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Gunta Ponganalu

Ingredients (for 10 pieces) 1 cup urad dal 2 cups rice 1/2 tsp methi seeds 5 finely chopped curry leaves 1 finely chopped onion 1 tsp salt 2 finely chopped green chilli 1/2 tsp minutely chopped ginger pieces 1 tsp cumin seeds Method Wash and soak the rice, dal and methi seeds in water for … Continue reading “Gunta Ponganalu”

Ingredients (for 4 servings) 500 gms chicken (boneless chicken, cut into small pieces) 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 1-2 tsp turmeric powder 400 gms yogurt 20-30 curry leaves 1 tsp black pepper 2 tsps salt 2 eggs 2 tsps maida 2 tsps organic corn flour 10 green chilies (slit) 4 no.s lemon 250 ml refined … Continue reading “”

Ingredients 1 cup paneer 1/2 cup hulled strawberries 4 tsp jaggery 2 tsp milk powder 1 tbs milk Method Combine strawberries, 2tbsp of water and 1tsp jaggery in a pan and bring to simmer on a medium heat. Now add this sauce to all other remaining ingredients and blend to a smooth paste in a … Continue reading “”

Dahi Gujiya

Ingredients Urad dal – 200 gm Salt – to taste Raisins – 25-30 Cashews – 15 (chopped) Oil – for frying Curd – 800 gm Coriander mint chutney -1 small bowl Tamarind chutney – 1 small bowl Method Wash the pulses and soak it for 4-5 hours or for overnight. Now strain the excess water … Continue reading “Dahi Gujiya”

Kothimbir Vadi

Ingredients Besan – 250 gm Chopped fresh coriander – 3/4 cup Lemon Juice – 1 tbsp Sugar – 1/2 tsp Green chillies,chopped – 1 tsp Roasted sesame seeds – 2 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp Garam masala – 1/4 tsp A pinch of asfoetida Oil for frying Salt to taste Method Mix coriander leaves, … Continue reading “Kothimbir Vadi”

Jasmine Tea Phirni

Ingredients 8 1/2 (2.1 litres) whole milk, divided 1/4 cup (55gms) white basmati rice 1/2 cup (100gms) granulated sugar 2 tbsps loose leaf jasmine tea leaves 2 1/2 ounces (70gms) cashew nut meal A pinch of saffron 1 tbsp sweetened condensed milk (optional) Method Soak the rice in two cups (480ml) of the milk for … Continue reading “Jasmine Tea Phirni”

Radish Soup

  Ingredients 200gms radish puree 2tsps garlic (chopped) 1 tsp coconut oil 1 tsp pepper powder Salt to taste 300 ml stock water Method In a pan,add oil and heat up. Put garlic an saute for five minutes. Add stock water, salt and pepper; allow to boil. Add the radish puree and cook for five … Continue reading “Radish Soup”