Make Your Own Instant Noodles Masala At Home

When I was a child I use to steal the silver packets from the family packs of instant noodles and lick them clean. And then, of course, my mother used to scold me for leaving those packets of noodles to waste. In my defense, there is nothing tastier than the salty, sweet, and spicy masala well-suited for our taste buds at any time of the day. For all those mothers who have naughty kids like myself, or who want to make the instant noodles’ tastemaker at home just to add more flavour…

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Tips And Recipe To Make Restaurant-Style Chilli Chicken At Home

“Love thy neighbour.” If there is one field where Indians have mastered the lesson is in the arena of food. Let’s admit it, with a plethora of our own desi marvels from north to south, it could get slightly difficult for cuisines of other countries to make inroads, especially on to the streets of the country. But, history is proof that India has welcomed good food with open arms, especially what our neighbours got on board. Chinese cuisine certainly holds a special place in all our hearts. We have had it in…

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Here’s How You Can Make Tender Smoked Salmon At Home

There’s nothing quite as delicious as a plate of smoked salmon. It adds volumes of flavour to any dish it is added to, whether it is whipped into creamy scrambled eggs, curled onto a pizza, slivered into a quiche or frittata, or even just tossed into a salad. No wonder, smoked salmon is a fixture on restaurant menus and supermarket shelves. But suppose you could smoke your own salmon at home, with very little fuss, and no specialised equipment? In the story below, I offer a simple method of smoking salmon, a method that…

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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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How To Make The Perfect Pasta; 7 Expert Tips

It may be an Italian cuisine, but pasta has made its way to our hearts and how. Who wouldn’t love the piping hot pasta topped with molten cheese oozing along with special seasoning? Needless to say, we all love pasta. But, did you know the way pasta is cooked also affects its healthiness? So, if you are a pasta lover, then you must know that it’s all about time and precision when it comes to cooking the perfect pasta at home. If you have been struggling for, too long in the kitchen…

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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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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. They are the fourth most consumed crop in the world, after rice, wheat and corn. Potatoes are known by many names some of them are as “Aloo” in Hindi, “Urulai Kizhangu” in Tamil, “Alu Gadde” in Kannada, “Batata” in Marathi, “Gol Alu” in Bengali and so on. This starchy vegetable are loaded with manganese, pantothenic acid, phosphorus, niacin vitamins C and B6. Compared to other vegetables like cauliflower, onions, tomtoes, they can last for months…

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Tea-time snack: How to make Masala Baby Potatoes

Potatoes have to be the most loved vegetable in Indian cuisine. No chaat (snack) party is complete without a lot of potato dishes. The samosas, the kachoris, the pani puris… nothing would be the same if you remove the potato from them. So today I thought of making a snack/chaat with just potatoes. Not a stuffing, but purely as is. There’s actually very little room to go wrong with potatoes. Wash them, cut them and toss them with spices. Yesterday when I went to my grocery shop, I saw a…

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12 delectable Rajasthani dishes that will make you drool

1. 12 best Rajasthani dishes! With its breathtaking palaces and spectacular landscape, Rajasthan is truly a land that represents the rich cultural heritage of India. The flavourful diverse cuisine adds to the uniqueness of the state which is inimitable in various aspects. Today, we are going to talk about 12 most popular dishes of the ‘Land of Maharajas’ and what is so special about them. 2. Shahi Gatte Shahi Gatte: Shahi Gatte, popularly known as Govind Gatte in the state of Rajasthan, this is the royal version of the authentic…

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