Vellai Kurma | Restaurant Style White Vegetable Korma

Vegetable White Kurma

Vellai Kurma or Restaurant Style White Vegetable Kurma is one of the most popular side dishes served in hotels. The gravy is a creamy white base with mixed vegetable in it. Hotel Saravana Bhavan is famous for its Vellai Kurma, many simply get the gravy just for the way it tastes and recreating it at […]

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Rava Onion Masala Dosa

Rava Onion Masala Dosa

Rava Onion Masala Dosa is combination of both the regular Rava Dosa and the Masala Dosa. The Rava Dosa is stuffed with a Potato Masal and tastes out of the world! I have Amma’s version of Rava Dosa and an instant Rava Dosa already on the blog. So when I was thinking what to make […]

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Phanna Doddak | No Ferment Tempered Dosa From Konkani

Phanna Doddak

Phanna Doddak means Tempered Dosa in Konkani cuisine. This is a no ferment dosa and only efforts needed is to soak the urad dal and grind to a smooth batter. This batter reminded me of Dibba roti from Andhra, with the major portion of the batter is urad dal and the tempering makes all the […]

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Junior Kuppanna Style Chicken Biryani

Junior Kuppanna Style Chicken Biryani

Junior Kuppanna Style Chicken Biryani is an aromatic biryani made with Seeraga Samba Rice along with various spices and herbs. This is an attempt at creating the popular biryani at home. My kids are very fond of the biryani from Junior Kuppanna and we never leave a chance to make something like that at home. […]

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Rajasthani Moong Ki Dal

Rajasthani Dal

Rajasthani Moong Ki Dal is one of the simplest dal that is very light and so very easy to cook. This makes a wonderful side dish when you plan a feast featuring Rajasthani Khanna. While simple Moong Ki Dal / Pesarapappu Kura is very commonly made at home, when Vaishali suggested I make this for […]

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Dal Tadka Restaurant Style

Dal Tadka Restaurant Style

Dal Tadka Restaurant Style is a simple and easy dal made in a restaurant that we can make in minutes in our kitchen and one of the most popular versions of dals. When I picked up North Indian Thali to make at home, I needed a Dal that I had to add. Since I have […]

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Paneer Butter Masala Recipe with Roasted Spices

Paneer Butter Masala

This version of Paneer Butter Masala is a rich creamy gravy made with roasted paneer in a gravy of roasted spices and onion sauce. While I have so many versions of Paneer Butter Masala, one better than the other, I have yet another version coming up and this is from Amma’s dairy. In fact, this […]

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Makhmali Paneer | How to make Makhmali Paneer

Makhmali Paneer is a creamy side dish that pairs very well with Rotis, Naans, made with a cream of Melon Seeds and Coconut Milk. A very simple side dish that only requires a handful of ingredients resulting in a rich gravy. Makhmali Paneer was part of my Awadhi Thali or the Mixed North Indian Thali […]

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Peas Paratha | How to make Matar Paratha

Stuffed Peas Paratha

Peas Paratha is a filling delicious stuffed paratha made with fresh peas in season. Spiced with different flavours, this stuffed peas paratha is easy to make. During winter when peas is in season, we often make different dishes with the fresh stock apart from freezeing major part of it for use during the later months. […]

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Sprouted Moong Makhani ~ Side dish for Rotis

Sprouted Moong Makhani

Sprouted Moong Makhani is a rich and easy dish to make as a side dish for your rotis. We mostly make this for dinner when we have moong sprouts on hand. We frequently make moong sprouts and use it in various dishes as salads, as parathas and then this rich makhani gravy. If you are […]

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Sev Khamani | How to make Surti Sev Khamani

Sev Khamani

Sev Khamani is popular Gujarati Breakfast dish from Surat. Sev Khamani is traditionally made from Dhokla and also known as Amiri Khaman. While this is a dish served for Breakfast, it makes a wonderful meal for anytime. When you go through the recipe, you would understand that this might have come about because one had […]

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