This year Karwa Chauth is on Oct 28th- On this auspicious day women keep fast for the long life and well wishing of their husbands. In our family, this is a tradition to make gulgule for the Karwa Chauth Pooja. Also, in our family there is a tradition to make vaishnav fod for all the festivals and fastin. So we do not use any onions and garlic in Karwa Chauth feast.
Diwali or Deepawali is populaly known as Festival of Lights. It is a five day long festival that starts with Dhanteras, and is followed by Choti Diwali (Narak Chaudas), Diwali, Govardhan Pooja (Padeva) and Bhai dooj. This year Diwali is on November 7th.....
Loading a dishwasher is not rocket science but loading it correctly can save your time and consumption of water, as well as result in cleaner dishes. Here are a few things I have experienced and learned over time about loading the dishwasher. Read full article---
Watermelon contains 92% water and is considered as one of the best natural coolants. It is a good source of Vitamins A and C, and is also rich in amino acids, minerals and is an antioxidant. The red flesh of watermelon is full of lycopene. This year, in our kitchen garden watermelon is growing well. We mostly eat the red flesh of watermelons and throw away the rind and white flesh. Since our watermelons are home-grownआगे पढ़ें ..
Dear readers, growing vegetables at home is becoming popular these days. There are plenty of reasons as to why people like to grow things in their own garden....Some people worry about the use of chemicals/ pesticides in vegetables and fruits, while others like to be close to nature, and find it relaxing to work in the garden. Some enthusiasts also grow rare and hard to find vegetables.... Whatever may be your reasons for thinking about growing your own vegetables; it should be fun for you, and not a chore...
Basil can be easily grown at home. You can start by planting basil seeds or can plant a baby plant directly. Basil seeds as well as plants can be easily found in most of the nurseries in spring season. One can plant basil in the ground or in pots. Basil is a summer plant and it cannot tolerate even a light frost.....
Lauki, Ghiya, Kaddu, Doodhi, Bottle Gourd and here in America it is also called as Squash. One vegetable and so many different names. Bottle gourds contains about 96% water. They are rich in dietary fibers, and are also a good source of vitamin B and contain iron as well. Bottle gourd is one of the lightest vegetable and it is very easy to digest...
Carrot and pepper pickle is a very quick and delicious Indian style pickle. You can use Jalapeno or serrano pepper. I have used serrano peppers, which are easily available in the USA. These are spicy peppers which are very close to Indian thick green chilies used for pickle. You can use any thick and spicy peppers available in your part of world...... Read More..
Paan- paan, also known as Betel is an evergreen perennial from tropical climate. Paan leaves are strong and peppery in taste. The paan leaves are heart shaped and are often consumed as mouth freshener along with fennel seeds and areca nuts in India.Thandai -thandai is a traditional milk based spiced Indian drink. It is made with selected spices grinded with nuts. Thandai is considered as a good coolant. In North India this special drink is made for Holi (the festival of colors). Read More..
Sarson saag (mustard leaves preparation) is a very famous delicacy from Punjab. This delicious saag is served with makke ki roti (bread made with cornmeal). Sarson ka saag amd makke di roti is a very popular combo in Punjab. Now a days in winter time one can find this combo all the restaurants... Read More..
These Idlies are steam cooked savory cakes of fermented batter of Semolina (sooji/ rava ). Usually in South India Idlies are served with chutneys for the breakfast. This is an ideal meal for kid's lunch boxes. You can also put some coconut chutney. Add your kids favorite fruits and sweet!
Italian cuisine is one of the most popular cuisines around the world. The words bring to mind the world of pizza, pastas, ravioli, spaghetti, delicious breads, salads, mouth watering cakes, pastries, coffee .