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December 07, 2012

Vrat ka Chawal & Nutritious Juice

Vrat Ki Chawal:
This is a traditional Gujarati food  typically cooked during fasting .

Basmati Rice 1 cup
Potato 1 large
Cumin Seeds 1 teaspoon
Coriander Powder  1/4 teaspoon
Mustard Seeds 1 teaspoon
Green chilies 5
Peppers 5 balls
Cashews 10
Bay leaves 3
Cloves 2
Elachi 3
Curry leaves 10
Ghee 1 table spoon
Oil 1 tablespoon
Salt for taste
Coriander Leaves for garnish
Sugar a pinch

Cooking Time:

Preparing Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes


Step 1: Peel the potato and dice into medium sized cubes . Slice the chilies , rinse & wash the rice well with cold or hot water .
Step 2: Heat oil add tempering ,when sputters add spices taken when are done add cashews .
Step 3: When cashews turn brown add potatoes ,green chilies,curry leaves and pepper balls.Add a little of salt and cover it for a minute or two
Step 4: Now add the washed rice and sufficient water like if one cup taken add 1.5 cups of water 
Step 5:Add salt for taste and cover it until done,if cooking in a cooker allow it for 4 or 5 whistles
Step 6: When done add taken ghee on top and garnish with chopped cilantro,sprinkle a little sugar .Serve Hot.this goes good with curd .

Nutritious Juice:

As explained in my last posts  the importance of  nutritious food during fasting  ,try this wonderful pack of delighted  ,yummy  and healthy juice


Apple Green/ Red 1 medium size
Carrot 1 medium
Orange 1 small
Lemon 2 tablespoons
Sugar 1 table spoon (optional)

Preparing Time: 

Preparing Time: 10 minutes


Step 1: Peel the apple , chop it roughly and clean out the seeds. Peel carrot and dice it into small cubes
Step 2: Peel orange and take out the bulbs /slices .Now add the ingredients to a blender and blend until it is  smooth 
Step 3: You can filter the juice ,but good if taken directly along  with the pulp .Finally add lemon juice and sugar if   you think necessary and  mix well .Serve  it after cooling or at normal temperature .

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