Boiled Rice Green beans Khichidi

Boiled Rice and Mung Dal Khichidi:Boiled Rice and Mung Dal Khichidi: Wholesome meal.Khichdi is a balance of carbohydrate and protein. Moong beans additionally are a good source of dietary fibre. I have prepared this Khichidi using Red Matta rice.This can be substituted with red rice or even normal parboiled rice. Loved the texture and mild…

Pineapple Mensakai 1/2 cup chopped Pineapple 2 +1 (Bedgi+Guntur red chillies) Grated coconut-1.5 table spn Sesame seeds-1.5 Tsonga.(I have taken a mix of black and white Sesame seeds) Tamarind(small as two peas) Jaggery grated-1 Tbl spn Asafoetida-less than quarter spn Salt to taste For seasoning: Mustard-1/4 spn Curry leaves-?6-7leaves crushed Coconut oil-1 til spn. Heat a pan and add jaggery and as it gets caramelised add in the chopped Pineapple bits and salt and keep cooking for about 3-4 mins. Now roast the red chillies, Coconut and Sesame seeds. Grind it along with 1/4 cup water and tamarind to paste. Add it to the cooked Pineapple bits and asafoetida. Mix well and cook for another 3-4 mins. Season it with mustard and curry leaves.

Black Rice Khichidi

Black rice,also called the forbidden rice is a staple food of Mizoram which is now getting popular all over as a Super food. Rich in antioxidants and full of protein,nutrients and minerals.Loved the nutty flavour. Ingredients: Black Rice 1/2 cup Green whole Mung beans-1/2 cup. Fresh corn-2 table spoons Olive oil-2 table spoons Cumin seeds-1…

Parwal Ka Meethai(pointed Gourd)

7-Parwals (firm ones) skinned , slit and deseeded. Khoya/Mawa-1 cup Sugar-2 table spoons(preferably brown Sugar) Cardamom powder-1/4 son Almonds and Pista -5 each sliced thinly. Saffron-5-6 strands to garnish. Milk powder-2 table spoons Soda bi carbonate-1 pinch Silver Warq(Silver leaf/German paper(Optional for decorating) For the syrup 1/2cup water 1/2 cup sugar. 1 spoon milk(to clear…

Chocolate Rolls

Chocolate rolls: Ingredients  1 cup milk powder 1 cup chocolate powder Milk-1/ 2 cup Butter-3 table spoons Brown sugar-2 table spoons Desiccated coconut-1/2 cup. Method: 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 sides…

Amaranth bakri

Amaranth flour-1.5 cups Water-1/2 cup Salt to taste. Take a vessel and heat water in it. When it starts to boil put off the flame. Now take a mixing bowl and add 1 cup flour. Make a well in the middle and add salt and the water and mix well with a spatula. When it…

Carrot Rabadi

Ingredients: 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 the…

Dry Fruits Suji Halwa

Ingredients: Semolina -1 small cup Brown sugar-3/4 cup Nuts and raisins-1 table spoon Dry figs/Anjeer-4 sliced  Apricots-4 sliced  Warm water-2 1/2 cups. Cardamom powder- as per taste. Ghee-1/4 cup. Method: In a pan roast the suji in ghee and as it lets out an aroma add in the dry fruits and roast for another 3-4…

Chana dal sweet(Madgane)

Ingredients Chana dal -1 vati Jaggery-1.5 vati 3-4 pods of cardamom finely powdered 1/2 coconut grated  1.5 cup water(for extracting the juice from the grated coconut) 1 cup jaggery 1.5 table spoon wheat flour.( make a paste using a little water.) Cashew nuts -1 table spn, chpped and soaked in water. Raisins-1 table spoon Soak…

Apple sheera🍎

Ingredients: 1 apple peeled and chopped. 1 cup sugar.(I have used brown sugar) 1 cup roasted suji rava. 1/2 cup ghee 4-5 walnuts chopped. 1.5 cups warm water. Cardamom powder-1/4 spn. Method: Take a kadai and add a spoon of water and the sugar and slightly caramelise it and then add the chopped apple and…

Surnali:

Surnali is a type of dosa which is spongy and soft in texture and sweet in taste. It’s cooked on one side only wit a closed lid so that the airy batter spread on the pan gets holes as the surnali is being cooked. It’s a Konkani delicacy which is prepared on special occasions. Surnali…

Colourful and Nutty Salad:

This salad is so colourful as well as nutritious. The mixture of the nuts and the crunchy peppers makes it even more tasty and tangy. Do try it and let me know your views…, Ingredients: Red pepper-1/2 piece cut into bits Yellow pepper-1/2 piece chopped Green pepper-1/2 piece chopped Tomatoes-2 small chopped Cucumber-1/2 piece peeled…