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Last Updated : Jul 03,2019
- हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Cooking Basics recipes in Hindi)
- ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Cooking Basics recipes in Gujarati)
The way in which a dish is cooked – by steaming, boiling, shallow-frying, deep-frying, microwaving, sautéing, stir-frying, baking, etc. – is called the cooking method. There is a traditional way of cooking each dish, but sometimes different methods can also be used to make the same dish. This might give the same results or give a different taste and texture. Sometimes, the cooking method might also be changed to make the dish healthier for somebody with diet restrictions. For example, if somebody has cholesterol or is trying to reduce weight, then you can bake sev in contrast to the usual method of deep-frying it.
Cheese Crackers by Tarla Dalal
When buying packaged products, there is always a niggling doubt about what ingredients they have used, and whether there really is enough cheese in the so-called cheese crackers, and so on! the best way out is to make it yourself. Here is a foolproof recipe to make cheese crackers in your own kitche ....
26 Nov 13
Zucchini and Carrot Pancake by Tarla Dalal
Zucchini combines with carrots to make an unusual, colourful, and attractive pancake that will tickle the taste buds. Serve with ketchup or a chutney of your choice. Smaller versions can also be served as a party snack.
Healthy Momos by Tarla Dalal
Momos top the charts when it comes to Oriental cuisine. They are satiating and versatile, packed with the choicest of ingredients that are sure to delight your palate. Here, in this version of Momos top the charts when it comes to Oriental cuisine. They are satiating and versatile, packed with the c ....
Tendli Batata Nu Shaak, Tendli Aloo Subzi by Tarla Dalal
Tendli is so much more attractive when combined with potatoes than when it is cooked alone! A traditional tempering and a few readily-available spice powders are all that it takes to transform this duo into a tongue-tickling and satiating subzi.
A pinch of sugar is essential to balance the fla ....
Mushroom, Bean Sprouts and Broccoli Stir-fry by Tarla Dalal
An easy but fabulous preparation of mushrooms, blanched broccoli and bean sprouts sautéed with garlic, and flavoured with thyme and little red chilli sauce.
It is the combination of ingredients, especially the addition of crunchy broccoli stems, which makes this recipe so fantastic. The outcom ....
Ragi and Oat Crackers by Tarla Dalal
Light on the stomach but crunchy to bite into, these iron rich crackers make a great breakfast option, whether early in the morning or as a snack during a mid-day refreshment break!
These Ragi and Oat Crackers are all the better, as they are made with wholesome ragi, oats and whole wheat flo ....
06 Oct 19
Barley Khichdi by Tarla Dalal
Ever thought of making a khichdi with barley? Try it once, and you will want to keep repeating this masterpiece in your kitchen. Made of barley and a horde of veggies, this tasty dish is colourful and attractive.
An exotic combination of veggies gives it a nice juicy crunch, while everyday ing ....
Onion Roti by Tarla Dalal
The onion roti is flavorful yet moderately-spiced so it will be appealing to the whole family. Spiced with cumin seeds, ginger, coriander and green chillies, this whole wheat based roti is rather versatile-it can be had with an elaborate vegetable preparation or just a cup of curds and pickle.
Mag Dal Ni Kachori ( Gujarati Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Crispy, flaky shells with a delectably spicy filling of cooked and seasoned yellow moong dal, every bite of these kachoris is worth a fortune! these can be eaten as a snack, or along with your meals. This dish gets a protein boost due to the moong-based filling, making it a great choice for kids. Ta ....
Moong Dal Sheera ( Gujarati Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
This recipe is ambrosia for all sweet lovers, especially those fond of sheera. This coarse-textured, hot sweet takes a long time to cook—as slow cooking with continuous stirring is a must for this recipe—but is definitely a rewarding effort! soak the saffron in warm milk for at least 20 minutes as i ....
Chocolate Chip and Oatmeal Cookies by Tarla Dalal
If you always considered choco chip cookies to be a sinful indulgence, and have been especially wary of it now to avoid unwarranted weight gain during pregnancy, then here is a delightful guilt-free recipe that you can enjoy once in a while! With loads of protein and fibre, this delicious, soft and ....
09 Oct 19
Barley and Corn Salad by Tarla Dalal
Here's an easy way to have a healthy accompaniment to your main course. Barley has been used to enhance the fibre content and sweet corn gives a crispy texture to the salad. The red and yellow capsicum and spring onions add colour to the dish and make it extremely appealing to the eye.
Dahiwali Moong Dal Khichdi by Tarla Dalal
No time to prepare khichdi and kadhi? Here is a delicious recipe that combines the goodness of both in one bowl. Made with rice, yellow moong dal and curds, along with everyday spices, the Dahiwali Moong Dal Khichdi has the lingering flavour of curds and an inherent simplicity and lightness that mak ....
28 Sep 19
Baked Vegetables in Tomato Sauce by Tarla Dalal
Whether you like your sauce creamy white or tangy tomato, this recipe brings together the best of both worlds in an irresistible way. Baked Vegetables in Tomato Sauce features deep-fried brinjal and potato slices topped with a mouthwatering combination of veggies in tomato sauce, drizzled with white ....
Carrot Halwa ( Microwave) by Tarla Dalal
A cup of hot Carrot Halwa served at the end of a meal is so heavenly that it makes you forget the meal itself.
Its unique texture and rich flavour linger in your palate and memory for a long time thereafter, overshadowing the glory of even the best Main Course
01 Aug 19
Carrot Dosa by Tarla Dalal
A soft, pancake like dish made with rice flour and grated carrots, the Carrot Dosa is ideal for breakfast or as a snack any time you feel hungry as it can be prepared within minutes without much to do. The addition of grated coconut provides an energy boost and also lends softness to these pancakes. ....
21 Sep 19
Cheesy Rice Stick by Tarla Dalal
The Cheesy Rice Stick is a snazzy starter made with a dough of rice and potatoes perked up with appropriate herbs and spices. Portions of the dough are stuffed with a piece of cheese before being deep-fried to a perfect golden brown.
The cheese melts in the heat and coats the inside of the ric ....
Stir-fried Paneer, Broccoli and Baby Corn Salad by Tarla Dalal
Sautéed in just a teaspoon of oil, this elegant salad is an excellent source of calcium thanks to the combination of paneer, broccoli and bean sprouts. The Stir-fried Broccoli, Baby Corn and Bean Sprouts Salad is like a booster dose for your bones! Onion seeds adds an Indian touch to this nutritious ....
18 Sep 19
Shakarpara by Tarla Dalal
A traditional tea-time snack often made during festive occasions, Shakarpara is – much to the joy of amateurs – also very easy to make!
While there are several ways of making this mildly-sweet snack, this recipe is one of the easiest to follow.Remember to fry them over a slow flame so that the ....
18 Sep 19
Dinner Rolls, Eggless Rolls with Yeast by Tarla Dalal
Super-charge your baking skills with these sumptuous Dinner Rolls! It is essential to learn to make Dinner Rolls, if you want to boast of making your own breads and buns, as it is a versatile bread that can be served with soups
Healthy Sheera by Tarla Dalal
Satisfy your sweet tooth occasionally without compromising your health with this low fat version of an all time favourite Indian dessert. Walnuts and almonds contain MUFA and antioxidants that protect our heart from free radical damage and help to lower LDL.
28 Sep 19
Multigrain Bread, Homemade Multigrain Bread by Tarla Dalal
multigrain bread recipe
| homemade multigrain bread recipe
| eggless multigrain bread recipe
with amazing step by step photos and video.
Nothing can beat the flavour, texture and aroma of warm, freshly-baked bread. I ....
Cabbage and Carrot Kachumber, Kobi and Gajar Kachumber by Tarla Dalal
Contrasting shades of white and orange dotted with splashes of green, this Cabbage and Carrot Kachumber is a real riot of colours! So attractive it looks that you cannot help grabbing a spoonful.
Once you do, you are in for a real treat, because this recipe also explores a wide range of flavou ....
Energy Chia Seed Drink with Lime and Honey, For Endurance Athletes by Tarla Dalal
There is no debating that Chia seeds are good for your health. A treasure trove of omega-3 fatty acids, which is hard for vegetarians to come by, these tiny seeds are also loaded with fibre and protein.
It is interesting to note that this easily digestible little seed has antioxidants (ALA), w ....
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