Festive

Halwai February 1, 2023

Ingredients: • 250 g – Carrots • 1 litre – Milk • 50 g – khoya, unsweetened • 0.3 cup – pista, raisins, cashews • 1 sheet – silver foil • rose petals • Ghee Method: Boil the carrots till very tender. Then mash it to a paste in a blender or processor. Boil milk […]

Halwai February 1, 2023

Ingredients: • 250g – Almonds • 300g – Sugar • 100g – pure kova (fresh kova without sugar) • 1 tsp – Cardamom powder • Pinch of Saffron • 40g – pure Ghee • 1/2 cup – Milk for grinding Method: Soak dry almonds in boiling water (do not boil water with almonds) for 8-10 […]

Halwai January 31, 2023

Ingredients: • 1 – small sweet muskmelon • 1 litre – whole fat Milk • 1 cup – fresh Cream • 3/4 cup – Sugar • 2 tbsp – Corn flour • 2 drops – vanilla essence Method: Peel, chop and mash muskmelon to pulp. Keep aside, refrigerated, till required. Bring milk to a boil. […]

Halwai January 30, 2023

Ingredients: • 1 litre – Milk • 3/4 cup – fine vermicelli • 1/2 tsp – Cardamom powder • 10 to 12 strands – Saffron • 10 – almonds, crushed coarsely • 5 – pistachios, crushed coarsely • 1 cup – chopped Banana • 1 tsp – Ghee Method: Heat ghee in a deep pan. […]

Halwai January 30, 2023

Ingredients: • For Stuffing: • (Hoorana): • Channa dal – 1 cup • Toor Dal – 1 cup • Jaggery – 1/2 kg • Cardamom – 3 pods • Dry Ginger (optional) • Fresh Coconut grated – 1 cup • For Covering: • (Kanaka): • Wheat Flour -1 cup • Maida – 1 cup • […]

Halwai January 29, 2023

Ingredients: • 2 cups – all-purpose flour • 2 cups – confectionery Sugar • 2 – eggs • 1/2 cup – unsalted Butter • 1/2 tsp – baking soda • 1/2 tsp – baking powder • 1 tsp – vanilla essence • 1/2 cup – yogurt or buttermilk Method: Sift flour, baking powder and baking […]

Halwai January 29, 2023

Ingredients: • 250 g – fine Wheat flour • 250 g – jaggery, grated • 1/2 tsp – Cardamom powder • 1.5 cup – water • Ghee for Deep Frieding • Few strands of Kesar • For garnishing: • chopped Almonds and Pistachios Method: Dissolve kesar in 2 tbsp warm milk. Add water to jaggery […]

Halwai January 28, 2023

Ingredients: • Tart base: • Unsalted Butter 100 gm • Icing/ Confectioners’ Sugar 50 gm • Salt 1 pinch • Milk 2 Tbl spoon • All-purpose flour 150 gm • Vanilla extracts few Drops • Mascarpone Cream for filling: • Whipped topping Cream 100 gm • Mascarpone cheese 100 gm • Vanilla extracts few drops […]

Halwai January 28, 2023

Ingredients: • eggs – 2 • Maida – 2 cups • Cocoa powder – 1/2 cup • Baking soda – 1/4 tsp • Curd – 1/2 cup • Powdered Sugar – 2 cups • Ghee – 1/2 cup • Boiling water – 1/2 cup Method: Add all the above ingredients together. Stir for at least […]

Halwai January 28, 2023

Ingredients: • 100 g – Almonds (badam) • 1/2 litre – Milk • 150 g – Sugar • 1/2 litre – boiled and chilled Milk Method: Soak almonds in hot water for an hour. Peel and grind it to form a smooth paste. Add 1/2 litre of milk and mix well. Add sugar to it. […]

Halwai January 27, 2023

Ingredients: • 4 – potatoes. • 2 – eggs, beaten. • Salt to taste. • 1 cup – dry bread crumbs. • 1 tsp – pepper powder. • 1 cup – plain flour. • 6 cups – water. Method: Boil the unpeeled potatoes till tender (approx. 15 mins). Peel and mash using a potato smasher. […]

Halwai January 27, 2023

Ingredients: • 8 tbsp – mashed ripe Banana pulps • 1 tbsp – chopped Walnuts • 4 tbsp – self-rising flour • 1 – Egg • 3 tbsp – oil • 3 tbsp – water • 1 pinch – salt Method: Grease a strong thick large mug (one that holds 2 cups of water). Add […]

Halwai January 26, 2023

Ingredients: • Watercress -2 bunches • Medium sized Potato – 1 • Tomato – 2 • Onion-1 • Garlic Flakes -4 • Turmeric powder – 2tsp • Garam Masala – 2tsp Method: Wash watercress, trim stems. Peel and cut potato lengthwise. Saute onion, tomato and garlic paste. Add turmeric, salt, red pepper powder, garam masala, […]

Halwai January 26, 2023

Ingredients: • 1/2 cup – rava • 1/2 cup – Ghee • 1 cup – Sugar • 2 cups – water • a small quantity- Cashew nuts • a small quantity – Raisins • 2 – elaichi/cardamom • 1 pinch -orange colour • 1 drop -essence Method: Heat 1 tsp of ghee in a kadai/pan, […]

Halwai January 26, 2023

Ingredients: • 4 – Chicken legs – • 10 – Cinnamon sticks, medium-sized • 1 – Papaya, medium-size [grated] • 4 tbsp – Olive oil (to fry) • Salt and Sugar to taste Method: Marinate the chicken legs in grated papaya and keep it in the fridge for 3 to 4 hours. Now take a […]

Halwai January 26, 2023

Ingredients: • 1 kg – Sweet Potato • 1/4 cup – Sugar • 10 – badam, slit • 10 – Pista • 2 tbsp – Ghee • some Saffron • elaichi powder • Nutmeg powder Method: Cut thin round slices of sweet potato Heat ghee in a pan, add slices, cover and cook till soft. […]

Halwai January 25, 2023

Ingredients: • 1/2 kg – Bhetki Fillets • 100 g – Cheese, grated • 200 ml – oil • 1 – whole Lime • For marination: • 1 tbsp – Ginger Garlic paste • 1 tsp – Salt • 1 tsp – Green chilli • Coriander paste (4 Green chillies ground with 1/2 bunch of […]

Halwai January 24, 2023

Ingredients: • 4 -bread slices • 1 tbsp- sour Yoghurt (curd) • 1 teaspoon -grated Ginger • 1- Green chilli cut into small pieces • 1/2 tea spoon- Mustard Seed • 1/4 tea spoon- Turmeric powder • 1 tbsp- Ghee or Butter • Coriander leaves to garnish • salt Method: Mix salt, chilli, ginger and […]

Halwai January 24, 2023

Ingredients: • 1/4 cup clarified Butter • 1/2 cup Sugar • 1/2 tsp-ground Cardamoms • 1/2 tsp-ground Cinnamon • 2 tbsp-whipping Cream • 1/4 tsp-saffron dissolved in 1 tbsp. warm Milk • 2 tbsps-cashew nuts • 1 tbsp-pistachio nuts • 2 tsp-pure Ghee • 1.5-cups Rice • 1 and 3/4th cups water • 1 cup […]

Halwai January 22, 2023

Ingredients: • 1 – Coconut, grated • 1 cup – Sugar • 1 tsp – Cardamom powder Method: Heat a pan or kadai and put all the ingredients together. Keep frying till sugar and coconut are mixed well and are light brown in colour (it will stick to your fingers). Remove from heat and let […]