How to store Coriander Leaves | Cilantro Leaves

During the season I always ponder on how to store the coriander leaves for weeks. Coriander leaves are such integral part of Indian cuisine and you can’t imagine making a gravy dish without the ceremonial addition of coriander leaves. Over the years we had followed different ways to store the fresh coriander leaves, some worked, […]

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Cooked Toor Dal ~ Indian Basics for Cooking

Ok this is exactly not a mandatory item on the list for Basic ones in Indian Cooking. But I would rather think so. Though cooking toor dal in pressure cooker takes about 10 minutes, having cooked dal on hand is much more convenient. Especially when you are hard pressed to dish up something quick for […]

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How to make Urad Dal flour ~ Basic Indian Cooking!

After a week of resting and relaxing because of kids vacation, I am all geared for welcoming my nieces and nephew. We had already planned what I should be making during their stay. And they we get to hear that my nephew has prepared a list that he wants me to prepare. Well Hubby dear […]

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Making Rice Flour at home ~ Indian Basics for Cooking

Homemade Rice Flour

Unlike years before, these days my Mondays are coloured by the satisfaction I get over the quality of work done over the weekends! It’s been many weeks since I had a Saturday off, even otherwise nothing much gets done. So naturally I am prone to Monday blues. Well, I am no in school or college, […]

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Saga of an Onion saute ~ Basic Indian Cooking!

When you feel you are already full to the brim with everyday activities, life just offers you a shock to get you realize that there is more to life than running around – cooking, playing and rushing to the office! This happened to us, which had us spinning. Athamma had a major cut in her […]

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