Sweet and Sour Vegetables with Paneer Curry Recipe (Indian Chinese)

Thursday, 03 September 2015 00:13

Sweet and Sour Vegetables with Paneer Curry is a very popular dish in the Indian Chinese Cuisine. And as a person who loves Indian Chinese, we make it often at home too and yes the children love it with Hakka Noodles, Chinese Fried Rice or even savory oatmeal.
Published in Asian Cuisine

Roasted Cherry Tomato Soup Recipe

Tuesday, 01 September 2015 00:40

Roasted Cherry Tomato Soup Recipe is a simple soup that calls for very few ingredients but has a wonderfully deep and complex flavour. It is tangy, sweet and spicy with a hint of smokiness that comes from roasting the tomatoes. Serve it as a weeknight dinner dish, along with some crusty Bruschetta and a Salad, or even as a starter at a dinner party. This soup is a crowd-pleaser and loved by kids and adults alike. Did you know: Tomatoes are widely known for their outstanding antioxidant content, including, of course, their oftentimes-rich concentration of lycopene. Researchers have recently found…
Published in Soups

Dal Banjara Recipe (Langar Wali Dal)

Saturday, 29 August 2015 00:28

The Dal Banjara recipe also popularly known as the Langar Wali dal is a  simple dal to make in a single pot. This dal is packed with nutrition from the black urad and chana dal and when combined with spices like bay leaf and cinnamon makes it taste delicious too.  Traditionally the dal is made along with onion and garlic, but this recipe does not use onion and garlic making it satvik and healthy.  
Published in Dals Kadhis and Currys

Rosemary Mushroom Oatmeal with Fried Eggs (Breakfast or Dinner)

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 00:08

We often wonder what good ways we can consume the oatmeal for a meal. And like you I am always pressed for ideas on what to make of this wonder food. The Rosemary Oatmeal with Mushrooms is a perfect blend of the creamy oatmeal, when tossed in olive oil and mushrooms gives a very Mediterranean touch. Serve it along with fried eggs and it would make a complete breakfast. 

Aloo Tamatari Recipe (Potatoes Cooked In a Tomato-Based Stew)

Thursday, 20 August 2015 08:32

Aloo Tamatari Recipe is a quick and easy potato stew made in a tomato-based gravy. With just a few spices that are easily available in any Indian kitchen, and the staples like potato and tomato, this stew comes together in a pressure cooker with minimal effort. It is spicy, warm and comforting and makes a delicious accompaniment to Vegetable Pulao or can also be served with Puris or Lachha Paratha. Did you know: Potatoes are known be to be packed with phytonutrients that include carotenoids, flavonoids and caffeic acid. These substances are known to help prevent cell damage, help in…
Published in Vegetables-Gravy

Grilled Peri Peri Paneer Using Nando's Lemon and Herb Sauce

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 00:57

The Grilled Peri Peri Paneer that is made from Nando's Lemon and Herb Sauce make a wholesome weeknight dinner along with some herbed rice and steamed vegetables. The grilled Paneer after marination when tossed in the Nando's Lemon and Herb Sauce gives it a great taste that makes cooking dinner easy. You can optionally also prepare your own lemon herb sauce (recipe below).

3 - Course Meal Asian-Styled Dinner (#SaturdayNightDinner)

Friday, 14 August 2015 11:49

Asian food is probably one of our favourite kinds of food to eat, next only to Indian cuisine. It combines bold flavours, bright colours and a little bit of all the basic taste groups -- hot, sweet, spicy, tangy, salty -- perfectly. What's more, it features fresh vegetables, sprouts and tofu which give a whole range of textures and tastes. From crunch of appetisers like stir-fries and kimchi, to comforting curries with classic flavours like coconut milk and hot sauces with chilli and garlic to wake your senses up, we've picked a fine menu to kick off the #SaturdayNightDinner series. But that's not all, we end it all on a sweet note with a selection of desserts that are also inspired by Asian flavours and classic sweet treats.

Published in Menu Ideas

Sookhi Moong Palak Dal Recipe (Whole Green Moong Gram with Spinach)

Friday, 14 August 2015 08:00

Sookhi Moong Palak Dal is a dry spinach sabji made with whole green moong and is a great healthy accompaniment for almost any Indian meal. It uses few ingredients but is flavourful and packs quite a nutrient punch. Usually, it is made with Pooris and Aloo Sabji, but it goes well as a dry side dish along with any tomato based-gravy too, or even just with Phulkas,  Bhindi Kadhi and Raita. It is best made in an iron kadhai/skillet, for the look and for the taste/nutrition. Did you know: Whole moong dal is a great source of protein for vegetarians and is…
Published in Vegetables - Dry

Dahi Walla Tinda Recipe (Indian Round gourd or Apple Gourd Curry)

Thursday, 13 August 2015 07:33

Dahi Walla Tinda Recipe is a great way to use the seasonal vegetable that is tinda. Tinda also known as Indian round gourd or apple gourd, is a versatile vegetable that is popularly cooked in a couple of ways -- the small round ones are usually stuffed with masala or the larger ones made as a simple onion-tomato curry. Dahi Walla Tinda here, is easy and quick to make but is a hearty dish that will life the mood of any meal it graces. Serve the Dahi Walla Tinda warm along with Phulkas, Salad, Rice and Dal for a delicious meal.
Published in Dals Kadhis and Currys

Spaghetti Pasta in Green Olive Pesto Sauce Recipe

Wednesday, 12 August 2015 00:01

The Spaghetti Pasta in Green Olive Pesto Sauce Recipe is a super simple, wholesome and nutritious pasta that you can make for a quick weeknight dinner or a party. This recipe uses a pesto sauce that is made from green olives and flavored along with the zest of lemons and slight tang from the lemon juice. Its simple, quick and healthy dish that you can make in less than 30 minutes. 
Published in Pastas and Pizzas
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