Easy No Tomato Vegetable Biryani in Pressure Cooker

Vegetable Biryani

This Easy No Tomato Vegetable Biryani is the easiest one you can make for packing for your lunch or as a party dish. The first time we made, we used all the vegetables, it was still good as I need not worry about removing the onions from the kids lunch box. Everybody loved it and […]

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Sri Lankan Dhal Curry

Sri Lankan Dhal Curry is a staple dish and is very quick to make. This delicious dhal recipe made with masoor dal is popularly served along with nonveg or any rice or roti. Though I had decided to make this dal, I didn’t read through the recipe until the morning I decided to make. I […]

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Seeraga Samba Mutton Biryani

Seeraga Samba Mutton Biryani

Seeraga Samba Mutton Biryani is a popular Mutton Biryani in South, especially in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu is famous for the Dindigul Thalappakattu Biryani, Ambur Biryani. The aroma and the goodness of these biryanis come from using the famous Seeraga Samba Rice, popularly used in making biryanis in Tamil Nadu. This biryani is Amma’s signature […]

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Masala Moong Dal Sundal

Masala Moong Dal Sundal

Masala Moong Dal Sundal is a spicy sundal made with moong dal. This is an excellent sundal to make during Navrati or just as an evening snack. I normally make moong dal Sundal and it is not very spicy. However, this time as a change, wanted to try something spicy. So used this spicy masala […]

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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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Tiffin Sambar for Idlis ~ Step By Step Pictures

Tiffin Sambar

Tiffin Sambar for Idlis is a flavoursome Sambar made with Yellow Moong dal and a dash of Toor Dal. I have another version of Moong Dal Sambar that gets served as Tiffin Sambar at home. However, I have added green chillies along with the toor dal to give some change to the tiffin sambar. This […]

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Temple Style Sakkarai Pongal ~ Navratri Special Dishes – Day 6

Temple Style Sakkarai Pongal

Temple Style Sakkarai Pongal is made with just Rice and Jaggery with a pinch of camphore which elevates the taste and feeling of this neivedyam to Kovil prasadam. This Sakkarai Pongal is the Day 6 Neivedyam for the Navratri Celebrations along with Masala Karuppu Konda Kadalai Sundal. I was so happy with the way the […]

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Hayagreeva Maddi ~ Navratri Special Dishes – Day 3

Hayagreeva Maddi

Hayagreeva or Hayagreeva Maddi is an easy and traditional Karnataka sweet. When I was doing the Udipi Cuisine, I remember reading about it while planning for Udupi Thali and then realised its very much the same like the Poli purnam we make. Once the neivedyam is offered, I always end up eating the filling as […]

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Pulihora | Tamarind Rice ~ Navratri Special Dishes – Day 1

Pulihora

Happy Navaratri to all my readers! We are starting the Navaratri pooja from today and we will be observing for the next nine days with special neivedyam for the Goddess. Please check my Navratri Special Dishes for more ideas to make these nine days. I hope you will find the page useful. Today I started […]

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