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Vatanyacha Phadna Recipe - Sugar Snap Peas Stir Fry

Friday, 08 March 2013 08:07

The Vatanyacha Phadna Recipe is a simple stir fry of the Sugar Snap Peas. Spring brings fresh sugar snap peas into the season and Vatanyacha Phadna is a simple and delicate dish that makes the most of these jade beauties. Black pepper adds a punch to this recipe,  while the caramelised pods ...

Vegetarian Wrap With Olives And Cottage Cheese -Paneer Roll

Friday, 08 March 2013 07:57

The Vegetarian Wrap with Olives and Cottage Cheese is a delicious wrap that has a blend of salad ingredients and cottage cheese also known as paneer that adds to proteins make a nutritious weeknight dinner. The addition of olives and dijon mustard gives this wrap a punch and flavor. Wraps are known ...

Gobi Biryani Recipe - Spiced Cauliflower Rice

Thursday, 28 February 2013 18:28

Gobi Biryani is a delectable and simple recipe of the traditional Biryani. The Biryani is perhaps the most widely consumed rice preparation in the world with maybe a few subtle variations across borders. It is a dish made with rice and a kurma (mixture of meat, seafood, or vegetables cooked with spices ...

Published in Biryani Recipes

Muskmelon Juice Recipe

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 12:19

Muskmelon Juice Recipe is a completely refreshing juice that you must make when the melons are in season. The Muskmelon is also called Cantaloupe or Kharbuz. Muskmelon contains a lot of water and vital nutrients. Juicing the melons helps to cool the body during summers and also provides us with healthful ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

French Onion Soup Recipe

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 12:08

The French Onion Soup Recipe is a a perfect soup that makes a quick dinner when served along with crusty bread. Sometimes there is nothing better than a simple soup like this classic French Onion Soup to satisfy the soul. A soup that is easy to make, with familiar flavours but is ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Roasted Carrots & Mushroom Pasta In White Sauce Recipe

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 11:28

Roasted Carrots & Mushroom Pasta in White Sauce is a wonderful, delicious dish that could be prepared in under an hour for dinner. It is filled with the goodness of button mushroom and roasted sweet carrots that is paired rightly with the pasta.  Serve Roasted Carrots & Mushroom Pasta ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Dangar Pachadi With Grated Carrots Recipe (Urad Dal Raita)

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 10:25

Dangar Pachadi or Urad Dal Pachadi is one of the simplest raitas that can be prepared in no time and with very few ingredients. It is popular among Thanjavur Iyers Brahmins and served along with a main course South Indian Meal consisting of Sambar, Rasam, Kootu, Rice and Sweets. Serve Dangar ...

Published in Pachadi Recipes

Whole Wheat Seeded Loaf Recipe

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 10:15

The Whole Wheat Seeded Loaf is a simple overnight-riser bread that has a lovely spongy crumb and crisp crust, and the sunflower seeds give it a great texture. It’s a favorite at home for sandwiches and toast as well as for its no-fuss preparation. Serve Whole Wheat Seeded Loaf Recipe with French ...

Published in Homemade Bread Recipes

Grilled Spinach And Cottage Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 09:57

The Grilled Spinach and Cottage Cheese Sandwich Recipe is a wholesome and nutritious meal option that can be had for breakfast or dinner. The addition of spinach along with cottage cheese and cream cheese makes it wholesome and nutritious that is packed with vitamin, minerals and protein. You ...

Published in Sandwich Recipes

Delicious Herbed Hasselback Potatoes Recipe

Monday, 18 February 2013 22:28

Hasselback Potatoes recipe is a super delicious appetizer that you can make for your parties. It is crispy on the outside and tender on the inside make it absolutely delicious! Pack it with herbs, butter and serve it as a side dish along with a soup like Light And Creamy Broccoli Soup Recipe and ...

Lemon & Rosemary Cake with White Chocolate Glaze

Monday, 18 February 2013 15:22

Lemon and Rosemary Cake with White Chocolate Glaze, is a delicious and refreshing cake made from the zest of fresh lemons and coated with Greek yogurt glaze. It is simple and easy to make and is perfect as a springtime and summer afternoon dessert for those tea parties. Here are a few more party ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Fluffy Buttermilk Pancake Recipe

Monday, 18 February 2013 15:00

The Fluffy Buttermilk Pancake Recipe are perfect for a lazy Saturday brunch and are ready in under 30 minutes, unless of course, you are preparing to feed an army! Options for toppings range from the usual maple syrup to fruits and caramel sauce, which we tried this weekend. Give the simple and ...

Published in Pancake Recipes

Vegetarian Pumpkin Tagine Recipe

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 18:45

The Pumpkin Tagine Recipe is a delicious Moroccan inspired dish, that is quick and simple to make for a weeknight dinner. It is a one pot dish, that can either be served with rice, couscous or bread. The tagine is a stew-like dish that is most often served along with couscous (similar to broken wheat) ...

Akhrot Ka Sheera/Halwa Recipe - Walnut Pudding/Fudge Recipe

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 18:40

Akhrot Ka Sheera or Walnut Halwa is often prepared during the winter months, as it is believed to keep the body warm and protect it from the bitter cold. It is considered to be auspicious for Holi and Diwali and it even features on wedding menus. Walnut is a wrinkled biggish nut that is encased in a ...

Gajar Pulao Recipe - Spiced Carrot Rice

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 18:31

Carroty Flashed Rice as I like to call this Gajar Pulao is packed with nutrients, along with the Basmati Rice is pleasantly aromatic for your weekday lunch and dinner. Simple to make and delicious to eat, you should definitely give this recipe a try. Serve Gajar Pulao along with Tomato Onion Cucumber ...

Published in Pulao Recipes

Beetroot Halwa Recipe

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 18:06

Beetroot Halwa is a delicious fudge-like pudding that is made from grated beetroot stewed in milk and spiced with cardamom. Beets are highly nutritious and great for cardiovascular health. Its nutrition benefits come particularly from fibre, vitamins, minerals, and unique plant derived antioxidants.  Serve ...

Oranges With Cottage Cheese Recipe -Sunshine in a Bowl

Tuesday, 05 February 2013 19:04

Oranges combined with Cottage Cheese makes for a perfect, quick yet healthy breakfast. The protein-rich cottage cheese coupled with a mixed fruit bowl makes for a filling breakfast food or a lovely dessert snack. Serve Oranges With Cottage Cheese Recipe (Sunshine in a Bowl) with Ice-Apple And ...

Published in Breakfast Bowl Recipes

Fig Tiramisu With Gingerbread Dust Recipe

Tuesday, 05 February 2013 16:13

The Fig Tiramisu With Gingerbread Dust is a delicious dessert that makes for an interesting twist to the traditional dish. It is quick to make and is perfect for cozy get-together and small parties.  Traditional Italian tiramisu mascarpone cheese, sponge cake and coffee. In this recipe we ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Avalakki Bisi Bele Bhat Recipe

Tuesday, 05 February 2013 15:43

Avalakki Bisi Bele Bhat is a super simple recipe of making the classic south indian dish using aval, also known as poha or beaten rice. The Avalakki Bisi Bele Bhat is a wholesome, hearty & delicious recipe that has the goodness of all the vegetables and lentils along with the good carbs combined ...

Nei Appam / Unniyappam Recipe - Coconut Banana Fritters

Tuesday, 05 February 2013 15:09

The Nei Appam also known as Unniyappam is a traditional festival sweet that is made for festivals like Karthigai Deepam and also many other festivals in Kerala. This crispy appam or fritter is a famous Palakkad sweet made with bananas and rice flour batter, that is a favorite among children. Serve the Kerala ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Maharashtrian Kanda Poha Recipe

Tuesday, 05 February 2013 14:54

Maharashtrian Kanda Poha/Pohe is a very popular Maharashtrian breakfast or tea time snack. It is made from flattened/ beaten rice and tossed in caramelized onions, green chillies and peanuts. If you prefer to eat a light meal first thing in the morning, this super quick dish is just right for you. You ...

Published in Poha Recipes

Vegetarian Pumpkin And Chickpea Soup Recipe

Friday, 01 February 2013 11:03

Vegetarian Pumpkin and Chickpea Soup Recipe is healthy, nutritious and very filling. Soups are great foods; healthy, delicious and easy to make! Another plus to soups is the fact that making it is pretty quick, and is a good reason to clean out any leftover veggies in the fridge before refilling it again. ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Doodhi Na Muthiya Dhokla Recipe

Friday, 01 February 2013 10:48

Doodhi na muthiya is classic Gujarati breakfast dish made from a combination of flours, bottle gourd and spices. You can also use left over rice to make these Muthia Dhoklas. Traditionally these muthias are pan fried after they are steamed, but in this recipe, I will only be adding the seasoning on the ...

Published in Dhokla Recipes

Vegetable Oats Upma Recipe

Friday, 01 February 2013 09:21

The Vegetable Oats Upma Recipe can be a quick and delicious breakfast or a dinner that can be made in a jiffy. Oats made interesting with the addition of vegetables and simple tadka, lending great flavour to the upma.  Serve Vegetable Oats Upma along with Raw Mango Coconut Chutney ...

Published in Upma Recipes
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