Dhaba Style Green Moong Dal Makhani Recipe

Green Moong Dal Makhani is a wholesome lentil curry that is made in the similar way to the Dhaba Dal of Punjab. Made with Green Moong, flavoured with subtle Indian spices and simmered optionally with cream and butter for as long as 15 minutes makes this dal rich, nutritious and delicious. 

Serve the Green Moong Dal Makhani along with Missi Roti and Lauki Raita and it would make a perfect dinner or lunch.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes which you can make for our everyday meals:

  1. Gujarati Dal Recipe
  2. Keerai Sambar Recipe
  3. Dal Makhani Recipe
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Whole Wheat Lemon & Cranberry Muffins Recipe

The Whole Wheat Lemon & Cranberry Muffins Recipe are fantastic weekend breakfasts, specially if you do whole wheat and cut down on processed sugar in it. They are a perfect treat to the soul after a tiring week. The Whole Wheat Lemon & Cranberry Muffins have a special tartness from the lemon and cranberry and completely refreshing to the palate along with a cup of chai or coffee. Serve these Whole Wheat Lemon & Cranberry Muffins for breakfast, pack into a snack box or even serve it for the tea parties.

Note: You can also make this muffin eggless (egg free) by using the flax meal egg replacer recipe.

Here are more similar recipes for you to try

  1. Quinoa-Flaxseed Banana Muffins Recipe
  2. Rich Chocolate Banana Muffins Recipe (with Eggless & Vegan Options)
  3. Peanut Butter Cupcake Recipe (with Eggless option)
  4. Whole Wheat Apple Muffins Recipe (Eggless & Vegan options)
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Beetroot Greens Rice Recipe

Beetroot Greens Rice Recipe is a rice dish which is made with the combination of rice and beetroot greens. Next time when you buy a bunch of beetroot with leafy greens, do not throw away those gorgeous leaves, as you can include them in your day to day meals like salads, stir fries etc.

Beetroot greens are very nutritious and are rich in vitamins A, C, antioxidants and are low in calories. This is one of those healthy and tasty recipe that you can make for lunch or even pack it  in your kid’s lunch box

Serve Beetroot Greens Rice Recipe with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita Recipe for lunch.

Some other Similar recipes that you can try are:

  1. Sarson Saag Pulao Recipe-Spinach Mustard Greens Pulao
  2. Spinach Rice Recipe – Palak Pulao
  3. Pudina Rice Recipe
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Balinese Black Rice Pudding Recipe

Balinese Black Rice Pudding is a wholesome dessert from Indonesia made from black rice cooked in coconut milk. The rice pudding is prepared by using the black glutinous rice which is blended with coconut milk, Pandan leaves(optional), Gula melaka ( Palm Sugar) and is garnished with a dollop of coconut cream and banana slices giving us this drool worthy pudding.

The Black rice pudding is a very good option for all the vegan lovers also. It is a must to soak the black rice for a minimum of 6 hours or over night else they will never get cooked so easily. Pandan leaves are optional and they give a nice flavor to the dish. The banana must be ripened to get a good taste. Since Indonesia is the iconic place for growing rice paddies, the black rice pudding forms a major part of Balinese delicacy. 

Serve Balinese Rice pudding as a dessert after a simple Asian meal of  Vegetarian Thai Red Curry and steamed rice

If you looking for more black rice recipes, here are some of our favourites

  1. Black Rice, Barley & Flax Seeds Congee Recipe
  2. Spicy Peanut, Black Rice Salad with Mango, Grapes and Avocado Recipe
  3. Dry Fruits Suzhiyam (Boorelu) With Black Rice Recipe



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Chicken Spaghetti in Tomato Basil Sauce Recipe

Chicken Spaghetti in Tomato Basil Sauce Recipe is a wonderful recipe made with spaghetti pasta tossed in  a tangy tomato sauce. This dish gets its earthy flavour from the fresh basil leaves and dried rosemary. This will be your perfect weekend meal or a Sunday brunch. 

Serve the Chicken Spaghetti in Tomato Basil Sauce, along with Garlic Bread With Herb Butter RecipeMango Lemonade Recipe and finish on a sweet note by ending the meal with Rich Decadent Chocolate Souffle Recipe for a holiday meal. 

If you are looking for more Pasta Recipes here are some : 

  1. Penne Pasta in Spinach Basil Sauce Recipe
  2. Cheesy Spaghetti Pasta Pie Recipe
  3. Fresh Tomato Basil Pasta with Spinach Recipe


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Cottage Cheese Pancake Recipe Stuffed With Chocolate -Russian Syrniki Recipe

The Cottage Cheese Pancake Recipe Stuffed are a delicious and fluffy alternative to your usual pancakes. Otherwise known an Syrniki, this delight of a breakfast staple is stuffed full of chocolate and drizzled over with fresh strawberry coulis.

The Cottage Cheese Pancake Recipe is quick and simple to make and makes a wholesome snack box for kids school or even an after school snack.

Serve Cottage Cheese Pancake Recipe Stuffed With Chocolate with Fresh Fruit Bowl and Punjabi Style Espresso Coffee for a brunch.

If you like pancake recipes for breakfast then you must try some of our favorites – 

  1. Paneer Pancake Recipe
  2. Oatmeal Pancake Recipe with Cinnamon
  3. Pearl Millet Pancake Recipe 


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Aubergine in Spicy Peanut Sauce Recipe

Aubergine in Spicy Peanut Sauce Recipe is made with Aubergine/eggplant which are the vegetables that are probably less versatile in Indian kitchen. This Aubergine in Spicy Peanut Sauce is a mildly spiced curry with very distinct Thai flavours. It is a flavourful dish which is very easy to make in no time. You can also substitute ginger with the Thai galangal to make it even more pungent and flavourful. Serve the Aubergine in Spicy Peanut Sauce with Chilli Coriander Fried Rice for a light lunch.

Did You Know: Eggplant is a very good source of dietary fiber, vitamin B1, and copper. It is a good source of manganese, vitamin B6, niacin, potassium, folate, and vitamin K. Eggplants also contain certain essential phytonutrients which improve blood circulation and nourish the brain.

Look at what other recipes you could create with eggplant/aubergine

  1. Eggplant Rolls Recipe
  2. Roasted Eggplant & Olive Lasagna
  3. Grilled Aubergines with Tzatziki Sauce Recipe
  4. Roasted Eggplant Parmigiana Recipe
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Black And Green Grapes Panna Cotta Recipe

The best thing about spring is that you get to eat GRAPES! It’s always good to eat fruits that are seasonal as you get the best quality at that time. Usually grapes have a sweet and tart taste, but when you buy them in season, they are like sugary sweet and you can’t resist yourself from munching them. This antioxidant rich berry can be used as a between-meal snack, in salads, in custards, in fruit cream and many more

So this time I tried to use them in a whole different way. One of my favorite desserts is panna cotta and I always experiment with different flavours. Now it was the turn of grapes. I have used both green and black grapes for different coloured layers in my panna cotta. You can serve this pretty looking delicious dessert after meal and it will surely please everyone.

Serve this multi layered Black And Green Grapes Panna Cotta at your fancy Indian Dinner Parties as dessert along with an Italian style meal of Aglio Olio and Cream of Mushroom Soup

If you like this recipe of Black And Green Grapes Panna Cotta, here are a few more Panna Cotta Recipes you must try. 

  1. Mocha Panna Cotta Recipe
  2. Yogurt Panna Cotta with Saffron and Honey Syrup Recipe
  3. Burnt Orange Panna Cotta Recipe
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