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diabetic recipe grilled healthy recipes. microwave cooking

GRILLED CHICKPEAS

An easy snack for evening. Chickpeas have various health benefits.They are rich in fiber and protein.It contains a range of nutrients including protein. It has calcium,zincand Vit.K contributes to building and maintaining bone structure and strength.It is high in iron content,a source of magananese and folate. Also it is a source of selenium, potassium,Vit.C and B6..

Very simple few ingredients.

  • Chickpeas
  • Oil
  • Salt

Method

  • Soak chickpeas for 6 to 8 hrs.
  • Drain water and spread it in a towel. Discard any loose skins from the outside.
  • Transfer the chickpeas on a tray drizzle oil on it and add salt.Mix and spread it evenly.
  • I have grilled it keeping it in the upper tray.It took nearly 20 to 25 mts.This depends on the model and brand.
  • Sometime s you can hear bursting sound of chickpeas.
  • After 10 mts take the tray mix well and keep it again.
  • When it is crunchy remove it.can have it as such or add flavours of your choice.
  • I added chopped onions and lime juice.
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Baking Fruit recipes microwave cooking

Pineapple upside down cake

I was planning to bake this cake for a very long time. My son’s birthday was on 14 th so decided to give him a surprise by baking this cake.Really he was very happy when he saw the cake.

  • Ingredients for the first layer of the 🍰
  • Pineapple slices…..5 to 6 slices(either fresh or tinned)
  • Cherries…….6 to 7 nos
  • Brown sugar…25 gms
  • Butter…….25 gms

Ingredients for the cake batter

  • Maida……200 gms
  • Butter…….200gms.
  • Sugar………200gms
  • Eggs…………3 nos
  • Vanilla essence..1/2 TSP to 1
  • Baking powder….1 tsp

Method

  1. For the pineapple layer.
  2. In a pan heat butter a little and add brown sugar after few minutes it will get thickened.
  3. Now pour the syrup in a baking tray.
  4. Arrange pineapple slices.
  5. In between arrange cherries.

6.Keep aside.

For cake batter:

  1. Powder sugar.
  2. Cream butter and sugar.
  3. Sieve maida and baking powder thrice.And slowly add to the butter mixture.
  4. Add the egg yolk first and mix well.
  5. Beat the white till it is frothy and slowly add to it.
  6. Add vanilla essence to it.
  7. Pour the cake mix over the pineapple pieces.
  8. Spread evenly
  9. Preheat oven at 190 degree.
  10. Now bake cake for 26mts at 190.
  11. Check whether the cake is done by pricking with a stick.
  12. When done flip it on a tray.
  13. Pineapple layer will be on top.

Optional

1.Can use any other essence.

2.Can use the syrup if using canned pineapple .

When we taste the taste of pineapple in between the cake layer is very different.

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cooking lunch box recipe microwave cooking

VEGETABLE BIRIYANI

I have already posted vegetable biriyani cooker method this is microwave method

.Ingredients

  • Soaked Basmati Rice….200gms
  • Water…..400ml
  • Ghee….2tbs
  • Cloves…3
  • Cardomom……3
  • Black pepper…3
  • Salt and Sugar as per your taste.
  • Mixed vegetables cauliflower,peas,french beans and carrot chopped…….1cup
  • Soya sauce…..2tbs
  • Chilli sauce…2tbs

Method.

  1. In microwave safe glass bowl add ghee, vegetables,all masalas and soaked basmati rice,mix it well and cook.
  2. When beep add water,salt and sugar.
  3. Cover it start cooking.

Mine is Samsung Oven and it has code which is preset.so I am cooking in that way.You can cook according to your oven.Serve hot with raita and papad.