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Rajma Masala

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Rajma Masala



Rajma is all time favorite of all age groups. Today, sharing Rajma recipe in my style. Creamy rich texture, melting in mouth with spicy taste. Tastes yummy with jeera rice. So let us start.
Ingredients :
1 cup Rajma ( Kidney beans )
1/4 cup sabut masoor dal ( pink whole lentils )
2 big onions
2 medium salad tomatoes
1 green chili
3-4 garlic cloves
1/2 inch ginger
1 bay leaf
2 tea spoon Rajma masala ( you can use garam masala also )
1 tea spoon red chili powder
2 tea spoon coriander cumin powder
1/2 tea spoon turmeric powder
salt to taste 
2 tbsp butter or cow ghee or refined oil ( tastes good in ghee )
1/2 tea spoon cumin seeds
pinch of asafoetida
green coriander leaves
1 tbsp cream
Recipe : Soak kidney beans and sabut masoor overnight.
In the morning, cook it in pressure cooker for 3 whistles.
Peel and boil onions with tomatoes in water for 3-4 minutes.
Let the cool and blend them to a smooth paste separately.
Make paste of garlic, ginger and green chili in a grinder.
Heat butter or ghee in a …

Masala Khichdi recipe - Vegetable Masala Khichdi

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Masala Khichdi recipe - Vegetable Masala Khichdi


Whenever we eat heavy lunch during Festivals, in the evening, best meal is Khichdi, which is light on stomach and easy to digest. It is yummy in taste also. Some people like simple Khichdi, while some like masala vegetable khichdi. Most important ingredient in Khichdi is ghee. All the taste of Khichdi comes from ghee. Use cow ghee which is good for health. Khichdi is made from Moong dal and parmal rice, Gujarati people make Khichdi with pigeon dal. Today, sharing Masala Khichdi in my style and also recipe of plain khichdi for beginners.
Recipe cuisine :  Indian
Recipe category : Main course
Preparation & cooking time : 15  minutes 
Servings : 3
Author : Sandhya Sharma 
Recipe Ingredients :
1/2 cup yellow moong dal
1/2 cup parmal rice
1/2 cup onions sliced
1/2 cup capsicum sliced
1 cup cabbage sliced
1 tea spoon garlic, ginger, green chili paste
1 tea spoon red chili powder
1/2 tea spoon turmeric powder
1/4 tea spoon garam masala
salt to taste
1 bay …

Lauki Kofta Curry Recipe- How to make Lauki Kofta curry

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Lauki Kofta Curry Recipe- How to make Lauki Kofta curry


Today, sharing the famous lauki kofta recipe in my style. I have used fresh coconut and peanuts to give the gravy a creamy texture and a different taste from routine cooking. I hope you will like it.
So, let us start.
Recipe cuisine : North Indian
Recipe category : Main course
Preparation time : 40 minutes 
Servings : 4
Author : Sandhya Sharma 

Recipe Ingredients for kofta :
1 cup chickpea flour
1/2 cup grated bottle gourd
1/2 tea spoon red chili powder
1/4 tea spoon turmeric powder
salt to taste
refined oil for deep fry ( as per requirement ) 
Recipe Ingredients for gravy :
1/4 fresh coconut
8-10 peanuts
4-5 red dry chili
1 medium onion
2-3 garlic cloves
1 big tomato
1 tea spoon red chili powder
1/2 tea spoon turmeric powder 
1/2 tea spoon maggie masala
2 tbsp refined oil
pinch of asafoetida
1/2 tea spoon cumin seeds


Recipe instructions : Mix 1 cup chickpea flour,chili powder, turmeric powder, salt to taste and grated bottle gourd in a bowl and make a …

Rava Dhokla Recipe

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Rava Dhokla Recipe ( with lauki )


Today, I am sharing the famous Gujarati dish dhokla, made from rava and lauki. totally healthy and yummy snack. I always try to innovate new dishes. Normally we make dhokla from besan or rava, I added lauki to it to make it healthy with some spices to make it tasty also. Garnished with a sesame seeds, mustard seeds and curry leaves tadka, gives it a mouth watering look. Tastes great with coconut chutney. So let us start.



Recipe cuisine : Gujarati
Recipe category : Snacks
Preparation time : 45 minutes
Recipe Ingredients :
1 cup rava ( suji) ( semolina )
1/2 cup thinly grated bottle gourd ( lauki ) 
2 tbsp curd
salt to taste
1 tea spoon red chili powder
1/2 tea spoon turmeric powder
1 sachet eno
1 tbsp refined oil
1/2 tea spoon mustard seeds
1/2 tea spoon sesame seeds
5-6 curry leaves
pinch of asafoetida
Recipe Instructions : Add 1 cup semolina, grated lauki, 2 tbsp curd, salt to taste, red chili powder and turmeric powder and mix well using some water to make a thick b…

Nail Paint color

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Nail Paint color

Every female loves painting her nails. There is a huge market of Nail paint, local and international. A good brand of nail paint enhances the beauty of your nails. Variety of shades are available in the market, you can apply matching nail paint or contrast color nail paint, you also have the option of mix and match.
Earlier, Red, Maroon, Brown, chocolate, Pink colors were in trend. But nowadays, vibrant colors like, Blue, Green, Purple, yellow and black are available and very much in trend.





 Different styles of painting nails are in trend. Like applying one shade on two nails and other on three nails. Looks pretty, and you can perfectly match with you two color outfit by applying nail paint in this style.



 If you are good at drawing and painting, you can use your skill and imagination in applying nail paint in an artistic form, by designing it in different shapes.
Different attractive nail stickers are also available in the market.
After applying two coats of nail paint, yo…

Tomato vegetable kadhi

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Tomato vegetable kadhi

 Almost all age group are fond of kadhi chawal. Kadhi is a very popular Indian dish, which is prepared in different ways in different regions. In Gujarat, people prefer a kadhi without red chili and little sweet taste. Punjabi and Rajasthani people prepare kadhi with spicy red chili and also pakora kadhi. Sindhi people prepare kadhi with tamarind, instead of buttermilk. Buttermilk and tamarind both are sour in taste and many people are allergic to sour things. I am also one of them, but I love kadhi, so tried this kadhi made from salad tomatoes, which are not sour in taste. It came out so yummy, just try it and you will experience the aromatic taste. So let us start.



Recipe Ingredients :
3 big red salad tomatoes
2 heaped tea spoon chickpea flour
1/4 cup bottle gourd finely chopped
1/4 cup onions finely chopped
1/4 cup capsicum finely chopped
1/4 cup potatoes finely chopped
1 tbsp refined oil
1 tbsp cow ghee
salt to taste
1 tea spoon red chili powder
1/2 tea spoon turmeric po…

Badam Kesar Meetha chila

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Badam Kesar Meetha chila


We all make sweet chila , specially in rainy season. Try this mouth melting recipe of sweet chila this monsoon. I have used almonds and kesar in it, to give it an awesome flavor and aroma. Earlier, making sweet chila was not an easy task with our normal iron pan.
But, now we have non-sticks, so preparing sweet chila has become easy task.We all love Mal pua, but it is not possible every time to prepare it. Instead, you can make this delicious sweet chila, quickly.It is made from wheat flour, almonds, milk, mishri and cow ghee, so totally healthy. So, let us start.

Recipe Ingredients :
1 cup wheat flour
3 cup milk
20-25 almonds
1/4 tea spoon cardamom powder
4-5 threads saffron ( kesar )
powdered mishri or sugar ( as per taste )
cow ghee for shallow fry ( as per requirement )

Recipe Instructions : Soak almonds in water overnight. In the morning, peel the skin and blend it to a smooth paste with 1 cup milk.
Soak saffron threads in 1/4 cup warm water overnight.
Sieve 1 cup whea…

Palak Sprout Kachori

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Palak Sprout Kachori
 Another yummy innovative recipe of Palak sprout kachori.added palak to the outer layer stuffed with moth sprouts, is going to be a totally healthy and tasty treat if you use airfryer or microwave. Every age group will love the taste of this kachori. So let us start.

Ingredients for stuffing :
1/2 cup moth
1 medium onion finely chopped
1 green chili finely chopped
1 tea spoon red chili powder
1/4 tea spoon turmeric powder
1 tea spoon coriander cumin powder
1/4 tea spoon chaat masala
salt to taste
pinch of dry mint powder
1/2 tbsp refined oil
Ingredients for covering :
1 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup cow ghee/refined oil
salt to taste
1/2 cup palak ( washed and roughly chopped )
refined oil for deep fry ( as per requirement )


Recipe : Soak the moth for 4-5 hours. Drain the water and tie them in a cotton cloth and keep them in a casserole overnight.
In the morning they will get sprouted. Wash them and boil for 2-3 minutes. Drain the water and keep aside.
Make a smooth puree of palak in …