Carrot Halwa – Gajar ka Halwa

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg. carrots
    • 200-300 gm. sugar (adjust to taste)
    • 500 gm. Khoya or Mawa or 400 gm. dry milk powder, if khoya is not available. You can also use double cream or condensed milk instead. Adjust sugar then.
    • 50-60 gm. ghee
    • a few strands of saffron
    • 1 tsp. cardamom powder
    • 100 gm. chopped pistachio/almonds/cashews
    • 50 gm. raisins.

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Patishapta

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This is a traditional Bengali pancake recipe where the pancake are stuffed with Kheer or khowa”

Ingredients

  • Ingredients For Crepes or Patishapta
  • Plain Flour – 120 gms
  • Rice Flour – 60 gms
  • Sodium Bicarbonate (Soda) – 1/8 tsp
  • Milk – 250 ml
  • Ghee for frying

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Rice Kheer

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Rice Kheer Recipe

A spoonful of this kheer immediately transports you back to your childhood. Simple, delicious and packed with wonderful memories, make this today to remember those good times.

Ingredients

1 litre full fat organic milk
¼ cup basmati rice
5 to 6 tbsp sugar or as required
6 green cardamoms/hari elaichi, powdered
a pinch of saffron/kesar
15-20 almonds/badam, blanched and sliced
12-15 cashews/kaju
1 tbsp golden raisins

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Bread Pakora

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Finally…… it rained. What else can you think of than pakoras, fritters, cutlets, chaat.

Ingredients

For the filling

4-5 medium size boiled potatoes (mashed)
1 green chili, finely chopped
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
¼ tsp or ½ tsp red chili powder
1 tsp amchur powder
½ cup of mint coriander chutney or chopped mint leaves (optional)
Black salt or common salt to taste

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Macher Chop – Fish Chops

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Macher Chop – Fish Chops

Ingredients

500 gms: Fish (Rohu) or any fish of your choice
2 nos. Potato (large boiled)
1 tbsp. Coriander leaves (chopped)
1 tbsp. Raisins
1 tbsp. Vinegar
½ tsp. Black Pepper
2 nos. Egg (for batter)
3 nos. Green Chillies
1 tsp. Salt
1 pinch Turmeric Powder
2 nos. Onion (chopped and fried)
Vegetable Oil for frying
Bread Crumbs

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TANDOORI CHICKEN

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TANDOORI CHICKEN

INGREDIENTS

1 tsp saffron threads
3 tbsp boiling water
2 chickens (1.5 kg approx)
½ lemon juice
4 tsp salt
2 tsp coriander seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 cup plain yogurt
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp minced ginger
½ tsp paprika
¼ tsp chili powder
2 tbsp ghee

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