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Karwar Style Dali Ambat Ani Maska Sang Recipe-Toor Dal & Drumsticks Pod Curry

Tuesday, 27 December 2016 00:00

Karwar Style Dali Ambat Ani Maska Sang Recipe-Toor Dal and Drumsticks Pod Curry  is a staple dish made with drumstick pods cooked in a creamy dal curry. The dal is pressure cooked and then simmered with spices and the drumstick pods. Drumstick is extremely popular in the southern region of India. ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes

Greek Style Vegan Moussaka Recipe

Monday, 26 December 2016 00:00

Greek Style Vegan Moussaka Recipe is a dish that has been inspired by the very famous Greek dish which the Lamb moussaka. In this dish we have used ingredients that will help the vegan lovers to enjoy the recipe without using any dairy products and meat. Vegan Moussaka is layered with a luscious medley ...

Lebanese Style Mujaddara Recipe

Monday, 26 December 2016 00:00

Lebanese Style Mujaddara Recipe is an Arabic version of Khichdi which is a medley of lentil and rice preparation topped up with sautéed onions. It is a very famous dish in the Arab world, the word literally means “Pockmarked “resembling the lentil that is been used. The Arabs consume this dish ...

Karwar Style Varan Kadhi Recipe - Toor Dal in Coconut Milk Curry

Monday, 26 December 2016 00:00

Karwar Style Varan Kadhi Recipe (Toor Dal in Coconut Milk Curry) is a humble recipe made simple with everyday used ingredients in the kitchen. Usually, Kadhi’s from North India is combined with besan flour to give it the right consistency but in this Kadhi we have used coconut to thicken. Karwar ...

Published in Kadhi Recipes

Karwar Style Yerappe Ani Recipe- Rice and Black Split Gram Fried Dumpling

Monday, 26 December 2016 00:00

Karwar Style Yerappe Ani Recipe (Rice and Black Split Gram Dumpling) is a simple rice preparation which is different to your normal Dosa or Idli preparation. These are cooked in a Yerappe Pan which is popularly called as Kuzhi Paniyaram pan in Tamil Nadu. The Yerappe Ani is shallow fried with little ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Greek Style Grilled Pita Pizza Recipe

Sunday, 25 December 2016 00:00

Greek Style Grilled Pita Pizza Recipe is a dish made from a puffed traditional bread from Greek which is grilled and topped with a spread of hummus, fresh tomatoes, feta cheese and olives. Apparently, these are the local produce that the people use daily in their cooking in Greek. This is a very simple ...

Published in Pizza Recipes

Zhejiang Style Crispy Five Spice Powder Spring Roll Recipe

Saturday, 24 December 2016 00:00

Zhejiang  Style Crispy Five Spice Powder Spring Roll Recipe is a rolled appetizer, found mainly in East Asian Cuisines or South East Asian Cuisines. In This recipes, the thin spring roll wrappers are filled with a mushroom filling which has been flavored with the Chinese five spice powders. In ...

Shandong Style Scallion Pancakes Recipe

Saturday, 24 December 2016 00:00

Shandong  Style Scallion Pancakes Recipe has considered as one of the flatbread originated from China. The unleavened dough is rolled very thin and folded with some chopped scallion and some oil and then folded over and rolled. It is a variation from the western pancakes which is made usually from ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Karnataka Style Kashi Halwa Recipe With Ash Gourd

Thursday, 22 December 2016 00:22

Karnataka Style Kashi Halwa Recipe With Ash Gourd is an authentic Udupi style recipe. Udupi Recipes are popular around the world and is known for its delectable Sattvic Vegetarian Cuisine. White Pumpkin or Ash gourd is used in this recipe. Ash gourd is known as petha in Hindi, poosanikai in Tamil and ...

Mushroom filled Vol-au-Vent Recipe

Thursday, 22 December 2016 00:00

Mushroom filled Vol-au-Vent Recipe are well-known canapés created by Antonin Carême from the region of Paris (France). They are made from puff pastry, shaped into a small hollow case. The hollow case is filled with savory ingredients as well as sweet filling as well. The word “Vol- ...

Stuffed Bread Rolls With Pumpkin, Onion & Cheese Recipe

Thursday, 22 December 2016 00:00

Stuffed Bread Rolls with Pumpkin, Onion & Cheese Recipe is a wonderful way of using Pumpkin as a filling stuffed inside a fluffy whole wheat bread. The pumpkin filling has a hint of nutmeg and sauteed with caramelized onions.   Serve the Stuffed Bread Rolls with Pumpkin, Onion & Cheese ...

Published in Homemade Bread Recipes

Makhana Ka Raita Recipe

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 00:00

Makhana Ka Raita Recipe is a simple Indian relish made from yogurt (curd) which is mixed with toasted makhana (puffed Lotus seeds) and Indian spice powders. This is very easy to make and is a variation to the normal raitha made from vegetables. Makhan or Lotus seeds or fox nut is an interesting ingredient ...

Published in Indian Raita Recipes

Croissant Recipe

Wednesday, 21 December 2016 00:00

Croissant Recipe is a well-known breakfast pastry made in France. It is well known for its crescent-shaped, flaky, buttery delight made from viennoiserie-pastry.Viennoiseries are baked goods that are made from leavened dough in which puff pastry one among having called as a thousand layered dough. The ...

Published in Homemade Bread Recipes

Lacha Pyaz Recipe - Masala Pickled Onions

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 20:00

Making Simple Lacha Pyaz Recipe - Pickled Onions requires us to soak the sliced onions in an acidic solution like lemon juice and bit of salt.  Masala Lacha Pyaz has red chilli powder and chaat masala added to the onions along with lemon juice and salt. This will enhance the flavour of ...

Moru Kachiyathu Recipe - Kerala Style Seasoned Buttermilk

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 00:17

Moru Kachiyathu Recipe is a simple and delicious Kerala style seasoned buttermilk which is prepared every day in a Malayalee household. Moru means buttermilk in Malayalam, and no south indian meal is complete without the last course of rice had with curd or buttermilk. Buttermilk is also considered ...

Published in Kuzhambu Recipes

Awadhi Style Zarda Pulao Recipe

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 00:00

Awadhi Style Zarda Pulao Recipe is a wholesome pulao filled with dry fruits and sweetened basmati rice. The rice is also tossed with rose water to provide a rich flavor to the dish. Therefore, this recipe will stand out when prepared during the festive season since it is rich in flavour. There are similar ...

Published in Pulao Recipes

Awadhi Style Sheermal Recipe - Sweet Flat Bread

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 00:00

Awadhi Style Sheermal Recipe is an Indian famous flatbread which is flavoured with saffron. It is very soft and fluffy flat bread, it can be eaten along with different kind’s curries. It is considered as one of the rare delicacies from Hyderabad and Lucknow. It is traditionally baked in a tandoor ...

Published in Roti Recipes

Spicy Mixed Vegetable Lollipop Recipe

Monday, 19 December 2016 00:00

Spicy Mixed Vegetable Lollipop Recipe is a tasty and delicious way of using vegetables to make a crunchy and soft party appetizers. These are bite-sized and can be relished at any time of the day. It is very simple to make and can be served to kids. All the ingredients are bound into a mixture and then ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Awadhi Style Dal Masoor Musallam Recipe

Monday, 19 December 2016 00:00

Awadhi Style Dal Masoor Musallam Recipe is a classic dal preparation from Awadhi Cuisine, it is traditionally prepared from the Masoor dal also known as Brown lentil. The dal being the staple food for most of the Indian eater, this recipe will be something unique and give it a rich flavor to the meal. This ...

Published in Dal Recipes

How to Blanch Tomatoes Recipe

Monday, 19 December 2016 00:00

How to blanch tomatoes is a super easy and wonderful technique to remove the raw taste of tomatoes and also gives a soft texture to the dish.Blanching refers to immersing in a boiling water for few seconds to half cook them. The blanched tomatoes can be used in various dishes to make a curry, or to just ...

Lemony Pasta Recipe With Roasted Shrimps

Sunday, 18 December 2016 00:22

Lemony Pasta Recipe With Roasted Shrimps is made using spaghetti pasta to which lemon zest and lemon juice is added. The shrimps are roasted separately in an oven and then tossed into cooked pasta. Spaghetti pasta is a staple food of Italian cuisine. This pasta tastes and smells divine. When I was making ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Awadhi Style Chickpea Kofta Biryani Recipe

Sunday, 18 December 2016 00:00

Awadhi Style Chickpea Kofta Biryani Recipe is a flavourful biryani recipe. Soft and crispy koftas are prepared separately and it then soaked in a luscious gravy. The gravy is then carefully layered between the rice and is simmered again for some more time to build in more flavor. The koftas in Awadhi ...

Published in Biryani Recipes

Apple and Bok Choy Salad Recipe

Saturday, 17 December 2016 00:00

Bok Choy, Apple Salad Recipe is a yum oriental salad made with a twist. The dressing is perfectly blended with Dijon mustard and peanut butter sauce, the sweetness is cut by adding a little hint of chili sauce and vinegar. The dressing is then tossed with crunchy julienned of apple and bok choy, which ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Awadhi Style Nargisi Kofta Recipe (Boiled Egg Wrapped With Spiced Potato Recipe)

Saturday, 17 December 2016 00:00

Awadhi Style Nargisi Kofta Recipe (Boiled Egg Wrapped With Spiced Potato Recipe) is a dry kofta served as a starter. An innovative way of using the boiled egg wrapped up with spiced potato. The whole dish is then crumb fried in a shallow pan. Originally the Awadhi’s prepare by covering the boiled ...

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