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

"Mango has tons of Vitamins, specifically A & C along with E, K and B6. Mango combined with lemon makes the perfect refreshing summer drink. This wonderful health punch is going to keep you cool, refreshing and energized this summer. Try this out."

Recipe Category: Drinks & Beverages
Prep Time: 10 Minutes | serving: 3

May 16, 2016

Chinese Plum Sauce/Duck Sauce

"Plum sauce also known as Duck sauce is a sweet and sour Chinese condiment. This sauce is made from sweet, tart, fully ripe plums along with sugar, vinegar, onion, ginger, garlic and few spices. Plum sauce is viscous texture and used in Chinese Cuisine as a dip for deep fried dishes like Spring Roll, Deep Fried Tofu and many non-vegetarian dishes. Try out this recipe and have one more variety in your condiment."

Cuisine: Chinese | Recipe Category: Spice Sauce & Condiments
 Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook time: 40 Minutes | serving:  cup 

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")


All-purpose flour
2 cups
Baking powder
1 Tsp.
½ Tsp.
3 Tbsp.
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


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

May 04, 2016

Gulab Jamun With Milk Powder

“Gulab jamun" does anybody need Introduction? Gulab Jamun, authentic milk solids based, mouth melting preparation, very popular in countries of South Asia. Gulab Jamun is one of the famous sweet of North Indian cuisine too. Mawa/khoya is the key ingredient but Mawa is not easily available at few places or you need to prepare it at home.  No worries as still you can prepare and relish your home made Gulab Jamuns. So to make things easier, this quick and easy step by step recipe with picture details you how to make Gujab Jamun with milk powder. The difference between two methods Gulab Jamuns with milk powder are soft, tender and have little porous texture from inside while Gulab Jamuns with mawa have smoother texture & stay long.  Folk I suggest you all to read Quick Tips to start your hassle free cooking.

Cuisine: Indian | Recipe Category: Desserts & Sweets
Prep Time: 10 Minutes | Cook time: 20 Minutes | serving: 18-20 pc