Aratikaya Masala Vepudu

Plaintain Fry - Lunch box Series

Aratikaya Masala Vepudu or Vazhakkai Masala Varuval is spiced dry saute made with plantain or raw banana. The roasted spice powder added to this makes it a very delicious side dish with plain dal and rice. While I love banana fry that Amma makes as plain with just chili powder and coriander powder, this spiced […]

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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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Caramelized Potatoes ~ How to make Karamelliseret Kartofler

Danish Karamelliseret Kartofler

Caramelized Potatoes, a typical Danish Christmas classic, is a wonderful twist to the regular potato wedges made by cooking potato wedges in caramelized sugar and butter sauce. The salty sweet wedges with the caramel taste so heavenly. This week, its all about Scandinavian Cuisines, where the focus is on Denmark, Norway and Sweden. I have […]

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Tawa Potato Fry

Tawa Potato Fry

Tawa Potato Fry is one of the delicious and addictive versions of Potato to indulge in. While Potato fry is a regular and easy to make, making it on the tawa gives it an extra texture to the roast. When I was deciding on the recipes for Tawa dishes, I had a tough time deciding […]

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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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Vazhakkai Podimas Recipe | Valakkai Podimas

For the final day of Regional cuisine, from Tamil Nadu, I have a favorite dry saute, that I have always enjoyed, yet made it myself for the first time. This Vazhakkai Podimas is famous in the circle it gets done and I have been in the recieving end many times. To think I have never […]

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Ponnanganni Keerai Paruppu Poriyal

Happy New Year to all my readers! I am very happy to share this 60th Edition of BM with you all. A special thanks to all my BM friends. Starting this week with a Regional special and I will be featuring some Tamil Nadu dishes.  First in the series is this stir fry that we […]

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Roasted Cauliflower

For the second day of Baked Vegetable, I roasted come cauliflower. This was again one of those simple meals I prepared, while staying indoors. I liberally sprinkled these cauliflower with roasted cumin and pepper. It was quite delicious on its own. I made this couple of days back during lunch. The meal was one pot […]

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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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