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October 13, 2016

Gulab Jamun Recipe With Milk Powder

Last year I shared Gulab jamun recipe with khoya. As it came out very well, I got the confidence to try Gulab jamun with other options. Khoya is not easily available in many places. So Milk powder is the best replacement for khoya to prepare Gulab jamun.Recently my reader friend Harini asked me to share milk powder gulab jamun recipe and Gulab jamun with Instant store bought mix as well. As I had bookmarked this recipe already,I tried it yesterday. Milk powder, Fine semolina ( Chiroti rava), maida, milk are the major ingredients used in this recipe.Its easy to make too.It came out really well in my first attempt itself. The author of this recipe had given the instructions very clearly which helped me a lot to make perfect Gulab jamun. Thank you so much Savita for the great recipeHappy. I was very happy to see my soft, crack free, well soaked Gulab jamun in sugar syrup. I don’t say it doubled in size but it did puff up.I have shared step by step photos, tips for trouble shooting and a cooking video for beginners understanding. Hope you will try it for this Diwali 2016 and share your feedback with me.Lets see how to make yummy Gulab jamun recipe with milk powder & semolina.
Check out my Gulab Jamun with khoya and Jamun Kofta gravy recipes too !
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May 23, 2012

Fruits And Vegetable Milkshake

Nowadays i see lots of posts like milkshakes, icecreams ,juices, lassi etc etc as summer specials. So i too tried a milkshake after watching a cookery show.Its a tasty , delicious , rich n healthy milkshake with the combination of fruits & vegetables. This is the first time i tried milkshake and we loved its taste.The next day i tried the same with mango alone for my guests. They too loved it..Do try it. I am sure u’ll like it a lot.
1 cup - 200ml
  • Ripe mango – 1 no (medium sized)
  • Carrots – 2 nos (Small)
  • Papaya – 1/4 cup ( I dint use it)
  • Dates – 2 nos
  • Sugar- 3-4 tsp
  • Milk – 1 cup
  • Water – 1/2 – 1 cup
  • Condensed milk – 1 tbsp
  • Milk powder – 1 tsp
  • Elachi powder – 1/4 tsp (optional)
  • Crushed ice cubes – few

  • Slice the mangoes and remove the skin. Cut into pieces.
  • Cook the carrots in a pressure cooker for 1 whistle.
  • Cut the papaya into pieces removing the skin..
  • Take the blender and add all the fruits & veg pieces along with dates and grind with little water to make a pulp.
  • Next add the condensed milk, sugar and milk powder.
  • Run it twice. Finally add the milk and blend well.
  • Check for sweetness and add more sugar if necessary.
  • Refrigerate  & Serve it chilled Or u can add some ice cubes and serve immediately.

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March 26, 2012

Mint Lemon Juice | Pudina Juice Recipe

pudhina lemon juice
My husband told me to prepare mint lemon juice after having this in a juice corner. I googled the recipe and found it very simple. I tried immediately and we loved it. Its a refreshing , coolant for summer. Do try this,u’ll like it.


1 cup - 200ml
Name Quantity
Mint leaves 1/4 cup
Lime juice 1 tbsp ( adjust)
Water 1 cup
Salt As needed
Sugar A pinch
Pepper powder 1/4 tsp (optional)


Remove the mint leaves from the stem and wash it well. Now grind it along with lime juice to make a smooth paste by adding required water. Drain the juice and add more water. Add the required salt.Sprinkle pepper powder on top and serve chill!!


  • If u wish to make a sweet juice, add a tsp of sugar for the above mentioned recipe.
  • U can add more mint leaves if u want a strong flavor of mint in the juice.Also adjust the lime juice accordingly.
  • I’ve used pepper powder but its purely optional. It doesn’t blend with the juice . It just floats on top but it doesn’t spoil the taste.So its ur choice of adding it.
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