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18 Jan 16
Sweet Idli, How To Make Sweet Idli by Tarla Dalal
Here’s an innovative twist to one of South India’s most traditional recipes! In this unique Sweet Idli recipe, the idli batter is layered with a pooran of moong dal, coconut and jaggery flavoured mildly with cardamom powder.
Once steamed, this gives rise to soft, fluffy idlis with a pleasantly ....
26 Nov 15
Stuffed Spinach Idli by Tarla Dalal
Traditional idlis get a facelift with this exciting spinach stuffing! A flavourful and colourful mixture of spinach and onions is cooked between layers of idli batter to make a spongy, tasty delight that combines beautifully with chutney and sambhar. Make sure the spinach mixture is completely cool ....
13 Jun 11
Tameta Muthia Nu Shaak by Tarla Dalal
A traditional treat from the kitchens of Gujarati
, the Tameta Muthia nu Shaak will amaze you with its fenugreek flavoured muthias in a tangy tomato base.
While the original recipe calls for oodles of oil, we have managed to recreate the same magic without a ....
01 Oct 16
Steamed Palak Pakoda Kadhi by Tarla Dalal
The palak pakodas in this recipe are steamed in a steamer and not deep-fried. The curd and besan combination makes the kadhi a rich source of protein and calcium too.
Just by not deep-frying the pakodas, reducing the use of fat and by replacing full-fat curds with low-fat curds, the calorie co ....
26 Nov 12
Cabbage Jowar Muthias by Tarla Dalal
Muthias are an all time favourite snack for Gujaratis, but for some people they may be very new. These are steamed dumplings that can be made with 2 or 3 kinds of flour combinations and can be flavoured with different vegetables like methi, mooli (radish), bottle gourd (doodhi / lauki) etc. This ve ....
02 Sep 13
Palak Methi Dumplings by Tarla Dalal
A healthy and delicious steamed snack, quite similar to the famous gujarati muthias. Made of wholesome whole wheat flour and protein-rich besan, these palak methi dumplings combine a generous amount of nutritious spinach and fenugreek leaves too. Mildly-spiced yet aromatic and flavourful, these dump ....
26 Nov 12
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.
26 Nov 12
Sprouted Moong Chaat by Tarla Dalal
We usually associate chaat with unhealthy fried foods or ones that have been cooked using loads of oil. Sprouts chaat is a healthy variation which has all the flavour and none of the calories we relate chaat with. Sprouts provide plenty of protein, vitamin c and iron to your diet and the protein con ....
23 Aug 11
Oats Idli by Tarla Dalal
Although the original idli itself is quite nutritious, this innovative version is even more wholesome and filling. Oats idli replaces rice with oats, to help reduce the fat content and keep cholesterol levels in check. You can also add some boiled veggies to the batter to enhance the fibre content f ....
21 Jan 10
Cabbage Muthias by Tarla Dalal
These steamed dumplings can be served either as a farsaan with a meal or as an anytime snack.
17 Nov 10
Buckwheat Dhoklas by Tarla Dalal
Snacks don't always have to be fat traps! plant chemicals found in buckwheat help maintain blood flow and prevent fatty clot formation, while isoflavones in soya curds keep blood cholesterol levels under check.
13 Jun 11
Lauki Kofta Curry by Tarla Dalal
Gone are those days when you had to spend half a day in the kitchen preparing kofta curry! With this simple recipe, cooking becomes not only less tedious but also healthier as the kofta are steamed rather than fried.
Cook the gravy on a medium flame to avoid burning of spices and onions. Highl ....
23 Nov 14
Mag Ni Dal Na Dhokla ( Gujarati Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
This signature gujarati dish is a popular tea-time choice. The fruit salt makes the dhoklas so fluffy that your children will keep asking for it every day! it is so easy to prepare and uses such common ingredients that it is not difficult to oblige them… just that you need to plan in advance because ....
11 Dec 15
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