Author Archives: Loknath Das

Not Your Business If I Stay Out Late, Says Woman Who Was Stalked

Varnika Kundu was allegedly chased down the streets in a car by the son of Haryana BJP chief. CHANDIGARH: HIGHLIGHTS Varnika was allegedly chased in a car by the son of Haryana BJP chief Haryana BJP leader had questioned why she was out late at night “It is none of his business,” responded Varnika to BJP leader’s comments Varnika Kundu, Read More

Express Recipes: How to make Watermelon Sorbet

  It is that time of the year when you sweat a lot. Watermelon is almost 92% of water and is rich in vitamins and antioxidants. Also, it prevents you from dehydration. Presenting the recipe of this yummy frozen dessert Watermelon Sorbet to refresh your senses. Watermelon Sorbet Serves 6 Ingredients ½ watermelon (tarbuz) ¾ cup powdered sugar 2 tsp Read More

Express Recipes: How to make Idli Finger Fries

Have leftover idlis but don’t know what to do with it? You can make an interesting snack with it and team it with your evening tea. Ingredients Idli – 6 to 7 Chaat masala – 1 tsp Oil – for frying idli   Method * Take one idli and cut it into four parts. Likewise cut all the idlis. * Read More

Express Recipes: How to make Fresh Strawberry Ice cream

You cannot go wrong with strawberry ice-cream. An evergreen frozen dessert which can be served on all occasions. And it’s especially a hit among kids. Serves 6 Ingredients 200-250 gm fresh ripe strawberries 250 gm fresh cream, 6 tbsp powdered sugar 1 tsp gelatine, 2-3 tbsp strawberry crush ½ tsp strawberry essence a few drops of red food colour (optional) Read More

Express Recipes: How to make Kaju Korma in less than 30 minutes

  Kaju Korma is something you would love to make on a special occasion as it has a royal feel to it. The luscious and flavourful preparation will definitely add a zing to your party menu and it’s quite easy to prepare; takes only 25 minutes. For 4 to 5 members Time – 25 minutes Ingredients Cashews – 50 grams Read More

Five exotic Mango recipes you must try

Rich in sweetness, flavour and succulent texture, we bring 5 exotic mango dishes for you. #1 Sticky Rice with Fresh Mango By Masterchef Chef Kanchit Vong Vi Chai, Dao Ingredients 1 1/2 cups uncooked short-grain white rice 2 cups water 1 1/2 cups coconut milk 1 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon tapioca starch 3 mangos, peeled and sliced 1 Read More

Out Back

  Overlooking Green Park and Hauz Khas is the somewhat curiously named Backyard. Curious, because it resembles the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, draped over two upper stories and replete with plants, quirky objet d’ art, and those mist sprayers, so necessary in Delhi outdoors in the summer. The menu is essentially comfort food, with a twist. The salads come in Read More

Protein key to common respiratory virus found

Scientists have identified the structure of a key protein behind a common respiratory virus, a finding that may provide a potential target for vaccines or treatments for the illness. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a very common virus that leads to mild, cold-like symptoms in adults and older healthy children.   In the study, the researchers mapped the molecular structure Read More

Breakfast recipe: Start your day with yummy and nutritious Banana Pancakes

We are back on the breakfast menu! And why should we not? Breakfast has to be the most important and nutritious meal to kickstart your day with. Today we bring you the recipe of banana pancakes. The basic pancakes are very easy and simple to do and while I have added banana here, (mainly because I had some over-ripe bananas Read More

Dessert of the day: How to make the perfect Malai Kulfi

  It’s very difficult to say no to this sweet and creamy delight, even in winters. The mouth-watering Malai Kulfi can be easily prepared at home. Malai Kulfi Ingredients 1 ltr Full cream milk 1/2 cup (80-90 grams) powdered sugar 8-10 Cashew nuts 4 Green Cardamom 10-12 Pistachios   Method *  Take milk in a utensil and boil. Take milk Read More