Tag: Food recipes
6 Healthy Indian Summer Recipes To Eat Seasonally
The weather is warmer than ever, which makes cooking and eating fresh and light meals one of the easiest remedies to beat the heat. Yes, summer salads are great no-cook meal options, but sometimes you need something a little more substantial. And India has a repertoire of Indian summer recipes that can help you stay cool and healthy during the warm weather. 6 Indian Summer Recipes To Eat Seasonally 1. Bengali Aam Dal One of the most common summer recipes among Bengali households, the Bengali Aam Dal or Tok Dal as it’s famously known, is a light and refreshing recipe […]
6 Easy, No-Bake Plant-Based Desserts To Make This Weekend
The world of desserts goes far beyond your standard pie and pastries. Come summer, the need for something cool, refreshing, and sweet rides up a notch, and rightfully so. And mindful eating encourages us to indulge in an intentional manner without depriving ourselves of the sweeter things in life, dessert included. So, this summer, we’re opting for healthier no-bake desserts that make a great alternative to traditional ice cream. 6 Easy, No-Bake Desserts To Beat The Heat 1. Peanut Butter Cookie Bars These peanut butter cookie bars are the ultimate dessert mashup featuring a chewy peanut butter cookie base […]
5 Easy Recipes Using India’s Most Cherished Fruit – Mango
Mango besides being the national fruit of India is also the King of all fruits for us Indians. It is the most cherished fruit and one of the reasons we wait for the summer to set in. Though ripe mangoes are a hit with most of us, raw mangoes are also equally relished. They can just be sliced and had with a sprinkling of salt and red chilli powder or can be used in pickles, jams and many other recipes. Along with being flavourful, raw mangoes are a rich source of Vitamin C and help in boosting immunity. Raw mangoes […]
5 One-Pot Indian Plant-Based Meals For When You Don’t Know What To Cook
The least exciting part of cooking a meal is dealing with the aftermath later; the pile of dishes, the mess on the counters, and the vegetable waste to discard or compost. Not to mention the gymnastics it takes to keep everything streamlined, to not juggle a bubbling sauce on one burner while the vegetables boil on the other and the oven screams to be looked at. Whether you have to cook for a family who like their dal, chawal, roti, sabzi, every day or have kids who won’t eat anything other than pasta, there’s a one-pot (or pan or tray) […]
Is Snacking Good Or Bad For You?
The habit of snacking is believed to be healthy by some, while some think of it the other way. Let’s understand the reason behind this by learning about the science of snacking. First, let’s understand what is snacking? Snacking is the consumption of any food item between the three main meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner. Some of the common snack choices are chips, cookies, cold drinks, fruits, ice cream and nuts. Snacking is a common habit and according to a survey, approximately 57% of people have a snack at least once in a day, while only 3% of people […]
3 Simple Christmas Recipes To Get You In The Merry Spirit
Christmas is always a whirlwind of activity – between finding the perfect gift to gearing up for the end of the year, the holiday season is full of parties, get-togethers and celebrations. If you’re the one who’s hosting the holiday party this season, we’ve got the perfect Christmas menu for you. Or if you’re someone who just loves to eat good food, these simple recipes can be easily made at home. They’re the comfort food you love, perfect to enjoy in this cold weather. 3 Christmas Recipes To Make At Home 1. Peppermint Hot Chocolate Time: 15 minutes Yield: 4 […]
Why Is There Sugar In My Dal? Exploring The Balance Of Sweet & Salty In Gujarati Food
Gujarat is a state located on the western coast of India and has the longest coastline in the country. The State itself can be broadly divided into four regions – North, South, Central and Kutch Saurashtra. The whole of Gujarat state has a semi-arid climate with temperatures rising up to 45 degrees in summer. This combined with an erratic rainfall pattern leads to water scarcity, making Gujarat a dry state. The main source of drinking water is ground water, which has a high salt and fluoride content due to its proximity to the coast. The salty water is also called […]
7 Delicious Recipes To Celebrate World Vegetarian Day
Did you know that approximately 10% of the world’s population is vegetarian and India has the lowest per capita meat consumption in the world? October 1st marks the annual kickoff of Vegetarian Awareness Month which celebrates the benefits of vegetarianism and shifting to a meatless lifestyle. Founded in 1977 by the North American Vegetarian Society (NAVS), a vegetarian lifestyle is touted for its proven health benefits, welfare for animals, and contribution to helping preserve the Earth. In the bigger picture, vegetarians appear to have lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, and lower rates of hypertension and type 2 diabetes […]
Root Vegetables: The Underground Treasures of Mother Nature
Expand your culinary treasures by adding flavourful and healthy root vegetables to the list.
Fascinating Benefits Of The Humble Pea & 5 Delicious Recipes
Like in the pod, these round and shiny green peas find their way into any recipe.
Bihar’s Rustic Winter On A Plate: Litti Chokha
The nutritious and rustic meal that is relished alike by farmers and royalty.