This post is about those carefree days
when navratri meant call from our neighbours
for Kumari Pooja
on the auspicious day of Navami
we sisters would go in group
for the ritual .
On return each one of us
would be given
small paper plate with
poori,chana , halwa
and a red dupatta.
This year i am sharing what is prepared at my inlaws place,..-)
Kala Chana/Sukhe Chane/Spiced Horsegram
Kala Chana/Bengal gram half cup
cumin seeds half tsp
green chili one
ginger minced one fourth tsp
salt as per taste
oil to cook
turmeric powder pinch
red chili powder pinch
Soak the chana overnight
drain and wash and keep aside
heat oil in non stick wok
lower the heat and add
cumin seeds,green chili and ginger
fry for a minute and then add
drained chana ,salt,turmeric powder and red chili powder
fry for few minutes add half cup of water
and cover and cook till its done.
serve warm with poori and halwa
Sooji Halwa recipe is blogged here
Wishing all the Readers of Asan Khana Happy Ram Navami 2011
on a different note thanks a ton to Lisa of Vegetarian Kitchen and Fingerfood Jewellery for this
cute gift which i got today,
this is third necklace in my wear food collection ,;-)
Linking this post to
My Legume Love Affair 34 hosted by Desi Soccer Mom event started by Susan of
the Well Seasoned Cook.
Breakfast Mela hosted by Srivalli of Cooking of all Seasons.
Thats all friends,take care and happy blogging,..:-)