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Last Updated : Dec 25,2020
Fudge Brownie Sundae by Tarla Dalal
A great dessert to make with leftover brownies. Chocolate lovers will adore this creamy sundae consisting of rich chocolate brownies, rocky road ice-cream, fresh fruits and cream.
Crispy Rice, Deep Fried Chinese Crispy Rice by Tarla Dalal
Like crispy noodles, Crispy Rice is also a key ingredient in Chinese
cooking often used in sweets, savouries and Soups
as a key ingredient or as a garnish.
Here we show you how to prepare and store some at home, hand ....
Radish Koftas in Kadhi by Tarla Dalal
This simple combination of radish and low fat curds needs only steamed rice to complete your meal. You can adjust the consistency of the kadhi by varying the amount of water and besan. The radish koftas are steamed and not deep fried in the kadhi. It is also a good way to add vegetables in your diet ....
Stuffed Bajre Ke Parathe ( Home Remedies) by Tarla Dalal
Stuffed Bajre ke Parathe with a spicy chawli (long beans) and garlic filling makes a meal in itself. They go very well with chaas and all kinds of spicy pickles. Whole wheat flour is added to the bajra flour to make it easier to roll out the parathas. Enjoy these stuffed parathas for lunch or dinner ....
Fried Wontons by Tarla Dalal
Myriad colourful veggies, sautéed till crisp and tossed with noodles and sauce, make a wonderful filling for wontons. The success of this stuffing, and most stir-fried veggies for that matter, depends on heating the kadai properly. You need to make it smoke, literally, before adding the veggies, so ....
16 May 15
Stir Fried Broccoli, Baby Corn with Almonds by Tarla Dalal
Chinese cooking depends on a blend of various ingredients and condiments rather than the taste of individual ingredients. This recipe is a good example of harmonious and subtle flavours marrying together to create a simple but stunning dish.
Mushroom and Vermicelli Soup by Tarla Dalal
You might have tried making everything from Pulaos
to kheer with vermicelli, but ever thought of making a soup with it?
Being thinner than Noodles
, rice vermicelli gives a unique texture to ....
20 Mar 10
Mushroom and Vermicelli Soup ( Noodles) by Tarla Dalal
The dominant flavour of mushroom complements the mildness of tofu and rice noodles well. There is a lovely combination of contrasting textures that makes this simple soup a delicacy!
Herb Cheese Slices On Crackers by Tarla Dalal
Dip into this herb-flavoured spread made by combining cottage cheese with yoghurt, parsley and dill, to beat the summer heat.
Crispy Okra, Bhindi Fry Recipe by Tarla Dalal
You will love this dish irrespective of whether you usually like bhindi or not.
Slit okra is coated with cornflour and deep-fried to an excitingly crisp texture, before being tossed with lip-smacking ingredients like spring onions, ginger, garlic and soya sauce that simply make you drool with ....
31 Dec 18
Broken Wheat Upma ( Fun Food For Children) by Tarla Dalal
Break out of the routine! reach out for the wheat dalia jar rather than for semolina when you make breakfast tomorrow. Wheat has ample protein, calcium, fibre and other nutrients essential for an energetic and healthy lifestyle. You can make the broken wheat upma attractive to kids by adding their f ....
01 Jan 1900
Steamed Chinese Bread Buns by Tarla Dalal
The Chinese have a taste for warm, milky buns. Don’t we all? Well, the difference is that those soft and succulent buns are steamed and not baked!
A spongy dough of plain flour and milk is cooked in a steamer and enjoyed warm, usually sandwiched with pickled vegetables. Although some people like ....
24 May 21
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22 Feb 13
Orange Chenna Payesh ( Microwave Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Chenna payesh is a must on the menu if you are having any special guest. Next time, win their compliments by making this orange-flavoured variant.
Baked Corn Open Toast ( Corn) by Tarla Dalal
Pepper-tinged white sauce with sautéed onions and sweet corn is a wonderful topping for bread slices, as it provides a perfect mix of flavour, textures and gooeyness that always complements toast beautifully.
Semi-toast the bread slices, apply the topping and then bake them again till the cheese ....
Shahi Gobhi ( Mughali Khana ) by Tarla Dalal
This very popular dish is prepared by cooking a full cauliflower in some salt water, topping it with a scrumptious mughlai gravy and baking it to perfection. Though a little time consuming, shahi gobhi is a great option for serving at parties as it looks great and tastes even better!
Lavingya Paatra by Tarla Dalal
A traditional dish that is tasty and healthy too, Lavingya Paatra involves cooking thin layers of a besan-based paste rolled up in baby colocassia leaves. Generally, our ancient cooking techniques have some significance. Here, for instance, the colocassia leaves impart calcium to build strong bones. ....
Basic Coriander Green Gravy by Tarla Dalal
The Basic Coriander Green Gravy is a peppy green gravy with a tangy and herby taste, which goes well with potatoes and a lot of other veggies. It has a luscious texture and a vibrant taste, thanks to flavour enhancers like onion, garlic, green chillies and ginger. You can make this gravy and use it ....
Gobhi Paneer Palak Parathas by Tarla Dalal
These unusual, yet delicious parathas are all in one with loads of zinc vitamin A and C for shiny hair.
01 Jul 20
Mexican Salad Or How To Make Mexican Salad Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Think Mexican and ingredients like corn, boiled beans and nacho chips immediately pop to your mind. Here is a brilliant Mexican Salad made with these and a lot more interesting ingredients like coloured capsicums and a herby, olive oil based dressing. You will love the interplay of flavours, texture ....
Masaledar Parathe by Tarla Dalal
Try these delicious parathas that score high on nutrition too. An assortment of chopped vegetables and spices are stuffed into the paratha and cooked until done. All you need is a pickle and some curd to go with it.
26 Apr 19
Spinach and Baby Corn Parathas by Tarla Dalal
A unique combination of baby corn and spinach forms the filling for these sumptuous parathe. Make sure you chop the baby corn finely so it binds well when sautéed with the spinach and green chillies. This will ensure the filling stays together when folded into the rotis. Serve these delectable Spina ....
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