Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Kalkand ( Sweet) ( Microwavable)

Kalakand is like thirattipal in a solid form.You can make with condensed milk and ricotta cheese in microwave.( quantity would be more because of the cheese) It takes 10 to 12 minutes if you make the below quantity.
\
Ingredients

  • Condensed milk.........................1 tin
  • Ricotta Cheese.........................1  box
  • Ghee........................................1tsp
  • Mixed nuts...............................1/4 cup
  • Cardamom Powder..................1/4 tsp

Method

  • Mix ricotta cheese and condensed milk together. 
  • Keep in the microwave for 5 minutes uncovered. 
  • Take it out mix well again keep for 3 more minutes.
  • Till it becomes thick you have to keep in microwave 2/3 times for 2 minutes.
  • When it turns to very thick add the broken nuts, cardamom powder and ghee. 
  • Press in the vessel with a flat spoon and keep it out. 
  • After it cools down, cut into shapes.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Jangri

Jangri is the sweet which mostly we prepare for Diwali, festivals and weddings. Everybody love this sweet.I have made this two times. .In my house all like this sweet. Jangri. is a very juicy ,tasty  and classic sweet.

Ingredients

  • Urad Dal.........................1cup
  • Orange Food Colour........a pinch
  • Saffron.............................4/5 strings
  • Sugar...............................1cup
  • Lemon Juice.....................1tsp
Jangri is liked by everyone
Jangri
Method

  • Soak the Dal for 3 hours and grind with little water till it becomes smooth and fluffy.(grind in wet grinder)
  • Add food color , mix well and keep. 
  • Another  pan add little water and sugar let it boil for 3 to 4 minutes and put off the flame.
  • Take a thin cloth or zip lock bag and make a small hole at the center. 
  • Heat ghee or oil.Fill the dough in the cover and do in circle way and small circle around the big circle.
  • You have to practice this. 
  • Practice makes this perfect.
  • Deep fry on a medium heat till crispy and golden on both sides.
  • Drain them all and immerse in the sugar syrup. 
  • When the jangris are coated with sugar syrup, remove and keep them in plate.
  • Use grinder or food processor for the batter.
  • Make it in a low flame and in flat bottomed pan.
  • You can use ghee instead of oil.
  • No need of using rice flour.unless if you use grinder.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Black Urad Dhal and Sesame Seeds Ladu (Sunnundalu)


Black urad dhal and sesame seeds ladu is famous in Andhra and I learnt this recipe from my friend.This is very healthy sweet. I have taken less sugar so that you can get the taste of dhal. It is so delicious sweet. Try and enjoy yourself.
Ingredients
  • Black Urad Dhal..................1cup
  • Sesame Seeds......................1cup
  • Sugar...................................1cup
  • Cardamom Powder.............1/2tsp
  • Melted Ghee.......................1/2 cup
Method
  • Dry roast the black urad dhal in a low flame( about15/ 20 minutes) til you get a pleasant aroma.
  • The same way roast the sesame seeds.
  • Let it cool down. .Powder  the dhal  sesame seeds and sugar  into fine powder separately.
  • Transfer to a mixing bowl. Add cardamom powder.
  • Pour ghee slowly and mix. 
  • Using hands make small sized balls.If needed add more ghee.
  • Black urad dhal can be powdered small portion by portion so that it is equally powdered.
  • You can add more sugar if you like.

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Healthy Carob Balls(Carob Ladu)

Healthy Carob Balls
Carob Powder
Carob Powder


Carob Ladu
Carob powder
Walnuts,Dates and Sugar
Walnuts,Dates and Sugar


The pods are collected when brown, broken open and the hard seeds removed. The empty pods are washed and dry roasted and finally milled to a very fine powder, which is naturally sweet. This powder can be used in the same way as cocoa.
. The carob tree grows in the Mediterranean and is scientifically called Ceratonia siliqua.


Ingredients
  • Carob powder………. half cup
  • Dates…………………half cup
  • Walnuts………………half cup
  • Coconut flakes…….... 2tbsp
Method
Carob Balls is made with carob and dates
Carob balls





  • Soak the dates for 2 hours. Grind the dates using the soaked water..
  • Powder the walnuts coarsely. Mix the date paste, carob powder and walnuts well. 
  • With wet hands roll the carob mixture into small balls. 
  • Roll in coconut and chill(keep in the fridge) until ready to serve

Sunday, April 03, 2011

Ras Malai

Ras Malai.This is one of my favorite sweets. Very easy to make this sweet.
Ingredients
  • Milk......................................................4 cups
  • Sugar....................................................3tbsp
  • Cardamom Powder...............................1/2tsp
  • Thinly sliced almonds and pistachios......3tbsp
  • Rasagulla..............................................10

Ras Malai is very juicy
Ras Malai
Method

  • I  use rasagulla for ras malai. Remove the water and make the rasgulla flat and keep.
  • Boil the milk (I use 2%) on medium heat and reduce to half. Stir continuously so that it wont burn on the bottom.
  • Add the sugar and cardamom powder. 
  • Drop the rasagulla one by one into the milk and let it boil for 2 to 3 minutes.transfer the ras malai into a serving bowl. 
  • Sprinkle the nuts.
  • Chill the ras malai and serve.
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...