How To Prepare FoodAllTime Tadka

How To Prepare Foodalltime Tadka

How To Prepare FoodAllTime Tadka   In English, tadka is referred to as “tempering.” It is the method wherein whole or ground spices are briefly roasted in oil or ghee (clarified butter) with the intention to release their essential oils, consequently making their flavour more aromatic. This method is famous throughout India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and … Read more

How To Make Schezwan Sauce: Chinese Recipe

How To Make Schezwan Sauce: Chinese Recipe

How To Make Schezwan Sauce: Chinese Recipe Be it momos, fried rice or any other Chinese recipe this Schezwan sauce is absolutely a must-have. You would either want to dip your momos in this Schezwan sauce multiple times till they are slathered in it, shove them in your mouth till you feel like a fire-breathing … Read more

Difference Between Tomato Concasse and Tomato Puree

Difference Between Tomato Concasse and Tomato Puree

Difference Between Tomato Concasse and Tomato Puree Tomato Concasse and Tomato Puree are both different parts of the same process. Each without the other is incomplete. You have to blanch the tomatoes for both Tomato Concasse and Tomato Puree. Use liberally to prepare Indian gravies or vegetable lasagne. Concasse, from the French concasser, “to weigh down or … Read more

10 Best Natural Ways of Preserving Food

10 Best Natural Ways of Preserving Food Do all the packaged and processed food items up on the shelf of a supermarket seem all tasty and healthy to you? Welcome to the bandwagon! And having said that, you should have taken the cue already of how unhealthy a processed food can be. The term unhealthy … Read more

Panch Phoran: Five Spice Powder & Mixture

Panch Phoran: Five Spice Powder & Mixture

Panch Phoran: Five Spice Powder & Mixture Panch Phoron literally means “five spices.”  This blend of spices commonly used in Eastern India and it consists of the following seeds:  Cumin, Black Mustard, Fenugreek, Nigella and Fennel.  The spices are left whole (depending on how they’re being used) and are either dry roasted or fried in … Read more

How To Make A Bilahir Tok: Tomato Chutney in Assamese Style

How To Make A Bilahir Tok-Tomato Chutney in Assamese Style

Bilahir Tok: Tomato Chutney in Assamese Style   ‘Bilahi’ in Assam means tomato and ‘Tok’ means tangy/sour chutney. This sweet n sour dish is so simple to make that it can be made within 10-15 minutes. It is a tangy and sweet recipe, something which is definitely mouth-watering and can perk up a meal. A delicious … Read more

Preserving Mint Leaves: Storing, Drying & Freezing Mint

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Preserving Mint Leaves: Storing, Drying & Freezing Mint   Preserving Mint Leaves: Storing, Drying & Freezing Mint is very important. As the winters set in the mint leaves start to dry up. Much as I try to save them…the frost kills them and destroys this valuable herb. Then I have to wait for spring to use and … Read more

How To Make Fresh Mango Pickle Recipe: Gujarati Style

How To Make Fresh Mango Pickle Recipe: Gujarati Style

Fresh Mango Pickle Recipe: Gujarati Style How to make a mango pickle…? This question had often sent me into a tizzy but then there are four preparations of raw mango that I really love… one is mango chutney, next is the baby mangoes pickle, the third is the fresh mango pickle and the fourth being mango pickle, … Read more

How To Make PICKLE MASALA • ACHAR MASALA • ATHANA NO MASALO

PICKLE MASALA / ACHAR MASALA / ATHANA NO MASALO

How To Make PICKLE MASALA • ACHAR MASALA • ATHANA NO MASALO Pickle Masala – Achar Masala- Athana No Masalo, is a relatively easy recipe to make. Now that the summers are in and the mango season is here it is a very convenient recipe to make for the pickles. Especially the fresh ones, which … Read more

Preserving Curry Leaves/Kadi Patta

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Preserving Curry Leaves/Kadi Patta Curry leaves, referred to as kadi patta in Hindi, is one of the most unusual seasoning components that is used to almost every dish of mine to enhance its taste and flavour. But, I have seen that instead of eating this humble leaf, maximum people simply throw it away. I believing … Read more