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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Bzar ~ How to make Emirati Spice Mix

Bzar - Emirati Spice Mix

Bzar Spice Mix is an Emirati Spice Mix, similar to our Indian Garam Masala. It is blended with butter and drizzled over soups, stews etc. When I was searching for Spice Blends, I came across some pastes from Indonesian that also used shrimp pastes etc, so had to check again and landed in here to […]

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Malaysian Spice Mix

Malaysian Spice Mix

Malaysian Spice Mix is a ground spice blend combining about 12 different spices and ingredients. This gives a wonderful taste and aroma to the cooked dish. I selected Condiments as the theme for my Pick 3 dishes from 3 Asian Countries, I chose Srilanka as the first country to explore, then decided on making this […]

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Thuna Paha ~ Sri Lankan Curry Powder

Srilankan Curry Powder

Sri Lankan Curry Powder is called as Thuna Paha, a Sinhalese unroasted curry powder used to spice the curry dishes, especially Vegetarian dishes. The name Thuna Paha roughly translates as “three or five” is a spice blend traditionally made with three or five ingredients. Though this means three or five, every cook has a different […]

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Thakkali Chutney | How to make Tomato Chutney

Tomato Chutney

Thakkali Chutney or Tomato Chutney is a regular one made at home for Tiffins. This version involves using just the goodness of tomato on its own, and making a thick condiment that serves as a good side dish for Dosa. As I have said, our regular chutney most tiffins is always Peanut Chutney. We make […]

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Kothamalli Thengai Chutney | How to make Coriander Coconut Chutney

Kathamali Thengai Chutney

Kothamalli Thengai Chutney is a healthy chutney using fresh coriander leaves along with freshly grated coconut tempered with mustard and curry leaves to serve as a side dish for Idlis or Dosas. This vibrant green chutney is very easy and delicious to make for your breakfast. Start your day Green with this lovely green chutney. […]

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Bajji Milagai Chutney ~ Side Dish for Dosas

Bajji Milagai Chutney

Bajji Milagai Chutney is a lip smacking spicy chutney that can be served with Dosas or Idlis. This is a healthy chutney that can be made easily using the long green pepper used for making bajjis. We already have a version of chutney with this bajji pepper, however, there are so many variations you can […]

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Aam ki Launji | How to make Aam ki Launji

Aam Ki Launji - Rajasthani Thali

Aam ki Launji is a quick and easy pickle to make with raw mango. This pickle is made by cooking the mangoes with spices and powders that make it a wonderful side dish for rotis. First of all when I decided to make a menu for Rajasthani Thali, I thought I could include so many […]

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3 Ingredient Tomato Sauce

3 Ingredient Tomato Sauce

Having a quick and easy 3 ingredient Tomato Sauce handy helps a lot, especially if you want to make a quick Bread Pizza. While I have prepared many such sauces with quite some more ingredients included, I wanted to check if with just 3 does the sauce taste good. Of course, this is a condiment […]

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Amla Pickle | How to make Usiri Uragaya

Amla Pickle

Amla Pickle is one of the most delicious ways to enjoy this healthy fruit during the season. While eating it as such is the most healthy way to consume, one tends to get bored and finds different ways to include in our diet. Andhra is known for its condiments and pickling is one of the […]

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Kothimeera Pachadi | Kothamalli Chutney for Dosas

Kothamalli Chutney

Kothimeera Pachadi is a popular Andhra Style Chutney that has a long shelf life and can be served with any tiffin or Steamed Rice. Makes a healthy side dish. After the Allam Pachadi I shared yesterday, this Coriander Leaves Chutney was the other dish that Amma’s friend shared. This is very much similar to the […]

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