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Wheat flour Nankatai

#RenuRasoi
#Nankatai
    Generally it is prepared by using Maida....but in this recipe I have used Wheat flour n Besan/ Chickpea flour.
    It may not give super looks  but it  tastes Awesome. ..n healthy too...
No baking powder or Soda is used.
You can cook it on your Gas top also. No need of oven.
Here I have cooked it on Gas top.
Ingredients...
*Wheat flour...1.5 Cup
*Chickpea/Besan flour...1/2 Cup
*Powdered Sugar...1 Cup
*Homemade Ghee...3/4 th Cup
*Vanilla Essence...1/4 tsp...optional
Or
*Green Cardamom Powder...1/4 tsp.
* Chopped Dry fruits or Tutti Frutti..1 tbsp
Method...
*Mix Wheat flour & Chickpea/Besan flour properly.
*Add  powdered Sugar Homemade Ghee.
*Add Vanilla Essence or Green Cardamom Powder.
*Mix all with gentle hands.
*Make 15...16 balls...decorate with Nuts or Tutti Frutti.
*Place these balls in a greased baking dish.
*Bake in the preheated oven at 180 degrees for 15 mts or till slight golden brown.
*If cooking on a gas top, take a heavy bottomed pan, spread …

Crispy Karela/ Bittergourd

#RenuRasoi
#Karela #Crispy
Crispy Karela
One of my favourite Vegie in our house we cook  Bittergourd veg in  5..6 types of way.
No Onion and Garlic are used.
This is very crispy n tasty 😋😋
Ingredients...
*Long 6..8 inches tender Bittergourd ... 500 gms
*Oil.... 3 tbspn
*Mustard Seeds ...1/2 tsp
*Salt... 1.5 tsp
*Sugar... 5 tsp
*Red Chilli Powder ...1 tsp
*Turmeric Powder.. 1/4 tsp
*Coriander Seeds Powder... 2 tsp *Roasted Peanut Powder... 1 tbspn *Asafoetida Powder... a big pinch *Lemon juice... 2 tsp
Method...
*Wash the Bittergourd/ Karela, make the slices, add Salt to it by rubbing all slices very well. Keep it aside for 20 mts, squeeze the juice by pressing the slices in both the hands.
*Heat the Oil in the Iron Kadhai, add Mustard seeds when it splutters add Asafoetida Powder n Turmeric.
*Add Bittergourd/ karela slices n saute it , add Sugar n saute on medium flame till crispy stirring occasionaly.
*Add Red Chilli Powder, Coriander Seeds Powder n Roasted Peanut Powder, Mix well…

Beetroot Sar

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Beetroot Sar/ Kadhi
This can be called as a Cold Soup/Kadhi also.... to beat the heat.
Very easy to prepare , no Oil recipe.
Beetroots are very healthy, so should be consumed on regular basis.
Ingredients...
*Steamed and grated Beetroot...1/4 Cup
*Grated Coconut...1/4 Cup
*Grated Ginger...1/2 tsp
*Garlic cloves...2
*Homemade Curd...2 Cups
*Sugar...2 tsp
*Salt...1/2 tsp
*Water...2 Cups
*Roasted Cumin Seeds Powder...a pinch
*Black Salt...a pinch
Method...
*In a Mixer jar add Beetroot, Coconut, Ginger, Garlic, Sugar, Salt and half cup Curd.
* Blend till smooth.
*Now add remaining Curd, Cumin Seeds Powder and Rock Salt.
*Blend again till smooth.
*Pour in a pot, add two Cups water.
You can adjust the water as per your requirement.
*Serve with Meals or as a Meal between Meals....

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बिटाचे सार
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थंड कढी चा प्रकार पण म्हणु शकतो
बिट खायचा अजून एक  चवदार पर्याय...
साहित्य..…

Gongura leaves Ambadi Veg

#RenuRasoi
#Gongura or Sorrel Leaves
Gongura leaves are tasty, sour in taste and good for health.
Not only it is reach in fibre but increases hemoglobin and controls blood pressure also.
When prepared with Chick Pea flour it becomes tasty and Protein rich also.
Ingredients...
*Gongura or Sorrel leaves...500 grams
*Oil...8 tbsp
*Chick Pea flour...1 Cup
*Salt...1 tsp
*Red Chilli Powder...1 tsp
*Turmeric Powder...1/2 tsp
*Green Chillies chopped...4
*Garlic cloves... 20
*Mustard Seeds...1/4 tsp
Method...
*Clean the Gongura leaves...take only leaves...do not take stems...wash thoroughly...place in colander...chopp finely.
*Heat Oil in the pan, add Mustard Seeds, after it splutters add chopped Garlic and Green Chillies.
*When Garlic becomes light brown in colour add Turmeric Powder and chopped Gongura leaves.
*Saute on medium flame for 3 minutes.
*Add Red Chilli Powder and Salt...mix properly...it will become soft, will release lot's of water.
*Saute for 2 minutes add Chickpea flour. M…

Beetroot Appe

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#Appe
Appe also known as Paniyaram.
Very yummy n healthy 😋
Easy to prepare with full of flavours....
A nice combination of Carbs n Proteins.
Added Beetroot to make it  healthy as well as colourful. Beetroot are very healthy and should be consumed on regular basis.
Ingredients...
*Semolina...1 Cup
*Split Yellow Moong Dal...1 Cup
*Sour Curd...1/2 Cup
*Water...2 Cups
*Chopped Onion...1 Cup
*Green Chillies chopped...3
*Grated Ginger...1/2 tsp
*Black Pepper Powder...1/2 tsp
*Salt...2 tsp
*Fennel seeds...1/2 tsp
*Chopped Coriander...1 tbsp
*Grated Beetroot...1 tbsp
*Coconut Oil...1/2 Cup
Method...
*Grind Moong Dal from the Mixer.
*Mix Semolina, Moong Dal powder, Curd by adding water slowly. Take care that lumps should not be form.
Keep it aside for one-hour. Add little more water if required.
*After one hour add all except Beetroot and Oil
*Mix properly, divide the batter in two parts, add grated Beetroot in one part, mix properly.
*Heat Appe pan, add 1/4 tsp Oil, let it heat a…

Vadu Mango Pickle

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#Tangy #Pickle
#VaduMango
Prepared this Yummy n Tangy  Pickle for the first time...
My mother used to prepare this.
This year I got some tender small Mangoes in the  market..
I immediately bought it n decided to prepare this Pickle...
It goes very well with Curd Rice, Dal Chaval, Regular meals...
Ingredients...
*Small tender Mangoes... 500 gms
*Salt... 1/2 Cup
*Red Chilli Powder... 1/2 Cup
*Big Mustard Seeds... 1 tablespoon *Turmeric...1/2 tsp
*Asafoetida Powder...1/2 tsp *Groundnut Oil ...2 tsp
Method...
*Wash n dry Mango  thoroughly.
*They should be dry completely... everything should be dry for the Pickle...
*Apply the Groundnut Oil to the Mangoes.
*Mix Mustard Seeds, Red Chilli Powder, Salt, Turmeric and Asafoetida Powder in the mixer jar n make a fine Powder.
*Mix this with oil costed Mangoes.
*Keep all this in a big Glass or Plastic Bowl.
*You may find it dry in the beginning...but from the 3rd day onwards it will release water slowly.
Mix them every day Morning n Ev…

Shrikhand

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Shrikhand
Shrikhand is a sweet Dish ... which tastes very Yummy 😋😋
Goes very well with Poori, Paratha, Roti...
In Maharashtra after Puranpoli, Shrikhand is very favourite sweet Dish.
With little efforts  prepare at home, for pure hygienic  taste....
Let us see today how we can prepare it at home...
Ingredients...
*Full Fat Milk..1 litre
*Powdered Sugar...400 grams to 500  grams
*Green Cardamom Powder...1/2 tsp
*Nutmeg Powder...1/4 tsp
*20 Saffron  strands soaked in  2 tsp Milk.
*Chopped Almonds & Pistachio...1 tbspn
*Bitten Sour Curd...2 tsp
Method...
* Heat the Milk till it reaches the boiling point.... when it becomes lukewarm...add sour Curd...Mix properly...stir it atleast ten to twelve times.
*Curd will be ready within 6..7 hours.
*Hung it in a Muslin cloth for 5 hours.  See that there are no water contents .... else put some heavy weight on the Muslin cloth to remove the water content.
*It will be approximately 500 grams in weight.
*Add same quantity powdered S…

Red Amaranth Bhaji

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Red Amaranth Bhaji
This simple veg tastes Yummmm 😋
Especially in Summer it is available in plenty.... very healthy... rich in Fibre... helps to reduce cholesterol.
Only the thing is that it takes lot's of time for cleaning...and when cooked get's reduced in quantity and finishes quickly...😃😃
Ingredients...
*Red Amaranth...250 grams
*Chopped Onion...1 Cup
*Red Chilli...3
*Salt...1/2 tsp
*Oil...1 tbsp
*Mustard and Cumin Seeds...1/4 tsp each
Method...
*Wash atleast 4..5 times thoroughly Red Amaranth...let it dry...chopp it roughly.
*Brake the Red Chillies.
*Heat Oil in a pan add Mustard n Cumin seeds, after it splutters add broken Red Chillies, Chopped Onion.
*Saute it for 3..4 minutes.
*Add chopped Red Amaranth, Salt.
*Cook till dry sauteing occasionally.
*Serve hot with Roti n Buttermilk.
Goes well with Dal Rice... Buttermilk combi too..

Kairi Dal

#RenuRasoi
#Kairidal #RawMango
Kairi dal or Ambyachi dal is the dish prepared in the month of Chaitra as a naivedya to Gauri Devi alongwith Aambyache Panhe or Aam Panha...

Ingrediants. ..
*Chickpea Dal... 1 cup
*Grated Raw Mango... 3/4 th Cup *Green chillies.. 4
*Sugar... 2 tsp
*Salt... 1 tsp
*Oil... 1 tbsp
*Mustard n Cumin Seeds...1/4 tsp each
*Asafoetida Powder...1/4 the tsp
*Chopped Coriander...1 tbspn
*Grated Fresh Coconut...1 tbspn
Method. ..
*Soak Chana Dal for  2 hours.
*Grind it in mixer along with Chillies, Cumin Seeds n Salt.
*Grind it coarsely without adding water.
*Take a dal mix in a pan...
*Add  grated Raw Mango, Sugar ....mix properly.
*Heat oil in a kadai add Mustard seeds ...when it splutters add Asafoetida powder.
*Swich off the gas. .pour it immediately on dal n mix thoroughly. ..
*Granish with Coriander and Coconut.
*Ready...
*Tastes yummyyy. ..

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#कैरी #डाळ
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