Basket Chaat

I prepared a lovely delicacy today, Basket chaat.It was lovely and enjoyed by everyone.

You will need

2pkts of ready-made atta basket from the market.

10-12 besan pakodi dipped in imli chutney

Aloo Raita of 3-4 boiled potatoes mixed  curd with red chilli powder & salt to taste.

1pkt Masala boondi

1pkt nylon sev


You have to arrange all the ingredients.

First place the basket in a plate. Put some imli pakodi, then Aloo Raita,then Masala boondi & nylon sev Have them immediately orelse they will turn soggy. You will just love it.





Vrat thali

Today vrat platter has

Kuttu pakodi

Aloo Rassa

Curd masala

Green chutney.

For kuttu ki pakodi

Cut 3-4 potatoes in thin round slices

 Take 1cup kuttu ka atta add sendha Salt& red chilli powder to taste. Make a thick batter & dip potato slices& fry till golden brown.

For Aloo Rassa

Take 2tsp oil in a pan. Put 1 tsp jira 1tsp red chilli powder, sendha Salt to taste & put 3-4 mashed boiled potatoes. Mix well &add 2cups of water. Bring to good boil.

For Curd Masala

Take 1cup curd,whisk it well ,add salt bhuna jira & enjoy with kuttu pakodi.

For green chutney

Take 1bundle green Coriander leaves,4-5 green chillies,salt to taste , juice of 1 lemon ,grind into a smooth paste & enjoy the chutney.


Buck wheat Khichdi

Buck wheat or kuttu ke chawal are also eaten during fast.You can just see the recipe

1cup buckwheat

1cup water

1tsp kits

1/2 inch ginger grated

Sendha salt to taste

1tsp red chilli powder

2-3 green chillies chopped


Take 1tsp ghee in cooker. Add all the ingredients & take 1whistle. Put off the flame & serve hot.

Brinjal Moussaka

This is a lovely & fantastic dish made from brinjal,paneer & white sauce.This dish has awesome taste of white sauce too.
Just havea look

1 medium sized brinjal cut in halves & deep fried till golden brown.

200 gms paneer

3tomatoes pureed

2onions chopped

Salt & red chilli powder to taste

Prepare white sauce with 3 tbsp milk, 1cheese cube grated,& salt , black pepper to taste.


First put 2tsp oil in a pan,add the onions,saute a bit,now add the tomatoes puree,paneer,salt,red chilli powder & cook well.

Now take a baking dish.First place the first brinjal,then the tomato puree with paneer, again brinjal & then pour the white sauce on top of it. Bake it in preheated oven @150 degree for 10 minutes.

Serve hot & enjoy.

Love it




Plaits are similarly made as we prepare our own Plaits,just cook them accordingly and enjoy

For mix vegetables filling.

Dice 2 potatoes,3florets of cauliflower,1cup boiled green peas, Now take 2 tsp oil in a pan put 1tsp jira,add all the vegetables,put 1 tsp red chilli powder, turmeric powder & amchoor powder,salt to taste.mix well &  put off the gas when vegetables are done. Your filling is ready.

Preparation time – 35 minutes

Serves – 4


3 cups maida

3 tbsp oil for moin

Salt to taste


* First knead the flour  with moin, salt. Keep it aside for overnight.

* Now take oil in pan & prepare the filling.Prepare as directed in pictures.

*  Roll the kneaded dough, fill in the filling in between,make cuts on both the sides of the rolled chapati & criss cross join the strips like a braid.Fill both the fillings alternatively,  then bake it in preheated oven at 150 degrees. Then bake them at 180 degrees for half an hour.

Your Plaits are ready to be served with Tomato sauce or Green Chutney as preferred. 

Enjoy as I did with my family.