Thursday, 9 June 2016

Healthy salmon roll ups

Healthy, yummy,quick and satisfying meal for kids lunches.

Salmon: 1 fillet
Lettuce: 2-3 leaves
Tomato:  de seeded and diced
Carrot: shaved or sliced
Capsicum: diced
Mint sauce: 2-3 tablespoons
Chaat masala: 1 teaspoon
Salt: as per requirement
Bread slices: white or grain bread


Cut the sides of the bread and roll it flat with a rolling pin.

Clean all the vegetables for salad and dry them, chop and keep them ready in a bowl.

Now add 1 tablespoon of mint sauce,little salt and half of chaat masala to the salad and mix it well.

Now steam salmon in an electric steamer or on the stove in a pot.

Once salmon is steamed drizzle little salt and chaat masala and shred it a bit.

Now spread left over mint sauce on the flattened bread slice and put salad mix and shredded salmon and roll it and cut them in half and serve.

Tasty and healthy salmon roll ups are ready in no time.

Happy cooking😊😊

Kakarkaya pulusu ( bitter guard or karela curry)

Kakarkaya or karela or bitter guard comes with many health benefits,especially for diabetics.

Not everyone likes bitter guard,but it totally depends on how one cooks it, you can definitely make a delicious curry with bitter guard.

One can make different varieties with it (example: kakarkaya fry,kakarkaya pulusu,kakarkaya karam)

Today Iam posting kakarkaya pulusu,which is very tasty with rice.


Kakarkaya or karela or bitter guard: washed,peeled,soaked in salted water.

Onion: 1 medium size chopped

Green chillies: 1-2 chopped

Tamarind: size of one lemon(soak in water and get pulp out of it)

Sesame seeds paste: 4 tablespoons grind to smooth paste with little water

Coriander leaves: few chopped

Curry leaves :3-4 strands

Ginger garlic paste: 2 teaspoons

Red Chilli powder: 2 tablespoons

Turmeric:1 teaspoon

Salt: as per requirment

Oil: 4 tablespoons

Garam masala: 1/2 teaspoon

Cumin powder: 1/2 teaspoon

Fenugreek powder: 1/2 teaspoon

Coriander powder: 1 teaspoon


Dry roast sesame seeds and grind them to fine paste.

To reduce bitterness peel and wash bitter guard couple of times with salt.

Now take a deep pan,add oil and later add onions,green chillies, coriander and curry leaves and once they are golden brown add turmeric, ginger garlic paste and bitter guard pieces and fry until golden brown.

Now add red chilli powder,cumin and fenugreek powder and cook for some more time.

Later add salt,tamarind pulp and cook until all the pieces absorb tamarind pulp.

Now add sesame paste and garam masala,coriander powder and cook for 10 minutes more and switch off the flame.

Serve it hot with rice,happy cooking😊😊