Maida/All Purpose Flour – 1.5 cup
Baking Powder – 1/2 tbsp
Sugar – 1/2 tbsp
Ghee – 1/4 cup
Curd – 1/4 cup
Oil to fry
Sugar – 1 cup
Water – 1/2 cup
Cardamom Powder – a pinch
Saffron Strands – 6-7
Take a bowl and add maida to it, as in yum_1
Now add 1/2 tbsp sugar and baking powder to this, as in yum_2 and yum_3
Now add ghee to this, as in yum_4 and mix well.
Now add curd to this, as in yum_5 and mix further.
Now add 1/4 cup water and roughly knead the dough, as in yum_6.
Cover this with moist cloth for around 15-20 minutes, as in yum_7
After 15 minutes, knead the dough further (yum_8) and start making small balls with a dent in the middle, as in yum_9.
Now fry these balls over low flame till golden brown, as in yum_10.
yum_10 For Chashni:
While balls are being fried, prepare the Chashni. For this, take a pan and add 1 cup sugar along with 1/2 cup water, as in yum_11.
Once the sugar starts melting, add saffron and cardamom powder, as in yum_12 and yum_13.
Now prepare the Chashni till 1 string consistency. Once done, keep it aside and cover.
Dipping Balushahi into Chashni:
Once the balls are fried golden brown, dip them into Chashni and allow to soak for 8-10 minutes, as in yum_14
Voila! Your Balushahi is ready to eat. This is mostly made at the times of Diwali in Indian households. Happy Festivity 🙂 yumyum ❤
Overnight Soaked Sabudana/Sago- 1 bowl
Jeera – 1 tbsp (optional)
Crushed Roasted Peanuts – 4 tbsp
Green Chillies – 1-2
Potato – 1
Black Pepper – 1/2 tbsp
Red Chilli Powder – 3/4 tbsp
Lemon Juice – 1 tbsp
Salt – As per taste
To soak Sabudana, first soak it in water so that it covers the Sabudana completely. Let it rest for 10 mins. Then, discard the excess water and let it soak overnight, as in yum_1
Now take 1 tbsp oil in a pan and heat it. Add jeera to it as in yum_2
Let the jeera crackle, add green chillies to the pan, as in yum_3
Now add potatoes to the pan and cook it for 1 min, as in yum_4
Now add roasted peanuts to the pan, as in yum_5
Now add 1 tbsp salt, red chilli powder and black pepper powder, as in yum_6 and yum7.
Now add the soaked Sabudana to this, as in yum_8
Mix well and cook it for 1 min. Add lemon juice to the Sabudana, as in yum_9
Cover it for another minute and allow it to cook on low flame. Garnish it with corriander leaves.
Voila! Your Sabudana Khichdi is ready.
Note: People usually eat this during their fasts in India. In case of fasts, replace salt with rock salt and enjoy it hot. Happy Cooking 🙂 yumyum ❤
Aatte ka Halwa Ingredients:
Atta/Wheat Flour – 1 bowl
Sugar – 1 bowl
Ghee/Clarified Butter – 1 bowl
Cardamom/Elaichi – 3 nos.
Dry Fruits Chopped – 2 tbsp
Heat a pan on high flame and pour ghee(yum_1) into it.
Let the ghee gets heated for 30 seconds, add cardamom to the ghee, as in yum_2
Now let the cardamom splutter for 15 seconds, add 1 bowl of Atta(yum_3) to the pan, as in yum_4.
Now, mix the flour continuously till it becomes golden brown in color, as in yum_5
Now add sugar(yum_6), and mix roughly.
Immediately add 1 bowl of water and stir continuously, in order to avoid all the bubbles in the mixture, as in yum_7
Continuously stir the mixture and keep doing so until the mixture leaves the pan and is not sticky, as in yum_8
Voila!! Yours Halwa is ready, garnish it with chopped dry fruits on top and serve it hot.
Healthy-Hearty: You may replace sugar with jaggery to make it more healthy. Quantity will remain same.
Brain Feeds: Halwa is an Indian dessert. Usually, eaten at breakfast or with meals. People also enjoy Halwa with Poori(fried Indian bread).
Happy Cooking 🙂 yumyum ❤
Poha: Poha or Flattened Rice is an Indian dish, usually eaten at breakfast. Ingredients:
Poha – 200 gms
Onions Chopped – 1
Green Chillies – 1 to 2
Cumin Seeds (Zeera) – 1/2 tbsp
Roasted Groundnuts – 3 tbsp
Salt – 1 tbsp
Sugar – 1/4 tbsp
Haldi(Turmeric) Powder – 1/2 tbsp
Lemon – 1/2 tbps
Wash Poha twice in running water and drain all the excess water, as in yum_1 and yum_2
To the soaked Poha, add salt, sugar, lemon juice and haldi, as in yum_3, yum_4, yum_5, yum_6 and finally yum_7
Mix all the spices after 30 seconds and soak it for 2-3 minutes, as in yum_8
yum_8 Get Started for the Recipe:
Heat 1.5 tbsp oil in a pan on high flame, add cumin seeds to it after 30 seconds, as in yum_9
Let the cumin splutter, add chopped onion, chopped green chillies and sauté for 45 seconds on high flame, as in yum_10.
Add roasted groundnuts in the pan and sauté for another 30 seconds on high flame, as in yum_11
Now add the soaked Poha to pan, as in yum_12
Mix well with spatula and let it cook for 30 seconds, as in yum _13
Now cover the pan and cook for another 30 seconds, as in yum_14
Switch off the flame and let the Poha get steamed for 30 seconds, as in yum_15
Voila! Yours Poha is ready. Garnish with chopped onions and sev on top. Happy Cooking 🙂 yumyum ❤