Vegetable Fried Rice

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. Prep Time: 30 min (including making rice) Cook Time: 15 min. Serves: 4 Ingredients: Long Grain Rice – 1 cup Vegetable Broth or Water – 2 cups Salt…

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Urad Daal (Slow Cooker Recipe)

A beautiful Daal with a soothing, homey feel to it that is sure to satisfy the palate and the soul. Simple, easy and delicious Urad Daal can also be made as easyly on the stove-top in a sauce pan or in a pressure cooker. Enjoy this Gujarati roadside dhabba dish. Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 4 Hours Serves: 4-5 Ingredients: Urad Daal – 1 cup Water – 6 cups Salt – to taste Lemon…

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Bajra ki Roti (Millet Flat Bread Recipe)

Rajastan is famous for it’s rustic cuisine and Bajra ki Roti comes front and center. Bajra, or Pearl Millet, is a hearty gluten free grain that is easily digestible and contains many beneficial nutrients. It is packed with protein, high amounts of fiber, B-complex vitamins including niacin, thiamine, and riboflavin. Try this recipe for Bajra ki Roti with Kande ki Subzi (Onion Subzi)…simply delicious!

"Bajra ki Roti (Millet Flat Bread Recipe)"

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 just add in a few more and see what happens to the flavour. Now, if you are looking for a…

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Enter to win a UMID mbook – The World’s Smallest PC

Congratulations Amy! (entry #61) for winning the UMID mbook. Thank you to everyone who participated in this giveaway! This is a compensated review by BlogHer and Intel. Recently, I had the opportunity to try out a mobile internet device, Intel’s new UMID mbook, the world’s smallest PC. Given its tiny size (6.3 x 3.7 x 0.7 inches, weighing 0.69 lbs) and resembling a fancy compact makeup case, it’s a technology accessory you can take anywhere.…

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Spicy Tandoori Cauliflower

Spicy Tandoori Cauliflower is a perfect holiday dish, or even for a potluck. Amaze your family and your guests with this spectacular dish with an awesome presentation. It is clearly one of the best ways to enjoy a cauliflower. The cauliflower looks so good surrounded by a bed of spicy onion garnishing…it is just out of this world! Make sure everyone puts the garnish on top of their slice of cauliflower. The softness of the…

"Spicy Tandoori Cauliflower"

Makki Di Roti (Punjabi Corn Flour Bread)

“Sarson Da Saag, Makki di Roti, bhai wah kya swad”…that reminds me of Dara Singh. Anyone having grown up in India knows exactly what I am talking about. Besides the fact that it was Dara Singh saying those famous lines, the sentence holds so very true…the abundance of flavor and nutrition packed in this meal is amazing! The blob of butter on the top completes the meal…you’ve just got to try it the Punjabi way!…

"Makki Di Roti (Punjabi Corn Flour Bread)"

Community powered bargain hunting!

Join us in our latest “Show Me” venture “Show Me The Bargains”. We have just launched ShowMeTheBargains.com, a community powered bargain hunting site. We invite you to come and share the bargains you find as well as benefit from bargains that others on the community have shared. There is no sign up necessary, it’s totally free and easy to use. Without your support, we cannot make this venture a success!

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Peeling Garlic and Pearl Onions – Tuesday Tip

The unbearable and frustrating act of peeling a mound of Pearl Onions and Garlic can be very intimidating…almost to the point that you “never ever” want to have Onion Sambar again! Watch the video and learn a cool and easy trick that is just makes the whole process actually fun (oops, did I say that out loud?) 😉 Thanks Elora Sharlin, for sharing this with us and our viewers!

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Homemade Tamarind Concentrate (Paste)

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)"

Kosambri (Shredded Carrot Salad)

This recipe for Kosambri  or Shredded Carrot Salad most probably originated in the southern parts of India but has been adapted all over.  The natural sweetness of carrots mixed in with the tanginess of the  lemon juice makes Kosambri one of the tastiest ways to eat raw carrots.  Try this recipe and enjoy the health benefits of carrots – an A+ vegetable!

"Kosambri (Shredded Carrot Salad)"

Fresh Mango Pickle

When we talk about pickles, Fresh Mango Pickle is top on our list. Now we have not figured out if  we eat pickle with food or food with pickle! What we love about this one is the crunch in the mango and it can go from the refrigerator to your plate to your stomach in less than an hour…how cool is that? This Fresh Mango Pickle is from South India and is called Maangaa Curry…

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Homemade Rasam Powder

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

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Chicken Vindaloo

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…

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