Shahi Kheer Dessert Recipe (Paneer ki Kheer)

Shahi Khir is a dessert fit for the kings, hence the name. Shahi means rich, royal…The abundance of dry fruits and Panir in this Kheer make it a rich dessert. The textures of the chopped dry fruits, the softness of the paneer, the creaminess of the milk, make for a suprise-in-every-bite-kinda-dessert. Enjoy this deconstructed Ras-Malai at home without all the drama. Prep Time: 10min Cook Time: 30min Serves: 5-6 Ingredients: Whole Milk – 4 cups…

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Hummus

SimplyRecipes.com’s Elise Bauer has this very easy recipe for a basic Hummus that we just love! It is great as a dip or spread. Serve with some crakers, pita bread or pita chips or just replace it with butter on toasts! You just can’t go wrong with this. Thanks again, Elise, this one is a keeper! Ingredients: Garbanzo Beans – 1, 15 oz can, drained and rinsed Garlic – 2 cloves, crushed Tahini (Sesame Seed…

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Mixed Daal with Amaranth Seeds (Rajgira) Recipe

Amaranth Seeds loaded with proteins, amino acids and very high in calcium but when something is so good for you, it is hard to incorporate it in your daily meals and enjoy it as well. Here is a quick recipe that will work wonders with you and your family. Change the daals with the Amaranth Seeds and get new flavors every time! Did we mention that Amaranth Seeds are Gluten free? Enjoy! Prep Time: 15min…

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Pasta Salad

Try this super easy recipe for Pasta Salad. It is a great make ahead and take-along dish for picnics and outdoor barbecues. Take it along for a potluck and the presentation will WOW everyone! Ingredients: Fusilli/Rotini/Corkscrew Pasta – 16 oz (cooked per directions) Italian Dressing – enough to coat pasta Green Onions – 4 stalks, chopped Bell Pepper – 1/2 large, diced Tomato – 1 large (diced) or handful of grape tomatoes cut in halves.…

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Ginger & Garlic Paste

A big time saver in the kitchen is to have ginger and garlic paste on hand and ready to use. Unfortunately, the store bought ones tend to have a lot of preservatives, giving them a funny aftertaste and smell. Try this quick recipe to make your own ginger and garlic paste at home – all natural and no preservatives. The best part…it has a shelf life of over 2 months in the refrigerator!

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7 Cup Burfi – Indian Sweet

Most festivals are about traditions and about families coming together. In India, they are also about eating. Families coming together, making sweets, laughing, sharing and enjoying their time together. Diwali is a festival that is pretty much that and with so much to do, an easy recipe is like a God-send. Soumya shared her Grandmother’s recipe with us which she would make for Diwali- so there is tradition, sharing and lots of love in this…

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Reshmi Kebab

Calling all Kebab fans… Here is super simple and utterly delicious “must-try” recipe for Reshmi Kebab. Bite size pieces of chicken are marinated in a fresh and flavorful mint cream sauce. You can grill the kebabs on skewers in your oven or barbecue grill. Don’t worry if you don’t have an oven or grill. We’ll show you how to make them on the stove as well. Enjoy!

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Hannah Montana (Miley Cyrus) 3-D concert movie

You’d know that Miley Cyrus is the hottest ticket in town if you have a young daughter. My daughter is a huge fan of “Hannah Montana” and was really excited to go see the 3-D movie of her concert. As you probably heard, in December, there was a live concert by Miley Cyrus in Dallas. It sold out in minutes and the tickets were being sold by scalpers for ridiculous amounts of money. Some parents…

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How To Make Masala (in bulk) How-to Video

Cooking Indian food can’t get any easier. Making this Punjabi masala is a little time consuming at first, but then you realize what a time saver it is in the long run. Amazing! You’ll wonder why you have not done this for years…but, it’s never too late to start. Watch this video recipe and enjoy our “Shortcut to Indian Cooking 101”.

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Kosambri (Shredded Carrot Salad)

This recipe for Kosambri  or Shredded Carrot Salad most probably originated in the southern parts of India but has been adapted all over.  The natural sweetness of carrots mixed in with the tanginess of the  lemon juice makes Kosambri one of the tastiest ways to eat raw carrots.  Try this recipe and enjoy the health benefits of carrots – an A+ vegetable!

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Sevia Kesari (Vermicelli Dessert)

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…

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Kothu Parotta Recipe

Kothu Parotta just means it’s ‘minced’ or ‘beaten-up’ Parotta…and there are a lot of variations to this wonderful dish that you can just whip up and impress everyone. The first time I had this dish was at a small little road-side shop in Trivandrum (aka Thiruvananthapuram), though origianally from Tamil Nadu! Enjoy this wonderful dish from my past:) Perfect for breakfast, brunch or just a snack.

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