How to make Manchurian Balls at Home

Few years back, when I had attended a celebration party, I got to taste Veg. Manchurian (with Fried Rice) for the first time. Well, frankly speaking, I didn’t like the taste of Manchurian balls and that’s when I’d decided to find its proper recipe.

Later, I did learn to make the delicious Manchurian balls in my kitchen and also found out the reasons why my previous experience was not so memorable. And just for the record, the reasons were their bad texture and excessive use of cabbage.

Thankfully, you don’t have to experience such taste, as I’m gonna tell you how to make crispy Manchurian balls at home.

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10 Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani Secrets Revealed

Hyderabad, the city of Nizams, is well-known for its food culture in India. Its non-vegetarian curries and biryanis have won many hearts over the centuries.

However, when certain types of cuisine gets popular, it tends to lose its original flavor and authentic taste over the period of time. This is what I have observed in last few years, and I’m sure you would agree with me.

Hyderabadi chicken biryani is no exception here! Most of the modern day restaurants have transformed this traditional delicacy as per their convenience and customers’ demand. And unfortunately, the biryani that gets served today is just an Indian version of Fried Rice.

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How to marinate Chicken for Indian Curries

In India, we seem to have forgotten the art of food marination. I don’t see many people marinating chicken while making traditional Indian style curries.

Well, it could be because of our fast and busy routines. The increasing demand for ready to cook products also shows how we’ve started moving towards a completely new food culture.

Coming back to the topic, I think marination is an important part of non-veg. food preparations. It helps in preserving and infusing more natural flavors inside the flesh. Some of these techniques also help in saving few minutes of cooking time.

So, let’s learn more about marination and its different methods –

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Simple Chicken Curry Recipe

When you talk about Indian non-veg. curries, you will probably never find something called ‘simple chicken curry‘. It will always be made with lots of spices that you can’t even count on your fingertips.

This, of course, is not a great idea for bachelors and amateur chefs who may struggle with advanced chicken recipes. Even professional chefs, sometimes, forget to add certain ingredients while making such recipes in their busy kitchens.

So, I was thinking about the solution to this problem for some time. And then, it clicked in my mind that we can actually make delicious chicken curry with very less ingredients.

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Cooking without Fire Sandwich Recipes

When we think about cooking without fire recipes, Sandwich is the first thing that comes in our mind.

Sandwiches are also more healthier snacks than deep fried snacks. You can enjoy them anytime without worrying about calories and other health issues.

Many Sandwich recipes can be made without any use of fire or flame. Yes, no fire at all, and they taste good too!

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8 Different Types of Chapati Recipes for Lunch

I love chapatis! But hey, who doesn’t, right?

Chapatis are one of the most healthiest flatbreads in India, and that’s why many of us prefer them over different types of rich and heavy flatbreads.

Generally, Chapatis are made using wheat flour, but you can also make different types of chapati recipes with various stuffings as well as combination of flours.

So today, I’m going to share some lip-smacking chapati recipes for you in this post.

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Best Wet Grinders in India

Wet Grinder is probably one of the coolest tools in our modern-day kitchens where we could experience the new technology along with old concepts.

This awesome kitchen gadget can definitely make the batter making process much easier and efficient for you. And if you love to eat healthy South Indian snacks on regular basis, I’d recommend you to get this tool as soon as possible.

What is a Wet Grinder?

It’s an advanced version of traditional grinding stone tools. The new generation wet grinders make use of electric power and stones to replicate the traditional batter/paste making process.

Apart from this, it can also be used to make Chutneys, Soups, Masalas, Purees, etc.

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How to use Medu Vada Maker in your Kitchen

Well, if you don’t want to risk your hands in hot oil, you should definitely get a Medu Vada Maker for home use.

Many restaurant chefs use this type of tools to make their job easier in busy kitchens. Of course, we can’t use those huge automated machines, but there are some efficient tools available in the market for small home kitchens.

In case you’re not finding an appropriate Medu Vada Maker in local stores, take a look at the following online listings.

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How to make Hotel Style Dal Khichdi at Home

Fortunately, there are quite a few food joints across India, which still serve their special Dal Khichdi to vegetarian food lovers.

If you’ve tried this hotel style variation, you might have noticed the difference in their preparation method. They generally spice it up in order to infuse more flavors in the bland Khichdi taste.

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40 Delicious Dosa Varieties for Indian Breakfast

As the nutrition experts say, you should always start your day with healthy breakfast. It really helps in rejuvenating and energizing our body for the long day of work.

Fortunately, we have so many dosa varieties in India, which are simply perfect to break the fast in morning. So, what are some of the best varieties of dosas?

Well, here’s the ultimate list of different types of dosas for you. I’ve tried to include most of the traditional as well as modern varieties in this post. I hope you like them. Enjoy!

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Dosa Batter Ratio for Perfect Dosas at Home

Dosa is an integral part of South Indian cuisine, and it’s also one of the most healthiest snacks in India.

For any dosa, you need to know the perfect dosa batter ratio. If you know this ratio well, you will never have to look somewhere else for the recipes.

Many popular restaurants’ chefs have been making the same batter proportions for decades, which is the reason why you won’t get same taste and texture in other restaurants.

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