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Finely chop the onions, chillies, ginger, tomatoes , potatoes, carrots into small pieces and keep aside.
Heat oil and add mustard seeds once it splutters add channa dal, urad dal, and curry leaves. When they start to crackle , add peanuts or/and cashewnuts.... - 52.2632
Butter Murukku (butter Rice Chakli)
Butter Murukku is South Indian Deepavali delicacy. But savoured in all times as a snack due to its excellent flavor and crispy taste. Try it and enjoy!! - 50.1403
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
Spicy Pav Bhaji
This is a famous North Indian dish. This can be had as a breakfast or dinner or as a snack in the evenings. - 48.6569
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
These are sweet rice flour dumplings. They are very delicate and tender. - 47.2955
This vegetable biryani can be had by itself or with tomato kulambu or masala or onion curd raita. - 47.0803
Recipe a combination of Paalak and Paneer - 46.6829
An easy to make date pancake recipe just for you. The date stuffed deep fried pancake is sure to be a hot favorite at your place. This simple date pancake recipe is one that your kids too would love. Try the melt these date pancakes in your mouth and do let... - 46.4642
Greens Dal Curry
This Greens dal curry is very healthy and tasty to be had with rice or chapati. Try and enjoy! - 46.127
Hang the curds in a muslin cloth in a cool place for approximately
3 hours until all the liquid (whey) has drained off.Rub the saffron
into the warm milk until it dissolves.Mix together the hung curds,
sugar, saffron mixture and cardamom in a bowl and... - 45.9645
Moong Dal Sambar
This Sambaar is a very good combination for idly, dosa and chapatti and puri. The same method can be done with masoor dal also. You can add any vegetables of your choice too like carrot, beans, cabbage. - 45.9231
Its Delicious - 45.8348
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
Jangri is a crispy, puffy, juicy sweet. A south indian delicacy made out of black urad dal. Try and enjoy!! - 45.5666
First heat a pan, add pineapple pieces and 2 tbsp sugar. Mix it well and cook till pineapple are tender.
Heat ghee in a pan and fry raisins and cashews and keep aside.
In the same pan fry sooji till the raw smell has gone.
Now add boiling water and... - 45.5523
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
This is a different type of raita which can be mixed with plain white rice like sambaar,kootu. Try it.... You can do the same with vegetables like white pumpkin or suraikaai instead of spinach. - 44.3646
Coconut rice is a tasty, quick dish. Enjoy!! - 43.7907
This subzi can be had with Chapatti, puri and paratta as well as a good side dish for Rice. - 43.6869
Bhel Puri is undoubtedly a very popular North-Indian snack/appetizer. Also it is an extremely common road-side snack in Mumbai and other such Indian Metropoliton Cities. If you have all the ingredients readily available at home, then its just a matter of... - 43.5225
Methi Rice Pulav
This is a famous North Indian dish, it is a very healthy food. - 43.3533
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
Whisk curds,add the salt, red chilli powder, chaat masala and mix well. Taste and adjust seasoning.
Add the potatoes, green chilli and coriander leaves. Mix well.
Transfer to a serving bowl. Garnish with roasted cumin powder. Refrigerate until... - 43.125
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
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
Made with healthy ingredients this recipe stocks up your body with lots of vitamins and minerals. It reduces the risk of disease, improves overall health, and rids the body of harmful substances. - 41.5686
Masoor Dal is most famous lentil preparation in West Bengal. - 41.4401
Soya Chunks With Green Peas Curry
Wash Soya Chunks & boil them with 2 cups of water for 15 minutes or until water evaporates. Keep aside
Heat oil in a vessel, when hot, add mustard & allow them to splutter. Add jeera, onions, ginger garlic paste, curry leaves, chillies and saute until onions... - 41.3367
This is one type of preparation of Spinach. It is very good for health and you can add like 2 tbsp of this to plain white rice with some ghee, mix and enjoy. - 41.1608
Atta Cashew Halwa
Atta halwa is a very tasty, mouth-watery sweet. Very easy sweet to make quick. Enjoy!! - 40.8457
Soak Channa overnight or for at least 8 hrs.
Pressure cook Channa up to 3 whistles.
Add oil in a skillet, when hot, add mustard seeds & allow them to splutter. Then add jeera seeds , onions, ginger garlic paste, chillies & saute until onions turn... - 40.1208
Aloo Palak Methi Fry
Boil, peel & cut potatoes into small square cubes. ( Fill half of a glass vessel with water, add potatoes and microwave for 10 mins)
Heat oil in a vessel, when hot add mustard, jeera onions & ginger garlic. Saute until onions turn light brown.
Add washed &... - 40.0447
Sweet,Tasty and Spongy Indian sweets (Rasgulla / Rasagulla Recipe) - 39.8982
Approximate cook time &preparation time is mentioned.Servings too depends on the size of the ball prepared. - 39.7978
Heat ghee till it melts.
Seive maida and sugar in a mixing bowl and add baking soda and powdered cardamom together.
Add ghee little by little and prepare a soft dough without adding water.
Keep it aside with a tight lid for about 4 to 5 hours.
Now... - 39.6607
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
My mother created this Raita recipe. It is a very simple and easy recipe. You will love this delicious recipe. Raita is the best Indian condiment .It has cooling effect which can be used to foil the effects of spicy Indian dishes .Raita is a side dish which... - 37.96
Chop Tindoras into small square pieces or even into circular shape.
Heat 3 tbs oil in a wok, when hot, add mustard seeds & allow them to splutter. Then add jeera, onions & ginger garlic paste & saute until golden brown.
Add chopped Tindoras, cover & fry on... - 37.6367
This is generally prepared on almost all festivals and by people of all communities.very easy and tasty dish - 37.5137
Thin Poha (beaten/pressed Rice)chiwda
1. If poha is soggy, preheat oven on 350. Bake poha for 5 mins or till it become crunchy. Don't forget to stir in between. (If you don't have oven you can use pan or kadhai on gas)
2. Heat oil in a pan, then fry pea nuts, cashews, almonds, raisins seperately... - 37.019
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
Poha or Flattened Rice is a quick and easy breakfast dish. It tastes good with some yogurt as a condiment. Boiled potato cubes and groundnuts go very well with Poha. Sprinkling a little lemon juice just before serving gives it a zesty taste. ... - 36.7656
VARIATION : For this curry vegetables such as Ash Gourd, Chayote Squash, Spinach, Brinjal,Cucumber can be used - 36.6382
Boil peas till they are two-third done.
Grind it coarsely, add onion, ginger garlic paste.
Heat 1/2 tbsp of oil, saute peas with onion, ginger & garlic paste for a minute.
Cool & then add cornflour, salt & garam masala.
Make kababs with this batter & fry... - 36.5609
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
1. Cook grated carrots and milk in a pan on a medium flame.
2. When the mixture dries up, reduce the flame and keep stirring.
3. Add the sugar and cook till the mixture dries up. Keep stirring continuously.
4. Add the grated khoya and ghee. Fry until the... - 36.447
Fill water in a deep vessel & soak murmura/puffed rice in it. The puffed rice due to its light weight will float to the surface, keep pushing it to the bottom with your palms. After 5 minutes, take the puffed rice into your palms, squeeze the excess water &... - 36.2714
Toasted Sandwiches With Vegetable Samosa Filling
Heat extra virgin olive oil in a frying pan, add the onion and garlic mix in the spices and fry until soft. Add the vegetables, seasoning and stir well until coated. Add the stock, cover and simmer for 30 minutes until cooked. Visit... - 36.1604
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
Sweet Lassi By Nisha
This refreshing cold drink can be served any time of the day.It is known to quench
thirst immediately and is also used as an appetizer.In Punjab, this cold drink is a must with all dishes as it accelerates digestion. - 35.6502
Raw Mango Chutney
1. peel and chop the mango. Grind it to a smooth paste along with coconut, green chilli and salt.
2. Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds. When they crackle, add asafoetida and pour it over the ground chutney.
3. Serve as a side dish with rice or can also... - 35.3798
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
Honey Banana Shake
Honey Banana Shake by Tarla Dalal
This drink is ideal for athletes as it is rich in potassium as well as calcium. Potassium prevents muscle cramps while calcium strengthens the bone. - 34.1767
Simple Tomato Dal
Pressure cook Toor Dal with 2 cups water, chopped tomatoes, onion piece, green chillies, crushed garlic & turmeric powder until 3-4 whistles.
Add Oil in a sauce pan, when hot, add mustard, jeera, cloves, cinnamon stick, curry leaves & saute until light... - 34.0715
Mix the above ingredients and let the vermicelli marinate for a few hours before consuming - 33.7266
Strawberry Banana Smoothie
1. Combine strawberry, banana, sugar, yoghurt, ice and milk to a blender and blend till smooth.
2. Pour into 2 glasses and serve cold. - 33.5683
Preparation time= grinding time ( not included soaking time) - 33.0885
make smooth dough using the wheat flour and salt with few drops of oil.make small puris taking lemon size ball of the dough and rolling it out.
Pressure cook dal till soft and make paste out of it by grinding.Heat a heavy bottom pan add in the dal,jaggery... - 32.9671
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
Moong Dal Chakli
1. Cook the moong daal till soft(preferably use pressure cooker). Mash them with a spoon.
2. Take the maida(or all purpose flour) in a cloth and tie a knot.Keep the flour bundle in a cooker vessel and steam it(without putting the weight) for around 10mins.
3.... - 31.9056
Green Gram Balls
Greengram balls are very tasty, flavoury sweet with dal & ghee smell craves us to taste it. - 31.7325
a very healthy drink tastes superb..Makes growing kids strong and sharp. - 30.3263
Basic Milk Shake
This is the basic milk shake recipe any number of combinations can be made with this. - 30.1952
Chana Dal Halwa
Soak chana daal in water for 2-3 hours.
Boil soaked chana in milk till totally cooked. Blend it into a paster.
Fry this mixture in ghee till you smell the halwa and till you feel it is cooked.
Mix sugar and dry fruits and cook for 5-10 more minutes.
Serve hot... - 30.1308
One of the simplest healthy and tasty desserts. - 28.7641
Combine juices and chill. Pour into punch bowl over block of ice and add ginger ale. - 26.6913
Pour apple cider and ginger ale into a punch bowl. Add enough grenadine to make a light pink color. Serve with ice cubes in each glass. - 26.3488
1. Soak the figs in the milk for 1 hour. Grind it into a paste. Keep aside.
2. Heat the ghee in a pan and add the condensed milk, fig paste and stir continuously till
it leaves the sides of the pan.
3. Serve hot garnished with silver leaf and cashews. - 26.0267
Cut watermelon into cubes & freeze them for at least 2 hours
Grind all ingredients together in a blender.
Serve immediately. - 24.8259
Lemon & Blueberry
Prepare mint simple syrup. In an old-fashioned style glass, add blueberries and about ½ ounce of mint syrup. Muddle (smash) the blueberries against the bottom of the glass until crushed. Add ice, limon rum, and lime juice. Stir well. If needed, sweeten with... - 23.8845
Healthier Fig Halwa
The 'Halwa' is a traditional Indian dessert that is prepared on special festive occasions. It usually involves a time consuming process. While people enjoy the halwa for its taste as well as its richness, the high calorific value is a serious deterrent. - 0
Gujjia - Healthier Than You Think
Gujia is a traditional Indian sweet dish that is commonly made in households on the occasion of Holi, Diwali and other festivals. It is akin to a sweet samosa, but is somewhat flat, moon shaped with a crunchy exterior encompassing a sweet stuffing. - 0
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