8 Basant Panchami Recipes

The festival of Basant Panchami/Vasant Panchami comes in the Hindu month of Magh. It signifies the start of spring season. Like many other Indian festivals, this festival has many special sweets of its own.

Kite flying is a tradition of this festival. The sweets offered during this festival are mostly yellow in color like boondi, kesari bhaat and rajbhog. The yellow is the preferred colour of sweets as it signifies bright colour of mustard flower which grows during this period. We have collected some interesting recipes for this Basant Panchmi. Try these recipes this festive season:-

  • Malpua 

     

    malpuaMalpua is a sweet that is in the form of deep-fried pancake and dipped in syrup. It is usually consumed with dry fruits and rabri. It is really delicious and sinful. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2jTUJZB

  • Kheer 

     

    KheerThis is a delicious dish. It is made with a good amount of dry fruits. Adding digestible goodies will make this dish really delicious. Try the recipe of this amazing kheer. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2kfxKcg

  • Sweet Rice 

     

    meethe-chawal-1Sweet rice is prepared by boiling the rice to sticky state and blending it with jaggery. This gives it a sweet and heavenly taste. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2kQ2EI9

  • Boondi LaddooboondiladduThis is a much loved laddoo and is best suitable for Basant Panchami. This is a delicious sweet with kesari flavor. The bright yellow colour makes it perfect for Basant Panchami. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2kfHF1G
  • Boondiboondi-recipeThis is a great prasada for this festival. It is a favourite among all the deities. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2jVuAfj
  • Kesari Sheera 

    rava-kesariKesari Halwa(Kesari Sheera) is prepared with roasted grain. It is thickened and flavored using great amount of sugar, ghee and dry fruits. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2kQ3aWW

  • Rajbhog 

    rajbhog-1-600x500Rajbhog is very similar to rasgulla and is brighter. The taste too is similar to that of rasgulla. What’s different is the flavor of kesar and dry fruits that are added to it. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2kpKaRE

  • Sarso Ka Saag 

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  • This is a signature dish of Punjab. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2kqJ7AC

10 Irresistible Indian Dishes

In this article, we give you some of the best veg foods that you will love. These Indian vegetarian recipes are liked by all. You should try all of them.

  • Malai Kofta
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Photo Courtesy: Veggie Food Recipes

This dish is perfect for special times. Malai Kofta is a perfect vegetarian substitute for meatballs. This is one dish that everyone in the party would enjoy. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2k7Wh2T

  • Palak Paneer
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This is a favourite North Indian dish of India. Palak Paneer is a pure veg recipe. It has no garlic or onions. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2hXqMLk

  • Rajma
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Rajma is a popular dish that is very tasty. It tastes great when served with plain rice. Rajma tastes great when served alongside plain rice. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2iV3yWP

  • Matar Paneer

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Matar Paneer is best served with Naans, Parathas, Paneer and Jeera Rice. Matar Paneer contains chunks of Paneer dipped in a delicious gravy. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2jSN1Cm

  • Kaali Daal

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Photo Courtesy: Indian As Apple Pie

Kaali Daal, which is also known as Ma Ki Daal is very tasty and delicious. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2kji8rb

  • Chole

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Chole is a crowd pleaser that is piping hot and is best consumed with bhatooras/pooris. This dish is perfect for spicy food lovers. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2j4Nrkk

  • Bhindi Ki Subzi

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Photo Courtesy: Khana Khazana

This dish can be prepared very quickly. Bhindi Ki Subji is best enjoyed with chapatis/parathas. When you combine this dish with Rajma, it gives you a perfect meal. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2jgQrh2

  • Aaloo Paratha

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Aaloo Paratha is best taken with pickle, chutney and chilled yogurt. Aloo parathas taste great with fresh, thick cream, home-made butter. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2k7SlyK

  • Hara Bhara Kabab

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Photo Courtesy: pak01

Hara Bhara Kabab is a tasty dish for vegetarians and is a perfect alternative to kababs. Hara Bhara Kabab is filled with healthy spinach which gives it green colour. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2jPYySh

  • Lehsuni Daal

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Photo Courtesy: The Lady 8 Home

Lehsuni Daal is simple yet tasty. It is prepared with masoor daal. It is a staple dish of India. It is best consumed with rice, vegetable or a meat dish. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2joCiMe

Pyaz Ki Kachori: A great Indian treat

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Pyaaz Kachori, which is also known as onion kachori or kanda kachori is a very delicious and spicy dish. The dish is frequently eaten as snack or breakfast. The dish is a variant of popular Jodhpuri Pyaaz ki Kachori. It tastes amazing.

The dish is mostly served with hot coriander chutney and spicy, sweet n sour chutney. They are mostly eaten with jalebis and samosas during breakfast. But if you ask me, it can be eaten anytime during breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack.

Pyaaz ki kachori is very famous throughout India. But the best of all are Rajasthani/Jodhpuri pyaaz ki kachori. The Kachori recipe that you will find in this article is similar to these famous kachoris. This kachori is very crispy and flaky.

The method of preparing pyaaz ki kachori is very simple. By following some easy steps, you can make delicious pyaaz ki kachoris. If you like kachoris, try suji kachori, poha kachori and aloo khasta kachori. You will surely love them.

 

Here is the recipe: http://bit.ly/2jwcQW7

10 Must Have Indian Recipes

Indian food is very delicious. The food is exotic and if you haven’t found the right recipe, it can be very discouraging. That is why we have collected 10 recipes for you that are very delicious.

  • Veg Biryani

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Hyderabadi veg biryani is one of the most popular recipe of India. This is one of the very delicious varieties of biryani. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2iXvR2W

  • Eggless Banana Cake

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This banana cake recipe is egg less and vegan. This recipe gives you a cake that is soft, moist and light. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2iLiJOI

  • Paneer Butter Masala

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This is a very easy recipe of paneer butter masala. You can prepare delicious paneer butter masala with this recipe. This is a famous dish like palak paneer, chilli paneer, matar paneer and kadai paneer. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2jb59n4

  • Eggless Banana Bread

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This is the best banana bread that I have prepared. This recipe has been tried successfully by all. Banana bread is a favourite of all time and it is often prepared with ripe bananas. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2ij4tf3

  • Idli

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This is a very efficient method for preparing fluffy and soft idlis. This is a traditional breakfast that is prepared in every Indian home. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2ij5rYR

  • Veg Pizza

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This is a very tried and tested recipe of vegetarian pizza. If you follow the instructions properly, you will get great pizzas. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2iiVlaA

  • Palak Paneer

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Palak paneer is a popular Indian recipe that is prepared along with kadai paneer, paneer butter masala. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2hXqMLk

  • Chole

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This is an easy and delicious punjabi chole recipe. This recipe of chole has been tried and tested. It has been prepared many times by me and others. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2ijgL7d

  • Matar Paneer

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Matar paneer is one of the most popular recipes of North India. It is very often prepared at home. This matar paneer recipe is very easy and simple. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2iPzM4O

  • Tawa Paneer

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Tawa Paneer Masala is one of the quickest and easy paneer recipe. This can be prepared really fast. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2jiDwMP

10 Must Visit Indian Restaurants

There is no dearth of good restaurants in India. But then there are also some great restaurants. Being a lover of food, I keep on exploring great destinations for treating my palate. In this article, I have listed 10 such restaurants that will make you crave for more.

  • Indian Accent, New Delhiindian-accent-interiorThis is one of the best restaurants of India. This restaurant is very close to international standards. Located at the centre of a hotel in South Delhi(The Manor). It is very popular across borders and it is recommended that you make reservations before planning to have a meal. Regional dishes from all over the country are available in this restaurant.

          Speciality: Galauti Kebab

  • Peshawri, Mumbai11-peshawri_54_990x660_201405311513The Peshawari has beaten Bukhara in its popularity. Where it beats Bukhara is the decoration. You will find the menu on wooden blocks. The crockery is earthy and the decoration reminds one of northwestern frontier.

    Speciality: Dal Bukhara and Sikandari Raan

  • Villa Maya, Trivandrumvilla-mayaJust a look at the place and you would like to come again. Villa Maya is a dream destination for everyone. The villa is set in a 18th century Dutch manor. Its elegance is timeless. The dining spaces are present throughout the bungalow and spread through the courtyard. The food is contemporary and awsome. The menu is designed to give respect to countries like Morocco and Italy that did spice trade with India

    Speciality: Fish Tikka

  • Bukhara, New Delhi7001091-bukhara_jan_2014_new_delhiThe name of the restaurant is amazing and undoubtedly it is famous among foodies of the country. The restaurant is located in the same hotel where Bukhara is located. The hospitality provided in the restaurant makes you feel like a king. So its not just about a meal its an experience that will make you coming for more.

    Speciality: Dal Bukhara

  • Agashiye, AhmedabadagashiyeThis is a jewel of a restaurant located across Sabarmati River, Ahmedabad. It is located in an attractive haveli known as ‘The House of MG’. When you visit Ahmedabad, you must visit this restaurant. The seating is indoor as well as outdoor. You will be served in Gujarati style and you will love the authentic food.

    Speciality: Khichdi kadi

  • Khyber, Mumbaithe-mogul-influenceThis place has charming ambience. It has Afghani style decoration and the food is influenced by the cuisine of the North-West. In order to experience a great meal, you must visit this place located in the South Mumbai.

    Speciality: Achari Tikka and Keema Naan

  • Malaka Spice, Pune

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This list is not limited to metros only. Malaka Spice of Pune is a great destination if you love seafood. The                     dishes here are very authentic and delicious. There are various seating options available in the restaurant. The               restaurant has a carefully curated art gallery. Alfresco seating is also available.

          Speciality: Three Aunties & Three Grandmothers, Duck Dumplings

  • Gulati, New Delhi

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You can indulge yourself in great North Indian food by visiting this restaurant. The food here is delicious and               decadent. The amount of ghee and cream in the daal and curry is heavy but they are appetising.

          Speciality: Paneer Lababdar and Kakori Kebabs

  • Pinch of Spice, Agra

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When you visit the city of Taj next time, you must not miss this great restaurant. Located in this small city, this restaurant is on par with its counterparts in bigger cities.

          Speciality: Punjabi meat

  • Tuscany Gardens, Candolim, GoabaseAnother surprising addition to the list is Koi from Goa. This restaurant has a relaxing environment and serves Italian food that is simple. The food served here is simple yet authentic. Enjoy the good food indoors or sit outside in alfresco. You will find delicious and flavourful food here.

    Speciality: Thin Crust Pizza

Delicious Christmas Recipes

Christmas is celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Jesus Christ. Most nations celebrate it on 25th of December. The celebrations start one month before December 25th. People decorate their houses with stars, reindeer and colourful lights. People rejoice the birth of Jesus Christ by singing carols. They share goodies with their friends. On actual Christmas day, people wear new dresses and go to church, burst firecrackers and party with family.

Without food, Christmas celebration is incomplete. We have collected delicious recipes for you to try this Christmas. Try these this Christmas:-

  • Black Forest Cake

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Black forest cake is a German dessert that is very delicious. Try the Black forest cake with this                                       recipe. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2i9PbcP

  • Chicken Pizza

     

    ht_bbq_chicken_pizza_jef_120131_wmainChicken Pizza is a very delicious dish. Learn to make Chicken Pizza with this recipe: http://bit.ly/2hAGvM4

     

  • Chocolate Mousse

     

     

    chocolate-mousse-28888_lThis is a delicious dessert. Learn to make Chocolate Mousse with this recipe: http://bit.ly/2ibMaJi

  • Chocolate Cupcakes

     

     

    chocolate-cupcakes-17168_lChocolate Cupcake is a very delicious and popular dish. Learn to make Chocolate Cupcake with this easy recipe: http://bit.ly/2hbkna6

  • Apple Cake

     

    french-apple-cake-18-600-600x400Apple Cake is a very tasty recipe for Christmas. Learn to make Apple Cake with this easy recipe: http://bit.ly/2hhMx6F

  • Plum Cake

     

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    Plum Cake is a great recipe for Christmas. Learn to make Plum Cake with this recipe: http://bit.ly/2i1KmTk

  • Carrot Cake

     

    best-carrot-cakeThe carrot cake is very healthy, tasty and looks very appetising. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2hbqX0b

  • Apple Brownies

     

    apple_brownies2_600mainThis is a very mouthwatering brownie made by mixing apple and chocolate. Apple brownies are very delicious. Learn to make Apple Brownies with this recipe: http://bit.ly/2in0RfV

  • Hot Chocolate Fudge

     

    dec08_7Hot Chocolate Fudge is a popular dessert. Try the Hot Chocolate Fudge recipe: http://bit.ly/2hACPdc

  • Pineapple Cake

     

    upsidedown-pineapple-and-coconut-cake-23319_lPineapple is more beneficial than you think. Try this delicious cake that is made using Pineapple. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2i1Pyqz

  • Coconut Cake

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Coconut Cake is perfect for special days like Christmas, Mother’s day etc. Learn to make Coconut

Cake with this recipe: http://bit.ly/2hALjRP

  • Potato Corn Chowder

     

    potato-corn_chowder_1989Potato Corn Chowder is a delicious dish. Learn to make Potato Corn Chowder with this recipe: http://bit.ly/2hhXnt9

  • Chicken Diablo

     

     

    picgzaopeChicken Diablo is a popular recipe. Learn to make Chicken Diablo with this recipe: http://bit.ly/2hATm0U

  • Apple Pie

     

    fnk_apple-pie_s4x3Apple Pie is a popular recipe for Valentine’s Day. Learn to make Apple Pie with this easy recipe: http://bit.ly/2hlNf4s

  • Potato Rolls

     

    bread_potato_rollsPotato roll is a popular dish. Learn to make potato roll with this easy recipe: http://bit.ly/2hlOhx6

  • Fruit Pizza

     

    57079_640x428The cream cheese portion on the fruit pizza may be a lot. You can also use topping of fruit salad. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2hlIMPn

  • Butterscotch Brownies

     

    6a010536eec1a6970c0133f52fb0aa970b-600wiButterscotch Brownie is a popular recipe. Learn to make Butterscotch Browny with this recipe: http://bit.ly/2hbxpoa

  • Trifle Pudding

     

    imagesThis is a three-layered pudding made of custard, jellies and sponge cake. On a hot, sunny day, a bowl of pudding can be very rejuvenating. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2hAUtNQ

  • Christmas Wife Saver

     

    strataChristmas wife saver is a favourite dish for all the food lovers. The dish is so crunchy that it is a favourite of everyone. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2ipNGqg

  • Oatmeal Raisin Bread

     

    oatmeal_cin_raisin_crumbOatmeal Raisin Bread is a popular recipe. Learn to make Oatmeal Raisin Bread with this recipe: http://bit.ly/2ineKe6

  • Ginger Soup

     

     

    carrot-and-ginger-soup-1118_lSoups serve as great starters but consuming Ginger soup also serves as a great relief for sore throat. When you consume this soup, it relieves your sore throat. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2inlmJj

  • Baked Egg Cheese

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Baked Egg Cheese serves as a perfect breakfast for brunch. Learn to make Baked Egg Cheese with                                 this easy recipe: http://bit.ly/2i4nJAh

  • Black Walnut Cake

     

    fancy-cakeThis is a crunchy cake and is irresistible. If cakes are something that you like, this cake must be your first choice. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2i4rKEO

  • Brownie Caramel Cheesecake

     

    img_3812-1-2This is a delicious cake. Learn to prepare Brownie Caramel Cheesecake with this easy recipe: http://bit.ly/2hbCUmv

  • Garlic Bread

     

    garlic-bread-recipeThis is a great starter when starting an Italian meal like Spaghetti or Pizzas. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2inMHuN

Delicious Winter Recipes

Whenever winter arrives, you indulge yourself in different kinds of seasonal dishes. In this season, the markets are filled with different root vegetables, leafy greens and tubers which are filled with goodness of nature. In India, we wait for winters eagerly to make favourite dishes like gajar ka halwa that is cooked with red carrots. You can also try ghee-filled mooli parathas.

Every region has its own speciality. For one, Undhiyo, which is a vegetarian dish is made with the help of turnips, flat beans, raw banana, yam, potatoes and green garlic. There are many heart warming winter delicacies like beetroot kebab, matar pulao, rasam, mooli kofte and avial.

If you want to know how to cook these delicious seasonal veggies, we have collected the following 10 recipes for winter.

1. Sarson da Saag

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This is one of the best Punjabi dish. It is best consumed with Makki di Roti. Sarson da Saag is a stew-like dish that is made of mustard green.

2. Gajar ka Halwa

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Gajar ka Halwa is one of the most popular desserts of India. It is really irresistible. The dish, which originated in Punjab is a delight for winter season. Grated nuts, carrots and sugar are stirred and cooked together.

3. Undhiyo

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Undhiyo is an authentic Gujarati dish which is very flavourful. The fried winter vegetables and chickpea dumplings are mixed with spicy masala.

4. Shalgam ki Sabzi

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Pieces of turnip are cooked with everyday flavours that can be easily combined with roti and rice. Try the recipe of Shalgam ki Sabzi.

5. Beetroot Kebab

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These beetroot and tofu kebabs are filled with energy. These kebabs are full of antioxidants and have less calories.

6. Dal Palak Ka Shorba

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Dal Palak Ka Shorba is of thinner consistency and is a great way to start the meal. It is a comfortable and warm dish and is filled with goodness of spinach, lentils, ginger-garlic and spices. The seasoning should be done with cream and lime.

7. Bharwan Gobhi

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Cauliflower flowers are made pale and filled with khoya and cheese. They are coated with thick batter of besan and are deep fried to golden colour. Try the recipe.

8. Mooli ke Kofte

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These fried balls are made with spices and radishes that are grated. They are dipped in a spicy gravy. Try the recipe.

10 Delicious Chicken Curry Recipes

Indian food is made up of beautiful mix of spices and herbs. In this article, we share with you 10 popular Indian chicken recipes.

Tender pieces of chicken mixed in a tasty gravy. It gives you an enticing aroma that cannot be ignored. Chicken curry is a favourite dish of everyone. Its a perfect dish for Indian party.

Curry is a Tamil word for sauce. The dish has its origins in the old Indus civilization. Since then it has spread to all parts of the world. Everyone knows that people of Britain love the ‘curry’. Chicken tikka masala is one of the most popular meal in England.

The curry can be of different flavors as you walk across different countries. Indian curries are very versatile as each state has a different version. If you go to Northern and Eastern India, you will be served with a delicious curry filled with garam masala and different spices. If you move to west, you will find flavors of cardamom, poppy seeds and khada masalas in the dishes. If you move South, you will find coconut flavor when you add coconut milk.

The mode of cooking differs according to the taste of locality. For example, ghee(butter) and vegetable oils are mainly used in North India and in the curries of the South, you will find flavor of coconut oil. Sesame and groundnut oil are used heavily in the curries of East and West.

Here are some of the great recipes:-

  1. Malwani Chicken Curry: This is a fiery curry with the base of coconut. The great thing about this curry is freshly made malvani masala.

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Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2gVibHw

2. Chicken Tikka Masala: This is one of the most ordered meal on the globe.

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Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2gVzyWt

3. Butter Chicken: Butter chicken is made by marinating the chicken, the whole night. The chicken is roasted, then cooked with masalas, cream and tomato puree.

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Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2gQiIaO

4. Murg Malaiwala: Chicken drumsticks are immersed in saffron, milk, cream, mild spices and rose petals.

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Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2gD9jFW

5. Kadhai Chicken: This recipe is filled with flavors including sweet, sour and spicy. The chicken is marinated with tamarind, bell peppers, lemon, jaggery and spicy paste.

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Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2h2u62J

6. Razela Chicken: This is a popular Bengali curry that is rich and flavoured. This dish, which is prepared with boneless chicken, khoya, cashew nut paste is a great treat for you.

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Here’s the recipe:

7. Sali Marghi: Sali Marghi is a Parsi dish in which chicken is mixed with tangy tomato gravy and the topping is done with strings of crisp and fried potato.

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Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2gDgdey

8. Chicken Do Pyaaza: The quantity of onions used in this recipe is double that of a regular curry. This is a Punjabi favourite and is filled with garam masala, kasoori methi, ginger-garlic, cream and spices. Onion is used to give it sweet flavor and the flavor is balanced with a number of spices.

Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2gVDd6v

big_260557_14175259269. Chicken Xacuti: This is a great delicacy of Goa. This is a spicy curry and chicken pieces are put in it and flavours like cashews, coconut and white poppy seeds are given to it.

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Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2g878tm

10. Kolhapuri Chicken: This chicken curry is prepared with Kolhapuri masala and uses great flavours like peanut oil, black pepper, bay leaf and cloves.

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Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2fZHsfo

Diwali: Recipes for This Auspicious Occasion

The sacred festival of Diwali is celebrated by the Jains, Sikhs and Hindus throughout the world.

Fireworks, candles and golden-lit lamps are used to light up the sidewalks, doors and streets. The

festival is a symbol of triumph of light on darkness & goodness on evil. The festival is also known

for the prayers offered to Goddess Laxmi(Goddess of prosperity and wealth).

This festival is celebrated differently in different regions. The celebrations differ in terms of food,

variety and the style of cuisines.

Here, we give you a perfect menu for perfect Diwali feast:

Snacks: Snacks are most often prepared with ghee, spices, sugar and whole-wheat flour/puffed

rice. As some of these are made with Chickpea flour as a main ingredient, these are gluten-free

naturally.

Shakarparra: Shakkarpara is a North Indian dish that can be prepared easily. It requires

fewer ingredients. This dish has a long shelf life and can be eaten as a dessert.

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Chevdo: These are roasted rice flakes that are prepared with dry fruits and spices.

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Pakoras: These are prepared with vegetables soaked in batter and deep fried. These can

be said to be Indian tempura.

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Mutthiya: These are fried dumplings prepared with calabash or bottle gourd.

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Ghatiya: These are fried strips prepared with dough of graham flour.

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Main dishes: These often include those dishes that are familiar to the lovers of Indian food:

• Vegetarian curries including Undhiyu

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Lentil curries

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Poori and aloo ki sabzi(deep fried bread with spice sauteed potatoes) with Shrikhand

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Paratha(Indian flatbread)

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Desserts/Sweets: These are also known as mithai and are most of the time made of milk in some

form. These are sometimes prepared with grains. Many of these sweets are deep fried in ghee.

Some common ingredients of sweets include spices like saffron, cinnamon and cardamom.

Ingredients like fig and coconut and also vegetables cooked with ghee and sugar are mixed to form

halvah.

Coconut Barfi: This preparation is similar to a fudge and is made with sweetened

condensed milk, cream and coconut.

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Gulab Jamun: These are fried milk dumplings that are very spongy. They are put into

rosewater and saffron syrup.

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Ras malai: These are paneer cheese dumplings that are served when soaked in sweet and

creamy sauce.

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Halvah: Halvah is a dense, sweet fudge that is very popular in India as well as Middle

East. There are a lot of varieties prepared with sesame seeds and carrots.

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Jalebi: These are similar to funnel cakes. After soaking in saffron sauce, they are dried to

give a crispy taste.

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Kheer: Kheer is a delicious rice pudding.

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So, enjoy this Diwali with these perfect recipes and share them with your loved ones.

10 Great Indian Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast is the most important meal of a person. But sometimes we tend to skip it due to shortage of time. But it is better not to skip this healthy meal.

Each state of India has its unique cuisine and that is the reason why breakfast recipes vary with each state. In this post, we share with you top recipes for breakfast that are popular with readers. Here are top 10 recipes for breakfast:-

  • Rava Upma: Upma is a traditional South Indian dish that is made from rava. The other names of rava are sooji in Hindi and cream of wheat in English. Upma is normally served with lime slices, lime pickle and coconut chutney. There are many kinds of upma including oats upma, bread upma and tomato upma.

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  • Idli: Idli is a traditional breakfast that is prepared in every household of India. Idli is available in many variants including rava idli, poha idli, oats idli and ragi idli. Idli is normally served with sambar and chutney.

 

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  • Aloo Paratha: Aloo paratha is a popular breakfast of India. It is a whole wheat bread filled with potato stuffing. The most famous of all the paratha recipes is aloo paratha. You can also try onion paratha, paneer paratha, dhaba style aloo paratha and methi thepla. Parathas are best served with curd, pickle or butter.

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  • Poha: This is a popular dish for breakfast that is made with beaten or flattened rice. Its an easy, quick and healthy dish.

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  • Appam: Appam is a very popular dish of South India. It is very easy to make. As yeast is used, the batter should not be fermented too long. The dish is best served with coconut milk and coconut stew.

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  • Pongal: This is a popular breakfast of South India prepared with yellow moong and rice. There are many variations of this recipe. Many times, we also add grated coconut. You can also add chopped vegetables resulting in mix veg pongal.

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  • Misal Pav : This is a popular breakfast of Maharashtra made with Usal. It is topped with tomatoes, onions, farsan and lemon juice. It is served with pav.

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  • Veg Grilled Sandwich: This vegetable sandwich is spiced with cilantro and is perfectly grilled. Sandwiches are quick and easy to make. You can use whole wheat bread if you are conscious about health.

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  • Besan Cheela: This is a delicious pancake that is made with spices, herbs and gram flour. You can add grated vegetables to increase the nutrition of the dish. Try the Oats Cheela and Rava Chila recipe.

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