An all time favorite in the chaat category is Pani Puri (aka Gol Guppas or Puchkaas). You can’t have Puri without the Pani. How to describe a Pani of the Pani Puri fame? It is a mix that has depths of flavor. So when you put a Pani Puri in your mouth, it’s a burst of different levels of unbelieveable flavor. So the best way to optimize the space in your stomach is to start…"Pani for Pani Puri – Indian Chat Recipe"
This quick & easy Kaddu ki Subzi is just that. It is a very typical Punjabi dish with is served with Puris and Aloo (Potato). The amazing balance of the sweet, sour, spicy and a hint of bitter is the key to the success of mastering this Kabocha Dish. Enjoy this amazing marriage of flavors the next time you get a chance! Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 30 min Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: Kabocha Squash…"Khatta Meetha Kaddu Subzi (Kabocha Squash) Indian Recipe"
When the thought of dessert leads to pangs of guilt, there is no need to skip it. This super easy Fruit and Yogurt Parfait recipe will save the day. With delicious layers of lightly sweetened Greek yogurt and your choice of fruits and nuts, you can confidently “have your parfait and eat it too”."Fruit and Yogurt Parfait Recipe"
Roasted Chutney (Chutnee) Paneer is a fabulous appetizer idea, perfect for cocktail parties. The Paneer (Indian homemade cheese), is delicately marinated in mint or coriander chutney and roasted in the oven. Watch this video and learn to make this mouthwatering dish."Roasted Chutney Paneer How-to Video"
Bananas Foster is a scrumptious dessert that is usually made with bananas, brown sugar, butter and a bit of rum. See what a green chili and a little coconut milk can do in this Bananas Foster with a surprise twist recipe! Impress your holiday guests with a dessert that is fit for a gourmet restaurant but takes you under 10 minutes to prepare! Prep Time: 2 minutes Cook Time: 5-7 minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients: Banana…"Bananas Foster (with a twist) – Holiday Dessert"
Asparagus is a vegetable that is not usually associated with Indian cooking. The long bright green spears have tender tips while the tough ends are discarded. Asparagus is a nutrient-rich food that in high in Folic Acid and is a good source of potassium, fiber, vitamin B6, vitamins A and C and thiamin. Many people tend to overlook this delicious vegetable due to lack of preparation know-how. Now, you can try fresh and tender Asparagus…"Asparagus Subzi"
Hetal and Anuja show you the basics of stocking your pantry for Indian cooking. This is part 2 of the 2 part series:"Stocking your Pantry for Indian Cooking 101 – Part 2"
With all the holidays and festivals around the corner, we are always looking for new and fresh ideas to put smiles on the faces of the ones we love. Diwali, Dushera, Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years, this Paneer Sandwiches are sure to please. What we love is that they are easy to make and since they are not fried, they are a great alternate to the mess of frying. Enjoy your holidays and enjoy these…"Baked Crispy Paneer Sandwiches Recipe"
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! Detailed Recipe for Chocolate Burfi."Chocolate Burfi How-to Video"
The best time to make homemade jams is when any particular fruit is in season. Since strawberries are bright red, juicy and sweet about now, let’s make fresh homemade strawberry jam. It is easier than you think and a blessing to know what actually goes into your strawberry jam recipe."Fresh Strawberry Jam"
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"
This superbly mild (of course, can be made spicy) and creamy curry has the shrimp melting in your mouth. The soft and the juicy shrimp are a seafood lovers delight. One of the most popular and recognizable Bengali dishes will have you licking your fingers. Like all other regions and states, each region has it’s own style of making the dish. Enjoy this great version shared by Sayanti Chanda. Thank you, Sayanti! Prep Work: 10…"Bengali Shrimp Curry (Chingri Malaikari)"
Panna is a refreshing Raw Mango Drink that is just perfect to beat the summer heat. It has a wonderful balance of flavors – sweet, sour and savory. Try this recipe for an amazing alternative to boring sodas."How to make Panna (Raw Mango Drink) – Indian Food Recipes"
Bean Sprouts are an extremely healthy and delicious way to enjoy legumes. Although sprouting can seem intimidating to some, it is really an easy process. Any whole bean can be sprouted – Mung, Garbanzo, Moth, Adzuki, Lentil, etc. Sprouts can be eaten raw in salads or cooked. Try this simple method for Mung Beans and be on your way enjoying Mung Sprouts."How to Sprout Beans"
Vella is Jaggery in Tamil, hence the name Vella Dosa. Sweet Jaggery Dosa has a very special place in our home, it is always made on the spur of the moment. We love the fact that it does not need as much planning as other dosas do. Quick, fast, easy and so so good… Detailed recipe for Vella Dosa"Vella Dosa – Sweet Jaggery Pancake How-to Video"
Listen to Curry girls, Hetal and Anuja, discuss the voting for the seven wonders and their experience at the Taj Mahal."Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World!"