Thursday, August 31, 2017
Panchamrut or Panchamrit is a Holy preparation made with 5 ingredients, milk, curd, honey, ghee and sugar. Few Tulsi (Holy Basil) leaves are also added to give a nice flavour and taste. It is made for festive rituals and a spoonful is served as prashad after the puja.
Milk ..... 1/2 cup or as needed
Curd ..... 2 tbsps
Honey ... 1 tbsp
Ghee ..... 1/2 tsp
Banana ...2 tbsps (
Monday, August 28, 2017
Here is a simple and delicious recipe of pull apart pizza monkey bread. The name sounds weird isn't it. It is simply called monkey bread because we don't cut it with a knife but just pull out small pieces and relish it.. I had seen this on the show "Mummy Ka Magic" on Food Food channel and wanted to try it out sometime. And look at the coincidence, this month in our group- "Shhhh Cooking
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Kanbho or khatto Bhath is the Sindhi version of curd rice. It is a traditional dish prepared usually on Shitala Satam (Satain / Thadri) when we eat the cold food prepared the previous day. This is just seasoned with crushed mustard which helps in fermenting the dish and gives the tangy flavour. I prepare it the way I have seen my grandma doing it, ie add lukewarm milk to the cooked rice
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Here is a simple recipe of eggless mayonnaise sauce made at home. Some people are allergic to eggs and this is perfect for them. In this recipe I have tried using coconut milk for the first time. Vegans can make this mayonnaise. It is as good as the original one made with egg yolk.
Coconut milk .... 1/4 cup
Corn starch ....... 2 tbsps
Olive oil ........... 2 tbsps
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Healthy and delicious vegetable sandwiches made with multigrain bread and a filling of hung curd, honey, home made eggless mayonnaise, carrots, cucumber, tomato, bell pepper seasoned with mustard sauce, black pepper and red chilli flakes.- make and enjoy them any time of the day !
Multigrain bread ....... 4 slices or as required
Carrot ....................... 1 small
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Amrakhand and Shrikhand are our family favourites. I always make them in large quantity when we entertain so that I can make some popsicles the next day from the left overs. These make a lovely summer treat specially for the kids.
I had posted the Amarkhand and Shrikhand recipes earlier in the blog. I am posting the procedure again to make it easier for you.
Hung curd ... 1
Sunday, August 13, 2017
Here is a healthy breakfast menu for Independence day.. Make tri-coloured dosas by adding carrot and spinach for the saffron and green colour.
Urad dal .... 1 cup
Rice ........... 3 cups
Methi seeds .... 1 tsp.
Baking soda ... a pinch
Salt ... to taste
Oil.....as needed to fry dosas
Spinach ............ 2 cups
Carrots grated ... 1 cup
1. Soak dal and rice
Friday, August 11, 2017
Try out these delicious puris made with mango pulp. They taste very good with aamras and kadhi. This simple meal surely is drool worthy and kids are going to love the mango flavoured puris.
Wheat flour ...... 1 cup or as needed
Mango pulp ....... as much required for kneading the dough.
Sugar ........... 1 tsp (optional)
Salt ............ 1 pinch to balance the flavours.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Oats is a perfect and healthy option for breakfast. I usually make sweet and savoury oats porridge. Overnight oats is another lovely breakfast option. Just soak the oats with coconut milk or normal low fat milk. Greek yogurt, honey and seasonal fruits and if you like you can also mix some flaxseeds, chia seeds, crushed walnuts etc etc..Serve chilled .You can also add some corn flakes just
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Fajeto is a traditional recipe from Gujarat. It is a kind of kadhi like preparation with mango pulp, yogurt, besan and some spices for flavouring.
(To mix together)
Mango pulp .... 1/4 cup
Yogurt ............. 1 cup
Besan / gram flour ... 1 tbsp
Ginger paste ........... 1/2 tsp
Green chillies ........ 2 (crushed)
Turmeric powder .... 1/4 tsp
Jaggery (crushed)..... 1/2 tbsp
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Amarkhand is a variation of Shrikhand which is a traditional dessert from the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra. It is made from hung yogurt, powdered sugar and flavoured with saffron and powdered cardamoms and mango pulp.
To get a nice and thick consistency it is better to make hung curd and pulp at home as the store bought pulp is thinner. While making amrakhand, the addition of saffron and