Virtual Food Fest

Food Fests on Prathi Ruchi so far…

Holi special

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HOLI SPECIAL

Holi, the spring festival India, also called festival of colours is just round the corner! It is a festival wherein all play, have fun, chase each other with dry coloured powders, coloured water, water filled balloons and water guns. The fun and frolic can be seen even on streets, parks. 

Here`s wishing everyone a Happy & Safe Holi, and colourful memories to cherish forever…!

        

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Dinner Party Menu

DINNER PARTY MENU

 

Upcoming winter vacation, feasts and new year are time for hosting dinners and more! Bored of the usual dinners? Plan a theme such as Indian, Mexican, Thai or Continental or so on. Or do a mix of these simple yet popular dishes. Remember to plan a balanced menu to turn out a perfect meal and the time to prepare them all is not much.

 

Offer a welcome drink that goes well with the season. Serve one or two appetizers that are not too heavy. For a lighter option, go in for crudites with spicy or creamy dip. Then comes the main course. Soups are a good option for the winter. Select one main dish that is universally liked! Go for one, two or three side dishes with the main dish depending on the number of guests. For one exotic/ special dish go for a baked dish or special salads or chaat etc are a good option. Other accompaniments like indian bread, rice, different varieties of breads etc make the menu complete. Not to forget some fingerlicking chutneys or homemade jams!

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Festive Menu

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FESTIVE MENU

 

Festivals are fast approaching, back to back! Its time for family gatherings, celebrations, prayers and poojas and yes, good food.

Here are some recipes that will add a touch of class to your dinner table and yet made in comparatively lesser time so you can get to spend quality time and celebrate with family!

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Eggless Bakes – Sweets!

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EGGLESS BAKES & SWEET

 

Now, who says baking is a tedious process, particularly eggless cakes, pastries & desserts?? That is NOT true indeed!! Anyone can bake a  chocolate cake at home to birthdays or other festive occasions or simply as a weekend treat. Or bake a basic cake to simply satiate your cravings.

 

Before you proceed to embark on your journey into world of baking, do read these pointers to make the journey simple, easy and more merrier!

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Sans onion-garlic

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RECIPES SANS ONION & GARLIC

 

Festivals are fast approaching, back to back! Its time for family gatherings, celebrations, prayers and poojas and yes, good food. And during the festivities, dishes made sans onion and garlic are prepared often. 

So here is a list of few such recipes. Made in comparatively lesser time so you can get to spend quality time and celebrate with family!

 

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Coastal Fiesta – Flavors of Udipi & Mangalore

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Coastal Fiesta – Flavors of Udipi & Mangalore

Cuisine of coastal town of Mangalore and Udipi , situated in Karnataka state, South India, comprises collective cuisine of the Tulu Nadu region. The cuisine here is known for their distinctive flavor and ingredients. A typical food of Mangalore region is quite spicy with generous amount of chillies along with coconut and tamarind. But cuisine of Udipi region, situated about 60 kms from Mangalore normally has a touch of sweetness given by jaggery. Fresh and healthy dishes, particularly made from locally grown produce marks the cuisine of Mangalore and Udipi. Simple cooking yet not straying far away from the concept of eating healthy has always been prime importance. 

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