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कुकिंग बेसिक रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Cooking Basics recipes in Hindi)
કુકિંગ બેસિક રેસિપિસ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Cooking Basics recipes in Gujarati)

Basic Indian Cooking Recipes, Basic Cooking Recipes

Indian Basic Cooking Recipes, Basic Cooking Recipes. Learn how to cook Indian chutney recipes, how to cook rice, how to make curd, how to make basic Indian gravies. Learn how to make rotis, basic parathas. 

Indian basic rotis, paratha recipes

There are some essential basic Indian rotis and parathas you must know. First is the easy homemade basic roti recipe to follow. Then we move to basic homemade paratha recipe. The other healthier basic Indian breads you must know are bajra roti, jowar roti and basic ragi roti recipe.

Then there is the basic butter naan recipe without tandoor. Kids love the basic puri recipe

Punjabi's love their kulcha and if you want it healthier then try the whole wheat kulcha recipe.

Indian basic Chutney recipes

There are lots of Indian basic Chutney recipes to master. All easy to make. Start with the green chutney recipe which goes with all snacks. South Indians love coconut chutney which goes well with Idlis and dosa.

Khajur Imli ki chutney is a must to go with chaats. An essential accompaniment to most chaats, this chutney can be stored refrigerated for upto a month and deep frozen for more than 6 months.

The dry garlic chutney is a must addition to vada pav. To go with pakodas and bhajias we suggest this super garlic chutney recipe.

Indian basic dal, kadhi recipes

We show you how to make some basic Indian dal recipes. Start with some basic dal recipes like toovar dal recipe, basic urad dal recipe, masoor dal recipe.
 
Indian basic curd recipes
 
Learn Indian basic curd recipes. Make homemade curds using cows milk or low fat curds as a base for raitas or to have with your lunch or dinner. Use the curds to make some basic raitas like palak raita, onion raita, banana raita which are important side dishes to any Indian meals.
 
Indian basic gravies
 
Indian basic gravies are required to make a good array of Indian dishes. Basic makahani gravy which is restaurant style. North Indian basic white gravy can be used to make koftas.
 
Learn how to make fried onions to add to kadhis and salads.  

Enjoy our Indian Basic Cooking Recipes below.


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Chocolate and Butter Biscuits
Recipe# 2536
28 Jul 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
These melt-in-the-mouth biscuits are loaded with butter and cocoa, two potent ingredients that have the power to transform any food into an irresistible treat. You will find that the butter not only gives this biscuit a fabulous texture but also a rich flavour, notably buttery. A dash of vanil ....
Thepla Paneer Wrap
Recipe# 33085
24 May 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Here is an exciting new use for theplas, which you would always have seen as a traditional Gujarati snack. In this recipe, you will find that flavourful methi-tinged theplas transform into an all-new treat when smeared with tangy chunda and packed with a peppy flavoured paneer and cauliflower mixtur ....
Low Calorie Dal Makhani
Recipe# 3570
20 May 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Dal makhani, a flavourful robust lentil preparation, is a celebrated delicacy from punjab. Rajma and whole urad provide protein and calcium which are extremely important for maintenance of your body cells and healthy bones. Cooking the dal in tomato purée adds a little sharpness to this dish and als ....
Pinwheel Sandwiches
Recipe# 2315
20 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Pinwheel Sandwich is a delightful sweet and spicy snack with a tantalizing flavour and attractive appearance, which makes it ideal to serve at small parties . Flattened slices of bread are layered with jam, cheese and green chutney, and rolled ....
Baked Vada Pav / How To Make Baked Vada Pav
Recipe# 40426
20 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
From outside, it looks like a bread roll, but when you bite into it, it is a vada pav. That makes this lovely dish appeal to both camps – the sandwich lovers and the vada pav fans! Bread dough is layered with garlic chutney and stuffed with a peppy potato mixture before being baked to a perfec ....
Garam Masala
Recipe# 163
17 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Every cuisine has a special ingredient, which gives it its characteristic flavour and aroma. If you think of Chinese cuisine, the five-spice powder comes to mind, for Bengali cuisine, there is the panch-phoron, for
Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe
Recipe# 40586
21 Jul 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Here is something you can prepare on any day, to enjoy the satiating wholesomeness of home-cooked meals! This Masoor Dal is prepared using common spice powders and pastes, not to forget tasty onions and tomatoes, which give it a lip-smacking flavour and aroma. Serve it hot with your favourite ....
Drumstick and Cashew Curry
Recipe# 32916
20 Aug 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Cashews being abundant in regions across the west coast of India, it is usually used to complement vegetables in various curries. They are commonly combines with drumstick, long beans etc. A horde of spices is usually used to balance the blandness of cashews. Serve this delicious curry wi ....
Tendli and Matki Subzi, Pressure Cooker Tendli Aur Matki ki Subzi
Recipe# 32827
15 May 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
It looks and smells so wonderful, it is hard not to be tempted by this Tendli and Matki Subzi. Thankfully, it is as tasty as it looks! A brilliant combo of ivy gourd and sprouted matki is pressure-cooked with onions, tomatoes and spice powders, to make a mouth-watering subzi. The
Baked Chaklis
Recipe# 3961
17 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
This simple and delicious recipe is a real treat for weight watchers. Chaklis, the popular indian snack, is usually deep-fried and contains loads of calories. Here's how to make them with 1 tsp of oil to near perfection by baking them in an oven. Munch them at anytime of the day when hunger strikes. ....
Spicy Mexican Pasta Bake
Recipe# 31099
14 May 19

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by Tarla Dalal
As good as a visit to Mexico! Try this delicious Spicy Mexican Pasta Bake, which is topped with the all-time favourite Mexican salsa sauce and loaded with cheese, which adds a smooth texture to the dish. The coriander and cumin flavoured white sauce adds more zing to this dish! Serve along with ....
Punjabi Garam Masala
Recipe# 1448
13 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
This is a must-have item, which you ought to prepare and store before trying your hand at Punjabi cooking! You can store Punjabi Garam Masala in an air-tight container for upto a year but if you do not have the time or inclination to make it, use any garam masala available in the market.
Brownie with White Chocolate Cage
Recipe# 36423
06 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
An eye-catching rich, dark chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream makes a great party dessert .
Fatless Sponge Cake
Recipe# 107
13 May 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
However many types of sponges you might have tried, you are sure to agree that there is nothing as versatile as the vanilla sponge cake! With its mellow but aesthetic flavour and melt-in-the-mouth texture, the vanilla sponge cake lends itself to many fantastic creations. Whether you give it a ....
Panchkuti Dal, Panchratan Dal
Recipe# 37277
11 May 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Traditional and wholesome are the words that describe this tasty dal most aptly. As the name suggests, Panchkuti Dal features a combo of five pulses, which gives it a unique texture, flavour and aroma. You will find that this dal does not get mushy, mainly because of the blend of many pulses w ....
Energy Chia Seed Drink with Lime and Honey, For Endurance Athletes
Recipe# 41074
11 May 19

 
 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 ....
Broccoli Soup ( Calcium Rich)
Recipe# 4814
10 May 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Broccoli is an all-in-one ingredient, which is a good source of nutrients like iron, folic acid, vitamins A and C, along with calcium too. The interesting veggie has a unique flavour and texture, which really please the palate. Once you develop a taste for it, you will want to keep having it often i ....
Crunchy Vegetable Pickle ( Zero Oil Recipe)
Recipe# 22183
10 May 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Crisp vegetable pieces in chilli, mustard and brine (salt solution). Choose any combination of fresh winter vegetables for this pickle and finely chop them. The vegetables are then immersed in a salt solution and left aside for a day. This is done to reduce the water content of vegetables, which imp ....
Papdi ( For Chaat)
Recipe# 40008
18 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
What’s chaat without papdi? Indeed, this crisp, disc-shaped savoury is a must-have on any chaat counter, because it adds an exciting crunch to many a chaat preparation including bhel puri, dahi papdi chaat, and so on. The best part about this semolina plus wheat flour papdi is that it does not get s ....
Baby Corn and Capsicum Rice ( Tiffin Treats)
Recipe# 33087
08 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
The Baby Corn and Capsicum Rice is so colourful that kids will immediately yearn to dig their spoons into the tiffin box when they see it! Not only is it visually appealing, but it appeases the appetite too as it contains a wholesome combination of rice and vegetables, flavoured excitingly with tang ....
Dahiwali Moong Dal Khichdi
Recipe# 39567
20 Sep 14

 
 
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 ....
Vegetable Oats Pancake
Recipe# 38992
08 May 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Oats can be used to make more than just porridge! mix them with carrots and spinach to prepare these colourful, low calorie pancakes that are as nutritious as well as innovative. Oats are rich in the beta-glucan enzyme which helps to lower blood cholesterol and glucose levels, while carrots and spin ....
Adai Recipe, Adai Dosa, Breakfast
Recipe# 534
06 May 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Adai is a crisp, golden dosa made using a batter of rice and mixed dals. It has the rich aroma of coconut oil and roasted dals, and a very rustic flavour as well. It is more satiating than regular dosas and makes a great Breakfast . Adai can be enhanced ....
Paneer Masoor Paratha
Recipe# 1987
06 May 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
There is something very homely about this Paneer Masoor Paratha. Perhaps it is the satisfying, One Dish Meals feel, or the use of traditional ingredients which makes it seem so. In this lovely dish, wholesome whole wheat flour parathas are stuf ....
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