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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
06 Nov 17
Methi Makai Dhebra, Tea Time Snack by Tarla Dalal
Dhebra is an Indian
bread, popular in Gujarati
cuisine. It is made of bajra flour, alone or together with other flours, and is often perked up with different ingredients like spices and herbs.
Here is an appetizing Methi Ma ....
31 Jul 14
Vegetable Soup by Tarla Dalal
If ‘Vegetable Soup’ sounds too similar, read this recipe before you decide! This version of the ever-popular soup comes with an innovative twist, as it uses a stock of moong dal, tomatoes and onions, which imparts a very pleasing consistency and flavour to this nutritious soup. With loads of crunchy ....
05 Nov 15
Mixed Vegetable Clear Soup 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 ....
19 Mar 16
Moong Soup with Paneer, How To Make Moong Soup by Tarla Dalal
Using moong dal in a soup makes for an innovative Indian
recipe! Soft, pressure-cooked moong dal actually lends itself as a grainy and creamy base.
Flavoured with a tadka of cumin seeds, mustard and pepper in ghee, the soup is not ready to serve until you add ....
06 Jul 17
Lemony Quinoa and Baby Spinach Soup, Healthy and Weight Loss Soup by Tarla Dalal
Every time hunger strikes, are you at a loss what to cook, which will satiate your tummy and please your taste buds but not add to your inches? The Lemony Quinoa and Baby Spinach Soup is a brilliant choice.
A super healthy and tasty soup, this will be loved by all, but is especially apt for a we ....
24 Oct 17
Rasam Dal Vada, South Indian Snack by Tarla Dalal
Crispy dal vadas dunked in hot rasam, this snack is sure to shake you awake! The tangy, spicy flavour of the rasam complements the texture as well as the taste of the chana dal vadas very well, resulting in a wholly satisfying experience!
Here, we show you how to make chana dal vadas as well as ....
30 Oct 17
Spicy Lehsuni Vada by Tarla Dalal
The strong flavour of garlic transforms the soft and soothing potato into an exciting snack!
Here, a mixture of potatoes and garlic is coated with a besan batter and deep fried, to get a Spicy Lehsuni Vada, which tastes great when served independently or between a pair of pav buns!
It can be ....
27 Oct 17
Mixed Dal Chillas, Healthy Breakfast, Snack Recipe by Tarla Dalal
These thin, savoury pancakes are so tasty you will love to snack on them any time; at the same time they are so satiating that you can even have them for breakfast.
Made with a batter of mixed dals perked up with ginger, green chillies and other ingredients, the Mixed Dal Chila is both tasty and ....
27 Oct 17
Crispy Whole Wheat Muthia, Jar Snack by Tarla Dalal
Muthia is a famous Gujarati
snack, which apparently derives its name from the word ‘muthi’, meaning ‘fist’. Perhaps since the dough is shaped into cylindrical rolls using a gripping action of the palm and wrist, this snack is called Muthia.
Usually, muthias ....
28 Oct 17
Stuffed Aloo Tikki Chaat, Delhi Roadside Snack by Tarla Dalal
A classic roadside snack from the Delhi region, the Stuffed Aloo Tikki Chaat is something worth waiting in the queue for – or you can make it at home!
It is a common sight to see people crowding around popular roadside vendors to get a plate of the Stuffed Aloo Tikki Chaat, especially in the col ....
31 Aug 17
Masala Appe, Masala Paniyaram, Made From Idli Batter by Tarla Dalal
Quick and easy snack made with idli batter, the Masala Appe is worth calling as Magic Appe, because it’s superb texture and amazing flavour make it a great hit with everybody.
Something that combines convenience and taste is always a welcome addition to our knowledge bank! All you need to do is ....
07 Oct 17
Cheese Balls, Veg Starter by Tarla Dalal
Cheese Balls is a starter that always tops the charts! It is a great hit with everybody, all thanks to the cheesy mouth-feel and peppy flavour.
You need just common ingredients like flour, bread crumbs, cheese and flavour-givers like coriander and green chillies. A bit of tact is needed in shapi ....
10 Oct 17
Stuffed Cheesy Schezuan Pav Recipe, Starter 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 ....
18 Oct 17
Mysore Bonda, South Indian Snack by Tarla Dalal
An awesome snack from the ever-busy kitchens of Mysore, the Mysore Bonda is a deep-fried fritter made of plain flour, rice flour and curds, perked up with a range of appropriate taste givers like ginger and green chillies.
This traditional snack, a specialty of Karnataka, has a beautifully reddi ....
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