Hotel Style Red Chutney | Vengaya Chutney

Vengaya Chutney

Hotel Style Red Chutney or Vengaya Chutney is the simplest chutney you can make with onions and other basic ingredients. This is one of the popular chutneys served in restaurants. Konda is very fond of the Red chutney that’s served with Dosas in the restaurants and mostly eats only that. We have had other versions […]

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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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Baked Handvo | How to make Savory Rice Lentil Cake

Baked Handvo Recipe

Baked Handvo or Savory Rice Lentil Cake is a Gujarat Special made with Lauki. Handvo is a classic dish from Gujarat. It’s more of a savory cake made with rice, lentils, and different vegetables. This can be served for breakfast or as a snack or for any meal. Traditionally it was cooked in a Handvo […]

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Palli Pappu Chekkalu | Andhra Peanut Pappu Chekkalu

Peanut Pappu Chekkalu

Pappu Chekkalu or Pappu Billalu is a crunchy and crispy fried snack prepared with rice flour and lentils. This is a popular South Indian snack prepared during festivals. As with other South Indian states, Andhra has its own flavour to the Chekkalu or Billalu as it is called. It is the same as Thattai from […]

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Cabbage Vada | How to make Cabbage Vadai

Cabbage Vada

This Cabbage Vada is a version of regular vada made with a mixed lentil batter, spiced with other ingredients and makes a wonderful evening snack. When I had decided on making Vada Recipes for this week, I wanted to pick up something easy to make, yet different as I was doing a tougher theme on […]

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Palak Vada | Spinach Lentil Fritters

Palak Vada

Palak Vada or Spinach Lentil Fritters are made with a mixed lentil with added whole spices along with greens. These surely make a delicious evening snack. When I decided on making Vadas as the theme for this week, I had to first check with both the blogs to ensure that I haven’t blogged on these. […]

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Waghareli Khichdi | Gujarati Vaghareli Khichdi

Waghareli Khichdi

Waghareli khichdi or vaghareli khichdi is a filling quick dish from Gujarat. This one pot meal is a wonderful choice for a quick dinner meal. I picked up this when I remember Suma making this for her series last time. I was so glad when she had because a series like that surely gives so […]

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Shahi Khichdi | Royal Mixed Vegetable Khichdi

Shahi Khichdi

Shahi Khichdi is a rich preparation with rice, mixed lentils, and vegetables along with various roasted nuts included. This is a one pot meal even and very quick to make, even though it has a long ingredient list. I made not of this from Viji’s space where she talks about this being the North Indian […]

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Qubooli Biryani | Hyderabadi Chana Dal Biryani

Qubooli

Qabooli biryani or Qubooli biryani is a popular biryani from the Hyderabadi cuisine. This biryani is a layered biryani with cooked lentils, rice, and spices. While the majority of the biryanis from the region are nonvegetarian, Qabooli biryani is one of the exceptions where chana dal/split chickpeas are the star ingredient of the biryani. In […]

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Iyengar Style Vendhaya Keerai Sadam

Iyengar Style Vendhaya Keerai Sadam

Iyengar Style Vendhaya Keerai Sadam is healthy mixed rice made with spice powders and methi leaves. This is a quick and easy rice dish to make. This vendhya keerai sadam is made with roasted spice powder, copra and tempered with lentils. This surely makes an excellent lunch box dish. Amma always says Methi needs ghee, […]

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