Pepper or Kali Mirch is an inevitable condiment that finds its presence in several culinary delights across the world. With its hot flavour and tang, it has made itself that one such spice that is consumed globally as much as any other spice combined.
Beetroot halwa or Chukandar ka halwa is a beautiful looking, creamy and filling sweet dish that is very easy to make and tastes heavenly. Layered with creamy rabri this dish makes a great dessert to be served to guests.
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.
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.
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.
Soya Chaap Curry is delicious North Indian delight prepared from soya chaap sticks. It looks like a non-vegetarian dish but is completely vegetarian, and in-fact vegan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Pumpkin Pudding, also referred to as gummadikaya or pumpkin payasam, is an ancient Indian dessert dish. It is a delectable and creamy dessert, that can be made in very less time on any occasion.
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.