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Last Updated : Apr 06,2018
11 Oct 18
White Sauce ( For Baking) by Tarla Dalal
A basic sauce made by using plain flour, butter and milk. Easy to make but very versatile in its uses. Its used as a base for various soups, pastas, sauces, baked dishes, etc which require a certain creaminess.
Boiled Pasta, How To Boil Pasta in A Microwave by Tarla Dalal
The consistency and texture of your pasta is very important for the success of many Italian
recipes. Cooking it less or more can result in rubbery or soggy pastas, which can often be unpalatable.
Here is an ideal way to make boiled pasta using the handy ki ....
Whole Wheat Pizza Base by Tarla Dalal
This is a healthier alternative to the basic pizza base as it packs in the goodness of whole wheat flour. Whole wheat flour is used for the dough with either fresh or dried yeast, whichever is more convenient. But when using dried yeast, use 1/2 the quantity of fresh yeast dissolved in warm water. B ....
Thin Crust Pizza Base by Tarla Dalal
Thin Crust Pizza Bases are perfect for pizza lovers who prefer to taste more of the sauce, cheese and other toppings and dont want to be filled up too quickly. Here’s a recipe to make a perfect thin crust pizza base at home.
Use this pizza base to treat yourself to a variety of sumptuous
07 Jun 18
Basic Pizza Base, How To Make Basic Pizza Base Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Pizzas have crossed geographical boundaries to become a hot favourite all over the world! While it is convenient to have Pizzas outside, it is also super fun to make it at home once in a while, because this gives you the freedom to make your pizza exactly the way you want it, with your favourite top ....
30 Apr 18
16 Apr 18
Thick White Sauce, Recipes Used for Baked Dishes by Tarla Dalal
Bathe veggies and goodies in this Thick White Sauce, top with a little cheese and bake, to get lusciously creamy, cheesy, flavourful dishes!
This basic recipe shows you how to make a slightly thicker white sauce, which is ideal for use in baked dishes.
You can also arm yourself with other ba ....
Pizza Sauce, Home Made Pizza Sauce Recipe by Tarla Dalal
A classic Italian
recipe. This is a blend of harmonious flavors of ripe tomatoes with onion, peppercorns and oregano.
I often make large quantities of this sauce when tomatoes are in season and freeze it in an air-tight container. That way I am always ready ....
Cheese Sauce, Basic Cheese Sauce Recipe For Pasta by Tarla Dalal
This Cheese Sauce is a marvelous addition to any Pasta
dish! With its gooey texture, cheesy flavour and aesthetic touch of pepper, it transforms the pasta into an exciting culinary creation.
Interestingly, it takes very little time to prepare th ....
21 Oct 16
Basic Pomodoro Sauce, Italian Tomato Sauce by Tarla Dalal
Basic Pomodoro Sauce is a quick and easy Italian
sauce, which gives your pasta creations a rich and spicy taste, derived from ingredients like tomatoes, onions, garlic, spices and herbs.
Tomatoes give this sauce a tangy flavour, while cream gives it a luscio ....
11 Jan 15
Pesto Sauce ( Pizzas and Pastas Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Exotic to the core, this recipe combines large quantities of fresh basil and nuts with a dash of olive oil and garlic, resulting in a Pesto Sauce that has an intense flavour and rich texture.
Sundried Tomatoes and Basil Pesto by Tarla Dalal
Pesto is a kind of spread or dip made with walnuts as the base. It is normally perked up with garlic, olive oil, etc. In this exciting variant, we have made a pesto that imbibes the tang of sundried tomatoes and the herby magic of basil.
The nutty, tangy, herby taste of this Sundried Tomatoes an ....
26 Jun 17
Basic Pizza Base Without Oven, How To Make Basic Pizza Base Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Have you been thinking that you cannot make a pizza at home because you don’t have an oven? Well, you can – and our idea is not as silly as borrowing an oven from somebody.
We claim that you can make an amazing Basic Pizza Base without an Oven, using the humble tava and this recipe proves it. Co ....
How To Cook Pasta by Tarla Dalal
The secret of cooking pasta is to use plenty of water. Cooked pasta should be 'al dente' or "firm to the bite". Undercooked pasta is undesirable and has a taste of raw flour, whereas overcooked pasta will be soft and sticky. Generally speaking, fresh pasta will take about 2 to 5 minutes to cook. Fre ....
05 Sep 18
Pizza Sauce, Quick Pizza Sauce by Tarla Dalal
Pizza Sauce is at the heart of a pizza’s success! Tangy and flavourful, it is responsible for giving out that appetizing aroma when the pizza gets baked.
Some like their Pizza Sauce more herby, while others like it more spicy, and yet others prefer a tangy overtone.
This recipe is a bala ....
Thick Crust Pizza Base by Tarla Dalal
Thick crust is always in vogue! With its spongy texture and mild taste, the Thick Crust Pizza Base is ideal to make scrumptious pizzas loaded with all-time favourite toppings like capsicum, olives, onions, corn, pineapples and more.
It also works very well with desi toppings like spicy chunks of ....
09 Aug 16
Olive Dressing by Tarla Dalal
The moment you think olives, a tart and tangy taste that wakes up your taste buds is what comes to mind. Indeed, this Olive Dressing delivers a similar effect. The peppy taste of olives, augmented by the tanginess of lemon juice and the pungency of mustard paste, make this dressing a real tongue-tic ....
Roasted Red Pepper Dressing by Tarla Dalal
This dressing has a unique flavour and aroma because of a special process of roasting the red pepper on an open flame. The red pepper is to be roasted slowly on a low flame till it blackens, in order to get the perfect results.
This beautifully roasted capsicum is then perked up with complemen ....
Creamy Italian Dressing, Mayo Red Wine Vinegar Italian Dressing by Tarla Dalal
The Creamy Italian Dressing is well, creamy! That’s probably the best word to describe this luscious dressing that is loaded with mayonnaise and sour cream. And yes, it is mouth-wateringly tasty too, with a dash of herbs and garlic, and the exquisite touch of red wine vinegar.
It is very easy ....
Herb Pizza Base by Tarla Dalal
Make your pizza base more special than the normal ones! this herb pizza base uses red chilli flakes and a horde of mixed herbs along with the usual ingredients like flour, yeast and oil, to enhance the italian touch. Top it with your favourite veggies, cheese and sauces, to create exceptional pizzas ....
White Sauce (microwave) by Tarla Dalal
A basic white sauce recipe made with plain flour, milk and butter. Made in a microwave oven.
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