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Last Updated : Apr 05,2019
Garlicky Spinach by Tarla Dalal
Really quick and easy but very vibrantly flavoured – what more can you ask for in a dish!
Garlicky Spinach just involves throwing in an assortment of flavourful ingredients ranging from chopped garlic and green chillies to soy sauce and red chillies together with the spinach, and sautéing for ju ....
Radish Moong Dal Chilas ( Iron Rich Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
A delicious recipe that makes use of radish leaves, whole moong and low-fat curd. Radish leaves are high in calcium, iron and carotenoids, while the moong adds enough protein and fibre into your meal. Eat them hot!
22 Feb 00
Lasagne Verdi by Tarla Dalal
One of the variations of the excellent Italian green pasta.
Tamatar ki Kadhi ( Nutritious Recipe For Pregnancy) by Tarla Dalal
A richly-flavoured kadhi with the delectable tang of tomatoes! Borrowed from Sindhi cuisine, this mouth-watering Tamatar ki Kadhi is flavoured with a traditional tempering and thickened with besan.
Loaded with tomatoes, this kadhi provides you antioxidants like vitamin A, vitamin C and lycopen ....
Tamatar ki Kadhi by Tarla Dalal
Like many other dishes, kadhi differs from region to region. This Sindhi Kadhi is a rather special one as it is made using tomatoes. Tomatoes are very low in calories and provide plenty of vitamin A which required for a glowing skin and healthy vision. I assure you that your family will relish this ....
11 Mar 14
Corn and Aubergine Bake by Tarla Dalal
Corn and deep-fried aubergine is a combination you never imagined in your deepest dreams, especially not with white sauce! interestingly, the outcome is just heavenly. A rare combination of veggies pepped up with the usual onion-tomato-garlic combination is topped with white sauce and cheese, and ba ....
16 May 11
Masoor Biryani, Veg Masoor Biryani by Tarla Dalal
Masoor spells iron shakthi, which is very important for building haemoglobin levels and to ward off fatigue and tiredness. Here is an interesting biryani made using this nutritious ingredient.
Make the basic milk rice in advance to save time and effort. I have added apricots and raisins to the ....
Gatte ki Kadhi ( Know Your Flours ) by Tarla Dalal
Gatte ki kadhi, straight from the kitchens of rajasthan, this dish involves gram flour dumplings flavoured with dry spices, which are steamed and then dunked into a yoghurt based curry. Enjoy this exotic dish either with puris or steamed rice.
Carrot and Corriander Soup ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy) by Tarla Dalal
Carrots and coriander in this yummy soup fulfill up to three fourth of your daily vitamin a requirement. While keeping the calorie count down to only 36 calories this soup wins the ultimate soup for weight watchers award!
Mawa Kachori, Khoya Kachori, Mawa Sweet Samosa by Tarla Dalal
Jodhpur is famous for its Mawa Kachoris. Rich dry fruit and mawa (khoya) stuffed crisp deep- fried kachoris are coated in sugar syrup.
These kachoris are a welcome treat at any time of the day. These sweet kachoris are often called "gujjias" and are a "must have" for the
20 Aug 09
Dal and Vegetable Handwo ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy ) by Tarla Dalal
This high protein variation of the traditional gujarati savory cake uses moong dal and semolina. Rich in folic acid and iron, this is a tasty way to speed up red blood cell development to make up for blood loss after delivery. I’ve cooked this in a non-stick pan to minimize oil usage.
Tofu and Spinach Parathas by Tarla Dalal
Visually appealing and amazingly tasty, these Parathas look very good thanks to the green hue imparted by the spinach purée. There are different varieties and brands of tofu available, both Indian and international. Indian tofu is softer in texture and less expensive than the international ones. You ....
16 May 12
Nutritious Bites by Tarla Dalal
Just a piece of this energy bar, at any time of the day, is enough to recharge your child to continue being as bouncy as ever! the chosen flours and jaggery provide ample energy and carbohydrates!
26 Nov 13
Gold Bags by Tarla Dalal
Dainty pouches filled with spicy vegetables and tied with a blade of lemon grass.
Baked Oondhiya by Tarla Dalal
Gujarati oondhiya cooked in the original style and served in an earthen pot with delicious chutneys and sauces.
Stir Fried Mushrooms by Tarla Dalal
Mushrooms stir-fried with onions, tomatoes and oregano to prepare this hot starter almost instantly. Serve this mixture with pieces of pita bread or topped on French bread.
Spicy Urad Dal Puris ( Desi Khana ) by Tarla Dalal
There is a difference in every aspect of this puri – at one level, there is a scrumptious filling of soaked, ground and sautéed urad dal spiced with a special masala; and then there is the dough tinged with the heady aroma of nigella seeds. Without a doubt, these spicy urad dal puris will set you ap ....
16 May 12
Mushrooms Baked with Herbs by Tarla Dalal
Easy but exotic – that is the best way to describe Mushrooms Baked with Herbs. A simple process of cleaning the mushrooms and baking it mixed with onions, herbs and other ingredients results in a really interesting dish, which can be served as a snack or as a starter.
It is basically the proce ....
Herb Mustard Vinaigrette Dressing by Tarla Dalal
Shake, shake and shake; that’s all you need to do to make this aromatic Herb Mustard Vinaigrette Dressing.
Take some white vinegar, throw in some spices and herbs and shake till you can smell it a furlong away. Add an exotic touch to your salads
with this si ....
21 Dec 12
Asparagus and Corn Augratin by Tarla Dalal
Asparagus and corn come together augratin; in a delectable dish that is ideal for small family dinners. Augratin typically means 'covered with cheese, filled with white sauce and baked in an oven'. You may be amused to note that the literal translation of the french phrase is 'with the burnt scrapin ....
26 Nov 13
Babycorn and Mushroom Curry Rice by Tarla Dalal
Long grains of rice interspersed with colourful and chunky veggies, and lusciously flavoured with coconut milk and red curry paste. The ultimate touch to the Baby Corn and Mushroom Curry Rice is the addition of lemon rind and basil leaves, whose aroma is indelibly locked in by cooking the rice wrapp ....
16 May 10
Corn Panki ( Non- Fried Snacks ) by Tarla Dalal
Corn panki is a popular gujarati snack made of a corn and rawa mixture that is cooked between two banana leaves – pankis lure the diner with the innate aroma of fresh leaves which get incorporated into the pankis when they are cooked. In fact, pankis get their name because they are made in a paan (l ....
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