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..
Arbi, also known as aravi, toro, or colocasia is a summer vegetable. The leaves as well as tuber of Arbi are used for cooking. Arbi is rich in carbohydrates: in fact is has more carbohydrates than potato. It is also rich in dietary fibers, vitamins and minerals. I use ajwain (carom) seeds for the preparation of arbi as carom helps in the digestion of this vegetable. There are many ways arbi leaves and tubers are used to make different delicacies. Arbi leaves are used to make patra in Western India ...आगे पढ़ें..
Everyone loves Noodles especially kids are a big fan of chow Mein. Sometimes you can pack Chow Mein for kid’s lunch meal. Add lots of veggies with noodles to make it healthier. Pack some fruits, nuts, and sweets as per your kids taste. The following picture shows, veg chow mein, clementines...आगे पढ़ें..
Sandwiches are ideal for lunch box. Make this sandwich with your favorite bread and fresh vegetables. With sandwich you can pack some fruits and dessert also. The following pics shows garden fresg vegetable sandwich with strawerries, aate ka laddu and almonds and figs....आगे पढ़ें..
This recipe is for a very healthy and nutritious Indian bread. My kids, who are not a big fans of cabbage and spinach, just loved this bread. Oat is rich in dietary fibres, and minerals. It is considered very healthy. Along with spinach, cabbage and carrots this Indian bread provides wholesome nutrition...आगे पढ़ें..
Happy Valentine's Day !
Muffins are small cupcakes. Everyone loves chocolate cakes. Here I have made eggless chocolate muffins. I have used cocoa powder to make these cakes but you can also add milk chocolate to enhance the flavor of these cakes. Valentine is the best time to try this muffin recipe…..Read More...
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..
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..
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.