Jal Jeera

​ Ingredients: 2 lemons 2 teaspoon roasted jeera powder Few fresh mint leaves Salt as per taste Sugar as per taste 2 cups water Directions: Mix everything and serve.

Ginger Chilli Tamarind Chutney

Ingredients: A lemon sized tamarind ½ cup finely chopped ginger 6-8 Dried red chillies salt to taste 3 tablespoon oil 1 teaspoon jaggery 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon coriander seeds A pinch of hing Directions: Soak the chillies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds in lukewarm water for 30 minutes. Make a…

Veg Pulao

Ingredients: 1 cup basmati rice soaked in water for an hour ½ cup green peas 2-3 cloves ½ cup finely chopped carrot 1 bay leaf 1 tablespoon butter Salt as per taste 2 cups water Directions: Melt butter in pressure cooker. Add bay leaf and cloves. Add soaked rice, chopped carrot and peas. Saute it on…

Eggless, butterless vanilla cake

Ingredients: 160g curd 140g all purpose flour 100g powdered sugar 1 tea spoon of baking soda 1/2 tea spoon of baking powder 2 table spoons of vegetable oil 1 tea spoon of vanilla essence Directions: In a bowl add the curd and sugar. Beat it till the sugar dissolves in it. Add baking soda to…

Channa masala

Ingredients: 2 cups of channa soaked overnight 1 cup chopped onion 1 cup chopped tomatoes 1 inch finely chopped ginger 4-5 garlic cloves 1 teaspoon of saunf a pinch of mustard seeds salt to taste 3 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 teaspoon turmeric 2 tablespoon kashmiri chilli powder 1 tablespoon garam masala powder 1 teaspoon dhania-jeera powder…

Aaradhi

Ingredients: 1 cup of milk at room temperature  (approximately 150-200 ml) 3-5 spoons of sugar 50 ml of water 10 spoons of rice flour 2-3 cardamom (for flavor ) 1 spoon of ghee 5 cashews, 5 raisins or any dry fruits of your choice Directions: Take a pan and put it on the stove on…

Bendi pakora

Ingredients: ½ Kg bendi / okra 3 tablespoons rice flour 4 tablespoons Besan salt to taste 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 tablespoon chilli powder 1 tablespoon lemon juice Oil to deep fry Directions: Clean the okra with a wet cloth and cut them vertically. Add besan, rice flour, salt, chilli powder to the bendi and…

Banana Chocolate smoothie

Ingredients: 2 Bananas frozen 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon cocoa powder 1 tablespoon sugar optional Directions: Put everything into blender and blend it for twice. Serve it when it is cool.    

Red Chilli pickle

Ingredients: 1 Kg red chillies large pieces 2 cups mustard oil 2 table-spoons mustard seeds 3 table-spoons cumin seeds 2 table-spoons fennel seeds 5 red chillies dry 8-10 table-spoons mustard powder 4 table-spoons raw mango powder 15 table-spoons salt Lemon juice 5 lemons 1 table-spoon asafetida Directions: Wash and  dry the chillies. Trim the stems. Slit the…

Dal Kichidi

Ingredients: 1/2 cup moong daal 1 cup rice 3 1/2 cups water 2 table spoon ghee 1 bay leaf 1 tea spoon cumin seeds A pinch of Asafoetida 1 tea spoon turmeric powder salt to taste 2 green chillies(if you want it spicy, you can add more) 4-5 black pepper 1 cup chopped potatoes and…

Baked Pumpkin

Ingredients: 1/4 cup(s) sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground 1/2 teaspoon salt 1kg  pumpkin peeled, seeded and cut into 2 1/2- to 3-inch pieces (each about 1/4 inch thick) 2tablespoon oil, roasted peanut Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 160°C . In a small bowl, stir together sugar, cinnamon, and salt, set aside. In a 3-quart rectangular…

Miriyalu Rasam

Ingredients: 1 large tomato, chopped into small pieces 1/4 tsp turmeric powder a lemon sized tamarind (extract pulp by soaking it in half a cup of water) 1/2 tsp jaggery (optional) 4-5 curry leaves salt to taste 3 cups water Roast and grind to a coarse powder: 1 tea spoon tur dal 2 tea spoons…