A soft and spongy variant of the famous South Indian dish called Dosa, is Set Dosa. Set Dosa has features of both dosa and uttapams. They are called Set Dosa, because they are usually served in a set of 3 dosas. They are very easy to make and are served with coconut chutney and sambhar, or peanuts chutney and sambhar.
Tofu is used for making varied dishes and is a key ingredients of many cuisines like Ladakhi food, Chinese and Korean cuisine and East Asian cuisine. Tofu has a low calorie count and relatively large amounts of protein along with iron, calcium and magnesium.
One of the best ways of incorporating soybean or soy in our daily diet is in the form of soybean milk or soy milk. Lower in calories and richer in nutrients, soybean milk or soy milk is a great substitute for cow milk or dairy milk.
Bread Rasmalai is an awesomely delicious, creamy, juicy and palatable substitute for the traditional rasmalai sweet dish of India. It is an easy to make dessert dish, absolutely suitable for sudden sweet cravings after late night dinners, or heavy Sunday Lunch or any time during the day when you feel the need to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Shallow fried bread pakoras are a guilt-free and healthier version of the bread pakoras available in restaurants or the street thelas. They can be served with spicy and tangy green chutney, or imli and gud ki chutney or just plain tomato sauce.
Bharwan Bhindi Masala is a tasty variant prepared from lady-finger. It can be prepared in many ways and recipe varies from region to region. Bharwan Bhindi Masala can be served as a main course dish for lunch or dinner with rotis or parathas. It makes a great dish for house parties and get togethers.
Tangy and spicy "Kacche Aam Ki Teekhi Chutney" is wonderful condiment that enhances the flavors of simple dal and rice, or rotis and parathas. Its easy to make and famous in almost every Indian household since ages.
Orange juice in combination with fresh fruits make up a tasty and refreshing smoothie. Given below is a recipe of orange and banana smoothie that can be taken as a breakfast or mid-time snack.
Homemade Raw Mango Jam or Kacche Aam Ka Jam is an amazing and easy to make bread spread. It is healthier as compared to the ones available in market because it is free from preservatives. It can be prepared easily at home and store in refrigerators for prolonged usage.
These days kids and young people are in love with Mexican food and tortilla rolls are sure make an amazing snack for them or side dish for house parties. Prepare these yummy, tangy and cheesy tortilla rolls and pamper your kids and guests with them.
Dahi Baingan is a famous dish from Odisha, that is commonly prepared as side dish for dinner, and on auspicious occasions like wedding and festivals. Mildly spiced brinjal slices soaked in smoothened creamy curd, gives this dish a soothing and palatable taste.
Tortilla Sheet is the base ingredient for tortilla rolls, burrito and quesadilla. They are soft, chewy and so easy to make, that you may not buy them from market again. They are available in market but you can make them easily and smartly in your kitchen.
Nachos with white cream sauce and vegetable topping is one dish that you can find in almost every hi-fi restaurant n bar these days in metro cities. Every restaurant has it's own variation and the topping varies with the experiment.
Nachos belongs to the Tex-Mex cuisine and is quite popular in the western countries. These days Nachos is a craze among kids and young folk. You can find nachos at almost every grocery store and it's priced quite highly as compared to other chips.
Taco is Mexican dish comprising of crispy taco shells made from corn flour sheet folded like an envelope and containing spiced up and cheesy filling.
An ancient recipe that is loved by peopl of all ages is the Aam Ka Meetha Achaar. Eat it with paratha or poori, or even a plain chapati it is sure to remind you of your childhood vacations at your granny's house.
When you are in a rush in the morning and thinking of skipping breakfast, all you need a glass full of banana shake to keep you charged up for the day. This shake is loaded with fibre and potassium from banana and protein of milk.
Apple shake is an extremely easy and tasty way of incorporating this high fibre fruit in you daily diet and making everyone fall in love with it. It can be served as a breakfast dish in the morning or at any time during the day to cool-off in hot summers.
Since ancient times, people have been using Flax seeds in roasted and grinded powder form in chutney, laddu, parathas, salads, raita, or oats meal.
When summers are on a roll and you want to have some thing extremely refreshing and cooling, then nothing can be a better option than this sweet lassi. Its filling and an amazing summer-cooler drink.
Chaach or Mattha or Buttermilk is an amazing, cool and refreshing beverage to serve on a hot summer day. It helps in curing stomach ailments, provides protection against heat strokes and aids in digestion.
Kulfi reminds us of our childhood. It was that kind of ice-cream that our parents would easy give approval for (actually, not that easily). It is a famous since ages and loved by everyone.
When you reach home late after a tiring day and want to have something quick and relishing, then left over rice, green peas and 10 minutes is all you need to prepare this easy recipe of spicy and tasty hare matar ke chawal.
Mango Shake is the most relished, cool, smooth and filling drink that is being prepared in every household. It is simple to make and loved by people of all ages. Top it with ice cubes and serve this summer cooler drink to beat the heat.
Crispy fried Bengal gram dumplings soaked in lightly spiced curd, makes this dish a great companion of steamed rice in lunch, during hot scorching summers. Its tasty and easy to digest.
Kulfi and summers go hand in hand. Mango Kulfi is yet another Indian ice-cream that is among everyone's favourite and the most easy to make dessert dish.
Soyabean Halwa is a delicious dessert and a smart way to use soy food to fulfill the daily protein requirement of the body. This protein rich dessert dish is made primarily from soyabean seeds, milk and ghee which are readily available in most household.
Yellow Dal Fry is the spiced up version of the simple yellow dal and is usually one of the most ordered item in any north Indian restaurant. It tastes good with roti or paratha and rice alike.
Bhindi Ki Bhujia is a very common green vegetable that is cooked all over the Indian Subcontinent. It is very simple to cook and have all good qualities of a green vegetable. The edible seeds of Bhindi or Ladies Finger make it beneficial for constipation. It is usually had with roti, paratha and dal-rice.
Kachori Chaat is an irresistable and flavorsome chaat dish that is among the top Indian street foods. Crispy pooris stuffed with spiced up filling, chutneys and soothened curd also make up a great snack for house-parties and celebrating special occasions.
Pumpkin Flower Fritters or Kaddu Ke Phool Ke Pakore or Kohde Ke Phool Ka Bachka or Kumro Phooler Bhaja is a famous and tasty dish from West Bengal. It can be served as a side-dish with rice or as a snack at tea-time.
Cheese Balls are a great lip-smacking snack for kids and a delectable starters for house parties. Crispy on outside, with hot cream cheese at its core makes this dish extremely tempting. The famous tag line "you can't eat just one" does full justice to this dish.
Pamper your kids with an easy and amazingly toothsome, hot, creamy and crispy rabri sandwiches. They are easy to make and can be served as a snack when your kids return home after playing.
Paalak Parathas are an excellent variation of parathas to be served for breakfast or can be carried in lunch. It is a great dish for kids who do not generally like to eat spinach as vegetable.
Pumpkin (known as kaddu (कद्दू) in hindi) has immense amounts of health benefits. It is good for eyes, promotes fertility in women and boosts immunity against various diseases. It is eaten in the form of vegetable or pudding, and many more.
Bael which is also known as bili is used to make an extremely tasty and refreshing summer cooler drink. Bael ka sharbat provides protection against the scorching heat of summers and helps in fighting against other gastric problems.
An extremely healthy breakfast or snack dish that can be prepared in just 25 minutes and can be packed in lunch boxes for kids as well.
Peanuts or Moongfali ki Chutney is a good substitute for Naariyal ki Chutney and it goes well with Idli, Dosa and other South Indian cuisines.
Bitter gourd or karela stuffed with chick peas cooked in spices is an extremely healthy and tasty dish.
Sehjan or drumstick or munga is a vegetable with Indian origin and incredible amount of nutritional and health benefits.
Dabeli is a very famous street food of India that has its origin in the Kutch region of Gujarat. It looks like a combination of a sandwich and a burger, and has an amazing blend of spicy, sweet and tangy flavors.
Mushroom Tikka are a great starter dish prepared by cooking or grilling the mushrooms marinated with spices and curd. They are soft on the outside and juicy in the core.
This recipe doesn't need much description. It is healthy and tasty breakfast dish that charges you up to kick start your day.
A simple and healthy moong sprouts raita makes a good side dish with parathas, pulao, rotis, etc. Its very simple to make and yet extremely healthy with the protein rich sprouts and calcium rich curd.
Make everyone fall in love with sprouts and fruits by serving them together in crispy fried chaat katoris, with a dressing of sweet and spicy chuntney and curd.
Dahi Bhalla or Dahi Bara, is a North Indian delicacy is one of the relished street foods. Fried bhalla served with smooth and cold curd, coriander and tamarind chutneys, this dish a necessary part of festive cuisines in West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.
Balushahi is a traditional and famous dessert of the Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Nepali cuisines. It is a sweet, flaky and doughnut like classic dessert that can be found in every sweet shop.
With the onset of the festive season we present to you an authentic recipe of an ancient and traditional sweet dish of India, the maal pua with rabri. The combination of milky pancakes soaked in chashini and coated with rabri is just mouth-watering.
Aloo tikki katori chaat is an amazingly delicious and palatable street food of India. Hot crispy aloo tikki served in crispy fried chaat katoris leave you craving for more.
Papdi chaat is a famous street food. Crispy papdi served in combination with aloo tikkis, curd and chutneys make this chaat is just palatable.
Sprouted green gram are rich source of protein and fibre. They may not seem tasty to be eaten alone but when eaten along with stir fried aloo tikki in the form of spiced aup chaat they make a great fulfilling snack.
Kalakand is an authentic sweet dish of India that is made during festivals like Holi, Diwali, Eid etc. and other celebrations. It an exquisitely beautiful and milky sweet dish that can be served as a dessert or can be made during fasting as well.
Beetroot is widely known for its medicinal benefits of boosting the immune system and producing new blood cells. Besides, the amount of vitamiins and minerals are abundant. This dish of beetroot rice incorporated all the goodness of this amazing vegetables. Its easy recipe makes it a great lunch box dish.
Aloo Bonda is a famous Indian street food and tea-time snack that is served hot with green chillis and chutney. Kids love it because of the potato stuffing.
Vada Pav is an all time favorite snack famous across the country especially Maharashtra. Be it tea-time or sudden hunger pangs, the vada pav make up a palatable snack.
Flax seeds also known as Linseeds or Alasi or Teesi. This tiny seed is packed with micronutrients, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and healthy cholesterol that help fight several ailments such as, diabetes, heart disease, cancer, hot flashes.
The most fulfilling meal that is famous across the entire nation is the Aloo ka Paratha that is loved by people of all ages. Its a timeless breakfast dish that is served with smooth butter that melts over it due the heat and curd.
Indian Gooseberry or the Amla is widely known for its abundant medicinal benefits and its property to provide immunity against diseases. Amla jam goes well with bread, rusks, roti, poori, parathas etc and can be incorporated easily in a regular meals.
With the winters passing by, we present to you a healthy and quick evening snack recipe made from green peas. This is a protein rich recipe is prepared by cooking the green peas with spiced up tangy tomato and very little oil.
A famous Indian snack is the sookhe matar ki ghugni prepared from boiled white dried peas cooked with spices. Cooked in very little oil this dish makes up a healthy and tasty snack.
Another beautiful and rich variation of the chomchom from Bengal is Malai Chomchom (malai chamcham or malai chumchum). Soft, sweet and spongy rasgullas garnished with creamy rabri and pistachios make up a great dessert for special occasions.
One of the most popular and classic Bengali dessert is the Chenna Payas. Try one and you cannot resist yourself from having one more and yet one more.
Besan ka Halwa made with gram flour and enriched with dry fruits and raisins, is a very delicious dish loaded with a lot of energy and taste. This dish can be prepared in very less time.
Can be served dry as starters or as gravy in combination with chowmein, the veg manchurian is an absolute delight for your taste buds which leave you craving for more. Its an easy way to make your kids fall in love with vegetables.
An ancient and traditional dish of all Indian household is the methi ke laddu. These laddus are known for their medicinal properties and are made specially during winters.
Matar Pulao is an easy yet very tasty pulao recipes. It is among the famous rice based dishes prepared when there are guests at home for dinner and is usually served with curries.
Oats are known to be rich in dietary fibres, vitamins and minerals, and oats idli is delicious form of including this wholesome grain in our regular diet.
Drumsticks are also known as shehjan or munga in hindi. They are a storehouse of vitamins, minerals, dietary fibres, proteins and carbs. Its leaves and flowers are also used to prepare soups and curries because of their high iron content.
Ram Laddu or Moong Dal ke Pakode or Gul Gule is a famous street food and a perfect tea time snack. Fried pakodas served with grated raddish and green chutney altogether make up a yummy delicacy.
Chu Chu Baingan Curry also known as Baghare Baingan is a tasty and delicious dish of the eggplant, that makes a great combination with the hot phulkas and parathas.
Broccoli Curry is simple and healthy gravy or curry dish that can be served with hot phulkas or steamed rice. This beautiful green vegetable is a store house of vitamins and minerals and is very low on carbohydrates and protein fats.
Plain Kulcha with a cube of butter or desi ghee make up the best combination with chhole masala and aloo matar ki sabji.
Hari Mirch Ki Kalonji or Stuffed Hari Mirch is delectable recipe of spiced up fresh green chillis and can be served with steamed rice and dal or curry.
Sabudana Kheer is the most popular sweet dish prepared during any fastings in India. Its a tasty pudding that can be prepared quickly in about 20 minutes.