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December 21, 2016

Stuffed Mooli Parantha/Stuffed Radish Flatbread


"Mooli Paratha or Radish Paratha is a stuffed Indian flatbread variety. These are great option for both breakfast & lunch/dinner. The pungent & peppery flavor of radish really goes well with the perky flavor of coriander and aromatic spices. These paranthas are wholesome, delicious and quite filling too. Serve hot these healthy tasty paranthas with a dollop of butter, plain yogurt, any raita or pickle of your choice on the side."

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Lunch & Dinner 
Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Cook time: 15 Minutes | Serving: 8 pc

December 17, 2016

Moong Daal Stuffed Aloo Tikki/Stuff Potato Patice


Moong Daal Stuffed Aloo Tikki is one of the Chaat varieties of Indian cuisine. These Tikkis are crunchy & crispy with flavorful moong daal & dry fruits stuffing. This recipe is my attempt to create famous stuffed Aloo Tikki from LMB, Jaipur. I tried making same and served this yummy Tikkis the same way as they do with sweet- spicy Pudina Chutney/ Mint Sauce and Imli Chutney/Tamarind Sauce which accompany  really very well. Give it a try folks! You gonna fall in love with the taste, texture and condiments of this recipe.

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Appetizers & Snacks, 
Prep Time: 40 Minutes | Cook Time: 20 Minutes | Serving: 12 pc

Meethi Pudina Chutney/Sweet Mint Sauce


"A very simple & easy recipe to prepare sweet Pudina Chutney. Pudina chutney can be prepared both ways; sweet or savory.  The very core ingredients not to be missed out while making this recipe is “Clove”. The combination of aromatic clove and sweet fragrance of mint is purely bliss. This chutney goes very well with Indian chaats and can be served as side dish in Indian cuisine. I prepared this to serve with Moong Daal stuffed Tikki."

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Spice Sauce & Condiment 
Prep Time: 5 Minutes | Cook time: 5 Minutes | Serving: 
½-1 cup

December 15, 2016

Christmas Fruit Cake (Eggless & Alcohol-free)


"This recipe may look like time taking seeing the long ingredients list and process of making it. But trust me it’s worth putting all your effort to bake your own Christmas cake. This recipe is egg-less and alcohol free yet super moist, fluffy and flavorful. The only preparation work to be done is soaking the dry fruits & nuts. So let’s get started and give your family & friends this Holiday season a delicious surprise."



Cuisine: World | Recipe Category: Cakes & Bakes | serving: 10 people
Soak Time: 3 Days | Prep Time: 20 Minutes | Cook time: 60 Minutes 

November 10, 2016

Baked Potato Loaded with Grilled Vegetables
























"Baked potato or Jacket potato, a perfect dinner recipe on your rushed weeknight or lunch when you’re craving something both appetizing and comforting. Baked potatoes can be served loaded or unloaded with varieties of stuffing. I like this hunger satisfying recipe loaded with goodness of veggie for delightful as well as healthy meal. This recipe is bit time consuming but it is stress-free & effortless recipe; easily can be prepared in big batch and served. Potato being the main ingredient of this recipe; really need to choose your potato very wisely. High starched Russet potatoes are the best for this recipe, fluffy from inside and a crispy from outside; taste yum when mashed & combined with butter, grilled veggies and condiments."

Cuisine: American/World | Recipe Category: Lunch & Dinner
Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Bake time: 1 Hour | serving: 4 Large Size Potatoes

October 19, 2016

Pav Bhaaji


























"Pav Bhaaji-A very popular Indian street food from Mumbai, almost liked & served all over India. Bhaaji means vegetables and Pav is an Indian bread. This recipe has goodness of boiled, mashed mixed vegetable cooked with special blend of spices known as Pav Bhaaji Masala & served with lightly roasted butter Pav. This recipe is almost everyone favorite and is kids friendly too. Give your kid a healthy, nutritious and mouthwatering recipe and make them eat variety of vegetable without any hassle. Enjoy!!"


Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category:  Lunch & Dinner
Prep Time: 20 Minutes | Cook time: 30 Minutes | serving: 4-5 Person

September 27, 2016

Cheesy Bread Pockets























"Tea time folks!!! A very easy and cheesy appetizer prepared in no time. Cheesy Bread Pockets-Very crispy, mouth melting and delicious appetizer or snack recipe prepared with just 5 main ingredients. Do try them and enjoy eating."


Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Appetizers & Snacks
Prep Time: 20 Minutes | Cook time: 10 Minutes | serving: 8 Pc

September 19, 2016

Veggie Spring Roll

























"Vegetable Spring Roll….. A lip-smacking treat!!!  Spring roll is a very popular recipe from Chinese Cuisine and other Asian countries having varieties of stuffing. Thin crispy outer with sautéed veggies and noodles stuffing inside, perked up with spicy-tangy sauces; a perfect scrumptious appetizer hitting your party. This recipe looks time taking and it is but nothing can beat the fun of making this all-time favorite recipe in your own kitchen, customized to your palate, and enjoying right off the frying pan"


Cuisine: Chinese | Recipe Category: Appetizers & Snacks
Cook Time: 20 Minutes | Ready time: 30 Minutes | serving: 35-40 (4”size)

Spring Roll Wrappers (Brush Method)























"Sometime it’s tough to find Spring Roll Wrappers if you don't live near an Asian market or big super market in some countries. Try out this recipe made with just 4 ingredients to make super easy wrappers at home. These wrappers really make very thin, crunchy and delicious Spring Rolls without any guilt of not gettin ready made or highly priced in market. From different ways, this is the Brush method to make Spring Roll wrappers."

Cuisine: Chinese | Recipe Category: From the scratch | serving: 15 Wrappers
Preparation Time: 5 Minutes | Rest time: 1 Hour | Cook time:
 20 Minutes

Spring Roll Wrappers (Rolling Method)























"Sometime it’s tough to find Spring Roll Wrappers if you don't live near an Asian market or big super market in some countries. Try out this recipe made with just 4 ingredients to make super easy wrappers at home. These wrappers really make very thin, crunchy and delicious Spring Rolls without any guilt of not getting ready made or highly priced in market. From different ways, this is the rolling method to make Spring Roll wrappers."


Cuisine: Chinese | Recipe Category: Appetizers & Snacks | serving: 20-24 Wrappers
Preparation Time: 15 Minutes | Rest time: 15 Minutes | Cook time: 30 Minutes 

September 08, 2016

Paneer Pasanda/Stuffed Cottage Cheese In Creamy Gravy




"Paneer Pasanda is a very delightful and exotic dish made with dry fruits stuffed fried paneer sandwiches, served with aromatic, rich and creamy onion-tomato based gravy. This recipe is everyone favorite as the name suggest “Pasanda” which means every one’s favorite. Yes this recipe takes quite of time is not for daily cooking. So to ease the recipe you can make sandwiches in advance, a day before, refrigerate, soak in warm water for few seconds just before serving. Voila!! You are good to go. Enjoy with Tandoori, Naan or Jeera rice."

Cuisine: Indian (Punjabi) | Recipe Category: Curry
 Prep Time: 1 Hour | Cook time: 40 Minutes | serving: For 4-5 persons

August 31, 2016

Hara bhara Kabab / Green Patties






















"Hara Bhara Kebab – A very deliciously healthy & perfect vegetarian recipe made with spinach, mashed potatoes and green peas. These Kebabs are very easy prepare and tasty way to add nutritious spinach and in your diet. Serve Kebabs hot and crispy with Green chutney or Tamarind chutney as snack or appetizer. Or use kebabs to prepare burger, sandwich, wrap etc."

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Appetizers & Snacks
Prep Time: 30 Minutes | Cook time: 15 Minutes | serving: 12 Pc

June 01, 2016

Kadai Vegetable























"Kadai Vegetable is a dish from Indian Punjabi Cuisine. Punjabi cuisine has exotic and rustic flavors. Kadai Vegetable as the name resembles is a semi dry mixed vegetable curry traditionally cooked in Kadai/Wok. Here I have parboiled few of the veggie to make recipe easier when you don’t have Indian Kadai. And for exotic aroma I always prefer using fresh grounded spices blend."

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Curry
Prep Time: 20 Minutes | Cook time: 20 Minutes | serving: 4

May 26, 2016

Dahi ke Kebab/Yogurt fritters
























"Indian Kebabs have a lot of influence from the Mughlai cuisine. Kebabs are generally crisp and crunchy but this Kebab recipe is quite different having unique texture. Dahi ke Kebab are soft and creamy with the crunchy stuffing of nuts and dry fruits. This recipe is vegetarian preparation, interestingly made with hung curd (Dahi/Yogurt) as the main ingredient with crunchy nuts stuffing and exotic Indian spices.  Serve hot and enjoy this unique appetizer with green chutney or tomato ketchup."

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Appetizers & Snacks
Prep Time: 30 Minutes | Cook time: 20 Minutes | serving:8-10 pc

May 24, 2016

Mughlai Kofta Curry























"Mughlai Kofta Curry is one of the rich textured curries you will ever come across. This recipe is nutty, creamy and have perfect blend of all traditional ingredients from Mughlai Cuisine: Paneer, Dry nuts, Khoa/Cream and exotic selection of Spices. It’s simply irresistible to have this royal recipe on your table and miss the bite. The recipe looks lengthy and have long ingredients list but you will find most of the ingredients from your pantry or easy source from any Indian grocery store. Try this tried and tested recipe to recreate the restaurant style magic at home."

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Curry
Prep Time: 20 Minutes | Cook time: 40 Minutes | serving: 4-6

May 17, 2016

Strawberry Lemonade/ Sparkling Pink Lemonade























"Tart, tasty lemonade with a sweet kick of juicy strawberries is a perfect recipe for this heated summer.  A very simple, easy yet refreshing lemonade recipe made with very common ingredients from your pantry. Try out this variation of lemonade this summer, serve chilled and Enjoy."

Recipe Category: Beverages Drinks 
Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cooling Time: 30 Minutes |serving: 6

Mango Lemonade


May 16, 2016

Chinese Plum Sauce/Duck Sauce



















Veggie Quesadilla
























Quesadilla a recipe from Mexican Cuisine - is very yummy, super quick and great hunger satisfying meal! If you have tortilla on hand, you can prepare this recipe anytime. This recipe has all of the simple ingredients easily found fresh at your local Farmer's Market. Feel free to add in special blend of your favorite vegetables and shredded cheese, serve hot with your favorite salsa, sour cream, and guacamole.

Cuisine: Mexican| Recipe Category: Main Course
 Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Cook Time: 15 Minutes | Serving: 16 Wedges

Homemade Tortilla























"Homemade Tortilla - tender, warm and simple recipe to prepare. Try out this Homemade Tortilla recipe, you will never want to have store- bought tortilla again. This recipe is with all-purpose flour but get creative with your choice of flour like whole wheat, corn flour, soy or mixture of flours."

Cuisine: Mexican| Recipe Category: From the scratch
 Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Cook time: 15 Minutes | serving: 8 Tortilla (7")



Ingredients

1.
All-purpose flour
2 cups
2.
Baking powder
1 Tsp.
3.
Salt
½ Tsp.
4.
Oil
3 Tbsp.
5.
Warm water
½ cup to ¾ cup


Step By Step Instruction: [Hide Images]
  1. Sift the flour, salt & baking powder into a large mixing bowl. Add oil & mix with your fingertips to combine.
  2. Stir in warm water, adding little at a time and knead smooth dough. Wrap in plastic and let rest for at least 10 minutes. Divide dough into 8 portions.
  3. Roll each portion on a lightly dusted board into 7-in. circle. To get perfect rounded tortillas, trim off ragged edges & discard. Don't roll the dough out more than once or the tortillas will be hard.
  4. Heat a dry griddle or heavy skillet over high heat for 5 minutes. Cook the tortillas for 30 seconds on each side or until lightly browned.  Wrap tortilla in damp kitchen towel to keep them warm as you cook the other tortillas.
  5. Serve warm. I used to make Veggie Quesadillas.


















May 11, 2016

Kadai Mushroom (Dry)
























"Kadai mushroom - a recipe of sautéed button mushrooms served in a semi dry tomato gravy along with fresh roasted ground spices. Kadai mushroom is very easy and quick recipe, traditionally cooked in Kadai which means wok. This whole recipe is cooked in the Kadai and hence the name Kadai Mushroom. I always recommend using freshly grounded spices, whenever preparing any variety of Kadai recipe. Freshly ground spices add nice aroma and flavors to the food, which is missing from readymade or store bought spice powders."

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Curry
Prep Time: 20 Minutes | Cook time: 20 Minutes | serving: 3-4

May 10, 2016

Shrikhand

Hung Curd/Drained Yogurt























"Hung Curd" is a process by which whey gets drained out from the curd/yogurt. Hung Curd is used in many Indian and Middle Eastern recipes like thick Raitas, Dips, Kebabs, and Desserts like Shrikhand and used as marinade ingredients too. Hung curd is low in sugar, low in carbohydrates, high in protein and great source of calcium. It’s a great for folks who are on a low carb diet."

Cuisine: World | Recipe Category: From The Scratch
Hung Time: 45 Minutes | Refrigeration time: 4 Hours | serving: 1 cup

May 06, 2016

Kair Saangari (Dry Curry)


























"Kair Saangari is a traditional Rajasthani recipe made with dry Desert berries(Kair) and dry Desert beans(Saangari) as the main ingredients. Rajasthani cuisine uses little extra oil to keep the recipes fresh for long time in a hot and humid climate of Rajasthan. This  recipe is also prepared using generous amount of oil and spices and is very good to carry for traveling as it stays fresh for 2-3 days without refrigeration. Cooked simply with other easily available ingredients like whole red chilies, raisin and a couple of spice powders, sure you are going to love this recipe"

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Curry
Soak Time: 8 Hours| Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Cook Time: 15 Minutes | serving: 5-6

April 29, 2016

Boondi Raita























"Boondi Raita is very common Indian side dish served with Biryani, Pulao or any North Indian recipes.  Boondi are small crisp fried balls made with gram flour. Boondi Raita recipe is soaked Boondi in yogurt based thin consistency dip with flavorful dry spices. A very easy and mouth melting recipe made with very simple ingredients. You can use plain Boondi as well as Masala Boondi for this recipe."

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Chutney Pickle & Raita
Prep Time: 5 Minutes | Rest Time: 5 Minutes | Serving: 2

April 28, 2016

Fresh Pineapple Salsa

Creamy Red Sauce Vegetable Pasta

























"Delicious, simple and a perfect recipe for vegetable and pasta lovers. Creamy Red Sauce Vegetable Pasta recipe has goodness of vegetable with fresh rich creamy textured tomato red sauce, seasoned with Italian herbs and crushed red pepper. Along with fresh tomato sauce vegetable makes this recipe healthier."



Cuisine: Italian | Recipe Category: Lunch & Dinner
Prep Time: 20 Minutes | Cook time: 20 Minutes | serving:

April 20, 2016

Dahi Vada

























"Dahi Vada is a very popular North Indian street food, made of lentil dumplings dipped in a creamy whipped yogurt, topped with sweet & spicy chutneys and grounded spice powders. Dahi Vada can be served as a snack or as a starter dish. This mouth melting recipe is super addictive and very hard to resist. This recipe is super easy, just require some prep work to be done in beforehand like making both the spicy and sweet chutneys, preparing the Vadas etc."

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Appetizers & Snacks
Soak Time: 4-5 Hours | Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook time: 30 Minutes | serving: 5-6

April 19, 2016

Avocado Mango Salsa















One more fresh, healthy and delicious salsa recipe you won’t be able to stop eating it. Avocado Mango salsa recipe is tangy, sweet and hot. This salsa is quick and easy to make with very simple ingredients from your pantry. Serve with chips or side dish with any Mexican recipe.

Cuisine: Mexican | Recipe Category: Salad & Salsas
Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook Time: 10 Minutes | Serving: 3-4

April 15, 2016

Pineapple-Spinach Juice (Green Juice)


A very quick and refreshing recipe for this heated summer. Pineapple-Spinach juice with hint of ginger is Vitamin & Iron pack juice. This healthy juice may ease arthritis, prevent some types of cancer, atherosclerosis and helps to prevent and treat cardiovascular diseases.

Recipe Category: Beverages & Drinks | Prep Time: 5 Minutes | Serving: 2

April 13, 2016

Roasted Moong Daal/Roasted Mung Beans
























"Moong Daal Snack is something which most of us is a big fan. This recipe is about the roasted version of deep fried Moong Daal. I agree deep fried version taste awesome but roasted one taste equally good. This recipe require very few ingredients, so let’s get started for  this guilt free tea time snack."

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category:  Appetizers & Snacks
Soak Time: 2 Hours | Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook time: 20 Minutes | serving: 1cup