Indian Recipes

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So looks like this is my second post on Chilla/Chila or Childra or also called as Puda in the north of India. I love Chilas and they are so diverse and easy to put together. This one requires a bit of planning as its made from the yellow moong lentils/daal. You have to...

Sprouting is a very easy way of germinating lentils, seeds, beans, chic-peas etc. It is a very easy way of having greens at home. I sprout my moon beans, Fenugreek and Indian chic peas all the time. You can do so many interesting things with these sprouts like eat them...

We all love Falafel or Vedas. Mostly they are fried but I have tried to bake them and they came out as good as the fried ones. They are super simple to make, rich in protein and they can be used in a variety of ways. 

Here is what you will need for a whole tray ful...

Raita is a yogurt dish which always finds a place on the Indian Thali. There can be different kinds of Raitas. We made this Onion and Tomato Raita in the weekend course and Fabianne and the group loved it. So here is this recipe for Fabianne and her friends. 

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Chapati/Roti रोटी is a staple food in most of the regions in India especially in the north and north east other then the south of India. Where rice is the staple food. But Roti/Phulkas are also eaten but more for breakfast. 

Roti is mainly made from whole meal flour or...

Peanut chutney is a condiment which comes from the central part of India. My MIL makes it all the time and R loves it too. Peanuts are used a lot in the Maharastrian cuisine. 

Its full of protein and also quite simple to make and it has a long shelf life. 

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Tamarind is a tropical fruit to be originated in Africa but it has been used for many many years in India as well. So it's really hard to say the place of its origin. 

It is called as "Imli" इमली in Hindi and it's used in most parts of India. Among many uses, the most f...

Masala Chai is a Chai/Tee based on black tee. It is a very common beverage in India, it is very much consumed in the north, central and the east of India but if you go towards the south you will find the best filter coffee there. Drinking tee is almost like a ceremony...

Chana Daal Veda/ Falafel or I am sure you know the Hiltil Vedas.

 

It is so easy to make that you can cry and yet so tasty and healthy too. Now here I am making it with Indian Chana Daal, the way we make in India. The difference between Falfel and Veda is that, Falafel i...

Kadhi कड़ी  is a very popular dish in the north and the west of India. It is a yogurt soup cooked with some chickpea flour and tempered with different whole spices. It is a commonly cooked home food which is often served with white fluffy basmati rice /Jeera Rice, pickl...

Who doesn't like Lemonade and that too, home made one! I made a simple one which you can keep for about a week in the fridge. Its better to make it for a weekend, or for a summer party. Its a super simple recipe. You can get creative with it and add either fresh mint l...

Childra चिलडा / Chilla चिला /Puda पूडा, it has so many names but one thing is for sure, it is delicious. I was always a fan of Childras (that`s how we call it at home) for as long as I remember. Its like a savoury pancake made with Chicpea flour. 

 

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Namak Pare नमक पारे is a savoury snack made at the time of festivals in India. Its very popular at the time of Deepawali and Holi too. Out of other little snacks I made this Diwali, I made these too and they are gone by now. I bought a bowl full for my Italian friends...

Today we have so many different kinds and types of Coffee. In India Coffee was more a drink in the South of India and North was more dominated by the good old Indian Chai. But this habit has also been affected by the Globalisation. Now-a-days you can find Coffee Barist...

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