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11 Sep 19
Soya and Green Peas Cutlet 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 ....
26 Nov 12
Chocolaty, Coconut, Peanut and Orange Cookies 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 ....
04 Feb 15
Baked Potato Wedges 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 ....
19 Apr 15
Missi Roti, Rajasthani Missi Roti 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 ....
16 May 11
Khatta Makai Palak,know Your Green Leafy Vegetables 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 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 ....
02 Sep 13
Palak Methi Dumplings 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 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 ) 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) 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) 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 ....
05 Jul 14
Paneer, Peas and Potato Taka Tak 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 ....
Cheese and Pepper Spread 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 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.
16 May 10
Moong Dal Handvo ( Non- Fried Snacks ) 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 ....
23 Sep 19
Baked Tortilla Chips with Tomato Bean Salsa 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) 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 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 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) 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 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 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 ....
24 Jun 19
Pineapple Cucumber and Celery Salad ( Multi Vitamin Recipe) 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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