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262 parsley recipes
Last Updated : Feb 16,2018
Discover the Magic of Parsley
Parsley is the world's most popular herb – and it deserves to be, because of its awesome taste and inviting aroma! The name parsley is derived from a Greek work that means ‘rock celery’. It is probably called so because the biennial plant is erect, with a fleshy aromatic tap root and dark shiny leaves which rise from a short stem. Its aroma makes it a popular garnish for soups, pastas and other dishes.
Parsley is healthy and nutritious, and is now available commonly in India. You can find it in the greens and herbs section of the supermarket from where you pick up coriander, curry leaves, mint etc.
Once you bring home your parsley, take a few minutes to prepare and store it. Remove the wilted leaves, if any. Air it on a kitchen towel for a few minutes and then store in the refrigerator in a plastic bag. You have to ensure that the parsley is not wet before placing it in the bag, because wetness causes the parsley to spoil very fast.
Three types of parsley you will find in stores
Parsley is available in a few variants and you can pick what is best for your recipe and what is convenient for you to store and use. You can buy:
• Fresh Curly parsley
• Fresh Flat parsley
• Dried parsley
You can include parsley in many forms in your food, not only as a garnish or flavouring agent, but also as the main recipe sometimes, like in the case of certain soups and dips.
10 Ways in which you can use your parsley
| || Use your parsley to make delectable dishes like: |
|1. || Starters |
|2. || Dips |
|3. || Rice preparations |
|4. || Dry snacks |
|5. || Spreads |
|6. || Salad Dressings |
|7. || Sandwiches |
|8. || Juices |
|9. || Soups |
|10. || Salads |
Top 10 recipes using parsley
Parsley and potatoes are made for each other. So, you ought to start off with the Parsley Potatoes, but do also try the hummus and rice preparation using parsley, because they have a unique flavour that teases your taste buds and makes you lick your fingers!
1. Parsley Potatoes
2. Parsley Hummus
3. Parsley Rice
4. Parsley Straws
The pleasant herby taste of parsley complements the mild tang of yogurt beautifully, and together they make a wonderful spread for sandwiches. You can also use parsley to make a salad dressing because any salad can do with a herby touch, and so also sandwiches!
5. Parsley Yogurt Spread
6. Parsley and Garlic Dressing
7. Cheesy Paneer and Parsley Toast
For its health benefits and flavour, parsley is often used in nutritious juices, soups and salads. These definitely classify under the must-try category!
8. Clean Sweep, Carrot and Parsley Juice
9. Potato and Parsley Soup
10. Quinoa Feta and Mixed Veg Salad
Once you get used to the flavour of parsley, we are so sure that you will include it in your weekly veggie shopping list just like other herbs like coriander and mint. Feel free to experiment with this peppy ingredient – you can even try adding it to your Indian curries and parathas! Why not? Just go for it!
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Cheesy Paneer and Parsley Toast by Tarla Dalal
This delectable treat has an unmistakable Italian
touch, with its herby topping and olive garnish. The preparation is quite simple too – you just need to mix cheeses with herbs, lay it upon toast, top it with olives and enjoy.
You will find the Cheesy Pane ....
Calcium Booster, Carrot Beetroot Parsley and Celery Juice by Tarla Dalal
Bones form the framework your body rests on… and this drink will make sure they remain healthy and strong forever!
This Carrot Beetroot Parsley and Celery Juice is not only rich in calcium but also provides a treasure trove of other nutrients like vitamin C and folic acid. Carrots make sweet ju ....
Potato and Parsley Soup by Tarla Dalal
A traditional Irish soup that warms your heart and fills your tummy! sautéing the garlic and onions in olive oil imparts a characteristic flavour to the soup while the chopped parsley brings out a nice aroma. Puréeing the potato makes the soup thick and sumptuous making it a wonderful meal. Just toa ....
Parsley Yoghurt Dip by Tarla Dalal
Low fat yoghurt and spring onions team up with parsley to make this no fat dip which can be best relished with vegetable crudités or soya sesame khakra. "allicin" from garlic and vitamin a and e from parsley together contribute to maintain the cholesterol levels in the blood, thus making this dip a ....
Parsley Yogurt Spread, Healthy Parsley Yogurt Spread by Tarla Dalal
A light and aromatic spread made of low-fat curds, parsley, garlic and spring onion greens, the Parsley Yoghurt Spread is a protein rich recipe that is good for the heart and for controlling cholesterol. It can be served as an alternative to chutney or as a dip for finger foods.
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Parsley and Garlic Loaf by Tarla Dalal
Easy to make but irresistibly delicious, the Parsley and Garlic Loaf is a perfect accompaniment for any soup or Italian main course. However, its success depends on a few factors, that you can easily get right if you follow the recipe properly. First choose a good quality bread loaf. Next, make sure ....
Parsley Hummus by Tarla Dalal
Chick peas which are rich in protein, calcium and fibre are blended with vitamin a and e laden parsley to make this healthy dip. Enjoy it with whole wheat pita or simply use it as a sandwich spread to make a quick snack.
Parsley Straws by Tarla Dalal
A herby snack made of flour perked up with chopped onions, curry powder and a generous dose of aromatic parsley, these parsley straw may either be served fresh or stored in an airtight container for a few days. Make sure you serve it with a nice, tangy dip for double joy!
27 Oct 15
Parsley and Cottage Cheese Canapes by Tarla Dalal
Dainty canapés make a wonderful starter because of their appetizing appearance, which none can resist.
An easy grate-and-mix topping of two types of cheese, herbs and spices held together by curds adds immense value to these whole wheat canapés making them all the more impossible to refuse.
04 Apr 14
Parsley and Cottage Cheese Balls by Tarla Dalal
Parsley and cottage cheese balls is simplicity incarnate, yet it brings out the beauty in simplicity so perfectly well. This cold snack is ready in minutes and involves a simple procedure of rolling balls of a paneer mixture into chopped parsley and refrigerating for an hour. This is a perfect start ....
Clean Sweep, Carrot and Parsley Juice by Tarla Dalal
Celery and parsley make for an exotic combination that takes the not-so-interesting carrot juice up several notches in the favourite list.
This simple Carrot and Parsley Juice makes a great energy and immune booster. Carrot juice has always been refreshing. Just a touch of parsley to this juice ....
Parsley Butter by Tarla Dalal
Simple way to spruce up your normal butter by adding parsley and garlic. Other herbs can also be used.
French Toast Topped with Cheese Onion and Parsley by Tarla Dalal
French toast is made of bread soaked in a mixture of eggs and milk, which gives it a rich taste and special texture. It is also known as eggy bread, Bombay toast, gypsy toast, and other names.
The toast can be embellished with sweet or savoury toppings, and served as a special
Parsley Potatoes, Stir Fried Potatoes by Tarla Dalal
Parsley Potatoes is a jolly good way to start a party, because its buttery, garlicky, herby notes will lift everybody’s spirits.
Here, boiled baby potatoes are stir-fried in butter with garlic, and then laced with parsley. It is important to serve this dish immediately after preparation because ....
Parsley and Black Olive Canape by Tarla Dalal
Two star ingredients – black olives and parsley – are used smartly to make these canapés distinctly different and worthy of heavy praise!
While the olives are used as a topping, the parsley is mixed into a tongue-tickling spread with butter and chilli flakes. The overall effect is amazing – and ....
Parsley Rice, Buttered Parsley and Garlic Rice by Tarla Dalal
Simple but superb, the Parsley Rice is a buttery rice dish with the pleasant aroma of parsley. A dash of garlic and green chillies give the rice a balanced spiciness.
The rich and herby flavour of the Parsley Rice makes it good to be had just plain, like a one-dish meal. But, you can also serve ....
Parsley and Garlic Dressing by Tarla Dalal
An olive oil based dressing with a strong flavour, the Parsley and Garlic Dressing is perfect to perk up the flavour of any salad with veggies, fruits, beans and cheese too. Lemon juice and orange juice give this garlicky dressing a tangy dimension, while parsley gives it a herby touch.
A dash ....
Carrot Spinach and Parsley Juice by Tarla Dalal
Juices are a good way of keeping up your veggie consumption even on busy days. You can quickly prepare a glassful of Carrot Spinach and Parsley Juice and slurp it up in a jiffy, or even carry it along in a leak-proof container to relish on-the-go.
This lovely juice helps you top up on fibre, t ....
Parsley, Honey and Mustard Dressing by Tarla Dalal
This interesting dressing of parsley, mustard and honey spiked up with a dash of pepper, features a wonderful balance of flavours and textures, and fits well into any salad or sandwich creation.
02 Aug 18
Apple Cucumber Parsley Infused Water by Tarla Dalal
Apple Cucumber Parsley Infused Water will curb your appetite. Try this unique flavorful blend of detox water as the blend of parsley and cucumber will help in flushing out the harmful toxins from your body and provide you a healthier skin.
Fruit Infuser Water Bottles are easily available all over ....
Garlicky Hummus by Tarla Dalal
Thanks to Mediterranean cuisine for giving us this exciting dip! Chickpea is one of the most versatile beans that abounds in all major nutrients like vitamins A and C, iron, calcium as well as fibre.
Hummus makes good use of this useful bean, by making it into a chutney-like form that can be u ....
Falafel, Lebanese Falafel Stuffed in Pita Bread by Tarla Dalal
An all-time favourite Lebanese
dish, Falafel can classify as a sumptuous snack or a meal in its own right depending on when you have it!
Here, unleavened pita bread is lined with tongue-tickling garlic chutney, topped with a tangy curd dressing and packed w ....
Chunky Cheese and Vegetable Open Burger by Tarla Dalal
This Chunky Cheese and Vegetable Open Burger has cheese in, out and all through! Loaded with an exciting combo of chunky cottage cheese cubes, crunchy and colourful veggies, and grated processed cheese, this open burger is further topped with mozzarella cheese and baked till the cheeses melt and fus ....
16 May 12
Italian Sizzler by Tarla Dalal
Italian cooking is wholesome and flavourful. This sizzler is a hearty combination of pasta tossed in a robust mushroom and black pepper sauce and served with zucchini pancakes. Buttered vegetables and a perfectly baked potato topped with a knob of butter complete this meal.
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