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 of the dish and the eye appeal make this a great hit."Garlic Asparagus 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!"Eggless Dates & Walnut Cake How-to Video"
A classic Bread Pudding for the holidays, now what more can the soul ask for? Chef Arturo Salome was kind enough to share his recipe with us and we can’t thank him enough – what we love is that it is so easy to make and perfect for any party… Also, don’t forget the Homemade Caramel Sauce – to complete the perfect dessert! Happy Holidays 🙂 Prep Time: 10 minutes Baking Time: 45-50 minutes Cooling…"Bread Pudding – Holiday Dessert Recipe"
Phulka, Fulka, Phulki, Roti are only some of the names given to this wonderful Indian unleavened bread. 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 are the small pleasures in life! Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 15 min Makes: 8-10…"Phulka (Roti)"
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."Egg Rolls How-to Video"
Kala Channa Subzi is a a great way to get a high dose of protein and fiber into your diet. This dish can be served as a side dish or a snack. Have it with chapatis or puris or have it by the bowlful. Soak Time: 8-12 hours Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 1 hour Serves: 4-6 Ingredients: Kala Channa – 2 cups, soaked overnight Salt – 1 tsp Water – 4 cups Oil…"Kala Channa Subzi (Bengal Gram Subzi)"
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 are so many different types of “Chicken Curry” or “Curry Chicken” recipes as there are people! As an example, in this chicken curry Indian recipe, just throw in some yogurt, mint, fenugreek leaves or even veggies and watch this dish change color and taste. Some people argue over what is authentic chicken curry, but in our opinion there is no such thing because every region has it’s own authentic chicken curry recipe. Let’s all…"Spicy Chicken Curry"
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."Homemade Paneer – Indian Cheese How-to Video"
With all the holidays and festivals around the corner, we are always looking for new and fresh ideas to put smiles on the faces of the ones we love. Diwali, Dushera, Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years, this Paneer Sandwiches are sure to please. What we love is that they are easy to make and since they are not fried, they are a great alternate to the mess of frying. Enjoy your holidays and enjoy these…"Baked Crispy Paneer Sandwiches Recipe"
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)"
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 a complete meal."Bean & Cheese Enchiladas – Mexican"
Meethe Chawal which literally translastes as Sweet Rice aka Gur (jaggery) Chawal (Rice) is very simple recipe which can be served as a snack or as a dessert. It is very easy and quick to make and really enjoyed by kids. Prep time: 20 minutes (including soaking time) Cook Time: 20 min Serves – 6 Ingredients: Basmati Rice – 1 cup Hot Water – 2 cups Jaggery – 3/4 cup Ghee/ Clarified Butter – 1.5…"Meethe Chawal aka Sweet Rice"
No Indian meal is complete without a flavorful rice dish. Try this delicious recipe for Mushroom Pulao, made with fragrant Basmati Rice and caramelized mushrooms. Serve it with raita, plain yogurt or a side salad…Wow! Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Serves: 4-5 Ingredients: Basmati Rice – 1 cup, washed and soaked for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Mushrooms – 8 oz, sliced thick Water – 2 cups Salt – 1 tsp Lemon/Lime…"Mushroom Pulao"
Sunday Breakfast for us, growing up was very often stuffed Parathas – all kinds of stuffing, Green Peas being one of them! There was a certain comfort and relaxed aura to it that still brings back some wonderful memories. As mothers now, it is a great way to repackage the vegetables and feed our children and also the ease of making Stuffed parathas is great – your Carbs and Veges all together – just serve…"Green Peas (Mutter) Stuffed Paratha"
With Navratri around the corner, here is another delicious and easy recipe you can try if you are fasting (or try it because it is so good!). This Suran subzi recipe works great with frozen or fresh suran or yam. Simple ingredients and simple process yet delicious results!"Suran Subzi Recipe for Upvas Fasting"
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 everyone and enjoy!"Sevia Kesari – Vermicelli Dessert How-to Video"
When comparing nutritional values of vegetables, the sweet potato always comes on top. Packed with complex carbohydrates, fiber and plenty of beta carotene (Vitamin A), the sweet potato can be a nutritious as well as delicious part of a healthy diet. It can also save millions of malnourished children around the world. Try a unique way to enjoy sweet potatoes with this mouth watering Sweet Potato Lettuce Wraps recipe. If you like it, please forward…"Sweet Potato Lettuce Wraps"
Chicken Vindaloo is a dish that needs no introduction. A famous, often fiery, red curry from Goa, vindaloo has made a name for itself in the world of books. Like the beautiful land of Goa, it is calm and inviting on the surface but oozing with depths of flavor and spices. You can’t rush Vindaloo… it takes time, patience and a little effort but it is worth it’s weight in gold 🙂 Soaking Time: 30…"Chicken Vindaloo"
Last week, we are had a lot of interesting discussions. The best part was the interactive part…thanks to that, we have now come to know some of you who were able to stop by and chat with us. We talked and discussed some cooking tips, we made this awesome and very versatile Fruit dish (and since we are the ones who got to taste it, trust us when we say that it was great!) Shared…"See you on Y!live…"
You know you’ve seen them at the store during holidays like Valentines’ Day or Mother’s Day…beautiful bright red strawberries covered in rich chocolate. Then, you look at the price. Wow! That’s really expensive! Try this easy Homemade Chocolate Covered Strawberries recipe and you won’t believe how inexpensive they are to make. In case you’re wondering, Dad (or hubby) will surely love this special treat for Father’s Day!"Chocolate Covered Strawberries Recipe"
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 go. Garlic lovers…this one’s for you!"Garlic Chutney (Dry)"