Sunday, December 18, 2016

Dal Pakwan


Authentic Sindhi dish, served with buttermilk and mint chutney.

Recipe: 
Pakwan: Warm water + 1 spn oil + salt + jeera + 1 cup maida. Made 2 dozen pakwans with 4 cups maida. Need to roll very thinly, make gashes with fork all over, and fry crisply

Dal: 

Chana dal (soaked overnight) - 500 gm
Moong dal - 1 cup
Ginger
Bring to boil and keep throwing the froth

Cook for 30-40 minutes, the dal should be cooked and pieces whole.
Add salt and tamarind pulp as per taste.

Put a tempering of curry leaves, hing, chilli, amchur, chilli powder, jeera powder, and dhaniya powder at end

Nachni Cookies

Made Nachni cookies using this recipe.
Perfect crispy, and healthy. Makes a great tiffin snack.



Broken Glass Pudding


Made ready mix jelly and set it in a plate 1 inch deep. Next day, made ready mix pudding. While it was luke warm, put it in the mould. Cut the jelly in cubes (like we do for Dhokla), and slowly put it in the luke warm pudding and set it! 
Makes an amazing party dish!

Millet Chikki

Millet cooked in jaggery, to make chikki!!

Pasta in White Sauce

Baked Pasta in White Sauce, topped with tomatoes, baking dish empty in no time!!

Below are some pics while making white sauce



Monday, November 21, 2016

A lovely Sunday Brunch


Half fried eggs prepared in silicon moulds
Sandwiches with lettuce and mayo
Accompanied with roasted tomatoes, chopped cucumber
Also accompanied with baby corn and brocoli, sauted in olive oil with garlic, oregano, salt and pepper, with a dash of lemon juice added