Thopa is a low- fat recipe that absorbs less oil. It is a traditional breakfast recipe of West Uttar Pradesh and regions around Rajasthan. So lets start preparing Thopa today and serve it to your family members in the breakfast. I am sure they must be looking forward to eat something special in the Sunday breakfast menu.
Phirni - as delicious it might be it is very easy to prepare as well. Phirni meaning Kheer of grounded rice flour in which we can also add our favourite dry fruits.
Phirni has many flavours and aromas which we can prepare, like Kesar Pista Phirni, Walnut Phirni, Mango Phirni, Kaju Phirni, Rose Phirni, Badam Phirni, Coconut Phirni, Banana Phirni, Grapes Phirni, etc, etc..
You can prepare Phirni in so many ways that if you make a new one everyday for a month it will seems a new taste for the one who's eating. You just need to have milk, sugar and basmati rice. Search for dry fruits in your kitchen, if you don't have any then look for fresh fruits or jam/jelly, you can mix either of these to make Phirni with a change in taste. So let us prepare Kesar Pista Phirni.
Litti Chokha is a traditional dish eaten mainly in Bihar and Jharkhad. It can be had for lunch, dinner or you can make it on your holidays and you will surely love it. Litti is similar to Bati in appearance but there is a little difference. The Pitthi(stuffing) to be filled in it is made with Sattu and Litti is eaten with brinjal bharta or mashed potato. We can also prepare Mixed Veg Chokha. So let us start the preparation for Litti Choka.
We eat vegetables and pulses almost everyday. We cook Dahi Besan Kadhi sometimes for a change in the menu. Kadhi can be made in different ways. But Pakoda Kadhi is most popular of all and is commonly made in North India. Today we will make Besan Pakoda Kadhi Recipe that you can serve with hot chapatis, paranthas, naan or rice.
Matthe is a traditionally cooked recipe on festivals in west Uttar Pradesh. They seem similar to paranthas in terms of size. Crispy, soft Mattha fried on a low flame is prepare in 3 different flavors : Namkeen Matthe, Plain Matthe and Sweet Matthe. It is also a tradition to make Mattha on the occasion of Karva Chauth.
All 3 types of Mattha is used as a sign of goodluck in marriages and a basket full of Mattha is kept with the newly wed which will be offered to the groom's family. You can make these at once and use it for 2-3 weeks, Let us make Mattha for this Diwali.
You will definitely like the traditional taste of Sweet Fara/Sweet Pittha. So let us prepare it ourselves.
While wheat flour, Suji, rice or these mixed together is required to make Namkeen Fara Pittha and it is filled with lentils or vegetables, Sweet Fara/Sweet Pittha is made solely from rice flour and is filled with Mawa(dried milk) and dry fruits.