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Healthy Oats with Fruits

Healthy Oats with Fruits

Including oats in our diet may aid in providing a wide range of health benefits. It is recommended to have at least ½-1 cup of oats every day, so as to derive its health benefits. The dietary fiber helps to make you feel full faster and longer. This help to reduce cravings and bingeing tendencies and leads to better chances of losing weight effectively. Ingredients: 1 cup Oats 4 cup Skimmed milk Sugar powder as…

Roasted Rosemary and Garlic Potatoes

Roasted Rosemary and Garlic Potatoes

Rosemary and garlic combination is marriage made in heaven, though both are strong and over powering flavors still they compliment each other so well like a perfect couple. These potato wedges are super easy to make and end result is crisp from outside and tender from inside potato wedges. Ingredients: 4 Large Potatoes, washed and dried 2 Sprigs of Fresh Rosemary, chopped 5 Cloves of Garlic, slightly sma…

Roast Pork Loin With Currant Sauce

Roast Pork Loin With Currant Sauce

Most people think that roasting a hog is not easy. However, a roasted pork loin is an easy alternative. You can make it healthier by garnishing it with roasted vegetables. Though the best hog roasts may be prepared by hog roast caterers, the following recipe is also delicious. Try out this simple yet mouth watering recipe. Ingredients: • Boneless and roasted pork loin (4lb) • Soy sauce (1/2 cup and 1 tbsp) • 2…

Paneer Pasanda

Paneer Pasanda

The word “Pasanda” means every one’s favorite and as the name suggests this paneer delicacy is adored by everyone who tastes it. The different pastes used to make the gravy add their own distinct flavors which combine to create a dish like non other. As usual I have made certain changes in the recipe, the original recipe suggest to make round shaped tikkis using grated paneer, flour and…

Simply Hummus

Simply Hummus

These days I am kinda obsessed with Mediterranean dishes, I feel there is something succulent about subtle and aromatic Mediterranean flavors, you just can’t have enough of it. Like Baba Ganoush, Hummus is also another Mediterranean dip made out of humble ingredients – chickpeas, olive oil and tahini (sesame paste). Hummus is an Arabic word for “chickpeas” and the dip is pop…

Mediterranean Delight Falafel

Mediterranean Delight Falafel

This Falafel recipe is my idea of tasty, comfort food – just load up the tortillas with falafel, grilled veggies and tuck in!!! These versatile chickpea patties can be served just like that with any spicy dip or make a great vegetarian filling for tortillas and pita breads. Falafel is a common dish eaten throughout the Middle East, usually made of chickpeas, fava beans or both. I usually love to tuck i…

Three Beans Salad

Three Beans Salad

Beans are powerhouse of protein and have significant amount of soluble fiber, which is helpful in keeping blood cholesterol low. In India, beans are an integral part of our daily diet but we always prefer them in spicy curries along with rice or chapatti, till recently for me also beans means Rajma Masala or Lobia Curry, I never explored any other option of including beans in my diet. Ingredients: ⅓ Cup Red K…

Cream of Garlic Soup

Cream of Garlic Soup

Unlike French Onion Soup onions need not to be browned over a low flame for this recipe therefore I consider it a great quick weeknight soup also. Meanwhile you are preparing for the main course the soup is ready and then the whole family can sit around, enjoy soup and share how was the day. Ingredients: 2 Tbsp olive oil 16 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 4 onion, sliced 6 ¾ cup chicken stock (see recipe here) or v…

Stir Fried Raw Banana Curry

Stir Fried Raw Banana Curry

Raw Banana does not need much time to cook or soften so while cooking does not add too much water, otherwise it will mashed up. The nature of raw banana is very much similar to potato, the same bland taste, quick to cook and prone to blackening while left cut for a longer time. Also, add sufficient oil while cooking to keep banana slices crisp and getting stick to the bottom. Ingredients: 2 Big Raw banana 1 Onion,…

Thai Style Chicken Satay

Thai Style Chicken Satay

Satay is one of the most popular street food in Asia, is a dish of seasoned, skewered and grilled meat, served with a sauce, from beef satay to chicken satay and an entire range of seafood satay, is being served at these hawker centers. I love satay because one need not to sit at one particular place and enjoy it, with satay skewer in one hand you can sneak peak into other stalls and take a look around the entire mar…

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