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Gobi Manchurian

1 Medium. cauliflower clean and broken into big florettes.
1 Medium onion finely Grinded
3 tbsp. corn flour
1 Egg
Salt to taste
3 tsp Chili paste
Oil for frying
1 tsp Soya Sause

Clean the Gobi Florettes and to it add the chili paste, corn Flour, Salt, Egg and mix them all till the egg and cornflour are evenly covered on the Gobi florettes. After mixing them fry each piece in the oil and keep them separately.
In other pan pour the onion paste and add soya sauce to it and fry it till the onion paste gets brown. Once the onion paste gets brown add the fried Gobi pieces and mix them all together and the mouth watering dish is ready for u.
Making time: 30 minutes
Makes for: 6


Sweet Rice

Basmati rice-1 cup
Milk-1 cup
Salt a pinch
Sugar-1&1/2 cups (alter to one's taste)
Ghee - 2 tbsp
Food color (red)- a pinch
Grated coconut-1 cup
Soak rice for an hour. Cook with milk, salt and little water (if necessary). In a sauce pan, make sugar syrup with little water. To this add the cooked rice, color, 1 tbsp ghee, cardamom and stir for 10 minutes in low flame till all water is absorbed. Fry cashew nuts and coconut in 1 tbsp ghee to a golden color and add to the rice mixture.


Carrot Cake

All purpose flour - 3 Cups
Sugar - 2 Cups
Salt - 1 Table Spoon
Cinnamon - 1 Table Spoon
Apple Sauce -1-1/2 Cups[OR]1 Cup Oil
Larges Eggs -4 [OR]5 Eggs whites
Vanilla extract - 1 Table Spoon
Pureed Carrots - 1-1/2 Cups [One 16 Oz. bag]
pineapple -3/4 Cup(optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease two 9 or 10 inch spring form pans.
Sift dry ingredients into a bowl. Add applesauce or Oil, eggs and vanilla. Beat well. Fold in carrots and Pineapple.
Pour batter into the prepared pans. Set on the middle race of the oven and bake for 50 minutes, until the edges have pulled away from sides and a cake tester inserted comes out clean.
Cool on cake rack for 3 hours. Fill cake and frost sides with cream cheese frosting.


Shahi Tukra

bread slices--10 no.
ghee-- to fry
rabri or condensed milk--115gm
khoya-- 115gm
milk--a little
silver leaves--16no
cardamom small--4no.
saffron color--few drops
kewra essence or rose water--few drops
pistachio nuts--15gm

Remove the crust of bread slices and deep fry to golden fry color. Heat milk add sugar. Add fried bread slices when it is quiet thick. Add condensed milk and all the ingredients except nuts and silver leaves. Cook on slow fire till milk becomes very thick. Arrange the bread slices in plates. Pour rest of the milk mixture over it, cover with silver leaves, sprinkle shredded nuts on top and serve warm
NOTE: Sugar should be put according to the sweetness required.