Pudina Sharbat (Mint Juice)

A cool and refreshing drink best for summer. Keeps you cool and improves your digestion!

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Refreshing Watermelon Juice

Ingredients: 1 large cup watermelon (sliced and de-seeded) 1 small lemon juice 7-8 mint leaves Sugar (if required) Black salt to taste Method: Keep the watermelon pieces in the freezer for 3-4 minutes. Transfer the watermelon pieces and mint leaves to a blender and blend. Remove excess pulp from it using cotton cloth or strainer. … Continue reading Refreshing Watermelon Juice

Tamatar Dhokli No Shaak (Tomato & Dhokli’s Vegetable)

Ingredients: Water as required 2 tbsp oil Salt to taste 1 tbsp red chilli powder (for dhokadi) 2 pinch turmeric powder 1 tbsp coriander-cumin powder (dhaniya-jeera powder) 2 tbsp coriander leaves (finely chopped) 1 cup tomato (tamatar) (finely diced) 1 tbsp rai (mustard seeds) 1 tbsp red chilli powder (for seasoning) 1 cup besan (gram … Continue reading Tamatar Dhokli No Shaak (Tomato & Dhokli’s Vegetable)

Papdi

Ingredients: 2 cups wheat flour 2 tbsp jeera(cumin seeds) (as per your taste) 5-6 tbsp oil (for making dough) Salt to taste Oil for frying Water as required (for making dough) Method: Take a big bowl and mix flour, jeera, salt and oil properly in it. Note: The dough should not be too soft or … Continue reading Papdi

Moong Dal Namkeen

Ingredients: 2 cups moong dal ( soaked in water overnight and drained well ) 1 tbsp red chilli powder ( as per taste ) 1 tsp black salt 1/2 tbsp salt (as per taste) Oil (for deep frying) Method: Firstly mix all masalas in a bowl . Now heat oil in a wok or kadhai. … Continue reading Moong Dal Namkeen

Green Chutney

Ingredients: 2-3 green chilies (hare mirch) (as per taste) 1 cup coriander leaves (dhaniya leaves) 1/2 cup mint leaves (pudhina leaves) 1/2 lemon (juice) Salt to taste Water as required Method: Note: Cutting mint leaves with knife will end up in making leaves bit black, so better use your hands 😀 Wash coriander and mint … Continue reading Green Chutney

Learned Humanity from a song – Pet Bechara (The Empty Stomach Song)

Hunger! We all may have many problems but hunger becomes the most important one when it is uncontrollable... A few days ago, I came across a video on YouTube that was one of the songs of a TV show on Star Plus, an Indian TV channel (show's name: Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala). Watching the video, I … Continue reading Learned Humanity from a song – Pet Bechara (The Empty Stomach Song)

Meethe Chawal / Sweet Rice

Also known by the names: Zarda, Zarda Pulav. Ingredients: 1 cup basmati rice / Long grain rice (washed well and soaked in water for 30-40 minutes) 5-6 cloves (laung) (as per your taste) 6-7 pinches saffron strands (kesar) Water to cook rice 5-6 tbsp ghee (clarified butter) 1 cup sugar (as per your taste) 1/2 … Continue reading Meethe Chawal / Sweet Rice

Remembering a legend…

Padma Bhushan Jaspal Singh Bhatti, born on 3rd March 1995, was one of the greatest comedian, actor and human ever born on this planet. He was and is still known for his satirical take on the problems of the common man. Known for his innocent, non-abusive comedy, he has done many shows on TV as … Continue reading Remembering a legend…

Puran Poli

Also know as: Holige, Vedmi, Obbattu, Poli, Puranachi Poli, God P, Pappu Bhakshsalu, Bobbatlu. More famous in the states: Maharastra, Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Telangana, Northern Parts of Tamil Nadu. Ingredients: 300 grams channa dal (yellow gram) 300 grams jaggery (Gud) 1 tsp green cardamom powder (elaichi powder) 150 grams plain flour/all purpose … Continue reading Puran Poli