Two-Way Lassi for Your Summer Thirst

Scorching summer heat can lead to major health issues. It can cause dehydration, excessive headaches, rashes, strokes and fatigue. It is therefore important to keep your insides cool, especially when the hot Australian sun is at its peak.

While some may resort to consuming a bountiful of fizzy drinks and ice-creams, it is important to know that even if they keep you cool, they contribute to other conditions such as obesity. For someone who is a health advocate as well as a foodie, a yoghurt based drink is a better option. One such soul-soothing Indian drink is Lassi.
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Make Your Own Paneer / Cottage Cheese

Cottage cheese or Paneer is a common ingredient in vegetarian Indian cuisine. Not only is this cheese delicious, it is healthy as well.

Cottage cheese is high in protein and hence is good for healthy bones and muscles. It is also great for weight loss and contains good fats and is thus used as a vegetarian option in diets such as Keto. Apart from this, it is a source of Vitamin D and contains antioxidants that help keep cell damage and Prostate Cancer at bay.

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Naan

The Curious History of Classy, Soft and Pillowy Indian-Style Flatbread- Naan

Whether it’s a cheese,  garlic-scented fluffy naan to the minced-meat-stuffed keema, for many, an Indian meal isn’t complete without a fresh naan bread.  It is a bread with an illustrious history and one that has seen a great deal of change over the years.

Here are some reasons why Naan bread is one of the most popular Indian foods:

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Recipe: Lip Smacking Chicken Tikka

Ingredients

  • 1kg chicken fillets, cut into pieces
  • ¼ cup yoghurt
  • 2½ teaspoons fresh ginger, minced
  • 2½ teaspoons fresh garlic, crushed
  • vegetable oil
  • 2½ teaspoons salt
  • 1½ teaspoons ground cumin
  • 3 teaspoons Indian spice mix
  • ½ teaspoon hot chilli powder
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2-3 pinches of turmeric powder
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