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Fenugreek subzi

Ingredients2 bunches fenugreek leaves3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced2 dried red chillies, broken into 2, each1 tablespoon oil1 teaspoon cumin seeds1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder1 medium tomato, finely choppedSalt to tasteInstructionsHeat oil over medium heat and saute cumin seeds for half a minute. Add in garlic and saute for a couple of minutes, or untl light brown in color. Add red chilies, mix and add tomatoes, cook covered for about 5 minutes or until all tomato is pulped down. Add turmeric leaves, methi leaves and mix well. Cook covered on medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring every minute.Adjust salt and cook covered for another 3-4 minutes. Serve hot!Note: If you wish, you can add sliced potato and cook with tomatoes, before adding...

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Eggplant curry

Ingredients2 cups eggplant, diced2 tablespoon vegetable / peanut oil1 red onion, finely chopped1 large potato, diced (with the skin), preferably russett or Idaho1 cup tomato, finely chopped1 teaspoon cumin seeds1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste1/4 turmeric powder1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder1 teaspoon sugar2 tablespoons chopped cilantroSalt to tasteInstructionsIn a 3 qt sauce pan, heat oil over medium heat.Add cumin seeds and saute for half a minute, then add onions, saute for about 10 minutes, stirring every minute.Add ginger garlic paste, cook for a couple of minutes and then add all the powdered spices with tomatoes. Cook covered for 5 minutes. Stir, and cook another couple of minutes.Add eggplant, potatoes and stir, add 1 cup of water, salt and sugar, and cook covered...

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Ingredients5 cups whole milk or 3 cups evaporated milk1/2 cup sugar1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder1 teaspoon saffron strandsLOTS OF PATIENCE :pInstructionsIn a 3 qt sauce pan heat milk on medium low heat, stir every 5 minutes. Do not bring the milk to a boil, just cook on this level of heat for about an hour, or until the milk has reduced to 1/3rd quantity. If you are using evaporated milk, its already half cooked, so this should take about 30 minutes.Add sugar, cardamom, saffron and cook for another 5 minutes. Turn off stove and set aside until the mixture cools down to room temperature.Pour in ice-cream moulds and freeze for 4-6 hours, serve!

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Satya narayan puja receipes

All recipes are to be made that day itself, not the day before. Once you wake up early morning and bathe, that is when you start cooking.Sheera / Sooji Ka Halwa - I have another post for this one, start with this recipe.Shrikhand - Flavored yogurt, I have another post for this one.Chawal / Bhaat / White Basmati Rice - I have another post for this one.POORI / PURIIngredients2 cups whole wheat flour + 1/4 cup wheat flour, for dusting2 tablespoon oil + 4 cups oil for deep frying1 teaspoon saltInstructionsIn a mixing bowl, knead a firm dough with half cup warm water, oil, salt and flour. Pour water slowly, if you need to add more water, do so, but...

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Ingredients1 cup semolina3/4 cup ghee3/4 cup sugar2.5 cups whole milkHandful of rains and cashew nuts1/2 teaspoon cardamom powderInstructionsIn a 5 qt sauce pan, over medium heat, add ghee, and when ghee has melted, add nuts and saute for a minute.Then add semolina, saute for about 10 minutes, stirring constantly, until semolina turns light pink in color and you can smell the fragrance of semolina. This is a process to cook semolina.Add warm milk slowly (heat milk in the microwave for 2 minutes prior to adding), and stir gently yet constantly. Make sure that there are no lumps. Add sugar and cardamom powder and keep stirring until all sugar has been absorbed by semolina.HAVE A LID HANDY BECAUSE SEMOLINA MIXTURE WILL...

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