Akbari Paneer is a popular Mughlai Delicacy – a dish true to its royal name. It consists of shredded paneer in rich and creamy sauce/gravy made of cashews, evaporated milk and aromatic spices. This is a finger licking vegetarian recipe with red and green bell peppers, tomatoes and onions which will leave you wanting more. It has that gourmet touch to it and should be enjoyed hot with parathas, tandoori roti or naan with a side of raita.
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Dal Makhani is a popular Indian dish originating the Punjab region. It’s rich, flavorful and creamy. Here is my low fat version of the recipe using a slow cooker/crockpot (easy, convenient and me happy 🙂 ). In this particular recipe I have skipped the cream but you can add it if you wish. I find the texture creamy enough even without adding it.
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Achari Paneer is a deliciously flavored yogurt paneer gravy made with achari masala or pickling spices. It’s rich aromatic gravy is just that perfect gourmet end to your dinner.
Total time: 30 min
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Who doesn’t love breads? And when it’s stuffed with your favorite stuffing it just gets undeniable. Home baked is an icing on the cake. Oh that smell of freshly baked bread coming from your kitchen. Stuffed breads can be made with any stuffing of your liking – sweet or savory. Mom and I decided to explore a recipe that was in her head since some time. She thought about the combination of jalapeño, paneer, chillies, onions and corn and henceforth that became the stuffing we were craving for. Follow along for an easy recipe made with ingredients you will definitely find in your pantry right now. Recipe credit goes to my Mommy since I was only a helper. 🙂
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Let me first start by saying that this soup is not one among the “make it quick” category. Though it does fall into the “easy to make” category once you have all the ingredients gathered. Panera bread inspired creamy tomato soup is a rich, utterly deliciously creamy soup which goes together with either pasta or even paired with barbecue. It’s also sufficient to have it by itself since the soup is very filling to the tummy.
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This simple and easy, yet rich and delicious soup is one of my current favorites. Great for a cold winter day or for a lazy weekend. Butternut Squash with it’s sweet and nutty taste brings out the best flavor and texture you’d ever want in a soup.
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Muthiya, a traditional gujarati appetizer/snack is made from gram flour, spices and a shredded vegetable like cabbage, potatoes, zucchini or dudhi (Dudhi/Bottle goard/Lauki is used traditionally). It is my all time favorite go-to dish. It can be assembled in just 5 min. And, all it takes is the steaming and tadka. I have tried making it with both dudhi and cabbage and every time it turns out to be delicious.
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Do you ever find yourself in a situation where you are craving pasta in an deliciously rich pasta sauce but you neither want to use the store bought pasta sauce by itself nor want to go through the hassle of making the pasta sauce from scratch. Oh and, forget going out for dinner because you are in a mood to cozy up at home in your pj’s. Well then, you are at the right spot.
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Pasta is one of the dishes that you can choose to be creative with. May it be the sauce base, kind of pasta or the veggies that go in it – everything can be modified to satisfy the tastebuds. Having gotten tired of the same taste that the store bought pasta base brands provide, I thought – Why not try making the pasta bases at home? One such day was yesterday. I let my creativity run loose and decided to make my own red and white pasta base with Indian touch. What turned out was delicious and lip smacking.
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