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Kadha Prasad – Atte Ka Sheera – Wheat flour Halwa

Kadha Prasad – कड़ाह प्रसाद – आटे का हलवा – Atte Ka Sheera – Wheat flour Halwa

Kadha Prasad is mostly served at gurudwara or religious places as a prasad. This easy to make sweet recipe just requires 3 basic ingredients as ghee, wheat flour and sugar. You can make this amazing sweet recipe even when you crave for something sweet.

Here is an easy recipe with step by step pictures to make Kadha Prasad and serve it to your family and friends at gatherings. Relish a bowl full of amazing Atte ka Sheera. Enjoy.

Direction :

Getting ready :

Making :

Turn on the flame ,heat a pan , then pour ghee into it. Let the ghee melt.kada prasad

Put the wheat flour to the ghee. Roast it till it is brown and aromatic. Keep the flame medium.kada prasad

Once the wheat flour is roasted well, add sugar to it. Also add 1.5 cup water to it. Stir it well and cook until dense.kada prasad Serving :

Sumptuous Kada Prasad is ready. Take it out in a plate. You can offer it as a Prasad or relish it as a sweet dish as desired.kada prasadSuggestion :

  • For Kada Prasad take thick wheat flour , If you don’t find it you can take the flour used for making chapatis.
  • We don’t put dry fruits in Kada Prasad still you can add according to your taste.
  • Make sure you stir the whear flour constantly while roasting it and even when you add water to it so that no lumps are formed.

Kadha Prasad - Atte Ka Sheera - Wheat flour Halwakada prasad
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Recipe type: sweet
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Wheat flour – ½ cup ( 80 grams )
  • Ghee – ½ cup ( 110 grams)
  • Sugar - ½ cup ( 110 grams)
Instructions
  1. Turn on the flame ,heat a pan , then pour ghee into it. Let the ghee melt.
  2. Put the wheat flour to the ghee. Roast it till it is brown and aromatic. Keep the flame medium.
  3. Once the wheat flour is roasted well, add sugar to it. Also add 1.5 cup water to it. Stir it well and cook until dense.
  4. Sumptuous Kada Prasad is ready. Take it out in a plate. You can offer it as a Prasad or relish it as a sweet dish as desired.

 

Litti Chokha Recipe – How To Make Litti Chokha

Litti Chokha Recipe – How To Make Litti Chokha

An amazing and authentic recipe from Bihar is sure to delight you and your guests. You will relish every bite of this dish. Delicious balls of wheat flour with amazing stuffing will surely turn out to be everyones favorite.

Here is an easy recipe with step by step pictures to make and enjoy Litti chokha with friends and family. You can eat it for lunch or dinner. You can also take it along while on travels.

Directions

Getting ready:

Peel the boiled potatoes, keep them in a bowl and mash them finely.

Litti chokha

Make cuts on the brinjal.

Litti chokhaMaking:

Take wheat flour in a big mixing bowl followed by salt, oil, baking soda and crushed carom seeds. Mix everything really well then add water in small portions and knead soft dough as required for making chapatti or parantha. Less than 1 cup of water is used to knead this much quantity of flour. Cover and keep the dough aside for 20 minutes to set.

Litti chokha

Meanwhile, prepare the stuffing. Take sattu in another bowl and add masala of mango pickle, salt, black salt, ginger, green chilly, green coriander, mustard oil and lemon juice in it. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly.

Litti chokha

Now add 6 to 7 tsp of water in the sattu and mix well to damp the stuffing. Sattu stuffing is ready.

Litti chokha

Here, the dough will be ready as well. Slightly knead the dough and divide it into big lemon size lumps. Take a dough lump and expand it from the sides with hand to make a well at the centre.

Litti chokha

Put 1.5 to 2 tsp of stuffing on the dough and press it a little. Now lift the edges of the dough and close the stuffing properly. Then roll it as a ladoo, place it on a plate and similarly prepare the rest of the litti.

Litti chokha

Preheat the electric tandoor and apply some oil on its tray. Place the litti on the tray and bake them until they become golden brown from all the sides. Check and flip the sides of the litti after every 2 to 3 minutes.

Litti chokha

17 to 18 minutes later, litti will get roasted aptly. We have turned off the electric tandoor in-between to roast the littis in very low heat. Transfer them on a plate.

Litti chokha

Coat the litti evenly with ghee and keep them on a plate. Litti are ready.

Litti chokha

To make various side assortment of litti, start with roasting the brinjal and tomatoes. Place the brinjal on direct flame and rotate after every 30 to 60 seconds to roast the brinjal evenly. Afterward, turn off the flame and transfer them in a bowl.

Litti chokha

Peel out the dark skin from the roasted brinjal and remove the stalk as well. Keep the brinjal in a bowl and mash finely with a spoon.

Litti chokha

Now add ¼ tsp of salt and 1 finely chopped green chilli in the brinjal and mix well. Baingan chokha is ready.

Litti chokha

Place a net stand on the flame and put the tomatoes on the stand. Rotate the tomatoes after every 30 seconds and roast them until they become dark brown.

Litti chokha

As the tomatoes get roasted, peel off the dark skin and keep them in another bowl. Mash the tomatoes finely with a spoon.

Litti chokha

Then add some green coriander, 1 finely chopped green chilly, ½ tsp of mustard oil and ¼ tsp of salt in the mashed tomatoes and mix properly. Tomato chutney is ready.

Litti chokha

Add ½ tsp of salt, 1 finely chopped green chilli in the mashed potatoes and mix thoroughly. Aloo chokha is ready as well.

Littii chokhaServing:

Take 2 tsp of aloo chokha on a plate along with 2 tsp of baingan chokha and 3 to 4 tsp of tomato chutney and garnish with green coriander. Mash the litti and serve piping hot along with chokha. If you prefer eating spicy then serve spicy green coriander chutney along with litti. You can enjoy the remaining litti with steaming hot cup of tea.

Litti chokhaSuggestions

  • If you prefer eating onion then finely chop an onion and add it in the stuffing.
  • You can cook the litti in tandoor or deep fry them in oil. Don’t cook the litti on high heat. If the tandoor gets heated too much then take out the tray and cool down a bit.

Litti Chokha Recipe - How To Make Litti Chokha
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Recipe type: Main course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Wheat flour – 2 cups
  • Oil/ghee - ¼ cup
  • Carom seeds - ¼ tsp
  • Salt - ½ tsp or to taste
  • Baking soda – less than ¼ tsp
  • Sattu – 1 cup
  • Masala of mango pickle – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard oil – 1 tsp
  • Black salt - ¼ tsp
  • Salt – less than ¼ tsp or to taste
  • Lemon juice – 1 tsp
  • Ginger baton - ½ inch (grated)
  • Green chilly – 1 (finely chopped)
  • Green coriander – 2 to 3 tbsp (finely chopped)
Instructions
  1. Peel the boiled potatoes, keep them in a bowl and mash them finely.
  2. Make cuts on the brinjal.
  3. Take wheat flour in a big mixing bowl followed by salt, oil, baking soda and crushed carom seeds. Mix everything really well then add water in small portions and knead soft dough as required for making chapatti or parantha. Less than 1 cup of water is used to knead this much quantity of flour. Cover and keep the dough aside for 20 minutes to set.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare the stuffing. Take sattu in another bowl and add masala of mango pickle, salt, black salt, ginger, green chilly, green coriander, mustard oil and lemon juice in it. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly.
  5. Now add 6 to 7 tsp of water in the sattu and mix well to damp the stuffing. Sattu stuffing is ready.
  6. Here, the dough will be ready as well. Slightly knead the dough and divide it into big lemon size lumps. Take a dough lump and expand it from the sides with hand to make a well at the centre.
  7. Put 1.5 to 2 tsp of stuffing on the dough and press it a little. Now lift the edges of the dough and close the stuffing properly. Then roll it as a ladoo, place it on a plate and similarly prepare the rest of the litti.
  8. Preheat the electric tandoor and apply some oil on its tray. Place the litti on the tray and bake them until they become golden brown from all the sides. Check and flip the sides of the litti after every 2 to 3 minutes.
  9. to 18 minutes later, litti will get roasted aptly. We have turned off the electric tandoor in-between to roast the littis in very low heat. Transfer them on a plate.
  10. Coat the litti evenly with ghee and keep them on a plate. Litti are ready.
  11. To make various side assortment of litti, start with roasting the brinjal and tomatoes. Place the brinjal on direct flame and rotate after every 30 to 60 seconds to roast the brinjal evenly. Afterward, turn off the flame and transfer them in a bowl.
  12. Peel out the dark skin from the roasted brinjal and remove the stalk as well. Keep the brinjal in a bowl and mash finely with a spoon.
  13. Now add ¼ tsp of salt and 1 finely chopped green chilli in the brinjal and mix well. Baingan chokha is ready.
  14. Place a net stand on the flame and put the tomatoes on the stand. Rotate the tomatoes after every 30 seconds and roast them until they become dark brown.
  15. As the tomatoes get roasted, peel off the dark skin and keep them in another bowl. Mash the tomatoes finely with a spoon.
  16. Then add some green coriander, 1 finely chopped green chilly, ½ tsp of mustard oil and ¼ tsp of salt in the mashed tomatoes and mix properly. Tomato chutney is ready.
  17. Add ½ tsp of salt, 1 finely chopped green chilli in the mashed potatoes and mix thoroughly. Aloo chokha is ready as well.
  18. Take 2 tsp of aloo chokha on a plate along with 2 tsp of baingan chokha and 3 to 4 tsp of tomato chutney and garnish with green coriander. Mash the litti and serve piping hot along with chokha. If you prefer eating spicy then serve spicy green coriander chutney along with litti. You can enjoy the remaining litti with steaming hot cup of tea.

 

Rabri Recipe – Lacchedar Khurchan wali Rabdi – HOLI RECIPE

Rabri Recipe  – Lacchedar Khurchan wali Rabdi – HOLI RECIPE

Rabri  is a great sweet recipe to delight everyone.  You can make this super tasty rabri kheer on any special occasion or party. So delicious and heartwarming that everyone at home will love eating it! This recipe is a unique and is surely relished by all.

Serve it chilled or warm, you will love it any ways for sure. Always great to have in all seasons and celebrations.This step-by-step instruction with pictures will help you make perfect rabri. Enjoy!


Direction:

Getting ready :

Take 10 to 12 pistachios and finely chop them.Make 6 to 8 fine pieces from a single pistachio like this. Take 4 to 5 almond and cut them, finely chop it the same way.rabri

Making:

Take 1. 5 litre full milk in a wok. Heat the milk till it comes to boil. Turn on the flame and keep stirring the milk at regular intervals so that the milk doesn’t stick to the bottom of the wok. Stir the milk at every 2 minutes and make sure that the ladle goes down till the bottom of the wok. Milk is boiling. Keep stirring it at regular intervals. Stir the milk on high flame at regular intervals to make it thick. Lower the flame if the milk seems to  spills out of the wok and then increase the flame.rabri

Thicken the milk till 3/4 th of its quantity remains in the wok. If it is 1.5 litre milk it should be reduced till 1 litre remains. Make sure you stir the milk at every 2 to 3 minutes so that milk shouldn’t stick to the bottom let the milk become dense. Keep an eye on the milk, it shouldn’t spill out neither should it stick to bottom.rabri

The milk is dense now almost 1 litre is left. Gather the cream floating above the milk on the side of the wok. Make sure you keep the flame medium, not too high. Because the milk should boil from the bottom and should be cool from above forming a layer of cream.rabri

Gather the cream on the sides every time you see the layer of cream forming. We have very less milk left in the wok. Reduce it a bit more. We need to keep only 250 ml of milk in the wok. Keep gathering the milk on the sides of the wok like earlier and reduce the milk. There’s now very less milk left in the wok. Milk is too dense now.rabri

Add 1/2 tsp cardamom powder and 2.5 tbsp sugar to it and mix well. Cook it till the sugar dissolves. Once the sugar dissolves in the milk then turn off the flame and let the rabri cool down.rabri

Serving:

The gathered cream forms a lachcha on the sides of the wok. It tastes delicious. Mix the cream lachcha in the milk Rabri has cooled down now, scrap out the gathered cream and mix it. Scrap out the milk from the sides, long lachchas of rabri should form. Lachchas of cream should mix well in the milk. Sumptous and mouth drooling Rabri is now ready, place it in a bowl. Lachedar and yummy rabri is ready to be served. Sprinkle a little pistachios and little almond over the rabri to garnish it.rabri

Suggestion:

  • Traditionally we don’t put dry fruits in the rabri but if desired you can add chopped dry fruits like almonds and pistachios to the rabri it will taste good.
  • If rabri is to be served to elders who are toothless or served to kids then do not add dry fruits to it.
  • While eating the Rabri when the lachchas come to your mouth, then it will seem less sweet but when you taste the milk it will be sweet.
  • Make sure that you keep stirring the milk while it boils in the wok. The milk should not stick to the wok.

Rabri Recipe - लच्छेदार खुरचन वाली रबड़ी - Lacchedar Khurchan wali Rabdi - HOLI RECIPErabri
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Recipe type: sweet
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Milk- 1.5 litre
  • Pistachios - 10 to 12
  • Almond - 4 to 5
  • Cardamom Powder- ½ tbsp
  • Sugar - 2. 5 tbsp
Instructions
  1. Take 10 to 12 pistachios and finely chop them.Make 6 to 8 fine pieces from a single pistachio like this. Take 4 to 5 almond and cut them, finely chop it the same way
  2. Take 1. 5 litre full milk in a wok. Heat the milk till it comes to boil. Turn on the flame and keep stirring the milk at regular intervals so that the milk doesn’t stick to the bottom of the wok. Stir the milk at every 2 minutes and make sure that the ladle goes down till the bottom of the wok. Milk is boiling. Keep stirring it at regular intervals. Stir the milk on high flame at regular intervals to make it thick. Lower the flame if the milk seems to spills out of the wok and then increase the flame.
  3. Thicken the milk till ¾ th of its quantity remains in the wok. If it is 1.5 litre milk it should be reduced till 1 litre remains. Make sure you stir the milk at every 2 to 3 minutes so that milk shouldn’t stick to the bottom let the milk become dense. Keep an eye on the milk, it shouldn’t spill out neither should it stick to bottom.
  4. The milk is dense now almost 1 litre is left. Gather the cream floating above the milk on the side of the wok. Make sure you keep the flame medium, not too high. Because the milk should boil from the bottom and should be cool from above forming a layer of cream.
  5. Gather the cream on the sides every time you see the layer of cream forming. We have very less milk left in the wok. Reduce it a bit more. We need to keep only 250 ml of milk in the wok. Keep gathering the milk on the sides of the wok like earlier and reduce the milk. There’s now very less milk left in the wok. Milk is too dense now.
  6. Add ½ tsp cardamom powder and 2.5 tbsp sugar to it and mix well. Cook it till the sugar dissolves. Once the sugar dissolves in the milk then turn off the flame and let the rabri cool down.
  7. The gathered cream forms a lachcha on the sides of the wok. It tastes delicious. Mix the cream lachcha in the milk Rabri has cooled down now, scrap out the gathered cream and mix it. Scrap out the milk from the sides, long lachchas of rabri should form. Lachchas of cream should mix well in the milk. Sumptous and mouth drooling Rabri is now ready, place it in a bowl. Lachedar and yummy rabri is ready to be served. Sprinkle a little pistachios and little almond over the rabri to garnish it.

 

Kaju Pista Roll recipe – Cashew Pistachio Rolls – Holi Recipes

Kaju Pista Roll recipe – Cashew Pistachio Rolls – Holi Recipes

Kaju Pista roll is an amazing combination of nutty flavors rolled into one. The amazing cashew and pistachio are rich in taste and texture. You can serve it to guests or relish its amazing taste during your festivities. I am sure everyone will savor its amazing taste.

Here is a quick and easy recipe with pictures to make Toothsome and super tempting Kaju pista rolls .This roll which makes a delicious sweet dish.

Direction :

Getting Ready :

Take 1/3 cup pistachios, chop half the quantity of pistachios. kaju pista roll
Making :

Place the chopped cashew in a mixer jar and make powder from it. Once the powder is ready ,transfer it to a bowl. Strain this powder so that any thick or big chunks of cashews left in the powder and can be separated easily. Use the sieve used for straining rice with big holes. Then remove these big chunks left over in the sieve after straining. Transfer this cashew powder back to the bowl.Powdered the rest of the pistachios in the mixer. Also add 1/3 cup almonds to the mixer and prepare an almond pistachio powder. Transfer it to a bowl.

Kaju pista roll  Powder the rest of the pistachios in the mixer. Also add 1/3 cup almonds to the mixer and prepare an almond pistachio powder. Transfer it to a bowl.

kaju pista roll

For preparing the stuffing, mix chopped pistachios to the powdered pistachios and almonds. Then add 2 tbsp powdered sugar to this mixture. Transfer all of it to a big bowl and mix everything well.Also add ¼ tsp cardamom powder.

kaju pista roll
Take 2 tsp milk in this small bowl and
Then Add less than ¼ pinch of green food color and mix it well with milk.Add this colored mix milk to the powdered mixture and mix thoroughly.

kaju pista roll
To prepare the covering with cashew powder, we need to cook the mixture. Take 1/3 cup (75 grams) of sugar and add it to the pan. Then add 1/3 cup water and let it simmer until sugar dissolves completely. Once the sugar has dissolved add the powdered cashew to it.Add 3 tsp ghee to it. Make sure you reduce the flame to minimum. Stir and continue cooking until it gets thick and dense in consistency and no lumps should form. Don’t over cook it.

kaju pista roll
To check if it is ready take some mixture in a bowl.Once cooled down check if it is setting up easily. The paste is now ready, transfer it to a separate bowl so that it cools down quickly.

kaju pista rolls
Once the paste has cooled down, we need to roll them out. Spread a polythene sheet over a board, grease the polythene with some ghee and transfer the paste over it. Make sure the cashew paste is a bit warm.

kaju pista roll Flatten it out with your hands a little and then roll out very gently using a rolling pin. Roll out the paste thinly like that of a paratha. Make sure you don’t put too much pressure while rolling else it can get thin at some portions and thick at some portions.Roll it out evenly from all sides and try giving it a square shape. Sheet for the rolls are ready.

kaju pista roll
Now to roll the stuffing divide the stuffing into two parts to make two big rolls. Then bind the stuffing in your palm and then roll it keeping it even in size. Keep the stuffing roll as big so that it fits well to the rolled cashew sheet. Prepare roll similarly from the other part as well. Stuffing rolls are ready now.

kaju pista roll
Divide the rolled cashew sheet into two equal parts by cutting it from the centre.Place one stuffing roll over the sheet and fold the sheet with help of polythene sheet. Make sure you roll the sheet little tightly. Separate the sheet from the centre. Then spread out this roll little thinly with your hands. Similarly prepare the other roll as well.Place the rolls over a tray and place it inside the refrigerator  for 20 minutes and let them cool down and let it set.

kaju pista roll
Once the roll has set. Now make 2 to 2.5 inch cuts of the rolls. Make equal size rolls.

kaju pista roll
Serving:

13. Toothsome and super tempting Kaju pista rolls are ready.This roll which makes a delicious sweet dish.This sweet dish can be prepared for any festival, party or anytime you want and everyone will relish eating it for sure. These sumptuous kaju pista rolls can be stored for up to 15 to 20 days in refrigerator.

Suggestions:

  • Adding chopped pistachios and almonds will make the stuffing better as the chunks of pistachios will taste good in bite.
  • If the paste will not cool down then it will not set and also rolls will not be prepared.
  • Also make sure that the paste doesn’t cool down too much else it will set and will get difficult to make rolls.
  • While grinding the mixture you don’t grind them too finely so that it should not turn into a paste, it should remain powdered.
  • Strain the powder so that big chunks can be separated easily.
  • While cooking the cashew powder, keep special note of its consistency. If the paste is not cooked with desired consistency and remains less cooked then it might get difficult to bind and roll out the paste.
  • If the paste is over cooked then it will be easy to bind it as a dough ball but then while rolling out it will splatter and also you will not be able to make rolls.
  • Check the paste if it forms soft balls on setting.

Kaju Pista Roll recipe - Cashew Pistachio Rolls - काजू पिस्ता रोल - Holi Recipeskaju pista roll
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Recipe type: sweet
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Cashew Nuts- 1 cup ( 150 gms)
  • Sugar - ⅓ cup ( 75 gms )
  • Pistachio - ⅓ cup ( 30 gms )
  • Almond - ⅓ cup ( 30 gms )
  • Powdered Sugar - 2 tbsp ( 20 gms)
  • Milk - 2 to 3 tsp
  • Cardamom Powder- ¼ tsp
  • Green Food Color- Less than ¼ Pinch
  • Ghee - 3 tsp
Instructions
  1. Take ⅓ cup pistachios, chop half the quantity of pistachios.
  2. Place the chopped cashew in a mixer jar and make powder from it. Once the powder is ready ,transfer it to a bowl. Strain this powder so that any thick or big chunks of cashews left in the powder and can be separated easily. Use the sieve used for straining rice with big holes. Then remove these big chunks left over in the sieve after straining. Transfer this cashew powder back to the bowl.
  3. Powdered the rest of the pistachios in the mixer. Also add ⅓ cup almonds to the mixer and prepare an almond pistachio powder. Transfer it to a bowl.
  4. For preparing the stuffing, mix chopped pistachios to the powdered pistachios and almonds. Then add 2 tbsp powdered sugar to this mixture. Transfer all of it to a big bowl and mix everything well.Also add ¼ tsp cardamom powder.
  5. Take 2 tsp milk in this small bowl and Then Add less than ¼ pinch of green food color and mix it well with milk.Add this colored mix milk to the powdered mixture and mix thoroughly.
  6. Now to prepare the covering with cashew powder, we need to cook the mixture. Take ⅓ cup (75 grams) of sugar and add it to the pan. Then add ⅓ cup water and let it simmer until sugar dissolves completely. Once the sugar has dissolved add the powdered cashew to it.Add 3 tsp ghee to it. Make sure you reduce the flame to minimum. Stir and continue cooking until it gets thick and dense in consistency and no lumps should form. Don’t over cook it.
  7. To check if it is ready take some mixture in a bowl.Once cooled down check if it is setting up easily. The paste is now ready, transfer it to a separate bowl so that it cools down quickly.
  8. Once the paste has cooled down, we need to roll them out. Spread a polythene sheet over a board, grease the polythene with some ghee and transfer the paste over it. Make sure the cashew paste is a bit warm.
  9. Flatten it out with your hands a little and then roll out very gently using a rolling pin. Roll out the paste thinly like that of a paratha. Make sure you don’t put too much pressure while rolling else it can get thin at some portions and thick at some portions.Roll it out evenly from all sides and try giving it a square shape. Sheet for the rolls are ready.
  10. Now to roll the stuffing divide the stuffing into two parts to make two big rolls. Then bind the stuffing in your palm and then roll it keeping it even in size. Keep the stuffing roll as big so that it fits well to the rolled cashew sheet. Prepare roll similarly from the other part as well. Stuffing rolls are ready now.
  11. Divide the rolled cashew sheet into two equal parts by cutting it from the centre.Place one stuffing roll over the sheet and fold the sheet with help of polythene sheet. Make sure you roll the sheet little tightly. Separate the sheet from the centre. Then spread out this roll little thinly with your hands. Similarly prepare the other roll as well.Place the rolls over a tray and place it inside the refrigerator for 20 minutes and let them cool down and let it set.
  12. Once the roll has set. Now make 2 to 2.5 inch cuts of the rolls. Make equal size rolls.
  13. Toothsome and super tempting Kaju pista rolls are ready.This roll which makes a delicious sweet dish.This sweet dish can be prepared for any festival, party or anytime you want and everyone will relish eating it for sure. These sumptuous kaju pista rolls can be stored for up to 15 to 20 days in refrigerator.

 

 

Malpua Recipe – Rajsthani malpua using Milk Powder – Malpua banane ki vidhi

Malpua Recipe – Rajsthani malpua using Milk Powder – Malpua banane ki vidhi

Milk powder Malpua is a superb sweet that will surely be relished by you. You can also make it and serve it to guests on festive occasions or gatherings. It is very easy to make and take less of your time. It is also relished by kids as well as youngsters.

Here is a quick and easy recipe with pictures to make Milk powder, to keep you and your guests amazed this festive season. Add more sweetness to your celebrations with soft and sugar coated Milk powder Malpua. Enjoy

Direction:

Getting ready :

Shave the Pistachios and almonds for garnishing the malpua.milk powder malpua

Making:

Take 1/2 cup refined flour and 1/2  cup milk powder in a big bowl. Then add 1 cup milk add it in small portions to prepare a smooth batter. If the batter is thick add milk to make it more smooth. Make it of pouring consistency. We have used 1 cup milk to make this batter. Keep the batter aside for 15 to 20 minutes, so that the batter puffs up and gets ready.milk powder malpua

Meanwhile prepare sugar syrup. Take 1 cup sugar and add 1 cup water to it. The water and sugar should be in equally same quantity. Turn on the flame and cook the sugar syrup, till the sugar dissolves in water. Stir the sugar syrup with a ladle at regular intervals and check the sugar syrup. We have cooked the sugar syrup for 2 to 3 minutes after the sugar has dissolved in water.

milk powder malpua To check if the sugar syrup is ready, take a small bowl, and pour a few drops of sugar syrup into the bowl. We don’t need threads in the sugar syrup for malpua, It should just stick like honey, when pressed between fingers sugar syrup should sticking on the fingers just like honey. Sugar syrup is ready now. Turn off the flame. Place the sugar syrup on  a net stand. Add some cardamom powder to it.

milk powder malpua

Heat some ghee in a pan.Make sure you fry the malpuas on low flame. Put the malpua to fry. Malpuas are fried from below. Flip the malpua and fry it till they are brown in color from both sides. Once the Malpuas are golden brown in color, take them out. Place it on a slotted ladle and press the malpuas to squeeze out the ghee. The ghee will then drain back to the pan. Place it in a plate. Prepare all the malpuas, pouring it and frying it in this way.

milk powder malpua

Place the previously cooked malpua in the sugar syrup. And keep them dipped in sugar syrup for 2 to 3 minutes and then take them out.  Take out the malpuas that were dipped in sugar syrup. Drain out the extra sugar syrup by pressing it and place the malpuas in a plate. Put the other fried malpuas in sugar syrup as well. Prepare all the malpuas by dipping them in sugar syrup. By now all the Malpuas are now cooked and ready. It takes 5 to 6 minutes to cook malpua with this much quantity of batter.

milk powder malpua

Serving:

Take out the malpuas in a plate to serve and sprinkle a little almond shavings pistachio shavings over it. Mouth drooling Milk Powder Malpuas are ready to be relished. You can make it on any special or festive occasion or whenever you crave for something sweet. These yummy Milk powder Malpuas will just melt in your mouth giving an everlasting taste for sure.

milk powder malpua

Suggestion:

  • While making the batter make sure that there are no lumps in the batter and prepare a very smooth batter.
  • Keep the batter aside to puff up for 15 to 20 minutes. Batter will be fine and puffed up.
  • Heat the ghee slightly and whisk the batter a little.
  • Prepare the malpuas in slightly hot ghee on low flame and cook the malpuas.
  • You can also serve rabri with it to have a yummy experience.

Malpua Recipe - Rajsthani malpua using Milk Powder - Malpua banane ki vidhimilk powder malpua
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Recipe type: Sweet
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Plain flour – ½ cup ( 60 gms)
  • Milk powder - ½ cup ( 60 gms)
  • Sugar – 1 cup ( 250 gms)
  • Milk- 1 cup
  • Almonds- 6 to 7 finely chopped
  • Pistachios- 10 to 12 finely chopped
  • Green Cardamom- 4 ( coarsely ground)
  • Ghee- for frying
Instructions
  1. Shave the Pistachios and almonds for garnishing the malpua.
  2. Take ½ cup refined flour and ½ cup milk powder in a big bowl. Then add 1 cup milk add it in small portions to prepare a smooth batter. If the batter is thick add milk to make it more smooth. Make it of pouring consistency. We have used 1 cup milk to make this batter. Keep the batter aside for 15 to 20 minutes, so that the batter puffs up and gets ready.
  3. Meanwhile prepare sugar syrup. Take 1 cup sugar and add 1 cup water to it. The water and sugar should be in equally same quantity. Turn on the flame and cook the sugar syrup, till the sugar dissolves in water. Stir the sugar syrup with a ladle at regular intervals and check the sugar syrup. We have cooked the sugar syrup for 2 to 3 minutes
  4. after the sugar has dissolved in water.
  5. To check if the sugar syrup is ready, take a small bowl, and pour a few drops of sugar syrup into the bowl. We don’t need threads in the sugar syrup for malpua, It should just stick like honey, when pressed between fingers sugar syrup should sticking on the fingers just like honey. Sugar syrup is ready now. Turn off the flame. Place the sugar syrup on a net stand. Add some cardamom powder to it.
  6. Heat some ghee in a pan.Make sure you fry the malpuas on low flame. Put the malpua to fry. Malpuas are fried from below. Flip the malpua and fry it till they are brown in color from both sides. Once the Malpuas are golden brown in color, take them out. Place it on a slotted ladle and press the malpuas to squeeze out the ghee. The ghee will then drain back to the pan. Place it in a plate. Prepare all the malpuas, pouring it and frying it in this way.
  7. Place the previously cooked malpua in the sugar syrup. And keep them dipped in sugar syrup for 2 to 3 minutes and then take them out. Take out the malpuas that were dipped in sugar syrup. Drain out the extra sugar syrup by pressing it and place the malpuas in a plate. Put the other fried malpuas in sugar syrup as well. Prepare all the malpuas by dipping them in sugar syrup. By now all the Malpuas are now cooked and ready. It takes 5 to 6 minutes to cook malpua with this much quantity of batter.
  8. Take out the malpuas in a plate to serve and sprinkle a little almond shavings pistachio shavings over it. Mouth drooling Milk Powder Malpuas are ready to be relished. You can make it on any special or festive occasion or whenever you crave for something sweet. These yummy Milk powder Malpuas will just melt in your mouth giving an everlasting taste for sure.

 

 

Pindi Chana Recipe

Pindi Chana Recipe

This authentic recipe of Pindi Chana is a bowl full of delight served on your platter. You can make it for special occasions and parties and keep your guests amazed. This Mouth drooling dish dashed with a bit of spices will give you a delightful meal for sure.

Here is a quick and easy recipe with pictures to make Pindi chana. Serve this lip-smacking and mouth-watering pindi chana steaming hot along with chapatti, parantha, naan or rice. Enjoy!
Directions

Getting ready:

Soak the chickpea for 8-10 hours and then drain out the excess water.pindi chana

Making:

Place a pressure cooker on flame and put chickpea into it followed by a cup of water, bay leaves, cinnamon stick, brown cardamom, cloves., black peppercorns, tea bag, salt and black salt. Mix everything really well. Put the lid on and let the chickpea cook until a whistle is released. After that, reduce the flame to low and cook it for 4-5 minutes more then turn off the flame and let the pressure escape on its own.pindi chana

Meanwhile, prepare the masala. For this, heat a pan and put coriander seeds and cumin seeds into it. Keep stirring constantly and roast them on low flame for 3-4 minutes. When they get roasted, add pomegranate seeds into it and roast it for another 1 minute.pindi chana

They have now roasted aptly, transfer them on a plate and when they cools down slightly then churn them into fine powder using mixer grinder. Transfer the powder in a bowl. You can also use cumin powder, coriander powder and pomegranate powder.pindi chana

Pressure has settled completely, remove the lid. Discard the tea bag and whole spices and transfer the chickpea into another bowl. Keep its stock for later use.pindi chana

Place a pan on flame and pour oil into it. When the oil gets heated, add asafoetida, ginger paste, ginger juliennes, green chilies and roasted spice powder into it. Saute the spices for a while.pindi chana

Now pour the chickpea stock into it followed by dry mango powder, garam masala, red chilly powder and remaining salt. Mix everything really well and roast the masala for 2 minutes.pindi chana

Masala is now roasted aptly, add chickpea and green coriander into it. Mix and cook the chickpea until the water gets evaporated completely.pindi chana

When the water gets evaporated and everything is mixed well, turn off the flame and transfer it to a bowl. Pindi chana is now ready to serve.pindi chana

Serving:

Serve this lip-smacking and mouth-watering pindi chana steaming hot along with chapatti, parantha, naan or rice. Enjoy!

Pindi Chana Recipepindi chana
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Recipe type: Main course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Chickpea – 1 cup
  • Green coriander – 2 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Ginger baton – 1 inch (juliennes)
  • Green chilies – 2 (slit)
  • Oil – 2-3 tbsp
  • Bay leaf – 1
  • Cinnamon stick – 1 inch
  • Brown cardamom – 2
  • Cloves – 4
  • Black peppercorns – 6-7
  • Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  • Dry mango powder - ¼ tsp
  • Coriander seeds – 2 tsp
  • Pomegranate seeds – 1.5 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1.5 tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Salt - ¾ tsp or to taste
  • Black salt - ½ tsp
  • Red chilly powder - ¼ tsp
  • Garam masala - ¼ tsp
  • Tea bags – 2
Instructions
  1. Soak the chickpea for 8-10 hours and then drain out the excess water.
  2. Place a pressure cooker on flame and put chickpea into it followed by a cup of water, bay leaves, cinnamon stick, brown cardamom, cloves., black peppercorns, tea bag, salt and black salt. Mix everything really well. Put the lid on and let the chickpea cook until a whistle is released. After that, reduce the flame to low and cook it for 4-5 minutes more then turn off the flame and let the pressure escape on its own.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the masala. For this, heat a pan and put coriander seeds and cumin seeds into it. Keep stirring constantly and roast them on low flame for 3-4 minutes. When they get roasted, add pomegranate seeds into it and roast it for another 1 minute.
  4. They have now roasted aptly, transfer them on a plate and when they cools down slightly then churn them into fine powder using mixer grinder. Transfer the powder in a bowl. You can also use cumin powder, coriander powder and pomegranate powder.
  5. Pressure has settled completely, remove the lid. Discard the tea bag and whole spices and transfer the chickpea into another bowl. Keep its stock for later use.
  6. Place a pan on flame and pour oil into it. When the oil gets heated, add asafoetida, ginger paste, ginger juliennes, green chilies and roasted spice powder into it. Saute the spices for a while.
  7. Now pour the chickpea stock into it followed by dry mango powder, garam masala, red chilly powder and remaining salt. Mix everything really well and roast the masala for 2 minutes.
  8. Masala is now roasted aptly, add chickpea and green coriander into it. Mix and cook the chickpea until the water gets evaporated completely.
  9. When the water gets evaporated and everything is mixed well, turn off the flame and transfer it to a bowl. Pindi chana is now ready to serve.
  10. Serve this lip-smacking and mouth-watering pindi chana steaming hot along with chapatti, parantha, naan or rice. Enjoy!

 

 

Matar ka Nimona – Grean Peas Nimona – Potatoes and Green Pea Curry

Matar ka Nimona – Grean Peas Nimona – Potatoes and Green Pea Curry

Matar Nimona recipe laced with the amzing flavors from the North Indian cuisine will surprise you for sure. This easy to make green peas nimona takes very less of your time and efforts. Serve this excellent Potato and green pea curry i am sure you will have many compliment on your amazing dish.

Here is a quick and easy recipe with pictures to make authentic Matar ka nimona. You can relish this mouth drooling Green Peas nimona which has unique taste and is super delicious to eat.You can team it up with rice for a tempting meal. You can also serve it with chapatti or paranthas. Enjoy.

Direction :

Getting Ready:

Take 1 cup green peas, grind them little coarsely. Keep a little for later use.matar nimona

Take 2 tomatoes chop them roughly. Also take 2 green chilies chopped into two. Chop 1/2 inch ginger baton. Add all these to a mixer jar and grind finely.matar nimona

Take 1 raw and peeled potato and chop it.matar nimona

Making :

Heat a wok and add 3 tbsp mustard oil into it. Once the oil is rightly hot add potato chunks to it and fry until it gets golden brown in color. Once the potatoes are golden blown, flip them and fry until golden brown from all sides. Potatoes have turned golden brown in color, drain them out in a plate. matar nimona

Add ½ tsp cumin seeds and 1 pinch asafoetida to the same wok. Now add 1 tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp turmeric powder and tomato-green chili-ginger paste. Then keep the flame medium and sauté the masala until oil start separating from it. Once the oil starts separating the masala is ready.matar nimona

Add green peas from the bowl to the masala. Stir and roast it for 2 minutes. Then cover and let them simmer for 3 to 4 minutes on low flame so that peas are cooked through.matar nimona

After 4 minutes Check the peas. Stir well so that they do not stick to the wok. Stir again thoroughly. Press down the whole peas to check if turned tender. Once the green peas is cooked well add 1 cup water to it. Increase the flame a little.matar nimona

Add fried potatoes to it, followed by ¼ tsp red chilly powder. Also add ¼ tsp garam masala and 1 tsp salt or to taste. Mix everything really well and add some green coriander as well. Then cover and let it cook for 2 to 3 minutes on low flame. Once 3 minutes are over, stir them thoroughly. The nimona is ready now, transfer it in a bowl.matar nimona Serving :

Super tempting and delicious green peas nimona is ready. You can relish this mouth drooling Green Peas nimona which has unique taste and is super delicious to eat.You can team it up with rice for a tempting meal. You can also serve it with chapatti or paranthas and making it is really easy.

Suggestion:

  • Nimona taste delicious if prepared in mustard oil. Though any other cooking oil, can be used.
  • You can adjust the quantity of red chilly powder as per your taste.
Matar ka Nimona - Grean Peas Nimona - Potatoes and Green Pea Currymatar nimona
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Recipe type: Main course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Green Peas – 1 cup
  • Potatoes- 1 peeled
  • Tomatoes – 2 ( 250 gms )
  • Mustard oil – 3 tbsp
  • Green Coriander- 3 to 4 tbsp ( finely chopped )
  • Green Chili- 2
  • Ginger Baton – ½ inch
  • Cumin seeds- ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 Pinch
  • Coriander Powder- 1 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder- ¼ tsp
  • Garam Masala - ¼ tsp
  • Salt- 1 tsp ( or to taste)
Instructions
  1. Take 1 cup green peas, grind them little coarsely. Keep a little for later use.
  2. Take 2 tomatoes chop them roughly. Also take 2 green chilies chopped into two. Chop ½ inch ginger baton. Add all these to a mixer jar and grind finely.
  3. Take 1 raw and peeled potato and chop it.
  4. Heat a wok and add 3 tbsp mustard oil into it. Once the oil is rightly hot add potato chunks to it and fry until it gets golden brown in color. Once the potatoes are golden blown, flip them and fry until golden brown from all sides. Potatoes have turned golden brown in color, drain them out in a plate.
  5. Add ½ tsp cumin seeds and 1 pinch asafoetida to the same wok. Now add 1 tsp coriander powder, ¼ tsp turmeric powder and tomato-green chili-ginger paste. Then keep the flame medium and sauté the masala until oil start separating from it. Once the oil starts separating the masala is ready.
  6. Add green peas from the bowl to the masala. Stir and roast it for 2 minutes. Then cover and let them simmer for 3 to 4 minutes on low flame so that peas are cooked through.
  7. After 4 minutes Check the peas. Stir well so that they do not stick to the wok. Stir again thoroughly. Press down the whole peas to check if turned tender. Once the green peas is cooked well add 1 cup water to it. Increase the flame a little.
  8. Add fried potatoes to it, followed by ¼ tsp red chilly powder. Also add ¼ tsp garam masala and 1 tsp salt or to taste. Mix everything really well and add some green coriander as well. Then cover and let it cook for 2 to 3 minutes on low flame. Once 3 minutes are over, stir them thoroughly. The nimona is ready now, transfer it in a bowl.
  9. Super tempting and delicious green peas nimona is ready. You can relish this mouth drooling Green Peas nimona which has unique taste and is super delicious to eat.You can team it up with rice for a tempting meal. You can also serve it with chapatti or paranthas and making it is really easy.

Parwal Pickle Recipe — Parval Achar Recipe

Parwal Pickle Recipe — Parval Achar Recipe

Try out this amazing innovation of taste in lip smacking Parwal Pickle recipe. You might have tried out the usual pickles made from mango, lemons etc. Team up this one of a kind Bottle gourd pickle with any meal and relish amazing flavors. I am sure this pickle recipe will take everyone by surprise.

Here is an amazing Parwal Pickle recipe with pictures to make a tantalizing pickle very easily. Serve this spicy and tangy parwal pickle as an accompaniment along with any meal. Enjoy

Directions

Getting ready:

Scrape the outer layer of the parwal with a knife and cut the stalk from both the ends. Place them in a bowl and wash them thoroughly. Drain out the excess water from them. Now chop the parwal into ½ cm thick round pieces and place them in a bowl.parwal pickle

Making:

Place a vessel on flame and pour enough water into it to immerse to parwal nicely. Cover and let it simmer. When the water starts boiling, drop the parwal into it. Cover and cook them for another 3 minutes after the water starts boiling again.parwal pickle

5 minutes later, parwal will be boiled completely. Turn off the flame and transfer them on a sieve placed over a bowl. Now spread the parwal on a clean cloth and place them under sunlight or fan for an hour. After an hour, parwal will get dried then place them in a bowl.

parwal pickle

Place a pan on flame and pour oil into it. When the oil reaches smoke point, reduce the flame to low and allow the oil to cool down a bit. Oil has cooled down a little, drop the parwal into it. Add asafoetida and turmeric powder into the oil as well. Saute everything for a while and then turn off the flame.parwal pickle

Now add yellow mustard powder, fennel powder, fenugreek powder, salt and red chilly powder into the parwal. Stir to mix all the ingredients really well.

parwal pickle

Parwal has coated with the masala nicely, now add the vinegar into it and mix it thoroughly. Vinegar increases the taste and shelf life of the pickle. Parwal pickle is now ready, transfer it to a plate. You can consume the pickle right now but it will taste more scrumptious after 2 days. Store the pickle in a container and stir it thoroughly once in a day with a spoon.

parwal pickle

Serving:

Serve this spicy and tangy parwal pickle as an accompaniment along with any meal. Store this pickle in a container and relish eating it for 3 months.

Suggestion

  • Sterilize the container before storing the pickle. Use clean and dry spoon to take out the pickle.
Parwal Pickle Recipe -- Parval Achar Recipe
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Recipe type: pickle
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Parwal – 9 medium size (300 grams)
  • Mustard oil - ¼ cup
  • Vinegar – 2 tbsp
  • Yellow/black mustard powder – 3 tsp
  • Fennel powder – 2 tsp
  • Fenugreek powder – 2 tsp
  • Salt – 2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida – 2 to 3 pinches
Instructions
  1. Scrape the outer layer of the parwal with a knife and cut the stalk from both the ends. Place them in a bowl and wash them thoroughly. Drain out the excess water from them. Now chop the parwal into ½ cm thick round pieces and place them in a bowl.
  2. Place a vessel on flame and pour enough water into it to immerse to parwal nicely. Cover and let it simmer. When the water starts boiling, drop the parwal into it. Cover and cook them for another 3 minutes after the water starts boiling again.
  3. minutes later, parwal will be boiled completely. Turn off the flame and transfer them on a sieve placed over a bowl. Now spread the parwal on a clean cloth and place them under sunlight or fan for an hour. After an hour, parwal will get dried then place them in a bowl.
  4. Place a pan on flame and pour oil into it. When the oil reaches smoke point, reduce the flame to low and allow the oil to cool down a bit. Oil has cooled down a little, drop the parwal into it. Add asafoetida and turmeric powder into the oil as well. Saute everything for a while and then turn off the flame.
  5. Now add yellow mustard powder, fennel powder, fenugreek powder, salt and red chilly powder into the parwal. Stir to mix all the ingredients really well.
  6. Parwal has coated with the masala nicely, now add the vinegar into it and mix it thoroughly. Vinegar increases the taste and shelf life of the pickle. Parwal pickle is now ready, transfer it to a plate. You can consume the pickle right now but it will taste more scrumptious after 2 days. Store the pickle in a container and stir it thoroughly once in a day with a spoon.
  7. Serve this spicy and tangy parwal pickle as an accompaniment along with any meal. Store this pickle in a container and relish eating it for 3 months.

Lachcha Parantha Recipe with Palak – Spinach Layered Paratha – Palak Laccha Paratha

Lachcha Parantha Recipe with Palak – Spinach Layered Paratha – Palak Laccha Paratha

Relish scrumtious and appealing Spinach Lachcha Paratha. You can make something very delicious from spinach which is present in ample amount in the market. You will surely relish each and every bite of it.  You can make it and serve it to friends and family and have a delightful meal.

Here is a quick and easy recipe with pictures to make mouth drooling Lachcha Paratha for you to savor. Serve these scrumptious and delectable spinach lachcha paranthas steaming hot with a side assortment of chutney, curd, pickle, raita or any sabzi of your choice. Enjoy!


Directions

Getting ready:

Pluck the spinach leaves and wash them thoroughly with water. Drain out the excess water and let them dry out completely. Roughly chop the spinach and cut ginger into 4 pieces and green chilly into two pieces. Put ginger, green chilly, spinach and some water into mixer jar and grind them into fine paste. Palak puree is now ready.layered spinach paratha

Making:

Take wheat flour in a big mixing bowl and add spinach puree into it along with 2 tsp of ghee, crushed carom seeds and salt. Mix everything really well. Now add water in small portions and knead soft dough of it. Cover the dough and keep it aside for 15-20 minutes to set. ½ cup of water is used for kneading this much quantity of flour.layered spinach paratha

20 minutes are over, dough is ready as well. Grease a hand with some ghee and knead the dough again until it becomes smooth. Pinch medium lemon sized dough and make peda of it. Make desired size paranthas. Dust it with some flour and roll it out into thin parantha. Then pour some ghee on it and spread it evenly. Now fold the paranthas from one end to another end making pleats.layered spinach paratha

Then roll the dough from one end to another end making a peda. After that, dust the rolled dough with some dry flour and roll out slightly thick parantha of 5-6 inch diameter by rolling it gently with the rolling pin.layered spinach paratha

Place a tawa on flame. When the tawa gets heated, pour some ghee and spread it evenly. Place the rolled parantha on it.layered spinach paratha

Once the parantha gets roasted from beneath, flip its side and roast the parantha from another side as well. Pour some ghee on top and spread it evenly on the parantha.layered spinach paratha

After that, flip the side again and pour some ghee on this side as well and spread it evenly. Press the parantha gently with the spatula and cook it on medium flame until brown spots appears on both the sides.layered spinach paratha

Parantha is now roasted well. Transfer it on a bowl placed over a plate, foil/napkin paper or directly to the person. Similarly, roll and roast the remaining paranthas until the dough is utilized completely. Spinach lachcha paranthas are now ready.layered spinach paratha

Serving:

Crush the paranthas slightly and serve these scrumptious and delectable spinach lachcha paranthas steaming hot with a side assortment of chutney, curd, pickle, raita or any sabzi of your choice. Enjoy!layered spinach paratha Suggestion: 

Instead of making lachcha parantha you can make simple paranthas with this dough as well. It will taste equally delicious.

Lachcha Parantha Recipe with Palak - Spinach Layered Paratha - Palak Laccha Parathalayered spinach paratha
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Recipe type: Main course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Wheat flour/refined flour – 2 cup
  • Spinach – 200 grams
  • Ghee – 3-4 tbsp
  • Ginger baton - ½ inch
  • Green chilly - 1
  • Salt - ½ tsp or to taste
  • Carom seeds - ¼ tsp
Instructions
  1. Pluck the spinach leaves and wash them thoroughly with water. Drain out the excess water and let them dry out completely. Roughly chop the spinach and cut ginger into 4 pieces and green chilly into two pieces. Put ginger, green chilly, spinach and some water into mixer jar and grind them into fine paste. Palak puree is now ready.
  2. Take wheat flour in a big mixing bowl and add spinach puree into it along with 2 tsp of ghee, crushed carom seeds and salt. Mix everything really well. Now add water in small portions and knead soft dough of it. Cover the dough and keep it aside for 15-20 minutes to set. ½ cup of water is used for kneading this much quantity of flour.
  3. minutes are over, dough is ready as well. Grease a hand with some ghee and knead the dough again until it becomes smooth. Pinch medium lemon sized dough and make peda of it. Make desired size paranthas. Dust it with some flour and roll it out into thin parantha. Then pour some ghee on it and spread it evenly. Now fold the paranthas from one end to another end making pleats.
  4. Then roll the dough from one end to another end making a peda. After that, dust the rolled dough with some dry flour and roll out slightly thick parantha of 5-6 inch diameter by rolling it gently with the rolling pin.
  5. Place a tawa on flame. When the tawa gets heated, pour some ghee and spread it evenly. Place the rolled parantha on it.
  6. Once the parantha gets roasted from beneath, flip its side and roast the parantha from another side as well. Pour some ghee on top and spread it evenly on the parantha.
  7. After that, flip the side again and pour some ghee on this side as well and spread it evenly. Press the parantha gently with the spatula and cook it on medium flame until brown spots appears on both the sides.
  8. Parantha is now roasted well. Transfer it on a bowl placed over a plate, foil/napkin paper or directly to the person. Similarly, roll and roast the remaining paranthas until the dough is utilized completely. Spinach lachcha paranthas are now ready.
  9. Crush the paranthas slightly and serve these scrumptious and delectable spinach lachcha paranthas steaming hot with a side assortment of chutney, curd, pickle, raita or any sabzi of your choice. Enjoy!

 

 

Masala Missi Paratha – Besan Masala Paratha – Besan Mixed Masala Paratha

Masala Missi Paratha – Besan Masala Paratha – Besan Mixed Masala Paratha

 Masala missi parantha or Besan Masala parantha is the most relished and popular Indian bread, available in almost all restaurants. We all often make missi roti, which is a traditional Punjabi recipe, prepared with gram flour and few desi spices mixed in wheat flour. But today we are making Besan Masala parantha for you all using the same ingredients.

Whenever you feel like making something instantly, then mix gram flour, spices and green coriander in flour to make this traditional and authentic Masala Missa parantha and serve it steaming hot with curd, chutney, pickle and relish eating. These tantalizing paranthas can be packed in lunch box for kids. Pack these paranthas along with mango pickle or lime pickle, they make perfect picnic or travel food as well. So, make these yummy Missa paranthas yourself with this easy recipe and enjoy!

Directions: 

Getting ready:

Making:

To prepare dough take 1 cup ( 150 gms)  wheat flour and mix 1/2 cup (50 grams) gram flour into it. Then Add less than 1/2 tsp salt or as per taste, 1 tbsp dry fenugreek sprigs and 1 tsp finely chopped green chilly. If you are not using green chilly then you can add less than ¼ tsp of red chilly powder. Add 1/2 tsp ginger paste, 1/4 tsp carom seeds and 1 tsp ghee into it and mix all  the ingredients well. Then knead the dough with lukewarm water. For this much quantity of flour 1 tbsp more than ½ cups of water is needed. Cover and keep it aside for 20 minutes to rest.missa paratha

                 

  After 20 minutes when the dough is ready, grease your hands with some ghee and mash the dough again until smooth.Take dough equal to the size of small guava and roll it. Dust the dough ball in dry flour and roll into 3-4 inch diameter parantha. Now spread some ghee over it, evenly. Now lift the parantha from corners like this sealing the ghee.Again make a round dough ball and press it gently with your fingers so that air bubbles can be removed.

missa paratha

Dust the dough ball again  with dry flour and roll into 5-6 inch diameter parantha. As we are making missa masala parantha so keep it bit thick. After rolling out the paratha place the griddle on flame for heating. To check if the girdle is hot enough ,bring your palm over the griddle if you feel heat at your palm then the girdle is hot enough.missa paratha

Spread some ghee over the girdle it and place the parantha over it.Keep the flame medium-high or medium. Roast the parantha from bottom and then flip the side. Evenly spread some ghee over one side. Repeat the process on the other side as well. Keep the flame low.Now reduce the flame and roast the parantha until it gets brown spots and crispy. Once the Parantha has turned brown from both sides take it off flame.

missa paratha

Now to prepare triangular parathas. Make a round dough ball and roll it into 5-6 inch diameter parantha. Now spread some ghee over it. Then fold the parantha into a semi circle and spread some ghee on this side as well. Fold again, giving it a triangular shape. Then dust it with dry flour and roll bit thinly in triangular shape. Likewise roast the triangular paranthas as well.

missa paratha

Serving:

Tempting and sumptuous parathas are ready. Serve steaming hot missa masala parantha with curd, green coriander chutney, pickle or any sabzi you relish eating the most. Missa masala paranthas can be served in breakfast or pack them for lunch, you’ll surely love these.You can even pack these paranthas for kids.

Suggestions:

  • You can also use green coriander (finely chopped) in place of dry fenugreek leaves.
  • If not using green chilly then add less than ¼ tsp of red chilly powder.
  • For kneading dough we have taken lukewarm water.
  • As during winters if we use lukewarm water for kneading then we can get nice and soft dough, also dough can be kneaded quickly.
  • We can keep the shape of paranthas round, triangular or square as per our choice.
  • You can even use oil for making paranthas as per your preference.
  • Place the parantha over a bowl kept above a plate or on aluminum foil or serve it directly.
  • If we place the piping hot parantha directly on a plate then it can turn soggy from beneath.
Masala Missi Paratha - Besan Masala Paratha - Besan Mixed Masala Parathamissa masala paratha
Author: 
Recipe type: Main course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep time: 
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Wheat flour- 1 cup ( 150 gms)
  • Chickpea flour- ½ cup (50 gms)
  • Ghee- ¼ cup ( for moen & Applying on paratha)
  • Dry Fenugreek leaves- 1 tbsp
  • Salt - Less than ½ tsp ( or to taste )
  • Ginger Paste- ½ tsp
  • Carom seeds- ¼ tsp
  • Green Chili- 1 (finely chopped)
Instructions
  1. Take 1 cup ( 150 gms) wheat flour and Mix ½ cup (50 grams) gram flour into it. Then Add less than ½ tsp salt or as per taste, 1 tbsp dry fenugreek sprigs and 1 tsp finely chopped green chilly. If not using green chilly then you can add less than ¼ tsp of red chilly powder. Also add ½ tsp ginger paste, ¼ tsp carom seeds and 1 tsp ghee into it and mix all the ingredients well. Then knead the dough with lukewarm water.For this much quantity of flour 1 tbsp more than ½ cups of water is needed. Cover and keep it aside for 20 minutes to rest.
  2. After 20 minutes when the dough is ready, grease your hands with some ghee and mash the dough again until smooth.Take dough equal to the size of small guava and roll it. Dust the dough ball in dry flour and roll into 3-4 inch diameter parantha. Now spread some ghee over it, evenly. Now lift the parantha from corners like this sealing the ghee.Again make a round dough ball and press it gently with your fingers so that air bubbles can be removed.
  3. Dust the dough ball with dry flour again and roll into 5-6 inch diameter parantha. As we are making missa masala parantha so keep it bit thick. After rolling out the paratha place the griddle on flame for heating. To check if the girdle is hot enough ,bring your palm over the griddle if you feel heat at your palm then the girdle is hot enough.
  4. Spread some ghee over the girdle it and place the parantha over it.Keep the flame medium-high or medium. Roast the parantha from bottom and then flip the side. Evenly spread some ghee over one side. Repeat the process on the other side as well. Keep the flame low.Now reduce the flame and roast the parantha until it gets brown spots and crispy. Once the Parantha has turned brown from both sides take it off flame.
  5. Now let's prepare triangular parathas. Make a round dough ball and roll it into 5-6 inch diameter parantha. Now spread some ghee over it. Then fold the parantha into a semi circle and spread some ghee on this side as well. Fold again, giving it a triangular shape. Then dust it with dry flour and roll bit thinly in triangular shape. Likewise roast the triangular paranthas.
  6. Tempting and sumptuous parathas are ready. Serve steaming hot missa masala parantha with curd, green coriander chutney, pickle or any sabzi you relish eating the most. Missa masala paranthas can be served in breakfast or pack them for lunch, you’ll surely love these.You can even pack these paranthas for kids.