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11 May 19
Panchkuti Dal, Panchratan Dal by Tarla Dalal
Traditional and wholesome are the words that describe this tasty dal most aptly. As the name suggests, Panchkuti Dal features a combo of five pulses, which gives it a unique texture, flavour and aroma.
You will find that this dal does not get mushy, mainly because of the blend of many pulses w ....
Thai Vegetable Soup ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
A light lemongrass flavoured Thai Vegetable Soup is packed with a wealth of all B-complex vitamins. Try to incorporate this soup in your diet to enjoy the benefits of B-complex vitamins which are required for the metabolism of other major nutrients like carbohydrates, protein and fat.
Mushroom Soup ( Good Food For Diabetes) by Tarla Dalal
Who can refuse a cup of creamy Mushroom Soup! And if you were told that it is a healthy version, you would enjoy it all the more. Mushrooms have a low carbohydrate level, and hence a low glycemic index too, which makes it a helpful ingredient for diabetics. Being rich in potassium, mushrooms also ke ....
Broccoli Broth ( Healthy Soups and Salads Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
No more running noses and sneezy wheezies. Ensure good health and immunity with this vitamin C rich soup made of vibrantly coloured and flavourful broccoli. The antioxidants contributed by broccoli and the other ingredients in this soup counteract the harmful cellular by products created during norm ....
Minty Couscous by Tarla Dalal
Although it sounds very exotic, couscous is nothing but broken wheat cooked in water or milk, something that everybody can prepare easily at home. A traditional food of Northern Africa, it is a great source of iron. Minty Couscous is a flavourful variant in which couscous is enhanced with chopped ve ....
Paneer Kheer ( Diabetic Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this cardamom-flavoured low-fat Paneer Kheer. By replacing traditional sweeteners with sugar substitute, and by doing away with unhealthy thickeners, we ward off those unnecessary carbohydrates and calories too. So, you can enjoy the rich texture and wonderful flavour o ....
Paneer and Spinach Soup by Tarla Dalal
The protein-packed paneer and spinach soup is a meal in a bowl! generous use of moong dal, paneer and spinach make it extremely nourishing and filling, while the onion and pepper bring in their soothing yet sharp flavours.
Sugarfree Strawberry Ice-cream by Tarla Dalal
Relish this delicious ice-cream when fresh strawberries are in season. This rich, creamy, ice-cream is made with reduced milk, thickened with cornflour and sweetened with a sugar substitute. You will need to add less sugar substitute if the fruit you use is ripe and sweet. Taste the ice-cream mixtu ....
19 Apr 19
Cream Of Spinach Soup, Palak Soup by Tarla Dalal
The nutty flavour and rustic aroma of spinach are the highlights of this recipe, which is popular in most Indian restaurants. Made with very few ingredients, the Cream of Spinach soup is also easy to prepare.
Onion gives it a wonderful flavour, while cream gives it a rich mouth-feel. Since spi ....
Veg Manchurian ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes ) by Tarla Dalal
Veg manchurian, you cannot miss the inimitable smell of cooking garlic, onions and chillies, which will grab your attention even from 500 metres away! this ever-popular chinese dish is really easy to make. When you eat these deep-fried vegetable balls in a soya sauce based gravy, do not let mundane ....
Oats and Vegetable Broth by Tarla Dalal
A toothsome broth of sautéed vegetables and oats cooked simply with water, and seasoned with salt and pepper. Comforting and sumptuous, this Oats and Vegetable Broth is very nutritious too. The vegetables provide an abundant supply of vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that reduces free-radical damag ....
19 Dec 18
Fresh Tomato Pulp ( Gluten Free Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Readymade tomato purée may contain flour, which is often used as a thickening agent. Make tomato purée at home to ensure it is contamination-free-all you need are tomatoes!
Lemon Cheesecake ( Diabetic) by Tarla Dalal
This summery cheesecake is wonderful if you are looking for a dessert to be prepared well in advance. The digestive biscuits, bound with a little bit of butter, give a light and crispy texture to the crust. The cheesecake mixture is flavoured with lemon juice and zest that lends its characteristic f ....
01 Jan 1900
Moong Osaman ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes ) by Tarla Dalal
Moong osaman, this tangy and light soup works best for detoxification. Moong is easily digestible and this soup contains no spices and little oil. It just has a mild flavouring of curry leaves and lemon juice etc.
10 Aug 18
Vegetable Risotto by Tarla Dalal
Vegetable risotto has colourful veggies in this dish makes them extremely appealing and also irresistible due to their aromatic flavours while being cooked.
28 Mar 19
Basic Makhani Gravy, Popular Restaurant Makhani Gravy by Tarla Dalal
Basic makhani Gravy, the name says it all! The cream and butter used to prepare this gravy gives it the name “makhani”. It is a reddish tomato-based gravy commonly used in North Indian cuisines.
The sour taste of tomatoes is balanced by the use of fresh cream. Makhani gravies are an all-time f ....
Nutritious Pumpkin Soup by Tarla Dalal
Add zing to your meal with this aromatic Kaddu Soup, which is flavoured beautifully with dill seeds. The delicious combination of pumpkin and carrots is enjoyably sweet, and does not require much salt.
Moreover, pumpkin is low in sodium, which makes this Nutritious Pumpkin Soup a boon for thos ....
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 ....
Mushroom Soup, Quick Mushroom Soup by Tarla Dalal
This soup is ambrosia for mushroom lovers! By sautéing the mushrooms in butter along with onions, we not only get rid of the raw smell but also derive a deep aroma perfect for an appetizing soup.
Further, mixing the mushroom puree with milk makes the soup so thick and creamy that you will hard ....
11 Jun 12
Vegetable Stock ( Soups and Salads Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
Vegetable stock is a subtly flavoured liquid made by simmering water with some vegetables and spices. It can be used as a base for different soups and sauces instead of water to give it a better flavour profile.
Boiled Hakka Noodles by Tarla Dalal
meal is ever complete without Boiled Noodles, which is used not just for the main course but also to prepare a range of other dishes ranging from soups and starters to desserts too!
This means that before you foray into Chinese cuisine, you ought to ....
Soya Methi Dal Dhokli by Tarla Dalal
Dhokli, a traditional Gujarati favourite is transformed into a diabetic-friendly treat by using whole-wheat flour, soya flour and fenugreek leaves. Combined with wholesome toovar dal, these healthy dhoklis are a sumptuous one dish fare for one and all. Although prepared with minimal fat, and without ....
09 Jan 19
Masala Chai Or Masala Tea by Tarla Dalal
Curling your fingers around a steaming hot cup of Masala Chai, slowly sipping the invigoratingly flavoured and aromatic beverage, is like spending quality time with a friend! It can soothe you when you are unwell, rejuvenate you when you are tired, and revive your spirits when you are bored. Turn to ....
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