Boondi Ladoo
Mar06

Boondi Ladoo

  Ingredients • Gram flour – 1 ½ cup • Sugar – 1 cup • Water – 1 cup • Cardamom powder – 2 pieces (powdered) • Raisins and cashews – ¼ cup • Ghee – 1 tsp Preparation 1. Put the water and sugar in a saucepan and bring to a boil on medium-high heat. 2. When the syrup comes to a boil, turn the heat to medium and stir to dissolve the sugar. 3. Let it...

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Ballushai
Dec14

Ballushai

  Ingredients • All purpose flour – 1 cup     • Ghee – ½ cup • Ghee for frying – 1 ½ cup     • Sugar – ¾ cup • Plain yogurt – ½ cup     • Almonds-pistachio chopped cardamom powder – 6-7 Preparation 1. Add ghee and plain yogurts to all-purpose flour. 2. Knead the dough until soft. 3. Make 20...

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Crispy Puffed Rice Snack with Fried Cashews and Green Peas
Oct05

Crispy Puffed Rice Snack with Fried Cashews and Green Peas

In Indian bazaars, it is a familiar sight to see men puffing rice. A sand-filled karai is placed over glowing coals, and when the coarse sand is hot, rice is added. Using a long paddle, the sand is patiently stirred, until one by one, the rice grains pop into long pointed puffs. With nothing more than straining it through a fine sieve, hot puffed rice, called moori, is ready to be sold in recycled newspaper bags. Like everything in...

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Savoury Shankarapali
Sep29

Savoury Shankarapali

Ingredients • Leftover Dal – 1 cup • Whole Wheat flour – 1 ½ cup • Salt – as required • Peanut Oil – for deep frying Preparation 1. First make a paste of the dal and then knead the dough with whole wheat flour and salt water if required. 2. Roll out thin chapatis of it and cut them into 1 inch diamonds (or in any shape desired). 3. Heat peanut oil in a skillet on a medium – high flame. 4. Let the oil...

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Bhakarvadi
Sep27

Bhakarvadi

Ingredients • Wheat flour – 1 cup • Gram flour (Besan) – 2 cups • Green chilies – 5 finely chopped • Ginger – 1 inch finely chopped • Fresh coriander – a handful finely chopped • Red chili powder – 3 tsp • Coriander powder – 2 tsp • Cumin seeds – 3 tsp • Grated coconut – 1 cup • Sesame seeds – 100 gms • Salt – to taste • Sugar – 5 tsp • Oil for frying and making...

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Malai Sandwich
Jun27

Malai Sandwich

Ingredients FOR PANEER  •Cow’s milk –  2 litres (Use milk with atleast 2 % or above fat content) •White vinegar  – 7-8 teaspoons FOR SYRUP •Sugar –   1.2 kilograms (about 2 ¼ cups) •Few Cardamoms- crushed.Rose essence – optional •Milk – 2 tablespoons.Water – 5 cups FOR MAKING PANEER SANDWICH •Paneer – as made above •Refined flour (Maida) – ½ teaspoon •Corn flour/ corn starch – 1/2...

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