Plantain Paneer Kofta Curry!

When I think of Crow, I always remember couple of incidents. First, as I have already mentioned, when Konda was about 2 to 3 years old, a Crow would always come in the mornings and keep crowing for her. It used to fly away only after she goes and shoos it away. Many years later, […]

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Crunchy Ulaval Vada ~ Horse Gram Fritters!

When I finally sat down to see what I have for the coming days, I was surprised to note, I had none! I turned to tell the same to Athamma, when she was also getting ready to make something. The other day hubby dear was saying something about allasanda vada and we also were talking […]

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Goru Chikkudu Kaya Snacks ~ Gawar Beans Vada!

Ok now that you know of one deep fried love with bitter gourd, I can as well talk about Goru chikkudu kaya or as we call it, Mattikaya. This wonderful way of making a vada, was an inspiration that Athamma had after seeing it somewhere. When I got back home, she was excited about this […]

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Yellow Moong Dal with Carrot Soup!

While at college, the first two years passed as a blur. If I could remember anything substantial, it would be the final year and its events that stay clear in memory. Maybe because I finally came in terms with my fate. Whatever it is, I somehow coped well, maybe more because my best friend was […]

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Stuffed Bitter Gourds ~ Deep Fried Love!

When it comes to Bitter Gourd, I have a bitter sweet relationship. Bitter because I don’t like it, sweet because hubby dear loves it! Oh the love that hubby dear seems to have for this bitter vegetable, takes more than these pages for me to fill. Its expressed more, when it happens to be cooked […]

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Aatukal Paya ~ Mutton Paya!

I guess Paya is something my hubby dear is very fond of. He always tells me about the Mutton Paya that he used to eat in Hyderabad. He stayed in Hyderabad for a year or so. Since he lived on his own, he was eating at the hotel and he frequented all the nook and […]

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Spinach Soup ~ Palak Soup!

What’s your favorite colour? Mine is green! Its always been green. Maybe because my Dad loves Green too. Well I have always felt proud that I love the same colour as Dad. Till certain age, almost all things that I used, were in green right from the soap to most things, it was always green. […]

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Maida Halwa ~ Another exciting Halwa in Making!

You would think I have a big line of testers waiting to eat off my line of Halwas? Well you can’t get any more wrong that! The Doodhi halwa was promptly stored in fridge to be served hot when hubby dear, sadly nodded ok. When I heated it up, I couldn’t resist a small piece, […]

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Chocolate Halwa ~ for a sinful Halwa indulgence!

I really don’t know when I knew this dish. Its almost like my passion for chocolate goes a long way back! It was almost the time I started cooking and yes, I have mentioned earlier, it was always the fancy cooking that I did. It was those days of Chocolates, Chocolate Fudge, Chocolate Sauce or […]

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