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Daal Palak

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Today I m short of words don’t know y though lets get on to topic directly today…. Here is a simple side dish with dal and palak.


Ingredients: • ¼ cup Masoor dal
• 2 bunches of Spinach (palak)
• 2 Tomatoes (cut into small pieces)
• 2 Onions (chopped)
• 1½ tsp Ginger-Chili Paste
• 1 tbsp Mustard Oil
• Salt (to taste)
• ½ tsp Cumin Seeds How to make Dal Palak: • Chop the palak into fine pieces and cook with sufficient quantity of water. • Wash dal and cook it with turmeric powder in a pressure cooker. • Heat oil in a frying pan and add few cumin seeds. • Allow spluttering, add onions and fry till they become golden brown. • Add ginger-chili paste to it and again fry for a minute. • Mix tomatoes and cook for 3-4 minutes. • When tomatoes are cooked, add palak and cooked dal. Now add a little water and salt. Boil the mixture for a few minutes. • Remove from heat.


This is a very easy and simple dish… Enjoy making 

Tastes Yum Yum  when u add lozza love in it.
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Kesar Peda

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Hello Folks!!!!
How are all doing???  My angel is doing good and m enjoying each and every second of motherhood…and still in mom’s place enjoying her food J….. this means I cook once in a blue moon ;) So m  sure I don’t need to make reasons y m not here…. :P Manya keeps me busy all the time…. I have decided to peek into blogs atleast once in a while…. This time the post is to celebrate again J So here is a Sweet Again dedicated to my Brother Sudarshan…. After all the struggle he got what he wanted :D


Kesar Peda: Recipe source : Amma Ingredients: 
1 liter - milk Or 200 g - mawa (khoya)
100 g - sugar
� tsp - cardamom powder
few strands of saffron

Method ·Boil the milk and start stirring from the very beginning to make thick mawa ·When the mawa thickens add sugar. .(If u use ready mawa then skip this procedure) ·When the sugar is added the mawa will slightly loosen. Hence heat on a low flame. When sufficiently thick add cardamom powder, and paste of saffron.( Tip To Make Saffron Paste:   Soak a …

Our Princess has Arrived- Lets Celebrate with Phool Makhana Kheer

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Hey folks all who were wondering about m disappearance here is waiting a sweet news… Our Dream Girl has arrived on the 3rd of February and we have named her Manya.  Our lives have changed forever and I am are currently enjoying the task of motherhood.
For the Kheer we Need:
100gms white Makhanas(Lotus Seeds)
1 tsp ghee
5 cups milk
4 tbsp sugar or as desired
1 tbsp shredded almonds
1 tbsp grated pistachios
1 tsp green cardamom seeds (crushed)
How to make kheer: Cut makhanas into halves and put it in a saucepan along with ghee.Fry over a low heat for about 5 minutes.Add milk and sugar and stir well.Leave to simmer for about 1 hour, until milk reduces to half and of a creamy consistency.During this period stir from time to time so that milk does not sticks to the bottom of pan.Now add almonds and pistachios and leave for further 10 minutesSprinkle crushed cardamom.Serve the makhana kheer hot or cold, as desired.


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