After a visit to the amazing Santa Monica Farmers Market (California), I was inspired to make a fresh Peach and Ginger Lassi. Though mango is the typical ingredient for a sweet lassi, peaches are a great substitute. Try both the sweet and savory version of this versatile lassi recipe."Peach Ginger Lassi Recipe"
For those who grew up enjoying aromatic South Indian style Filter Coffee, making it is a no-brainer. However, for the rest of the world, it is a great alternative to brewing coffee in a standard coffee maker. The biggest difference in South Indian style filter coffee is the coffee. Coffee beans are blended with chicory, the root of a fragrant plant. Look out for the many different styles of manual drip coffee makers and coffee…"Filter Coffee (South Indian Style)"
Indian snacks are awesome, but when we look into the health factor, they go from 30 to 0 in 2 seconds flat. Poha Chivda or Chidva is a wonderful healthy snack alternative to the fried ones, you so yearn for at the stores. This Poha Chivda recipe has a great shelf life and is so easy to make. Make a big batch and store it or a small batch and keep it fresh. Ingredients: Thin…"Poha Chivda"
Who would not agree that rainy days mean Pakodas! We love Pakodas and are very fair and impartial to all kinds, be it Paneer, Spinach, Onion or Potato. Enjoy these Pakodas (Bhajjis, Bahjias) and believe us when we say, you’ll start looking forward to the rain."Pakodas (Crispy Fried Fritters) How-to Video"
A flavorful burger that’s good for you, unheard of? This Black Bean Burger is so yummy that you may be be looking for excuses to make it again and again 🙂 The subtle flavors and the additional good of the healthy ingredients just add to the charm. Black Beans have this great taste that is hearty and substantial. Make it a meal or a snack and you have a winner! Ingredients: (makes approx 6 large…"Black Bean Burger"
For Mother’s Day, treat Mom (or yourself) to something light, fluffy and sweet. This easy to make Strawberry Cheesecake Parfait is just the right amount of sweetness and packed with flavor. Happy Mother’s Day to all the lovely mothers out there who selflessly look after their families."Strawberry Cheesecake Parfait Recipe"
Tuna Fish is packed with healthy goodness. This is what 1 serving has to offer: 1 gram of fat 0 carbs 20 grams of protein Amazed? Here is a recipe to spruce it up and stay healthy. Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 15 min Serves – 4 Ingredients: Tuna – 2, 6oz cans (packed in water) Oil – 1 Tbsp Onions – 1 medium, chopped Ginger – 1 Tbsp, minced Garlic – 1 Tbsp,…"Tuna Fish Subzi"
I had been making this Spinach and Carrots Pullao dish on the stove top for a long time when I saw a book on Microwave cooking…looks like someone had read my mind AND my prayers had been answered!! Wow! The results were amazing! Now, I make it more often and my family just loves this Pullao/Pullav/ Pulav. The best part…I don’t have to hover around the stove and after we have relished it, I have only 1…"Spinach & Carrots Pullao"
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"
After any festivals, there is a phase where we have had too much of Mitai and it is just sitting around and you can’t even bribe the kids with them anymore! You can always freeze them and save them for later, that’s a great option but here is another one. Have it as milkshake! Prep Time: 5 min Cook Time: 0 min Serves: 1 Ingredients: Leftover Mithai – as needed Milk (or Lassi) – 3/4…"Mithai (Burfi) Milkshake – Indian Recipe"
Rava (Rawa) Pongal is a type of healthy upma because it’s made with protein packed mung daal. The mung daal also provides great texture to the normally soft sooji upma. Try this delicious and comforting recipe (courtesy of Girija Challa) for your next weekend breakfast or brunch."Rava Pongal (Healthy Upma)"
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This amazing Street Food can’t be breat! Chandni Chowk, a hub of whole sale business in Old Delhi but also known for the food – the street food, the kebabs, the chaats, the kheers, the sandwiches, chole 7 bhature, bedmi puris – the list is endless! Here is a little clip from the time I tried Daulat Ki Chaat, a sweet Milk Souffle. It is sold only during the winter months as it cannot hold…"Daulat Ki Chaat – Indian Street Food"
Sevia Kesari, an Indian Vermicelli dessert (aka Sukhi Sevia or Eid ki Sevia) is just as delicious as it is easy to make. It is a wonderful twist and healthy alternative to Suji ka Halwa, which uses a lot more ghee. Hope you enjoy this dessert as much as I do! Ingredients: Vermicelli – 1/2 cup Ghee ( Clarified Butter) – 1 tsp Sugar – 1/4 cup Water – 2 cup Cashews – 1 tbsp, broken pcs. Golden Raisins…"Sevia Kesari (Vermicelli Dessert)"
Chocolate Burfi is perfect for the Holidays, Parties or as hostess gift! The part we love about this burfi is that it looks like you have worked really hard and spent a lot of time on this item, but, no one needs to know the truth! The fantastic presentation and yummy taste…get ready to amaze yourself! Prep Time: 5 min Cook Time: 10 min Setting Time: 2-4 hours Makes: approx. 30 pcs. Ingredients: Instant Dry…"Chocolate Burfi"
Thai Cuisine is one of the beautiful with depths of color and flavors. This Tom Kha Soup is always a favorite whether it is summer of winter. The balance of the sweet (palm sugar), the salty (fish sauce or soy sauce) and the spice (thai chilli) is just unbelievable with the soft and creamy and very subtle Coconut Milk. Can you tell we are in love with Thai Food? Prep Time: 20 min Cook Time:…"Thai Tom Kha Soup"
Tired of the same old breakfast/brunch recipes? Try this delicious Vegetable & Egg Casserole. It’s a great one pot meal and can be prepared the night before and baked in the morning – or when you need it. This Vegetable & Egg Casserole is one to keep in mind when you have overnight guests or family visiting for the holidays."Vegetable & Egg Casserole How-to Video"
Tandoori Chicken has earned a name for itself and needs no explanation or introduction. Tandoori Chicken is just fabulous. The experience, the spices, the color, the flavor, the aroma….the combination of all this will have you coming back for more every time. So, Ladies and Gentlemen, here is ….Tandoori Chicken……"Tandoori Chicken"
Sambal Chilli Sauce is one we all recognize – the Chilli Sauce bottle with the green lid! Yum! A dollop of it goes great with mostly all the Asian dishes and if you happen to like spicy foods, you are probably consuming it by the gallon! This version is one from Indonesia, but there are many different versions of it with many different ingredients. Well, simply make it at home and enjoy this simply simple…"Homemade Sambal Chilli Sauce Recipe"
A Mexican inspired dinner is not complete without a heaping side of Mexican Rice. Although sometimes referred to as “Spanish Rice”, don’t expect to find this preparation of sauteed golden brown rice simmered in broth in Spain. The term simply stems from the fact that the Spanish language is spoken in Mexico. Oh by the way…in Mexico, this delicious rice recipe is called just rice or “arroz”."Mexican (Spanish) Rice"
Parathas are an Indian unleavened bread and an integral part of many Indian meals. Any subzi (vegetable) or curry dish can be fabulous when accompanied with fresh, hot parathas. Try this recipe. It’ll be worth your while! Although we refer to this recipe as Chapatti in the video, this is actually a Paratha recipe. The difference between the two is that Chapattis are cooked without oil whereas Parathas are pan fried."Paratha/Chapatti"
Authentic style of making Pearl Millet Flour Rotis – Gluten free and enjoy the beautiful folk music."Bajra Roti Demonstration at Dastkar Mela – Glimpses Of India"
Once in a while, we crave a change from boring sodas and juices. Gajar ki Kanji, a unique tasting beverage made from carrots and beets, is a great alternative to your average drink. Add a few green chilies to give this recipe an added kick or simply enjoy this refreshing and beautiful beverage."Gajar (Carrot) Kanji"