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Mixed Vegetables Subji

Mixed Vegetables Subji

Add to My Recipes (see Menu)   Mixed Vegetables Subji is a dish made with different vegetables. The vegetables are cooked and then tossed with an extra tempering made with butter, oil, cheese and different spices such as biryani masala, chole masala, and kasuri methi. It gives a different taste to your regular prepared subji …

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Paneer In Capsicum Curry

Paneer in capsicum curry

Add to My Recipes (see Menu)     Paneer in capsicum curry is rich gravy made with tomato, onions, capsicum and cashew nuts. It does not use any cream or butter for cooking. The cashew nuts gives a creamy texture and rich taste to the gravy. You can swap paneer with tofu/ mixed vegetables/granules/mushroom to …

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Vegan Carrot Halwa

Vegan Carrot Halwa

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Gajar ka halwa or carrot halwa or carrot fudge is a popular traditional Indian dessert and is enjoyed by all age groups. In India, during winters we get red and juicy carrots. The carrot halwa made with red carrots gets a nice red colour. However, you can use the orange …

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Vegetable Dum Biryani

Vegetable Dum Biryani

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Vegetable Dum Biryani is dish made where cooked long grained rice and gravy made with onion, tomato, spices and vegetables are assembled in layers in a big thick bottom pan. The vessel is then covered and cooked on a low heat keeping on a pan for 20-30 minutes till …

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Moongdal Ka Sheera

Moongdal ka sheera

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Moongdal Ka Sheera is a very delicious sweet for sheera lovers. This sweet is very rich, made from moongdal. The cooking of sheera is long but the end result is simply delicious and irresistible. The tempting dessert finds a place in wedding food, celebration. It is from Rajasthani cuisine …

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Vegan Date Phirni

Vegan Date Phirni

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Vegan Date Phirni is a creamy pudding made by boiling ground rice in almond milk ,dates, sugar and is flavored with cardamom powder.  It is a variation to the Indian pudding “Phirni” where ground rice  is cooked with milk along with sugar, cardamom and saffron. It is vegan and …

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Basic Makhani Gravy

Basic makhani gravy

Add to My Recipes (see Menu)   Basic makhani gravy is a a silky, buttery, creamy tomato based gravy and is commonly used in many veg and non veg recipes such as Paneer Makhani, Chicken Makhani, Vegetable in makhani gravy, mushroom in makhani gravy, Makhani Kofta, Makhani pizza.  It can be prepared in huge quantities …

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Kaju Katli

Kaju katli

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Kaju katli (Cashew nut Slices) is a popular Indian sweet made by cooking cashew nut powder in sugar and water solution. It is enjoyed by all age groups and is the perfect way of celebrating happy moments and festivals such as Diwali, Janmashtami, Navratri or Holi with family. It is gluten-free …

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Instant Khaman Dhokla

Instant khaman dhokla

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Instant Khaman Dhokla is a very popular and irresistible Gujarati snack. It is a steamed cake savory cake made with chickpea flour (besan) and spices. It is a vegan, nutritious and healthy snack. Traditionally, khaman is made by soaking the chana dal, grinding it coarsely and then fermenting it …

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Baked Palak Paneer Samosa

Baked Palak Paneer Samosa

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Baked Palak Paneer Samosa is a nonfried variation of samosa dish made with an outer covering made with spinach and stuffed with spicy paneer (cottage cheese) filling. It is baked and a perfect treat for people avoiding the deep fried food. Click for the for  regular baked samosa below: Baked …

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Baklava

Baklava

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Baklava is made from layers of filo pastry filled with chopped nuts such as walnuts, pine nuts, pistachios, and almonds and held together by syrup or honey. It is a very rich dessert. Baklava is usually made in a large pan. The layers of filo pastry are laid out …

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Baked Chakli

Baked Chakli

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Since I am trying to avoid deep frying, I am making different snacks by baking. I am thankful for this wonderful kitchen gadget – ” oven”, to help me out in baking. I had earlier shared different recipes for making baked puris/ cracker. I had tried out different recipes …

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Gajar Ka Halwa/Carrot Fudge

Gajar ka halwa/ Carrot Fudge

Add to My Recipes (see Menu)   Gajar ka halwa or carrot halwa or carrot fudge is a popular traditional Indian dessert and is enjoyed by all age groups. In India, during winters we get red and juicy carrots. The carrot halwa made with red carrots gets a nice red colour. However, you can use …

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