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Petrina Verma Sarkar

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By Petrina Verma Sarkar

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    • The Magic Spice - Garam Masala Created: Friday, September 09, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      An easy recipe for fragrant, flavor-enhancing garam masala.
    • Egg Curry Created: Friday, November 10, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      There are several different styles for making Egg Curry and this recipe is North Indian in origin. Serve Egg Curry with a vegetable side dish and rice.
    • Masala Chaas Created: Wednesday, September 21, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      This drink goes well with a meal. The asafetida and ginger in it aid digestion. This recipe makes 4 glasses.
    • Madras Lamb Curry - Mutton Madras Created: Monday, May 19, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      I have always been intrigued by what is known worldwide as the fiery Madras curry. The reason I am curious is because no such curry is actually traditionally made in India! This popular dish is in ...
    • The Cuisine of East India Created: Sunday, September 18, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      A look at East Indian Cuisine. Indian Food.
    • Khatta Dhokla - Steamed Rice and Lentil Cake Created: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      This popular, nutritious dish from Gujarat in Western India is made with rice and urad daal and perfect when served with Tamarind and/ or Mint-coriander Chutneys. I also love to serve it with daal ...
    • Biryani Created: Friday, September 16, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      A world-renowned Indian dish, Biryani takes time and practice to make but is worth every bit of the effort.
    • Patra Ni Machchi - Fish in Green Chutney Steamed in a Banana Leaf Created: Wednesday, January 09, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      If you're on a diet, this delicious baked or steamed Parsi dish is especially good for you, and looks great when served wrapped-up in the banana leaf.
    • Summer Drink Recipes Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      As the temperature around you soars, cool off with these summer chillers!
    • Butter Chicken - Murg Makhani Created: Thursday, October 06, 2005 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      This dish is among the best known Indian foods all over the world. Its gravy can be made as hot or mild as you like so it suits most palates. Butter Chicken tastes great with Kaali Daal (black lent...
    • Sookhi Moong Ki Daal - Dry Moong Lentils Created: Sunday, September 16, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Serve this tasty lentil dish with hot Chapatis or Parathas and your favorite pickle for a simple yet very fulfilling meal.
    • Papad Ki Sabzi - Poppadum Curry Created: Tuesday, March 11, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      This unusual dish from Rajasthan in western India, is one of those foods you can cook when you're in a hurry and want a hot, cooked meal. It tastes great with plain boiled rice!
    • Prawn Recipes - Shrimp Recipes Created: Wednesday, July 08, 2009 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      India's coastal regions have an abundance of seafood, so prawns are prepared in a multitude of ways. Here's just a small sample of what you can do with them.
    • Sheila's Sai Bhaaji - Sai Bhaji - Sindhi-Style Spinach and Mixed Vegetables Created: Wednesday, September 19, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Sai Bhaaji is a typical Sindhi (western Indian) food. I got this recipe from my Editor (at my first job!) Sheila Shahani. This is how she makes it in her home. The greens and veggies in it make it ...
    • A Quick Tip to Crack and Clean a Coconut! Created: Monday, March 20, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Crack a coconut and remove the flesh easily with this simple quick tip.
    • Pressure Cooker Recipes Created: Wednesday, March 02, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      The raised pressure and temperature inside a closed pressure cooker makes the food in it cook faster (usually 1/3 the time).
    • Vegetable Pan Rolls Created: Saturday, August 31, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Vegetable Pan Rolls are so yummy you can't stop at one! Try them...
    • Sooji Ka Halwa - Semolina Halwa Created: Monday, May 30, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Easy to make and so delicious, Sooji Ka Halwa is a personal family favorite! This is my Father's recipe... nobody makes Sooji Halwa like my Dad!
    • Methi Mutton Curry - Mutton Curry with Fenugreek Leaves Created: Wednesday, January 25, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      In India, goat meat is commonly (if erroneously) called Mutton. Simple, yet delicious, Methi Mutton Curry is also easy to put together. This is my go-to recipe when I want to cook a simple, wholeso...
    • Indian Breakfast Recipes Created: Saturday, December 31, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Not eating a good breakfast everyday? Your body is running on an empty engine till your next meal! That's bad news when you need to do a million things in a day! Also, if you're trying to lose weig...
    • Nargisi Kofta Created: Friday, November 10, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      This dish sounds exotic and tastes it too! Add it to a dinner party menu and friends will think you slaved to make it for them. In truth, Nargisi Kofta is fairly simple to make.
    • Masala Daal Created: Sunday, August 27, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      This tasty dish goes just as well with hot Chapatis as it does with plain boiled rice. Throw in a salad or a veggie dish and you've got the perfect vegetarian meal!
    • Dahi Bhindi (okra in yoghurt sauce) Created: Wednesday, June 21, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      This tangy Indian dish tastes great with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) and Lehsuni Daal (garlic flavored lentils).
    • South Indian Stir-fried Potato Created: Monday, February 27, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      This easy-to-make potato dish tastes great as a filling in Dosas (crispy rice batter pancakes) or eaten with hot chapatis (Indian flatbread) or parathas.
    • Masala Fish Curry Created: Thursday, February 27, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Masala Fish Curry is a lovely, simple curry. Combine it with plain boiled rice for a delicious, hearty meal....
    • Dum Pukht Biryani - Slow Cooked Biryani Created: Thursday, November 28, 2013 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Learn how to make delicious, slow-cooked meat Biryani...
    • Chilli Potatoes Created: Monday, September 30, 2013 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      This delicious dish is an Indian adaptation of a Chinese recipe! It makes for a terrific snack! Here's the recipe...
    • Bombay Biryani Created: Monday, September 30, 2013 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      You will love this delicious rice and chicken dish! Try my Bombay Biryani recipe...
    • Masala Raan - Roast Leg of Lamb Created: Saturday, June 29, 2013 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      This delicious Indian style lamb roast is so easy to make! Try it...
    • Murg Musallam - Mughlai Style Chicken in Spices Created: Monday, April 29, 2013 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Murg Musallam is a regal dish! Learn how to make it here...
    • Pindi Chana Created: Monday, April 29, 2013 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Learn how to cook this North Indian favorite, right here....
    • Lobia (black-eyed bean curry) Created: Tuesday, February 07, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
      Serve this tasty and healthy Indian bean dish with piping hot plain boiled rice, Kachumbar, and your favorite pickle.

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