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Savory Tomato Sooji Halwa - Nonta Suji

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Savory Tomato Sooji Halwa - Nonta Suji
Savory Tomato Sooji Halwa - Nonta SujiBy Barnali DuttaPublished 9th August 2015The easiest of easy recipes for those moms whose youngsters ignore lunch during break. I remember I used to give this food a titbit fun shape. My kids always complained to me that the smell emanating the boxes did tend to pull a crowd of their friends towards it and they had to hide to have a little for themselves. One can make this healthy dish in a couple of minutes using very few ingredients and also make it a more than satisfiably delicious one.IngredientsDry roasted Semolina, sooji: 1/2 cupsmall cubed carrots, onions, [green, yellow, red] capsicums: 1/3 cupminced chili and ginger: 2 tspcurry leaves: 5 to 6blanched, peeled and pureed fresh tomato: 1/2 cupsalt and sugar to tastefor tempering asafoetida powder a little pinch, and whole cumin, mustard seeds, and crushed peanuts: 1 tsp eachfresh lemon juice: one whole lemonCoriander leaves [cilantro]: for garnishingcoo…

Disc-O-Deewane Ahah

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Spicy Oats and Semolina Cake with Peanut Pickle Spicy Oats and Semolina Cake with Peanut PickleBy Barnali Dutta Published: March 30, 2015Cooking has evolved into an act of existence from being just a habit of the sophisticated. My children, both my daughters and my son, wear a tasty intellect. They can accurately reconstruct taste memories of previous versions of a particular dish and chirp out advises like a pro. This is one of those favorite wholesome quick and comfort dishes that they can cook without knowing that they are cooking. They just like to add more nuts and less chili in the recipe.4.8 stars based on 12 reviews, Prep time: 15 min | Cook time: 15 min | Total time: 30 min
Yield: 12 cakes [6 servings] Serving size: 2 cakes, Calories per serving: 250, Fat per serving: 2gIngredients:For Cake : Semolina or Suji: 250gOats: 100gSour Curd: 350gWater: 100gSalt: to tasteSugar: 1/2 tspEno Fruit Salt: 2 tspFor tem…

Flattened Rice Dumpling, a sweet transformation

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Flattened Rice Dumpling, a sweet transformation Kamini Bhog Chirer PuliKamini bhog rice is the medium grain glutinoussundried [Atap] rice. Due to the special aroma of Kamini bhog atap, the rice flakes [chira] of this rice is highly favourful and after cooking the grains remained moist, tender and produce one very aromatic dish. Rice flakes are prepared from the kamini bhog paddy therefore is extensively used in all rituals all over Bengal, semi-urban and even urban areas throughout the year. The preparations made from it are not only easy to make but they can be made in a short notice as well. It can be fried with spices and chillies to make into a hot and tasty food item or can be taken as a nutritious drink by mixing it in milk and curd. Since it is made from paddy, it is easily digestible. In some recipes it is used to increase the aroma of the traditional Bengali curries and also the gravies are thickened with the help of it.

The process of extracting the rice flakes i…

Dodhikarma - Traditional Breakfast Cereal

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Sweet Poha Polao for Saraswati Puja Dodhikarma - Yammm By , published by Prasadam: January 29, 2015Saraswati puja is never complete without the traditional helping of the special sweet mixture offering known as Dodhikarma that is offered to the Goddess in the morning on the day of immersion. The ingredients which comprises of sweet curd, popped rice, dairy sweets and ripe banana are offered while the priest performs the rituals of worship afterwords these ingredients are mixed together to prepare the delicious 'Dodhikarma', which is then offered as Prasad of the puja.

In Bengal Saraswati puja is the occasion of the youngsters or the students. It is the occasion where we are first tested of our event management skills, where we first get to communicate our ideas and express ourselves to the society. From the age of 14 till 24 and perhaps even longer for energetic social networkers, the call of the cuckkoo that marks the start of the puja day till the cold …