Festive

Halwai May 22, 2024

Ingredients: • 2 cups – Yogurt cheese • 2 cups – Fresh Orange juice • 2 tbsp – Agave syrup Method: Blend everything in a blender until they turn smooth. Fill 3/4th of popsicle moulds. Freeze for 1 hour. Then insert a wooden stick into each of the moulds and freeze them completely. Just before […]

Halwai May 21, 2024

Ingredients: • Rum – 1/4 bottle • Cherries – 250 g • Raisins- 250 g • Ginger – 250 g • Tutti-Frutti – 250 g • Dates – 250 g • Apple, Orange peels – 250 g • Butter – 1.5 kgs • Sugar – 1.5 kgs • Flour – 1.75 kgs • Egg – […]

Halwai May 21, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 lb- small round Brinjal • 2 tbsps -desiccated Coconut • 1 large spoon -channa dal • 1 large spoon -Dhania or Coriander seed • Few Methi seeds • 1 tsp -sesame seeds • A few Curry leaves • 1/2 tsp- Turmeric powder • 3- dry Red Chillies • 3 flakes – Garlic […]

Halwai May 20, 2024

Ingredients: • 4 to 5 – large red potatoes, boiled • 1 – red Onion • 1 – red or yellow pepper • 2 – Spring onions • 1 tin – Corn • 4 – Mushrooms • 4 – red cherry Tomatoes • jalapenos • Cheddar cheese, grated • 1 bag – vegetables • Thyme […]

Halwai May 19, 2024

Ingredients: • 10 slices – Sweet Bread • 2 cups – Sugar • 3-4 – Cardamom pods • Ghee – For frying. Method: Remove the brown edge of the bread slices and cut the slices into 2 triangular halves. Heat ghee in a frying pan. Drop these bread pieces into the hot ghee and deep […]

Halwai May 18, 2024

Ingredients: • 2.5 cups – Rice flour • 1/4 cup – Urad Dal flour • For the filling: • 1.5 cups – Chana dal • 1/2 Coconut • 10 Cardamoms • 1.5 cups – Jaggery (scraped) • A few cardamoms, crushed • Ghee for frying Method: Soak chana dal for 2 hours. Wash it and […]

Halwai May 18, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 cup – Red Rice flakes/ Sivappu Aval • 1/4 cup – Button Mushrooms (chopped) • 1 – Onion (big and chopped) • 1/2 tsp – Mustard Seeds • 1/2 tsp – Urad Dal • 1 tsp – Channa dal • 1/2 tsp – Turmeric powder • 2 – Dry Red Chillies • […]

Halwai May 18, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 cup – semolina (rava/sooji) • 1 cup – Rice flour • 1/2 cup – all purpose flour (maida) • 1 tsp – Cumin seeds • 1/4 tsp – Asafoetida (hing) • 2-3 Green chillies (finely chopped) • 1 small piece – Ginger (finely chopped) • 1/2 cup – buttermilk • 3-4 cups […]

Halwai May 18, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 pocket – Cranberries • 1 tsp – Red Chilli powder • 1/2 tsp – Methi powder • 1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder (haldi) • 1/2 tsp – Mustard Seeds • salt to taste • 4 to 5 tsp – Oil • Curry leaves (optional) Method: Wash the cranberries and set aside to […]

Halwai May 17, 2024

Ingredients: • Rice – 1 cup • Parboiled Rice – 1 cup • Grated Coconut – 2 cups • Powdered Jaggery – 1 cup • Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp • Salt to taste Method: Soak raw rice and parboiled rice for 4 hours. Drain. Combine the rice with 1/4 cup of grated coconut and […]

Halwai May 17, 2024

Ingredients: • 150 g – Mushroom • 1 – onion, chopped • 1 floret – garlic, chopped • 2 – green chillies, chopped fine • 1 to 1.5 tbsp – soya sauce • 2 tbsp – Vinegar • 1/2 tsp – Cumin seeds • 1 tsp – coriander powder • 1/2 tsp – Turmeric powder […]

Halwai May 16, 2024

Ingredients: • 500 g – sooji • 200 g – Sugar • 1/2 cups – dry fruits. Method: Roast sooji in a pan until pink in colour and mix sugar syrup. Mix well with dry fruits and make laddoo when still warm. Recipe courtesy of Poonam Gandhi

Halwai May 16, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 kg – Tomato • 1 – Coconut (grated) • 1.5 cups – Sugar Method: Boil tomatoes in water for 10-15 minutes. Remove and grind it in mixie without water. Filter it and separate the pulp and the juice. Keep pulp aside and take only juice. Heat juice on a low flame, stirring […]

Halwai May 16, 2024

Ingredients: • Ricotta Cheese – 16 oz • Ghee – 2 – 3 tbsp • Sugar – 2 – 2.5 cups • Condensed Milk – 1 can Method: Heat the cheese in a non-stick pan until it becomes slightly brittle Add the ghee and sugar and mix thoroughly Wait for the mixture to become light […]

Halwai May 16, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 cup – Milk • 1 tbsp – custard powder (or substitute with 1 tbsp Corn flour and 1 tsp vanilla essence) • 3 tsp – Sugar (adjust sweetness according to your taste) • 1/2 cup – thick undiluted Mango pulp • 1 tbsp – Cherries chopped just for garnishing (optional) Method: Mix […]

Halwai May 16, 2024

Ingredients: • 1/2 kg – basmati Rice • 2 cups – Milk • 3.5 cup – Cream • 1 cup – chopped and mixed fruits • 1 tbsp – Sugar • 2 tbsp – Ghee • 2 to 3 – Cloves • 1 – Bay Leaf • 1 inch piece – Cinnamon • 3/4 – […]

Halwai May 16, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 can – rasgulla (approx 20 piece) • 1 litre – whole Milk • 1 litre – half and half • 1.5 cup – Sugar • 2 tbsp – sliced Pistachios (green) • 2 tbsp – sliced Almond • 1 tsp – powdered Cardamom • 1 cup – Milk • 1 cup – […]

Halwai May 16, 2024

Ingredients: • 2 – Medium sized Cucumbers finely chopped • Mint chutney (made with a bunch of coriander, Green chillies and pudina/Mint leaves and very little salt and blended in a mixer with a little water) • salt to taste • A pinch of Red Chilli powder • Half a Lemon • 1 cup – […]

Halwai May 16, 2024

Ingredients: • 10 slices – bread • 2 cups – Milk • 15 – Pistachios • Ghee for shallow frying • For the syrup: • 15 strands – Saffron • 7 – green cardamoms, peeled and powdered • 2.5 cups – water Method: Boil the pistachios in one cup water for 5 minutes. Cool, peel […]

Halwai May 15, 2024

Ingredients: • 1/2 kg – nendrappazham (plantain) • 1 – Coconut (grated, for milk) • 1 tbsp – Rice powder • 1 cup – Sugar (or according to taste) • 1/2 tsp – Cardamom powder • 100 gms – boiled Rice Method: Soak boiled rice for at least 3 hours. Then grind it with enough […]