Qeema Naan | Hyderabad Special Keema Naan

Qeema Naan

Qeema Naan or Keema Naan is a popular flatbread available in Hyderabad, made with minced meat in a flaky parotta. In this vegetarian version, I have used minced soya granules and stuffed in a flaky flatbread, typical to the version popular in Hyderabad. I have often heard Hubby Dear mention this Keema Naan that he […]

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Peethi Ki Paronthi | Lentil Stuffed Flatbread

Peethi ki Paronthi

Peethi Ki Paronthi is a stuffed paratha with a spiced Urad dal filling. Paronthi is smaller and thinner than regular paratha. From the recipe I adapted, I read an interesting story on what a Paronthi means. Anyway, it is said that paronthi is smaller and thinner than regular parathas, and for many years ago, people […]

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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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Vada Curry with Appam ~ Combo Breakfast Series

Vada Curry is one of the most popular side dishes made for Idlis or Appams in many eateries and uses leftover Masala Vada in an onion tomato base. Vada Curry is mostly made with leftover masala vadas and is recycled into a delicious side dish for tiffin. In many eateries in Madras, it is popularly […]

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Easy Dum Aloo Masala

Easy Dum Aloo Masala

Easy Dum Aloo Masala is a simple potato gravy that gets done under 30 mins and you can easily make this for your kids lunch box. This simple gravy is made with baby potato and makes a delicious side dish with rotis. Sometime back when I was in need to make a quick side dish […]

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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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Usal Poha ~ An Indian Chaat

Usal Poha

Usal Poha is an interesting chaat blending of two traditional dishes, Poha and Usal. The final assembled dish is simply out of the world! When I was checking out my options for U, I was checking out Vaishali’s space and came across this Usal Poha. She writes about coming across this vendor who sells poha. […]

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Toshka ~ A Damascus Sandwich

Toshka - Damascus Sandwich

Toshka is a delicious street food mostly made with an Arabic flatbread stuffed with kebabs and white cheese. These are then baked over charcoal or on a flat griddle. Toshkas are originally from Aleppo and travelled to Damascus where it took a different form, though retaining the name. In Damascus, Toshka is a type of […]

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Nachos Supreme | How to make Vegetarian Nachos Supreme

Nachos Supreme

Nachos Supreme is a sinful delicious street food from the Tex Mex Cuisine. Since this food is so versatile that you can practically load it as much as you wish. This has a layer of fried tortilla chips loaded with different layers, finally with melted cheese! I had this ever since I came to know […]

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