Dal Palak | Home style palak dal | Dal Recipes

Comforting and tasty, loaded with nutrition, home style dal palak
02/04/2018 5:52:51 PM vindhyadesai

Be it any day, a comforting bowl of dal is always the answer to feed a hungry stomach. It is not spicy nor is it too bland, it is like a gravy to eat with rotis/chapathis or just mix with plain old rice. It is full of proteins and loaded with nutrients if you add greens or vegetables like in this dal palak.
I love lapping up dal palak with chapathis or tawa parathas, such an easy yet filling dish for lunch or for dinner. Enjoy the goodness of palak and the mellowness of dal, surely a great combo in the form of dal palak. ... “Dal Palak | Home style palak dal | Dal Recipes”

Dal Makhani | Dal Recipes

Wholesome urad dal and rajma in a decadent and creamy dal makhani
12/27/2017 8:11:06 PM vindhyadesai

What can be more comforting than a big bowl of dal with steamed rice or phulkas. And if you can make restaurant/dhaba style dal that will be an added bonus. Try this creamy and rich, restaurant style dal makhani.
Enjoy the wholesome goodness of urad dal and rajma. Unlike regular dals, this is very special so reserve dal makhani for special occasions. It is rich, creamy and extremely flavourful. Every drop of this dal is filled with fragrant spices and creaminess. ... “Dal Makhani | Dal Recipes”

Baked Jacket Potatoes | Comfort Food Recipes

Perfect for a snack or for lunch baked jacket potatoes with fun fillings
11/08/2017 4:30:58 PM vindhyadesai

During winter I feel like digging into humble potatoes in the form of baked jacket potatoes. These wonderful spuds have a warm, homey feel to them and is the ultimate comfort food. These baked jacket potatoes have fun fillings in them like baked beans, some sauteed veggies, cheese and a little butter for some richness.
Baked jacket potatoes are a staple English lunch or snack item. Big baked jacket potatoes are served up with all kinds of fillings with a simple side salad. It is definitely fun to dig into these baked jacket potatoes. As a matter of fact, potatoes are nutritious in many ways, they are low in calories, now who knew that? Anything in moderation is good. ... “Baked Jacket Potatoes | Comfort Food Recipes”

Dalia Khichdi | Broken Wheat Khichdi | Godhuma Khichdi

Warm, fibrous, loaded with veggies – dalia khichdi
10/21/2017 3:59:00 PM vindhyadesai

Khichdi is great in any form. It is warming and has a feel good factor to it. It is the epitome of comfort food! But consuming rice can sometimes be boring. So to add a different kind of texture why not try this dalia khichdi.
Dalia is nothing but broken wheat and is similar to bulgur wheat but not the same. It cooks well and mixes well to make tasty dishes like this dalia khichdi. It is loaded with vegetables and lots of flavour. ... “Dalia Khichdi | Broken Wheat Khichdi | Godhuma Khichdi”

Vegetable Hot And Sour Soup | Soup Recipes

Piping hot, loaded with vegetables, Indo-Chinese style vegetable hot and sour soup
02/19/2017 6:03:27 PM vindhyadesai

Winter is drawing to a close and spring will start soon. So make the most of cold winter nights. Sip on some gorgeous vegetable hot and sour soup. Soups are food for the soul and I totally agree with it!
Vegetable hot and sour soup is really a nice assortment of vegetables cooked in a mildly spicy broth with simple flavours. Flavours from Indo-Chinese cuisine makes this soup very special and delicious.
You will crave more and more of this soup simply because of its soothing effect on the body. It is a well balanced soup and it can be adjusted to your taste most importantly. ... “Vegetable Hot And Sour Soup | Soup Recipes”

Ven Pongal | Pongal Recipes | Sankranti Recipes

Adorned with whole black peppercorns, soft and delicious ven pongal
01/02/2017 12:40:47 PM vindhyadesai

A wholesome rice with the simplest of spices has to be pongal. Main ingredients being rice and mung/moong dal along with black pepper they make a super delicious combo. Ven pongal is a variation of khichdi from Tamil Nadu and South India. This is similar to hotel style pongal served with white coconut chutney and tiffin sambar.
Khichdi is the most common dish all over India. It is made in different ways for instance the one, I have already posted from Bengal, khichuri. These dishes are very comforting and most importantly they are one-pot meals. ... “Ven Pongal | Pongal Recipes | Sankranti Recipes”

Comfort Food Recipes Collection | Winter Recipes

A collection of warming and comforting winter foods
12/17/2016 4:47:24 PM vindhyadesai

It is mid December and winter is at its peak. Cold temperatures and early sunsets do not help much either. After a long day we all love to eat/drink something that comforts us and soothes our senses, like a bowl of piping hot soup,  some noodles or even dal with some warm rice – so here’s the comfort food recipes collection!
There is come magic in these kinds of food. It makes you feel comforted and suddenly lifts up your spirits. I have put together these recipes from FOI in this special comfort food recipes collection. ... “Comfort Food Recipes Collection | Winter Recipes”

Pudina Dal Shorba | Soup Recipes

Piping hot, appetizing, refreshing drink, pudina dal shorba
12/13/2016 8:43:51 PM vindhyadesai

Shorbas’ are a great way to start a meal. Pudina dal shorba definitely has a place at the beginning of a grand feast. Shorbas’ have their roots in Persia and the Middle East.
These are piping hot soups served as an appetizer. As we know with soups, there can be many varieties. Shorbas’ are specialty soups from Asian cuisine. It is even served just on its own with some kind of bread to soak up the goodness. ... “Pudina Dal Shorba | Soup Recipes”

Thai Green Vegetable Curry | Curry recipes

Mildly spicy, creamy, fragrant Thai green vegetable curry, one-pot meal
12/07/2016 9:03:37 PM vindhyadesai

A bowl of Thai green vegetable curry on a bed of rice is soothing to both the mind and the body. Clean, fresh, fragrant flavours all amalgamated into soft succulent vegetables is  a treat. In my opinion, it is one of the best kind of dishes for an early dinner.
Thai green vegetable curry is creamy from all the coconut milk that we add into it. All the fresh spices and flavours from the Thai green curry paste get absorbed by the veggies. This makes one fall in love with Oriental cuisine and flavours. ... “Thai Green Vegetable Curry | Curry recipes”

Sesame Noodles | Noodles Recipes

Hot, sour and spicy flavourful Chinese sesame noodles
11/27/2016 12:19:13 PM vindhyadesai

A bowl of hot noodles on a cold winter evening is food and nourishment to the body and soul. Very comforting and refreshing dish is this sesame noodles. With mild flavours of sesame oil and the crunch of toasted sesame seeds makes this the ultimate sesame noodles.
It has the perfect balance of flavours from vinegar, soya sauce and the hint of garlic. This is very very easy to make. Just throw in noodles in hot water and cook it according to package instructions. Meanwhile you can prepare the extremely flavourful sesame sauce to pour over hot noodles. ... “Sesame Noodles | Noodles Recipes”