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MADHYA PRADESH RECIPES

Madhya Pradesh is situated in the central part of India. Madhya Pradesh cuisine has a special place among the cuisines of India. It has its own dishes which have evolved over the course of time.

Some popular recipes of Madhya Pradesh are kusli, lavang lata, jalebi, pilaf with peas, indori puri palak ki, baflas, kebabs and a lot more.

The biryani of Madhya Pradesh is also worth mentioning here. Try some of the popular recipes of Madhya Pradesh listed here for your perusal.

INDORI PURI PALAK KI RECIPE Vegetarian-Dish

Ingredients

Plain flour
2 cups
Ghee
2 tbsp
Fresh spinach chopped
1 cup
Ginger
1 tbsp
Green chillis
5
Cumin seeds crushed coarsely
1/2 tbsp
Plain yogurt
2 tbsp
Salt to taste
 
Ghee for deep frying
 

Indori puri palak ki recipe

Method

  • Wash and boil spinach in very little water.
  • Grind ginger into a paste. Blend spinach with its water and mix till smooth.
  • Sieve flour with salt. Make well in centre. Add all other ingredients in well except ghee for frying.
  • Knead into a slightly stiff but pliable dough. Cover and set aside for 30 minutes.
  • Knead again till smooth. Divide into small portions. Roll into 4" diameter rounds.
  • Heat ghee, then add two puris at a time. Puff by pressing gently with back of flat slotted spoon.
  • Flip and fry other side.

PILAF WITH PEAS AND CARROTS RECIPE Vegetarian-Dish

Ingredients

Basmati rice
2 cup
Ginger chopped
1 1/2"
Garlic cloves chopped
8 large
Vegetable oil
4 tbsp
Whole cloves
4
Black cardamom pod
1 large
Cinnamon stick
1" piece
Bay leaves
2
Black cumin seeds
1/4 tbsp
Mace
1/8 tbsp
Onion cut into half rings
1 medium
Carrots diced very fine
2 small
Salt
1 tbsp

Pilaf with peas and carrots recipe

Method

  • Wash rice very well. Cover with 5 cups water & soak for 30 minutes.
  • Drain thoroughly. Blend together the ginger & garlic with 1 tb water until you have a paste.
  • Heat oil in a heavy pot over medium-high heat.
  • When very hot, add cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, bay leaves, cumin seeds & mace.
  • Stir once & add onion rings. Stir-fry till the onion turns reddish brown.
  • Add garlic-ginger paste. Fry for 2 minutes. Put in carrots & peas. Stir & fry for 1 more minute.
  • Add drained rice & salt. Lower heat a little & stir-fry rice for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add 2 1/2 cups water & bring to a boil. Cover tightly & reduce heat to very low.
  • Cook gently for 25 minutes.

KUSLI RECIPE Vegetarian-Dish

Ingredients

For the covering
 
White flour
1 cup
Ghee
2 tbsp
For the stuffing
 
Sooji
1 cup
Badam ground
1 cup
Powdered sugar
1 cup
Khismish
1 cup
Dried coconut grated
3 tbsp
Cardamom powder
1 tbsp
Ghee
3-4 tbsp

Kusli recipe

Method

  • Make a stiff-ish dough from the flour, ghee and water. Roll out small circles.
  • Separately fry the sooji in the ghee. Add the raisins, badam and cardamom powder. Allow it to cool.
  • Place a small quantity of the stuffing - about 3 tsp. - in the centre of each circle.
  • Fold in half and edge with a fork.
  • Deep fry on medium heat till pink not red.

LAVANG LATA RECIPE Vegetarian-Dish

Ingredients

White flour
2 cups
Ghee
4 tbsp
Sugar
1 cup
Water
2 cups
Raisins
 
Nutmeg powder to taste
 
Cardamom powder to taste
 
Cloves to taste
 
Dry coconut grated
1 cup
Almonds or cashews or pistas chopped
1/2 cup
Oil for frying

Lavanga lata recipe

Method

  • In a saucepan, boil the sugar with the water till you have a two-string sugar syrup. This is called chasni.
  • Keep warm on the stove. Make a hard dough with ghee and water.
  • Roll the dough in circles.
  • Fold the three edges in to make a pocket and fill with a random mix of coconut, raisins and nuts and tiny pinches of nutmeg and cardamom.
  • Close the fourth flap and anchor with a clove.
  • Deep fry in oil on low flame.
  • Dip in chasni. And drain.

CASHEW BARFI RECIPE Vegetarian-Dish

Ingredients

Cashews
1 cup
Powdered sugar
1 cup
Milk powder
4 tbsp
A little milk
 
Powdered cardamom
1 tbsp
Ghee
1 tbsp

Cashew barfi recipe

Method

  • Grind the cashews in a blender till you have a fine powder.
  • Knead the ground cashew with the powdered sugar, milk powder, cardamom, ghee and a little milk.
  • Knead till you get a thick buttery dough.
  • Roll out and cut into diamonds and bake in the oven till a light golden brown.

JALEBI RECIPE Vegetarian-Dish

Ingredients

White flour
1 cups
Yoghurt or dahi
2 tbsp
A pinch of salt
 
A little oil
 
Yeast
1/2 tbsp
A few strands of saffron
 
Oil for frying
 
Water
1 cup
Sugar
1/2 cup

Jalebi recipe

Method

  • Make a batter of the dahi, maida, saffron and yeast with a little oil. Let it rise for several hours.
  • In a saucepan, boil the sugar and water till you have a thick two-strand chasni. Keep it warm on the stove.
  • Fill the batter into a squeeze bottle (like that used for ketchup) Squeeze shapes into the hot oil and drain quickly.
  • Dip in chasni for 1-2 minutes and drain.

 

 

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