Monday, March 7, 2016

Rice Kheer

Hi my beautiful friends,

Wishing you all a Very Happy Mahashivratri and I pray that may Lord Shiv shower his gracious blessing on all of us. Today since it is MahaShivratri an auspicious day I decided to add Shiv's favourite recipe to my blog on this day which is Rice Kheer as they say he consumes it fondly. So today I have happened to make it in my house and I would love to share its recipe with you, so let's get started!!!



Ingredients 

1 cup rice (fine rice)
1/2 litre full cream milk 
1 cup sugar 
Few strands of saffron
2 tablespoons chopped almonds
1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder 

Method

Soak the rice for one and a half hour 
In a heavy bottomed pan heat the milk
Add saffron, raisins and cardamom powder and bring it to a boil
Drain the water from the rice and add the rice to the pan 
Stir continuously until the rice is cooked 
Add sugar and stir till it dissolves 
Remove it in a dish and allow it to cool it at room temperature 
Garnish it with chopped almonds and refrigerate it.
Serve cold 

Wishing you a Very Happy Maha Shivratri and may Lord Shiv shower his blessings on all of us and gift each one of us with peace and prosperity in our life.

Be well and God Bless 

Naina 


Sunday, March 6, 2016

Khirni

Hi my beautiful friends,

Today after redecorating my blog I'm posting my first recipe. It's a sweet dish, they say if you want to start something new, start it sweetly. Today I have got a mouthwatering sweet dish for all my friends, So let's get started. 




Ingredients:

2 litres of milk
3 tablespoons Vermicelli (Seviyan-broken)
2 Cups Sugar
15 to 20 strands of saffron (soaked in milk for a few minutes)
1 tablespoon desi ghee for frying Vermicelli (Seviyan)
1/2 cup almonds and pistachios (Soaked in hot water and peeled and sliced)
5-6 cardamoms (peeled)
1 cup of water 

Method 

Heat ghee in a pan and fry vermicelli (seviyan) in 1 tablespoon ghee until golden brown. Keep it aside. Boil milk in a vessel or kadai. Add fried vermicelli (seviyan), cardamom and soaked saffron in it. Boil again till seviyan (vermicelli) becomes soft and milk is reduced to half it's quantity. Add sugar and keep stirring till it is dissolved. Mix with almonds, nuts and pistachios. Serve hot.

So friends this is my first recipe, I hope you'll like it do try it at home and feed your loved ones till then 

Be well and God Bless

Naina