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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.
15 Oct 15
Rasam Idli, Idli Rasam by Tarla Dalal
While most people think of serving idlis with sambhar and chutney, the fact is that there are many more exciting serving options for this versatile South Indian snack.
And, one such idea is to combine it with the homely South Indian
rasam. Although sam ....
23 Jun 15
Samosa Or How To Make Samosa Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Samosa! Does this snack need any introduction? Originally one of Mumbai’s favourite roadside snacks, it is now so famous across the country that it is available in almost every bakery, restaurant and tea stall. While some enjoy it plain, others like to smash it and top it with sauces or make a chaat ....
25 Jun 14
Basic Vegetable Stock by Tarla Dalal
Basic vegetable stock can help you with a lot of recipes – from soups to gravies. It has a neutral flavour and desirable consistency that make it very versatile. You can collect vegetable stock while cooking veggies for other items like subzis, pulaos, etc. , and use it on the same day, or store it ....
17 Jul 12
Dal Tadka, Punjabi Dal Tadka Recipe by Tarla Dalal
The Dal tadka is a regular feature for most of us while eating out at a Punjabi restaurant.
However few of us realize that this dish can be prepared with ease in your very own kitchen at nearly one-fifth the price.
Made with split red lentils this creamy, rich and smooth dal is tempered ....
07 Jul 15
Vegetable Au Gratin ( Fast Foods Made Healthy Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
A traditional continental delicacy served with warm and crisp breads, Vegetable Au Gratin features all your favourite veggies drowned in white sauce, topped generously with cheese, and baked till the cheese melts. Choose crisp, juicy, mildly flavoured veggies like carrots, peas and French beans for ....
08 Feb 16
07 Dec 15
Misal Pav Or How To Make Misal Pav 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 ....
10 Aug 15
Moong Dal Crispies ( Tiffin Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Aromatic, spicy and flavourful, but very kid-friendly, these Moong Dal crispies make a wonderful snack to send in your kids’ tiffin box. You can make a large batch and store it in an airtight container for around a week, so you can serve it up to your kids whenever they are struck by a sudden hunger ....
26 Nov 12
Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookies, Chocolate Chip Cookies by Tarla Dalal
Cookies are a must to complete the Christmas experience. They are also a wonderful jar snack to have at home, to appease your sweet tooth as well as sudden hunger pangs. And, what better flavour of cookie to make than chocolaty ones! Here is the perfect recipe to make delightful Eggless Chocolate Co ....
20 Aug 09
Healthy Sheera ( Weigth Loss After Pregnancy ) by Tarla Dalal
Healthy sheera is loaded with nutrients - whole wheat flour, nachani and soya are three flours that are protein rich, while almonds and jaggery add iron. Since i have used only 2 tsp ghee, it is definitely guilt-free. Remember to use a non-stick pan to avoid sticking.
12 Jul 16
Shallot White Wine Vinegar Dressing by Tarla Dalal
Shallots have a crisp and juicy texture, and a special flavour that is both spicy and mildly-sweet. Together with olive oil, vinegar and mustard paste, it makes a tongue-tickling dressing that transforms even a simple salad into a connoisseur’s delight.
The Shallot White Wine Vinegar Dressing ....
14 Dec 15
Palak Moong Dal Soup ( Baby and Toddler) by Tarla Dalal
A mouth-watering soup that combines two different food groups – dals and leafy vegetables, this makes a really fulfilling meal for you and your child.
While your child is sure to be happy with the texture and taste of this Palak Moong Dal Soup, you will be happy about its nutrient profile, whi ....
18 Feb 16
Fried Potatoes in Ginger Mushroom Sauce by Tarla Dalal
A too-yummy-to-describe creation from the Thai
repertoire, Fried Potatoes in Ginger Mushroom Sauce features crisp potato wedges tossed in a saucy base made of pungent ingredients like ginger and garlic together with succulent mushrooms and crunchy veggies.
29 Jan 16
Broccoli and Cheese Balls by Tarla Dalal
Broccoli looks so good and tastes so good in this starter, you will fall head over heels in love with it!
Broccoli and cheese, thoughtfully combined with potatoes, result in an irresistible starter that is crisp outside and succulently indulgent inside. The vibrant colour of broccoli stands ou ....
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