Vidhu's kitchen

Mini Badusha ( Without Curd) / Balushahi



Ingredients

Maida                                : 2 cups
Ghee                                  : 1/4 cup
Baking soda                      : a pinch
Salt                                    : a pinch
Sugar                                 : 1 cup
Water                                 : 3/4 cup
Cardamom powder            : 1/4 tsp
Oil


Method

Mix the flour , soda, salt and ghee well.
Add 1 tbsp water and knead well until you get a smooth & soft dough .
Keep aside for 30 minutes.
Divide the dough into 8 to 10 equal portions and shape into small balls.
Make a slight dent in the center of the ball .
Heat oil ,reduce the flame,deep fry the balls on very low heat.
Allow it to cool.
Mix sugar and water and bring it to boil.
As soon as you get it to a one string consistency, drop the fried badushas into the sugar syrup,leave it for 2 minutes and remove it.
Cool completely and store it in an air tight container.
Serve & Enjoy.


Basundhi / How to make Basundhi



Ingredients 

Full cream Milk                         : 1/2 ltr
Sugar                                          : 2 tbsps
Saffron                                        : 1 pinch
Almonds                                     : 1 tbsp
Cashews                                     : 1 tbsp

Method

Put the milk in a heavy bottomed pan.
Boil it
Take 1 tbsp milk in a cup , add saffron & keep aside.
Boil the milk for 5 minutes.
Add sugar, chopped almonds, chopped cashews, soaked saffron , mix well.
Reduce the flame ,  let the milk thicken
Keep stirring in between.
Boil for few more minutes or till milk thickens completely.
Remove from flame .
Serve chilled .
Enjoy 


Easy & Quick Corn Pulao - Lunch Ideas



Ingredients

Cooked Basmati Rice                                 : 1 cup
Boiled Sweet corn                                      : 3/4 cup
Chopped Onion                                          : 1/4 cup
Ginger & Garlic paste                                : 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds                                               : 1/2 tsp
Cloves                                                         : 4 -5
Cinnamon                                                    : 2 sticks
Cardamom                                                   : 2 nos
Bay leaves                                                    : 2
Salt                                                               : as needed
Ghee                                                            : 1 to  1&1/2 tbsps 
Corinder leaves                                           : few
Mint leaves                                                 : few

Method

Wash , & soak basmati rice for 10 minutes and cook with little salt .
Cook the sweet corn with little salt for 5 minutes or until tender.
Heat ghee in a pan, add bay leaves, cloves, cardamom , cinnamon , cumin seeds one by one and fry.
Add chopped onion now and fry.
Add ginger & garlic paste and mix.
Now add the corn and mix well.
Let it cook for few minutes.
Now add the boiled rice , mix everything well.
Add coriander leaves , mint leaves , mix , cover the pan and cook on low flame .
Remove from flame and serve hot..