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Mughal Architecture During Jahangir, Islamic Architecture

In comparison to the continual architectural activity maintained during the greater part of Akbar's regime, his son Jahangir, was in the field of the building art relative uneventful. In spite of erection of architectural monuments, this emperor was patronized enthusiastically in the school of miniature painting in the Mughal regime, and whenever constructional work was considered there more frequently took the form of laying out large formal...

Maratha Cuisine in Tamil Nadu

The Maharashtrian people ruled over Tanjavur from 1676 to 1855. Tanjavur is a city in the south Indian state of TamilNadu During this period of 12 years, they took keen interest in the art and culture of the Tamil Nadu people. There was a huge effect on the cuisines of TamilNadu as well. The cuisines of Tamil Nadu represent its history and culture. The food influenced not only the native people but also those who came from outside the state....

cinnamon water, cinnamon for weight loss

Cinnamon water drink is simple and quick to make fat cutter drink using a cinnamon stick or cinnamon powder. This water is a wonder drink for those looking for drinks that aid in losing weight. It is a very effective and widely known drink to reduce fat with a proper diet and also with regular workouts. Follow this diet drink for amazing weight loss benefits. INGREDIENTS  1 glass water2 medium size cinnamon...

Gluten Free Orange Cake

Gluten Free Orange Cake Recipe is made using almond flour, honey and orange. Moist cake made using almond flour.  Ingredients Almond Flour - 1 1/2 cup 145 gramsHoney - 1/2 cup 120 gramsOrange Zest - from one orangeEggs - 3Vanilla or Orange essence -1 tspBaking Soda - 1/2 tsp Instructions Preheat oven to 180 degree C.Mix eggs, honey together. Add vanilla, almond flour, baking soda and orange zest.Spoon this into parchment lined...

INSTANT POT KITCHARI (LIGHTLY SPICED LENTILS AND RICE)

Learn how to make Kitchari in your Instant Pot – a traditional Indian recipe for basmati rice with red lentils or Moong Dal that is easy to digest, packed with fiber and warming spices! Perfect for the cold season. Kitchari (pronounced kich-uh-ree) is a delicious, warming and super nourishing combination of split mung beans or quick-cooking lentils and white basmati rice with plenty of spices.  It’s the perfect soul-hugging food for rainy...

Homemade donuts

Homemade Donuts are easier to make than you might think! And yes, I’m talking about soft and fluffy fried yeasted donuts, dressed in your choice of vanilla or chocolate glaze. Ingredients  Dough ▢1/2 cup heavy cream▢1/2 cup whole milk▢¼ cup granulated sugar▢1 teaspoon active dry yeast▢¾ tsp  salt▢2 cup all-purpose flour▢Extra flour for rolling▢Oil for frying Vanilla Glaze ▢1 cup + 6 tablespoon...

ROASTED BEET, QUINOA, AND CARROT SALAD

This roasted beet, quinoa, and carrot salad is packed with healthy and good-for-you ingredients! It’s super flavorful and has the best lemon dressing! Once you’ve gotten HOOKED on this salad, be sure to try these again and again Ingredients  ▢1 pound medium beets▢1/2 pound medium carrots▢3 tablespoons olive oil, separated▢Fine sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper to...

CAESAR SALAD RECIPE

Fresh crisp lettuce, large shaved parmesan cheese, crunchy croutons and a creamy dressing make this Caesar Salad a must make. Caesar salad goes with so many things and it's always a family favorite. Ingredients  ▢3 cups romaine lettuce chopped▢1/2 cup shaved or shredded parmesan cheese▢Homemade Croutons▢ Salad Dressing Instructions  In a large bowl add the romaine lettuce, shaved parmesan cheese, and homemade croutons. Toss...

Carrot, Dill & White Bean Salad Recipe

This recipe isn't complicated. Warm, coin-shaped slices of golden, pan-fried carrots, white beans and chopped herbs are tossed with a tangy-sweet lemon shallot dressing. It tastes good the day you make it, even better the day after. And although it's certainly not as pretty, in my opinion, it might taste best on day three as the shallots infused the beans and the lemon mellowed. Ingredients 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive...

Instant Pot Cauliflower Soup

Instant Pot Cauliflower Soup is a healthy soup best for weight watchers. It is keto, low carb, gluten-free, and can be made dairy-free too. Ingredients  ▢2 tbsp Olive Oil▢1 tsp Garlic (Chopped)▢½ cup Onion (Chopped)▢2 Bay Leaves▢1 head Cauliflower (Cut into small florets)▢2 stalks Celery (Sliced)▢1 tsp Mixed Herbs▢2 cups Vegetable...

Kidney Bean Salad

Kidney Bean Salad is an old fashioned salad made using boiled kidney beans as the star ingredient. This dish is perfect for workout days or even busy weeknight dinners. As kidney beans are high in protein, they keep you filled for longer. Ingredients ▢½ cup Rajma/ Kidney beans▢1 cup Onion (Chopped)▢1 cup Tomato (Chopped)▢2 tsp Green chilli (Chopped)▢2 tbsp Fresh...

Healthy colorful veggie three bean salad

Ingredient Chickpea(Kabuli chana)-1 cupBengal Gram(Kala Chana)-1 cupKidney Bean(rajma)-1/2 cupOnion-1(medium)Red cabbage-1/2Salad leaf or lettuce leafTomato- 1Red and yellow pepper-1 small eachMushroom- 150 gmBroccoli-7 floretsSalt- according to tasteMixed herbs-according to tasteGreen chili- 2 to 3Garlic powder- 1 TspBlack pepper powder- 1/2 TspOregano-according to tasteCoriander leaves-handfulApple cider vinegar- 6 ml. How to make Soak all...

Healthy Banana oats and peanut butter shake recipe

Ingredients: Ripe Banana-2 medium sizeRolled oats-1/4 cupMilk(room temperature)-1 cupPeanut butter-1TbspRaisin and almond(mix)-2tbspSugar-optional (you can also make without sugar) How to make In a blender or in a mixing jar, add all ingredients and whisk for 1-2 minute or  until all ingredients mix wellPour into a glass and enjoy with your favorite toppingsYou also add some whipping cream to make it more creamyInstead of oats you also add...

Doodh Pitha( Bihar Dish)

Doodh Pitha is the same as khoya ka pitha but cooked in milk and served garnished with dry fruits and nuts. It is very popular sweet in Bihar. IngredientsFor PithaRice flour – 1cupWater – 1/2 cupSalt – a pinchGhee – 1tsp For StuffingKhoya – 50 gmMix Dry fruits- 4 – 5 TspSugar – 4 -5 Tsp For doodhMilk – 1/2 litreSugar – 4-5 tbspSaffron – 8-10 strings (soaked in boil milk) How to make doodh pitha For pitha In a pan take water...

Coriander Burnt Garlic Rice

Coriander flavoured rice with vegetables and egg flavoured with burnt garlic brings you a flavoured, light main course meal, perfect for your summer appetite. Ingredients 3-4 Babycornto taste Salt1/2 cup Beans1 small Carrot2 cloves Garlic2 tbsp Refined Oil1 tsp Broth Powderfor garnishing Coriander Leaf2 pieces Egg1/2 tsp Sugar1 bowl Table Riceto taste Black Pepper How to Make the rice 1.Chop the carrots, beans, and corn.2.Meanwhile, keep 1 bowl...