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  Thekua Thekua is a cookie famous in Eastern part of India. Thekua is made with wheat flour and Semolina dough along with cashews and other dry fruits.It is crunchy outside but soft from inside. Kids like it because of its sweetness. It is very commonly prepared during festival of Chaat in Eastern India.Today I am preparing this recipe at home in simple steps. Preparation Time : 15 minutes Frying Time : 4-5 minutes Ingredients :  Wheat Flour - 2 cups Semolina / Rava / Sooji - 3/4 cup (raw) Sugar - 3/4 cup Ghee / Clarified Butter - 2 tablespoon Cardamom Powder - 1 teaspoon Fennel Seeds - 1 1/2 tablespoon Cashew - 1 1/2 tablespoon fine chopped Dry Coconut - 1 1/2 tablespoon fine chopped Almonds - 1 1/2 tablespoon fine chopped Water - 3/4 cup Oil - for frying Steps : 1. Here are all the ingredients. You can add more dry fruits you like.  2. Heat water in a pan / wok, add sugar and mix well in the water. Do not let it boil. We have to dissolve the sugar i

Kaju Katli

  Kaju Katli   Kaju Katli is very famous Indian sweet dish prepared from cashew. This is very commonly available in sweet shops on festive occasions. On auspicious occasion of Diwali festival I am sharing how to prepare Kaju Katli at home in simple steps. You will need cashews, sugar, milk powder and cardamom powder to prepare this at home. Preparation Time : 20 minutes Resting Time : 30 minutes Ingredients :  Kaju / Cashew Nuts - 2 cups (500 grams) Sugar - 1 cup Cardamom Powder - 1 teaspoon Milk Powder - 1/4 cup Water - 1 cup Steps : 1. Here are all the ingredients. 2. Take little cashews / Kaju in a grinder (do not add a lot at a time), grind the cashew /Kaju in snooze mode at regular intervals of 2 seconds each. Do not grind continuously as cashews / Kaju will starts leaving its oil . 3. Take out the cashew / kaju in a sifter and sift the powder for smooth texture. 4.  Take out the residue in a bowl, you can use this in any curry. 5. Once th

Diamond Murukku

  Diamond Murukku  Murukku is a savory and crunchy snack popular in Southern part of India. It is similar to cracker made with rice, split green gram and sesame seeds. You can have it with tea or coffee. Today I am making this recipe in simple steps at home.  Preparation Time : 10 minutes Soaking Time : 2-3 hours Resting Time : 10 minutes Ingredients :  Rice Flour - 1 cup Moong Dal / Split Green Gram - 2 1/2 tablespoon soaked Sesame Seeds - 1 tablespoon Cumin Seeds - 1 teaspoon Salt - 1 teaspoon Red Chili Flakes - 1 teaspoon Butter - 1 tablespoon Asafoetida / Hing - 1/2 teaspoon Water - 2 cups Oil - for frying Steps : 1. Here are all the ingredients. Here I have already soaked the Moong Dal/ Split Green Gram for 2-3 hours. 2. Heat 2 cups of water in a pan / wok at medium heat and add the butter.  3. Add soaked Moong Dal / Split Green Gram and sesame seeds and boil for 2 minutes. 4. Add salt, chili flakes, cumin seeds and asafoetida / hing and


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