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Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Diwali Food, Diwali Recipes, Free Recipes for Diwali

Diwali Food, Diwali Recipe
Gujia

Gujia is a favorite festival sweet prepared at the time of almost all the grand festivals in almost all parts of north India. Though gujias are known to be prepared during the time of holi but nowadays gujias are prepared during the time of Diwali also. These gujias differ from region to region particularly in the sense of the filling in the gujias like in Uttar Pradesh, the fillin of the gujias are made with khoya while in Goa this filling is made with shredded coconut and nuts. Here is the recipe for the Gujia in simple steps and language just for you.

Ingredients

250 grams of flour
500 grams of Khoya
Few Raisins
100 grams of Almonds
3 tablespoon of cooking oil
100 ml of water
250 grams of sugar

Instructions

Mix the oil and flour properly to form a binding consistency of breadcrumbs. Add some water and knead lightly the entire mixture. Make it soft dough and set it aside with a damp cloth covering it. Fry the khoya in cooking oil till it becomes light brown and then mix the sugar in it properly. Add the almonds and raisins, and fry for a few more minutes. Remove from fire and let it cool. Make small thick chapattis out of that kneaded dough. Fill half of the chapatti with the khoya mixture and, rolling it, seal the sides of the chapatti keeping the khoya inside it. Make the sealing look decorated by giving a look of hemming. Deep-fry these gujias until it becomes light golden brown, keeping the flame at low. Take out the gujias on a paper napkin and let the oil get soaked.


Kheer

Kheer is the most common dessert among the Indians prepared at the time of all the major festivals and celebrations. Kheer can be made with either rice or vermicelli and the essential ingredients of kheer are supposed to be milk and sugar. Kheer is one such pudding, which is fairly easy and quick to prepare and many kheer recipes have evolved according to the regional preferences. Well, we here provide you with the most common way of preparing kheer, which not only lets you prepare the yummiest Kheer but also saves a lot of your time.

Kheer
(Serves 4-5)

Ingredients

1 liter of milk
200 grams of Rice (Soak the rice for ½ an hour before cooking)
Sugar
Finely chopped Cashew nuts
4-5 pieces of Cardamom
Few Raisins

Instructions

Put the milk in a pan and let it boil for a few minutes. Keep the flame at low. Stir the milk continuously until it becomes a little thick. Next put some sugar in the milk and stir it continuously until the sugar melts in the milk. When the milk is ready, put the rice in it and let it boil for some time, while stirring it at intervals. When the rice is cooked, garnish it with chopped cashew nuts, cardamoms and raisins.

2 comments:

Diwali Recipes 2009 said...

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