As the name suggests, the key ingredient here is freshly ground black pepper which gives a distinctive and awesome flavor to the dish. This is a very popular mughlai delicacy served with Pulao or Indian Bread
Chicken cut into small pieces : 1 no’s
Curd : 1 cup
Ginger-Garlic paste : 3-4 tsp
Coriander powder : 2 teaspoon
Chopped onions : 3 no’s
Cooking Oil : 2 tablespoon
Kalonji (Onion seeds) : 1 teaspoon
Black Pepper powder : 2 teaspoon
Fresh Cream : 1/2 cup
Cashew powder/paste : 1 cup
Chopped Coriander leaves : a bunch
Mirchi Vada is a Popular Rajasthani snack. It is made with Green chili filled with spicy potatoes, dipped in batter and fried. It is mouth watering treat for those who love spicy and hot food.
Recipe for 8
8 green chillies : Use Thick green chilies as these are less hot.
potatoes boiled peeled and mashed : 1 cup
Salt : 1/2 teaspoon
Cumin seeds (jeera) : 1/4 teaspoon
Coriander powder (dhania): 1 teaspoon
Mawa Gujiya is a delicious sweet that is relished at Holi time. It can be stored for a longer time and enjoyed.
Refined flour (maida) : 2 cups
Thickened milk (mawa) : 250 gm
Sugar : 1 cup
Cardamom powder (elaichi) : 1/2 teaspoon
Almond (badam) : 10-12 no’s
Raisins (kishmish) : 10-12 no’s
clarified butter (ghee) : for frying
Sugar : 2 cups for syrup
Method : How to make mawa gujiya:
- Fry thickened milk in a pan until it turns light brown and then remove it from the flame.
- Finely chop almonds.
- Grind sugar to a powder.
Thandai is a very popular refreshing drinks during the days of Holi and Summer. It takes away the body heat and rejuvenates it.
Boiled and cold Milk : 1 litre
Melon seeds paste : 1/4th cup
Saffron (Kesar) threads : 1/4 teaspoon
Blanched and chopped Almond (Badam) : 1/2 cup
Chopped Pistachio (Pista) : 1/4 cup
Cardamom (Elaichi) powder : 1/2 teaspoon
Black pepper powder : 1/2 teaspoon
Sugar : 2 tablespoon
Method : How to make thandaai:
- Add melon seeds paste and sugar to milk and dissolve.
- Add pepper powder, cardamom powder, saffron, chopeed almonds and pistachios.
- Chill this mixtures well and serve with crushed ice.