Festive

Halwai May 26, 2024

Ingredients: • For dough: 3 cups – Rice flour • salt to taste • 3 cups – water • 1 tbsp – oil • For the Coconut Filling: 1 cup – grated Coconut, loosely packed • 1/2 cup – Jaggery • 1 – Cardamom • For the Channa Dal Filling: 1/2 cup – Channa dal […]

Halwai May 25, 2024

Ingredients: • 6 – Chicken legs • 200g – Curd • red colour, a pinch • 1 tsp – Ginger Garlic paste • 1 tsp – Red Chilli powder • 1 tsp – Garam Masala • 1 tsp – Chicken masala powder • salt to taste • 1 tsp – Lemon juice Method: Mix all […]

Halwai May 25, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 -medium sized radish, grated • 1/4 cup -yellow moong dal • For seasoning : • 2-green chillies • 5 tsp -oil • 1 tsp -mustard seeds • 1 tsp- Jeera • 1 tsp- Turmeric • salt Method: Soak the moong dal in little water for 10 minutes or till soft. Take a […]

Halwai May 24, 2024

Ingredients: • 3 tsp – Oats • 1 – Red Chilli • 1 – Green chilli • 1/2 inch – Ginger, grated • Curry leaves – 5 -6 • Coriander leaves – a few • 1 tsp – Oil • 100ml -Butter Milk • Salt to taste • 200 ml Water • 1/2 tsp – […]

Halwai May 24, 2024

Ingredients: • For ragada: • 1/4 kg – yellow peas • 1 pinch – baking soda • Salt • For patties: • 1/2 kg – Potatoes • 3 slices – dry bread • salt • For sweet chutney: • 100 g – Dates • 3 – Tamarind medium sized balls • For green chutney: • […]

Halwai May 23, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 kg – lamb – (1/2 boneless and 1/2 with bone) • 2 litres – Milk • 2-3 – Cinnamon pieces • 4- black Cardamoms • 8 – green Cardamoms • 1 tbsp – whole aniseed • 8 – Black Peppercorns • 6 pieces – Garlic • 1/2 cup – Ghee (clarified butter) […]

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 […]