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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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Masala Bhatura
Recipe# 30918
17 Jul 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bhatura are leavened puris usually served with Chole. They are soft and spongy and must be enjoyed while they are hot or else they become chewy. This recipe is a variation of this popular bread that uses a potato filling to add softness to the Bhatura and a blend of other ingredients to flavour the ....
Mixed Sprouts and Vegetable Pulao
Recipe# 31079
01 Jan 1900

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by Tarla Dalal
Just what you need to pep you up after a hectic day! obviously, it is very easy and quick to make. But if you do have some time on your hands and wish to further enhance its taste, let the mix marinate for at least 30 minutes before pressure cooking. A balanced one-dish meal that provides you all th ....
Baby Corn and Capsicum Stir-fry Envelope
Recipe# 32605
21 Jan 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Suggested serving size for 100 calories: 1 envelope exotic veggies stir-fried in spicy schezuan sauce make a flavourful filling for whole wheat rotis – a delicious, healthy, meal by itself.
Teen Ratna Dal
Recipe# 22438
26 Dec 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
This wholesome combination of three lentils, flavoured with an assortment of spices, is a good source of calcium and protein for the mom-to-be. Green chillies, ginger and garlic contribute their heady flavours to this sumptuous dal, while a tempering of whole spices and seeds adds to the aroma ....
Hariyali Dal (  Tava Cooking)
Recipe# 217
20 Aug 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A wholesome combination of masoor dal and mixed greens, perked up with simple spice powders and a paste of ginger, garlic and green chillies. Juicy tomatoes and peppy amchur powder impart a much-needed tang to the Hariyali Dal. You will love the balanced flavours and the overall satiating feel of th ....
Paneer, Cheese and Chilli Parathas
Recipe# 236
21 Sep 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
The right combination of paneer and processed cheese makes all the difference in this scrumptious Paneer, Cheese and Chilli Parathas. Although both are cheeses, they vary in texture, taste and properties, and when mixed together and cooked inside a paratha, they blend and fuse into a perfect texture ....
Cabbage Stuffed Capsicums
Recipe# 2750
14 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Cabbage Stuffed Capsicum is a unique recipe, which makes a great starter for parties. It is quite easy to make in the microwave oven but tastes very exot ....
Stuffed Spinach Pakoda
Recipe# 32948
11 Jan 09

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Rectangular blocks of paneer, carefully enveloped in spinach leaves, dipped in a spicy bengal gram batter and deep-fried.
Stuffed Potato and Green Peas Paratha
Recipe# 4679
29 Sep 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The highlight of this paratha is its stuffing, which is quite unique despite using common ingredients. The combination of slightly mashed potatoes and green peas gives the mixture a unique texture and a special, mealy mouth-feel, which is made all the more enticing by the addition of myriad spic ....
Panchras Dal
Recipe# 4796
16 Jul 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An ideal recipe for a traditional celebration at home. Toovar dal is pressure-cooked and blended with an assortment of vegetables: carrots, pumpkin, raw banana and brinjal and simmered with masalas, till every ingredient blends with another for a flavorful meal. This dal goes well with
Spicy Bajra Paratha
Recipe# 4671
11 Sep 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bajra is very rich in fibre, iron, calcium and protein. Parathas made of bajra flour are very nutritious and tasty, but require a lot of practice to roll evenly. Yet, the Spicy Bajra Paratha is definitely worth the time spent. In this creation, the rotis are further enhanced with a filling of paneer ....
Chapati For Making Wraps
Recipe# 4775
08 Mar 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Wraps are delightful snacks, which are handy, quick and satiating. If you have a ready stock of Chapatis for making Wraps, you can easily line them with your favourite cutneys or spreads and roll them up with a whole lot of shredded veggi ....
Karela Kadhi
Recipe# 3504
20 Aug 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Another karela delicacy - an innovative calcium rich kadhi! Keep in mind however that the karelas must be well cooked before adding the curds and spices to remove most of its bitterness. Enjoy it unusual flavours.
Spring Onion Stuffed Oats Paratha
Recipe# 5578
17 Aug 20

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by Tarla Dalal
Using a combination of wheat flour and oats adds to the nutrient value of these parathas while retaining their wonderful texture and flavour. Adding a spring onion filling to the creation helps disguise the raw taste of oats making this dish appeal to everybody in the family. Serve the Sprin ....
Tofu, Broccoli and Red Cabbage Stir Fry
Recipe# 22332
07 Jul 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Cause a stir with this fiery concoction of low-sodium vegetables! no processed foods have been used, making it safe for people with high b. P.
Khus-khus ki Puri
Recipe# 30967
23 Nov 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Khus-khus or poppy seeds are used in nearly all cuisines in India. Here is a delicious puri stuffed with a poppy seed mixture and made spicy with the use of Kashmiri red chillies. Other spices such as cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and nigella seeds are also used to add flavoring.
Citrus Khus Cooler ( Party Drinks )
Recipe# 33190
26 Apr 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
citrus khus cooler recipe | lemon khus cooler with sabja | summer citrus khus cooler | with 16 amazing images. citrus khus cooler recipe | lemon khus cooler with sabja
Pani Puri Delight
Recipe# 2819
26 Nov 13

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is a delightful journey for your palate. It is truly a fantasy for anyone who is a pani puri addict like me. I enjoyed this unforgettable journey on the streets of delhi where we began with the hing pani, which was sharp, and then proceed to a mellowed down mild jeera pani flavoured with a swee ....
Stir- Fried Paneer, Broccoli and Baby Corn
Recipe# 4803
14 Jun 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A medley of crunchy veggies, sliced mushrooms and soft paneer, is stir-fried with pungent soy sauce, aromatic til and crunchy crushed peanuts. Til and peanuts always make a winning combination, whether in a sweet and crunchy chikki or as a seasoning for veggies, and you are sure to realize this trut ....
Shahi Dal ( Zero Oil )
Recipe# 22165
24 Jun 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
The richness of any “shahi” dish usually comes from the abundance of cream. Here, I have substituted cream with low-fat milk mixed with cornflour, which tastes equally creamy and delicious. Urad dal gives a healthy fillip to this dish, as it is high in folic acid and zinc. Folic acid aids in brain d ....
Sopa De Chicharo (Green Pea Soup)
Recipe# 1228
16 May 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Green peas are cooked, pureed and then mixed with corn to give a delightfully mild flavoured soup.
Rajma and Spinach Wrap ( Eat Well Stay Well Recipes )
Recipe# 33473
01 Jan 1900

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 by Tarla Dalal
Rajma and spinach wraps, this dish is a complete nutritious meal that provides all the necessary nutrients for a beautiful you! rajma and spinach go well together, as rajma is rich in protein, calcium, fibre, whereas spinach provides lots of vitamin a, e, folic acid etc. This dish is a complete nutr ....
Rajma Tikki Satay with Spring Onion Dip
Recipe# 35031
11 Sep 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A traditional Punjabi tikki morphs into an innovative low-cal satay when combined with veggies and paneer. As a cross-cultural touch, i have included my favourite spring onion dip in ....
Stuffed Potatoes with Creamy Mushroom
Recipe# 1258
16 May 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Crispy cups of potatoes are stuffed with a lusciously creamy mixture of mushrooms delicately flavoured with oregano. This is a gourmand’s delight, with an appealing appearance and appetising flavour. The texture, of course, tops the charts, with a beautiful contrast between the crispness of the ....
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