Spinach Paratha is a perfect way to enjoy the goodness of spinach. This Indian recipe for unleavened flat bread is a little different from the traditional stuffed version of paratha. The kids will love the fun presentation and they won’t even have to know they’re eating a leafy green vegetable!"Spinach Paratha"
A Mexican inspired dinner is not complete without a heaping side of Mexican Rice. Although sometimes referred to as “Spanish Rice”, don’t expect to find this preparation of sauteed golden brown rice simmered in broth in Spain. The term simply stems from the fact that the Spanish language is spoken in Mexico. Oh by the way…in Mexico, this delicious rice recipe is called just rice or “arroz”."Mexican (Spanish) Rice"
What a busy world we live in today! Sometimes just getting a hot meal on the table is hard for a lot of us. Preplanning the next days meal and remembering to soak the beans overnight can sounld like an insurmountable task. This Quick Tip will help you take the fear out of pre-planning and fearlessly make the beans without any hesitation. Enjoy your beans today… Method: 1. Wash and rinse the beans. 2. Soak…"Quick Soak Beans Tip"
Chole or Chana Masala, a spicy garbanzo bean curry that is popularly found on most Indian restaurant menus, is almost always paired with Bhatura or Bhature. The bhatura recipe is a little different than the standard poori (puri) recipe in that the dough is made with a leavening agent like yeast or baking soda. In this video, we will show you a yeast free (no yeast) bhatura recipe as well as one with it…you decide…"Bhatura (Bhature)"
Here is a super healthy Eggplant recipe that will have you craving for more. Simple is the perfect way to describe this no-frills dish made with just roasting eggplant and throwing very few ingredients that we always have on hand! This recipe was shared with us by Minal and we just love it. Thankyou, Minal!"Roasted Eggplant Subzi How-to Video"
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)"
I hate ironing clothes! When the clothes are done in the dryer, I pull them out immediately and smooth out the wrinkles and fold. Ironing ONLY when I have to (sure call me lazy!) and then there are days when I forget and the clothes have been in the dryer for hours (or days…)"Clothes Dryer Tip"
So there is an easy way to do things and there is a not-so-easy way! Here we show you the easy way to make Kalakand! “Easy” because it has only 2 major ingredients AND ready to eat in under 2 hours and only 1 dish to clean, how can you go wrong with that? Try this mithai recipe for the festivals, holidays or as a hostess gift and you’ll have everyone licking their fingers! With…"Quick Kalakand – Indian Milk Burfi Recipe"
Egg Rolls have a universal appeal and element of surprise once you bite into this delicious cylindrical shaped wonder! Stuff them with vegetables, noodles and /or cooked and shredded meats and you can do wonders with it. Egg Rolls sometimes known as Spring Rolls are just worth the effort. Prep Time: 20 min Cook Time: 10 min Serves : 6 pcs. Ingredients: Egg Roll Wrappers – 1 pkt Sesame Seed Oil or Vegetable Oil –…"Egg Rolls"
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."Homemade Rasam Powder"
Submitted by:Mamtha Ingredients: one cup yogurt one handful mint leaves half the quantity of coriander leaves half the quantity of curry leaves small piece of mango small piece of ginger 2 green chillies one cucumber Method: 1. Add all these ingredients and add one cup water in the mixie and blend. 2. Strain and serve cold. ShowMeTheCurry Notes:Mamtha, thanks for the recipe, it sounds great for the summer!"Regenerating Drink"
We love the color drama that Beetroots have. Not only are they fun to work with but are healthy for you as well and we am always looking for ways to incorporate them into our everyday meals. These Beetroot Tikkis are always a hit in our homes, and we use them for parties and for week-end lunches. The versatility is amazing, love the fact that they freeze so well and are available to pull out…"Beetroot Tikkis – Indian Vegetarian Recipe"
Soups always warm your hearts and your tummy and is the ultimate comfort food. Make this hearty Mushroom Soup as a full meal along with some Garlic Bread or as a side to meal, either way, it’s bound to steal the show. Don’t like Mushrooms? No Problem, change out the Mushrooms for Broccoli, Asparagus or Brussels Sprouts and everyone’s happy. Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 25 min Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: Mushrooms – 1 lb,…"Creamy Mushroom Soup"
Raw mangoes give this Thai Raw Mango Salad recipe just the right amount of tartness. Balanced in flavor with palm sugar, this easy sweet and sour salad can be found on the streets of Thailand and is the perfect accompaniment to any meal or delicious on its own."Thai Raw Mango Salad Recipe – Yam Mamuang"
Indian snacks are awesome, but when we look into the health factor, they go from 30 to 0 in 2 seconds flat. Poha Chivda or Chidva is a wonderful healthy snack alternative to the fried ones, you so yearn for at the stores. This Poha Chivda recipe has a great shelf life and is so easy to make. Make a big batch and store it or a small batch and keep it fresh."Poha Chivda How-to Video"
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."Vegetable Manchurian, Indo-Chinese How-to Video"
We love to call this the ‘jhatt-patt’ rice. ‘Jhatt-Patt’ means quick! What a fabulous name for this wonderful left-over Masala Rice dish. It is amazing what a little masala(spices) can do to freshen up the leftover. So finish off the leftovers and get a great dish out of it, what a brilliant idea!"Masala Rice How-to Video"
Quinoa is the wonder food that is often referred to as “a complete protein” amongst plant-based foods. A grain-like seed originally from Peru, Quinoa contains a balanced set of essential amino acids needed for human health. It cooks in the same way as rice and can often be substituted in rice dishes. Try this Quinoa Pulao recipe and enjoy the health benefits and wonderful taste of Quinoa!"Quinoa Pulao Recipe"
Rice Crispies is every kid’s favorite and here is a perfect combination of the ‘taste’ and the ‘look’ without the usual mess and so very easy to make. Forget about the kids, I was so excited the 1st time I laid my eyes on these fantastic treats! Ice Cream Coney Treats are here to stay!"Coney Treats – Kids Party Snacks"