When Cantaloupe is in season, try this light and refreshing recipe for Cantaloupe Milk Shake. It’ll cool down even the hottest of summer days!"Cantaloupe Milkshake How-to Video"
Thai cuisine is near and dear to our hearts! If you have some of the prep work done, like having homemade Thai Red Curry Paste ready and on hand, Thai cooking can be fast, super easy and absolutely heavenly. Since, we are getting ready to start our Thai cooking series, we thought we’d share this Red Curry Paste recipe with you. Ready, get set…Thai!"Thai Red Curry Paste"
Since there’s never a shortage of Indian festivals, it helps to have simple yet delicious desserts on hand for your family and friends. Watch this video for Cracked Wheat Payasam and serve it as a alternative to the standard kheer recipe. The richness of the coconut milk and unique sweetness of jaggery make this dessert perfect, even for large gatherings."Cracked Wheat Payasam How-to Video"
Submitted by:Mamtha Ingredients: one cup yogurt one handful mint leaves half the quantity of coriander leaves half the quantity of curry leaves small piece of mango small piece of ginger 2 green chillies one cucumber Method: 1. Add all these ingredients and add one cup water in the mixie and blend. 2. Strain and serve cold. ShowMeTheCurry Notes:Mamtha, thanks for the recipe, it sounds great for the summer!"Regenerating Drink"
Caramel Sauce is a very versatile sauce which can be had as a topping with endless desserts – ice creams, cakes, cookies, fruits and the list goes on and on. This basic recipe is easy and can be stored in the refrigerator for upto 2 weeks. It is also a great way to dress up a boring and a simple dessert…like we said – very versatile. Prep Time: 0 Cook Time: 15 minutes Makes: 1…"Homemade Caramel Sauce Video Recipe"
Submitted by: 4ever4you I encountered this drink in an obscure Doon Club in northern India in my teenage years – wasn’t allowed to drink alcohol. The taste, and especially the name (sounds like Zeher – poison), stayed in my memory. I finally recreated that excellent drink based on what I remember it tasted like."Zair – Lime Mocktail/Cocktail"
For Mother’s Day, kids love to “surprise” moms with homemade treats from the heart. Here is an easy cookie recipe for your kids to try out and impress Mom on her special day. Older kids can do it “all by themselves” and little ones can spend precious “mommy time” bonding. If you don’t have kids, don’t worry…its one scrumptious cookie that you just have to try!"Chocolate Chip and Walnut Cookies"
There a very few people who don’t like Gulab Jamun, as for us, we just love them. It is a perfect dessert for any occasion – wedding, birthday party, potluck or a romantic dinner for 2! An unbelievable combination is hot, hot Gulab Jamuns with cold, cold Ice Cream…yum…just thinking about it makes our mouth water. Gotta go now, have Gulab Jamuns to make!"Gulab Jamun"
Looking for an easy, no-frills recipe that is simply delicious? Try this Dum Kebab recipe, our version of Indian meatloaf. The beauty of this versatile recipe — mix all the ingredients and bake! Cut it into small pieces and serve with a toothpick for a no-fuss, make ahead appetizer. Cut it into larger pieces and use it as a stuffing in pita bread for a filling lunch. So many possibilities!"Dum Kebab (Meatloaf) Recipe"
Upma is a satisfying and flavorful breakfast or lunch goto item. It is made from semolina (suji/sooji), a wheat product, and makes it impossible for people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance to enjoy it. As with many gluten free substitutions, rice comes to the rescue once again…this time in the form of thin rice noodles (rice sticks). Try this delicious gluten-free rice sticks upma recipe for a variation to the traditional upma. Oh…and we’d…"Gluten Free Rice Sticks Upma Recipe"
Methi Malai Mater is a rich and flavorful Indian vegetable dish. The Methi, or Fenugreek Leaves give a wonderful aroma and unique taste to compliment the sweetness of the peas and cream. Try this delicious recipe and enjoy it with chapati, naan or plain white rice."Methi Malai Mater How-to Video"
Bhel Puri is one variety of Indian “street food” known as “Chaat”. With a nice balance of flavors, including savory, sweet and spicy, Bhel Puri is a perfect snack or appetizer idea. Try this recipe — it’s sure to please! Ingredients: Pre-packaged Bhel Mix – 3 cups Onion – 1/2 medium, finely chopped Tomato – 1 small, finely chopped Raw Mango – small piece, finely chopped (optional) Cilantro – 5 sprigs, finely chopped Green Chilies…"Bhel Puri – Chaat"
This is a quick and an easy South Indian Chutney that goes so well with a lot of South Indian dishes. The Curry Leaves give a flavor that is very distinct and fresh. A make ahead chutney that is a wonderful change to the coconut chutney that is usually served is great when you have a lot of Curry Leaves on hand, pruning down you Kadi Patta Plant for the winter. Prep Time: 10 min…"Curry Leaves Chutney (Kadi Patta Chutney)"
Everyone can use a little more fiber in their diets but fiber doesn’t have to be thick and yucky. Meet fiber in the form of a delicious Oat Bran Muffin! Just one of these healthy muffins is a great way to start your morning as well as get your daily dose of fiber. Try this yummy recipe today!"Oat Bran Muffins"