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Karuvepillai Pachadi Recipe - Curry Leaf Raita

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 10:00

Karuvepillai Pachadi Recipe is essentially a Curry Leaf Raita which has creamy yogurt flavoured with a freshly ground masala of curry leaves, ginger and green chillies, topped with a tadka of crispy fried curry leaves that adds to the flavour and texture of this raita.  Serve Karuvepillai Pachadi ...

Published in Indian Raita Recipes

मालाबार स्टाइल डेट्स धनिया चटनी रेसिपी - Malabar Style Dates Coriander Chutney Recipe

Monday, 16 July 2018 16:09

मालाबार स्टाइल डेट्स धनिया चटनी रेसिपी, खट्टी मीठी चटनी है. इसमें खट्टापन इमली से आता है और मीठापन खजूर से. इसमें थोड़ा ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Spicy Mango Lime Grilled Chicken Recipe

Monday, 16 July 2018 10:00

Spicy Mango Lime Grilled Chicken Recipe is a delicious grilled chicken dish where the chicken is marinated in a flavoursome marinade made of sweet ripe mangoes, spicy chilli sauce, tangy lemon juice and sharp garlic.  The leftover marinade is then seasoned further and used a sauce to drizzle ...

Peach Coulis Recipe For Desserts

Thursday, 12 July 2018 11:14

Peach Coulis Recipe is a delicious peach sauce where the sweet tart plums are cooked in butter along with some cinnamon and blitzed to make a silky smooth puree. It's important to use the fresh peaches which are in season to bring out the fresh flavours of the Peach Coulis. Serve Peach Coulis ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Kumaon Style Thechwani Recipe-Mooli Aloo Sabzi

Thursday, 12 July 2018 10:10

North Kumaon Thechwani Recipe is a famous dish from Pahari cuisine that is particularly from a region called North kumaon in Uttarakhand. The sabzi is made by pounding radish and potatoes and mixed along with sautéed onions and tomatoes. They add simple homemade Indian spice powders to lift up the flavour. Serve ...

Sweet & Spicy Plum Sauce Recipe

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 13:00

Sweet & Spicy Plum Sauce Recipe is a tangy sauce that can be used as a topping to your desserts.  Juicy fresh plums are cooked in butter along with some brown sugar and star anise that lends a lovely spiciness to the plum sauce.  Serve Sweet & Spicy Plum Sauce Recipe along ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Pachai Payaru Payasam Recipe - Green Moong Dal Payasam

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 10:00

Pachai Payaru Payasam Recipe is a Green Moong Dal Payasam, where the green moong dal is boiled and dunked in creamy smooth coconut milk, then flavoured with intense cardamom powder, sweetened with rustic and earthy jaggery and finally served with cashew nuts fried in ghee !  Serve Pachai Payaru ...

Kumaoni Style Palak & Methi Ka Kapa Recipe

Tuesday, 10 July 2018 10:00

Kumaoni Style Palak & Methi Ka Kapa Recipe is a simple stir fry of Spinach and Methi leaves. The green leaves are sautéed and then cooked along with mild spices like dry red chillies and cumin seeds that is thickened slightly with rice flour. The recipe is most popularly in Uttarakhand. The cuisine ...

महाराष्ट्रियन भडंग रेसिपी - Maharastrian Bhadang Recipe

Tuesday, 10 July 2018 09:00

महाराष्ट्रियन भडंग रेसिपी एक जल्द बनने वाला स्नैक है जिसे मुरमुरे का प्रयोग किया जाता है. आप इस स्नैक को अपनी शाम की ...

Fresh Fig Compote Recipe For Desserts

Monday, 09 July 2018 11:14

Fresh Fig Compote Recipe is a mish mash of figs cooked along with some freshly grated nutmeg. Both when combined together and simmered over medium heat will give you this lip smacking compote.   Serve Fresh Fig Compote with some No Bake Steamed Bread Pudding Recipe for ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Pahari Style Phanu Recipe - Delicious Mixed Dal

Monday, 09 July 2018 10:00

Pahari Style Phanu Recipe is a delicious blend of two different dals. The creaminess in the dal is wonderfully complimented with the subtle flavours from the whole spice. A simple tadka with mustard oil, cumin seeds and green chillies are poured on top before serving. Traditionally it is made using ...

Vegetarian Spicy Bean Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Sunday, 08 July 2018 10:00

Vegetarian Spicy Bean Chili-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes is a healthy appetizer that you can make for your parties. These stuffed sweet potato will surprise the kids as well as it tastes delicious for their mid day snack. The sweet potato are baked till soft and then cut in the middle, the excess pulp is ...

Mango Rice Noodle Salad With Cucumber & Carrot Recipe

Sunday, 08 July 2018 10:00

Mango Rice Noodle Salad With Cucumber & Carrot Recipe is an interesting recipe to try for your weekend special meals. The rice noodles are tossed in with freshly sliced cucumber, carrots, and mango and dressed with sweet and tangy dressing. The flavour from the grated ginger adds in an extra punch ...

Zucchini Roll Up Lasagne Recipe

Saturday, 07 July 2018 10:00

Zucchini Roll Up Lasagne Recipe is a no pasta recipe that uses thin slices of zucchini as lasagne sheets. The zucchini is rolled nicely, stuffed with a filling and baked along with some tomato basil sauce. It is a delicious way of making a vegetarian main course for your weekend that will be loved by ...

Malaysian Nasi Lemak Rice Recipe

Friday, 06 July 2018 10:00

Malaysian Nasi Lemak Rice Recipe is a simple yet flavourful rice dish. The rice is pressure cooked in smooth thick coconut milk with lovely peppery notes from the ginger, giving out a lovely aroma.  Serve Malaysian Nasi Lemak Rice along with Malaysian Vegetable Curry Recipe for a ...

Chicken Rendang Recipe - Malaysian-Indonesian Chicken Stew

Thursday, 05 July 2018 10:00

Chicken Rendang Recipe is a spicy, flavoursome Malaysian-Indonesian chicken stew with red chillies as the primary contributor to the heat in the dish which is mellowed down by coconut milk and the toasted coconut flakes.  The Chicken Rendang  is a semi-gravy dish, where the succulent ...

Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia Recipe

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 10:00

Cauliflower Palak Methi Muthia Recipe is a delicious yet healthy Gujarati dish, loaded with green leafy vegetables like spinach and fenugreek leaves along with cauliflower, which is then combined with wheat flour and besan and spices to make the dough.  These are then steamed and tossed in a cumin-fennel ...

Vagharela Chawal Recipe - Parsi Style Brown Rice

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 10:00

Vagharela Chawal Recipe is rice with tadka. In Parsi Vaghar means tadka. Onions are sliced and caramelised till it attains a lovely golden brown colour. Rice is cooked along with these onions and whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom and cloves that lend a great aroma to the rice.  Serve the Vagharela ...

Senai Masiyal Recipe - South Indian Style Yam Mash

Sunday, 01 July 2018 10:00

Senai Masiyal Recipe is a yam dish, where it is pressure cooked and mashed and a tadka of simple mustard seeds along with ginger and green chilli that instantly lifts up the dish.  This starchy yet fibrous vegetable when flavoured with such earthy simple spices, tastes absolutely delicious.  Serve ...

Zucchini Tater Tots Recipe - A Delicious Party Appetizer

Saturday, 30 June 2018 10:00

Zucchini Tater Tots Recipe is a delicious snack that you can make for your kids. The grated zucchini are sautéed for few minutes and then mixed along with potatoes and seasoned with basic dried herbs to bring out a good flavour. The mixture is then rolled to small torts and coated with some bread crumbs ...

Chemmeen Muringakka Curry Recipe -Prawn Drumstick Curry

Friday, 29 June 2018 10:00

Chemmeen Muringakka Curry Recipe is a curry that is cooked with fresh whole prawns in a ground coconut masala. The curry is so comforting to be had for a nice Sunday brunch along with steamed rice. The masala is made using fresh coconut, coriander seeds, dry red chillies, onions and turmeric which ...

Roasted Pumpkin Spinach and Walnut Spaghetti Recipe

Thursday, 28 June 2018 10:00

Roasted Pumpkin, Spinach & Walnut Spaghetti Aglio Olio Recipe is a healthy loaded vegetable pasta which you can make for your quick dinner or lunch. The pasta is made like the Aglio olio style where the pasta is just tossed in with olive oil, dry red chilli flakes, oregano and roasted veggies. Here ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Indo Japanese Rice Cakes Recipe

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 10:00

Indo Japanese Rice Cakes Recipe is a deliciously smooth appetizer which is light crispy on the outside and smooth on the inside. The cooked rice is seasoned with simple salt and pepper and a dash of soy sauce with crunchy onions and capsicum to make these rice cakes.  Serve the Indo Japanese ...

Japanese Style Chicken Katsu Curry Recipe

Monday, 25 June 2018 10:00

Japanese Style Chicken Katsu Curry Recipe is a fusion of an Indian and Japanese dish. Where the glorious chicken curry is made with an Indo Japanese spice blend and the addition of  apples and soy sauce give a delicious Japanese twist to the curry with succulent pieces of chicken.  Serve Japanese ...

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