Nut and Raisin Nibbler
Mar26

Nut and Raisin Nibbler

  You can vary the formula  cashews and currants, peanuts and golden raisins, almonds and raisins in this nutritious snack. Srila Prabhupada recommended this combination on Ekadasee fasting days.   Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): a few minutes   Ingredients • Fine salt – 1 teaspoon (5 ml)  • Ground coriander – ½ tablespoon (7 ml) • Ground cumin...

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Cardamom Shortbread Cookies
Mar07

Cardamom Shortbread Cookies

  This buttery cookie bears some resemblances to Scottish shortbread. To the basic recipe, try one of the following additions: ¼ cup (25 g) ground pecans, cashews, almonds, pistachios or walnuts or 3 table spoons (45 ml) puree of dried mango, apples, cherries or papaya.   Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 15 minutes Baking time: 1 hour   Ingredients • Unsalted butter, at room temperature...

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Peach Cobbler
Jan31

Peach Cobbler

  Ingredients: • All purpose flour – 1 cup  • Brown sugar – 1/2 cup  • White sugar – 1/2 cup  • Baking powder – 2 tsp • Salt – 1/2 tsp • Vanilla extract – 1 tsp • Milk – 3/4 cup  • Margarine, melted – 1/2 cup  • Sliced canned peaches, drained – 1 (29 ounce) can ...

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Pistachio Milk Fudge
Jan30

Pistachio Milk Fudge

  Plain milk marries well with chopped pistachios and rose water. The mixture can be left just marbled with nuts or tinted a pistachio green color. For a classic look, garnish with a piece of edible silver foil (varak) and slivered pistachios.   Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 30 minutes   Ingredients • Sugar – ½ cup (110 g)  • Water – 1 cup (240 ml) ...

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Quick and Easy Milk Fudge
Jan29

Quick and Easy Milk Fudge

  For centuries, Vedic cooks have been making milk fudge burfi from the same ingredients: milk reduced to pasty-dough, and unrefined sugars –either cane jaggery or palm gur, Burfi has changed very little since its beginnings, but with the twentieth century came powdered milk and shortcut procedures. Rather than boiling milk to reduce it to a paste, modern cooks can stir powdered milk into a flavored syrup and cook it very...

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Chick-pea-flour fudge
Jan28

Chick-pea-flour fudge

  Ingredients •1.5 cup butter •3 cups chick-pea flour (besan) •2 cups milk •1.5 cup sugar •¼ cup chopped cashew nuts •2 tbsp grated coconut •2 tbsp cinnamon •¼ cup chopped pistachio Preparation 1.Melt the butter in a pan. Stir besan into the pan and cook for 15 minutes (need to stir constantly). Add coconut and nuts and cook for another 5 minutes. 2.In a saucepan, boil...

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