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Jackfruit Halwa I absolutely love Jackfruit! Isn’t it ironical how such an unattractive looking and cumbersome to cut through lump can hold such a delicious and fragrant fruit inside? Summer is the season of Jackfruits and I relish it in its various forms. When I saw Jackfruit Biryani on the menu on on our visit …






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Handvo – A Savory Cake

  Serves 4 Ingredients Rice: 1 cup Chana Dal: ½  Cup Tur Dal: ½  cup Dahi/Yogurt: 1 Tbsp Jaggery: 1/4th  Cup Salt, to taste Red Chilly Powder, ½ Tbsp OR to taste Coriande /Dhania Powder, 1 Tbsp OR to taste Sesame Seeds/White Til: ½ Cup Green Mirch + Garlic paste: 2 Tbsp Mango Pickle Masala: …






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Farsan Farsan is the umbrella under which a whole list of delicious snacks come under. Loved by Gujrati’s, and more than Gujrati’s by ME, these savory snacks are enjoyed with meals, with an evening cup of tea or coffee or just whenever you want to. Farsan’s can be deep fried, or freshly made or steamed …






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Egg Kagina

Ingredients: 1 Tbsp Oil 2 Eggs 2 Medium sized Onion, slit lengthwise 2 Green Chillies, slit Salt, to taste Turmeric, 1/4th Tsp 2-3 Tbsps Water Method: Heat the Oil in a pan Add the Onions and saute till transparent, throw in the green chilles and saute for another 2-3 minutes Add Salt and Turmeric and …






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Aatte Ka Halwa

(Whole wheat Flour Pudding)     Ingredients: 1 Katori Whole Wheat Flour ( Gehun ka aata) ½ Katori Ghee ½ to 3/4th Katori  Sugar (or as per taste) 1 and ½ Katori Hot water Pistachio slivers for garnishing (Any sized Katori/cup/glass/vessel would do, just use the same one to measure all the ingredients) Method: Heat Ghee …






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Stuffed Karela

  Ingredients: 5-6 regular Karelas or 7-8 Baby Karelas  Method: Scrape off a bit of the hard skin, slit lengthwise and deseed. Boil water, add salt to it and cook the Karelas in it till ALMOST done and NOT fully cooked. When done, drain the water and keep aside. For the Stuffing: 2 Tbsp Oil …






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Dal Dhokli

Dal Dhokli is a one-pot, Gujrati meal, which is filling and delicious. The Dal is tangy with a hint of sweetness Ingredients: For the Dal – Part 1 ½ Cup Tur Dal 3 and ½ cups Water 1 medium sized Tomato, chopped fine 1 large Green Chilly, Slit 1/4th Tsp freshly grated Ginger Salt, to …






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Sabudana Khichdi

 Ingredients 1 Cup Sabudana or Sago 1 medium sized Potato (peeled, cubed and boiled) 2 Tbsp Peanuts, roasted, peeled and coarsely ground ½ Tsp Sugar 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice Salt, to taste For the Tadka/Tempering 1 Tbsp Oil 1 Tsp Jeera/Cumin Seeds 2 medium Green Chilles, slit 7-8 Kadipatas/Curry Leaves 1 Tbsp Peanuts (whole) Method …






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Sattu ke Laddu

Sattu ke Laddu Sattu is a flour derived from grinding roasted Bengal Gram which is also known as Dalia Ingredients: Dalia Ki Daal 1 Cup Sugar 1 Cup Ghee ½ Cup Dry Fruits/Saffron for garnishing (optional) Method: Grind Dalia to a fine powder Grind Sugar to a fine powder Mix both together very well Heat Ghee …






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No Dairy Ice-cream : Recipe included

I have a sweet-tooth, with a special weakness for Ice-creams. But we know that eating Ice-creams too often is not such a great idea, for your weighing scale. A few years ago when I came across this recipe for ‘ice-cream’ I was skeptical, and though I did save the recipe I never tried it out. …