Monthly Archive: November 2014

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Fluffy Puris

Share Pin1 +1 TweetShares 1 For fluffy puris – While kneading the dough adjust the amount of water with 2 tablespoon of milk. For example – if the dough requires 1 cup of water adjust it – minus 2 tablespoon of water from 1 cup...

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How to make mawa from ricotta cheese

Share1 Pin40 +1 TweetShares 41 Mawa or Khoya is a dried form of milk and a super ingredient used to flavor up Indian sweets and thicken up Indian curries. Follow the step by step pictorial guide below to prepare unsweetened mawa or khoya at home. Store...

Milk peda recipe 2

How to shape and design Milk pedas

Share1 Pin7 +1 TweetShares 8 Pedaaaa.. ahh – a scrumptious and delicious festive sweet. Around festival seasons you will find Indian sweet shops a.k.a. Halwai shops loaded with these pedas. A sight of these pedas just makes you pop one in your mouth. These easy- to-melt-in...

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Chicken Keema Recipe

Share64 Pin94 +12 TweetShares 160 Keema/Kheema is a flavorful dish prepared with minced mutton which is sauteed in onions and seasoned with aromatic spices. I have improvised this recipe and switched it with Chicken- making it Chicken Keema Recipe. Both chicken and mutton are a...

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Fettuccine Chicken Pasta

Share2 Pin15 +11 TweetShares 18 Fettuccine Chicken Pasta tossed in creamy alfredo sauce topped with caramelized onions and barbecue chicken is “lick-the -plate” kind of recipe. It’s one another delicious meal which your family will thank you for. A step by step recipe on how to make...

Missi Puri recipe 2

Missi Puri

Share2 Pin17 +11 TweetShares 20 Missi puri is puffed up deep fried golden Indian bread. Puris or Pooris are unleavened Indian bread usually prepared with wheat flour. Puri is enjoyed by every age group and especially among kids it’s a must – have – everyday...

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Baked Potato boats

Share Pin2 +1 TweetShares 2 Baked potato boats – simple yet flavorful and delicious dish. Baked potatoes are scooped, filled with red bell pepper, green onions and generously topped with shredded cheese. Baking time for potatoes in a microwave may vary depending on the size...

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Churma or Choorma recipe

Share4 Pin15 +1 TweetShares 19 Step by step recipe to prepare Churma or Choorma recipe. Churma is a great accompaniment to the trio dish DAL, BAATI CHURMA. Prepared with wheat dough balls which are baked in oven and then reduced to crumbs to make this...

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Rajasthani Baati and how to eat Baati

Share3 Pin17 +1 TweetShares 20 Rajasthan is a land of rich foods and specialty desserts. A visit to this place is never complete without one tasting its rich and flavorful staple meal – Dal Baati Churma. Where Dal is – Mixed lentils cooked with spices, BAATI –...

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Dal Baati OR Baati Dal

Share10 Pin35 +12 TweetShares 47 Today I bring you a popular and signature dish of Rajasthan – DAL BAATI, CHURMA relished and enjoyed by all. Rajasthan means – “Abode of Kings” and the food of Rajasthan is colorful, has rich flavors, exotic aroma and ghee is...

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How to make Ghee from butter

Share1 Pin47 +1 TweetShares 48 How to make ghee from butter? Ghee also referred to as Clarified butter is a must in Indian cooking. No Indian “Tadka” or tempering is complete without ghee. Ghee is used in Aryuveda for medicinal purposes. Making ghee at home...

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How to store Onion – tomato masala

Share Pin100 +1 TweetShares 100 Today’s post is in continuation to my earlier post on how to make onion tomato masala for Indian gravies? A versatile masala that can be used for almost all the Indian recipes which calls for onion, ginger, garlic and tomato as...

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How to make Italian seasoning

Share1 Pin101 +1 TweetShares 102Quick and easy homemade Italian herb seasoning. Blend of aromatic herbs adds zesty flavor to any recipe. Though it’s named as Italian seasoning, it’s an all purpose seasoning and I try to use it on almost everything from chicken to fish,...

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Homemade Cake flour

Share12 Pin396 +1 TweetShares 408 Wondering what a cake flour is? Nowadays cake flour is used to prepare cakes, cookies and pies. So why substitute all purpose flour with cake flour ? The major difference among the two flours is the amount of protein – cake flour...

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Homemade Lemon – Pepper Herb Seasoning

Share10 Pin18 +1 TweetShares 28 Homemade Lemon-pepper seasoning is a versatile seasoning an all- rounder to season chicken, seafood, broths and soups. This seasoning is readily available in supermarkets but I prefer to make mine at home.It’s a simple recipe nothing too fancy or flashy....

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Homemade baked tortilla strips

Share1 Pin4 +1 TweetShares 5 Baked tortilla strips – a versatile topping to soups and salads. Great way to use any leftover tortillas. In this post I have used flour tortillas but you can use any kind of tortillas. If you prefer you can season them with...

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Kulcha and Wheat Kulcha recipe

Share23 Pin198 +1 TweetShares 221 Doesn’t this recipe remind you of Delhi streets where these vendors are standing at every corner selling Chole Kulcha and Matar kulcha. I remember this vendor from Chandi Chowk, Delhi who comes at noon with his cart loaded with chole and kulchas....

Coconut Chutney

Share4 Pin7 +1 TweetShares 11 Coconut chutney- a perfect accompaniment to South Indian delicacies. A versatile chutney prepared with fresh coconut and pairs well with dosa, idlis, uttapam and vadas. In this recipe I have used freshly grated coconut but you can always substitute unsweetened desiccated coconut for...

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Aloo Paratha

Share2 Pin10 +11 TweetShares 13 Aloo paratha or stuffed Indian flatbread whatever we call it; it’s an all-rounder and can be eaten at any time of the day. Wheat dough is rolled out in small circles, stuffed with tasty potato mixture, sealed around the corners...