Choorma
Jun18

Choorma

Ingredients : •Atta/Wheat flour – 2 cups •Desi Ghee – 3-5 tablespoons •Sugar – 4-5 tablespoons (adjust according to taste) •Almonds (sliced) – to garnish Preparation: 1. Heat desi ghee in a pan. 2. Add wheat flour to hot desi ghee. 3. Mix them well. 4. Turn the flame to low and allow wheat to get cooked well. 5. Keep stirring continuously otherwise wheat flour will get stuck to the bottom of the pan. 6. After...

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Orange Tapioca (sabudana) Pudding
Jun17

Orange Tapioca (sabudana) Pudding

  Ingredients 1/2 cup pearl Tapioca 2 1/2 cups cold water,divided use 1 large orange-cut into small pieces without the white membrane.  3 tbsp sugar Orange zest- 1/2 to 1 tsp 1/2 tsp Cardamom powder- optional Nuts for decoration   Preparation 1. In a  small bowl, cover the tapioca with 1/2 cup cold water. Let stand for 30 minutes.  2. Add sugar and orange zest to the remaining 2 cups of water. Boil till the...

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Gulkand Mawa Burfi
Jun16

Gulkand Mawa Burfi

Gulkand  is rose petals preserved in sugar and honey. A health tonic as per Ayurveda. Ingredients •1/2 kg – soft khoya or mawa •2 cups – powdered sugar •3 tbsp – ghee (clarified butter) •1 tsp – cardamom powder •3 tbsp – gulkand (a mixture with rose extract) •8-10 fresh rose petals •6 to 8 – almonds, slivered Preparation: 1. Place a heavy pan on low flame and...

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Gajar Ka Halwa
Jun15

Gajar Ka Halwa

  Ingredients • Carrots – 1 kg • Milk – 1.5 litre • Cardamom seeds powdered (optional) – 1 tsp • Ghee for frying the Cashews – ½ tsp • Dry fruits (Sliced Badam, Pista, Kaju) – 2-3 tbsp • Raisins soaked in water for half an hour • Sugar – 450 grams • Whole dried milk (mawa) or Milk Cream (Malai) Preparation 1. Wash the carrots, peel and grate them....

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Carrots, Cashews and Dates in Smooth Yogurt
Jun14

Carrots, Cashews and Dates in Smooth Yogurt

  This colorful raita comes from good friend Mandakini Devi, an accomplished cook. The cashew and date combination can be replaced by almonds and golden raisins or pecans and currants. The yogurt is drained for 2-3 hours before being mixed into the salad to make a thick, rich sauce without the extra calories of added cream.   Preparation and draining time (after assembling ingredients): 2-3 hours Ingredients • Plain...

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Curd Ice Cream – Indian Yogurt Ice Cream
Jun13

Curd Ice Cream – Indian Yogurt Ice Cream

Ingredients . Curd (Yogurt)  – 1/2 cup (100gms.) . Sugar – 1/4 cup (50 gms.) . Cream – 1/2 cup (100gms.) . Vanilla Essence – 2 drops. . Cashew – 10 (beat it into small pieces) . Buiscuit – 4 (break it into small pieces)   Preparation 1. Mix curd with sugar, and put the mixture into the mixing jar. Whisk the curd till the sugar gets completely dissolved into the...

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