31
Jan 17

Singhara (water chestnut) ka Aata ka ladoo

You can make this singhare ke Aata ka ladoo (sweets) not only on the occasion of navratri, but it is good for any day of the year, so enjoy this laddu and make it your all time favorites.

Gond (edible gum) and singhara (water chest nut) is widely used in Ayurvedic and very good for bones and skin, it is very useful for treating constipation

Ingredients:

  • Singhare ka Aatta (water chestnut flour):100 gm
  • Cashew nut : 10-12no
  • Green cardamom: 6 no.
  • Sugar powder/sugar Boora: 80 gm
  • Ghee: 100gm
  • Gond: 50 gm
  • Almond: 10-12 no.

Preparation:

  1.  Crush Gond into small pieces and keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take heavy bottom pan put ghee in it, heat the ghee, when it starts smoking, put the Gond pieces and deep fry the Gond. Keep aside; when it becomes cool, powder it with the help of palm or potato masher, keep aside.
  2. Fry cashew nut till it gets golden color, remove from ghee and keep aside.
  3. Add singhare ka Aatta into the ghee and stir it continuously on medium low flame, till light golden brown color appears (about 10-12 minutes). Add sliced almond in it, fry for couple of minutes, put off the flame, and allow it to cool.
  4. Add green cardamom powder, cashew nut, and deep fry powdered Gond & Grinded sugar. Mix them well.
  5. Take one handful mix; shape the mixture as laddu by using your fist, depending upon size of laddu 10 to 12 laddu will be ready, Decorate with Chandi ka verak.
  6. Delicious Gond laddu is ready to use on the occasion.
Singhara (water chestnut) ka Aata ka laddu

Singhara (water chestnut) ka Aata ka laddu

Ingredients

Ingredients

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put the Gond pieces and deep fry

put the Gond pieces and deep fry

put the Gond pieces and deep fry

put the Gond pieces and deep fry

put the Gond pieces and deep fry

put the Gond pieces and deep fry

Fry cashew nut

Fry cashew nut

Fry cashew nut

Fry cashew nut

Add singhare ka Aatta

Add singhare ka Aatta

Add sliced almond

Add sliced almond

fry for couple of minutes

fry for couple of minutes

Mix them

Mix them

Mix them

Mix them

Take one handful mix

Take one handful mix

shape the mixture as laddu by using your fist

shape the mixture as laddu by using your fist

Singhara (water chestnut) ka Aata ka laddu

Singhara (water chestnut) ka Aata ka laddu

Singhara (water chestnut) ka Aata ka laddu

Singhara (water chestnut) ka Aata ka laddu

Singhara (water chestnut) ka Aata ka laddu

Singhara (water chestnut) ka Aata ka laddu

Singhara (water chestnut) ka Aata ka laddu

Singhara (water chestnut) ka Aata ka laddu


28
Jan 17

Lauki (bottle gourd) ki kheer

Lauki (bottle gourd) ki kheer is very healthy and one of the popular dishes of Indian cuisine. This is suitable for all age group; the chilled kheer is ideal food for summer.

I still remember that this kheer cooked by my aunt and first time I had many decades in my childhood. No words can tell how much tasty it was!

Lauki (bottle gourd) has wonderful cooling properties, keep body well hydrated. It has anti ageing and slimming properties. We get quick dose of calcium and protein.

Ingredients:

  • Lauki (bottle gourd): 500gm
  • Milk: 1 liter
  • Ghee (clarified butter): 2 tablespoon
  • Condensed milk/Khoa: 200gm
  • Pistachio: 10no.
  • Almond: 10 no.
  • Fresh coconut: ¼ no.
  • Saffron: 1pinch
  • Green cardamom: 4 nos.

Preparation:

  1. Peel out the lauki (bottle gourd). Grate with the help of grater /food processor; cook this grated lauki till 80% done.
  2. Allow it to cool then squeeze gently and take out extra juice to reduce the wetness. Keep aside.
  3. Slice Pistachio, almond. Keep aside.
  4. Make powder of green cardamom. Keep aside.
  5. Scrap coconut, keep aside.

Method:

  1. Take a fry pan and heat it. Put ghee in it, when ghee is heated, add crushed cardamom. Wait for few second and add boiled and squeezed lauki (bottle gourd).
  2. Fry for 15-20 minutes on medium/ low flame till it become light golden. Keep aside.
  3. Boil the milk for 10-15 minutes, so that it reduces half and pour this milk into fried lauki (bottle gourd), further boil it for 4-5 minutes till you get the consistency of your choice.
  4. Add Khoa, stir it continuously till it starts boiling, add sugar and  let it boil for couple of minutes ,add half  of dry fruits  and saffron, let it boil for couple of minutes. Put off the flame.
  5. Transfer into serving bowl and decorate with leftover dry fruits on it.
  6. Now Lauki (bottle gourd) ki kheer is ready to serve.
Lauki (bottle gourd) ki kheer

Lauki (bottle gourd) ki kheer

Ingredients

Ingredients

Grate with the help of grater

Grate with the help of grater

Allow it to cool then squeeze gently

Allow it to cool then squeeze gently

Put ghee

Put ghee

add boiled and squeezed lauki

add boiled and squeezed lauki

Fry for 15-20 minutes

Fry for 15-20 minutes

Fry for 15-20 minutes on medium/ low flame

Fry for 15-20 minutes on medium/ low flame

pour this milk into fried lauki

pour this milk into fried lauki

boil it for 4-5 minutes

boil it for 4-5 minutes

Add Khoa

Add Khoa

Add Khoa

Add Khoa

stir it continuously

stir it continuously

add sugar

add sugar

boil for couple of minutes

boil for couple of minutes

add half of dry fruits and saffron

add half of dry fruits and saffron

add half of dry fruits and saffron

add half of dry fruits and saffron

add half of dry fruits and saffron

add half of dry fruits and saffron

let it boil for couple of minutes

let it boil for couple of minutes

Lauki (bottle gourd) ki kheer

Lauki (bottle gourd) ki kheer

Lauki (bottle gourd) ki kheer

Lauki (bottle gourd) ki kheer

Lauki (bottle gourd) ki kheer

Lauki (bottle gourd) ki kheer


01
Dec 16

Makhane fry (fox nut fry)

Makhan fry (fox nut fry), is the delicacy from Bihar. This recipe made during religious fasting days like navratri…these healthy fox nut fry can be made during regular days too and one can enjoy with tea. Children love munching fried makhana.

It is light to eat, so enjoy this Fox nut fry. It helps to deal effectively with post delivery weakness and give strength to the body. Detoxifies the spleen, it helps the spleen to function well.

So include fox nut in your grocery list.

Ingredients:

  • Makhane: 50 gm
  • Ghee: 40-50gm
  • Salt: ½ teaspoon
  • Black pepper powder: 1 teaspoon

Method:

  1. Take a heavy bottom pan. Put two table spoon of ghee in it. Add Makhana keep stirring and fry on lower flame till it become crisp, add salt and pepper.
  2. Note: you can add less or more amount of ghee as per your wish.
Makhane fry (fox nut fry)

Makhana fry (fox nut fry)

Ingredients

Ingredients

Add Makhana

Add Makhana

Makhane fry (fox nut fry)

Makhana fry (fox nut fry)

Makhane fry (fox nut fry)

Makhana fry (fox nut fry)


21
Nov 16

Dreamy fruit dessert

As we know that kids get fussy about, what they like to eat may lead to incomplete nutrition.

Make your kids breakfast nutritious and tasty with this recipe ‘dreamy fruits salad’…

Fortified with iron, milk, fruits and dry fruits the ‘dreamy fruits salad’ will help to fulfill the nutritional requirement of your children. It is equally good for grownup.

Ingredients:

  • Kiwi: 1no.
  • Beet root: ½ no. (Boiled)
  • Apple: ½ no.
  • Pomegranate: ½ no.
  • Grapes: 10-15 no.
  • California Plum: 1 no.
  • Banana: 1 no.
  • Seasonal fruits: as per your taste bud
  • Condense milk: 50ml
  • Green cardamom powder: ½ teaspoon
  • Cashew nut: 6-7 no.
  • Walnut: 3-4 no.
  • Rasin: 15-20 no.

Preparation:

  1. Chop all fruits and dry fruits into small pieces

Method:

  1. Take a mixing bowl put all chopped fruits and dry fruits along with cardamom powder and condense milk, mix well and decorate with sliced kiwi and walnut. Dreamy fruit dessert is ready to serve. Serve fresh (immediately).
Dreamy fruit dessert

Dreamy fruit dessert

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Ingredients

Chopped fruits

Chopped fruits

adding dry fruits

adding dry fruits

adding cardamom powder

adding cardamom powder

adding condense milk

adding condense milk

adding beetroot

adding beetroot

mix well

mix well

decorate with sliced kiwi , condense milk and walnut

decorate with sliced kiwi , condense milk and walnut

Dreamy fruit dessert

Dreamy fruit dessert


09
Oct 16

Phalahari Thali day 9

Here navratri is coming to near end, tomorrow is very auspicious day, the day of worship “Siddhidatri” form of nav durga and the occasion of “kanya poojan”. After fasting of navratri devotees offer the feast to nine girls, who symbolize the nav durga.

On this occasion, enjoy the navmi Prasadam, sukha kala chana (dry Bengal gram), poori, and Sooji ka halwa. Phalahari Thali day 9 consists of:

  1. Sukha kala chana (dry Bengal gram),
  2. Poori and
  3. Sooji ka halwa
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Phalahari Thali day 9

Phalahari Thali day 9

Phalahari Thali day 9

Phalahari Thali day 9