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13 June, 2021

Chili Paneer – Hot and Sour Stir Fried Cottage Cheese

Chili Paneer – Hot and Sour Stir Fried Cottage Cheese
Posted in : Fish/Seafood, Veg/Non Veg on by : Simmi Iyer

Indian cuisine is full of dishes that are a result of fusion with other cuisines. This delicious dish is an Indian adaptation of a Chinese recipe. Chili ​paneer is really easy to cook so is a great recipe for beginner Indian cooks to try. It makes for a terrific snack – I often add it to
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13 June, 2021

Fish Amritsari

Fish Amritsari
Posted in : Fish/Seafood on by : Simmi Iyer

Named after the city where it originated, this easy fried fish dish is a great appetizer or side dish to complement the main course. Ingredients 3 tablespoons ginger paste 3 tablespoons garlic paste 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon carom seeds 1 teaspoon chili powder Dash salt, or to taste 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 1/2 cups Bengal gram flour 2 1/4 pounds firm fish such as
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13 June, 2021

Seasoned Eggplant Raita

Seasoned Eggplant Raita
Posted in : Salads on by : Simmi Iyer

This is a seriously yummy side dish that’s great any time of year but is perfect for hot summer days as it is chilled before eating. Try spooning it over plain rice or dip crispy pappadums in it for added texture. Ingredients 1 large eggplant 2 tablespoons mustard oil 1 large onion (very finely chopped) 1 large
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13 June, 2021

Churros Recipe

Churros Recipe
Posted in : Sweet/Dessert on by : Simmi Iyer

Churros is a delicious Mexican fried-dough pastry that can be prepared easily at home. It is a lovely dessert that is made with flour and sugar mixture rolled in cinnamon and sugar mixture. It is a traditional Spanish pastry that can be made with simple kitchen ingredients. You can also prepare this recipe for birthday,
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12 June, 2021

Sprouts and Corn Chaat

Sprouts and Corn Chaat
Posted in : Chaats on by : Simmi Iyer

Sprouts and Corn Chaat is a North Indian recipe. This chaat recipe is made using sprouted moong dal and corns. A great snack recipe for kitty parties and pot lucks, this delicious dish can be made in minutes! Try out this easy and refreshing dish! Ingredients 1 cup boiled sprouted moong 1 finely chopped cucumber
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12 June, 2021

Polka Dot Omelette

Polka Dot Omelette
Posted in : Eggs on by : Simmi Iyer

Often, an omelette is the easiest breakfast that anyone can make at home. But, what if we tell you that making an omelette is an art that many fail to perform! It’s a simple omelette prepared using 2 egg whites and yolks and uses a cake piping nozzle to make the polka dots in the
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12 June, 2021

Asparagus green bean and baby tomato salad Recipe

Asparagus green bean and baby tomato salad Recipe
Posted in : Salads on by : Simmi Iyer

Looking for a quick sumptuous and healthy salad recipe, then this Asparagus, green bean and baby tomato salad is perfect for you! To make this quick salad, you just need a few simple ingredients in place and you are good to go! Packed with the goodness of fresh veggies and garlic lemon dressing, this exotic
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12 June, 2021

Mango Chaat

Mango Chaat
Posted in : Chaats on by : Simmi Iyer

If you love chaat and mango, then this Mango Chaat is one dish that is perfect to satisfy both these cravings. Made with raw mango, tossed with onions, tomatoes, sev and puffed rice, topped with spices, this snack recipe will surely tickle your taste buds and leave you craving for more. Since it is made
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12 June, 2021

Bread Dahi Vada

Bread Dahi Vada
Posted in : Chaats on by : Simmi Iyer

Dahi Vada is one of the most popular snack recipes that you can easily prepare at home. It’s a popular chaat that you can find in all the nooks and corners of North India. Traditionally, the vada is made using urad dal and is fried to golden color. Further, the vadas are immersed in chilled
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12 June, 2021

Paratha with Sugar Filling Recipe

Paratha with Sugar Filling Recipe
Posted in : Snacks/Breakfast on by : Simmi Iyer

Paratha with Sugar Filling is an interesting lunch/dinner recipe. Made with sugar, it is an easy recipe that can be served with any side dish recipe. Ingredients 100 gm wheat flour 4 teaspoon sugar 1/2 cup water 1 pinch salt 2 teaspoon ghee How to make Paratha with Sugar Filling Step 1. Make dough of
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12 June, 2021

Thalipeeth

Thalipeeth
Posted in : Snacks/Breakfast on by : Simmi Iyer

If you are always on a lookout for tasty and healthy recipes, then this Maharashtrian Thalipeeth recipe is made just for you. Ready in half an hour, this easy Thalipeeth recipe is perfect to make in any meal of the day. If you do not know how to make Thalipeeth at home, this super easy
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11 June, 2021

Tharpanam – South Indian Culture

Tharpanam – South Indian Culture
Posted in : General Articles on by : Simmi Iyer

Tharpanam means “That offering which satisfies”. But what we mean by the word Tharpanam is the offering of water mixed with gingelly to the manes.(dead ancestors).Though we have several ancestors, this offering is addressed to three generations of father, grand father and great grand father along with their wives in our family and maternal grand
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10 June, 2021

Chhatrapati Shivaji

Chhatrapati Shivaji
Posted in : History on by : Simmi Iyer

Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was the founder of the Maratha Empire in western India. He is considered to be one of the greatest warriors of his time and even today, stories of his exploits are narrated as a part of the folklore. With his valor and great administrative skills, Shivaji carved out an enclave from the
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10 June, 2021

Kidney related Queries

Kidney related Queries
Posted in : Kidney ( CKD) on by : Simmi Iyer

What is the best thing to drink for your kidneys? Water helps the kidneys remove wastes from your blood in the form of urine. Water also helps keep your blood vessels open so that blood can travel freely to your kidneys, and deliver essential nutrients to them. What is a good breakfast for a renal diet? Choose soy, almond, cashew, or rice milk for less phosphorus
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10 June, 2021

Signs of Kidney Disease

Signs of Kidney Disease
Posted in : Kidney ( CKD) on by : Simmi Iyer

You’re more tired, have less energy or are having trouble concentrating. A severe decrease in kidney function can lead to a buildup of toxins and impurities in the blood. This can cause people to feel tired, weak and can make it hard to concentrate. Another complication of kidney disease is anemia, which can cause weakness and fatigue.
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