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Healthy Puran Poli
Give your everyday breakfast a sweet twist with yummy puran polis. Chef Bhal Dave tells you how to prepare this yummy stuffed rotis in a snap. Just get your ingredients and measurements right and there's no stopping you from making perfect puran polis at home. - 82.544
Sandwich Toast Making Made Easier
If you have some potato bhaji leftover, don’t discard it. Watch this video to learn what to do with it. This delicious crispy toasted sandwich is a popular favorite for breakfast, for kids’ school lunch boxes or for a cold and lazy day snack. Serve it... - 71.0274
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
Patthar Ka Gosht
This spicy Hyderabadi delight is sure a great way to pamper your taste buds. The Patthar ka gosht was an integral part of the Hyderabadi cuisine in the days of royalty and continues to hold pride of place. Cook this delicious meal all for yourself and enjoy... - 50.3346
This okra roast is a very tasty snack. Simple with okra in onion and cashew crispy bites are a definite try. Enjoy!!! - 49.9145
Wash poha twice and drain.
Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
When they splutter add urad dal and fry till light golden.
Now add the curry leaves and saute for 10 seconds.
Now add the onions and turmeric powder and saute till onions turn to light... - 48.8552
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
A yummy traditional Indian rice kheer recipe (rice pudding). The quick and easy to make kheer is rice simmered and cooked in milk and an array of rich ingredients. Just the dessert you need to complete your Indian meal menu. - 48.6463
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
Matar Mushroom Curry
Put green chillies, ginger, poppy seeds, cashew nuts, cloves and cardamom to a blender and make a fine powder. Add little water and grind it to a smooth paste and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan, add onions and fry till golden brown. Add garlic and saute for a... - 46.9372
Recipe a combination of Paalak and Paneer - 46.6829
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
Its Delicious - 45.8348
A delicious succulent Tandoori Raan recipe just for you. Enjoy the taste of the delicious lamb marinated in hung curd and the traditional Indian spices. Relish a mouth watering meal with the Tandoori Raan recipe. - 45.8172
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
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
The delicious Tandoori lamb chops recipe is a mouth-watering delight. An appetizer fit for all occasions. This lip-smacking dish is going to be the center of all attention at your dinner. - 44.3364
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
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
Rice Sevai Usli / Rice Noodles Upma
In a large vessel, take water and bring it to a boil. Add rice vermicelli in it and cook till soft. Drain excess water and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard. When they splutter, add cumin seeds, urad dal and chana dal, saute till the dal are golden... - 42.1011
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
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
Atta Cashew Halwa
Atta halwa is a very tasty, mouth-watery sweet. Very easy sweet to make quick. Enjoy!! - 40.8457
IOne of the simple and tasty dals. Goes very well with any Indian flat bread or rice. - 40.5771
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
Thai Chicken Burgers
Perfect for a more exotic barbecue, these Thai chicken burgers combine ground chicken with sweet, tangy peanut sauce and red chili curry paste. - 39.8706
Curried Coconut Chicken
"Curried chicken simmered in coconut milk and tomatoes makes for a mouthwatering hint of the tropics! Goes great with rice and vegetables." - 39.7754
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
In a large bowl take all the ingredients. Mix well.
Knead to a smooth dough by adding enough water.
Add 1 tbsp oil and knead again. Cover and keep it aside for about 1/2 an hour.
Apply little oil to your palms and make medium sized balls. Roll it with a... - 39.6446
Lee's Incredible Momos
Momos are traditional Tibetan steamed dumplings. Very easy to make and disappear quickly! - 39.5065
Pasta Pesto Salad
The pasta pesto salad recipe is just the health food that you need for a fit body and alert mind. This Italian salad is yumm…. The wonderful combination of pasta and vegetables is absolutely divine. Try it and do let me know how it turned out for you. - 39.4376
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
Mix all the ingredients together. Keep it aside for 5 minutes. (Add about 2-3 tbsp water if the mix doesn't bind together).
Heat oil in a pan and fry the pakodas. You can add about 10 pakodas in one batch.
Serve hot. - 38.8808
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
Beef Noodle Soup
This is a simplified version of a Vietnamese beef noodle soup. The Vietnamese make the broth from scratch, and simmer it for hours. - 37.3209
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
This is the speciality of Maharashtrian food. A motherinlaw in her first interview with the would be daughterinlaw asks her if she can make this dish. If yes then she is considered to be skilled in cooking. - 36.7304
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
Thandai By Chef Sonali
Thandai is a mixed nut flavored cool and rich beverage. It is simply YUMMY!!!! - 36.1555
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
"A hot Indian recipe. Perfect when served with fragrant basmati rice." - 35.3305
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
Gnocchi In Fontina Sauce
Quick and easy white cheese sauce which make the gnocchi melt in your mouth! Very rich and decadent. - 34.5532
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
One of the simplest yet very tasty side dish which goes very well with plain rice and dal. - 33.4636
Thai Ginger Soup
San Marco Grocery's world famous Thai Ginger Soup! A simple coconut milk base with chicken breast strips, ginger and cilantro. Garnish with red chilies and cilantro sprigs. - 33.2249
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
Enjoy this mint- and parsley-flavored couscous salad. - 32.6891
Egg Chicken Casserole
This is a great casserole to use for funeral dinners or other times you need a great casserole. - 32.4009
Til Ka Laddu
This til(sesame) ka laddu is a sweet and nutty dessert. It is made usually during the winter months. Easy to make and highly nutritious it is one that kids just love. - 32.2691
Green Gram Balls
Greengram balls are very tasty, flavoury sweet with dal & ghee smell craves us to taste it. - 31.7325
A prebaked crust, bottled barbecue sauce, shredded chicken and lots of cheese make it one of the tastiest pizzas you'll ever try." - 30.5748
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
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
Kanji Ke Vaade
Soak urad dal overnight in water and grind to a fine paste. It should have the consistency of cake batter. Put it n a vessel and whisk it very well so that the mixture is fluffy. Heat oil well in a deep frying pan. Test if the oil is ready by dropping a... - 26.2958
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
Baked Cottage Cheese Delights
What does one feel like when it pouring heavily outside? A hot cup of ginger tea and some hot fritters to go with it. So this recipe is a healthy take on the usually high calorie, deep fried "paneer pakoda" or cottage cheese fritters. - 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