Basic Cooking Recipes

SIMPLE & EASY INDIAN RECIPES - Simple, delicious, healthy & easy home made Indian food recipes. These recipes are tried & tested at home & made easy to cook, even if you are new to the cooking world.

Tomato Puree at home

Tomato Puree at home Tomato purée is a thick liquid made by cooking and straining tomatoes....read more

How to make sugar syrup (Chasani)

How to make sugar syrup (Chasani) In cooking, a syrup or sirup is a thick, viscous liquid consisting primarily of a solution of sugar in water, containing a large amount of dissolved sugars but showing little tendency to deposit crystals. ...read more

Baking tips for beginners

Baking tips for beginners Baking is a food cooking method that uses prolonged dry heat by convection, rather than by thermal radiation, normally in an oven, but also in hot ashes, or on hot stones.The most common baked item is bread but many other types of foods are baked. Heat is gradually transferred "from the surface of cakes, cookies and breads to their centre. As heat travels through it transforms batters and doughs into baked goods with a firm dry crust and a softer centre"....read more

Ginger garlic paste at home

Ginger garlic paste at home Many recipes, especially Thai and Indian cuisines, ask for Ginger Garlic Paste. This can be store bought, though often difficult to come by, or made at home. It can be frozen or stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container for a number of weeks at most....read more

How to sprout and make sprout salad

How to sprout and make sprout salad Sprouting is the practice of germinating seeds to be eaten raw or cooked. Sprouted foods are a convenient way to have fresh vegetables for salads, or otherwise, in any season and can be germinated at home or produced industrially. They are a prominent ingredient of the raw food diet and common in Eastern Asian cuisine. Sprouting is also applied on a large scale to barley as a part of the malting process. A potential downside to consuming raw sprouts is that the process of germinating seeds can also be conducive to harmful bacterial growth....read more

How to make ghee @ home

How to make ghee @ home Ghee is a class of clarified butter that originated in India and is commonly used in South Asian cuisine and ritual....read more

How to make Paneer @ home

How to make Paneer @ home To prepare paneer, food acid (usually lemon juice, vinegar, citric acid or yogurt) is added to hot milk to separate the curds from the whey. The curds are drained in muslin or cheesecloth and the excess water is pressed out. The resulting paneer is dipped in chilled water for 2–3 hours to give it a good texture and appearance....read more