Festive

Halwai September 20, 2021

Ingredients: • 2 slices – canned pineapple. • 2 sprigs – Mint leaves, cleaned, destalked. • 1 tbsp – juice from can. • 1/4 – Lemon juice. • 1 tbsp – Honey or sugar. • 1 tsp – khus syrup. • Salt to taste. • pepper to taste. • 350 ml – chilled water. Method: […]

Halwai September 18, 2021

Ingredients: • 1/2 oz – triple sec • 1/2 oz – light rum • 1/2 oz – gin • 1/2 oz – vodka • 1/2 oz – tequila • 1 oz – sour mix (made of Sugar and Lemon and/or Lime juices) • Cola • Lemon wedge for garnish Method: Pour the spirits and sour […]

Halwai September 18, 2021

Ingredients: • 1 – whole packet mushroom. • 1 – full size green pepper. • To taste – pepper powder. • 1 tsp – soya sauce. • 2 – medium onions, finely chopped. • To taste – salt. Method: Take 1 tbsp of oil in a frying pan and add the finely chopped onions. Saute […]

Halwai September 18, 2021

Ingredients: • Method: Heat oil and deep-fry lady’s fingers till crisp. Drain and keep aside on absorbent paper till required. Heat oil in a heavy pan, add mustard seeds and allow to splutter. Add asafoetida, curry leaves, red chillies and then the paste. Stir fry for a few seconds and add curds, stirring continuously. Allow […]

Halwai September 17, 2021

Ingredients: • 2 large, fully boiled Potatoes • 1 Onion • Garlic and Ginger paste – As per taste • 1 tsp chilli powder (cayenne) • 1/2 tsp pepper flakes • Salt to taste • 1/2 cup Green peas • 1/4 cup chopped chives (garlic leaves) • 1/4 cup chopped coriander (cilantro) leaves • 1 […]

Halwai September 17, 2021

Ingredients: • 1 cup – white semolina • 1 cup – Ghee • 4 cups – Sugar • 4 cups – cold Milk • 15 – almonds, thinly slivered • 15 – pistachios, thinly slivered • 1/2 tsp – Cardamom granules, crushed coarsely • 3-4 pinches – Saffron strands, crushed • 1 tsp – rose […]

Halwai September 16, 2021

Ingredients: • 500 g – full Cashew nuts and small Almonds • 500 g – plain chocolate • 150 g – Milk chocolate Method: Place the nuts evenly in a microwave safe plate and microwave on high for 6 minutes. Stir in between so that it turns pink evenly. Once it’s done, keep it aside […]

Halwai September 16, 2021

Ingredients: • 6 oz – chocolate • 1 pack – unflavored gelatin • 1 tsp – vanilla essence • 3/4 cup – Milk • Method: Take milk in a sauce pan, sprinkle unflavoured gelatine. Stir over low heat until gelatine dissolves. Add chocolate and continue cooking, stirring constantly until chocolate melts, stir in vanilla. Remove […]

Halwai September 16, 2021

Ingredients: • 1/4 cup – warm water • 1/4 cup – butter, melted • 1/2 packet – instant vanilla pudding mix • 1 cup – warm Milk • 1 – egg, room temperature • 1 tbsp – white Sugar • 1/2 tsp – salt • 4 cups – bread flour • 1 packet – active […]

Halwai September 15, 2021

Ingredients: • 2 cups – almonds, crushed coarsely • 2 cups – Sugar • 1/2 tsp – Cardamom powder Method: Use a heavy pan, so sugar won’t burn. Put sugar in pan. Keep following greased with oil and ready: A rolling pin, 2 sturdy large knives, a metal spatula, stone or marble surface to work. […]

Halwai September 15, 2021

Ingredients: • 1 – Green pepper • 3 – small Onions • 1 – Tomato • Bunch of fresh coriander • 2 – Cans of Sardine • 5 flakes – Garlic • 1 piece – Ginger • 6 slices – Bread • 2 – Green chillies • 1 – Egg • 1 tsp – Cumin […]

Halwai September 15, 2021

Ingredients: • 1/3 cup – Aval • 2 cup – Milk • 3/4 cup – Jaggery • 2 tsp – Ghee • A few – Cashew nuts • A pinch – Cardamom powder Method: In a pan add ghee and roast the cashews till golden brown and keep aside. Add the aval in the same […]

Halwai September 14, 2021

Ingredients: • 1 cup – semi-sweet chocolate chips • 1 cup – coarsely chopped Walnuts • 3/4 cup – packed light Brown sugar • 1/2 cup – all-purpose flour (maida) • 1/2 tsp – baking powder • 1/4 tsp – ground Cinnamon • 2 – eggs, lightly beaten • 1 (9 inch) – pie shell, […]

Halwai September 13, 2021

Ingredients: • 2 packet – yeast, quick rise • 1/2 cup – Sugar • 1.5 tsp – salt • 4.5 cups – flour, divided • 6 tbsp – margarine • 1 cup – water • 2 – Eggs, large, reserve 1 Egg white • 8 – Hershey kisses, Milk chocolate • Method: In a bowl, […]

Halwai September 12, 2021

Ingredients: • For Dipping Sauce: • 1/2 cup – Peanut Butter • 1/2 cup – water • 1 tbsp – Brown sugar • 1 tbsp – Lemon juice • 1/2 tsp – red pepper sauce • 1 no – garlic, crushed • 1/2 tsp – salt • For the Shrimp: • 500 gms – shrimps, […]

Halwai September 11, 2021

Ingredients: • For the cover: • 1 cup – Rice flour • 1.25 cups – water • A pinch of salt • 1-2 tsp – vegetable oil or Ghee • For the Jaggery Coconut filling (Vella poornam): • 1 cup – fresh coconut, grated • 3/4 cup – jaggery, powdered • A pinch of Cardamom […]

Halwai September 10, 2021

Ingredients: • 6oz – soft margarine • 6oz – caster Sugar • 3 – eggs, beaten • 6 oz – self-rising flour • grated rind and juice of 1 Orange • 2oz – plain chocolate • The decoration : • 4oz – slightly salted Butter • 8oz – icing sugar, sifted • 4oz – plain […]

Halwai September 8, 2021

Ingredients: • 1 cup – moong dal • 1 cup – Wheat flour • 15 cup – Ghee • 25 cup – Sugar • 25 cup – water Method: Allow the water to boil. Add Moong dal to the boiling water and allow it to cook thoroughly. Mash the cooked dal nicely. Add sugar to […]

Halwai September 8, 2021

Ingredients: • 2 cups – handvo flour (or cornmeal, as a second option) • 1/2 cup – Bottle Gourd or Zucchini • 3 tsp – shredded Carrot • 1/4 cup – Fenugreek leaves • 1/4 cup – Spinach leaves (optional) • 2 – green chillies, finely chopped • 4 to 5 – Garlic cloves, finely […]

Halwai September 7, 2021

Ingredients: • For the covering: • 1 cup – Rice flour • 1.5 cup – water • For the Filling: • 1/2 – fresh grated Coconut • 1 cup – mashed Jaggery • 1 tbsp – Poppy Seeds (khus khus) • Pinch of Cardamom power • Finely cut Almonds Method: Roast poppy seeds for 2-3 […]