How to Make Vegetable Broth at Home

Winters are setting in and the best way to deal with the nippy weather is to sip on some piping hot soups and broths to warm you up from within. The cold weather offers a lot of colourful and tasty vegetables like carrots and dark leafy greens that add extra flavour to your soups and broths. A flavourful broth is made with water and vegetables along with mild spices simmered in it. A rich broth when made correctly makes for a delicious concoction and the best part is that you can use a mix…

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Weekend Delight: Diet Vegetable Kathi Roll

Vegetable kathi roll is a perfect brunch on the weekend. It is a simple yet interesting way to enjoy the flavour of different vegetables by just stuffing them into a whole wheat chapatti. This first meal of the weekend is a great opportunity to soak in some nutrition and health. It is easy and fun to make. Serves: 4 Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time 20 minutes Ingredients: Whole wheat flour 1 cup Salt to taste Red capsicum 1 medium Yellow bell pepper 1 medium Green capsicum 1 medium Onion…

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How to Make Vegetable Stock

                    Stock is the basic liquid element that adds depth to most dishes like curries, soups and sauces. This flavourful liquid is prepared by simmering a variety of ingredients in water for hours. Vegetable stock can be prepared at home using fresh produce. It is rich in minerals and vitamins, given the use of nutritious veggies. People usually get confused between a stock and a broth. They do not differ much, except that a broth contains more seasoning than stock. For your vegetable…

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3 Eggplant Dishes That Will Change How You Feel About this Boring Vegetable

An aubergine (brinjal/ baingan) is not a very popular vegetable. People love to hate the ‘baingan‘ because of its texture, which many consider ‘slimy’. Others find it ‘bitter’ to taste. But this very fact that it has a woody, nutty flavour means that the eggplant can be adapted or mixed with several flavours. Also, most people do not cook eggplant properly, with the result that they don’t really realise they are destroying its flavour. Recommended ways to cook eggplant include slow roasting, slow baking, frying (in very thin slices), and…

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Vegetable yogurt will be the trendy new food in 2017

Vegetable yogurt will become the trendy new food of choice next year, replacing traditional sweet flavours in the fridges of fashion-conscious shoppers, Waitrose has predicted Varieties such as carrot, beetroot and sweet potato have proved an unexpected hit in the US and will soon be making a mark in Britain, the supermarket said in its annual food and drink trends report. The unlikely sounding product is due to follow up the 2016 success of seaweed, cactus water and bao buns, indicative of a public in thrall to “hip” new foods that…

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