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Last Updated : Apr 05,2019
Dhokla Sushi with Bell Peppers by Tarla Dalal
Love the exotic flavour of Sushi but don’t have the time to prepare it, or don’t have access to the ingredients? Not to worry. We have brought together Indian and Japanese styles to create a dhokla-based sushi, which anybody can make and enjoy any time!
You can also surprise your guests with thi ....
Calcium Booster, Carrot Beetroot Parsley and Celery Juice by Tarla Dalal
Bones form the framework your body rests on… and this drink will make sure they remain healthy and strong forever!
This Carrot Beetroot Parsley and Celery Juice is not only rich in calcium but also provides a treasure trove of other nutrients like vitamin C and folic acid. Carrots make sweet ju ....
24 Aug 19
Kabuli Chana Biryani by Tarla Dalal
The Kabuli Chana Biryani is a unique blend of rice and pulses. Saffron-tinged rice is layered with a tongue-tickling kabuli chana gravy, covered with foil, and baked for a while till the flavours meld to make an awesome one-dish meal.
This dish is so delicious that you just need to serve it with ....
16 May 10
Mooli Muthia, Gujarati Radish Muthia Snack Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Mooli muthia, I love making muthias of different varieties, as they are steamed and easy to make. Not only that… they are an ideal way to incorporate flours and vegetables in your daily diet.
These muthias taste good with radish and radish leaves, while curds contribute to the flavour of this ....
Carrot and Corriander Soup ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy) by Tarla Dalal
Carrots and coriander in this yummy soup fulfill up to three fourth of your daily vitamin a requirement. While keeping the calorie count down to only 36 calories this soup wins the ultimate soup for weight watchers award!
Saatdhan Parathas by Tarla Dalal
As the name suggests, this paratha uses a combination of 7 different flours to nourish your body with nutrients like proteins, vitamin A, iron, calcium and fibre. I usually make these parathas on Sundays for brunch as these are very tasty and I only need to make kadhi or raita to complement them. ....
Chocolate and Butter Biscuits 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 ....
21 Aug 19
Sweet Boondi by Tarla Dalal
Sweet boondi, a very easy and quick way to make these delicious boondi. Serve them hot to your guest and they will surely relish it!
Doodhi Kofta Curry by Tarla Dalal
Grated pumpkin retains its crunchiness in these crisp koftas simmered in tangy tomato gravy.
19 Aug 19
Carrot and Spinach Soup by Tarla Dalal
A good old fashioned soup which is sure to appeal to people with different palates.
Crispy Potato Snack by Tarla Dalal
A flavour-packed snack with an unmistakable Oriental touch, the Crispy Potato Snack features deep-fried potato cubes tossed with peppy ingredients like garlic and spring onions in chilli oil.
Tinges of soy sauce and vinegar add to the energetic flavour of this snack, which goes great with crea ....
Lemon Cake by Tarla Dalal
Bring together the soft succulence of the best of cakes with the citrusy scent and flavour of lemon, to make a perfectly delightful treat.
The cake dough is perked up with tangy ingredients like lemon juice and rind, which gives a fresh aroma and refreshing flavour to the cake.
Serve the Lem ....
Dahi Kachori ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes ) by Tarla Dalal
Dahi kachori, although rooted in the north, this filling snack has found its own place in the good old streets of mumbai! it’s a challenge to deftly bite into this king-sized snack. However well you do it, you will have a spot of chutney ooze out onto your face… be a sport, it is part of the roadsid ....
12 Apr 15
Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki by Tarla Dalal
Diabetic-friendly ingredients like chana dal and cabbage, flavoured elegantly with mint leaves and cumin seeds powder, make brilliant tikkis! The crispness of the Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki brought about by the interplay of chana dal and curds is indeed remarkable, but must be had fresh off the tav ....
10 Aug 19
Rose Barfi by Tarla Dalal
Rose, whether as a fragrance or a flavour, emanates a sense of coolness! Naturally, this mouth-melting Rose Barfi is also a chilled dessert, which needs to be refrigerated before serving. This mithai has the power to melt the hardest heart, because it combines the creaminess of paneer and mava with ....
Soya Methi Dal Dhokli by Tarla Dalal
Dhokli, a traditional Gujarati favourite is transformed into a diabetic-friendly treat by using whole-wheat flour, soya flour and fenugreek leaves. Combined with wholesome toovar dal, these healthy dhoklis are a sumptuous one dish fare for one and all. Although prepared with minimal fat, and without ....
09 Aug 19
Spicy Green Moong Dal Khichdi by Tarla Dalal
Sometimes we yearn for the soothing comfort of homemade khichdi, but also feel like having something spicier. When in two minds, go for the Spicy Green Moong Dal Khichdi. Made of rice and wholesome green moong dal, this flavourful khichdi gets its punch from sautéed onion and garlic, along with a tr ....
Bread and Butter Pudding, Eggless Bread and Butter Pudding Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Bread and butter pudding is a popular, easy-to-make British dessert. It also happens to be a hot favourite at Mumbai’s Irani restaurants.
You start by making a custard-like sauce, pour it over bread, top it with raisins and nuts, sprinkle a bit of brown sugar and butter to get crunchy coat, an ....
06 Aug 19
Moong Dal Pakoda ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes) by Tarla Dalal
A batter of soaked moong dal perked up with spices and green chillies results in a delicious deep-fried snack, which is partly crispy, partly soft and partly chewy too. The Moong Dal Pakoda, with its unique texture, is an all-time favourite ware sold by the roadside food vendors of Mumbai. Part of t ....
Broccoli Soup ( Calcium Rich) 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 ....
Chocolate Brownies , Chocolate Brownies with Eggs by Tarla Dalal
Who doesn’t love brownies? Warm chocolate brownies are a delight to have as such, but they get all the more irresistible when topped with ice-cream and laced with hot molten chocolate sauce.
In this recipe, you will discover the secret to making intensely-flavoured Chocolate Brownies with Eggs ....
12 Apr 15
Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi ( Diabetic Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Inspired by heart-warming Rajasthani Cuisine, Gehun ki Bikaneri Khichdi is a whole wheat khichdi that is sumptuous and tasty enough to make a complete meal. Replacing rice with whole wheat enhances the fibre and iron content of this recipe, while the use of equal amounts of ghee and oil gives it a t ....
02 Aug 19
Corn Manchurian by Tarla Dalal
The moment you think of Manchurian, it is ingredients like baby corn, cabbage, capsicum and cauliflower that immediately come to mind. Now, we present you with an off-beat but irresistible Corn Manchurian made with deep-fried balls of crushed sweet corn kernels, carrots and other usual flavour enhan ....
16 May 13
Batata Chips Nu Shaak by Tarla Dalal
Completely unique, the Batata Chips nu Shaak is sure to enthrall your taste buds with its amazing crunch and irresistible flavour. Crispy fried potato strips are tossed with sautéed cashews, aromatic seeds and spice powders to make a wonderful shaak that combines beautifully with rotis, puris or ste ....
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