Monthly Archive: November 2014

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Fluffy Puris

SharePin1TweetYum+11 Shares 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 and add 2...

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How to make mawa from ricotta cheese

Share2Pin44TweetYum+146 Shares 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 bought ricotta cheese...

Milk peda recipe 2

How to shape and design Milk pedas

Share1Pin7TweetYum+18 Shares 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 -the-mouth – dessert...

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Chicken Keema Recipe

Share65Pin95TweetYum+12162 Shares 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 great source of...

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Fettuccine Chicken Pasta

Share2Pin16TweetYum+1119 Shares 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 Fettuccine Chicken Pasta....

Missi Puri recipe 2

Missi Puri

Share2Pin19TweetYum1+1123 Shares 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 – meal. Missi...

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Baked Potato boats

SharePin2TweetYum+12 Shares 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 of the potato...

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Churma or Choorma recipe

Share6Pin17TweetYum+123 Shares 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 scrumptious sweet. Ghee...

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Rajasthani Baati and how to eat Baati

Share3Pin20TweetYum+123 Shares 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 – Wheat dough balls...

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Dal Baati OR Baati Dal

Share11Pin97TweetYum32+12142 Shares 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 used generously while...

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How to make Ghee from butter

Share37Pin99TweetYum+1136 Shares 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 is extremely easy...

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How to store Onion – tomato masala

SharePin100TweetYum+1100 Shares 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 base ingredients. In...

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How to make Italian seasoning

Share1Pin101TweetYum+1102 SharesQuick 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, pastas to grilled...

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Homemade Cake flour

Share13Pin489TweetYum+1502 Shares 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 has little less...

Lemon pepper seasoning recipe 2

Homemade Lemon – Pepper Herb Seasoning

Share10Pin27TweetYum+137 Shares 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. Lemon zest combined...

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Homemade baked tortilla strips

Share2Pin4TweetYum+16 Shares 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 salt and pepper,...

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Kulcha and Wheat Kulcha recipe

Share23Pin496TweetYum49+1568 Shares 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. He stands in...

Coconut Chutney

Share4Pin7TweetYum+111 Shares 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 the fresh one....

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Aloo Paratha

Share2Pin11TweetYum45+1159 Shares 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 and toasted to...