Lila Chana no Halvo – Green Chickpeas Halvo

Preparation time 15 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

For 2 persons

 

Ingredients:

Green Chickpeas 1 cup

Milk 1 cup

Ghee ½ cup

Milk Khoya grated 100 gm

Sugar 100 gm

Cardamom Powder Pinch

Almond Flakes for garnishing

 

Method:

Take Milk in a saucepan. Add Green Chickpeas. Boil on low-medium flame. Stir it occasionally to avoid boiling over of Milk. When Green Chickpeas are softened enough, remove the saucepan from the flame. Strain it. Let Green Chickpeas cool off somehow. Then mash boiled Green Chickpeas.

 

Heat Ghee in a pan. Add mashed Green Chickpeas and semi fry stirring it slowly taking care of not getting it burnt. Add grated Milk Khoya, Sugar and Cardamom Powder. Mix well and cook well until the stuff becomes soft loaf.

 

Arrange the loaf on a serving plate.

 

Garnish with Almond Flakes.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot.

 

Enjoy Very Healthy, Iron, Vitamin and Protein Rich, Green Chickpeas Halvo, to Revitalise your Lousy Body in Cold Winter.

Aamla Honey Shot – Gooseberry Honey Shot

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time no cooking

Servings 6

 

Ingredients:

Gooseberry seedless and chopped 4

Gooseberry crush 1 tbsp

Star Anise Powder 1 ts

Ginger 1 small piece

Black Salt Powder Pinch

Honey 1 tbsp

Ice crushed 1 cup

 

Method:

In a wet grinding jar of your mixer, take chopped Gooseberry, Gooseberry crush, Star Anise Powder and Ginger. Crush it very well and filter the liquid in the mixture. Add Black Salt Powder and Honey and mix well.

 

Fill the shot glass with crushed Ice up to ¾. Fill the glass to full with the prepared Gooseberry-Honey mixture.

 

Serve immediately.

 

Confront Sunstroke of Summer with a Shot of Gooseberry and Honey.

Aloe Vera Halvo – Aloe Vera Pudding

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

For 4 Persons

Ingredients:

Aloe Vera 100 gm

Ghee 100 gm

Milk 1 cup

Milk Khoya 200 gm

Sugar 100 gm

Edible Gum fried ½ cup

Almond broken pieces ½ cup

Nutmeg Powder 1 ts

Cardamom Powder 1 ts

Dried Ginger Powder 1 tbsp

Poppy Seeds 1 tbsp

 

Method:

Heat Ghee on low flame. Roast Aloe Vera brownish.

 

Then, increase the flame to medium. add Milk. Milk will curdle. Continue on medium flame while stirring until the separated water from Milk is steamed away.

 

When no water is seen, add Milk Khoya and continue until Milk Khoya is cooked well.

 

Add Sugar and continue stirring on medium flame until the mixture becomes thick.

 

Reduce the flame to low. Add fried Edible Gum, broken pieces of Almonds, Nutmeg Powder, Cardamom Powder, Dried Ginger Powder and Poppy Seeds. Mix very while on low flame for 2-3 minutes.

 

Take a lump of Aloe Vera Halvo on a serving plate.

 

Garnish with sprinkle of Almond Flakes and Poppy Seeds.

 

Consume Aloe Vera…Make Health Your Wealth…

Rasiya Muthiya – Saucy Fist

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

For 2 persons

 

Ingredients:

For Fist (Muthiya):

Whole Wheat Flour ½ cup

Gram Flour ¼ cup

Grated Bottle Gourd ½ cup

Oil 1 tbsp

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Red Chilli Powder ½ ts

Salt to taste

Soda-bi-Carb Pinch

For Sauce (Ras):

Buttermilk 2 cup

Gram Flour 1 tbsp

Oil 2 tbsp

Mustard Seeds 1 ts

Cumin Seeds 1 ts

Asafoetida Powder Pinch

Curry Leaves 5-6

Garlic Chutney homemade 1 ts

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Salt to taste

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

 

Onion Rings for garnishing

 

Method:

For Fist (Muthiya):

Take Whole Wheat Flour and Gram Flour in a bowl. Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Salt and Soda-bi-Carb. Mix well. Add Oil and mix well. Add grated Bottle Gourd. Mix well and knead semi stiff dough. Add very little water only if needed.

 

For Sauce (Ras):

Take Buttermilk in a bowl. Add ½ cup of Water and Gram Flour. Mix very well. Please don’t leave any lump of Gram Flour. If it needs, use blender.

 

Heat Oil in a pan. Add Mustard Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Asafoetida Powder and Curry Leaves. When spluttered, add Garlic Chutney and Turmeric Powder and mix well. Add prepared mixture of Buttermilk and Salt. Set flame to high. When it starts to boil, put number of small fist of prepared Dough in boiling Sauce. Continue boiling for 8-10 minutes on high flame. Partially cover the pan with a lid while boiling.

 

When fists are cooked, Saucy Fist (Rasiya Muthiya) is ready.

 

Transfer in a serving bowl.

 

Garnish with sprinkle of Fresh Coriander Leaves and Onion Rings.

 

Serve Hot.

 

Enjoy One More Mouth Filling and Satisfying Gujarati Healthy Dish…Saucy Fist…Famous as Rasiya Muthiya…

Popped Sorghum Pizza

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 5 minutes

Servings 4

 

Ingredients:

For Pizza Base:

Jaggery ½ cup

Red Chilli Powder Pinch

Chilli Flakes Pinch

Oregano Pinch

Oil 1 ts

Popped Sorghum 2 cup

For Pizza Sauce:

Butter 1 tbsp

Garlic chopped ½ ts

Onion chopped 1

Tomato Puree 1 cup

Tomato Ketchup 1 tbsp

Chilli Sauce 1 ts

Corn Flour Slurry 1 ts

Chilli Flakes ½ ts

Oregano ½ ts

Salt to taste

For Topping:

Butter 1 tbsp

Onion chopped 1

Capsicum chopped 1

Salt to taste

Chiili Flakes 1 ts

Oregano 1 ts

Cheese Shred 1 tbsp

Olives cut halves 5-7

Method:

For Pizza Base:

Pre-heat a non-stick pan on low flame. Add Jaggery. When it starts to melt. Add Oil, Red Chilli Powder, Chilli Flakes and Oregano. Stir slowly. When it thickens, remove the pan from the flame. Add Popped Sorghum. Set in Pizza Mould and leave it to cool down. Then, unmould it. Keep it a side..

 

For Pizza Sauce:

Heat Butter in a pan on low flame. Add chopped Garlic and Onion. When sautéed, add Tomato Puree, Tomato Ketchup, Chilli Sauce and Corn Flour Slurry. Mix well. Add Chilli Flakes, Oregano and Salt. Mix well. Stir it until it thickens. Remove the pan from the flame. Keep it a side.

 

For Topping:

Heat Butter in a pan on low flame. Add chopped Onion and Capsicum. When sautéed, add Salt and mix well. Remove the pan from the flame.

 

For Assembling:

Take Pizza Base on a serving plate.

 

Apply prepared Pizza Sauce spreading on the top surface of it.

 

Spread prepared Topping all over it.

 

Sprinkle Chilli Flakes, Oregano and Cheese Shred. Arrange Olives halves.

 

Serve immediately after assembling.

 

Splendid Style of Pizza…

 

Poppy Sweetie and Spicy…

 

Popped Sorghum Pizza…

Schezwan Noodles

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

For 2 persons

 

Ingredients:

Vermicelli of Wheat 1 cup

Oil 1 tbsp

Ginger-Garlic-Chiili finely chopped 1 tbsp

Spring Onion finely chopped 3

(exclude leaves)

French Beans finely chopped 2 tbsp

Carrot finely chopped 1 tbsp

Capisicum finely chopped 1

Schezwan Sauce 2 tbsp

Black Pepper Powder ½ ts

Salt to taste

Vinegar ½ ts

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

Leaves of Spring Onion finely chopped 1 tbsp

 

Method:

Take 2 cup of water in a pan and put it on flame. When water becomes hot, add ½ ts of Oil and little Salt. When water starts to boil, add Vermicelli of Wheat. When Vermicelli softens, remove the pan from the flame and strain the water. Keep Vermicelli a side.

 

Heat Oil in a pan. Add finely chopped Ginger-Garlic-Chilli. When sautéed, add finely chopped Spring Onion, French Beans, Carrot and Capsicum. Stir and sauté. When sautéed, add Schezwan Sauce, Black Pepper Powder and Salt. Mix well. Add Vinegar and mix well. Cook on low flame for 3-4 minuntes.

 

Then, add Vermicelli and mix well. Add very little water only if it is needed. When mixed well, remove the pan from the flame. Make sure not to leave excess water.

 

Take it on a serving plate or in a serving bowl.

 

Garnish with sprinkle of Fresh Coriander Leaves and finely chopped Leaves of Spring Onion.

 

Serve Hot to Enjoy the Fresh Taste.

 

Want Schezwan Noodle…!!!???

No Need of Instant Noodles from the Supermarket…

No Need to Go to Chinese Restaurant…

Just have it in your own kitchen…

Masala Noodles / Spiced Wheat Noodles

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

For 2 persons

 

Ingredients:

Oil 1 ½ ts

Cumin Seeds ½ ts

Onion chopped 1

Tomato chopped 1

Green Chutney 2 tbsp

Tomato Ketchup 1 tbsp

Noodles Masala 1 tbsp

Vermicelli of Wheat 1  cup

Salt to taste

Onion Rings for garnishing.

 

Method:

Take 2 cup of water in a pan and put it on flame. When water becomes hot, add ½ ts of Oil and little Salt. When water starts to boil, add Vermicelli of Wheat. When Vermicelli softens, remove the pan from the flame and strain the water. Keep Vermicelli a side.

 

Heat 1 ts Oil in a pan. Add Cumin Seeds. When spluttered, add chopped Onion. When sautéed, add chopped Tomato and stir. When sautéed, add Green Chutney, Tomato Ketchup, Noodles Masala and Salt. Mix well and cook on low flame for 3-4 minutes.

 

Then, add Vermicelli and mix well. Add very little water only if it is needed. When mixed well, remove the pan from the flame. Make sure not to leave excess water.

 

Remove it on a serving plate or in a serving bowl.

 

Garnish with Onion Rings.

 

Serve Hot.

 

Spiced up and Tempered…to make it satisfying…Spiced Wheat Noodles…

Aachari Daal Open Toast

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

Servings 4

 

Ingredients:

Skinned and Split Pigeon Peas ½ cup

(soaked and boiled)

Oil 1 ts

Onion finely chopped 1

Ginger-Chilli Paste 1 ts

Aachar Masala 1 tbsp

(Pickle Masala)

Capsicum finely chopped 2 tbsp

Tomato finely chopped 2 tbsp

Fresh Coriander Leaves chopped 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

Bread Slice 4

Butter for roasting

Ketchup for serving

 

Method:

Heat Oil in a pan. Add finely chopped Onion and sauté.

 

Add Ginger-Chilli Paste and sauté.

 

Add soaked and boiled Skinned and Split Pigeon Peas and roast while stirring occasionally. Roast it until water gets burnt and mixture becomes dry.

 

Add Aachar Masala, finely chopped Capsicum, Tomato and Fresh Coriander Leaves. Mix well. Topping is ready.

 

Take one Slice of Bread. Apply prepared mixture on it.

 

Pre-heat a roasting pan.

 

Roast prepared Bread Slice using Butter.

 

Repeat to prepare all 4 Bread Slices.

 

Serve Hot with Ketchup.

 

Mouthwatering and Healthy Aachari Daal Open Toast is ready to satisfy your un-timely appetite.

Shahi Shikanji

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

Servings 2

 

Ingredients:

Milk 1 cup

Sweetened Condensed Milk ¼ cup

Saffron threads 3-4

Nutmeg Powder Pinch

Mace Blade Powder Pinch

(Javantri in Gujarati)

Cardamom Powder Pinch

Hung Curd ¼ cup

Milk Cream 1 tbsp

Cashew Nuts pieces ½ tbsp

Almonds chips ¼ tbsp

Pistachio pieces ¼ tbsp

Raisins ¼ tbsp

 

Method:

Take Milk and Sweetened Condensed Milk in a pan and put it on medium flame to boil. When it starts to boil, add Saffron threads, Nutmeg Powder, Mace Blade Powder, Cardamom Powder and continue boiling while stirring occasionally and reducing-increasing flame to boil it repeatedly until it becomes thick.

 

Then, leave it to cool down and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

 

Take it in a blending jar of your mixer. Add Hung Curd and Milk Cream. Just churn it for 5-7 seconds only.

 

Mix Cashew Nuts pieces, Almonds chips, Pistachio pieces and Raisins.

 

Refrigerate it for at least 1 hour.

 

Take it in a serving glass.

 

Garnish with few pieces of Cashew nuts and Pistachio.

 

Serve chilled.

 

Just Chill Out with Chilled Shashi Shikanji…

 

The Royal Gift from the Core State of India…Madhya Pradesh…

Thechwani

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

For 4 persons

 

Ingredients:

Oil 1 tbsp

Cumin Seeds 1 ts

Mustard Seeds ½ ts

Ginger-Garlic-Chilli Paste ½ ts

Onion chopped 1

Tomato chopped 1

Potato peeled and chopped 1

Daikon (Mooli) chopped 1

Black Eyed Beans soaked 1 cup

Salt to taste

Red Chilli Powder 1 ts

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Corinader-Cumin Powder 1 ts

Garam Masala 1 ts

Fresh Coriander Leaves 1 tbsp

Steamed or Boiled Rice for serving

 

Method:

Take chopped Potato and Daikon in a beating bowl and beat well. Keep a side.

 

Heat Oil in a pressure cooker on high flame. Add Cumin Seeds and Mustard Seeds. When spluttered, add Ginger-Garlic-Chilli Paste and chopped Onion. When sautéed, add chopped Tomato. When sautéed, add beaten Potato and Daikon. Milx well. Add soaked Black Eyed Beans. Mix well.

 

Add Salt, Red Chilli Powder, Turmeric Powder, Coriander-Cumin Powder and Garam Masala. Mix well.

 

Cover the lid of pressure cooker. Pressure cool to 2 whistle.

 

Leave pressure cooker to cool down.

 

Open pressure cooker, Mix well slowly taking care of not mashing the stuff. Remove from pressure cooker in a serving bowl.

 

Sprinkle Fresh Coriander Leaves.

 

Serve with Steamed or Boiled Rice.

 

Daikon is not just for Salad…Cook and Enjoy the Flavour…

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