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Ram Navami Recipes

3/17/2010 3:21:00 AM

On Ramnavami, the devotees of Lord Ram observe whole day fast. It is said that fasting on this day helps one attain salvation. On this occasion, some of the devotees prefer to have a fasting with satvik food while many go for nirahar (without food) or nirjal (without water) fast. Those who go for the first kind of food are allowed eating potato, fruits, dairy items and rock salt (sendha namak) and are probhibited from eating any food that is considered adulterated according to Hindu shastra (texts). In our Ramnavami recipes section, we have given few traditional Ramnavami recipes based on these ingredients, which are not only very easy to make but extremely scrumptious to taste. We have given here two such scrumptious Ramnavami recipe, give a look… Food Recipes For Ramnavmi Sabudane Ki Kheer Ingredients 1 litre Milk 1 cup Sugar 1 cup Water 1 cup Sago (Sabudana) 1 tbsp Cashew nut

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Gudi Padwa Recipes

3/3/2010 5:59:00 AM

1. SPROUTED CHANA USUAL (Serves 8) I n g r e d i e n t s : 8 curry leaves 4 green chilies, chopped 2 cups red chana, soaked or one night, drained and wrapped in a piece of muslin cloth till well sprouted 2 cups cashew nuts, soaked in water for 2 hours 1 cup grated coconut one and half cup coriander leaves, chopped 3 tbsp oil one and half tsp mustard seeds one and half tsp cumin seeds one and half tsp turmeric powder one fourth tsp asafoetida salt and sugar to taste Method: Clean and pressure cook sprouted chana till soft but whole. Boil cashew nuts till soft. Drain both and reserve. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin and mustard seeds. When they pop, add green chillies, curry leaves, asafoetida and turmeric powder. Stir fry. Add chana, cashew nuts and a little water. Add salt and

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Vasant Panchami Recipes

1/14/2010 4:44:00 AM

On Basant Panchami, Rangla Punjab offers kesarwala doodh, makki ki roti    Meetha Chawal – Basant Panchami   Ingredients Basmati rice 500 gm Almonds 20 pieces Pista 20 gm Kaju 20 gm Kismis 20 gm Khoya 250 gm Lavang 10 pieces Elaichi 10 pieces Saffron 1/4 teaspoon Kewra 400 gm Sugar 100 gm Ghee 100 gm Water 7 glasses     Method Step 1: Soak the rice, badam and kaju. Put the saffron in the 7 glasses of water and boil. Put the soaked rice in the boiling water and also some lavang and elaichi pieces. When the rice is done sieve it to drain excess water. Step 2: In a heavy bottomed pan put some ghee and add some more elaichi and

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Til Special Recipes

1/8/2010 5:17:00 AM

Til Laddoo Recipe Til Laddoo is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Til Laddu by following this easy recipe.  Ingredients:     • 1 Cup til  • 2 Cups jaggery  • 1/2 Cup peanuts  • 4 tsp Ghee      Cooking Instructions: • Roast the til dry till it turns slightly brown. Also dry roast the peanuts.   • Make powder of both ingredients.   • Heat the kadhai for 5 minutes.   • Put jaggery in hot kadhai and mix well till it melts.   • Now add ghee and the powder. Mix well.   • Make laddus from it immediately.   • Til laddus are ready.    Til Papdi RecipeTil Papdi is prepared in North India at the time of Lohri. Learn how to make/prepare Til Papadi by following this easy recipe.  Ingredients:    • 200 gms White sesame seeds  • 5 Pistachios, thinly

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Makar Sankranti Recepies

1/8/2010 5:01:00 AM

In India, a festival comes with a lot of delicious dishes. No celebration is considered complete unless and until rich food is served amongst friends, family and relatives. The festival of Makar Sankranti is also not different from the other Indian festivals; many scrumptious food items are cooked and served on this day. One of the famous and mouth watering dishes prepared on the festival of Makar Sankranti is the 'Kajji Kaayalu'. It is made with a sweet stuffing inside. In the following lines, we have provided the method of preparing this wonderful dish on Makar Sankranti. Read on to know how to make it. Kajji Kaayalu Recipe Ingredients For Filling 100 gm `Endu Kobbari Koru'/ Grated Dry Coconut 75 gm Jaggery / Sugar, powdered 8 to 10 Cardomoms, peeled and powdered 1 tsp Khus Khus 1 tsp Poppy Seeds 25 gm Roaste

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