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Kheer – a delicious Indian Rice Pudding

A very popular and a hot favorite sweet dish for all occassions.
This rice pudding is very delicious, versatile- can be flavoured in many different ways, and is easy to make. It can be served either hot or cold.

This was our choicest festival delicacy on Janamashtmi celebrations at Shanti Home.

Here is the recipe for you.




1/4th cu p long grain rice (washed and drained)
4-5 cups milk
2-3 cardamom seeds (crushed)
2 tbsp almonds (blanched)
A pinch of saffron threads, soaked in a little hot milk
1 tbsp raisins
2-3 tbsp sugar or as desired


Put the rice, milk and cardamom in a pan, bring to boil and simmer gently until the rice is soft and the grains are starting to break up.
Add almonds, saffron and raisins and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
Add the sugar and stir until completely dissolved.
Remove the rice kheer from heat
Serve either warm or chilled.

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Delicious Butter Chicken at The Lantern, this Sunday

Savouring the flavour of the Shanti Home Special Butter Chicken, we wanted to share this with all our friends.


So here’s the recipe :


(800 gms) of chicken
1 tspn of kashmiri red chilli powder
1 tblspn of lemon juice
Salt to taste
200 gms of yogurt
1 tspn of kashmiri red chilli powder
Salt to taste
2 tblspns of ginger paste
2 tblspns of garlic paste
2 tblspns of lemon juice
2 tspn of garam masala powder
2 tblspns of mustard oil


  1. Make deep incisions on the chicken
  2. Mix together salt, chili powder and lemon juice and rub over the chicken evenly. Keep aside for 15 min.
  3. Mix together all the ingredients for the marinade and add it to the chicken. Keep aside for 4 hrs.
  4. To prepare the chicken, skewer from head to tail and roast on the charcoal grill or place in a shallow baking pan( covered with aluminum foil) in a preheated oven at 350 degree F, basting with butter from time to time, for about 15 min to an hour or until, when poked with a fork, the juices can run clear. If roasting in an oven, remove the foil the last 10min of baking.
  5. To prepare the gravy, place tomato, water, ginger and garlic pastes, green chili, red chili powder, cloves, cardamom and salt in a large sauce pan and cooked till reduced to sauce consistency.
  6. Squeeze through a strainer and return the gravy to the sauce pan and bring to a boil.
  7. Heat butter in a separate sauce pan and add garlic, Sauté for a minute.
  8. Add the gravy and stir.
  9. Portion the chicken and add to the gravy.
  10. Add cream and butter and stir.
  11. Garnish with fenugreek leaves, ginger and additional cream.
  12. Serve hot.



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An Apple Swan for your table

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A delicious Sufi recipe too !


Recipe: Sufi Malpua 


  • 2 litres Milk
  • 1/4 cup Maida
  • 1/4 cup Suji
  • Ghee for deep frying
  • Water


  • Boil the milk till it reduces to ½ its quantity.
  • Roast suji till light brown.
  • Add it to the milk, along with maida. There should be no lumps. It should be a smooth pouring consistency.
  • Heat the ghee.
  • Take the batter in a glass. Pour in circular movements into the ghee, to form a small pancake. Cook for a few seconds and then turn over.
  • Take care that the pancake does not become crisp and hard.
  • Make sugar syrup of 1 thread consistency. Dip the malpuas in the syrup and serve hot.

Have Fun !

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A New Year Treat for the Guests

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This New Year, we thank You!

It’s been a great year, and we thank you all for your love and patronage .

A Very Happy New Year to You !

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Enjoy, it’s Party time !

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Wish You All a Very Very Merry Christmas !


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