If you are away from home, what makes you feel nostalgic at times? Yes! It’s a Home-Cooked Food especially, the one resembles in taste to the food cooked by Mother. There is always something special about the recipes that are crafted by Moms. That specialty is of-course their unmatched Love and Affection that adds grandeur to simple recipes. Below are the 10 exceptional recipes that every mother love to cook for her children and each of us relish it more when crafted by Mom:
Pakodas On A Rainy Days
No matter, how much you relish Pakodas at road side or in a Lavish Restaurant but the Pakodas prepared by Mother during Rainy Season is something to die-for. Finely sliced onions when marinated with ‘Besan’ batter and curate with love and affection, it definitely tastes exceptional. And as we say, Mom knows it all, so even you don’t ask for it, you are served with a hot and savory Masala Tea along to gulp down these mind-blowing Pakodas. Not just Onion, Mother makes a point to add an assortment of Veggies like Paneer, Potato, Cauliflower to make the whole affair awesome.
Pickles With Different Variants
From where did this recipe originated, it’s still a matter of debate. But whosoever crafted it must a ‘Mother’. As only mother knows what a perfect concoction of spices is? So, Pickles ranging from Aam Ka Achaar, Nimbu Ka Achaar and Mixed Pickles are some of her recipes with finesse. These pickles not only add flavors to our regular food but also make us feel ‘homely’ away home.
Gajar Ka Halwa
Who can afford to give a miss this amazing recipe? Even if you don’t have a sweet-tooth, you won’t mind gulping down a bowl of it without thinking much about calories. And a Mother knows where to draw the line of perfection, right from its ingredients to the measures taken while cooking it. The generous addition of Dry-Fruits by her, these are beyond words to explain her love!
Paranthas are considered to be the staple breakfast in India and the credit for it goes to our dearest mothers. With munificent stuffing and dollops of Butter, the Mother always makes a point that we tend to over-eat. And honestly, most of the times we do. To make these Paranthas, a more tempting affair, Moms don’t forget to add Curd, Pickles and some time savory Green Chutney too.
Simple at glance and great at taste is what defines Dal Tadka by any Mom so far in this world. Even those who relish Dal Makhani at Restaurants can’t afford to give a miss to this simple yet mind-boggling recipe by their lovable Moms. Light on appetite and beneficial to health, Dal Tadka accompanies Roti or Rice perfectly.
Preparing Kadhi as a dish is a matter of articulation. Although many variants of Kadhi are available including Rajasthani Kadhi, Sindhi Kadhi and so on. But the ‘Kadhi’ as a delicacy crafted by a mother is something irresistible. And only a Mother makes a point to be generous with Pakodas as these ‘Tempting Balls’ double the flavor of this outstanding recipe.
Not just we, our friends too are die-heart fan for this recipe prepared by our Mom. This secret recipe has been passed-on from our Grand-Grand-Mothers and seems that it will never fade. No matter, how many Cupcakes and other delights are available in market as Dessert but these ‘Mom-made-Laddoos’ are still the first choice and at times our most-treasured possessions.
Every time you visit a Restaurant, you look for a Shahi Paneer, Paneer Lababdar, Kadhai Paneer and so on as Enthusiastic foodie who loves to indulge into ‘Paneer-Affair’. But Matar Paneer prepared by a Mom, is a recipe which is unrivaled. Soft Paneer pieces when teamed up with perfect tomato gravy, peas and her love, it definitely transports you to another charismatic world!
Two vital ingredients for this commendable dessert is Milk and Mother’s love. The recipe needs diligence and no one in this world can pour-in that much affection. The generous garnishing of finely chopped Dry-Fruits suggests that no one in this world could love you more than a mom. Although, the dish tastes best when served cold, but the way it is tempting, you won’t mind even having a spoonful of it as hot.
A recipe which is loved especially by north Indians and they love it ‘day and night’ due to its impeccable flavors. Only a mother knows how to balance perfectly the gravy of Rajma and how to steam cook Rice to the perfection. Mom starts with a generous serving of a plate-full of Rajma Chawal and never mind serving it again and again till you surrender!
These simple yet incredible creations by mother answers, Why Mothers are the special creation of God?