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My friends love this Malai Kofta Recipe. This is a traditional recipe from Punjabi Cuisine. Whenever my friends party or celebrate, they include malai kofta in the menu. Malai Kofta is a very delicious Indian curry. It is a very popular marriage party dish in... - 58.1503
Lite Vegetable Biryani
Lite Vegetable Biryani is a dish made of less masalas and more vegetables & nuts to give lots of taste. Try out and enjoy!! - 54.7407
Aloo Paratha is originally/actually made in a 'tandoor' or clay oven just like most other Indian Breads. But, it can also be made at
home, either pan-fried or baked in an oven. The home-made version of Aloo Paratha may not be as soft as the 'tandoor' version... - 53.4498
Dry Peas Curry
1. Pressure cook peas and potatoes upto 3 whistles.
2. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds.
3. When they splutter, add onions and fry till golden brown.
4. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for few seconds.
5. Now add red chilli powder, coriander powder,... - 53.3905
My family loves this Bharavan Bhindi Recipe. It is a simple and easy recipe. Bharvan Bhindi is a very common recipe in the Indian homes. It is primarily eaten during Lunch. Bharavan Bhindi goes well with paratha , but it can also be eaten with rice and dal.... - 52.0743
Would you like to try kaju curry at home? This recipe is just the way it is prepared in Indian restaurants. It is a delicious Indian Curry. It is included as a main dish in Indian lunch and dinner menu . Kaju Curry goes well with Pulao, but it can also be... - 51.2858
Malai Kofta Curry
One of our favourite curries in all Indian restaurants is the Malai Kofta. In fact, my husband uses this dish as his criterion for judging restaurants:) The place that can dish out a rich, delicious and freshly-spiced Kofta Curry goes on his wishlist. So I... - 50.929
Would you like to try authentic Aloo Gobhi at home? This Aloo Gobhi recipe is just the way it is prepared in Indian homes. Aloo Gobhi is a very popular Indian dish. It is primarily eaten during Lunch. Aloo Gobhi goes well with paratha , but it can also be... - 50.417
1. Mix all the powders (clove, cinnamon, cardamom and coriander) and keep it aside.
2. Soak rice for 1/2 an hour.
3. Heat ghee in a pan and add the onions. Fry on a medium heat till golden brown.
4. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for few seconds.
5. Now... - 50.1674
Curried Nut Roast
1) Preheat the oven to 350 F
2) Into a frying pan, sautÃ© the onions with some pepper in oil
3) Mix the nuts and breadcrumbs together into a large bowl, adding the garlic, herbs and curry powder
4) Stir in the onion, pepper and... - 49.8548
Usually this curry is served with rice and its called as Rajma chawal. You can also serve this curry with any Indian Bread. - 49.6006
First chop all the ingredients and keep aside.
In a pressure cooker put oil and ghee,when it is hot .
Add cinnamon,clove,maratimoggu,bayleaf,cardmom and fry for sec.
Now add onion,greenchillies and fry till onion is golden brown.
Then add methi leaves and fry... - 49.2275
Cabbage Kofta Curry
Would you like to try Cabbage Kofta Curry at home? This Cabbage Kofta Curry recipe is just the way it is prepared in Indian homes. This is a traditional recipe from Mughlai Cuisine. Cabbage Kofta Curry is a very delicious Indian curry . It is included as a... - 49.0713
My family loves this Channa Dalna Recipe. It is a simple and easy vegetable recipe. This dish is very popular in Bihar and Bengal. It is generally eaten during Lunch. Channa Dalna goes well with paratha, but it can also be eaten with rice . You will love this... - 49.0694
Baingan Bharta is a popular Eggplant Curry that goes well with Indian Bread/Rotis/Chapathis. Traditionally the eggplant is roasted directly over flame/fire until the skin shrivels and peels off easily. Roasting the eggplant over fire gives it a smoky flavor... - 48.4203
My friends love this Dal Dhokli recipe. Dal Dhokli is a popular Gujrati dish. It is generally eaten during lunch. It goes well with plain rice. It is a good option for holiday cooking. Cook, share and enjoy this Dal Dhokli recipe. - 48.2819
Sabji Ki Biryani
Cook the rice in sufficient boiling water with a little salt until half-cooked.
Transfer to a mixing bowl and let cool.
Soak the crushed saffron in the hot milk and set aside.
Place the yogurt, garlic and ginger pastes, ground cumin, chili... - 48.0851
This vegetable biryani can be had by itself or with tomato kulambu or masala or onion curd raita. - 47.0803
This Makhana pulao is just what you need to add both beauty and taste to your table. A simple and easy to make rice preparation - try this truly irresistible mouthwatering delight. Make your day with a great meal. - 46.9501
Dum Paneer Kali Mirch
This is an exotic Paneer Dish I prepared for a weekend get together. I got this recipe from Sanjeev Kapoor's 'Khana Khazana' Cookbook. This dish is perfect to achieve the subtle flavors of Dum/Steam cooking. Though the Chef suggests cooking this dish in a... - 46.7417
Recipe a combination of Paalak and Paneer - 46.6829
Indian gourd (Parwal) with potatoes cooked with spices. Use canned if fresh not available. Very tasty. - 46.6218
Bharwa Aloo Tikki
This Bharwa aloo tikki recipe is your answer to an anytime comfort food. Really easy to make and delicious, you can now make this popular street food right in your kitchen, for your guests during parties or festivals. Do let me know how it turned out for you. - 46.4101
Rajma (red Beans) Curry
Rajma or Red Beans Curry is a very popular accompaniment with Rotis/Chapathis in North India. This Rajma Recipe has a tangy taste. It can be made hot or spicy according to your choice. Suggestions, comments and feedback on this Rajma Recipe is appreciated. - 45.6852
1) Pour off the water from lentils and rinse in cold running water.
2) In a saucepan, melt the butter and sautÃ© onion until soft.
3) Add in the mustard, turmeric and garam masala and sautÃ© for 5 minutes more, stirring occasionally.
4) Stir the... - 45.5494
Pav Bhaaji is definetly one of Mumbai's many favorite Street Food. The popularity of this dish has spread to other metropoliton's in India. Pav Bhaaji can also made at home with ease. Pav mean bread and Bhaaji is the spicy-tangy curry/gravy. And they both do... - 45.5049
If you love tomatoes...........if you love rice.......if you love spicy food........just go for this recipe........you are sure to enjoy!!! - 45.4947
Drain the rice and put into a saucepan with the water.
Bring to the boil, stir in the salt and the butter.
Allow to boil steadily for a minute.
Place the lid on the saucepan and simmer for 12-15 minutes. Do not lift the lid during this time.
Remove the pan... - 45.219
A wonderful combination of vegetables, is that what you are looking for? This Miloni Sabzi recipe is then just right for you. Enjoy the goodness of vegetables cooked in a variety of Indian spices. - 45.1585
This is a traditional Navratan Korma recipe from Mughlai Cuisine. Navratan Korma is a very delicious Indian curry . It is included as a main dish in Indian lunch and dinner menu . It goes well with pulao , but it can also be eaten with plain rice or nan .... - 44.7173
My grand mother used to make this Gatta Curry whenever I visited her. This reminds me of sweet memories of childhood. This is a traditional Gatta Curry Recipe.
Gatta Curry is a very delicious Indian curry. It is included as a main dish in Indian lunch and... - 44.7041
Aloo Paneer Kofta Curry
To make the koftas:
Boil potatoes, mash while still hot. Mash the paneer & mix well with the mashed potatoes.
Add dhaniya powder, black pepper powder, juice of lime, salt & egg (optional). Mix well.
Add cornflour, mix & make small balls of the batter. Each... - 44.4838
South Indian Parotta
This layered parotta is one that would keep you going on and on. Try one and you are sure to be hooked on it. - 44.4259
Coconut rice is a tasty, quick dish. Enjoy!! - 43.7907
Would you like to try Mushroom Curry at home? This recipe is just the way it is prepared in Indian homes.Mushroom Curry is a very delicious Indian curry . It is included as a main dish in Indian lunch and dinner menu . It goes well with pulao , but it can... - 43.7056
Coconut Eggplant Curry
Cut eggplant into 3 inch long pieces and soak them in warm salty water for 10 mins. Drain and pat dry.
Heat 3 tbs oil in a skillet and fry the eggplant until they turn slightly soft and change color. Drain excess oil on absorbent paper. Keep aside.
Grind... - 43.5329
Methi Rice Pulav
This is a famous North Indian dish, it is a very healthy food. - 43.3533
Wash and cut the Mushrooms in to desired size. Keep aside.
Cut the peppers. Chop spring onions and ginger root and julienne garlic pods.
Heat 2 tbs olive oil in a sauce pan. Add shallots, peppers and fry until the sides of peppers turn slightly brown.... - 43.3016
This is a very simple and easy to make dish. - 43.2676
Boil the eggs with a tsp of salt, slit them in sides and keep aside.
In a big heavy bottomed non stick pan por oil and ghee, add bay leaf, cinnamon stick, cardamon, cloves, somph, mint leaves and then onion, green chillies and fry for 2 mins.
Now add 1 tsp... - 43.2242
Vegetable And Egg Fried Rice
* Cook rice in rice cooker with 1cup rice:1 1/2 cup water along with salt.
* Make scrambled egg with a tsp oil and a pinch of salt and a pinch of soy sauce.
* Cut the vegetables as shown in the picture.
* In a big pan pour oil, put the vegetables- carrot,... - 43.1474
Boil potatoes in microwave or on stove for 12 minutes. They should not become too tender or remain too hard. Cut them into cubes. Keep aside.
Boil frozen green peas for a minute in microwave. The fresh peas will require an additional minute or two. Keep... - 43.0867
* Cook 1 cup basmati rice with 2 cups of water and 1/4 tsp of salt.
* Heat oil in a big non stick pan and add mustard seeds and let it splutter, then add urad dal chana dal, 1 dry red chilli, curry leaves and onions, fry till golden brown.
* Now add the... - 42.9997
Hot N Spicy Mushroom Curry
Wash Mushrooms & them into halves. Keep aside
Heat 4 tbs oil in a wok. Add mustard seeds & allow them to splutter. Add cumin seeds, onions, ginger garlic paste, green chillies, curry leaves, turmeric powder & saute until onions turn light brown.
Add chopped... - 42.9309
Bindi Fry With Groundnuts
Cut okra into small circles & refrigerate for 2 hours (cut frozen okra can also be used)
Microwave groundnuts in half cup water for 2 minutes, drain & keep aside.
Heat oil in a wok, add mustard seeds & allow them to splutter; Then add cumin seeds, onions... - 42.7191
Green Mung Bean Curry
Green Mung Beans are packed with proteins and are an excellent source of valuable nutrients. This curry is a great combination with Rotis/Chapathis. - 41.6503
My grand mother would make this Aaloo Chilka recipe for me every time I would visit her. A highly recommended dish, this recipe is also very suitable for kids. Aloo Chilka
goes well with poori - both for lunch and dinner, but it can also be eaten with... - 41.6083
Pindi Chole got its name from the place of its origin in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. This Chole is made using 'Kabuli Channa' or the Black/Dark Garbanzo Beans. This dish has a strong aroma and is tangy/sour and has almost no gravy. Its dark color is mostly achieved... - 41.2624
Soak Channa in water ( 2 inches above the level of channa) overnight. Pressure cook channa up to 3 - 4 whistles. Keep aside.
Blend & puree mint, cilantro, tomatoes, green chillies in a blender.
Boil potatoes, peel & cut into small cubes.
Heat 5 tbs oil in... - 41.2221
First wash the rice and soak in water for 1/2 an hour.
Dice and cook the vegetables.
Heat a tsp of ghee and fry cloves, green cardamon and cinnamon for a while. Now add coriander seeds and cashew and saute for a while. Now add the green chillies, chopped... - 39.6771
1. Wash, mix and soak Dals overnight
2. Pressure cook Dals with 1 tbsp Ginger paste( approx 7 whistles and then on sim for about 10 minuets, 1 tsp Salt (or as per taste)
3. Mash the daal in the cooker and add some water.( Gas is on sim all this... - 39.3318
Black-eyed Pea/lobiya Masala
Soak Black-eyed peas overnight or for at least 8 hrs.
Pressure cook Black-eyed peas up to 3 whistles or boil them on the stove for at least 45 minutes.
Add oil in a skillet, when hot, add mustard seeds & allow them to splutter. Then add jeera seeds, curry... - 39.1151
Tangy Paneer With Green Peas
Blend tomatoes, cilantro, chillies, coconut powder in a blender.
Heat oil in a vessel, when hot, add mustard & allow them to splutter. Add jeera, onions, ginger garlic paste and saute until onions turn light brown
Add the blended mixture to this & add... - 38.9832
* wash the rice then drain the water.
* Cut the onion, tomato, slit the green chillies into two.
* Grind the ginger and garlic into a paste.
* Heat the pressure cooker, pour oil and ghee, add the green chillies, mint leaves, onion and fry till light brown.... - 38.3875
Turkish Lamb And Apricot Stew
1. Place the aubergine in a colander, sprinkle with salt and leave for 30 minutes. Heat the oil in a flameproof casserole, add the onion and garlic and fry for about 5 minutes.
2. Stir in the ground cinnamon and cloves and fry for about 1 minute. Add the lamb... - 38.3116
Potato Onion Tomato Curry
Potato cooked with tomatoes and onions in an authentic Bengali style. Easy to prepare and tastes very good. - 37.8149
Potato Sagle / Humman
This is one of the common and very easy recipes of Karnataka. There are many variations to this recipe. You can prepare the same curry using arbi. You can prepare the same curry using shrimp which we call shrimp ghashi in konkani. - 37.6929
Curd Rice is native to South-India. In telugu language, it is called 'Dadhojanam' or simply 'Perugu Annam' meaning Curd Rice. Dadhojanam is served commonly as 'prasadam' in most South-Indian temples. This easy-to-make dish is soothing to the tummy especially... - 37.6441
Mint Paneer Curry
Blend tomatoes, garam masala powder, chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt, curds, green chillies, coriander powder(dhaniya) and mint leaves into a fine puree.
Add oil is a saucepan, add mustard, jeera and onions and fry until golden brown.
Add the blended... - 36.9581
Potato slices are fried, sprinkled with salt and pepper and roasted beneath steamed Long-Grain Rice. This Rice dish is full of aroma and the use of butter enriches the taste. Also placing the potato slices in the bottom of the vessel helps them to roast in... - 36.9075
Aloo Pyaz Bhaji
My family loves this simple and easy Alu Pyaz Sabji Recipe.Alu Pyaz Sabji is a very popular vegetable dish in India. It is generally eaten during Lunch. Alu Pyaz Sabji goes well with paratha , but it can also be eaten with rice and dal . You should try this... - 36.5897
Cut Paneer into small cubes, fry them until slightly brown in 2 tbs oil. Keep aside (Using fried frozen paneer cubes is also a good option).
Wash and chop spinach, cilantro, mint, methi (if fresh methi is not available, you can use 3 tbs of dried methi... - 36.5556
Boil tomatoes in 2 cups water for 5 mins. Remove the skin and puree tomatoes or smash them with a spatula. Keep aside.
Pressure cook toor dal upto 3 whistles, smash dal into a coarse paste or Microwave toor dal for 25 minutes. Keep aside.
Soak 15 gms... - 35.6722
A tasty & simple rice dish to make when you are running out of time. - 35.0665
Onions Cheddar Strata
Rye bread, tomatoes and grilled onions baked under a layer of Cheddar cheese and eggs. - 35.0368
Cabbage Chana Dal Fry
Chop Cabbage into small pieces/cubes. Wash & Rinse. Add half cup water & boil cabbage in microwave for about 12 minutes.
Soak Channa Dal in half cup water for at least 45 minutes.
Heat 3 tbs oil in a deep skillet. Add mustard seeds and allow them to... - 34.5914
Kadhi is a traditional full-bodied dish with a smooth texture. It is had as an accompaniment with most Indian Breads or even plain white rice. This recipe of 'Sindhi Kadhi' has been shared with me by my friend, Shradha. It very tasty, easy to make and also... - 34.3556
Cashew Rice With Peas
In 1 quart pan put 2 Tbsp oil, garlic powder and rice. Stir over medium heat for 30 seconds.
Add water, turmeric and salt. Add peas.
Bring to a full boil, then cover and cook on very low heat for 18 minutes; stir in cashew pieces.
Garnish w/... - 33.9954
Fried Toor Dal
Heat 3 tbs oil in a shallow pan. Add Toor Dal, 1/4rth tsp cumin seeds, green chillies, 1 crushed garlic pod & onions. Keep stirring the Dal until it turns brownish. Make sure you don't fry until it burns or turns dark brown.
Transfer fried Dal to a pressure... - 32.7554
This recipe can be doubled. For a larger party, cook in batches. - 32.117
Kadi Pakora- A Delicious Diwali Dish
Kadi pakora is a popular Punjabi dish made with sour yogurt and gram flour (besan), containing gram flour based dumplings. This is a flavorful dish which is on the menu of many Indian occasions and festivals viz. diwali, dussehra, weddings etc. - 0
Band Gobi Kofta Curry
This is a curry made with band gobi koftas, instead of commonly made ghiya koftas. A batter of chopped cabbage and gram flour is prepared and spoonfuls of this batter are dropped into hot oil in the kadai and deep fried. These deep fried dumplings are then... - 0
Palak Paneer- My Favorite Diwali Recipe
Palak Paneer is a popular Indian dish made with cottage cheese and pureed spinach leaves. This rich Indian dish is a very common item in most of the celebrations viz. diwali parties, anniversary celebrations, weddings etc. - 0
Paneer Butter Masala- A Rich Party Dish
Paneer butter masala is a rich Indian dish made by placing cottage cheese pieces in tomato gravy prepared in a mix of clarified butter and butter. The detailed recipe follows hereunder. - 0
Matar rice is a simple Indian dish, made essentially with rice and peas. Though the dish can be made richer by adding variety of spices like black pepper powder, red chili powder, etc; however I have made it very simple with the use of only salt and cumin... - 0