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Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe - Snake Gourd Poriyal Recipe

Sunday, 26 June 2016 00:45

Pudalangai Poriyal Recipe is an authentic Kerala dish and a dry side prepared usually as an accompaniment to the main meal.  Snake gourd is sliced and cooked in minimal spices and tossed along with grated coconut.  Did you know: Snake gourd has a high moisture content, and hence has fewer ...

कसूरी मेथी पनीर की सब्ज़ी रेसिपी - Kasuri Methi Paneer Sabzi (Recipe In Hindi)

Sunday, 26 June 2016 00:00

कसूरी मेथी पनीर की सब्ज़ी एक स्वादिष्ठ सब्ज़ी है जिसमे पनीर को सुखी मेथी और मसालो के साथ पकाया जाता है. प्याज और टमाटर ...

Rajasthani Kadhi Recipe

Saturday, 18 June 2016 10:31

Rajasthani Kadhi is a very popular dish in the households of the state. It is usually made with a side dish to serve it along with phulka or rice. It is spicy and is specially made during the winter season. This kadhi has some delicious flavours which comes from the spicy masalas used in the dish. Serve ...

'Fabelle' - The Finest Handcrafted Chocolate You Would Have Ever Tasted

Monday, 13 June 2016 09:06

Having chocolates is an exciting affaire at our home and are always in the look out for the finest chocolate which has the rich taste and the melt in the mouth texture. Having travelled around the world and live in european countries, I have had the privilege to taste some of the best chocolates in the ...

Italian Baked Eggplant in Tomato & Parmesan - Melanzane alla Parmigiana Recipe

Thursday, 09 June 2016 00:48

Baked Eggplant Parmigiana is an Italian dish made with a shallow or deep-fried sliced aubergine that is layered with cheese and tomato sauce, then baked. This is surely not an authentic melanzane alla parmigiana, but tastes absolutely delicious. The flavors of roasted eggplant, along with a garlic ...

The Best Spicy Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe

Wednesday, 08 June 2016 00:33

The Spicy Spaghetti Bolognese Recipe is delicious recipe that is cooked in roasted bacon and minced meat and a herbed tomato sauce. The fresh homemade Bolognese sauce when tossed in cooked spaghetti and fresh herbs makes this dish absolutely delicious. Serve the The Best Spicy Spaghetti ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Pumpkin Erissery Recipe - Kerala Pumpkin Coconut Curry

Wednesday, 08 June 2016 00:26

Pumpkin Erissery Recipe is a traditional recipe of Kerala which is a must have in the Onam Sadya and other festive feasts. Easy to make and healthy, this dish typically is made with pumpkin and coconut. Sometimes other vegetables are also used to make erissery, but the most popular version is made ...

Herbed Potato And Green Olive Salad Recipe - A Delicious Summertime Salad

Monday, 06 June 2016 00:51

The Herbed Potato And Green Olive Salad Recipe is a simple, tangy and lemony salad which is perfect for the summers. The addition of finely chopped garlic, along with the sliced red onions, olives and olive oil brings out a delicious taste to the salad. Serve the Herbed Potato And Green Olive ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Homemade Chocolate Mousse With Pineapple Recipe

Sunday, 05 June 2016 00:56

The Homemade Chocolate Mousse With Pineapple Recipe is a super simple, soft fluffy recipe of the mousse that you will want to make again and again whenever you plan a party. And if you are planning an Italian Food Party Menu, then this recipe of the Chocolate Mousse along with Pineapple must top ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Italian Arancini Rice Balls Recipe With Delicious Pasta Dipping Sauce

Saturday, 04 June 2016 00:00

The Italian Arancini Rice Balls Recipe or fried rice balls, are an easy and delicious Italian street food recipe that is flavored with cheese, basil along with cooked rice or risotto. This is a simple recipe that was inspired from an Italian restaurant in Rome. The crisp crust and soft inners ...

Butter Chicken Recipe - The Classic Indian Chicken Gravy

Friday, 03 June 2016 00:58

Butter Chicken Masala Recipe is a delicious,creamy delightful chicken dish which has simple flavours yet it tastes great. Butter chicken is one dish that always tops with menu card list. This dish is loved by kids and adults. One of the easy dish to prepare for a get together or party. If you are a ...

Homemade Mango Ice-Cream Recipe

Friday, 03 June 2016 00:32

Summer season is mango season as well and everyone in the family craves for some refreshing mango ice cream. This Homemade Mango Ice-Cream recipe is very simple and needs only 3 ingredients - mangoes, fresh full cream and sugar, to make it. Apart from the mango pulp we have also added chunks of freshly ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

How To Pack Healthy School Lunch Boxes - Planning & Thought Process

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 15:18

Planning and thinking of lunch and snack ideas for your kid who goes to school is a challenge every parent goes through. From planning a weekly menu, to shopping ingredients is a challenging everyday task. And this task is something we as parents cant ignore, as kids need the right nutrition and food ...

Recipe Contest: Del Monte's 'Italian Affaire'

Thursday, 26 May 2016 10:50

Has anyone ever told you, “You make the best Italian recipe ever!”  Well, now is your chance to prove it and share those recipes with us. From Pasta, Pizza, Salads, Breads and Desserts - dive right in and start sharing your favorite recipes with us.

5 Reasons You Should Eat More Chocolate & 62 Recipes You Can Make Out Of it

Thursday, 19 May 2016 11:09

Chocolate is the ultimate comfort food for many of us and it lifts up our moods and senses almost instantly. To dive deeper into how this happens, the chocolate triggers the brain to release endorphins. Endorphins are hormones that cause your pulse to speed up and give you a pleasant high feeling, rather ...

Aloo Methi Masala Recipe - Potato & Fenugreek Leaves Gravy

Saturday, 14 May 2016 00:23

Aloo Methi Masala Recipe is a delicious gravy preparation with boiled Potatoes and Methi/ Fenugreek leaves. This yummy gravy goes well with Poori and roti. Kids would love this recipe since they like aloo based recipes. Hence, you can camouflage healthy Methi along with boiled aloo in this Aloo Methi ...

Should You Have An Ice Cream Or A Frozen Dessert!

Monday, 09 May 2016 12:40

One thing the scorching heat of the summers does is the urge to have smoothies, milkshakes, ice creams and frozen desserts. With the heat at its peak and summer school holidays in full swing, mothers face a tough time meeting their sudden demand for snacks and food. With all these, she has to take care ...

Are Ice Creams & Frozen Desserts the Same?

Friday, 06 May 2016 11:00

Have you walked into a store and found a packet of frozen dessert? And when you tasted it, did it taste similar to an ice cream? Are they different? Well, the answer is yes and no. Both of them taste amazing and have the same texture, so how do we conclude saying this is frozen dessert is not the same ...

Frozen Desserts: Facts And Fallacies!

Wednesday, 04 May 2016 12:00

We have been reading a lot of news lately about the Frozen Desserts on the unhealthy fats like “Dalda” that is being used. We did a quick research and found some information that we thought will be useful for you. How many of us can definitively distinguish between an ice-cream and a frozen dessert ...

Practice Pranayama To Release Stress & Get a Work Life Balance

Thursday, 28 April 2016 11:34

Here is how the day looks for a working individual - wake up in the morning, rush to the toilet, wake kids up, catch a brisk walk (may be), have a shower, get a quick breakfast and into the car or the bike to head to work. Work until end of day, sitting on a chair and possibly changing chairs to go into ...

Eggless Mango Muffins Recipe

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:51

The Eggless Mango Muffin Recipe is a super simple, moist and delicious muffin that is made egg free. Flaxmeal egg replacer is used to make these muffins. Fresh mango puree adds an amazing flavour and it is a must make recipe when fresh mangoes are in season. You could also use canned mango puree if you ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Mother's Day Recipe Collection Contest With Preethi Kitchen Appliances

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 11:47

Aren't we all fans of our mothers cooking? With Mother’s Day is just a few weeks away, we wanted to celebrate it in a different way: by coming together and applauding moms everywhere for their fantastic home cooking.

Raw Mango Coconut Chutney Recipe

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 00:53

Raw Mango & Coconut Chutney is a perfect blend of raw mangoes which is rich in Vitamin C and protein along with coconut and green chilies for a kick.  This chutney brings out the tangy flavour prominently and is flavoured with green chilli and mango. The tempering adds up an exotic aroma to ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Badam Elaichi Kulfi Recipe

Thursday, 07 April 2016 00:01

Badam Elaichi Kulfi is the best choice to beat the summer heat. Reducing the milk to make a thick rabdi and combining along with almond milk, cardamon powder and saffron milk gives a delicious falvour and taste.Chopped pistachios added at the end adds a nice nuttiness and crunchiness to the kulfi.  Enjoy ...

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