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Restaurant Style Tom Yum Goong Soup At Home

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Do you know soups are the best food to remain healthy? It not only provides nutrition to the human body but also increases the water level of the human body. There are many soup varieties in the food world, and the food connoisseurs have created tasty soup recipes for the gastronomes like you. When talking about soup, Chinese and Thai cuisine is very popular in making the best soups in the world. Today, a special Thai soup is on the recipe list, and its name is Tom Yum Goong soup.
Tom Yum Goong - Karth Food Factory
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Tom Yum Goong is a famous hot and sour Thai soup. It is originated in Thailand and is called Tom Yum because “Tom” is a boiling process, and “Yum” means mixed. Tom Yum is prepared with prawns and local ingredients of Thailand like herbs, vegetables, and spices. This soup is very tasty, and if you love seafood, then you would definitely like it. This Thai soup is also an easy to make quick recipe. So, follow this step-by-step tom yum goong recipe.
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Per serving contains 121 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 8.56g
  • Protein: 11.47g
  • Fat: 4.34g
Prepare time: 15 min
Cook: 20 min
Ready in: 35 min

Ingredients

Shrimps-Karth Food Factory
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  • 350g medium-size shrimp, shell-on, head-on
  • 4 cups of water
  • 2 stalks of lemongrass, the bottom half only, cut into chunks
  • 10 pc galangal, cut into thin rounds
  • 6 kaffir lime leaves, roughly torn
  • Thai chilies, to taste, crushed with mortar and pestle
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 3-4 cups oyster mushroom, straw mushroom, or another Asian mushroom
  • 1/4 cup Thai chili paste (name prik pao)
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • A big handful of chopped sawtooth coriander
  • Jasmine rice for serving

Method

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  1. Firstly, rinse shrimp well, then peel and devein them. Place all heads and shells into a stockpot.
  2. Cook it on a medium flame and saute shrimp shells until the stuff that sticks to the pot starts to brown.
  3. Now add water and scrape off the browned bits and simmer for 15-20 minutes. Then remove shells with the help of a skimmer.
  4. Now bring the stock to simmer the flame and add lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, galangal and chillies. Simmer for 5 minutes and stir well.
  5. After that, remove herbs from the stock with a skimmer.
  6. Then add evaporated milk and straw or oyster mushroom. Let it cook for 1-2 minutes until mushrooms are tender.
  7. Now add chilli paste and fish paste. Stir well so that the chilli sauce dissolves completely.
  8. After that, add shrimp meat and cook for 30 seconds until shrimps are done.
  9. After the shrimps are well cooked in the soup, turn the flame off and let the soup cool slightly for a minute.
  10. Then add lime juice and keep stirring.
  11. Add sawtooth coriander and stir.
The Thai Tom Yum Goong soup is ready. Serve it with jasmine rice and sip on this flavourful soup.

Dive Into The Flavours Of Rajasthani Ghevar

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In Indian cuisine, every dish is originated from different states of India. Every Indian state has its own cuisine, in which the dishes are originated from different cities. Indian cuisine is packed with a variety of dishes, and it is very authentic and traditional. Each part of the meal course in Indian cuisine is scrumptious, but the dessert is really heavenly. Dessert like ghevar is very traditional and is a part of Rajasthani cuisine.
Sugar Syrup-Karth Food Factory
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Ghevar sweet was originated in Rajasthan and is especially served during Rakshabandhan and Teej festivals. It is a disc-shaped sweet cake prepared with refined flour and soaked in sugar syrup. According to Ayurveda, ghevar consists of both vatta and pitta. Thus, it helps in calming the mind in the body. That’s why ghevar is prepared during the month of July-August-September because these months are predominated with vatta and pitta, and this causes acidity and dryness in the body. So, eating ghevar is beneficial for health. Make this royal sweet at home by following this step-by-step ghevar recipe. Per serving contains 73 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 54g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fat: 17g
 
Prepare time: 15-20 min
Cook: 20-25 min
Ready in: 30-35 min
 

Ingredients

For Ghevar

Refined Flour-Karth Food Factory
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  • 1/2 cup ghee
  • 8-10 ice cubes
  • 2 cups refined flour
  • 1 cup milk, chilled
  • 2 cups of water, chilled
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Ghee for frying
  • Sugar Syrup

For Garnish

  • Condensed milk
  • Dragon fruit, cut into small cubes
  • Pear, cut into small cubes
  • Plum, cut into small cubes
  • Whipped Cream
  • Mint leaves
  • Almonds
  • Pistachios
  • Fresh Rose
  • Silver warq

Method

Ghee-Karth Food Factory
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  1. Take a mixing bowl, add ghee and ice cubes. Rub until the ghee becomes white butter.
  2. Then, add refined flour, and mix well.
  3. Now add chilled milk and roughly mix.
  4. After that, add chilled water and mix properly until flowing consistency.
  5. Now add lemon juice and mix.
  6. Take a heavy bottom kadhai or pan, add ghee and heat on a high flame.
  7. Now place a ring mould and slowly pour the batter inside the ring mould. After some time, make a space between the ghevar, so it can fry easily.
  8. Then, pour more batter and let it fry.
  9. After it completely cooked, pull out the ghevar and drain off the ghee completely. Keep it aside.
  10. If you don’t have mould, then in a flat pan, heat oil and slowly pour the batter.
  11. After a while, make space in between the ghevar.
  12. Now pour more batter and also pour batter on the edges so that it can stick to the sides.
  13. Pour the batter 10-15 times to make a perfect ghevar. Let it cook completely.
  14. Once it completely cooked, pull out the ghevar and drain off the ghee completely.

For Serving

Ghevar-Karth Food Factory
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  1. Pour the sugar syrup over the ghevar and place it into a serving plate.
  2. Now drizzle condensed milk over it.
  3. Top it with chopped fruits and pour the drops of whipping cream.
  4. Lastly, garnish it with chopped nuts, mint leaves, silver warq and fresh rose.
The sweet as sugar ghevar is ready to serve. Enjoy this sweet delicacy at your home with your friends and family.

Shahi Tukda, The Royal Sweet

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Shahi tukda is or Shahi Toast is a royal dessert. It is made by deep-frying the bread, soaking it in sugar syrup, and then drizzling it with thick luscious rabdi, this sweer delight from Hyderabad is one of the best yet easy to make Indian desserts.  This sweet is enjoyed during Ramadan and is very popular among the people of India. Shahi is a Persian word meaning royal and tukda is an Urdu word meaning piece so shahi tukda means a royal piece of sweet. This shahi tukda recipe is very easy and is inspired by the royal Mughlai cuisine.
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Per piece of shahi tukda consists of 308 calories:
  • Fat 12 g
  • Saturated fat 6 g
  • Sodium 206 mg
  • Potassium 269 mg
  • Cholesterol 27 mg
  • Carbohydrates 42 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Sugar 29 g
  • Protein 8 g
Prepare time: 30 min
Cook: 25 min
Ready in: 55 min

Ingredients:

Ingredient
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For Milk syrup 
  • 1 ½ cups Milk
  • 1 ½ cups Sugar
  • 4-5 Saffron strands
  • Pinch of Cardamom powder
  • 5-8 Bread sliced
  • Ghee for frying
For Instant Rabri 
  • Remaining Sweetened Milk
  • ¾ cup Condensed milk
  • 2-4 Bread sliced, crumble
  • Pinch of Saffron
  • ¼ tsp Cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp Rosewater
  • ½ cup Milk
For Garnish 
  • Saffron milk
  • Rose petals
  •  Mint leaves
  • Pistachios, blanched
  • Silverwork
  • Icing sugar

Preparation for shahi tukda

Ingredient
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  1. First of all, slice the crust of the bread. 
  2. Then, cut them into triangles and keep it aside.
  3. Heat ghee in a deep pan, fry the bread slices on medium heat.
  4. Fry them from both sides till it gets nice golden and brown in color and crispy in texture.
  5. Drain the bread slices on a paper towel.
  6. Now, dip the bread slices in the milk syrup. 
  7. With the help of a spoon coat the bread slice properly. 
  8. Arrange the milk syrup-soaked bread slices neatly in a serving tray. 
  9. Sprinkle some cardamom powder on top of it and keep it aside for future use.
For Milk syrup 
  1. Heat milk in a saucepot, add sugar, saffron strands and stir well and let it boil for about 2 to 5 minutes.
For Instant Rabri 
  1. Now strain the remaining sweeten milk in a deep pan, add condensed milk to it and stir really well. 
  2. Next, add crumble bread slice, pinch of saffron, cardamom powder, rose water and milk mix everything properly. 
  3. Then, blend the rabri to a smooth texture and keep it for cooling down. 
  4. Pour the rabri on the milk syrup coated bread slices properly.
  5. Keep in the refrigerator to cool. 
  6. Garnish it with saffron milk, rose petals, mint leaves, pistachios, silverwork, and icing sugar.
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  Serve chilled shahi tukda on a nice plating.  

Restaurant Style Reshmi Kebab At Home

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Are you missing the restaurant-style kebabs? Why not make it at home? You can make restaurant-style chicken kebabs at home also. It is very easy to make them at home without any hassle, all you need is some exotic spices and chicken, and then you are ready to prepare kebabs. So, let’s make reshmi kebab today.
Reshmi Kebab-Karth Food Factory
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Reshmi kebab is a part of Mughlai cuisine. It is called reshmi because of its silky texture. In India, Reshmi means silky. It is prepared with chicken, curd, spices and cheese. Reshmi kebabs are very famous in India but is also one of the most popular dish in Patna. It is also called Murg malai kebab. Scroll down for the reshmi kebab recipe. Per serving contains 30 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Protein: 4 g
  • Fat: 1 g
 
Prepare time: 5 hr
Cook: 35 min
Ready in: 5 hr 35 min

Ingredients

Chicken-Karth Food Factory
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  • 500 gms boneless chicken (cut into tikka pieces)
  • 4 tbsp Butter for basting

For 1st Marinade

  • 3 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp lemon juice

For 2nd Marinade

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  • 4 tbsp hung curd
  • 4 tbsp processed cheese
  • 5-6 tbsp fresh cream
  • 3 green chillies, deseeded and crushed
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper powder
  • 3/4 tsp green cardamom powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg, grated
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped

Method

Marinated Chicken-Karth Food Factory
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For 1st Marinade

  1. In a large mixing bowl, add chicken, ginger garlic paste, salt, and lemon juice.
  2. Mix well and set aside for 30 minutes.

For 2nd marinade

  1. Firstly, in a bowl add hung curd, processed cheese, fresh cream, green chillies, white pepper powder, cardamom powder, garam masala powder, nutmeg, salt, and coriander leaves. Whisk properly.
  2. Now, add the marinated chicken into this mixture and mix well until the chicken pieces are properly coated.
  3. Then, refrigerate it for 3-4 hours.

For Reshmi Kebab

Marinated Chicken-Karth Food Factory
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  1. After 4 hours, take out the marinated chicken and skewer four pieces of marinated chicken pieces on a metal skewer.
  2. Repeat this process until the marinated chicken pieces are finished.
  3. Then, place the skewers on a foil paper-lined baking tray.
  4. Preheat the oven to 250*C.
  5. Place the baking tray inside the oven and roast the chicken for 10 minutes at 250*C.
  6. After 10 minutes, flip the chicken tikka skewers to roast another side.
  7. Now roast for 10 minutes more at 250*C.
  8. After that, remove the baking tray and baste the roasted chicken with melted butter.
  9. Then reduce the temperature to 200*C and roast it again for 6-7 minutes at 200*C.
  10. Now, flip the chicken skewers and baste them with melted butter.
  11. Roast it finally for five more minutes at 200*C.
  12. After 5 minutes, remove the tray from the oven and serve.
The reshmi kebabs are ready to serve. Relish the yummy reshmi kebab with coriander and mint chutney.

The Party Lemonade Blue Lagoon Cocktail

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The life of every party is a cocktail, and it is always said it’s not a party without a cocktail. A cocktail is an alcoholic drink, which is a combination of one or more spirits mixed with other ingredients such as fruit juice and flavored syrup. There are plenty of cocktail recipes, and there are many types of cocktails, and each cocktail has a different ingredient and taste. In the mid-2000s, cocktail, culture gained popularity. One of the most famous cocktail recipes is the blue lagoon cocktail.
THE PARTY LEMONADE: BLUE LAGOON COCKTAIL
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It is a drink that features blue curacao mixed with vodka and Lemonade. Blue lagoon is garnished with mint leaves and lemon wedge or orange slice and it also has variants like one is added with a dash of lime cordial to the mix and the second one is added with a dash of raspberry cordial also known as fruit tingle. Make your summer special blue lagoon mojito with the help of the following recipe.

Blue Lagoon Cocktail Ingredients 

Blue Lagoon Cocktail
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  • 4 cups ice cubes
  • A shaker
  • 15 ml lemon juice
  • 15 ml blue Curacao syrup
  • 60 ml vodka

For Garnish

  • Mint leaves
  • Lemon wedge

Method for Blue lagoon Cocktail

Blue Lagoon Cocktail
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  1. Take a tall glass, add ice cubes and keep them aside to chill.
  2. In a shaker, add ice cubes, lemon juice, blue curacao syrup, and vodka.
  3. Shake it properly.
  4. Remove ice cubes from the tall glass and add some new ice cubes to it.
  5. Transfer the drink into the tall grass.
  6. Pour sprite over this drink.
  7. Garnish the blue lagoon with some mint leaves and a lemon wedge.
Now you don’t have to go outside because you can make this blue lagoon cocktail by yourself at home. So try this recipe and enjoy your party with the special blue lagoon cocktail.

Cook Veg Fried Rice With Leftover Rice

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Not sure what to with the leftover rice? Which household doesn’t have leftover rice? Leftover rice can be fried easily to make the perfect next meal. And one can have this fried rice as dinner or lunch. Some people even prefer to have veg fried rice in their lunch. Rice is part of the everyday meal we have, and sure it has many benefits like the fibre can lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease. Also, rice is rich in minerals which can help the blood transport oxygen. Indian meals are always incomplete without rice, and dal rice is not always interesting. Try out this Easy Recipe of veg fried rice which can be cooked in under 15 mins.
Prepare time: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Ready in: 20 mins

Ingredients

Ingredients
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 SAUCE
  • ¼ cup low sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ cup of rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sugar 
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
FOR THE RICE
  • olive oil
  • cooked rice
  • 1 cup red onion
  • ½ cup baby carrots
  • 1 tbsp garlic
  • 1 tbsp ginger
  • 2 cups green cabbage
  • ½ tsp black pepper

 Preparation

Preparation
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  1. Take a bowl, and add all the ingredients of sauce into it and mix well.
  2. Take a frying pan and add olive oil to it.
  3. Once the olive is heated, lower the flame and add garlic to it.
  4. Saute the garlic nicely until it turns golden brown, and add all the veggies to it, and sauté them.
  5. Stir-fry until it is heated thoroughly and add salt and pepper according to the taste.
  6. Turn off the flame once done.
  7. Now, take the prepared sauce and add it to the rice, and mix it well.
Serve hot with schezwan chutney and garnish with coriander leaves or mint leaves. It can be a really quick and easy dinner or lunch. You might also try it with raita.

Full of flavours & Spices Idli 65

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South Indian food is very healthy and tasty, and it is a kind of food that can be eaten as breakfast, lunch or dinner. The South Indian Dishes include dosa sambhar, medu vada, uttapam, upma, rasam rice, and idli sambhar. Idli is a dish that is super healthy and tasty, and kids mostly love it. You can also make different dishes from idli like fried idli, idli Manchurian and idli 65. Idli is like rice cake and is made with rice flour, fermented curd batter then poured into a mould and steamed. It can also be made with semolina or suji. Idli 65 is made with cooked idli, which is then fried and seasoned with the tempering of spices and herbs. Follow this idli 65 or masala idli recipe, and make this dish at home.
Dry Red Chillies
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Per serving contains 65kcal
  • Carbohydrates 55g
  • Protein 8g
  • Fat 0.9g
Prepare time: 15 min
Cook: 20-25 min
Ready in: 35-40 min

Ingredients

coriander Powder
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For fried idli

• Take 4-5 idlis, cut in 4 pieces • Add ½ tsp degi red chilli powder • Put Salt according to your taste • ¼ tsp roasted cumin powder • Take 2 tbsp curd • Take oil for frying • Add 1 tbsp rice flour

For tempering

• Take ¼ tsp turmeric powder • Add 1 tsp mustard seeds • Take about ½ tsp fennel seeds • Add 1-inch ginger, chopped • Now take 3-4 garlic cloves, chopped • 1 sprig of curry leaves • Take 2-3 dry red chillies • ½ tsp coriander powder • 1 tsp degi red chilli powder • 2 tbsp heaped curd • Take about ¼ roasted cumin powder • Salt to taste • 2 tbsp oil • ¼ tsp black pepper powder

For Garnish

Fresh coriander leaves

Method

Full of flavours & Spices: Idli 65
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For fried idli

  1. In a mixing bowl, add idlis, salt, degi red chilli powder, cumin powder, rice flour and coat it well.
  2. Then add curd and fold it lightly.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and add marinated idlis and fry them on medium flame until golden and crispy.
  4. Remove them in absorbent paper and keep them aside for future use.
Turmeric Powder
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For tempering

1. In a Kadai, put some oil and heat it, add mustard seeds, fennel seeds, ginger, garlic, curry leaves, dry red chillies and sauté for a minute. 2. Then add curd and sauté it until it leaves oil from the sides. 3. After it add coriander powder, degi red chilli powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, and salt and sauté them well. 4. Now add fried idlis and toss it well and make sure it is properly coated. 5. Sprinkle some black pepper powder and transfer it to a plate. Serve the spicy idli 65 with ketchup and chutney.

Mango Falooda, The Indian Dessert For Summers

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Mango Falooda is a very quick, easy, and delicious dessert drink that is made with fresh mango puree, chopped mangoes, or mango ice cream.  It is a tasty summer Indian dessert full of mango flavors. The traditional falooda has its origins in Persia usually requires the use of rose syrup, falooda sev or thin vermicelli noodles, basil or tukmaria seeds, and chopped nuts. You can alter and change the flavors by using mango, paan, banana, pineapple, saffron or Kesar, strawberry, mixed fruits, or chocolate, whatever is it that you like.
Mango
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The mango falooda dessert drink can be served as a dessert at the end of any meal, evening drinks during summers, or a welcome drink for your parties. Here is the easy mango falooda recipe. Per serving of mango falooda consist of 393 calories:
  • Protein 7.8 g 
  • Carbohydrates 61 g 
  • Fiber 0.8 g 
  • Fat 10.3 g 1
  • Cholesterol 18.7 mg
  • Sodium 84.9 mg 
  • Potassium 436 mg
Prepare time: 10 min
Cook: 5 min
Ready in: 15 min

Ingredients

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  • 4 tbsp Rose Syrup 
  • 5 gm Agar Agar 
  • ½ cup Mango cubes 
  • ¼ cup Sabja Seeds, soaked 
  • ¼ cup Pistachios & Almonds, blanched and peeled 
  • 1 tbsp Granulated sugar 
  • ¼ cup Mango Pulp 
  • Vanilla Ice Cream, as required 
  • ¼ cup Milk 
  • 1 Mango, peeled into thin strips 
  • 2 tbsp Condensed Milk 
Garnish 
  • Rose Syrup 
  • Mint sprig 
  • Mango slice 
  • Black pepper 

Preparation

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    1. First of all, soak sabja seeds for 30 minutes. 
    2. Then, take a pan and heat agar agar with water and rose syrup.
    3. Keep heating it until it thickens and forms a jelly. 
    4. Once done, add the rose syrup jelly to glass and refrigerate it for further use. 
    5. As it forms a layer in the glass, add mango cubes to it. 
    6. Then add soaked sabja seeds.
    7. Now layer in the blanched and peeled nuts. 
    8. Next, sprinkle some granulated sugar. 
    9. Then scoop some vanilla ice cream and then add milk on top. 
    10. Now top it off with mango strips and condensed milk. 
    Garnish with a dash of rose syrup, mint sprig, mango slice, and sprinkle some black pepper.

Authentic Seviyan Recipe

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Seviyan is nothing but Vermicelli Kheer. It is a super delicious Indian dessert made using vermicelli and milk. Kheer is a pudding that is prepared by cooking rice or vermicelli in milk and sugar. The one prepared by using vermicelli is known as seviyan kheer. The thin seviyan is cooked in milk and flavoured with spices such as nutmeg, cardamom powder, saffron, and nuts, and it is mouthwatering. It is impossible to say no to a seviyan.
Ingredient
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Seviyan kheer is a rich and creamy dessert. Making seviyan kheer is most common during Eid and other festivals in India. It is quick and easy to make the dish. Make this vermicelli dessert at home with this seviyan recipe. Seviyan kheer contains 352 kcal  
  • Carbohydrates: 76 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Fat: 4 g 
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Cholesterol: 10 mg 
  • Sodium: 109 mg
  • Potassium: 33 mg
  • Fiber: 1 g 
  • Sugar: 25g 
  • Calcium: 11 mg 
  • Iron: 1 mg
Prepare time: 5 min
Cook: 30 min
Ready in: 35 min

Ingredients

ghee
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  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 cup Sevai
  • Full Fat Milk – 1 liter
  • 15-20 Raisins
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • Pistachio 
  • Almond Slivers for garnishing

Preparation

Ingredient
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  1. Take ghee in a heavy bottom kadhai and heat on medium flame.
  2. Now, add seviyan and roast on low heat till golden brown in colour.
  3. Keep the kadhai aside.
  4. Next, heat milk in the same kadhai.
  5. And when it starts to boil, add sevai and raisins to it.
  6. Cook till the kheer thickens to the desired consistency.
  7. Then, add cardamom powder and sugar and mix really well.
  8. Transfer the kheer to a serving bowl.
Garnish with pistachio and almond slivers. Serve hot or chilled as you please. Enjoy this delightful recipe with friends and family, feel the festivities.

Lahori Chicken Recipe, Popular Curry From Lahore

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A delicious chicken curry originated from Pakistan. It is a really simple dish with not a lot of ingredients. Lahori Chicken is a super delicious curry. It’s quite spicy in flavor. Lahori chicken is very popular street food in Lahore. It is generally paired up with Basmati rice but also tastes good with Naan or Kulcha. So, what are you waiting for, let’s try lahori chicken recipe now.
Ingredient
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Per bowl of Lahori Chicken contains 507 calories:
  • Fat 34 g
  • Saturated Fat 11 g
  • Cholesterol 166 mg
  • Sodium 700 mg
  • Potassium 372 mg
  • Carbohydrates 22 g
  • Fiber 8 g
  • Sugar 2 g
  • Protein 29 g
Prepare time: 5 min
Cook: 25 min
Ready in: 30 min

Ingredients

Lahori chicken recipe
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For Marination 
  • Small Whole Chicken, with skin cut into medium size pieces
  • Salt to taste
For Gravy 
Ingredient
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  • 1 tbsp Oi
  • ½ inch Cinnamon stick
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2 Cloves
  • 2-4 Black peppercorns
  • Green cardamom – 2
  • 2 medium-size onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic paste
  • 2 tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • ¼ cup of Water
  • 1 cup Tomato puree
  • 2-3 tbsp Curd, beaten
  • For Garnish Ginger, julienne
  • Coriander sprig

Preparation

Lahori chicken recipe
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For Marinating 
  1. Take a bowl and add chicken pieces with skin, salt and mix it well, then keep aside.
For Gravy 
  1. In a kadhai heat oil, then add cinnamon sticks, bay leaf, cloves, black pepper cons, green cardamom, onion, and sauté until it turns light brown in colour. 
  2. Now add the marinated chicken and sauté until light golden brown and then add ghee, ginger-garlic paste, coriander powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, and sauté for a minute or two. 
  3. Then add some water to it. 
  4. Now cover and cook the chicken, cook at least 70%, then add the tomato puree to it.
  5. Sauté for a minute and then again cover and cook until the oil starts to come out. 
  6. Remove the lid, stir it once and then add curd sauté for a minute, then cover and cook again, until the oil starts separating out. 
  7. Remove the lid and mix everything really well.
Serve hot in a serving bowl and garnish with ginger julienned, green chili, julienned, coriander leaves. Pair it with naan or rice.    

Veg Spring Roll In 35 Minutes

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We all crave a healthy yet tasty snack from time to time. Spring rolls are the perfect snack that one can have while craving something like that. Veg Spring roll is a popular Indo-Chinese snack that has a perfect crisp from the outside and hot and tasty vegetable fillings on the inside. And these are some of the very famous street foods of India. These are not only perfect go-to snacks at teat time but also can contribute as an amazing starter for dinner parties or lunch get-togethers.
Veggie fillings
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Because of its crispy texture and veggie fillings, it is loved by kids and it tastes super delicious when paired with mayonnaise or any cheesy dip or Chinese dips. Along with the vegetable flings, you may also add noodles as a filling in the spring roll, once you are aware of how to prepare it, you can then experiment with the fillings in your own way. So, follow the veg spring roll recipe to make delicious spring roll at home.
Prepare time: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Ready in: 35 mins

Ingredients

capsicum
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  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1-inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped
  • ½ cup carrot, shredded
  • ½ cup cabbage, shredded
  • One medium onion, sliced
  • ½ cup capsicum, julienne
  • One green chilli, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp Dark soy sauce
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp White pepper powder
  • 2-3 tbsp Spring onion, chopped
  • ½ tsp Corn starch
  • Spring roll sheets
  For Binding 
  • Flour and Water Slurry
  • 2 tbsp refined flour (maida)
  • 1 tbsp water

Preparation

Ingredient
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  1. Take a pan or kadhai and add some oil in it on medium flame.
  2. Now, add ginger and garlic and sauté until the raw smell goes off.
  3. Next, add the chopped vegetables and saute them all, gently.
  4. Then, add dark soy sauce, sugar, salt according to your taste, and white pepper powder. Saute until the vegetables are half done.
  5. Add Spring onion and corn starch and cook for a few more seconds.
  6. Remove from heat and keep aside to use later.
  7. In a damp cloth, keep the defrosted rolls of the spring sheet.
  8. Take a spoonful of filling in the center, fold the sides, roll it, and seal the end using a slurry of flour and water.
  9. Now, heat oil in a frying pan.
  10. Deep fry the spring rolls on medium-high heat until they turn golden brown.
  11. Take out the fried spring rolls on absorbent paper and soak the excess oil.
Serve the veg spring roll hot along with chili sauce and soy sauce, you might like with mayonnaise as well, or even ketchup.

Add Spice To Your Daily Food, Cook Mushroom Masala

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Mushroom masala is an Indian curry that is cooked with mushroom and other herbs and spices to give it a flavour. The recipe is quite simple to cook and delicious in taste. Mushroom masala is like a restaurant kind of dish which tastes amazing with either roti or jeera rice. For this mushroom masala recipe, you may use either white button mushroom or cremini mushrooms.
Mushroom
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Mushrooms are not a very common vegetable in Indian cuisines, yet they are cooked in many ways. Mushrooms are rich in protein and thus very healthy. All edible Mushrooms are a good source of vitamin B and antioxidants that help support our immune system, also preventing damage to cells and tissues. White button mushrooms are considered one of the few non-animal sources of vitamin D. Mushrooms can help in lowering cholesterol, protect the heart by maintaining healthy blood pressure and circulation. Per serving of Mushroom Curry contains 160 cal:
  • Fat: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 13mg
  • Sodium: 68mg
  • Potassium: 355mg
  • Carbohydrates: 11g
  • Protein: 3g
Prepare time: 10 mins
Cook: 25 mins
Ready in: 35 mins

Ingredients

Sliced Onion
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For Mushroom gravy 
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • 1 inch Ginger/ sliced
  • 3-4 Garlic cloves
  • 4 onions, sliced
  • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 2 Tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tbsp Curd, Beaten
For rinse the mushroom 
  • 250 gms Mushroom
  • ¼ cup Wheat flour
  •  For Mushroom fry
  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp Ghee
  •  Bay leaf
  • 1-inch Cinnamon stick
  • 1 clove
  • 4 Black peppercorn
  • Green cardamom – 1
  • 1 black cardamom
  • Onion, sliced – 1
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of Kasuri methi
  • 3-4 coriander spring
For garnish
  • 2-3 Coriander sprig

Preparation

Ingredient
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    1. We will start by cleaning the mushrooms.
    2. Cleaning mushrooms is quite easy but can be time-consuming.
    3. Take each mushroom and thoroughly apply wheat flour to it and clean them properly.
    4. If you wish to jump this step, you can simply clean it with water, like other veggies.
    5. Now, take a kadhai and add oil, ghee, cumin seeds, ginger slice, garlic clove, and onion and saute well.
    6. Next, add turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, and mix well.
    7. Then add tomato, and saute properly.
    8. Add salt according to your taste and curd.
    9. Let it cook till the tomatoes become soft and squishy; add water as required.
    10. Blend the mixture in a blender and keep it aside.
    11. In a pan, heat oil, ghee and add bay leaf, cinnamon stick, cloves, black peppercorn, green cardamom, black cardamom and saute them properly.
    12. Add chopped onions and saute them till they turn translucent, then add red chilli powder, cleaned mushroom, salt according to your taste and water and saute properly.
    13. Add the mushroom gravy in it and cook for a minute or two.
    14. Sprinkle Kasuri methi, and garnish with coriander spring.
Serve the mouthwatering mushroom masala hot with rice or roti.