Panjiri Recipe

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Panjiri Recipe

Panjiri recipe also referred to as Dabra is an excellent winter treat. This super-food is prepared with ghee, wheat flour, semolina and loaded with chock-full of healthy nuts.  We are all familiar with Panjiri recipe. It is one of the heirloom recipes of our times....

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Moong Dal Burfi

Moong Dal Burfi made with yellow lentils is a soft, delicious and creamy fudge. A gluten free delicacy that is easy to make and very addictive!! The biggest festival of India, Diwali is less than 2 weeks away and there is an air of festivity all around me....

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Gur Para or Gur Pare Recipe

Gur Para or Gur Pare Recipe is prepared with maida and wheat flour,coated in jaggery syrup and flavored with cardamom. A quick and easy festival sweet !! The countdown to Diwali has begun! The biggest festival of India is just 10 days away and if you still deciding...

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Vrat ka Halwa

A scrumptious and super healthy vrat ka halwa that uses 6 basic ingredients and combines into a mouthwatering sweet. A gluten-free and vegan recipe! What is your favorite sweet during Navratri? For me it is –  quick and easy vrat ka halwa. Mom made this delicacy by combining two...

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Chocolate Burfi Recipe

A make ahead mawa burfi recipe that’s is topped with a rich layer of chocolate and sprinkled generously with pistachios for an extra crunch. Incredibly easy to make and satisfy’s your chocolate craving in no time! With Janmashtami just a day away, families are busy preparing their favorite dishes and sweets for the occasion. Chocolate burfi...

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Dhaniya Panjiri

On the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami a healthy and nutritious Dhaniye ki panjeeri prepared with coriander powder, sugar and dry nuts. An easy prasad, which takes just 15 minutes start to finish! How can Janmashtami be complete without Dhaniya Panjiri?  Dhaniya panjiri is an aromatic...

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No Onion No Garlic Palak Paneer

Palak paneer also referred to as Saag paneer is the most relished dish in almost every Indian  household. A tasty and delightful dish prepared with leafy green spinach, mild spices and Indian cottage cheese – intensely flavorful, loaded with nutrients and the delicious ingredients will set...

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Til and Gur Patti or til chikki recipe

Lohri and Makar Sankranti are few days away and Indian markets are flooded with pretty sights of gajak, popcorn, revari and chikkis – popular treats only winter can offer and a must- have at any Lohri celebration. Lohri, the bonfire festival celebrates new beginnings and a time to...

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Mathura ke Pede

Excitement of festivities have gripped the nation and everyone seems drenched in a festive mood. On this occasion, people are busy preparing a wide assortment of sweets and savory snacks. Same applies to me as well, Diwali fever has caught up with me and my kitchen is all set to...

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Panchamel dal

The name itself describes the dish – Pancha + mel meaning fusion of five lentils. Panchamel dal also referred to as Panchkuti dal is a signature dish of Rajasthan. Have visited Rajasthan so many times and still in awe of its rich culture and heritage. The palaces,...

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Sabudana Ladoo

Whether be a savory or a sweet dish, sabudana or tapioca pearls is a versatile ingredient and recipes made out of it is thoroughly relished during fasting period. Navratri is around the corner and as per my meal plan I will try out various sago delicacies like...

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Coconut Ladoo

If you are looking for a last minute sweet for Ganesh Chaturthi then try out these yummy and mouthwatering coconut ladoos. A beginner’s recipe that can be prepared in just 15 minutes. Quick and easy ladoos that are made with mawa, unsweetened desiccated coconut and condensed milk....

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Dubki Wale Aloo

Mathura, the birthplace of Lord Shree Krishna is not only known for its temples, but also for its food and delicacies. And today’s dish is a specialty of Mathura – Dubki wale aloo. The name itself describes the dish – dubki means dipped; aloo means potato, meaning potato dipped...

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Kaju Pista Roll

Whether be Diwali or Holi, sweets are an integral part of Indian traditions. During festive months Indian markets are overflowing with yummy and delicious sweets/mithais. Today I am sharing with you one of my favorite mithai – Kaju Pista Roll. As a kid this sweet was a...

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Langarwali dal in slow cooker

Have you ever tasted a langar at your local Gurudwara? If so, then you must be familiar with this rich and creamy Punjabi langarwali kali dal. This hearty, comforting Maa choley ki dal or Amritsari dal is a must-have on my meal planner once every month. Very easy to cook and uses no fancy...

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Sheer Khurma or Sheer korma recipe

Another delicacy from the Mughlai cuisine– Sheer Khurma or Sheer korma recipe. Sheer Khurma means ‘milk prepared with dates’. It’s a sweet vermicelli pudding prepared with milk, dates, dry nuts and coconut. A popular dessert enjoyed on the festive occasion of Eid. I have used half...

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Dal Tadka

At Indian restaurants dal tadka or dal fry is a commonly ordered lentil. Simple yet loaded with flavor this dal is delicious and a staple part of Indian day-to day meal. Yellow Moong Dal is boiled and cooked with onion, tomatoes and aromatic spices that adds a very nice texture...

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Mawa Burfi or Khoya burfi

Few days back I updated a post on how to make homemade mawa and had plenty of mawa left on hand. So here come a easy and simple recipe made just with mawa and sugar. Mawa burfi also known as khoya burfi is a popular sweet during...

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Chicken Biryani

Today’s recipe comes from the royal kitchens of India- Chicken Biryani, a fragrant and signature dish that is an ultimate one pot meal. Simple and basic recipe where marinated chicken is cooked in spices, topped with rice, layered with fried onions, cilantro-mint leaves and steam cooked...