Parwal ki Mithai is a famous and beautiful looking dessert commonly made in East India. Sweet and juicy parwals stuffed with creamy mawa together make a palatable dish for special and festivals. It is easy to make and looks beautiful when garnished with saffron and dry-fruits.
Kalakand is an authentic sweet dish of India that is made during festivals 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. Milkmaid kalakand is prepared with just 3 ingredients, and no sugar because the condensed milk is already sweet.
Dal Moth or Dal Namkeen is the favorite and traditional, dry munching snack served with hot evening tea. The spicy and crispy flavours of dal namkeen goes well with sweet tea and coffee. Chana Dal Moth or Chana Dal Namkeen is one of the dishes that my mother used to make for Holi.
Chawal ki kheer is a popular classic Indian pudding since ancient times. This kheer is loved by one and all, and is prepared for any auspicious occasions like pooja and yagyas or for special guests at home.
Veg Biryani, is among the most popular, aromatic and flavorful delicacies that loved by people across India and around the world. It is among the royal or shahi dishes that can be served as a primary meal.
Kathi Rolls are a famous, delicious and street food, that is prepared by stuffing spicy and saucy paneer filling in freshly prepared prepared chapati bread. They are loved by people of all ages and is a palatable dish, that makes you crave for more.
Shahi means royal, and hence as the name suggests shahi paneer is a dish of succulent paneer cubes cooked in a rich and creamy gravy made with some aromatic and flavorful spices. This dish is mostly relished with hot phulkas, tandoori rotis and jeera rice.
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.
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.
Another delicious way of consuming this highly proteinaceous black chickpeas is in the form of chana ka bachka or chana ka pakora or black chickpeas fritters, that go well with dal and rice, or curry and rice. Soaked, fibrous and protein rich black chickpeas cooked like pakoras make a delicious side-dish for Sunday lunch and also a great evening snack.
Have you ever been to Shimla, then you must have seen this unique snack available as street food there. Well, I have tried one and it tasted heavenly, and so I thought of making it in my kitchen for my family as a special weekend evening treat. It looks huge but it is very easy to make and has an amazing blend of various flavors that will make you crave for more.
Idli Sambhar is a tempting and healthy South Indian dish. Rich in protein and carbohydrates this dish is a famous breakfast and dinner option.
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.
Gulab Jamun is one of the favorite Indian delicacies since ancient times. They are soft and spongy, and when eaten hot they melt in the mouth leaving behind a creamy sweet taste.
The goodness of soy protein is known to any one. So, here we present to you a resipe to make soya chaap sticks at home. Soya chaap is very famous and loved especially by vegans. These sticks are generally available in frozen food stores and grocery stores. But, with this recipe you can make them in yourself and store in refrigerator for a weeks time.
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.
Soya Chilli is a variation to the veg manchurian dish. Proteinacious soyabean nuggets coated with a tangy gravy made from tomato sauce and soya sauce is a delicious starter.
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.
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.
Chana Dal Ki Pakori or Chana Dal Ka Pakora are a great, crispy and spicy snacks that go well with a hot cup of tea in the evening. It's a very popular snack during the rainy season. People love to eat them with any chutney or tomato ketchup, for evening tea-time snack when it is raining heavily outside.
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.
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.
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.
Crunchy taco shell filled with spiced up and cheesy filling is among the top dishes of the Mexican food menu. Like the nachos, these tacos are famous among the kids and young folk.
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.
Fruity and creamy custard dish is an easy and tasty dessert that is loved by people of all ages. Its a delicious and healthy dish that can be prepared in very less time.
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.
Known for heat-resistant property this Indian drink is a great, tasty and tangy summer cooler. This energizing aam panna provides protection to people of all ages against the intense summer heat.
Since ancient times, people have been using Flax seeds in roasted and grinded powder form in chutney, laddu, parathas, salads, raita, or oats meal.
Curd Rice is a dish famous across the southern states of India. It is usually served at the end of the main course meal because it helps is easing out the effect of spices used in main dishes. It is also known for aiding in digestion.
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.
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.
Litchi Lemonade or Leechi Lemonade is a sweet twist to the regular lemonade. Its cool and sweet-tangy taste energizes your body in this scorching summer heat. Its easy to make and extremely refreshing.
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.
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.
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.
Katori chaat is an all time favorite street food of India. Hot spicy chaat when served in these katoris just leave your taste buds craving for more.
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.
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.
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.
Spinach is widely known for its high iron content and healing properties. Though spinach is not liked by everyone, this healthy, tasty and zero oil recipe of spinach soup is sure to make you fall in love with this leafy vegetable.
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.
Want to have something special yet easy to make, then here's a tasty curry dish made from paneer and capsicum. This lip-smacking curry dish makes great combination with steamed rice and even hot phulkas.
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.
Sooji Aur Nariyal Ki Barfi is a delicious Indian Dessert that can be made very easily and quickly at home. You can have it as either snack or dessert and can also be served while greeting guests at home.
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.