Makhana, the age old vrat food, has now made a comeback as a superfood. Nutritionally valuable because of its high magnesium content, makhana or popped lotus seeds are great as a mid-meal snack. These can also be consumed by diabetics as makhane are low in glycemic index, which means that they do not cause the blood glucose levels to spike… Continue reading "Unique Upvas Recipe -3: Makhane ki Kheer"
Traditional and authentic recipes from MealTango’s homechefs
The Dhokla With a Twist Dhokla is a vegetarian recipe from the Indian state of Gujarat. Famous for its versatility as a snack, breakfast or a side dish, dhokla is a healthy dish using steaming as a method of cooking. Typically a dhokla is made from Bengal gram dal flour; but here, Mealtango chef Pankaja brings to you a unique… Continue reading "Unique Upvas Recipe -2 : Samo Millet Dhokla (Savoury Steamed Millet Cake)"
The upvas or fasting season of Shravan will be upon us soon. It also brings the dilemma of serving unique upvas food, other than the standard sabudana khichadi or varicha tandul. Meal tango expert chefs are here to help you make your upvaas more interesting! ‘Unique Upvas Recipes’ is a series aimed at bringing to you recipes which are away… Continue reading "Unique Upvas Recipes #1- Upvas appe"
I take a quick trip down the memory lane. Collages of having this sinfully yummy snack particularly on a chilly winter evening come flashing one after another. The most prominent one being: coming home after college, wondering all the way what would be there to snack with tea. And once you near the house gate your mood instantly lifts up… Continue reading "Snack down memory lane…Shrimp Batter Fry"