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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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Soya and Green Peas Cutlet
Recipe# 36280
11 Sep 19

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by Tarla Dalal
“Delicious, yum, bring me another!” Those are exactly the words that will be on your lips after you taste a Soya and Green Peas Cutlet. And, well, you can indulge in one more without much guilt as these cutlets are tava-cooked and not deep-fried. A combination of protein-packed and fibre-rich soya g ....
Chocolaty, Coconut, Peanut and Orange Cookies
Recipe# 1949
26 Nov 12

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 by Tarla Dalal
The Chocolaty, Coconut, Peanut and Orange Cookies offer nothing short of a burst of flavours in every bite! Your tongue reels in delight as the cookie teases your taste buds with tangy, sweet, bitter and soft notes all at the same time. Using brown sugar imparts an intense flavour to the cookies ....
Baked Potato Wedges
Recipe# 22715
04 Feb 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
Herbed potato wedges coated with cheese... if that can’t make you drool, nothing can! An interesting mix of herbs and garlic in butter and olive oil is used to coat the potato wedges before they are baked, to provide an enthralling and lingering flavour that goes very well with the potatoes as well ....
Missi Roti, Rajasthani Missi Roti
Recipe# 3888
19 Apr 15

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by Tarla Dalal
These are a regular part of a Rajasthani meal and sometimes variations are made by adding methi leaves or coriander leaves to flavour the dough. Missi Rotis are eaten throughout the year except in the winters when bajra rotis are preferred. Serve these w ....
Khatta Makai Palak,know Your Green Leafy Vegetables
Recipe# 32791
16 May 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A luscious dish that can be pepped up even more by adding a little lemon juice. Keeping the gravy intact, you can add a variety of ingredients like potatoes, koftas, dumplings etc. To make various gravy dishes. You can also try other subzis like Sai B ....
Stuffed Sprouts Dosa
Recipe# 5661
14 Mar 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A gluten free snack of dosas stuffed with protein and fibre rich sprouts together with antioxidant rich veggies like beetroot, carrots, cabbage and tomatoes. While the dosas make a great alternative to rotis for the gluten-intolerant, the nutritious stuffing is a healthy alternative to starchy potat ....
Palak Methi Dumplings
Recipe# 38752
02 Sep 13

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 by Tarla Dalal
A healthy and delicious steamed snack, quite similar to the famous gujarati muthias. Made of wholesome whole wheat flour and protein-rich besan, these palak methi dumplings combine a generous amount of nutritious spinach and fenugreek leaves too. Mildly-spiced yet aromatic and flavourful, these dump ....
Low- Fat Cream Cheese
Recipe# 32977
23 Nov 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This one is dedicated to all cheese lovers. Here’s the low-fat version of cream cheese made from 99.7% fat-free milk. It can be relished without the mildest pang of guilt by people with high cholesterol levels! Use this cream cheese to make delectable dips to serve at parties as used in the recipe o ....
Gazpacho ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking )
Recipe# 1341
14 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Cold soups are perfect to serve before lunch on hot summer days. They tingle awake the taste buds in a more pleasant way, without having to suffer sweaty foreheads! When it comes to cold soups, this low-cal Spanish soup Gazpacho is one of the best choices. A nice crunchy soup with cucumber and capsi ....
Fada Ni Khichadi ( Microwave)
Recipe# 2772
14 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A traditional khichdi made easier using the microwave and tastier by adding crunchy veggies. A basket of assorted veggies adds a riot of colours and flavours to the khichdi while a selection of spices and everyday ingredients like ginger and green chillies used in the right proportions impart immens ....
Noodles with Creamy Mushrooms ( Microwave Recipes)
Recipe# 4905
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Noodles and mushrooms in a white sauce like base, flavoured with herbs, onions and garlic, is a delectable creation that makes you smack your lips with joy after every mouthful. Cooking the Noodles and Creamy Mushrooms in the microwave oven also makes it an easy, quick and no-fuss recipe, which reta ....
Paneer, Peas and Potato Taka Tak
Recipe# 191
05 Jul 14

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by Tarla Dalal
Paneer, peas and potato taka tak is a delicious and attractive curry that you can prepare in front of your guests like a grand performance – the sight of the spices blending with the veggies, and the aromas that emanate from the tava are enough to kindle one’s appetite, much like the bhaji sizzling ....
Masala Puri, Masala Puri For Chaat Recipes, Baked Masala Puri
Recipe# 1431
23 Nov 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Masala Puri, one of my favourite anytime-munchies, this recipe will surely be an instant hit amongst weight-watchers. Masala Puris, which are usually fried, have been modified into this low-cal version by baking. You can use these puris to make Sev Pur ....
Cheese and Pepper Spread
Recipe# 5259
11 Jan 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Cheese and pepper spread is one of the easiest to make, and probably the most common too. It can be used for sandwiches, burgers, and just about any bread preparation.
Stir Fried Water Chestnuts
Recipe# 36694
09 Oct 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
For water chestnut lovers this is the best way to eat them clean and healthy as they are stir fried in olive oil with garlic and chilli flakes. The garlic and chilli flakes coat the water chestnuts really well to give a nice garlic flavor.
Moong Dal Handvo ( Non- Fried Snacks )
Recipe# 33312
16 May 10

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 by Tarla Dalal
Moong dal handvo is a popular savoury cake among the natives of Gujarat. Here, we have replaced rice with lentils in order to enhance the recipe's protein content. Semolina adds crunch and makes the handvo crisper. Cut it into pieces after cooling slightly, as it will be soft inside and you will not ....
Baked Tortilla Chips with Tomato Bean Salsa
Recipe# 38626
23 Sep 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
This healthier version of nachos will be any weight watchers delight. With as little as around 100 calories per serving you’ll surely not miss the real thing. Remember it’s an occasional treat only. Crispy baked tortilla chips and the tangy calcium rich tomato bean salsa make for a yummy, healthy tr ....
Chick Pea and Soya Tikkis ( Recipe For Bright Vision)
Recipe# 5622
16 Jun 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The ever-popular tikki reinvents itself as an elixir of good health! Made with protein and fibre rich ingredients like soya granules and chick peas, this delicious tikki is brimful of vitamin B1, zinc and iron, all of which help to strengthen the eye muscles and improve blood circulation to the eye ....
Mini Pizzetas
Recipe# 5549
23 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Pizzas are usually considered to be calorie-laden. Now, here is a healthy version, made with only 1 teaspoon of cheese per pizza and a whole lot of veggies, yet maintaining the authentic pizza taste.
Jaripalla Churma
Recipe# 3646
03 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Churma is a word that has become synonymous with Rajasthani cuisine. Jaripalla Churma is a richer version of the regular churma, claimed to be influenced heavily by Marwari style of cooking with lavish ingredients like dry fruits, saffron and khoya. A combination of flours deep-fried in ghee gives t ....
Muhhamarra (  Lebanese)
Recipe# 22582
21 Jan 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This spicy, nutty walnut and red chilli paste that is a little like humus in texture. It makes an unusual dip.
Strawberry Rocket Leaves Salad
Recipe# 39374
26 Jun 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A hearty summer fare of bittersweet rocket leaves (arugula) with sweet fresh strawberries flavour fully combined with just the right amount of balsamic vinegar and sugar, the Strawberry Rocket Leaves Salad features a rare combination of flavours that everybody will enjoy. Rocket leaves are a wonder ....
Suva Chana Dal
Recipe# 5705
04 Jan 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Sometimes, the right combination of nutrients works better than a single supplement in overcoming a shortfall. In boosting haemoglobin levels for example, a combination of iron and protein will do the job better, as in the case of this Suva Chana Dal where the former brings in protein to support the ....
Pineapple Cucumber and Celery Salad ( Multi Vitamin Recipe)
Recipe# 35088
24 Jun 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Cucumbers and pineapples are juicy, refreshing and rich with vitamin C, vitamin E, iron, fibre and water. These foods help in cleansing the system, maintaining body temperature, and hydrate the body. Chopping them up for this salad is a great way begin a meal and ensure that you don’t pile on too ma ....
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