Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura

Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura

Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura is one of those easy dishes you can make as a side dish for biryanis or pulaos. The nutty coconut and cashew take care of the combination and yes, of course, you can make it for Rotis as well. If you wonder if the coconut and cashew will make this very […]

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Kalmi Vada | How to make Rajasthani Chana Dal Vada

Kalmi Vada

Rajasthani Kalmi Vada is a typical tea time snack which is deep fried chana dal vada with onions, spices and served with green chutney, and tea. This snack is double fried by cutting the regular circular vada and ends up being oblong or long sticks. This is same as the South Indian Masala Vadai, except […]

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Eerulli Chitranna | How to make Onion Seasoned Rice

Eerulli Chitranna

Eerulli Chitranna is an interesting version of seasoned rice made with onions and spices. This is an easy dish to make from Karnataka. I came to know about this dish when I was searching for something else when I came about this word of Eerulli to refer onions. I know we call it Ullipaya, Errakedda […]

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Chak Angouba | Manipuri Vegetable Pulao

Chak Angouba

Chak Angouba is the Manipuri Style of Vegetable Pulao that uses mixed vegetables and simple spices. This Veg Pulao is their staple food and prefers to use black rice than normal white rice. Chak Angouba uses herbs like Chives, though you can use spring onions to substitute. If you are going to use the regular […]

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Malligai Idli | How to make Kushboo Idli

Malligai Idli

Malligai Idli or Mallige Idli is one of the popular idli varieties that are available in hotels, these are so soft, spongy and tastes delicious. While idlis are very popular as such in the south, with both the idlis served in the hotel are equally sort out as the ones made at home, there was […]

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Poha | How to make Poha

Poha

Poha or Aval Upma is one of the easiest upmas you can make. This version is topped with savory mixtures and sev with raw onions that gives you a feeling of eatingĀ a chat. When I started making poha again after a period, I noticed that it had mixed reactions. Each one had a different opinion […]

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Tikadia | How to make Rajasthani Masala Tikadia

How to make Tikadia

Tikadiya is a masala paratha from Rajasthan where the chapati is made with a mix of spice powders and cooked over a griddle. This is mostly served with a mild Rajasthani Dal or Gatta Sabzi. I had made this Tikadiya when I did my Rajasthani Thali. I based all my dishes from Vaishali and ensure […]

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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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Jodhpuri Aloo | How to make Rajasthani Jodhpuri Aloo

Jodhpuri Aloo

Jodhpuri Aloo is a dry saute made with a mix of whole spices and spice powders that make it so delicious and spicy. This makes an excellent side dish with dal and rice. When I made the Thalis during March, I had done a mixed North Indian Thali and this was one of the dishes […]

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