Category Archives: Home Cooking

Diwali special : Karinji

Kariji is a sweet dish made with refined flour and stuffed with coconut, poppy seed and dry fruits. It is deep fried for a crisp finish. Ingredients for 10 karinjis: For the dough: Maida/Refined flour (1 cup) Semolina( 1/3 cup) Ghee/unsalted butter(1 tbsp) Salt( a pinch) Milk (1/3 cup, warm) For the filling: Dried shredded

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Besan ka Ladoo

Ingredients: Cardamom (4, skin pealed) Ghee/Clarified butter (1/3 cup) Bengal gram flour(1 1/2 cups) Cashew-nuts(1 tbsp) Sugar(powdered, 1/3 cup) Method: Heat a pan, add of ghee or clarified butter in it. Once the ghee melts, add 2 cardamom into it and besan or bengal gram flour into to. Stir on a very low flame. The besan

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Achari Bhakarwadi

Achari Bhakarwadi is a delicious tangy and spicy teatime snack and on my list of all time favorite snack. Ingredients: For the dough Besan/Bengal gram flour(1/2 cup) Maida/Refined flour(1/2 cup) Salt (1/2 tsp) Turmeric powder (a pinch) Asafoetida powder(a pinch) Chilly powder( a pinch) Oil(1 tbsp) Water(1/3 cup) For filling Dried shredded coconut(1 tbsp) Poppy seeds

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Gajar ka halwa

Gajar ka halwa is  a popular Indian dessert, made of fresh carrots. This is a very easy version of making Gajar ka halwa as I will be using microwave to use this dish. Ingredients: Carrots (1/2 kg, grated) Milk(1/2 cup) Sugar (1/2 cup) Ghee (2 tbsp) Cardamom (powdered, of 2 cardamom pods/ a pinch) cashewnuts

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