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Monsoon recipes


Last Updated : Jan 05,2019



मानसून मे पसंद की जानेवाली - हिन्दी में पढ़ें
ચોમાસા માં બનતી રેસિપિ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો
Monsoon Food from Pakodas to Rasam, Buttery Corn On The Cob to Peaches in season

Most of us cannot resist street food, whatever the season. If you can’t stay away from it in the rainy season, remember at least not to eat uncooked food or foods that need high amounts of water, like chaat, golas, kulfis, etc. A good option is freshly roasted bhutta or corn on the cob. Boiled corn seasoned with salt and pepper is also a great idea.

A good idea in the rainy season is to stick to hot foods such as soup. Sip on piping hot rasam; its mix of asafoetida, curry leaves, tomato, red chilli, coconut, mustard seeds, onions, garlic and ginger has an anti-inflammatory effect and also helps prevent joint pains and stiffness.

Add cinnamon to hot water infusions (with honey); this helps keep away water-borne diseases. Try our collection of Teas Ginger Cinnamon Tea, Fresh Mint and Lemon Tea, Lemon Tea, Honey Lemon Tea, and Black Tea

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Pyaaz ki Kachori
Recipe# 3636
Yesterday

 
 by Tarla Dalal
These kachoris probably originated in Jodhpur but are today popular throughout Rajasthan. Very few households actually prepare these crisp, flaky deep-fried kachoris stuffed with an onion filling. Steaming hot Pyaaz ki Kachoris or Aloo Pyaaz ki Kachoris are sold at most 'namkeen' shops in Rajast ....
Palak Pakora, Palak Pakoda
Recipe# 42079
15 Jan 19

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by Tarla Dalal
This is an interesting pakoda that combines the vibrant colour of spinach and the exciting crunch of onions with a dash of spice powders for flavour. We have combined the right amounts of besan and rice flour to give the Palak Pakora an awesome crunch. A must-try recipe, the Palak Pakora will ad ....
Tomato Soup, Veg Tomato Soup
Recipe# 362
19 Dec 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Who doesn’t love the tangy, appetizing flavour and creamy mouth-feel of Tomato Soup? Here is a variant with a desi touch, where the tomatoes are blended with cooked moong dal, to improve the texture and balance the flavour too. Onions, sautéed in butter, add more punch and a bit of crunch to t ....
Kashmiri Kahwa, Kashmiri Tea
Recipe# 4219
05 Jan 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Kashmiri Kahwa, a classic drink from the Himalayan valley, is a soul-warming drink that resonates with the power of Indian spices. Here, green tea is infused with a range of spices including cinnamon and cardamom, and served with a touch of saffron and a garnish of chopped almonds. Indeed, t ....
Stuffed Cheesy Schezuan Pav Recipe, Starter
Recipe# 42157
02 Jan 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Innovation at its best, this recipe brings together a few ideas from Oriental and Indian cuisine to give you a snack that’s unforgettable! Ladi Pav bread is stuffed with a scrumptious filling of juicy veggies and tongue-tickling sauces, coated with a buttery-garlicky spread, sealed with foil pap ....
Misal
Recipe# 33442
28 Dec 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
One of the best-ever favourite recipes served by Mumbai’s roadside eateries, Misal can even be considered a trademark dish of the city’s food scene! It is nice and spicy, and delivers the perfect pick-me-up effect. We have used only safed vatana here, as done by most eateries in Mumbai, but if yo ....
Kand Aloo Pakoda ( Faraal Recipe)
Recipe# 32555
20 Feb 14

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by Tarla Dalal
Crispy and flavourful pakodas made of yam, potatoes and crushed peanuts, the Kand Aloo Pakoda is good company for a cup of hot masala chai on a cold winter’s day. The peanuts not only add an exciting flavour to these yam pakodas, they also make the texture more cheery. The best part is that th ....
Bajra Dhebra Recipe, Gujarati Tea-time Snack
Recipe# 42272
11 Jun 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Re-discover the joy of traditional tea-time snacks with these scrumptious Bajra Dhebras. This is a famous Gujarati deep-fried snack made with a dough of bajra and whole wheat flour flavoured d ....
Manchow Soup
Recipe# 22751
13 Dec 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
An all-time favourite Indo-Chinese soup, which is sure to fire up your digestive juices and boost your spirits with its appetizing aroma and tongue-tickling flavour! The strong accents of ginger and garlic make it an ideal soup to serve on a damp monsoon day. While the soy sauce gives it an awes ....
Roadside Hare Chane Ki Chaat, Protein and Calcium Rich
Recipe# 42165
12 Dec 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A typical chaat that is commonly sold on Mumbai’s streets, the Roadside Hare Chane ki Chaat continues to be a popular dish with a timeless appeal. It pleases young and old with its incredible taste and amazing mouth-feel. It is also very simple to make, and you can even try it at home. All you n ....
Paneer Schezwan Frankie
Recipe# 42089
14 Dec 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Frankies have a very high excitement quotient – for the sheer thrill of biting into a Frankie and discovering the treasures wrapped into it is just amazing! The Paneer Schezwan Frankie is one such chatpata Frankie recipe, where the tortillas are loaded with a tongue-tickling mix of paneer and ve ....
Tandoori Paneer Tikka
Recipe# 32950
11 Jan 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A party without tandoori party starters is truly incomplete! And of all such starters, the Tandoori Paneer Tikka is especially popular. The perfect blend of spices and smoky flavour of the marinated a ....
Dal Vada, South Indian Chana Dal Vada, Masala Vada
Recipe# 40197
19 Dec 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
You will love the exciting crispness of these delectable Dal Vadas. Made with a coarse paste of soaked chana dal perked up with onions, ginger paste and the whole traditional team of flavour enhancers, these vadas have a unique, rustic texture and warm, hearty flavour that will strike a chord with m ....
Mixed Vegetable Clear Soup
Recipe# 4203
15 Dec 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Sometimes cold and cough can get into your head and make you so drowsy, you do not feel like doing or even eating anything! At times like that, try out this hot and spicy Mixed Vegetable Clear Soup that is sure to satiate you, meet your nutrient requirements with a horde of veggies, and refres ....
Manchow Soup, Chinese Veg Manchow Soup
Recipe# 302
23 Aug 12

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 by Tarla Dalal
Manchow soup is a very popular street food in China, and you’ll find push carts selling off this soup customized to individual taste. The hawker will throw in the ingredients you ask for to make it suitable to your palate. Plenty of finely chopped veggies are simmered in a broth which contains ....
Paneer Pakoda, Punjabi Paneer Pakora Recipe
Recipe# 30874
17 Jul 12

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 by Tarla Dalal
While traveling across the Punjab one comes across the one of the most delicious yet simple snack. . . The pakoda. Pakodas can be made from nearly any vegetable be it spinach, onions, cauliflower, potatoes and even chilies by dipping them in a seasoned batter of besan and then deep-frying. P ....
Naanza
Recipe# 42688
04 Oct 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Our tandoori magic meets the Italian favourite in more ways than one! We tried making a pizza with a naan as the base, and it turn ....
Sweet Corn and Vegetable Soup
Recipe# 45
30 Oct 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Crushed and whole sweet corn comes together with a colourful assortment of juicy vegetables in this sumptuous soup. Once you prepare the veggies and corn, this Sweet Corn and Vegetable Soup can be made in a jiffy with readily available ingredients. This soup is dominated by the crunch of vegetables ....
Chole Bhature
Recipe# 2810
26 Nov 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
My earliest memories of Chole Bhature is of the one I ate at a popular eatery in Mumbai Known as "Cream Centre". On enquiring, I was told that the chick peas and spices were simmered together for hours resulting in a dish that a large number of Mumbaites relish even today! My version of chole ....
Paneer Sandwich Recipe,  Grilled Paneer Sandwich
Recipe# 42073
17 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Buttered and “chutneyed” slices of bread are sandwiched with a succulent paneer mixture flavoured with tongue-tickling spice mixes like garam masala and pav bhaji masala. Add some crunchy veggies like capsicum and onions to the sandwich, and what you have is a creation beyond comparison. The Pan ....
Spicy Rice Samosa
Recipe# 39575
20 Sep 14

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 by Tarla Dalal
Does rice always have to be in the main course? No, it is such a versatile ingredient it can be used to make anything from crunchy and savoury starters to sweet and luscious
Misal Pav Or How To Make Misal Pav
Recipe# 37212
26 Sep 18

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by Tarla Dalal
One of the most famous of Maharashtrian recipes, Misal is a scrumptious cocktail of savouries and sprouts! Wholesome and tasty sprouts are cooked with tangy tomatoes and pungent onions, not to forget the spice powders and the special coconut-onion based mis ....
Cabbage Pakoda
Recipe# 41124
29 Aug 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Pakodas don’t always have to be onion-based. Here is an irresistibly crunchy and excitingly flavoured pakoda made with cabbage. Cabbage and coriander, held together with besan and spiced with chilli powder, make awesome pakodas, which taste great with green chutney. Serve the Cabbage Pakodas hot ....
Garlic Vegetable Soup (  Healthy Heart)
Recipe# 5535
23 Aug 11

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 by Tarla Dalal
A sumptuous soup of mixed vegetables flavoured predominantly with garlic, this nourishing recipe is innovatively thickened with rolled oats. This not only makes the Garlic Vegetable Soup creamy, but also adds more fibre to this soup. Together, the ingredients make it a very heart-friendly concoc ....
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