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Assamese Papaya Khar Recipe / অমিতাৰ খাৰ

Khar is an alkali prepared from sun dried skin of some varieties of banana. It is prepared by filtering the water from the burn ashes of the skin of the banana. This khar extract is preserved in bottles and then used to make khar recipes. A traditional Assamese meal begin with khar. There are many different khar recipes and among them Papaya khar is very popular.
*To know how to prepare khar click here Assamese Papaya Khar Recipe / অমিতাৰ খাৰ 

📎Course : Side dish
📎Cuisine : Assamese  🔪Preparation Time : 5 minutes ♨Cooking Time : 15 minutes  🕞Total : 20 minutes
🍴Servings : 2

1 cup chopped papaya 3-4 chopped garlic cloves 1-2 tbsp Khar 1 tbsp mustard oil Salt to taste METHOD: Boil papaya in a pressure cooker for 1 or 2 whistles. In a pan heat mustard oil. Add chopped garlic cloves. When crackling, pour everything from the cooker. Add khar and salt Mix well and in medium heat cook for few minutes until papaya pieces  become tender. Remove from heat.Serve at lunch with rice.

Gharuwa : Ghost Chilli Pickle Review / ঘৰুৱা : ভোট জলকীয়া আচাৰ - এটি সমীক্ষা

*This post is not a sponsored post but an honest review. At a glance :
Gharuwa is a Morigaon, Assam based pickle producer and supplier company managed by Pranab Singha and his team. The word 'gharuwa' means homemade. So the aim of the company is to give a homemade taste to its customers. Although they produce lemon(নেমু), Indian olives(জলফাই) and jujube(বগৰী) pickles, their ghost chilli or bhut jolokia pickle is more famous and in demand.

My Review on Gharuwa : Ghost Chilli Pickle / ঘৰুৱা : ভোট জলকীয়া আচাৰ - এটি সমীক্ষা -
I received two sample bottles of Gharuwa bhut jolokia pickle two weeks ago from the owner of Gharuwa. Since then I have tasted it several times at my lunch and dinner with rice. As I love making pickles, I too have a couple of bhut jolokia pickle bottles stored in my kitchen. I'm making bhut jolokia pickles from many years and I use mustard oil for making this pickle. I have noticed that the hotness of bhut jolokia decrease after making pickle.  The musta…

Leftover Biscuit Balls/Ladoo

Do not throw the leftover broken biscuitsand crumbs.  Try this simple biscuit ladoo recipe made from leftover biscuits.  You can use any leftover biscuits either sweet or salty. You can also mix different types of biscuit crumbs together to make this recipe.

I'm using ghee in this recipe.  You can use either cow ghee or buffalo ghee. Ghee is clarified butter which is used as a cooking medium in India since time immemorial. But hey! don't worry if you don't have ghee. You can use butter instead of ghee. I have used buffalo ghee here. Buffalo ghee is white in colour and good for weight gain. So I didn't used too much of it out of weight gaining fear.  But these biscuit balls...... I couldn't stopped myself... It was just yummy 😋. 

Leftover Biscuit Balls/Ladoo

📎Course : Sweets 
📎Cuisine : Indian 🔪Preparation Time : 5 minutes ♨Cooking Time : 10 minutes  🕞Total : 15 minutes


1 cup leftover biscuit crumbs 2-3 tbsp sugar 1/2 tbsp cashew nuts (you can use broken le…