Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Different ways with paneer by Nita Mehta





Though paneer is a vegetarian dish , these mouthwatering recipes will be liked by everyone.Nita has many recipe books. Her recipes are simple to make.

Here there are nine recipes section .The first section is Starters. There is a recipe called lachhedar paneer crips. It is nothing but crisp snack coated with thin vermicelli. The recipe gives the amount of things needed for the dish. It has bread crumps ,Coriander bhuna jeera among other things.

The second section is tandoori dishes. Third section has Tea time snacks like paneer mango submarine , chargrilled caprika pizza and many more. If you are a fan of indian cooking then the next two sections are for you. The first is the dry and masala indian dishes the other is indian gravies.

In dry indian dishes my favourite is paneer kadhai waala. Fenugreek seeds and coriander seeds make the dish tasty. In case you like fried things there is the quick stir fried paneer.

In the sixth section there are Chinese and thai dishes. The garlic honey paneer makes a good combination .Though aubergines is a simple vegetable but mixed with panner makes the dish very tasty. This dish is called green thai paneey curry with aubergines.

The seventh section is the continental section. It has 8 to 9 dishes. noodles ,rice and roti is the 8th section.The last section is the sweet dish section. You might wonder how paneer can be made sweet . But yes it can be. There is the shahi paneer kher with lychees.

As can be seen experiment can be done with paneer . So go ahead and get the goodness of paneer with taste as well.

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Origin by Dan Brown


This is the fifth  book by Dan Brown His angles and demons is the most famous one. Others being DIGITAL FORTRESS and DECEPTION POINT.

In this book Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology and religious iconology, comes at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. He is to attend a major announcement—the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever. The persom going to make the announcement is Edmond Kirsch . He happens to be Langdon first student at Harvard.


But he is killed. Is it because of the announcement he is going to make. Some days before he has seen three religious leaders. Edmond also told Langdon that he fears one of them . Also the Spain  Royal palace is involed.Langdon has to discover who the enemy is and stop him.


If you like adventure this is the book. But i find his books monotouns. Dan brown gives us lot of information on. literature, architecture, science, historyand religion.

There is alot of technical and scientific jargon. I had to look up many  words . But if you like codes and science this is the book for you. Overall it makes a good read.

Friday, 9 November 2018

soups and salads by Tarla Dalal

The words soups and salads sound very bland. But this not the case with this book. Salads  are no longer " grass" food. You can innovate and put a wide variety of ingredients.Salads today are improtant to our healthy . They can be made good looking and tasty . The same thing goes for the salads.

The ingredients for salads have to be fresh. Also make sure their nutrient value is preserved.

For salads one has to know how to use the leaves. The iceberg leaves have to be placed in ice cold water for 25 mintues. The vegetables and fruits  have to be drained well.You have to know which vegetable take how long to cook. Like baby corn will take two minutes to cook . French beans takes longer to cook .

There is a winter vegetable soup. Warm soups are better in winter. There is a winter vegetable soup.It has carrots , potatoes and cauliflower in it .This soup can serve six people Also there is cheese in it.

The recipe of Healthy tomato soup sounds yummy. tomatoes can be found anywhere .Add moong dal, corn flour and cream and your soup is ready

Coming to salads.Salads too sound delious . There is a japanese salad which has cream dressing in it.It has lecute leaves ,orange segmemnts and cucumber. It is garnished with red cherries. that sounds delilous does it not ?

T hen there is the salad nicoise.This is a french salad, It has french beans  capsicum and red radish. This is served cold.

Recipes have photos. All things used in the book are easily avaible in the market.