PAAN PANEER KHEER

I love playing with the flavours of paan (betel leaves) and incorporate them into desserts. This time I have it in the form of kheer.This Paan Kheer is a delicious twist on your Paneer kheer, and I think it’s best for fasting days too.

If you love the flavours of meetha paan, you should surely try it out.

So try this Paan flavoured paneer Kheer and let me know how it turns out.

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INGREDIENTS;

  • 2 cups milk full-fat whole. 500 ml
  • 100 g condensed milk
  • ½ cup paneer /cottage cheese crumbled, 50 gms of chenna or
  • 8 – 10 strands saffron
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 3 to 4 cardamoms green
  • 3 tbsps nuts Mixed (cashew nut, almond, walnut) chopped
  • 2 paan leaves
  • 1 teaspoon gulkand
  • Rose petals for decoration

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. In mixer Add paan leaves, gulkand and 1/2 cup milk and grind it .
  2. Take milk in a thick bottomed pan and bring it to a boil on slow heat.
  3. When the milk starts to a boil, lower the heat to lowest and cook it till it starts to thicken up.
  4. Add paan mixture in it.
  5. Crumble the paneer and keep aside.
  6. Now to the thick milk add condensed milk and one tablespoon of sugar.
  7. Add crumbled paneer at this stage and cook it for 4-5 minutes over low heat. Keep stirring to prevent the milk from burning at the bottom.
  8. Finally, add pounded cardamom and switch off the heat.
  9. Serve this paneer ki kheer warm or chilled as you prefer. We usually chill it for 30-40 minutes in the fridge and serve it garnished with saffron strands and chopped nuts.
  10. Serve paneer kheer hot, warm or chilled .we prefer the kheer to be chilled.The kheer can be had plain and they also taste good with pooris.While serving you can garnish the kheer with chopped dry fruits and fruits.
  11. If you decide to make the paneer ki kheer, always try to use fresh milk and paneer, I can’t stress on these enough. In fact, any dessert if you make with fresh milk comes out much tastier.
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THANDAI CAKE

A light and moist cake with flavors of Thandai perfect for Holi!

Do you love Thandai? Then you’ll love this easy and quick Eggless Thandai cake that’s perfect for Holi or any celebrations!

As kids, we would wait for Holi for too many reasons – the colours, the water, the balloons, the approval of parents to officially create a mess for a day, AND chilled glasses of THANDAI!

This time I am adding my instant thandai mix to to my cakes and everyone loved it .
It’s made using the simplest cake ingredients and  It’s a super moist cake that is bursting with flavors of Thandai and is perfect to serve for Holi!

You may also like these other recipes that are great for Holi –THANDAI PHIRNI HEART SHAPED THANDAI FLAVOURED PAAN COCONUT GUJIA KESAR BADAM CUPCAKES WITH COLOURED THANDAI FLAVOUR FROSTING BLUEBERRY THANDAI PHIRNI GULABJAMUNCHEESECAKE

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1.5 cups Whole wheat flour
  • 1+¼ tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • ½ cup Yogurt
  • ⅓ cup Oil
  • ¾ cup Castor Sugar
  • 1 tsp Rose Water
  • ¾ cup Thandai Milk
  • For  Frosting:
  • ½ cup Whipping Cream
  • Pink, yellow , blue  Food Colouoring
  • 1 tsp thandai powder

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Grease or line cake pan and set aside. Pre-heat the oven to 180 degree C.
  2. Sieve together the dry ingredients – flour, baking powder, baking soda and set aside.
  3.  In another bowl, combine the yogurt, oil, sugar and rose water and mix well till everything is well combined and you can’t see the oil separated from the other ingredients.
  4. Fold in the dry ingredients and slowly add the thandai milk. Mix till you have a smooth batter but don’t overmix.
  5. Transfer to the prepared pan and bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
    Cool on a wire rack before frosting.
  6. For Frosting:
  7. Whip the cream to stiff peaks.
  8. Add the thandai powder ,mix well.
  9. add colour in cone and  Spread over the cooled cake and garnish with slivered pistachios and rose petals.

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3 INGREDIENTS CHOCOLATE COOKIES

Hi there!! Today, I am going to share super easy Chocolate cookie recipe – 3 Ingredient Chocolate Cookies. I know you are wondering – only 3!!!

Yes, with only 3 ingredients, All Purpose Flour, Cornflour, and Baking chocolate. It is egg-less, Dairy-free, no baking soda, no baking powder recipe. This recipe is truly as easy as 1, 2, 3.

This 3 Ingredient Chocolate Cookies recipe was shared by Kruthi Bipin in one of the FB food group and I loved it. I tried so many times and every time it came out perfect and delicious. This has become one of my go-to cookie recipes.

These cookies are mild in sweetness. You don’t need extra sugar. They are satisfying and great for kids lunch-box, snack and dessert as well. Texture-wise, these cookies are crispy yet soft. I highly encourage you to give this a try.

I have used semi-sweet baking Milk chocolate, you may use 100% dark chocolate or any other baking chocolate of your choice.

This recipe was shared by Kruthi Bipin in one of our FB group and i loved it .

INGREDIENTS:

  • 120 grams Semisweet baking Chocolate / Compound chocolate
  • 20 grams All purpose flour / Maida 
  • 20 grams Corn Flour

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Melt the chocolate in a microwave for about 60 seconds (Give a good Stir after 30 seconds and again put it in a microwave for more 30 seconds). Whisk well.
  2. Sieve the All purpose flour/maida and Cornflour.
  3. Mix sieved flour in melted chocolate and make a very soft dough. You should be able to pipe the dough just like cake frosting consistency.
  4. Grease your baking tray with butter. Keep it aside.
  5. Cut the piping bag and insert the tip. I used a Wilton 1M tip. If you don’t have or don’t want to use a piping bag, you may use Ziploc bags too.
  6. Use your choice of tip and make designs.
  7. Fill the piping bag with chocolate flour mixture and pipe circles onto a greased cookie pan.
  8. Bake them into preheated oven @320 degree F/160 degree Celsius for about 10 minutes. (The baking time may vary from oven to oven). Let them cool down completely.
  9. There…. 3 ingredients Chocolate Cookies are ready. isn’t it simple!!
     
     

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STRAWBERRY BANANA MILKSHAKE

Strawberry Banana Milkshake prepared with this recipe is an ultimate summer cooler. Creamy shake of calcium and energy rich banana, milk and vitamin C rich strawberry is a celestial fresh fruit drink that can provide enough energy to keep you on your toes for few hours.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 8 frozen or fresh Ripe Strawberries, halved (approx. 3/4 cup)
  • 1/2 Banana (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/2 tablespoon or to taste Sugar

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Pour milk in the jar of a blender or mixer grinder.
  2. Add halved strawberries.
  3. Add frozen or fresh sliced banana
  4. Add sugar.
  5. Blend until fruits are well blended and there are no chunks of them. Pour it into a serving glass and serve.

NOTES:

  • For thicker shake, use frozen fruit instead of using fresh fruit.
  • To make healthy thick shake, skip adding ice cream and sugar and add extra 1/2 banana (total 1 banana) in this recipe.
  • Taste: Sweet and creamy
  • Serving Ideas: Starwberry banana shake with milk is a thick fruit shake that can be serve in the breakfast or as a dessert. It is a perfect milkshake for kids.
     

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EASY STRAWBERRY ICECREAM

Strawberry icecream Satisfiey your ice cream cravings with this easiest recipe.
This strawberry ice cream recipe is a no cook, quick recipe And does not even need any ice cream maker. You only need to mix the ingredients and done .

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INGREDIENTS:

  • Strawberry -200 gm
  • Sugar -1/2 cup
  • Fresh cream-125 ml
  • Milk powder -2 tbsp
  • Malai – 2tbsp (optional)
  • Strawberry essence – 1 tbsp

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. In a blender add  chopped strawberries and sugar and blend .
  2. Now add milk powder, cream , malai and essence and blend everything to a smooth mixture .
  3. Pour in a container. Cover and keep in the freezer for the ice cream to set.( I am using my mini pinata mould to set this)
  4. “In india, we don’t get sweet tasting strawberries. So I have added 8 tbsp of sugar. Adjust the sugar depending on the sweetness of the strawberries.

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STRWBERRY PINEAPPLE SMOOTHIE

Summer’s best sweet and juicy strawberries, sweet pineapple and yogurt makes irresistible real fruit concoction that is not just healthy but treat to taste buds as well. Discover how can you make refreshing and rejuvenating strawberry pineapple smoothie in just few steps with this recipe.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen Strawberries (or 3-4 strawberries), stem removed and halved
  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen Pineapple Chunks
  • 1/4 cup Yogurt
  • 1/4 cup Pineapple Juice or Orange Juice or Water
  • 2 Ice Cubes
  • 1 tsp honey

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. We have used fresh  strawberries, fresh pineapple and Homemade fresh yogurt in this recipe. You can use fresh or frozen fruits according to the availability.
  2. Pour orange juice in a blender jar. Add halved strawberries, pineapple chunks,  yogurt and honey, Add ice cubes.
  3. Blend until mixture becomes smooth and creamy.
  4. As you can see, the smoothie has beautiful pink color because of strawberries. Pour it into a chilled serving glass and serve.

NOTES:

  • Pineapple adds sweet taste while strawberry compliments it with its tangy touch. This smoothie not only tastes well but also looks inviting as well due to its light pink color.
  • Serving Ideas: Start your day on a perfect note by having healthy pineapple strawberry smoothie as breakfast drink. It also gives mood refreshing and enhancing effect, enjoy it to enlighten your mood any time of the da.y