The auspicious pageant of Durga Puja ends with Vijaya Dashami or Dussehra, marking the tip of the nine-day lengthy Navratri celebrations and if you’re searching for healthy dessert choices to binge this festive week, we obtained you sorted with chef Ranveer Brar-approved recipes of Choco Gajak and Jowar Laddoo. Vijay Dashami marks the triumph of Maa Durga over the demon king Mahishasura whereas Dussehra or Dasara celebrates the victory of Rama over Ravana.
This yr Durga Puja begins from Monday, October 11 (Maha Shasthi) and can finish on Friday, October 15. As we tempo by Navratri to succeed in Dussehra, mix your self into the style of candy, conventional delicacies with these lip-smacking particular recipes of Choco Gajak and Jowar Laddoo curated by Chef Ranveer Brar.
200 g sugar
50 ml chocolate flavoured syrup
3 tbsp ghee
100 g roasted peanuts
100 g sesame seeds (toasted)
5 g fennel seeds
30g icing sugar
20 g cocoa powder
Grease an oblong tray with ghee and maintain apart. Crush the peanuts and sesame seeds barely and maintain apart.
Warmth sugar in a pan and add 2 tbsp water. As soon as the sugar has melted add within the chocolate flavoured syrup and cook dinner until the combination turns into thick.
Add ghee and cook dinner for a minute. Add roasted peanuts, sesame, fennel seeds, cocoa powder and icing sugar.
Combine all of the substances completely, cook dinner until all substances come collectively. Take away the combination within the greased tray and unfold evenly.
Make cuts when the combination is sizzling/heat and maintain apart to chill. As soon as it has cooled down, you may separate the items.
Serve or retailer them in an air-tight container as soon as correctly cooled.
Jowar Laddoo With Strawberry Flavour
3 cups roasted puffed jowar
¼ cup slivered almonds
½ tbsp cardamom powder
½ tsp dry ginger powder
2 tbsp roasted chironji
1 tsp ghee
1 cup jaggery / gud
Strawberry flavoured syrup – ½ cup
In a big kadai, warmth ghee and add jaggery. Preserving the flame low, stir constantly till the jaggery melts.
Add strawberry flavoured syrup and stir on low flame, until it turns frothy. Test the consistency by dropping syrup right into a bowl of water. It ought to type a smooth ball.
Flip off the flame and add dry roasted murmura and blend gently. Add roasted puffed jowar, slivered almonds, cardamom powder, dry ginger powder and roasted chironji.
Combine till combination is nicely mixed and jaggery syrup is coated nicely. Grease your hand with ghee or moist your hand with water. Put together ladoo when the combination remains to be heat.
(Recipes: Chef Ranveer Brar)
Cocoa has the capability to stimulate the mind to launch endorphins that helps elevate one’s temper. The unsweetened cacao powder is a supply of magnesium and different minerals and lacks the high-calorie cocoa butter or sugars present in garden-variety chocolate.
Almonds are filled with wholesome fat, fiber, protein, magnesium and vitamin E and never solely cut back starvation whereas selling weight reduction but additionally decrease blood sugar ranges and levels of cholesterol together with decreasing blood strain. In line with a research printed in The American Journal of Medical Vitamin, consuming almonds instead of typical snacks might cut back the drop in coronary heart charge variability (HRV) that happens throughout psychological stress, thereby enhancing cardiac operate.
The molasses content material in jaggery makes it extra nutrient since this nutritious by-product of the sugar making course of is eliminated whereas making refined sugar. Jaggery is wealthy in nutritional vitamins and minerals, makes for a terrific immunity booster, builds a defend in opposition to well being illnesses like cough and chilly and results in improved digestive well being, anemia prevention, liver cleansing and improved immune operate.