Dhuska | Deep Fried Pancake from Jharkhand

Dhuska

Dhuska is a deep fried pancake from Jharkhand and Bihar. The batter is made of raw rice, Urad dal and chana dal. It can be spiced with vegetables to make it more filling. While Dhuska or Dhooska has become popular over the net because of our earlier marathon, I remember talking to my Bihari Colleague […]

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Chukka Aaku Pachadi | How to make Chukka Aaku Chutney

Chukka Aaku Chutney - Indian Mini Thali

Chukka Aaku Pachadi is a chutney made with Indian Sorrel or Ambat Chukka that can be served with rice. Chukka Aaku is also called as Ambat Chukka or Indian Sorrel. I am not sure exactly about the Indian name. However, it is slightly sour in taste and makes a wonderful greens for making chutney or […]

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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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Thakkali Upma | How to make Tomato Upma

Thakkali Upma

Thakkali Upma is an easy and healthy dish that you can make for breakfast or dinner and makes a wholesome meal anytime. This| Tomato Upma makes a change from your regular upma. Though we frequently make either upma or Khichdi almost every other Saturday, I haven’t made this tomato upma for a while. The first […]

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Chow Chow Moong Dal Kootu

Chow Chow Moong Dal Kootu is one of those delicious simple and easy to make, dish that can be paired so well with Steamed rice or even rotis. This is part of the Tamil Brahmin thalis and I have seen friends bringing this often along with rice. As part of the bigger thali, this is […]

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Mixed Dal with Pulka ~ Easy Dinner Ideas

Mixed Dal with Pulka is one of our most wanted dinner ideas that we almost end up making at least once a week. Why I love this is because not only it is simply so comforting, my kids love it too. They love the hot ghee loaded Pulkas served with this dal. We mostly use […]

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Methi Pakora | How to make Methi Pakoda ~ Party Snacks

Methi Pakoda is a crunchy snack that can be prepared in no time and this version is very crispy and dry without oil. I love pakodas and never really cared if it was deep fried. So it comes as a great pleasure when this pakoda turns out crispy and not oily. The trick is always […]

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Kothimira Pachadi | Kothamalli Chutney for Dosas

One can never have enough chutneys to make. Even with over 70+ chutney recipes, I still have something new to share today. This one happens to be again one that I noted down from Athamma. She is a master in making Chutneys, Podis, and Pickles and never misses a chance to make a new one.This […]

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Oats Onion Uttappam | Oats Uthappam ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

I recently spent some time creating a board on Pinterest for all the Dosas I have posted till date and it was counting to 72 varieties. Since I have always wanted to try out 101, I decided I should take up this again and try my hand at making different varieties again. Today’s dosa was […]

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Instant Rava Dosa ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

For the second day of Instant Breakfasts, I have another quick dosa that was really so fast and easy to make. With the rains falling nonstop, and power fluctuation, we ran out of our Dosa batter and I had to resort to this quick breakfast. While I mostly imagine a situation for some themes, I […]

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