Kanda poha (Poha upma)

Ingredients: Rice flakes (1 tbsp) Cooking oil (1 tbsp) Mustard seeds (1/2 tsp) Cumin seeds (1/2 tsp) Asafoetida powder(a pinch) Split black gram daal(1 tsp) Curry leaves (few) Onion(1 medium size, chopped) Salt (as per taste) Green chilly (1, chopped) Turmeric powder (a pinch) Roasted Peanuts or masala peanuts (1 tbsp) Sugar (1 tsp) Lime

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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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