Indian · No Onion No Garlic · Snacks · Street Food

Kanji Vada | Holi Special | Recipe No. 87

Kanji Vada is a popular recipe from Rajasthan (India). Kanji Vada consist of Vada made from moong dal (split green gram) which is immersed in tangy mustard water (known as Kanji). Kanji is very helpful in digestion. It is often prepared on Festival of Colors i.e. Holi.

Kanji is prepared in advance so that its flavor gets incorporated in water. Just before serving dip prepared vadas into it or you can serve kanji with boondi also sprinkled on top.

Other Holi Special Snacks and Sweets

  1. Besan ke Ladoo
  2. Instant Coconut Ladoo
  3. Chocolate Barfi
  4. Kalakand
  5. Maide ke Masala Kaju
  6. Maide ke Biscuits

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Ingredients –

For Vada –

  1. Green Gram, Split (Moong Dal) – 1 Cup
  2. Salt to Taste
  3. Turmeric Powder – ½ Tsp.
  4. Green Chilli – 1
  5. Cumin Powder – 1 Tsp.
  6. Asafoetida – Pinch
  7. Oil for Deep Frying

For Kanji –

  1. Black Mustard Powder – 4 Tbsp.
  2. Asafoetida – ½ Tsp.
  3. Red Chilli Powder – 1 Tbsp.
  4. Salt to Taste
  5. Water – 8-10 Cups

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Instructions –

For Kanji –

  1. Mix mustard powder, asafoetida, red chilli powder and salt in a small bowl.
  2. Take water in an air tight container and add all spices in it and mix.
  3. Now keep the container at warm place for 3 days.

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For Vade –

  1. Soak split green gram for 3 hours.
  2. Grind soaked gram with one green chilli. Just add 2 tbsp. of water.
  3. Transfer grounded mixture to a bowl and add in salt, turmeric powder, cumin powder and asafoetida and mix them.
  4. Heat oil in a pan for frying.
  5. Drop small balls of the mixture into oil and deep fry them in small batches.
  6. Fry them till they are crisp from all sides. Vade is ready
  7. Now drop these vade in hot water so that they get soft.

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Final Presentation

  1. After 3 days open kanji container and empty it in a bowl and give it a quick stir.
  2. Pour kanji in individual glasses and drop in it soaked vade.
  3. Kanji Vade is ready to be served.

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Dessert · Indian Sweets

Instant Kalakand | Holi Special | Recipe No. 86

Kalakand is a very popular Indian Sweet. It is prepared on different festivals like Diwali and Holi. As festival of colors is coming so decided to share its recipe with you all.

It is prepared from sweetened milk and paneer. The traditional way of making this sweet takes long time so there is a quick way to make this sweet.

The quick Kalakand recipe requires cooking of crumbled paneer with condensed milk and for flavoring we can add cardamom powder. It gives a crumbly and grainy texture to dish. It can be prepared in a couple of hours.

Other festival special sweets and snacks

  1. Besan Ke Ladoo
  2. Instant Coconut Ladoo
  3. Chocolate Barfi
  4. Maide ke Masala Kaju
  5. Maide ke Biscuits

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Serving – Will make around 20-24 pieces

Ingredients –

  1. Paneer (Cottage Cheese) – 500 Gms
  2. Milk Powder – 3 Tbsp.
  3. Condensed Milk – 1 ½ Cups
  4. Powdered Elaichi – 1 Tsp.
  5. Almond Flakes – For Garnishing
  6. Ghee (Clarified Butter) – For Greasing

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Method –

  1. Crumble or grate paneer.
  2. Add crumbled paneer, milk powder and condensed milk in a heavy bottom pan.
  3. Add elaichi powder.
  4. Mix all ingredients and bring pan on heat on medium flame and allow it to cook while stirring continuously.
  5. When the mixture leaves the sides of the pan, switch of the flame.
  6. Grease plate with ghee and drop paneer mixture on it.
  7. Set the mixture on the greased plate and sprinkle almond flakes on it and allow it to cool for 2-3 hours.
  8. Cut Kalakand into pieces and serve.

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Chaat Recipes · Kids Recipe · Snacks · Street Food

Boondi Bhel | Masala Boondi | Recipe No. 85

Today I am sharing with you all a quick and easy recipe of Boondi Bhel which is very delicious and mouth – watering. It is new chaat recipe for chaat lovers. You can have this as an evening snack or as an appetizer.

Other Quick Chaat Recipes –

  1. Aloo Chaat
  2. Corn Chaat
  3. Sev Puri
  4. Chinese Bhel

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Serving – Will serve 4 People

Ingredients –

  1. Boondi – 2 Cups
  2. Finely Chopped Onion – ½ Cup
  3. Finely Chopped Tomatoes – ½ Cup
  4. Salt to Taste
  5. Red Chilli Powder – 1 ½ Tbsp.
  6. Chaat Masala Powder – ½ Tsp.
  7. Lemon Juice – 1 Tbsp.
  8. Finely Chopped Coriander Leaves – 2 Tbsp.

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Instructions

  1. Take boondi in a mixing bowl and add in finely chopped onion and tomatoes.
  2. Add in red chilli powder, salt, chaat masala and lemon juice.
  3. At last add finely chopped coriander.
  4. Mix all ingredients properly and serve.

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Notes –

  1. In vegetables you can also take cucumber, capsicum, cabbage or any other vegetable of your own choice.
  2. You can use raw mango also. It will give nice tangy taste to recipe

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Cake · Dessert

Chocolate Mousse Cake | Valentine Day Special | Recipe No. 84

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Happy Valentine Day to all my friends. Celebrate this special day with your special someone with the chocolate cake whose recipe I am sharing today. It is very simple recipe which is eggless and does not require baking. I have prepared it using biscuits and creamy chocolate mousse and topped it with grated dark chocolate and some strawberries.

Other Valentine Day Special Recipes 

  1. Eggless Sponge Cake
  2. Eggless Pancakes
  3. Biscuit Rolls
  4. No Bake Chocolate Cake
  5. Brownie in Mug

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Ingredients –

  1. Marigold Biscuits – 250 Grams Packet
  2. Condensed Milk – 1 Cup
  3. Whipped Cream
  4. Dark Chocolate
  5. Milk – 2 Cups
  6. Grated Chocolate – For Decorating
  7. Strawberry – For Decorating

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Instructions

  1. Take broken biscuit pieces in a grinder and grind them to a fine powder.
  2. Now take biscuit powder in a mixing bowl and add condensed milk.
  3. Add milk gradually and mix and prepare a smooth paste.
  4. Now melt dark chocolate in a microwave or through double boiler method.
  5. Take whipped cream in another mixing bowl and add in melted chocolate and mix.
  6. Take a cake mould and spread biscuit layer at bottom of it and keep it in freezer for 10 mins.
  7. Now spread cream layer on it and keep it in freezer for 10 mins.
  8. Spread biscuit layer again on top of cream layer and keep it in freezer for 10 mins.
  9. Spread cream layer again and it would be last layer.
  10. Sprinkle generous amount of grated chocolate on top
  11. Keep it in a freezer for atleast 2-3 hours.
  12. After that take out cake from freezer and demould it and garnish it with strawberry pieces and serve.

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