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Last Updated : Apr 05,2019
16 May 11
Peshawari Chole ( Know Your Dals and Pulses) 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 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 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 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 ....
26 Nov 07
Soya Puris 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 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 ....
16 May 15
Stir Fried French Beans and Garlic 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 ....
25 Jun 14
Strawberry Rocket Salad 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) 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) 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 ....
11 Jun 12
Zesty Banana Salad ( Soups and Salads Recipe ) 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 ....
20 Aug 10
Huanciana Broccoli and Baby Corn ( Exotic Diabetic Recipe ) 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 ....
16 May 12
Golzeme 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.
16 May 12
Cheesy Broccoli Stuffed Mushrooms 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.
06 Apr 19
Veg Fried Rice ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes ) 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 ....
Baked Papdi ( Microwave Recipe) 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 ) 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!
30 Jan 12
Stir-fried Navalkol 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 ) 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) 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.
23 Nov 15
Low Fat Paneer 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 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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