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23 Sep 13
Coco Peanut Soup by Tarla Dalal
A rather rare combination of coconut milk and peanuts come together in this wholesome soup, which is further enhanced with chopped cucumber and tomatoes. A dash of cumin seeds, green chillies and fresh coriander give the coco peanut soup a memorable flavour, which you will remember for days to come.
Mulligatawny Soup, Mulligatawany Soup by Tarla Dalal
A spicy soup with an unmistakeable Indian feel to it, it is said that this used to be a hot favourite amongst the British officers when they were in India.
Mulligatawny Soup features a large set of ingredients including coconut milk, onions, carrots, tomatoes, rice and dal, spiced with an elab ....
Beetroot Soup by Tarla Dalal
Here is a vibrantly colored soup that is tasteful and soothing. The addition of cream gives the beetroot soup a rich mouth feel, while a dash of freshly ground pepper imparts a mild spiciness to an otherwise sweetish soup. The maida-butter-milk combo gives the soup a luscious consistency, which you ....
24 Aug 13
24 Aug 13
Brown Rice Kheer by Nupurs UK Rasoi
Brown rice is way healthier than white rice. When making rice based desserts use brown rice for healthier option. The taste is a bit nutty and harder than the white rice. Brown rice has a tough layer and so it softens slower than the white rice. Please dont compare it with the mushiness of white ri ....
23 Aug 13
Moong Daal Kheer / Payasam by Nupurs UK Rasoi
This moong daal payasam is one such healthy dessert, which i can eat anytime. For those who haven't tried any south indian payasam made of dal yet, this is a very good dish to start with. Easy to make and deliciously rich in taste.
Cooked Rice by Tarla Dalal
While rice is a popular staple all over Asia, it is all the more indispensable in South India where it forms the basis of the meal, especially during lunch time. Lunch, in a South Indian home, revolves around cooked rice served with a dollop of ghee and myriad vegetables and accompaniments like
Manglorean Drumstick Curry by Tarla Dalal
The Mangalorean Drumstick Curry is traditional fare that reflects the rich and vibrant flavours of Indian cuisine. Thanks to the abundance of coconuts along the Kerala and Konkan coast, these cuisines use coconut generously in the masalas and garnishes. Here, in this preparation, drumstick and potat ....
Potato Saung, Konkani Style Potatoes by Tarla Dalal
This Konkan delicacy is sure to steal your heart with its homely charm, which combines spice and simplicity in ideal proportions. Just a bit of chilli powder for spice, a dash of tamarind for tang and onions for flavour and crunch... that is all it takes to prepare the Potato Saung.
The proced ....
Peach Stew by Tarla Dalal
A pleasant concoction of canned peaches in thickened fruit syrup, peach stew can be served warm or cold as a simple dessert or used as part of other creations. The lemon juice balances the flavour of the fruit syrup and imparts a fresh aroma to the stew.
Paneer ( Gluten Free Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Indian cottage cheese or paneer is absolutely safe for gluten intolerant. It’s easy to make fresh and soft paneer at home, and you can ensure it is contamination-free!
Baitha Varan by Tarla Dalal
The green paste gives this otherwise simple dish a complete makeover! It increases the vitamin A content, while the vegetables add fibre. Vitamin A increases immunity and also nourishes our skin and improves vision. Despite the interesting flavour and health benefits, this dish is surprisingly easy ....
23 Mar 13
Darbari Dal ( Zero Oil Dal Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Straight from royal kitchens, healthy though unlike its traditional version is oil free, and replaces fat rich ingredients like coconut with lots of veggies, pulses and coriander. A combination of dal and veggies is flavoured with spices like garlic paste, green chillies, garam masala is sure to app ....
23 Mar 13
Dhan Saak Dal ( Zero Oil Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
A Parsi delicacy modified into a healthy and easy-to-make dal. Dhan means cereals and pulses, and saak means vegetables. These combine here to make a wholesome meal!
It is traditionally served with Brown Rice
to make a complete nourishing meal. Dare ....
Khatti Meethi Dal, Sweet and Sour Zero Oil Dal by Tarla Dalal
Great taste without oil! If that’s hard to believe, just try this recipe first. This Khatti Meethi Dal features a very different combination of ingredients. You might never have tried adding roasted beaten rice to a dal recipe, but you will be amazed by the brilliant texture and flavour that it give ....
Palak Kadhi by Tarla Dalal
Ever thought of making kadhi with an infusion of palak? Sounds strange, but tastes and looks very interesting. Palak purée and green paste imparts flavouir along with a bright green colour and vitamin A to the dish. You can skip the garlic if you do not like its flavour. Serve with a bowl of brown r ....
23 Mar 13
Rajasthani Dal by Tarla Dalal
Rajasthani delicacies are traditionally laden with ghee but not to worry, for here is a healthier version! chana dal helps to thicken the dal and imparts body to the dish. Add amchur as per your taste, more if you like it sour, else just a little.
Subzi Kadhi by Tarla Dalal
Popular with many, this kadhi is my favourite too. Medley of vegetables make this kadhi interesting and delicious.
It is a complete meal when served with steaming hot rice
as is full of veggies, curds providing all the necessary nutrients. As being low in calor ....
Zero Oil Masoor Dal by Tarla Dalal
Masoor dal is a storehouse of nutrients like protein, folic acid, iron and zinc. Protein is required for the formation of new cells, their growth and maintenance. Folic acid and iron on the other hand build up the hemoglobin that carry oxygen and supply nutrients to our body. Zinc enhances the activ ....
06 Mar 13
06 Mar 13
Vegetable Stock ( Stir Fry) by Tarla Dalal
Vegetable stock is brimful of the nutrients of the veggies it is made of; so it is a good addition to any recipe, be it a gravy or a soup. The consistency of the stock also depends on the veggies used – the combination in this recipe is my suggestion, you can add other vegetables if you wish. And on ....
25 Feb 13
Coconut Mazaa by Renu's Kitchen
Its sweet recipe tasty and easy.
02 Jan 13
Spinach and Potato Gnocchi by Elad Stern
A healthy, rich, vegan eggless version of an italian classic. . . It contains many helpful minerals, free from gluten and fat, and will melt in your mouth. . . Be sure to blanch the spinach for at least 5-8 minutes, as well as squeeze it thoroughly so that the oxalic acid, that which reduces iron in ....
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