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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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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Pina-Colada Cookies with Rabadi

Preparation time 10 minutes

Baking time 20 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

Servings 2

 

Ingredients:

For Cookies:

Refined White Wheat Flour                            1 cup

Semolina                                                         1 cup

Powder Sugar                                                 1 cup

Ghee                                                               1 cup

Dry Coconut powder fine                                1 cup

Pineapple Powder                                           1 tbsp

 

For Rabadi:

Milk                                                                  1 cup

Condensed Milk                                              ½ cup

Coconut Milk Powder                                      3 tbsp

Pineapple Essence                                         2 drops

 

Cherry and Coconut Powder (coarse) for garnishing

 

Method:

For Cookies:

In a bowl, take Refined White Wheat Flour, Semolina, Powder Sugar and Ghee. Mix well. Leave it for approx 8 hours. Then, add Dry Coconut Powder and Pineapple Powder. Mix well. Prepare number of small balls from the mixture. Bake for 20 minutes at 180° in preheated oven.

 

For Rabadi:

Take Milk in a bowl. Add Condensed Milk, Coconut Milk Powder and Pineapple Essence. Mix well and boil it on low flame while stirring occasionally to avoid boil over and sticking or burning at the bottom of the pan. Boil it until it becomes little thick.

 

Leave it for approx 30 minutes to be normal temperature. Then, keep in refrigerator for approx 30 minutes to make it cold.

 

For Serving:

In a serving bowl, Fill half the bowl with Rabadi. Put 1 or 2 Cookies depends on the size of cookies and bowl, in the middle of Rabadi. Sprinkle little Coconut Powder. Put 2 Cherry for Garnishing.

 

Enjoy Fused Taste of Pineapple and Coconut…Pina-Colada…

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Hot Shots

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 5 minutes

Servings 3

 

Ingredients:

Milk 2 cup

Cream ½ cup

White Chocolate ½ cup

Milk Powder 2 tbsp

Vanilla Essence 2 drops

Strawberry Emulsion 2 drops

Mint Emulsion 2 drops

 

Decorating Edible Flowers for garnishing

 

Method:

Take Milk in a pan.

 

Add Cream, White Chocolate and Milk Powder. Mix well.

 

Boil it while stirring occasionally.

 

Blend it very well using hand blender. It will make froth (foam) on the top. Skim froth.

 

After removing froth, divide Milk in 3 equal parts.

 

Add Vanilla Essence in 1 part of Milk. Add in 1 serving glass.

 

Add Straberry Emulsion in 1 part of Milk. Add in another serving glass.

 

Add Mint Emulsion in 1 part of Milk. Add in another serving glass.

 

Garnish all 3 glasses with Decorating Edible Flowers.

 

Have a Hot Shot of Flavoured Hot Chocolate.

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Adad ni Puri / Black Gram Puri

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

Yield 20 Puri

 

Ingredients:

Skinned and Split Black Gram 1 cup

Ginger-Chilli Paste 1 tbsp

Oil 1 tbsp

Refined White Wheat Flour 2 cup

Salt to taste

Oil to deep fry

 

Method:

Soak Skinned and Split Black Gram for approx 4 hours. Then, strain it.

 

Then take it in a wet grinding jar of mixer. Crush it to fine paste. Remove it in a bowl.

 

Add Ginger-Chilli Paste, Salt and Oil. Mix well.

 

Add Refined White Wheat Flour slowly as needed and water as needed to knead stiff dough.

 

Make number of small lumps of dough. Then, roll number of small thin round Puri from lumps.

 

Heat Oil to deep fry. Deep fry all rolled Puri to light brownish. Turn over when needed to deep fry well both sides of all Puri.

 

Serve with vegetable of Choice or Spiced Curd or Raita of choice.

 

Are You Fed up of Regular Wheat Flour Puri…!!!

 

                                    Try This Different Puri…Black Gram Puri…

 

                                                                        Enjoy with Ginger-Potato…

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Batata nu Aadu varu Shak / Ginger Potato

Preparation time 3 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

Serving 1

 

Ingredients:

Potato boiled 4

Ghee 3 tbsp

Cumin Seeds 1 ts

Fennel Seeds 1 ts

Cinnamon Leaves 2

Cinnamon 1 small pc

Clove Buds 4-5

Ginger-Chilli Paste 2 tbsp

Fennel Seeds Powder 1 tbsp

Garam Masala 1 ts

Black Pepper Powder 1 ts

Black Salt Powder 1 ts

Lemon Juice of 1 lemon

Grated Ginger to garnish 1 tbsp

 

Method:

Heat Ghee in a pan on low flame. Add Cumin Seeds, Fennel Seeds, Cinnamon Leaves, Cinnamon and Clove Buds. When spluttered, add Ginger-Chilli Paste, stir it. Add 3 boiled Potato. Toss to mix well. Add Fennel Seeds Powder, Garam Masala, Black Pepper Powder, Black Salt Powder and Lemon Juice. Toss to mix well. Let it be cooked on low flame.

 

Meanwhile, take remaining 1 boiled Potato in a small bowl. Add 3-4 tbsp of water and crush the Potato in water.

 

Add crushed boiled Potato in the pan on low flame. Mix well and continue cooking for 4-5 minutes.

 

Sprinkle grated Ginger to garnish.

 

Serve Hot.

 

Ginger-Potato can be Enjoyed solely or with Roti or Naan or Black Gram Puri.

 

Sparkle Your Tongue with Sparkling Taste of Ginger-Potato…

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Pinni

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 30 minutes

Servings 2

 

Ingredients:

Skinned and Split Black Gram ½ cup

(soaked and crushed)

Ghee ½ cup

Semolina 1 tbsp

Whole Wheat Flour 1 tbsp

Milk Khoya shredded ½ cup

Cardamom granules crushed 1 ts

Cashew Nuts and Almonds pieces ¼ cup

Sugar ½ cup

 

Method:

Melt ¼ cup of Ghee in a non-stick pan on low flame.

 

Add Semolina and Whole Wheat Flour and roast while stirring slowly and continuously. Roast it to light brownish.

 

Add shredded Milk Khoya and continue roasting while continuous stirring.

 

Add crushed Skinned and Split Black Gram and continue roasting while stirring continuously. Keep adding little Ghee occasionally while roasting. Roast to light brownish.

 

When roasted well, add crushed Cardamom granules, pieced of Cashew Nuts and Almonds.

 

Mixture is ready.

 

Remove the pan from the flame and keep a side.

 

Take Sugar and ½ cup water in a pan and heat it on medium flame while stirring slowly and continuously. Prepare 1 string syrup.

 

Add prepared Sugar syrup in prepared mixture and mix well.

 

Leave it for few minutes to cool it down. Please, don’t let it cool down completely.

 

When cooled down somehow, prepare number of small balls.

 

Arrange on a serving plate.

 

Serve Fresh or Later.

 

Freshen up mouth after having spicy meal…with this Punjabi special dessert…PINNI…

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Healthy Squares

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

Servings 10

 

Ingredients:

Semolina (Ravo-Suji) ½ cup

Oats ½ cup

Oil 2 tbsp

Onion finely chopped 1

Green Peas 2 tbsp

Carrots finely chopped 2 tbsp

Capsicum finely chopped 2 tbsp

Green Chilli finley chopped 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

Mixed Herbs ½ ts

Lemon Juice 2 ts

Potato boiled and mashed 1

Fresh Coriander Leaves                1 tbsp

Fresh Mint Leaves 1 tbsp

Cheese                 10g

Oil to shallow fry

Ketchup for serving

 

Method:

Dry roast Semolina and Oats on non-stick pan and keep a side.

 

Heat Oil in a pan. Add finely chopped Onion, Carrots, Capsicum, Green Chilli and Green Peas. Sauté well.

 

Add Salt, Mixed Herbs and Lemon Juice. Mix well.

 

Add dry roasted Semolina and Oats. Sauté a bit.

 

Add 1 ½ cup of water and cook on low-medium flame. When no excess water remains, switch off the flame.

 

Add boiled and mashed Potato, Fresh Coriander Leaves, Fresh Mint Leaves and Cheese. Mix well.

 

Take prepared mixture on a plate and spread it and leave it for a while to cool off.

 

When it is cooled off, cut it in number of Squares.

 

Shallow fry all Squares.

 

Serve fresh and hot with ketchup.

 

Make your precious holiday worth to relax and enjoy something differently tasteful snacks.

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Muddy Buddy Popcorn

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 0 minutes

Servings 2

 

Ingredients:

For Muddy Popcorn:

Popcorn popped 1 cup

Dark Chocolate 100 gm

Milk Chocolate 100 gm

Salted Roasted Peanuts ½ cup

(crushed and de-husked)

 

For Buddy Popcorn:

Popcorn popped 1 cup

White Chocolate 200 gm

Oreo Cookies crumb ½ cup

 

Method:

For Muddy Popcorn:

Take Dark Chocolate and Milk Chocolate in a pan. Melt it on low flame. When melted, remove the pan from the flame. Add Popcorn and mix well to coat all Popcorn well coated with Chocolate. Add crushed and de-husked Salted Roasted Peanuts and mix well. Set it in a serving plate or a serving bowl.

 

Refrigerate it for at least 10 minutes.

 

Serve Fridge Cold for MUDDY Taste of Chocolaty Popcorn.

 

For Buddy Popcorn:

Take White Chocolate in a pan. Melt it on low flame. When melted, remove the pan from the flame. Add Popcorn and mix well to coat all Popcorn well coated with Chocolate. Add Oreo Cookies crumb and mix well. Set it in a serving plate or a serving bowl.

 

Refrigerate it for at least 10 minutes.

 

Serve Fridge Cold for BUDDY Taste of Chocolaty Popcorn.

 

MAKE CHILDREN PARTY

COOL CRUNCHY AND CHEERFUL

WITH

muddy buddy popcorn…

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Piyush

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 0 minutes

Servings 2

 

Ingredients:

Shreekhand 2 cup

(Preferably Plain Shreekhand)

Buttermilk 2 cup

Sugar Powder 2 tbsp

Cardamom powder Pinch

Nutmeg Powder Pinch

Saffron Pinch

Pistachio pieces for garnishing

 

Method:

Take Shreekhand and Buttermilk in a bowl. Whisk it well. Then transfer it into a juicer jar of your mixer.

 

Add Sugar Powder, Cardamom Powder, Nutmeg Powder and Saffron.

 

Blend for approx 30-40 seconds and make sure that all ingredients are blended very well.

 

Remove the blended mixture in serving glasses.

 

Garnish with Pistachio pieces.

 

Refrigerate for approx 45-60 minutes.

 

Serve fridge cold.

 

Protest Heat of Summer with this Creamy and Delicious Drink.

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