Monthly Archives: January 2008

Thulli (Doodh Dalia)

Something for the sweet tooth ~ Thulli (Doodh Dalia) Satisfying my sweet tooth ~ Thulli While Indians relish and enjoy their food at every meal in a day, their next love without a doubt, is the love for ‘traditional Indian … 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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Pearl Onions in Dahi Gravy

Onions Onions ~ Pearl Onions in Dahi Gravy Pearl Onions in Dahi Gravy Onions – What can I say about them? Or where do I start saying about them? Because it is such a versatile vegetable that I doubt I … Continue reading

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Rigatoni with legume and vegetable soup

Humble, Satisfying & Wholesome ~ Rigatoni with legume and vegetable soup Soups are always comforting and soothing. It could be had as part of a meal or a whole meal by itself depending on it’s ingredients. I was in a … Continue reading

Posted in Aloo (Potato), Beetroot, Broccoli, Carrots, Chole (Chickpeas), Dals & Legumes, Mushroom, Pasta, Rigatoni, Shallots, Spring Onion(Scallion), Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Besan ki Childa

Channa Dal powdered to become Besan(Chickpea flour) Besan ki Childa (Chickpea flour pancakes) is one recipe that relieves me from my everyday thinking “What to cook?”. This dish is healthy as besan is nothing but Chickpea flour or Gram flour … Continue reading

Posted in Bell Pepper(Capsicum), Besan (Gram flour), Carrots, Corn, Flour, Pyaaz (Onion), Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Crispy roasted Arbi

Simply Roasted ~ Arbi Arbi or Arvi or Seppankizhangu or Colocasia or Taro Arbi or sometimes called as Arvi is the Taro root vegetable. It is extensively used in south Asia. In the Indian state of kerala, it is widely … Continue reading

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Mixed Vegetable Sandwich

I was contemplating – “What shall I cook?” “Hmm may be some soup and bread” “Na, may be some wrap and a salad on the side” “Or may be the one pot meal, khichdi“ Then as I was looking through … Continue reading

Posted in Bell Pepper(Capsicum), Carrots, Fontina, Grains, Milk & Products, Mutter (Peas), Pyaaz (Onion), Sooji (Semolina), Tomato, Vegetables | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Dahi Bhindi

Source: Wikipedia Bhindi is called as Okra (American English) is also known as Lady’s Finger (British English). It is one of those vegetables that everyone loves. Whether is is roasted, fried and added to a gumbo, this vegetable can adhere … Continue reading

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Refreshing OJ

Simple and Refreshing ~ Orange Juice Orange is a fruit from the citrus tree. It is widely grown and comes in varieties such as navel orange, persian orange, blood orange and more. An assortment of dishes and by products could … Continue reading

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Aloo Sabzi

Back to Basics ~ Simple Satisfying Aloo Sabzi Boiled Aloo Aloo or Potato is a vegetable that every kid and adult loves to eat every single day. Somehow I was not a big fan growing up as there were so … 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

Posted in Aloo (Potato), Bell Pepper(Capsicum), Cabbage, Carrots, Gobi(Cauliflower), Mutter (Peas), Tomato, Vegetables | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Gobi(Cauliflower) Paratha

Gobi balls mixed with spices for paratha Paratha is a flat bread that originated ( I suppose) in India. It is usually made from whole wheat flour, pan fried and it could be either plain or stuffed with vegetables; the … Continue reading

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Tortellini with crisp Vegetables

Tortellini Pasta Pasta is a type of food made from a dough using flour, water and/or eggs. There are many variations of shapes and ingredients that can constitute pasta. A few examples are spaghetti (solid long cylinders), fusilli (swirls), lasagna … Continue reading

Posted in Bell Pepper(Capsicum), Broccoli, Carrots, Corn, Pasta, String Beans, Tortellini, Vegetables | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Khichdi

Comfort Food ~ Khichdi When I think of comfort food, nothing but Khichdi that comes to my mind. Growing up my Mom would make khichdi in a variety of ways including mung dal, toor dal, masoor dal and more. This … Continue reading

Posted in Bell Pepper(Capsicum), Brown Rice, Carrots, Corn, Dals & Legumes, Mutter (Peas), Rice & Products, Swiss Chard, Toor Dal (Tuvar), Vegetables | Tagged | 12 Comments

Dalia (Wheat Rava or Cracked Wheat Upma)

Cracked Wheat or Wheat Rava Wheat is an important human food. Wheat grain is such a staple food that it is used to make flour for breads, cookies, cakes, pasta, noodles, couscous and for fermentation in making beer and more. … Continue reading

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