Lila Chana ni Bhakharwadi

Preparation time 15 minutes

Cooking time 15 minuts

Servings 20

 

Ingredients:

For Dough:

Refined White Wheat Flour (maida) ½ cup

Oil 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

 

For Stuffing:

Oil 1 tbsp

Asafoetida Powder Pinch

Ginger 1 pc

Green Chilli 3

Green Chickpeas 1 cup

Salt to taste

Garam Masala ½ ts

Cinnamon- Clove Powder Pinch

Peanuts Powder 2 tbsp

Sesame Seeds Powder 1 tbsp

Fennel Seeds Powder ½ tbsp.

Sugar 1 ts

Lemon ½

Fresh Corinder Leaves 1 tbsp

Oil to deep fry

 

Green Chutney and Tomato Ketchup for serving

 

Method:

Take all listed ingredients for Dough in a bowl. Add water as needed and knead soft dough. Keep a side.

 

Take Green Chickpeas, Ginger and Green Chilli in a wet grinding jar of mixer. Crush to coarse.

 

Heat Oil in a pan. Add Asafoetida Powder.

 

Add crushed Green Chickpeas and Salt. Cook for a while.

 

Add Garam Masala, Cinnamon-Clove Powder, Peanuts Powder, Sesame Seeds Powder, Fennel Seeds Powder, Sugar, Lemon Juice and Fresh Coriander Leaves. Mix very well while cooking on low flame for a while. Stuffing is ready. Leave it to cool off.

 

Pinch a small lump of prepared dough. Roll it in a round shape. Make a layer of prepared stuffing on it. Wrap it to make a roll. Cut the roll in small pices.

 

Repeat for all dough and stuffing.

 

Heat Oil on medium flame. Deep fry all pieces. Flip occasionally to fry all sides well. Deep fry all pieces to brownish.

 

After removing from Oil, put them separate on tissue papers to get excess oil absorbed and cool off.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot for best taste.

 

Prepare Tea or Coffee of your taste to escort this deliciously healthy Bhakharwadi.

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Lila Chana ni Biryani

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

For 2 Persons

 

Ingredients:

Rice soaked ½ cup

Cinnamon 1 pc

Clove buds 4

Cinnamon Leaf 1

Cardamom 2

Fresh Mint Leaves 2 tbsp

Oil 2 tbsp

Ginger 1 pc

Green Chilli 2

Spring Garlic 2 tbsp

Cumin Seeds ½ ts

Onion chopped 1

Capsicum chopped 1

Green Chickpeas ½ cup

Salt to taste

Spinach Puree ¼ cup

Garam Masala ½ ts

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

 

Fresh Coriander Leaves and Onion Rings to garnish.

 

Method:

Take soaked Rice in a pan. Add Cinnamon, Clove buds, Cinnamon Leaf, Cardamom, Fresh Mint Leaves and Salt. Mix well. Add 1 ½  cup of water and put the bowl on medium flame. When Rice is cooked, strain excess water and remove all Khada Masala (Cinnamon, Clove buds, Cinnamon Leaf, Cardamom, Fresh Mint Leaves).

 

Take Ginger, Green Chilli and Spring Garlic in a wet grinding jar of mixer. Crush it to fine paste.

 

Heat Oil in a pan. Add Cumin Seeds, prepared fine paste, chopped Onion and chopped Capsicum. Sauté it well.

 

Add Green Chickpeas and Salt. Mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes on medium flame.

 

When Green Chick peas are cooked, add Spinach Puree and Garam Masala. Mix well.

 

Add prepared Rice and Fresh Coriander Leaves. Mix well taking care of not mashing Rice.

 

Take in a serving bowl.

 

Sprinkle Fresh Coriander Leaves and put Onion Ring to garnish.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot.

 

Biryani is One of The Most Popular Indian Dish around The World…

 

This is Healthier Fusion of Biryani with Green Chickpeas…

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Sweet Sesame Bite

Preparation time 0 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

Yield 12-15 pcs

 

Ingredients:

Sesame Seeds black             1 cup

Ghee                                       1 tbsp

Condensed Milk                      200 ml

Pistachio for garnishing

 

Method:

Pre-heat a non-stick pan on low flame. Roast black Sesame Seeds in pre-heated pan on low flame. Take care of not burning. Just roast to make them dry and crunchy. Leave it to cool down.

 

Take roasted black Sesame Seeds in a dry grinding jar of mixer. Grind it to coarse powder.

 

Grease with Ghee a mould plate.

 

Heat Ghee in a pan on low flame. Add black Sesame Seeds Powder. Stir and roast in Ghee. Add Condensed Milk. Stir slowly and continuously on low flame until it thickens.

 

Set prepared mixture in a greased mould plate. And leave it to cool down.

 

Sprinkle Pistachio for garnishing.

 

Cut in pieces of size and shape of choice.

 

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Sukhdi Cake

Preparation time 10 minutes

Baking time 30 minutes

Yield 500g

 

Ingredients:

Whole Wheat Flour ¾ cup

Oats Powder ¼ cup

Dried Ginger Powder 2 tbsp

Cardamom Powder ½ ts

Mix Dry Fruits ½ cup

(Cashew Nuts, Almods, Walnut, Black Raisins, Sunflower Seeds)

Ghee ½ cup

Jaggery ½ cup

Curd ½ cup

Milk ½ cup

Baking Powder 1 ts

Baking Soda ½ ts

Coconut and Flax Seeds for garnishing

 

Ghee and Whole Wheat Flour for greasing and dusting cake mould

 

Method:

Take in a mixing bowl, Whole Wheat Flour, Oats Powder, Dried Ginger Powder and Cardamom Powder. Mix well and sieve it.

 

Take in another mixing bowl, Ghee and Jaggery. Mix well.

 

Add Curd and Milk. Mix well.

 

Add Baking Powder and Baking Soda. Mix well.

 

Add Whole Wheat Flour mixture and mix very well.

 

Add Mix Dry Fruits and mix well.

 

Grease a cake mould with Ghee and dust it with Whole Wheat Flour.

 

Fill cake mould with prepared batter.

 

Sprinkle Coconut and Flax Seeds to garnish.

 

Preheat oven.

 

Bake at 180° for 30 minutes.

 

After baking, leave it to cool off.

 

Unmould and serve.

Sukhdi is a traditional sweet gifted by Gujarati Baa (mothers) for good health of family.

 

Combination of Whole Wheat Flour, Jaggery and Ghee provides lot of health benefits to strengthen muscles and improve blood circulation.

 

Giving a twist to traditional healthy Sukhdi

 

We make it a modern sweet…

 

Sukhdi Cake…

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Vegetable Daliya / Vegetable Cracked Wheat

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 25 minutes

For 2 persons

 

Ingredients:

Daliya (Cracked Wheat)                ½ cup

(soaked for 1 hour)

Oil 1 tbsp

Cumin Seeds ½ ts

Ginger-Green Chilli-Garlic 1 tbsp

(Finely chopped)

Carrot finely chopped 3 tbsp

Capsicum finely chopped 3 tbsp

Cabbage finely chopped 3 tbsp

Tomato finely chopped                1

Salt to taste

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Fresh Coriander Leaves                2 tbsp

Curd for serving

 

Method:

Take soaked Dalia in a pressure cooker. Add Salt and Turmeric Powder.

 

Pressure cook it to 4-5 whistles.

 

Heat Oil in a pan. Add Cumin Seeds, finely chopped Ginger-Green Chilli-Garlic and sauté.

 

Add finely chopped Carrot and sauté.

 

Add finely chopped Capsicum and sauté.

 

Add finely chopped Cabbage and sauté.

 

Add finely chopped Tomato, Salt and Turmeric Powder. Mix well.

 

Add pressure cooked Dalia. Mix well and continue cooking on medium flame for 2-3 minutes.

 

Take on a serving plate.

 

Sprinkle Fresh Coriander Leaves.

 

Serve fresh with Curd in a bowl a side.

 

Enjoy Real Healthy, Fulfilling, Satisfying Snack.

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Winter Special Salad

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

Servings 3

 

Ingredients:

For Green Chutney:

Spinach ½ cup

Green Chilli 4-5

Ginger 1 small pc

Fresh Coconut grated ½ cup

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 cup

Fresh Mint Leaves ½ cup

Lemon Juice of 1 lemon

Oil 1 ts

Salt to taste

 

For Salad:

Green Gram ½ cup

Whole Wheat Granules ½ cup

Millet Granules ¼ cup

Fresh Chickpeas ½ cup

Green Peas ¼ cup

Spring Onion chopped ½ cup

(include some leaves)

Spring Garlic chopped 2 tbsp

Black Pepper Powder ½ ts

Lemon Juice of 1 lemon

Chat Masala 1 ts

Salt to taste

 

Method:

For Green Chutney:

Take all listed ingredients for Green Chutney in a wet grinding jar of your mixer. Grind it to fine texture. Keep a side to use later.

 

For Salad:

Soak Green Gram, Whole Wheat Granules and Millet Granules separately for approx 8-10 hours.

 

Boil Whole Wheat Granules in a pressure cooker to 6 whistles.

 

Boil Millet Granules in a pressure cooker for 3 whistles.

 

Parboil socked Green Gram, Fresh Chickpeas and Green Peas all together.

 

Drain water and take all stuff in a bowl.

 

Add chopped Spring Onion, Spring Garlic, Black Pepper Powder, Chat Masala and Salt. Mix well. Add Lemon Juice and mix well.

 

Add prepared Green Chutney quantity as per your taste and mix well.

 

Restrict Excess Appetite in Winter to Maintain Your Weight…

Feel Energetic and Satisfied with this Winter Special Salad.

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Urad Dal Thick Soup / Husked Split Black Gram Thick Soup

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

Servings 2

 

Ingredients:

Husked Split Black Gram ½ cup

Husked Split Green Gram 2 tbsp

Black Pepper 4-5

Cinnamon 1 pc

Clove buds 4-5

Cinnamon Leaf 1

Cardamom 2

Ginger fine chopped 1 ts

Green Chilli fine chopped 2

Salt to taste

 

For tempering:

Ghee 1 tbsp

Garlic fine chopped 1 ts

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

Lemon to taste

 

Method:

In a non-stick pan, take and roast, Husked Split Black Gram, Husked Split Green Gram, Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Clove buds, Cinnamon Leaf and Cardamom. Roast Split Black Gram and Split Green to brownish. Switch off flame.

 

Add water enough to cover the stuff and leave to get soaked for 10-15 minutes.

 

Take this mixture in a pressure cooker, add fine chopped Ginger, fine chopped Green Chilli and Salt and pressure cook to 5 whistles.

 

Blend it with a blender to fine crush and strain it to collect water in a pan.

 

Heat Ghee in a pan on low flame.

 

Add finely chopped Garlic and sauté and add it in prepared soup.

 

Boil soup for 2-3 minutes.

 

Add Lemon Juice and mix well.

 

Take it in a serving bowl.

 

Sprinkle Fresh Coriander Leaves.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot.

 

Have Protein Rich, Delicious and Tantalizing Soup…Urad Dal Thick Soup…

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Lasaniyo Rotlo / Garlic Rotla

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

For 2 Persons

 

Ingredients:

Oil 3 tbsp

Garlic chopped 2 tbsp

Onion chopped 1

Capsicum chopped ½

Tomato chopped 1

Turmeric Powder 1 ts

Salt to taste

Red Chilli Powder 2 ts

Curd 1 cup

Rotla (Millet flat bread) 2

(crushed)

Spring Onion chopped 2 tbsp

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

 

Onion Rings and Roasted Green Chilli for garnishing.

 

Method:

Heat Oil in a pan on medium flame.

 

Add chopped Garlic, Onion and Capsicum.

 

When sautéed, add chopped Tomato.

 

When Tomato softens, add Turmeric Powder, Salt and Red Chilli Powder. Mix well.

 

Add Curd and crushed Rotla. Mix very well while continuing cooking on medium flame.

 

Add chopped Spring Onion and Fresh Coriander Leaves. Continue cooking while mixing for 2 more minutes.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot.

 

Enjoy Delicious and Healthy Garlic Rotla…

 

An Indigenous Kathiyawadi Meal…

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Katla Laddu

Preparation time 0 minute

Cooking time 20 minutes

Yield 5 Laddu

 

Ingredients:

Ghee 100g

Edible Gum 20g

Wheat Flour coarse ¼ cup

Wheat Flour fine ¼ cup

Turmeric Powder Pinch

Dried Ginger Powder 2 tbsp

Katla Powder 3 tbsp

Dry Coconut grated 2 tbsp

Cashew Nuts pieces 1 tbsp

Almond pieces1 tbsp

Jaggery grated ½ cup

 

Method:

Heat 60g Ghee. Add Wheat Flour coarse and Wheat Flour fine. Roast well to light brownish.

 

Add Turmeric Powder, Dried Ginger Powder, Katla Powder and continue roasting on medium flame for 3-4 minutes.

 

Add grated Dry Coconut Powder, Cashew Nuts pieces, Almond pieces and continue roasting for 3-4 minutes.

 

When all stuff is roasted well, switch off the flame.

 

In another pan, heat 40g Ghee. Add Edible Gum and fry and when it is fried, remove Gum from Ghee and add it to prepared Katla mixture.

 

In remaining Ghee after removing Edible Gum, add grated Jaggery and heat just to melt Jaggery and add melted Jaggery in prepared mixture. Mix very well.

 

Prepare number of balls of mixture.

 

Winter Special, Body Heating, Energising Katla Laddu is Ready.

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Tapkir no Halvo-Karachi Halvo

Preparation time 0 minutes

Cooking time 6 minutes

Yield 8-10 pcs

 

Ingredients:

Sugar 1 cup

Lemon Juice ¼ ts

Food Colour of choice ¼ ts

Arrowroot Powder ½ cup

Ghee 4 tbsp

Mix Dry Fruit ½ cup

(Cashew Nuts, Almonds, Pistachio. All broken pieces)

Cardamom Powder ½ ts

Cardamom Granules ½ ts

 

 

Method:

Take Sugar in a microwave compatible bowl. Add 1 cup of water and Lemon Juice. Microwave it for 1 minute. Then, add Food Colour of choice. Stir to mix it. Keep a side.

 

Take Arrowroot Powder in a microwave compatible bowl. Add 2 cups of water. Microwave it for 1 minute.

 

Add prepared Sugar Water in Arrowroot Powder mixture. Mix very well as well as whisking. Make sure of no lump.

 

Add 1 tbsp of Ghee in it. Stir it well. Microwave it for 30 seconds.

 

Again, add 1 tbsp of Ghee, stir it well. Microwave it for 1 minute.

 

Once again, add 1 tbsp of Ghee, Cardamom Powder and Cardamom Granules. Stir well. Microwave it for 1 minute.

 

Then, add Mix Dry Fruits and mix well. Microwave it for 1 minute.

 

Set the prepared mixture in a greased mould or a greased flat bottom plate. Leave it to cool down.

 

Cut in size and shape of choice.

 

Remove the pieces from the mould.

 

Enjoy immediately or store to enjoy anytime later.

 

So Easy to Kook Karachi Recipe in Kitchen…That’s Karachi Halvo….

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