Gobi (Cauliflower) Manchurian (Dry) How-to Video

Dry Gobi Manchurian, aka Cauliflower Manchurian is a tantalizing Indian Chinese appetizer and very different from the gravy version. The Cauliflower has a crispy coating and is tossed with a mouth-watering spicy sauce. It can be picked up with a toothpick or fork and enjoyed with cocktails or before a meal. Try this absolutely delicious recipe!

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Homemade Silver Cleaner – Cleaning Tarnished Silver

Many households have silver items in one form or another. Whether it is silverware, puja items or decorative things (to name a few), if you are one of those households that hide silver because it has become dark and tarnished over time, watch this week’s Tip Tuesday! Learn how to make a homemade silver polish or cleaner with common household ingredients.

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Carrot Halwa (Gajjar ka Halwa)

Carrot Halwa always takes me back to the childhood days. It was usually served during the winter months and the warm halwa would just disappear so fast – so warm, soft and “the melt in the mouth” goodness…mmm! Did we mention that carrots are very good for you? 😉 With a lot of festivals round the corner, we though we’d start the auspicious part of the year with this great, easy and hands-off treat. Prep…

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Om Shanti Om Bollywood Movie Review

I finally got around to watching the much anticipated (ok, maybe only for SRK fans) bollywood movie, “Om Shanti Om”, starring Shah Rukh Khan and newcomer, Deepika Padukone. Leave it to producer, Farah Khan, for coming up with movies with a slightly different feel to them. The movie has an impressive cast including Shreyas Talpade, Arjun Rampal, Kirron Kher, Yuvika Chaudary, Bindu, Jawed Sheikh, Satish Shah, Asawari Joshi, Nitish Pandey and Shawar Ali…not to mention…

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Tuna Fish Subzi

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,…

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Tacos How-to Video, Mexican Cuisine

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.

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Whole Green Mung Daal

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! Serves – 4 Ingredients: Whole Mung – 1 cup Water – 3 cups Salt – to taste Oil…

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Homemade Rasam Powder

How many times have you been unimpressed by the lack of flavor of some store bought rasam powders? Many of these powders or masalas start out fresh and flavorful but lose their potency over time, especially if you don’t use them very often. How do you combat this problem, you ask? Simple…make you own fresh rasam powder at home with this easy Homemade Rasam Powder recipe.

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Keema Matar (Minced Lamb & Green Peas) Recipe

Keema (aka kheema or qeema) is a flavorful minced meat (beef or lamb) dish said to have originated in Persia but extremely popular in the Indian sub-continent. Other meats such as mutton, chicken or turkey can also be used in this recipe. Try this delicious version with matar or mutter (green peas). You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make.

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Tofu Stir-Fry How-to Video

With soy gaining reputation as a “super food”, it’s no wonder that many people are turning to tofu as their heart healthy and cancer fighting protein source. According to an article in Reader’s Digest, a recent study of 68,000 Chinese women who ate a soy-rich diet found that 30 percent were less likely to develop colorectal cancer. Similarly, a Japanese study on 14,000 men found that prostate cancer risk was cut by as much as…

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Gluten Free Rice Sticks Upma Recipe

Upma is a satisfying and flavorful breakfast or lunch goto item. It is made from semolina (suji/sooji), a wheat product, and makes it impossible for people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance to enjoy it. As with many gluten free substitutions, rice comes to the rescue once again…this time in the form of thin rice noodles (rice sticks). Try this delicious gluten-free rice sticks upma recipe for a variation to the traditional upma. Oh…and we’d…

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Dill Pulao, Indian Recipe

The aromatic aroma of Dill Weed is incredible, it will fill the whole house with it. It is used in so many cultures and in so many cuisines, in so many different ways. Dill Weed is known to aid in in digestion as well especially given to women right after giving birth. The leaves may be beautiful and delicate but they are packed with flavor hence remember, a little goes a long way. Prep Time:…

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Potato Masala (for Masala Dosa)

Masala Dosa has been ranked as one of the “must-try” dishes amongst so many other well-known ones. And rightly so, it is this wonderful crepe-like long cylindrical dish that makes you ooh and aah and one bite of the dosa along with this scrumptious soft potato stuffing is such a perfect balance of flavors and textures. Enjoy this Masala with your Dosa and you’ll understand why it got the ranking that it did! Prep Time:…

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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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