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."Seasoned Onion Rice"
Chayote Squash is one that we tend to overlook but next time, think again. This one like most from squash family, has high water content besides being high in Vitamins C and B. We love the fact that it can be had raw or cooked, so it is a quick one to stir up on days when there is not a lot of time for cooking. It is a fall vegetable (even though we see…"Chayote Squash Subzi – Indian Vegetarian Recipe"
Daal with Spinach, Daal Saag or Daal Palak – whatever you want to call it…now how do we get a healthier dish that this? Your Spinach (iron and fiber) and Daal (protein) all rolled into one! There are so many varieties of Daal and so many different ways to make them. Daal is a staple in most Indian households and pretty much had on a daily basis. Try this recipe for “Daal with Spinach” with Chapatis, Parathas or Rice…"Daal with Spinach"
This recipe for Potatoes in a Creamy Yogurt Sauce is just perfect for those times when you haven’t had a chance to get to the grocery store for fresh vegetables. The hardest part is boiling the potatoes. With the red of the tomatoes in the gravy and the green of the cilantro garnishing, it is a visual treat!"Potatoes in Creamy Yogurt Sauce (Dahi Wale Aloo)"
Mango season is here and we wanted to share some of the beautiful dishes that can be created with this King of Fruits! This Pulissery (Puliserri) recipe is from Kerala and is great as a part of the traditional Sadhya meal for Vishu or Onam. The combination of flavors in this dish are mind blowing – it’s sweet from the Mango, sourness from the Yogurt and the spice kick from the Chilies. It is also…"Mango Pulissery (Sweet Mango Curry)"
With so many holiday parties coming up, we can never have enough easy to make appetizers or finger foods. Try this simple pineapple and cheese appetizer recipe with a little zing and set your holiday spread apart from the rest."Pineapple Cheese Appetizer Recipe for the Holidays"
In the event that you can only have one and only one dish, make sure it’s a dessert, especially if you can lay your hands on a Tres Leches Cake! As delicious as this dessert is, there seems to be some dispute over it’s origin. Some historians believe that it originated in Nicaragua, some say Mexico. One thing is sure…there are not enough words to describe this cake that just melts in your mouth. Latin…"Tres Leches Cake, A Latin Dessert"
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 you covered."French Toast, Sweet or Spicy?"
Tahini Paste and Sauce are a staple in Mediterranean Cuisine. Every region has a twist and different uses – all the way from using it as a spread and all the way to using it as a garnish. Lets see what all you use it for! Now make the Tahini Paste and Tahini Sauce at home and dive into this wonderful cuisine. Bake Time: 5-10 min Prep Time: 15 min Makes: Tahini Paste – 1/2…"Tahini Paste and Tahini Sauce Recipes"
For all of you who have been waiting to try out our Multipurpose Marinade, here is the perfect Ultimate Paneer Wrap recipe. We recently had the opportunity to share this delicious recipe with the Tasted Channel on youtube for their “My Ultimate Sandwich” series. And if paneer is not your thing, feel free to marinate chicken for the Ultimate Chicken Wrap. Prep Time: 10 minutes, plus 30 minutes marination time Cook Time: 10 minutes Makes…"Ultimate Paneer Wrap Recipe"
This Vegetarian Frankie is protein-packed and a great snack or a meal. It is enticing enough to get the adults salivating as well. Great for lunches, snacks, parties, picnics or road trips, Frankies are a going to be well loved by all and at any time of the day. This recipe was inspired by Deepika Agarwal and, honestly, we have to say that we had a lot of fun experimenting with it. This recipe is…"Vegetarian Frankies"
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!"Adai – Lentil Crepes How-to Video"
Many vegetarians and vegans often miss out on holiday cakes because they are made with eggs. Here is a wonderfully simple recipe for an Eggless Chocolate Cake submitted by Ekta, one of our viewers. You won’t even miss the eggs! It is also great for those watching their cholesterol. It’s perfect for the holidays…enjoy!"Eggless Chocolate Cake"
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 yourself! Detailed Recipe for Chocolate Burfi."Chocolate Burfi How-to Video"
Vegetable Stock is a very important ingredient when making soups or just making daals and pulaos more nutritious and flavorful. This vegetable stock recipe is very simple yet it’s packed with goodness and so much more flavorful that using water. Homemade broth or stock is not just cheaper but a lot healthier and tastier (and no preservatives or MSG). Give this vegetable broth recipe a shot and you’ll see that it does not get any…"Vegetable Broth or Stock"
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 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 chips or as an accompaniment to your Mexican fare."Guacamole, A Mexican Side Kick!"
Soups do not have to be limited to winter-time. Daal Soup can be enjoyed anytime of the year. It is so hearty and filling, that we really do not need anything else with it. But if you are one that has to have bread, rice or chapatis…go ahead and do just that! You will love it either way you have it."Daal (Split Bean) Soup"
Last night I saw “Jodhaa Akbar”, an epic movie from renowned director Ashutosh Gowarikar. Starring Aishwarya Rai and Hrithik Roshan, the movie is an absolute must see. The cinematography and story telling in the movie are absolutely spell binding. The movie takes you back 450 years in history to the time of Emperor Akbar. The story revolves around a rajput princess named Jodhaa bai and her marriage of alliance to Akbar, a muslim emperor. Jodhaa’s…"Jodhaa Akbar Bollywood Movie Review"