Gujia / Karanji

Gujia or karanji is a sweet dumpling made during festival season specially in diwali . The gujhia is filled with a mixture of grated and roasted dry fruits, khoya, coconuts and to add a grainy texture, a little suji . Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Yield: 10 gujias INGREDIENTS: For outer covering: Maida/ all … Continue reading Gujia / Karanji

Bhakarvadi

Bhakarwadi,  is a traditional sweet and spicy snack . It is made from gram flour dough made into spirals stuffed with a mixture of coconut, poppy seeds and sesame seeds. It is then fried until it gets crispy. It can be stored for weeks and enjoyed as an evening snack. Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 20 to 25 mins Yield: makes around 35 to … Continue reading Bhakarvadi

Poha Chivda

A very popular snack made during diwali preparation. Diwali faral is incomplete without this chivda. It is made with corn as well as flattened rice flakes. Usually it is made in large quantities and stored in an air tight container. Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 15 mins INGREDIENTS: Poha / flattened rice: 3 to … Continue reading Poha Chivda

Besan Barfi

Besan Barfi is a very popular northindian snack made during diwali or any other Indian festival. Its a very easy and quick to make recepie with minimal ingredients. This diwali I started with besan barfi , more sweet recepies will be updated in later posts. Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 15 mins Yield: 12 … Continue reading Besan Barfi

Modak

Most popular sweet made during ganesh festival. Modaks are usually made during festivals and sankashti. Preparation time: 30 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Yield: 20 modaks INGREDIENTS: Roasted Rice flour: 2 big cups Grated coconut: 1 n 1/2 cups Grated jaggery: 1 cup Cardamom: 1 tsp powdered Raisins: 1 tsp chopped Salt: a pinch Ghee: … Continue reading Modak

Dahi Poha

Dahi poha is a traditional authentic dish made during janmashtami in India. A very easy to make recepie. Preparation time : 10 mins Serves: 4 to 5 INGREDIENTS: Poha / flattened rice : 1 cup Yogurt: 1/2 cup Sugar: a pinch Salt: as needed For tempering: Oil: 1 tbsp Cumin seeds: 1 tsp Green chillies: … Continue reading Dahi Poha