Authentic style of making Pearl Millet Flour Rotis – Gluten free and enjoy the beautiful folk music."Bajra Roti Demonstration at Dastkar Mela – Glimpses Of India"
This amazing Street Food can’t be breat! Chandni Chowk, a hub of whole sale business in Old Delhi but also known for the food – the street food, the kebabs, the chaats, the kheers, the sandwiches, chole 7 bhature, bedmi puris – the list is endless! Here is a little clip from the time I tried Daulat Ki Chaat, a sweet Milk Souffle. It is sold only during the winter months as it cannot hold…"Daulat Ki Chaat – Indian Street Food"
Peanut Butter is Golden Goodness! Lots of kids love them and they are a staple in lunches, but did you know that Peanut butter is a great source of protein, potassium and healthy fats? And why just for kids, adults too! Spread some on crackers or mix in with some fruits or just use it as a dip with some crunchy celery! Just enjoy. Ingredients: Raw Unsalted Peanuts – 500gms (approx 3 cups) Salt –…"Homemade Peanut Butter Recipe"
Parathewali Gali – literally means – a narrow lane where they have Parathas! And that is just what it is – a narrow alley where there are a few shops that are known to have some very famous parathas. So going into the history, Parathewali Gali is in the heart of Chandini Chowk, the oldest and the busiest markets in India. The “parathewala” shops have been around for five or six generations and what is…"Parathewali Gali, Chandni Chowk (Old Delhi) – Street Foods Of India"
Paan is sold in small corner-stores as well as some fancy shops all of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and neighboring countries. The “Paan-walas” stuff lots of different things into a pan and it is enjoyed as a mouth freshener as well has some digestive properties to it as well. There are a lot of flavors of Paan – the most common being the “Meetha Paan” ( my favorite and that’s I ordered), Sada Paan (Plain Paan…"King of Street Food – Paan (Betel Leaf)!"
Lohri is celebrated with a bonfire and singing and dancing. It is to mark the beginning of harvest and the shortest day of the year…here is a quick look into Lohri celebrations in India. The same day, in different parts of India, there are festivities – Pongal, Sankranti. Here you will see the bonfire and the Bhangra (dance). Enjoy!"Glimpse at the Lohri Festivities in India"
Paneer is an Indian Cheese that is used in a lot of Indian Recipes – savory and desserts.The beauty of it is that it takes on the flavor of the spices or ingredients that go into the dish it is used in. What we also love is the fact that it is a cheese that does not melt, making it super versatile. Enjoy this Masala Paneer and take your dishes to a whole new level.…"Homemade Panir and Masala Paneer (Indian Cheese) Recipe"
The popular beach on Galle Face in Colombo is buzzing with hawkers – foods, toys, trinkets and needless to say, we noticed that the food hawkers were the most popular. We were obviously in the right place. Kotthu Roti or Kottu Parotha is what we made a bee-line for. We have a video for an egg version on our website (Click here) and wanted to see the differences between the two. To say the least,…"Kotthu Parotha – Street Foods Video from Sri Lanka"
On a recent visit to Colombo, I was blown away by the breath-taking beauty for Colombo. As a foodie, was no dearth of street foods to try and flavors to sink my teeth into. The acharu (pickles), yam fries, appams (hoppers), seafood, kothu parotha, sambols…the list is endless. The one thing that just stood out was how friendly the people of Colombo are – there were beautiful smiles everywhere."Glimpses of Colombo (Sri Lanka)"
Now why would we show you a Dosa video from Mumbai? What this video and see what unfolds! Once again, it’s Anand Stall right by Mithibai College, that just blows our minds away. They have taken the simple dosa or dosai and combined it with beautiful and surprising elements. The result, a fusion of cuisines and burst of flavors that will be hard to forget. Recipe for Dosa Batter, click here!"Dosa – Street Food Video from Mumbai"
Mumbai is known for a lot of the things and the top two would be Street Foods and Bollywood! In a recent trip to the beautiful city, I tried so many great street foods. Here is a look at the famous Sandwich at Anand Stall, outside Mithibai College. This Grilled Vegetarian Sandwich was loaded with vegetables, brimming with flavors and the street-side ambiance just added to the experience. We skipped the Onions and the Bell…"Grilled Vegetarian Sandwhich, Street Food Video from Mumbai"
Yogurt making is not rocket-science but it is science and very simple science. Yogurt /Curd or Greek Yogurt can be made at home very easily and at a fraction of the cost and to your taste. Follow the steps, make it at home and you’ll figure out how simple it is. Ingredients: Milk – 8 cups Starter – 2 heaping tbsp Method: 1. Boil Milk on a medium high flame, stirring occasionally to avoid burning.…"Homemade Yogurt & Homemade Greek Yogurt Recipe"
There is one thing in common with most kids…they LOVE pancakes! If you’re like us, your kids will ask for pancakes when your boxed pancake mix is over and you forgot to get some more. No worries…here is a homemade pancake recipe for you to try that will put an end to the boxed stuff. Simple ingredients, fabulous taste and texture!"Homemade Pancake Recipe"
Mayonnaise is one of the key elements that makes a sandwich or burger super delicious. Unfortunately, it cannot be enjoyed by many people who are allergic to or do not eat eggs. The problem is solved with this delicious Avocado and Olive Oil Eggless Mayonnaise recipe. Whether you choose not to eat eggs or are looking to substitute a healthy fat into your diet, this easy sandwich spread recipe is sure to win hearts!"Avocado & Olive Oil Eggless Mayonnaise Recipe"
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"
In some households, tamarind paste or tamarind concentrate is used on a regular basis. It is readily available at your local Indian or Asian grocery store, but you can make it at home for a fraction of the cost. Having tamarind paste on hand is a big time saver and the best part…its got an incredible shelf life when stored in the refrigerator or freezer. So go ahead and make a batch today!"Homemade Tamarind Concentrate (Paste)"
Holidays are here and everyone is looking for recipes and dishes to make for parties, gatherings, potlucks. Tell us about ONE recipe from ShowMeTheCurry.com that you have made for a party or a get-together and it was just a phenomenal success. What did you like about the dish or what do you think was the best part about the recipe? Your feedback will help others decide on the perfect recipe for this holiday season. Tell…"Recipe Book Giveaway"
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!"
Recipe Rehab is looking for the next great YouTube chef to appear on their TV show, currently airing Saturday mornings on ABC. Watch our healthier version of a Asian classic! Do you think we have what it takes be the next Recipe Rehab chefs show? If so, please visit the link below, watch the full video and leave your comment on their Youtube channel. Vote for ShowMeTheCurry on Recipe Rehab!"Recipe Rehab Talent Search"
Simple Syrup is really as simple as it’s name. It just can sometimes get confusing due to the many different applications. Here we simplify it and take the confusion out of it making it even more simpler! Ingredients: 1st type: for drinks (cocktails and mocktails) 1 part Water 1 part Sugar 2nd type: for diluted drinks (lemonade, ice tea etc) 2 parts Water 1 part Sugar 3rd type: (moisten cakes) 3 parts Water 1 part…"Simple Syrup"
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"
The process of making the tea leaves is always so fascinating for folks who enjoy their “cup of tea” in the mornings. The two areas that majority of tea is grown are Assam and Tamil Nadu (Cunnur / Coonoor). The simple looking factory situated in the beautiful rolling hills of tea plantations churns out amazing amounts of tea everyday. Here is a glimpse into the fascinating world of Tea making – a little noisy, a…"Glimpses Of India – Tea Factory"
On the road trip in Kerala, we stopped at a small cluster of shops and treated our stomachs to some hot banana chips and some yummy authentic chai-a! The awesome display of mastery at making the chips looked so easy and had me try my hand at it and all I can say is “Thank God there is no record of what happened next….” Enjoy the hot Banana Chips with some chai-a 🙂"Glimpses of India – Banana Chips and Tea"
This layered Parotta is from the Malabar region of India (State of Kerala). On a recent visit to India (Ooty), we ate at a small road-side joint and had this amazing fresh-off-the-griddle parottas. The skill required to make these Parottas has been portrayed with so much ease by the gentleman making them. Enjoy the video."Glimpses Of India – Malabar Parotta"
We are very proud to introduce our first book called “The Healthy Indian Diet” written in collaboration with Dr. Niraj “Raj” Patel. Similar to the highly popular Mediterranean Diet, read about the health benefits of a traditional Indian diet and learn to make small changes in your daily food habits to protect yourself from chronic diseases. Click here to purchase one for yourself or makes a perfect gift for your loved ones. For the Nook…"The Healthy Indian Diet"
The western world has come to rely on curry powder as a convenient one-stop shop in the spice cabinet. With some of the most prominent Indian spices present, curry powder delivers Indian flavor without the fuss. Try this homemade curry powder recipe and experience the aroma and flavor of freshly roasted and ground spices!"Homemade Curry Powder"