Chocolate Ganache Recipe (Perfect Frosting For Cakes and Cup Cakes)

Chocolate Ganache is a delicious recipe for a frosting that can go over cakes and cup cakes. Its creamy and made from high quality dark chocolate blended with fresh heavy cream. The sauce is thick and solidifies very beautifully over cakes making it a perfect icing and tastes so much better than the butter cream icings. Ganache is a French term referring to a smooth mixture of chopped chocolate and heavy cream. The origins of ganache are debatable but it is believed to have been invented around ...

How to Cook Lentils (Dals/Pulses) in a Pressure Cooker

Cooking Lentils (Dals/Pulses) in a Pressure Cooker is one of the basics of every kitchen, especially Indian kitchens. Using a pressure cooker makes the process quick and efficient. This recipe shows you how to cook lentils like toor dal, moong dal, masoor dal and the like which can be used to make Dals, Sambars and various other lentil curries like Masoor Gassi, Black Eyed Peas Stew, Horsegram And Coconut Curry.

Homemade Vegetable Stock Recipe

Homemade Vegetable Stock is fairly simple and quick to make and results in a delicious liquid that is packed with flavors and nutrients. All it takes is an assortment of vegetables, or even bits and bobs leftover in the fridge. Odds and ends like half a carrot, or a cut tomato, some leeks, mushrooms, spring onions, or even lemon grass, that you would not otherwise have a use for. Herbs of any kind can be added to add a bit of extra flavour and punch to the stock. Once ready, homemade vegetable stock ...

Homemade Ghee Recipe

Ghee, also known as clarified butter, is one of the most important ingredients in Indian Cooking. It is usually made from freshly churned unsalted butter that is melted and simmered down to get a clear golden liquid. This video shows you how to make ghee using homemade unsalted butter or store bought salted butter. Once you have homemade ghee at hand, you can use it in many ways - from using it to temper Dals, Vegetables, to making Parathas or even many Indian Halwa Recipes. Adding a dollop ...

Roasted Tomato Basil Pasta & Pizza Sauce Recipe

In the Roasted Tomato Pasta Sauce Recipe, the rich red and ripe tomatoes are roasted in the oven and pureed to get the ever so delicious sauce that can be used on pizza or in as a pasta sauce.  Roasted tomato pasta sauce requires very little effort, and roasting the tomatoes brings out a layer of richness in taste that the fresh tomatoes simply do not possess. The sauce can be frozen and enjoyed for months to come. If you are looking to make some pizza or pasta recipe using this Tomato sauce ...

Homemade Roasted Bell Pepper Pasta Sauce Recipe

Homemade Roasted Bell Pepper Pasta Sauce Recipe is wonderful way of turning a vegetable into a flavorful pasta sauce. This homemade Pasta sauce recipe is made from roasted red bell peppers along with garlic and italian herbs and pureed along with cream. The Roasted Bell Pepper Pasta Sauce once made can be stored in an air tight jars and kept in the refrigerator for almost a week. This is an easy way to make yourself a yummy Pasta meal for lunch or dinner. Kids also love this pasta recipe. Serve ...

Homemade Alfredo Pasta Sauce Recipe-Creamy White Sauce For Pasta

Homemade Alfredo Pasta Sauce Recipe is made from rich cream cheese and parmesan cheese melted along with milk, it has a hint of garlic flavor which lifts up the whole sauce. The sauce can be made and added to any kind pasta and tossed with different vegetables to enjoy your Pasta meal. Here are some pasta recipes that you cook up with this creamy Pasta sauce :  Penne Pasta In An Alfredo Sauce Recipe With Roasted Vegetables Alfredo Spaghetti with Broccoli & Olives Recipe If you are ...

White Sauce Pasta Recipe-Alfredo/ Bechamel Sauce

The White Sauce Pasta Recipe also known as the Bechamel sauce or Alfredo Sauce is a must to have in the refrigerator so you can whip up a great main course quickly. My personal favorite begins with making Gratin's. Gratins are French dishes that have a vegetables  baked along with bechamel and cheese. This is a simple recipe. You can modify this by adding herbs of your choice. I often keep changing the flours I use to make the sauce more healthier and minimise the flour content A few usage ...

Homemade Coconut Milk Recipe

Making homemade coconut milk has it's own benefits - it is light and also preservative free and is packed with flavors. In this section Learn how to make coconut milk by using a mixer grinder/ juicer attachment to extract the coconut milk.

Homemade Idli Dosa Batter Recipe

Making Homemade Idli Dosa Batter is a simple three-stage process, soaking, grinding and fermenting. The dosa batter is made by soaking the rice and lentils and then grinding it into a smooth batter. This batter once fermented is used in making Idlis, Dosas and Uttapams. This Dosa Batter for making dosas is a hand me down recipe from my mother and her mothers. The same batter can be used for making super soft idlis and crispy dosas. Idlis are rice and lentil steamed cakes and Dosa's thin lentil ...

Almond Butter Recipe

Almond Butter Recipe is must try recipe which is a substitute for vegan ingredients like butter / peanut butter. All you need is some almonds and patience to create this delicious and luscious, creamy butter. The butter once made can be used to make various ingredients like smoothies, desserts and energy bars or it can be just topped on your everyday toast and had for your breakfast as a healthy way to start your meal.  Almonds are rich in fiber, proteins, magnesium and vitamin E . It helps ...

How To Make Homemade Ragi Idli & Dosa Batter

The Homemade Ragi Idli & Dosa Batter Recipe is a simple three stage process - soaking, grinding and fermenting. This recipe of ragi idli & dosa batter is made by soaking the rice and lentils and millets like ragi, barley, jowar, bajra and then grinding it into a smooth batter. This Homemade Ragi Idli & Dosa Batter Recipe, once fermented, is used in making idlis, dosas and uttapam. This batter for making dosas is a hand me down recipe from my mother and her mothers. The same ...

How to Make Homemade Flat Noodles With Egg Recipe

How to Make Homemade Flat Noodles with Egg Recipe is definitely the way you should make your noodles at home every time. Always a freshly made noodles is the best to have it for a change in your everyday meals. It is fun to make and add any vegetable that you like and toss it with chilli sauce, soy sauce and green chilli sauce. All you require is a little bit of patience till you get the noodles done and then later you will enjoy a nice meal with a noodle bowl for you lunch. Serve the Homemade Flat ...

Boiled Eggs Recipe

Boiled Eggs Recipe is a simple recipe which can be a protein booster in the morning or as a mid meal time snack. But though the boiled eggs seems simple enough to prepare, we could either undercook or overcook the eggs. You can carry a boiled egg along with lunch to office, college or school, or have them seasoned with a dash of salt and pepper. These boiled eggs can also be included in making Nargisi Kofta Recipe, Egg Roast Curry Recipe or in making simple Stuffed Deviled Eggs with ...

Pickled Onions Recipe

How to make Pickled Onions Recipe is a technique used to soak the sliced onions in acidic solution like lemon juice and bit of salt. This will enhance the flavour of the onion and can be used in various other dishes just to add the crunchiness as well taste. This technique does not require any cooking involved. It is just mixing up in the brine solution and rest for few hours.  After pickling the onions, it can be stored in a mason jar or any other air tight jar for further usage in the other ...

How To Make Homemade Caramelised Onions

Caramelised Onions are a great addition to several basic Indian staples like biryanis and pulaos, but also continental dishes like tarts or pies. Making caramelised onions at home is simple and easy. All you need is some patience in slicing the onions and more patience and love in slowly caramelising it at the lowest possible heat, until they are uniformly golden brown. The process of slow cooking allows the onions to release their natural sugars and that is what gets caramelised in the presence ...

How To Make Ragi Sprouts At Home

Sprouts offer an increased nutrition in any case. When we are preparing recipes like ragi kanji, or Sweet Ragi Malt Recipe, sprouted ragi provides more nutrition than otherwise. You can also make sprouted ragi cutlets with these. This sprouted and dried ragi, can then be dry ground to powder and be made into malt for babies above 6 months. This flour made of sprouted ragi is believed to be more smoother on stomach and can be digested sooner. Sprouting increases the protein content of ragi. Make ...

Instant Dosa Mix Powder Recipe

Instant Dosa Mix Powder Recipe is a ready to make dosa powder mix that every working person needs to have it stocked up in their kitchen. The dosa mix does not require any soaking or fermenting needed. It is a mix if various pulses like toor dal, channa dal, urad dal and grains like sooji rice and semolina. The ingredients are ground well and then ground into a smooth powder. In order to make the batter you just have to mix it with sufficient curd and water and bring it to a dosa batter consistency ...

Homemade Paneer Recipe

Homemade Paneer Recipe is a simple dish to make at home. All you need is a heavy sauce pan, milk, lemon and a fine mesh strainer. Why buy paneer from the markets when you can make it right in your own kitchen.  Paneer us an all time favorite cheese in India is used in ever so many dishes. Be it main course, an appetizer, a sweet, it has continued to stay as a favorite through generations.The soft juicy nature of paneer enables it to absorb the various flavors and spices as required for a recipe.It ...

Homemade Tamarind Paste Recipe

We always buy tamarind paste from market but it is very easy to make it at home.Try this Homemade Tamarind Paste Recipe once at home. You can well preserve tamarind paste in refrigerator for about a month in air tight jar. Prepare this tamarind paste to use it as and when needed. Many of the Indian curries and most of the South Indian Sambar recipes include this tamarind paste as an ingredient. You can also use in Puli Koozh Recipe (Rice Flour Porridge In Tamarind Recipe) Tamarind Chilli Potato ...

How To Roast A Papad

How To Roast a Papad? We all love a roasted papad when it is an Indian meal plate for dinner or lunch. We also do use roasted papad in recipes like Roasted Papad Chaat Recipe, Papad Ki Sabzi Recipe or Papad Nachos With Salsa Recipe. Urad dal papads are very good for being roasted than being deep fried, like rice papads. Urad dal papad can be made and spiced with jeera, garlic, pepper or their combination. In India, traditionally the papad are prepared during summer and sun dried. ...

How to make Homemade Tomato Puree Recipe (Sauce)

Tomato Puree (Sauce) Recipe is a great way to make the base for things like salsa sauce, marinara sauce, pasta or pizza sauce and Indian curries, sabzis and gravy dishes, ahead of time. By pre cooking the tomatoes you strain out the excess water from the tomatoes and get a thick base that makes the beginning for many recipes. Also since the tomatoes are precooked, it also helps save time and make any particular dish much quicker than usual. You can store this tomato puree in the refrigerator for ...

How to Cook Green Beans in a Pressure Cooker

Steaming and cooking vegetables in a pressure cooker consumes less time and of course saves energy too. Steaming green beans in pressure cooker is simple quick and easy. It is important to use very less water in cooking and release the pressure immediately to retain the green color.

Bread Toast Recipe

Bread toasts, milk and fruits can be one of the most easiest recipes to whip up in the early morning for breakfast. Simple bread toast recipe made with a dollop of butter, can be used for open toast recipes or sandwich recipes. You can also make a filling of fresh chopped seasonal fruits and Fresh Strawberry Jam Recipe (Strawberry Preserve) or salad vegetables with a spread like Cashew Mayonnaise. The cooking time does not differ much with the type of bread we use for sandwich, unless the slices ...

     
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