Vegetable Biryani

Biriyanis in any form is great to have. Especially for a working woman like me, this is one easy dish to make and not think of side dishes and other extra items that we might normally have to prepare. Planning for a complete meal for the lunch is a big herculean task. Especially at home […]

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Pepper Macaroni

Spicy Peppery Macaroni is on its way to Spice it up, the Weekend Breakfast Blogging event hosted by the lovely Trupti of The Spice who loved Me. Macaroni is best eaten at…all times! Especially if its spiced up with tomatoes and pepper…wow a great breakfast item to keep us running till our hungry pangs starts […]

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Going Lite with Sweet Corn Soup

Well finally I was able to make it for the deadline….last moment I had no access to my computer and was wondering how I was going to post this. Luck favoured and here I am posting my entry to this month’s MBP hosted by Coffee. This month’s theme is ‘Going Lite’ And what would be […]

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Pav Bhaji

What pizza is to Italy or the hot-dog is to America, pav bhaji has the same connotation to western India. Pav bhaji or pao bhaji is a specialty Indian dish with origins in Mumbai and Gujarat. In Marathi pav means bread (the term derives from the Portuguese “pao”) and bhaji means a curry and vegetable […]

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Veggie Hot Dog

It was the time when American food became popular and wherever you go, you are tempted with Pizzas, Burgers etc. We saw joints like Pizza hut competing with other restaurants and coming up with most exciting offers to attract people. Of course with the response they got, they were unable to have the offers running […]

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Andhra Pulihora, Tamarind Rice ~ Andhra Special!

This weekend we visited Tirumala in Tirupati. The town owes its existence to the sacred temple situated on the Tirumala Hills. Tirumala is the abode of Lord Venkateshwara, (one of the incarnations of Lord Vishnu), located atop Seshachala hills often called as “Yaedu Kondalu” (seven hills). The temple of Lord Venkateshwara is the richest Hindu […]

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Parotta

Parotta made in the Tamil Nadu style has a unique taste and style that it can stand for competition on its own. This is so common and yet to difficult to prepare at home. We can see it commonly sold in the road site carts. Layered parotta is very famous in Tamil Nadu. Each layer […]

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Paneer Butter Masala Recipe

Paneer Butter Masala is one of those dishes that gets prepared at home at least once in 10 days. If you have been searching for the types you get in the restaurants, then you got to try this and enjoy! But then the Paneer Butter Masala that we make at home is much more healthier […]

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Chole Masala with Aloo

Or Chana masala, Chickpeas Curry. How can I talk about Bhatura and not mention Chole!. Well we normally make Channa curry for pooris or chappattis, but with Bhaturas it tastes simply out of this world. The version that was prepared this time, was a very simple one. To get thick consistency we added potatoes. Else […]

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Chocolate Fudge

I was first introduced to this heavenly sauce when I visited my friend’s ice-cream factory. We saw a big Cauldron with a churner rolling around with a rich creamy liquid boiling. We were nonplussed at the beauty. We asked what was cooking and they said they were making Chocolate Fudge. The aroma that was coming […]

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EggLess Black Forest Cake

If there are few things I miss eating since becoming a pure Veg, its Cakes that tops the list. I still remember the divine taste of delicious chocolate truffle or Black Forest cakes and long for such taste again. This need drove me to bake my own versions of Egg less cakes. Friends used to […]

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