Mango and tender Jackfruit Adgai(Pickle)

1 medium sized Mango washed and wiped clean with a cloth.chop the mango into small pieces. Take about 3 cups of water to which 1/2 vati salt is added and boil it. Add the chopped mango pieces into it and after about 10 minutes strain  the mango bits and keep the salt water separately. Take…

Almonds & Anjeer kheer(Figs)

Almonds and Anjeer kheer: Almonds 10-12 Anjeer-4 Brown sugar-2 spoons milk 1 cup. Keasar 2-3 strands Almonds-2 chopped for garnishing Cardamom powder-1/4 spn. Chop Anjeer n soak them in 1/4 cup milk and keep aside. Soak almonds in water for about an hour and peel them. Grind the almonds to a smooth paste and then…

Chakkuli’s

Ingredients: Urad dal- 1 small vati Rice flour-4.5 to 5 Vatis. (depending on the quality of the rice flour) Butter-1.5 table spoon. Chilli pdr-1 spn(optional) Hing-1/4 spn Ajwain-1/4 spn Salt to taste. Wash the urad dal and add enough water to just soak the urad dal.After 20 mins pressure cook the urad dal for about…

Carrots Rabadi

Carrot Rabadi: Milk powder-1/2 cup Milk-2 cups.(I have used full cream milk) Sugar-3 table spoons Carrots-2 Method: Chop the carrots and steam them in the cooker without the weight. Blend the cooked mixture to a smooth paste. Mix the milk powder and milk with a whisk or egg beater. Take a kadai and pour in…

Besan laddu’s

Besan laddu: 1 cup besan 1 cup sugar (Powdered) 1/2 cup ghee. Cold milk-3 spoons. Cardamom pdr-1/4 spn. Kesar, chopped nuts n raisins. Method: Take a kadai n pour half of the ghee and when it starts melting add the chopped nuts and when it turns golden remove it and keep aside. In the same…

Basundi

Basundi 1 litre full cream milk.  Cardamom powder-1/4 spn Sugar  4 table spoons. Slivered Almonds- 4-5 Take a heavy bottomed pan/kadai n boil the milk on low heat for about 15 mins until it thickens n reduces by 2/3rd quantity. Now add the sugar and cardamom pdr and cook again for about 10 mins. Put…

Sweet appos/paddu

Ingrdients Wheat flour-3/4 cup 1/4 cup suji 1 banana Jaggery/ brown sugar as per taste Sour curds-1/2 cup Poha-1/4 cup soaked in 1/2 cup water. Coconut grated-1/4 cup WCardamom-3 to 4 pods powdered Ghee for making the appos. Method: Mash the banana and then add curds, cardamom pdr, brown sugar or jaggery,suji and wheat flour…

Strawberry Sheera

Ingredients: 7-8 strawberries chopped. 1 cup semolina 1 cup sugar Chopped Almonds-4 Chopped cashew nuts-4 Raisins -10 to 12. Ghee-3 table spoons. Hot Water-2.5 cups. Method: Dry roast semolina in a pan. Add a little ghee n roast till you get good aroma. Add the chopped strawberries and mix well till the colour from the…

Mawa Karanjis

Dry fruits n Mawa karanji: For the filling- 1cup mixed chopped roasted nuts like almonds, cashew nuts , pumpkin seeds, walnuts and raisins. 1/2 cup powdered sugar(I have used brown sugar) 2 table spoons suji rava roasted. Cardamom powder-1/4 spn Khus khus-1/2 spn Dates-5 to 6 chopped. Ghee-1 table spoon. Mawa-about 1/2 cup. (You may…

Mango Sheera

Ingredients: 1 Mango chopped. 1 cup semolina 1 cup sugar Chopped Almonds-4 Chopped cashew nuts-4 Raisins -10 to 12. Ghee-3-4 table spoons. Hot Water-2.5 cups.  Method: Dry roast semolina in a pan. Add a little ghee n roast till you get good aroma. Add the chopped mangoes and mix well till the colour from the…

Carrots Basundi

Milk powder-1/2 cup Milk-2 cups.(I have used full cream milk) Sugar-3 table spoons. Carrots-2 Chop the carrots and steam them in the cooker without the weight. Blend the cooked mixture to a smooth paste. Mix the milk powder and milk with a whisk or egg beater. Take a kadai and pour in the above mixture…

Par boiled rice Bakri with Garlic chutney.

Rice flour bakri:Rice flour-1 cup Water1.5 cups Salt to taste 1 t spn coconut oil. Take a kadai and heat the water. Add the salt and oil mix well. Slowly mix in the rice flour and mix it slowly on low flame. Put off the flame and cover it with a lid.  Now knead the…