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Paneer Tikka Kabab

Ingredients:
Paneer (Indian cottage cheese) - 15-20 pieces
Thick yogurt - 4-5 tbsp
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
Dry spice powder:
Chaat masala - 1-1.5 tsp
Red chillie powder
Black pepper 
Salt
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Tandoori masala (optional)
Cubed veggies - onion, bell peppers, zucchini, squash
Metal or wooden skewers
Lime juice
Cooking oil

Method: Cube paneer pieces and keep it aside (recipe here)Combine all the spices, ginger-garlic paste and yogurt. Cover the paneer pieces with the above yogurt mixture.Marinate it by keeping it covered in fridge for at least 2 hoursGrease the skewers and arrange marinated paneer pieces and cubbed veggies on them (for wooden skewers, please soak them in water for 30 minutes before using. This will prevent charring of the wood)Heat regular griddle or a stove top grill pan, sprinkle some oil and arrange the skewers on them and cook till the veggies and paneer gets brown spotsKeep changing the sides for even cooking of all sides.Once done, sprinkl…

Zebra Cake (revisited)

This is my second time trying this Zebra Cake and again it did not disappoint me. This is one cake which looks intimidating but very easy to put it together. Kids love the stripes and can't stop having more than one slice. I like it with Coffee or french vanilla ice cream !try it your self.



Check the Recipe here !

Indian Milk Cake

Milk cake ....yummm, reminds of the sweet shop of my city, made some delicious milk cakes. It used to be our favorite pick from that store on the occasions of Rakshabandhan and Diwali. I am so happy that I found this recipe here and now I can make it my kitchen. Its a super duper easy recipe and it cooks in no time.
Enjoy this recipe for the Mothers Daythis weekend !!




Ingredients:
Milk - 6 cups
Lemon juice - ~ 3 tbsp
Sugar - 1/2 cup
Ghee or unsalted butter - 2 tbsp
Cardamon powder - pinch
Pistachios - for garnishing

Method Boil milk in a thick bottomed saucepan, preferably non-stick. Let it it boil for 2-3 minutes Add small amount of lemon juice to the milk and let it curdle. Do not add the entire amount of lemon juice, just enough to curdle the milk and not separate whey completelyBoil for 4-5 minutes and remove 1-2 cups of whey water over a strainer to retain the curdled milk pieces that may come along with whey. Put back the curdled milk pieces back in the saucepan. [Throwing excess…