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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Boondi ke laddu
Jun19

Boondi ke laddu

Ingredients FOR BOONDI  •Besan (chickpea flour)- 1 cup (200 grams) •Water- 1/2 cup (100 ml) •Orange food color- a pinch (optional) •Oil for deep frying FOR SUGAR SYRUP •Sugar- 1 cup (200 grams) •Water- 1/2 cup (100 ml) •Cardamom powder (elaichi)-1/4 teaspoon Preparation:   1. First prepare the sugar syrup. 2. Boil 1/2 cup water in a pan & add 1 cup sugar to it. 3. Add cardamom powder to it & boil it on medium high heat. 4....

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Chakli
Mar30

Chakli

  Ingredients • Rice flour – 1 cup • Urad Dal – 2 tsps • Cumin seed – ¼ tsp • Til/Sesame seed – ¼ tsp • Salt – ½ tsp • Butter – 1 tbsp, melted • Water – as required • Oil – for deep frying Preparation 1. Dry roast the urad dal until golden brown and let them cool completely. 2. Grind them to a very fine powder. 3. Mix rice...

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