“Sarson Da Saag, Makki di Roti, bhai wah kya swad”…that reminds me of Dara Singh. Anyone having grown up in India knows exactly what I am talking about. Besides the fact that it was Dara Singh saying those famous lines, the sentence holds so very true…the abundance of flavor and nutrition packed in this meal is amazing! The blob of butter on the top completes the meal…you’ve just got to try it the Punjabi way!…"Makki Di Roti (Punjabi Corn Flour Bread)"
For those who are addicted to Chinese food and can truly understand the statement ‘I am dying for some Chinese…’, we have this awesome Vegetable Fried Rice that you can make at home and treat those cravings. Eat at home, eat healthy and save some money! Enjoy. Vegetable Fried Rice Detailed Recipe"Vegetable Fried Rice How-to Video"
If your baby is getting a bit older and past the jarred baby food stage, here is something that may interest you. Try this delicious Cracked Wheat (aka Daliya) Khichdi. Cracked wheat, a wheat product made from whole raw wheat kernels that are crushed or cut into smaller pieces, has a great deal of nutrition and fiber since it includes the fiber and nutrient rich outer bran and germ of the wheat. Pair this with…"Cracked Wheat (Daliya) Khichdi How-to Video"
We all know how good Spinach is for us and we keep looking for recipes and innovative ways to include as much as we can in our diets. This recipe is absolutely wonderful because can be served as a main dish or a side-dish, had with Chapatis or with Rice and your proteins and greens all in one. Soak Time: 8 hrs Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 1 hour Serves:4-6 This dish is made…"Spinach Curry with Channas"
This Khao Soi Soup is in no way authentic! But we know that it is very delicious, comforting and a very flavorful soup. It is perfect for the winters as it warms the heart and the home and easy to make in a batch. I love making this for parties as it looks like a lot of effort has gone into it, but we all know, it is fairly simple. The different levels of flavors…"Vegetarian Khao Soi – Coconut based Noodles Soup"
Have you ever been in the mood for something wholesome and hearty? Try this delicious Moong Dal recipe made with whole green mung beans. There’s not a lot of spices or fuss involved with this protein packed bowl of goodness. Enjoy this Mung Daal with rice, chapati or just by itself as a soup — absolutely comforting! Detailed recipe for Whole Green Mung Daal."Whole Green Moong Dal How-to Video"
We just LOVE salads and we hope you do too. Eating healthy and right is important for us but equally important is to enjoy our food. This Greek Lentil Salad takes care of our health and our palate. Serve it as a light lunch, packed lunch, for picnics or for pot-lucks. Skip the Cheese and make this wonderful vegetarian salad, vegan! Prep Time: 10 min Cooking Time: 20 min Chill Time: minimum 15 min. Serves…"Greek Lentil Salad Recipe"
This Cabbage Salad is an amazing salad/subzi recipe. All the nutrients (Vitamin C) are still intact as the Cabbage has not been cooked a whole lot. Sambharo is traditionally a Gujarati dish and once again, like a lot of other Gujarati dishes, it will blow you away with it’s simplicity and the flavor. A must try…"Sambharo – Cabbage Salad"
You may have enjoyed Beetroot (aka red beet or beets) in salads but here’s your chance to make them a bigger part of your meal. With this simple recipe, you can enjoy Sweet and Sour Beetroot subzi. Beautiful color, numerous health benefits, unique flavor – perfect!"Sweet and Sour Beetroot How-to Video"
Hummus is such a fantastic and easy recipe but we decided to take it a step further with a light and fresh twist. Try this delicious Spinach and Green Pea Hummus recipe for the summer. The fresh spinach leaves and green peas give the hummus a beautiful shade of green and lighten the normally dense dish."Spinach & Green Pea Hummus Recipe"
Indian Chinese is loved by everyone. How to best describe it? It is hard, but would say that it hits a note with the kick of spice and abundance of flavor. Growing up, going out for Indian-Chinese food on special occasions will forever be etched in my memory. Watch the mysteries of this fabulous Cuisine unfold before your eyes. Prep Work: 25 Min. Cook Time: 20 Min. Serves: 4-6 For the Vegetable Manchurian balls: Cabbage…"Vegetable Manchurian, Indian-Chinese Cuisine"
Join ShowMeTheCurry as we take a look into the Grand Palladium Resorts (Riviera Maya), near Cancun and Tulum, Mexico. Watch Executive chef Martin from the Portofino Italian restaurant whip up some of Palladium’s specialties! Also see some tourist spots such as the beautiful Tulum beach and the amazing Mayan ruins."Around the World – Cancun Mexico"
Pomegranates or Anaar (in Hindi) are fruits that not just have a visual appeal but for so good for your health. They are very high in anti-oxidants and also Vitamin C with absolutely zero fat or cholesterol. It is beautiful looking tropical fruit that is very versatile and great in salads, drinks, reductions, deserts and savory dishes. Here is a quick look at how to most effectively de-seed a Pomegranate. Enjoy!"How to De-seed a Pomegranate (Anaar)"
We love the fact that this particular Mexican favorite does not need any major cooking or prepping. A few ingredients that we always have on hand and we are ready for a fabulous meal. Tacos are always such a treat at our home and put a huge smile on everyone’s faces. They can be stuffed with anything…use your imagination. We have shown you the basic but it can be customized as required."Tacos How-to Video, Mexican Cuisine"
Ras Malai, cotton soft cheese in a creamy milk sauce, is a delectable Indian dessert. Find out how easy it is to make and impress your family and friends. Ras Malai is a delicious and perfect end to any Indian meal. Make it for your next party or holiday celebration!"Ras Malai – Indian Dessert How-to Video"
Aloo Methi, or Potatoes with Fenugreek Leaves, is a fragrant and flavorful Indian dish with a unique taste. Fenugreek Leaves are well known for their many medicinal properties and are a great alternative to Spinach as a leafy green vegetable. Try this wonderful recipe and turn your plain jane potatoes into something delicious and healthy!"Aloo Methi Subzi Recipe – Indian Cooking How-to Video"
Masala Mushrooms is a very aromatic and a wonderful dish with a subtle hint of crushed Fenugreek leaves, it’s a must try! This dish is quick and easy to make is a wonderful combination with Tandoori Rotis, Chappatis and Naans. So, Masala Mushrooms, bring it on…"Masala Mushrooms How-to Video – Indian Vegetarian Recipe"
The king of appetizers and yet the easiest of them all! Queso aka Chili Con Queso, in Spanish means Cheese or Chili with Cheese. Don’t be alarmed if you are not too fond of chillies…just skip it and it’ll be just as good! The wonderful part about this starter is that it is easy to make and does not have to be babied…people will just folk around it! It is a perfect appetizer for parties…"Queso Dip How-to Video"
Muttar Paneer – easily one of the most loved Indian vegetarian curries! This recipe has a refreshing mint and cilantro flavor that is just out of this world and a great variation to the traditional tomato based dish."Muttar Paneer (Green Peas w/Paneer) – Indian Recipe"
I just watched Naqaab and thought I’d give my 2 cents worth. Naqaab, starring Bobby Deol, Akshaye Khanna and Urvashi Sharma and directed by Abbas Burmawalla and Mustan Burmawalla, starts off pretty routinely. You could have watched a hundred movies with the same premise — rich guy, poor girl, handsome third wheel, etc, etc."Naqaab – Bollywood movie review"
Sometimes it is very hard to replicate the texture of eggs but here is our version of Eggless French Toast that just can’t be beat! Try the sweet version for the sweet tooth or the savory one when you are just in the mood for something a little “not so sweet” 🙂 Enjoy! Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 10 min Makes – approx. 5 slices Ingredients: For the Batter: Besan/ Chickpea flour – 1/2…"Eggless French Toast – Sweet & Savory"
This is one of the recipes we made during our live video chat show on Friday. If you have not stopped by to chat live with us, please come see us on any Friday at 1:30PM Central. Try this Black Bean and Corn Dip next time you are having a get together. It takes just minutes to make and is served with Tortilla chips. It’s fresh, healthy and your friends will be asking for more!…"Black Bean & Corn Dip How-to Video"
Hetal and Anuja show you the basics of what you need in your pantry for Indian cooking."Stocking your Pantry for Indian Cooking 101 – Part 1"
A classic Bread Pudding for the holidays, now what more can the soul ask for? Chef Arturo Salome was kind enough to share his recipe with us and we can’t thank him enough – what we love is that it is so easy to make and perfect for any party… Also, don’t forget the Homemade Caramel Sauce – to complete the perfect dessert! Happy Holidays 🙂 Prep Time: 10 minutes Baking Time: 45-50 minutes Cooling…"Bread Pudding – Holiday Dessert Recipe"