Char Dal Tadka | How to make Yellow Dal Tadka

Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka

Char Dal Tadka or Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka is a simple and easy dal that can be served with pulkas. The dal is mild on the stomach and tastes wonderful. I chose to make this yellow dals and highlighted the colour by including turmeric powder as well. We make a simple dal with pulka at […]

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Green Chutney | How to make Kothamalli Chutney

Kothamalli Chutney

Kothamalli Chutney or Green Chutney is a simple and easy condiment that you can make to serve with Idli or Dosa. This chutney is so simple and tastes wonderful with soft hot Idlis. We often make this chutney with some changes to the same proportion and each version tastes great. Off late things have been […]

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Choorie Ka Parantha from Uttar Pradesh

Choorie Ka Parantha

Choorie Ka Parantha or Churi Paratha is a flatbread from Uttar Pradesh, where powdered Split Yellow Moong dal is soaked in water and then mixed with Atta with spices to make a flaky paratha similar to Warqi Paratha. My initial choice was Chotha, that I had bookmarked from Vaishali. However, since I was looking for […]

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Stuffed Aloo Palak Paratha | How to make Potato Spinach Paratha

Stuffed Aloo Palak Paratha

Stuffed Aloo Palak Paratha is a wholesome meal by itself, made with whole wheat flour, stuffed with a spinach, potato, and spices. This can be eaten as such or with just pickle and curds. When I thought of Stuffed Dishes, I immediately wanted to try some stuffed parathas. While checking my collection of Stuffed Parathas, […]

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Hua Juan Bao ~ Chinese Steamed Flower Buns

Hua Juan Bao

Hua Juan Bao is Chinese Steamed Flower Buns stuffed with Sesame and Spring Onions. These are shaped and steamed and make a fantastic meal anytime. This is supposed to be a popular street food. These are bought on the street as either breakfast or a snack. These buns are fragrant with ginger or garlic with […]

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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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Stir Fried Chickpea, Mixed Vegetable Salad

Stir Fried Chickpea, Mixed Vegetable Salad

Stir Fried Chickpea, Mixed Vegetable Salad was a frequent lunch for me for over a couple of months, that I stopped after a while and then keep looking at it and wanting to start it again. I have done these salad diets couple of times, each time I do, I feel very good about it […]

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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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Aloo Bhindi Sabzi | How to make Aloo Bhindi Sabzi

Aloo Bhindi Sabzi is one of those simplest side dishes you can make for your working lunch. It’s quick to make and goes so well with rotis. While I have tasted this many times, I never got around making it until I planned this Punjabi Thali sometime back. Since then I have made just this […]

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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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