Maharashtrian Chakli

Maharashtrian Chakli is one of the popular traditional Indian Savories made during festivals. In Maharashtra, as with other states as well, these Chakalis are made during Diwali. I wanted to make for Ganesh Chaturthi and confirmed with Pradnya if they make it on other festivals too. She said though they mostly make this for Diwali, […]

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Greek Carrot Cake | Vegan Carrot Cake

Vegan Carrot Cake, greek style, tastes more like our Carrot halwa as the carrots are boiled and mashed before being added to the batter. The site that I referred talks about steps that can be done ahead and I happened to read about the author today. I was surprised to read her notes that said […]

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Revithokeftedes | Greek Chickpea Fritters

Revithokeftedes or the Greek Style chickpea fritters is my first dish from the Greek Cuisine. I was eying the Revithosoupa or the Chickpea soup that seems to be quite popular, both in the BM group and in general. I had to give a skip as I didn’t have a couple of ingredients that seem to […]

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Gutti Beerakaya Kura ~ Lunch Box Series : LBS#84

Gutti Beerakaya Kura is a typical Andhra Style side dish, served best with hot rice and ghee. This stuffed Ridge Gourd Curry goes well with Rotis as well. The best part is, this is a no onion, no tomato side dish and that makes it really easy and quick to make for a packed lunch […]

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Hotel Style Vegetable Kurma for Parotta

Hotel Style Kurma for Parottas is a recipe from a cook who sells parottas in a Madras. If Madras Street Food is famous for its eatery, then it’s the Biryanis and Parottas. Nowhere else will you find those flaky parottas made on the road side more prevalent than in Tamil Nadu. Today’s recipe is shared […]

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How to make Tamil Nadu Sambar Podi | Sambar Powder

Tamil Nadu Sambar Podi

Learn to make yet another version of the very versatile Tamil Nadu Sambar Powder! Yes for a person who ends up making Sambar so many times in a week, having different Sambar Podis help. We always make our own home blend and I have only used what Amma makes for helpful. As I have said […]

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Spicy Chicken Fry ~ Step by Step Pictures

Spicy Chicken Fry

Today’s special for the Cooking from the Cookbook Challenge is yet another recipe from Amma’s dairy. As I had said a while back, I am keen on trying out all the recipes she had written in it since a long time. This spicy chicken fry has become the latest favorite with all at home. We […]

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How to make Kadai Paneer Step by Step Recipe

Kadhai Paneer is one of those other frequent dishes that Amma used to make often apart from Paneer Butter Masala. She used to mostly add capsicum and make it really sauteed to keep up to its name. When I read on net to see why and how it got its name, it wasn’t clear but […]

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Kadambam Sadam and a Birthday celebration!

Kadambam Rice

Kadambam Sadam is a Mixed Rice Variety popular in Tamil Nadu, cooked with different lentils and Vegetables. The highlight is the spice powder used to make this One pot Meal. Before sharing the recipe of the dish I made couple of days ago, let me share my Monday Blues!. Mondays are always hectic, but I […]

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