6 Snack Recipes That You Can Make With Rajma
Rajma and Rice, is a usual comfort food amongst a lot of Indians and especially Punjabis. The soft and chewy texture of Rajma along with the tomato onion gravy flavoured with mild spices along with steamed rice keeps our tummies full and makes a wholesome meal any time of the day. But did you know that Rajma has its origins in South America and was imported by Indian traders from Peru a few hundred years ago and since then has been a favourite amongst Indians countrywide.
Archana's 10 Favourite Recipes From December
With the starting of 2018, we thought we will share Archana's favourite recipes from the month. Every month we recieve many mouth watering recipes and also some of the recipes that are prepared in our Kitchen Studio. Every month we try to bring some traditional recipes and experiment with some to bring you new recipes which you can try in your kitchen and include it in your everyday meal. We here at Archana's Kitchen mainly focus on recipes which are useful to our viewers and which they find easy to make and also contains a nutritional value.
8 Inviting Asian Noodle Recipes For Your Weekend Brunch
Weekend Brunch is fun, when you invite your friends or family over a delicious meal. But the most difficult thing is deciding the menu, as we are always confused between different cuisines. From Indian, Italain to Asian we have alot of options to make from. So how about making an Asian menu this time? Dumplings, gravies, Noodles and rice, there are a lot of options which you can select for your brunch. But there is one dish from the Asian cuisine which is liked by everyone, from kids to adults. It is Noodles! Tossed with different types of Asian sauce and vegetables, these noodles are surely a winner at the table.
5 Delicious Chutneys That You Can Make With Turbo Chop
Chutneys are a perfect accompaniment to any breakfast dishes or appetisers in India and will be incomplete without a generous helping of it on the side. Chutneys can be prepared with any vegetable, dals, seeds or even fruits although fruit chutneys are popular mostly in the west. They are easy to prepare and can be stored in a fridge for up to 2 days, but fresh chutney always tastes better. If the main ingredient is a vegetable, it is cooked on a stovetop or pressure cooked, cooled and ground along with powders or whole spices, to add in that extra flavour and sometimes tempered with mustard seeds and urad dal. For a chutney made with greens, all ingredients are ground together without the need for it to be cooked. The name of a chutney goes by the main ingredient used in it.
Have A Lavish North Indian Breakfast With These 7 Favorite Recipes
Breakfast being the most important meal of the day has to be special on a weekend, as on the weekday we don't get much time to prepare something which requires more time and effort. So as soon as our weekend starts, we plan something which is delicious and filling, so that we can go out and enjoy the remaining day without getting hungry. And when it comes to a North Indian breakfast, they make sure that it is super filling and every dish is just perfect. Well, who would want to miss such a mouth watering North Indian Breakfast?
10 Eggless Cookie Recipes For Tea Time
Cookies or commonly known as biscuits in India, are baked goods that are usually eaten at tea time or as a snack. Cookies have been in existence since the time sugar was commonly available. Loved by one and all, the common ingredients in a Cookie are flour, sugar and some form of fat either oil or butter. Cookies can be crisp or chewy and they can be made in either texture by modifying the ingredients slightly. Cookies can be made crumbly or chewy or the perfect blend of both with the quantity of ingredients added. In this particular collections of cookies we are showcasing cookies that are baked without eggs. Addition of eggs to a cookie dough gives the cookie a density but the same density can be achieved without eggs as well.
5 Tasty Cheela, Chutney & Chai Combinations For A Perfect Breakfast
With the everyday busy schedule, we tend to miss our breakfast sometimes because we have to complete household work before we leave for office. In this hurry, we tend to eat breakfast which is not filling and lacks in the required nutrition. What if we tell you we have an option for Breakfast which is very easy to make and gets ready in no time. Cheela, is one of those recipes which you can make for your busy weekday breakfast. It is a North Indian recipes which is made of gram flour(besan) and it is made excatly like a Dosa. You can flavour it with different vegetables and masalas according to your taste and preference. If you have to make it for your breakfast, you can also chop the vegetables a night before and keep it. So, in the morning you just have to mix few ingredients in a bowl, driizle some oil on a pan, add the batter to the pan to make cheela and cook it perfectly from both the sides.
6 Egg Curry Recipes From India That Are Hard To Resist
India, a country where every celebration starts with food. Whether it's a big festival or a small occasion like a house party, food is the centre of attraction. With the passing year, we try to make something new so that our family gets to eat something which they have never tried.
We usually make food from the region where we belong to and when we make something which has a flavour and aroma of a different region, we usually find it interesting that we can make a particular recipe in different style too. So, this new year lets try and experiment our daily recipes and make something new in our kitchen from the day to day ingredients.
Make Your New Year's Party Delicious With These Appetizers And Mocktails
A new year should always start on a positive note and celebrations with our loved ones. While many of us go out to celebrate, most of us prefer house parties as we want to bid a goodbye to this year with our family and close friends. Interesting games, fun-filled company and mouth watering food, what else do we need for a perfect New Year celebration. While others things are important in a party, Food plays the most pivotal role. Celebrations means lip smacking food and if we are the host of the party we have to make sure that we make some delicious dishes which are liked by everyone.
25 Exciting Ways To Use Carrots In Your Meals
Carrot - the earliest memory I have of a carrot is that of my mother's when she used to say "Eat Carrot, its good for your eyes". She used to give is as a salad almost every evening either sliced or grated with some seasoning on top. I remember arranging the sliced carrots in a geometrical pattern along with the onions and the cucumber slices to make it look decedent, sprinkle salt and pepper and finish it off with a dash of lemon. We used to wait for the winter time to go to the market and pick up Delhi carrots, so sweet that we ate it as a snack, only to find out later that my mother had bought them to make carrot halwa. I am sure all of us have a version of such memories
8 Mouth Watering Sweet & Savoury Orange Recipes That You Can't Resist
Orange, our favourite fruit this winter and most winters while they are in abundance find our way into our daily routine. Most of us eat oranges as a snack or if we miss breakfast, we grab an orange on the way to eat while commuting. A powerful antioxidant for the body is Vitamin C of which oranges are packed with, along with fiber, vitamin B, potassium and calcium among other nutrients. The peel of oranges are packed with nutrients too, but most of us throw them away. The peel can be used in cooking/baking thereby extracting the maximum benefits that oranges can provide.
32 Spinach Recipes To Stay Healthy This Winter
Spinach, our favourite leafy green winter vegetable is versatile enough to make it a part of every meal during the day. It is a super food packed with tons of nutrients and practically few calories. Raw spinach is 91% water, 4% carbohydrates, 3% protein and negligible fat. Spinach can be eaten raw, cooked, baked and pretty much added to any dish to give it that extra punch in terms of nutritive value.
5 Chettinad Curries That You Can Make For Your Everyday Lunch
South Indian Cuisine, this a wide cuisine with the food from different states of India like Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. With the use of local masala and the different style of cooking makes the dishes from these states very different from each other. All over India, people only know about few South Indian recipes which are Idli, Dosa, Uttapam, Sambar and Coconut Chutney, but there is so much more to this cuisine which offers a variety of delectable food. From the mouth watering coconut based curries, delicious Poriyals and Thorans to inviting accompaniments, South Indian food is just fascinating and Incredible.
8 Scrumptious Breakfast Ideas From Different States Of India
Breakfast, meaning ‘breaking the fast’ is considered worldwide as the most important meal of the day. After a long period of resting, the body’s blood sugar needs a jumpstart and by consuming a wholesome breakfast, we provide our bodies with right amount of energy and nutrients for pursuing the activities for the day. It is important that we try and avoid eating processed or ready to make foods that are available in the market. A good and healthy breakfast meal can make or break your day.
10 Full of Flavour & Inviting Cake Recipes for Kids Birthday
“Mom!! You made this!?” How sweet is their squeak when your kids say this excitingly? You like the shine in your kids’ eyes when you prepare a delicacy that they have seen only in ready to eat form in stores? Kids are so amused when they get to eat something really nice coming out of their mom’s kitchen. When can it be the best, than their birthday to surprise your kid?
10 Insanely Delicious Burger Recipes You Can Make For Dinner
Ever wondered about since how long are burgers eaten? Though like most other foods, the exact origin is a bit of controversy, earliest mentions for the hamburger runs to a book published in 1700’s. Back then, anything with ground beef and bread with sauces was referred to as hamburger. Now with time, they have evolved into what we know today, burgers. Burger is a sandwich of bread roll that makes a frail attempt to hide the delicious patty, cheese, pickles, veggies and sauces; the cheesiness blended with the crunch of the patty and the tang of pickled veggies and salad leaves in the burger is worth drooling for.
Taste The Flavour Of Punjab With These Lip Smacking Dals
Indian cuisine is one of those cuisines in the world which is divided into many sub cuisines which belongs to different states of India. Every state has its own recipes which different taste and flavour from the local masalas used. Punjab is one of those states which is very popular for its food. From tasty Dal Tadka to scrumptious kadhi, from Stuffed Parathas with a dollop of butter to scrmptious stuffed Kulchas, this state has many delicious food items to offer and especially how can you forget the very popular Makki Ki Roti and Sarson Ka Saag.
4 Tasty Diabetic Friendly Snacking Options Between The Meals
We keep looking out for options when it comes to specific diets like low cholesterol, diabetic friendly, low calorie, gluten free and other niche categories. When the people with real challenges are posed with a task of finding recipes that suit their palate along with their specific diet condition, recipes fall short of fulfilling their wish to eating right, healthy and the foods that belong to various cuisines and taste unique.
5 Delicious Non Veg Wraps You Should Try For Your Weekend Brunch
Are you confused about what to make for your brunch this coming weekend? Something which is easy to make and is different from our regular food. Well, your query is answered. You can make this delicious Non veg wraps which is filled with the scrumptious chicken or fish and is flavoured with different sauces and spices. You can also make these delicious and mouth watering wraps for your lunch and pack it in your and your kid's lunch box. These are also good to make for birthday or pot luck parties.
3 Base Ideas To Make Lip Smacking Pizzas
Our day brightens up when we hear the word ‘pizza’. Well, we all know what pizza is, as it is one of those Italian dishes which is loved by everyone. Different types of delicious toppings on a bed of bread with cheese on top. Sounds delicious right? We usually enjoy these pizzas in restaurants but we can make them at home also as they are very easy to make and tastes equally delicious. We can buy the pizza bread from the market or for a healthier option we can always make it at home from scratch.
30 Delicious Khichdi Recipes Perfect for Meal Times: All Time Favourite Comfort Food Of India
Khichdi is a wonderful dish which can be made with even a handful of ingredients and is basically a one pot mishmash of nutritious food. Khichdi is what most parts of India calls in when people fall sick with cold cough and common fever. Besides being easily digestible for people with poor digestion, this is a filling comfort food when we are out of prepping time for a dinner or lunch on a busy day.
10 Lip Smacking Achari Flavoured Recipes To Tantalize Your Taste Buds
Who can forget the sharp and tangy taste of a homemade achaar? Many of us would also have childhood memories of overeating pickles and being caught in the act by elders; also of upsetting our digestion since we didn't know when to stop licking on one pickle after the other! Have you also tried to mildly recreate that tinge of sharp flavours in appetizers and side dishes?
10 Wholesome Sandwich And Soup Combinations For Your Dinner
We love when we eat something that is easy to prepare and delicious to munch on. Especially when it for dinner, we sort to recipes that can be made in less time and are gratifying. Imagine having a mouthful of succulent and relishable sandwich with a sip of ambrosial soup in between every bite, may be coupled with crisps and likely.
122 Mushrooms Recipes That Are Delicious To Cook At Home
Mushrooms are the fungal fruiting bodies which contain spores for reproduction that grow below or above the ground. Out of the known 10000+ varieties of mushroom, few handfuls of popular types of mushrooms are edible. Mushroom is a protein-rich vegetarian substitute for high protein non-vegetarian foods. There are several benefits attached to consuming mushrooms.