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 ...

How To Make Homemade Yogurt (Curd)

Curd or yogurt is a staple food that is used by most Indian households. We use it as a meal accompaniment, or use it as an ingredient in making many recipes. Yogurt is used in drinks like Mango Lassi Recipe or Pineapple Banana & Oat Smoothie Recipe. It is also used in curries like Doddapatre Tambuli Recipe, Punjabi Style Boondi Kadhi Recipe, Dahi Bhindi Recipe  You can use yogurt in various recipes of have it just along with either salt, black salt, or sugar. ...

How To Make Preserved Pineapple Recipe

Preserved Pineapple Recipe is one way of having pineapples preserved when the pineapple is in its harvesting season. Pineapple can be used in many recipes like rasams to continental fruit cakes and upside down cakes. This recipe comes in handy when you need pineapples when they are not in season. You can also do this recipe in bulk and store it up in larger airtight jars or to give away as a small edible souvenirs in your home parties in cute small glass jars. Here are a few more simple recipes ...

Peanut Milk Recipe

Peanut milk is a replacement for cow’s milk and an option for these seeking an alternative nut milk. Unlike the almond milk, it needs to be cooked through to bring out the creamy texture and nutty taste. Serve Peanut Milk during your tea time with healthy snacks like Healthy Vegetable Paratha Rolls and Chewy Strawberry Muesli Oats Cookie. If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar recipes such as Almond Milk Recipe Breakfast Granola Recipe Almond Butter Recipe

Makhan Recipe (Homemade Butter)

Making butter at home is very easy to make and just ready with only two ingredients within few minutes. In olden days, making makhan was a regular practise at home and was usually served with the rotis and parathas. Serve Makhan on Aloo Paratha, Mooli Paratha or any other Paratha of your choice. If you like this recipe, you can also try other basic recipes such as Blanch Tomato Recipe Blanch Almond Recipe Homemade Almond Milk Recipe

How To Make Homemade Raisins

Raisins are dried grapes. Homemade raisins look a bit strange and skinny, but they are very tasty and easy to make. You can make your own raisins at home easily in the summer season. If any of your grapes rot or get damp after 5 days of drying under the sun, remove them from the tray. Dry grapes will shrivel and turn to raisins, they won't rot. When raisins are ready you can store them in a container and use when you want. Here are more of our basic recipes  How to Smoke Food Using Charcoal ...

Homemade Herb Butter Recipe

Having a Homemade Herb Butter ready in your refrigerator can get really handy when you want to make a quick garlic bread or even toss a pasta with vegetables or add a punch to steamed vegetables with the herb butter. Make this Homemade Herb Butter Recipe and refrigerate it for about a month and use it as required.

Coal Smoking Method For Tandoori Recipes - Smoke Food Using Charcoal

Smoking food at home, using hot charcoal is a super easy method to achieve the tandoori effect right in your own kitchen. This method lends that smoky flavour usually obtained by cooking in a tandoor, with as little as a piece of coal. Using this technique of coal smoking, you will get the taste and aroma that the food has just come out of the barbecue grill or a tandoor, without the hassle of firing up a tandoor or barbecue at home. You can do this right on your stove top. Here are a few recipes ...

Homemade Tamarind Water Recipe

Tamarind Water is a tangy extract of dried tamarind that has been soaked in warm water. While store-bought pastes and extracts are easily available, nothing can replicate the taste and freshness of homemade tamarind extract. Not to mention, you will have control over the amount of water you use, and you will skip all the added preservatives and additives that go into bottled and packaged pastes and sauces. It takes just a few extra minutes, but the depth of flavour this homemade extract lends will ...

How to Cook Root Vegetables like Potatoes using a Pressure Cooker

Cooking root vegetables and spuds like potatoes becomes much easier when you use a pressure cooker. It saves time, energy and also retains the nutrition. You also have greater control on how much the vegetable gets cooked, and how much excess water remains. Cooked potatoes and other spuds are useful when making recipes that call for mashed potatoes like Rajma Galouti Kebab or other spuds like Arbi/Colocasia used in Arbi Ke Kebab or even yams, as used in this Jimikand Ke Kebab.

How To Cook Legumes in a Pressure Cooker & Sauce Pan

To cook legumes, there are essentially two factors that determine the amount of water and the duration required to cook different types legumes. Both the amount of water and time needed depend on the age of the pulses - the older the pulse, the longer it takes to cook. Since there is no way to tell how old the pulse is, it is a good practice to shop from stores that have steady sales and replenish their stocks frequently. Take care not to purchase beans that look stale, have holes in them caused ...

How to Make Tutty Fruity Recipe

Tutti Fruity Recipe is a colored combination of candied fruits. Here I have made Tutti Fruity with Papaya. These can be used for decorating cakes, cookies, custard ice creams and other desserts which require decorating. Add saffron strands as coloring agent or you can also use food colors to make colorful Tutti Fruity. Here is a step by step instruction on how to make Tutti Fruity at home.

How to Blanch Tomatoes Recipe

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 use it in a chutney or salad.  By blanching tomatoes, the skin comes out easily and can be removed if it is not required for few dishes, as it is hard to smash them. The tomatoes used for blanching ...

How To Make All Purpose Pie Crust Recipe

The Easy Pie Crust Recipe also known as the all-purpose pie crust or a tart crust is extremely easy to make at home. These pie crusts when baked and kept handy, can be used to quickly serve a dessert or an appetizer.This crust can be made by food processor or by hand. Either way, it is critical to work quickly to avoid the gluten and to preserve a tender, melt-in-your-mouth texture. It is great to have a rolled out and crimped pie crust ready and waiting in the freezer. Well sealed in a freezer ...

How to Cook Vegetables in a Pressure Cooker

Steaming and cooking vegetables in a pressure cooker consumes less time and of course saves energy too. You can cook vegetables like carrots, beetroot, beans, bottle gourd, ridge gourd, radish, cauliflower, cabbage and any such light vegetables  like spinach that has  water content in them.

How to blanch Almonds

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 is more effective method than buying skinless almonds or almond flour from the store. Now you can start using the blanched almonds for various purposes like for the Thandai Recipes. If you are looking ...

Homemade Whole Wheat Crepes Recipe

This Homemade Whole Wheat Crepe Recipe is a twist from the traditional crepe that is made it France. After watching crepes made first-hand at a Creperie on the streets of France, I have finally figured it out. This recipe uses whole wheat and eggs, but the result is a delicious and healthy crepe, which can be used as the base for several sweet and savoury varieties of crepes. Delicious, healthy and versatile, crepes are an excellent breakfast as well as brunch option.

Homemade Spring Roll Wrapper Recipe

Homemade Spring Roll Wrappers are really easy to make. It is very similar to the crepe and all you need, is a good-quality nonstick pan and your wrappers will be ready in a jiffy. You can use the wrappers to make Mini Samosas, Spring Rolls, Vietnamese Rolls and Wontons.  

How To Make Oat Flour

Several healthy baking recipes call for oatmeal flour in some measure as it is an excellent gluten free flour. It is versatile and comes in handy when making gluten free pizza dough, pancakes, crepes or even rotis and parathas. But that's not all, it is also useful in binding for koftas and cutlets. Making oat flour is also very simple. All you need is regular oatmeal cereal - any variety, instant, rolled, steel cut or anything that you can get your hands on easily - and a mixer-grinder. Once ready, ...

How to make Flax Seed Egg Replacer for Vegan & Eggless Baking

The Flax Seed Egg Replacer is a recipe that you can use in place of eggs for Vegan and Eggless Baking. Egg is one of the most important ingredients in baking cakes cookies and many more dishes. There is no one type of ingredient that can replicate all of these properties that an egg has. The egg has protein, emulsifiers and many other properties that helps in building structure, helps in building air pockets that trap air bubbles. The process of whisking the egg, denatures the egg making it ...

How to make Sprouts at Home

Learn How to make Sprouts at Home with a few easy steps. To make sprouts, you can use grains like whole green moong, amaranth, whole wheat, millets, red kidney beans, chickpeas, flax seeds and many other grains and legumes as well. It is important to remember, that the soaking and sprouting times will vary with each grain/ legume.

How To Make Homemade Rose Syrup Recipe

The Homemade Rose Syrup Recipe is a simple recipe with no additives, coloring or preservatives. The rose syrup is made from fresh rose petals, that are dried and then made into a syrup by boiling it in water. You can also use a store dried petals to make the rose syrup.The Rose Syrup can be used in Ice creams, Milkshakes or Juices or even made into the classic Rose Milk for summers.

     
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