Monday, October 26, 2009

Chum Chum (Sweet)

Chum-Chum is a typically Bengali (east Indian) sweet.

  1. Cottage Cheese (Paneer) - 250 Gms
  2. All Purpose Flour (Maida) - 2 Tbsp
  3. Sugar - 1 Cup
  4. Water - 1 Cup
  5. Lemon Color - 2 - 3 Drop
  6. Condensed Milk (Unsweetened) - 100 Gms
  7. Green Cardamom Powder (Chhoti Elaichi) - 1/4 Tsp
  8. Saffron (Kesar) Strands - Few

    1. Add sugar in water and let it cook till it become a thin syrup.
    2. Knead the paneer with all purpose flour. Now make oval shape of cham cham from the prepared mixture.
    3. Dip all the cham cham in the sugar syrup and boil for about 5-7 minutes.
    4. Now mix in lemon color to the syrup. Cool for a while and take off the chum-chums from the syrup.
    5. Mix in saffron and cardamom powder to sugarless, creamy, condensed milk. Spread this on each piece and serve cold.
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Atte ka Halwa (Wheat Flour Halwa)

An Indian dessert loved by all, Atte ka Halwa (Wheat Flour Halwa) is a very popular and easy to prepare dessert..

  1. Wheat Flour (Aata) - 1 Cup
  2. Sugar - To Taste Or ¾ Cup
  3. Desi Ghee/Pure Ghee - 1 Cup
  4. Water - 1 Cup
  5. Nuts {Cashews, Almonds, Raisins (Optional)} - To taste
  1. Heat water with sugar to dissolve it completely.
  2. Keep all other ingredients handy as they need to be added quickly.
  3. Heat the ghee in a pan & keep the pan on medium flame.
  4. Add the entire wheat flour to the hot ghee. Stir quickly till the wheat flour turns light brown in color.
  5. As soon as the flour turns light brown in color, add the water & sugar syrup prepared in step 1. Stir constantly.
  6. Cook halwa till it soak all the water from it.
  7. Once all the ingredients are nicely mixed, add the nuts & keep stirring.
  8. Your halwa is ready. Serve hot.
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Pista Lassi

Pista Lassi is a popular Diwali Drink. Loved by all.

  1. Chilled Fresh Curds - 2cups
  2. Sugar - 1 tbsp
  3. Cardamom Powder - 1/2tsp
  4. Pistas / pistachios - 2-3nos
  5. Pista Essence - 2drops
  6. Crushed Ice - 1/2cup
  7. Milk - 1/2 tbsp

    1. Grind pista in a mixer.
    2. Dissolve sugar in curd.
    3. Mix all the ingredients together. Mix all the ingredients together in a mixer.
    4. Add ice to the lassi and serve chill.
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Sunday, October 25, 2009


Sandesh is a sweet that is made in West Bengal.
  1. Paneer - 225 Gms
  2. Sugar - 150 Gms
  3. Rose Water - 1 Tbsp
  4. Green Cardamom Seeds (Ground) - 1/2 Tsp
  5. Pista (Pistachios Thinly Sliced And Crushed) - 10

    1. Combine the sugar and paneer. Mix well.
    2. Place the mixture over the heat and stir constantly to avoid lumps.
    3. When the mixture become slightly thick, sprinkles the rose water on it. Now remove the pan from the heat. Stir few more times.
    4. Now give the desired shape to sandesh.
    5. Now sprinkle the cardamom and pistachios on each sandesh.
    6. Serve cold sandesh.
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Spicy Jave/Bambino, made of All purpose flour (Maida). Prepared with Tomatoes and indian spices.

  1. Jave/Bambino - 1-1/2 cups
  2. Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
  3. Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
  4. Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  5. Turmeric powder - 1/4 Tsp
  6. Oil - 1 tbsp
  7. Salt - To taste
  8. Tomato - 1
  9. Garam Masala - 1/5 tsp
  10. Amchoor/Mango Powder - 2 Pinches
  11. Water - 2- 1/4 Cup

    1. Roast the jave in a pan on medium flame till they become light golden brown in color. Keep them aside for later use.
    2. Heat oil in a pan.
    3. Add cumin seeds after a minute add chopped tomato.
    4. Add salt, red chili powder, garam masala, turmeric powder and amchoor. Mix well.
    5. Cook till tomatoes become soft/tender.
    6. Now low the gas stove. Add the roasted jave (which we kept aside). Mix well.
    7. Now add the water and mix well. Cook the jave on high flame for about 2 minutes.
    8. After 2 minutes low the gas stove and cover the half pan with the lid. Cook till jave absorb all the water.
    9. Your bambino is ready.
    10. Serve hot and Enjoy!!!
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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Hindi Recipe -भरवां मिस्सी रोटी

भरवां मिस्सी रोटी
भारतीयों की मन पसंद बेसन की भरवा रोटी, इसे आप किसी भी सब्जी के साथ खा सकते है. जैसे आलू गोभी, सीताफल, आदि. मज़े से खाए और खिलाये देसी घी लगा करो ये करारी भरवा रोटी!!

  1. गेहूं का आटा - 250 ग्राम
  2. बेसन का आटा - 150 ग्राम
  3. प्याज - 1 बड़ी
  4. हरी मिर्च - 2
  5. साबूत धनिया - आधा चम्मच
  6. नमक - स्वादनुसार
  7. हरा धनिया (कटा हुआ) - 2 चम्मच
  8. पानी - आटा बनाने के लिए

    1. बारीक बारीक प्याज, हरा धनिया और हरी मिर्च काटे .
    2. अब गेहूं का आटा, बेसन आटा, कटा हुआ प्याज, हरी मिर्च, नमक, हरा धनिया मिला कर पानी के साथ थोड़ा सख्त आटा गोंद ले.
    3. अब आटे की छोटी-छोटी गोलियां ले और बेलन की मदद से रोटियां बेल ले
    4. तवा गरम होने पर तैयार चपाती उस पर डाल दे.
    5. चपाती को दोनों तरफ से तब तक सेके जब तक यह दोनों तरफ से भूरे रंग की न हो जाये.
    6. आपका भरवां मिस्सी चपाती खाने के लिए तैयार है.
    7. इसे आप किसी भी सब्ज़ी (आलू गोभी, दम आलू, बैगन) के साथ खा सकते हैं!

Baby Corn Pepper Dry

Baby Corn Pepper Dry
Description of Recipe:
Spicy snack for any kitty party cooktail or any party at home. Delicious baby corns with soya sauce.

  1. Baby Corns - 8
  2. Tomatoes - 2
  3. Green Onions - 2
  4. Green Chili - 1
  5. Dry Red Chilies - 2
  6. Salt - To taste
  7. Red Chili Powder - ½ tsp
  8. Garam Masala - 1/3 tsp
  9. Black Pepper - Pinch
  10. Ajjinomotto - 1/3 tsp
  11. Soya Sauce - 2 tsp
  12. Green Coriander Leaves - 1 tbsp
  13. Ginger - 1”
  14. Garlic - 4 Cloves
  15. Oil - 2 tbsp
    1. Chop onions, tomatoes, coriander leaves, garlic & ginger separately.
    2. Heat oil in a pan.
    3. Fry chopped onion, garlic & ginger for about 2 minutes.
    4. Take them out and keep aside.
    5. Now add corns and fry them. For about a minute. Take them out and keep aside.
    6. Add 1 tbsp of oil in the same pan. Add dry red chilies.
    7. Now add fried onion mixture (from step 3) and chopped tomatoes & green chilies. Cook till tomatoes become soft.
    8. Add salt, black pepper, red chili powder, ajjinomotto, soya sauce & garam masala. Mix well.
    9. Now put fried baby corns and cover the pan with the lid. Let it cook till corns become soft & tender.
    10. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
    11. Serve hot and enjoy!!!