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.
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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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Kothimbir vadi is a crispy fritter made from coriander leaves and chickpea flour. It’s a favorite Maharashtrian snack. It’s a savory and crunchy evening snack. Just like Khekda Bhaji, I love to eat Kothimbir vadi with hot tea during monsoon season:)
Cream of Tomato Soup is a thick soup made from tomatoes, cream, pepper, onion and garlic. It is more than an appetizer and with bread sticks it can be easily served as a fulfilling dinner. It is a gentle and soothing soup. It is prepared in less than 30 minutes and is extremely flavorful. I [...]
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:)
A modak (Marathi: मोदक, Modaka) is a sweet dumpling popular in Western and Southern India. The sweet filling inside a modak is made up of fresh grated coconut and jaggery, while the soft shell is made from rice flour, or wheat flour mixed with khava or maida flour. The dumpling can be fried or steamed. The steamed [...]
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.