Mixed Beans Biryani ~ Simple One pot Meal

Mixed Beans Biryani

Mixed Bean Biryani is a one pot meal with spicy Indian Masala and protein rice beans included. Its a complete meal on itself and you just need a Raitha on the side to enjoy this meal. While I had other plans for the third day of Combo dishes, I ended up sharing this recipe as […]

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Pudine ki Shikanji

Pudine ki Shikanji

Pudine Ki Shikanji is a delightful lemonade with ground mint leaves and other spices. This surely makes a refreshing drink during summer. Shikanji or Shikanji is the name given to the traditional lemonade or lemon juice from Punjab. Some of the alternate name for this include shikanji, shikanjbi and shikanjbeen. While this is a basic […]

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Bharli Batata | How to make Stuffed Potato Masala

Bharli Batate

Bharli Batate is stuffed potatoes cooked in a similar way to the stuffed brinjals a popular dish from the Maharashtrian Cuisine, using their Goda masala along with more spices. This is a rich gravy that pairs well with roti or rice. When I planned my Maharashtrian Thali, I again checked Vaishali’s Thali and then consulted […]

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Usal Poha ~ An Indian Chaat

Usal Poha

Usal Poha is an interesting chaat blending of two traditional dishes, Poha and Usal. The final assembled dish is simply out of the world! When I was checking out my options for U, I was checking out Vaishali’s space and came across this Usal Poha. She writes about coming across this vendor who sells poha. […]

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Okonomiyaki ~ Vegan Japanese Savory Pancake

Okonomiyaki

Okonomiyaki is a Japanese savoury pancake made with a variety of ingredients. The name literally means add whatever you like and grill it. This batter based pancake is a popular street food. As per Wiki, the name of this dish is derived from the Japanese word okonomi which means “how you like” or “what you […]

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Bunny Chow | How to make a Bunny

Bunny Chow

Bunny Chow is a delicious street food from South African made with meat, chickpea in an aromatic sauce served in a hollow bread. You can think this a burger Sandwich as well! Bunny Chow, often referred to as a bunny, is a South African fast food dish consisting of a hollowed out loaf of bread […]

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Lauki Nu Muthia | How to make Steamed Bottle Gourd Muthiya

Lauki Nu Muthia

Lauki Nu Muthia is a healthy Gujarati breakfast dish made with bottle gourd, flours, and spices. This can be steamed or deep fried and often served for breakfast or as a snack with different chutneys. I have made Palak Muthias very long ago and have been wanting to make these bottle gourd version. I was […]

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Dhaba Style Dal Fry

Dhaba Style Dal Fry is a delicious dal made with a mix of dals. When I was planning the Punjabi Thali, I decided I would pick a dal, since I have already shared some couple of Dal Fry, Takda Dal, I had this in my collection of dals, that I have collected over the years. When I was going […]

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Matar Paneer Masala

Matar Paneer Masala is one of the most delicious rich gravy you can make with the season’s best fresh peas and paneer. When I planned for the Punjabi Thali, I thought I must include this gravy as I wanted two paneer dishes and Paneer Butter Masala was for the kids and I felt including peas […]

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Allam Pachadi Andhra Style | Ginger Chutney for Dibba Rotti

Allam Pachadi Andhra Style is a chutney served along with Dibba Rotti. I have previously shared a version of Dibba Rotti and it gets made regularly. This yet another version is again from Amma’s Diary. I was amazed that she had a couple of these recipes and we waited forever to try them out. Off […]

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