Golden Pastry Chips
Nov25

Golden Pastry Chips

    In Bengal, this snack is sold everywhere, from shops and roadside hand-pushed carts to vendors carrying baskets on their heads and wandering from place to place. They are seasoned with one of three spice seeds: caraway, fennel or kalonji.   Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 30 minutes   Ingredients • Unbleached white flour –  1 ½ cups (175 g)  • Salt...

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Chiwda
Nov24

Chiwda

  Ingredients • Potato straws • Chopped almonds • Chopped roasted cashews • Golden raisins • Grated dried coconut • Sugar • Salt • Cinnamon   Preparation 1. Potato straws are made by peeling and then grating through a large hold grater as many potatoes as desired. Rinse and soak these in cold water about ten minutes. Drain and pat dry. Deep fry in...

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Anjeer, Pista, Saffron Mawa Roll (Tricolor Mawa Roll)
Nov23

Anjeer, Pista, Saffron Mawa Roll (Tricolor Mawa Roll)

  Ingredients . 1/2 recipe anjeer barfi . 1/2 recipe saffron barfi . 1/2 recipe Pista Barfi . Poppy seeds (khus-khus) for coating   Preparation 1. Make the anjeer, saffron and pista barfi as mentioned in the below respective recipes. 2. In between plastic sheets (Cut the daily use plastic bags in half), roll out the anjeer barfi into a rectangle of 4" x 6" and ½ ‘’ thickness. Remove the...

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Motichoor laddoo
Nov22

Motichoor laddoo

  Ingredients •Gram flour (besan)………………………….. 2 ½ cups •Sugar…………………………………………1 ¾ cups •Milk………………………………………….....

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Coconut Milk Fudge Log
Nov21

Coconut Milk Fudge Log

    This uncooked confection is quick to assemble and power-packed with nutrition.   Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 15 minutes   Ingredients • Honey, rice or maple syrup – ½ cup (120 g)  • Almond, cashew or peanut butter – ½ cup (120 g)  • Finely, chopped dates – ½ cup (80 g) • Low-fat or whole milk...

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Home made Mawa from Milk powder
Nov19

Home made Mawa from Milk powder

Ingredients . 200 gm /1.5 cups Milk powder (Skimmed milk powder can also be used) . 40 ml milk (approx. ¼ cup) . A handkerchief or a piece of muslin . Pressure cooker   Method 1. Mix milk powder and milk in a bowl a little at a time till you get a dough of soft consistency. Knead it a little to make it smooth. 2. Wrap a handkerchief around it and place it in a metal bowl. 3. Fill about 2-3 inches of water in...

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