This is a cardamom flavoured mutton stew from the Sindhi Cuisine. It is usually served with rotis and makes a very light meal. The soupy gravy tastes good with fresh and soft pav bread too. I remember mom used to make it when we were unwell and recovering from fever to regain the energy.
This preparation usually is made by simmering on low flame but these days the mutton is so hard that it
Farali sabudana rotis or sabudana thalipeeth for fasting is a simple recipe with the addition of mashed potato, roasted and crushed peanuts and shingade ka ata added to the soaked sabudana. you can also add some crushed anardana if you like.
During the normal days you can make it nice and spicy with finely chopped green chillies, cumin seeds and coriander leaves.
Try out these delicious and spicy masala stuffed egg pakoras... a treat for egg lovers. It is not a time consuming snack and perfect for your dinner party. I made them last week-end and it was a super hit.. the credit goes to Chef Harpal Sokhi. I had seen these on his show recently.
Eggs .... 4 or as needed
Onions ....... 2 tbsps (finely chopped)
Coriander leaves .. 2 tbsps (
This is a very simple and quick snack that can be made in just few minutes with the basic ingredients usually available in our kitchens. It really comes out so crunchy and tasty that it vanishes in no time. I just can't stop eating once I start. This is a best option for weight-watchers as it is very light and not deep-fried.
Murmura .... 100 gms (about 5-6 cups)
Patrani Macchi is a steamed fish preparation from the Parsi Cuisine. Fish fillets are marinated in Mint, coriander and coconut chutney along with ginger, garlic, and spice powders for flavouring. For tanginess we can add lemon juice or tamarind paste and a little sugar to balance the taste. Select a fleshy fish preferably a boneless variety. I have used Rawas
The marinated fish pieces are
Drumsticks are used extensively in almost all the cuisines but seldom do we come across any dish made with the drumstick flowers. Swanjhre ji bhaji (drumstick flowers curry) is a delicacy and a speciality of the Sindhi Cuisine. These flowers are available mostly during winter season.
Swanjhre ji bhaji can be made plain or sometimes we add lotus stem, green peas or varyun (dried lentil
Tawa pulao is a street food of Mumbai usually made with vegetables and cooked rice with pav bhaji masala. I wanted to try it out with a twist and made it with fish tikka giving it biriyani masala flavour. It was a super hit and everyone relished it.
I am posting it in our A-Z Recipe Challenge as the alphabet of the month is - F
Boneless fish cubes ..... 500 gms
Delicious and spicy Andhra style allam pachadi (ginger chutney) made with roasted lentils, ginger, chillies, tamarind and spices can be served with dosas, idlis, uttappams etc etc.. If you want to make it a bit milder you can add a little onion, grated coconut and tomato. But I prefer the strong ginger flavour and skip adding them.
Ginger ...... 3 or 4 inch piece
Urad dal ...
Sweet potatoes are an easy-to-prepare root vegetable, filled with vitamins, minerals, fiber, ... They'll fill you up and meet your nutrition needs. These can be had on fasting days too.
Here is a Farali cutlets recipe I have added a little bit of grated carrots for colour and boiled potatoes for binding as many people not eat any bread during the fasting period.
If you have a papaya that is not sweet and tasteless do not throw it...,,try out this delicious halwa. I couldn't believe it would come out so tasty. Everyone enjoyed it.
Papaya ............. 1 large (ripe)
Sugar .............. 3/4 cup (adjust according to the sweetness of papaya)
Green cardamoms ... 4-5
Cashew nuts ............ handful
Desi ghee or oil ...... 4-5 tbsps