Do you know how eggs are prepared in different states?

1. Egg mania! Eggs are a staple diet throughout our country and have always proved to be a winner whenever we need a quick breakfast or a snack. With time they have been experimented and used in various recipes and travelled across the country acquiring different forms, flavours and taste. Recall the time when our moms tried to induce eggs in our diet as half boiled or full boiled but the young and stupid us were completely oblivious of its presence in other delicious forms and flavours. With time we…

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Breakfast Recipe: How To Make Club Kachori With Aloo Kali Mirch ki Sabzi

While including eggs, fruits and juices is a must for breakfast, treat your loved ones with something different this festive season. Go for Club Kachoris with Aloo Kali Mirch ki Sabzi. Believe us, your loved ones would be delighted! Ingredients For the Club Kachori 2 cups – Plain flour 1/3 cups – Semolina flour 1/2 cup – Split black gram paste 1/2 cup – Curd Salt to taste For the Aloo Kali Mirch ki Sabzi 2-3 tbsp – Oil 1/2 tbsp – Mustard seeds 1/2 tbsp – Cumin seeds 1/2…

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Breakfast recipes: How to make Pasi Payaru Upma

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But regular Oatmeal and fruit juice may give you a sense of mundanity. So we bring to you Pasi Payaru Upma, which has a desi tadka that will give your taste buds a wonderful treat and gets ready in no time. This recipe by Subrata Debnath, executive chef of Vivanta by Taj, Gurgaon, is one you should try really soon. Ingredients 2-3 tbsp – Sesame oil 1/2 tsp – Mustard seeds 2 sprigs – Curry leaves 2-inch Ginger, finely chopped 1.5…

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Here’s How You Can Make Homemade Brownies Without Using Flour

Chocolate brownies are one of the most loved and relished desserts of all time. The joy of having a chocolate brownie with hot chocolate sauce is above all. Chocolate lovers go gaga over its chewy, fudgy, chocolaty and nutty texture. We have got an amazing yet effortless brownies recipe for you which can be made without using flour. Yes, you read that right! Brownies without flour are as delicious and fudgy as any other brownie and are quite light on the stomach as well. Follow these simple steps to make those flour-less brownies and…

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How To Make Rice?

Would eating rajma, chhole and kadhi without a plate of rice be the same thing? Most definitely not! Rice is probably one of the most convenient foods to make and eat. Interestingly, rice makes a staple food in most parts of the country, especially in down South, East and North East India. This versatile food can be used to make popular dishes like dosa, idli, biryani, risotto, kheer, et al. In fact, rice is the most important food crop of India that covers about one-fourth of the total cropped area….

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Here’s How You Can Make Perfect Pasta

If you think that the formula behind the perfect pasta is just water and pasta, then you’re highly mistaken! Very often, the simplest things in life turn out to be the trickiest of all. To ace the art of cooking the perfect pasta, you have to ensure that it’s neither to mushy nor too chewy. To attain that perfect al-dente stage, a lot of other factors have to be taken care of. Fret not, we’ve got you covered. This piece can be a handy guide for people who are trying…

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How 2017 Spelled The End Of The Hippie Food Era

If it wasn’t apparent that organic food had gone corporate, the sirens clearly sounded this year when the retail behemoth Amazon acquired Whole Foods, which itself had already become an icon of corporatized natural food. The acquisitions of companies in the organic food business “took off in the ’90s but now involve bigger and bigger companies,” said Philip Howard, a professor at Michigan State University, who has tracked the consolidation of the industry over the decades. In 2017, it’s rare to find a well-known natural food brand that isn’t owned by a…

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How to Figure out (and Fix) Your Fashion Blind Spots

Photo: Getty Images You know when you walk into a store and instantly gravitate towards one area of the store (holla, sales rack), a specific color, or 27 very similar oversized sweaters? Or when you open your closet and realize it eerily resembles that of Wednesday Adams and you’ve “color-coordinated” by shades of black? We all have fashion blind spots. These are categories that we’ve pigeonholed ourselves into, bad fashion habits we’ve fallen into over time, or less-than-flattering looks we may have gotten used to wearing, overlooking the ones that might…

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Breakfast recipe: How to make a millet pancake

Millet pancake is a healthy breakfast option and it tastes delicious too. If you’re looking to whip up a quick meal in the morning which meets your nutritional needs and is a treat for your taste buds as well, millet pancakes can be your go-to option. Here’s an easy recipe that will delight your senses. Take a look. Ingredients: 1 cup – Millet flour 1 tsp – Ginger paste 1 tsp – Chilli paste 1 tbsp – Coriander leaves, chopped 1 tbsp – Onions, chopped 1 tbsp – Green chilli, chopped…

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Guavas for Weight Loss: How Do Guavas Help you Shed Kilos

Green, crunchy guavas are back in season and we can’t be happier. Freshly cut guavas with a dash of chaat masala can perk up a dull, gloomy day. A host of benefits further makes this fruit a universal favourite. Macrobiotic Nutritionist and Health practitioner Shilpa Arora says, “ Guavas are a low GI fruit and do not raise blood sugar levels. It is the best fruit for hormonal imbalances. Diabetics and heart patients can also enjoy this nutrition-packed fruit. Green, crunchy guavas Some of the health benefits of Guava, according to Dr. Manoj K. Ahuja, Sukhda…

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