Showing posts from February, 2017

Dry Fruit Roll/Date and Nut Roll

Dry fruit roll recipe  no sugar, no jaggery, dry fruits roll is an instant and healthy roll made only with  dry fruits without any sugar or jaggery. The seedless dates are coarsely grounded to act as edible gum and gives natural sweetness to this yummy roll. This is a very healthy version to all the Indian sweets. I have made dry fruit laddoo adding dried figs instead of dates and this time I added dates and black currants and No figs. Both are super Yummy and Healthy. Ingredients: 1 cup seedless dates / karjur3 tbsp black currants¼ cup pistachios¼ cup cashews¼ cup almonds I have used 1 tbsp of roasted pumpkin seeds while rolling the dry fruit roll(this is totally optional)
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
1.In a blender/small mixie jar take 1 cup of  roughly chopped seedless dates and dry blend around 4-5 pulses. 2.Blend dates coarsely. keep aside. 3.Now finely chop cashews, pistachios and almonds. 4.Now take a kadai and add a tbsp of ghee. 5.Add all the dry fruits like r…

Green Peas Skin Soup - creamy soup with no cream in it!

Winter calls for hot soups and what if a soup is creamy and yet needs no cream in it, isn’t it interesting? And what if it’s a ingredient that we are going to throw in the trash bin? Still more interesting isn’t it? This thought came in my mind when Amma spoke told me that she is going to make Green pea skin sabzi, I had thought of the same but the Experimenting mind in me thought of a soup and while browsing to see if anyone had tried it and saw that Tarla Dalal website had the same and it gave me more confidence to try it and here it is. Green Peas Skin Soup, this is creamy, mild in taste and yum, all those who love creamy and mild soups do try it.

 This is how the Green Pea Skin looks once peeled and membrane(inner skin) removed. 

Here is what we need: Green Peas skin(the outer cover of the Green peas) -4 cups Onion roughly chopped – 1 medium Milk -1 cup Green peas -2 tbsp Butter – 1 tsp Olive oil -1 tsp Black pepper powder – as per taste Salt to taste Water as required
Take the outer cove…