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Mango payasam? Innovative desserts you can make with the fruit

The summer is here and with it comes different varieties of mangoes that one can enjoy at all times. Now, mango lovers relish the fruit in many ways but there is always room for experiments. Why opt for a juice, when you can not only make a smoothie bowl but also payasam out of it

27 March,2023 06:29 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto

From kuttu to samak: Enjoy these 4 dishes while fasting during Chaitra Navratri

With fasting comes many food restrictions during Navratri, as some ingredients are permitted and others are not

27 March,2023 11:59 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS

Meet these Mumbai women who can’t say no to making lip-smacking achaars


As summer takes over the city, many homes are busy buying mangoes from the market to make pickles. Mid-day Online spoke to three women in Mumbai who love making pickles, one of the favourites being with mangoes, as the raw variety of the ‘king of fruits’ enters the market

27 March,2023 09:43 AM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto

Ramzan 2023: Delectable meals to relish during Iftar

During the holy month of Ramzan, the Muslim community exercise restraint in their eating habits and eat only twice a day -- a pre-fast meal at dawn called 'sehri', and a post-fast meal after sunset called 'iftar'

27 March,2023 09:09 AM IST | New Delhi | ANI

Here is why dates are the 'superfood' that you need to add to your diet

Dates are a delicious powerhouse of nutrition, packed with the right vitamins and calories serving as perfect energy boosters with zero fat

26 March,2023 06:08 AM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi

Butter Chicken Biryani to Andhra Mutton Biryani: Mumbai chefs share fun recipes

It is hard for most people to say no to biryani and that’s simply because of the unique flavours that each preparation has. Luckily, India boasts of many. Mid-day Online spoke to city chefs to share recipes of biryani they love, and they not only have classics but also innovative variations

25 March,2023 04:46 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto

Explained: How dates are the world’s most complete meal in itself


The sultan of iftar, dates or Khajoor are one of the most standalone complete foods that provide the body with essential nutrition. Experts decode the miracle fruit and share the health benefits of incorporating dates in your diet

24 March,2023 06:39 PM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi

National Cocktail Day: Whip up these 3-step cocktails to beat the summer heat

Are you a cocktail enthusiast who likes experimenting? Mumbai mixologists share 3-step cocktail recipes that are simple, and freshening in equal measure

24 March,2023 02:56 PM IST | Mumbai | Maitrai Agarwal

Chaitra Navratri 2023: Here are 5 simple snacks for fasting

This year, the festival will be observed from March 22 to March 30

23 March,2023 02:38 PM IST | New Delhi | ANI

Your guide to nutritious eating and weight loss during Ramadan

Fasting is not about starving but about undergoing a natural detox and eating mindfully. For those conscious of their weight and fitness, Ramadan offers a golden opportunity to practice intermittent fasting along with consuming nutritious food items

22 March,2023 04:25 PM IST | Mumbai | Ainie Rizvi

Gudi Padwa 2023: Unmissable traditional recipes to welcome the New Year

Indian festival celebrations are incomplete without some local traditional dishes. Gudi Padwa or Ugadi is one of the most important festivals in Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh; the one that marks the New Year for those who celebrate. Here are some recipes for two of the most well-known festive dishes from the state

22 March,2023 03:27 PM IST | Mumbai | IANS

From Aamras Panna Cotta to Puran Poli, make these innovative dishes at home

The Maharashtrian festival is incomplete without some aamras and puran poli. While a puran poli is traditional, Mumbai chefs say a lot more can be done with aamras

22 March,2023 03:16 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto

Gudi Padwa 2023: Nutritionist shares tips on eating healthy

While many of you prepare to celebrate Gudi Padwa virtually, Nutritionist Ishi Khosla shares easy tips on how to enjoy the festivities guilt-free

22 March,2023 10:51 AM IST | New Delhi | IANS