10 unique ways to use leftover bread

1. Bread-i-licious Every kitchen has some leftover ingredients that are no longer fresh and it is believed that they can’t be re-used. One of the most common thrown-away ingredient is ‘Bread’. Brown, white, multi-grain, sweet or garlic; a bread in all its form is a magical ingredient that sometimes loses its charm and is bound to find its way to the dustbin. However, it’s time to make the best use of bread and zest up the not-so-interesting ingredient. A number of traditional recipes can be tweaked and twisted to create…

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10 best broccoli recipes that will change the way you think about broccoli

broccoli Broccoli is an important part of a healthy diet for many people around the world. It is a branched, green vegetable with either purple or green flower buds. It belongs to a family of vegetables called cruciferous vegetables and is a close relative of brussel sprouts, cauliflower, and cabbage and it can works well in salads, stir fries, curries and soups. The largest cultivator of broccoli in the world is now China, followed by India. It is very common all over the world, particularly in Europe, America, and Australia….

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5 Iconic Breakfast Dishes From Maharashtra You Have To Try

Maharashtra’s contribution to Indian food is so immense that most of its food has travelled from the confines of its state boundaries and have now become a staple in households across the nation. Be it the buttery pav bhaji or the sweet and wholesomepuran poli , Maharashtrian local and lip-smacking delights have caught the fancy of many food lovers since time immemorial. Maharashtrian food is a mish-mash of ancient Hindu food traditions, the Portuguese and Parsi influence and a whole lot of communities that came, settled and made Maharashtra their own. Speaking of their love…

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10 Indian foods that taste super-delicious when eaten stale

1. Meals that taste better the next day! While we all know that food tastes best when eaten fresh and also that fresh food has the greatest amount of nutrition, there still are some dishes that taste amazing when eaten the next day. While there indeed is a depletion in nutrition content of foods, some of them can be stored in refrigerator for 2-3 days. You will be surprised to know that your favourite saag (best enjoyed with a makki ki roti) can be stored for a period of 4-5 days in an…

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10 best potato recipes that will make you realize why aloo is the best!

Potatoes are a staple ingredient consumed in a variety of dishes around the world. In fact, potatoes are the fourth most consumed crop in the world, after rice, wheat and corn. Potatoes are known as “Alu Gadde” in Kannada, “Aloo” in Hindi, “Batata” in Marathi, “Urulai Kizhangu” in Tamil, “Gol Alu” in Bengali and so on. They can be prepared in dozens of ways. This starchy vegetable is a good source of vitamins C and B6, manganese, phosphorus, niacin and pantothenic acid. Compared to most other vegetables, potatoes store fantastically….

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10 best microwave recipes that are incredibly easy-to-make

Where would you be without your microwave oven? Aren’t they just a huge time-saver? Microwave ovens are one of the most common kitchen appliances and are very convenient when it comes to cooking and heating food. Is your microwave really just a cancer box? Microwave ovens heat food by producing radiation which is absorbed by water molecules in the food. This makes the water molecules vibrate and produce heat, which cooks the food. Cooking in microwave is just as safe as any other cooking method. What are the health risks…

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Mahashivratri 2018: What Makes Makhana Kheer A Favourite Shivratari Prasad

Hindus are celebrating Mahashivratri today and the festive spirit is hard to miss. Mahashivratri or the ‘Great night of Lord Shiva’, is one of the most auspicious and widely celebrated Hindu festivals. According to Hindu belief, there is a Shivaratri in every luni-solar month of the Hindu calendar, but Mahashivratri is celebrated only once a year, in the month of Phaguna. This year Mahashivratri would be celebrated on 13th February, 2018. On this auspicious day, temples around the country witness an outpouring of devotees. Hindu scriptures contain many tales wherein Shiva with his…

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5 Foodie Valentine’s Day Gifts For Girlfriends and Boyfriends

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we are loving the love in the air. On this special day, that is celebrated in honor of Saint Valentine, we have the perfect suggestions for valentines day gifts for boyfriends and girlfriends. Valentine was a Catholic priest who lived in Rome in the 3rd Century. According to some popular legends, St. Valentines played a crucial role in uniting many lovers in the 3rd century in Rome. He started marrying many Roman soldiers in secret ceremonies. It was the time when many Roman men were…

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Happy Valentine’s Day 2018: 5 Delicious Valentine Cake Recipes To Impress Your Loved One

It’s the season to make merry again. This coming week, the world would be gearing up to celebrate the Valentine’s day. Valentine’s day is celebrated in honour of Saint Valentine, the Christian priest of 3rd century Rome, who played a major role in uniting lovers in his time. Movies, media and popular culture have made the day special for many couples of this generation who go an extra mile to let their loved one know of their deep affection. Cards, candlelight dinners, gifts and poetry; there are multiple ways in which…

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Shocking! This Chinese chef is selling our desi ‘Bhatura’ as ‘Scallion Bubble Pancakes’

1. Bhatura or Scallion Bubble Pancakes? How will you feel if one day you visit a restaurant in some foreign land and find your humble Khichri being served as Spiced Rice and Lentil Porridge with Sauteed Veggies or your Rajma Chawla being presented as another exotic dish with a fancy name! The same happened when this moderately famous chef from US started selling bhaturas but called them Scallion Bubble Pancake. Many of us are feeling çheated’ as the chef Peter Chan is selling this dish as his own innovation, unlike…

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