Thursday, August 22, 2019

Beetroot Poori

     Kids favourite recipe..They would love to take this in their lunch box as their lunch box would look more colourful..


Wheat flour - 1 bowl
Beetroot - 1 med size
Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Ajwain powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Oil for frying


Peel and cut the beetroot into large pieces. Boil them till they are cooked with little water. Once they are cooked, strain the beetroot and keep the water aside... 

Grind it into a fine paste. Take wheat flour in a large bowl. Add ground beetroot paste, cumin, chilli, turmeric, Ajwain powder and salt to it. Add little oil and knead into firm dough. Use the water from boiled beetroot for kneading.

Let the dough rest for 30 mins. Later roll the dough and fry pooris.

Serve hot with potato bhaji...

Enjoy cooking!!

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Badam Holige

A delicious recipe which can be enjoyed by the entire family.. As this is a festival season, enjoy making it for one of the festivals.. This can be stored in an airtight container for two to three days..


Almonds/Badam - 1 cup
Sugar - 1 cup
Milk - 2 tbsp
Cardamom powder - 1/2 tsp
Saffron - 1 pinch
Ghee - 4 tbsp
Maida /all purpose flour - 1 cup
Wheat flour - 2 tsp
Salt - a pinch
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Oil - as required


   Soak the almonds previous night. Next day peel the almonds and grind them to a smooth paste with little milk.
Soak saffron in a tsp of milk. Heat a pan and add ghee to it. Now add the badam paste to it and mix well. Keep mixing. Add sugar to it and mix well.
     Cook on low flame and keep mixing till it starting turning into a paste. Add saffron and cardamom powder to it. Mix everything together. Switch off flame and allow it to cool.
       Take maida, wheat flour , salt and turmeric in a bowl. Add water and form a very soft dough. Add little oil and  soak it for 30 mins..
      Now take little dough and press it with your hands. Take a big lemon size filling and place in the dough. Cover the dough well and roll the dough. Roast it on a pan on both sides with ghee.
        Enjoy it with little ghee.

Enjoy cooking !!!