Lauki Bharta/ Doodhibhoplyacha Bharit Recipe (Maharashtrian side dish made using mashed bottlegourd, fresh curd and tempered spices)

Friday, 05 February 2016 05:29

Lauki Bharta/ Doodhibhoplyacha Bharit Recipe is a healthy side dish made by mashing cooked Bottle gourd. This recipe is a typical Maharashtrian version of Bharta and is quiet different than the North Indian Lauki Bharta. In this recipe, the mashed bottle gourd is mixed with fresh homemade curd and seasoned with spices. Fresh herbs like mint and coriander enhance the freshness and flavour of this dish. The star ingredient for this bharit is the stuffed and dried chilli (Sandagi Mirchi), which imparts a characteristic flavour to the bharit. These chillies are readily available in most grocery shops across India. You…

Curry Fried Quinoa Rice Recipe

Friday, 05 February 2016 00:53

Curry Fried Quinoa Rice Recipe is a quick and healthy recipe which can be made with one-day old quinoa and brown rice. This recipe is a great combination of vegetables and quinoa and works great for kids lunch boxes too.  You can also try Chinese Vegetable Fried Rice and Fenugreek & Egg Fried Rice Recipe.  
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Barnyard Millet and Ragi Khichdi Recipe

Thursday, 04 February 2016 00:55

Barnyard Millet and Ragi Khichdi Recipe is a wholesome twist to a traditional Khichdi where we make a mish mash of millets or millets and lentils with an optional addition of vegetables. Every family has a favorite way to make a Khichdi. Some make it in a dry form and a few other make the Gadelu (semi gravy like). At home we often serve the Khichdi along with Kadhi and a Batata Nu Shaak. Serve the Barnyard Millet and Ragi Khichdi along with Batata Nu Shaak (Aloo Tamatar Sabzi) for a warm wholesome weeknight dinner. 
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Creamy Mushroom Mini Pie Recipe

Thursday, 04 February 2016 00:20

The Creamy Mushroom Mini Pie Recipe is a delicious combination of mushrooms, cheese and herbs. The addition of garlic, sesame and black pepper brings out the flavors of this dish along with a flaky and buttery pastry crust. Making the pie crust is an art and comes with practice, but if you get it right, you will never stop making this pie.   Serve the Creamy Mushroom Pie along with a bowl of Lemongrass Soup, a Garlic Bread and a glass of wine for a weeknight dinner or even when you have friends over for parties. If you like Pies and…

Cheesy & Spicy Pull Apart Bread Recipe With Indian Spices

Thursday, 04 February 2016 00:12

The Cheesy & Spicy Pull Apart Bread Recipe With Indian Spices is an delicious and spicy bread that is packed with flavors from the Indian spices and vegetables. The addition of potato, baby corn and minced soya nuggets masala as stuffing into the pull apart bread which i simply topped with some grated cheese makes this dish rich and delicious. If you like spicy masala breads, then you must give this recipe a try. Serve the Cheesy & Spicy Pull Apart Bread as a side dish or even as a main dish along with a bowl of Roasted Cherry Tomato Soup…
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Avocado Tomato Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Thursday, 04 February 2016 00:03

Avocado Tomato Grilled Cheese Sandwich is the simplest way to add avocado to your daily food. You just have to slice the fresh and creamy avocados to include it in your sandwich. The buttery fruit paired here with juicy, tangy tomato amps up not only the taste but also the nutritional content of the humble sandwich. If you like this recipe, you can also try Cucumber Sandwich, Grilled Spicy Potato Sandwich and Spicy Paneer Bhurji Sandwich. While most fruits contain primarily carbohydrates and fibre, avocados are high in what we call healthy fats. They include 20 different vitamins and minerals,…

Israeli Couscous Salad Recipe

Thursday, 04 February 2016 00:01

Couscous is nothing but many tiny granules made from steamed and dried durum wheat. Israeli Couscous Salad Recipe is a healthy salad made with couscous along with a variety of nuts and vegetables, making it a complete one-dish meal in itself. Couscous has become a popular alternative to rice and pasta. It has a light fluffy texture which readily soaks up the flavours of other ingredients.   Serve Israeli Couscous Salad Recipe with some warm soup like Roasted Cherry Tomato Soup Recipe, Lemongrass Tomato Corn Soup Recipe for a healthy weeknight dinner or lunch. Israeli Couscous Salad Recipe is a great…
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Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll Recipe

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 00:37

The Paneer Tikka Kathi Roll Recipe is a classic Indian Street Food snack that you can find in the streets of North India. Even Kolkata has its own set of Kolkata Egg Rolls that are a classic favorite at home. These rolls are traditionally made with a lot of maida and cooked in a lot of oil and then wrapped into a roll along with a favorite filling. In this recipe of the Kathi roll, I have made the Wrap Dough with whole wheat flour and then filled it with a chatpata Paneer Tikka Masala which is absolutely delicious. Serve the…

Beetroot Greens Rice Recipe

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 00:33

Beetroot Greens Rice Recipe is a rice dish which is made with the combination of rice and beetroot greens. Next time when you buy a bunch of beetroot with leafy greens, do not throw away those gorgeous leaves, as you can include them in your day to day meals like salads, stir fries etc. They are rich in vitamins A, C and anti-oxidants too and even has very less calories. This is one of those healthy and tasty recipe that you can serve in your kid’s lunch box too. You can also try Beans and Carrot Masala Pulav, Pudina rice…
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Green Mango Masoor Dal Recipe

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 00:02

Green Mango Masoor Dal Recipe is a delicious simple preparation of red lentils with green mango. This dish is flavored with tangy mangoes and spicy green chili. Mustard oil if used for seasoning, gives additional earthy flavor and punch. Green Mango Masoor Dal Recipe is a delicious accompaniment hot Steamed Rice or hot Tawa Parathas. This dal is perfect to go for quick weeknight dinner or lunch. Try more such delicious dal recipes like Phalguni Dal Recipe, Sindhi Dal Pakwan Recipe and more. Did you know: The raw mango is highly appreciated for its nutritional value they are excellent source…
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