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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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Peshawari Chole ( Know Your Dals and Pulses)
Recipe# 32815
16 May 11

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 by Tarla Dalal
One of peshawar’s cultural contributions to this world is its luscious cuisine. Peshawari chole is a characteristic dish, very popular in punjab. Spicy and ‘chatpata’, this dish needs some prior planning as the chick peas require soaking for at least 6 hours.
Bharvan Baingan
Recipe# 22210
13 Jun 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Stuffing them with spices and besan really enhances the flavour of brinjal in this dish! This subzi is easy and quick to make, as long as you have a pressure cooker on hand. Use the small and dark varieties of brinjal as they have a mild sweetness which combines well with the stuffing. ....
Basic Green Paste, Coriander and Green Chilli Paste
Recipe# 33507
21 Oct 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Basic green paste, this is a coriander-based gravy, which is pale green in colour. It is a little spicy and sour in taste compared to other gravies because of the green chillies and the lemon juice. Ensure that the stem portion of the coriander is not used much since the stem may impart a bitt ....
Bajra Khakhras
Recipe# 2941
02 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
During your first trimester, it is better to have dry carbohydrates for your breakfast to ease morning sickness. If you are fed up of regular biscuits and breads, try these crunchy khakhras instead. Make these in large batches so that you can have them in the mornings whenever you have the urge to ....
Soya Puris
Recipe# 22401
26 Nov 07

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Perfect choice for occasional treats, when you want to surprise your family with something exotic on the dinner table! Relish these puris with a subzi of your choice, or pick from the range of soya Subzis in this book. Soya oil used to make these puris is heart-friendly due to its high PUFA content. ....
Broccoli and Paneer in Lemon Coriander Sauce
Recipe# 4144
10 Dec 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The all-time favourite combination of Broccoli and Paneer comes together in a totally different format here, in a base of Chinese White Sauce, perked up with coriander and lemon rind. Chinese White Sauce, unlike the continental version, is not bland but super-flavourful. It is made of vegetable ....
Stir Fried French Beans and Garlic
Recipe# 4149
16 May 15

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Easy, but unmistakably Chinese, you will be amazed by the minimal number of ingredients used in this recipe. Stir-Fried French Beans and Garlic, as the name suggests is a combination of French beans and garlic, perked up with soy sauce. The dish gains its rich flavour from two factors: one is the st ....
Strawberry Rocket Salad
Recipe# 36464
25 Jun 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Strawberry rocket salad,a perfect hearty summer salad, bittersweet rocket (arugula)leaves combined with the sweet strawberries flavourfully tossed, topped with crunchiness is sure to be enjoyed.
Dum Aloo ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 34575
22 Feb 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Extra spicy to complement the chill weather of the mountains, this kashmiri curry is popular all over the country, and abroad. You can make amazing dum aloo in half the usual time, if you use baby potatoes and cook in a microwave.
Mint Raita (  Phudina Raita)
Recipe# 4243
31 May 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Mint works it magic once again, leaving the diners spellbound with this flavourful and aromatic raita. The Mint Raita features an ideal combination of flavours including the peppiness of mint, the soothing tanginess of curds and the mild spiciness of cumin. A spoonful of sugar helps to highlight all ....
Zesty Banana Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe )
Recipe# 391
11 Jun 12

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 by Tarla Dalal
The name of this recipe describes this salad rather well- it is zesty and spunky offering the palate a new combination of ingredients and flavours. Fresh, sweet bananas are mixed in with sour lemon juice, spicy chilli, fresh mint and dill leaves, creamy curd and finally crunchy roast peanuts surpris ....
Huanciana Broccoli and Baby Corn ( Exotic Diabetic Recipe )
Recipe# 33744
20 Aug 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Here is an interesting and low cal way to truly enjoy and relish your favourite baked dish without compromising on health! I have given this dish a healthy turn by making it with a low cal sauce and low fat paneer… however, ensure you use absolutely fresh paneer to get the desired smooth and creamy ....
Golzeme
Recipe# 33519
16 May 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A secret portion from turkey to make sure your kids bubble with energy! both wholesome and nutritious, this is an ideal recipe for breakfast.
Red Pepper Triangles with Italian Relish ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
Recipe# 34727
17 Nov 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The bright red-coloured peppers, the multi-flavoured topping featuring a thoughtful combination of olives, parsley and paneer with lemon—all these highlight the unmistakeable italian identity of this low-cal starter!
Cheesy Broccoli Stuffed Mushrooms
Recipe# 4848
16 May 12

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
This recipe sure transforms broccoli and mushrooms into an exotic, totally irresistible treat! Mushrooms are stuffed with a yummy mixture of broccoli, cheese and other taste-giving ingredients, and baked to perfection to get a fabulous snack, with a yummy texture and outta-this-world flavour. ....
Veg Fried Rice  ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33434
06 Apr 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Veg fried rice, this is one dish that needs no introduction, and indeed it finds a place in every menu – from the street-side to five-star eateries! cooked rice combined with neatly cut juliennes of veggies and tossed in soya sauce. Since it’s a little on the blander side, you can aptly serve with c ....
Steamed Paneer Dumplings with Spicy Sauce ( Healthy Starter Recipe )
Recipe# 34731
17 Nov 10

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Have you ever imagined steaming paneer?! in this innovative recipe, a collection of vegetables and dill leaves add colour to the dumplings, while oats and semolina add the crunch. The temptation multiplies when complemented by the spicy sauce.
Baked Papdi ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 4892
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
If you want to enjoy your favourite snacks sans any guilt, you need to just use smart cooking methods. In this recipe, you will find out how to make delicious, crunchy Baked Papdi using the microwave. Once you have the dough, each batch of 20 takes just a few minutes to bake, so you can prepare larg ....
Detox Tea ( Eat Welll Stay Well Recipes )
Recipe# 33485
01 Jan 1900

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Detox well, soothing ginger flavoured tea detoxifies your body. Tea and coffee contain tannins so i have made this herbal tea using ginger and other condiments. Tastes amazing and works amazingly too!
Stir-fried Navalkol
Recipe# 35943
30 Jan 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Stir-fried navalkol, is a quick stir-fried recipe. Mildly spice and great to have in winter months when it available then only.
Rice Khichu ( Pressure Cooker )
Recipe# 33344
16 Feb 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Rice khichu, here is another easy to make, easily digestible afternoon snack from the kitchens of gujarat. This version uses the pressure cooker instead of the traditional kadhai. However, while adding flour, be quick in stirring to avoid any lump formation.
Jowar Khichu ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 4889
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A traditional jowar flour snack flavoured with spices and garlic. Khichu is generally eaten along with pickle oil, but the sesame oil tastes just as good. If you wish to make this recipe ahead of time, remember to sprinkle a little water before reheating it in the microwave.
Low Fat Paneer
Recipe# 1323
23 Nov 15

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 by Tarla Dalal
The low-fat version of paneer will definitely be a weight-watchers delight as it provides a healthier alternative to the high-fat version commonly available in the market. This recipe yields 1 cup of grated, crumbled or cubed paneer. For dieters, it opens up a whole new world of exciting recipes san ....
Golden Lentil Soup, Protein Rich Recipe
Recipe# 33245
12 Mar 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Golden lentil soup, golden colour and irresistible aroma of this soup tease your taste buds, making it impossible to refuse. Pressure-cooked masoor dal is easy to digest, which is important for elderly people. Increasing age takes a toll on your body by decreasing immunity, weakening the diges ....
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