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Koshimbir Recipe | How To Make Traditional Indian Salad

Koshimbir Recipe

Koshimbir Recipe

Koshimbir Recipe, How To Make Maharshtrian Special Salad Recipe

Fresh salad is a must in every meal. Today, I am sharing a simple Indian salad recipe here.
This typical Indian salad, which is called as a Koshimbir or koshimbari in Maharashtrian family. It requires basic vegetable like cucumber, tomato, onion and sprout if you like. This Indian salad is very healthy and low in fat, so whoever is in diet can easily eat a full bowl of salad.
It just require 10 minutes to prepare the koshimbir. There are various variations available to make koshimbir or a salad. Today, lets learn Indian salad or koshimbir recipe.

Author & Creator: Bhakti
Cuisine: Salad
Makes/Serves: 2-3
Sources: self

Cucumber: 1
Onion: 1 small (if required)
Tomato : 1
Boiled sprouted moong beans: 1/2 Cup
Pomegranate: 2 Tablespoon (optional)
Chili: 1 small
Coriander: 2 tablespoon, finely chopped
Lemon: 1 teaspoon
Salt for taste
Chatmasala: a pinch (optional)

indian salad

Recipe for koshimbir or Indian salad:

1. Cut pill the cucumber and cut into small, thin cubes.
2. Cut tomato in two parts . Remove the seed. Again chopped same like cucumber. Chopped onion.
3. In large bowl take all the chopped onion, tomato and cucumber.
4. Add sprout, chili, pomegranate and mix well.
5. Add coriander leaves and lemon juice.
6. Mix well. At the end while serving, add a pinch of chat masala and salt. Toss well.
7. A healthy Indian salad is ready to serve.
Notes: Always add salt while serving. If you add salt before, it will leave water in your koshimbir.

Traditional Indian Salad

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Rajgira ki puri, Navratri Special fasting Recipes

Rajgira puri

Rajgira ki Puri

Rajgira Puri, Amaranth Flour Puri

Raajgira puri, a simple vrat recipe in fasting days. The name suggests that this puri made by rajgira or amaranth flour.

Rajgira is used in fasting days. With this rajgira atta, you can make rajgira paratha or patties even we can add this flour into sabudana wada. This amarnath flour always work well as a binding agent. A small tip and idea, we can use this flour as thickening agent while making fruit custard in fasting days. It will give nice creamy custard, as we cannot eat cornflour in fasting.

Fasting recipe

I have used boiled potato to make rajgira ki poori. This work very well as a rajgira is gluten free. We need very less amount of water to make dough. Always make medium size puris and fried on medium flame, once oil heated properly so it can absorb more oil.

I have served these rajgira puris with coconut and peanut chutney.

Author & Creator: Bhakti
Cuisine:  Indian Snacks
Makes/Serves: 15 small puris
Sources: self

Rajgira or amaranth flour : 1 cup
Small potato, boiled : 1
Rock salt or normal salt: as per taste
Water :2-3 tablespoon

Recipe for Rajgira puri:

1. Take rajgira flour in bowl. Add mash, boiled potato in the flour.
2. Mix well with the help of hand.
3. Add salt and slowly add 1 tablespoon water to make dough.
4. Dough should not be sticky, if it is than add little flour and knead again.
5. Keep it aside for 10 minutes.
6. Take the small round portion of dough and make medium size puri with the help of flour.
7. Once oil heated, add the puris in kadhai and fry on medium flame.
8. Remove on kitchen paper to absorb extra oil.
9. Serve with coconut peanut chutney or sweet curd.

Rajgira chi puri

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Watermelon Juice Recipe, How To Make Watermelon Juice

Watermelon Juice

Watermelon Juice

Watermelon Juice Recipe|How To Make Watermelon Juice Recipe

Today is the third day of Navratri festival in India.. As per the tradition, we follow red colour on this day.. so today, I am sharing red colour recipe. A simple Watermelon Juice. Red is the color of so it is associated with energy, strength, power, determination as well as passion, desire, and love. Red is a very emotionally intense colour. It enhances human metabolism and increases respiration rate

As the Navratri festival started, we celebrate every day with unique colors in our office so here I am also celebrating Navratri on my blog with various foods and recipes. A simple watermelon juice can easily go with any fasting recipes like Sabudan Wada or Sabudana Khichdi.

Watermelon Juice is simple 3 step recipe. This is the recipe for summer and as the October heat will come soon in the Mumbai, These Summer drinks can save you and will give you lots of energy. Watermelon is a rich source of water. Instead of Watermelon Juice, you can just try watermelon cubes and sprinkle with chat masala and a little lemon.

If you are looking for more beverages than do check pineapple juice, masala taakblack grape juice, sugarcane juice and aam panha recipe .

Author & Creator: Bhakti
Recipe type & Cuisine: Drink
Makes: 2 Glasses
Sources: Self


Watermelon Cubes: 3 Cup , deseeded
Lemon Juice to taste
Sugar: 2 Tablespoon or as per watermelon taste.
pinch of Chat Masala

Recipe For Watermelon Juice :

  1. Add watermelon cubes, sugar and lemon juice in mixer.
  2. Grind it till gets nice juice.
  3. If it does contain any watermelon seed, then strain from the strainer.
  4. Serve Chilled.

Watermelon Juice Recipe

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