An Anusual Vegetarian Delight – Haldi Ki Sabzi

Haldi or turmeric is a basic ingredient of Indian cooking but ‘Kachi Haldi Ki Sabzi’ is something special and cooked on special occasions in Rajasthan during winter season. Traditionally cooked with lots of ghee, this subzi is typical to the Royal Rajasthani cuisine. This kachchi haldi ki subzi is easy to make and tastes good.

So here is a short & simple recipe for winter delicacy ‘Haldi Ki Sabzi’

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Whole Raw Turmeric – 250 gms.
  • Peas – 1 cup.
  • Tomato – 4
  • Green chilli – 2-3
  • Ginger – 2 inch long piece
  • Curd – 400 gms. (2 cup)
  • Ghee – 150 gms. (2/3 cup)
  • Black pepper – 10
  • Cloves – 5
  • Cinnamon – 2 pieces.
  • Cardamom – 4
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 tea spoon.
  • Heeng – 2 pinch
  • Coriander powder – 2 tea spoon.
  • Aniseed powder – 1 tea spoon.
  • Salt – 1 tea spoon (according to the taste)
  • Coriander leaves – 1 table spoon (chopped) 

    Method

  • Cut the turmeric into pieces and soak in water for 5 min. Dry the water and wipe it with a cloth. Peel and grate them in a bowl.Grated Haldi
  • Cut tomatoes, chillies and ginger. Make a paste and keep them aside.Chopped Tomatoes
  • Heat ghee in a pan and fry the grated turmeric till golden brown on low flame.Fried Haldi
  • Take out turmeric from the pan & fry the pea in same ghee for 2 min.Peas in haldi
  • Take out the peas & tamper with asafetida (heeng) & cumin seeds (Zeera).Dry Masala
  • Once it’s roasted, add aniseed powder & coriander powder.
  • Put grinded black peppers, cloves, cardamom, and cinnamon to the tomato, chili, and ginger paste and add it to the roasted masala & cook till the ghee starts to float at the top.Garam Masala
  • Add whisked curd to the masala and bring it to a boil. Keep stirring.
  • Once it starts boiling, add tomato pieces to it. Once boiled add salt to taste.Gravy
  • Now add roasted turmeric & peas to the final gravy. Put the flame off.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves & cover it for 10 min.Ready to serve 'Kachi Haldi Ki Sabzi'
  • Winter special Kachi Haldi Ki sabzi is ready to serve.

Serve it with roti but it also taste good with zeera rice. As turmeric is quite dry and hot in nature so a good amount of ghee and curd should be added to balance the heat and dry nature of haldi. This subzi should be taken in moderation like a pickle or chutney.

 

 

 

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Winter Delight : Sarson Ka Saag and Makki Ki Roti

The most delectable way to enjoy these cold months is to sink in the hearty and mouth-watering combination of “Sarson Ka Saag and Makki Ki Roti” Abundant in flavour, nutrients and colour; this combo is healthy and delicious to savor during winters.

Sarson Ka Saag and Makki Ki Roti

Sarson ka saag is a mixture of slow cooked mustard greens and spinach. It has an earthy flavor and is tempered with warm spices making it the perfect dish for the cold weather. It’s different from cooking other vegetable dishes as it’s cooked on a medium low heat for an extended amount of time. Makki ki roti is maize flour flat bread that is spiced with green chillies and ginger. Sarson ka saag when eaten with makki ki roti topped with ghee tastes heavenly.

Take advantage of the weather and treat yourself with this absolutely delicious and mouth- watering combo of ‘’Sarson Ka Saag and Makki Ki Roti” at Handi Restaurant, Jaipur. The restaurant is an incredible union of delicious food, perfect ambience and great service. A favorite with locals and tourists, the Handi has two outlets, one located at M.I. Road, Jaipur and the other at Vaishali Nagar, Jaipur.

For bookings & reservations:

HANDI RESTAURANT

OPP.GPO, M.I. ROAD
Jaipur-302001, Rajasthan – India
Tel:+91-141-2372275,2364839
Fax:+91-141-23608889.
Mob:+91-0-98290-63600

18, Gautam Marg, Vaishali Nagar,
Jaipur-302021, Rajasthan – India
Tel:+91-141-4016200

Hot & Spicy Laal Maas

Could you think of a better way to spend your weekend than devouring royal delicacies?  Laal Maas or red hot meat curry is a well known authentic traditional dish from Rajasthan. As the name suggests, this is an intensely spicy dish and it gets its warm vibrant red color from nothing but the red chili peppers which is used to cook it. The dish is too delicious to melt in mouth.

laal maas at handi Jaipur
‘Laal Maas’ was a favorite of the gallant Rajput clan. The meat that was caught during hunts was cooked in dry red chillies and whole spices and was simmered in huge handis for hours together. Tomatoes and other vegetables were not native to the land, so chillies and spices were all they had to create the dynamite called ‘Laal Maas’. The meat was then served to the kings in beautiful brassware.

You must have got it by now that this is not a dish for the “fainthearted”. 🙂 But if you love spicy food, do give it a try at Handi Restaurant Jaipur. We promise, you won’t regret.  It tastes absolutely delicious when eaten combined with bajra roti. Just come down to Handi and savor the hot and spicy Laal Maas. The Handi restaurant, Jaipur is the most trusted name in Jaipur for authentic Rajasthani delights.

Visit us, eat to your contentment and return home fully satisfied.

For bookings & reservations:

HANDI RESTAURANT

OPP.GPO, M.I. ROAD
Jaipur-302001, Rajasthan – India
Tel:+91-141-2372275,2364839
Fax:+91-141-23608889.
Mob:+91-0-98290-63600

18, Gautam Marg, Vaishali Nagar,
Jaipur-302021, Rajasthan – India
Tel:+91-141-4016200

Chicken, a Great Food for Winters

When winters are here, how can the craving for warm and delicious food stay behind then? Throughout this time of season, your body is likely to ask for comfort foods. This is an undeniable fact that as the winters begin to set in, the craving for hot, savory meals tends to get hard to ignore. There are certain finger-licking winter foods that are not just delectable but also help warm up body and spirit too. And one of them is your very favorite; Chicken.

Yes! When it comes to the best body warming food, it is chicken. The food items made of chicken can warm your body in a wonderful way. It would also help you ward off cold, cough and fever. Well, don’t fight your crazy food hankerings; just indulge in the winter special chicken delicacies, that are must try at Handi Restaurant, Jaipur.

Butter Chicken
Butter Chicken

Chicken Tikka Masala
Chicken Tikka Masala

Kadai Chicken
Kadai Chicken

Adraki Chicken
Adraki Chicken
Handi Chicken
Handi Chicken

For bookings & reservations:

HANDI RESTAURANT

OPP.GPO, M.I. ROAD
Jaipur-302001, Rajasthan – India
Tel:+91-141-2372275,2364839
Fax:+91-141-23608889.
Mob:+91-0-98290-63600

18, Gautam Marg, Vaishali Nagar,
Jaipur-302021, Rajasthan – India
Tel:+91-141-4016200