Professional women or men, while hosting guests in emergencies always want to prove their culinary skills as best as they could in their respective professions. We attempt to unveil one such 'secret ingredient' every issue of BETTER KITCHEN that will turn ordinary food very tasty.
Here the secret ingredient for main dal, kheer, the dessert and cold coffee is just few table spoons of milk powder. Make it and see how the guests wonder at the taste.
Generally 'urad' dal is used in making makhni and then cream. Thus, makes it difficult to digest, here both are replaced to get equally good (in fact a better) nice and creamy dal effect.
Ingredients: Masoor dal with chilka (whole dal) 250gms
Masala: Garlic-ginger paste, tomato 3, asafoetida (hingh), garam masala, oil for cooking and salt to taste
Secret Ingredient: Milk powder - two table spoons
1. Soak dal in warm water for half an hour and pressure cook. Masoor dal is easier to digest.
2. Take one table spoon of oil and add ginger garlic paste, tomato, hingh and garam masala.
3. To this add the dal
4. Once it starts boiling add two table spoons of milk powder and see how dal transforms to creamy texture.
5. Cook and serve with chapati or bun
For any Kheer: Again just add two table spoons of milk powder to sewai or any other
kheer and see the transformation in taste, all will wonder without using khoya how such wonderful taste has come about.
For Cold Coffee: In mixer besides coffee, milk and sugar add one table spoon of milk powder to get a frothy creamy texture.