Mulled Wine With Crisp Roasted Duck
Get into the feasting mood with mulled red wine and fiery roasted duck. Crisp roasted duck made with an array of herbs, masalas and chicken broth. Served with chestnut puree, sauce and Brussels sprout.
|Pumpkin Oats Cake|
Winner of the Guilty Free contest bakes away a healthy cake with pumpkin and oats, full of A vitamin, fiber & iron.
Calcium rich cookies with the goodness of ragi and cane sugar. Let your family enjoy cookies the guilt free way.
|Whole Grain Crackers|
Stop serving fattening potato chips at every party and roll out a fresh whole grain dough to bake a batch of healthy crispy crackers. Serve these whole grain crackers with a zesty dip and you're sorted.
|Mixed Millet Bhel Puri|
A low fat and healthy snack with the goodness of millets and ragi. Prepare this mixed millet bhel puri at home with a generous squeeze of lime.
|Gluten Free Chocolate Cake|
An irresistible gluten free cake made with dark chocolate and ground almonds. Smothered in a thick chocolate ganache. Bake it in the oven or pressure cook it!
Who would have thought that the humble amaranth could be transformed into something so delicious? A gluten free tikki made with amaranth seeds and stir fried vegetables that is sure to please your taste buds.
|Savory Corn Tarts|
Move over tart shells made with maida, maize flour is here. Go gluten free with these savory maize tarts filled with a cheese and vegetable mixture. Oh so yummy!
Suparna Trikha uses rosemary and bay leaves, to conjure a fresh summer meal of chicken breasts flavored with rosemary and a hint of honey.
Beauty expert Suparna Trikha prepares an organic hair tonic that will strengthen your hair and keep it gleaming.
A refreshing salad of rocket leaves, watermelons and pomegranate drizzled with a honey-mustard chicken.
|Yoghurt Crunch Pudding|
To complete a lazy Sunday afternoon well spent, Seema Chandra lathers on a colorful yogurt pudding.
|Natural Watermelon Toner|
Frozen cubes of watermelon juice, basil and camphor which acts as a toner. So the next time you come from outdoors just rub a frozen cube on your face and feel the freshness.
|Nahm Jim Steamed Fish|
Industrial engineer turned gourmet food restaurateur, Varun Tulli brings alive an authentic oriental savory- a classic Nahm Jim Sauce with Steamed Fish. 'Nahm Jim' is Thai for 'dipping sauce'.
Seema Chandra's very own tapioca twist to the dumplings. Packed with a chunky chicken mix, wrapped in a dough of tapioca pearls and flour, these dumplings make for a perfect entree.
Bunny Chow is a South African fast food dish consisting of a bread loaf filled with meat curry. This recipes makes use of chicken.
A guilt free blueberry pie where the pie crust is made with oats, flour, canola oil, agave nectar and all things good. A dessert that banishes a lot of the bad and keeps a lot of the good.
Now burgers that are healthy. Patties made with mushrooms, lentils and sun-dried tomatoes sliced between whole wheat buns.
|Broccoli and Cheddar Soup|
Arjun Gupta of The Piano Man, New Delhi cooks up a healthy, wholesome and filling broccoli soup with cheddar cheese. This one's a meal in itself!
These beetroot and tofu kebabs are a power house of energy. Brimming with antioxidants these kebabs hardly have any calories.
Anurag Sharma, Director of the Baidyanath group shows you how to detox with this ayurvedic juice. Beetroot juice is a great cleanser and helps you detox. Add fresh aloe vera gel and you are building a strong immune system!
Cook up a healthy jowar medley filled with vegetables and flavor. Enjoy a light snack, the guilt free way!
Enjoy street food, the guilt free way. The otherwise deep fried goodies have taken a healthy turn.
The traditional recipe for malpua uses refined flour. This recipe uses ragi flour, atta and oats. Wholesome and guilt free.
Gunjan Goela cooks some mouth watering masala channas topped with tadka aloo.
|Hot Cointreau Souffle|
A deliciously delicate hot souffle made with no flour, no milk and no butter. Enjoy this French classic, the guilt free way.
|Carrot Salad with Black Grape Dressing|
Why buy salad dressings off the rack that are full of preservatives? Preah Narang whips up a quick carrot salad with raisins and almonds and a quick black grape dressing.
|Chocolate Oat Fondant|
This French classic is not the same anymore. With the added goodness of oats, this fondant is served with a beautiful strawberry compote.
Who would have thought that hummus could be made without chickpeas?
A pineapple chutney, that's chunky, sweet and sour in one bite.
A light and coconut-y stew with delicately seared prawns and the aroma of freshly roasted spices.
A delicious easy-peasy recipe. Creamy spread made of tuna, cream cheese, tomatoes, seasoning and sauces, rolled in bread crumbs for an added punch.
|Cherry Tomato Onion Crostini|
Crisp oven toasted bread is smeared with a mixture of red wine enhanced prune paste and a delicious cherry tomato onion mixture.
|Miso Coconut Basa |
Basa fish pieces marinated in a mixture of kafir lime leaves, lemon, coconut milk, miso paste and seasoning, cooked in an oven and served hot.
Noodles tossed in with chicken, chickpea and red chilli paste, garnished with a range of toppings.
|Refried Beans |
Red kidney beans cooked with assorted flavours, fried again with onion quarters.
The ultimate gastronomical guide to your favourite stars.
| Jai Hind with Rocky and Mayur|
Come and join Rocky and Mayur on their adventurous feast!
| Gourmet Central|
Gourmet Central is a delectable series from the highly successful and personable chef, Vicky Ratnani.
| Pressure Cooker|
A face-off between cooking enthusiasts
| Do It Sweet|
This is not your regular food show, but one that's sweet and easy, flavourful and fun!
| Italian Khana|
Italian Khana the TV series, based on Chef Ritu Dalmia’s book, is back on NDTV Good Times with the third and final season!
Being guilt free is about making the right food choices. It’s about wholesome living. It's about nourishing yourself with the right ingredients. It's about being aware of what you buy. What you put on your table. And what you feed your family.
This season Guilt free gets a deeper understanding of how recipes can be altered to become healthy. It doesn't mean you have to give up everything. It means you do away with the worst, and look for alternatives that are beneficial. Chances are, you will eat more natural foods.
You will opt for local and seasonal produce. Foods that are more nutritionally sound. We will follow three basics - excellence of ingredients, simplicity of preparation, and respect for natural flavours. Each week we fashion a new twist. We bust the book of rules. And we come up with substitutes. And yet, we will try not to compromise on taste.
Seema Chandra has been in the food space for over a decade. She runs NDTV's food portal www.ndtvcooks.com and has been a food show anchor on television with NDTV 24X7, NDTV India and now NDTV Good Times. She's travelled the world sampling food and has had no choice but to suffer being filmed while eating. She's also been told that she can't lie about the food, as the expression on her face gives her away. Having spent ample time in kitchen standing shoulder to shoulder with chefs from around the world, Seema has been back on air on a series called Guilt Free. Only this time, she is doing the cooking along with her friends. Guilt Free is a food show about making the right food choices, choosing the right ingredients, cooking and eating smart. That's her food philosophy and it pretty much sums up what she writes about on the food website. Seema began her career in the television world, when it was barely seen as a career. Way back in 1992, she started as a researcher on the investigative news magazine called Newstrack. And even today, the research continues on food, nutrition and wellness.