Malida Special Traditional Sweet recipe

Malida Recipe Konkan Special Breakfast Sweet

Malida is traditional konkan recipe made as a breakfast/Snack or sometime on special occasions. It has many versions and some view it as a comfort food when they use leftover chapati’s to make this recipe. In this recipe we will make it using rice flour in an authentic way as it is usually made. You can also make the Malida recipe using wheat flour and I will show it in the forthcoming blog posts.

Watch the Video recipe of Malida: Malida Traditional Konkan Recipe

The most important ingredient in a Malida recipe is Coconut and as coconuts are found in abundant in konkan region, this special dish is a local delicacy. Try the Mangalore famous Banana Buns recipe or Soft Idli Recipe made without Baking Soda. I will show you 2 methods to prepare Malida/Maleeda, one using the Steam cooker and another through regular vessel.

Ingredients:

  • Jaggery 250 gm
  • Rice flour 250 gm
  • Coconut 1 large grated or powder
  • Water 1 cup
  • Raisins 50 gm
  • Salt 1 spoon
  • Cardamom powder 1 spoon
  • Fennel seeds powder 1 spoon

Method:

  • Firstly, Add rice flour in a bowl
  • Now Add salt in water and dissolve it
  • Secondly, Sprinkle the salted water in the rice flour bowl and mash it continuously to mix it thoroughly.
  • Method 1: using steam cooker add water upto the specified limit and place the rice flour mixture in the cooker shelf’s and cook for 5 min on full flame while checking the water in the pan.
  • Method 2: Using a vessel, add 1 ltr water and rice flour mixture and cook for 5 min on full flame
  • Cook the rice flour until it forms balls when checked with fingers
  • Take off stove
  • In a bowl add the cooked rice flour
  • Similarly, in a bowl add grated coconut and grated jaggery and mix it well
  • Add the jaggery and coconut into the cooked rice flour bowl
  • Similarly, add raisins and Mix it thoroughly
  • Tasty Rice flour Malida is Ready.
  • Serve.


Khajur Dates Barfi Indian Sweet

Khajoor Roll Barfi Sweet Indian Dates Burfi

Khajur or Dates is a healthy fruit which is used in many sweet dishes particularly halwa and barfi. In this recipe, we will prepare Khajoor Roll Barfi which is a Indian sweet dish or dessert. Dates are a rice source of Vitamins and Minerals and it can be either eaten ripened or used in various recipes like milkshakes and Falooda.

Watch the Complete video recipe: Khajur Roll Barfi

Dates and dry fruits are a healthier combination which also gives energy and at the same time compliments the meal as a sweet/dessert.In this indian sweet dish Ghee or clarified butter enhances the taste of this Khajoor Roll Barfi recipe. As initially we roast the dryfruits and the Khajur paste in Ghee before making the roll and further into pieces.

Try the unique Mooli Halwa (Radish Halwa) and the Famous Mumbai Aflatoon Recipe .

Dates Roll Burfi Recipe
Khajoor Burfi Ingredients

Ingredients:

  • Dates 400 gm
  • Almonds 100gm
  • Watermelon Seeds 25 gm
  • Cashewnuts 25 gm
  • Charoli 10 gm
  • Sesame seeds 2-3 tbsp
  • Ghee 4 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder 1 spoon

Method:

  • Firstly, Grind dates to a thin paste
  • Heat a pan
  • Secondly, On medium flame roast sesame seeds for 30 sec while constantly stirring it
  • Similarly roast charoli for 30 sec while stirring it
  • Add ghee on medium flame
  • Now add chopped almonds and roast for 30 sec
  • Similarly add cashewnuts and roast for 30 sec
  • Add dates paste
  • Stir roast further for 5 min on medium flame while constantly stirring it
  • Finally, Add cardamom powder and mix it well
  • Take it off stove
  • Most importantly, Allow it to cool completely for 30 min
  • Apply ghee to the palm and make a roll of the mixture
  • On a plate sprinkle sesame seeds and dry fruits
  • Place the roll on the sprinkled dry fruits and sesame seeds and apply it
  • Wrap in a aluminum foil and most importantly, cool in refrigerator for 2 hours.
  • Later, cut into pieces.
  • Serve. (The pieces can be refrigerated before serving for best results)

Carrot Kheer

Gajar Kheer Carrot Sweet Dish

Gajar or Carrot is widely popular Vegetable/Fruit which is often eaten raw but also has many famous sweet dishes like Kheer, Halwa. Mix Vegetable biryani also has chopped Carrot pieces along with other veggies. Milk is a common ingredient in Sweets or Desserts but using dairy milk or Coconut milk further enhances the richness of the dish.

For Video Recipe: Tasty Gajar Kheer Carrot Sweet

Today, we will prepare Gajar Kheer which is a sweet recipe and is a most favourite Carrot dish of many. There is like Rice or Wheat/Sooji in this recipe. It is just prepared in milk while adding dry fruits. This recipe is sugar free as it has Jaggery and we have used organic Jaggery powder but instead regular Jaggery can also be used. Checkout my unique recipe: Mooli Halwa

Ingredients for Gajar Kheer:

  • Carrot 500 gm Grinded
  • Clarified butter 2 tbsp
  • Almonds 25 gm Chopped
  • Corn flour 1 tbsp
  • Cashewnuts 25 gm Chopped
  • Jaggery powder 150 gm or 4-5 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder 1 spoon
  • Fennel seeds powder 1 spoon
  • Milk 500 ml

Method for Carrot Kheer:

  • Firstly, In a mixer jar, add carrot and grind it to a paste
  • Secondly, heat a pan and on full flame
  • Add 2 tbsp ghee
  • Add chopped cashewnuts and almonds
  • Later, Roast it for 15 sec while stirring it
  • Now add carrot paste
  • Cook further for 2 min while constant stirring on full flame
  • Later add milk and mix it well
  • Add Jaggery powder (Most importantly, Do not add regular jaggery while cooking. Add it only at the end after the vessel is off stove and cooled) and mix it well
  • Cook it for 2 min while constantly stirring
  • But after 1 min add fennel seeds and cardamom powder.
  • Mix it well
  • Similarly, Cook for another 1 min and take off stove
  • Tasty Carrot Kheer is ready. Serve Hot.
green gram kheer

Mung Beans Kheer Breakfast Recipe

Mung Beans also known as Moong is part of the legume family and is a popular ingredient in many asian dishes. Various curries and Breakfast recipes have Mung as the main ingredient. This Kheer/Payasam Breakfast Recipe is made as per traditional method which involves usage of mung beans, coconut milk and special method of preparation.

For Video Recipe click here : Mung Kheer/Payasam

Kheer is a widely popular sweet recipe usually made on special occasions and festivals. The main ingredient in a kheer is milk which can be dairy milk or milk obtained from vegetable sources like coconut. Similarly, Rawa/Sooji is also used along with dry fruits. Mung kheer/payasam recipe is ideal for Breakfast or as a sweet recipe. Try unique Cucumber/Kakdi Dosa Recipe: Cucumber Dosa

Mung Beans Kheer Payasam Recipe
Mung Beans Kheer Recipe Traditional Method

Ingredients:

  • Green Gram 200 gm
  • Fennel seeds 1 tbsp
  • Cashewnuts 50 gm
  • Semolina 250 gm
  • Coconut 1 and 1/2 large grated
  • Cardamom 6-7
  • Black Cardamom 1
  • Salt 1/2 tsp
  • Jaggery 300 gm
  • Ghee 2 tbsp

Method:

  • Firstly, In a mixer jar
  • Add grated coconut, both cardamom’s, fennel seeds with 1/4 cup water and grind to a thick paste
  • Secondly, Using a strainer and 500 ml water extract coconut milk from the grinded paste and keep it aside
  • In a Cooker
  • Add green gram and 1/2 of the coconut milk
  • Cook until 4 whistles to cook the green gram (Tip: green gram should not break and must be soft) and keep it aside
  • In a small vessel
  • Add 1 tbsp ghee and cashewnuts
  • Roast it further for 10-15 sec on full flame and keep it aside
  • Heat a vessel
  • Add remaining half of the coconut milk and another 300 ml water
  • Now add jaggery powder and cook until it boils on full flame (Most Importantly, Do not add regular jaggery while cooking, add it only at the end after the vessel is taken off stove and cooled)
  • When it starts boiling, add the cooked green gram and mix it well
  • Allow it to boil for a second time and while boiling add roasted Sooji/Rawa (Roast rawa before for 30 sec on medium flame)
  • Mix it thoroughly
  • Cook for 2 min on full flame while constantly stirring it
  • Further, add cashewnuts and 1tbsp ghee
  • Later on medium flame cook for further 2 min with lid closed.
  • Take it off stove
  • Tasty moong kheer is ready. Serve Hot.
Easy Sooji Sheera Recipe

Sheera Indian Breakfast Recipe

Healthy Indian Breakfast/Sweet Recipe


Indian breakfast recipes are usually categorised into 2 major categories, firstly the various Indian breads recipes and secondly into non-bread like the ones using other forms of Wheat or Rice based products. Semolina which is a wheat product is used in this indian breakfast Sheera recipe. Have you tried the delicious Carrot/Gajar Poori Recipe: Carrot puri Recipe

Watch the Complete Video Recipe here: Sheera Recipe

Upma or Uppittu is the spicy version of Sheera. Sheera is one such Indian recipe using Sooji/Rawa/Semolina as a Breakfast/Sweet/Snack. This recipe is unique as the food colour used in this recipe is extracted from a vegetable and is completely natural. Likewise, There are many recipes that need Rawa/Sooji as the main ingredient which can be a dessert like Sooji Ladoo or some indian breads like Chapati and roti use Sooji along with Wheat or Rice Flour.

Ingredients:

  • Semolina/Sooji/Rawa 300 gm
  • Cashewnut 25 gm
  • Peas/Matar 150 gm
  • Raisins/Kishmis 25 gm
  • Almonds/Badam 30 gm
  • Cardamom Powder/Elaichi Powder 1 spoon
  • Milk 300 ml
  • Sugar 200 gm
  • Salt 1/2 spoon
  • Ghee/Clarified Butter 100 gm or 100 ml Oil
  • Water 300 ml

Method:

  • Firstly, In a mixer jar
  • Add peas, 1/4 cup water and grind it to a fine paste
  • Further, Heat a tawa/pan
  • Add rawa and roast until 2-3 min on full flame with constant stirring and keep it aside
  • Similarly, Heat a pan and on full flame
  • Add ghee
  • Now add cashewnuts and raisins
  • Roast it for 1 min while stirring it constantly
  • Now add milk, water and mix it
  • Add cardamom powder.
  • Similarly, add peas paste and mix it well.
  • Cook it further until it boils
  • Later add Sooji/Rawa and most importantly stir mix it thoroughly to avoid forming lumps
  • Firstly, On low flame, close lid and cook for 2 min
  • Add the sugar powder and mix it thoroughly
  • Secondly, On medium flame, close lid and cook for 1 min.
  • Tasty Sooji/Rawa Sheera is Ready. Natural food colour is used in this recipe.era
aflatoon recipe

Aflatoon Recipe Mumbai Sweet

Today we will prepare a popular sweet dish of Mumbai Aflatoon. I will show you the complete steps to prepare this delicious sweet recipe. Aflatoon is one of my favourite sweets and I often remember eating it in school whenever our guests from Mumbai used to visit us.

Watch Complete video Recipe: Aflatoon

Indian sweets are rich in flavour, specially ghee based sweets like Aflatoon which is a famous Mumbai sweet dish. In this recipe, there is a tasty twist wherein we will make Aflatoon using Carrot. Ghee/Clarified butter along with dryfruits and jaggery are the key ingredients in this recipe.

Bombay sweet dish
See below for method and Ingredients


Ingredients:

  • Carrot Grated 400 gm
  • Milk Powder 60 gm
  • Clarified Butter/Ghee 150 gm
  • Khopra/ Dried coconut 50 gm grated or cashewnut powder
  • Cardamom Powder 1 spoon
  • Fennel Seeds powder 1 spoon
  • Organic Jaggery 150-200 gm
  • Milk 300 ml full cream
  • Cashewnut 15
  • Pistachio 15

Method:

  • Firstly, In a cooker
  • Add grated carrot
  • Add 1/4th cup or 4 tbsp water to cook it until 4 whistles
  • Secondly, In a mixer jar
  • Add grated khopra/dried coconut and 1/2 cashewnuts and grind it to fine dry powder
  • Heat a pan and on full flame
  • Add cooked carrot
  • Now add milk and mix it
  • Stir cook until milk dries for about 4 min while constantly stirring it
  • On medium flame
  • Add khopra and cashewnut powder and stir cook for 1 min
  • Now add clarified butter. mix it and cook for 1 min so that ghee gets absorbed in the mixture.
  • Add jaggery powder and mix it thoroughly
  • On low flame, add milk powder
  • Most Importantly, Stir constantly to avoid forming lumps in the mixture for 3 min.
  • On high medium flame
  • Add cardamom powder and fennel seeds powder and mix thoroughly
  • Cook until 2-3 min while constant stirring until the mixture forms thick consistency
  • Take it off stove and Pour the hot mixture in a plate and spread it
  • Garnish with dry fruits and press from above
  • Cool it completely for 2 hours
  • Later, mark cuts and remove pieces.
  • Tasty Aflatoon is ready. Refrigerate it further.
Khajoor halwa recipe

Khajoor Halwa Recipe (Dates Halwa)

Halwa is a dessert popular in asian cuisine particularly in the Indian Subcontinent. Every Meal is incomplete without a sweet or a dessert. In this recipe I will show you Khajoor Halwa or Dates Halwa Recipe. Like every sweet this too has a lots of variations in the method and choice of ingredients used. Most importantly, we need to clean and de-seed the dates before making its paste. Try Mooli Halwa Recipe

Chana Dal or Split Chickpeas is also used to prepare this halwa which enhances the taste of this dessert. Ideal recipe for festivals and special occasions to delight the guests. Firstly, we need to roast chana dal in ghee and later we add dates paste along with other ingredients and cook it.

Watch the Complete Video Recipe through this link: Khajur Halwa

Ingredients for the Khajoor Halwa:

  • Dates 250 gm
  • Milk 500 ml
  • Almonds 25 gm
  • Pistachios 25 gm
  • Cardamom Powder 1 tsp
  • Cashewnuts 25 gm
  • Brown Sugar or Sugar 50 gm Grinded powder
  • Chana Dal (Split Chickpeas) 100 gm soaked in water for 2 hours
  • Ghee/Clarified Butter 4 tbs

Method for the Halva Recipe:

  • Heat a vessel
  • Add milk (Boiled)
  • Add split chickpeas
  • Cook the split chickpeas for about 10 min while constantly stirring
  • In a mixer jar
  • Add de-seeded dates
  • Now add a little milk and grind to a fine paste
  • Meanwhile, in another mixer jar
  • Add the cooked chickpeas and grind to a fine paste
  • Heat a pan on full flame
  • Add ghee
  • Add chickpeas paste
  • And roast it until it dries out, initially roast on medium flame 2-3 min
  • Mix it well
  • Add another 2 tbs ghee
  • When it dries out add dates paste and mix it
  • Add brown sugar powder and cardamom powder
  • Mix it well
  • Add dryfruits
  • Mix well and cook for 10 min on full flame while constant stirring
  • Tasty khajoor halwa is ready
  • Serve hot
Mooli halwa sweet

Mooli Halwa Sweet Recipe (Radish Halwa)

Mooli Halwa Recipe (Radish Halwa Sweet Dish)

Mooli or Radish is a vegetable used to prepare sabzi or used in curries in Indian/Asian recipes. Learn to make easy and tasty sweet recipe, Mooli Halwa in this recipe.

Dry fruits along with Jaggery is used to prepare this halwa sweet dish. Halwa is a popular sweet in asian cuisine and is similar to pudding. Halwa is prepared by cooking the main ingredient which can be a vegetable or a fruit to a thick consistency along with dry fruits and sweetened with Jaggery or Sugar.

Ingredients:

Radish 300 gm
Almonds 15
Cashewnuts a few
Raisins a few
Milk 1 cup
Jaggery 3 tbs
Ghee/Clarified butter 1-2 tablespoon
Cardamom powder 1 spoon

Mooli Halwa Recipe

Method:

Heat a pan
On full flame
Add grated radish and cook until water dries
Initially stirring for 30 sec on full flame
Later close lid and cook for 1-2 min on medium flame
Add milk on full flame and Stir for 30 sec
Close lid and cook on medium flame for 2 min
Heat another pan and add 1/2 tbs ghee
Roast all the dry fruits while stirring for 30 sec and keep them aside
After adding milk and cooking it, Now, stir mix it and add remaining ghee on medium flame
Stir cook for 2 min on medium flame
Add Jaggery and mix it thoroughly until jaggery dissolves for about 1-2 min
Now Add cardamom powder
Add dry fruits and mix it well for 30 sec
Take it off stove
Tasty Mooli Halwa is ready to serve
Garnish with dry fruits and Serve hot.