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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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Khimchi ( Burgers and Smoothies Recipe)
Recipe# 36320
27 Feb 12

 
 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
Recipe# 39596
16 May 11

 
 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)
Recipe# 32720
16 May 14

 
 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)
Recipe# 4348
16 Feb 19

 
 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
Recipe# 33496
21 Oct 12

 
 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
Recipe# 32899
13 Mar 19

 
 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)
Recipe# 5697
09 Feb 19

 
 
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
Recipe# 37779
29 Jun 19

 
 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
Recipe# 1861
12 Aug 14

 
 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
Recipe# 3516
31 Mar 19

 
 
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
Recipe# 22289
14 Feb 11

 
 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
Recipe# 3499
24 Jun 19

 
 
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 ....
Cauliflower and Noodle Clear Soup
Recipe# 22755
21 Nov 12

 
 
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 ....
Cabbage and Capsicum Stir-fry Soup
Recipe# 22659
06 Mar 13

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A clear soup with crispy stir-fried spring onions, cabbage and capsicum.
Chick Pea Soup ( Pressure Cooker )
Recipe# 37704
04 Jan 13

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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)
Recipe# 3480
20 Aug 11

 
 
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
Recipe# 3557
26 Nov 12

 
 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.
Mexican Rice (  Zero Oil Dal and Chawal)
Recipe# 22160
23 Mar 13

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 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
Recipe# 7443
12 Apr 15

 
 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
Recipe# 3553
26 Nov 12

 
 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)
Recipe# 4783
16 Jul 12

 
 
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
Recipe# 22528
23 Mar 13

 
 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
Recipe# 3893
19 Apr 15

 
 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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