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23 Aug 12
Fried Wontons by Tarla Dalal
Myriad colourful veggies, sautéed till crisp and tossed with noodles and sauce, make a wonderful filling for wontons. The success of this stuffing, and most stir-fried veggies for that matter, depends on heating the kadai properly. You need to make it smoke, literally, before adding the veggies, so ....
11 Sep 15
Steamed Chinese Bread Buns by Tarla Dalal
The Chinese have a taste for warm, milky buns. Don’t we all? Well, the difference is that those soft and succulent buns are steamed and not baked!
A spongy dough of plain flour and milk is cooked in a steamer and enjoyed warm, usually sandwiched with pickled vegetables. Although some people like ....
14 Jun 14
Lavingya Paatra by Tarla Dalal
A traditional dish that is tasty and healthy too, Lavingya Paatra involves cooking thin layers of a besan-based paste rolled up in baby colocassia leaves. Generally, our ancient cooking techniques have some significance. Here, for instance, the colocassia leaves impart calcium to build strong bones. ....
17 Nov 10
Healthy Kofta Kadhi by Tarla Dalal
Mouth-watering steamed koftas with sprouts and greens can turn the simple Gujarati kadhi into a low cholesterol, heart-friendly treat. A tempering of cumin, mustard and fenugreek seeds lends an irresistible aroma to this Healthy Kofta Kadhi while the use of low-fat curds gives it a perfectly authent ....
17 Nov 10
21 Jan 09
Rava Corn Dhokla (100 Calorie Snacks) by Tarla Dalal
Suggested serving size for 100 calories: 3 pieces. Get ready for some praise with this no-fuss instant dhokla using the unconventional taste of corn. Ideal low-cal snack for those on the move.
11 Sep 14
Spicy Moong Dal Dhokla by Tarla Dalal
A quick and appetizing breakfast. All you need to do to make this dish in a jiffy is to soak moong dal in advance.
11 Aug 16
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 ....
16 Sep 16
Green Peas Dhokla, Protein Rich Recipes by Tarla Dalal
Green peas dhoklas, a delectable protein-loaded Gujarati
farsan that is so soft that it will simply disappear in your mouth! I am sure most of you are unaware of the goodness of green peas.
Rich in protein, fibre, iron etc, green peas is a very versatile i ....
16 May 11
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16 May 10
Damni Dhokla ( Non- Fried Snacks ) by Tarla Dalal
Damni dhokla, a nutritious recipe that combines dals and parboiled rice, this might take you a little time to prepare, but it is totally worth the effort. The dals are washed, soaked, dried and ground, making this an authentic though slow procedure. You will also find readymade flour in stores, in c ....
04 Jun 16
Lapsi Methi Muthia ( Non- Fried Snacks ) by Tarla Dalal
Lapsi Methi Muthias, these healthy muthias are sure to keep you 'full' for a long time. These are slightly more crumbly than the regular muthias because of the broken wheat, but I guarantee that you will love them.
They are very different and also healthy atop that, as I have used broken whea ....
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