New Recipe- Mango Galka (Sweet and Sour Mango Pickle)

July 1st-2016

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    Mango Galka (Sweet and Sour Mango Pickle)

    Galka- Galka is a traditional North Indian mango pickle. I remember when I was a little girl my grandmother used to make this pickle. Traditionally raw mangoes pieces are mixed with spices, salt and sugar and kept in sun till the mangoes are done and mixed wih the spice sugar mixture. Usually it takes about 15 days to make the pickle. Read More..

New Recipe- Ginger Tea!

May 10th-2016

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    Ginger Tea (Adarak ki Chai)

    Chai is an Indian tea made by boiling water with ginger, cardamoms, sugar, milk and tea leaves. This is an all-time favorite, and I think it is made a minimum of two times a day in most families in North India. Chai is one of the most famous Indian drinks, almost all my western friends not only know chai but also, call it chai. Nowadays one can find different versions of original chai in even American cafeterias Read More..

Mother's Day Special!

May 8th-2016

Dear Readers,

Today is Mother's Day. Happy Mother’s Day to all the wonderful mothers on this planet! On this special occasion my mother’s favorite Masala Dosa!!

With best wishes,
Shuchi

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    Masala Dosa

    osas are fine pancakes of fermented lentil and rice batter. Dosas can be made with different flavors by adding the stuffings, such as -  masala dosa, onion dosa , paneer dosa, etc. Read More..

Growing Methi/Fenugreek at home!

April 30th-2016

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    Growing Methi/Fenugreek at home

    Methi can be easily grown in home garden. To grow methi in a container, fill the container with organic soil. Sprinkle methi seeds all over, about ¼ inch apart from each other. Cover the seeds with a very thin layer of soil. Sprinkle some water to moisten the soil. The seeds will sprout in a couple of days. Water them and keep them under the sun. They grow very fast. Read More..

Khatta Meetha Mango Pana !!

April 25th-2016

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    Khatta Meetha Mango Pana

    Sweet and sour, raw mango drink is a special coolant made in summers in India when raw mangoes are in abundance. This mango mana is mildly flavored with mint powder, roasted cumin powder and black pepper. I have also added some brown sugar. It is an ideal drink for summer time. Read More..

Welcome to new form of ChezShuchi !!

April 21st-2016

Dear Readers, You are very welcome to new form of ChezShuchi. For some time I was trying to make your favorite website ChezShuchi responsive. I am happy to launch the responsive version of this site. I have tested it on various desktops, laptops, Ipad, Ipad mini, android and IOS phones and it is working fine. Still if you have any trouble in seeing this site please do let me know. I will also try to make ChezShuchi App very soon. Thank you so much for your continuous support. Please spread the word! Please do share your feedback about the new form of site.

With best wishes, !!
Shuchi


Coolants/ Homemade Drinks !!

इस पन्ने को हिन्दी में पढ़ें

Dear Readers,

In India, drinks are often made according to season. Each season has its own moods, swings, and significance, and so do the drinks. Especially in summers, a variety of drinks are made to provide a respite from the hot winds (लू) and also to provide the minerals required for the body. Along with desi drinks there is a huse variety of other drinks it could be cocktail, mocktails etc. Here is the link to read more about Mocktails.

In this hot weather lets make some homemade cold drinks

With best wishes !!
Shuchi

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    Strawberry Shake

    Strawberries are very rich in Vitamin C and also good source of Folic acid, Iron and potassium and magnesium and with milk it makes a perfect drink. Enjoy this delicious and nutritious strawberry shake. Read More..

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    Tropical Treat

    Some of my regular readers often write that their kids do not want to eat fruits. I would like to recommend this highly nutritious and mind blowing drink for such kids. Read More..

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    Watermelon Juice

    Watermelon contains 92 % water - it is a good coolant, and a very good source of Vitamins A and C. It is an ideal fruit and makes an ideal drink for summers. Watermelons can be easily grow at home gardens. Read More..



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