Independence Day Recipes
By Chef Swapnadeep Mukherjee
Here are a range of Tricolour recipes that capture the essence of India’s national flag.
Oil for frying
Mix all flour, breakfast sugar, milk, yeast, and salt in a bowl. Add water to make a soft dough but not sticky
Take the dough, knead it well with butter, sprinkle some flour, and keep it in a warm place for 1 hour
For the glaze, add icing sugar, milk and mix well with no lumps. Divide the glaze into three bowls. Let one bowl remain in its original color, in the second and third bowls, add orange and green colors, respectively and mix well
After 1 hour the dough has doubled in size, punch it and roll it 1/2 cm thick and cut it into round shapes with a round cutter. Again, cut from the center (to make it look like a doughnut) with a small cutter and keep them in a warm place for the second proof.
After 10 minutes, they have doubled in size, deep fry in hot oil on slow medium flame till they are brown in color. And let them cool.
After cooling, coat the doughnuts in different colors.
Take a plate, put tricolor doughnuts, and serve.
Tricolour Coconut Ladoo
Pinch of orange color
Pinch of green color
Take a pan, heat it, and put purified butter.
Add coconut powder and roast for five minutes at low flame.
Then add milk followed by condensed milk and mix well.
Keep stirring till you get a thick consistency
Now divide the mixture into three parts. Mix orange color in 1 part and green color in the second part, the third part is white.
Now make the ladoo with soft hands, let it settle.
Serve hot or cold as per liking.
In a mixer, add 60ml khus with 90 ml water and mix well, Pour it into a glass
Now, mix 60 ml orange syrup with 90 ml water in a mixer.
Remember, khus and orange syrup are to be mixed separately and not together for the perfect blend.
Take a tall serving glass, pour khus water, add crushed ice, and float orange syrup
Garnish with orange or pineapple slices for a flavorful drink. (IANS)