Spring perhaps the best time of the year , feels like nature’s seeking for balance just like we humans do .
Malpua is a sweet dish that is crunchy on the edges and the middle part is soft and fluffy and is usually prepared on the occasion of Holi .
Holi is not just a festival of colors, but a beautiful amalgamation of color , food and relationships – be it with friends , family or sometimes even a stranger . There are different styles of celebrating Holi across India and with these changes the flavor of dishes made .From childhood I have seen my mother preparing Malpua early in the morning and to complement the sweetness a salty dish is prepared too , like soya chilly or paneer (cottage cheese) chilly .
So , here I am sharing the recipe and there are different variations of this dish too …
- All purpose flour
- cardamom powder
- cashew nuts
- Oil (to fry)
- Mix all purpose flour with milk such that it gets flowy consistency.In case you don’t want to use all purpose flour you may use Semolina. Keep the batter overnight .
- The batter raises and becomes thick so you may need to add some more milk to it .
- To this batter add almonds , cashew nuts and raisins along with cardamom powder and sugar . Mix it well and keep it aside for another 15 minutes .
- Now , heat oil in a pan on medium flame . Pour the batter and fry till it is golden brown in color.
- Serve alone or with some salty snack .
You may try out this batter in form of pancake but then it will lose its property of being soft -inside and crunchy – outside .
And Happy Rang Panchami to all . Let us color the world with the colors of love and peace . Amen ….
Me and my brother are always at war although he is just 11 years old , that doesn’t matter , but one thing i admit that he’s definitely better at , is drawing . Since , I am very bad at it . I always love his drawings and so am sharing with all of you …
Lord Ganesha :
Lord Vishnu :
Our home :
well not very much similar but through a kid’s eyes
Please let me know if you like it …
Most of his sketches are those of Hindu Gods , thanks to all the mythological series we watched . More to come soon …
Nothing’s more soothing than the voice of nature …
Hey everyone , so happy to be back , feels like i haven’t been around since ages as I was locked in a prison in the midst of a lonely island ……relax ….just kidding 😊. Actually i was standing on a crossroad where everything seemed so inconspicuous that i had to take a break to decide which path to follow .I’m graduating this spring and i always knew that i wanted to go for higher studies , but being from middle class i realized that my family had some expectations ” They wanted me to land to a job first so that if i don’t get into some good University i could continue with the job “.Well , i don’t blame them , it had happened to me before and so i had to take both roads simultaneously .After all who would want to disappoint his/her parents .I actually like the fact that they are so involved about my career , life and everything .
I know some of you might say that it isn’t difficult at all . Yeah i know it isn’t but when you are not mentally prepared to be in that situation , you can certainly build a mountain out of a molehill and so did I . Well after a couple of sleepless nights and a dozen nightmares of being a failure in life , i managed to get three jobs and so the pressure began to drop .
Recently , i took the exam for my higher education plans and so i am totally relaxing now ….. Though everything didn’t go according to my expectations , but i have laid the foundation and i am really hopeful and optimistic about it .
One thing that i realized during this period is that your mindset plays a crucial role in your preparation colloquially saying : ” It’s all in your mind ” , but i am gonna do a seperate post for it .
Ok so this is about what i was upto all these days , and i also completed my one year journey on WordPress in December . It’s been really amazing till now with it’s fair share of ups and downs and i am really excited for the journey ahead .Thank You guys for making it really interesting and amusing .I also wanted to apologise as i had few nominations before i left and i could not respond to them but i would try to make it up now .