Sago pearls Kheer with Mango.

Sago pearls Kheer with mango Ingredients: Mango 1 Sago pearls-1/2 cup Milk -2 2 cups. Brown sugar-1/2 cup. Cardamom -3-4 pods powdered. Saffron-2-3 strands. Nuts and raisins to garnish. Method: Mango peeled and puréed and kept in the refrigerator to cool. For the sago Kheer. In a heavy bottomed pan boil milk and cook the…

Fruits and berries Raita One of my favourite raita which is refreshing in the summer heat and also a healthy option as it has yogurt which is a probiotic and berries which are high in antioxidants. I have added a scoop of vanilla ice cream to the yogurt to get a creamy texture and so a little high calorie wise. Ingredients: Vanilla Ice cream-1 scoop Green grapes -1/4 cup Pineapple bits-1/2 cup Curd 3/4cup Black berry-4-5(chopped) Strawberries-3 sliced Pepper-1/4 spoon Kala namak-1 pinch just for the flavour Chat masala-2 pinches. Salt as per taste. Method: Take a bowl and mix the ice cream and the yogurt Add all the chopped fruits and salt and mix well and garnish with chat masala and black salt. Serve it cold.

Tangy Colourful Salad🥗

Ingredients: Semi ripe Mango- skinned and sliced into thin bits. (Juliennes) Carrots-1 White Radish-1 cut into Juliennes Tomato-1 sliced thinly Onions-1 sliced finely Cabbage-1/2 cup thinly shredded Coriander leaves chopped-3-4 sprigs Lemon juice-1 table spoon Paprika-1/2 spn Brown sugar-1/2 spn Salt as per taste. Method: In a bowl add all the cut veggies and then…

Black Rice phirni

Black rice and dates Phirni which is also a sugar free dessert 🍮 Ingredients: Black rice-1/2 cup Fresh milk-2 cups. Cardamom-1/4 spn(powdered) Dates-1/2 cup(pitted) Milk-1/2 cup (to soak the dates) Nuts-2 sons. Method: Pressure cook black rice with three times the measure of water. Soak the dates in 1/2 a cup of hot milk and…

Dates Basundi

A nutritious guilt free dessert which is sugar free and delicious too.. Ingredients: Pitted Dates-1/2 cup. 2 .5 cups milk. Cardamom -1/4 spn powder Nuts to Garnish. Method: Soak the dates in 1/2 cup hot milk for about 2 hours. Grind it to a smooth paste. Heat 2 cups of milk in a heavy bottomed…

Roasted Capsicum salad & dip Roasted Capsicum Salad Ingredients: 1 Eggplant 1 Red Bell pepper 1 Tomato 3-4 Garlic cloves 1/2 handful Parsley chopped 1 spn Lemon juice Salt as per taste Pepper as per taste Olive oil-2 table spns 2 spoons of crushed coriander and mint leaves. Method: Poke holes or make slits in the eggplant and insert the garlic cloves in the slits made. Smear a little oil all over the eggplant and roast it directly over the flame . Once it’s properly roasted, peel off the charred skin and mince it with a knife. Now follow the same procedure of roasting with the tomato as well as the Capsicum. Mince the tomato,Capsicum as well as onion and mix well with lemon juice,pepper and salt as per taste and chopped coriander and mint leaves. Salad is ready. Chill and serve. For the odip: You skip the coriander and mint is leaves leaves and blend it to a smooth paste. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve it chilled as a dip.

Roasted Capsicum salad & dip Roasted Capsicum Salad Ingredients: 1 Eggplant 1 Red Bell pepper 1 Tomato 3-4 Garlic cloves 1/2 handful Parsley chopped 1 spn Lemon juice Salt as per taste Pepper as per taste Olive oil-2 table spns 2 spoons of crushed coriander and mint leaves. Method: Poke holes or make slits in…

Moldovan style Radish coleslaw

This is a delicious,healthy Moldovan salad. They call it Cabbage salad. Unlike its name the ingredients differ from coleslaw.its unique in flavour and tangy too. Ingredients Cabbage-1/4 cup shredded Onion-1 sliced Cucumber-1/2 sliced 1 spn Apple cider vinegar 1 spoon-oil Salt as per taste 1 table spoon diced dill weed. Method: Slice the Radish, onions…

Thandai

Thandai(my style😉) A coolant which is non intoxicating minus the bhaang. Healthy, nutritious and also a energy drink to beat the summer heat. Ingredients: Fennel seeds-1/2 T spn Pepper corns-10-12 Poppy seeds-1/2 T spn Mace-smaller than a pea Soaked and skinned Almonds-15 Pistachio-7-8 Melon and sunflower seeds-1.5 Tspn Cardamom-6-7 pods Saffron strands-6-7 Dates-3 Milk-2+1 cups…

Chocolate Rolls

Chocolate rolls: 1 cup milk powder 1 cup chocolate powder 1/2 cup Milk Butter-3 table spoon. Brown sugar-2 table spoon Desiccated coconut-1/2 cup. Take a non stick pan and mix all the ingredients except the desiccated coconut. On low heat keep cooking it for about 10 mins until the mixture leaves the sidesChocolate rolls: 1…

Black rice and pumpkin 🥗 Salad

Ingredients: Black rice-1/4 cup (Wash and soak the rice in 1 cup of water. Cook in a pressure cooker for about 7/8 whistles and then drain the water, run it through some cold water, strain and add salt and refrigerate it.)   Pumpkin bits-1/4 cup Spinach-5-6 leaves washed and blanched. 1/2 white onion sliced thinly…

Kisiel

A popular dessert in the Eastern and Northern Europe which is made from fruits,dry fruits and juices and thickened with Cornstarch,Arrowroot or Potato starch. Tastes good both warm or refrigerated. I have thickened it with arrowroot and fruit juice. Ingredients: 1 cup of mixed fruits cut into small pieces. (I have used green grapes, peaches,…

Cauliflower Bhajo/fritters

Ingredients: Cauliflower florets-10-12 pieces Besan-1/2 cup Red chilli powder-1/2 tspn Turmeric powder-1/4 spn Corn flour-1 table spoon Dhania jeera powder-1 t spn Salt as per taste Oil for frying the fritters. Water to mix the batter. Method: In a bowl mix all the ingredients and then add the water little by little until a thick…