Category: Featured Recipes

Recipes which are featured

salted lassi

Salted Lassi

Salted lassi, India’s traditional summer drink, is an easy recipe. Learn how to make namkeen lassi with thick curd. Healthy drinks recipes to beat the heat.

lassi recipe

Lassi Recipe

Lassi recipe, a gem among Punjabi food recipes, is a sweet yogurt drink flavored with cardamom. Indian summer drinks at their best. Learn how to make lassi.

eggless marble bundt cake

Eggless Marble Bundt Cake

Eggless marble bundt cake is a gem among easy bakes. A light, moist cake with a tender crumb. Learn the recipe of eggless marble cake baked in a bundt pan.

dahi bhalla

Dahi Bhalla

Dahi Bhalla recipe is almost the same as how you make Dahi vada. Adding sugar to beaten curd while making Delhi style Dahi Bhalla Chaat is the difference.

aloo matar

Aloo Matar ki Sabzi (no onion no garlic recipe)

Aloo Matar is an easy vegetarian curry popular among North Indian food recipes. Learn how to make recipe of Aloo Matar gravy using potatoes and green peas.

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Chicken Stuffed Buns

Nehal is mid way through his final exams and am looking at ways to please his growling tummy. He is ever hungry during exam time. Does it happen with your kids too? I had bookmarked a recipe for chicken stuffed buns quite some time ago but re-discovered it recently and got down to baking them over the weekend. These stuffed buns are perfect homemade snacks for kids.

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Tamatar Pulao ~ Tomato Rice

Our friends sent us loads of farm fresh tomatoes they harvested in their farm. Last week saw the making of a lot of tomato based recipes namely, tomato pickle, tomato rasam, tomato soup and Tamatar Pulao. Tomato Pulao is an extremely flavorful rice dish using ripe red tomatoes and rice.

chocolate-truffles-recipe

Chocolate Truffles

Truffles make for a perfect gift and are super easy to make with just two ingredients ~ chocolate and heavy cream. There are numerous ways by which you can flavor the truffles, alchohol, orange zest/citrus peel, cayenne chili, cinnamon and expresso being some of them. This is a basic chocolate truffles recipe and one cannot go wrong with it.

lettuce-salad

Mango Lettuce Salad

Summer at its worst! Lived off salads, juice, tender coconut water and fruits for a good part of last week. Our backyard mango trees have given a reasonably good yield this year. A salad I prepared recently is a mango based one with iceberg lettuce, cherry tomatoes and cucumber.

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Vankaya Gasagasala Kura – Eggplant Poppy Seeds Curry

An exotic Andhra-style rich celebration dish with smooth, warm and rich flavors. No onions or tomatoes go into its making, the main player being poppy seeds which lend the dish its body and a subtle sweet flavor. As you bite into the eggplant, you can savor layers of roasted sweet, tangy and savory flavors.

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Quick Summer Meals ~ Avocado Mango Salad

Prepared a simple, colorful and flavorful salad using avocado and ripe mango for lunch today. Refreshing with combination of textures – both avocado and mango being creamy, and lettuce providing a bit of crunch, the salad has a mingling of savory and sweet flavors.

Papdi - Papri

Papdi (Papri) Chaat

Indians love their favorite chaat wala and spend many a evening eating their favorite masala puri or pani puri, relishing its magical, addictive flavors like there’s no tomorrow. And why not? Its comforting food that warms the palate, delicious and economical on the wallet.

chicken-manchuria

Indo Chinese Food ~ Chicken Manchurian

A party appetizer that is loved by all at my home. After a couple of trials, I have settled with this recipe. The secret to a flavorful Chicken Manchurian is the use of chicken stock. Marinated boneless chicken is deep fried and the golden balls are tossed with a cornflour based ginger-garlic concoction and garnished with a generous amount of spring onion greens. Serve hot to savor the true flavor of this Indo Chinese starter.

Mexican Macaroni

Tiffin Treats – Baked Macaroni And Cheese

Preparing my son’s evening tiffin/dinner meals is always a challenging task. I have had numerous requests for tiffin varieties for toddlers and children and they all voice the same opinion – we need variety,...

Dal Makhani - North Indian dal recipe

Dal Makhani

Its finally here. JFI – Dal event! The entries have been pouring in and must say that each and every recipe, I have seen so far, is a winner. June was the lentil month...