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)

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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

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

Chana Dal Namkeen

Ingredients: 2 cups chana 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: First, mix all masalas in a bowl. Now heat oil in a big non-stick pan or … Continue reading Chana Dal Namkeen

Bidiya

Ingredients: 1/2 cup rice 1 cup wheat flour 1 1/2 cup water 1 cup sugar Oil for deep-frying Method: Cook the rice in 1 cup boiling water. After few minutes when rice gets concentrated drain all the water from the rice. Take the wheat flour and knead dough out of it with the help of … Continue reading Bidiya

Dhuska (Rice Fried Bread)

Ingredients: 2 cup rice (soaked in water overnight) 1 cup chana dal (soaked in water overnight) 2-3 tbsp coriander leaves (finely chopped) 4 tbsp green peas (half-boiled) 6 green chillies (finely chopped) (as per your taste) Salt to taste 1 tsp turmeric powder Mustard oil/vegetable oil for frying Method: Grind rice and chana dal with … Continue reading Dhuska (Rice Fried Bread)

Rajma Curry

Ingredients: 1 cup Boiled rajma (kidney beans) (rajma must be soaked in water over night before boiling it) 1 large Onions (finely chopped) 1 large Tomato (finely chopped) 1 1/2 Taj pata (bay leaf) 3-4 Laung (cloves) 1 inch Dal-chini (cinnamom) 2-3 Elaichi (green cardamom) 1-2 Dry red chilli 1 1/2 tbsp Garlic paste 1 … Continue reading Rajma Curry

Gajak

Ingredients: 2 cups white sesame seeds (white til) 1 cup jaggery (gud) 3 tbsp ghee (clarified butter) 2 tbsp cashew nuts (optional, roughly chopped)(kaju) 2 tbsp almonds (optional, roughly chopped) (badam) 7-8 green cardamom powder (optional) (elaichi powder) Method: Note: Remember don't let the mixture cool down completely otherwise you won't be able to cut … Continue reading Gajak

Tilgud / Til Ke Ladoo

Ingredients: 2 cups white sesame seeds (white til) 1 cup jaggery (gud) 1 tbsp ghee (clarified butter) 2 tbsp cashew nuts (optional, roughly chopped)(kaju) 2 tbsp almonds (optional, roughly chopped) (badam) 7-8 green cardamom powder (optional) (elaichi powder) Method: Heat a kadhai or deep non-stick pan then add til to it and roast them until … Continue reading Tilgud / Til Ke Ladoo