Monthly Archive: October 2014

Mint chutney raita recipe 4

Mint chutney raita

SharePinTweetYumStumble+1 Mint chutney raita- When the name raita comes to our mind the vision we have is of either boondi raita or cucumber raita. But have you ever tried a raita prepared with mint chutney? Well that was my expression when I heard my aunt...

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Dhaba style chicken curry

Share29Pin202TweetYumStumble+11232 Shares Dhaba pronounced as “Dha- bah” refers to roadside restaurants which are situated on highways. Dhaba’s are like a shed or a hut shaped building that has a center island. Underneath that center island are huge burners and huge utensils filled with local food is...

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Naan Indian Flatbread

SharePin19TweetYum26Stumble+145 Shares Naan Indian Flatbread recipe made with ingredients you likely have in your pantry. No skill is required to make this naan recipe – so simple and easy- to-follow step by step recipe. Well the secret to soft and fluffy naan is simple chemistry . A...

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Chicken Noodle soup

SharePin4TweetYumStumble+14 Shares This homemade Chicken noodle soup is made fresh with veggies and spiced up with aromatic herbs to beat the winter chills. Nothing can beat winter than a big bowl of warm nutritious soup and chicken noodle soup is one of that kind. It’s a meal...

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Zesty Corn Salad

SharePin4TweetYumStumble+14 SharesA pictorial guide to a quick and easy- to -follow Zesty corn salad. This recipe I must admit is for all those people who are looking for something healthy tonight. Quick, healthy and easy to prepare and in minutes you have a perfect salad...

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Wheat Halwa- Kada Prasad

Share53Pin194TweetYumStumble3+11251 SharesWheat Halwa- Kada Prasad is a rich and delicious dessert (prasad) prepared with wheat flour, sugar and ghee. A quick, easy and under 30 minute recipe!! Do I really need to say anything about this recipe? Wheat Halwa- Kada Prasad is a flour based prasad...

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Tandoori Curd- Mint Chutney

Share16Pin20TweetYumStumble+1339 Shares A very flavorful and creamy dip served with tandoori delicacies. No tandoori dish, tikkas or kebabs are complete without this chutney on the side. Use it as a accompaniment or eat it as is, it’s so tempting. The base is the same – mint...

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Pudina Chutney – Mint Chutney

Share3Pin8TweetYumStumble+111 Shares A versatile Pudina Chutney – Mint Chutney which accompanies nearly all the Indian savory dishes. A very flavorful and tasty Indian dip prepared by combining mint and cilantro along with Indian spices. This chutney goes very well with Alu bondas, chaats and Indian...

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Tomato-Cilantro Chutney

Share2Pin5TweetYumStumble+17 Shares Fingerling spicy and tangy tomato cilantro chutney. A great Tomato relish. Have some fresh tomatoes in refrigerator – prepare this easy chutney. Can be used in sandwiches, with rice, paranthas or as an accompaniment to Indian street food. A combination of cilantro along...

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Cucumber and Mint Raita

Share1Pin41TweetYumStumble+142 Shares A really quick and easy cucumber mint dip which takes minutes to prepare. Cucumber and mint raita is a yogurt based Indian dip that can be prepared with ingredients right from your refrigerator. Whether be breakfast, lunch or dinner this refreshing side dish blends well with any...

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Sabut Moong Dal

Share4Pin35TweetYumStumble+139 Shares Sabut moong dal or whole mung dal is a staple in my household. Simple and easy recipe cooked without onion and garlic – it’s healthy, comforting and loaded with flavor. During Navratri and other fasting days most of the Indian families consume food without onion and garlic. This recipe...

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Temperature Conversion Chart

Share4Pin4TweetYumStumble+119 SharesAt times, we come across recipes that looks appealing but find that the listed oven temperatures are different than what we are used to. So this set us on a quest to convert the given oven temperature. Oven temperatures in United States are listed in Fahrenheit but in...

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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

SharePin3TweetYumStumble+13 Shares Very deliciously made garlicky mashed potatoes- a perfect side dish. This dish starts off with boiled potatoes perfectly mashed and then smeared in garlic and richened with cream to give it that buttery flavor. Butter and cream add that velvety texture to these...

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Creamy corn for soups

Share1Pin5TweetYumStumble+16 Shares Homemade creamed corn prepared with fresh corn on the cob. No fresh corn on hand no worries why not try the frozen corn- if using frozen skip the boiling part. But if using fresh corn – then add corn and water in a...

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Sweet Corn Soup

Share9Pin373TweetYumStumble1+147430 Shares Hearty sweet corn vegetable soup is a healthy and delicious way to warm up on a cold wintry evening!! The crisp bite of salted crackers and a bowl of hot sweet corn soup has always been my favorite. This soup is so easy to put together,...

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Eggless Coconut cookies

Share106Pin4.6KTweetYum22Stumble1+1434.8K SharesBrighten your holidays with these d-licious Eggless Coconut cookies that are the perfect grab-and-go kind of cookies. Super easy to make, crispy, and surprisingly addictive!  Every year, I try to bake treats for my little trick and treaters. This year, on Halloween they will...

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Eggless fruit trifle cups

SharePin14TweetYumStumble+114 SharesEggless fruit trifle cups- a simple yet colorful dessert is prepared by combining eggless cake, custard and colorful fruits. Topped with whipped cream, cookie crumbs and cherry makes a treat that’s delicious and crowd pleaser.  Summer is a great time to enjoy trifles as...

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Punjabi Rajma

SharePin101TweetYum110Stumble+11212 SharesPujanbi Rajma or Rajmah is a popular North Indian dish which is prepared with Red Kidney beans and sauteed in onion- tomato masala. In most Indian houses Sunday noon hour is filled with aroma of Rajma – chawal (Kidney beans served with rice). Apart from...