Broccoli Paratha: The Goodness Of Veggie In Parathas

There are a lot of people who dislike broccoli for its distinct taste and flavour; however, little do they realise that this wonder veggie is a powerhouse of nutrients. Are you one of those who cringe by the mere thought of having broccoli? If yes, then we’re here to change your perception. Broccoli can be savoured in the form of parathas as well. Yes, you read that right! If you swear by stuffed parathas, but bored with the regular aloo and gobhi stuffing, then bring broccoli to your rescue. The stuffing of minced broccoli with a touch…

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9 common foods that you should stop consuming to save the planet

The best way to save the planet ‘Earth’ is to stop mistreating it the way we have been doing for ages. From carpooling to afforestation people are doing their bit to save it, but the scope for change is wider. Today, on this World Environment Day, we are going to tell you, how your daily diet is affecting the planet in the worst way. This list contains all the food items that are actually putting a serious constraint on the planet. Have a look. Banana Banana is grown in the…

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What’s the difference between cake and pastry

1. An overview Partial images can be baffling and this rule applies aptly in the case of cakes and pastries. In the very first view (if sliced) they both look similar but are poles apart when it comes to the recipe, ingredients and the process of making them. Scroll below to know the difference between the two. 2. Recipe and ingredients According to bakery experts, ingredients and recipe making process form the fundamental difference between cakes and pastries. On one hand, cake includes many ingredients and a complicated procedure for…

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The returns from education in India’s job market

Data show that while the earnings premium at higher levels of education has gone up sharply during the 21st century, the premium at lower levels of education has not. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The returns from education in India’s job market have climbed steeply since the turn of the 21st century, an analysis of the three rounds of the quinquennial employment survey by the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) show. In 1999-2000, a graduate would earn 2.4 times the salary drawn by workers who had completed their schooling till class VIII….

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In 3 Looks, Alia Bhatt Shows That She Owns The Desi Look

Fresh off the success of her movie Raazi and now shooting for her upcoming movie Kalank, Alia Bhatt has a lot going on for her. Of course, we haven’t forgotten the rumours of her dating Ranbir Kapoor but we are still processing that one. And through all this, Alia still finds time for things like an outing with Ranbir and family, chilling with friends. Oh, and more than enough time to give us some serious style goals. But really, what else is new? From the girl who Sonam Kapoor on Koffee With Karan once said…

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What’s the difference between barbecuing and grilling?

1. An overview When it comes to cooking methods or techniques, we often mention about boiling, pan-frying, and deep-frying. You will be surprised to know that in India, we use more than 16 cooking methods and each one is different in terms of processing, adding flavour and texture to the final dish. Today, we are going to talk about the two most common cooking methods that we habitually get to hear about while dining out. Scroll to know the difference. 2. What is grilling As we know, grilling a basically…

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20 Ramadan recipes that will rev up the iftaar

1. Gorge on these delicious recipes! After the day long penance, food seems such a beautiful respite! And iftaar is all about gorging on delicious food, made with love and care. It is very important to have a satiating meal before you being the fast, so that the body is ready for the penance. The meal should also be interesting iftaar is not just about eating food, but also sharing meal with family and friends. Here is a list of 20 traditional recipes that can be part of the daily…

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The friend effect: why the secret of health and happiness is surprisingly simple

People who eat socially are more likely to feel better about themselves. Photograph: PeopleImages/Getty Images For some, eating alone can be a joyous thing: forking mouthfuls of pasta straight from the pan, peanut butter licked off a spoon, the unbridled pleasure of walking home from the chippie alone on a cold night. But regularly eating meals in isolation is a different story. This one factor is more strongly associated with unhappiness than any other apart from (unsurprisingly) having a mental illness. This is according to a new study by Oxford Economics that…

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How the effect of Meghan Markle’s fashion sense may move the market

It seems as if everyone wants to know what Meghan Markle is wearing. The 36-year-old American actress, who’s set to marry Britian’s Prince Harry on Saturday, has quickly morphed into a fashion icon. Nowadays, almost every time a photographer snaps a photo of her, the outfit she’s wearing sells out, according to one observer. Fashionistas have dubbed it the “Meghan effect.” “We’ve seen it again and again; anything she’s worn sells out within hours,” Josh Duboff, senior writer for Vanity Fair covering entertainment and culture, told CNBC. “Brands have noted kind of immediate effects in terms of…

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Better Late Than Never? The Fashion Industry Is Finally Embracing The Plus-Size Woman

The average American woman wears between a size 16-18, according to research. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) One of the more cringe-worthy moments in the 2006 movie, The Devil Wears Prada, about the struggles of aspiring-journalist Andy Sachs, played by Anne Hathaway, working for Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep), editor of fictional Runway magazine, happens in the office cafeteria. Andy observes to art director Nigel, played by the amazing Stanley Tucci, that all the other girls at the magazine don’t eat anything. He says, “Not since two became the new four and zero became…

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