• Try this Marva Chutney (Thai Basil) to stay fit

    Ingredients:1 bowl marva leaves1/2 bowl fresh coriander leaves1 tsp cumin powder1 tsp dry mango powder1/2 chopped tomato1 medium onion (chopped)5-6 green chilliSalt as per TasteInstructions: Grind marva leaves, coriander leaves, chopped onion, chopped tomato. Now add green chilli, cumin powder,...

  • World Malaria Day: Tips to prevent malaria

    Malaria is a infectious disease caused by infected female anopheles mosquito. When these mosquito bites human beings, the parasite enters the body and affects the red blood cells. These malaria causing mosquitoes are commonly found in stagnant water and puddles in an unhygenic environment.It is...

  • L'Opera: From France, with love and flavours

    New Delhi: Remember Julia Child? The famous chef known for introducing French delicacies to the US? In similar fashion, a Frenchman has been keeping alive his country's recipes in the very heart of the national capital for the past six years.L'Opera -- Kazem Samandari's initiative -- is a delightful...

  • Try this to keep dental woes away

    New Delhi: Look for fluoride in toothpaste, limit acidic drinks and get your teeth cleaned every six months to keep teeth strong and healthy, say experts.Saurabh Gupta, Prosthodontist and Dental Surgeon at SouthEx Dental, New Delhi, and Unnati Gupta, Nobel Fellow and Senior Implantologist, list down...

  • Enjoy benefits of pudina

    Pudina (mint leaves) aids in digestion, improves oral health, treats cold and more, say experts.JLN Sastry, Head of Healthcare Research, Dabur Research and Development, and Parameshwar Arora, Senior Ayurveda Consultant, Sir Gangaram Hospital, Delhi have shared a list of benefits you can get from pud...

  • Try Chinese Diaoyutai food for a new experience

    By Mudita GirotraNew Delhi: When you get to know that six chefs have specially travelled from China to curate delicacies that represent the essence of Chinese fine dining, it won't be out of place to expect scrumptious dishes to be served on your platter.At an ongoing Chinese food festival her...

  • Grape Potato Kabab

    INGREDIENTS:1 Cup Grapes2 Cup Boiled Potatoes 1 Bowl Semolina 1/2 Spoon Cumin PowderSendha Namak to tasteGreen Chilli (Chopped)Fresh CorianderOil to FryINSTRUCTIONS:Mash boiled potatoes adding little salt. Take a bowl, cut the grapes into small pieces, add salt, cumin powder, coriander, gr...

  • How to make Crispy Potaco

    Instructions:Mash potatoes, then add salt, cumin powder, chopped chilli and make a soft dough. In a bowl, take grated coconut, add salt, raisins, cashews, fresh coriander and mix well. Now, take the potato mixture, roll it into a small bread, put the coconut stuffing upon the bread and roll it into ...

  • Yummy rice balls in ten minutes!

    InstructionsTake a big bowl and add boiled rice, chopped onion, Chenopodium, semolina, gram flour, red chilli, salt, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and mix well. Add little water, make soft dough and make small balls. Take a heavy bottom pan and add oil on medium flame. Now, put rice balls into t...

  • A Shimla cafe where prisoners serve pizzas

    It's a real life scene right out of reel life.Hindi films "Karma" and "Do Aankhen Barah Haath" showed convicts being taken out of prison to be reformed. Now, in Shimla's first Book Cafe inmates of a sub-jail near here are trained by a renowned hotel to serve cookies and pizza they have baked.T...

  • Diwali recipes from Sanjeev Kapoor

    Submitted by alvin on Sat, 2016-10-29 15:19 Traditional sweets and snacks are of the essence when it comes to Diwali and the celebrations are simply incomplete without home-cooked stuff. This time celebrate the festival by indulging in some sweet as well as tangy treats.Here are some mout...

  • 'Healthy oils, low-heat cooking can reduce heart problems of South Asians'

    Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-10-26 12:13 Kolkata: Thinking of ditching the salad bar in favour of pakoras from your favourite snack vendor? Think again.Preventing coronary heart disease (CHD) is not just about what you eat but is also linked to the cooking style you adopt, according to...