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Month: May 2016

Vermicelli Upma

Vermicelli Upma

Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Servings: 2-3 Cuisine: Indian Category: Breakfast Ingredients Oil – 1.5 tbsp Mustard seeds – 1 tsp Cumin seeds – 1 tsp Asafoetida – pinch Curry leaves – 6 to 7 Peanuts – 1/4 cup Garlic-ginger-green chilli paste […]

Makai nu Bharthu

Makai nu Bharthu

Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Servings: 2-3 Cuisine: Indian Category: Main Course Ingredients: Corn ( boiled and crushed) Makai – 2 cups Oil/Ghee – 2 tbsp Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp Mustard seeds – 1 tsp Asafoetida – 1/2 tsp Green chillies – […]

Mango Shrikhand (Amrakhand)

Mango Shrikhand (Amrakhand)

Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Setting time: 6-8 hours Servings: 4-5 Cuisine: Indian Category: Dessert Ingredients Curd/yogurt – 1 kg Powdered Sugar – 250 gm Mango pulp – 1 cup Mango essence – 1 drop (optional) Cashews – for garnishing Method First, you need to […]

Vada Pav

Vada Pav

Vada Pav is most popular street food dish found on the streets of Mumbai and the cities around. Preparing time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Cuisine: Indian Category: Breakfast/ Dinner/ Streetfood Ingredients Potatoes (Boiled and mashed) – 5 Medium Oil -2 tbsp Mustard Seeds – […]

Dudhi Muthiya

Dudhi Muthiya

Preparing time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Cuisine: Indian Category: Breakfast/ Dinner Ingredients Wheat flour – 2 cups Gram flour (besan) – 1/2 cup Grated bottle gourd (dudhi- grated) – 1 medium Coriander & cumin seed powder – 1 tbsp Red chilli powder – […]

Aloo Paratha

Aloo Paratha

Preparing time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes Cuisine: Indian Category: Breakfast/ Dinner Ingredients Wheat flour – 2 cups Oil – 1 tbsp Salt – 1 tsp Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp Water – to prepare a dough Potatoes (boiled & mashed) – 5 medium […]

Cucumber Raitu

Cucumber Raitu

cucumber raitu is simple,quick and tasty side dish to be had with any parathas or rice. Preparing time: 10 minutes Cuisine: Indian Category: sauce Ingredients Cucumber – 1 (small- grated) Curd/Yogurt – 1 cup Sugar – 1 tbsp Salt – 1 tsp Green chillies – 1 […]

Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

આ રવિવારે(૨૨/૦૫/૨૦૧૬) અમે મિત્રો સાથે Yosemite National Park ફરવા ગયા હતા. અમારા ઘરથી ૧૬૦ માઈલ (૨૬૦ કિમી) દુર આવેલ છે. અમે સવારે ૫:૩૦ વાગ્યે નીકળ્યા હતા. રસ્તા ખુબ ઢોળાવ અને વણાંકવાળા હતા. થોડુક Yosemite National Park વિષે : Yosemite National Park એ કેલીફોર્નીયામાં આવેલો 747,956 એકર […]

Coconut Chutney

Coconut Chutney

Coconut Chutney is the most basic chutney recipe for south indian dishes like dosa, idli, uttapam, medu vadas and many more. Preparing time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 2 minutes Cuisine: Indian Category: sauce Ingredients Coconut (grated) or Desiccated coconut (coconut powder) – 1 cup Chana Dal – […]

Dudhi-Chana Dal

Dudhi-Chana Dal

Preparing time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 25 minutes Cuisine: Indian Category: Main course Ingredients Bottle gourd/ Dudhi – 1 medium (chopped in square pieces) Split bengal gram/Chana dal/- 1 cup Oil – 2 tbsp Mustard seeds/Rai- 1 tbsp cumin seeds/Jeeru – 1 tbsp Asofoetida/ Hing […]