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Tao Gugji (Kashmiri style Turnip stir fry subzi)

Tao Gugji (Kashmiri style Turnip stir fry subzi)

Kashmir is the most beautiful State of India and has a cuisine which is set apart from the rest of the country.They make use of ingredients which provide warmth as most of the time the place is cold and people face shivering temperatures in almost […]

Tutti Frutti (Homemade coloured,candied fruit for desserts)

Tutti Frutti (Homemade coloured,candied fruit for desserts)

Tutti Frutti is one way to substitute for candied peel in fruit cakes and other bakes.The British style of food has not left India and never will as the classic taste,sophistication and flavour pervaded the minds and tongues of those who tasted the beautifully crafted […]

Basic Cream Cheese (Making Cream Cheese at home)

Basic Cream Cheese (Making Cream Cheese at home)

Cream Cheese is an essential part of Western cuisine.It is used in various ways from dips,to fillings and dessert toppings.In countries like India where thanks to the Internet people have realised the importance of making recipes from other cuisines,the costs of imported products are sky […]

Falooda Noodles/Falooda Sev

Falooda Noodles/Falooda Sev

Falooda Noodles or Falooda Sev are yummy cornflour noodles which are light and take on any flavour.Mixed with thickened milk they are uber delicious and melt in the mouth.They are very easy to make and conveniently stored in the refrigerator.So here goes one of the […]

Instant Khoya/Mawa

Instant Khoya/Mawa

With the Indian Festival of colours – Holi around the corner there is one ingredient which is in high demand – Khoya/Kova/Mawa which is used in Gujiya,Halwa,Gulab Jamun and Burfi recipes.Recently there was a video on You Tube which went viral showing how artificial milk […]

Preserved Pineapple (a delicious way of Preserving Pineapple at home for the festive season!)

Preserved Pineapple (a delicious way of Preserving Pineapple at home for the festive season!)

Pineapple is a fruit which is loved by almost everyone!Its used in various ways from an elaborate cream cake to the quintessential South Indian Rasam (yes we have Pineapple Rasam!) and the best way to enjoy the fruit out of season in to buy the […]

Almond Milk (A nut milk for the Lactose Intolerants)

Almond Milk (A nut milk for the Lactose Intolerants)

The Wikipedia States the following definition for Lactose Intolerance : ” Lactose intolerance is a condition in which people have symptoms due to the decreased ability to digest lactose, a sugar found in milk products. Those affected vary in the amount of lactose they can tolerate before symptoms develop. […]

Amla Murabba (natural and authentic recipe)

Amla Murabba (natural and authentic recipe)

Murabba is any vegetable or fruit preserved in sugar so that it stays fresh for years!Here we have Amla (Indian Gooseberry) preserved in sugar which has a host of benefits!I have mentioned about the benefits of Amla in a previous post on Amla Candy.Here is […]

Preserved Fresh Turmeric

Preserved Fresh Turmeric

From October to January the Indian subcontinent witnesses its winter days like the rest of the world and its varied in different places in the country!Where the North has intense winter conditions,the central and southern parts of the country stay comparatively hot with pleasant climate […]

Sambar Masala

Sambar Masala

A fail proof Sambar Masala which gives you excellent taste and aroma!Add 1 tbsp to the Sambar when you boil the vegetables in the Tamarind water!I am sharing the Masala made by my grandma!This is a sure hit! Preparation Time : 30 minutes Makes – […]

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