31
May 13

Parwal (pointed gourd) with khus-khus (poppy seed)

Ingredients:

Preparation:

  1. Wash and Trim the both ends of pointed gourd.
  2. Peel off the Parwal and cut into two pieces (longitudinally)
  3. Cut onion into very small pieces.
  4. Dry grind poppy seeds and red chili, add little water garlic and ginger, wet grind to make smooth masala paste. keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take fry pan heat 2 table spoon of oil in it. When it smokes, put, cumin seeds.
  2. Add Parwal and fry it about 5 minutes (till Parwal becomes tender).
  3. Remove Parwal from fry pan. Keep aside.
  4. Put rest of oil into the pan.
  5. Add chopped onion and fry till golden brown. (About 3 minutes)
  6. Add masala paste. Stir it and fry (keep it stirring otherwise it may burn).
  7. Add fried Parwal in it, add ¼ cup of water and Cover it.
  8. Cook it on medium flame till Parwal is done. (Stir occasionally)
Serve hot as a side dish.

09
May 13

Delicious crispy poha

Ingredients:

For seasonings:

Preparation:

  1. Slice the coconut and cashew nut
  2. Dry Roast poha on low flame for 4 – 5 minutes; till become crispy.

Method:

  1. Take a big pan and Deep fry ground nut as well as chana dal on low flame.
  2. Take it out and put on the roasted poha.
  3. Deep Fry slices coconut also.
  4. After that fry cashew nut and dry grapes also.
  5. Take it out and put it on the roasted poha.

For seasoning:

  1. Take a big and broad mouth pan. Heat the left out oil.
  2. Put turmeric powder,asafoetida, coriander, funnel seed, and sesame seed one by one.
  3. After few seconds add green chili and curry leaves and fry for one minute on low flame.
  4. Now add this seasoning mixture on poha mixture.
  5. Now stir nicely add salt ( as per your test } and  powdered  sugar. Roast this mixture on low heat for another five minutes.
  6. Crispy poha is ready to serve at tea time.
     Delicious crispy poha

    Delicious crispy poha

    Ingredients

    Ingredients

    pan with oil

    pan with oil

    Roast poha

    Roast poha

    Deep fry ground nut

    Deep fry ground nut

    Deep fry ground nut

    Deep fry ground nut

    Take it out and put on the roasted poha

    Take it out and put on the roasted poha

    Deep fry ground nut as well as chana dal

    Deep fry ground nut as well as chana dal

    Deep fry ground nut as well as chana dal

    Deep fry ground nut as well as chana dal

    Take it out and put on the roasted poha

    Take it out and put on the roasted poha

    Take it out and put on the roasted poha

    Take it out and put on the roasted poha

    Deep Fry slices coconut

    Deep Fry slices coconut

    Take it out and put on the roasted poha

    Take it out and put on the roasted poha

    Take it out and put on the roasted poha

    Take it out and put on the roasted poha

    Put turmeric powder, asafetida, coriander, funnel seed, and sesame seed one by one

    Put turmeric powder, asafetida, coriander, funnel seed, and sesame seed one by one

    Put turmeric powder, asafetida, coriander, funnel seed, and sesame seed one by one

    Put turmeric powder, asafetida, coriander, funnel seed, and sesame seed one by one

    Put turmeric powder, asafetida, coriander, funnel seed, and sesame seed one by one

    Put turmeric powder, asafetida, coriander, funnel seed, and sesame seed one by one

    Put turmeric powder, asafetida, coriander, funnel seed, and sesame seed one by one

    Put turmeric powder, asafetida, coriander, funnel seed, and sesame seed one by one

    Put turmeric powder, asafetida, coriander, funnel seed, and sesame seed one by one

    Put turmeric powder, asafetida, coriander, funnel seed, and sesame seed one by one

    Put turmeric powder, asafetida, coriander, funnel seed, and sesame seed one by one

    Put turmeric powder, asafetida, coriander, funnel seed, and sesame seed one by one

    Put turmeric powder, asafetida, coriander, funnel seed, and sesame seed one by one

    Put turmeric powder, asafetida, coriander, funnel seed, and sesame seed one by one

    add green chili and curry leaves sesame seed one by one

    add green chili and curry leaves sesame seed one by one

    add green chili and curry leaves

    add green chili and curry leaves

    add green chili and curry leaves

    add green chili and curry leaves

    add this seasoning mixture on poha mixture

    add this seasoning mixture on poha mixture

    add this seasoning mixture on poha mixture

    add this seasoning mixture on poha mixture

    Delicious crispy poha

    Delicious crispy poha

 Delicious crispy poha


03
May 13

khoya Gulabjamun (About 1 Kg)

Ingredients:

Preparation:

  1. Take khoya  in a mixer jar and mix well.
  2. Sieve Maida and soda bi carb together.
  3. Take a big mixing bowl; put Mawa, Maida and baking powder and kneed with water/milk.
  4. Make very soft dough just like chapatti.
  5. Make 30-40 balls from this dough.
  6. Give round shape like ball.Keep aside.
  7. Take a large pan; pour sugar as well as water in it.
  8. Add cardamom powder and saffron it and bring it to boil.
  9. Let the syrup boil for 3-4 minutes.
  10. Then remove from heat.
  11. Add rose essence or rose water in the syrup.Keep aside.

Method:

  1. take a kadahi(heavy  and round bottom fry pan),pour ghee and heat on medium flame.
  2. Deep fry 10 balls on very low flame. Slowly ball will rise and float.
  3. Fry till it become chocolate brown in color no need to shake the balls.
  4. Keep it aside and cool to room temperature.
  5. Put fried Gulabjamun ball in lukewarm sugar syrup.
  6. Keep it about at least 4-5 hours.
  7. Gulabjamun is ready to serve.
  8. Decorate with sliced almond and pistachios.
  9. It can be served cold /hot as you wish.

Note: Gulabjamun should not be fried on high flame; it will become hard and uncooked.

gulabjamun

Ingredients

Ingredients

adding water

adding water

making dough

making dough

 dough

dough

sugar syrup

sugar syrup

adding cardamom power and saffron

adding cardamom power and saffron

frying gulabjamin

frying gulabjamin

frying gulabjamin

frying gulabjamin

frying gulabjamin

frying gulabjamin

Delicious and mouth watering Gulabjamun is ready to eat.