Tag: #Traditional

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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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Besan Laddoos

Makes 12 medium sized laddoos Ingredients 3/4th Cup Besan Flour 3/4th Cup Powdered Sugar  ( you could use Castor Sugar if you like a grainy texture. I did) 4 Tablespoons Ghee Method in a heavy bottomed pan, heat ghee, on a low flame, till it meld Add the besan flour to it and mix well …






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Belgaum Kunda

Ingredients: Milk: 2 Cups Sugar: 3/4th cup + 1 Tsp (Use 1 cup if you like your sweets really sweet) Ghee: 3 Tbsp Rava/Sooji: 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice: 1/2 a lime (to curdle the milk) For the Garnishing: Chopped nuts Method: Heat the 1 Tbsp Ghee in a pan, add the Sooji and stir on a …






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Navratri ka Halwa/Sooji Halwa

    Ingredients: 1 Katori Sooji/Rawa 1 Katori + 1 Tbsp Sugar 4 Cups Water 4 Tbsps Ghee Cardamon (Elaichi) Powder 1/4 th Tsp (Optional) Saffron Strands (a generous pinch) (Optional) For Garnishing: Soaked Raisins and roasted and chopped Almonds, Cashews and Pistachios Method: Mix the sugar and water in a vessel and stir and boil …






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3 minute, microwave Malai Peda

Ingredients: 200 gms Condensed Milk (I used Milkmaid) 1 Cup Milk Powder (I used Britannia) 60 gms Butter, at room temperature (I used Amul Butter) Method: In a large microwave safe bowl, add the above ingredients and mix well together Microwave the mixture on high for 1 minute The mixture will rise and look like …






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Sondesh

Makes 10 pieces   Ingredients: 1 Litre Milk  (The richer your milk, the creamier your Sondesh will taste. I used Cow Milk, and the Sondesh still tasted awesome) Juice of half a lime (or more, if required) 3 Tbsps Powdered Sugar (or as per your requirement) Essence of your choice: 2 drops (optional) I used …






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Kada Parshaad

 Kada Parshaad has a religious significance, and is offered to all visitors at Gurudwaras   Ingredients:   1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour 1 Cup Ghee 1 Cup Sugar 3 Cups Water Method: Mix the sugar and water in a pan and boil till the sugar melts completely. In a heavy bottomed pan add the flour …






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Pasi Paruppu Payasam (Moong Dal Kheer)

Ingredients: 1 Cup Moong dal 2 and 1/2 Cup Water 1 Cup Jaggery 1/4th Cup Milk A Pinch of Elaichi Powder (optional) For the Garnish: 1 Tsp Ghee 2 Tbsp Chopped, fresh, Coconut 2 Tbsp Raisins Method: Wash the Moong Dal well. Add the water to the dal and pressure cook till done. In a …






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Kaju Modak

Ingredients: 1/4th + 2 Tbsp Milk 1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar 1 Cup Cashewnut Powder (Grind plain, unsalted, raw cashewnuts to a fine powder in a mixie) 1/2 Tsp Ghee Method: In a heavy bottomed Kadhai add the sugar and milk.  Mix well, till the sugar melts completely, and bring to a boil, stirring all the while. …






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Daddojanam – Andhra style Curd Rice

Ingredients 1 Cup slightly over-cooked rice 1 and 1/2 to 2 Cups Dahi (yogurt) 1 medium sized Green Chilly, chopped fine A small piece of Ginger, chopped fine A few Pomegranate Seeds Salt, to taste For the Tempering (Tadka) 1/2 Tsp oil A generous sprinkling of Hing/Asafoetida Rye Urad Dal 1 dry Red Chilly A …