Category: Reference Guide

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How to make Sun Dried Tomatoes in Oven

Share3Pin12TweetYumStumble+115 Shares 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 and I am...

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Homemade Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

Share13Pin26TweetYumStumble1+140 SharesHomemade 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 -free. Why homemade...

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How to make Sprouts

Share80Pin605TweetYumStumble+13688 SharesSprouting 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 to store bought sprouts,...

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How to cook starch free rice

Share180Pin204TweetYumStumble+12386 SharesStep 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 nutrients like thiamine,...

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Homemade Eggless Mayonnaise Recipe

Share63Pin490Tweet107Yum14Stumble1+112687 SharesCreamy and delicious mayonnaise made with the magic of Bean water. It’s simple, tasty and full of flavor just like the store-bought brands. Homemade Eggless Mayonnaise Recipe Who doesn’t love mayo? My family and I love mayo on just about everything – sandwiches, burgers, and salads....

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How to make Chasni for Indian Sweets?

Share3Pin17TweetYumStumble+120 Shares 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 people find these...

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Homemade Sambar Powder Recipe

Share17Pin603TweetYumStumble+1620 Shares 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? Well the answer...

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Homemade Instant Uttapam Mix

Share20Pin391TweetYumStumble+1411 Shares 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 way of preparing...

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Homemade Whipped Cream

Share17Pin99TweetYum25Stumble1+13145 SharesLearn how to make homemade Whipped Cream with just 4 basic ingredients. Super easy to make and is the perfect topping to any dessert,cake, pudding or coffee! Whether be a cold coffee or a warm cake right out of the oven, everyone loves a dollop...

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Homemade Szechuan Sauce recipe

Share320Pin2.7KTweet1Yum204Stumble+13.2K SharesQuick 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 hand.  It’s a...

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Homemade Garam Masala Powder

Share9Pin210TweetYum24Stumble1+14248 SharesLooking 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 them and when...

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Homemade Basil Pesto Sauce

Share5Pin16TweetYum229Stumble1+1251 SharesThe ultimate homemade basil pesto sauce–straightforward, 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 pesto sauce in summer...

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Homemade Tandoori Masala

Share45Pin25.6KTweetYum11Stumble1+1225.7K SharesMake 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 cooking to flavor meals prepared...