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How to make Jaggery Tea (Gur Wali Chai)

Jaggery tea or Gur ki Chai is a traditional Indian tea made with jaggery and spices. Gur ki chai recipe a popular tea variety made during winter. This tea has a deep earthy flavor from jaggery and tastes delicious. Why Jaggery Tea lovers are switching to organic jaggery tea as an alternative to sugar tea. Even though both sugar and jaggery are made from sugarcane, they have different compositions. Unlike jaggery, sugar undergoes a lot of processing, and in the method, losses its essential minerals. (Click here to buy Organic Jaggery) Replacing sugar tea with organic jaggery tea can help you enjoy all its health benefits, without compromising on the taste. Organic jaggery promotes a healthy lifestyle by providing essential nutrients that...

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Back to Basics Recipe: Besan Ke Ladoo (Made with Jaggery)

Indian festivals are incomplete without Ladoos. There are many types of Ladoos but Besan Ke Ladoo is a traditional and one the most popular Indian sweet. Made with gram flour, ghee, jaggery this dessert requires only a handful of ingredients but tastes amazing! The actual recipe is fairly easy but the roasting part should be done carefully. 

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Diwali Special Rose Kheer

Watch recipe video here. INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup Bloom Organic Pure Basmati Rice 1/4 tsp Green Cardamom Powder 1-litre Whole Milk 1/4 cup Condensed Milk 2 tsp. chopped Pistachios 1.5 teaspoons Roohafza or Rose syrup   INSTRUCTIONS Rinse the rice until the water turns clear. Then soak the rice in enough water for 20 to 30 minutes. Once 30 minutes are up, drain the rice using a colander and then blend in in semi coarse paste.  Heat a pan on medium heat. Add whole milk to the pan. Let the milk come to a boil, this will take around 10-12 minutes. Stir in between so that milk doesn't stick to the bottom of the pan. Once the milk has come to a boil,...

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Homestyle Dudhi/Bottle Gourd - Lauki ki Sabzi

Lauki ki Sabzi Lauki Sabzi is a delicious traditional curry made with Bottle Gourd, which is also known as Dudhi in some regions. Lauki is rich in dietary fiber both soluble and insoluble and hence it is considered a great ingredient for weight-loss diet. It consists of 96% water. It’s low in saturated fat and cholesterol. This homestyle North Indian curry recipe features perfectly cooked bottle gourd in a savory tomato base with a much gentle blend of spices. Ingredients 1 tbsp oil 1/2 tsp Bloom Organic mustard seed 1/2 tsp Bloom Organic cumin seed 1/4 tsp asafoetida hing 1/2 tsp Bloom Organic turmeric powder 500 gm bottle gourd washed, peeled and chopped 1 medium tomato chopped 1 potato washed, peeled and chopped 1 tsp Bloom Organic red chili powder...

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[Back to Basics] Sambar Recipe

WATCH VIDEO RECIPE SAMBAR  Sambar is a lentil-based vegetable stew, cooked with red gram and tamarind broth. It is a dish of great prominence in the South Indian cuisine. Sambar is an easy, tasty and quick side dish for idli, vada, dosa or rice. This is just like the one served at Tiffin Centers and restaurants. It is one of the most commonly cooked dishes in the South Indian household, which has managed to make a place in the hearts of people around the world. Personally, sambar is one of my most favorite dishes. My mother used to cook sambar mostly when she made idlis, but I would include sambar in the three meals of the day. In the morning, when...

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