Mango Shrikhand

Mango Shrikhand

Shrikhand has been referred to as “Shikhrini” in the Sanskrit literature. According to Jashbhai B. Prajappati and Baboo M. Nair, it originated in ancient India, around 400 B.C.E. In Maharashtra, Mango Shrikhand is known as Amra-khand. Thin Shrikhand (Milk or Water added) is known as ‘Piyush’ in Maharashtra. Ingredients: 1 Ltr Full Fat Milk 1 tablespoon Curd 200 grams Sugar (to taste) 2 cup Mango Pulp (Pref. … Continue reading Mango Shrikhand

Oatmeal Rawa Handavo

Healthy & Tasty Oats Rava Handava

Havdava is a part of Gujarati cuisine. The original recipe is made of flour mix of rice and Oodad flour (Dhokala Flour) and Bottle Gourd here we have made some changes and used Oats in place of flour and other vegetables in place of bottle gourd. Cooking Time: 45 to 60 minutes    Serves: 2 Ingredients: 1 Cup Rava ½ cup Oats ½ teaspoon Chilli Paste … Continue reading Healthy & Tasty Oats Rava Handava

Pizza Twist

Pizza Twist – Tasty Snack

Cooking Time:  20 minutes  Serves: 2 Ingredients: 5 Bread Slices 1 cup Diced Tomatoes 1 cup Diced Capsicum 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder ½ teaspoon Cumin Seeds 2 teaspoon Coriander Powder ½ cup chopped Coriander Leaves 4 Slice of Cheese ½ teaspoon Turmeric Powder 1 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder 2 teaspoon Pav Bhaji Masala ½ tablespoon Garam Masala (Hot spices) 2 tablespoon Oil ½ Ginger Chilli … Continue reading Pizza Twist – Tasty Snack

Dudhi Muthia

Healthy Dinner – Bottle Gourd Dumpling (Dudhi/Lauki – Muthia)

Here is a healthy and tasty dinner dish for you. Cooking Time: 25 Minutes,  Serves: 2 Ingredients: ½ Kg Dudhi (Bottle Gourd/Lauki) 1 cup Majestic Multigrain Flour 2 teaspoon Curd (Sour) 1 ½ teaspoon Red Chili Powder 1 teaspoon Sugar ¼ teaspoon Turmeric Powder ¼ teaspoon Cumin seeds 3 – teaspoon Oil Pinch of Asafoetida (Hing) Salt to taste Process: Shred the Dudhi Mix the … Continue reading Healthy Dinner – Bottle Gourd Dumpling (Dudhi/Lauki – Muthia)

Thepla & Kacha Kela (Raw Banana) Vegetable for Dinner

Open the Tiffin box any Gujarati tourist and you will invariably find Thepla. Thepla is so universal that we can eat it Ghee, Tea, Curd, Vegetable or alone.  This is the power of popular Thepla. Here we present a recipe of Thepla and Raw Banana Vegetable. Number of Thepla: 10-12 Preparation time: 75 minutes (Incl 60 minutes of waiting) Making Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading Thepla & Kacha Kela (Raw Banana) Vegetable for Dinner

Corn-Capsicum-Paneer Vegetable

Capsicum is also known as Bell peppers. This is originally an American plant entered India appx in the 15th century. According to the “Condensed Encyclopaedia of Healing Foods,” bell peppers offer many health and medicinal benefits: Bell peppers are recommended for those with high cholesterol levels. Red bell peppers, high in lycopene, are full of cancer-fighting antioxidants. Lycopene also fights skin aging, osteoporosis, diabetes, and even improves fertility. … Continue reading Corn-Capsicum-Paneer Vegetable

Recipe of Tasty Cucumber Puda (Pudla) – Pancake

This healthy recipe is made from Majestic Multigrain Flour (Desai Vada Lot). This special flour has its origin in south Gujarat, India. This is used especially by Desai community. Known as Anavil Brahmins this community dominant in Surat and Valsad districts of south Gujarat, India, where they have been significant land-owners. The famous known Anavil is Indian former Prime Minister Shri Morarji Desai. Mr. Klass W VanDer Veen – a … Continue reading Recipe of Tasty Cucumber Puda (Pudla) – Pancake

Rasmalai

Rasmalai – Mouth Watering Bengali Sweet

You are about to make one of the most popular Indian desserts Rasmalai. Ingredients: 10 pieces – Rasgulla 1 liter – Full fat milk 6 tablespoon – Sugar 10-12 leaves – Saffron 8 pieces – Almond 8 pieces – Pistachio 1/4th teaspoon – Cardamom Process: Make Rasgulla as per the process explained here. Add sugar and saffron in the milk and boil it for 20 … Continue reading Rasmalai – Mouth Watering Bengali Sweet

Mexican Herb Rice & Stir fry Vegetable with baked beans

Mexican cuisine is created mostly with ingredients native to Mexico, as well as those brought over by the Spanish cancerous, with some new influences since then. Vegetables play an important role in Mexican cuisine. Common vegetables include zucchini, cauliflower, corn, potatoes, spinach, Swiss chard, mushrooms, red tomato, green tomato, etc. Let’s now learn to make an Indian version of Mexican herb rice. Ingredients quantity in the recipe are for 4 servings. Mexican Herb … Continue reading Mexican Herb Rice & Stir fry Vegetable with baked beans

Frying Chakari

How to Make Tasty Snack – Chakri

This is a crispy spiral shaped fried Indian snack. It has several names in India, known as Chakari in Gujarat, Murukku in southern India and Chakali in Maharashtra. Here is a recipe of this very popular Indian snack – Chakri.  Ingredients: ½ kg rice flour 1/4th cup fresh cream 1/4th teaspoon turmeric powder 1/4th teaspoon sesame (Tal) seeds ½ teaspoon green chilly powder Salt to … Continue reading How to Make Tasty Snack – Chakri

Golpapadi

How to Make Golpapdi – Sukhadi?

Golpapadi is one of the most revered sweets made by Gujarati families. This is a basic sweet yet very popular sweet. Gujaratis make Sukhadi also known as Golpapadi on auspicious occasions.  This small square size sweet will find its way in the food baggage of most Gujarat travellers. Sukhadi is offered as Prasad (Offering to the God) in one of the famous Temples in Mahudi … Continue reading How to Make Golpapdi – Sukhadi?

Paneer Salad

Stir fry Salad with Paneer & Olive

“I make a big salad bowl just for myself, double or triple the size of a normal salad.”  Joel Fuhrman Yes, this is a kind of salad Joel Fuhrman is referring above, double or triple size won’t hurt. This salad is a 5 minutes diet watchers’ dinner dish. Ingredients: 2 teaspoon Olive Oil ½ cup Cabbage ½ cup Capsicum ½ cup Tomatoes ½ cup Cucumber 1/4th … Continue reading Stir fry Salad with Paneer & Olive

Rasgulla

Recipe of the Most Famous Bengali Sweet – Rasgulla

Unbeatable, irresistible and one of the most popular Bengali sweets is Rasgulla. According to historians of Odisha, the Rasgulla originated in Puri as Khira Mohana which later evolved into the Pahala Rasgulla. It has been traditionally offered as bhog to goddess Lakshmi at Jagannath Temple, Puri The Jagannath Temple scholars such as Laxmidhar Pujapanda and researchers like Jagabandhu Padhi state that the tradition has existed … Continue reading Recipe of the Most Famous Bengali Sweet – Rasgulla

If slaughterhouses had glass walls …

Meat ban and the beef ban has become an unwanted controversy in India since last one week. Be it as it may, as far as eating is concerned, no one should force anyone and no need for political interference. Moral conduct cannot be enforced. Eating good food is advisable, but cannot be enforced. The eater will be responsible for her acts & must be ready … Continue reading If slaughterhouses had glass walls …