Mother’s day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May month all over the world.
I am not a philosopher to describe this relationship, I am not a painter to express the feelings through the paints on canvas, neither am I a poet to write on this beautiful relationship…. I am a daughter and also a mother and I can only say that for me every day is mother’s day. My mother lives in India and I can’t do much for her but I am always thinking about her well being. This is one of the purest relationship on the planet and a mother’s love is always unconditional …
Happy Mother's Day,
My mother just loves Idly Sambhar. Idlis are steam cooked savory cakes of fermented batter of rice and lentils. This is a healthy and filling meal. Usually in South India Idlis are served with Sambhar and chutneys for breakfast. This is a very delicious preparation and very popular throughout India. Try out this healthy dish.. Read More..
Kulfi is a traditional Indian Ice-cream. It is made by boiling full cream milk and reducing it to one-third of its original volume. Kulfi can be of different flavors, like kesar pista, mango, litch, badam, malai, etc. Traditionally kulfi is frozen in a clay pot (matka) filled with ice. Here we are going to use a quick recipe to make kulfi. This is my mother’s recipe and the outcome is as good as the traditional recipe. Read More..
Mint is an exotic, excellent aromatic herb; it contains Vitamin A and C and is also rich in a number of minerals. Mint is an exclusive perennial herb which means that it comes back year after year. Mint leaves are a good coolant and worldwide famous for their medicinal values. They are also considered as a good digestive. Mint has an important place in Indian cuisine. Read More..
Quesadillas are a kind of Mexican sandwiches made with tortillas (a Mexican flatbread). Tortillas are made with corn and also with wheat flour. In simple words you can say tortillas are like Indian Rotis. In Mexican cuisine tortillas are used in many ways. You can buy tortillas in store or can make them at home....आगे पढ़ें..
Methi can be easily grown in home garden. To grow methi in a container, fill the container with organic soil. Sprinkle methi seeds all over, about ¼ inch apart from each other. Cover the seeds with a very thin layer of soil. Sprinkle some water to moisten the soil. The seeds will sprout in a couple of days. Water them and keep them under the sun. They grow very fast. Read More..
Mangaudis are small sun dried dumplings made with moong dal paste. Mangaudi is a very common element in Marwadi Cuisine. Many dishes can be made with mangaudi, such as Mangaudi ki tahri ( A rice dish), mangaudi ki kadhi etc. You can either make mangaudies at home or buy them from grocery stores...आगे पढ़ें..
Cumin seeds have a nutty taste and are an aromatic spice. Cumin seeds are one of the most common ingredients in the North Indian spice box. They are used for the preparation of lentils (Dals), vegetables, pickles, curries etc. Roasted and ground cumin are also very commonly used spices in North Indian Cuisine. Roasted and ground cumin are used for yogurt dishes, Indian drinks, chaat items, chole etc. Medically, cumin is used to improve immunity...आगे पढ़ें..
Moong dal halwa is a very traditional Indian dessert made on special occasions. I have used dry, coarsely ground moong dal to make the halwa. It cuts the amount of time needed for frying the lentils. The amount of ghee is also lower compared to the traditional recipe. So try this exotic dish and let me know your valuable comments. Happy Cooking, Shuchi.....आगे पढ़ें..
Focaccia is a very popular variety of Italian bread. Basic Focaccia bread is made with all-purpose flour (maida) fermented with yeast and topped with olive oil and herbs. Focaccia can be served with soups, salads, pasta etc. Focaccia itself is a very delicious bread and flavored olive oil enhances its flavor even more. You can be imaginative and top it with different flavors and toppings like pizza. It is an easy and tested recipe of Focaccia bread....आगे पढ़ें..
This cake is a good example of food economy. It is easy to throw things but hard to use them. This cake has been made from leftover broken biscuits and rusk crumbs. I had a lots of broken biscuits which I surely didn't want to throw so made this delicious cake. This cake is so light that you can have a few pieces and still don't feel heavy. Read More..
Lobiya is also known as black eyed beans or black eyed peas and is a good source of potassium, magnesium and calcium. It is rich in soluble fibers and is a good source of protein and vitamins. Traditionally Kebab is associated with meat preparations - but this is a vegetarian version of Kebab. Read More..
Being a biologist, I have always believed in eating a healthy, balanced diet. Our diet should have a balance of carbohydrates, proteins, fat, fibers, minerals, etc... The same thing applies to our kids' lunch boxes. Kids should get a balanced diet too!
Christmas is celebrated all around the world on December 25t. It is a tradition to decorate Christmas trees at home, at work and almost everywhere in the Western World. It is also a tradition to bake cookies and cakes on this special occasion..
Combo meals are combinations of two or three things. While the general perception is that combo meals are only served in the fast food joints and are always junk food, read on for healthy combos..
Italian cuisine is one of the most popular cuisines around the world. The words bring to mind the world of pizza, pastas, ravioli, spaghetti, delicious breads, salads, mouth watering cakes, pastries, coffee .
Fasting is a common practice in India. Along with Vasant and Sharad Navratri, there are many other festivals and holy days like Krishna Janmaashthami, Shivratri, Ekadashi, etc when people keep fasts.
Paneer is a kind of Indian cottage cheese prepared from fresh cow or buffalo milk. Read on for mouthwatering Paneer Preparations.