Jackfruit Biryani | Layered Jackfruit Dum Biryani

Jackfruit Biryani

Jackfruit Biryani is made with the tender unripe fruit. The biryani delicious with flavors fitting an elaborate Biryani made with meat. This Biryani with Tender Jackfruit is a very popular one made during the time when one fasts and not consume meat. Jackfruit holds an important part of my growing up years as this was […]

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Goli Bhaat | Maharashtrian Varhadi Pulav

Goli Bhaat

Goli Bhaat is the Maharashtrian Vegetarian dish adapted from the popular meat biryani. This is also called as the varhadi Pulav popularly served during weddings. The meat version of this biryani is served during weddings and the name indicates that it’s for the Varhad, meaning the wedding guests. The biryani is quite elaborate with various […]

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Fada Ni Khichdi | Broken Wheat Khichdi

Fada Ni Khichdi

Fada ni khichdi is one of those wholesome one pot dish that can be served for breakfast, lunch, or any time of the day. This is made with broken wheat and moong dal with vegetables and makes a complete meal. I adapted this from Tarla Dalal and really loved it when I had made it […]

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Badshahi Pulao | How to make Gujarati Badshahi Pulao

Badshahi Pulao

Badshahi Pulao is a rich rice dish from the Gujarati Cuisine made with nuts, spices, and saffrons. Baadshah means King and it was prepared in the royal kitchen for the kings who ruled Gujarat. I had adapted from here and since I was making it for guests who visited us over a weekend, I wanted […]

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Maharashtrian Poori

Maharashtrian Poori

Maharashtrian Poori is a deep fried Indian Flatbread from the state of Maharashtra region. This poori is made with spices and herbs and is an ideal food to be packed for school or travel as well. When Vaishali had shared it last week, I had to make it right away. This poori is made with all […]

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Cauliflower Aloo Stuffed Paratha

Cauliflower Aloo Stuffed Paratha

Cauliflower Aloo Stuffed Paratha is an easy stuffed Indian Flatbread that is an ideal dish to pack for your Kids Lunch Box. Konda likes to carry parathas for her lunch box and I decided to stuff the parathas with grated Cauliflower and Aloo with spicy masala so that I could simply pack curds and pickle […]

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Quick Soya Chunks Biryani ~ Easy Lunch Box for Kids

Quick Soya Biryani

This quick Soya Chunks Biryani is an easy biryani that can be prepared within 30 mins and be packed for your Kids Lunch Box. If your kids love soya chunks, then this is surely a preparation you can add to your menu. Both Konda and Chinnu love Soya Chunks, while Peddu likes the just the […]

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Cabbage Pakora | How to make Cabbage Pakoda

Cabbage Pakoda

Cabbage Pakoda or Cabbage Pakora is yet another delicious deep fried snack that can be made with a vegetable. Even if one doesn’t like cabbage, this pakoda is surely a way one wouldn’t even know is used. We love cabbage pakoda and made it in different ways. While I have Cabbage Pakoda made differently like […]

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Masala Oats Idli ~ Instant Idlis for Diabetic

Oats Idli

Instant Masala Oats Idlis are such a convenient breakfast or dinner dish to make. This is a diabetic friendly food and you can simply make this so versatile by including other ingredients to it. These are made healthy by including grated carrots and other spices. While I have other oats based idlies like Oats Broken Wheat […]

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Broccoli Bonda | How to make Urad Dal Broccoli Vada

Broccoli Bonda - Indian Thali

Broccoli Bonda or Urad Dal Broccoli Vada is a fantastic deep fried treat you can make and nobody would guess it has broccoli in it. We made this for the Ganesh Chathutri Lunch and the fact was until I told them, nobody guessed it has broccoli in it. Since a deep fried is a must for […]

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