Saturday 17 March, 2018

Rasam or Charu

What’s Cooking? by P.S. Lakshmi Rao ¼ cup cooked toor dal Walnut size tamarind (soaked in ½ cup water) 1/2 medium tomato cut in to 9 pieces 2 teaspoons salt 1\4 teaspoon turmeric (haldi) 1 long curry leaf (Karivepaku) 1-tablespoon [...]

Adai (Mixed Dals Dosa)

What’s Cooking? by P.S. Lakshmi Rao Ingredients: ½ cup toor dal ½ cup urad dal ½ cup chana dal ¼ cup mung dal ¼ cup whole mung ½ cup rice ½ teaspoon methi seeds (fenugreek seeds) 1 ½ cups water for grinding 3 red dry chilies ½ [...]

Shakarkandi anar chaat

By Swasti Agarwal Food Strategist at Foodhall, Delhi * Ingredients: 1-2 sweet potatoes; 1 cucumber cut in chunks; 1/3 pomegranate, peeled and seeded; chopped fresh coriander leaves; chopped fresh mint leaves; jeera powder; rock salt; lime juice * [...]

Quick & easy snack recipes

Chef Mrinmoy Acharya of Ciclo Café, Gurgaon and Chef Sanjyot Keer have shared easy yet interesting picks this season. Try your hand at these, when planning a get together at home or have your younger siblings to feed but the adults are  away. * [...]

Apple crisp

What’s Cooking? by P.S. Lakshmi Rao Ingredients: 6- Apples (golden delicious, gala apples, granny smith apples peeled and cut into two inch pieces  (remove center parts). You can mix these one of a kind or 2 each of what ever you [...]

Pumpkin Soup with a twist

Many people cringe at just the thought of eating pumpkin. But one can give it a tasty twist in a hassle free way, say experts. Recipe for Pumpkin soup by Matt Preston, who judges “MasterChef Australia” — which is aired in [...]

Recipes for chocolate sandesh, gulab kheer, shahi tukda & ananas aur malai champ

Traditional sweets are of the essence when it comes to Diwali and the celebrations are simply incomplete without home-cooked stuff. This time celebrate the festival by indulging in some sweet and tasty treats. Here are some mouth-watering recipes [...]

Indulge your sweet tooth with these homemade date mithais

Diwali is the time when the sweet-tooth is in overdrive so why not try dates this time as they are rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber. So this time, relish your sweet tooth in a healthy and guilt-free way with some homemade date mithais. Dates [...]

Mango Pickles

What’s Cooking? by P.S. Lakshmi Rao May and June is the season for pickles, because we get good mangoes for pickling. I get very nostalgic about my childhood days in India, where we get so many different kinds of mangoes. I am sure [...]

Lemon Karam (hot dip)

What’s Cooking? by P.S. Lakshmi Rao 1 Teaspoon oil 1 Tablespoon fenugreek seeds (methi) 1 Teaspoon red mustard seeds 25 Dried red chilies broken in to 4 pieces 1 Teaspoon cumin seed 1/8 Teaspoon asafoetida (hing) 1/8 Teaspoon turmeric [...]