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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Papad Mangodi Ki Sabzi |Shekhawati Cuisine | Rajasthani Cuisine

Rajasthani Regional Recipes

Shekhawati is a region in Rajasthan which comprises district like  Sikar, Jhunjhunun, alwar, Naguar etc.Shekhawati Region is filled with some must watch havelis which is build by the merchants. The language spoken is same all over rajasthan only some dialect may vary from region to region. Shekhawati region is in the south of rajasthan and cuisine here is very traditional. There are some Shekhawati restaurants which serves only the traditional recipes of their region of course daal baati churma is available all over rajasthan but some curries and sweets are specially made here.Each district in rajasthan has some specialty I remember I childhood days when we went for a food trail and enjoyed Bhujia in Bikaner,pyaz kachori in jodhpur,ghevar in jaipur, Malpuas in pushkar.Coming  to shekhawati region  One such Traditional recipe is Papad Mangodi ki sabzi  which is made with raw papad and mangodi which is moong ki wadi ( sundried  moong dal dumpling) the gravy is made with curd . We make papad saag at home which is very traditional as rajasthan is dry state if green veggies are not available people make this papad sabzi to go with roti. There many varieties this papad sabzi is make papad methi, plain papad sabzi and papad mangodi are some we make at home often. I chose to cook for the theme one state different cuisine this week and happy to bring in my own native for this theme. Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#47.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Rose Tutti Frutti Ice Cream |Home Made Ice Cream ~Ice Cream Recipes

Rose tutti frutti ice cream is an Indian flavored ice cream available on most of the Restaurant menu card. I have taste rose ice cream before but I haven't tried making them at home. Rose flavor is my fav when it comes to desserts and this ice cream is just sinful and flavorful. Home made Ice cream are always delicious and adding tutti frutti bites in the ice cream makes it more  yummier. I know an ice cream maker will make a more better job in making the ice cream fluffier but it is possible to make ice cream without an ice maker too. I Love making desserts for my daughters always asks me for ice cream, so I made this rose flavored ice cream for My H and daughter specially on request. Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#47.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Aloo Masala Kathi Roll | Aloo Masala Frankie ~ Kathi Roll Recipe

Kathi Roll Recipes

Kathi Roll is an north Indian  Frankie which is very popular street food. It can have any type of filling with potato or paneer or vegetables, I love making kathi rolls and have done a couple of variations but the aloo masala kathi rol is my fav and super quick to make too.It is  fuss free way to pack a lunch box . Just like a burrito kathi rolls are Indian origin and so simple yet delicious. For my day 2 under restaurant menu card theme I ended up making this simple kathi roll which is our family fav. I spread ketchup in the roti but 
green chutney goes well too. Lets quickly move on to the recipe..Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#47.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Dal Pakwan Recipe | Sindhi Breakfast Recipe

Sindhi Cuisine recipes

Dal pakwan is a sindhi Breakfast recipe. It is a perfect brunch time or a breakfast recipe, a very popular dish among sindhi cuisine. Channa dal served with crispsy n puffed poori's. The dal is usally kept thick and made spicy. For the pakwan the dough is same as we do for making papdi but they are rolled in poori size and are fried till crispy.The pakwan are fried in low flame so that it attains the crispy texture. I was so exited to do this theme of choosing our dish from a restaurant menu card I always love to go thru menu cards and love to know the specialties in the restaurant, I sometimes try to replicate and make them at home too. Dal pakwan is one dish I wanted to try for long now and am so happy I did it today . Though this is perfect to have for brunch or breakfast we had it for dinner and my daughter and H just enjoyed it not to mention this is my fav now. I chose Allmenus Menu card to do this theme. Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#47.

Sindhi Breakfast Recipes

How to make Dal pakwan ?

Dal Pakwan

      Preparation time
   Cook Time
                                          Sindhi Cuisine
15 mins
 45 mins

  For Dal 
Breakfast Recipes  Channa Dal/ Split Bengal gram dal - 1 cup
  Tomatoes - 2 no ( Chopped)
  Turmeric pd - 1/2 tsp
  Red chilli pd - 1 tsp
  Coriander pd - 1/2 tsp
  Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  Ginger - 1 inch ( chopped)
  Garlic - 2 clove ( chopped)
  Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  Salt to taste
  Oil - 2 tbsp

  For Crispy Poori 
  All purpose Flour -  2 cups 
  Oil - 2 tbsp
  Jeera - 1 tsp
  Salt to taste

  For Serving
  Green chutney 
  Tamarind Chutney
  Chopped Onions

  For Dal 
  • In a pressure cooker add channa dal with 3 cups of water , add turmeric pd and cook them for 3 whistles.
  • In a pan heat oil,add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  • After the splutter add curry leaves, chopped ginger, garlic and saute.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and cook them till mushy.
  • Add red chilli pd , turmeric pd  , coriander pd and mix them well.
  • Sprinkle some water if needed. Add salt as needed.
  • Add the cooked and mashed dal , add enough water to make it as thin or thick you want.
  • Boil the dal for a while till the oil separates on top.
  For Pakwan
  • In a bowl add all purpose flour, oil, salt .
  • Mix them well . add water little by little and make a stiff dough.
  • Grease the dough with a little oil, cover and keep it aside for 20 mins.
  • Knead the dough well till smooth and divide them to equal size.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, roll each ball of dough  like you do for chapathi.
  • Prick the rolled dough well so that they don't puff up and drop them in hot oil.
  • Fry them in low flame till it gets some little brown spots from both sides.
  • Transfer the fried unpuffed crispy pooris/ Pakwan on a kitchen towel so that it drains the extra oil.
  For serving
  • Serve hot dal topped with a green chutney, tamarind chutney and some chopped onions.
  • Traditionally garlic.ginger , tomatoes are not added I added them to suit my family's taste buds. you can omit it if you want.
  • Enjoy them with hot crispy pakwan.

Sindhi Dal pakwan Recipe

Friday, December 05, 2014

Firni Falooda Trifle| Rice Vermicilli Pudding ~ Indian Desserts

Indian Desserts Recipes

For my 3rd day of Chilled Indian desserts I thought mingling up two popular Indian desserts . Firini is My all time fav , it is a rice flour milk pudding most popular in northern Indian and falooda is one another popular street food drink , How about combining both and making a fusion dessert. It will make a perfect dessert isn't it, You can customize this dessert and present it as you wish. I presented it in layers. I love to make such fusion cooking and it gives me so much of happiness when they turn out yumm. Lets move on to the recipe quickly.And guess what this is the perfect treat for the upcoming Christmas to depict the season I have used red and green color in this dessert .Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#47

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Kesar Shrikhand Recipe | Quick Shrikhand|Instant Shrikhand ~Indian Desserts

Shrikhand Recipe

Shrikhand is a Indian sweet,a most popular dessert which is delicious and creamy to taste. It is such an sinful dessert to indulge when we are carving for sweet badly is it. For this weeks Bm theme I had taken Indian desserts , which thinking about some Indian desserts every sweet is actually had as dessert after meal but to be specific I wanted to shared some Indian chilled desserts. So not to forget our traditional sweets served chilled in which shrikhand can't be forgotten. I never forget to enjoy these sinful treat whenever I encounter them sold in matkas or terracotta bowls. Usually shrikhand are made with hung curd, but it takes over night to make the hung curd and we have to wait till all the water in the curd drains off and thick curd is got. I was carving for shrikhand and cudn't wait for a day to make them so made this quick version . This quick version of shrikhand will surprise you as tastes just similar and yumm. Lets move on to the recipe with no further ado.Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#47

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Fruit Mein Kulfi Recipe| Kulfi Stuffed Mango|Mango Kulfi ~ Indian Desserts

Kulfi stuffed Mango Recipe

Kulfi are famous Indian frozen dessert which is one of the popular street food which is similar to ice cream but much denser as it is made with rich rabadi but trust me the creamy tastes is so divine . When I did mega marathon in april month for delhi street food thali I had this kulfi too in my list to do but some how forgot to make it. Now Indian dessert is the perfect theme I can include this creamy  dessert which is so Indian and perfect to serve as a dessert. This is very popular kulfi made in delhi capital of India , they are also available in different fruits like apple too. I haven't tried in apple but it is in my to do list next. For people who have this for the first time might wonder how you filled the mango with kulfi in , to make it more exciting people and slice the mango right while serving the guest the will sure feel amazed on how you made them ;) Isn't this a perfect way to surprise our guest. We totally enjoyed the frozen mango and creamy kulfi combo, you can go as creative as you like add some tutti frutti or strawberries to make it more interesting. Yes it is a little messy job to remove  seed   from the mango carefully without breaking them apart but it is worth trying at last it for a smile and compliment you get matters. Lets move on to this fantastic recipe..Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM#47.