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Masoor Dal Gassi Recipe - Lentils in Tangy Coconut Curry

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 16:05

The Masoor Dal Gassi Recipe is a spicy, tangy gravy made with whole masoor dal with the skins on, is a typical Mangalorean specialty. Gassi is a staple curry in the Mangalore and Malnad areas of Karnataka that is essentially made of fresh spices ground down with coconut to form the base of the gravy.  Did ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Homemade Low Fat Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Recipe

Sunday, 29 March 2015 00:33

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Recipe is a simple to make low-fat dessert that you can make at the comfort of your kitchen. The recipe is made from fresh strawberries, hung curd (greek yogurt), honey and mint to give the fresh bursting flavors of this summery dessert. When strawberries are in season, you must ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Egg Biryani Recipe With Coconut Milk

Friday, 27 March 2015 00:20

The Egg Biryani Recipe is a simple and wholesome biryani that you can make in a jiffy for a weeknight dinner. Think biryani and you usually imagine laborious recipes with plenty of tedious steps to follow.  This recipe uses straightforward method of making an egg biryani that gets its additional ...

Published in Biryani Recipes

Delicious Strawberry Tea Cake Recipe

Thursday, 26 March 2015 00:51

The Wholesome Strawberry Cake is just the kind of simple homemade treat that will perk up your teatime. It's summery, light and fresh and not overly sweet or rich and it is best enjoyed with a warm cup of chai and leisurely conversation. By substituting half the all-purpose flour with whole-wheat flour, ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Strawberry Yogurt Breakfast Parfait Recipe

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 00:10

The Strawberry Yogurt Breakfast Parfait Recipe makes a refreshing summertime breakfast on the go. It is healthy, wholesome and nutritious, as it combines the goodness of the seasonal fruits like strawberries, honey, low-fat yogurt, and granola. Pack the parfait in small jars and even have it as a working ...

Published in Parfait Recipes

Savory Melon Salad Recipe - Spiced with Ginger & Mint

Monday, 23 March 2015 00:15

The Savory Melon Salad Recipe is a perfectly balanced summer salad that you must make. It's made from seasonal fruits likes watermelon and muskmelon and combined with a tangy ginger dressing makes this salad refreshing and delicious. You could make this salad with this any one kind of melon or a variety ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Asparagus With Paneer And Balsamic Butter Glaze Recipe

Friday, 20 March 2015 00:41

Asparagus With Paneer And Balsamic Butter Glaze is a mouth-watering entree recipe, flavor of balsamic vinegar give a unique taste to the dish. Balsamic vinegar is one of the varieties of vinegar originating from Italy and used as a condiment in numerous dishes all around the world. Asparagus with ...

Methi And Palak Paratha Recipe

Thursday, 19 March 2015 00:10

Methi and Palak Paratha Recipe is a wholesome Indian Flat bread that is made by kneading the dough with the spinach and methi leaves. Adding greens to the paratha is a great way to incorporate an additional green vegetable into your daily meal. It is also a great way to use leftover vegetables from the ...

Published in Paratha Recipes

Pineapple Carpaccio Recipe - Spiced Pineapple Salad with Ginger & Mint

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 00:35

Pineapple Carpaccio Recipe is a sweet and savory pineapple salad with ginger, red chili infused orange dressing. Pineapple and chilli go very well together Carpaccio is an Italian technique to thinly slice the variety of meats with a long, sharp, slicing knife. To make Pineapple Carpaccio, pineapple ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Apple Tart with Puff Pastry Recipe (Open Pie)

Friday, 13 March 2015 00:10

Apple Tart is a simple open pie recipe. In this recipe, the Apple Tart is prepared using puff pastry sheets and some fruit filling or fruit preserves. The tart recipe below is a quick tart with 4 basic ingredients where the apples are tossed in cinnamon and brown sugar. It makes a quick dessert when ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Grilled Eggplant With Tahini & Yogurt Dip Recipe

Thursday, 12 March 2015 08:17

The Grilled Eggplant With Yogurt Dip Recipe is a simple and easy way of serving eggplants for parties. The addition of tahini, along with sun-dried tomatoes and the greek yogurt over the grilled eggplants bring out the different flavors and textures of this Mediterranean Flavored Dish. The Pomegranate ...

Shikampuri Kebab Recipe - Kebabs made with Brown Chickpeas

Thursday, 05 March 2015 00:35

The Shikampuri Kebab Recipe are wholesome kebabs that are healthy and yet delicious. The Kebabs are made from kala chana and filled in the centre with a hung curd (greek yogurt) and served along with spicy coriander chutney.  Did You Know: Chickpeas make for a very nutritious and ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Pomegranate Frozen Margarita Recipe

Tuesday, 03 March 2015 00:35

The Pomegranate Frozen Margarita Recipe makes a great summer drink for the parties. These margaritas are made from freshly squeezed pomegranate juice. The key ingredient is the Margarita Salt that adds to the final touch of this frozen drink. There is also a Non-Alcoholic Version ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Cucumber Ginger Lemonade Recipe

Friday, 13 February 2015 07:49

Cucumber Ginger Lemonade Recipe is a refreshing drink made with cucumber, lemon and ginger. All the ingredients in this recipe have its own unique benefits. Cucumber is a vegetable that has 95% of water. They help you to keep your body hydrated.  They are loaded with Vitamin B, C and K. High ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Blueberry Fool Recipe - Quick Dessert with Whipped Cream & Fresh Berries

Thursday, 12 February 2015 07:37

The Blueberry Fool Recipe is a simple dessert made with fresh fruit puree and cream. We can use any type of berry combinations to make the "fool", but berries are more commonly used and Blueberry is a favorite to make this dessert. Blueberries are loaded with antioxidants and are one of the most nutritious ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Asparagus Guacamole Recipe

Monday, 09 February 2015 03:48

The Asparagus Guacamole Recipe is a simple party dip that is a twist to the original. Traditionally the Guacamole is made from Avocados, but in this recipe we are using Asparagus giving it a different texture and taste. Guacamole is a traditional Mexican dip prepared with Avocado, onion, tomato, cilantro, ...

Published in Mexican Recipes

Stuffed Mushrooms With Spinach & Parmesan Recipe

Tuesday, 03 February 2015 05:25

The Stuffed Mushrooms With Spinach & Parmesan Recipe make wonderful single bite size appetizers. They are easy and quick to prepare for large parties or for regular tea time snacks. These mushrooms are stuffed with sauteed spinach, some onions along with some herbs to enrich the flavor. The Stuffed ...

Red Capsicum Chutney Recipe - Red Bell Pepper Chutney

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 08:54

Red Capsicum Chutney Recipe is a lip smacking chutney that is packed with flavors from the roasted bell pepper and baby onions. The addition of the tadka with the crunchy urad dal makes this chutney absolutely delectable.  Did you know Red Capsicum is loaded with antioxidants and high ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Beetroot Juice Recipe With Cucumber & Pineapple

Monday, 26 January 2015 05:11

Beetroot Juice is a healthy and nutritious drink that is packed with vitamins and minerals. Beetroot is known to improve stamina, blood flow, and lower blood pressure. Beetroot also contains high concentrations of nitrates, which are converted into nitrites by bacteria in the mouth. Nitrites help open ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Smoked Dhaba Dal Recipe

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 16:35

The Smoked Dhaba Dal Recipe is a classic recipe of lentils that are spiced together and given a smoked flavor. I absolutely love dal at the dhabas on the highways up north of India. The Dhaba dal when smoked from the burning coal, brings out delicious flavors and works magic on my palette. Through this ...

Published in Dal Recipes

Strawberry Upside Down Muffin Recipe

Friday, 19 December 2014 05:30

Strawberry Upside Down Muffins is inspired from the color of Christmas, the festival of happiness, peace and joy. With strawberries in season, these muffins are a great idea to play around with strawberries and once baked these become favorite of kids in the house. Tartness of strawberries over sponge-like ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Honey Glazed Roasted Carrots Recipe With Herbs

Wednesday, 26 November 2014 18:37

The Honey Glazed Roasted Carrots recipe is a simple, nutritious way to cook your carrots that can be served as an appetizer of as a side dish for dinners.  The honey glazed carrots also makes a great snacking option for kids lunch boxes. Roasting carrots intensifies their flavor and balsamic vinegar ...

Tofu and Chickpea Patty Recipe (Cutlets)

Tuesday, 25 November 2014 14:42

Tofu and Chickpea patty is a healthy snack or appetizer option which is made using mashed tofu and chickpeas and flavored with coriander, green chilies and a few masalas. The good part of this recipe is that you can modify it to suit your liking and reduce or increase the amount of spices according to ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Creamy Roasted Pumpkin Risotto Recipe

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 05:30

The Creamy Roasted Pumpkin Risotto Recipe is a classic Italian dish that is made from creamy arborio rice risotto flavored with pumpkin puree. This risotto makes a perfect dinner idea for the cold winter night. The combination of garlic, roasted pumpkins, full flavored vegetable stock makes this Risotto ...

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