Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 Minutes
- Milk: 2 cups
- Jaggery (Gud): 1/4 cup
- Lemon juice or curd or vinegar: 1 Tablespoon
- Roasted Cashew: 8-10
- Cardamon Powder: 1/4 teaspoon
- Boil milk in a pan.
- Once milk starts to boil, lower the heat and add lemon juice. Stir until milk separated completely into two portions: solid and water. Add more lemon juice if needed.
- Turn off the heat and strain the solid portion. Squeeze out the water and transfer the solid potion, named Chhena to a small bowl.
- Add jaggery to the hot chhena and mix well for 4-5 minutes. Jaggery will melt if chhena is hot enough. Otherwise heat for 2 minutes to melt the jaggery. Turn off the heat.
- Add cardamon powder and roasted cashes. Mix well.
- Serve hot
- Or, let it cool, then freeze it for 30 minutes and cut into square shape before serving.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Thin Poha: 1 Cup
- Green peas: 3/4 Cup
- Oil: 2 Teaspoon
- Cumin seeds: ½ Teaspoon
- Ginger: finely chopped or crushed, ½ Teaspoon
- Curry leaves: 3-5
- Salt: ½ Teaspoon or to taste
- Black Pepper Powder: ½ Teaspoon
- Turmeric Powder: ½ Teaspoon
- Coconut: Grated coconut, 2 Tablespoon
- Milk: 2 Tablespoon (Optional)
- Green chili: finely chopped, ½ Teaspoon
- Lemon Juice: A few drops
- Coriander Leaves: finely chopped, 1 tablespoon
- Wash and drain thin poha in a sieve and keep it aside. If you are using thick poha, soak for 10 minutes and then drain the water.
- Heat oil in a pan.
- Add Cumin seeds, ginger and curry leaves. Wait till cumin seeds changes color. Around 30-40 seconds.
- Wash the green peas (Matar).
- Add washed Peas and green chilis in the pan.
- Add turmeric and salt. Mix well and cover it with a lid until the peas are almost (85%) cooked.
- Add the soaked poha, black pepper, coconut and milk. Stir softly, otherwise poha would be mushy.
- Cover it again for 2 minutes or until poha becomes soft and peas or cooked.
- Remove the Heat and add coriander leaves and lemon juice.
- Serve hot with tomato sauce, green chutney or bhujiya.
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