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Tomato Beetroot Soup | Winter Special Recipe

Today’s recipe is ‘Tomato Beetroot Soup’.  Winter is here and with that comes craving for hot soups, so here is one easy recipe for you all. It is a healthy soup which is free of preservatives which comes with ready to prepare soups. Everyone like tomato soup to make it more nutritious I have added add beetroot to the recipe.

Tomato Beetroot Soup

Tomato Beetroot Soup

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Curd Sandwich | Yogurt Sandwich – Kid’s lunch box recipe

Today’s recipe is ‘Curd Sandwich’. 14th November is celebrated as Children’s Day, I am starting a new section dedicated to kids and their lunch box from today onwards. It is a healthy and delicious way to introduce veggies to your kid’s diet. Other than lunch box this sandwich is a perfect option for breakfast and snack.

Curd Sandwich

Curd Sandwich

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Healthy Date Milk | Khajoor Doodh (Winter recipe)

Today’s recipe is ‘Healthy Date Milk’. As the recipe name suggests it is a very healthy milk recipe. During winters when anyone is suffering from cold and cough, this milk recipe is a perfect home remedy. Dates are very healthy fruit but at the same very sweet, so diabetic person please avoid having it. It is a warm drink and perfect for winter season. One can have it as a breakfast recipe.

Healthy Date Milk

Healthy Date Milk

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Rava Upma | Semolina Porridge Recipe

Today’s recipe is ‘Rava Upma’. I am so happy to share this recipe, as this is my favourite breakfast recipe. Although I can have this dish anytime of the day, but it is usually served as a breakfast or snack recipe. It is a very popular recipe from South India. Do try this healthy recipe which is a kind of porridge which is made from semolina.

Rava Upma

Rava Upma

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3 Delicious Simple Raita Recipes (Summer Special)

There is no better season than summer to enjoy curd / yogurt. One of the most common side dish during summer season is Raita. Today, I am sharing 3 delicious and simple ‘Raita Recipes’ with you all. You can serve raita with paratha , pulao or biryani. There are many variants of raita available, I am sharing basic recipes.

Raita Recipes

Raita Recipes

Three varieties of raita which I am sharing are – boondi raita, tomato-onion raita / kachumber raita and cucumber raita. Other curd/yogurt recipes that you can enjoy this summer are – Koshimbir with Yogurt (Maharashtrian curd salad) , Bathua Raita (Chenopodium Yogurt dip) .

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Let’s get started with raita recipes –

Boondi Raita 

This raita is most common raita. It is very easy 5 min recipe of raita. When served cold and prepared in advance, it tastes best. In Maharashtra this recipe includes sugar also. If you love sweeter version, add sugar according to your taste.

Serve: 2
Duration: 5 mins

Ingredients for Boondi Raita

Curd / yogurt2 cups
Boondi1 cup
Salt1/2 tsp or as per taste
Roasted cumin seed powder1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder1/2 tsp

Method for Boondi Raita

  • In a bowl, whisk yogurt / curd.

  • Add all the remaining ingredients of the recipe in the bowl. Mix well.

  • If needed, add water to get your desired consistency. You can also add chaat masala in this raita recipe, it is optional but tastes very well.
  • Garnish raita with cumin powder.

Tomato-Onion Raita / Kachumber Raita

This raita goes very well with biryani or pulao. All you need for this raita is finely chopped onion and tomato. You will find this raita in every restaurant which serve biryani or pulao.

Serve: 2

Duration: 10 mins

Ingredients for Tomato-onion raita

Curd / yogurt2 cups
Onion (medium, finely chopped)1
Tomato (medium, finely chopped)1
Mint leaves (chopped)6-7 nos.
Green chilli (finely chopped)1-2 (medium size)
Saltas per taste
Roasted cumin seeds powder1/2 tsp
Chaat masala1/2 tsp

Method for Tomato-onion raita

  • In a mixing bowl, take chopped onion, chopped tomato, chopped mint leaves, chopped green chillies, salt, powdered cumin seeds and chaat masala.

  • Add whisked curd in the bowl. Mix everything very well.

  • Garnish it with mint leaves. Serve it with biryani and pulao.

Cucumber Raita

If you love cucumber, this raita recipe is for you. It is simplest recipe out all three. This curd recipe is very healthy and can be enjoyed as healthy snack.

Serve: 2

Duration: 10 mins

Ingredients for Cucumber Raita

Curd / yogurt1 cup
Cucumber (grated)1 (medium)
Saltas per taste
Green chilli (finely chopped)1
Roasted cumin powder1/2 tsp

Method for Cucumber Raita

  • Wash and peel cucumber.
  • Grate cucumber in a bowl.

  • Add chopped green chilli, salt and roasted cumin powder in the bowl.

  • Add whisked curd/yogurt in the bowl. Mix well.

  • Garnish it with cucumber slices.

Moong Dal Chilla (Green Gram Lentil Pancakes)

Hey foodies ! Today’s recipe is ‘Moong Dal Chilla’. This is healthy and nutritious pancake recipe. You can have moong dal chilla for breakfast or as a tea time snack.Serve the pancakes with green chutney or tomato ketchup. For this you need whole green gram lentils (powdered), green chillies garlic paste, cumin powder, salt and whole spice powder.

Moong Dal Chilla

Moong Dal Chilla

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Amla Candy Recipe (Indian gooseberry candy)

Hello friends ! Today’s recipe is ‘Amla Candy’. This candy is for every age group. Winter season is here and you will find amla easily in market these days. The best part is you can store them for long-term without any worry. You can have 5-6 pieces daily for taste as well as health. I love amla and this is my favourite way to have them daily.

Amla Candy

Amla Candy

There are many health benefits of amla, also known as Indian gooseberry. I am listing few of them below to give you that extra motivation to have them daily:

  1. Amla is an excellent source of Vitamin C, which helps in increasing immunity.
  2. Amla is rich in fibre.
  3. It is also a powerful antioxidant agent.
  4. Amla is good for your digestive system as it is rich in fibres.
  5. It supports liver function and flushes toxins from the body.
  6. Amla is good for hair care and eye care.
  7. It is diuretic in nature, which helps in keeping kidneys healthy.
  8. Amla reduces blood sugar in diabetic patients.

You can share your re-creation of this recipe or any other recipe from Rasoi Recipe. You can share it on Facebook page or directly mail it to me on rasoirecipe@gmail.com . I would love to hear from you guys. If you have any suggestions or if you want to share your views or appreciation, you can leave your message in the comment section below.

Ingredients for Amla Candy

Amla (Indian Gooseberry)              1 kg

Sugar                                                           750 gms

Black salt (optional)                            to sprinkle

Procedure for Amla Candy

  • Wash and strain amla properly.
  • In a deep vessel take sufficient water, heat water.

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  • When water starts boiling, add gooseberries and cook for 2 minutes.

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  • Switch off the flame, cover the vessel and keep amla in the boiled water for 5 minutes.

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  • Strain amla.
  • Start slicing amla with knife, when they become cold. Throw away the kernels.

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  • Cover the sliced amla with sugar, close the lid and keep it aside.

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  • After 8-9 hours you will find gooseberry slices floating in sugar-water.

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  • On next day you slice will settle in the bottom of utensil, that means slices they have soaked up enough sugar syrup.

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  • When the slices settles in the bottom of utensil, strain amla slices and store the syrup in the refrigerator to use it as amla sherbet during summer season.
  • Keep strained slices under sunlight for at least two days.

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  • Amla candy is ready to use. Sprinkle it with black salt and store them in an air tight container.

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Note:

  • Other ingredients that you can use to flavour your candies are cumin powder, ginger powder or black pepper powder. For sweet and spicy candies,  cover amla slices with any of these powder along with sugar.
  • Amla syrup can be used as cool and refreshing summer drink. All you need to do is, thicken it up a little bit. Store it in an air tight container or glass jar when becomes cold.
  • When sundrying, separate each slice, do not let them stick to each other.
  • You can also sprinkle powdered sugar on the dried amla candy.

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