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Posts from ‘October, 2009’

Birds of Kachchh(Kutch)











Kachchh(Kutch) mein gadein madey alag jhat jha pakshi aein . Maliney 370 jhat jha pakshi kachch mein malentah. 


શુભ દિપાવલી! સાલ મુબારક !

Made Kachchhiyein ke Shubh Diwali ane Saal Mubarak for coming New Year!

diwali greetings

Diwali Recipes : Farsi Puri

Farsi Puri

Ingredients for Dry Masala:

1\4 cup black pepper corns,
6-tbsp cumin seeds,
6-tbsp thymol seeds (Ajwain).



Diwali Recipes : Ghughra


Ingredients :

50 gm Poppy seeds
1 cup dessicated coconut
100 gm Rawa/Cream of wheat
250 gm Maida/Allpurpose Flour
2 tbsp ghee/clarified butter
250 gm Powdered sugar
A generous pinch of Nutmeg
1/2 tsp caradamom powder
Oil for deep frying
ghugra (more…)

Diwali Recipes : Kutchi Peda

Kutchi Peda
Peda is the king of all sweets. Its an inevitable sweet for any Indian especially if you Kutchi. If  you have a marraige in your family ,you have to distribute Peda as a means of sharing happiness to everyone of your relatives, if you’ve got a baby you need Peda for good luck, if you have got a new car, you need Peda for it and so on. Its like a must sweet for Kutchis. Kachchhi Peda is a kind of semi hard, brown and Roasted Peda. Its very famous in local villages in Kutch.

Peda Recipe

1/2 kg. Soft white mawa ( khoya)
2 1/2 cups (approx.300gms) sugar powdered
1/2 tsp. cardamom powder
1 tsp. cardamom seeds semi crushed
1 tbsp. slivered or crushed pistachios


Kutch Quiz

Refresh and test your knowledge about Kutch
(scroll down for correct answers)

1. What is the meaning of Kutch

a. Kachhua (tortoise) shaped
b. (land) Which becomes intermittently dry and wet
c. Salt Land
d. Island

2. Which of the below is not a city or town in Kutch

a. Bhuj
b. Gandhidham
c. Anjhar
d. Rajkot

3.Which of the following birds are famous for their migration to Rann of Kutch

a. Peacocks
b. Lesser Flamingos
c. Pigeons
d. Sparrows