Posts Tagged ‘Cheese’


Achari Paneer

Achari Paneer is flavorful, healthy and high in protein. Paneer is an Indian cheese, also known as chenna. Achari paneer is very versatile and can be served as an appetizer or as an accompaniment to a main course.


Bengali Rasgulla

Rasgullas are homemade cheese or paneer balls soaked in chilled sugar syrup. This recipe is made using a pressure cooker.


Butter Paneer Masala

Butter Paneer Masala is a rich entre made with Indian cheese and a creamy sauce. This dish is tasty when served over white rice or with Naans or Tandoori Rotis.



Butternut Squash Risotto

Butternut Squash Risotto is simple, delicious and easy to prepare recipe that can be served at any time. It can be served with any side of green vegetables.


Cheese Para

Cheese is produced and consumed throughout the world in various forms. Shakkar para or Namak para are very popular snacks served in India during Diwali season. Combing cheese with Namak Para has resulted into what I call “Cheese Para”. The cheese adds a little zing to the Namak Para taking it to a whole new level.


Chum Chum

Chum Chum is a popular Bengali (East Indian) sweet dish that is made with Paneer, (home-made cheese). It is a versatile dish that can be served in many different variations. Here I will show you 3 different ways to serve Chum Chum, either with Pistachios, or with Coconuts or with Malai (cream).



Colorful Veggie Wrap

Recipe submitted by Dipti Joshi This colorful veggie wrap is my favorite lunch box item. One bite of it and your kids will crave for more. It tastes the same whether it’s served hot or cold. It does not contain any chilies. The tomato sauce used in this recipe may be replaced by pudina (mint) […]


Delightful Bread Swirls

These bread swirls are a healthy delightful appetizer. In most of my parties when kids are invited they need something that is easy to hold and filling too. Kids don’t like to carry their food on plate so I got this idea for them but it became a party hit with adults too!

Potato is a versatile veggie that can be eaten in different forms. These bread swirls are crispy on the outside with a soft and cheesy potato stuffing.


Granddaughter’s First Birthday!

Sunday, February 7th, 2010

This past weekend was a busy one for me as it was my granddaughter’s FIRST birthday!! The party was very fun and every one had a great time. I planned the menu and prepared a variety of dishes for this special occasion. We also decided to cater some dishes. The menu included the following dishes: […]


Kadhai (Kadai) Paneer

Kadhi Paneer is a great main dish for any special occasion. Paneer and colorful bell peppers are sauteed in spicy tomato gravy.


Make pizza with Naan

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Today I was busy doing chores around the house. By late afternoon I was tired and my husband Alex made dinner for me. He used a quick and easy recipe for pizza that your kids may enjoy as well.To start, Alex used a ready-made plain frozen naan for the crust. (He used the simple round […]


Malai Kofta

Malai kofta is a delicious and rich main dish for any special occasion.


Mango Cheese Cake (Egg Less)

Fresh ripe mangoes are used to make this light and refreshing cheesecake. It makes for an amazing presentation and tastes just as exotic as it looks. The egg-less recipe is delightfully delicious and can be enjoyed by just about everyone.


Mattar Paneer (Green Peas With Cheese)

Mattar (peas) Paneer (cheese) is a popular main course Indian dish, made with green peas, paneer, and a creamy blend of spices.


Mawa Paneer Thandai Balls

Mawa Paneer Thandai Balls is both sweet and savory and a great dessert everyone will love.


Palak (Spinach) Paneer

Palak Paneer is a Punjab dish and is very popular with youngsters. The creamy texture of spinach with paneer is a very good combination.


Paneer Burfi

Paneer Burfi is great to serve with tea or coffee, or as a dessert with any meal.


Paneer Curry Pasta Salad

Recipe submitted by Nibedita Das As a Kindergarten teacher I have spent years observing children eating during lunch. I also raised two very picky eaters. One thing I have noticed over the years is that children truly love eating pasta. This was my inspiration to try a fusion recipe – Paneer Curry Pasta Salad. Preparation Time: […]


Paneer Tikka Masala

Paneer Tikka Masala is a gourmet dish which is simple to cook but very flavorful. Marinated paneer with tomato gravy makes a delightful dish for a formal dinner.


Potato Pizza

This recipe inspiration came from me visiting manjula’s website because she has a recipe contest for the month of September 2010 and in this contest we need to come up with a recipe using potato. Thought I might participate in this recipe if at all I get a new recipe idea with potatoes. It kept me thinking as to what new recipe I can make with potato other than the usual curry/sabji etc., out of potatoes. It made me scratch my head all through this week thinking about this potato recipe. So I did search in and out of Google for some new recipes. I saw this recipe in a blog …wondered as “pizza with potato?”…hmm …then said to myself “why not?”… So trying this recipe with some changes to the original recipe…