Salads

Abhilasha February 10, 2019

Fresh green coriander chutney with garlic Ingredients: 2 cups fresh coriander leaves 4-5 green chilies (as per taste) 1 tablespoon curd 1 inch ginger 2-3 garlic cloves 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon ajwain (carom seeds) 1 teaspoon rock salt 2 teaspoon lemon juice Salt to taste Method: 1. In a blender grind the coriander […]

Abhilasha February 7, 2019

Fresh curd raita with doodhi and spices Ingredients: 1 cup curd 1/2 cup grated ghiya or lauki (bottlegourd) 2 green chilies chopped (optional) 1/4 teaspoon rock salt Pinch of black pepper powder Red chilli powder to taste Salt to taste 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds Pinch of asafoetida 1 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter) Chopped coriander leaves […]

Abhilasha February 1, 2019

Ingredients: 250 gm Pumpkin 250 gm Curd 2 Green chili (finely chopped) 1 pinch asafetida Teaspoon cumin seeds Teaspoon mustard seeds Teaspoon ghee Salt to taste Method: 1. Peel, wash and then cut the pumpkin. 2. Put the pumpkin along with 1 cup of water in a deeppan and boil 10 to 12 minutes. 3. […]

Abhilasha January 6, 2019

Ingredients: 1/2 cup sliced pineapple 6 peaches, sliced 1 orange, separated into pieces 10 black grapes 1/2 cup cherries 3-4 lettuce leaves 1 cup grated cheese 2 tablespoon cream 2 tablespoon chopped celery Method: 1. Mix together cheese, cream and celery and keep aside. 2. Assemble all the fruits on salad leaves. 3. Now place […]

Abhilasha November 30, 2018

Healthy salad with sprouts and chaat masala Ingredients: 1/2 cup boiled rajma (kidney beans) 1/2 cup sprouted green dal (moong whole) blanched 1/4 cup chopped paneer 1/4 cup yellow & red pepper chopped 1/2 cup tomato chopped 1/2 cup onion chopped (optional) 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon chaat masala 1/2 tablespoon cumin powder 1 […]

Abhilasha November 26, 2018

Creamy and sour French dressing for fresh salad Ingredients: 3 tablespoon olive oil or normal vegetable oil 3 tablespoon ground sugar 1/4 teaspoon mustard powder 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder 2 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 cup sour cream 1 garlic clove, halved Method: 1. Put all ingredients in a jar and cover with a lid. 2. […]

Kasturi November 25, 2018

A simple and classic potato salad recipe. It’s become a part of your summer meal. Potatoes unless fried are not fattening at all! They are rich in carbohydrates which keep you full for a long time. Let’s make potato salad together. Ingredients – 250 gm baby potatoes – boiled and peeled – 1/2 cup thick […]

Abhilasha October 31, 2018

Fresh curd raita with mint leaves and spices Ingredients: 2 cups curd 2 tbsp mint leaves 1 tbsp green coriander leaves 1 green chilli 1 tsp black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder 1/2 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp chaat masala powder 1 tbsp crisp boondi (soaked in water) Salt to taste Method: 1. Grind […]

Abhilasha October 24, 2018

Ingredients: 2 cups grated fresh carrot 1/2 cup dry roasted peanut 1 teaspoon jaggery 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon rock salt (or as per taste) 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon chaat masala powder (optional) Method: 1. Grind peanuts, jaggery, rock salt and enough water to make a thick paste. 2. Mix dressing with […]

Abhilasha October 3, 2018

Chive dip made with soured cream and mayonnaise Ingredients: 1/2 cup soured cream 1/4 cup mayonnaise 2 tbsp chopped chives Salt and pepper to taste Method: 1. Mix soured cream, mayonnaise and chives together. 2. Season with salt and pepper. 3. Serve as a dip. Cooking time: 5 minutes

Abhilasha July 25, 2018

Sweet and sour French dressing for fresh salad Ingredients: 3 tablespoon olive oil or normal vegetable oil 3 tablespoon ground sugar 1/4 teaspoon mustard powder 1/2 teaspoon pepper powder 2 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon vinegar (optional) 1 garlic clove, halved   Method: 1. Put all ingredients in a jar and cover with a lid. […]

Abhilasha June 29, 2018

Soy Sauce and garlic dressing for fresh salad Ingredients: 3 tablespoon olive oil or normal vegetable oil 3 tablespoon ground sugar 2 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoon vinegar 2 tablespoon soy sauce 1 garlic clove, halved Method: 1. Put all ingredients in a jar and cover with a lid. 2. Shake vigorously to blend well. […]

Abhilasha May 25, 2018

Spicy and creamy spinach dip Ingredients: 1 cup chopped spinach, thawed and drained 1/2 cup chopped spring onion 1/2 cup white sauce (see basic) 1/2 cup mayonnaise (optional) 1/2 cup ricotta cheese or mozzarella cheese 1/2 teaspoon red chilli flakes 1 tablespoon butter Salt and pepper to taste Method: 1. Heat butter in a pan, […]

Kasturi April 29, 2018

This delicious creamy corn dip is a good accompaniment with chips. Corn dip is a mouthwatering dish which you can enjoy anytime with your family andamp; friends. Let’s learn how to make corn dip recipe quickly. Ingredients – 3/4 cup fresh cream – 2 tablespoons cream cheese – 1/4 cup drained thick curd – 3 […]

Halwai April 16, 2018

Ingredients: • 2 cups – Barley • salt to taste • 3 – medium-sized Tomatoes (cored and diced) • 3/4 cup – mixed Olives (pitted and coarsely chopped) • 5 tsp – freshly squeezed Lemon juice (more if needed) • 2 tbsp – Olive oil • freshly ground black pepper for seasoning • 1 tbsp […]

Abhilasha March 31, 2018

Healthy and fresh pasta salad Ingredients: 1 tablespoon chopped cucumber 1 tablespoon chopped carrot 1 tablespoon chopped tomato (optional) 1 tablespoon corn kernels 1/4 cup red and yellow bell peppers 1 cup boiled pasta of your choice 1 tablespoon onion chopped (optional) 1/2 cup salad cream Salt and pepper to taste Method: 1. Mix all […]

Abhilasha March 29, 2018

Fresh green coriander and peanut chutney Ingredients: 2 cups fresh coriander leaves 4-5 green chilies (as per taste) 1 cup roasted peanut 1 tablespoon curd or 1 medium sized tomato 1 inch ginger 2-3 garlic cloves (optional) 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon rock salt 2 teaspoon lemon juice Salt to taste Method: 1. In […]

Abhilasha March 27, 2018

A spicy and healthy peas spread Ingredients: 3 cups peas 2 chopped green chilies 1 chopped garlic (optional) 1 cup warm milk 2 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon black pepper powder Salt to taste Method: 1. Grind peas to a smooth paste using as little water as possible. 2. Heat butter in a pan, add garlic, […]

Kasturi March 26, 2018

In India, chaat are very popular street food and typically it is served at road-side tracks from the food carts. From different region and state you will find different variety of chaats. But today I am bringing you a special chaat recipe just for the fasting days. Farali fruit chaat is a vrat special snack […]

Kasturi February 12, 2018

Today I am sharing a quick, easy and delicious snack recipe to lift your fasting days. Peanut sundal, it is also known verkadalai sundal. It is delicacy from the South India. In South India, It is one the most popular snack dish recipe during fasting days of Navratri. This less time-consuming recipe requires very few […]