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How to make Yummy and Delicious Besan Ladoo

 Besan Ladoo (Gram flour sweet balls) 14961435_10210950864318441_1649164330_n

These ladoos are  usually make on festival days.

I made these Ladoos on the occasion of Diwali. Celebrated this Diwali with these small ladoo diyas. 

It is yummy and delicious Traditional Indian sweet. Its very easy to make with very few ingredients.

Sharing very simple recipe with you..

Ingredients :

  • 1 and 1/2 cup besan (gram flour)
  • 3/4 cup ghee
  • 1 cup powder sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • Coarse grounded nuts ( Almond, Pistachio nuts and Cashew)
  • Some Raisins and cashew

Method :

  1. In a heavy bottom non stick pan add ghee.14895709_10210950963360917_106673041_o
  2. Add gram flour and roast on slow flame. The gram flour will absorb all the ghee. 14963446_10210950963640924_762383922_o
  3. Roast the gram flour till you get golden brown colored liquid batter. 14964222_10210950963800928_1829300034_o
  4. You will get a nice aroma from the mixture. On slow flame stir continuously around 15 to 20 mins.
  5. Once you get dark golden brown colour then switch off the flame.
  6. Add coarse grounded nuts and mix it properly.
  7. Stir the mixture in between and allow it to cool completely. .
  8. Add powdered sugar and cardamom powder. 14922951_10210950963440919_1047695732_o
  9. Mix well till you get thick mixture to form ladoo shape. You can add more powder sugar if required.14915072_10210950963680925_473746556_n
  10. Garnish Ladoo with raisins and cashew.
  11. Enjoy yummy Besan Ladoos….yum yum. 14962343_10210950864278440_1390033105_n

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My Diwali Snack :

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How to make Crispy Sweet Shankarpali / Shakkar Pare ?

?Shankarpali  / Shakkar Pare ?

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It’s a delicious, mouth melting, crispy traditional Maharashtrian sweet snack. It is usually made during Diwali festival. ???

Make and enjoy with cup of tea.

Sharing my simple recipe with you….

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 cup warm milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • Pinch of salt
  • All purpose flour (Maida)
  • Ghee for deep frying

Method:

  1. Take milk and sugar in a wide bowl and mix well.
  2. Add ghee and beat well till you get a smooth texture.14800991_10210864943210467_1243821449_n
  3. Add pinch of salt.
  4. Now add a little flour at a time and start kneading the dough.
  5. Add more flour until you get a nice dough.The dough should not be too tight or soft.
  6. Cover the dough with wet cloth and let it rest for 30 minutes.14872421_10210864943090464_699250698_n
  7. Once again kneed the dough. Divide it and make big circles with rolling pin.
  8. Cut into diamond or square shaped pieces using cutter or knife.
  9. Keep pieces on dry cloth. 14801126_10210864943130465_1091710286_n
  10. On the other side heat the ghee in a kadhai on slow or medium heat for frying.
  11. Once ghee is hot enough, add pieces in the ghee.
  12. Fry till it become golden brown on slow flame.
  13. Remove Shakkar pare on paper towel and let it cool.
  14. To store, you can keep Shankarpali in a airtight container.  14718756_916274331811692_95992703557400252_n14804964_10210864943050463_220168196_n 14725446_916274291811696_4768549539059440883_n

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How to make Shahi Gulab Jamun using Gulab Jamun Mix

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My All time favourite.  14716340_911976685574790_1164579719101341447_n

It turned out so soft and moist. Its a Quick and easy method to make jamun with very few ingredients. It is very delicious sweet and can be made instantly…

I am sharing my way of making delicious, mouthwatering Shahi Gulab Jamun ..

Its a detailed Recipe with step by step pictures. .

Ingredients :

To Make Sugar Syrup:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • Pinch of saffron strands

Other Ingredients :

  • 150 grm Shahi Gulab jamun mix
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • Ghee for deep frying

Method:

  1. To make sugar syrup take sugar and water in a pan. Boil it till you get 1 thread consistency on slow flame. 12071770_10208867657879582_333728403_n
  2. Add cardamom powder, lemon juice and saffron strands.12516011_10208867648959359_730214106_n
  3. Take Shahi Gulab jamun mix in a bowl and add milk into the mixture and make a dough.
  4. Adjust milk quantity to make smooth dough. 14797396_10210806846318081_59754212_n
  5. Apply some ghee on your palm and make small round shaped balls from the dough.14800963_10210806846358082_690192762_n
  6. In a deep fry pan heat ghee on slow to medium flame.
  7. Fry the balls on slow flame till it turns golden brown.14741116_10210806846598088_618894618_n
  8. Remove fried Gulab Jamuns from pan and add them into the sugar syrup.
  9. Soak in a warm syrup for at least 1 hour. 14798812_10210806847038099_1191285438_n
  10. Yummy Shahi Gulab Jamuns are ready to serve. 14572757_911976695574789_7992222135484735259_n14729274_911976725574786_3626582588137587968_n
  11. Enjoy yummy Gulab Jamun…. delicious!!

 

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How to make delicious Kesar Suji Halwa

Kesar Suji Halwa
Everyone’s all time favourite Kesar Suji Halwa is a very quick and easy dessert to make. Its very simple yet delicious in every bite with a delicious smell.  It is made on auspicious occasions like a pooja.  My kids love it and request me to make it again and again.

Here is the recipe want to share with you all…

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup suji (semolina)
  • 1 cup ghee
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup hot milk
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts like cashews and almonds
  • Few saffron stands (Kesar)
  • Some raisins

Method:

  1. Make hot milk and water (boiling), and keep aside.
  2. Soak saffron strands in 2 tbsp of hot milk and keep aside.
  3. Heat ghee in a pan on slow flame.
  4. Add suji and roast till it change its colour to light golden brown.12546105_10208336959932465_737378055_o
  5. Add crushed nuts and roast for a min.12507001_10208336954212322_1908585334_n
  6. Pour hot milk and hot water carefully as it splutters. Add more hot water if required.12506990_10208336919771461_1858603432_n
  7. Mix well and let it simmer for 1-2 min. The suji will soak all the water.
  8. Now add sugar and mix well till it separates from the edge of the pan.12571353_10208336956852388_919100517_n
  9. Finally add cardamom powder, saffron milk  and raisins and mix well.12544697_10208336965252598_662967823_o
  10. Keep for some time then serve.
  11. You can mould the suji halwa into any shape using a cup or just your hands.14495307_181421455632693_5570401551824157185_n 14520615_181421435632695_1680202745845064738_n

Perfect Kesar Suji Halwa is ready….enjoy!!!

 

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How to make Kesar Khoya Modak

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A modak is a traditional Maharashtrian sweet, and is said to be Ganesha’s favourite sweet. There are different types of modaks. I made a different variety of modak on the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi to offer my Bappa…

I am sharing my way of making Kesar Khoya Modak .

Here is the recipe for you all

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup khoya
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup warm milk
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 10 to 12 saffron stands

Method :14194260_10210384707164866_555627785_n-2

  1. Take warm milk in a bowl. Add saffron stands and keep aside for 10 mins.
  2. Heat a heavy bottom non stick pan on slow flame.
  3. Add crumbled khoya and roast for around 2 minutes.
  4. Add sugar, cardamom powder and saffron milk.
  5. Mix it properly until there are no lumps.
  6. On a slow flame, stir continuously.
  7. Cook till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan.
  8. Now switch off the gas and let it cool completely.
  9. Now take modak mould and fill it with mixture. Press hardly and make shapes gently…
  10. Modaks are ready to offer to God Ganesha ..14237562_162910757483763_5741023447422596544_n1-2 14194193_10210384711804982_58488417_n-2
  11. To store, put it in an airtight container, and then into the refrigerator.

Enjoy yummy and delicious modak

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How to make two coloured coconut Laddus …yum

Coconut laddu’s are yummy and delicious. Its a mouth melting popular Indian sweet.

I made this to celebrate the  occasion of “Raksha Bandhan”.

Here is the recipe for you all

Ingredients :

  • 1 and 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup milkmaid
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1/4 tsp pink food colour (Optional)
  • 2 tbsp coarse grounded almond, pistachio nuts

For Garnishing

  • 4 tbsp desiccated coconut

Method :

  1. Heat a heavy bottom non stick pan on slow flame.
  2. Add desiccated coconut, milkmaid, sugar, milk, cardamom powder and food colour. .
  3. Mix it properly without any lumps.2016-08-18 10.12.50
  4. On a slow flame, stir continuously.
  5. Add ghee and coarse grounded almonds and pistachio nuts.2016-08-18 10.13.29
  6. Cook till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan.2016-08-18 10.12.17
  7. Now switch off the gas.
  8. Devide the mix into 2 equal parts. Add food colouring in one of the part and mix well.
  9. The mixture is ready to pour on a greased rectangular or square pan.20160817_171015
  10. Run a knife to cut in to pieces as it is cooling down. take one piece on your palm and roll it to make a ball.20160817_172553
  11. Roll this ball into the desiccated coconut.20160817_172615
  12. Allow it to cool.
  13. To store, put it in an airtight container, and then into the refrigerator.FB_IMG_1471607918673

Enjoy yummy and delicious Coconut Laddu yum yum.

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How to make yummy Coconut Burfi..

Coconut Burfi is yummy and delicious. Its a mouth melting popular Indian sweet.

I made this to celebrate the  occasion of “Raksha Bandhan”.

Here is the recipe for you all

Ingredients :

  • 1 and 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup milkmaid
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1/2 tsp pink food colour (Optional)
  • 2 tbsp coarse grounded almond, pistachio nuts

For Garnishing

  • 2 tbsp coarse grounded almonds and pistachios nuts
  • 2 tbsp desiccated coconut

Method :

  1. Heat heavy bottom non stick pan on slow flame.
  2. Add desiccated coconut, milkmaid, sugar, milk, cardamom powder and food colour.
  3. Mix it properly without any lumps.2016-08-18 10.12.50
  4. On slow flame stir continuously.
  5. Add ghee and coarse grounded almond, pistachio nuts.2016-08-18 10.13.29
  6. Cook till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan.2016-08-18 10.12.17
  7. Now switch off the gas.
  8. Mixture is ready to pour on a greased rectangular or square pan.2016-08-18 11.41.04
  9. Garnish with coarse grounded almond, pistachio nuts and desiccated coconut .
  10. Run a knife to cut Coconut Burfi in to pieces as it is cooling down.
  11. Allow it to cool and set.
  12. Store in airtight container in the refrigerator.2016-08-18 10.20.11

Enjoy yummy and delicious Coconut Burfi yum yum.

 

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How to make Wheat Flour Pudding (Pithacha Sheera/ Aate ka Halwa)..

13895232_853908298048296_6592502174978632309_nEveryone’s all time favourite Aate ka Halwa is a very healthy dessert to make. It is made on auspicious occasions or festivals.

 My kids request me to make it again and again. I am sharing a simple way of making this quick and easy dessert …

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup Wheat flour (Aata preferably coarsely ground)
  •  3/4 cup Ghee
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Milk + 1 cup Water
  • Pinch of  Cardamom powder
  • 1 tbs chopped nuts like cashews and almond
  • Some Raisins

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  1. Make hot milk and water, and keep aside.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan on slow flame.
  3. Add wheat flour and roast till it change its colour to brown.
  4. In that add crushed nuts and  roast for a min.
  5. Its time to pour hot milk and hot water carefully as it splutters. Add more hot water if required.
  6. Mix well and let it simmer for 1-2 min.
  7. Wheat flour will soak all the water and milk.
  8. Now add sugar and mix well till it leave the edge of the pan.
  9. Finally add cardamom powder and raisins.14199181_157706901337482_6715876555925019377_n
  10. Keep for some time then serve.

Aate ka Halwa is ready to eat….enjoy!!!

 

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Sankashti Chaturthi Special Naivedya Thali

Sankashti Chaturthi Special Maharashtrian style Naivedya Thali

 

Recipes for Val Bhirde , Alu Vadi, Wheat flour deep fried Modak and Gujiya as follows:

 

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Val Bhirde Recipe: How to make Sprouted Field Bean Curry (Valache Bhirde)

 

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Alu Vadi recipe:  How to make Alu Vadi/ Patra/ Pathrode..

 

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Wheat flour deep fried Gujiya recipe: How to make wheat flour deep fried Gujiya/ Karanji

 

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Wheat flour Deep fried Modak Recipe: How to make Fried Modak ..

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How to make Seviya/ Vermicelli Custard Kheer..

Everyone’s all time favourite sweet is a very quick and easy dessert to make. It is made on auspicious occasions.

I am showing my method of making this amazingly yummy sweet…

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup Seviya/ Vermicelli
  • 1 ltr Milk
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 4 tbsp Vanilla custard powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder
  • Chopped nuts like Cashews and Almonds
  • Some Raisins and Chironji

Method:

  1. Boil milk and keep aside.
  2. Heat ghee in a deep pan on slow flame.
  3. Add seviya and roast till it changes colour to light golden brown.
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  5. In that add crushed nuts and  roast for a min.
  6. Pour the  hot milk carefully to avoid  splutters.
  7. Let it simmer for 5 to 7 min. Stir in between.
  8. Now add sugar and mix well.
  9. In a small bowl add custard powder and water and mix well.
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  11. Pour custard powder and water mixture and stir continuously.
  12. It will immediately start to thicken.
  13. Finally add cardamom powder, raisins and chironji.
  14. Let it simmer for around 5 minutes.
  15. Cool for some time then serve.

Delicious Kheer is ready to eat…Enjoy!!!!!13724016_845894192183040_4648181702902787203_o

 

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