Recipes From Cuisine: Indian

Banana Lassi

Fruit Lassi

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A Lassi is a refreshing, low fat, low calorie, yogurt based beverage popular in India and Pakistan. It is available at roadside cafes and major hotels and restaurants. A basic Lassi is a slightly sweetened mixture of unflavored yogurt thinned with water and served cold. For a richer drink, you can ...

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Homemade Madras Lentils

Madras Lentils


Madras Lentils is a spicy Indian recipe packed with healthy, high fiber tomatoes, lentils, and beans. Prepared versions like the one pictured below have about 500 mg of sodium per 5 oz. serving. For rich flavor without adding more salt, increase the amount of spices. Prepared Madras Lentils, as shown ...

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Homemade Spicy Cauliflower Soup

Spicy Cauliflower Soup

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Spicy Cauliflower Soup is a delicious, light, spicy Indian-style soup that has less than 200 calories, 1 gram of saturated fat, and 260 mg of sodium per 12-oz. serving. Spicy Cauliflower Soup also supplies 5 grams of fiber. For variety substitute broccoli or a combination of cauliflower, broccoli, and other vegetables. Cook’s ...

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Homemade Cucumber Dip

Cucumber Yogurt Dip, Dressing or Condiment

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Cucumber Yogurt Dip, Dressing or Condiment is a spicy Indian Raita or Greek style dip for potato or tortilla chips, fresh vegetables like carrot, celery, cauliflower, broccoli and peppers or sauce to accompany spicy Indian foods, a replacement for tartar sauce, mayonnaise, or salad dressing. This simple recipe has hundreds ...

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Homemade Vegetable Pilau

Vegetable Pilau

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Vegetable Pilau is a simple, spicy, reduced sodium Indian rice dish that combines rice with vegetables and herbs that compliments meat, fish and poultry. Add or substitute your favorite vegetables like diced zucchini, eggplant, cauliflower or broccoli. Serving Suggestion Serve with in lieu of white rice and with curries (green ...

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Homemade Shrimp Curry

Mild Yellow Shrimp Curry

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Curries originated in the Indian sub-continent. Like most hot to spicy foods, curries retarded spoilage and covered the off-flavors of ingredients. Curries can be mild or very hot depending on the amount and type of chilis used. Mild Yellow Shrimp Curry is a mild curry that is ideal for shrimp, other ...

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Aloo Saag

Aloo Saag Italiano

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Aloo Saag is a vegetarian East Indian recipe of spinach and potatoes. This low calorie version adds yellow summer squash for additional color. You can substitute zucchini for the yellow squash. Adjust the ratio of potatoes, spinach, and squash to your taste.

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Homemade Green Chicken Curry

Green Chicken or Fish Curry


Spicy curries are popular throughout eastern Asia. Sometimes, the number of ingredients can be overwhelming, but spices give curries their distinct taste and color not salt, artificial colors, and artificial flavors. Chilli peppers provide the heat. Spicy foods can increase your metabolism and prevent a variety of diseases. Chili pepper ...

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