How To Make Quick Sirke Wali Pyaz At Home

We are sure that you all must have noticed that bowl of pink pearl-like onions lying on the table of any north Indian restaurant. These onions are paired with almost all north Indian dishes, be it tandoori chicken tikka or chhole bhature, and known to double the taste of the dishes. The mere sight of these onions takes me back to my childhood and brings a smile on my face. It was the time when we used to dine out at a restaurant, out of all the dishes, these little…

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Here’s How You Can Make Banarasi Dum Aloo At Home

Indian food is rich in flavours. There is no denying the fact that it is prepared using a mélange of spices. There are a plethora of Indian dishes that have rich gravies and distinct taste. One such delicacy is Banarasi dum aloo. If you happen to be a potato lover, then this article is apt for you. This delicious main course dish is usually served with kachorior urad dal puri. Prepared in rich gravy of tomatoes, cashews and a variety of spices, these stuffed potatoes are then garnished with fresh cream and coriander. There are many variations…

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Is Saline Water Beneficial To Consume? How To Make It At Home

Salt makes for an essential nutrient and if consumed in an optimum amount, it has many benefits to offer. It is said that it is one of the best ways to detox our body. In fact, Ayurveda is said to have used salt water, or saline water, to cleanse stomach, intestines and colon, while repairing the damage that our diet has caused to the cells in our digestive tract. While there is no scientific explanation or study that has proved this theory, it has been a favourite solution that has…

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Home education compulsory registration?

The Department for Education is raising the prospect of a compulsory register for an estimated 45,500 home-educated children in England. Ministers have launched a “call for evidence” on ensuring children taught at home get a good quality education. There is also £3m to check against “harmful practices” in “out-of-school settings”, such as clubs and societies. Education minister Lord Agnew said all children needed to have a “suitable and safe education”. But the Education Otherwise home education group says there is “no evidence” that registration would be an improvement. ‘A different…

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How To Make Restaurant-Style Bread Croutons At Home?

Be it salads or soups, bread croutons stand out to be the centre of attraction for both. Not only do they add a distinct taste and crunch to the dishes, but also make them look immensely appetising. We often end up making salads and soups at home, but fail to master the art of making those perfectly crisp bread croutons. If you wish to make that restaurant-style bread croutons in the comforts of your kitchen, that too without much hassle, then bring this article to your rescue. They are super…

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Navratri 2018: How To Make A Delicious Navratri Thali At Home

Navratri 2018 is here. Chaitra Navratri celebrations would go on till 25th March 2018. During this period of nine auspicious days, devotees try all that they can to seek the divine blessings of the Goddess Durga. Navratri fasting is one way of showing devotion to the goddess. In addition to the religious and spiritual reason, there is also an apparent scientific rationale to these fasts. Both Chaitra Navratri and Sharad Navratri fall during major seasonal changes. Chaitra Navratri marks the beginning of summers. It is said that during these major transitions in season, one…

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How to make perfect parathas at home

1. The art of making perfect parathas! Parathas makes for a happy breakfast in every Indian household. Especially when they are served with a dollop of butter or ghee. Different people have their own methods of preparing this popular flatbread. They are quite wholesome and satiating when stuffed with veggies, keema, lentils and other such ingredients. Here is a guide to make perfect parathas in a jiffy. 2. Prepare fresh dough You can never make good parathas with a stale dough. So ensure that you roll out parathas with freshly…

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Tips to make perfect samosas at home

1. Easy ways to make samosas! Samosa is a popular tea time snack not only in India but also across Asian countries and the Middle East. It is a fried triangular pastry containing a savory filling made with ingredients like potato, onion, paneer, meat, coriander and green peas. It is a favourite snack among people of all age groups and is served with chutney. But while you detest eating samosa outside as you are not sure of the ingredients that go into it, the samosas you have tried making at…

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11 Expert Tips From Top Italian Chefs To Cook Authentic Italian Fare At Home

San Gimigano at The Imperial in collaboration with reputed Italian Hotel chain Belmond Villa San Michele, Florence and Belmond Hotel Cipriani conducted an enlightening Italian Masterclass to unveil the best kept secrets of Italian Cuisine. Executive Chef Attlio Di Fabrizio and Executive Chef Roberto Gatto took the session under the open roof sky at San Gimignano Lawns, featuring few of their recipes from their respective regions. The session was organized in close alliance with Chef Prem K Pogakula- Executive Chef at The Imperial. The Italian fare under the winter sun…

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15 Stellar Cooking Recipes You Can Try At Home

Aren’t you bored of having the same dishes for lunch and dinner every day? Don’t you want a change in your everyday routine? If you’re looking for new and easy recipes to help you cook delicious dishes for any meal, then this will be your guide to the most lip smacking dishes that are extremely easy for you to cook at home. Try out the dishes as soon as you read these and learn new recipes by just sitting at home. 1. Oats Khichdi Let’s start from the healthiest one. Oats…

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