Black chana /black chickpeas Kadhi

Black chana Kadhi

Black chana Kadhi

Black chana/black chickpea is also known as desi chana in India.Chickpeas/black Chana is low in fat high in dietary fiber.Black chana curry is very easy and tasty recipe.

WhatWe Need

½ cup Kala chana soaked 6-7 hour or overnight
2 tablespoon Besan/gram flour
1 teaspoon red chilli powder
½ teaspoon turmeric powder
2 teaspoon coriander powder (more…)

Cauliflower -Capsicum


    Cauliflower with Capsicum

 Cauliflower with capsicum, easy to make a vegetable. You can serve as a side dish or with roti.

what we need  

1 medium size cauliflower (cut into 3/4″flowerets) cauliflower &capsicum

1 medium size potato chopped in small cube

1 capsicum cut chopped in long shape

1 small onion chopped

  1/2 tsp.ginger garlic paste

 3-4 green chilli

2 tsp.coriander powder (more…)

Paneer ki kheer -Cottage cheese dessert

Paneer ki kheer -Cottage cheese dessert

How to make Paneer ki kheer 

Paneer ki kheer very easy to make and delicious dessert. Paneer ki kheer is full of protein and nutrients. For sure everyone is just going to love it  

What we need

3 cup milk ( 1 cup=250 ml)
1 cup paneer crumbled
2 tsp cornflour
4 tbsp. sugar
5 -6 almond, pistachio
2  tbsp. rose-water
¼  tsp. Cardamom powder
Saffron (kesar) a few strands (optional)

How to make

Mix cornflour with a little water, chop, almond and  pistachio keep aside.
First, take a deep pan, add milk, bring to a boil. when milk comes to boil mix cornflour mixture, then add sugar and bring to boil, again, reduces the flame simmer until the milk reduces almost half the quantity. Keep stirring to avoid burning.
mix grated panee, add saffron if using, cook for 2-3 minutes, add rose-water turn off heat Cool and mix cardamom powder garnish with chopped almond. Serve chilled.


Corn flour replaces with rice powder, but I have used cornflour.
Adjust sugar as for your taste.
Another way to add.. sugar boils sugars with 1/2 cups water. and add when milk start boiling

How to make (chenna) cottage cheese at home

Take a deep, heavy bottom pan add milk, bring to boil. when milk start boiling, then mix the white vinegar or lemon juice slowly, stir till the whey will start separation in few minutes you will see clear whey, that means milk is properly done. Turn off heat leave for 5 minutes Lined a strainer with muslin or with cotton cloth Strain the whey, tie the curdle milk rinse under cold water to take out the sourness of the vinegar hang it and allow the whey to completely drain it may take minutes.


store whey in the glass bottle and use in soup, making a dough .

use  whey for making paneer again.

More paneer recipe paneer tamatri paneer jalfrezi

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Apple cake


Tea time eggless apple cake

Tea time  eggless apple cake goes well with coffee or tea It’s something special for me because I tried many times, but it did not turn out well.But I did not give up and finally!!! succeed and  it turns out well.Tea time  eggless apple cake good option for vegan too .

Here is  my recipe step by step  for” Tea time  eggless apple cake”

what we need for tea time apple cake

1 cup cake flour(maida)
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 cup oil
1 cup sugar brown sugar(you can use white sugar)
1/2 cup water
1 tsp cinnamon powder
1 pinch salt
1 tsp lemon juice
1 big apple peeled and chopped
1 tbsp. black raisins

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Now add chopped apple sugar and mix ,add water oil lemon juice and cinnamon powder, salt and raisins mix well

pour into greased cake tin .Bake in preheated oven for 40- 45 minutes or till done at 180 degrees .

Serve with tea coffee or with vanilla ice cream.


Garnish  with caramelized apple .