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Last Updated : Mar 11,2020
Khimchi ( Burgers and Smoothies Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
This crunchy, sweet and spicy preparation is the first dish that arrives when you dine at a chinese restaurant. Khimchi would be a great accompaniment for the chinese burger, page…, but you could also create trendy fusion combinations by serving it with other burgers from other cuisines. Serve it in ....
Gulab Jamun Cutlet by Tarla Dalal
Does the word cutlet immediately bring to your mind images of a crisp and spicy treat? While this Gulab Jamun Cutlet is tangentially different, you will love this just as much in its own special way. Delicate deep-fried rolls made with crumbled hariyali mava, nuts and spices bound together with a pr ....
Laccha Onions ( Kebabs and Tikkis Recipes) by Tarla Dalal
A kebab platter is incomplete without those crunchy, tasty onion rings, or Laccha Onions! Simple though this accompaniment might seem to the diner, it can be relished only if prepared the right way. If you just chop the onions into rings, add some salt and vinegar and serve it a while later, you wil ....
Kaddu Ka Bharta ( Swadisht Subzian) by Tarla Dalal
Bharta is a slightly mushy vegetable-based dish that tastes heavenly when had with steaming hot rice, or Indian breads too. While you might have surely tasted the famous Baingan Bharta, here is something new for you to try. A delicious bharta made of juicy red pumpkins! The mild sweetness of the pum ....
Basic Pasanda Gravy, Restaurant Style Pasanda Gravy Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Basic Pasanda Gravy, this unique gravy is made using browned onions and boiled onion paste, thus giving it a pale whitish colour. It is enriched with cashewnuts which masks the mild spicy taste of the gravy. It is a versatile gravy and can be used with other vegetables besides the classic “paneer” c ....
Ridge Gourd Chutney by Tarla Dalal
South Indians often combine roasted dals with sautéed veggies to make delicious chutneys, which go very well with idlis, dosas, puris and just about any snack. To enjoy these chutneys the traditional way, mix them with steaming hot rice topped with a dash of til oil or ghee, and relish with roasted ....
Til Gur ki Roti ( Iron Rich) by Tarla Dalal
Time for some sweet memories. It is amazing how the aroma of jaggery and til working together always bring back memories of mom’s cooking. This traditional duo reflects mom’s care not just in taste but also in their nutritional richness. The use of both jaggery and til makes the Til Gur ki Roti an i ....
Palak Til Jowar Nimki by Tarla Dalal
Small though it is, sesame is a treasure trove of iron, resplendent with a rich aroma too. Here, we have combined til and palak with a dough of jowar and whole wheat flour, to make a modified version of the traditional Bengali nimki. It is also interesting to note that we have cooked the Palak Til J ....
Nutritious Patties in Whole Wheat Pita Pockets by Tarla Dalal
Open up an exciting new experience of healthy and tasty dining for your kids, with this sumptuous snack of whole wheat pita pockets packed with nutritious patties and laced with tangy curd dressing. The innovative patties used in this delightful dish is made of a nutrient-dense combo of paneer, brok ....
Buttermilk Apple Pancakes by Tarla Dalal
Pancakes are an all american breakfast dish. I've specially created this recipe as the lactic acid in the curds is known to stimulate the pancreas to produce insulin which helps to control blood sugar levels. The sweet apple topping is a healthier option to the dollop of butter and drizzle of honey ....
Cous Cous Salad, Healthy Cous Cous Salad by Tarla Dalal
Couscous is a traditional North African food, quite similar to semolina and broken wheat, which is cooked and combined with veggies and other ingredients to make hearty salads
Here is a lip-smacking Couscous Salad, made with brok ....
Stuffed Karelas in Makhani Gravy by Tarla Dalal
Karela is a low calorie vegetable which is acclaimed for its anti-diabetic properties. This recipe is an attempt to make them appealing. The karelas are stuffed with moong dal and served in a makhani gravy that is made using very little oil. Enriched with protein, calcium, vitamin A, vitamin C, ir ....
21 Nov 12
Cauliflower and Noodle Clear Soup by Tarla Dalal
The cauliflower and noodle clear soup is actually a meal in a bowl, as it contains a liberal helping of veggies, greens and vegetable stock to boot, so there is no dearth of vitamins and antioxidants in this satiating bowlful. You might be wondering why there are no spices used in this soup – but th ....
04 Jan 13
Chick Pea Soup ( Pressure Cooker ) by Tarla Dalal
This lebanese soup is delicious! throw in garlic, onions, tomatoes and potatoes with a sprinkling of coriander, the flavours come together beautifully. This soup tastes great when chunky, but you could blend it into a creamy, thick soup as well. Serve bubbling hot.
Stuffed Lychees ( Diabetic Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
These dainty chenna filled lychees are sure to melt in your mouth. Choose sweet lychees to make this dessert because sharp or acidic lychees are not going to complement the filling. You can have 2 pieces at one time without feeling guilty.
Lapsi Methi Muthias by Tarla Dalal
Another fibre rich snack that abounds in iron and vitamin A. These delectable muthias are sure to keep you 'full' for a long time. These are slightly more crumbly than regular muthias because of the broken wheat, but I guarantee you will love them.
23 Mar 13
Mexican Rice ( Zero Oil Dal and Chawal) by Tarla Dalal
The use of vibrant red chilli flakes, mealy kidney beans, peppy capsicum and pungent garlic make the Mexican character of this dish very clear indeed. This rice delicacy is made without oil, and using brown rice instead of white to enhance the fibre content. Moreover, lots of fibre-rich and nutritio ....
Fruit and Vegetable Salad with Apple Dressing by Tarla Dalal
No dish could be so easy to prepare, yet so exciting! An innovative combination of fruits and vegetables, and a smooth dressing of apple and lemon juice give this salad a stimulating blend of flavours, hues and textures. The Fruit and Vegetable Salad with Apple Dressing is rich in iron, which mainta ....
Sprouted Moong Chaat by Tarla Dalal
We usually associate chaat
with unhealthy fried foods or ones that have been cooked using loads of oil.
Sprouted Moong Chaat is a healthy
variation which has all the flavour and none o ....
Suva Moong Dal ( Dals) by Tarla Dalal
Relish a delightfully new flavor by throwing in a fistful of dill leaves into pressure cooked moong dal. A tadka with spices and onions complement the dal-dill leaf flavors and make your mealtime zara hatke!
Milk Rice by Tarla Dalal
An aromatic rice preparation cooked completely in milk with a dash of spices, which gives it a very luxurious taste despite using no oil or ghee.
You could serve milk rice as it is with a spicy side-dish, or use it to make other dishes like
Mooli Makai ki Roti by Tarla Dalal
Made with a small assortment of ingredients commonly stocked in Rajasthani households, the Mooli Makai ki Roti is not only unbelievably tasty but also perfectly satiating. While traditionally these rotis are flattened by hand on the tava itself, here we have offered an easier way out, which anybody ....
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