Sunday, June 24, 2018

Vegan Kala Channa Pulao/Black Chickpeas Pulao

Looking a gluten free one pot meal which is quite a complete meal, obviously my today's post will definitely fulfil those criterias you are looking for. A simple pulao which calls for one pot cooking. With a dry roasted and freshly prepared spice powder, this pulao gets ready very quickly than you can imagine. No tomato or ginger-garlic paste is needed to dish out this pulao. Already cooked Kala channa aka black chickpeas will take care of the protein content and this dish is completely gluten free. A lunch box friendly pulao which is definitely quick to prepare even if you have dont have enough time early in the morning. This week's posts are going to be one pot meals, yes my theme for this week's blogging marathon is One pot meals. Obviously this flavoursome rich kala channa pulao goes for this week's blogging marathon.

Kala channa pulao

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Nariyal Khoya Laddoo/ Dessicated Coconut & Khoya Sweet Balls

If you are looking for an extremely easy sweets to dish out for some special occasions or else for a festival, dont forget to check this incredible Nariyal Khoya Laddoo. With just easily available ingredients and less than 5 ingredients you can roll out these incredibly delicious sweet balls in an ease. I carried unsweetened Khoya all the way from India and i have freezed them as small portions for further use. And i have been cooking with those frozen khoya portions for a while, trust me even after few months they are still prefect to dish some ultimate sweets or dishes out of them. You may wonder why i have carried those unsweetened khoya all the way from India, all because of their excellent quality. I have a friend who have her own dairy farm and she got a big packet of unsweetened khoya specially for me, how can i refuse her kind gesture. Obviously i brought them to Paris and those milk solids are ultimate to cook with.

Mawa Coconut Laddoos, Unsweetened Khoya Laddoos

Monday, June 18, 2018

Multigrains Ghee Laddoo/Sathumaavu Nei Urundai

A packet of whole multigrains aka Sathumaavu cereals were sitting in my pantry since a while. Though i grabbed this packet of mixed whole multigrains for making the usual traditional porridge with it, i changed my mind to dish out some dangerously laddoos with them. Its quite an authentic sweet balls, which is quite often prepared in many South Indian households just to feed everyone at home with these healthy and nutritious grains. Am running this week's blogging marathon with Make one type of Sweets, though Indians have many delightful sweets, i opted for laddoos. Hence am posting three different laddoos for this week's theme. Yesterday, i posted an interesting puffed lotus seeds and edible gum laddoos which is obviously a delicious sweets to give a try at home, and my today's post is this extremely delicious saathumaavu nei urundai, trust me these balls are dangerously addictive.

Sathmaavu Laddoo, Sweet Sathumaavu Balls

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Makhana Goond Ka Laddoos/Puffed Lotus Seeds & Edible Gum Laddoos

Phool Makhana aka puffed lotus seeds, its looks like popcorn is a good source of protein, carbohydrates, fibre, magnesium, potassium, iron and zinc. High in fibre and low in calories, its enables weight loss. Makhana seeds can be eaten raw, roasted  or ground. The puffed seeds are also used in some Indian sweets liks kheer, puddings and dry roasted snacks. Makhana Phool is also known as foxnut, makhana or gorgon plant. Basically phool makhana belongs to a family called ‘lilly’. Lillly is a flowering plant, that produces starchy white seeds and those seeds are purely edible. This plant is generally cultivated in low land areas of Indian, china and Japan.These countries have been cultivating this plant since many years to get the seeds. This plant is very well ready in its locations with dry and hot summers and even in cold winters. These seeds can be eaten raw, boiled or cooked in Indian cuisine.Seeds are collected in late summers and before autumn. These seeds are commonly used as fried or roasted, they get popped up like popcorn. Am running this week's blogging marathon with Make an Indian Sweet as theme, hence i picked to dish out some laddoos.

Makhana laddoos, Puffed lotus Seeds Laddoos