How to make Gujarati Dal ~ Simple and Easy Recipe

For the fourth day under Indian States, I planned a mini Gujarati Menu. I had been in discussion with Vaishali for a long time and each time I was changing the menu. I wanted to prepare quite an elaborate menu. I raided her Thali’s and drooled for the longest, without deciding on much. Anyway I […]

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Sultani Dal ~ Uttar Pradesh Awadhi Thali

Second in the Indian States is the Awadhi Cuisine from Uttar Pradesh. Awadhi cuisine is known for its rich food. The Cuisine is influenced by the Mughal cooking style and the cuisine has much similarities to Kashmir, Punjab and Hyderabad. Reading about this cuisine, I realized the many dishes that are commonly found in other […]

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Uttar Pradesh Awadhi Thali

Since I do not have a personal knowledge of the cuisine, I simply didn’t want to explore or learn new things. I trusted Vaishali to have done all the research!..thank you Vaishali. As I said I wanted to have a similar menu and cooked all the dishes that I was yet to make. Awadhi Cuisine […]

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Masala Bhindi | Dal Roti Bhindi

When it comes to planning dinners for regular weekdays, its almost always some subji with roti, if not the upmas or other one pot meals. Getting Hubby dear eat pastas will be out of question. Or else those Parsley Pesto Fusilli Pasta or Gnocchi in Creamy Tomato Sauce will make such delicious meals. Then it […]

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Parsi Style Masoor Daal

The other dish that I made with Vaghareli Khichri was this Masoor dal, parsi style. I made Tareli Vengna ni pori as a side as well. Though Hubby Dear didn’t like the Brinjal much, I enjoyed it and the over all experience of serving all these three dishes was good.  Though I had planned some more elaborate […]

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Radhaballabhi with Niramish Alu Dom from West Bengal

Learn to make the Traditional Bengali Special Radhaballabhi / Radhaballavi with Niramish Alu Dom There are moments that are very poignant and feel forever! Some moments appear to have frozen in the time frame and sneak on you when you think you didn’t even remember.  Calcutta has a very fond place in my heart, for the […]

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Mandua Ki Roti, Lesu, Kulath Ki Dal from Uttarakhand

We just have one more day to complete this Mega Marathon and it’s been a wonderful month of learning and reading about so many new dishes, cuisines and culture. We today visit Uttarakhand, formaly known as Uttaranchal. The state is referred as “Land of the Gods”, due to the many holy Hindu temples and pilgrimage […]

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Khamiri Roti, Dal Makhani from Uttar Pradesh

When it came to Uttar Pradesh, I was again debating what to choose from. I already seem to have made some that belong to this rich cuisine. This state has two very rich cuisines, Awadhi cuisine and Mughlai cuisine. Both as one can see, has such rich and popular dishes belonging to it. The dum […]

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