Friday, 11 July 2014

Sweet mango pickle


Mango - 4
Green Chilli - 1
KPM masala mix – 2Tbsp
Jaggery – 200 gm
Sugar – 2tsp
Salt,Oil – As per required

For Seasoning –

Mustard seeds,Urad dal, Curry leaves


*Wash the Mango.Cut them into small pieces.

*In a vessel put the masala powder,green chilli,some salt (for taste),mango pieces and  pour in some water and leave them to boil. Keep aside.

*In another vessel prepare a syrup with the jaggery and sugar with little water.

*Pour this syrup over the boiled mango pieces and put them on a low flame by stirring slowly till u get the smooth and loose consistency.

*Then in a kadai do the seasoning by adding mustard seeds at first, after it splutters add urad dal and curry leaves.

*After it is done pour it upon the mango mixture.

And now  a different tasty sweet and sour  kayal sweet pickle is ready.
You can even eat this separately without  need of a combination.

Hyderabadi Chicken Haleem

Wow... Chicken haleem is very mouth-watering dish ,it is  really healthy recipe . It is very easy to prepare and gives you unique taste of Iftar Special. Try this easy homemade haleem  recipe.


  • Boneless chicken - 1/2 Kilo
  • Wheat - 200 Gram (broken Wheat)
  • Lentils 
  • Chana Daal - 3 Teaspoons
  • Masoor Daal - 3 Teaspoons
  • Urad Daal - 3 Teaspoons
  • Moong Daal - 3 Teaspoons
  • Onion - 3 MEDIUM 
  • Ginger Garlic paste - 2 Tablespoon 
  • Garam masala powder - 1 Teaspoon 
  • Red chilli powder - 2 Tablespoons 
  • Coriander powder - 1 1/2 Tablespoons 
  • Turmeric powder - 1 teaspoon 
  • Salt -  to taste 
  • Ghee - 1/2 cup
  • Fresh coriander leaves -1 bunch 
  • Green chillies - 4-5
  • Ginger - 1"
  • Lemon - 2

*Soak the wheat overnight in water, and all the other lentils for one hour in the morning.
*Rinse the soaked wheat,lentils and pressure cook adding 7,8cups of water till they are mushy.

*In another cooker,add 1/4 cup of ghee,put the chicken,green chilli,few mint leaves and masala powders,mix well.Add 2 cups of water and cook the chicken.

*In a heavy bottomed vessel, add little ghee,to that add in the cooked chicken and lentil mixture,wherein the consistency should be thicker.As per necessity, 1/4 to 1/2 cup of water can be added.Mix well.This mixture must be cooked in a simmer flame for atleast 3 hours.Every 10 minutes keep on mixing them well inorder to avoid scorching.

 *Meantime using the remaining ghee fry the thinly sliced onions in low flame till it turns brown.To this add lengthwise sliced ginger , 2 green chillies and fry .

*To the Haleem add half the portion of the onion mix and little lemon juice,mix well.
*When the required Haleem consistency is reached put off the stove.


*To the serving bowl tip in 2 laddles of Haleem,top up few fried onions and ghee.
*Garnish with few coriander leaves and lemon juice while serving,optionally boiled egg can also be used.
-----And now the nutrient rich,tasty Chicken Haleem is ready to go...