Sakinalu | How to make Erra Sakinalu

Sakinalu

Sakinalu is a traditional Telangana Snack made with homemade rice flour and sesame seeds. This snack is a must during Makara Sankrantti and given to grooms during wedding. When I first came to know about this snack was when Usha had posted it for one of the Mega BMs. So since then I had been […]

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Xacuti Masala Powder

Xacuti Masala Powder

Xacuti Masala Powder is a curry powder from the Goan Cuisine that is used to make the Xacuti Chicken Gravy. However, the spice powder can be used in a variety of dishes as well. Ever since the last time when there was a need to make a paratha starting with X and I ended up […]

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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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Oralu Chitranna | Mixed Rice with Ground Masala

Oralu Chitranna

Oralu Chitranna is a Chitranna is made with ground spice powder and rice. It’s especially popular during festivals. Chitranna or Chitrannam is a mixed rice variety where rice is pre cooked and mixed with the masala of your choice. So we have Lemon Rice, Coconut Rice, Tamarind rice, Mango Rice, Sesame Rice, etc. During this […]

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Jevarisi Chitranna | Sago Mixed Vegetable Rice

Jevarisi Chitranna

Jevarisi Chitranna or Sago Mixed Vegetable Rice is an interesting rice dish from Karnataka made with mixed vegetables and a spice powders using Sago and Rice. I adapted this recipe from Viji’s private site. I always enjoy reading her post that has so many interesting facts about life in general along with dishes from different […]

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Ellu Sadam | How to make Sesame Rice

Ellu Sadam

Ellu Sadam is a spicy rice dish made with the Sesame spice powder. This is a quick and easy rice to make as you can store the spice powder as well. I already have an Ellu Sadam made with toor dal before, so this time I wanted to make the spice powder with Urad dal. […]

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Podpłomyki ~ Armenian Flatbread

Podpłomyki is an Armenian Flatbread often made without yeast and the simplest flatbread you can make. These are referred as Ormiańskie podpłomyki and can be made on the open fireplaces. In the ancient Slavic Societies, these Podpłomyk was a common food made on stones heated up in a fire. Sometimes in its history, it was […]

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Gur aur Til ki Roti | Jaggery and Sesame Flatbread

Gur Aur Til ki Roti

Gur aur Til Ki Roti is a sweet flatbread very similar to Puran Poli that’s made across many Indian States. This flatbread is made during Sankranthi with the harvest fresh Til and new jaggery. I had this planned for festival dishes during Sankranthi, then changed it when I realised I had to an A to […]

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Emirati Khameer Bread | Khamir Bread from UAE

Emirati Khameer Bread

Emirati Khameer Bread or Khamir Bread is one of the traditional breads from UAE, served for breakfast with fresh cheese. This simple yeasted bread makes a wonderful dish to enjoy with a hint of saffron and richness of other ingredients that are used. I adapted this recipe from Priya Sri, and almost followed it to […]

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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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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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