Who can refuse papad as a starter or when served with any meal? Papads are spicy, light and appetizing. As name suggests, churie is a preparation of crushed papads, spices and ghee. It is quite a popular serve with Rajasthani cuisine. I gave twist to the taste by adding caramelized onion and fresh coriander to the basic recipe of churrie.
There are variety of papads available in the market. Choose as per your taste. Preferably, thick papads will be good for this preparation since it will remains crispier for long. Continue reading Papad Churie with Caramelized Onions
The festival of Diwali was celebrated last week with lots of lights, candles, lanterns & variety of meethai (sweets). Non of the Indian festivals are complete without sweets. This time I thought to add one of the favorite traditional Indian dessert to my blog after working out a super easy way to prepare it. Saffron Sweet Rice is long grain rice (preferably Basmati variety) cooked with saffron, whole dry spices, sugar and ghee. All these ingredients gives it beautiful color and irresistibly rich fragrance. It is a perfect dessert for lunch, dinner or any traditional get together.
There are various ways to prepare sweet rice and I find them to be quite cumbersome. I simplified the recipe by using cooked rice with very few cooking steps. It is surprisingly, fast to cook and can be easily prepared with leftover rice. Continue reading Super Easy Saffron Sweet Rice