Category: Glossary


Cooking Methods

Share1PinTweetYum+11 SharesCooking methods are divided into three categories – dry-heat, moist-heat and combination-heat. By understanding the cooking methods one can choose the correct method required for specific foods. Various methods of cooking have a direct impact on the outcome of the finished dish. Choosing the correct method...


Subzi means Vegetable

SharePinTweetYum+1 Subzi stands for “vegetable” and Mandi stands for “bazaar/market”. In India some people still shop for their groceries in Subzi mandi (Indian farmer’s market) but now the trend seems to be changing. People are turning towards supermarkets for their groceries as they prefers washed and clean vegetables. I really...


Cooking Terms

SharePinTweetYum+1 A complete guide to all the unfamiliar cooking terms. List below will shed light on what a particular term means and what it is used for?


Indian glossary

SharePin1TweetYum+11 Shares Have you ever looked over a recipe, noticed an unfamiliar ingredient, and wondered “What’s that?” Here is the list of all the common terms which are used across my website. Just navigate your way through the entire alphabetical listing group.  


Dals – Indian term used for Lentils

SharePin100TweetYum+1100 Shares Dal means all varieties of dried beans, split peas, and lentils. Daals are a huge part of Indian diet. They are low in fat and rich in fiber and protein. There are many different varieties of dals which have a specific use in Indian...