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Spicy Herb Garlic Spread

Garlic What comes to your mind when you think of some vegetable or bulb that is aromatic (or pungent to some)? To me, it is non other than garlic. I love it’s aroma and the the flavor it releases when … Continue reading

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Mooli Paratha

Mooli Paratha Paratha is a flattened wheat bread usually pan fried with ghee and served with either dahi, achaar or some vegetables. Paratha’s come in plain or stuffed with vegetables, paneer, or simple spices. It is wholesome and satisfies everyone … Continue reading

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Mango Achaar

Cut mango pieces We all love achaar (pickle), whether it is nimbu (lemon), mango, chili or the varieties that we get these days ranging from lotus roots, carrot, eggplant and much more. But I must admit that my all time … Continue reading

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Aloo Hara Channa Gravy

Fresh Hara Channa in it’s pod What could be more appeasing to your palate than eating fresh hara channa that is in season. Aloo, a quintessential vegetable in every household is another all time favorite for the mass. To add … Continue reading

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Black Eyed Bean Sundal

Black Eyed Beans Most of the beans including black eyed bean or black eyed pea are rich in soluble fiber which helps to eliminate cholesterol from the body. They are a good source of minerals such as potassium, phosphorous etc. … Continue reading

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Crispy Tava Plantain

Crispy, Tasty, Quick ~ Crispy Tava Plantain Crispy plantain We all love snacks especially if they are finger foods. As my family was watching some masala movie, I wanted to make it a little bit interesting; interesting not in terms … Continue reading

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Dhania Chutney

The versatile condiment ~ Dhania Chutney Fresh Dhania or Cilantro or Coriander Chutney or Chatni is a term for a condiment that originated in India which is spicy or sweet. It could be thought of being similar to the salsa … Continue reading

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Aloo Sandwich

Travel food ~ Aloo Sandwich Stuffed Aloo Sandwich Seems like this week I am having a lot more dishes prepared with aloo. My husband can eat dishes made of aloo any day, all day. I guess it probably is true … Continue reading

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Aloo Poha

Comfort food in a spoonful ~ Aloo Poha Poha Poha is flattened or beaten rice, is an easy-to-cook breakfast recipe. This type of flattened rice absorbs water and gets swollen which is then used to make the breakfast dish. There … Continue reading

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Mutter Pulao

Fast, Simple and Delightful ~ Mutter Pulao A spoonful of Mutter Pulao When I think of Pulao that could be made in no time yet not compromising on the taste front, it is none other than Mutter (Peas) Pulao that … Continue reading

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Vegetable Upma

Quick & Comfort food ~ Vegetable Upma Veggies for my Upma Upma is a quick and delicious comfort food that it is prepared in every household at least once a week(?). It is called as Upma in Malayalam & Tamil, … Continue reading

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Aloo Tikki

Aloo Tikki for SnackShots, The Potato & The Potato Fe(a)st Aloo Tikki or Potato Cutlets is one of the most popular snack dishes in India. Aloo Tikki comes under a collective group of snack items called ‘Chaat’ . In India, … Continue reading

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Hara Channa Pulao

My family’s favorite Pulao ~ Hara Channa (Green Chickpeas) Pulao Fresh Hara Channa (Green Chickpeas) in it’s pod Pulav or Pulao or Pilaf is usually a medley of vegetables or just a few, cooked with rice and spices. The variety … Continue reading

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Pav Bhaji

Mumbai Street Food ~ Pav Bhaji Pav Bhaji is a dish which is a medley of mashed vegetables and spices served with Pav or Bread. It is mainly considered as a street food in India which is rich is flavor … Continue reading

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Stuffed Karela

Karela or Bitter Melon is one vegetable not everyone enjoys to eat as it’s name suggests due to it’s bitter taste. Yet it is widely used in Indian cooking. This vegetable is nature’s yet another bountiful gift to mankind. Karela … Continue reading

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