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Oatmeal Pancake Recipe With Cinnamon & Almonds

Monday, 28 January 2013 13:01

The Oatmeal Pancake Recipe with Cinnamon & Almonds is a simple pancake recipe that is 100% whole grain and has been my go-to breakfast when there is nothing to cook. This pancake would leave you energized and ready to start the day! Serve Oatmeal Pancake Recipe With Cinnamon & Almonds along with ...

Published in Pancake Recipes

Paneer Matar Pulao Recipe

Monday, 28 January 2013 12:02

Paneer Matar Pulao Recipe is a quick nutritious rice dish flavoured with spices and paneer .  Basmati rice is cooked in ghee, with whole spices which lend their lovely flavours to this pulao. The star ingredient of the pulao is paneer which makes Paneer Matar Pulao delectable, adding to the nutritive ...

Published in Pulao Recipes

Kathirikai Pitlai Recipe - South Indian Tangy & Spicy Brinjal Curry

Monday, 28 January 2013 11:33

Kathirikai Pitlai Recipe is a traditional South Indian made with eggplant/brinjal. The the pitlai curry is made with freshly roasted and ground condiments and made tangy with tamarind. The toor dal adds to the protein, making this dish wholesome and nutritious. This Kathirikai Pitlai can be prepared ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Kale Blue Cheese And Cranberry Quiche Recipe

Monday, 28 January 2013 10:42

Kale, Blue Cheese and Cranberry Quiche Recipe is a delicious and seasonal quiche that can be prepared real quick. Although rich in calories, the addition of cranberries, blue cheese and kale makes this dish delectably tempting. You can serve this Kale Blue Cheese And Cranberry Quiche Recipe with Fresh ...

Godhuma Dosa Recipe - Instant Whole Wheat Flour Dosa Recipe

Thursday, 24 January 2013 13:59

Godhuma Dosa Recipe is a nutritious instant dosa made with whole wheat flour, that is very quick to make and healthy to eat. The addition of black pepper, onions, green chillies, makes this instant Godhuma dosa extra delicious and wholesome as well. On the days when you don't too many ingredients ...

Published in Dosa Recipes

Soya Methi Palak Ki Sabzi Recipe

Thursday, 24 January 2013 13:38

Soya Methi Palak Ki Sabzi Recipe is made from soy protein chunks along with spiced and pureed spinach and fenugreek leaves. Adding soybean to makes this dish high in nutritional value, as soybean is fabulous source of protein. Full of goodness of the green leafy vegetables and the soya bean this ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Peanut Sesame Slaw Recipe

Thursday, 24 January 2013 13:20

Most of my recipes are born out of needing to use up something in the fridge, and Peanut Sesame Slaw is no exception. We needed a coleslaw dressing, I wanted one that wasn't mayonnaise, and this was born. It's a simple, tangy peanut sauce that would go well with any crisp, fresh salad. I used black ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Masala Sandwich Recipe With Rocket Leaves

Thursday, 24 January 2013 13:09

The Masala Sandwich with Rocket Leaves are a wholesome, scrumptious yet healthy breakfast idea especially for the weekends, when you have time in your hands. It is made from paneer, combined along with potatoes and pav bhaji masala, giving it the Mumbai style street food touch. Masala Sandwich filled ...

Published in Sandwich Recipes

Idli Upma Recipe

Tuesday, 22 January 2013 11:54

Idli Upma Recipe is one of the easiest breakfast dishes that you can prepare from leftover idlis in your kitchen. You can add vegetables like carrot, tomato, peas or cabbage. A little bit of idli milagai podi mixed with this upma can make it extra delicious! Serve the delicious Idli Upma along with Idli ...

Published in Idli Recipes

French Toast Recipe Flavored with Orange

Tuesday, 22 January 2013 11:41

French Toast With An Orange Twist Recipe made from zesty hung yogurt and orange segments as filling in the humble French toast makes your breakfast special. A low fat dessert masquerading as perfect delicious breakfast! Serve French Toast Recipe Flavored with Orange with coffee or mulled apple juice. If ...

Published in Toast Recipes

Healthy Aloo Chaat Dilli Style Recipe -Spicy & Tangy Potato Stir Fry

Saturday, 19 January 2013 11:29

The Dilli Styled Baked Aloo Chaat recipe is a healthy version of the classic Delhi Street Food where the aloo is fried. Delhi is famous for all kinds of food, specially chaat, papdi, tikki and gol gappas ( pani puri's). Among this list is one of my favorite dishes - the delicious Delhi Aloo Chaat. I ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Marängsviss Recipe (A Traditional Swedish Dessert)

Thursday, 17 January 2013 21:40

Maränsviss is a traditional Swedish dessert that dates back to the end of the 19th century. It was originally made with meringue, whipped cream and chocolate sauce but ice cream, bananas and crushed almonds or berries can also be found frequently added to it. The Marängsviss in this recipe is made ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Avocado Paratha Recipe

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 23:20

Avocado Paratha Recipe is a quick to make flat bread, that makes a wholesome and delicious breakfast. The creaminess of the Avocado in the paratha is keeps the paratha soft and yet crispy from the outside. You can serve it for breakfast, a quick weeknight dinner or even pack it into a kids ...

Published in Paratha Recipes

Pudina Rice Recipe

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 22:25

The Pudina Rice Recipe also known as Mint Pulao is a refreshing dish made from mint leaves. The Pudina Rice is among the all-time favorites dishes of my kids and makes its way into the lunch box with ease along with bowl of yogurt. The addition of pudina makes this rice dish nutritious as well. Serve ...

Nellikai Pachadi Recipe (Amla/ Gooseberry Raita)

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 21:30

The Nellikai Pachadi Recipe also known as the Raita in Hindi, is a wholesome and nutritious raita. Nellikai / gooseberry is rich in vitamin-c & antioxidants. When combined in yogurt and seasoned with coconut and mustard, it brings out delicious flavors. The Nellikai (Amla) Raita goes well ...

Published in Pachadi Recipes

Pistachio Cranberry Cookie Recipe

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 21:12

If there ever was a Desert Island Cookie List, these Pistachio-Cranberry jewels would certainly feature in it. The crunch of the pistachios along with the tart cranberries make this cookie utterly delicious. Serve Pistachio Cranberry Cookie along with hot Masala Chai for your tea time break.  If ...

Israeli Couscous Minestrone Soup Recipe

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 10:53

The Israeli Couscous Minestrone is a hearty and wholesome soup, that is different from the original minestrone. It follows the simple rubric that makes a minestrone - beans, pasta, tomatoes, and any other vegetables you have available, all thrown together in a big pot.  The result of this soup is ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Chilli Chocolate Cake Recipe

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 16:49

The Chilli Chocolate Cake recipe is a beloved recipe that has been with me for many years. I am yet to meet a person who doesn't love it. It comes out perfect every time it is made,  and is also very easy to execute.  Usually, I make just an ordinary chocolate cake but have added some fresh ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Zucchini Salad Recipe With Thai Hot Chili Dressing

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 16:45

Zucchini Salad with Thai Hot Chilli Dressing is a very healthy, easy & delicious recipe. The heat from the Thai dressing coupled with freshly chopped Thai basil adds to the freshness of this nutritious salad. Serve Zucchini Salad Recipe With Thai Hot Chili Dressing in the evening with a sandwich ...

Baklava Recipe - Turkish Traditional Sweet

Thursday, 10 January 2013 12:04

Baklava is a crispy, rich, sweet pastry made of layers of phyllo dough filled with nuts and drenched with honey syrup. This ethnic Middle Eastern confection has been in my mind for several months, and this weekend made its grand entry into my kitchen. Few months back a traditional Turkish restaurant ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Mulled Apple Juice Recipe

Monday, 07 January 2013 13:29

Mulled Apple Juice is a lovely winter warmer drink and the perfect alternative to mulled wine.  This warm apple drink, is ideal for entertaining kids and adults who do not drink wine. The addition if cinnamon and spices along with orange makes the Mulled Apple Juice very energizing. Serve mulled ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Carrot Badam Kheer Recipe - Carrot Almond Milk Pudding

Friday, 04 January 2013 14:08

Carrot Badam Kheer is a delicious milk pudding that can be had either warm or cold. The addition of milk, carrots and dates makes this kheer very nutritious and wholesome too. It is extremely simple to make, and with no added sugars, it is delicious and healthy too. Make it for a festive occasion or ...

Pisarna Manga Recipe -Instant Raw Mango Pickle

Friday, 04 January 2013 13:19

Pisarna Manga Recipe is an instant raw mango pickle that is easy to make using very few ingredients. It is a must try recipe when mangoes are in season. You can make this Instant pickle with any kind of raw mango. In India every state has their own version of mango pickle. Few tips to keep in mind when ...

Idli Dosa Milagai Podi Recipe - South Indian Chilli Chutney Powder

Friday, 04 January 2013 12:57

Idli Dosa Milagai Podi or Chilli Chutney Powder is traditionally used in south indian homes and served along with Idlis and Dosas. It is used as a substitute to chutneys or sambar to accompany breakfast dishes like idli or dosai. This powder can be stored in airtight container for days and can be used ...

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