Vegetable and Wheat Berries Salad

Wheat Berries Salad

Vegetable and Wheat Berries Salad is a quick no cook salad made with fresh vegetables and fresh wheat berries. The tender raw wheat berries are chewy and had an excellent taste as you enjoy the salad. This is the first time I am seeing and eating the fresh Wheat berries, all thanks to Vaishali, who […]

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Maharashtrian Koshimbir

Maharashtrian Koshimbir

Maharashtrian Koshimbir is part of the Maharashtrian Thali or Lunch Menu, regularly served at home and at weddings as well. This is a fine blend of fresh vegetables, fruits with a Yogurt Dressing. Koshimbir / Kachumbar / Raita is traditionally made with fresh vegetables and fruits, has crushed roasted peanuts and tempered with mustard, cumin […]

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Masala Red Kidney Bean Sundal

Masala Red Kidney Bean Sundal

Masala Red Kidney Bean Sundal was made during Navratri Pooja as Neivedyam. I have used the red variety available instead of the regular long ones. This variety is smaller and red in colour. These also get cooked faster than the regular ones. I always have a problem in cooking Rajma to tender soft. Instead of […]

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Detox Drink with Cucumber, Mint, and Amla

For the second day of Detox Diet, I have a refreshing drink to enjoy through the day. This was one of the drinks suggested by my Dietician when she wrote down my daily diet. Previously she used to suggest Fresh Tomato Juice and later with the concept of Detox Diet catching up, I guess she […]

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Tarator | Bulgarian Cold Cucumber Soup

We are starting the third week of BM#64.The theme for this week was to pick one European cuisine and make three different courses from the same. I picked up Bulgaria. Bulgaria is a Balkan nation and its cuisine has Greek, Slavic, Ottoman and Persian influences. While I remember reading about this country during childhood. Especially […]

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Chocolate Lassi

We are starting the second week of BM#62 and I will be sharing some Chocolate Dishes. I know I repeat myself on how much chocolate is loved at home. However I decided not to make any cake or cookies and not even some western desserts. Instead when I was thinking about what sort of chocolate […]

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Mudakathan Keerai Soup ~ Anti Inflammatory Food

We are starting the third week of BM#61. This week it is going to be Anti Inflammatory Food. There is a diet for every aliment that’s known and changing your lifestyle and food habits help in long way. I read a lot on this subject over internet and some of the interesting sites like this, […]

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How to make Lemon Rasam ~ Udupi Special

When I had decided to make the Udupi Thali, I was checking couple of times to see which Rasam should be selected. I naturally wanted all the dishes to be new. No point in cooking something that’s already done right. So while going through the Udupi Menu, I saw the Lemon Rasam, using Udupi Rasam […]

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Garlic Rasam | Poondu Rasam ~ Kerala Style

This is part of my Onam Sadya I prepared for Mega BM for Indian States To read about how I went ahead preparing the Onam Sadya, read the preparation post.  Planning the Onam Sadya Menu helps in you cooking up the dishes quickly. Since all are simple vegetarian dishes, you can cook many within short time frame. Since I […]

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How to make Tomato Shorba ~ Step by Step Pictures

When I was doing the International Mega BM, I came across couple of Lentil Tomato Soups that sound so flavoursome and filling. I am not a soup person and worst part of it would be, remembering my strict dieting days, when I literally lived on soups. Of course those days I used to enjoy and […]

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