Turmeric pickle.

Fresh turmeric you can get from any Asian or Indian grocery store or if you are gardener like me you can grow in you garden. I have turmeric growing in my garden almost year around. You can make turmeric pickle using two different recipes. One is very simple and easy to make which stays fresh for few weeks. Another one you can keep pickle for few months requires different method and different recipe.

Today we make simple and instant pickle.
Let’s make instant turmeric pickle.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Fresh turmeric wash, peeled cut in to pieces
  • 1 tsp salt or according to taste
  • 1 fresh lemon also some small lemon pieces.

Let’s make instant turmeric pickle

  • First wash, peel and wash again then dry with clean towel or paper towels.
  • Cut in small pieces in a bowl
  • Add salt
  • Add fresh lemon juice and some lemon pieces
  • Mix it well
  • Store in clean jar and keep in refrigerator. This pickle stays fresh for few weeks. It’s healthy and tastes good with every day meals.

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Bottle gourd burfi.

Bottle gourd Burfi made from fresh bottle gourds from my garden 🙂

Bottle gourd burfi is healthy and delicious sweet also known as Doodhi or lauki burfi. Bottle gourd burfi is so easy to make, you only need few ingredients and you can make it in just few steps.

Ingredients.
2 cups shredded bottle gourd
2 cups whole milk
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons ghee
1 tsp powdered cardamoms
Few sliced almonds and pistachios
Let’s make bottle gourd burfi.
On a medium heat place saucepan
Add ghee
When ghee melts
Add shredded and squeezed bottle gourd.
Sauteed it for a minute
Add milk
Mix it, stir it, let it cook for about five minutes. Once it starts getting thicker , add sugar and some cardamom powder, mix it well, let it cook until it thickens.

Turn off the heat . Transfer the burfi in greased dish, spread it, sprinkle cardamom powder, sliced almonds and pistachios if you like. Cut it in to pieces.

This bottle gourd burfi tastes delicious hot or cold.

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Apple butter 🍎Home made apple butter made this morning using only few ingredients:

Fresh apples 

Pure cane sugar 

Pinch of cinnamon powder 

Pinch of salt

Cup of water to cook

Few drops of fresh lemon juice 

Cook on a low heat to perfect consistency.

Let it cool down completely to store in a jar to refrigerate.

Use it as a sandwich spread.

Or

Make sweet and sour chutney.

Enjoy:)

Have a wonderful day friends.

Mohanthal.

First of all, l like to wish you happy Diwali to all my friends world wide.

Mohanthal is a traditional Gujarati sweet we make during Diwali. This festive sweet is made with chickpeas flour also call gram flour, ghee made out of butter, sugar and added nuts and spices like almond, pistachios, cardamoms,nutmeg and saffron.
To make mohanthal perfect and easily, you need to prepare everything ahead because once you start cooking,you have to pay full attention on roasting flour and making syrup. This is very important to make good mohanthal.

Let’s start making mohanthal.
Ingredients.
2 cups gram flour
1 1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk to prepare flour
1/2 cup water to prepare syrup
1 cup ghee to roast flour
4 tablespoons ghee to prepare flour
1/2 tsp saffron
1/2 tsp cardamoms
Pinch of nutmeg powder
Few sliced almonds
Few sliced pistachios

Let’s start preparing

First grease the dish to pour mohanthal.

Prepare flour
In a bowl:
Add flour, milk and ghee mix it well, press it down, cover it for few minutes.
Now crumbling flour with two hands , make flour smooth, fluffy and grainy with out any lumps.
Prepare sugar syrup.
On a medium heat, add water and sugar in a saucepan and bring it to boil until turn into thick syrup . Take drop see it sticks to your two fingers.
Add saffron in syrup, turn off the heat , keep it aside.
Let’s roast the flour
On a medium heat, in a heavy bottom pan
Add ghee
Add flour you prepared
Roast it keep stirring constantly until flour looks golden brown. Turn off the heat.
Add cardamom powder
Add nutmeg powder
Add syrup mix it well
Pour the mixture in to greased dish.
Let it settle for few minutes.
Sprinkle sliced almonds and pistachios.
Press it gently with small bowl.
Cut it in to pieces.
Let it cool down completely.

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Mohanthal is ready to enjoy with friends and family.
Have a happy Diwali.
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Chorafali.

Chorafali is also known as cholafali or fafda.

It’s well known in state of Gujarat in India, specially in Ahmedabad. Chorafali is crispy, spicy and tasty snack we make in Diwali time. Today I decide to make something Diwali special.

Ingredients.
1 cup chickpeas flour
1/2 cup Adad flour
2 tablespoons rice flour
2 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp baking soda or papadkhar.
1 tsp black salt or sanchar
1/2 tsp salt
2 tablespoons oil

Let’s prepare water
In a small pot , add water, baking soda, salt and oil.
On low heat bring it to boil, turn off the heat.
In a bowl
Mix all three flour.
Start adding water you prepare, little bit at a time that way you avoid over watering.
Make stiff dough.
Roll it in a log shape on rolling board.
Cut it in a small pieces.
Roll it on a rolling board, make a thin roti using rolling pin. Make all the roti at once, cut it in half and every half roti , make few cuts to make strips.

Once you finish cutting roti in to strips, mix red chilli power and black salt or sanchar in small bowl.
In a heavy bottom pan, add oil to fry .
When oil is ready and hot , add one half of roti and fry both side. When it’s done it should look golden brown, fluffy and crispy.

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Take it out on a paper towel to get rid of excess oil and sprinkle the red chili powder mix immediately on both sides.
Let it cool down completely .
Store it in a air tight container.
Your chorafali fafda is ready to enjoy.

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