Onion Chutney

Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 12-15 minutes Servings: 6-8 Ingredients: 2 big onions (peeled and chopped) 1/2 cup flakes of garlic finely chopped 2 tsp mustard seeds Few curry leaves 1 tbsp roasted chana dal (split bengal gram) 2-3 red chillies 1/2 tsp tamarind 1 tbsp oil Salt to taste Method: Heat 1/2 tbsp...
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Lemon Chutney

Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes Servings: 15-18 Ingredients: 1 kg Lemons (Nimbu) 1/4 tsp ground Cloves (Lavang) 1-1/4 cup  Sugar (Cheeni) 1-1/2 tsp Red chili pepper (Lal Mirchi) 1/4 teaspoon ground big Cardamoms (big /black elaichi) 1 tsp Salt (Namak) Method: Wash the lemons and wipe them with a cloth. Squeeze out...
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Rasgulla, Rasagolla, Rasogulla, Rasogolla

Preparation Time: 30 mins Cooking Time: 40 mins Makes 16 servings Ingredients: For The Rasgullas: 1 recipe chenna 1 tsp plain flour (maida) for dusting For The Sugar Syrup: 5 cups sugar 1/2 cup milk Other Ingredients: 2 tsp plain flour (maida) Method: For the rasgullas: Divide the chenna into 16 equals parts and roll...
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Raj Bhog

Preparation Time : 30 mins Cooking Time : 40 mins Makes 8 pieces Ingredients: For the rasgullas: 1 recipe chenna a few drops saffron food colour 1 tsp plain flour (maida) for dusting To be mixed into a stuffing: 1 tbsp Chenna 1 tsp chopped pistachios 1 tsp chopped almonds 1/2 tsp sugar 5 saffron...
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Quick Mango Sandesh

Setting Time: 1 to 2 hours Preparation Time: 10 mins Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 cup peeled and chopped mangoes 1 cup freshly grated paneer (cottage cheese) 1/4 cup powdered sugar 2 drops rose essence For The Garnish: 2 tbsp finely chopped pistachios Method: Combine the paneer, sugar and rose essence in a deep bowl...
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Pineapple Sandesh

Preparation Time:  10 mins Makes 10 Ingredients: 1 recipe sandesh 2 pineapple slices, finely chopped 2 to 3 drops yellow food colour For the garnish: a few saffron (kesar) strands, soaked in 1 tsp of milk 1 tbsp pistachio slivers Method: Mix together the sandesh, pineapple and yellow food colour. Divide into 10 equal parts...
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Paneer and Coconut Balls

Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes Makes 20 balls Ingredients: For the paneer balls: 500 gms paneer 8 tbsp powdered sugar 2 to 3 tsp rose water a few drops of rose essence For the coconut mixture: 2 1/4 cups grated fresh coconut 1 cup granulated sugar 2 pinches of saffron (kesar) strands...
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Orange Sandesh

Setting Time: 3 to 4 hours Preparation Time: 5 mins Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 2 cups grated fresh paneer (cottage cheese) 3/4 cup readymade orange crush 2 tbsp milk 1/2 cup peeled orange segments Method: Combine the paneer, orange crush and milk in a bowl and blend in a mixer to a smooth paste. Transfer...
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Orange Chennar Payesh

Preparation Time: 10 mins Cooking Time: 8 mins Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1/2 cup orange segments 1/2 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese) 2 cups milk 1/2 cup condensed milk 1/4 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder Method: Combine the milk and condensed milk in a broad non-stick pan, mix well and bring to a boil. While stirring...
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Mango Vanilla Sandesh

Preparation Time: 10 mins Makes 10 servings Ingredients: 1 recipe sandesh 2 to 3 drops mango esence 2 to 3 drops yellow food colour 2 to 3 drops vanilla essence a few saffron (kesar) strands for garnishing Method: Divide the sandesh into 2 equal parts. In one part, add the mango essence and yellow food...
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