Palak Paneer (Sag Paneer, Spinach Paneer)

“I yam what I yam, and that’s all I yam,” is one of the catchphrases of Popeye the Sailor. Who wouldn’t know Popeye the sailor, especially with kids this is very popular show on TV. This character is better known for his superhuman strength he gets on eating spinach or palak. It is said that […]

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Kanchipuram Idli Podi | Side Dish for Idli

Kanchipuram Idli Podi

When it comes to spicy podis to serve with Idlis or Dosas, Molaga Podi is the most delicious side dish. I am very partial to the Podi that Amma makes. I can have that Dal Podi with anything and everything. However there are certain dishes that gets a special spicy podis done and this Podi […]

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Kanchipuram Idli Recipe | How to make Kancheepuram Idli

Kanchipuram Idli

Kancheepuram Idli as the name goes is from Kancheepuram, a holy city in Tamilnadu, India. History goes that Kanchipuram Idli is served as prasadam in Varadharaja Perumal Temple, a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, located in the Kanchipuram. It is a huge Idli (Steamed Rice Cake) which is added with spices. This is […]

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Lunch Box Series : LBS#1

Lunch time is always so exciting. During school days, it was a time to look forward. Mostly because the difficult subjects would be over by the noon and we can look forward to a nice and relaxed afternoon session. A time to doze and play games, but the most important, being we get to be […]

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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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