Lohri Recipes
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Lohri Recipes

Lohri is the festival of fun, dance, music and lots of food.

Gane Ki Kheer

Ingredients :

Sugarcane Juice – 1 ltr

Basmati Rice – 100 gm

Method :

Take a pan and heat sugarcane juice. Wash clean the rice and add to the sugarcane juice. Cook it till becomes a smooth mixture. Its consistency should be thick. Remove it from fire and cool. Serve chilled.

Atta Ladoo:

Ingredients

Wheat Flour (Atta) – 250 gms

Jaggery – 200 gm

Dry fruits (Raisins, cashew nuts, almonds) coarsely grounded

Pure Ghee – 200 gm

Method

Shallow fry atta in a Kadahi on low flame till it becomes golden brown. Fry all the dry fruits separately. Mix grated jaggery and cook a while. Then remove from fire. Make small balls, when mixture is still warm. You can store it for many days.

Paneer Butter Masala :

Ingredients:

Paneer – 250 gm

Onions (Pureed) – 2

Tomato Puree – 3 tbsp

Cashew Paste – 2 tbsp

Ginger – Garlic Paste – 1 tsp

Butter – 2 tbsp

Coriander Powder – 1 tsp

Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp

Garam Masala – 1 tsp

Chili Powder (Kashmiri) - 2 tbsp

Fresh Cream – 1 cup

Method:

Make cubes of paneer and fry them. Then soak them in warm water to make them soft. Heat butter in a pan and add onion and ginger garlic paste. Fry them till golden brown. When it is done, add tomato puree, coriander powder, chili powder, cashew paste, garam masala, turmeric powder and sauté for some time. Add paneer cubes and little water. Let it cook for some time. Use fresh cream for garnishing.

Dry Fruit Chikki

Ingredients:

Badam, Pista, Cashew (chopped ) – 1 Cup each

Jaggery (Grated) – ¼ cup

Ghee – 2 tbsp

Kesar – 2-3 strands soaked in milk


Method:

Heat a pan and put ghee in it. Add to it grated jaggery and let it melt to smooth paste. Add all the dry fruits and saffron to jaggery. Stir it till it leaves sides of the pan. Take a tray and smear it ghee and spread evenly dry fruit mixture. After cooling, cut it into pieces.