Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura

Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura

Aloo Beerakaya Masala Kura is one of those easy dishes you can make as a side dish for biryanis or pulaos. The nutty coconut and cashew take care of the combination and yes, of course, you can make it for Rotis as well. If you wonder if the coconut and cashew will make this very […]

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Potato Salna | How to make Easy Salna Recipe

Easy Potato Salna

Potato Salna is a delicious gravy served with Parottas in Tamil Nadu. Its made with ground spicy masala and can have vegetables added or served plain as well. Salna is a thin spicy gravy made with the roasted and ground masala paste. It is served with parottas where the parottas are shredded and this thin gravy […]

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Carrot Pesarapappu Kura ~ Easy Side Dish for Roti

Carrot Pesarapappu Kura

Carrot Pesarapappu Kura is one of the simplest and easiest side dishes you can make for a comforting dinner served for Rotis. Simple moong dal with slightly sweetish carrots in it makes a typical comfort food for us. When Amma made this sometime back, I suddenly remembered that it’s been a while since we made […]

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Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi

Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi

Kothimbir Vadi is a delicious Maharashtrian savory snack made with besan, coriander leaves, and spices. These are cubed and seasoned before serving. For the Day 4 of BM#104 Sweets & Snacks, its Kothimbir Vadi from Maharashtra and in the Marathi language “kothimbir” or “kothmir” stands for coriander leaves. And the word ‘Vadi’ means cubes or […]

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Ratlami Masala Sev ~ Madhya Pradesh Special Namkeen

Ratlami Masala Sev

Ratlami Masala Sev is a popular fried crispy snack from Madhya Pradesh made with gram flour and spices. This is a specialty from the city of Ratlam. In this version of Ratlami Sev, a spice blend is added to make it more spicy and addictive. The size of this sev differs from the Bikaneri Sev. […]

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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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Venna Murukulu ~ Besan Butter Murukku

Venna Murukulu

Venna Murukulu is deep fried snacks made with rice flour, besan with spices along with butter. This makes it more buttery and delicious to enjoy as an evening snack. While regular butter murukku is made with rice flour, urad dal and butter, my version for today was made with besan. That makes it crumbly and […]

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Vellulli Karapusa | How to make Garlic Kara Sev

Vellulli Karapusa

Vellulli Karapusa or Garlic Kara Sev is yet another variety of kara sev flavoured with garlic and is easy to make for the evening snack or any festival as well. I love garlic taste and really enjoyed this one and must have completed the whole lot by myself! I used the same recipe that I […]

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Karapusa | How to make Kara Sev

Karapusa

Karapusa or Kara Sev is a deep fried jar snack that is traditionally made during festivals in India. I think each Indian state has its variations to this savory fried snacks adding different spices that make it unique. Since I am familiar with both Andhra and Tamil Nadu Cuisines, in particular to the Rayalaseema and […]

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Ghevar | How to make Rajasthani Ghewar

Ghevar

Ghevar is a traditional Rajasthani sweet made during festivals like Teej and Raksha Bandhan. This tricky sweet is made with flour and soaked in sugar syrup. Ghewar has been on my todo list ever since I can remember reading about it. It becomes even more important I make this was that Hubby Dear had told […]

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