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Nankhatai Recipe | Easy Eggless Nankhatai Recipe

Nankhatai Recipe | Easy Eggless Nankhatai Recipe

Nankhatai is prepared by mixing plain flour, gram flour, semolina, sugar and ghee. It is a perfect cookie with a cup of tea in the evening. Nankhatai is an Indian shortbread cookie which is very famous all over India. For the fourth day of Bake a thon, I prepared this delicious Indian cookie “Nankhatai”. Step by step pictures of Nankhatai Ingredients: Plain flour/maida-1cup Besan/Gram flour-1/2cup Semolina/Rava-1/4cup Powdered sugar-1/2cup Cardamom powder-1tsp Ghee-1/2cup A pinch of salt Preparation: Preheat the oven to…

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Brown Chickpeas Sundal Recipe | Kala Chana Recipe

Brown Chickpeas Sundal Recipe | Kala Chana Recipe

Brown Chickpeas Sundal is a south Indian recipe which we usually prepare during the festival season as a nivedyam for god. We can also make this sundal with white/black chickpeas. Here I have prepared this dish without onion and garlic. It is a very simple and healthy dish which you can prepare by soaking the chickpeas overnight and boiling the peas and then stir-fried with grated coconut and other spices.   Ingredients: Brown chickpeas -1 cup Mustard seeds-1/2tsp Cumin seeds/jeera-1/2tsp…

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Atukulu Kesari |Atukulu Halwa for Diwali

Atukulu Kesari |Atukulu Halwa for Diwali

Atukulu Kesari is a different Kesari from the regular Rava Kesari. Here I roasted the poha and made into coarse powder and then prepared this halwa. This recipe is adapted from Blend with spices by Hari Chandana    Ingredients: Atukulu/poha/Flattened rice- 1/2 cup Ghee- 5 tbsp Cashew nuts -2tbsp Raisins-1tbsp Cardamom powder-1/2tsp Sugar-1/2cup Food colour/ saffron mixed in milk     Preparation: Heat a pan and roast the poha for 3-4 minutes Allow it to cool and grind into a…

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Milk Powder Burfi | Milk Powder Fudge in 15 minutes

Milk Powder Burfi | Milk Powder Fudge in 15 minutes

Milk Powder Burfi is a very easy and quick sweet which can be done in 15 minutes. This burfi is a special sweet for Diwali. Diwali is a festival of lights. This sweet is made with simple ingredients like milk powder, double cream, sugar, ghee and cardamom powder. Try this delicious sweet for this Diwali and enjoy with family and friends.   Ingredients: Milk powder-3cups Double cream-1cup Sugar-1/2cup Ghee-2tbsp Cardamom powder-1/2tsp Chopped Almonds and Pistachios for garnishing Step by step…

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Chakkara Pongal | Sweet Pongal Recipe | Sakkarai Pongal

Chakkara Pongal | Sweet Pongal Recipe | Sakkarai Pongal

Chakkara Pongal is specially offered to god as Naivedyam during festivals in south India. Today I have made this dish in a pressure cooker. Here in this recipe rice and dals are cooked then I add jaggery syrup along with elachi/cardamom powder, dry fruits, and edible camphor. The smell and taste of elachi, edible camphor is divine.   Ingredients: Rice – 1 Cup Jaggery – 1 cup Moong Dahl – 1/4 cup Channa Dahl – 1 tbsp Cashew nuts –…

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Rava Kesari | Semolina Kesari

Rava Kesari | Semolina Kesari

Rava Kesari Rava Kesari is an Indian sweet which we prepare for most of the special occasions in our home. To prepare this delicious sweet we only need a few ingredients which are always available in our pantry. Here goes the recipe.   Ingredients: Rava/semolina – 1 cup Sugar -1cup Ghee -4tbsp Water- 2 cups Cashew nuts and raisins -3tbsp Cardamom pods -2nos Saffron strands a few Orange food colour – a pinch     Preparation: 1. Heat a pan with…

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Palkova/Milk Sweet

Palkova/Milk Sweet

Palkova/Milk Sweet Today I am posting a recipe which we have eaten so many times in childhood that is palkova or milk sweet.Yesterday I prepared this milk sweet using ricotta cheese, milk powder, sugar, and ghee.The taste of this milk sweet reminded me of my childhood days. Here goes the recipe. Ingredients: Ricotta cheese -250gms Milk powder -250gms Sugar -200 gms Ghee -2tbsp Cardamom powder-1tsp Chopped nuts – 2tbsp Preparation: Take a microwave safe bowl, add all the ingredients listed…

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7 Cup Sweet

7 Cup Sweet

7 Cup Sweet I made this 7Cup sweet for the first time. It came very well, especially my daughter liked it very much and she asked me to prepare it again.You people don’t believe all the sweets was finished in one day, even my friends also liked it very much.Here goes the recipe. Ingredients: Besan/gram flour-1 cup Sugar – 3 cups( here I used 2 1/2 cups) Ghee – 1 cup Grated Fresh Coconut – 1 cup Milk – 1 cup…

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Besan Laddo

Besan Laddo

The moment i saw these besan laddo’s in Pream’s blog , I tempted very much and started doing them immediately. They come very delicious and whole house was filled with aromatic smell of the laddo’s. Here goes the recipe..

Kaja

Kaja

First time i made these Kaja’s.I learned this recipe from MIL,she makes it very delicious.During deepavali festival it is a must sweet in the home.Here goes the recipe.. Ingredients: All Purpose flour/ Maida -2cups Butter- 50grams,melted  Baking Soda a pinch Sugar – 11/2 grams Maida – 1 tbsp for dusting Gram flour – 2 tbsp, for filling in the middle of the kaja. Preparation: For the dough: Shift Soda along with the flour in a  bowl. Add the melted butter and…

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