Besan Ke Laddu

Servings: 14-15 laddus depending upon the size Cooking Time: 40-45 minutes (except cooling time) Ingredients: 1/2 cup ghee (clarified butter) 1.25 cup besan (gram flour) 3 tbsp semolina (suji, rava) a pinch of turmeric powder (haldi) 1/2 cup sugar (slightly grainy powdered sugar) 1 tsp cardamom powder 2 tbsp almond flakes 1 tsp pistachio flakes…

Sandesh Cake

Serving: 2-3 Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 liter whole milk 2-3 tbsp lemon/lime juice 1/4 cup powdered sugar (you can adjust it according to taste) 1 tsp cardamom powder Pinch of red food color 1 tsp rose essence 1-2 strawberries chopped into small pieces (optional) Few almonds for decorating Few rose petals for garnishing…

Instant Rava Ladoo with Condensed Milk

Servings: 14-15 small size ladoo Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup sooji (rava, semolina) 2 tbsp ghee 3/4 cup condensed milk 4 tbsp milk 1/4 tsp cardamom powder 1 tbsp pistachio for garnishing Procedure: Take a pan/ kadhai and add 2 tbsp ghee in it. When ghee has melted and is warm enough add…

3 Ingredient Fresh Coconut Laddu

Servings: 17-18 medium sized laddus Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups of fresh grated coconut (fresh or frozen any can be used) 1 tsp cardamom powder 1/2 cup sugar (you can adjust it according to taste) Procedure: For this recipe you can use either fresh coconut or frozen fresh grated coconut. Both works well…

Eggless Tutti Fruity Cookies

Serving: 22-23 cookies Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes excluding freezing time Ingredients: 1 cup all purpose flour (maida) 2 tbsp custard powder (Vanilla flavor) 1/2 cup butter ( salted or unsalted any can be used) 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/2 tsp cardamom powder 1/2 tsp rose essence 1/2 cup tutti fruity (candied papaya) Take softened butter…

Cauliflower Tawa Kebab

Hello Friends, Today I am going to share recipe for Cauliflower Tawa Kebab which is super delicious and can be made easily. It is a very healthy snack / appetizer option. From long time I wanted to try this and as when the A to Z challenge began this month with Ingredient C to cook with, I immediately chose Cauliflower….

Chanar Payesh (Bengali Style Cottage Cheese and Milk Pudding)

Serving: 8-10 people Cooking Time: Approx 1 hr Ingredients: 8 cups of whole milk (Approx 2 liters) 400 gm of paneer grated (14 oz) 1 tsp saffron (optional) 1/4 cup chopped cashews and almonds 1 tbsp ghee (clarified butter) 1 tsp cardamom powder (elaichi) 3/4 cup sugar ( You can add more if you want…

Eggless Chocolate Chip Banana Cake

Servings: 1 pound cake, 4-5 Cooking Time: 45-50 minutes Ingredients: Dry Ingredients- 1.5 cups whole wheat flour (aata) 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda Pinch of salt Wet Ingredients- 2 large or 3 medium banana 3/4 cup brown sugar ( you can use normal sugar as well) 2/3 cup any neutral flavor oil…

Broccoli and Tofu Stir Fry

Hello Friends, Today I am going to share recipe for Broccoli and Tofu Stir Fry which is super delicious and can be easily prepared under 30 minutes. It is super healthy with all the goodness of broccoli and tofu in it. Recently I have joined in Face book a challenge called A-Z Recipe Challenge and…

Vegetable Kebab

Servings: 20-25 Kebabs depending on the size Cooking Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup cauliflower florets 1 cup green beans roughly chopped 1 cup carrots diced 1/2 cup beats diced 1 medium / 2 small sized potato boiled 1/2 cup onion finely chopped  3 – 4 cloves of garlic grated 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped…

Mushroom and Capsicum Curry

Servings: 2-3 Cooking Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 250 grams / 8 oz white button mushrooms diced 1/2 cup capsicum diced 1//2 cup red bell pepper diced (optional) 1/2 cup / 1 medium sized onion finely chopped 1/2 cup / 1 medium sized tomato finely chopped 3-4 green chillies finely chopped 3-4 cloves of garlic grated…

Badam Ka Halwa

Servings:  a medium bowl, serves 4-5 Cooking Time: 1 hr approx Ingredients: 1/2 cup almonds (badam) 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp ghee (clarified butter) 3 tbsp whole wheat flour 1 + 1/2 cup milk (Whole milk is preferred) 1/2 cup sugar Procedure: Take almonds in a deep bowl and soak it in water for at…