Parwal is also called as pointed gourd or green potato and widely grown in northern parts of India. Parwal is a good source of vitamin and minerals, carbohydrates, vitamin A and C. It is low in calories and helps lower the cholesterol. It is also called as potol in Bengali and parval in Gujarathi or hindi. Vegetable made with parwal
Mysore pak is a rich Indian sweet dish made from gram flour, sugar and ghee and usually served as a dessert. It originated in Mysore city in Karnataka State. Legend says that Mysore pak was first created in the kitchens of Mysore Palace by a palace cook named Kakasura Madappa. When asked its name, Madappa having
Paneer tikka is a popular Indian dish made with paneer and veggies marinated in spices. Veggies like red capsicum, yellow capsicum, green capsicum, onion and tomatoes are used for making paneer tikka. After marination, they are then arranged in wooden skewer or stick. These sticks are then grilled in a tandoor or oven and served hot,
Dry fruits kheer is a very traditional and healthy kheer made with dry fruits, milk and sugar. It is an ideal kheer for any special occasions, festivals and also during fasting days. Dry fruits kheer is also a very rich and delicious kheer. Dry fruits added to the kheer gives a unique taste to the kheer.
Apple chocolate smoothie is a healthy and quick smoothie recipe made with apple, milk, cocoa powder and sugar. It is an ideal drink for kids as well, as it is tasty as well as healthy. Apple goes well with chocolate and milk along with apples provides nutrition as well as taste. Do try this healthy drink and
White pumpkin is also called a winter melon, ash gourd or winter gourd. In Indian cuisine, this vegetable is traditionally used to prepare a wide variety of dishes. In northern India, it is used to prepare a candy called petha. In South India, it is traditionally used to make a variety of curries and sometimes with
Besan ladoo is one of the most popular ladoo recipes made by gram flour, ghee and sugar. It is very commonly prepared during Diwali festivals and special occasions. Besan ladoo is one sweet dish which can be prepared quickly without much effort. Traditionally besan ladoo is prepared with lots of ghee. But I have used
Mathri is a very popular North Indian snack made with all purpose flour and semolina. It is usually served at special occasions or festivals like Diwali or Karwa chauth or at weddings. Carom seeds is added to a give a nice flavour to the mathri. It can be stored in an airtight containers for weeks
Aloo bhujia or potato sev is a spicy and crispy savory snack made from gram flour, potatoes and spices. It is a popular Indian snack especially in North India. It can be had as a Diwali snack or as a teatime snack. Amchoor powder and chaat masala gives a nice tangy taste to the bhujias. It can be easily
Maida burfi is a delicious, quick and simple barfi made with all purpose flour, ghee and sugar. It is soo yummy that it just melts in your mouth. Maida barfi can made within 30 minutes with the ingredients easily available at home. Maida burfi is mostly made with green or orange colour or light red colour.