Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Festive Thali for Karwa Chauth

Last week was preety hectic as i was alone with Advay for few days,with a sprained leg i somehow managed to cook a decent meal for KarwaChauth vrat

i prepared Ajwain kachodi, Matar paneer,Jeera Aloo,Bharwa Mirchi,Bari hutney,Thekua,Fara,
Dahi wada and Sooji Halwa.

With the advent of moon i broke my fast with this meal.
For a Pooja at my friends place i had to prepare kheer for 40 people ,now this was something new for me as i had never prepared for more then 10 people,and for kheer i never follow any measurement so i asked her to help me with the approx quantity ,this is how i prepared
Recipe name Kheer
Recipe source my friend
preparation time 20 mins
cooking time one hour
rice four cup
sugar eight cup
milk 16 cups
saffron strands pinch
ghee one tsp
crushed cardamom seven
chopped nuts almond,cashew and pistachio one cup

run rice through blender once ,soak and keep aside
heat ghee in non stick wok,lower the flame and crushed  cardamom
stir for a minute and add drained rice
add milk and let the milk boil for ten minutes
add sugar,saffron strands,chopped nuts and mix everything together
keep stirring and cook on low flame till rice is cooked and milk thickens
serve warm or chilled garnished with chopped nuts.

other kheer recipes blogged at asankhana
gharwali kheer
badami kheer
for rangoli and heena  for karwa chauth check this post
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