Char Dal Tadka | How to make Yellow Dal Tadka

Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka

Char Dal Tadka or Yellow Mixed Dal Tadka is a simple and easy dal that can be served with pulkas. The dal is mild on the stomach and tastes wonderful. I chose to make this yellow dals and highlighted the colour by including turmeric powder as well. We make a simple dal with pulka at […]

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Peanut Sesame Ladoo | How to make Nuvvula Palli Ladoo

Peanut Sesame Ladoo

Peanut Sesame Ladoo or Nuvvula Palli Ladoo is a nutritious ball made during most festivals that are healthy and filling. These small bites serve as a good energy source for kids We mostly make these peanut sesame ladoos for Ganesh Chaturthi. Of course, we can make these anytime as its so easy to make and […]

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Arisi Upma | How to make Broken Rice Upma

Arisi Upma

Arisi Upma is an easy and quick dish you can make for a breakfast or any meal for that matter, with broken rice and other ingredients that typically go into an Upma. I normally make it with either homemade Rice Rava before, then I saw the ready made Rice Rava and always stock it so […]

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Zafrani Meetha Paratha

Zafrani Meetha Paratha

Zafrani Meetha Paratha is a sweet flatbread flavoured with saffron and kneaded completely with milk. The sugar is added directly to the dough before cooking. When it was time to cook something for Z, I knew I will pick something with Zafrani as flatbread are paired with this spice. In today’s flatbread, the dough is […]

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Warki Poori | How to make Layered Poori

Warqi Poori

Warki Poori is a flaky layered poori that tastes so sinful with any side dish. The layers are separated by a paste of rice flour and ghee and make a wonderful dish. I remembered seeing a Varki Poori and I twisted the dish name to make sure it suits Warki. I made this along with […]

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Veechu Parotta | Eggless Veechu Parotta from Tamil Nadu

Veechu Parotta

Veechu Parotta is a popular layered flatbread from Tamil Nadu similar to the regular maida parotta except for the method it is cooked. Veechu means Veesu or throw in Tamil and the way this parotta is made by throwing the rolled out dough and gathered gets the name. The ingredients of this parotta are also […]

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Roghni Roti | How to make Roghni Paratha

Roghni Roti

Roghni Roti is a soft roti prepared using only milk and ghee and has a good shelf like as it can stay for a week. I adapted this roti from the book “The Essential Andhra Cookbook with Hyderabadi and Telangana Specialities” that talks about the food during the Nizam rule. An only partial book is […]

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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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Masala Paratha | Parath Paratha from Delhi

Masala Paratha

Masala Paratha or Parath Paratha is a spicy layered roti that has a spice mix spread and cooked as such. One can enjoy these parathas as such. The first time I ever saw this was when we had out BM#50 Meet in Madras, where we had a cooking session. Some of our friends cooked some […]

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Lifafa Paratha | Mixed Vegetable Lifafa Paratha

Lifafa Paratha

Lifafa Paratha is a stuffed paratha made as an envelope popular in the northern states. This paratha is stuffed with a mixed vegetable filling and cooked and then stuffed. This makes a wonderful travel food and very easy to make. Konda liked it so much that she wanted to pack this for her college. I […]

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