Kacche Aam ka Aachar

Kacche Aam ka aachar


Pieces of Kaccha Aam (Keri or raw mango):1 bowl /250 gm.

Mustard oil or as per your choice: 125 ml or 1/4 bowl

Salt:2 teaspoons or as per your taste

Fenugreek seeds: 2 teaspoons

Fennel seeds: 2 teaspoons

Yellow mustard dal:2 teaspoons

Black seeds (Kalonji): ½ teaspoon or as per taste

Red chilli powder: 1 tablespoon or as per the taste

Turmeric powder: 1 tablespoon or as per the taste

Asafoetida (heeng): ¼ teaspoon or as per the taste

Cumin seeds (zeera): 1 teaspoon or as per your taste

[You can use readymade aachar masala (80 gm. or as per your taste) which is available in the market in place of above spices.]


  1. Ensure that you wash Kaccha Aam properly before cutting into pieces.
  2. Put Kaccha Aam pieces in one bowl then add spices except asafoetida, kalonji, and cumin seeds. Mix it properly with spoon.
  3. Put a pan on gas and add oil, asafoetida, kalonji, and cumin seeds then heat on medium flame. Put the gas off. Cool it.
  4. Now add oil in Kaccha Aam and spices mixture and mix it properly so that oil floats on top of the pickle in the jar.
  5. Fill it in air tight jar.

Serve with cold paratha, bread, mathri and khakra etc.!!



Lemon ka Aachar

Today I made jhatpat (quick) Lemon ka aachar which everyone in my family likes…Jhatpat lemon ka aachar


Lemon: 250 gm

Vegetable Oil: 2 tablespoons or as per your choice

Kalonji: 1/4 tablespoon

Red Chili Powder: ½ tablespoon

Turmeric powder: ½ teaspoon

Asafetida (heeng): ¼ teaspoon

Salt: 4 tablespoons

Dardari (Semi-Grounded) Black Pepper: ½ teaspoon

Mustard seeds: ½ teaspoon


  1. Wash the lemons thoroughly and steam them for 10-15 minutes. Take out and cool them.
  2. Cut the lemons in four pieces and remove the seeds in them.
  3. Now put a pan on the gas and add oil and heat it.
  4. Add heeng, mustard seeds and kalonji and sauté. Then add all spices in it and mix it properly. Put the gas off.
  5. Mix spicy masala with lemon pieces properly in a bowl then put them into an air tight jar.


Apple jam

Today I made apple jam on demand of my little champ. He likes it very much…



Grated Apple: 1 bowl (You can use any color apple)

Sugar: 3/4 bowl or as per your choice

Lemon Juice: 2 tablespoons

Salt: one pinch or as per your choice


  1. Put a pan on gas, then add grated apple and cook it for 10-15 minutes on medium flame.
  2. Add sugar and stir continuously for 15-20 minutes or till it becomes thick and changes color or separates from sides of the pan.
  3. Put the gas off and add lemon juice, then mix it properly.
  4. Cool it, then fill in the air tight jar and keep it in fridge.

If you want to keep it outside, then add citric acid ½ teaspoon instead of lemon juice.

Now it is ready to serve with puri, parantha, khakhra bread etc.



Mirchi ka Achaar with Lemon

Mirchi ka achaar (pickle) with lemon without oil is made instantly and is one of the tastiest achaar that you will have…How do I know?

Because this is served every time, a guest comes to our home and till date everyone has asked its recipe at the end. The best thing about this achaar is that it can be made in 5 minutes. Here is the recipe:

Mirchi ka Achaar


Chopped Green Chilli: 1 bowl

Lemon juice: 4 tablespoons

Salt: 1 teaspoon

Black Salt: 1 teaspoon

Crushed Fennel Seeds: 2 tablespoon

Cumin seeds (jeera): 1 tablespoon

Red chili powder: 1 teaspoon

Asafetida: 1/4 teaspoon


  1. Mix lemon juice in chopped green chilli.
  2. Add all the spices mentioned above.
  3. Mix everything thoroughly.
  4. Put it in a jar and keep it in fridge.

Use this achaar within 10-15 days.

Note: Spices can be added as per your taste and requirement.

Serve this yummy achaar with Parathas or Rajasthani Baati …Enjoy!!!!

Oats Idli with Tadka

Sunday’s are fun day..Let’s have a traditional dish with a bit of Tadka added to it..Today’s dish……

A bit of Tadka and a bit fun makes up for an enjoyable Sunday….

Oats Idli


Oats Idli

Oats: 1bowl

Semolina: 1/2 bowl

Vegetable oil: 1 tablespoon

Eno: 3/4 teaspoon

Ginger Paste: 1/2 teaspoon

Green Chili Paste: 1/2 teaspoon

Fresh Curd: 3-4 tbsp

Salt as per taste

Water: 1 bowl


Tadka Ingredients:

Oil: 1 tablespoon

Pinch of Salt

Mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp

Red Chili powder: 1/4 tsp

Green Chili: 2-4 long cut pieces

Curry leaves: 10-12

Coriander Leaves for garnishing




Oats Idli:

  1. Mix all the ingredients and spices mentioned above suji except Eno. Blend the mixture with hand blender.
  2. Add 1 bowl of water to it. The batter should not be too thick or too thin.
  3. Boil 4 bowl water in steamer
  4. Now add Eno in batter to it and mix it thoroughly till it becomes fluffy.
  5. Immediately, add this batter in Idli moulds and put it in steamer for 15-20 minutes.
  6. Put a knife inside oats idli and take it out to see if it is properly cooked. If the idli is not sticking to the knife, then the idli has been cooked.
  7. Now take it out of steamer and put it aside for cooling (It will look like as shown in the picture below). Take it out oats idli from the moulds.

 Tadka Preparation:

  1. For tadka, take a deep pan and add oil to it. Once it becomes hot, add mustard seeds and asafetida to it then add lots of curry leaves and green chili to it.
  2. Pour this tadka with a spoon on all oats idli . Garnish it with green chili and coriander leaves.

Serve soft, spongy and tasty Oats Idli  with green chutney and garma garam chai!!!


Indian Deseert: Yummy and Amazing Shahi Pudding

Dedicated to the occasion of my brother’s 25th wedding anniversary, I made this very special Shahi Pudding for them to enjoy this festive and landmark occasion.

Sahi Pudding


Custard Powder: ½ bowl

Milk: 1 bowl

Vanilla Ice cream (Any flavor that you like): 1 bowl

Sweet Cake or Plain cake which you like: 1 small packet

Any creamy Biscuit or flavor that you like

Fruits: Mango Apple, Grapes, Blackberry etc. (whatever is available in your household)

Multi Flavored Fruit Jelly: 2 tablespoon

Chocolates Chips for garnishing


  1. In custard, add two teaspoon milk and mix the custard thoroughly. Now add the mixed custard in one bowl of milk. Now heat it and mix it for 5-7 minutes. Add sugar to it and mix it completely.
  2. Now heat one bowl of water and add two tablespoon of fruit jelly to it. Heat the water for 5-7 minutes till it comes to a boil. Now put it in the fridge for half an hour.
  3. Take a big transparent pudding bowl and now make layers in this order:
  4. Biscuits
  5. Custard
  6. Chopped Fruits
  7. Vanilla Ice Cream
  8. Small Pieces of Cake
  9. Fruit jelly
  10. Custard
  11. Whatever is remaining, add that now in layers
  12. Vanilla Ice cream

Now garnish it with chocolate chips.

The yummy Shahi Pudding is ready to eat. Enjoy!!!!


Evening Snacks: Crunchy and Yummy Chinese Bhel

Chinese Bhel……..A new preparation for you!

Bored by trying the age old noodles…Try this one…. Crunchier…You will simply love it!

Chinese Bhel


Hakka Noodles or multi grain noodles or whole wheat: 200 gm

Mixed chopped Vegetables: 1 bowl Capsicum (red, yellow and green), Onion, Tomato, Carrot and Cabbage)

Tomato Sauce: 4 tablespoon

Chili Sauce: 2 tablespoon

Soya Sauce: 1 tablespoon

Vinegar: 1 tablespoon

Garlic Paste: 1 tablespoon

Spices (as per taste): Salt, Black Pepper and White Pepper

Vegetable Oil: 2 tablespoon

Oil for frying as per requirement

Spring Onion for garnishing

Quantity of Sauce may be according to your taste


  • Take Half boiled noodles and then sieve it with chilled water properly.
  • Put pan on gas and add oil for frying noodles. Heat on medium flame then add noodles and fry it till they become pink. Take it out on bloating paper so excess oil is absorbed.
  • Put another pan on the gas and add 2 tbsp oil. Heat on medium flame. Add garlic paste and sauté it. Add chopped vegetables and sauté it for 3-5 minutes. Add one by one sauce and vinegar and sauté it.
  • Crush noodles by light hand and add them in vegetable mixture and mix properly.
  • Garnish with spring onion.

Chinese Bhel is ready to serve to your family and friends. Enjoy!