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Easy Curd Raita Recipes for Summer

Eat different types of Curd raitas daily in hot summer days to keep body cool. Check out various easy to prepare Curd Raita Recipes at home and serve it as an accompaniment to the spicy main dishes.

When the heat rises up in summer days, mostly we all wish to eat such food item that helps to keep our body cool. Cold yogurt dishes are perfect in hot climate, and Raita is one of the yogurt based Indian dishes. Not quite a sauce and not quite a salad, a raita is a cooling and refreshing side dish that we can have with stuffed paratha, biryani, pulao, etc. It tastes delicious, and also helps in digestion thanks to its pro-biotic effect. You can easily and quickly make Raita by combining yogurt (curd) with all types of grated, pureed and chopped vegetables. Fruits, chutneys, or Boondi can be even used to make Raita. Except Curd, everything is optional in Raita! Go through the collection of Best Raita recipes here, select whichever you like the most and make it, then serve this cooling dish with practically anything in summer season!

Curd Raitas

Different types of curd raitas:

Shahi raita (Royal raita)

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups curd
  • 3-5 walnut pieces (chopped)
  • ½ cup finely chopped apple
  • 1 finely chopped banana
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp cumin seeds powder
  • ½ tsp red chilli powder
  • Salt as per taste, Coriander

Preparation method:

Take a big bowl, put curd and sugar and mix properly. Now add chopped apple, banana, and walnuts to curd mixture. Add cumin powder, salt, red chilli powder, and mix well. Garnish with coriander leaves. Chilled Shahi Raita will be yummier. Read the rest of this entry »


Fasting Recipes: Farali Special Recipes for Fast

With usual farali ingredients such as sabudana, moriya, and rajigra make delicious farali dishes like dosa, dahiwada, frankie, papadi chat etc.

India is religious country where people do fasting to show their respect and honor towards God, during the festival time. It is people’s devotion and way to express their joy in religious way. While fasting, you are allowed to eat some of the food items like dishes made up with water chestnut flour, rajigra flour, sabudana, potatoes, etc. With limitation that you have to use for making any dish, you feel bored due to limited dishes that you can eat while fasting. If you do not like to eat your usual fast food items and want to try different farali recipes that satisfy your taste buds with easy continuing of fast, then we are sharing here some of the delicious farali dishes to make your fast more tasty!

Fasting Recipes

(1) Farali Frankie:

Ingredients:

For rotis: 1 cup water chestnut flour (shinghada flour), 1 cup rajigra flour, Salt to taste – sindhav, 1 tea spoon oil

For petty: 3 boiled potatoes, 1/2 cup fresh crumbled paneer, 1 table spoon finely chopped green chillies, 1/4 tea spoon crushed ginger, Salt, 1 table spoon coriander leaves, 1 tea spoon red chilli powder, Juice of 1 lemon, 1 table spoon sugar, 1 table spoon roasted sesame seeds, Ara-root or Paniphal flour, 1 table spoon chaat masala, Butter, Oil for frying. Read the rest of this entry »


High protein vegetarian sandwich recipes

Follow these quick and simple to prepare high-protein vegetarian sandwich recipes and find out how easy it is to get lots of protein without eating meat.

In this fast-paced life, many of us are so busy to make big, complete meals every day. In this situation, making sandwiches are a best option. Vegetable lovers – whether you want a good food for breakfast or a light dinner, high protein vegetarian sandwiches make a delicious meatless meal. There are several varieties of tasty, high-protein vegetarian sandwiches that are not only healthy for school lunches for vegetarians and vegan kids and teens, but also good for adults who are tired of expensive restaurant lunches and looking for some other fresh options. There are different ways to make a sandwich into a unique and satisfying meal. Check out here vegetarian sandwiches that are rich in protein; and they can either be eaten as a stand-alone or make a great compliment to a salad.

High protein vegetarian sandwiches

High protein sandwiches for vegetarian:

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Recipe to make Christmas cake with Fruit and nut

Cake is loved by all and no Christmas is complete without a Christmas cake. This season make a Christmas cake with fruits and nuts at home. Learn more recipes here.

As the festivity is in air with Christmas and New Year, it is the best reason to bake a cake. No Christmas celebration is complete without a cake, and this season give an extra joy to your loved ones by making a cake at home. Baking a cake at home always gives a satisfaction and pleasure to yourself and appreciation from loved ones for your efforts. According to some people, baking a cake at home is difficult but in reality it is not as it is one of the fun loving tasks. There are endless variations of Christmas cakes and among them one of the famous is fruit and nut cake. Different cultures have different recipes of Fruit and Nut Christmas cake. Here are some of the recipes for a delicious cake. This season bake a cake at home.

Different Christmas fruit and nut cake recipes

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How to make Mason Jar Cakes? Recipes to bake for Single Serving

Cake is the most favorite sweet dish to celebrate the occasion of birthday, anniversary, graduation and many other special days of our life. Normally, we have seen cake in round or other creative shapes. Do you know that, you can also use Mason Jars to prepare single serving cakes! These jar cakes are best option for single serving and you can use your baking creativity to make it more yummy and delicious. Before you use Mason jar to make cake for your family members, you must wash it and clean it properly and if it is required, you can use oil for greasing or non-sticky cooking spray.

How to make Mason Jar Cakes? Recipes to bake for Single Serving

Here we are sharing some of the best Mason jar cakes with you.

Bird’s Nest Cupcakes in Mason Jars:

Ingredients: 18.25-ounce package white cake mix, 3 egg whites, 1 1/4 cups buttermilk, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, 1 teaspoon lemon extract, 16-ounce apricot-pineapple preserves, 1/2 cup lemon curd, 16-ounce cream cheese frosting, 6-ounce flaked/toasted coconut, Hershey candy coated eggs.
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Special recipes for Pregnant Women

During pregnancy, every day foods and beverages take on new meaning… as expectant mothers’ diet is the only source of nutrients for the growing baby. So if you’re expectant mom, you are trying to think much more carefully about your diet because it is directly connected to the child and influences the child’s health, maybe forever. Pregnant women should have more protein and calcium for baby’s tissues and bones… more folic acid to defend against neural tube birth defects… more iron to help red blood cells carry oxygen to the baby…more fiber, more omega-3 fatty acids, and more vitamins and minerals. Diet chart works really great, but as soon as hunger strikes all such things would be put aside. Here you need something SPECIAL, which can give you so much at once!

Special recipes for Pregnant Women

There are some pregnancy special recipes, which are packed with multi-nutrients, excellent sources of iron and fibers, rich in vitamins, minerals and everything that helpful in pregnancy; however easy to cook as well as yummy to eat. To make new mum’s work bit easier; the best, selected pregnancy special recipes are given below in 2 Meals + 2 Snacks option. So get prepared completely here, and be a Healthy MOM of Healthy CHILD! Read the rest of this entry »


Best and Quick Diabetic friendly Recipes

Delicious food is one of the weak points of every person who is suffering from Diabetes. But it becomes a kind of daily question for diabetic person that, how to make delicious but healthy dishes that help them to maintain their glucose level and satisfy their craving for delicious dishes at one time. Even they have to keep up their meal time to maintain the glucose level in their body. Here we suggest you some of the amazing recipes, especially for diabetic person to make them within 30 to 45 minutes to keep up their meal time.

Best and Quick Diabetic friendly Recipes

1, Oats Mutter Dosa

Ingredients

Dosa Batter: 1 cup quick cooking rolled oats, 1/4 cup urad dal, salt
Stuffing: 1 1/2 tsp oil, 1/4 tsp mustard seeds, 1 green chilli, 1/2 cup finely chopped onions, 1/2 cup grated carrot, 1/4 cup parboiled green peas, 1/2 tsp chat masala, salt, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp lemon juice. Read the rest of this entry »


Summer watermelon recipes for Refreshment

Summer is here and almost everyone really feds up with this cruel heat. If you want to beat summer by taking food which is really good for the season then watermelon is one of the best options you have. In this season sweating is more than usual, so if you want to retain good amount of water in your body then watermelon is a good option as it contains a plenty amount of water. Even if you are bored with eating the fruit, here are some really refreshed summer watermelon recipes. Hope these recipes would make your summer days coooooooler than ever!

Summer watermelon recipes for Refreshment

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Indian Potato Recipes for Potato Lovers

From the children to old age people, almost everyone loves to eat potatoes. India is very diverse country and therefore you can taste many delicious dishes of potatoes having different method of cooking as per different regions. It is very much delicious and high carbohydrate food, also rich in vitamins B6, C, potassium and dietary fiber. You can find many Indian potato recipes that are mostly loved by kids also easy and quick to make. You can make roasted, curried, fried or simply baked potatoes snacks that are simply “delicious and wow” that you can serve to guest. You can make different snacks, appetizers, sizzlers, main course items, soup etc. by using the potatoes as the main ingredient. Here we give you some of the different and easy recipes with potato as main ingredient.

Indian Potato Recipes for Potato Lovers

Potato Roast Recipe:

Ingredients for Potato Roast:

Potatoes, Rice flour, Refined Oil, Asafetida, Cumin seeds, Cumin powder, Fennel seed powder, Coriander powder, Red chili powder, Turmeric powder, Salt, finely chopped Coriander leaves. Read the rest of this entry »


What goes good with cabbage?

Cabbage is an extremely versatile and a low cost nutritious vegetable. Many people don’t like cabbage due to its strong smell and bitter taste, despite of its nutritional facts and health benefits. Adding cabbage to your diet makes you healthy. You can enjoy it raw, steamed, stuffed, stir-fried, baked, sautéed and pickled. Cabbage goes well with almost all the vegetables and herbs & spices so you can use it in any dish, from casserole and side salads to soups and stews. You can get your family to consume this healthy vegetable by combining it with delicious ingredients and cooking in a different ways. Learn various unique and easy cabbage recipes.

What goes good with cabbage?

More than 400 types or varieties of cabbage are available in the market all over the world. However, in American markets only three main types of cabbage: red, green and savoy are found. Texture, taste and nutritional profile of cabbage vary from type to type. Red, green and savoy cabbage are eaten after cooking or raw. Green and savoy cabbage go good with dried vegetables, white & minced meat, onions, oily fish, soft cheeses, soups, stews and stuffed. Red cabbage is used in salads or casserole. It blends well with bacon, cured meat, apples, paprika, carrots, bananas, chestnuts, tuna and red. Read the rest of this entry »