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Comfort Your Body and Soul with These Recipes

Comfort foods are basically foods that warm your soul. Even on a gloomy winter’s day, you would feel good after enjoying your comfort food. A comfort food is usually not an elaborate meal, but just one dish that can instantly make you feel better on the worst of days. It could be a rich food, an energy-giving food, a simple and soothing dish, or one that has memories associated with it. For this reason, a comfort food is a very individual or personalized choice. One person’s comfort food might not be another’s!

Dishes like Rasam and Khichdi are popular comfort foods because they remind one of mom’s love and care. So, these are the first dishes many people learn to cook when they go abroad to work or study! For others, Kesar Peda might be a comfort food because it connects them with their culture and reminds them of fun and festivities. Pasta in Red Sauce or Lasagne might remind some of wonderful flavours they encountered during their travels, and therefore comfort their mind. Chocolate Mug Cake and Bread Pizza are recipes that let your experience the joy of a Chocolate Cake or pizza quickly and easily, just at the time when you feel the need to pamper yourself. Soups like the Cream Of Spinach Soup Palak Soup given in this mailer are the best and most well-known in the class of comfort foods because they warm your body and soul, and perk you up instantly, even if you are not feeling well or are recuperating from an illness. If you have lost your appetite over something, a bowl of soup is just what you need to find it back!

Be it Moong Dal Chilla, Stuffed Moong Dal Chila, Kalmi Vada, Samosa or Dahi Vadas, everybody has a comfort food that makes them feel happy and secure. We have put together our heads and come up with some such dishes in this mailer. We hope you find your comfort food in it. Else, you can always pop over to our website or mobile app to find just what you need!

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Happy Cooking!


Top Recipes

A hurried meal for the man in the street. This is a spicy blend of vegetables in tomato gravy served with pav that is cooked with butter. This is truly an innovation that arose out of the necessity of providing a nice hot meal in a hurry and one that tickles the taste buds. When I am lazy to cook on an entire meal for my family, pav bhaji in one of the first few dishes which comes to mind. It is easy to cook and also filling. Round it off with a slice of kulfi or a scoop of ice-cream
Pan-fried noodles, a Shanghai favorite this one! Pan-fried noodles are a signature snack in China and loved for its unique texture and taste. Cooked noodles are pan-fried till both sides of the noodles are crisp and golden. This is served with a thick vegetable sauce and eaten immediately to enjoy the taste of the crisp noodles. An extremely delicious recipe that you must try! For a satiating Chinese mini meal serve with Corn Rolls , Stuffed Mushroom Buns , Baked Chinese Mushroom Buns or Paneer Parcels .
Crispy and flavourful pakodas made of yam, potatoes and crushed peanuts, the Kand Aloo Pakoda is good company for a cup of hot masala chai on a cold winter’s day. The peanuts not only add an exciting flavour to these yam pakodas, they also make the texture more cheery. The best part is that this tasty treat can be enjoyed in fasting days as well.
When you don’t have time for Pav Bhaji you can make do with this equally tempting creation! A fabulous, tongue-tickling, desi style mixture of sautéed and spiced veggies is tossed with butter and packed inside succulently fresh pav buns. Served with a garnish of lemon juice and coriander, this Chat-Pata Pav brings alive myriad flavours and textures on your palate, from the lazy comfort of butter to the crunch of veggies and the pep of spices. As far as possible, enjoy it fresh, but when you are in a rush, wrap it in aluminium foil, and enjoy it on-the-go, within an hour or so. You can also have as Evening Tea Snacks .
Cheese and veggies are probably the two things that first come to mind when one thinks of pizzas! Here, cheese and veggies are once again the heroes of the show, but with an exciting twist. In this Cheesy Vegetable Pizza, a thin pizza is coated with a creamy cheese sauce, topped with sautéed veggies and finally drizzled with pizza sauce before being baked. You will simply fall in love with this pizza!
Subtly flavoured comfort – that describes this traditional Mexican soup best of all. Prepared easily with a pressure-cooked blend of black beans and other ingredients, the Black Beans Soup is a wholesome dish that you will love to slurp up. You will be amazed by how hung curds works even better than the stereotyped choice of fresh cream in garnishing this satiating soup.
Visually appealing and delicious, the til in this chaat is a perfect calcium boost and hence a healthy choice for snacking or entertaining.
Rich and luscious, this soup is a treat to the palate! What makes Creamy Onion, Spinach and Carrot Soup marvelous is the combination of nutrients like vitamins A, E, and iron. The protein in milk works hand-in-hand with the vitamin A to further boost your vision. Enjoy this delicious Creamy Onion, Spinach and Carrot Soup fresh off the stove.
A sumptuous soup that reflects the freshness of its ingredients, the Carrot and Spinach Soup presents the complementary flavours of carrots and spinach, perked up further with ingredients like onions and pepper. The method of adding some of the ingredients like onions and spinach in sautéed form rather than blending everything gives the Carrot and Spinach Soup a nice mouth-feel too. Start your meal with this appetizing soup, or have it as a snack in between meals, to overcome anorexia. Rich in vitamin A, protein and calcium, this nutrient-dense soup is a treat to the palate too.
Eating small and frequent meals is a handy technique to keep acidity at bay. But then, you are always left wondering what to have in between the regular meals. This Mixed Sprouts and Mint Soup is an excellent choice. It is a nutritious soupy snack that can be enjoyed between meals, but it may also be served as an appetiser. It also does wonders to curb your acidity as sprouts are alkaline by nature. Mint is also known to subdue the stomach acids. Not too spicy, the Mixed Sprouts and Mint Soup is just perfect for your stomach condition. However avoid it if you are already experiencing flatulence. You can also try our other delicious and healthy stomach friendly soups like Nourishing Lettuce Soup and Healthy Brown Onion Soup .

Reviews

Comfort Foods
 on 06 Sep 17 02:49 PM
5

Love your collection of comfort food recipes.
Tarla Dalal
06 Sep 17 02:50 PM
   Sheila, thanks for your feedback.