Lila Chana no Halvo – Green Chickpeas Halvo

Preparation time 15 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

For 2 persons



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



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.

Posho Beans

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 25 minutes

For 2 Persons



For Posho:

Maze Flour 1 cup

Ginger-Chilli Paste 1 ts

Salt to taste

Water 4 ½ cup

For Beans:

Kidney Beans boiled 1 cup

Ginger-Garlic-Chilli Paste 1 tbsp

Onion chopped small 1 onion

Tomato chopped small 1 tomato

Turmeric Powder 1 ts

Red Chilli Powder 1 ts

Garam Masala 1 ts

Peanuts Powder 3 tbsp

Lemon Juice of ½ lemon

Fresh Coriander Leaves  1 tbsp

Oil 1 tbsp

Cummins Seeds 1 ts

Cinnamon Leaf 1

Curry Leaves 4-5

Dry Red Chilli  2


For Posho:

Take Maize Flour in a bowl. Add 1 cup water.


Boil 3 cups of water in a pan. Add Ginger-Chilli Paste and Salt. Add Maize Flour mixture. On medium flame, stir continuously with wooden stick until the mixture becomes thick lump. Remove the pan from the flame. Keep a side. This is Posho.


For Beans:

Heat oil in a pan. Add Cummins Seeds, Cinnamon Leaf, Curry Leaves and Dry Red Chilli. Add Ginger-Garlic-Chilli Paste, chopped Onion and Tomato. Stir slowly on low-medium flame until onion becomes soft and brownish. Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder and Garam Masala. Mix well. Add boiled Kidney Beans and little water. Cook for 2-3 minutes on medium flame.  Add Lemon Juice and Peanuts Powder. Mix well. Remove from the flame. Sprinkle Fresh Coriander Leaves and cover the pan with a lid for 2-3 minutes.


Take Posho on a serving plate. Pour Beans on top of that.


Serve Hot.


Enjoy Authentic African Routine Food with little Indian touch, full of Iron and Carbohydrates.

Cheese Spinach Khandvi

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

For 2 persons

Spinach Puree ½ cup
Buttermilk sour 2 cup
Gram Flour 1 cup
Salt to taste
Cheese Spread 3 tbsp
Chilli Flakes ½ ts
Oregano ½ ts
Butter 1 ts
Garlic Paste 1 ts

Take Spinach Puree in a bowl. Add sour Buttermilk, Gram Flour and Salt. Whisk it well. Make sure of no lump.

Take prepared mixture in a deep round bottom pan. Put the pan on low flame. Cook it while stirring occasionally as needed to avoid lumps until mixture thickens.

Spread prepared thickened mixture on an open wide plate. Spread the Spread Cheese over it. Sprinkle little Chilli Flakes and Oregano. Leave it cool down for 10-15 minutes.

Cut in strips. Roll each strip. Khandvi is ready.

Heat Butter in a pan. Add Garlic Paste, Chilli Flakes and Oregano. When sautéed, pour this tempering on prepared Khandvi.

Serve Fresh and Hot to Enjoy the Real Taste of Spinach in Khandvi.

Enjoy Traditional Gujarati Savoury with Twist…

Zalawadi Tikhari Chana – Zalawadi Hotty Grams

Prep.20 min., Cooking time 30 min., for 4 Persons


Green Chickpeas                                250 gm

Oil                                                        ¼ cup

Clove buds                                          5-6

Cumin Seeds                                      1 tbsp

Onion finely chopped                          2

Chilli-Garlic Paste                               2 tbsp

Beetroot grated                                   ½ cup

Ginger grated                                      2 tbsp

Tomato grated (no skin)                     3

Green Chilli finely chopped                2-3

Buttermilk                                            1 cup

Star Anise Powder                              1 tbsp

Garam Masala                                    1 tbsp

Salt to taste

Fresh Coriander Leaves                     2 tbsp

Onion Rings for garnishing



Boil Green Chickpeas with Salt.


When boiled, partially crush and add Buttermilk. Keep a side.


Heat Oil in a pan. Add Clove buds and Cumin Seeds. When spluttered, add finely chopped Onion. Continue on medium flame while stirring until Onion softens.


Add Chilli-Garlic Paste, grated Beetroot and grated Ginger. Cook well until all the stuff in the pan becomes soft.


Add grated Tomato and continue cooking for 3-4 minutes on medium flame while stirring occasionally.


Add finely chopped Green Chilli. Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.


Add prepared mixture of Green Chickpeas and Buttermilk. Cook to boil on medium flame.


When almost boiled, add Star Anise Powder, Garam Masala, Salt and Fresh Coriander Leaves. Mix well and continue on medium flame for 2-3 minutes.


Remove the cooked stuff in a serving bowl.


Garnish with Onion Rings.


Serve Hot with Roti or Naan.


Energise Your Body with Powerpacked Hotty Green Chickpeas…

Begun Dohi – Eggplants with Curd

Prep.5 min., Cooking time 3 min. for 2 Persons


Eggplants slices                                  of 2 eggplants

Onion slices                                        of 2 onions

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Protein Powder and Milk Shake

Protein Powder: Prep.5 min., Cooking time 15 min., Yield 250 g.

Milk Shake: Cooking time 5 min., Qty. 1 Glass


For Protein Powder:

Soya Beans                                         ½ cup

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Talvat na Laddu – Sesame Seeds Laddu – Til ke Laddu

Prep.10 min., Yield 5 Laddu


Sesame Seeds Red                                        1 cup

Jaggery                                                           2 tbsp

Ghee                                                               2 tbspContinue Reading

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Prep.10 min., Cooking time 30 min., Qty. 4 Plates

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Oil 3 tbsp
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Prep.5 min., Cooking time 15 min., Yield 7 pcs.


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Prep.5 min., Cooking time 10 min., Yield 5 Laddu


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Poppy Seeds                           1 tbsp

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