Monday 22 December 2014


4 carrots/gajar
1 medium sized beetroots
8 cups water 
1/2 tsp red chili powder or as per taste
3 tbsp mustard powder
2 tsp black salt or as per taste

  1. Wash and peel the carrots and beetroots ,roughly chop into long pieces.
  2. Mix all the ingredients in a glass or ceramic jar  and cover with a lid or muslin cloth and keep the jar in sun for 3-4 days.
  3. Stir with a wooden spoon everyday before keeping the jars back in the sun.
  4. When the kanji starts tasting sour, it means the drink is fermented.
  5. Serve carrot kanji straightway or refrigerate.Take it out from the refrigerator 1 hour before serving and have it during the day time while enjoying the Sun.
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Saturday 6 December 2014


Meetha parantha or chiini ka parantha is a crispy sweet bread. It should be consumed immediately after it is ready otherwise it will become hard.Children like it very much. It can be eaten during fast when you can't consume salt like Monday or Tuesday fast.

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Serves : 2

1 cup wheat flour
3 tsp sugar or as per taste
oil for shallow frying


  1. Take wheat flour in a bowl and gradually add water to knead normal dough as you knead for chapati.
  2. Keep it on rest for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Now divide the  dough in two or three equal sized balls depending upon the size of parantha you want.
  4. Roll one ball at a time with the help of a rolling pin into a circular diskette of 3-4" diameter.
  5. Place one tsp of sugar in the center and gather the sides to seal the sugar in side the dough.
  6. Flatten the dough , dust it with some flour and roll it again with the help of a rolling pin into a circular diskette of 5-6" diameter.
  7. Now place this parantha on a hot tava and shallow fry from both the sides using little oil.
  8. Serve hot with butter and pickle. If you are having fast then eat it with butter or cream.

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Monday 1 December 2014


Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5-10 minutes
serves: 15-20

2 cup peanuts (with skin)
1.5 tsp honey
1.5 tbsp peanut oil
salt as per taste

  1. Heat a pan and roast peanuts stirring continuously until you get the popping sound of some peanuts and the skin of the peanuts gets light brown colour spots. Or you can roast them in an oven or micro wave as well.
  2. Let the peanuts get cool then de-skin them by rubbing them with your hands and then blowing away the skin.
  3. Add the peanuts, salt,oil and honey inside the blender and blend till it becomes a smooth paste and you get desired consistency. 
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