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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Eerulli Chitranna | How to make Onion Seasoned Rice

Eerulli Chitranna

Eerulli Chitranna is an interesting version of seasoned rice made with onions and spices. This is an easy dish to make from Karnataka. I came to know about this dish when I was searching for something else when I came about this word of Eerulli to refer onions. I know we call it Ullipaya, Errakedda […]

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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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Amritsari Wadi ki Biryani

Amritsari Wadi ki Biryani

Amritsari Wadi ki Biryani is a spicy biryani made with spices along with Wadi or Wadiyan. These wadis are sun dried lentil dumplings from the state of Punjabi. When I was preparing the list, I remembered that I had bookmarked some recipes from Vaishali and on checking, I decided to make this Amritsari Wadi Biryani. […]

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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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Tawa Grilled Toast with Cauliflower Aloo Masala

Tawa Grilled Toast with Cauliflower Aloo

Tawa Grilled Toast with Cauliflower Aloo Masala is an easy sandwich made with a masala made with cauliflower and aloo. This makes a delicious packed lunch box. Konda loves to carry sandwiches and I try different masalas for her. While one might say that sandwiches tend to get soggy, we love the sandwich when it […]

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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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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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