Category: Basics

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How to make Sun Dried Tomatoes in Oven

Share2 Pin7 +1 TweetShares 9 Just like pesto, sun-dried tomato pesto is my family favorite. We top our sandwiches and pastas with yummy sun-dried pesto and it adds a great zing and flavor to any meal. For an upcoming picnic, I have sun-dried tomato pesto pasta on my list...

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Homemade Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

Share13 Pin15 +1 TweetShares 28Homemade whole wheat pizza dough made with 100% whole grain white wheat flour, yeast and water. My go-to pizza dough recipe that taste wonderful and is so much healthy. Nothing beats a fresh homemade whole wheat pizza dough that is incredibly healthy, and preservative...

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How To Make Homemade Spring Roll Wrappers

Share37 Pin246 +1 TweetShares 283 Have you ever tried making spring roll wrappers at home? If not, here is your chance to learn how to make homemade spring roll wrappers or wonton wrappers and that too eggless. Just a few basic ingredients combined and kneaded together...

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How to make Sprouts

Share80 Pin501 +13 TweetShares 584 Sprouting is a great way of enjoying your favorite beans. They are considered as wonder foods and are a great addition to salads, sandwiches, chaats and cutlets. I have been sprouting beans and grains at home for quite some time. Compared...

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How to cook starch free rice

Share152 Pin101 +12 TweetShares 255Step By step tutorial on how to reduce starch from rice. An effective method to reduce calories and starch from rice. How to cook starch free rice Rice is a staple food of India and is composed of carbohydrates and some essential...

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How to make Chasni for Indian Sweets?

Share3 Pin12 +1 TweetShares 15 Sugar syrup or ‘Chasni’ is used in a lot of Indian sweets and mithais. These syrups are different for each mithai. Some desserts use 1 ‘taar’ or 1 string/thread consistency while other uses 2 ‘taar’ or 2 string/thread consistency sugar syrup. Many...

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Homemade Sambar Powder Recipe

Share10 Pin309 +1 TweetShares 319 Nothing can beat a homemade spice mix. Perfect combinations of warm spices that adds great authentic flavor to sambar without adding too much heat. A thought always crosses our minds – why bother to make homemade when we can find one in stores?...

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Homemade Instant Uttapam Mix

Share20 Pin196 +1 TweetShares 216 Uttapam is always on my menu planner as a favorite morning breakfast. But going through the process of soaking rice, urad dal and then fermenting it sounds like too much work to me. No doubt that is the most authentic...

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Homemade Whipped Cream

Share14 Pin98 +13 TweetShares 115 Whether be a cold coffee or a warm cake right out of the oven, everyone loves a dollop of whipped cream on top. I myself enjoy whipped cream as a topping on my desserts and have prepared recipes using whipped cream....

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Homemade Szechuan Sauce recipe

Share266 Pin1.9K +1 TweetShares 2.1KQuick and easy vegetarian hot and fiery Homemade Szechuan Sauce recipe prepared with ingredients right off your pantry. 20 minutes is all it takes from start to finish! Homemade Szechuan Sauce recipe is one of the essentials I always have on...

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Homemade Garam Masala Powder

Share5 Pin198 +14 TweetShares 207Looking for an alternative to store bought garam masala powder, try making your very own Homemade Garam Masala Powder. My mom used to place all the whole spices in the sun for 2-3 days. Why? Because whole spices retain their natural oils and aroma inside...

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Homemade Basil Pesto Sauce

Share5 Pin12 +1 TweetShares 17The ultimate homemade basil pesto sauce–straight forward, packed with flavor and ready in 15 minutes. My kitchen window planter is overflowing with basil leaves, so tossed some other ingredients from the fridge/pantry and created totally delicious and simple homemade Basil Pesto recipe. I make jars of...

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Homemade Tandoori Masala

Share31 Pin14.6K +12 TweetShares 14.6KMake your very own Homemade Tandoori Masala with this simple and easy step by step recipe. Once you try it, you’ll never use store bought again! Vegan and gluten-free spice mix. Homemade Tandoori masala is an authentic spice mix used in Indian...