Lili Dungri nu Shak / Spring Onion Curry

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 5-7 minutes

For 2 Persons

 

Ingredients:

Oil 1 tbsp

Asafoetida Powder Pinch

Mustard Seeds ½ ts

Cumin Seeds ½ ts

Capsicum diced 1

Spring Onion chopped ½ cup

Tomato diced 1

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Red Chilli Powder 1 ts

Corinader-Cumin Powder 2 ts

Garam Masala ½ ts

Salt to taste

Gram Flour Vermicelli (Sev) ½ cup

For Smoke:

Char Coal, Dry Onion Skin, Ghee

 

Method:

Heat Oil in a pan. Add Asafoetida Powder, Mustard Seeds and Cumin Seeds. When spluttered, add diced Capsicum and chopped Spring Onion. Mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes on medium flame. Add diced Tomato and mix well. Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder, Coriander-Cumin Power, Garam Masala and Salt. Mix well and continue cooking on medium flame for 3-4 minutes. Remove the pan from the flame.

 

For Smoke:

Heat one medium size of Char Coal on gas flame for 8-10 minutes. Put one Dry Onion Skin on the surface of Curry in the pan. Put heated Char Coal on it and a spoonful of Ghee on that Char Coal. Cover the pan with a lid. Leave it for 4-5 minutes. Remove the Char Coal out. Stir prepared Curry with a spoon to mix the aroma of Smoke throughout.

 

Add Sev and mix well.

 

Serve Hot with Carom Leaves Rotla…

 

Heat Up Your Cold Body in Indian Winter…with Spring Onion Curry…

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Ajma na Pan na Rotla / Carom Leaves Rotla

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

Yield 4 Rotla

 

Ingredients:

Millet Flour 1 cup

Sorghum Flour 1 cup

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Red Chilli Powder 1 ts

Salt to taste

Ginger-Chilli Paste 1 ts

Carom Leaves chopped ½ cup

Fresh Coriander Leaves chopped 2 tbsp

 

Ghee to fry

 

Method:

Take Millet Flour and Sorghum Flour in a bowl. Add Turmeric Powder, Red Chilli Powder and Salt. Mix well. Add Ginger-Chilli Paste, chopped Carom Leaves and Fresh Coriander Leaves. Mix well. Adding water slowly as needed, knead somehow stiff dough. Knead it much repeatedly.

 

Divide prepared dough in 4 portions of almost same size.

 

Sprinkle little Millet Flour on a rolling board. Take 1 portion of dough and give it a ball shape. Put this dough ball on the rolling board with Millet Flour. Sprinkle little Millet Flour on the dough ball. Apply little Millet Flour on your palm and fingers. Pat dough ball on a rolling board with your palm and fingers to expand and shape it a small round shape. Expand it at least to your palm size. It should be little thick. Sprinkle and apply little Millet Flour on expanding dough ball on a rolling board and also on your palm and finger occasionally as it will make it easier to expand the dough ball as well prevent sticking dough on a rolling board and on your palm.

 

Preheat a roasting pan on medium flame. Pour and spread 1 tbsp of Ghee on preheated pan. Put prepared Rotlo on it and roast it well both sides.

 

Serve Hot with Spring Onion Curry.

 

Traditional Gujarati – Kathiyawadi Rotla with Twisted Taste of Carom Leaves…

 

Sooo Goood for Health during Indian Winter…

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Gahat ka Shorba

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

Servings 2

 

Ingredients:

Oil 1 ts

Cumin Seeds 1 ts

Coriander Granules ½ ts

Cinnamon 1

Clove buds 4

Star Anise 1

Jakhiya 1 ts

(Asian Spider Weeds / Wild Mustard Seeds)

(optionally, Mustard Seeds can be used)

Asafoetida Powder Pinch

Ginger-Chilli-Garlic Paste 1 tbsp

Onion chopped 1

Tomato chopped 1

Fresh Coriander Stems 1 tbsp

Kalthi (Gahat) soaked ½ cup

(Horse Gram)

Salt to taste

Black Pepper Powder ½ ts

Lemon Juice of 1 lemon

 

Method:

Heat Oil in a pressure cooker on high flame. Add Cumin Seeds, Coriander Granules, Cinnamon, Clove buds, Star Anise, Jakhiya and Asafoetida Powder. When crackled, add Ginger-Chilli-Gralic Paste and chopped Onion. When Onion softens, add chopped Tomato and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add Fresh Coriander Stems and soaked Horse Gram. Add approx 2 glasses of water. Add Salt. Pressure cook up to 3 or 4 whistles.

 

Leave pressure cooker to cool down for approx 10-15 minutes.

 

Open the pressure cooker. Strain and collect the water in a bowl.

 

Add Black Pepper Powder and Lemon Juice in strained water. Mix well.

 

Serve Fresh.

 

Drink Gahat ka Shorba…Feel Energy to Climb a Mountain of Himachal Pradesh…

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Dahi Bhajiya Chat / Curd Fritters Chat

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 20 minutes

Servings 4

 

Ingredients:

For Bhajiya:

Gram Flour 1 cup

Semolina ¼ cup

Fresh Fenugreek Leaves ½ cup

Turmeric Powder ½ ts

Garlic Masala (Havej) 1 ts

Asafoetida Powder Pinch

Salt to taste

Oil 1 ts

Soda-bi-Carb ½ ts

Oil for deep frying

Other Ingredients:

Curd 1 cup

Sugar 2 tbsp

Salt to taste

Buttermilk 1 cup

Tamarind-Dates Chutney

Garlic Chutney

Mint Chutney

Sing Bhujiya

Spicy Thick Vermicelly (Spicy Gathiya)

Spiced Peanuts

Fresh Coriander Leaves

Onion chopped

Pomegranate Granules

 

Method:

For Bhajiya:

Take Gram Flour in a bowl. Add Semolina, Fresh Fenugreek Leaves, Turmeric Powder, Garlic Masala, Asafoetida Powder, Salt, Soda-bi-Carb and Oil. Mix well. Add little water slowly as needed to prepare thick batter.

 

Heat Oil to deep fry. Put number of small lumps of prepared batter in heated Oil. Deep fry while turning over occasionally to brownish.

 

Assembling Chat:

Soak prepared Bhajiya in Buttermilk for 3-4 minutes. Meanwhile do other preparation.

 

Take Curd in a bowl. Add Sugar and Salt. Mix well.

 

Take soaked Bhajiya in a serving bowl.

 

Pour spreading over Sweetened and Salted Curd.

 

Sprinkle Sing Bhujiya, Hot Gathiya and Spiced Peanuts.

 

Pour spreading over Tamarind-Dates Chutney, Garlic Chutney and Mint Chutney.

 

Sprinkle chopped Onion. Pomegranate Granules and Fresh Coriander Leaves.

 

Serve immediately after assembling to have fresh taste.

 

  Enjoy Fenugreek Bhajiya…

 

                                    Combined with Curd and Various Chutney…

 

                                                                        So Tempting in Cold and Rainy…

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Aadu no Halvo / Ginger Halvo

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time5 minutes

For 5 Persons

 

Ingredients:

Ghee 1 tbsp

Ginger chopped 100g

Milk Khoya 100g

Sugar ¼ cup

Dry Coconut grated ¼ cup

Almond chips for garnishing

 

Method:

Crush chopped Ginger in wet grinding jar of mixer. Add little milk only if needed.

 

Heat Ghee in a pan. Sauté crushed Ginger.

 

When sautéed well, add Milk Khoya and continue sautéing.

 

When sautéed well, add Sugar and continue cooking on low flame while stirring occasionally until Sugar melts.

 

Add grated Dry Coconut and mix well.

 

Take prepared Halvo on a serving plate.

 

Garnish with Almond Chips.

 

Serve Fresh and Hot.

 

Shoot up Your Body Temperature in Freezing Winter Cold.

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Jinjara nu Shak-Green Chickpeas Curry

Preparation time 15 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

For 2 Persons

 

Ingredients:

Oil 2 tbsp

Clove buds 5

Cumin Seeds 1 ts

Spring Onion chopped ½ cup

Onion chopped ½ cup

Ginger-Garlic-Chilli paste 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

Tomato grated 3

Green Chickpeas 1 cup

(boiled with salt and crushed)

Curd ½ cup

Star Anise powder ½ ts

Garam Masala ½ ts

 

Rotla and Salad for serving.

 

Method:

Heat Oil in a pan on medium flame.

 

Add Clove buds and Cumin Seeds. When spluttered, add chopped Onion, Spring Onion Salt and Ginger-Garlic-Chilli paste and sauté.

 

When sautéed, add boiled and crushed Green Chickpeas and Curd. Add little water as needed, mix it well while boiling on medium flame.

 

Add Star Anise powder and Garam Masala. Mix well and continue cooking for 3-4 minutes.

 

Serve Hot with Rotla and Salad.

 

Energize in Indian Winter with Protein full Green Chickpeas with Traditional Kathiyawadi Rotla.

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Oats and Walnut Chikki

Preparation time 0 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

Yield 15 pcs approx.

 

Ingredients:

Oats 1 cup

Walnut ½ cup

Jaggeri ½ cup

Ghee 1 tbsp

Chocolate to garnish

 

Method:

Pre-heat a non-stick pan on low flame. Roast Oats in pre-heated pan. Take care of not burning. Roast just to burn the moisture in it. Keep a side.

 

Pre-heat a non-stick pan on low flame. Roast Walnuts in pre-heated pan. Take care of not burning. Roast just to burn the moisture in it. Keep a side.

 

Grease with Ghee a mould plate.

 

Take Jaggery and Ghee in a pan. Put it on low flame. Stir slowly and continuously while on flame until Jaggery is melted completely. Then, add roasted Oats and Walnuts. Mix well while on low flame and remove the pan from the flame.

 

Set prepared mixture in a greased mould plate.

 

Garnish with Chocolate and leave it to cool down.

 

Cut in pieces of size and shape of choice.

 

No Need to Leave the Terrace to Go for Lunch…

Continue with Kites…

Feed up with Oats and Walnut Chikki…

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Lila Chana na Wada / Fresh Chickpeas Fritters

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 15 minutes

For 2 Persons

 

Ingredients:

Fresh Chickpeas 1 cup

Green Chilli Paste 1 tbsp

Asafoetida Powder Pinch

Black Pepper Powder ¼ ts

Fennel Seeds Powder 1 ts

Sesame Seeds 1 tbsp

Sugar 1 ts

Lemon Juice 1 tbsp

Fresh Coriander Leaves 2 tbsp

Gram Flour 2 tbsp

Salt to taste

Oil to deep fry

Green Chutney for serving.

 

Method:

Take Fresh Chickpeas in a wet grinding jar of your mixer. Grind it to fine paste.

 

Remove it in a bowl. Add Green Chilli Paste, Asafoetida Powder, Black Pepper Powder, Fennel Seeds Powder, Sesame Seeds, Sugar, Lemon Juice, Fresh Coriander Leaves and Salt. Mix very well. Add Gram Flour and mix very well. Make sure not to leave lumps of Gram Flour.

 

Heat Oil to deep fry on medium flame. Put number of lumps of prepared mixture in heated Oil. Deep fry partially. Remove from Oil.

 

Leave them on dry and clean paper for 4-5 minutes.

 

One by one, press lightly between two palms to flatten.

 

Deep fry again in heated Oil. Turn over when needed to fry all around.

 

Arrange them on a serving plate.

 

Garnish with droplets of Green Chutney on each.

 

Serve Hot with Green Chutney a side on serving plate.

 

Or Take Away to Work Place to Share with Workmates.

 

Wow…What a Creamy and Fresh Taste…

 

Make More Friends with Fresh Chickpeas Fritter…

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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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