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Halwasan

Halwasan

Halwasan is a very famous gujarati sweet dish of Khambhat. I tried this recipe few days back and it turned out good. So, I am sharing it with you! Ingredients Milk – 2 liters Edible gum (Gundar) (powdered) – 100 gm Sugar – 2 cups Whole […]

Black Forest Cake

Black Forest Cake

Ingredients For the cake: Plain flour – 200 gm Cocoa Powder- 50 gm Powdered sugar – 30 gm Baking powder – 2 tsp Baking Soda – 1 tsp Sweetened condensed milk – 400 gm Melted Butter – 150 gm Vanilla essence – 1 tbsp Water […]

Garlic-Mango Pickle

Garlic-Mango Pickle

Pickles – Full of taste! Every state and probably every family has their unique way of making pickles in India. The pickle that I made is something that my friend Dharadidi taught me. And guess what? This pickle is a center of attraction of our every […]

Zebra Cake

Zebra Cake

This is a very easy and creative zebra cake. Chocolate and Vanilla layers give zebra effect to the cake. Ingredients All purpose flour/Maida – 300 gm Baking soda – 1.5 tsp Milk – 360 ml Powdered sugar – 300 gm Vinegar – 1.5 tsp Any […]

Sev usad

Sev usad

Ragda is a preparation made from dried peas and used in chaat items like Sev usad, Pani Puri, Ragda Puri, Ragda Pattice, Dahi Ragda Puri or Ragda Chaat. Preparation time: 5-6 hours Cooking time: 30 minutes Servings: 4-5 Cuisine: Indian Category: Main course Ingredients  Green […]

Badam-Sing Pak

Badam-Sing Pak

Badam-Sing pak is very quick, easy and healthy sweet. One can add any kind of nuts to prepare this dish. Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Servings: 4-5 Cuisine: Indian Category: Dessert Ingredients Roasted peanutes – 1 cup Almonds – 1 cup Cashews – […]

Sukhadi

Sukhadi

Sukhadi is an authentic gujarati sweet made with ghee (clarified butter), whole wheat flour and gur (jaggery). Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Servings: 4-5 Cuisine: Indian Category: Dessert Ingredients Whole wheat flour – 1 cup Ghee/ Clarified butter – 1 cup Jaggery – […]

Beetroot Halwo

Beetroot Halwo

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Servings: 4-5 Cuisine: Indian Category: Dessert Ingredients Beetroot (grated)– 3 medium Ghee/ Clarified butter – 1/2 cup Powdered Sugar – 1/8 cup Milk – 2 cup Cardamom powder – 1 tsp Cashews and Raisins – 1/2 cup Cashew […]

Vermicelli Upma

Vermicelli Upma

Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Servings: 2-3 Cuisine: Indian Category: Breakfast Ingredients Oil – 1.5 tbsp Mustard seeds – 1 tsp Cumin seeds – 1 tsp Asafoetida – pinch Curry leaves – 6 to 7 Peanuts – 1/4 cup Garlic-ginger-green chilli paste […]

Makai nu Bharthu

Makai nu Bharthu

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Servings: 2-3 Cuisine: Indian Category: Main Course Ingredients: Corn ( boiled and crushed) Makai – 2 cups Oil/Ghee – 2 tbsp Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp Mustard seeds – 1 tsp Asafoetida – 1/2 tsp Green chillies – […]