
• In case utilizing a metal blender, mix the recent vegetable totally; in case utilizing a mixer, grinder or plastic blender look forward to the greens to chill, then mix totally.
• Take a big sieve and pressure these blended greens by means of it.
• Use a stapula to crush and push the vegetable by means of the strainer.
• Take a big pan and mix noodles and blended (and strained) greens in that pan.
• Roast the cumin seeds on the recent girdle ( tawa).
• Crush these roasted seeds into powder. ( I put these on chakla and roll rolling pin i.e. belan over these).
• Add this powder to the noodle and soup combination.
• Add salt and black pepper to the soupy noodles.
• A really nourishing, completely non fattening meals for the winter evenings is prepared.
#While serving within the bowls, this soup will be garnished with boiled eggs.
*Instead of noodles, pasta/ macaroni can be utilized.
2. Taco for tiffins: Two tacos
Whole wheat flour: 100 gms
Warm water: 200 ml
Salt: a pinch
Ajwain*: a pinch
Purified butter/ ghee: one tablespoon
Potato – one boiled
Cheese – 50 gms grated
Green peas – 50 gms boiled
Fenugreek (Methi) inexperienced leaves – two sprigs, (washed and really finely chopped)
Salt and pepper for seasoning
Oregano – a pinch
Sandwich unfold – non-obligatory
Add flour, salt, ajwain and purified butter in vast plate/ pan.
Slowly add heat water to knead and make mushy dough.
Make 2 balls out of this dough.
Put a iron girdle on hearth.
Roll out the dough balls in vast round pancakes. (measurement of 1 / 4 plate)
Cook these pancakes on the recent girdle one after the other, turning it over, when one facet is finished.
Mash collectively, the potato, cheese, pea and fenugreek leaves.
Add salt, pepper and oregano.
Spread a skinny layer of sandwich unfold over the pancakes, one after the other. (non-obligatory)
Spread the vegetable, cheese mash additionally on the pancake/ taco.
Roll the taco and use toothpick on the ends to maintain it closed.
Grill these rolled tacos within the grill plate of waffle maker.
Serve scorching with inexperienced chutney or sauce.
# For filling any dry cooked vegetable can be utilized, e.g. cauliflower, cabbage, carrots and many others. or scrambled eggs can be utilized.
*Ajwain can be known as carom, Carum copticum/Trachyspermum copticum/Trachyspermum ammi, or bishop’s weed.