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Chocolate Banana Smoothie Recipe

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 11:33

Chocolate Banana Smoothie is a perfect blend of an energy drink flavored with chocolate drink powder, a dash of chocolate sauce or cocoa powder blended with cold milk and ripe banana. You can add a teaspoon of flaxseed powder as well to the smoothie more nutritious. The Chocolate Banana Milkshake is ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe - Delicious Punjabi Kadhi

Thursday, 25 July 2013 10:49

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora is Creamy Yogurt Kadhi that is simmered in Potato Pakora and given a delicious ghee tadka. Yogurt is very rich in potassium, calcium, protein, vitamins, it also strengthens and stabilizes our immune system. During the hot summer season yoghurt act as a natural coolant to keep our ...

Published in Kadhi Recipes

Grilled Tofu in Spicy Plum Barbecue Sauce

Wednesday, 24 July 2013 14:17

The Grilled Tofu and Spicy Plum Barbeque Sauce is a healthy and delicious appetizer that you can serve for your parties. The plum sauce is a versatile sauce, that you can use as a dip, in curries or even as a sauce for Barbeques. Tofu is also a very versatile cheese that absorbs the blends of the various ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Sweet and Sour Vegetable Recipe with Tofu & Brown Rice

Wednesday, 24 July 2013 13:13

Sweet and Sour Vegetable Recipe with Tofu & Brown Rice is a delicious combination of tofu, vegetables in a sweet and sour sauce that makes a wholesome weeknight dinner. The best part about the recipe is the simple ingredients and can be made under 30 minutes. The sauce is comprised mainly of ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Beetroot Carrot Halwa Recipe

Friday, 19 July 2013 17:42

Beetroot and Carrot Halwa is a perfect sweet to be served hot or chilled after a perfect Indian meal. Traditionally carrot halwa or beetroot halwa are made separately. Adding Beetroot to carrot halwa not only gave beautiful color to halwa but also made it more delicious.  Serve the Beetroot ...

Kerala Olan Recipe with Pumpkin and Black Eyed Beans - Coconut Milk Vegetable Stew

Monday, 15 July 2013 12:32

Kerala Olan Recipe with Pumpkin and Black Eyed Beans is a staple and a simple delicious dish from Kerala that is healthy and nutritious. The Olan recipe is made with yellow pumpkin or the white pumpkin also known as the ash gourd. It’s a mild stew that is delicately spiced with green chillies, flavored ...

Published in Stew Recipes

Traditional Bengali Rasgulla Recipe - Cottage Cheese Balls In Sweetened Syrup

Thursday, 20 June 2013 12:52

Bengali rasgulla recipe is an excellent recipe for this regional classic from the state of West Bengal. Delicate cottage cheese dumplings, soaked in sugar syrup, they’re also called Rosogolla. The process has multiple steps, but yields a super soft rasgulla that is steamed and then soaked in a flavoured ...

Low Fat Vegetable Dip Recipe with Herbs

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 22:15

The Low Fat Vegetable Dip Recipe with Herbs is a fancy way to serve your dips for the holiday parties. The freshly cut vegetables served in individual shot glasses with your favorite dressing makes for an easy, healthy, elegant appetizer. This Low Fat Vegetable Dip Recipe is made from sour ...

Strawberry Banana Sorbet Recipe

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 22:00

The Strawberry Banana Frozen Sorbet Recipe is a delicious sorbet that you can whip up at home, that is light on sugar and full of flavor and natural ingredients. Making sorbets at home just takes a little effort and makes a great dessert for holiday parties at any time of the year. Serve this Strawberry ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Roasted Vegetables Pizza Pouch Recipe

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 21:07

Roasted Vegetables Pizza Pouch is a delicious, quick appetizer recipe that you can make for your holiday parties. These pouches when made from whole wheat pizza dough makes a healthy snack and a perfect appetizer that can be served when you have friends over. The flavors you add into the roasted ...

Published in Pizza Recipes

Pineapple Banana & Oat Smoothie Recipe

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 19:20

Pineapple Banana & Oat Smoothie Recipe is a delicious drink that gives instant energy and is wholesome, nutritious and filling. You can blend the Pineapple Smoothie with either coconut milk or yogurt; it tastes delicious both ways. The addition of banana and oats to the pineapple smoothie makes ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Indian Style Jeera Biscuit Recipe

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 17:55

Jeera Biscuits are delicious savory biscuits that are lightly salted and seasoned with roasted cumin seeds. It is an all-time favorite snack at home and perfect along with coffee or tea.  Jeera biscuits are easy to make and can be stored in an airtight container for up to a week. They make a nice ...

Masala Soda Shikanji Recipe

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 14:21

The Masala Soda Shikanji Recipe is a sweet, tangy and spicy drink that makes a perfect party drink or an appetising drink that you can serve along with your Chaat Parties. The combination of the chaat masala, lemon and green chillies, makes the Soda Shikanji refreshing, tangy and spicy. Serve ...

Published in Indian Drink Recipes

Watermelon Smoothie Recipe

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 12:29

Watermelon Smoothie is a refreshing change from the traditional watermelon mocktails and juices that you see around. It is simple, quick and super delicious. Children simply love this smoothie, as red in color and feels wholesome and refreshing, providing instant energy after playing in the intense summer ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Kiwi Raw Mango Mint Masala Sherbet

Tuesday, 18 June 2013 11:09

Kiwi Raw Mango Mint Masala Sherbet is a delicious, refreshing drink perfect for the warm summers. This drink has a beautiful balance of sweet and sour taste and the addition of mint leaves along with spices makes the flavors stand out. There is nothing like a fresh home made sherbet to quench thirst ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Summer Lettuce Salad Recipe

Friday, 31 May 2013 16:41

The Summer Lettuce Salad Recipe is perfect for the hot summers when we want a salad that is refreshing, juicy and nutritious too. Summer is here, so lets us enjoy it by making this quick and delicious lettuce salad. With coolness of cucumber & red onions, with sourness of cherry tomatoes & ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Watermelon Raspberry Lemonade Recipe

Friday, 31 May 2013 16:24

The Watermelon Raspberry Lemonade is a recipe that includes the fruity delight of watermelon and raspberry with tangy lemons. This drink is perfect for the hot summers when watermelons are in plenty. If you do not get fresh raspberries, try substituting it with frozen ones or any other citrus fruit of ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 16:09

The Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe is a super nutritious milkshake made from pumpkins that are steamed and them pureed along with milk. You can optionally spice it along with some cardamom, or ginger and black pepper to give the spice and zing to the smoothie. Serve the Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie as ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Spiced Kumbh Pulao Recipe - Spicy Mushroom Rice

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 18:36

Spiced Kumbh Pulao Recipe is basically marinated rice with mushrooms. If you love mushrooms, you can't resist yourself adding this 'Tandoori' dish in your North-Indian menu. This makes for a great weekday dinner. It is a quick and easy recipe and does not take up too much time to prepare. Serve Spiced ...

Published in Pulao Recipes

Cantaloupe Juice Recipe

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 18:12

The Cantaloupe (Melon) Juice Recipe is a juice that is made from the seasons fresh melons along with its seed. The Melon seeds add a nutty flavor and refreshing taste when combined along with the juice from the lemons. The Melon juice is an instant refreshment for the summers or hot days and gives ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Papaya and Carrot Halwa Recipe

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 18:02

The Papaya & Carrot Halwa Recipe is a simple, quick and delicious sweet dish that is made  from papaya and carrots giving it a rich flavor and taste. You will be surprised how well the papaya goes into the halwa and gives it a creamy texture. Serve the Papaya & Carrot Halwa along with ...

Vegetarian Tandoori Kebab Recipe

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 17:49

The Vegetarian Tandoori Kebabs is one of the most popular North Indian Appetizer Recipes.These kebabs are spicy and smoky vegetarian recipe that has simple flavours of root vegetables, bell peppers, tomatoes and most importantly, a tandoori marinade. These kebabs make perfect appetizers for your parties ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Homemade Mango Ice Cream Recipe

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 17:39

The Homemade Mango Ice cream Recipe is a simple quick and delicious ice cream that you can make at home, with fresh natural ingredients. When you make ice creams at home, you know what goes into the ice cream and makes it extra special for your family and friends. Serve the homemade mango ice cream ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Herbed Egg Canapé Recipe with Dijon Mustard

Tuesday, 28 May 2013 17:21

The Herbed Egg Canapé Recipe with Dijon Mustard is a classic Thanksgiving Recipe made with hung curd/greek yogurt, a little Dijon mustard and lots of herbs, making it light and tangy. What makes this Canapé exquisite is the use of sharp but sweet red onions and the mild heat from the paprika ...

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