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Homemade Jalebi Recipe

Tuesday, 05 November 2013 13:05

The Homemade Jalebi Recipe is a delicious mithai dish that you can make right in your own kitchen. The Jalebi is a traditional sweet dish that is made on every festival, special occasions and monsoons. And so much so even homes make this dish to celebrate the occasion. This homemade Jalebi recipe ...

Chocolate Orange Marble Cake Recipe

Tuesday, 05 November 2013 11:28

The Chocolate Orange Marble Cake is a beautiful cake that is easy to prepare and also wonderful to look at. This marble cake with melted chocolate swirls and the taste of real oranges comes together with very little effort and tastes delicious too. Blending orange with chocolates makes the cake ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Homemade Stovetop Granola Recipe Using Jaggery

Tuesday, 05 November 2013 11:19

Stovetop Granola using Jaggery is a delicious nutty and crunchy snack that is quick to make and even healthier to eat. A mixture of oats, nuts, seeds and most often a sweetener like honey, our granola today is made using jaggery and cooked over the stovetop. This crunchy granola can be made even healthier ...

Pori Urundai Recipe - Healthy Puffed Rice Balls With Jaggery

Tuesday, 05 November 2013 11:06

Pori Urundai or Puffed Rice Balls is a traditional sweet preparation made using puffed rice mixed with jaggery. The crunchiness of the rice and the sweetness of it, makes this dish tasty and one that is easy to prepare. Here are more snack recipes to try Kobbari Kudumulu Recipe (Indian Spiced Steamed ...

Sing Paak Recipe - Spiced Peanut Burfi

Tuesday, 05 November 2013 10:54

Sing Paak or Peanut Burfi is a delectable Gujarati sweet that is quick and easy to put together and has a subtle flavour. ‘Singha’ is the name for peanuts in Gujarat, and the Sing Paak Barfi is a nutritious twist to the normal barfi. Serve this delicious Sing Paak or the Peanut Burfi as ...

Mango Cheesecake Recipe

Monday, 28 October 2013 12:08

Mango Cheesecake is a beautiful, delicate dish that is perfect for parties and special occasions. The Mango Cheesecake is made by blending the delectable fresh mangoes with soft creamy cheese. The pastry for the cheesecake has a perfect crust and is a great way to enjoy the healthy and yummy yellow ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Eggless Chocolate Ice Cream Cake Recipe

Thursday, 24 October 2013 11:41

The Chocolate Ice Cream Cake recipe is made from a simple and easy vanilla pound cake that is sandwiched with Vanilla or chocolate Ice Cream, topped with chocolate ganache and cream. This ice cream cake is simple to make and makes a perfect dessert for parties be it summer or winter. Serve the Chocolate ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Maharashtrian Karanji Recipe (Gujiya) - A Delicious Diwali Sweet

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 16:55

Maharashtrian Karanji also known as Gujiya or Ghugra is a traditional sweet, commonly prepared by Maharashtrians during the festival of Diwali. The Karanji is a must have crunchy delicacy that is filled with oodles of delicious soft goodness of coconut, jaggery, semolina and spices.  Learn ...

Oats Mor Kali Recipe - Oats & Buttermilk Breakfast Porridge

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 15:20

Oats Mor Kali or Oats Buttermilk Porridge is a traditional South Indian dish that originates from Tamil Nadu, which is generally prepared using buttermilk, with rice flour as the base. Tasty, nutritious and easy to digest, the dish resembles sooji and makes for a very healthy breakfast option. In ...

Quick & Easy Creamy Fruit Trifle Recipe

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 15:02

The Quick & Easy Creamy Fruit Trifle Recipe is a delicious and nutritious take on the fruit cream served up at Haji Ali Mosque in Mumbai. This trifle packs the healthiness of fresh fruits with the creaminess of greek yogurt all in a glass. The creamy fruit pudding can be had at any time ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Makhane Ki Phirni Recipe - Lotus Seed Milk Pudding

Thursday, 10 October 2013 11:11

Makhane Ki Phirni is beautiful combination of 2 classic dishes, Makhane Ki Kheer and Rice Phirni. The fusion of both these dishes is a delicious recipe that tastes divine and is perfect for a traditional festival like Navratri and Diwali. This dish is also suitable as a dessert option for those people ...

Samosas with Spinach & Cottage Cheese Filling

Thursday, 10 October 2013 10:41

The Samosas with Spinach & Cottage Cheese Filling recipe is a delicious snack that can be served as a tea time snack along with some ginger chai or as an appetizers for your parties. Serve it along with a Green Mint Chutney and Date Tamarind Chutney as dips to go along with these samosas. Here ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Whole Wheat Almond Bars Recipe

Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:51

Whole Wheat Almond Squares are delicious little cakes made with whole wheat flour and ground almonds. These almond bites make a wonderful option as an after dinner dessert or a tea-time snack. Cinnamon powder and cardamom powder are used to add flavour to these delicious cakes along with vanilla ...

Banana Orange & Spinach Smoothie Recipe

Tuesday, 08 October 2013 12:27

Banana Orange & Spinach Smoothie is a wonderful recipe of different fruits pureed along with spinach making it a wholesome and nutritious drink. It makes a perfect breakfast drink or even a post-workout smoothie. Did you know: Drinking orange juice regularly prevents kidney diseases, cardiovascular ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Kerala Style Varutharacha Sambar Recipe - Tangy Coconut Sambar Recipe

Tuesday, 08 October 2013 10:39

Varutharacha Sambar is a delicious Kerala Style Sambar Recipe that is made from roasted coconut homemade sambar powder that adds to the authenticity and flavor of the sambar. The aromas from the ground spices when combined along with tamarind water and cooked lentils, make this sambar very delicious ...

Published in Sambar Recipes

Mixed Vegetable Cutlet Recipe

Tuesday, 08 October 2013 10:10

Mixed Vegetable Cutlet Recipe is a healthy nutritious snack that is delicately flavoured with garlic, and other Indian spices. Besides being very simple to make, it packs in quite a textured and delicious punch with the addition of paneer, carrots, capsicum and peas. Make the vegetable cutlet recipe ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Kerala Vendakkai Thoran Recipe - Okra Stir Fry with Coconut

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 23:55

Kerala Vendakkai Thoran is a simple and delicious preparation of Okra or Bhindi flavored with pearl onions, green chilies, and coconut. This style of making vegetable is very typical to South India especially Kerala.  Did you know: Okra or Vendakkai is a low-calorie vegetable and contains no saturated ...

Published in Thoran Recipes

Quick Bread Pizza Recipe

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 23:35

Quick Bread Pizza Recipe is a super quick way to get a pizza made at home for the kids and family. Makes a perfect cooking in a hurry food for the busy weeknights or even a after school snacks for the kids. All you need is a pasta or pizza sauce, some vegetables, cheese and the delicious crispy ...

Published in Pizza Recipes

Sadya Parippu Recipe - Kerala Style Lentils

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 19:00

Parippu or Lentil Curry is a very simple dish that is also a part of the Onam sadyaa. Served with piping hot rice, the dish is a delicate and simple balance of flavours that prepares the palate to the explosion of flavours in the dishes that follow thereafter. The parippu can be prepared in a variety ...

Published in Sambar Recipes

Cabbage Thoran Recipe - Kerala Style Cabbage Stir Fry

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 18:26

Cabbage Thoran is a delicious dish that is a staple of authentic Kerala cuisine. This popular dish makes a great accompaniment to steamed rice and curry and is an essential part of the famous Kerala Sadya. A dry dish, Thoran is commonly prepared using many different varieties of vegetables and spices. ...

Published in Thoran Recipes

Kuruku Kaalan Recipe - Raw Bananas in Coconut Curry

Tuesday, 01 October 2013 18:15

Kuruku Kaalan Recipe is a delicious dish made from ripe bananas and cooked in a yogurt and coconut curry. It is a delectable traditional dish in Kerala cuisine, that is eaten almost every other day and is also a part of the famous Onam sadya.  Did You Know: Bananas are good for the heart, ...

Published in Kuzhambu Recipes

Kerala Style Kappa Ishtoo Recipe -Tapioca Stew Recipe

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 16:06

Tapioca Stew or Kappa Ishtoo is a delicious tapioca curry, prepared using coconut milk, fresh tapioca root and flavored with whole crushed pepper, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves.  A very simple stew that is nutritious and rich in flavors, it has ingredients that are very minimal, yet which make great ...

Published in Stew Recipes

Green Coriander Coconut Chutney Recipe

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 16:01

Green Coriander Coconut Chutney Recipe is a refreshing and simple to make chutney. The addition of coriander leaves along with fresh coconut, green chillies and lemon juice makes this chutney super delicious. There are many variations to this recipe. No onions and no garlic is used to make this green ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Kaju Katli Recipe (Kaju Barfi)

Tuesday, 24 September 2013 12:12

Kaju Katli or Kaju Barfi is a traditional Indian sweet made with cashew nuts and is most often made for festivals, gifting and weddings. The subtle sweetness of the barfi together with its melt in the mouth quality from the cashew nuts, make it the most desired sweet for any occasion, religious or otherwise. ...

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