Tuesday, February 15, 2011


This is from my old diary, which I have bookmarked few years back from a monthly magazine but could not try it. Today, when I was going through the pages, suddenly I had a look on this recipe. I decided to make it in dinner......!!!

Khoya/Mawa     100 gms
Makhana     100 gms
Onions    2(grated)
Tomatoes     3
Ginger     1 1/2 tsp
Green Chillies     2(chopped)
Turmeric Powder     1/4 tsp 
Dhania Powder     2 tsp
Chilli Powder     1/2 tsp
Garam Masala     1 tsp
Fresh Curd     1/2 Tea Cup 
Ghee     3 Tbsp
Ghee     For deep frying
Salt     to taste


1.   Roast the khoya without any ghee very lightly.
2.   Deep fry the makhanas very lightly in ghee.
3.   Cut the tomatoes into big pieces, add 1 tea cup of water and cook. When soft, prepare a soup by passing through a sieve.
4.   Heat the ghee in a vessel and fry the onions till pink in color.
5.   Add the ginger, green chillies, turmeric, dhania and chilli powders and fry for one minute.
6.   Add the tomato soup, curd, khoya and salt.
7.   Add the makhanas and cook for a few minutes.
8.   Sprinkle garam masala and cook again for one minute.
9.   Garnish it with chopped coriander and serve.

Sending this to Priya and Aipi’s Bookmarked recipes Vol.28 event


  1. Thats a very good recipe... We make makhana kheer but not curry...
    Looks delicious!!
    Thanks a lot for linking this to bookmark event..
    However, please note that per the rules of this event, will appreciate if you could please put a link of the event in your post.

    US Masala

  2. yummy flavour combination looks wonderful

  3. That is a lovely recipe - don't believe I've used either Makahana or Khoya yet in any of my recipes - something new to try - Thanks for sharing :)

  4. Simple! I liked the tempting presentation.