Friday, October 27, 2017

पौष्टिक पोळे pole dosa

पौष्टिक पोळे can be served for breakfast or lunch with spicy chutney or curry. It can be served by smearing ghee and sugar or jaggery for kids. It tastes good by just dipping in sweet tea. 

1 cup rice (तांदूळ)
1/4 cup urad dal (उड्डाची डाळ)
1 tbsp chana dal (चण्याची  डाळ)
1 tsp fenugreek/Methi seeds (मेथी)
1 tsp Cumin/Jeera seeds (जीरा)
Salt  (मीठ)
Ghee or oil (तूप)


Soak rice, urad dal, chana dal in 3 cups of water for 6-7 hours
Clean and soak cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds in water.
After 6-7 hours grind everything to fine paste. 
Keep pan on medium heat
Smear ghee, butter or oil on pan 
Put 2 ladles and spread evenly. Make it thin if you want crispy. 
Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes 
When dosa leaves the sides it is done
Flip it and cook for another 2 minutes on other side. 
Sprinkle jaggery when it is hot so it will be melted.
You can serve with vegetables, sambhar, dal, etc.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Dudh poha is a Goan speciality made during Diwali day. 
1 cup Poha/Flattened rice (फोव)
1/4 tsp cardamom seed powder (वेलची पिठो)
2 1/2 cups milk (दूध)

Rinse poha in water, drain water and keep aside.
Heat milk on low heat.
Add sugar , dry fruits to the milk. Mix well
Add poha and cardamom powder and boil for 4-5 minutes stirring continuously. 
Serve warm or chilled. 

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

केळ्याचो हालवो Banana Halwa

Banana halwa is goan sweet dish made during Diwali day.  Very easy to make and has bigger shelf life. 
Ripe banana(केळी)
1/8 tsp cardamom seed powder (वेलची पिठो)
Sugar (साखर)

Peel and slice ripe bananas. 
Add Ghee to the pot and wait until it melts.
Add sliced bananas and Stir well for 2-3 minutes
Add Sugar and Cover and cook for 3-4 minutes on low heat checking in between .
Add Cardamom powder, cover and put off the flame.

Serve warm or cold 

Monday, October 9, 2017

2  1/2 cups beaten rice / poha(फोव)
1 medium sized potato boiled(बटाटा)
4 tablespoon grated coconut (सय)
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds 
1 tsp cumin seeds(जिरे)
7-8 curry leaves(करवील)
A pinch of asafoetida / hing(हिंग)
2 green chilies (हरव्यो मिरसांग)
2 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves (कोथमीर)
1 tsp lemon juice (लिंबाचो रस).
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder(हळद)
1/2 teaspoon sugar(साखर)
2 tbsp  oil (तेल)
Salt to taste(मीठ)


Rinse poha beaten rice with water and keep aside. 
If you are using thick poha then add 2 tbsp of water to poha. 
Peel and chop potatoes into cubes. ,
Add salt and turmeric to potatoes. 
Add salt, turmeric, sugar and corriander leaves to poha. 
Take a pan and add oil. 
When oil is warm enough add mustard seeds.
Once mustard seeds start spluttering add cumin seeds, curry leaves, green 

chillies and asafoetida.
Add potato cubes and stir for 3-4 minutes .
Add beaten rice (poha ) and mix well.
Add Lemon Juice ad fresh coconut. 
Mix well.
Cover and cook for 2 minutes on low flame. Add water or oil if needed.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

How to make Masala doodh Milk

How to make Masala doodh Milk

1 1/4 liter Milk (दूध)
8 cashews (काजू)
10 Almonds (बदाम)
8 pistachios (पिस्ता)
2 tsp sugar (साखर)
1 tsp cardamom seed
powder (वेलची पिठो)
1/8 tsp nutmeg powder (जायफळ)
20 strands of saffron (केशर)


Grind together all the dry fruits along with sugar,  cardamom seed powder and nutmeg.
Keep milk to boil.
Keep saffron soaked in warm milk for 10 minutes.
Add saffron with milk to the milk on the gas.
Add masala to the milk little by little and stir.
Let the milk boil on a low flame for 5 minutes.
Add sugar as per taste.
Serve warm .