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Vegetarian Chili How-to Video, A Super Bowl Delight

A perfect one-pot meal and let’s not forget that it’s not just substantial but it’s healthy as well. We consider Chili perfect for a game but who says that it has to be limited to that…enjoy this wholesome Vegetarian Chili any time of the year, with or without the TV on! This is also a […]
Ghee (Clarified Butter) How-to Video

Ghee is a very integral part of a South Asian household. It is used for cooking and religious functions. The flavor, the aroma is so distinct and there is not a substitute for it. Clarified Butter in Hindi is called Ghee (घी) and in some of the other languages: Nepali: घ्यू ghyū, Urdu: گھی ghī, […]
Instant Tomato Rasam How-to Video

By popular demand from students and bachelors, here is a quick and easy recipe for Instant Tomato Rasam. In just a few minutes, you’ll be on your way to enjoying a steaming hot bowl of rasam. Have it as a soup or with some plain white rice…comforting!
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 […]
Mirchi Bhajji How-to Video

Cold and rainy days…perfect climate for pakodas or bhajjis (fritters). Try this recipe for our version of mirchi bhajjis (stuffed green chili fritters). It’s the perfect tea time snack – super delicious and guaranteed to hit the spot!
Basic Garam Masala How-to Video

Here is a basic Garam Masala recipe that we can use on an everyday basis. Make it and use it and you’ll have a new flavor in life and in your food! AMAZING! And the best part is that it is so easy to make that you’ll wonder why you have not been doing it […]
Vegetable Manchurian, Indo-Chinese 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 […]
Queso Dip How-to Video

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 […]
Egg Rolls How-to Video

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.
Tres Leches Cake How-to Video, A Mexican Dessert!

In an event that you can only have one and only one Mexican dish, make sure it’s a dessert, especially if you can lay your hands on a Tres Leches Cake! There are just no words to describe this cake that just melts in the mouth. Mexican desserts are just the greatest whether you have […]
Garlic Asparagus How-to Video

Sometimes we come across a vegetable that needs very little frills to make it an attractive and tasty dish, Asparagus is top on that list. Here will have prepared the Asparagus with garlic (lots of it) and salt and no other spices and the results are absolutely amazing. The flavor of the Asparagus, the simplicity […]
Dum Aloo How-to Video

Dum Aloo is a popular dish from the region of Kashmir in India. Have you ever been in the mood for delicious Kashmiri Dum Aloo but been discouraged by all the deep frying? Well, try this recipe for a healthy version of Dum Aloo that skips frying all together. The best part…you won’t be able […]
Szechuan Green Beans How-to Video

Szechuan Green Beans are the perfect accompaniment to your next Indo-Chinese meal. The tender, yet crisp green beans are coated in a zesty sauce and topped with toasted sesame seeds. Try this delicious and easy recipe today!
Garlic Chutney How-to Video

Dry Garlic Chutney (lasoon chutney) is a signature condiment for Vada Pav, but don’t limit yourself with this very versatile and all purpose chutney recipe. Try it with Pav Bhaji or instead of pickle with your next meal. Garlic chutney can be rolled with a plain chapati or roti for a little snack on the […]
Batata Vada (Vada Pav) How-to Video

Most people love Batata Vadas – seasoned potatoes with a crispy chick pea coating. It is a scrumptious snack with Mint/Coriander Chutney, Sweet Tamarind Chutney or just plain Tomato Ketchup. If you’re from Maharastra, you know how to take Batata Vada to a whole new level…Vada Pav! Try this recipe for Batata Vada and see […]
Rava Pongal How-to Video

Rava (Rawa) Pongal is a type of healthy upma because it’s made with protein packed mung daal. The mung daal also provides great texture to the normally soft sooji upma. Try this delicious and comforting recipe (courtesy of Girija Challa) for your next weekend breakfast or brunch.
Pizza Dip How-to Video

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 […]
Buttered Walnut Mousse How-to Video

Gourmet desserts don’t have to be as hard to make as they’ll seem to your guests. Try this easy recipe for Buttered Walnut Mousse that you can make ahead of time and assemble right before your party…it’s finger-licking good!
Guacamole How-to Video

Guacamole is a great addition to a Mexican meal, it adds a great dimension and a flavor that is unparalleled to anything else. The smooth texture of the avocados, the medley of color and an amazing flavor are all brought together in this one side dish! Enjoy this Guacamole recipe as a dip with tortillas […]
Bean & Cheese Enchiladas How-to Video

Mexican cuisine is always a favorite for the Indian palate as it has so many similar flavors – cumin, coriander, garlic, chili, etc. Try this easy Bean and Cheese Enchiladas recipe made with corn tortillas and a homemade enchilada sauce. Combine the enchiladas with some guacamole, chips and salsa and Spanish rice and you have […]
Refried Beans How-to Video

Wholesome and hearty, tasty and flavorful Refried Beans can make the dish! An essential part of a Mexican meal, it is used in a lot of different dishes – Enchiladas, Tacos, 7-Layer Dip, Nachos… only to name a few. Great way to add in the proteins to your diet. Enjoy a great addition to our […]
Salsa How-to Video, A Mexican Vegetarian Condiment

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 […]
Penne Pasta How-to Video

This great Penne Pasta dish is a sure fire hit with the whole family. The colors and the texture in the dish make it very appealing and inviting. The part that we love the most is that it is not masked with sauces and it allows you to enjoy the true flavor. Pair it with […]
Ragda Patties (Pattice) How-to Video

Ragda Patties (pronounced as Pattice) are flavorful potato patties smothered with a zesty sauce made with vatana or dried white peas. It is then garnished with sweet and spicy chutneys, sev, onions and fresh cilantro. Ragda Patties, sometimes called Aloo Tikki Chaat, is a street favorite in Mumbai. Try this delicious recipe for a chaat […]
Garlic Bread How-to Video

Garlic Bread brings this awesome warm feeling of flavor and Italian food. An Italian meal just can’t be complete this wonderful, flavorful and so easy to make addition. Enjoy our favorite part…Garlic Bread!
Kadhai Chicken How-to Video

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 […]
Naan How-to Video

Naan — fluffy, soft leavened Indian bread that can be paired with just about any curry dish. You can make it with egg or without. Watch this video and try this easy to follow recipe that is sure to please your family.
Chocolate Burfi How-to Video

Chocolate Burfi is perfect for the Holidays, Parties or as hostess gift! The part we love about this burfi is that it looks like you have worked really hard and spent a lot of time on this item, but, no one needs to know the truth! The fantastic presentation and yummy taste…get ready to amaze […]
Besan ki Burfi (Magas) How-to Video

Festivals and holidays are right around the corner. Celebrate your family and friends this year with delicious Besan ki Burfi (aka Magas). Roasted and fragrant chickpea flour (besan) is the base of this very popular Indian sweet or mithai. Learn how to make ordinary besan into an extra-ordinary dessert with this “I can’t believe how […]
Brussel Sprouts Subzi

Though not a very commonly used vegetable in Indian cooking, Brussel Sprouts have a certain flavor that is so familiar! Yup, they look a miniature version of a cabbage and the taste is very close to it too. This wonderful and easy dish has got it’s health benefits as well: vitamin A, vitamin C, folic […]
Hummus, How-to Video

SimplyRecipes.com’s Elise Bauer has this very easy recipe for a basic Hummus that we just love! It is great as a dip or spread. Serve with some crakers, pita bread or pita chips or just replace it with butter on toasts! You just can’t go wrong with this. Thanks again, Elise, this one is a […]
Eggplant (Baingan) Raita How-to Video

If you love Eggplant (Baingan, Brinjal, Aubergine), you’ll love this Eggplant Raita. Most people are used to eating raita (a combination of yogurt with shredded or cubed vegetables such as cucumber, radish, onions, carrots, etc) as a mere accompaniment, but this Baingan Raita recipe can hold it’s own. Enjoy it with rice or chapati.
Stuffed Okra How-to Video

Bhindi (or Okra or Ladyfinger) is always welcome on the table. The stuffing and the fact that Okra is left whole, gives this dish a very unique look. This particular dish is easy, quick and finger-licking good! You don’t believe us? Give it a shot! Stuffed Okra Recipe
Tomato & Onion Chutney How-to Video

South Indian cuisine (namely Idli, Dosa, Vadai) is never complete unless it is accompanied by a flavorful chutney. Two of the most popular chutneys are Coconut Chutney and Tomato Onion Chutney. This particular Tomato Onion Chutney recipe uses fragrant Sesame Oil to season it. Although simple in it’s preparation, it’ll really add a whole new […]
Chicken Pasanda How-to Video

Chicken Pasanda is one dish that just oozes flavor and with a name like that it just sounds complicated. Watch, learn and unfold the mysteries of an awesome dish that will have you licking your fingers! A perfect party dish that just for the family, it’s perfect in every way. Chicken Pasande Recipe
Tea Rusk – How-to Video

Ever thought about making it at home? Well, we have the recipe, it’s so simple and easy and let’s not forget, so inexpensive!
Lentil Soup How-to Video

Though many people refer to a variety of beans as Lentils, lentils are actually small, round and flat legumes with a dark brown husk. Lentil Soup (or Masoor Daal) is hearty, homey and satisfying. Packed with protein and fiber, this Lentil Soup recipe makes a healthy and filling lunch. Pair it with rice or chapati […]
Pasta Salad

Try this super easy recipe for Pasta Salad. It is a great make ahead and take-along dish for picnics and outdoor barbecues. Take it along for a potluck and the presentation will WOW everyone!
Spinach Salad with Mandarin Oranges How-to Video

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!
Summer Rolls How-to Video

Summer Rolls, most commonly found in Vietnamese cuisine, are a light and healthy alternative to traditional fried spring rolls. Wrapped in rice paper and filled with crisp veggies and herbs, these Summer Rolls are the perfect appetizer or snack. Try this easy “no cooking” recipe with our Peanut Dipping Sauce for your next party!
Broccoli Quiche How-to Video

Broccoli Quiche is packed with a lot of goodness, all the way from calcium to protein to fiber. Unlike a lot of stuff that’s good for you, this Broccoli Quiche recipe tastes great as well. Perfect for brunches or lunches or just a quick snack, do not underestimate this wonderful dish. Detailed Recipe
Tuna Fish Subzi How-to Video

Tuna is very good and healthy for you. This recipe from Show Me The Curry.com will just put a new twist on the dish. Easy, fast,simple and amazingly delicious, you will surprise yourself!
Chinese Noodles How-to Video

Chinese Noodles are yet another stop in our Indo-Chinese flavor adventure. Requiring minimal cooking time, these noodles are a quick and easy answer to “What’s for dinner tonight?”. Try this delicious stand alone meal.
Mirchi ka Salan How-to Video

One curry recipe that stands out from the bunch is the famous Mirchi Ka Salan recipe from Hyderabad (capital city of Andhra). Whole green chilies are pan-fried and simmered in a flavorful sesame seed and peanut sauce. The dish is easy to prepare and has a refreshingly pleasing taste. Recipe submitted by Prachi from Germany. […]
Vella Dosa – Sweet Jaggery Pancake How-to Video

Vella is Jaggery in Tamil, hence the name Vella Dosa. Sweet Jaggery Dosa has a very special place in our home, it is always made on the spur of the moment. We love the fact that it does not need as much planning as other dosas do. Quick, fast, easy and so so good… Detailed […]
Lucky Chicken 13 How-to Video

If you’re looking for a dry chicken recipe with a lot of flavor, try Lucky Chicken 13. Cilantro (coriander), whole black peppercorn and worcestershire sauce give this dish a rich, dark color and plenty of umph! Enjoy!
Phulka or Roti How-to Video

Phulka, Fulka, Phulki, Roti are only some of the names given to this. We at ShowMeTheCurry will refer to it as ‘Phulka’. A staple in most Indian households and enjoyed on an everyday basis. The look my kids get on their faces when the Phulka balloons up and the ‘Wow’ each and every time! Small […]
Cracked Wheat (Daliya) Salad How-to Video

If you’re running out of healthy and satisfying lunch ideas, try this delicious Cracked Wheat (Daliya) Salad. Don’t let the term “salad” fool you. This one will keep your tummy happy for a while. Enjoy!
Sambharam How-to Video

Sambharam is a refreshing yogurt drink popular in South India. With soaring temperatures, this light and flavorful concoction is the perfect beverage to cool the body and soul.
Reshmi Kebab How-to Video

Calling all Kebab fans… Here is super simple and utterly delicious “must-try” recipe for Reshmi Kebab. Bite size pieces of chicken are marinated in a fresh and flavorful mint cream sauce. You can grill the kebabs on skewers in your oven or barbecue grill. Don’t worry if you don’t have an oven or grill. We’ll […]
Butter Paneer or Panir Makhani How to Video

Butter Paneer (lovingly known as Panir Makhani) is not only a very well known dish, but is absolutely scrumptious and can have you salivating just by thinking about it. Try out this recipe in all it’s rich glory, or if you prefer a healthier version, you can use some of our fat and calorie fighting […]
Shrimp (Prawn) Biryani How-to Video

If you’re tired of the same old biryanis, try this Goan inspired recipe for Shrimp (Prawn) Biryani. With the creaminess of coconut milk and freshness of mint, it’s the perfect combination!
Black Bean & Corn Dip How-to Video

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 […]
Cracked Wheat (Daliya) Khichdi 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 […]
Vegetable Fried Rice How-to Video

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
Chinese Chili Sauce How-to Video

Chinese Chili Sauce is a versatile sauce to have in your refrigerator for “anytime” use. Try this quick and easy recipe for Chinese Chili Sauce and have it on hand the next time you make a Chinese or Indian Chinese dish. It also makes a great dipping sauce for egg rolls or summer rolls.
Rotli (Roti) How-to Video

Rotli or Roti is yet another type of unleavened Indian bread that can be enjoyed with any vegetable or curry. Rotli, as they are known in Gujarat, India, are rolled very thin making them light and soft. They are cooked in two different steps — first on a tawa (or skillet) and then finished off […]
Kadai Paneer How-to Video

A very well-known dish that needs little introduction! Kadhai Paneer/Panir has the wonderful fresh ground spice aroma and flavor that compares to nothing else. This easy recipe is packed with flavor. Get ready to be amazed!
Dum Kebab (Indian Meatloaf) How-to Video

Looking for an easy, no-frills recipe that is simply delicious? Try this Dum Kebab recipe, our version of Indian meatloaf. The beauty of this versatile recipe — mix all the ingredients and bake! Cut it into small pieces and serve with a toothpick for a no-fuss, make ahead appetizer. Cut it into larger pieces and […]
Coriander (Dhaniya) Chutney How-to Video

Coriander, aka Cilantro and Dhaniya is a very commonly used garnish in South Asian Cooking. It is only natural to then go a step further and also use it to make Coriander Chutney. Versatile with a very fresh and light flavor, it is used as a dipping sauce with pakodas, samosas, dhokla amongst many others.
Pitla, How-to Video – Maharastrian Comfort Food

Pitla is a wonder food from the State of Maharashtra. It is a vegetarian dish, so ‘down to Earth’ and full of flavor. A little twist on the traditional recipe gives it the WOW factor! Pitla is considered street-food and like a lot of other street-foods, delicious to the core! Nitu, thanks for this recipe.
Poha (Powa) How-to Video

There are many preparations and recipes for Poha, or flattened rice. These dry flakes are used for various Indian snacks such as chivda or in desserts like poha with sweetened milk. In this recipe poha is washed gently and fluffed up to make a soft and savory dish sometimes known as Batata Powa or Kanda […]
Whole Green Moong Dal How-to Video

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 — […]
Asparagus Subzi

Handvo How-to Video

Here’s a Gujarati recipe that’s had a lot of requests. Handvo (or Handwa) is an all time favorite snack — perfect for tea time, brunch, anytime! Savory inside with a nutty Sesame Seed crust…just one word — YUM!
Roasted Eggplant Subzi How-to Video

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!
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 […]
Channa (Chole) Masala How-to Video

This Channa Masala recipe is sure to steal your heart! Lovingly known by a lot of different names, such as Chole, Punjabi Chole, Khatte Channe! The color and the flavors are just phenomenal. Thanks Vinod Bhaiya for sharing this amazing recipe:-)
Lauki Subzi (Doodhi) How-to Video

Lauki is a type of squash that is light green in color, has a mild flavor and goes by many different names — doodhi (dudhi), opi, bottle gourd, to name a few. Try this recipe for a variation in taste and texture to this often overlooked vegetable.
Tindora Pickle How-to Video

Some pickles do not require weeks of prep work and we love those kinds. Here is a great recipe shared with us by Kinnari. This Tindora Pickle has everything going for it…the taste, the color, the ease of making it! In short, it has stolen our hearts:-) Tindora Pickle will WOW you as well! Just […]
Cracked Wheat Payasam How-to Video

Since there’s never a shortage of Indian festivals, it helps to have simple yet delicious desserts on hand for your family and friends. Watch this video for Cracked Wheat Payasam and serve it as a alternative to the standard kheer recipe. The richness of the coconut milk and unique sweetness of jaggery make this dessert […]
Masaledar Aloo How-To Video

Watch and learn from this video how to make these Masaledar Aloo / Spiced Potatoes!
Homemade Pizza Crust (Dough) How-to Video

Homemade Pizza! Yummy! Here’s your chance to get creative in the kitchen. Watch the video, then make the perfect crust…crispy, chewy…and have a field day coming up with delicious toppings. Try this simple recipe for homemade pizza dough and yes, it’s eggless!.
Tofu Paratha How-to Video

Amazing way to add extra proteins into you diet. The pickle masala gives it a wonderful kick and great flavor. We thank Archana for sharing this great recipe with us. Enjoy!
Spicy Chapati Crumble How-to Video

Spicy Chapati Crumble (fancy name for Vaghareli Bhakri) is a clever way to use up left over Chapati or Roti. With Onion, Potatoes and flavorful spices, you can create a fresh new dish. Try this delicious recipe as a snack at the next “tea time”.
Vegetable Cutlets How-to Video

Versatile as can be, these Cutlets are all that and more! Jazz them up with chutney or ketchup and serve them as appetizers and WOW your guests or make a little bigger Cutlets and place them between a bun and have it as a burger! Enjoy!
Seasoned Onion Rice How-to Video

Seasoned Onion Rice (aka Vagharelo Bhaat) is a practically effortless way to a quick lunch or snack. The crunch of the onions and the zest of the lime gives this rice such a fresh taste that you’ll never know it was left-over.
Seviya Kheer How-to Video

A wonderful variation to the Rice Kheer, Semiya Kheer has a great flavor. Enjoy this easy to make Kheer.
Khandvi How-to Video

Khandvi (Khandavi) is a popular snack item from the state of Gujarat, India. It’s unique soft texture and mild flavor makes is a favorite with kids and adults. Try this super fast microwave recipe for Khandvi and serve it as an appetizer for your next get-together.
Sweet and Sour Beetroot How-to Video

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!
Seekh Kebab How-to Video

Seekh Kebab are flavorful little appetizers made from lamb (chicken or beef can also be used) that are traditionally prepared in a Tandoor (clay oven). Since most of us don’t have tandoors, try this easy recipe to make them at home. The use of fresh roasted and ground spices takes the flavor up a notch!
Methi (Fenugreek) Pulao Rice Dish Recipe How-to Video

Fenugreek Rice or Methi Pulao is a very simple yet delicious rice dish that can be had all by itself or be served with other dishes. We had this at a friend’s place and were floored by the color and the flovor of this presentation.
Eggplant Rolls How-to Video

If you’re in the mood for Italian food but tired of pasta, try these delicious Eggplant Rolls. They are simple to make and filling enough to be the main course. It’s a perfect vegetarian dish!
Tawa Gobi How-to Video

Want to give bland, boring Cauliflower (Gobi) a face lift? Try this delicious recipe for Tawa Gobi — the quick and easy answer to cauliflower with a kick!
Kothu Parotta How-to Video

Kothu Parotta just means it’s ‘minced’ or ‘beaten-up’ Parotta…and there are a lot of variations to this wonderful dish that you can just whip up and impress everyone. The first time I had this dish was at a small little road-side shop in Trivandrum (aka Thiruvananthapuram), though origianally from Tamil Nadu! Enjoy this wonderful dish […]
Gujarati Daal How-to Video

Gujarati Daal (or daar) has a perfect balance of flavors — sweet, sour, spicy! Combined with plain white rice, this daal is the ultimate end to a traditional Gujarati thali. Try this yummy recipe and don’t be afraid to adjust it to your tastes!
Molten Lava Cake How-to Video

Molten Lava Cake is a chocolate lover’s delight. Break into the cake to reveal warm, gooey chocolaty goodness! It’s a perfect combination with cold vanilla ice cream. Surprise your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with this super easy recipe!
Beetroot Salad (Kosambir) How-to Video

Beetroot (aka red beet or beet) is a nutrient rich vegetable which is known for its benefits with cardiovascular health and hypertension. Try this simple yet delicious and colorful beetroot salad recipe that can be a wonderful accompaniment to your meal.
Hyderabadi Lal Gosht How-to Video

Try this super simple yet delicious recipe for Hyderabadi Lal Gosht (Mutton) submitted by Ifra, one of the SMTC Community members. Thanks Ifra!!
Masala Rice 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!
Coney Treats – How-to-Video

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!
Methi Malai Mater How-to Video

Methi Malai Mater is a rich and flavorful Indian vegetable dish. The Methi, or Fenugreek Leaves give a wonderful aroma and unique taste to compliment the sweetness of the peas and cream. Try this delicious recipe and enjoy it with chapati, naan or plain white rice.
Ginger Cardamom Tea How-to Video

There are many different ways of making tea – hot tea, iced tea, with lemon, with milk, with masala, and more! Here is an aromatic version made with spicy ginger and sweet cardamom – the desi way!
Vegetarian Tortilla Soup – How-to Video

Tortilla Soup is such a wonderful, wholesome soup. It is perfect to warm your heart and your stomach on the days when you need a little help. The different levels of flavor, the inviting colors and a whole-bodied look make it a perfect package.
French Toast, Sweet or Spicy? How-to Video

French Toasts are just an easy and amazingly quick option for breakfasts. There are days when you want something sweet, so we have the traditional Sweet French Toast or there are days when you need that spicy kick right from the get-go and for those days we have Spicy French Toasts! Either way, we have […]
Suji Halwa aka Sheera or Kesari How-to Video

Suji Halwa is associated with a lot of religious functions where it usually served as ‘prasad’ (offering to the Gods). It is so easy to make and so very delicious that it is also a no-brainer sure-hit dessert most of the times.
Vegetable Korma How-to Video

Vegetable Korma is a very mild yet flavorful Mughlai dish. Korma is traditionally meat or vegetables cooked with onions in a creamy yogurt sauce. Try this recipe for a healthy version of the well known favorite.
Quinoa Soup How-to Video

Quinoa is a high protein seed that is perfect for the vegetarian diet. Originally from Peru, this “grain-like” seed is a great alternative to rice and as an added bonus, it is gluten-free. Try Quinoa in this simple and delicious soup recipe.
Jalapeno Soup How-to Video

Try a steaming bowl of Jalapeno Soup to warm up the coldest of days. Don’t worry if the weather is not cold. This easy to make soup made with flavorful Jalapeno Peppers is delicious anyway.
Eggless Dates & Walnut Cake How-to Video

This easy Eggless Cake with the flavor of Dates and Walnuts is quick, easy and just out of this world. This recipe was submitted by Annam Arunachalam and we know that during the holiday season it’s just great to have another wonderful cake recipe. Enjoy and Happy Holidays!
Fruit Cake How-to Video

Fruit cake is one of the most recognized holiday treats. It’s packed with the goodness of fruits and nuts and aromatic spices. Make a batch for your holiday party with this delicious recipe from Ammini Ramachandran, renowned cookbook author of Grains, Greens, and Grated Coconuts.
Spicy Potato Wedges How-to Video

Potato Wedges made our way…full of spices and flavor! Serve them up as appetizers for a party or just treat yourself to a batch! Now our predictions: these Spicy Potato Wedges will be a very important part of your lives and you’ll be looking for occasions to make !
Healthy Cereal Chivda Recipe How-to Video

Stay healthy, wealthy and wise! ‘Healthy’ part we have taken care of the ‘wealthy and wise’ is entirely up to you! Cereal Chivda to the rescue:-)
Stocking Stuffers – Great Holiday Gift Ideas from SMTC!

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Medu Vada How-to Video

Medu Vada or simply Vada are crispy fritters made with urad daal and enjoyed with sambar or chutney. They are usually served along side idli as part of a perfect South Indian breakfast, but don’t let that stop you from enjoying these vadas for lunch or dinner.
Vegetable Quesadilla How-to Video

Vegetable Quesadillas are a wonderful vegetarian menu choice at Mexican restaurants. Now, you can enjoy this Tex Mex favorite at home with your choice of vegetables.
Coconut Chutney How-to Video – A South Indian Delight!

Coconut Chutney is a perfect accompaniment with Dosas, Idlis or Vadas- your meal cannot be complete without it! Try it and see how flavorful this awesome chutney can be…
Idli – How-to Videos, A South Indian Treat!

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?
Sambar How-to Video – A South Indian Delight

Sambar is a staple part of most South Indian meals. Every family has their own personal recipe/touch to making this fantastic daal. The amazing part is that it is so flavorful and goes so beautifully with a host of things like Dosa, Idli, Rice, Vadas…
Dahi Vada How-to Video

Dahi Vada are dumplings made from split black gram beans (urad daal) and soaked in a yogurt sauce. Sweet, tangy and spicy toppings such as tamarind chutney, coriander chutney, red chili powder, etc are layered on to make dahi vada a super delicious appetizer or chaat item.
Desi Fondue How-to Video

Fondue is originally a Swiss creation in which cheese is melted with wine or beer in a communal pot and served as a dipping sauce with bread or vegetables. This recipe was submitted by Rachana Gandhi and offers a “Desi” twist to the popular appetizer. Serve it for your next get-together!
Masala Mushrooms How-to Video – Indian Vegetarian Recipe

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…
Vegetable & Egg Casserole How-to Video

Tired of the same old breakfast/brunch recipes? Try this delicious Vegetable & Egg Casserole. It’s a great one pot meal and can be prepared the night before and baked in the morning – or when you need it. This Vegetable & Egg Casserole is one to keep in mind when you have overnight guests or […]
Breakfast Burrito – How-to Video

Try something different, try something new, try Breakfast Burritos! Contrary to the name of this dish, it can be enjoyed just as much for a snack, lunch or dinner!
Paneer Paratha How-to Video

Here’s another great way to use paneer – Paneer Paratha. This Indian unleavened and pan-fried bread is stuffed with spiced homemade cheese (paneer). It’s delicious and satisfying. Paneer Parathas served with yogurt or pickle can be a complete meal.
Potato Stew How-to Video

The simplicity of this dish and the wholesome flavor of the potatoes is just a beautiful combination. Potato Stew is a dish that kids take to very easily. It goes great with Rice, Appams, Idli or Dosa. Enjoy this great dish from the State of Kerala!
Muli Paratha How-to Video

Muli Paratha is an Indian flat bread stuffed with white radish (aka daikon). Try this delicious variation of stuffed paratha with pickle, yogurt or just a little pat of butter…mmmm!
Rice Kheer How-to Video

Ras Malai – Indian Dessert How-to Video

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!
Kaju Katli – Indian Sweet How-to Video

Bhindi (Okra) Subzi How-To Video Recipe

Egg Bhurji (Masala Egg Scaramble) How-to Video

Egg Bhurji is great for days when your refrigerator has no vegetables in it or you are just too tired to cook and need something quick! It can be served at breakfast, lunch or dinner, Masala Egg Scramble is fantastic any time of the day.
Vegetable Lasagna How-to Video

Zucchini Tossed with Cilantro and Lime How-to Video

Zucchini is a wonderful vegetable from the squash family that is perfect for people on a diet. It is low in calories, high in water content and a great stomach filler. Try this quick and easy stir fry recipe that takes just minutes to prepare.
Lauki (Bottlegourd) Koftas How-to Video

Fish Cutlets How-to Video – Indian Appetizer

Here is an easy to make and healthy recipe for Fish Cutlets which was sent in by one of our viewers – Sandhya. This delicious cutlet, or patty can be eaten as an appetizer or as a substantial meal – try it in a burger.
Chapatti Dough in Bulk

If you are one of those busy people who just can’t find the time to make homemade chapatti or paratha, try making the dough (atta) in bulk. With the help of your food processor and freezer, you will be enjoying hot, fresh chapati in no time.
Aloo Tikki How-to Video

Aloo Tikki is an Indian appetizer that can be served in many different ways. Top it with a little mint and tamarind chutney, onions, cilantro and sev and it’s delicious chaat. Make the tikki a little bigger and use it as a patty for a satisfying veggie burger. Make them tiny and serve as appetizers […]
Channa Daal with Zucchini How-to Video

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Shammi Kebabs How-to Video, Spicy Non-Vegetarian Recipe Video

There is a misconception that ‘kebabs’ are hard to make. These are anything but that. They are great as snacks, an accompaniment to a meal or simply as burgers for the kids’ school lunch. Also, with Ramadan going on, what a perfect time to make these wonderful kebabs. .
Khatti Daal How-to Video

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 […]
Crispy Seasoned Arbi (Taro Root) How-to Video

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.
Lauki with Channa Daal (Dudhi Chana) How-to Video

Lauki (bottle gourd, dhoodhi/dudhi, ghiya) is a type of squash with light green skin and white flesh. Interestingly, as the name suggests, it is one of the first cultivated plants in the world that was grown not for food but as a container. This particular recipe, in which the Dudhi is cooked with Channa Daal, […]
Trifle Pudding Cake How-to Video

Trifle is a delicious dessert usually made by layering sponge cake, custard, fruit, cream, and sometimes jelly. Try this super easy recipe for Trifle Pudding Cake that you can make in under 15 minutes! Next time you’re having dinner guests and just can’t find the time to make an elaborate dessert, this one can save […]
Chaas How-to Video, A Yogurt Based Indian Recipe Video

Chaas is a yogurt (curd) based dish/drink! Yes, it can be had as a curry or as a drink! It is a refreshing dish/drink, great for the summer and is an ideal accompaniment with Masala Khichadi…the spice of the Masala Kichadi and the soothing taste of the Chaas, things don’t get any better than that!
Masala Khichadi How-to Video (Indian Spiced Rice Recipe)

Khichadi is an all-time favorite comfort food in our family. Anytime we come home from a long trip away or after an exhausting day, khichadi and kadhi or chaas (spicy buttermilk) is a satisfying and welcome meal. Previously, we’ve shown you how to make Mung Daal Khichadi – a mild and nutritious meal for babies […]
Sevia (Vermicelli) Upma How-to Video

Tindora How-to Video (Indian Vegetable Recipe Video)

Tindora is a green vegetable which is popular in many parts of India and is known by many names (ivy gourd, kovakai, tondli, giloda…just to name a few). It resembles a watermelon but is only the size of your little pinky. Tindora can be cooked as a subzi all by itself or mixed with other […]
Karela Chutney How-to Video Indian Dish

As a child, I remember making faces every time any Karela dish was served! As an adult, I relish it! So, what happened…did I start making it the way I wanted to eat it or was it just the fact that I started appreciating the uniqueness of Bitter Gourd or Bitter Melon (the name and […]
Cantaloupe Milkshake How-to Video

When Cantaloupe is in season, try this light and refreshing recipe for Cantaloupe Milk Shake. It’ll cool down even the hottest of summer days!
Tadka Dal Fry How-to Video – Indian Recipe

Stuffed Peppers How-to Video – Indian Appetizer

Seasoned Urad Daal How-to Video – Indian Cuisine

Egg Keema (Kheema) How-to Video – Indian Cuisine

Keema (Kheema) Matar How-to Video

Banana Nut Bread How-to Video

Vegetable Biryani – Indian Rice How-to Video

Sol Kadi – An Exotic Indian Drink How-to Video

Sol Kadi is a refreshing Konkani drink with a light coconut base and a hint of kokum. I first had it in Goa quite a few years ago and just fell in love with it. Once you try it, we are sure you’ll be hooked to this unique Indian drink recipe.
Sprouted Mung Curry – Indian Recipe How-to Video

Vegetable Puffs – Indian Snack Recipe How-to Video

Rava Idli How-to Video

Rava Idlis are a super fast alternative to the traditional rice/daal idlis. Since there is no soaking, grinding or fermenting involved, you can enjoy these idlis at any time without the pre-planning. Try this simple and delicious recipe.
Mutter Paneer (Green Peas w/Paneer) How-to Video

Panna (Raw Mango Drink) How-to Video

Panna is a refreshing Raw Mango Drink that is just perfect to beat the summer heat. It has a wonderful balance of flavors – sweet, sour and savory. Try this recipe for an amazing alternative to boring sodas.
Mango Ice Cream How-to Video

This wonderful Mango Ice Cream recipe was submitted by Vani Sudarshan, from Dallas. It is unbelievably easy and so very delicious. We are grateful to Vani for sharing it with all of us.
Desi Mac (Macaroni and Cheese with a twist) How-to Video

Now give us a good reason why the grown-ups should be left out when the kids eat that yummy Mac ‘n’ Cheese! Here is a recipe for ‘Desi’ Mac (macaroni and cheese) and as the name suggests, it is full of flavor and other goodies that you will proud to eat as well as feed […]
Sooji Dhokla – Indian Appetizer How-to Video

Dhokla is a Gujarati snack item traditionally made from rice and daal. Try this super simple, super quick recipe using Sooji (Suji, Semolina, Cream of Wheat). Next time some unexpected guests show up, serve this delicious “Instant Dhokla” with tea and impress them!
Tangy Paneer How-to Video

There aren’t too many people who don’t like (love) paneer – an Indian homemade cheese. You won’t be able to resist this colorful and simply delicious way to enjoy paneer. The combination of cumin, fennel, onion and mustard seeds puts a whole new twist on this protein packed dish! Try this recipe today!
Masala Egg Paratha How-to Video

Looking for a hearty and healthy weekend breakfast idea? Running out of things to feed the kids after school, filling enough to keep them happy until dinner? Look no further. This wonderful Indian recipe for Masala Egg Paratha is perfect. With it’s fun presentation, everyone will be asking for more.
Aloo Matar (Potatoes with Green Peas) How-to Video

We recently showed you how to make Punjabi Masala (in bulk). Here is a super fast Indian recipe for Aloo Matar (Potaotes with Green Peas) you can make using your pre-made masala. Let your imagination run wild…substitute any vegetable and create yet another delicious variation.
Suji Upma How-to Video

Do away with the boring breakfast of toast and cereals and jazz up with some spice and flavour. This quick and easy Suji Upma recipe is tradiaonally served for breakfast but then there is no rule that you can’t enjoy it any other time of the day.
C – Chutney How-to Video

Tomato Chutney How-to Video

“Tomatoes are now eaten freely throughout the world, and their consumption is believed to benefit the heart among other things. Lycopene, one of nature’s most powerful antioxidants, is present in tomatoes, and, especially when tomatoes are cooked, has been found beneficial in preventing Prostate cancer” ….thanks Wikipedia! Need we say more! Give your diet and […]
Aloo Methi Subzi Recipe – Indian Cooking 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!
Sambharo – Cabbage Salad How-to Video

Missi Roti aka Daal Roti How-to Video

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 […]
Potatoes in Creamy Yogurt Sauce (Dahi Wale Aloo) How-to Video

Potatoes are on everyone’s favorite vegetable list, Here is a wonderful, creamy yet healthy recipe for Potatoes in a Creamy Yogurt Sauce also known as Dahiwale Aloo, now enjoy your favorite potatoes without the guilt. Lip smacking good, that’s all we can say!
Tri Color Stirfry How-to Video

Looking for a colorful and delicious way to enjoy your veggies? Try this recipe for Tri Color Stirfry with an Indian kick! It has loads of bell peppers, onions and cucumber. It’s a healthy warm salad that can be eaten all by itself or as an accompaniment to your meal.
Cabbage Subzi How-to Video

Cabbage is full of Vitamin C and has an long shelf life…2 great reasons to keep it in hand all the time. This quick, easy and incredible Indian vegetarian recipe is ‘home-cooking’ to the core.
Tandoori Roti How-to Video

Tandoori Roti is another type of Indian unleavened bread which is usually made in a clay oven called a tandoor and commonly enjoyed with chicken, lamb, mutton or other non-vegetarian dishes. Vegetarians out there, don’t worry. It tastes just as fabulous with vegetarian curry dishes as well! Try this easy to make at home recipe […]
Spicy Chicken Curry How-to Video

There are so many different types of “Chicken Curry” or “Curry Chicken” and there are as many recipes as there are people! To this fantastic recipe for Indian Chicken Curry, throw in some yogurt, mint, fenugreek leaves or even veggies and watch this dish change color and taste. Let’s all agree, it’s one hot, spicy […]
Bread Pakoda How to Video

Try this wonderful twist with the Tomato Ketchup and the Mint or Cilantro Chutney, it just spruces up the otherwise plain, simple Bread Pakoda. And let’s not forget the wonderful color combination. Pakoda/Pakora/Bhajji/Bhajjia – use any one of the names, you’re gonna love it.
Spinach Paratha How-to Video

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!
Poha Chivda How-to Video

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 […]
How To Make Masala (in bulk) How-to Video

Cooking Indian food can’t get any easier. Making this Punjabi masala is a little time consuming at first, but then you realize what a time saver it is in the long run. Amazing! You’ll wonder why you have not done this for years…but, it’s never too late to start. Watch this video recipe and enjoy […]
Open Sandwich My Way How-to Video

Baked Beans on a toast with cheese, green chilis and hot salsa. It’s perfect blend of sweet, tang and spice is sure to please everyone. What a treat to the eyes and tastebuds…get them ready for a roller-coaster ride! Try this delicious recipe for lunch or a healthy and filling snack.
Punjabi Kadhi How-to Video

Many regions in India have their own style of cooking Kadhi, a yogurt based curry (or soup). Punjabi Kadhi is easily recognizable because it has Pakodas, fried dumplings made of chickpea flour. Punjabi Kadhi can be enjoyed with plain white rice or chapati. Try this tangy and delicious recipe for Punjabi Kadhi.
Mung Bean Sprouts – How-to Video

Bean Sprouts are an extremely healthy and delicious way to enjoy legumes. Although sprouting can seem intimidating to some, it is really an easy process. Any whole bean can be sprouted – Mung, Garbanzo, Kidney, Moth, Adzuki, Lentil, etc. Sprouts can be eaten raw in salads or cooked. Watch this video and try this simple […]
Puri /Poori How-to Video

Spinach Raita How-to Video

Spinach Raita is yet another tasty way to prepare the ever popular green vegetable. Spinach is a rich source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Tocopherol, Vitamin E, Vitamin K and Magnesium. It also contains several vital Antioxidants and Folic Acid. Try this Spinach and Yogurt combo with rice or chapattis. It’s a perfect accompaniment to […]
Homemade Paneer – Indian Cheese How-to Video

Paneer is an Indian cheese which is used in many recipes for appetizers, main courses and desserts. Palak Paneer, Paneer Tikkas, Ras Malai, Paneer Paratha, Shahi Paneer…the list is endless. Paneer does not melt when heated and is very easy to make at home. Watch this video and try this easy to follow recipe.
Pakodas (Crispy Fried Fritters) How-to Video

Who would not agree that rainy days mean Pakodas! We love Pakodas and are very fair and impartial to all kinds, be it Paneer, Spinach, Onion or Potato. Enjoy these Pakodas (Bhajjis, Bahjias) and believe us when we say, you’ll start looking forward to the rain.
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 […]
Jalebi Pudding How-to Video

Jalebi Pudding is another dessert dish that will be a talk of the town. Adjust the sweetness to match your taste. So simple, so good…
Daal Makhani How-To Video

It amazes me how wonderfully you can replicate this Daal, get that wonderful flavor and yet not have to slog in the kitchen for hours. Daal Makhani is a wonderful dish that needs no introduction. Aka Maa ki Daal and Kaali Daal.
Zair How-to Video (Indian Mocktail/Cocktail)

Zair (Zaher or Poison) was such a BIG hit at our party and everyone was trying to figure out what was in the drink. But some secrets are hard to keep so here it goes…Thanks to 4ever4you for the submission, we have a great recipe. And don’t worry, it’s not going to kill you.
Aloo Gobi Masala – Spiced Cauliflower and Potatoes How-to Video

Aloo Gobi Masala is a flavorful Indian vegetarian dish made with Cauliflower, Potatoes and many fragrant spices which make it so mouth-watering! Watch this video recipe and make this delicious dish to enjoy with Chapatti, Paratha or Rice and Daal. You’ll never think of Cauliflower are boring and bland again!
Kidney Beans Curry (Rajma) How-to Video

Rajma-Chawal is a great combination…takes me back to those lazy sunday afternoons and the nap right after the wonderful lunch of Kidney Beans and Rice. But make sure you try with some Raita or just plain yogurt on the side…
Homemade Yogurt (Dahi) How-to Video

Watch this video recipe for Homemade Yogurt aka Dahi or Curds. It’s so simple to make and you won’t believe how easy (and cost effective) making yogurt at home can be. Forget those store bought yogurts which lack flavor and are usually made thick with gelatin or pectin. You will be certain that yogurt made […]
Warm Kahlua Dessert How-to Video

Pound cake with Bananas, gently sauteed in a warm Kahlua sauce, topped with cold Ice Cream, does it get any better than that?…YUM! Happy Valentines Day!
Biscuit Cake How-to Video

Biscuit Cake ! It’s that wonderful time of the year when you are scrambling for something exciting to impress that someone special in your life. Enjoy this wonderful cake with a twist…yup, it is made with biscuits!!! and no baking required. Simple and easy and the end of the road is just a sweet sweet […]
Cilantro & Mint Raita How-to Video

Fresh and tasty to the core…try it with the Chicken Biryani, Aloo (Potato) or Spinach Parathas. The combination of the Cilantro (Coriander leaves/Dhaniya) and the Mint (Pudina) takes Yogurt to a higher level. Enjoy the Cilantro & Mint Raita…
Chicken Biryani How-to Video

When you think ‘Biryani”, all kinds of wonderful thoughts run through the head…the flavors, the colors, the spices, the aroma! Hmmm…now that we’ve got your pulse racing and the your taste buds ready for an explosion, see how close it can be to reality. Enjoy this simple yet awesome recipe. Bon Appetit!!!
Malai Kofta How-to Video

Malai Kofta is a well recognized Indian curry dish which is traditionally very rich. Try this recipe for a healthier version that you can enjoy at home without all the guilt. The koftas (dumplings) are baked, not fried. It is still very flavorful and very delicious!
Sweet Corn Soup How-to Video

A nice hot bowl of Sweet Corn Soup is creamy goodness without the cream. Try this Indian Chinese recipe on a cold winter day…it’ll warm you through and through.
Daal Soup (Split Beans Soup) How-to-Video

So if you are a ‘soup-fan’, enjoy this recipe as a soup but if for you ‘soup is just not enough’…serve this with some rice and you have yourself a whole meal. Daal soup is a great and healthy alternative for fussy kids and babies. Don’t let the opportunity go – sneek in the veggies […]
Hot and Sour Soup How-to Video

Hot and Sour Soup is a popular Chinese soup loaded with veggies and usually chicken. Try this flavorful and hearty Indian Chinese version which can be made completely vegetarian and also vegan. It’s simply delicious!
Baked Rice How-to Video

So all of us have leftovers…and most of us have a very hard time trying to figure out what to do with them. Here is a great ingenious way to utilize them and enjoy them to the hilt. Baked Rice is one of those dishes that will make you feel really really good and feel […]
Mung Daal How-to Video

Mung Daal, a hearty split bean soup, is a staple in many Indian households. It is loaded with protein but light on the stomach. Mung Daal goes well with rice, chapattis or just by itself as a soup. There are probably a hundred ways to make Mung Daal, each slightly different than the next. Watch […]
Kosambri – Shredded Carrot Salad How-to Video

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 […]
Lima Beans Curry How-to Video

Lima Beans are often an overlooked vegetable which are surprisingly packed with protein and cholesterol reducing fiber. Try this delicious recipe for Indian Lima Beans Curry…a mouth-watering accompaniment to rice or chapatti.
ShowMeTheCurry featured on Good Morning Texas

We recently had the opportunity to be guests on the Good Morning Texas show (WFAA TV channel 8). It was a wonderful experience and we wanted to share it with all of you. Thank you for all of your continued support.
Pan Seared Shrimp How-to Video

Pan Seared Shrimp is a wonderful and oh-so-easy to make appetizer or snack…wonderful Indian taste that is sure to be a great hit. Forrest Gump in the movie said “Shrimp is the fruit of the sea. You can barbecue it, boil it, broil it, bake it, sautee it. There’s, um, shrimp kebabs, shrimp creole, shrimp […]
Rava Ladoo – Indian Dessert How-to Video

Rava Ladoo is a delectable Indian dessert made from the fine variety of semolina. The combination of coconut with the subtle flavor and fragrance of cardamom is a yummy treat! Try this easy to follow recipe for the holidays!
Gulab Jamun How-to Video

Adai – Lentil Crepes How-to Video

Adai is a dosa-like crepe made with a higher concentration of daal to rice, making it a healthier option. Its a protein-packed meal as well as quick snack idea. Unlike dosa, it requires no fermentat … ion. Watch this video and enjoy this healthy, yummy recipe with some coconut chutney or chutney powder!
Chole a la Easy – Garbanzo Beans Curry How-to Video

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!
12 Days of Christmas – Curry Style!

Watch our take on the 12 Days of Christmas…Curry Style! from ShowMeTheCurry.com. Thank you so much to all for the wonderful support, the awesome feedbacks and most of all, letting us have fun!!!
Fresh Mango Pickle How-to Video

Daal with Spinach How-to video

Daal with Spinach is one of those dishes that you can truly call ‘wholesome’…it is packed with protein, iron and fiber. Everybody has a different name for this colorful dish – so call it whatever appeals to you ‘Daal with Spinach’, ‘Daal-Palak’, ‘Spinach Daal’, ‘Daal-Saag’ but we can all agree that this is one awesome […]
Gujarati Kadhi – Hot Yogurt Soup How-to Video

Gujarati Kadhi is a delicious hot and spicy yogurt soup which is perfect for cold winter days. Mix some in with Khichadi or Rice for a soothing and satisfying meal.
Mung Daal Khichadi How-to Video

Mung Daal Khichadi is an all-time favorite comfort food for when you’re feeling under the weather or for those “after holiday over-indulgence” times. Made with easy to digest mung daal, rice and veggies, khichadi is also a perfect balanced meal for babies and kids. Try some with Gujarati Kadhi…it’s a perfect match!
Spicy Tandoori Cauliflower How-to Video

Pav Bhaji How-to Video

Pav Bhaji is an all-time favorite Indian snack food which originated on the streets of Bombay. It has since gained popularity as a full fledged dinner item, perfect for entertaining, with it’s simplicity and “one-pot meal” concept. Pav Bhaji is also a deliciously sneaky way to get the kids to eat their veggies! For the […]
Egg Curry How-to Video

Egg Curry is an excellent and delicious way of getting protein into your diet. It has always been a favourite for my sons, who can eat Egg Curry everyday! The coconut milk provides a creamy and unique flavor that will leave your family asking for more.
Eggless Chocolate Cake How-to Video

Peda – Indian Sweet How-to Video

Lemon Rice How-to Video

Pickled Jalapenos Desi Style How-to Video

For all the pickle lovers out there….this one is for you!! This “Pickled Jalapenos – Desi Style” recipe is quick and easy to make and can spruce up any meal. Try adding a couple of slices to your sandwich or have it with eggs to get that extra kick! You will never go back to […]
Spinach & Carrots Pullao How-to Video

Spinach and Carrots Pullao (aka Pullav/Pilaf/Pulao) is an amazing dish that always blows me away…so delicious, so colorful, so appealing in every way! The Spinach and carrots nicely spruce up the rice. Serve this delightful dish with any kind of raita and you’ll be hooked for life. For a variation, change out the vegetables or […]
Dahi Sev Puri (Chaat) How-to Video

Dahi Sev Puri is a popular variety of Indian “street food” known as “Chaat”. It is similar to Papdi Chaat in it’s ingredients except  that  it uses the puffed  puri usually used for  Pani Puri instead of the flat puri.  Dahi Sev Puri has a combination of flavors, from sweet and sour to hot.  It […]
Eggplant in Exotic Spices How-to Video

Eggplant cooked in Exotic Spices is a healthier version of the original “Achari Baingan” in which the eggplant is deep fried. The combination of Fennel Seeds and Onion Seeds (Kalonji) is simply delicious in this recipe. Try this tangy and flavorful dish…it’ll make an eggplant lover out of you!
Sevia Kesari – Vermicelli Dessert How-to Video

Sevia Kesari, an Indian Vermicelli dessert (aka Sukhi Seviyan or Eid ki Sevia) is just as delicious as it is easy to make. It is a wonderful twist and healthy alternative to Suji ka Halwa, which uses a lot more ghee. Sevia is a traditional sweet dish prepared in celebration of Eid. So, Eid Mubarak […]
Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani) How-to Video

Butter Chicken , also known as Murg Makhani, is a very rich and popular dish with everyone and every age group! My sons know this as ‘chicken with the red curry’ and enjoy it to the hilt. Considering how often we make it at our home, we have to make it a little more healthy […]
Masala Peanuts aka Raja Special How-to Video

Masala Peanuts is a great Indian appetizer that is synonymous with clubs, bars and drinks. It’s amazing what some onions, lemon juice and some spices can do to dress up the already popular peanut! Watch this video and learn how to make this great make-ahead appetizer for parties…Enjoy!
Roasted Chutney Paneer How-to Video

Roasted Chutney (Chutnee) Paneer is a fabulous appetizer idea, perfect for cocktail parties. The Paneer (Indian homemade cheese), is delicately marinated in mint or coriander chutney and roasted in the oven. Watch this video and learn to make this mouthwatering dish.
Palak Paneer – Spinach with Homemade Cheese How-to Video

Palak Paneer or Spinach with Homemade Cheese is easily one of the most recognizable and popular Indian dishes. It’s packed with the goodness of spinach and loaded with protein from the paneer, a homemade cheese which doesn’t melt when heated. Try this delicious recipe and you’ll be surprised how easy it is to make!
Sukhi Bhaji – Seasoned Potatoes How-to Video

Sukhi Bhaji is a traditional Seasoned Potato dish popular in the west Indian state of Gujarat. This particular recipe uses ground peanuts and sesame seeds to give the potatoes a wonderful texture and fabulous taste. Tired of boring potato recipes? Give this one a try and you’ll be hooked! For a detailed recipe, click here.
Falooda – Refreshing Drink/Dessert How-to Video

Falooda is delicious rose flavored milk (served with Ice Cream) which can be a refreshing drink or a unique dessert idea. Falooda is made with Basil Seeds, known as Tukmaria, which are great for digestion after a heavy meal. Watch this video and learn how to make a truly wonderful Indian concoction. For a detailed […]
Aloo Paratha – Potato Stuffed Flatbread How-to Video

Aloo Parathas (Parantha) are a staple dish in many Indian households. Warm flatbread stuffed with a spicy potato mixture, Aloo Parathas can be enjoyed with yogurt, pickle or with any curry. The chapatti and vegetable “all in one” design of Aloo Parathas make them a great meal on the go all by themselves. Watch this video and […]
Paratha/Chapatti – Indian Bread How-to Video

Parathas are an Indian unleavened bread and an integral part of many Indian meals. Any subzi (vegetable) or curry dish can be fabulous when accompanied with fresh, hot parathas. Try this recipe. It’ll be worth your while! Although we refer to this recipe as Chapatti in the video, this is actually a Paratha recipe. The […]
Papdi Chaat How-to Video

Papdi Chaat is one variety of Indian street food known as Chaat.  With it’s light and crispy base, tomatoes, onions, potatoes and lots and lots of Mint and Tamarind Chutneys, it’s guaranteed to make your mouth water.
Bhel Puri – Chaat How-to Video

Bhel Puri is one variety of Indian “street food” known as “Chaat”. With a nice balance of flavors, including savory, sweet and spicy, Bhel Puri is a perfect snack or appetizer idea. Watch this video recipe — it’s sure to please!
Tamarind Chutney How-to Video

Tamarind Chutney (aka Imli Chutney) is an Indian sauce with just the perfect blend of sweet and sour flavors. It is widely used in chaats and as a condiment for various appetizers such a samosas and pakoras. Try this simple recipe. Make a large batch and freeze it so it is readily available at all […]
Mint Chutney How-to Video

Anuja and Hetal show you how to make a very versatile and simple Mint Chutney which can be used with anything from appetizers and chaats to sandwiches. It’s a perfect condiment – spicy and delicious!
Tandoori Chicken How-to Video

Learn how to make delicious Tandoori Chicken, a barbequed chicken dish from India. It’s a great recipe for your outdoor barbeque grill — just in time for summer get-togethers. The experience, the spices, the color, the flavor, the aroma….the combination of all this will have you coming back for more.
Kulfi – Indian Dessert How-to Video

Kulfi is an all time favorite Indian dessert — especially in summer!  It’s a little like ice cream but Kulfi has it’s own unique flavor.  Watch Hetal and Anuja show you this super simple recipe.  You won’t believe how easy it is!
Masala Papad How-to video

Hetal and Anuja show you how to make Masala Papad, a delightful and colorful Indian appetizer. Though papad is generally eaten as an accompaniment to the main course, the masala papad can be eaten by itself with it’s rich flavor and beautiful presentation.
Yogurt Rice How-to-Video

Watch as Hetal & Anuja show you how to make this wonderful yet simple dish, Yogurt Rice. It is a staple in the southern states of India, usually had at the end of a meal. As a bonus, it is a great way to finish off leftover rice.
Baingan Bhurta How-to Video

Try this delicious recipe for Baingan Bhurta. With roasted eggplant, onions and tomatoes in a spicy mix, it’s sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Perfect Basmati Rice How-to Video

Learn how to make perfect Basmati rice. With it’s fragrant aroma and super long grain, Basmati rice is a great choice for many Indian rice dishes such as Biryani and Pulav. Or…try it simply plain and white. It’s delicious!
Avocado Salad How-to Video

Try this delicious recipe for Avocado Salad.  It has a nice flavor, great buttery texture and let’s not forget, avocados are one of the very few “good” fats available.  Avocado Salad is a wonderful accompaniment to spuce up any meal.  
Chicken Curry How-to video

Good old ‘chicken curry’…..goes well with rice or bread. My family loves it because it tastes so good and I love it because it is so easy to make!! Watch this video and learn as we teach you how to make this delicious recipe.
Lassi – Refreshing Yogurt Drink How-to Video

Watch this step by step instructional video and learn how to make cool and refreshing Lassi, an Indian yogurt drink.
Stocking your Pantry for Indian Cooking 101 – Part 2

Hetal and Anuja show you the basics of stocking your pantry for Indian cooking. This is part 2 of the 2 part series:
Stocking your Pantry for Indian Cooking 101 – Part 1

Hetal and Anuja show you the basics of what you need in your pantry for Indian cooking.
Shahi Paneer in Rich Cashew Sauce How-To Video

Watch this step-by-step video tutorial to learn how to make rich and delicious Shahi Paneer – Paneer in Cashew Sauce — a Royal treat!
Green Beans with Shredded Coconut How-to Video

Watch this step-by-step video and learn how to make delicious Green Beans with Shredded Coconut.
Coconut Burfi How-to Video

Coconut fan??…here is something for you – A quick and easy fix for your cravings.
Cucumber Raita – Spicy Yogurt Condiment How-to video

This is a great yogurt dish, very soothing and cooling….especially for the times when you are finding your meal too spicy and you need something to counter it!!!!
Cumin Flavored Rice – Jeera Rice How-to video

If plain White Rice is a little boring when you are having guests over for dinner, try this easy and colorful rice dish and put a little umph to your presentation.
Varan (Maharashtrian Daal) How-to video

This no-frills daal recipe was given to me by my Mother-in-Law. Varan is a Maharastrian style daal which tastes great with chapattis or plain white rice.
Chicken Curry with Spinach How-to Video

A great way to get vegetables and protein into one dish. My kids love it because it can be ‘mild’ yet flavorful but if your tastes are anything like mine and you like it hot and spicy….just double the amount of Garam Masala, Red Chili Powder and Curry Powder listed below….come on, be brave and […]

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