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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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Dal Batti

It’s New Year and I wanted to start with a recipe that was so special to my family’s origin and none other than Dal Batti that came to my mind. Dal Batti is a wholesome Rajasthani meal. Dal, or lentil … Continue reading

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Puri Chole

When you think of breakfast, lunch or dinner, one dish definitely comes to mind and that is Poori or Puri. Whether it is eaten with Chole or Aloo (Potato) it always leaves wonderful feeling in our taste buds. For some … Continue reading

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Hara Channa (Green Chickpeas)

Fresh Hara Channa from the pod Sprouting is a process of soaking, draining and then rinsing seeds at regular intervals until they germinate, or sprout. The seeds should be soaked overnight and then rinsed well before the process of germination. … Continue reading

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Besan Shimla Mirch

Shimla Mirch as it is called in Hindi or Bell Peppers in the West or Capsicum in India, Australia, Malaysia etc all mean the same vegetable which cooks in minutes and is used in a variety of dishes in everyday … Continue reading

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Idli Upma

Idli Upma is one of most commonly made recipes with leftover idlis. This is such a simple food yet so satisfying that even a finicky eater will not complain. Growing up, my Mom used to make this delicious dish for … Continue reading

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Kuzhi Paniyaram

I will start by saying this “Aah heaven on a piece of rice bun”. Ok, rice bun is probably not a literal translation of the ingredients of this recipe but one of the ingredients. This simple yet mouth watering recipe … Continue reading

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