Category Archives: NORTHINDIAN

method to prepare paneer butter masala

method to prepare paneer butter masala

method to prepare paneer butter masala Most of our kids even us have a special fondness for this world renowned luscious gravy “The paneer butter masala”. Most celebrated restaurant item I must say!When we go to any multi-cuisine restaurant the menu lists may be with limitless varieties.But,we just end up ordering this creamy buttery paneer butter masala most of the time.My kids always love to order butter nan and for that the perfect pair will be always this paneer butter masala each time. It goes well with Nan,parotta,chappathi or even with simple phulkas.The method to prepare paneer butter masala is actually Continue reading

gujarati sweet sukhadi /Gud(gur)papdi

gujarati sweet sukhadi /Gud(gur)papdi

gujarati sweet sukhadi /Gud(gur)papdiThis gujarati sweet sukhadi is an honest straight forward dish with no complicated procedures and proves to be a best authentic sweet with no compromise.As in most of the gujarati sweets jaggery is given more importance because jaggery has a special character to balance the heat of the body keeping it warm.The ingredients used in each region is purely influenced by the climate of that area.While selecting jaggery it should be dark coloured one and that is the good one compared to golden hard jaggery. Continue reading

puri for panipuri /making pani puri

puri for panipuri  /making pani puri

puri for panipuriThis whole may month is vacation period for most of our kids and for me too it’s a relaxing week here at my mom’s place.Till these years I haven’t stayed long at my mom’s place.This time only my mom was very much pleased and happy that I was with her for longer days.During my last visit I did pani puri with puri for panipuri. It was a real hit everybody my brother,sil,kids and my amma loved it totally.I did it from scratch from making puri to pani of-course my sister-in-law helped in rolling and frying. Continue reading

recipe for aam ka panna /mango panna (raw)

recipe for aam ka panna /mango panna (raw)

recipe for aam ka pannaExcellent dosage of this aam panna(raw mango)drink brings us back from exhaustion and thirst that is a common thing to happen due to heatwaves.This time kallamani variety(a variety of mango)I got from the market was very perfect with light sourness and with a sweetish tinge(the way I like). Normally,raw mangoes naturally has its landmark acidic taste which is the main kick that drives us to overindulge.Many add sugar to this (recipe for aam ka panna)  drink but I like adding jaggery and it can be prepared as a concentrate and stored in fridge.If you are storing it in freezer then it will keep for longer. Continue reading

bharleli vangi recipe /bharli vangi (stuffed brinjal)

bharleli vangi recipe /bharli vangi (stuffed brinjal)

bharleli vangi recipe /bharli vangiI know now the reason why this bharleli vangi recipe /bharli vangi is so much a hit dish!its a casual common authentic dish of maharashtra.Nowadays I have made it as one of my common dishes to make it often because it has won all the appreciation from my family members especially my hubby was totally in love with this exceptional dish.Loved the combination of coconut,sesame and jaggery with a hint of tanginess from the tamarind. Continue reading