8 Navratri Recipes That You Must Try

It is that part of the year in which goddess Durga idols are decorated with bangles, flowers, kumkum and jewelled attires. Prayers are offered in the morning along with temple bells. Pure butter delicacies fill the space with aroma. One of the biggest Hindu festival, Navratri is celebrated with great enthusiasm throughout the country.

Different avatars of Goddess Durga are worshipped during these days.Goddess Durga is believed to have 9 incarnations and each female diety has different power. “Navratri” signifies nine auspicious nights in which we worship Goddess Durga and fast is observed by most of the people. Navratri falls twice in a year, at the beginning of spring and at start of autumn. Most people don’t consume non-veg during Navratri and most people remove garlic and onion.

The fast is observed by most of the people of north, west and central India. Some may fast only in first and last day of festival.

By fasting, people show gratitude to Goddess. In Hinduism, traditionally alcohol and non-veg food are considered unholy but there are scientific reasons behind this as well. People avoid meat, alcohol, onion, garlic, grains etc. From the perspective of Ayurveda, these foods attract negative enrgies. They should be avoided during seasonal change as there is low immunity in the body.

The festival of Navratri, help you in maintaining a healthy diet. Ingredients like singhara, fresh vegetable, yogurt, milk and makhane are consumed during Navratris as tey are light on stomach and can be easily digested. Instead of using regular salt, sendha namak(rock salt) is used as it is unprocessed.

In this article, we have collected some of our favorite recipes of Navratri. Enjoy the recipes:-

  • Sabudana Khichdi

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    Sabudana is filled with carbohydrates which boosts the energy in your body. This is a light dish prepared with spices, peanuts and sabudana.

  • Kuttu Ka Dosa

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    Make something different this Navratri. This is a crisp dosa recipe that is made with kuttu ka atta and filling of potato.

 

  • Singhare ke Atte ka Samosa

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Photo Courtesy: WelcomeNRI

 

This is a favourite snack for tea-time. It is made with ingredients like sendha namak, chestnut flour and                         spiced chironji filling. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2otF6tA

  • Aloo ki Kadhi

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This is a light and lovely curry made with versatile potatoes. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2o0RDIp

  • Makhana Kheer

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    This is a low fat kheer made using nuts and makhana. You can indulge in it without worrying about your weight. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2obZnF2

  • Arbi Kofta

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    Koftas are perfect for tea-time during Navratris. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2otnaiO

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    aSm3pvpjU1Make your fasting interesting by following the recipe of kebabs. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mLpe9t

  • Sonth Ki Chutney

     

    tamarind-chutney-saunth-chutney4This is perfect companion to bhajjis or pakoras. Enjoy with snacks that are vrat friendly. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nbNuNl

20 Indian Recipes That You Can Try At Home

For a joyful experience of Indian cuisine, try these delicious and simple recipes. When you visit your favourite Indian restaurant, there are times when you want to try the dish at home. But you don’t need to worry about it because in this article,we have collected your favourite recipes that you can try at home.

  • Home-made Naan: For a great start of your meal, try this naan made at home. It is made with the help of yogurt and whole wheat. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2ngVpNaNaan

 

  • Vegetable Samosas: Try the vegetable samosa recipe. Your guests will love this appetiser. You can add chicken and shrimp in order to increase protein content. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mP7yWx

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  • Veg Aloo Tikki: Besides being vegan, these aloo tikki are gluten free. This recipe is perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy vegan aloo tikki. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mPjmZ5

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  • Indian Mango Chutney: This chutney is perfect to be tried as a sauce. It goes well with grilled chicken. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mnGnpG

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  • Spinach and Onion pakora: You must try these onion and spinach pakoras. They are perfect for snack, for meal or a midday treat. They are very delicious and crispy. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nuXshl

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  • Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala: Slow cooker chicken tikka masala can be perfectly prepared with this recipe. You should serve this dish with rice to enjoy an Indian meal without much effort. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nZ5bk4

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  • Simple Coconut Chicken Curry: If you want to give a delicious taste to the curries, try the recipe of simple coconut chicken curry which is served with steamed rice. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2n2PUzo

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  • Grilled Tandoori Chicken: If you want to make grilled tandoori chicken, then spring is the best time. It is a delicious and spicy dish.

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  • Slow Cooker Butter Chicken: We love our slow cookers during summer and spring seasons. This recipe of slow cooker butter chicken is traditional and uses modern appliances. Here’s the recipe:http://bit.ly/2mP7iqr

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  • Red Lentil Dal: This is an excellent and colourful red lentil dal. It is perfect for cool spring. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nN90K8

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  • Indian Mango Lassi: This is a favourite drink for hot summer months. Mango season is the best time for preparing this drink. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nNejt5mango-lassi-recipe8
  • Kulfi: This is a delicious recipe of Kulfi. I have prepared it many times and it always gets great reviews. The kids love it. For adding extra flavor, add few drops of ground pistachios and rose water. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mnXzvaHow-to-make-Kulfi
  • Masala Stuffed Okra: Masala stuffed okra can be made with the help of spices and flavors that you want to add. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nYV0MGmasala-stuffed-okra-boats1
  • Khaman Dhokla: This dish can be taken as a side dish or snack in any meal throughout the day. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2n2UGgykhaman-dhokla-recipe31
  • Baingan Bharta Recipe: This baingan bharta can be taken as a side dish, appetiser or a dip. Eat it as you want. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2n2XMBgbaingan-bharta-recipe15
  • Bhelpuri: Bhelpuri is a very popular snack of Mumbai. You can prepare it from your home. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nvfzU3a61
  • Palak Paneer Curry: This palak paneer dish is a great appetiser for guests any time of day. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nYXxGBpalak-paneer-recipe25
  • Mango Kulfi: This mango kulfi is perfect for cooling down on a warm day. Take a break and have a mango kulfi. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nNomOF

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  • Vegetable Momos: Vegetable momos are popular dish of China. They are very popular in North India. Do try this street food with hot sauce. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mKNaoR

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10 Vegetarian Dishes You Must Try

Most people think that if you are vegetarian, than you only get to eat boring food. But this is not true because vegetarian menu has become unpredictable with a rich variety of menu. Vegans are trying new dishes and recipes to play with their palate. Vegetarian diet is always good for health as it reduces the risk of diseases like diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, coronary artery disease and certain cancers like colon, prostate, stomach, breast, lung and esophageal.

You may hate the veggies but you can’t let go of veggies. Once you give up the pre concieved notions about veggies, you may discover a lot of new things.

According to many studies, the risk of cancer, diabetes is lowered by veggie diet. Vegetables also make you optimistic and cheerful.

Scientists are working on formulating plant-based meat and egg. The next big thing is obviously vegetarianism. In this article, we have collected 10 vegetarian dishes that you must try:-

  • Masala Chana

    This is an evergreen dish of North Indians and is a good protein source. A bowlful of Chana Masala can be topped with aloo tadka. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mMfKrC

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  • Paneer Biryani

    This vegetarian form of biryani tastes great. Pieces of fried paneer are added to it to enhance the flavour. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mvVQPT

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  • Aamras Ki Kadhi

    Aamras ki Kadhi is a delicious recipe. It is a quick, tangy and easy mix of heeng, puree and buttermilk. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nIs9vL

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  • Dahi Kebab

    This is a healthy version of ultimate party snack. Kebabs are prepared with oats, cottage cheese, raisins, yoghurt and many good things. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mvOZpp

    Photo Courtesy: NishaMadhulika

    Photo Courtesy: NishaMadhulika

  • Stuffed Eggplant

    Eggplant stuffed with spices and nuts and tossed in delicious sauce prepared with masalas, tamarind pulp and lemon juice. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2m4p5Oc

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  • Khao Suey

    Try this Burmese dish which has unique flavours. This is a one pot meal with veggies and noodles prepared in coconut milk. It is garnished with fried garlic and peanut. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2nqQ8DM

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  • Stuffed Masala Mushroom

    Get your vitamin D requirements with this recipe. Mixture of mushroom and corn are stuffed into mushroom caps and are topped with cheese and perfectly baked. It is a great party starter. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2ndAoDi

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  • Carrot Salad with Almond Dressing

    This is a great salad with pieces of shredded carrot and topping of black grape. It is very easy and quick to prepare. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mMpVw0

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  • Matar Paneer Lababdar

    Pieces of fresh peas and cottage cheese mixed in a rich gravy. It is very delicious. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2m4ARbh

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  • Dum Paneer Kali Mirch

    This is a great variant of paneer gravy. Small pieces of cottage cheese are cooked with black pepper, fried onions, ginger, cinnamon, yogurt and garlic making it a delicious and aromatic dish. Here’s the recipe: http://bit.ly/2mxj6h3

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15 Exotic Rajasthani Recipes

Rajasthan is famous for its culture. The state is popular and distinct because of its cuisine. Rajasthanis love for food is evident in their recipes. Some of the most famous dishes of Rajasthan include Laal Maas and Dal Bati Churma. If you are a food lover, you may have tasted them at least once. If you haven’t tasted these delicious dishes, your trip to Rajasthan is not complete.

In this article, you will find a collection of dishes that you must try:-

  • Dal Bati Churma
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    Photo Courtesy: Youtube

    Dal Baati Churma is one of the most famous dish of the state. Dal Bati Churma completes Rajasthani food. The Batis, which are round are dipped in ghee and served with Dal and Churma making it a great combination.

  • Laal Maas
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    Photo Courtesy: Kunal Kapur

    Laal Maas is a delicious dish and is a crowd pleaser. The fiery red colour of this spicy dish is due to fiery red chillies. This dish is best served with bajra rotis.

  • Ker Sangri
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    Photo Courtesy: SAAGMart

    Ker Sangri is a pickle that is typically found in deserts. This is a tangy side dish that is best served with roti.

  • Boondi Raita
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    Photo Courtesy: Veg Recipes Of India

    This is a favourite dish of North India and is enjoyed by all. It enhances the flavour of food by balancing taste of spices. When boondi is mixed with sweet and sour yogurt, it makes a mouthwatering combination.

  • Rajasthani Kadi
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    Photo Courtesy: Snapguide

    Although Kadhi is made in different states like Punjab, Maharashtra & Uttarakhand, the Rajasthani version of this dish is great for your taste buds. This is an important dish of the state and is best consumed with rice.

  • Gatte Ka Pulao
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    Photo Courtesy: Times Of India

    The dish, which is also known as Ram Pulao, is a rich combination of spicy gatte and fresh steamed rice. The tender gattas are boiled first and then spices are added to them to increase the taste of pulao.

  • Churma Ladoo
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    Photo Courtesy: WeRecipes

    Churma Ladoos are necessary to complete a Rajasthani feast. Best served after dal baati, these desi ghee ladoos are very delicious. You must try these mouthwatering ladoos once.

  • Badam Ka Halwa
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    If you want to revisit your childhood, then this halwa is perfect for you. This halwa is perfect for winters. It is prepared using suji, dry fruits, ghee and sugar. It melts in your mouth and tastes delicious.

  • Mawa Kachori
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Photo Courtesy: Rajasthan Patrika

            Mawa Kachori is a sweet version of kachori. It is filled with khoya and dry fruits. It is deep fried and dipped in             sugar. You must try this dessert after dinner or lunch.

  • Pyaaz Kachori
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    Pyaaz kachori is prepared with the filling of potatoes, spices and onions. This pastry can be found in every namkeen shop. This snack is best served with tamarind chutney.

  • Shahi Gatte
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    Photo Courtesy: NishaMadhulika

    Shahi Gatte, which is also known as Govind Gatte, is a very popular dish. Besan dumplings are filled with generous amounts of nuts and deep fried. The thick gravy tastes great with roti or rice.

  • Gujia
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    Photo Courtesy: Milkmaid

    Gujia is the best sweet for festival of Holi. The sugar syrup that comes out of khoya and dry fruits will be a great treat for your taste buds.

  • Kalmi Vada
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    Photo Courtesy: monishgujral

    This is a perfect snack for tea-time. These garam dal crispies are deep fried and are best enjoyed with chutney.

  • Ghevar
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    Photo Courtesy: Rajasthan Association of North America

    This sweet is prepared with flour, paneer, ghee and sugar syrup. It has many flavors including Mava Ghevar, Malai Ghevar & Plain Ghevar.

  • Balushahi

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    An Indian version of doughnut, Balushahi is a Rajasthani traditional sweet dish. Sugary inside and flaky outside, this is a great sweet dish.

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 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