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Indian Surti Locho
Surti Locho is a staple breakfast dish from Surat in India. Bhavna shows us how to make it in her own precise style. In my opinion, the Locho is the vegetarian equivalent of a lamb leg as it comes packed with protein. It is so perfect for breakfast. Enjoy! - 149.732
Spicy Eggplant Curry
In India, eggplants are cooked in many ways with loads of spices in it. Another great dish that we have is spicy eggplant curry, its low fat, low calories and tastes extremely delicious. It even pairs well both with rotis and rice, so you don’t need to... - 144.359
Healthy Sevia Kesari
Sevia Kesari is a dessert especially prepared for Eid in India. Need not worry about the calories as the chefs are preparing this dessert in minimum fat and its heavenly. Ingredients are easily available in Indian stores and the dish is absolutely easy to... - 142.013
If you always wanted to prepare cottage cheese at home, then here is the recipe for you. In this video, famous Indian chef Sanjay shows you, how easily you can prepare paneer or cottage cheese in your own kitchen. He also shares some tricks to spice up the... - 137.122
Tasty Urad Dal Soup
If you're keen on making a lentil soup, then you must try this recipe. The chef makes this interesting and healthy soup in the video. It is highly nutritious and very easy to make. - 135.704
Bitter Gourd Curry
If you like eating Bitter Gourd, then you should try this recipe out. In India we call it Karela. It is simply amazing and is easy to cook. This vegetable is rich in minerals. You can cook Bitter Gourd with other vegetables such as onion, potato and tomato. - 134.444
Baked Vegetable Cutlet
In a mood of making cutlets, then you should surely check this out. The Chef shows how to make these tasty cutlets which are baked and not fried. They are easy to prepare and a mouth watering appetizer. You can serve the cutlets with chutney or ketchup. - 133.096
Spicy Tandoori Chicken
Spicy tandoori chicken is the most famous Indian cuisine, popular in all parts of world. If you want to prepare the same by yourself, then watch the video to learn. In this video, chef demonstrates step-by-step instructions to recreate this flavorful chicken... - 131.342
Easy Spinach Dal
The combination of spinach and lentil is too delicious and too nutritious for all the health conscious foodies. You can prepare it easily after watching the video. It is a perfect comfort soup for a chilled afternoon. Enjoy this soup alone or with bread rolls. - 129.322
Kosambri or carrot salad is a very healthy and delicious way to eat vegetables. It is simple to make and retains all the nutrition. Watch this video and try this simple recipe. - 129.198
Spicy Whole Green Grams
Lentil dishes are nutritious and filling and here is an Indian recipe to make one. Watch chef Aarsi showing how to make Mung Bean lentils or green gram with vegetables and spicy seasonings. Good to have with rotis or rice! - 129.176
Indian Lentil And Vegetable Soup
Want a vegetarian protein rich soup for your diet? Chef Manjula has a lentil and vegetable soup from Indian cuisine. She uses a pressure cooker for quick boiling. The best part of the recipe is its seasoning; using whole cumin seeds gives a nice flavor to... - 126.087
Indian Carrot And Tofu Pudding
This tofu and carrot pudding is a wonderful twist to the traditional Indian dessert carrot (gajar) halwa. The recipe just perfect for a milk-free diet. Here the milk is substituted with tofu and soy milk. This amazing dessert is flavored with orange essence... - 125.962
Classic Vegetable And Paneer Biryani
Why should the vegetarians be deprived of Biryani, the classic Indian rice dish? Watch chef Sanjay prepare the vegetarian version of the traditional festive dish. It is so rich, flavorful and aromatic, even the most hardcore non-vegetarians will want to eat... - 124.667
Indian Cantaloupe Salad
How about some spiced up fruit salad for a change. Watch this video recipe of Indian Cantaloupe Salad and try it out. This recipe uses some Indian spices to add punch to this dish. - 122.572
Hearty Mulligatawny Soup
This is a very special video, which you must watch not only to learn the recipe of famous mulligatwany soup, but also to watch a great chef - Vikas, in action. Vikas is a reputed chef, particularly for Indian cuisine and learning something to cook from him... - 122.418
Indian Chicken Pulao
This is a simple Indian Chicken Pulao that goes really well with any curry. You can add your favorite meat to this dish and enjoy it even more. Watch this video to get the exact recipe. - 122.168
Indian Style Cream Of Mushroom Soup
Thick, creamy and rich soups make an energetic meal and are great to beat out the chills of winter. Here is a recipe by Madhura to make Cream of Mushroom soup with chopped Mushrooms and other common Indian spices. Scintillating with fragrance! - 121.282
Jeera Matar Pulao
Jeera Matar pulao is the most famous version of rice with vegetables in Indian houses as well as restaurants. In this video the chef shows how easy it is to stir up this recipe and how delightfully delicious it looks when ready. Trust me it tastes even better... - 121.096
Spiced Up Leftover Rice
After a party you are left with loads of white rice and you don’t know how to use them; can't throw them either. Of course you wouldn't want to spend a lot of time cooking on the very next day of the party. So, here is a very easy and delicious way of using... - 120.397
Classic Coconut Rice
Coconut rice is a favorite South Indian preparation, which can be served alone or with any side dish of your choice. The fresh taste of coconut makes the rice more flavorful. Watch this video to cook up a great menu for your dinner tonight. - 119.015
Indian Moong Dal Soup
Chef Manjula is on a mission to show us some very good lentil recipes and as a part of this she has brought a Indian Moong dal soup recipe. Its vegetarian, protein rich and delicious. This recipe has a unique flavor and a green color derived from the cilantro... - 118.801
Indian Spicy Chaas
You must have tasted buttermilk, but Indian spicy buttermilk is something you should not miss. Just like lassi, it is another favorite drink for the hot summer days. Preparation is so easy that any beginner can try out. - 118.751
Kachumber - Indian Salad
1. In a small bowl, add in all the finely chopped and shredded vegetables.
2. Add in the finely chopped cilantro and season it with roasted cumin powder, salt, lemon juice and red chili powder. Toss well.
3. Serve the bowl of kachumber with 2... - 118.621
Indian Ginger Tea
Most of the tea addicts would love to watch this video. India is known for its tea and there are several ways by which you can prepare this. One of the unique Indian-styled tea, is ginger tea. Other than the nutritional values of tea, it also has the positive... - 118.118
Healthy Onion Pakoda
Can you believe you just saw the words healthy and onion pakoda in the same sentence? Yes these are non-fried, no-oil pakodas microwaved to crispy perfection. These are meant for those on a diet or with cholesterol problems, having agonizing cravings for not... - 115.72
Mixed Vegetable Curry Healthy Version
1. Blend tomatoes and sugar together.
2. Add some water to make a smooth paste.
3. In a pan heat olive oil and splutter the tempering mix.
4. Add the onions and sauté.
5. Once onions are cooked add tomato puree and cook until the... - 114.546
Boondi Ka Raita
Boondi ka raita is the most popular yogurt dip of Indian festivals or weddings. This video shows how it can be made simply at home with a handful of ingredients and even then it tastes delightful. So if you like a little twist of taste try this dip. - 113.364
Indian Mint Chutney
Learn how to make Indian Mint Chutney the way it is made in an Indian household. This video shows an easy recipe with basic ingredients. Enjoy! - 112.054
Healthy Black Eyed Pea Salad
This is India's answer to the world for a salad recipe - Black Eyed Pea Salad! It is healthy and comes packed with a host of surprisingly good flavors. This tangy salad will be a good distraction from the gooey salads that you are probably used too. Enjoy... - 112.05
Healthy Grated Vegetable Salad
Here is a quick, simple, healthful way to jazz up the flavor of veggies. Grate you favorite veggies and toss them with a tart-sweet dressing comprising of sugar, lime juice, slat and some pepper. It's so delectable that even the kids won't stop from begging... - 111.309
Healthy Sprouted Stir Fried Dew Beans
To prepare the moth bean sprouts:
1. Soak the moth beans in water for about 5-6 hours or overnight.
2. Then drain them through a sieve and place in room temperature covering with a cloth for another 8-12 hours.
3. Clean the beans... - 111.063
Indian-style Red Kidney Bean Summer Salad
Summer is the time for light, nutritious, colorful salads which require little or no cooking! This bean salad recipe gives you summer in a bowl! This cold salad is healthy, mildly spiced, vibrant and full of flavors, perfect to accompany your main or good... - 110.129
Snow Peas With Garlic And Ginger
1. In a bowl take jalapeno, ginger, garlic, turmeric and snow peas. Set aside.
2. Heat a heavy skillet and add in the cumin seeds. After cumin release its aroma pour in the canola oil.
3. Add in the snow peas mixture, stir well. Cover... - 109.778
Those of you who are looking for the recipe of Raita, will find this very useful. The Chef shows how to make Vegetable Raita. It's very easy to make and goes well with biryani or pulao. - 109.503
Healthy Carrot Soup
If you're looking for some healthy vegetarian soup recipes, then this is the right one for you. You can make the tasty carrot soup in a few minutes. If you've had a long day at work then this works great for you. Do check out the video for this quick and... - 108.904
Four Lentil Soup Frying Part 2
Preparing Moong dal with our young Indian chef Dipali is getting more intriguing! The dal is almost ready now to be served out and looks simply irresistible. Just follow the methods and you will be doing a good job as close to her. - 108.501
Moong And Carrot Salad
Ranjani Shakar shares a crisp and flavorful sprouted moong and carrot salad recipe. - 108.081
Indian Chapati is a staple of every north Indian household. This flat bread made from wheat flour is not easy to make the first time, but when you get the hang of it, you will love to make it again and again. The soft texture will linger in your mouth all the... - 107.663
Four Lentil Soup Boiling Part 1
For Indian food lovers, this dal is surely going to make their dinner wonderful! Dipali in this video, details out the method of boiling the dal and prepare this traditional dish at home. - 107.584
Spicy Mango Jaljeera
If you have never tried this Indian beverage, you must try this spicy mango jaljeera, at least once. It is surely going to have a lifetime experience. This mint water is so tangy, so spicy and so tasty - that you will fall in love with this drink as soon as... - 107.301
Classic Indian Roti
All of you, who are searching for the easiest recipe of roti or Indian flat bread - here is the one. Roti - the versatile Indian flat bread, is quite easy to prepare at home, only needs few days of practice. Once you develop the skill, it becomes easy to... - 107.202
Lentil Sprout Chaat (salad)
In a mood to eat a healthy chaat, then you should see the recipe. The taste is different from the regular chaats. The chaat is healthy and vegetarian too. It is a combination of vegetables and lentils. Check out the video for this different and tasty recipe. - 106.644
This haryali chaap is for all the lamb chop lovers as it will beat all the others with its simple cooking, wholesome flavor and succulent texture. Try this recipe from the video and it will be your favorite home cooked lamb dish due to its effortless... - 106.577
Healthy Cereal Chevda
If you're looking for a change in your breakfast, then do check this out. This is an Indian type of breakfast. It is a mixture of various cereals and you can also add any fried dal to make it more crunchier. It is easy to make and very healthy too as it's... - 106.276
Toby Smithson prepares a unique, diabetes-friendly side dish recipe from fellow Registered Dietitian Gita Patel's new book "Blending Science with Spices" - 105.991
Healthy Spinach Paratha
Bite into healthy and tasty spinach paratha by Chef Dipali Kapadia and forget yourself in its exotic taste. An ideal dish for everyday gourmet, this is soon going to be everyone's favorite. Delighting and crispy, it's mouthwatering! - 105.535
Coconut turns up with its unique flavor in any food it is used in. Watch the video showing how to make coconut soup using coconut milk, some vegetables and seasonings. Flavor and texture included through coconut! - 105.383
Indian Mooli Bhaji
Indian Mooli Bhaji is a typical dish that is very popular in some regions of India. This radish curry is cooked in many different styles all over the country. Watch this video to learn on of the simplest ways to make this dish. - 104.308
Healthy Bhel Puri (chaat)
Those who relish eating Indian snacks will definitely want to try this recipe out. This is a famous Indian junk food. The chutney added to the bhel gives it a good flavour. Watch the video to try out this tasty chaat. - 102.996
Classic Indian Karhi
Want to pep up something light but delicious Indian recipe in your kitchen? Try the recipe for Indian karhi or yogurt soup. The chef here prepares the mild spicy version of yogurt soup; spiciness can be varied as per preference. The mild version is great with... - 102.153
Indian Nimbu Pani
If you have never prepared homemade lemonade drink, then watch this video to learn. It is so simple to make and you get loads of vitamin C. Once learnt, you can prepare this almost everyday during the summer time, to offer anyone returning home after a hectic... - 101.279
Light And Healthy Poha
One of India's most staple breakfast dishes, this Light and Healthy Poha is easy to make and is full of taste. Prepared with beaten rice as the main ingredient, this poha can also be served as a light snack. The blend of ingredients impart this dish a... - 101.091
Chicken And Mango Wrap
Have you ever felt helpless when you have guests over and you don't know what to serve them? Me too, until I saw this Chicken and Mango wrap which made my life so easy around the kitchen. The best part is that you can use any meat or fruit and it still tastes... - 98.2758
Cabbage Chana Dal Salad
How about a high protein salad for Sunday brunch? Chef Manjula makes cabbage chana dal salad which doesn’t need any cooking. Its easy to prepare with just chopping and mixing. - 97.4678
Pulao - Rice With Red Cabbage
All those who are looking for some rice recipes, should really try this one. Chef Bhavna makes red cabbage rice in the video. They are cooked together. The rice looks nice and colorful. You can serve the rice with pickle or raita, as you like. So do try out... - 96.9999
1. In a glass pitcher fill water.
2. In a ball put tea, ginger, cardamom and cloves.
3. Set in a sunny window for 12 hours.
4. Remove the ball from the pitcher. Add in the sweetener, mix well.
5. Pour in warm coconut milk in a... - 95.921
As refreshing as the name sounds, fruit lassi has always been a heartthrob of Indian summers. The yogurt has its own cooling effect and the fruits give you that refreshment and the energy to go on for a long day. Follow the video to see how you can make a... - 95.4531
Indian Toor Dal
Want to try the most favored lentil recipe from Indian cuisine? Chef Manjula is showing two ways of seasoning dal, one using vegetables and other with normal Indian seasoning. Asafetida is the main seasoning ingredient which gives a very nice flavor to the... - 95.4114
How To Cut A Carrot
You should have these carrot cutting tips, before you start using carrots in your recipes. In this video, experienced chef Hari demonstrates various techniques to peel and cut the carrots. These tricks are for you to learn. - 94.0483
Corn And Vegetable Soup
Want a healthy and appetizing soup? Chef Manjula has a vegan soup that is free of meat based broth and yet it’s refreshing with the corn and vegetables. Like her other recipes, this soup is also easy to cook and great to taste. Highly recommended for a... - 92.7525
Spicy 3 Step Masoor Dhal
Want to know of a very simple recipe to make delicious Indian dhal? Then watch this video and learn to make dhal in 3 simple steps. It will turn out delicious, we promise! - 91.4358
Watch this video to learn how you can make Quick Rice in a pressure cooker in five minutes. This video shows an easy way to get your rice done when you are pressed for time. Try it out! - 91.2011
Indian Milk Ukado
Why not try out some homemade milk ukado that is a great alternative to tea or coffee. Watch this excellent video that shares this fantastic recipe for this caffeine free beverage. Great Indian beverage with plenty of natural ingredients as ginger, basil,... - 89.4894
See this interesting video that shares an excellent recipe to make traditional ukado which serves as a great natural remedy for digestive disorders. The video is wonderfully presented and the recipe uses all natural ingredients that are easily available in... - 89.0043
Indian Dal Vadi
Watch this fantastic video that shares a recipe for homemade dal vadi. The video is demonstrated in a step by step manner with all the tips to make perfect dal vadis. These sun dried dal vadis are a great addition to a variety of indian recipes and make... - 87.7637
Holiday Special Carrot Coconut Bisque With Indian Aromatics
Are you looking for a recipe specially designed for the holiday season? You've got it right here. Watch the chef share his personal recipe to prepare this Holiday Special Carrot Coconut Bisque that is infused with orange and Indian aromatics. This dish never... - 83.0485
Raw Pakoras & Tahini
A fusion recipe that comprises of Indian style fritters served with a Lebanese dip. Such videos are the need of the hour to help bring variety to everyday boring food. You should try it today. - 77.3358
Sprouted Mung Beans With Naan
Sprouted Mung is a healthy food but not all the time we excel to cook it to perfection. Have you ever tried serving sprouted mung stir fried with Naan? This simple ideas can turn your dishes stunning, isn't it? - 74.5871
Paneer Making Made Easier
How many times have you tried making paneer at home and landed up with a rubbery mass having a limey taste and smell? It is because most of us are not able to get satisfactory results that we prefer to buy the ready paneer from the market, even though it is... - 70.4854
Healthy Whole Wheat Naan
Make your cooking healthy and tasteful without any worrisome hassles by cooking it with Bhal Dave. Recipe guides you through how to make a whole wheat naan in a snap. You can team it up with any dal or curry to make a wholesome treat. - 68.907
In this Indian Hummus recipe, the chef explains the various steps of making hummus in his own language and style and how easy it is to make it at home. - 63.944
Moms Chicken Curry
This chicken curry is spicy,rich and very tasty. Try and enjoy!!! - 60.9511
Fish Curry From Sheba's Kitchen
Ready for some Gourmet Dish. Well here it is. The famous Fish Curry - some may call it Fish Masala or Fish Korma. I prefer Fish Korma. This would require a bit of patience. So if you are in a rush wait till you have time to go through the steps. Believe... - 57.8942
Open Sandwich My Way!
Baked Beans have been a camping favorite, it seems, from the beginning of time…..but with this recipe, we take them to a whole new level. An Uncle of our’s introduced it to our family years ago and with a few tweaks and changes, it has been our family... - 57.4844
A delicious chicken dish that can be made as hot or as mild as you wish - a perfect meal for curry lovers who want to keep it simple. Taste our Butter Chicken recipe - 55.9879
The exotic flavors of Indian cuisine all wrapped into one. A popular Indian dish, the Tandoori Pomfret is all about the Indian condiments and spices that make your fish real delicious. Savor the subtle flavor and juicy taste of the Tandoori pomfret marinated... - 55.6111
Onam Special - Kootu Curry
During Onam festival in Kerala, kuttoo Curry is a must. Kuttoo in itself means vegetable added with lentils which form the dish. Although there are varieties of koottu curry prevalent in southern India, this original dish of kerala wins over them all. Koottu... - 55.2332
Methi Soya Paneer Samosa
Samosas are fabulous Indian snacks that most of us know. But Methi Soya Paneer Samosa is made using unconventional ingredients yet assuring a mix of flavours and great health values. The samosa can be a splendid surprise for guests or for dear ones over tea.... - 54.3157
Besan Ka Puda
This is a super fast and healthy food suitable to eat anytime. As you can see besan ka puda is bachelor's delight. Besan aka Gram flour is famous as high protein, low garb and diabetic friendly. Great if fried in Canola or Olive oil. - 53.757
This mix of two Daals - Channa and Urud gives a totally different taste. Try and you will love it. - 53.6443
Onam Special - Coconut Milk Rasam
Coconut Milk Rassam is a dish that can be eaten as a soup or as a curry, and is very traditional for keralaites celebrating Onam. Originally rassam is a south indian soup, flavored with tamarind juices and steamed lentils, but this recipe is all about the... - 53.6042
Soya Chunks Manchurian
* In a big pan pour 4 cups water and after it starts boiling, stop the stove and put the soya chunks in it. Leave it for 3 mins. Drain the water and squeeze all the water from the soya. Be careful since it will be very hot. So cool it a little and squeeze. Do... - 53.3899
1. Heat oil in a pan and add cloves, cinnamon, green cardamom, bay leaves and cumin seeds.
2. Once the cumin seeds crackle, add ginger garlic paste. Saute for a while.
3. Add chopped onions and slit green chillies and fry till golden brown.
4. Add turmeric... - 52.9011
I love to experiment with new recipes and continuously strive to find yet another fantastic new recipe. Here is a classic and unique recipe! And surprisingly it is also quite easy to make. I just loved this recipe and it is now going to be a regular at my... - 52.2695
This meat biriyani is an authentic guide to making the dish the traditional Indian way. Meat and rice in alternate layers is simmered for an hour so that all the juices and spices blend well to provide that exotic taste and flavor that is unparalleled. - 52.179
Aloo Bhujia is a delicious combination of vegetables cooked in an array of Indian spices. Highly spiced, the dish is cooked initially with ghee and combines the flavors of onions, chillies, garlic and ginger. - 52.054
Mango Chicken Curry
This delicious mango chicken curry is an Indian-inspired dish is real quickly. A must try for all you chicken lovers. This dish has a high protein content and is both healthy and nutritious. Nutritional Analysis: 1pound chicken mixtur equals 343 calories, 16... - 51.9486
Karela Masala By Chef Sonali
Clean, wash and wipe karela absolutely dry. Remove half a centimeter from both ends. Slit and keep aside. Mix red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, dry mango powder, turmeric powder and salt. Stuff the karela/bittergourd with this masala. Keep... - 51.9227
A step by step guide to make the traditional nalli gosht . The nalli of lamb cooked in the rich Indian spices is the right treat your family deserves on a holiday or any special occasion. Whip up a treat and just the smile on their faces will say it all. - 51.8068
Paneer Chilli Pakoda
1) Shred the panner.
2) Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan saute the onions.
3) Add shreded paneer .
4) Add turmeric powder and amchur powder and salt to taste.
5) Remove from fire and corriander mix well.
6) Slit the chillies and deseed them .
7) Stuff chillies with... - 51.5953
Pani Puri (golgappa)
This is the most common and popular street food and chaat dish in india.The word "Pani" means water and "Poori" is puffed and crisp Indian bread .It is also called golgappas . - 51.5328