RAINY SEASON SPECIAL RECIPE

RAINY SEASON SPECIAL RECIPE
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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Gulab Jamun with Ice Cream!

Gulab Jamun with Ice Cream
Ingredients:
½ cup milk powder, 250 gms mawa/ Khava, 2 cup sugar, 1 tbsp all purpose flour, ¼ tsp baking powder, ½ tsp cardamom powder, 2 cup water, 1/2 tsp rose essence, ¼ tsp kesar, oil to deep fry 1 liter (family pack) vanilla or Shahi gulab ice cream .

Method:
Gulab Jamun Preparation:
1. Grate Khava/mawa and keep aside.
2. Mix the milk powder, mawa, baking powder, cardamom powder and all-purpose flour. Mix it well. Add required quantity of water so that you are able to form soft dough.
3. Apply oil to your palm and make small round shape balls.
4. Deep-fry these balls on medium heat till golden in color.
5. Drain and soak in sugar syrup for at least 15-20mins before serving.
Sugar syrup Preparation:
1. Heat the water and dissolve the sugar in it.
2. Remove from heat and add the Rose essence and Kesar.
3. Add the jamuns while still warm and keep pot covered for 15-20 minutes.

Gulab Jamun with Ice Cream Preparation:
Take 1 scoop of ice cream in plate and add hot Gulab Jamuns to it and serve.
I tried it with both the flavors Vanilla and Shahi gulab ice cream. :-)
It tastes awesome :-)

VEG JALFREZI

VEG JALFREZI

Ingredients:
2 carrots, 7-8 cauliflower florets, 1 tomato chopped, 2 onions chopped, 100gms Paneer, 1 capsicum chopped, 7-8 almonds, 7-8 cashews, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, 2 tsp red chili powder, 1tsp cumin seeds, tsp coriander powder, 2tsp lemon juice and salt to taste.

Method:
1. Cut vegetables into 1-inch pieces.
2. Grate one onion and keep aside. Make thin slices of the second onion. Keep aside.
3. Make paste of almonds and cashews. Keep aside.
4. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. Wait till they sputter.
5. Add grated onions and stir till lightly cooked.
6. Reduce flame. Add ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice, chili powder and coriander powder. Stir. After a minute, add almond-cashew paste. Stir the mixture till it is barely dry and starts separating from sides of the pan.
7. Add carrots, capsicum and cauliflower. Mix well.
8. Now add 1-cup water. Stir, cover and let boil for 4-5 minutes.
9. Add tomato, paneer and sliced onions while continuously stirring.
10. Cook till vegetables are tender. Now add salt.
11. Leave on heat for a minute more.
12. Garnish with onion rings. Serve hot with fulkas :-)