Aamras Recipe Aamras is a popular dessert in Rajasthani cuisine and Marwari, Maharashtra, Gujrati homes, especially during festivals. The pulp of a ripe fruit is extracted usually by hand or nowadays in blender and consumed along with chapati. At times ghee and milk are added to the pulp to enhance its flavor. Now sugar is [...]
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Plum Lassi Recipe Simple lassi made with plum and greek yoghurt. Ingredients 2 plums 1 pack of 8 oz. greek yoghurt with honey 1/2 cup of water Method In a [...]
Coconut Chutney Recipe Coconut Chutney is one of the most ubiquitous side dishes, in all of south india. Idli, dosa or vada, any savoury snack is generally accompanied by coconut chutney. This popular accompaniment can also be readied in minutes. Ingredients For Grinding [...]
Date Walnut Cake Recipe Made with dates, walnuts & wheat flour this cake is sugarless, butterless and eggless amazingly tasty.This recipe was shared by my friend Anagha Godbole on Epicurean Delights Group. The simplicity and healthy factor of the recipe tempted me to try it at the first place:) It came out so moist that [...]
Spicy and tangy prawns masala curry is a delight for every seafood lover.
A sweet, simple and easy dessert made from yoghurt, strawberries and multigrain crunch cereals. This large parfait can be made for a delicious breakfast too.
Rasz Potly is a healthy pie made from mustard leaves, tofu and vegetables. It was one of the interesting recipes at CIF Kitchen Khiladi Contest. It was created by Reshma Iyer, Amutha and Supriya
Healthy and simple Bisibelabhat accompanied with Sweet Potato delight is made from the nutritious quinoa and sweet potato.
Simple and easy veg cheese sandwich made with bread, onions, tomatoes, butter, cheese and coriander mint chutney.
Multigrain Crepes/Dosa which is made from all organic flours and vegetables is a healthy meal accompanied with rich dry fruit melody made from high in iron dryfruits.
Nutella Brownies are brownies made from just 3 ingredients nutella, flour and eggs. They are amazing soft and taste amazing with ice-cream.
Interesting Vegetable kebabs are made from veggies and indian spices complimented with orange paradise which is fruity healthy delight.
Fusion Ravioli and Fruit & Sprout Halwa are interesting recipes made from whole wheat flour, mustard seeds, sprouts and oats.
Wheat momos stuffed with mustard leaf is a healthy delight made from whole wheat flour with an interesting stuffing of vegetables, tofu and various sauces.
Cancer Institute Foundation (CIF) Kitchen Khiladi Contest 2013 was a huge success with participants from all over the bay area, esteemed judges, CIF volunteers and amazing audience.Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai, India is a Hospital and Research Institute delivering free cancer care for thousands of poor patients over the past 50 years. You can read more [...]
Healthy and nutritious whole wheat pasta with broccoli and mushrooms is a quick dinner recipe. I love pasta but white pasta can give you a high dose of cholesterol which is definitely not good for health. This pasta recipe is not only healthy but also tasty at the same time.
It’s a simple and healthy meal recipe with brown rice, french beans and fenugreek leaves which is high is proteins and low in calories. Brown rice is unmilled or partly milled rice, is a kind of whole, natural grain. It has a mild nutty flavor, and is chewier and more nutritious than white rice. Being [...]
Healthy nutritious whole wheat tortillas stuffed with chicken and guacamole is the one of the most simplest and nutritious recipes of mine. It didn’t take me more than an hour to prepare this meal.
Grilled chicken Burger is a delicious chicken patty wrapped in middle of soft buns, veggies and sauces.This recipe was not intentional. It was actually an outcome of leftover marinated chicken from the BBQ party on Sunday. To my surprise it turned out awesome. Try this tasty and delicious quick meal.
Chinese vegetable fried rice is cooked rice tossed with fresh vegetables and blend of Chinese sauces in less than an hour. This has been one of the easiest dinner recipes I have posted. After a long tiring day at work when you don’t feel like making a whole meal consisting of chapati, vegetable, rice and [...]
Tilgul is a colourful sesame candy coated with sesame seeds; in Maharashtra people exchange tilgul on Sankranti, a Hindu festival celebrated on 14 January. The sweet is a mixture of seasame seed (called “Til” in Marathi/Hindi) and jaggery (called “Gul” in Marathi/Hindi) and hence the name. On the Sankranti eve, families serve their guests with [...]
Palak chicken is a delicious curry made by sautéing chicken, onions, spices and spinach together. It tastes great when served with a nice hot paratha. It is quick and no fuss recipe.
Kurkure is the perfect savory snack made from urad dal and rice flour. This was the simplest recipe which I made for Diwali. It was ready in 30 mins. It is amazingly tasty and crunchy for the efforts you put in to make it. Now it is going to be a regular in my snack [...]
Nankhatai is a shortbread cookie from India. It is very close to ‘Pecan Sandies’ in United States. It is made from flour, sugar, clarified butter and nuts.There is interesting history behind origin of Nankhatai. Nankhatai originated in Surat, a large port city in Gujarat.
Methi puri is a crispy deep fried Indian bread or poori, which is prepared from plain flour and kasuri methi (dried methi leaves).It is a savory snack and is prepared during Diwali or consumed as an evening snack. You can serve them with tea as a snack. It can also be enjoyed with flavored or [...]
Karanji as known in Marathi is a popular Diwali snack among Maharashtrians. It is a deep fried sweet snack made from all-purpose flour and is stuffed with coconut, nuts and sugar mixture.
Corn Chivda is a snack prepared during Diwali festival at my place. It is made by mixing cornflakes with variety of nuts and spices. It is crunchy and a great evening snack. It’s favorite among Maharashtrians and Gujaratis and is also known as ‘Makyacha Chivda’.
Shankarpali is a snack popular in Maharashtra, India. It is traditionally enjoyed as a treat on the Diwali holiday. It is rich in carbohydrates, making it an instant source of energy. Shankarpali is made from a dough of milk, sugar, ghee, maida, semolina and salt. The mixture is made into dough and then mechanically cut [...]
It is the simplest pineapple jam made with 4 ingredients which are pineapple pulp, lemon, sugar and water. It is the perfect jam to spread on toast or you can eat a spoonful to satisfy your sweet tooth. It hardly takes an hour to make it. This homemade pineapple jam is healthy and without any [...]
Pasta In White sauce is a delicious Italian dish made from adding pasta to flour, garlic, milk and cheese sauce. Béchamel also known as white sauce is one of the mother sauces of French cuisine and is used in many recipes of Italian cuisine, for example lasagne. It is used as the base for other [...]
Spinach Mushroom & Cheese Puff Pastry is made by stuffing the puff pastry with sautéed spinach-mushroom filling and cheese. It is an oven baked recipe. Pretty amazing for an evening snack. It can be a great appetizer for parties.
Methi Matar Malai is a rich dish made from freshly chopped fenugreek leaves (methi leaves) , green peas, cream and indian spices.This dish tastes exceptionally well with roti, phulka, chapatti or parathas. It is a mouth watering and delicious north Indian recipe.
Star plus organized Star Chef Contest with WomenNowTV as part of Utsav2012 the first ever star studded pre-diwali event with activities for everyone in the family. The contest was held on Oct 6th – 2:30PM at Santa Clara convention center. It was open to all cooking enthusiasts and was a huge success.