Thursday, July 25, 2019

Methi Paratha , Kacche Aam Ka Chunda n Adrakwali Elaichi Chai ( Ginger Cardamom Tea )

Methi Paratha , Kacche Aam Ka Chunda n Adrakwali Elaichi Chai ( Ginger Cardamom Tea )

Methi Paratha  
  • Whole Wheat flour-1 cup
  • Besan /Gram flour -1/4 th cup 
  • Chopped Methi leaves -1 cup
  • Turmeric Powder-1/4 th tsp
  • Coriander Powder-1 tsp
  • Cumin Powder-1 tsp
  • Red chilly powder-1 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder-1/2 tsp
  • Ghee -3 tsp 
  • Oil -2 tsp 
  • Curds -1/4 th cup 
  • salt to taste 
  • Ghee for roasting as needed 

In a bowl add wheat flour, besan  , all the powders, salt n mix well , then add  chopped methi leaves, Ghee ,oil n curds n knead to a stiff dough . 

 keep covered under damp cloth n leave it so for 20 mts .

Make equal golf sized balls of the dough .Dust a surface n place the dough on it n bail out paratha shape . 

Heat a tawa, Place the paratha on it and just toast like chapathis on both the sides adding ghee at the edges . 

Kacche Aam / Raw Mango Ka Instant Chunda  adding Jaggery 

  • Kacche Aam /Raw Mango - 3 , i have used Totapuri 
  • Oil-2 tsp 
  • Whole Black Pepper Corns -4 to 6 
  • Dalchini/ Cinnamon Stick -1 inch, broken into 2 or 3 pieces 
  • Cloves - 4 to 6 
  • Jaggery - 1/4 th kg ( i have used dark brown organic jaggery ) 
  • Turmeric Powder-1/4 th tsp 
  • Red Chilly Powder - 1/2 tsp 
  • Salt - 1/4 th tsp 

Wash n wipe it dry with a clean cotton cloth ..  Peel them n grate in a bigger grater . Keep aside 

In a kadai add oil , add whole pepper corns, broken cinnamon stick n cloves,stir for few seconds n then add grated raw mangoes n stir till moisture is gone . Add jaggery n allow it to melt for 2 string consistency . Add salt n turmeric powder n mix well . Switch off the flame n when it cools add red chily powder n mix again . 

Once completely cooled , store in an air tight container n when done properly has a shelf life of one year , 

Adrakwali Elaichi Chai ( Ginger Cardamom Tea )
  • Milk- 1 cup
  • Water-1/2 cup
  • Crushed Ginger - 1 tblsp 
  • Whole green cardamom pod- 2 slightly crushed 
  • Tea Powder- 2 tsp 
  • Sugar as per taste 
Boil milk , add water , crushed ginger, slightly crushed whole green cardamom  n tea powder .sim the flame n let all the ingredients boil well . switch off n using a tea filter strain it . Add sugar , stir well n serve hot . 

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