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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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 [...]
Made from tangy and sweet kiwis and green apple, it’s the most simple and tasty chutney .It’s not only tasty but also nutritious. Kiwi is high in nutrients, minerals & proteins. And green apple contains a lot of Vitamin A,B as well C, it is very good for the nourishment of skin and also has a [...]
Interesting Vegetable kebabs are made from veggies and indian spices complimented with orange paradise which is fruity healthy delight.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Made from split red lentil/masoor and rice, Masoor Dal khichdi is the perfect soothing dinner recipe after a tiring day. Khichdi is considered to be bland but I like my khichdi to be much more interesting:)
Yellow dal is a lentil soup or dal made by boiling tuvar dal/yellow pigeon peas with sautéed garlic, mustard seeds and chillies. This is the best comfort food and easy to prepare. It tastes best when served with hot rice.
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.
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 [...]
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.
Katachi Amti is a spicy dal made from the leftover water from boiled chana dal used for making puran poli. It is a very popular in Maharashtra and is best accompanied with Puran Poli.
Puran Poli is a traditional type of sweet flatbread made in India in the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Goa. The stuffing is known as puran and the outer cover is known as poli. The puran is made by boiling chickpea lentils with a pinch of turmeric for color and the poli is made from [...]
Fried Modak is sweet deep fried wheat dumplings stuffed with jaggery and coconut filling. These are made as offering to Lord Ganesh during Ganesh Chaturthi. They are very famous in Western Maharashtra.
Boondi ladoo is a round shaped indian dessert made from chickpea flour and soaked in sugar syrup. Boondi Ladoo is a great, mouth watering snack-time dessert and is a must have at all special occasions all over India. Boondi Ladoo recipe is a definate bookmark for all dessert lovers:)
Aloo Gobi Recipe is a simple recipe made by sautéing cauliflower with potatoes and spices. Hot phulkas with Aloo Gobi can make your regular lunch special:)
Paneer Biryani is rice flavored and layered with spices and cottage cheese/paneer. Paneer Biryani is a delight for all paneer lovers.
Kadhi Pakora is a recipe with onion fritters immersed in spicy yoghurt sauce! I made fresh and crispy Kanda Bhaji (onion fritters) which are used as Pakoras in this recipe.
It’s an Indian pancake known as Dosa stuffed with spicy chicken filling. We had been to Anjappar Restaurant for lunch on Sunday. This dish was on their menu. It was so delicious that I couldn’t stop myself making it again at home. It’s a Chettinad Delicacy.
Pav Bhaji is one of the most popular snack in Mumbai. It is a mixture of various vegetables boiled, mashed and cooked with a spicy masala and served with butter fried pav.I remember mom making pav bhaji for my birthday parties when I was in school.Today also I am a big fan of Pav bhaji [...]
About Kanda Bhaji/Khekda Bhaji Recipe
About Sheera recipe This is my favorite sheera and is made especially during satyanarayan pujas. The star ingredient in this recipe is banana. It adds so much flavor to the recipe. I made this sheera as a Prasad for Janmasthami pooja.This was the first time of me celebrating Janmasthami at home. The feeling was so [...]
About Egg Bhurji Recipe Egg Bhurji famously known as Anda Bhurji is one of the favourite street food in Mumbai. This is the best thing you can have at late hours in Mumbai especially after shaking your leg at the disc:)I have tasted egg bhurji at almost all the possible areas in Mumbai like Dadar, [...]
About Kande Pohe Recipe I have grown up eating pohe almost once a week as breakfast. Poha is a healthy Maharashtrian snack which is made from flattened rice sautéed with onions and potatoes. It is a very commonly served snack to guests. It is a quick and easy recipe to make and very delicious. It [...]
About Chapati/Roti/Phulka Recipe Chapati/Roti/Phulkas is the Indian flatbread which is made from wheat flour and consumed on almost daily basis in India as it provides nutrition. I know Phulka can be the easiest thing to make for some people. But for me it was the toughest. I struggled a lot to get my phulkas right. [...]
About Almond Chicken Recipe If you crave for rich and creamy chicken gravy this is the recipe for you. The almonds and cashewnuts with milk bring out that sweetened texture in the dish which we generally get to taste in restaurant dishes.I always wondered what can be the recipe for such creamy texture and trust [...]
Rabdi is one of the easiest desserts. Rabdi is a sweet, condensed milk based dish made by boiling the milk on low heat for a long time until it becomes dense and changes its color to pinkish. Sugar, spices and nuts are added to it to give it flavor. It is chilled and served as [...]
About Grilled Prawns with Sesame Seeds Recipe It’s summer and it’s grilling time. One of my favorite things to make on an outdoor grill is grilled prawns or jumbo shrimp.Prawns are delicious when grilled. Marinating with sesame seeds gives a crunchy layer to prawns which make them unbeatable.I like grilling seafood because they are quick [...]