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From farm sector to personal finance, here’s The Indian Express’ full coverage of Budget 2020

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, flanked by her deputy Anurag Thakur (to her right) and a team of officials, shows a folder containing the Union Budget documents as she arrives at Parliament Facing one of the steepest slides in growth and just into the first year of its second term, the NDA-2 government decided to play safe when it came ... Read More »

Express Recipes: How to make Bhandarewale Aloo ki Sabzi

This sabzi is usually prepared with pooris during bhandara. It is very different from a regular aloo ki sabzi and has a very good aroma. Serves: 4 to 5 Time to prepare: 30 minutes Ingredients Potatoes – 500 grams (6 to 7 medium size) (boiled) Tomatoes – 2 Green chilly – 2 Ginger – 1 inch piece Green coriander – 2 ... Read More »

Express Recipes: How to make Raw Mango Pickle without oil

Soon, market will be flooded with raw mangoes, and you will be tempted to make this tasty raw mango pickle. The best thing about this recipe is that it needs very less oil and has a long shelf life. Ingredients 1 kg raw mangoes (5-6) Less than 1/2 cup salt (100 grams) 2 tbsp fennel seeds 1 tbsp fenugreek seeds ... Read More »

Express Recipes: How to make the most delicious Chicken Curry

During one of our vacation trips, Sikander had this awesome seafood curry that he would not stop talking about until long. Me being a vegetarian could of course not taste it. But that didn’t stop me from going to the restaurant again the next day and ask the chef if he could just share the spices he used for the ... Read More »

Express recipes: Make Vegetable Appam for breakfast

Make your mornings healthier by making these nutritious Vegetable Appams for breakfast. All you need is your regular idli batter and your favourite vegetables. You require very less oil to make them and it’s a perfect tiffin material for your kids. Here goes the recipe. Vegetable Appam Ingredients 3 cups Idli batter 1 Tomato (chopped) 1/4 cup green peas 1 ... Read More »

Express recipe: How to make the tangy Pyaaz Tamatar ki Subzi

This tangy pyaaz tamatar ki subzi, might just fall into the category of a chutney but I like to have it as a vegetable fry. This time I did a slight tweak in my recipe and added coconut (since my husband is a big coconut fan!) and voila! it took a whole new taste. After our dinner I made a ... Read More »

Express Recipes: How to make Stir Fried Greens in Black Bean Sauce

Ingredients Serves 6 2 bunches of bok choy – washed and stalks trimmed by just ½” from the bottom 100 gms snow peas or French beans – stringed 1 cup roughly chopped cabbage 2-3 tbsp olive oil 6-8 flakes garlic – sliced or chopped 4 tbsp black bean sauce, 2 tbsp tomato ketchup 1 tbsp cornflour ½ tsp roughly crushed ... Read More »

Express recipes: How to make Kadhai Paneer in six easy steps

I love paneer. And that should actually say it all. Paneer is a vegetarian’s haven. It makes for one of the most versatile ingredients. Be it a dry vegetable, fry or a gravy, a snack in itself or a filling; paneer can fit in everywhere. Here in Angola, we don’t find paneer in super markets and we need to make ... Read More »

Express Recipes: How to make Shakshuka, a middle eastern breakfast

My initial motivation to make Shakshuka was – “it sounds exotic”. And then I saw it, ate it and fell in love with both the looks and the taste of it. I was visiting one of the foundation’s project in Huambo and the housekeeper there made Shakshuka. Shakshuka is a quintessential middle eastern and north African breakfast. A dish of ... Read More »

Express Recipes: How to make Strawberry Halwa

If you want to give a twist to your regular suji (semolina) halwa, this is the perfect recipe. Prepared with semolina and strawberry pulp, this preparation partly tastes like jam. And your kids are going to love this for sure. For 4 Time – 40 minutes Ingredients 100 grams strawberry 100 grams semolina (1/2 cup) 100 grams sugar (1/2 cup) ... Read More »