Green chili, turmeric and lime pickle

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Quick Pickle recipe-prepared using raw turmeric, green chili and fresh lime Pickles are an integral part of Indian food be it rice eating or paranthas(flat bread) dominant regions, pickle are a must when it comes to Indian meal. Pickles have a wide range of flavours and textures. Indian pickles are generally pickled with oil, vinegar, lemon juice or water.  Indian pickles are …

Amritsari Kulcha

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Amritsari Kulcha North Indian Crispy stuffed flat bread recipe Amritsar historically also known as Rāmdāspur and colloquially as Ambarsar, is a city the state of Punjab. Amritsar is famous for its food globally and the recipes in Amritsari cuisine are very rich loaded with butter, desi ghee (clarified utter) and nuts. One such very popular breakfast recipe is amritsari kulcha …

No onion no garlic Amritsari chana

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No onion no garlic Amritsari chana Chickpea masala recipe Lot of Indians and foodies love authentic Indian cuisine, but do not consume onion or garlic in their food. Some religious sects like Jains do not consume onion or garlic based veggies. Besides during navratras, many Indians stay away from onion and garlic during these 9 auspicious days. My no onion …

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Avocado fruits & pistachio salad

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Avocado fruits & pistachio salad Salad ideas – How to make a quick & healthy avocado fruit salad Salad days are always a welcome change from fried heavy meals we enjoy and I have always believed salads should always be interesting having multiple flours, textures and give that fresh from the farm feeling. This avocado fruits & pistachio salad recipe …

Banarasi Eggplant Fitters

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Banarasi Eggplant Fitters Chauritha wali Baigan & aloo ka pakora Today I share my secret fritters recipe which is prepared using a very special batter called “Chauritha” in Hindi in Varanasi. Banarasi Eggplant Fitters recipe was very popular and my late grandmother was very passionate about perfection on the batter. I remember my grandmother giving instructions to my mother on …

Fougasse bread recipe

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Fougasse bread recipe   My recipe for fougasse, the French version of the classic focaccia bread, is with a little twist. It will be shaped like Fougasse but will be mild sweet tasting bread unlike a classic recipe which if baked with lots of herbs and occasionally topped with olives. This flat, round fougasse loaf is very popular all over …

Karonda chutney-Indian Cranberry relish

Karonda chutney – sweet & tangy relish Paranthas or Indian fried flat bread is mostly served with pickle in India. Karonda chutney-Indian Cranberry relish is one such recipe from my childhood memories. I have tried to recreate the Banarasi magic by learning this recipe from my mother and aunt. As kids we could not wait for the karonda chutney to be …

Easy knotted bread roll recipe

Easy knotted bread roll recipe Eggless olive oil bread What is food without a little bit of twist? Sunday are the most difficult day at our home..courtesy our kids who always want something new on Sunday. Anything will be welcome other than regular Indian meal. This easy knotted bread roll recipe served with healthy honey and black plum preserve will …

Grilled veggie tortilla wrap recipe

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Grilled veggie totrilla wrap recipe Healthy Vegetarian wrap Grilled Veggie wrap The grilled veggie tortilla wrap recipe required some hunting for colourful veggies in farmer’s market in Noida. So I picked up some colourful capsicum (bell peppers) and lettuce. To my bad luck zucchini was not available and I decided to replace zucchini with cucumber.  Though thought of adding more …

Mexican Guacamole Dip recipe

Mexican Guacamole Dip recipe With Nachos becoming very popular across the globe, people want to serve this amazing chip with new exciting dips apart from classic salsa dip. Mexican Guacamole Dip recipe is one such easy and quick to make. Guacamole name comes from an Aztec dialect via Nahuatl āhuacamolli [aːwakaˈmolːi], which literally translates to “avocado sauce”, In Mexican Spanish, it is pronounced [wakaˈmole] Basic Information …