Cabbage Masala Kura

Cabbage Masala Kura

Cabbage Masala Kura is yet another side dish for Rice, that I seem to have completely forgotten. Amma reminded me of this when we were wondering what to do with the huge cabbage we got in. She suddenly reminded me that we could make this instead of the regular Cabbage Kootu or Cabbage Poricha Kootu. […]

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Kandula Kura | Fresh Toor Gravy Andhra Style

Kandula Kura is one of my most favorite gravies that Amma makes during the season. Fresh Toor is mostly available during the winter season and as always, every winter we see these fresh tender beans being cooked in different ways. This masala gravy made with simple spices tastes awesome with Kobari Annam or Coconut Milk […]

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Kugelhopf | Savory Kugelhopf Bread

I made a Savory Kugelhopf Bread for today! A Kugelhopf is a yeasted cake, traditionally baked in a Bundt mold. It is popular in a wide region of Europe, including southern Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, and Alsace. I could have taken this under any of the countries, just choose Germany. Kugelhopf is […]

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Simla Mirch Aloo Gobi Sabzi ~ Side Dish for Rotis

Simla Mirch Aloo Gobi Sabzi is a simple and easy to make the side dish for roti. With the winter setting, we get fresh cauliflower and capsicums. I know these days all the vegetables are available through the season. However, I have always associated cauliflower with winter. We have carts that sell huge fresh cauliflowers […]

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Tomato Pulao with Fried Bread

Tomato Pulao with Fried Bread is one of those dishes from childhood. While I have so many versions of Tomato Pulao, this one is special as I remember Amma making it this way with fried bread pieces garnished on top. Some of the pieces would have steeped inside and you have that soggy deep fried […]

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Maharashtrian Misal Pav | Misal Pav Recipe

Maharashtrian Misal Pav

For the final day of Indian States, I had selected Maharashtra. I had been eyeing their Thali for the longest time. I was so sure that this occasion, I will finally make it. The next push came when Pradnya so lovingly gifted us goodie bags with Maharashtrian spice powders and much more. I feel so […]

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Hotel Sambar | Tiffin Sambar ~ Restaurant Style | Step by Step

Being a Madrasi, having a fetish for Sambar is nothing new. However, when I see how my colleagues love the Hotel Saravana Bhavan Sambar, makes me wonder if there is a different sambar all together! After all, a sambar is a simple, everyday dish right! Hotel Saravana Bhavan is a chain of hotels that specializes […]

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