Kalyana Ven Pongal

Kalyana Ven Pongal is a recipe from Meenakshi Ammal’s Samaithu Paar. I have the entire collection in English edition that my brother had bought. I think he got it to learn cooking. I remember he did carry it with him when he travelled to the US. Between both of us, we must have collected so […]

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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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Chicken Biryani ~ Pressure Cooker Method

This Pressure Cooker Chicken Biryani, is one of those biryanis that just happen in Amma’s Kitchen. She read this somewhere and added her own twist. The first time she made, she didn’t even tell me that she was making a biryani. Yes I would have gone with my camera for a step by step picture […]

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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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Schezwan Fried Rice | How to make Schezwan Fried Rice

For the Cooking from Cookbook Challenge, I referred the handy cookbook that was handed out during a Schezwan Cuisine Festival. Kung Po Chicken was from the same book and as I had said we were keen on making all of the dishes listed in that book. Everything that we have tried now, has turned out […]

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Jangiri | Jhangiri ~ Indian Deepavali Sweet

Jangiri or Jhangiri is traditional Indian Sweets prepared all over India during the festival season. It is one of the popular sweets prepared during Deepavali or Diwali across the Indian States. In the north, this sweet is called as Imarti, while in South India, it is called as Jhangiri or Jangiri. I am not very […]

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