Varai Bhat


Varai rice 2 cups
Water 3 cups


How to make Varai Bhat:

In a pan put water to boil.

Clean and wash varai rice.

When water is starting to boil add washed varai rice and salt.

Cover the pan and allow to cook varai rice on low flame.

Varai bhat will be ready wiithin 4-5 min.

Serve hot with buttermilk.

Varai rice is mostly prepare in fasting days.

July 2nd, 2009 Author: Vaibhavi

Paanipuri ki puri


Maida 2 cups
Rava 1/2 cup


How to make Paanipuri ki puri:

In a big bowl take maida, rava, salt and 2 tbsp oil and knead a dough using little water.

The dough should be hard.

Cover the bowl and put in a refrigerator for 2 hrs.

After 2 hrs make small balls and roll out small puris very thinly.

You may roll out big thin chapati and then cut small puris with any round shape.

Heat oil in a kadai and deep fry all puris on medium flame.

Allow to cool.

Paanipuri ki puri is ready.

Put in a plastic bag.

June 28th, 2009 Author: Vaibhavi

Sprouted Mung Curry


Sprouted mung 250 gm
Onion 2
Grated coconut 2 cups
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves 4-5
Coriander leaves 1 tbsp
Sugar 1 tsp
Kokum 1-2
Oil 1 tbsp


How to make Sprouted Mung Curry:

To remove skin of sprouted mung put mung in water for 2 hrs.

Wash skinless mung finely.

Chop onion and coriander leaves finely.

In a kadai heat oil and add mustard seeds.

When it starts to crackle add curry leaves and finely chopped onion.

Fry onion till transparent.

Now add red chilly powder,turmeric powder and asafoetida.

After 2-3 min add sprouted mung.

Mix finely and add 2-3 cups of water.

Cover the pan and allow to cook.

In a mixer grind a fine paste of coconut and cumin seeds.

Add salt and mix finely.

Add one cup of water to mung if necessary to cook.

Lastly add ground paste,kokum and sugar.

Mix finely and allow to cook more for 4-5 min.

Sprouted mung curry is ready.

Served with finely chopped coriander leaves.

June 20th, 2009 Author: Vaibhavi

Cabbage Munchurian Balls


Cabbage 4 cups
Maida 1 cup
Cornflour 2 tbsp
Garlic cloves 4-5
Red chilly sauce 2-3 tsp
Red colour 1/4 tsp
Oil to fry


How to make Cabbage Munchurian Balls:

Chop cabbage and garlic finely.

In a cabbage add maida, cornflour, chopped garlic,red chilly sauce,red colour and salt.

Mix finely and add little water to make dough.

The dough should be the consistency of like bhajiya (pakode).

Heat oil in kadai and fry balls.

Cabbage munchurian balls is ready.

Serve hot with Schezuan Sauce

June 14th, 2009 Author: Vaibhavi

Schezuan Sauce


Kashmiri red chilly 15-16
Garlic cloves 1/2 cup
White vinegar 1 cup
Sugar 2 tsp
Oil 2 tbsp


How to make Schezuan Sauce:

Soak red chilly in warm water for 1 hour.

Drain out all the water from the chillies and discard it.

In a mixer take chilly,chopped garlic, sugar and salt.

Make a fine paste using vinegar instead of water.

Heat oil in a pan to smoking point and pour the ground paste.

Mix well and allow to cool.

Put in an air-tight container and refrigerate for further use.

Schezuan Sauce is ready.

June 5th, 2009 Author: Vaibhavi

Soyabean Ke Dahiwade


Whole soya bean    500 gms
Urid dal 1 cup
Green chilly 5
Coriander leaves 1 tbsp
Kadipatta leaves 4-5
Jeera powder 1 tsp
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Curd 2 cups


How to make Soya bean Ke Dahiwade:

Soak urid dal and soya beans separately for 6 hrs.

Drain water and grind in a mixture into a coarse consistency.

Chop green chilly,coriander leaves and kadipatta finely and add in a batter.

Add salt and mix well.

Heat the oil in kadai and fry the balls till golden brown.

Drain on paper and keep aside.

Add salt in curd and beat it finely till smooth.

Soak fried balls in curd and garnish with jeera powder and red chilly powder.

Soya bean ke dahiwade is ready.

May 28th, 2009 Author: Vaibhavi

Dudhi Chana Dal Sabji


Dudhi 250 gm
Chana dal 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Asafoetida 1/4 tsp
Kadipatta leaves 7-8
Ginger 1/2″
Onion 2
Red chilly powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Garam masala powder 1 tsp
Coriander leaves 1 tbsp
Fresh coconut 1 tbsp
Oil 2 tbsp


How to make Dudhi Chana Dal Sabji:

Soak chana dal for 30 min.

Peel and make pieces of dudhi(1″).

In a pan heat oil and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.

After cracking add asafoetida, kadipatta and ginger.

Fry for a min and then add chopped onion and saute till it turns light brown.

Now add chana dal,red chilly powder , turmeric powder and garam masala.

Add dudhi pieces and mix finely.

Cover the pan for 2-3 min.

Now add salt and mix finely.

Cover again.

Allow to cook dudhi for 4-5 min.

Lastly add finely chopped coriander leaves and scraped coconut.

Dudhi chana dal sabji is ready.

Serve hot with roti or chapati.

3 comments May 22nd, 2009 Author: Vaibhavi



Wheat flour 2 cups
Jeera powder 1 tsp
Oil 2 tsp


How to make Khakara:

In a pan take wheat flour,jeera powder,oil and salt and knead dough using sufficient water.

Make small size ball and roll out thin chapati.

Heat the tava and put the chapati on it.

Allow to cook one side and then turn it.

Now cook another side.

Roast the chapati till pink both the side pressing with the piece of clean cloth.

Enjoy hot khakara with pure ghee.

May 14th, 2009 Author: Vaibhavi

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