Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Festive Thali for Karwa Chauth

Last week was preety hectic as i was alone with Advay for few days,with a sprained leg i somehow managed to cook a decent meal for KarwaChauth vrat

i prepared Ajwain kachodi, Matar paneer,Jeera Aloo,Bharwa Mirchi,Bari hutney,Thekua,Fara,
Dahi wada and Sooji Halwa.

With the advent of moon i broke my fast with this meal.
For a Pooja at my friends place i had to prepare kheer for 40 people ,now this was something new for me as i had never prepared for more then 10 people,and for kheer i never follow any measurement so i asked her to help me with the approx quantity ,this is how i prepared
Recipe name Kheer
Recipe source my friend
preparation time 20 mins
cooking time one hour
rice four cup
sugar eight cup
milk 16 cups
saffron strands pinch
ghee one tsp
crushed cardamom seven
chopped nuts almond,cashew and pistachio one cup

run rice through blender once ,soak and keep aside
heat ghee in non stick wok,lower the flame and crushed  cardamom
stir for a minute and add drained rice
add milk and let the milk boil for ten minutes
add sugar,saffron strands,chopped nuts and mix everything together
keep stirring and cook on low flame till rice is cooked and milk thickens
serve warm or chilled garnished with chopped nuts.

other kheer recipes blogged at asankhana
gharwali kheer
badami kheer
for rangoli and heena  for karwa chauth check this post
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Sowjanya@Ruchikacooks said...

happy Karwa chauth. Thali looks delicious, amazing that you made kheer for 40 people whie you were fasting!

Anonymous said...

I see that you had a clear moon that night. Well, I had to wait till 10:45 and what i got to view is a min of that full moon :)

Priya Suresh said...

Super delicious spread,lovely..

Unknown said...

wow girl, you had time and energy to prepare so much on a fasting day. Hats off. My menu was simple 2 curries, rice, roti and halwa :)

Saji said...


Jeyashris Kitchen said...

wow what a nice platter. yummy kheer

Padhu Sankar said...

Spread looks so tempting and delicious

Sharmila said...

Hope your feet is better now Priyanka ... inspite of that you made so many dishes! Awesome. :-)

Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

This is fantastic! Such post makes me home sick...Thanks for sharing.
Hope to see you on my blog:)

MySpicyKitchen said...

Delicious thali! Looks like it was a full & a clear moon..

saffronstreaks said...

wow..kheer for 40 people...that send some goosebumps to me...and that too in fasting...u r really incredible...hats off to u

Cham said...

Gal how could u manage with ur painfull leg? U have the courage, that is a wholesome meal!

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lovely!! thanks so much for linking in.. to colours dekor :-)