Rajasthani Mirchi Vada

Rajasthani Mirchi Vada

Rajasthani Mirchi Vada is a spicy stuffed potato with chilies and deep fried in a besan batter. This makes a wonderful Tea Time Snack. The whole series in this space came because of this post. When I was chatting with Vaishali, she asked me if I was ready with the dishes. I didn’t even have […]

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Yellina Chitranna | How to make Sesame Lemon Rice

Yellina Chitranna

Yellina Chitranna is our humble lemon rice all decked up. This easy lemon rice is made more interesting with roasted spice powder. I was inspired by Suma’s post on Yellina Chitranna. Yellu is sesame seeds in Kannada and Lemon Rice is called Chitranna, so this simple rice is made more interesting with the roasted sesame […]

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Quinoa Biryani | How to make Quinoa Vegetable Biryani

Quinoa Biryani

Quinoa Biryani is a fusion biryani made with Quinoa and mixed vegetables with biryani masala and spices. This surely tastes wonderful and makes a filling meal. For Q, I decided I would make Quinoa Biryani as I still had the Quinoa that Priya had given me some years back. Can you imagine how silly I […]

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Kadam Bhog | How to make Annakut Bhog

Kadam Bhog

Kadam Bhog is a delicious Khichdi made during the Diwali season with fresh winter crops. This is an offering to God as prasad. I adapted this recipe from here, where I got to know that it’s a dish from Rajasthan, where it is part of the festival known as Annakut. This dish is supposed to […]

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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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Borugulu Mixture Masala

Borugulu Mixture Masala

Borugulu Mixture Masala or Maramarala Mixture Masala is popular street food available across South India and prepared in different ways. Puffed Rice is called Maramaralu or Borugulu in Telugu, Pori in Tamil. This chat is prepared by using Puffed rice with a spicy mixture or south Indian Chiva along with other garnishes. My exposure to […]

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Methi Gobi Sukhi Sabzi

Methi Gobi Sukhi Sabzi

Methi Gobi Sukhi Sabzi is a simple and easy one you can make quickly for your dinner meal. The seasonal fresh cauliflower makes a wonderful combination with the methi leaves. When we make the weekly paneer butter masala, we search for other simple dishes that can go well with rotis for the elders. So when […]

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Eggless Lemon Loaf Cake

Eggless Lemon Loaf Cake

Eggless Lemon Loaf Cake is a citrus flavoured Cake with lemon zest and lemon juice, it turns out very light and flavoursome. I seem to have been following a tradition of making lemon cake for every Bakeathon and when I checked back on the previous year’s version, it was delicious Tea Cake made with Wheat […]

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Mushroom Potato Curry

Mushroom Potato Curry

Mushroom Potato Curry is a semi dry side that works very well to be served with hot rotis. The dish gets done very quickly and only needs basic spice powders. You must have noticed I hardly post any Mushroom recipes, that’s because I don’t eat Mushroom. Of course, I share nonveg because I have people […]

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Samai Elumichai Sadam, Kondakadalai Sundal ~ Day 3

Samai Elumichai Sadam

Samai Elumichai Sadam is the millet version of lemon rice made with Little Millet. This is prepared the same way as you would with regular Rice. So for Navratri Day 3 Neivedyam, I made Samai Elumichai Sadam and Kondakadalai Sundal. My plan was to cook all the main dishes with different millets this year. Somehow […]

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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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