KERI KA ACHAAR / RAW MANGO CHILLI PICKLE ( DADI’S RECIPE)

Wishing you all a happy #AchaarDay
I celebrated #achaarday to celebrate the vastness of India and it’s culture. Every home makes a different achaar, every person will make the same achaar differently .sabke hatho ka swad achaar me alag alag aata hai, aur dusre ke ghar ka achaar jayada bhata hai .This is what India is about.

I made Keri ka Achaar from my Dadi’s recipe.I tried my best ki Dadi ke hatho ka jadu chal jaye ..

Here’s my favourite mango pickle without which my daily meals would be incomplete .

INGREDIENTS : 

Raw mango 1 cup Chopped

Oil filtered1/4 cup ( You can use Mustard oil too)

Fennel seeds (saunf) 1 1/2 tablespoons

Salt 3 1/2 teaspoons

Split mustard seeds (rai ki dal) 2 teaspoons ( I used rai and crushed in the mixture )

Red chilli powder 2 tablespoons

Asafoetida a pinch

Green chilli chopped 1/4th cup
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INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan till it starts to smoke. Set aside to cool.
  2. Cut mangoes into quarters, remove the tender seeds, then cut into smaller pieces and put into a large bowl.
  3. Crush fennel seeds and Mustard seeds.
  4. Add salt,  crushed spices, asafoetida (heeng ) red chilli powder,  Raw mangoes and green chillies and mix well.
  5. When the oil is cooled add half of it and mix.
  6. Transfer into a porcelain or glass jar and add the remaining oil so that all the mango pieces are well covered.
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SUJI HEART CUTLETS WITH BEETROOT GINGER RELISH

Suji heart Cutlets with Beetroot Ginger Relish

Suji cutlet or rava cutlets:  A very unique crispy mouthwatering snack ideal for tea time or parties and get-togethers. Enjoy these delicious suji cutlets with a warm cup of tea.

Talking about these suji / rava cutlets,  made with very few ingredients mostly available at home. Today I made them in a heart shape but you can make any shape of your choice.

This sooji cutlet can also be treated as crunchy patties or as Tikki’s and can be stuffed between sandwiches and burgers.

If you want to try something chatpata and quick do try these cute heart shaped suji/ rava cutlets. I am sure your Valentine will love it :).

Pep n pure  send me some exciting spreads and jams .here I present my suji heart cutlets with Beetroot  ginger relish
The relish colour was not so bright but the taste was awesome. The taste of the dish was enhanced by the ginger flavour.
Add colour and a spicy twist to your food with this new flavour of pep n pure

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INGREDIENTS:
Sooji / Rava/semolina : ½ cup
Water: 1 cup
peas boiled: ¼ cup
Grated carrot: ¼ cup
Finely chopped onions: ¼ cup
Finely chopped coriander leaves: 2 tbsp
Fine chopped green chilly: 1-2
Salt to taste
Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon or according to your taste.
Oil 1 Tsp
Boiled potato 1 cup
INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. firstly, in a large kadai heat 2 tsp oil and saute 1 green chilli.
  2. also, saute onion for a minute.
  3. Add grated carrot and saute well.
  4. Add 1/2 cup Rava and saute well.picsart_04-11-091090827074286591553.jpg
  5. further saute ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp garam masala, ¼ tsp cumin powder, ½ tsp chaat masala, ½ tsp amchur and ½ tsp salt and ½ tsp red chilli powder now add 1 cup water and mix well.
  6. keeping the flame on low stirring continuously.
  7. this helps to prevent lumps formations and rava absorbs water.picsart_04-11-091823147997569404150.jpg
  8. cover and simmer on low flame for 5 minutes or till upma is cooked well.
  9. add in coriander leaves and mix well. allow the mixture to cool slightly.
  10. Add potato to this mixture and set it in a tray and put it in to fridge for 30 to 40 minutes.
  11. After that cut heart shape cutlets using a cookie cutter.picsart_04-11-092649676236598256948.jpg
  12. Shallow fry in medium flame.
  13. served with your favourite chutney or dips. 
        NOTES: 
  • firstly, use roasted rava if you are scared of turning upma sticky.
  • also, add vegetables of your choice to make it more nutritious.
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STRAWBERRY RABDI

The taste of slow-cooked rabdi with lachchas of malai is heaven, and trust me nothing can beat the flavour of it. Addition of Strawberry to rabdi takes it a notch higher elating your spread on any occasion or parties or festivals.
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My sabji wala bhiya knows about  My strawberry love. He always says  Bhabhi This is the season’s last strawberries  & I always brought some.

I know I have already shared many recipes using strawberries but while they are available, I want to include them in my recipes as much as I can. If you love strawberries like me, then don’t forget to check out my recipe of STRAWBERRY SABUDANA KHEER /STRAWBERRY SAGO PEARLS PUDDING

ORANGE AND STRAWBERRY PUNCH

STRAWBERRY SPINACH SALAD

STRAWBERRY COULIS / SAUCE

STRAWBERRY SHRIKHAND

EGGLESS WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR STRAWBERRY CAKE

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After making this easy rabdi, I flavoured with fresh strawberry puree. I can’t tell you delicious it was! I just wanted to keep eating more. It was addictive.

You can eat rabdi as such but it pairs fabulously with Gulab Jamun, Shahi Tukda, jalebi or malpua. You can make a big batch, eat some on its own and freeze the remaining and use whenever you want to pair it with something.

INGREDIENTS:

1-litre milk
100 gms sugar
1/4th tsp cardamom powder
Few strands of saffron (soaked in milk)
8-10 strawberries, cored
Pistachio and almond shavings

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Take a heavy bottom pan and add milk to it. Bring the milk to a boil.
  2. Soak saffron in 2 tbsp milk and keep aside.
  3. Lower the heat to medium-low and keep stirring and scraping the sides of the pan after every 10-12 minutes.
  4. Cook the milk for 1/2  hours, until it is reduced to a quarter.picsart_03-26-083578490719015517784.jpg
  5. Add sugar, saffron soaked in milk and rose water and cook for another 3-4 minutes.
    Pour the rabri in earthen pots for more flavour or else just transfer in a serving bowl.
  6. Either serve hot or chill in the refrigerator for a few hours before serving.
  7. For making Strawberry Rabdi Refrigerate rabdi for at least 2 hours.
  8. For the strawberry rabdi, puree strawberries with 1 tsp icing sugar in processor. Mix this puree in the rabdi mixture. Garnish with chopped strawberries, pistachio shavings and serve.picsart_03-26-083151664123069204708.jpgNOTES:
  • Tastes best when chilled and fruits have just been mixed.
  • Keep stirring the rabdi after every 10-12 minutes while cooking to make sure it doesn’t stick to the bottom of the pan.
  • You can adjust the amount of sugar according to your taste.
  • Other fruits like mango, kiwi and peach can also be added.

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CURD RICE/ DAHI CHAWAL/OLIYA

Curd rice is the only food which can release a chemical called “Tryptophan ”
in the brain. This chemical calms down the brain and enables one to think coolly.
It is thus a perfect mood stabilising dish and it is quite popular in South India.I love curd- rice. It’s such a simple and light dish.
In my childhood, my dad used to make cool curd rice on the occasion of the  Shitla Saptami. Earlier there used to be simple tadka but since I love the spicy taste I made it with a chatpata tadka and my all time favourite pickle.
Add this tasty twist to regular curd rice and see the colour and taste unleash itself.
Make this recipe to add a tasty twist to your regular curd rice.If you are eating curd during the day, have it without sugar but if you are eating curd at night, add sugar or some black pepper. It will assist in digestion and calm your digestive system. This is very good for the stomach and a light option for the summers too.
So let’s get started with this simple dish with added flavours.
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Cook Time: 10 mins
Servings: 2 PeopleINGREDIENTS:Oil 2 tablespoon
Mustard Seeds / Rai ½ + ¼ tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeera ½ Tsp
Dry Red Chillies 4 to 5 nos
kaju 1tbspCooked Rice 1 ½ cup
Curd / Dahi 1 cup
Pomegranate Seeds ¼ cup
Sugar ½ tsp
Salt ¼ tsp
Chopped Green Chillies 1 med size
Coriander Leaves
Katki achar

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. In a mixing bowl, add 1 ½ cup of Cooked Rice to that add 1 cup of Curd (Dahi).
    To the Rice mixture now add ½ tsp of Sugar, ¼ tsp of Salt, Chopped Green Chillies, ¼ cup of Pomegranate Seeds and mix well.
  2.  For tempering, in a preheated pan, take 2 tsp of Oil to that add ¼ + ½ tsp of Mustard Seeds (Rai), ½ tsp of Cumin Seeds (Jeera), few Dry Red Chillies, 1 tbsp of kaiju and few Curry Leaves.picsart_03-26-022495801377685303879.jpg
  3.  Sauté for 1 min and then add the tempering to Curd Rice mixture and mix well.
  4. Add freshly cut Coriander leaves as per your taste and serve.
    Serve with raw mango katki ka Achar .Fresh Mango Pickle (Katki Ka Achhar)
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EGGLESS CRANBERRY BROWNIES

These Eggless Cranberry Brownies are made with dried cranberries and dark chocolate. The tartness from the cranberry and the rich sweet taste from chocolate can be felt in every bite of it. An irresistible, gooey and luscious cranberry brownies you will love. If you love the tangy flavour of cranberries, you’ll love this brownie recipe.

Made with a generous amount of dark chocolate, cocoa powder, cranberry with an only little bit of flour, these brownies themselves are super fudgy, gooey and luscious. Extremely delicious and super tempting that you can’t resist.

This cranberry sent by True element.
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Let’s have a look at the recipe. Please do try and if at all you try the recipe, do let me know how it turned out for you in the comments below.

INGREDIENTS:

½ cup + 2 tbsp Cranberry dried
¾ cup All purpose flour
½ cup Dark chocolate
¼ cup Cocoa powder
½ tsp Baking powder
½ tsp Baking soda
¼ cup thick Curd / Yogurt
¼ cup Milk
½ cup Sugar
½ cup Butter melted
½ tsp Vanilla essence
Melted white chocolate for decoration

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Grease a cake pan with butter.
  2. Preheat oven @180° for 10 mins.
  3. In a bowl add curd and baking soda, mix well and keep aside for 5-10 mins.picsart_03-23-106448634332902768494.jpg
  4. Melt the chocolate in microwave or use a double boiler method. Keep aside.
  5. In a small bowl dust the ½ cup Cranberry with little flour and keep aside.
  6. In a bowl sieve the all purpose flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and combine them well.picsart_03-23-105015282911144164258.jpg
  7. In the the curd mixture add sugar, vanilla essence, butter, melted chocolate, milk and stir to combine them well.picsart_03-23-117906373421414914286.jpg
  8. Add in the flour mixture and gently fold them to make a smooth batter.
    Add the flour dusted cranberry and give a quick gentle stir. Do not over mix the batter.
  9. Pour the batter over the greased cake pan and level it well. Garnish it with the remaining cranberries.picsart_03-23-113212374943286647745.jpg
  10. Bake at preheated oven for 25 mins. Remove from oven and let it cool down completely.
  11. Demould, cut and decorate  with white chocolate  and serve.

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