Monday, June 26, 2017

Weight gain dry fruits powder for babies

his is my mothers recipe. I use it for my baby so it takes care of her daily dry fruits servings.
This can be used in mill, porridge, desserts, baking to make your meal healthy. 

Ingredients 
1/4 cup cashews 1/4 कप काजू
1/4 cup Almonds 1/4 कप बादाम
1/4 cup Pistachios 1/4 कप पिस्ता
¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
¼ चम्मच हल्दी पाउडर
1/4 tsp cardamom powder
1/4 टीस्पून इलायची पाउडर

English
Hindi




How to make dry fruit powder 
Make sure all the dry fruits are clean. 
Peel off the skin from pistachios. 
Dry roast all the dry fruits on a very low flame for 3-4 minutes. 
Cool down. 
Add turmeric and cardamom and blend it. 
You can store this powder in an airtight container for 2-3 weeks at room temperature. 

Tips 
Use unsalted nuts. 
Make sure you pulse the powder in blender for few seconds and then let it cool down before pulsing second time. 
If you keep on blender for a long time, it will create heat and you will end up with dry fruit butter instead of powder.

Friday, June 23, 2017

How to make Quinoa Salad

How to make Quinoa Salad 

Ingredients 
1/2 cup cooked quinoa
1/2 कप क्विनोआ पकाया हुआ
1/4 cup moong sprouts 1/4 कप अंकुरित मूंग 
1/4 cups chopped cucumber 1/4 कप कटा हुआ खीरा
2 tbsp Raisins 2 बड़े चम्मच किशमिश
3-4 mint leaves 3-4 पुदीना के पत्ते
fresh turmeric or ginger ताजा हल्दी या अदरक
lemon juice नींबू का रस
1/3 tsp black pepper powder 1/3 चम्मच काली मिर्च 
पाउडर 
Salt to taste नमक स्वादानुसार

English


Konkani 




Method 

Cook Quinoa as per this recipe 
Clean and peel cucumber. Chop cucumber. 
Add moong sprouts, cucumber to quinoa. 
Chop raisins and mint leaves. Add to quinoa. 
Clean and peel turmeric. Grate and add turmeric or ginger to quinoa. 
Add black peeper, salt, lemon juice as per taste. 
Spicy, healthy, crunchy, minty salad is ready to be served. 

Monday, June 19, 2017

How to make moong dal pani for babies

Daal Pani for babies 

Ingredients 
2 tbsp Moong Dal 2 चम्मच मूंग दाल 
Water पानी
1/8 tsp Dill seeds or cumin seeds 
(optional)
1/8 चम्मच सोया बीज या जीरा

English


Konkani 


Method 

Wash moong dal in running water 2-3 times.

Soak the dal in drinking water for 2-3 hours. 
Make flavoured water by boiling water and add cumin seeds or dill seeds to release gas. 

In a pressure cooker or pot, add soaked dal,and flavoured water or plain water.
Cook until it is mushy.
Cool it down and pass through blender or sieve and mash. 
Adjust the consistency as per baby's age. 

You may add some boiled and cooled drinking water at this point to thin the consistency.

You will get smooth soup that you baby can easily have.

Use a baby-friendly spoon to feed this soup.

* New food should be introduced in a very little quantity to the baby. 
Introduce only one new food per week to the baby so you can find out f baby has any allergies or any side effects.





Thursday, June 15, 2017

How to make moringa curry

How to make moringa curry
Sargavan na sing nu shaak

Ingredients
3 Drumstick , cut into 3 inch pieces and steamed
3 सरगवानु सिंग
1/2 cup Gram flour (besan) roasted 1/2 कप बेसन
1 cup Yogurt (Curd) 1 कप दही
1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing) 1/4 चम्मच हिंग
¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder ¼ चम्मच हल्दी पाउडर
1 tbsp crushed ginger, green chillies 1 चम्मच कुचल अदरक, हरी मिर्च
Water
पानी
1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder ½ चम्मच लाल मिर्च पाउडर
1 tspn roasted cumin seed powder
चम्मच जीरा पाउडर
1/4 teaspoon Mustard seeds १/4 छोटा चम्मच राई
1/4 teaspoon Cumin seeds १/4 छोटा चम्मच जीरा
3-4 Curry leaves 3-4 कड़ी पत्ते
1 tablespoon Cooking oil or ghee 1 चम्मच तेल या घी
Salt , to taste नमक स्वादानुसार
corriander leaves for garnishing धनिया पत्ते

English 

Konkani 




Method

1. Wash and cut the drumsticks in to 3 inch pieces
2. Boil 2 cups of water and add drumstick pods. Cook until tender. You can also cook in pressure cooker for 1 whistle. Do not throw away the water that was used to boil the drumsticks because it is full of vital nutrients and acts as a stock for the recipe. Add salt when they are almost cooked.
3. Roast gram flour besan for 4 to 5 minutes on low hear.
4. Prepare a batter of curd and besan of medium consistency. Add spices like turmeric, cumin jeera, powder, red chilli powder and salt and mix well using a beater so that there are no lumps.
5. In a kadhai heat oil or ghee and make a tampering of mustard seeds. Once mustard seeds crackle add add curry leaves, cumin seeds, chopped ginger and green chilli.
6. Now add the curd and flour batter. Cover and cook for 4-5 minutes.
7. Next add the boiled drumsticks along with the water that was used to boil it.
8. Cover and let simmer for another 10 minutes.
9. When done garnish with coriander leaves
10. Serve when hot with chapatti or bhakhri or rice.
Tip
Yogurt should be little bit sour for the traditional Guajarati taste of this curry.
Add salt to drumsticks when they are almost cooked to avoiding breaking drumsticks. If you add salt in the beginning they will break. 

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

How to make Mango Lassi

Ingredients
Mango chopped 2 cup आम 1 कप कटा हुआ
Yogurt 1 cup
दही 1 कप
2 tsp Sugar
1 चम्मच चीनी 
2 dates
2 खजूर
3-4 saffron strands optional
3-4 केसर स्ट्रेंड्स 
1/4 tsp cardamom powder
¼ टीस्पून इलायची पाउडर
Chocolate sauce 2 tbsp. optional 
चॉकलेट सॉस 2 चम्मच 
Ice cubes as required
बर्फ की क्यूब्स
Cashews, Almonds, Pistachio, raisins
काजू, बादाम, पिस्ता, किशमिश
Ice-cream optional 
आइसक्रीम

English 

Konkani 





Method 

1. Peel and chop mangoes. 
2. Soak few strands of saffron in water for 10 minutes. 
3. Blend yogurt, mango, and dates, cardamom seed powder, saffron soaked in water and taste before adding more sugar. How much sugar is used depends on the sweetness of the mango and the yogurt.
4. If it is thick, add some water to desired consistency. Pour into a tall glass and garnish with dry fruits, ice cream and chocolate sauce. .
Tips
Take ripe mangoes and yogurt should not be too sour. Use fresh yogurt
Adjust ingredient quantities depending on the sweetness of the mango and the sweetness and thickness of the yogurt. 
Make sure mangoes are ripe and not fibrous.