Schezwan Chilli Makahna | Makhana Chinese Bhel | Lotus Seeds in Chinese Sauce

  • Makhana(Lotus seed) – 2cups
  • Ghee – 1tbsp
  • Turmeric- ½  tsp
  • Oil- ½ tbsp.
  • Soy sauce- ½ tbsp.
  • Schezwan Sauce – 1tsp
  • Tomato ketchup- 1tsp
  • Chopped onion – 1 small
  • Chopped Bell pepper- 1tbsp
  • Chopped Spring onion(green onion)- 1tbsp
  • Chopped tomato- 1 small
  • Chat masala- a pinch


  1. Heat a pan on medium flame.
  2. Add ghee (clarified butter) , once ghee is hot add makhana and mix.
  3. Add salt and turmeric.
  4. Mix and roast makhana for 10-12 mins on medium-high flame.
  5. Roast makhana until it becomes crisp and crunchy, once it turns golden brown turn off the gas. transfer the makhanas into a bowl.
  6. Heat some oil, once oil is hot add all vegetables and sauté for a min.
  7. Add salt, soy sauce, schezwan sauce, tomato ketchup and sugar. Mix all together.
  8. Cook for few mins until all the water evaporates.
  9. Add roasted makhana and mix quickly. Sprinkle chat masala.
  10. Serve immediately.

Note: for Better taste and crunchy texture:  Mix makhana and schezwan gravy just before serving.

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Sweet Corn Butter Masala | Chatpata Sweet Corn Masala

  • Sweetcorn- 2cups
  • Melted butter- 1tbsp
  • Lemon juice – ½ tbsp.
  • Red chili powder- ½ tsp
  • Red chili flakes- ½  tsp
  • Chat masala powder- ½ tsp
  • Roasted cumin powder- ½ tsp
  • Black pepper powder- A pinch
  • Coriander leaves- 1tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Water 4-5 cups for boiling


  1. Take 4-5 cups of water, once the water starts boiling – add sweet corns into the pan.
  2. Let it cook for 7-8 mins on medium-high flame.
  3. Drain all the water and transfer the boiled sweetcorn into a bowl.
  4. Add melted butter, red chili powder, salt, chat masala, chili flakes, roasted cumin powder, black pepper powder, coriander leaves and lemon juice.
  5. Mix all well.
  6. For garnishing – sprinkle some red chili powder and coriander leaves.
  7. Serve hot

Drumstick curry | Gujarati style Saragva ki sabji(kadhi)

  • Oil – 2tbsp
  • Drumsticks (saragvo) – 3 sticks
  • Yogurt (dahi) – 3 tbsp.
  • Gram flour (besan) – 2tbsp
  • Water – 4-5 cups
  • Turmeric- ½ tsp
  • Asafetida- ½ tsp
  • Dried red chili- 2
  • Red chili powder- 1tsp
  • Coriander cumin powder- 1tsp
  • Garlic chutney- 1tsp
  • Kasuri methi- 1tsp
  • Salt to taste


  1. Cut the drumsticks (saragvo) into 2-3 inch portions.
  2. Remove skin threads (partially) and wash drumsticks properly.
  3. For yogurt-gram flour (dahi-besan) mixture : Take gram flour, yogurt and 2 cups of water and mix it with hand blander.
  4. Heat oil in a pan.
  5. Add mustard seeds, once it starts popping add cumin seeds, dried red chili and Asafetida into the pan.
  6. Add drumsticks and mix all well.
  7. Add all the masalas, garlic chutney and mix all together.
  8. Add 1 cups of water, cover the pan and let it cook for 12-15 mins.
  9. Once drumsticks are cooked – Add gram flour – yogurt mixture and mix well.
  10. Add 1 cup of water and boil the mixture for 5 mins.
  11. Note: add some water if needed (make pouring consistency mixture)
  12. Add kasuri methi and mix well.
  13. Garnish it with coriander leaves
  14. Serve it with some Garlic chutney and Enjoy !
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