Recipe Index

Friday, October 14, 2016

Pedas, Almond and Milk Peda

1 1/4 cup whole almonds pour hot water into it let it soak overnight and remove the skin

1 can evaporated milk
Grind almond and evaporated milk together

2 lbs paneer made from 1 gallon milk
1 1/2 stick butter
3 1/2 cup sugar
2 1/3 cups of good quality milk powder
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 teaspoon ground cardamom

Cook paneer, ground almond and sugar mixture for 1 hour in butter

Add nutmeg, cardamom dry milk powder, cook for 5 minutes remove the lumps formed by adding the milk powder  Turn heat off when cool roll into balls on granulated sugar when in dish.  
Makes 100 pedas

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Rava Laddu or Sooji Laddu

2 cups rava (sooji or semolina)
2 cup sugar
1/2 cup grated coconut
1/2 cup milk (add slowly as needed)
5 tablespoon ghee
1/4 cup cashew broken
1/4 cup raisins
1 teaspoon crushed cardamom seeds
A few drops of rose essence

In a frying pan heat the ghee add the cashew and raisins to it and fry till it starts to turn light brown add rava to it and roast it constantly till it is golden brown.  Add sugar and coconut, slowly add the milk until the mixture comes together, turn the heat of add crushed cardamom seeds and rose essence.   When it is cool to touch shape them into balls and serve.
Makes 24 to 30 laddus

This is a very nice dish to take to a friends house.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Sprouted Mung Beans Salad

3/4 cup cooked black chana (1/4 cup dry weight(kala chana)
1/4 cup cooked dry yellow peas(pattani, vattana, 1/4 cup dry weight)
1 cup boiled potato(alu)
1 cup chopped cucumber(kheera)
1 cup chopped tomato
1/2 cup carrot shredded(gajar)
2 cups sprouted mung beans
2 green chilies or to taste chopped
2 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoon of roasted (1 tsp coriander, 1 tsp cumin, 2 red chilli all roasted and powdered)
2 teaspoon chaat masala
2 tablespoon thin nylon sev

To a bowl add the cooked black chana, cooked yellow peas and potato and mix.
Next, add the chopped cucumber, tomato and shredded carrots and give it a mix.  
Next, add the sprouted mung beans, green chilies, lemon juice and mix.
Next, add salt, chaat masala.

Mix all of the ingredients and serve.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Sprouting Mung Beans

1/2 cup mung beans(125 g)
water as needed

Day 1: Take the mung beans in a bowl add water to it and rinse it out.  Add fresh water to it above the level of the beans and let it soak overnight.

Day 2:  The next day, the beans would have absorbed most of the water and some of them would have started to sprout.  Discard the what is left of the water that it was soaking in, add new water wash gently and rinse it out. Repeat this at least 2 to 3 times and 2 to 3 times a day.

Day 3:  Repeat day 2.

Day 4:  The beans would have mostly sprouted and it is now ready to use or you can refrigerate this for 3 to 4 days until ready to use.