Enjoy this power & protein packed paratha with a gorgeous green color. The creaminess of the Avocado in the paratha is keeps the paratha soft and give them that wonderful buttery texture and flavor. These are great for journeys and to make-ahead and save for later. Prep Time: 5 min Rest Time: 15-20 min Makes: 15 parathas (approx) Ingredients: Ripe Avocados – 2, medium Lemon Juice – 2 tbsp Salt – 1 tsp or to…"Avocado Parathas"
Lemon Rice is one of the many rice dishes that are an integral part of South Indian Cuisine. It is a flavorful tangy twist to plain white rice. Some of the other varieties of rice from the South are Coconut Rice, Yogurt/Curd Rice, Sesame Rice, Tomato Rice, Tamarind Rice…only to name a few! Try this quick, easy recipe that is so visually appealing. It is sure to spruce up any kind of rice – fresh…"Lemon Rice"
Crispy Seasoned Arbi is a wonderful dish and can be served as a snack or as a side dish with a meal. Spice it up or keep it mild, you’ll still have a winner. Stuff it in a bun and have it as a burger with a bit of chutney and ketchup on it…mmm…endless possibilities."Crispy Seasoned Arbi (Taro Root) How-to Video"
Diwali or the Festival of Lights can be a stressful time with the pressures of making the perfect sweets, mithai and snacks, making sure the home is impeccable for Dhanteras and Lakshmi Pooja, as well as getting your shopping done for your gold and silver coins and jewelry. In the midst of all the confusion, it is hard to decide what to make for your family and friends, all the get-togethers, the taash parties and…"Diwali Mithais and Snacks!"
We love the trilogy of savory, a bit of sweet and a hint of spice in our foods and if you do too, this is spot on for you! The pineapple provides a beautiful sweetness and freshness to the usual raitas we end up making. Enjoy layers of flavors and tantalize your taste buds! Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 5 min Chill Time: 2 hours Serves: 4-8 Ingredients: Yogurt / Curds / Dahi –…"Pineapple (Anannas) Raita – Indian Vegetarian Yogurt Recipe"
Kadhai Chicken is another one of those signature dishes at Indian restaurants. The Kadhai Chicken has a very unique flavor. The amazing part is that it is not a dish that is overloaded with spices, yet the few that are there just make this one fantastic dish. The flavor and the aroma of the fresh ground coriander seeds is simple yet amazing. A big thank you to Anita Krishnan for this great recipe. Prep Time:20…"Kadhai Chicken"
“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 the holidays and for parties, we always need recipes that can be made ahead and kept aside. Make this Pizza Dip ahead of time and bake it right before you are ready to serve it. You’ll have your family and guests licking their fingers. It is also perfect for the winter season when you want a warm dip to compensate for the cold outside. And it’s cheese…who does not like cheese?"Pizza Dip – A Perfect Party Appetizer"
Life wouldn’t be the same without Salsa – the dance and the dip, both amazing. Here we are going to talk about the ‘dip’ or the condiment that is the highlight to of any Mexican meal. Fresh, delicious, easy, satisfying and fantastic! You’ll never want to eat out of a bottle again! Thanks, Sangita for this great recipe. Now for the other ‘salsa’, the dance, we think we’ll just leave that to the pros… Enjoy!…"Salsa, Mexican Vegetarian Dip"
This Spinach Salad dressing is perfect for barbeques, picnics or potlucks. The surprise element is the crunchy, caramelized almonds that balances out the perfect taste and dressing and the spinach. The mandarin Oranges not only provide color but also that fresh summer appeal…so what are you waiting for, dig in!"Spinach Salad with Mandarin Oranges How-to Video"
Aahh! The holidays are here! There is nothing like the tantalizing aroma of fruit cake filling the air. Try this simple, no fuss eggless fruit and nut cake recipe and share the warmth of the holidays with family and friends. Wishing all of you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!"Eggless Fruit & Nut Cake"
Have you ever had just a little bit of Daal leftover and you didn’t know what to do with it? Maybe it wasn’t even enough for one person, let alone your whole family. If this is you, then try this delicious recipe for Missi Roti (also known as Daal Roti) which is Indian unleavened bread made with flour and daal, or lentils. It has the goodness of carbs and protein all in one shot!"Missi Roti aka Daal Roti"
Larb (or Laab) is a Thai warm salad that can be made with ground chicken, beef, pork or turkey. Though we call it a salad with all of the freshness from lime, mint leaves and cilantro, Larb can be eaten with sticky rice or different vegetables such as cabbage. Try this Laab recipe as a side dish for your thai meal or as the main coarse…simply delicious! Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 10 –…"Thai Larb Spicy Chicken Salad (Laab Gai)"
Cleaning your microwave is very important but you don’t want to clean it with a spray that has chemicals. After all, you will be heating your food in the same place. Go Green and use this method that will make you smile and feel good from the inside! Here is ShowMeTheCurry’s take on cleaning your microwave: Method: 1. Take a microwave safe mug or a bowl. 2. Fill it up to 3/4th of the way…"Cleaning the Microwave – Tuesday Tip"
Chole is a popular Indian curry dish made with Garbanzo Beans (Kabuli Chana) which is a great protein source for vegetarians. It can be enjoyed with rice, naan, puri (bhatura) or chapatti. Try this simplified recipe for a delicious meal!"Chole a la Easy – Garbanzo Beans Curry How-to Video"
Idlis are traditionally a breakfast item but the fact that when served with Sambar and Chutney, they are a full meal and can be enjoyed at any time of the day! Idlis are steamed making them very healthy and very light, you’ll be amazed how many you can eat but then who’s counting?"Idli – How-to Videos, A South Indian Treat!"
There are so many Indian festivals (Navratri, Janamastmi, Shivratri, etc) where many people choose to fast. Since fasting (Upvas) does not necessarily mean going completely hungry, try this delicious recipe for Moraiyo Khichdi that will surely keep your tummy happy!"Moraiyo Khichdi – Upvas Fasting Recipe"
Quick, easy and very healthy! This Sabut Masala Chicken has a very appealing look and a flavor that surpasses all others. The whole spices pop out without being overbearing and overtaking from the main ingredient. Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 20 min Serves: 6 (main course) 10 (appetizer) Ingredients: Boneless Chicken Thighs – 2 1/2 lbs (1 kg) Oil – 3 Tbsp Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp Sauf (Fennel Seeds) – 1 tsp Kalonji…"Sabut Masala Chicken (Chicken with Whole Spices)"
Here is a simple and delicious recipe for Khatti Daal submitted by one of our viewers, Gizzel Dsouza from India. The term “Khatti” means tangy or sour and this recipe uses tamarind to get the tart flavor. Masoor daal is another one of the few daals (beans) which does not require soaking so it goes from the stove to the table in little time. Try this recipe today!"Khatti Daal"