How to Make a Sinful Fruit Trifle, the Showstopper Dessert

No celebration is complete without relishing a sinful dessert to add to the sweetness. Be it a bowl of ice cream, a ghee-soaked ladoo, gulab jamun or chocolate cake, desserts always occupy a special place on the dining table. It may be the last course of the meal, but one which is most cherished by all. One such dessert that has always been a showstopper in family feasts or community get-togethers is the trifle. The English trifle made its way to India during the colonial rule and has remained a favourite ever since. What makes it such a…

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How to make Nutella pancakes

Nutella pancake is a super sweet delicacy best taken as breakfast, a perfect recipe to kick start your day. Nutella stuffed pancake isn’t Nutella spread in between two pancakes (pancake sandwich), but Nutella stuffed neatly in a pancake. Nutella pancakes (Recipes Sainsburys) Ingredients 2 cups plain flour 3 tsp baking powder 4 tbsp sugar 1 egg 1 cup milk Vegetable oil or butter Nutella Preparation To make Nutella pancake, start by prepping the Nutella. 1. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Put 1-2 tsp Nutella on the sheet and…

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6 Fool-Proof Tips To Make a Perfectly Fluffy and Light Pancake

Breakfast is often regarded as the most important meal of the day. Therefore, it is only fair that you put in all your efforts to make it wholesome, delicious and healthy. Pancakes, one of world’s favourite breakfast staple, offers a lot of room for creativity. They can be sinful and delicious and at the same time healthy and wholesome. They are also super easy to make and so you may think. Well, there are instances when you can go wrong, which can ruin your entire experience. After all, no one…

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Make India a world leader in field of knowledge: Super 30 founder Anand Kumar

Indian-Americans must contribute more to make India the world leader in the field of knowledge, Super 30 founder Mathematician Anand Kumar has said. “Now, we all should come together to help India achieve its old status of world leader in the field of knowledge,” he said at the India Day parade at Madison Square Monday in New York. He said India always has had a rich legacy in the field of education and “we must contribute to see our country world leader in this knowledge era.” Speaking at the event…

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How to make Besan Dhokla

Besan Dhokla is an exceptional Gujarati food. Be it a small town or a big city, one could find it at a good snack and sweet shops for sure. Made of besan, it can be segregated in various sizes, styles, boiled or fried. Often served with sweet tamarind chutney, these soft, sweet-namkeen tasted dhoklas are relished by the taste buds of people of all ages. Try it this weekend. Health-conscious people can also have it without a guilt. Serves: 6; Preparation time: 30 minutes, Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients: Besan 2 cups, Citric…

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Raksha Bandhan 2017: Make These Easy Low Calorie Sweets For Your Brother

Raksha Bandhan brings back a plethora of memories for me. It marks the official start of the festive season. Right from Rakhi till perhaps the end of the year, there is some festival or the other almost every fortnight. And these celebrations involve copious amounts of mithais! So as kids, my brother and I were constantly hovering in the vicinity of the kitchen – lured by the aromas of sweets and savouries. The choice will spoil you, and yet, the brain will sound alarms of calorie overload. Thanks to the constant experiments…

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How to Make Delicious Savoury Pancakes for a Wholesome Breakfast

Looking for ways to make your breakfast time more delicious and not a rush-rush affair? The most important meal of the day definitely needs your attention, and it is not fair, particularly for your health, to grab anything and everything that’s easily available just to fill your tummy. With so many smart and easy breakfast ideas available, you can have a healthy and nutritious breakfast everyday without really slogging it out in the kitchen, and probably even feast like a king. Take pancakes for example. It’s quick to make, and you can…

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Express Recipes: How to make the perfect Mango cake

One of the few good things about the sultry summer season is the availability of mangoes. Aam Panna, Mango shake, Mango Lassi, Mango pickle, Mango ice-cream, Aam Paapad…the list is endless. Eggless Mango Cake can also be one option, only if you know the recipe. Here goes. Ingredients Maida – 1 cup (110 grams) Mango – 1 (300 grams) Condensed milk – ½ cup (200 grams) Powdered sugar – ½ cup (100 grams) Milk – 3-4 tbsp Butter – 1/3 cup (80 grams) Cashew nuts – 2 tbsp Raisins- 2 tbsp…

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Express Recipes: How to make the yummiest Paapri Chaat, at home

Summers are at its peak, so tikki chaat and samosa, kachori have obviously taken a back seat. Stomach problems abound, it is not advisable to eat roadside chaat. So the best thing you can do, if the craving to have a delicious chaat sets in, is to make Paapri Chaat at home. Paapri Chaat Ingredients Small Papdi – 1 bowl (fried) Urad Dal Pakodi – 1 bowl (fried) Kabuli Channa – 1 bowl (boiled) Potato – 2 bowls (boiled) Curd – 500 gms Salt – 1/2 tea spoon or according…

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Express Recipes: How to make Cheese Dosa

If you are one of those who like cheese in everything, this rendition of dosa is just perfect for you. Ingredients Idli batter – 2 cups Salt – ½ tsp or as per taste Mozzarella cheese – 2×2 inch chunk Butter – 2 to 3 tbsp Tomato chutney – ½ cup Oil – 2 to 3 tbsp Capsicum – ½ cup (finely chopped) Sweet corn – ½ cup Mushroom – ½ cup (finely chopped) Coriander – ½ tsp Salt – ¼ tsp or as per taste Chaat masala – ½…

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