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Easy Indian recipes you must try to cook.

Yakhni Pulao (Serves four)
Ingredients:
Basmati rice: 1 kg 
Meat: 2 kg 
Onion: 5 
Cardamom: 1 tablespoon 
Clove: 10 
Cinnamon stick: 6 pieces 
Shah Jeera: 1 1/2 teaspoon 
Ginger: 2 pieces 
Garlic: 4 pods 
Whole Kali Mirch: Onetablespoon
 Red Chilli: As per taste
 Coriander Seeds: 1 1/2 tablespoon 
Ghee: 250 gms
 Salt: To taste

Method: 
Fry the onions. Keep them aside. Cook the meat in water along with all the ingredients. Use whole spices only. Once the meat is tender, remove the stock. Crush the spices in a mixer and keep them aside. Immerse the rice in water, 10 minutes before cooking. Fry the crushed spices in ghee. Mix the rice with the meat. Stir and fry it along with the spices. Add the stock. Mash the fried onions and place it on top. Cover the utensil. Once the pulao is ready, serve with coriander.

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Khichdi
Ingredient: 
Basmati Rice: 1 cup 
Masoor Dal: 1/3 cup 
Moong Dal: 1/3 cup 
Medium-sized Onion: 1 chopped 
Grated Ginger: 2 tablespoon 
Minced Garlic…

Carrots, Eggs, or Coffee; "Which are you?"

A young woman went to her grandmother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she was going to make it and wanted to give up. She was tired of fighting and struggling. It seemed as one problem was solved a new one arose.

Her grandmother took her to the kitchen. She filled three pots with water. In the first, she placed carrots, in the second she placed eggs and the last she placed ground coffee beans. She let them sit and boil without saying a word.

In about twenty minutes she turned off the burners. She fished the carrots out and placed them in a bowl. She pulled the eggs out and placed them in a bowl. Then she ladled the coffee out and placed it in a bowl. Turning to her granddaughter, she asked, "Tell me what do you see?"

"Carrots, eggs, and coffee," she replied.

She brought her closer and asked her to feel the carrots. She did and noted that they got soft.She then asked her to take an egg and break it.

After pulling off …