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Butter Chicken or British Chicken Tikka Masala: Our “No-Tears-No-Tandoor” Home Made Variation

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If you have ever longed to make Butter Chicken or the British Chicken Tikka Masala at home, without using a tandoor, garam masala, or even tear-jerking onions, let me surprise you with this Home Style variation. As a child, I would call this recipe “Lava Chicken” because the tomato puree makes this curry bright red […]

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Lentils: Why Bother?

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Okay, so if you were a sailor in the 2nd century B.C., with no idea of when exactly could you hit the next dock or port, you certainly had no option but to stock on cereals and lentils. You could, of course, carry some fresh fruits and vegetables, and even meat, when you set sail, […]

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A Home-made Kebab for vegetarians

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Have you ever seen those mouth-watering Shami Kebabs and wondered if they could have been prepared using vegetarian ingredients than mince chicken or mutton? Don’t worry I may have a solution. Do you know that you can use lentils to prepare a similar looking Kebab? Not only do these kebabs look similar but they can […]

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Thick Indian Chicken Curry: Try this Mouth Watering Version

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If you are looking for a really finger-licking version of the Basic Indian Chicken Curry recipe, try this “Thick” Mughlai version. In this Thick Indian Chicken Curry recipe, you use egg, in place of the usual corn flour or potato starch, as a thickening agent which is what makes this a very tasty dish. All […]

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Make Your Home Made Lasagna Healthier and Tastier than Any Gourmet Italian Restaurant Can

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Lasagna front Lasagna side I recently looked up the internet and found that the keyword “healthy lasagna recipes”, despite appearing to be an oxymoron, is actually quite a popular search term. But how can lasagna be really healthy? My short answer: because of its wonderful, mouth-watering taste that makes you happy and because being happy […]

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How to have Five to Six Small Meals a Day: Try My Example

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Is it a good idea to have five to six small meals a day? I am sure you know how following a balanced diet regime could be the best way to stay healthy. The question now is: can you achieve this goal? Is it practical to include grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, eggs, milk and dairy […]

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Dangers Of Protein Shakes And A High Protein Diet: My Take

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Image Courtesy of imagerymajestic/FreeDigitalPhotos.net Young gym going active men are often “advised” to incorporate protein shakes, steroids and other artificial supplements in their diet to either help bulk up or to attain a lean muscle mass. But are there any dangers of taking these supplements? Yes, there are. One might say that protein shakes are […]

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Chicken Teriyaki Recipe: Our Home Made Variation

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If you want to have a low fat dinner involving chicken and also want to have a Japanese flavour, then try this Chicken Teriyaki recipe tonight. A word of warning though. We are Indians and not Japanese, so you may find our home-made Chicken Teriyaki variation to be a little different from the authentic version. […]

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7 Astonishing Benefits of Green Tea That You May Not Know

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Image courtesy of Zirconicusso/FreeDigitalPhotos.net The Chinese have been using tea leaves for medicinal purpose for three millenniums. However, consumption of green tea is becoming popular in other parts of the world. It is now being considered as the “healthiest beverage on the planet”. Here are the benefits of Green Tea: Increases metabolism and burns fat […]

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“The Men Who Made Us Fat” Episode-III

In Part-III of “The Men Who Made Us Fat” documentary shown on BBC, Jacques Peretti examines assumptions about what is and is not healthy. He also looks at how product marketing can seduce consumers into buying supposed ‘healthy foods’ such as muesli and juices, both of which can be high in sugar, and “organic food’ […]

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