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Grated Carrot Cucumber Tomato Raita Recipe

Monday, 26 September 2016 00:00

Grated Carrot Cucumber Tomato Raita Recipe is made from yogurt with a mixture of fresh produce such as cucumber, carrot and tomato with a little hint of chopped green chilli. The chopped coriander gives it a garden-fresh aroma. The raita is then finished with a sprinkle of some Indian spices like cumin ...

Published in Indian Raita Recipes

No Onion No Garlic Lauki Paneer Kofta Curry Recipe

Monday, 26 September 2016 00:00

No Onion No Garlic Lauki Paneer Kofta Curry Recipe is a flavoured tomato based curry. The koftas are made by combining Lauki/bottle gourd and paneer with Indian spice and just pan fried to give a healthy touch to the dish. The koftas are then soaked onto the curry.  Bottle gourd and paneer is an ...

Published in Kofta Recipes

Rajgira Puri Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Monday, 26 September 2016 00:00

Rajgira Puri Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe) is a unleavened Indian fried bread made with rajgira flour/amaranth flour and potato as a binding agent. It is slight different from the normal puris made from the wheat flour. This is because of the type of different flour being used which is the rajgira ...

Published in Puri Recipes

Coconut Peanut Chutney Recipe (No Onion No Garlic Recipe)

Monday, 26 September 2016 00:00

Coconut Peanut Chutney Recipe (No Onion No Garlic Recipe) is a side dish made by blending fresh grated coconut with green chillies,toasted peanuts and also flavoured by using coriander leaves and curry leaves. Chutneys are usually served along as a side dish for many of the dishes like Dosa, Idli, and ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Rajgira Paneer Paratha Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Monday, 26 September 2016 00:00

Rajgira Paneer Paratha Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe) is an Indian flatbread made by mixing amaranth flour with paneer as the binding agent and flavoured with Indian spice and rolled out thin and toasted on a flat pan till it is crispy on both the sides. Rajgira contains unsaturated fatty acids ...

Published in Paratha Recipes

Sama Khichdi Recipe - Barnyard Millet Khichdi -Navratri Fasting - Vrat Recipe

Monday, 26 September 2016 00:00

Sama Khichdi Recipe - Barnyard Millet Khichdi is a one pot dish made with Barnyard Millet with an assortment of vegetables flavoured with Indian spices. It is made in a pressure cooker which helps in cooking faster as well as gives a creamy texture to the dish. Did you know : Barnyard millet is rich ...

Published in Khichdi Recipes

Singhare Atte Ka Halwa/Sheera Recipe (Water Chestnut Flour Halwa Recipe)

Sunday, 25 September 2016 12:00

Singhare Atte Ka Halwa/Sheera Recipe (Water Chestnut Flour Halwa Recipe) is an Indian sweet made with water chestnut flour by roasting it with ghee and sugar till it becomes becomes dense and crumbly in texture. The halwa is then tossed with few toasted cashewnuts to give it a crunchy element. Water ...

Makhana Aloo Tikki Recipe (Spiced Lotus Seed Patties Recipe)

Sunday, 25 September 2016 12:00

Makhana Aloo Tikki Recipe (Spiced Lotus Seed Patties Recipe) is a delicious snack made from makhana/lotus seeds which is toasted,pound and mixed with potato and flavoured with Indian spice. It is then pan fried on both the sides till it is crunchy and golden brown on both the sides. Makhana is a very ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Goondh Paani Recipe - Sweet Gum Tree Almond Drink Recipe

Sunday, 25 September 2016 00:12

Goondh Paani Recipe (Sweet Gum Tree Almond Drink Recipe) is a traditional drink made from gondh or gum tree relished with almonds and jaggery. Goondh/gond, also known as "Tragacanth gum" is tasteless , odorless, viscous water soluble natural-gum. Many people are unaware of using this ingredient ...

Published in Indian Drink Recipes

Kashmiri Style Apple Tamatar Sabzi Recipe - No Onion No Garlic

Sunday, 25 September 2016 00:00

Kashmiri Style Apple Tamatar Ki Sabzi is a semi-gravy made with cubed apple cooked in a cinnamon infused tomato based gravy. It rightly brings out the flavour in the dish. As apples goes well with the cinnamon,the gravy is a sweet and tangy taste. The dish was found to be originally from Jammu and Kashmir. ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Singhara Atta Cheela Recipe (No Onion No Garlic Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Sunday, 25 September 2016 00:00

Singhara Atta Cheela Recipe (No Onion No Garlic Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe) is a kind of pancake made from Singhara Atta/Water Chestnut flour.The batter is spiced up with green chilli coriander and the basic Indian spice. Singhara Atta is mainly preferred during the Navratri Vrat.The flour contains ...

Palak Makhana Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:00

Palak Makhana is a North Indian gravy made with with roasted makhana blended in a creamy palak gravy. This is a dish that is famous during the festival of Navratri where people fast according to their tradition. Since there are no onion and no garlic added it makes a perfect dish to be eaten while ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Sabudana Tikki Recipe ( Spiced Tapioca Pearls Patties Recipe)

Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:00

Sabudana Tikki ( Spiced Tapioca Pearls Patties) are a delicious snack meal which is made by combining the soaked sabudana with a starch such as potato and is flavoured with some Indian spices. The patties are then pan fried with a little bit of oil on both the sides till it is crispy and golden brown. Sabudana ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Sabudana Khichdi Recipe With Vegetables (No Onion No Garlic Fasting/Vrat Recipes)

Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:00

Sabudana Pulao is a very simple dish made with the Tapioca pearls cooked with assorted vegetables and flavoured with simple Indian spices. It is a one pot dish and does not take much time to prepare unlike the regular pulao.  Since it does not contain onion and garlic it is best eaten during the ...

Published in Khichdi Recipes

Sago Yogurt Parfait Recipe (Creamy Tapioca Pearls With Assorted Fruits)

Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:00

Sago Yogurt Parfait Recipe ( Creamy Tapioca Pearls With Assorted Fruits Recipe) is a quick and healthy breakfast made from tapioca pearls mixed into a creamy yogurt mixture of assorted fruits and drizzled with honey on top. Tapioca pearls are mainly originated from Tapioca roots which is found to have ...

Published in Parfait Recipes

Raw Banana and Yam Thoran Recipe

Thursday, 22 September 2016 00:00

The Raw Banana and Yam Thoran Recipe is a typical Kerala vegetable dish made with yam, plantain and loaded with the goodness of coconut. It also consists of brown chickpeas to add in the extra texture to the whole dish. The use of yam gives the dish a crunchy texture and the coconut gives it a ...

Published in Thoran Recipes

Andhra Style Vankaya Kothimeera Karam Recipe - Brinjal Cooked With Spicy Coriander Mix Recipe

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 00:26

Vankaya Kothimeera Karam recipe is a classic Andhra style brinjal cooked in a very aromatic spicy coriander masala.  It is quite flavourful and spicy that makes for a delicious accompaniment with Steamed Rice, Ghee and Lemon Rasam or even with phulkas. Serve Vankaya Kothimeera Karam along with ...

Papad er Dalna Recipe - Bengali Papad Curry

Saturday, 17 September 2016 00:10

Papad er Dalna is a Bengali recipe that is prepared specially during Durga Puja. It provides the "pujo pujo aroma " (the essence of Durga Puja). This recipe is quick and easy for the days you are too lazy to cook up an extravagant meal. Papad er Dalna can be served with phulka, paratha or steamed ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Bengali Style Chal Potol Recipe - Pointed Gourd /Parwal and Potato with Yogurt Gravy Recipe

Friday, 16 September 2016 00:06

Bengali Style Chal Potol Recipe (Pointed Gourd and Potato with Yogurt Gravy Recipe) along with mishti Pulao which is a Bengali style flavoured sweet rice makes it a main course for all the bengali households. It is prepared without garlic and onion. This is prepared mostly during Durga Puja or Durga ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Jain Style Corn Palak Recipe

Thursday, 15 September 2016 00:03

Jain Style Corn Palak is a delicious combination of corn, spinach, and spices. This dish is made without onion and garlic and serves as a great side dish with phulka or pulav. The freshness of spinach makes this dish even more tasty and flavourful. Serve Jain Style Corn Palak along with Phulka, Pudina ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Vegetarian Watermelon Jello Recipe

Wednesday, 14 September 2016 00:48

Here is a super easy version of jello with Watermelon. What’s more, it is vegetarian as well! The use of Agar agar (plant extract) instead of normally used gelatine to make this yummy party dessert will make your experience even more lovable. With only 2-3 ingredients, this jello is sure to be an addiction ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Ulava Charu Recipe - Spicy Andhra Horse Gram Rasam

Sunday, 11 September 2016 00:39

Ulava Charu Recipe is a authentic Andhra recipe where you cook the horse gram in a rasam form.  The Horse gram is cooked by itself in a pressure cooker and then immersed in a flavourful onion, tomato and coconut base not to forget the red chillies that lend the apt amount of heat into this dish.  Did ...

Published in Rasam Recipes

Nutty Aloo Paratha Recipe

Thursday, 08 September 2016 00:29

Nutty Aloo Paratha Recipe is a wonderful twist to the regular aloo paratha recipe and is a sure-shot crowd pleaser. This recipe includes chopped nuts and raisins along with the classic spiced aloo filling. Mixed nuts are full of vitamins and minerals and this recipe is a good way to add then to your ...

Published in Paratha Recipes

Chettinad Muttai Masala Recipe - Chettinad Style Egg Curry

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 00:57

Chettinad Muttai Masala Recipe is a flavourful egg curry which is very different from the other egg masala recipes. The use of the freshly dry roasted and ground chettinad masala makes it very aromatic giving it a nutty taste and texture. Serve the Chettinad Muttai Masala Recipe along with Kerala Parotta ...

Published in Egg Recipes
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