Cheese n Carrot Rolls Bread slices 4-5 Carrot I large grated Cheese1 tbsp grated 1 tbsp coconut grated ( fresh optional) 1-2 green chillies finely chopped 1 tbsp mayonnaise 2 tbsp thick sour cream/ hung curd dip( I had leftover ) Salt sparingly Mustard pwd 1/2 tsp Pepper pwd1/4 tsp Sour cream( ideally made…

Aloe Vera( Gwarpatha/ Grithkumari) These days everyone knows about the uses of Alovera. It is no more restricted to villages. Even supermarkets n malls sell them. There are umpteen companies selling Alovera gel. But nothing can beat fresh Alovera. Here I am sharing a veg we Rajasthanis make with Alovera. Simple down to earth, no…

Beat the heat with these Doesn’t take too much time , saturates the body n refreshes the mind. Fresh , delicious n soothing. No cooking involved Cucumber Roll Ups Had sour cream leftover N wanted to do something healthy CUCUMBER ROLL UPS Cucumber Roll Ups Thick Cucumbers1-2 Tomato1 thinly chopped Sour cream Wash the cucumbers…

Pao Bhaji Regular, been posted many a time I know but it turned out so good that I really to share with everyone 2 Potaoes Boiled 1 carrot chopped finely 8-10 beans chopped finely 2-3 florets cauliflower chopped 1 capsicum chopped 3-4 tomatoes chopped and roughly puréed / chopped finely 1 large onion chopped finely…

Mango Pie Mango Pie 250 gms plain flour 100 gms frozen butter 1/4 cup chilled water 1 pinch salt Mangoes cubed 3 if large (  I used Langra) 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp corn flour 1 tbsp crystallised ginger( optional) 1 tbsp butter 1 tbsp milk for the top crust Seive the flour on…

Quick Mango Sandesh Alphonso mango 2-3 Milk1 ltr Enough to curdle the milk ( 2-3 tbsps) Sugar 3 1/2 tbsp pwd sugar Saffron ( optional) Heat the milk as it comes to a boil add the lemon juice n stir as the milk separates from the whey switch off the flame. Strain through a Muslin…

Mango Jam 3 mangoes ( I used Alphonso ) 8 tbsp sugar 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice Slice the Mangoes from the broader sides Make thin slits vertically n horizontally. Scoop out the pulp with a spoon. Scrape out the pulp stuck on the seed with a spoon too. Tip the entire pulp in a…

Shimla Mirch Paneer( capsicums n Cottage cheese) A paneer dish after my heart. Sort of like Kadhai Paneer. 200 GMs paneer cut into batons 1 yellow bell pepper cut into thick strips 1 capsicum cut into thick strips 1 large onion chopped lengthwise 1 large tomato chopped into strips 1″ pc ginger chopped finely 2…

Mango Wraps Mangoes 2-3(preferably Alphonso) Homemade chenna(of 1 ltr milk Few strands of saffron 3-4 cardomoms peeled n crushed 8-10 almonds soaked peeled n slivered 3-4 tbsp caster sugar Silver leaf ( optional) Paneer Heat the milk in a pan as it comes to a boil put in the juice of one lemon Stir n…

Watermelon and Lychee Salad with sprouted lentils A refreshing breakfast hot n cold, sweet n tangy. Methi sprouts idea I borrowed from Atul Sikands post. ( papaya salad). Now my methi sprouts are being added in almost all my regular ghar ka khaana. 2 cups watermelons cubed 1 cup lychees deseeded 1 tbsp sprouted methi…

No Churn Mango Icecream Creamy , delightful n every mouthful is like a dream. Recipe courtesy Rachna Agarwal 1 ltr Tropolite whipping cream 1/2 can condensed milk 5-6 Alphonso Mangoes Chill the whipping cream very well In the meanwhile , peel and chop the mangoes into small pieces Beat the chilled cream with an electric…

Chole (Chickpea) Tikkis Had I kg of boiled chickpeas and was so done with making chole in various forms, salad, chole ( as I chole bhature) , chaat etc. N these were quite mushy n overboiled. So I thought let me mash them and make tikis. But after mashing it was more like a batter…