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Shanghai Style Mantou Recipe - Pan Fried Momos

Friday, 16 December 2016 00:00

Shanghai Style Mantou Recipe-Pan Fried Momo is a type of pan-fried dumplings which is a specialty of Shanghai, the dumplings are placed on a flat pan and are given a crispy base and a soft texture on top. The dumplings are cooked by adding a little stock to the pan and covering it so that the ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Hunan stir fried Chinese Leaf cabbage with Tofu & Chilies Recipe

Friday, 16 December 2016 00:00

Hunan stir fried Chinese Leaf cabbage with Tofu & Chilies Recipe is a quick way to make a dish out of vegetables but still remains healthy and delicious. The “Napa cabbage “used in this recipe is a very famous vegetable found in parts of china especially during the winter season. It also can ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Homemade Hoisin Sauce Recipe

Friday, 16 December 2016 00:00

Homemade Hoisin Sauce Recipe is traditional sauce made from combination of ingredients that has sweet, sour and richness. All the ingredients are combined in a sauce pan and heated till it blends into a smooth paste. That is how quick is to make hoisin sauce but remember to keep the proportion right ...

Simple Winter Salad With Beet, Carrots & Feta Recipe

Thursday, 15 December 2016 00:00

Simple Winter Salad With Beet, Carrots & Feta Recipe is a comforting salad made with simple ingredients that are locally available. These juliennes of vegetables are tossed with a spicy and sour dressing made from an equal proportion of oil and lemon juice. To provide nuttiness to the salad it is ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Shanghai Yang Chun Noodle Recipe (Flat Noodles In Soya Broth Recipe)

Thursday, 15 December 2016 00:00

Shanghai Yang Chun Noodle Recipe (Flat Noodles In Soya Broth Recipe) is a simple comforting breakfast meal consumed mainly in Shanghai province in China. Traditionally the dish is made from long thin noodles called “Yang Chun” simmered in a soy broth with some chopped spring onions and vegetables. This ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

How to blanch Almonds

Thursday, 15 December 2016 00:00

How to blanch Almonds is a very quick method and easy to be prepared. The blanched almonds can be used for various purposes like In dips , gravies, or even for making Party Drinks. This is done become certain dishes require to use skinless almonds to give it a smooth texture to the dish.  This ...

Pumpkin Curry With Chicken Recipe

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 00:17

Pumpkin Curry With Chicken Recipe has a unique taste that is quick to make and has rich flavours. Pumpkin is cooked and made into a puree and then tomato puree, chicken and spices are added to make a delicious and flavourful curry.  When you are bored of your usual chicken curry, you can give it ...

Published in Chicken Recipes

Baked Pumpkin Cream Cheese French Toast Recipe - Breakfast Bread Pudding Recipe

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 00:00

Baked Pumpkin Cream Cheese French Toast is a slight twist to the classic French toast, in which the ingredients are layered in a casserole tray and baked in the oven. The pumpkin in the toast adds an earthy flavor to the dish and also the saltiness of the cream cheese helps in balancing the sweetness ...

Published in Toast Recipes

Roasted Apple, Onions and Cheese Focaccia Recipe

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 00:00

Roasted Apple, Onions and Cheese Focaccia Recipe is a simple and quick bread topped with caramelized onion and apple with a little hint of nutmeg powder. The bread is made from a blend of whole wheat flour and all-purpose flour. This bread is really rustic and will always stand out as an excellent party ...

Published in Homemade Bread Recipes

Awadhi Style Taheri Recipe - Vegetable Rice Pulao Recipe

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 00:00

Awadhi Style Taheri Recipe (Vegetable Rice Pulao Recipe) is a traditional mixed rice with assorted vegetables that are locally available. The slight variation in this rice preparation is by adding curd to the gravy in order to give it a more authentic Awadhi touch to the whole dish. The actual cooking ...

Published in Pulao Recipes

Awadhi Style Karela Ka Dulma Recipe - Stuffed Bitter Gourd In Yogurt Gravy

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 00:00

Awadhi Style Karela Ka Dulma Recipe -Stuffed Bitter Gourd Simmered In Yogurt Gravy Recipe is a classic dish made by Awadh. Karela or Bitter Gourd is a popular summer vegetable though it is bitter the bawarchis (cooks) prepare it so well that  it becomes a delicacy. Also, the vegetables are ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Chinese 5 spice powder Recipe

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 00:00

Chinese 5 spice powder Recipe is a medley of 5 distinct spice which are star anise, peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon stick and cumin seeds. This mixture is primarily used in the Chinese cooking. It is mainly used in the meat dishes as Spice rub to add some extra flavors to the meat. In most of the Chinese ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Annanas Ka Muzzafar Recipe

Monday, 12 December 2016 00:00

The Annanas Ka Muzzafar Recipe (Pineapple layered Rice Recipe) is a sweet dish made traditionally in “Dum” which is one of the oldest method of cooking, The saffron flavored spiced rice is layered with sweetened pineapple chunks that are reduced in sugar syrup. The layer is then topped up with toasted ...

Methi Lachha Paratha Recipe

Monday, 12 December 2016 00:00

Methi Lachha Paratha Recipe is one of the Basic staple food from the North part of India. It comes under the category of thepla, but in this recipes, we have added a twist by folding it and rolling it so that it becomes flakier. By adding methi leaves (fenugreek leaves) to the dough it not only differs ...

Published in Paratha Recipes

Spinach Garlic Bruschetta Recipe With Red Bell Pepper Sauce

Saturday, 10 December 2016 00:20

Spinach Garlic Bruschetta Recipe With Red Bell Pepper Sauce is a take on the Classic Bruschetta, served as an appetizer or as or antipasto, common to the Italian Cuisine. Bruschetta typically consists of flat bread, grilled or roasted, and topped with some vegetables/meat and herbs. Use the French ...

Parsi Salli Murgh Recipe - Salli Marghi

Friday, 09 December 2016 00:00

Parsi Salli Murgh is a spicy chicken curry that is typically served with potato straws as a garnish, hence the name, salli murgh. The curry is a quintessential dish in Parsi community that has to be served on every special occasion. Parsi Salli Murgh itself is a rich and flavorful dish that needs no ...

Published in Chicken Recipes

Greek Style Briami Recipe (Simple Vegetable Stew Recipe)

Friday, 09 December 2016 00:00

Greek Style Briami Recipe (Simple Vegetable Stew Recipe) is cooked with chunks of vegetable simmered in a luscious tomato sauce. Seasoned with just salt that brings out the original flavor from each vegetable. This Vegetable Stew is considered as a main course dish amongst the Greek as the stew is loaded ...

Honey Roasted Sweet Potato With Red Onions Recipe

Friday, 09 December 2016 00:00

Honey Roasted Sweet Potato With Red Onions Recipe is a simple roasted vegetable that goes well during the winter season. The chunks of sweet potato and onions are roasted in the oven with sweet and spicy sauce. The sauce is mixed with honey, mustard, lemon juice and chilli flakes to build the flavor ...

Methi Moong Dal Recipe - Healthy Diabetic Friendly Recipe

Thursday, 08 December 2016 00:17

The Methi Moong Dal Recipe is a delicious dal that is packed with taste and nutrition from methi and moong dal. It is very simple to make which you can serve along with phulka and achari pickle by the side to make it a complete meal. Serve Methi Moong Dal Recipe along with Khooba Roti and Tomato ...

Published in Sabzi Recipes

Eggless Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti Recipe

Thursday, 08 December 2016 00:00

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti Recipe is one of the authentic biscuits originated from Italy. It also is known as “Cattuccini” as the name means it is twice baked in the oven. They are very crunchy and dry so usually, they are dipped in a hot drink and consumed. They are usually oblong shaped and ...

Greek Style Spinach Spanakopita Recipe

Thursday, 08 December 2016 00:00

Greek-Style Spinach Spanakopita Recipe is a traditional dish of Greek. Flaky Phyllo pastry is layered on top of the creamy spinach mixture and baked. We have created a similar version by making a homemade phyllo pastry and layering it on top and blind baking it first and then baking it along with the ...

Sticky Cranberry Gingerbread Recipe

Thursday, 08 December 2016 00:00

Sticky Cranberry Gingerbread Recipe is a comforting tea cake to be baked during any festive season. It has very simple ingredients made in a very simple way. The sourness from the cranberry and sweetness from honey complements really well, and also the flavor of the ginger makes it a wonderful cake to ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Strawberry Cheesecake Bars Recipe

Thursday, 08 December 2016 00:00

Strawberry Cheesecake Bars Recipe are tasty and creamy cheesecake bars jeweled with strawberry compote and layered with ginger cookie crumble. The cheesecake is made from cream cheese which gives the cheesecake a rich body.  These cheesecake bars can be flavoured with any compote of your choice, ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Mushroom and beet wellington With Red Vinaigrette Sauce Recipe

Thursday, 08 December 2016 00:00

Mushroom and beet wellington With Red Vinaigrette Sauce Recipe is a spicy flaky pastry stuffed with flavor packed mushroom and stewed beet. The classic wellington is made from the beef which is stewed for several hours and then wrapped up with a puff pastry dough. The wellington is served along with ...

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