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Assamese Style Colocasia Chutney / কচুথুৰ, মধুসোলেং আৰু বিলাহীৰ চাটনি

Colocasia chutney or kosuthurir chutney is a very delicious chutney recipe of Assamese cuisine.  Colocasia is a tropical plant found in Assam. It has many varieties. Here in this recipe I'm using small colocasia plant's leaves with stems. This chutney is sour in taste. Here in this recipe I'm using modhuxulung leaves and tomato as souring agent. You can use any other souring agent of your choice.
Serve as a side dish in lunch or dinner.

📎Course : Side dish
📎Cuisine : Assamese 🔪Preparation Time : 5 minutes ♨Cooking Time : 15 minutes  🕞Total : 20 minutes
🍴Servings : 4
INGREDIENTS:

A bunch of colocasia leaves with stems A bunch of modhuxulung leaves1 big tomato or 10-15 cheery tomatoes4-5 green chillies1 tbsp vegetable oilpinch of turmeric1/2 tsp panch phoronsalt to taste
METHOD:
Wash colocasia leaves with stems under running water.With the help of a sharp knife gently remove the thorns.Roughly chop the colocasia leaves and cut the stems in 2" long.In a pan boil colocasia l…

Homemade Sweet and Salty Cookies

Homemade sweet and salty cookies are very easy to prepare. You can make these delicious cookies with or without using oven. I have added cumin in these cookies. So, you can also called these cookies as cumin cookies. Serve these cookies in the morning or evening with a cup of tea.
Homemade Sweet and Salty Cookies 
🔪Preparation Time : 15 minutes ♨Cooking Time : 30 minutes
🕞Total :  45 minutes

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup Maida or all purpose flour 1/2 cup pure coconut oil or any refined oil 1 tsp roasted cumin or jeera 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 cup sugar 
METHOD: In a large bowl take flour, salt, sugar and cumin. Mix well. Now add pure coconut oil and make a soft dough. If you are using oven, preheat oven at 180 degree and line a baking tray with butter paper. Take a small part of dough and shape them in cookies and place them on backing tray. If you are making these cookies on gas stove then place an empty heavy bottomed pan on gas stove. Take a large steel plate and spread some oil in it and place the cookie…

How to make Bread Crumbs without using Oven

Don't throw leftover bread. You can use leftover bread to make many different recipes. You can make bread crumbs from leftover bread at home. Bread crumbs are used for making many different recipes.  I store leftover bread pieces in my refrigerator and later I collect them and make bread crumbs without using oven. I store it in airtight container for later use.
Here is the procedure I use for making my bread crumbs.

How to make Bread Crumbs without using Oven 🔪Preparation Time : 15 minutes ♨Cooking Time : 5 minutes
🕞Total :  20 minutes

INGREDIENTS:

Leftover bread slices METHOD: Break the bread slices into small pieces. Grind bread pieces in a food processor.Heat a nonstick pan. Roast bread crumbs  in medium heat till light golden brown. Remove from heat and let it become cold.Store bread crumbs in a container. You can use this for many days. *Recipe where bread crumbs is used:

বীটৰ তিনিবিধ ৰেচিপি ( 3 Recipes of Beetroot : Guest post by Nilakshi Bora)

Hi, my name is Nilakshi Bora.  I am a home cook and I stay in Guwahati.  Today I am going to share 3 different recipes where I used beetroot as an ingredient. 

Semolina (Suji) and Beetroot Barfi  বৰ্ফি (চুজিআৰুবীটৰেবনোৱা)


INGREDIENTS/উপকৰণ:

1 beetroot / এটা বীট1 cup semolina / চুজি একাপ1 cup sugar /চেনীএকাপ2 tbsp ghee or clarified butter / ঘিউ তিনিচামুচ 1/2 tbsp freshly ground cardamon /ইলাচী পাউদাৰ আধাচামুচ1 tbsp rose water / গোলাপজল এচামুচ 750 ml milk / গাখীৰ তিনিপোৱাFew raisins and almonds / খিছমিচ আৰু আলমন্দ কেইটামান

METHOD/প্ৰণালী:

Boil beetroot and make a paste /বীট সিজাই পেষ্ট বনাই লোৱা|In a non stick frying pan heat 1 tbsp ghee. Slightly fry raisins and almonds and keep aside. /  এটা ননষ্টিক পেন গৰমাই তাত ঘিউ এচামুচ দি খিছমিচ আৰু আলমন্দ কেইটা ভাজি নমাই থব |Again heat 1 tbsp ghee and roast semolina for 3 minutes. Keep aside. /   তাতে আৰু এচামুচ ঘিউ দি চুজিকাপ তিনিমিনিট ভাজি নমাই থব|Again heat 1 tbsp ghee.  Add beetroot paste and fry for 4 minutes. Then add dry fruits,  cardamon pow…

লাইশাকৰ লগত গাহৰীৰ মাংস (Pork with Mustard Greens : Guest post by Aashish Gogoi)

নমস্কাৰ। মই আশীষ গগৈ। শিৱসাগৰ জিলাৰ নাজিৰাত মোৰ ঘৰ। মই সৰুসুৰা ব্যৱসায়ৰ দ্বাৰা বৰ্তমান নিজৰ জীৱিকা নিৰ্বাহ কৰি আছো। ৰন্ধাত চখ আছে। ৰান্ধি ভাল পাওঁ আৰু মানুহক খোৱাই ভাল পাওঁ। কিন্তু সেইবুলি খাই বৈ প্ৰশংসা নকৰিলে টিকিচকৈ খংটো উঠিয়েই আহে😂😂 সকলো পৰম্পৰাগত অসমীয়া ব্যঞ্জণেই মোৰ খুব প্ৰিয়। তথাপি আগস্থান দিওঁ সদায় বৰাহক। বৰাহৰ বিভিন্ন ব্যঞ্জণ ৰান্ধিবলৈ আৰু শিকিবলৈ মই সদায়েই আগ্ৰহী। লাইশাকৰ লগত বৰাহ বা গাহৰী মাংস মোৰ বৰ প্ৰিয় |

  কিছুদিনৰ আগৰ কথা। পিয়াঁজৰ মূল্যই তেতিয়া ১৫০/ টকা পৰ্যন্ত চুইছেগৈ। সেই পিয়াঁজৰ আকাশলংঘী মূল্যবৃদ্ধিৰ দিনতে ফেচবুকৰ বিভিন্ন খাদ্যগোট সমূহত বিভিন্ন সদস্যই বিভিন্ন প্ৰকাৰৰ ৰেচিপি আগবঢ়াই আছে। কোনোবাই যদি মাছ ৰান্ধিছে তেন্তে আন কোনোবাই ৰান্ধিছে মাংস। সকলোৱে তামাম পিয়াঁজৰ ব্যৱহাৰ কৰিছে নিজ নিজ ৰেচিপি সমূহত। আমাৰনো কি আউ ন'? তেওঁলোক ধনী মানুহ বাবে পিয়াঁজ খাইছে। আমিবোৰেটো তেতিয়া পিয়াঁজ বুলি কল্পনা কৰি লৈ মূলাকে চোবাই দিওঁ মাজে মাজে। বেছি প্ৰয়োজন হ'লে বাৰীতে ৰুই লোৱা পিয়াঁজৰ নলকে শুঙি থৈ আহোগৈ। তথাপি বজাৰত পিয়াঁজ দেখিলে সেইফালে চকুৰে নাচাৱেই পায়! ইমান দাম ঐ। গাজা নে …

Gajar Ka Halwa | Carrot Halwa Recipe

Gajar ka Halwa is a popular dessert across India. It is made by simmering grated carrots in milk flavoured with cardamon and dry fruits. As carrots are fully available during winter, so it's a winter dessert.  Carrot halwa is made specially during Indian festivals. 

Gajar Ka Halwa | Carrot Halwa Recipe 
📎Course : Dessert  📎Cuisine : Indian 🔪Preparation Time : 15 minutes ♨Cooking Time : 1 hour
🕞Total : 1 hour 15 minutes
INGREDIENTS:

1/2 Kg carrot 2 cups of  milk 2-3 tbsp ghee or clarified butter 1/2 tbsp freshly ground cardamon 1 cups of sugar Ground cashew nuts and almonds
METHOD: Wash carrots under running water. Peel the carrots. Now grate the carrots with the help of a hand grater. In a heavy bottomed pan heat ghee. Add grated carrots. Fry till oil separates. Add milk, sugar and cardamon powder. Mix everything well and cook under medium heat. Stir occasionally. Cook until milk evaporates completely. Add cashew nuts and almonds. Remove from heat and serve hot or cold as you like.

Xoriyoh Diya Rongalau Agg (Pumpkin Greens with Mustard Seeds)

Tender pumpkin greens cooked with mustard seeds is very delicious and is served as a side dish with rice. Try this recipe as it's very healthy too as pumpkin leaves contains iron, protein, calcium, vitamin A and vitamin C.  The pumpkin leaves are picked from the tip (rongalaur aag) because that part is more soft and tender.

* If you don't like to add mustard seeds then cook pumpkin leaves without adding mustard seeds. Get the recipe here> Stir fried pumpkin leaves
Xoriyoh Diya Rongalau Agg (Pumpkin Greens with Mustard Seeds) 
INGREDIENTS:
1 bunch of tender pumpkin leaves picked from the tip with stems1 potato  2 green chillies chopped2-3 cloves of garlic chopped1/2 tsp of panch phoron 1/2 tsp if turmeric powder  2 tbsp mustard oil2 tbsp mustard seeds salt to taste
METHOD:
Wash pumpkin leaves with stems under running water.With the help of a sharp knife gently remove the thorns.Roughly chop the pumpkin leaves and cut the stems in 2" long.Soak yellow mustard seeds in warm wa…

Rabri Recipe : Guest Post by Rohan Sahu

Hi everyone.... this is Rohan. By profession I am a teacher. Apart from my teaching career, my passion is cooking and tasting variety of cuisines and recipes. I always try to make new dishes. Recently I launched my YouTube cooking channel : Rohan's Kitchen to share my various recipes. In this guest post I am going to share homemade rabri recipe. Rabri is basically a sweet dish made from milk and flavoured with dry fruits, cardamon and saffron. If you like this recipe don't forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel for more such tasty recipes.

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Rabri Recipe :
📎Course : Dessert  📎Cuisine : Indian

INGREDIENTS: Milk (গাখীৰ): 1 litre (১ লিটাৰ)Cardamon (ইলাচি): 7/8 (৭/৮ ডুখৰ)Cashew nuts (কাজু):10-15 (১০- ১৫টা মান)Almond (আলমণ্ড): 7/8 (৭/৮ ডুখৰ)Sugar (চেনি): 1/2 cup (১/২ কাপ)Saffron (কেশৰ) : pinch (১০ মান)METHOD:

Ground the cashew nuts  and cardamon.Heat a nonstick pan. Add…

Spicy Chicken Curry | Masala Chicken

Try this spicy chicken curry cooked with everyday Indian spices and serve with rice or roti. 
📎Course : Main course  📎Cuisine : Indian 🔪Preparation Time : 10 minutes ♨Cooking Time : 30 minutes 🕞Total : 40 minutes
🍴Servings : 2
INGREDIENTS:

500 gms of chicken1/2 cup hung curd1 small piece of ginger 3-4 cloves of garlic 2 big potatoes2 onions sliced 1 finly chopped small onion 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp cumin powder1/2 tsp coriander powder1 tsp red chilli powder1 tsp garam masala1 small piece of cinnamon2 cardamons2 cloves1 bay leaf 2 tbsp tomato puree 3-5 tsp oilsalt taste
METHOD: In a bowl take hung curd . Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder,  cumin powder, coriander powder and 1 tsp of salt. Beat properly.  Keep aside.Cut chicken into pieces. Wash under  running water.In a large bowl take chicken pieces and add hung curd mix. Mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in the refrigerator for 2 hours. Peel potatos and make 4 pieces each.In a pan heat 1 tbsp of oil. Add ginger, garlic and sli…

Hot, Sweet and Sour Elephant Apple Chutney | Assamese Style Elephant Apple Chutney

Try this delicious hot, sweet and sour elephant apple chutney. Serve as a side dish with rice or roti. 
📎Course : side dish /dip 📎Cuisine : Indian 🔪Preparation Time : 5 minutes ♨Cooking Time : 15minutes 🕞Total : 20 minutes
🍴Servings : 3-4
INGREDIENTS:

 1 elephant apple 1/2 cup jaggery 1 cup suger1/2 tsp turmeric powder  1/2 tsp cumin powder  1 tsp red chilli powder 2-3 bay leaves  2 dry red chilies 2 cups of water  tbsp vegetable oil1/2 cup raisins, cashew nuts and dates 
METHOD:

Remove the petals of elephant apple. Cut the edible soft petals into small pieces. Wash under running water. In a pressure cooker take the elephant apple pieces . Add 2 cups of water. Close the lid. In high heat cook for  3-4 whistles. Remove from heat. Let the cooker open itself.Remove the seeds from dates and cut into pieces. In a pan, heat oil. Add dry chillies and bay leaves. When crackling,  pour boiled elephant apple or. Keep the liquid aside. Add turmeric powder, cumin powder and red chilli powder. Mix wel…