Vendakkai Curry | Lady’s Finger Spicy Side Dish

Vendakkai Curry is the last one of the series to be featured on the Flavours of India. This theme is to showcase dishes that are not regularly featured in a restaurant. Rather it is homecooked dishes or traditional dishes that aren’t explored yet. I came to know about the Vendakkai Curry in the strangest places. […]

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Thotakura Pulusu ~ Authentic Andhra Dal

Thotakura Pulusu is a typical pappu from Andhra made with greens and toor dal. The pressure cooked dal is mashed and tempered with garlic and other seasoning ingredients. As a side dish for steamed rice, this makes a wonderful meal. I cooked this from Padma for my Andhra Thali. The entire meal was such a […]

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Rajma Masala with Chapati

Rajma Masala is one of my most favorite North Indian Dishes. Though Amma used to make it often at home, I somehow got addicted to Rajma Masala when my friend used to bring this during our college days. When I met her Mom, the first thing I asked her was her recipe for this gravy. […]

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Hotel Style Vegetable Kurma for Parotta

Hotel Style Kurma for Parottas is a recipe from a cook who sells parottas in a Madras. If Madras Street Food is famous for its eatery, then it’s the Biryanis and Parottas. Nowhere else will you find those flaky parottas made on the road side more prevalent than in Tamil Nadu. Today’s recipe is shared […]

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Easy Vegetable Pulao in Pressure Cooker

Cooking Vegetable Pulao in Pressure Cooker is the easiest recipe to get done, especially in the mornings packing for kids lunch box. I have way too many recipes for making a pulao. I still come up with different ones, depending on the mood and combinations I end up doing. The vegetable Pulao I am going […]

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Munakkaya Jeedipappu Masala Kura | Drumstick in Cashew nut Gravy

Munakkaya Jeedipappu Masala Kura

Munakkaya Jeedipappu Masala Kura is an authentic Andhra side dish, specially prepared in the coastal region of Andhra Pradesh. Since I don’t like cashews I never ventured into dishes that feature cashews as the base ingredient. Ever since I have started making Paneer Butter Masala with cashew paste, I have overcome my aversion and don’t […]

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Tawa Chilli Paneer | How to make Chilli Paneer on Tawa

Tawa Chilli Paneer is one of those quick snacks you can make when you have homemade paneer ready on hands. We never buy Paneer except when we want to make Paneer Tikkas on skewers. Else its always only homemade and the kids love how soft it tastes. I was supposed to take up Cooking on […]

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Paneer Biryani Recipe

For the second day of BM#66, I had this yet another Paneer Biryani noted down that I wanted to make for my kids. It was Saturday and it was traditional South Indian meals for the elders and knowing that kids won’t eat that, I wanted to make a quick biryani for the kids. Since they […]

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Sattu Ki Kachori | How to make Stuffed Sattu Kachori

We are entering into the BM#66 with the first week being on Regional Cuisine. I gave an option for all to select whichever country they wanted to. I, in fact, had some middle east cuisine in mind. Later came back to the Indian States.I was so well prepared whole of June that I actually scheduled […]

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Colour Rice with Vankaya Kura ~ A Quick Andhra Meal

Colour Rice Vankaya Kura is a delicious combo meal and an excellent way to welcome you all to the New Year! I am looking forward to a wonderful Foodie year ahead!. It’s with great pleasure I am sharing yet another edition of Blogging Marathon that’s entered its 60th edition this month. It surely makes it […]

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