Google+ is one of the social media platforms where you get to see and learn something unique every single day. And sometimes an idea or recipe you see is so simple and works for you that you wonder why you didn’t think of it. I came across one such post by Azlin where she used a mix of mango chutney and mayonnaise for canape topping. I happened to have mango chutney at home, so I tried out her recipe and also a really simple dipping sauce by adding water, and it was deeeeelicous! I wanted to share this idea and the recipe of mango chutney with you all.[ Click to read more... ]
Punjab is India’s ‘bread basket’ and flat breads are made fresh everyday from various grain and bean flours such as wheat, sorghum, barley, buckwheat, corn and chickpea. Come winters and, it’s makki ki roti or yellow corn flat bread, that becomes staple in every punjabi household – be it breakfast, lunch or dinner. Corn often referred to as maize in Punjab, is gluten free which makes it a good option for those who are allergic to wheat.
Traditionally, Makki ki roti makes a splendid combination with sarson ka saag (cooked mustard greens) but it can also be cooked in other ways to relish with yogurt and butter. This recipe is flavored with fresh methi (fenugreek leaves). Rich, pungent and slightly bitter, fenugreek leaves are extremely nutritious and turns a plain makki ki roti into something delicious and healthy![ Click to read more... ]
I have never met a rice dessert that I didn’t like. I had this chocolate rice pudding at a dinner party, and it was so delicious and elegant looking that I found myself craving and admiring days after. So, when I saw a chocolate risotto recipe in Christine Ingram’s book I decided to make it with my own little twist by adding orange to it![ Click to read more... ]
If you are thinking about adding more vegetables and fruits to your diet, then green smoothies are the perfect way to go. With limitless combinations of fruits and vegetables, you can get creative in the kitchen and make delicious and nutrient dense smoothies. I remember it well I heard about green smoothies from Dr. OZ, 5-6 years ago and I really enjoyed my first glass of smoothie that I made.[ Click to read more... ]
I get great satisfaction when I have rice leftover from a previous meal and with little effort and just few extra ingredients turn into something impressive. I love leftover rice so much I sometimes make extra on purpose. Aside from using it in fried rice, casserole, salad or pudding I enjoy making rice crust for savory tarts. It’s quite healthful and delicious way than butter pastry crust.[ Click to read more... ]