Thursday, 14 May 2015 03:46

Pasta in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce Recipe

Pasta in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce is an easy to make everyday pasta recipe. Tomato-based sauces are usually quick to prepare sauce while making pasta at home, but this pasta sauce uses a puree made from roasted red peppers. Roasting the peppers gives it a smoky aroma, and depth of flavour and pureeing it together with tomatoes and onions gives it a silky smooth texture and consistency. The addition of roasted seasonal vegetables to the pasta makes it wholesome dinner meal for the busy weekdays. 

Did you know: The highest amount of Vitamin C in a bell pepper is concentrated in the red variety. Red bell peppers contain several phytochemicals and carotenoids, particularly beta-carotene, which lavish you with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits.

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Chana Methi Dal is a delicious lentil curry made with split Bengal Gram lentil and fresh fenugreek leaves. This recipe is a healthy menu choice for the intake of everyday protein and is also packed with vitamins and minerals. Chana Methi Dal is a fantastic way to sneak in greens in your kids diet as well. Serve Chana Methi Dal along with Phulka and Raita for a wholesome weekday lunch.

Did you know: Fenugreek is a good source of protein, minerals and vitamins. Fenugreek fresh leaves and stems are rich in calcium, iron, carotene, Vitamin A, C and ascorbic acid. Fenugreek has good properties for sugar and lipid control. Know more

Published in Dals Kadhis and Currys

Savory Tart Recipe with Grape and Gouda Cheese is an unusual combination of savory and sweet flavors making this tart really delectable. This is a perfect summer tart with the addition of grapes, black olives and two varieties of cheese. All you need is some pie dough and a tomato-basil sauce in the fridge, and this pie can be to put together very quickly.

Bake the Savory Gouda tart for your summer party as main-course along or as an appetizer with a fresh salad or it can be a great weekend dinner recipe idea as well, either ways it is always the crowd's favorite.

Published in Gourmet Favorites
Friday, 08 May 2015 13:12

Fennel Pesto Pull-Apart Bread Recipe

Fennel Pesto Pull-Apart Bread is a homemade fennel pesto layered bread recipe baked in the circular shape. Fennel Pesto is similar to conventional basil pesto but instead of basil leaves fresh fennel is used to make this pesto. This bread recipe is easy to prepare if a batch of fennel pesto is ready and stored in the fridge. Fennel Pesto Pull-Apart Bread is a great recipe idea for the tea-time snack party or it can packed for the kids school snack box as well. 

Published in Breads

The Herbed Lentil Loaf Recipe makes a simple, quick dinner recipe. Its easy and tasty when lentils are blended in together with mild spices. They can be served with mashed potatoes and vegetables on the side. Make sure to brush the loaf with required olive oil to keep it moist during cooking. To make this recipe look neat we can use a loaf pan or can also be in a baking sheet.

Did you know: Horse gram is a lentil variety that is loaded with dietary fiber, vitamins, iron etc. Intake of Horse gram is excellent for people who are trying to reduce their weight. Horse Gram helps in curing the bladder stones and also in improving the digestive system.

Published in Breads
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 18:45

Tandoori Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe

The Tandoori Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe is a quintessential dish of the North Indian cuisine. In this recipe the Paneer, the Indian Cottage cheese is flavored with a variety of spices including chaat masala to give it the additional punch. I have also used the Coal Smoking Method  to give the Paneer Tikka Masala a tandoori flavor. Serve the Paneer Tikka Masala along with a favorite Indian Bread, Jeera Pulao, Papad and Raita to me a complete dinner for your family.

Published in Vegetables-Gravy
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 18:41

Broccoli & Vegetable Coconut Curry Recipe

The Broccoli & Vegetable Curry Recipe is a twist to the traditional curry from the Mangalorean Cusine in Karnataka. This curry is made from roasted condiments and made into a curry paste with coconut. The broccoli is cooked and simmered in a tangy and spicy coconut curry base, that brings out the best flavors of this dish. Serve the Broccoli & Vegetable Coconut Curry, along with Neer Dosa or Kerala (Lachha) Paratha or even plain steamed rice.

Published in Vegetables-Gravy

The Saunf Wali Hari Gobi Sabzi Recipe is a quick and easy to make dish when you have a set of basic ingredients to make your sabzi. If you are like me who has Green Chutney made for every day of the week, then this recipe can come in handy. If you are not, then make the green chutney and use a little bit to make this The Saunf Wali Hari Gobi Sabzi Recipe. Serve the Saunf Wali Hari Gobi Sabzi Recipe along with a favorite Indian Bread and Raita for a weeknight dinner or pack it into a lunch box.

Published in Vegetables-Gravy

Smoked Tofu and Grilled Vegetable Salad is a wholesome and healthy dinner salad recipe idea. Vegetables to be used in this salad can vary according to the taste and seasonal availability. This is a wonderful salad dressed with sesame oil, soy sauce, ginger and garlic dressing. This salad is quite fulfilling and packed with the nutritional benefits of tofu and vegetables. Serve Smoke Tofu and Grilled Vegetable Salad as a appetizer or it can be quick weekday dinner as well. 

Did you know: Tofu, made from soybean curds, is naturally gluten-free and low calorie, contains no cholesterol and is an excellent source of protein, iron, and calcium. Soy is the prime component of tofu and is a complete source of dietary protein, providing all of the essential amino acids needed in the diet.

Published in Salads

Pita sandwich with Cauliflower Falafel and Roasted Vegetables is a baked cauliflower stuffed sandwich. Falafel is a deep fried ball or patty made from ground chickpeas, beans or both. Falafel is a traditional middle eastern food, commonly served in a pita bread. The falafel are topped with salads, pickled vegetables, variety of sauces and drizzled with tahini sauce. This is a recipe with the twist as we are using cauliflower as major ingredient for falafel. Cauliflower Falafel can also be eaten on its own as a snack or served as part of appetizers or could be stuffed inside the breads or rolls. Serve Pita Sandwich with Cauliflower Falafel and Roasted Vegetables warm along with a Yogurt Dip

Did you know: Cauliflower is a member of the cancer-fighting cruciferous family of vegetables. Cauliflower is anti-inflammatory and antioxidant-rich, and may boost both your heart and brain health. Eating cauliflower will provide your body with impressive amounts of vitamin C, vitamin k, beta-carotene, and much more while supporting healthy digestion and detoxification.

Published in Mediterranean Cuisine