Wednesday, July 1, 2020

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                                          This is a very very SPECIAL POST!!!!
                                          MALPATSKITCHEN  turns   today!!!!!!
It's incredible for me!!!!
                                          So soon, 5 years have rolled by......
I have published roughly 620 posts!!!! all tried and tested!!! and with step wise pictures!!! and with infallible measurements!!!

And with so much happiness I hereby BLOG, in its 5 years History,  has had almost 25 lacs page  views!!!!

And my First post had 6-7 page views...that too, all relatives !!!
And, now I am so happy to say , my Drumstick leaves rava dosa  on Instagram has had  66K views!!!! Amazing, right???

I am so thankful to so many:

My dearest  Sadguru Shri Sai Baba who has given me the Shraddha & Saburi , and has always been with me, protecting  and guiding me!!!

My dear SON who not only set this up for me to document the heirloom and the  other known   recipes, but was so patient to teach this naive woman every single thing!

My dear DAUGHTER who has always supported me, given me ideas and cooperated to make so many dishes while I was with her...says, she cannot cook without my blog page opened in iPad  for her!!!

My dear HUSBAND who has been a guinea pig for all my dishes,  and has always encouraged me!!

My Sweetest  GRANDCHILDREN  who  chose this cute and beautiful name "malpatskitchen" for my blog!! (that's how they call me!!)

Last but not the least.......My  INSTAFAM!!!!!!!! I am so proud to say, I have several virtual friends, from many parts of the world, we are all eagerly  waiting to meet each other..........I also had the pleasure of meeting a few good friends.......many calling me Malaji, Aunty, mami, mam,  buddy , Didi..............always so kind and loving.....always there for me!!!! Thanks a lot, I am so touched!!!!

And even though I am not very active on Face Book, I still have more than 1 lac followers there, where all my posts are being published!

On this special occasion, I chose to make something SPECIAL which I concocted.....

                                             BEET-PANEER KEBABS!!!!!

                             The 5 KEBABS usher in malpatskitchen's   5th BIRTHDAY!!!!!

                                                      My Granddaughter wishing me!!

My eldest Grandson, who was the first to call me "MALPAT" sending  his wishes


My Youngest Grandson wishing me!!

Beetroot - 1, medium sized, grated
Potato - 1, medium sized, pressure cooked and mashed
Fresh home made crumbled paneer - 3/4 cup
A small piece ginger, 3 green chillies and 2 pods garlic- all ground into a paste
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Jeera - 1 tsp
Jeera powder - 1 tsp
Dhania powder - 1 tsp
Kitchen king masala - 2 tsps
Salt to taste
Cornflour - 3-4 tsps
Bread crumbs - 3 tbsps
Mint leaves - washed and chopped - 10-12
Fresh cilantro/coriander leaves - a handful
Enough oil to fry

Recipe cuisine: Indian; Category: Snacks/starters
Prep time: 15 mts; Cooking time: 30 mts

Yields 15-16 kebabs

Garlic, ginger and green chillies loaded in the blender jar


Pan heated with oil, turmeric and jeera seasoned

Grated beetroot and this above paste added and sauteed

Coriander and jeera  powders added

and sauteed till beetroot becomes dry and all the water content evaporates

In a bowl, the roasted beets, mashed potato and paneer added

Kitchen king masala powder, corn flour and salt to taste added

Mint, coriander leaves and bread crumbs added

all mixed well

shaped into small roundels

cling wrapped and refrigerated. It's better even if you refrigerate them over night. If not, definitely for 6-7 hours

getting fried in hot oil

Taken out and drained

Tastes delicious and great with green, sweet chutneys and tomato ketchup

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