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Carrot halwa recipe – How to make carrot halwa or gajar ka halwa recipe in pressure cooker

Carrot halwa or gajar ka halwa is a very popular dessert from North India.  It is a combination of ghee, milk, sugar, nuts, mawa with grated carrot.  Carrot halwa is often served at festivals or special occasions.  It is most preferred mostly during winters, as carrots are widely available in the markets.  Here I have

Parwal ki subzi – How to make parwal ki sabzi recipe – North Indian recipes

Parwal is also called as pointed gourd or green potato and widely grown in northern parts of India.  Parwal is a good source of vitamin and minerals, carbohydrates, vitamin A and C.  It is low in calories   and helps lower the cholesterol.  It is also called as potol in Bengali and parval in Gujarathi or hindi.  Vegetable made with parwal

Stuffed baingan/brinjal (eggplants) recipe – How to make stuffed brinjals (bharli vangi) recipe

Stuffed brinjal or baingan (bharli vangi) is a delicious and a popular Maharashtrian dish made with eggplants stuffed with Indian  spices.  It is known for its unique taste as  peanuts, sesame seeds, jaggery, goda masala  is used for this recipe.  Here small brinjals are slit and then stuffed with spicy masala and cooked as a whole, which gives

Whole green moong dal recipe – green gram curry recipe – dal recipes

Whole green moong dal is a very easy to make dal made with green moong, onion-tomato and Indian spices.  This curry is also very healthy due to high protein content in the green moong.  This moong dal recipe requires very basic ingredients which are available easily at home.  Dals or pulses are a great source of

Moong dal chilla recipe – how to make moong dal chilla recipe – snacks | breakfast recipes

Moong dal chilla is one of the healthiest breakfast or snack recipe made from split yellow moong dal and spices.  It is also called as dosa or crepes or lentil pancakes.  Moong dal chilla is best served with green chutney or tomato ketchup.   Traditionally, a chilla is made with besan or gram flour, but there

Aloo palak paratha recipe – how to make aloo palak (potato spinach) paratha recipe

Aloo palak  paratha is a delicious and nutritious paratha made with potatoes, spinach leaves and spices.  It is a perfect snack for lunchbox and a fulfilling meal in itself.   It is a nice way to include greens in your diet and make a healthy dish for your family.  Here the wheat flour is kneaded alongwith

Spicy capsicum pulao recipe or capsicum rice recipe

Capsicum pulao or capsicum rice is a delicious one pot meal made with green capsicum, rice and spices.  It is a very easy and quick to make rice dish and goes well with curd, onion raita or any curry of your choice.  Capsicum pulao is healthy and filling too and a complete meal by itself. 

Bhindi kadhi recipe – how to make bhindi kadhi recipe

Bhindi kadhi is a delicacy of Gujarat and is made from ladies finger, curd and spices.  Ladies finger or okra is cooked and then simmered in curd and besan gravy.  Bhindi kadhi goes well with rotis as well as plain rice or jeera rice.  South Indians generally make kadhi or mor kuzhambu with little coconut

Malai ladoo or paneer ladoo recipe – diwali sweet recipe

Malai ladoo or paneer ladoo is a festive delight made with just 2 ingredients – paneer and condensed milk and flavoured with rose essence.  Malai ladoo is very popular in North India and very similar to sandesh sweet. I have tried the recipe of milkmaid ladoo recipe where they have used kewra essence.  But I had rose

Aloo gravy or potato curry recipe – no onion no garlic recipe – side dish for rotis

Aloo gravy is a simple and quick side dish for rotis as well as vegetable fried rice or peas pulao or any other pulao variety.  It also serves as an accompaniment for rajgira puris or plain puris.  It is a no onion no garlic recipe and a good dish especially on fasting days or navratri days.