The story of the Samosa

“Jab tak rahega Samose mein Aaloo, Tab tak rahega Politics mein Laloo” While the political career of Laloo may not


Kakara Pitha

Kakara pitha or kakhara pitha is originated in Orissa and a few varieties are now present according to the main

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Fish preparations of Arunachal

Fish preparations vary considerably from region to region in Arunachal Pradesh as per local influences, as there is a lot of


KHURA : The Northeastern cousin of Dosa

The Food from the Himalayan state of Arunachal is as diverse as its numerous ethnic groups. The historic border town


The story of Sambhar

The story goes as follows. Sambhaji, The Maratha leader was at one point in charge of Tanjavur in present Tamil

Khejur gur payesh

Recipe for Khejur Gurer(Nalen Gurh) Payesh

  Ingredients: 1 tblsp raisins 1 cup basmati rice 3 green cardamoms 1 tblsp cashew nuts 2 cup Khejur gur


Paddu: The gem fastfood from Karnataka

While the Idli and Dosa have firmly positioned themselves as the national fastfood of India and in regions with sizeable

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Paneer Pasanda

Paneer is kind of cottage cheese whereas Pasanda means favorite and the dish Paneer Pasanda is collectively called as everyone’s


Shahi Tukda to Aam aadmi’s favourite Double ka Meetha

Double ka Meetha is a sweet dessert made from fried bread soaked in milk and garnished with almonds, fruits and variety


Potoler Dolma: Indian impact on Turkish Dolma recipe

Potoler Dolma: Indian impact on Turkish Dolma recipe The Turkish exports famous in India are most certainly the Kebabs and


Medical Marijuana: Application in Obesity,Arthritis,Infertility treatment and more

Medical Marijuana: Application in Obesity,Arthritis,Infertility treatment and more The US state of Colorado has allowed sale of cannabis for recreational


Geographic Variants of Indian Roti

Roti (Bread) is one of the basic staple foods consumed in India. Wheat is the primary and sufficient ingredient that


Note by Note Cuisine-Molecular Gastronomy

Time is ripe when your culinary skills will be defined by your high school chemistry performance. Just like playing music


International Year of Qunioa 2013

While the South American Potatoes from the Andean mountains have globalised to become the staple of millions over a few


Major health benefits of papaya juice

Papaya contains vitamins like A, B, C, K and beta carotene. So a glass of papaya juice in the morning

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Five Foods That Heal !!

We all are aware about the healing properties of food (and about the damaging ones too!). So exactly how does

Morning Toast

Rise and shine to a great breakfast. Ingredients: 1 egg 1 slice whole wheat bread 1 tsp (5 mL) canola

Egg and cheese dog

Ingredients: 2 eggs 2 Tbsp (30 mL) water 1 tsp (5 mL) butter salt and pepper, to taste 2 slices

Oatmeal bannock

Ingredients: 5 cups (1250 mL) flour 2 1⁄2 cups (625 mL) oatmeal 3 Tbsp (45 mL) baking powder 2 tsp

Mug -Breakfast

Microwaveable breakfast magic preparation <30 minutes Ingredients: 2 eggs 2 Tablespoon (30 mL) milk 2 Tablespoon (30 mL) shredded cheddar


Scrumptious fat free desserts

Hidden fat and sugar in recipes and ready-made desserts can often be the downfall of a weight control plan. But


Top 10 natural sources of vitamin C

Vitamin C is important for natural growth of human body and to increase immunity. Our body cannot store excess vitamin


The story of The Croissant

The French claim the credits for the Croissant which today is a modern day staple breakfast item in most of


Human Fetus as delicacy

Oh God have mercy on them! I am talking about the people who uses human fetus as delicacy. Fetus cannibalism is


Hot and sour prawn (Chat pate Chingri)

Ingredients: Prawn (Medium sized)- ½ kg, cleaned and deveined White oil Turmeric powder- 1tsp Cumin powder – 2tsp Red Chili

best pan cakes


Pancakes so yummy, they don’t need syrup. Ingredients: 1 cup (250 mL) flour 1 cup (250 mL) milk, skim or


The Story of Chappan Bhog (56 food offerings)

As per Hindu beliefs Lord Krishna used to have 8 meals a day. Once to save a village from the


Which is better, ghee or butter?

In Southern Asia consumption of both ghee and butter is high and the numbers of patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases


Tuna nibbles

Ingredients: 1 can (6.5 oz/184 g) canned tuna, drained 1 egg 1 tsp (5 mL) minced parsley, fresh or dried

Tortilla roll-up

Ingredients: 1 tortilla, 8 inch (20 cm) 1 egg 1 Tbsp (15 mL) cooked chicken, turkey or ham, diced 2

Schejwan paneer

Schezwan paneer

Ingredients: Paneer- 250 gms, cut into large cubes Chopped onions- 2tbsp Chopped ginger and garlic- 1tsp Chopped capsicum- 2tbsp Chopped

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Chocolate And Rheology

You are holding a piece of chocolate. You rub it a little between your fingers to make it warm and


Maacher Kalia (Exotic Bengali Fish In A Spicy Curd-Based Curry)

A wonderful fish curry usually made with any freshwater, firm fish. It owes it delicate taste to a combinations of

Parmesan Cheese tomato

Ingredients: 2 medium tomatoes 2 tsp (10 mL) light Parmesan cheese, grated 1⁄2 tsp (2.5 mL) basil, fresh or dried


Murgh Badami (Almond Chicken)

The nawabs and other royals of India were renowned for their refined culinary tastes. Legend has it they encouraged royal

Glazed Carrot Slice

Ingredients: 3 or 4 carrots, sliced in thin circles 1 Tbsp (15 mL) butter or non-hydrogenated margarine 2 Tbsp (30

Veggie bake (A quick baked mixed vegetable recipe)

Ingredients: 4 cups (1 L) of a variety of cut up vegetables, fresh or frozen (examples: broccoli, cauliflower, carrots) 1 can cream soup,


Meen Kulambu (Chettinad Fish Curry)

A complex, spicy, tangy, sour fish curry that brings together all the textures of South India. This is an unusual

Basic crepes

Ingredient : 4 eggs 1⁄4 cup (70 ml) canola oil 1 cup (300 ml) low-fat milk 3⁄4 cup (180 ml)

Macaroni and cheese

Dinner with two dynamic duo. Ingredients: 2 cups (500 mL) macaroni 2 cups (500 mL) milk, skim or 1% 1⁄4

Tuna melt

Ingredients: 1 can (6.5 oz/184 g) tuna (chunk, light, packed in water), drained 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) light mozzarella cheese,

Gourmet potatoes

Ingredients: 4 cups (1L) leftover mashed potatoes 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) non-hydrogenated margarine 2 cups (500 mL) shredded cheddar cheese

Purple mow cow

Ingredients: 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) frozen 100% grape juice concentrate 1 1⁄4 cup (300 mL) frozen vanilla ice cream 1 cup

Lip-smacking good smoothies

Ingredients: 1 cup (250 mL) fresh, frozen or canned fruit (drained) 2 Tbsp (30 mL) 100% frozen fruit juice of

Easy pizza

Ingredients: Dough: 1 cup (250 mL) warm tap water 1 tsp (5 mL) sugar 1⁄2 tsp (2 mL) salt 2

Broccoli soup

Ingredients: 4 cups (1 L) broccoli, chopped 1 medium potato, peeled & chopped 1 cup (250 mL) celery, chopped 1

Egg drop soup

Ingredients: 4 cups (1 L) chicken broth or vegetable broth 2 Tbsp (30 mL) soy sauce 1 green onion, thinly

Chicken fingers

So yummy  you’ll forget chickens have wings.. Ingredients: 2 individual chicken breasts, boneless & skinless 2 Tbsp (30 ml) low-fat

Broccoli And Cheddar Strata

Ingredients: 3 cups (750 ml) broccoli florets 2 tsp (10 ml) cooking oil ½ cup (125 ml) onion, finely chopped


Whole grain apple muffins

  Ingredients: ¾ cup (175 mL) all-purpose flour ½ cup (125 mL) quick-cooking rolled oats ½ cup (125 mL) bran

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Party punch

Are you ready for your party?  Here is your punch to serve… Ingredients: 1 can (400 mL) frozen 100% orange juice

Yummy FrenchToast

This item is very common for breakfast now just for breakfast anymore! This French treat makes a great lunch or

Thai Hot Pepper Chicken

Thai hot pepper is main ingredient for this dish . Ingredient 4 onions, thinly sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced 2tsp.

Khatta Meetha Kadhai Chicken (Sweet and Sour Chicken with Stir-Fried Vegetables)

A perfect dish for a Sunday brunch or picnic, it works very well for a big gathering. One of the

Mutton Biryani

Ingredients: (serves 6) 2lbs Spring Lamb (cleaned and cut into medium size pieces) 4ozs Yogurt 4ozs Ghee 1lb Rice (washed)

Malai Kofta Curry

A tasty kofta curry. Preparation time : 30 minutes Cooking time : 40 minutes. Serves :6. Ingredients: For the koftas.

Gujarati oondhiya

Gujarati oondhiya cooked in the original style and served in an earthen pot with delicious chutneys and sauces. Preparation time

Rajma (Red Kidney Beans) Curry – A favourite from Punjab

Preparation time : 20 minutes Cooking time : 20 minutes. Serves : 6. Ingredients: 1 teacup red kidney beans (rajma)

Mixed Vegetable Kofta in Tomato Curry

Ingredients 1/2 cup Frozen Corn 1/2 cup Frozen Peas 1/2 cup Green Beans cut in small pieces 1/2 cup Carrots

Matar Palak (Spinach and Peas)

Ingredients 1 bunch of spinach 1 cup of green peas 1 medium sized tomato 1 medium sized onion 1 medium


Makes: 15 pieces Shelf-life: Refrigerator fresh 2-3 days. Ingredients: 4 Measuring cup milk for chenna (2% milk) 3 measuring cup

Vegetable Kofta

INGREDIENTS : Potatoes – 6 big nos. Carrots – 3 cups (sliced) Onions – 3 nos. (sliced finely) Garlic –

South Indian Salad

Indian salads are simple salads usually consisting of cucumbers, tomatoes, radish,red onions, carrots sprinkled with salt and roasted crushed cumin

Dum Gobhi (Cauliflower steamed with herbs and spices)

Ingredients: 1 lb. cauliflower 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/4 tsp tumeric 2 tsp grated ginger root 1/3 cup chopped tomatoes

Dum Ka Karela (Bitter Gourd)

Serves: Four Time required: One hour 15 minutes plus baking time Ingredients: 12 bitter gourds (karelas) Salt to taste 15

Aloo Gobhi Methi Ka Tuk

Serves: Four Time required: 35 minutes Ingredients: 4 (500 g) large potatoes with skin 200 g fenugreek Salt to taste

Bhakar Wadi (Spicy gram flour snack)

Serves: Four Time required: One hour Ingredients: 240 g. gram flour 120 g. wheat flour salt to taste a pinch

Motichoor Ke Laddoo

Ingredients For boondi: 2 1/2 cups gram flour (not superfine variety) 500 ml. milk 1/2 tsp. cardamom powder 3 cups


Ingredients: Gram flour 200gms. Curd (yogurt) 1 cup Chopped green chili 1 tbsp. Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp. Mustard seeds 1

Daal Makhani

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups toor dal, washed and drained 2 tomatoes, medium sized, cut into large pieces A pinch of

Vegetable Pulao

Ingredients 3 cups of rice, boiled A bunch of coriander leaves. 3-4 green chillies. 2 tsp of coconut, shredded 3

Gobi Manchurian Or Cauliflower Manchurian

Ingredients 1 small Cauliflower, cut into flowerets 2 tbsp garlic paste 2 tbsp ginger paste 2 tsp red chilli powder

Vegetable Cutlet

Ingredients 1 medium size carrot 1 medium size potato 1 medium size beet root (optional) 4-5 Beans Peas (optional) To

Vegetable Pie

Ingredients 2 cups plain flour (maida) 100 gms. chilled butter 1/2 tsp. salt chilled water For Filling 2 cups Chopped

Pav Bhaji

Ingredients 8 pavs (squarish soft buns about 4″ x 5″ size) butter to shallow fry. For Bhaji 1 capsicum chopped

Chana Bhatura / Chhola Bhatura

Ingredients For Channa 1 cup kabuli channa soaked overnight 1 large tomato 2 large onions 1 1/2 tbsp. chopped coriander

Masala Dosa

Ingredients: 1 cup plain rice. 1 cup parboiled rice. 1/4 cup white udad dal. 1/2 tsp. methi (fenugreek) seeds 1


Ingredients 2 cups urad dal 3 cups sugar 300 ml. water saffron colour 1/2 tsp. cardomom ground 500 gms. ghee

Sweet Pongal

Ingredients (for two people) :- Moong dhal – 1/2 cup. Rice – 1/2 cup. Milk Coconut cashew jaggery raisins (khish-mish

Sarson ka saag

Ingredients 1 bunch sarson greens 1 bunch spinach 1 onion grated 1/2 tsp. each ginger & garlic grated 3 green

Hot Kachori

Ingredients For cover: 1 1/2 cup plain flour 3 tbsp. oil salt to taste cold water to knead dough For

Masala Vada

Ingredients 1 cup yellow gram (chana) dak 1/2 cup onion finely chopped 1/2 cup coriander finely chopped 1/2 cup dill


Ingredients For cover: 1 cup plain flour (maida) 2 tbsp. warm oil water to knead dough For filling: 2 potatoes

Malai Kofta

Ingredients: Gravy: 125 gms. cream 75 gms. khoya or paneer 150 ml. milk 50 gms. cashewnuts 3 tsp. white pepper

Navratan Korma

Ingredients: 2 cups peas boiled 1 large carrot chopped and boiled 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1/4 cup curd 1/4 cup

Potato in curd gravy

Ingredients: 3 medium. potatoes boiled and peeled 1 cup curd or yogurt beaten 1 tsp. red chilli powder 1 tsp.

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Shahi Paneer (Cottage Cheese)

Ingredients: 250 gms. paneer (cottge cheese) 3 tbsp. ghee or butter 1 onion chopped into strips 1/2″ piece ginger chopped

Sindhi Saibhaji

Ingredients: 1 each – carrot, capsicum, onion, small cabbage,potato, brinjal, tomato, ladyfinger (okra) 100 gms. french beans 1/2 bunch each

Gobi Manchurian – Cauliflower Manchurian

INGREDIENTS: 1 medium. cauliflower clean and broken into big florets. 1 small bunch spring onoin finely chopped 2 tsp. ginger

Aloo Palak – A Potato Spinach Curry

Ingredients 3 cups chopped spinach 2 large onoins chopped fine 2 large potatoes boiled and peeled 1 tomato grated 2

Mixed Vegetable Curry and Mushroom Curry

Mixed Vegetable Curry Ingredients: 6 small onions, quartered 6 small tomatoes, quartered 6 cauliflower florets 6 baby potatoes 1/2 lb.

Two wonderful recipes with Cabbage And Potato

Cabbage & Potato Curry Ingredients: 1 lb. shredded cabbage 2 onions chopped fine 1 tsp. ginger paste 1 tsp. garlic


Aloo Gobi – Cauliflower & Potato Curry

Cauliflower holds a special place in the Indian heart, especially since it is a seasonal vegetable to be prized in


Bheja Masala (Masala Brain)

When cooking lambs’ or goats’ brain, it’s important to take into account it’s delicate, almost buttery flavor. This recipe brings


A perfect kitchen

A perfect kitchen is that which can provide a healthy meal any time, any day. There are times when you


Salt Lassi-

Lassi is a popular and traditional yoghurt based  drink  which originates in the Punjab region . Now it is widespread


Hydrabadi biriyani – its origins and history

The culinary wonder that came into being as a result of the delicate alliance between the Mughal emperor and the


Shrimp Curry

Prawns /shirmp  (Chingri) and coconut milk, perhaps the most common combination for Bengal and Kerala in India.Not only India  from


Fish Curry

Fish is the  integral part of bengali  dish , fish plays a vital role in bengali cusine .Fish is relished

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Mustard Fish Curry (Shorshe Maach)

This delicately flavored dish tastes great with plain boiled rice. It also happens to be a Bengali delicacy .Shorshe batna (Mustard