Some Common Indian Recipes and their Nutritive Value

CONTENTS

Preface

Preface to the fourth edition

Introduction

The need for food

 I.        Recipes common to all regions of the  country

A       Sweets

1.      RECIPES BASED ON WHEAT

1                  Barfi

2                  Biscuits

(i)      Sweet biscuits

(ii)    Butter biscuits

(iii)   Milk biscuits

3                  Bun

4                  Cake

(i)      Plain cake

(ii)    Semolina cake

5                  Gulab Jamun

6                  Halwa

(i)      Atta Halwa

(ii)    Kesari

7                  Jalebi

8                  Paadurshah

9                  Sponge cake

10              Surma ladoo

11              Toffee

(i)      Chocolate

(ii)    Coconut

2.      RECIPES BASED ON RICE

12              Kheer

13              Kheer(without milk)

14              Sweet rice

B.     Savouries

1        RECIPES BASED ON WHEAT

15               Bread

16              Meat puffs

17              Potato Kachori

2        RECIPES BASED ON RICE

18              Cauliflower palao

19              Chewra

20              Ghee rice

21              Godhum pakora

22              Ompodi

23              Paapari

24              Plain khicheri

25              Red gram khicheri

26              Rice gruel

27              Vadi palao

28              Vatel

29              Vegetable biryani

II       Recipes in common use in the Eastern region

A       Sweets

1.      RECIPES BASED ON WHEAT

30              Choshi peetah (Savain kheer)

31              Fried biscuits

32              Gujia

33              Pathi shapte

34              Peetha

2.      RECIPES BASED ON RICE

35              Maalpua

36              Khicheri

B       Savouries

1.      RECIPES BASED ON WHEAT

37              Mathi

2.      RECIPES BASED ON RICE

38              Khicheri(with mutton)

39              Khicheri (with vegetable)

40              Pish pash

41              Rice chapatie

III     Recipes in common use in the western region

A       Sweets

1.      RECIPES BASED ON WHEAT

42              Bombay paka

43              Cheeroti

44              Gul poli

45              Karanji

46              Ladoo powder

47              Magmal puri

48              Milk cake

49              Mutkuli

50              Mutkuli ladoo

51              Nankhatai

52              Paaktali cheeroti

53              Puran poli

54              Satu-kaa-peeth

55              Shakerpara

56              Shakerpara-chi-wadi

57              Suji biscuits

58              Surat khaari

59              Sweet thalipeeth

2        RECIPES BASED ON RICE

60              Adraswada

61              Anarasa

62              Banana vada

63              Kadhiele

64              Modak

65              Rice halwa

66              Rice ladoo

67              Shakerpara-chi-wadi

68              Zibrutenchi kheer

B       Savouries

1.      RECIPES BASED ON WHEAT

69              Buttermilk cake

70              Ghawan

71              Savian uppuma

72              Thaalipeeth

73              Tikher-mithachi karanjee

74              Uppuma

75              Wheat flour chakali

2.      RECIPES BASED ON RICE

76              Chewra

77              Dhokla

78              Dosai

79              Gharvada

80              Kanki

81              Kaya vada

82              Kharri bhaat

83              Khicheri(with curd)

84              Paankie

85              Poha

IV    Recipes in coomon use ith the northern region

A       Sweets

1.      RECIPES BASED ON WHEAT

86              Balushai

87              Churi

88              Goja

89              Halwa paratha

90              Jaggery roti

91              Jalebi

92              Kungania

93              Leepie

94              Maalpua

95              Nashasta

96              Panjiri

97              Pathrua

98              Pura

99              Pinni

100          Seera

101          Shakarpara

102          Sohan halwa

103          Sweet dalia

104          Sweet mathi

105          Sweet roti

106          Sweet samosa

2.      RECIPES BASED ON RICE

107          Rice carrot kheer

108          Rice with jaggery

109          Rice phirni

110          Shri palao

B       Savouries

1.      RECIPES BASED ON WHEAT

111          Chaat

112          Dalia

113          Ghee roti

114          Kachori

115          Khamiri roti

116          Maida paaper

117          Matheri

118          Milk puri

119          Potato puri

120          Radish paratha

121          Samosa

122          Tomato loli

2.      RECIPES BASED ON RICE

123          Biryani

124          Kheecha

V       Recipes in common use in the Southern region

A       Sweets

1.      RECIPES BASED ON WHEAT

125          Ashgourd halwa

126          Badampuri

127          Banana bajji

128          Banana vadai

129          Barbi

130          Bengal gram payasam

131          Cocount tablets

132          Coconut  vadai

133          Egg-maida-dosai

134          Gulabipoo

135          Kalkai

136          Khazoor

137          Paadarpeni

138          Papaya halwa

139          Rawa appam

140          Rawa putu

141          Surul puri

142          Sweet appam

143          Sweet iddli

144          Sweet poli

145          Sweet vadai

146          Watte appam

147          Wheat halwa

2.      RECIPES BASED ON RICE

148          Adapradaman

149          Adirasam

150          Appam(sweet)

151          Awalosepodi

152          Chander kanta

153          Cheedai

154          Idiappam

155          Jack-fruit adai

156          Kolaputu

157          Konmpal

158          Neyyappam

159          Paalputu

160          Pachora

161          Pal (milk) kolkattai

162          Rice cake

163          Somasi (sweet)

164          Sweet kolkattai

165          Tambittoo (Mavilakku mavu)

166          Watapu

167          Yela adai

B       Savouries

1.      RECIPES BASED ON WHEAT

168          Bhaath

169          Godhum dosai

170          Godhum pongal

171          Gohum tenkuzhal

172          Karpauri

173          Karam somasi

174          Karam khazoor

175          Kodbara

176          Maida dosai

177          Masala dosai

178          Masala iddli

179          (i)  Muruku
            (ii) Muruku

180          Poli(hot)

181          Rawa adai

182          Rawa dosai

183          Rawa vadai

184          Rawa pakora

185          Savain iddli

186          Shakarpara

187          Semolina roti

188          Suji vadai

2.      RECIPES BASED ON RICE

189          Adai

190          Appam

191          Black gram kolkattai

192          Broken rice roti

193          Coconut dosai

194          Canjeevaram iddli

195          Kodombutu

196          Kodballa

197          Kunku

198          Lime rice

199          Muruku

200          Noy pongal

201          Onion dosai

202          Rice flour roti

203          Rice kolkattai

204          Sesame rice

205          Sour rice paka

206          Tattai

207          Thenguzhal

208          Uthappam

209          Yellu-podi anna

 

Nutritive value of the recipes

 

Appendix

I          Hindi names of common Indian foodstuffs

II.        Some common “Home measures” in use in India and their weight and volume equivalents

  

 

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