Category Archives: North Indian Food

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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Tamarind Chutney (Imli ki Chutney)

Tamarind chutney is used for making all chaat dishes (Indian Starters) such as Papdi chaat, dahi papdi chaat, Palak chaat, Dahi Bhalla, etc. This video demonstrates how to make Tamarind chutney. Ingredients: Tamarind (100 gms, soaked in water) Water (enough to immerse tamarind) Dried ginger (2, chopped). If dried ginger is not available, use fresh

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