Teej 2018: 11 Delicious Foods To Celebrate With

The season of festivities is here again. Hindu women across India, mostly in North are gearing up to celebrate Hariyali Teej. This year, Hariyali Teej will be celebrated on 13th August, 2018. The Indian festival is celebrated with much fervour by women of Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar. The festival falls in the holy month of Shravana or Sawan. The entire month is dedicated to the holy union of Lord Shiva and Parvati. Married women gather together and pray for their married life and general well-being.  On…

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8 things you didn’t know you could do with your pressure cooker

1. ​The joy of cooking with a pressure cooker We all know how to make beans, lentils, and rice in a pressure cooker. But the real magic lies beyond the conventional approach. Today, we are going to take you through some amazing and mouth-watering dishes that can actually be made in a cooker and trust us, they taste heavenly (or may be better than what you make in an oven). Without any delay, let’s get started. 2. Cake If you don’t like a dry cake made in an oven or…

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Satisfy evening hunger pangs with delicious ‘Steamed Corn and Greens Popiah’ recipe

Are you tempted to snack from time to time? While it may satisfy your hunger pangs for a while, the lasting impact of the oily and unhealthy food can be an expensive bargain to strike. You just need a healthy alternative and what better than corns and greens? This ‘Steamed Corn and Greens Popiah’ recipe is one such choice that you can make. Tasty and easy to cook, this recipe by executive chef Swatantra Gautam, Azaya Beach Resort Goa, can be whipped up in no time to enjoy during romantic…

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Samsung Galaxy On Smartphone With Infinity Display Tipped to Launch Soon

Samsung India is said to be set to launch a new online exclusive smartphone under its Galaxy On brand with Infinity Display in the first week of July. The new Galaxy On smartphone will come with Super AMOLED display technology and will sport 4GB RAM and 64 GB of inbuilt storage, industry sources told IANS on Tuesday. The new Samsung Galaxy On smartphone, running on Samsung’s Exynos processor, will be in the highly-competitive mid-price segment dominated by the Chinese players. Samsung will also roll out a digital campaign before the launch…

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Learn The Art Of Making Biryani With These 4 Easy Steps

Biryani is one of the most loved delicacies not just in India but across the globe. It is said that, biryani was first brought by Mughals in north India, whereas in south India it was introduced by the Arabs. Thereafter, India witnessed many different versions of biryani – including Hyderabadi biryani, Keema biryani, Awadhi mutton biryani, Lucknowi biryani, Chicken biryani, Fish biryani – all with their own unique taste and flavour. Biryani is a complete meal in itself, apt to suit all occasions, whether you are looking for a lazy Sunday afternoon or grand indulgence at the dinner table. For making a perfect, lip-smacking biryani, you…

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Sweetcorn fritters with spicy chunky salsa

Total time: 0:30 Prep: 0:20 Cook: 0:10 Level: Easy Serves: 4 people Ingredients 3 tbsp. corn oil 325 g. frozen sweetcorn kernels 2 eggs, beaten 100 g. plain flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 spring onion, finely chopped 1 red chilli, finely chopped 10 g. coriander, chopped For the salsa 1 avocado 2 salad tomatoes, finely diced 1 red pepper, deseeded and diced half lime, juiced 4 tbsp. corn oil Salt and pepper, to taste Directions Set the corn oil to one side and combine all of the fritter ingredients in a large bowl –…

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Avocado toast with feta, mint and celery

Total time: 0:07 Prep: 0:05 Cook: 0:02 Level: Easy Serves: 1 person Ingredients 1 slice sourdough bread, toasted half ripe avocado, mashed squeeze of lime 20 g. feta cheese 1 stick celery, sliced 2-3 mint leaves, torn salt and pepper, to serve Directions Combine the mashed avocado and lime juice and season well. Spread on the toast. Spread the celery slices over the avocado then sprinkle with the feta and torn mint leaves. [“source=netdoctor”]

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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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A multi-layered love affair with sandwiches

Thursday was grilled cheese sandwich day. A good excuse to dive into India’s most iconic versions, from spicy fry-ups to Bombay toast The Indian take on sandwiches defies definition. At times, it is a filling and greasy fry-up. At others, it’s a reinterpretation of a native recipe in a handy bite-sized package. Although bread and buns were introduced to India by her colonial rulers, the Portuguese and the British, they have been inextricably blended into the country’s colourful culinary landscape. While the meaning of the word ‘sandwich’ has got extended…

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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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