Roath Khabar: The Kashmiri Sweet Bread That Announces The Arrival Of The New Bride

Kashmiri cuisine much like the valley itself spells a mystic charm that commands an attentive eye to understand it’s true beauty. Much has been said about the meaty fair of Kashmiri cuisine, be it the robust roghan josh or kebabs, the soothing curries or the delicious sweetmeats; however, not many of us know much about the Kashmiri breads. Breads are an intrinsic part of Kashmiri cuisine. According to Masterchef India 2016 contestant Chef Sadaf Hussain, “Both bakers and breads are given immense importance. In Kashmiri language, the baker is called…

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These Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes Are Basically Burritos—But Way Healthier

You’ll never want to eat sweet potatoes any other way. When I’m at a loss for what to make for dinner, I often turn to Southwestern flavors and ingredients. I know that some combination of black or pinto beans, avocado, pepitas, and Monterey or Pepper jack cheese will always satisfy me, no matter how I combine them. Rolling them into a burrito is an obvious choice; however, I recently discovered a lighter, healthier method of preparation—and you only need five ingredients to make it. Twice-baked sweet potatoes combine everything you…

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Spiced ratatouille with sweet potatoes

Nutrition: 170 calories 8g fat (1g saturates) 24g carbohydrates Total time:1:25 Prep:0:25 Cook:1:00 Level: Easy Serves: 1-2 people Ingredients Main ingredients 3 courgettes, cut into 1 cm cubes 1 medium aubergine, cut into 1 cm cubes 1 red onion, sliced 3 garlic cloves, sliced 1 red pepper, halved, deseeded and sliced 3 medium carrots – about 225 g – cut into 1 cm cubes 2 sweet potatoes – about 450 g – cut into 1 cm cubes 3 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 tsp. ground allspice 2 tsp. coriander seeds 500 mL carton…

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Sweet Brown Chicken with Hot Garlic Noodles Recipe

TOTAL TIME 1h PREP TIME 30 m CALORIES 458 Sweet Brown Chicken with Hot Garlic Noodles is a delicious and easy-to-make main dish recipe. To prepare this Asian recipe, the flavoursome garlic noodles are tossed with juicy boneless chicken stripes and stir fried veggies, and is perfect for all the occasions. This one pot recipe is a must try for all the non-vegetarians and spicy food lovers. Once you put together this exotic combination of chicken and noodles, it’ll surely leave you wanting for more! You can pair this noodles…

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Sweet Corn and Capsicum Gravy Recipe

TOTAL TIME 25m PREP TIME 10 m CALORIES 178 Sweet Corn and Capsicum Gravy is an easy-to-make main dish recipe. The dish is prepared by using sweet corns and chopped capsicums that are blended together with the mixture of yoghurt and soaked cashew, which gives it a smooth yet chewy texture. This sweet corn and capsicum gravy is a unique yet flavoursome combination. It is a must try dish for all the vegetarian food lovers. You can serve this dish to your guests on occasions like family get-togethers, potlucks or…

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Malpua: The Sweet Indian Pancake Dish Which Has Been India’s Winter Obsession For Over 3000 Years

There is something about winters and the winter-spring cusps that automatically tends us towards desserts. As Indians, we are spoilt for choices too. From gajar ka halwa to the wholesome moong dal ka halwa or the chewy pinni or the decadent patishapta, there is so much to pick and choose, and we are not complaining. Malpua is one such winter-spring treat we can never say no to. Malpua is an Indian pancake-like-dessert which is made of rice flour in oodles of ghee and sugar syrup. The traditional sweet has been a festive staple since eons. For the…

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Sweet Potato Health Benefits: Here’s Why Shakarkandi Is Great For Skin And Overall Health

Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of various minerals, vitamins and fibers that are quite beneficial for the overall health. This starchy yet sweet tasting root has a thick skin from outside with a coloured pulp inside. You can eat sweet potatoes either raw or cooked. One of its vital nutritional utility is that it is high in antioxidant also called as beta carotene which transforms to vitamin A once eaten. Here are some of the amazing benefits of sweet potato that can do wonders to your skin and health. Benefits Of Sweet Potatoes…

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Batasha, the Sweet Candy That’s the Most Favourite Temple Food

“Religious foods”, as I call them, sweets and savouries that are part of fasting and feasting rituals, are interesting because they often show up histories of ingredients that we may have long forgotten. In a large part of the Indo-gangetic plain, autumn is the season for batashas – simple, aerated sugar confections often thought to resemble meringues, even though no egg white is used to make these. For many of us, these may be fairly commonplace. Temples, gurudwaras and even small altars at home always have them handy to be given out as blessed offerings,…

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Carrot Fries Are The New Sweet Potato Fries

As fall swiftly approaches (I know, huge bummer), we say goodbye to juicy tomatoes and sweet peaches and enter root vegetable season! Beets, sweet potatoes and parsnips spring up, perfect for hearty soups and roasted sides that pair nicely with your coziest turtleneck. One of my favorites of the fall harvest is carrots. Great cooked or raw, they’re sweet, crunchy, and totally irresistible. Roasted, they’re reminiscent of sweet potatoes, which makes them the perfect candidate for oven fries! Tossed with a healthy glug of olive oil and seasoned with cumin and paprika, they have the perfect hint…

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Stefano Manfredi’s banana and macadamia sweet calzone recipe

We know how cleverly inventive the Neapolitans are. The various pizza permutations – from filled and fried to sweet pizze – are derived from their traditions. You can imagine that the classic filled pizza, the calzone, came about by simply folding the round pizza dough in half, enclosing the ingredients and then sealing its edges before placing it in a wood-fired oven to cook like normal pizza. And you can imagine that a sweet pizza is a natural extension of the savoury. This is a filled dessert pizza devised by…

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