Recipes from FunFoods by Dr. Oetker for this festive season

by Harsh Vardhan Posted on

The month of August is packed with multiple festivals, and just as many long weekends. It is the right time to utilize all that free time to whip up some exceptional recipes. One can celebrate Janmashtmi, Independence Day and Ganesh Chaturthi (and all those extra holidays!) with special recipes curated by Chef Gaurav Chadha, In-house Chef, Dr. Oetker India Pvt. Ltd. Food lovers can have a good time with the best that FunFoods by Dr. Oetker has to offer this festive season!

Some of the recommended recipes for this month that one can create at home are:

  • Chocolate and Paneer Burfi
  • Oats and Peanut Laddoo
  • Kesar and Paneer Burfi
  • Tri-colour Sandwich Bread Pakora
  • Gulab Kheer

Chocolate and Paneer Burfi

 

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

50 g Cashewnuts, crushed

100 g Paneer, grated

50 ml Full Cream Milk

200 ml Condensed Milk

¼ tsp Cardamom Powder

60 g (4 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Chocolate Spread Fudge

1 tsp Desi Ghee

3-4 nos. Almonds, chopped

Directions:

  1. In a thick bottom pan (slow flame), add cashewnuts, paneer, milk, condensed milk and chocolate fudge. Stir and cook for 5-6 minutes or until mixture begins to thick and leaves the side of the pan.
  2. Grease the tray with ghee and spread the burfi mixture evenly. Sprinkle almonds on top of burfi and gently press with hands.
  3. Keep this burfi tray in fridge for 2 hours to set. Once cooled slice burfi into small squares and serve.

Level: Beginner

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes

Cooking Time: 5-6 Minutes

Oats and Peanut Ladoo

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

100 g Oats

50 g Cashewnuts, chopped

50 g Almonds, crushed

50 g Jaggery Powder

75 g (5 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Peanut Butter Crunchy

50 ml Water

1 tsp Desiccated Coconut Powder

2 tbsp Desi Ghee

Directions:

  1. Heat non-stick pan (slow flame) and dry roast oats for 2-3 minutes. In a blender jar add oats and grind it coarsely. Keep it aside.
  2. In a non-stick pan (medium flame), add cashewnuts, almonds, jaggery powder, peanut butter and water. Stir and cook for 2-3 minutes or till jaggery melts off.
  3. Add oats, coconut powder and 1 tbsp ghee to above mixture. Stir well and switch off the flame.
  4. Apply remaining ghee in your palms and make small ladoo using above mix. Serve

Level: Beginner

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

Note: While making Ladoo make sure that mixture is warm, if the mixture cools up it will be difficult to roll it up.

Kesar and Paneer Burfi

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

50 g Cashewnuts, crushed

100 g Paneer, grated

50 ml Full Cream Milk

200 ml Condensed Milk

60 g (4 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Milk Shake Mix Kesar Pista

1 tsp Desi Ghee

3-4 nos. Almonds, chopped

Directions:

  1. In a thick bottom pan (slow flame), add cashewnuts, paneer, milk, condensed milk and kesar pista milk shake mix. Stir and cook for 5-6 minutes or until mixture begins to thick and leaves the side of the pan.
  2. Grease the tray with ghee and spread the burfi mixture evenly. Sprinkle almonds on top of burfi and gently press with hands.
  3. Keep this burfi tray in fridge for 2 hours to set. Once cooled slice burfi into small squares and serve.

Level: Beginner

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes

Cooking Time: 5-6 Minutes

Tri-Colour Sandwich Bread Pakora

Servings: 2

Ingredients:

3 slices White Bread

30 g (2 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Veg Mayonnaise Tandoori

30 g (2 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Veg Mayonnaise Mint

30 g (2 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Veg Mayonnaise Original

½ tsp Caraway Seeds

60 g (3 tbsp) Gram Flour

1 tsp Red Chilli Powder

½ tsp Turmeric Powder

Salt

50 ml Water

100 ml Vegetable Oil

Directions:

  1. On a bread slice spread 2 tbsp Tandoori mayonnaise and club it with another bread slice.
  2. Spread Mint mayonnaise on top of second layer of bread slice and club with another bread slice. Keep it aside
  3. For Bread pakora batter- In a bowl add Veg mayonnaise, caraway seeds, gram flour, chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and water. Mix well forming a thick batter
  4. Apply batter on above sandwich from all sides.
  5. Heat oil in a kadhai and deep fry bread pakora until it is cooked and crispy from all sides. Cut sandwich into 2 pieces and serve hot.

Level: Intermediate

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes

Cooking Time: 5 Minutes

Gulab Kheer

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

1 Litre, Full Cream Milk

100 g Rice, washed and soaked for 30 minutes

100 g Sugar

1 tsp Green Cardamon Powder

8-10 nos. Cashewnuts, chopped

60 g (4 tbsp) Dr. Oetker FunFoods Milk Shake Mix Rose

5 nos. Almonds, chopped

Directions:

  1. Bring milk to boil in a large saucepan.
  2. Add rice, sugar, cardamom powder, cashewnuts and rose milk shake mix. Simmer over low heat until the mixture thickens and the rice is cooked completely.
  3. Pour the mixture into serving bowls. Refrigerate it for 2 hours, garnish it with almonds and serve.

Level: Beginner

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes

Cooking Time:  25 Minutes

 

Author

Harsh Vardhan

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