Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Andhra-Style Mutton Fry

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The juicy, tender and versatile quality of mutton has given birth to many interesting delicacies.

Highlights

  • Mutton is a versatile ingedient used in a variety of Indian dishes
  • South Indian cuisine has a repertoire of mutton delicacies
  • This Andhra-style mutton fry is a quick and delicious dish to try

Don’t we all have those days when we simply want to indulge in a decadent Indian treat? Indian cuisine never fails to surprise us with an array of options to offer. If you are a non-vegetarian and looking for soul-satiating mutton dishes, you are in for a treat! Mutton is perhaps one of the most versatile meats that can easily make a dish a star on the table. From simple pulao to a rich curry, add a few mutton chunks and it would instantly up the game.

There are plethora of Indian mutton dishes that one can try – from nalli

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Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Soft And Fluffy Roti Like A Pro!

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Soft Rotis Recipe: Make soft roti with these 7 easy tips.

Highlights

  • Are you struggling to make soft rotis?
  • Making the perfect roti is not a difficult task.
  • Here are some tips to make soft and fluffy rotis.

For someone who has just started out their cooking endeavour in the kitchen, making the perfect roti can seem like quite a task. The double goal of making roti round and soft at the same time is no easy feat. If you’ve tried all recipes promising to make soft and fluffy rotis and failed, let us break it to you that the key to success lies not in the recipe but the skill with which the recipe is followed. And to do that, you just need to discover the right techniques to make a go of it.

We will help you have a crack at making those feathery rotis you’ve tried so

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Takeaway cooked food for train journeys! Indian Railways allows sale at catering, vending units on stations

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a train on a steel track: Indian Railways has allowed the sale of cooked food at its catering and vending units on railway stations.


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Indian Railways has allowed the sale of cooked food at its catering and vending units on railway stations.

Big relief for passengers! For the first time since the COVID-19 outbreak, Indian Railways has allowed the sale of cooked food at its catering and vending units on railway stations. However, the food plazas, cell kitchens, Jan Ahars as well as the refreshment rooms will only be open for takeaways. Earlier, these food units were allowed to sell only packaged meals, according to a PTI report. On September 30, an order was issued by IRCTC stating that all the zonal railways are advised that static catering units, which are operational at 10% of license fee with limited saleable items up till 30 September 2020 may be permitted to operate till 31 October 2020 at pro-rata license fee of 20% with the sale of cooked meals only

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Indian Cooking Tips: Spruce Up Your Meal With This Garlic-Coriander Chaas (Recipe Inside)

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Highlights

  • Chaas instantly cools down our mind and body
  • One must not mistake chaas with lassi
  • Here’s the garlic-coriander chaas recipe for you

Think of a cooling desi drink and the first name that pops up in our mind is a glass of spiced buttermilk, or as we call it chaas in Hindi. Made with curd, this icy beverage instantly cools down our mind and body, anytime of the day. Alongside, it works as an ideal palate cleanser, when paired with meal. However, one must not mistake chaas with lassi as both the drinks are distinctly different in terms of texture. While chaas has a liquid-y consistency, lassi contains more amount of yogurt than water making it wholesome. Hence, chaas can be consumed as a light and refreshing drink, without the worries of getting full.

Regular buttermilk includes yogurt, salt and spices. But if you look around, you will find

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Festive Food Craving Set to Boost Indian Demand for Palm Oil

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(Bloomberg) — Palm oil purchases by India, the biggest importer, are likely to climb in October from a three-month low as the Hindu festival of lights drives up demand for the world’s most-consumed vegetable oil.

Inbound shipments could rise to as much as 725,000 tons this month as traders and refiners replenish stockpiles to meet rising demand, according to G.G. Patel, managing partner of GGN Research. That compares with an estimated 638,000 tons in September, which was the lowest since June, and 778,568 tons imported in October 2019.



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Vegetable oil consumption generally increases during the September to November festive period in the South Asian nation as Hindus celebrate major festivals such as Dussehra and Diwali. Palm oil is commonly used as cooking oil and to make treats such as biryani and jalebi.

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A recovery in demand from India may curb the expansion

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Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Pazham Pori – Keralas Sweet And Crispy Banana Fritters

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Highlights

  • Bananas are a source of good carbs
  • Bananas are immensely versatile
  • You can use bananas to make a range of snacks

Kerala’s rich culinary legacy continues to inspire many a foodies and chefs. Kerala’s food is popular for making use of local fruits and vegetables like banana and jackfruit, and ingredients such as coconut oil; and the  varied cooking techniques that truly sets this cuisine apart. You can find a range of hearty and wholesome mains in the God’s own country, but if you ask us, we certainly have a soft-corner for the snacks coming from this region. Crispy, soft, savoury, sweet – you can find snacks of all kinds in Kerala and never be bored. Pazham Pori is one such unique snack that always wins us over for its simplicity, burst of flavours.  

For the uninitiated, Kerala is renowned for its banana plantation, which explains the prominence of

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Indian Cooking Tips: These Quick And Easy Corn Kebabs Can Be Your Favourite Tea-Time Snack

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Corn (or bhutta) is a popular snack during the monsoon season in India.

Highlights

  • Corn is a cereal grain that is super versatile
  • Corn (bhutta) is a common snack during monsoon season in India
  • Here’s how you can make yummy kebabs with corn

Doesn’t a get-together seem incomplete without some scrumptious kebabs on the platter? Teamed with some zesty pudina chutney and some lemon and onion rings on the side, kebabs are perhaps the perfect party starter anywhere. Mostly referred to meaty treats cooked in a tandoor or over a tawa, kebabs require a whole lot of spices to marinade and cooked up till the perfect texture. And then there is this whole variety of kebabs that includes hariyali, galouti, kakori, Afghani or tangdi and so on that never fails to impress us.

But then, kebabs go beyond just meaty delights to a string of scrumptious vegetarian options which are

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Indian Railways allows sale of cooked food at catering, vending units on platforms as takeaway

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Indian Railways allows sale of cooked food at catering, vending units on platforms as takeaway

In a big relief for passengers, the Indian Railways has allowed the sale of cooked food at its catering and vending units on stations ahead of the festive season for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak. However, the food plazas, Jan Ahars, cell kitchens and refreshment rooms will open only for takeaways. These units were earlier allowed to sell only packaged food.

In an order on issued on September 30 by the IRCTC, “Zones are advised that static catering units (food plazas, fast food unit, Jan Ahars, cell kitchens and refreshment rooms) which are operational at 10 per cent of license fee with limited saleable items up till September 30 may be allowed to operate till October 31 at pro-rata LF of 20 per cent of license fee with the

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Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Stuffed Fried Chicken At Home

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Crunchy, crispy and juicy fried chicken is something we all love.

Highlights

  • Fried chicken is a delicious snack for every occasion
  • The crispy outer layer enclosing a juicy, succulent chicken is heavenly
  • Here is an easy stuffed fried chicken recipe you can try at home

A crispy, juicy fried chicken is perhaps every chicken lover’s dream, isn’t it? Imagine marinated chicken chunks, laced in fiery spices and fried in dollops of oil till a perfect crunch, didn’t the very thought make you slurp? Greasy, succulent chicken marinated with rustic spices itself makes for a wholesome meal! While we might’ve had all sorts of fried chicken around the world, some dipped in tangy sauce, some classic fried like the ones we love at KFC, but rarely do we come across innovative fried chicken dishes that are not just scrumptious but also comes with some stuffed goodness!

Yes, you read that right!

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Indian Cooking Tips: How To Make Tangdi Kebab At Home

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Chicken tangdi is one of the most popular Indian snacks.

Highlights

  • Chicken is one fo the most versatile meats around
  • Indian cuisine is full of yummy chicken snacks
  • Chicken tangdi is a popular chicken leg recipe that you can try at home

For a non-vegetarian, Indian snacks are a reservoir of drool-worthy meaty delicacies that are full of flavour and spice that can tantalise our taste buds. Be it succulent kebabs or fiery chicken wings or tikkas, one can’t simply resist another bite. While India boasts of several regional delicacies that are equally delicious, the north Indian region is known across the globe for some of the most flavourful non-vegetarian appetisers. From Amritsari fish tikka to tandoori chicken or fiery kebabs, there is nothing on this endless list that we would not be slurping on at the mere mention.

Tangdi kebabs is one such truly satisfying snack that we all

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