Dahi Gujiya ~ Holi Special Dahi Gujiya

Dahi Gujiya

Dahi Gujiya is a stuffed Dahi vada from Uttar Pradesh. These savory gujias are made with urad dal stuffed with khoya, nuts, topped with curds and spices. For the seventh day of the Mandatory Week in BM#104 Sweets & Snacks, we chose Dahi Gujiya. When this was suggested, I said this is same as Dahi […]

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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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Palli Pappu Chekkalu | Andhra Peanut Pappu Chekkalu

Peanut Pappu Chekkalu

Pappu Chekkalu or Pappu Billalu is a crunchy and crispy fried snack prepared with rice flour and lentils. This is a popular South Indian snack prepared during festivals. As with other South Indian states, Andhra has its own flavour to the Chekkalu or Billalu as it is called. It is the same as Thattai from […]

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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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Nutella Mug Cake

Nutella Mug Cake

Nutella Mug Cake is yet another easy to make, quick dessert that you can make in Microwave and in single portions. When I made the Chocolate Mug cake, I had checked I didn’t have that mix of ingredients already shared. So the next check was with the Nutella and the Nutella Chocolate Mug Cake was […]

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Decadent Eggless Chocolate Mug Cake

Decadent Eggless Chocolate Mug Cake

Decadent Eggless Chocolate Mug Cake is easy under 2 minute microwave mug cake that answers all your sudden craving for a cake! Mug Cakes are so easy and only needs basic ingredients that can be mixed in a bowl and you can use the same to bake it as well! For the theme this week, […]

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Zafrani Kofta Coconut Pulao

Zafrani Kofta Coconut Pulao

Zafrani Kofta Coconut Pulao is a layered pulao with vegetable kofta and browned onions. This surely makes a wonderful dish for a weekend special lunch. Its been a wonderful month long cooking for the Biryani / Pulao/ Khichdi Festival. I started cooking only by March and I wasn’t sure if I will be able to […]

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Yakhni Vegetable Soya Pulao

Yakhni Vegetable Soya Pulao

Yakhni Vegetable Soya Pulao is delicious pulao made with stock made with vegetables and spices with soya chunks. This was inspired by the meat based Yakhni Pulao, where meat is used to prepare the stock and the pulao is made with the yakhni along with spices. Yakhni means the stock and this pulao is popular […]

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Xacuti Paneer Coconut Biryani

Xacuti Paneer Coconut Biryani

Xacuti Paneer Coconut Biryani is a fusion dish with coconut biryani and paneer gravy that tries to blend the Goan sentiments into one dish. When it came to picking X, I was very clear that I would do something with Xacuti, after my experimental dish of making a Xacuti stuffed Aloo Paratha and Xacuti Masala […]

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Ulava Charu Vegetable Biryani

Ulava Charu Vegetable Biryani

Ulava Charu Vegetable Biryani is a new innovative biryani made with Horsegram and meat. This seems to have cropped up to cater to the ever demanding biryani needs. I came to know about this some months ago when Peddu was asking why I haven’t made Ulaval Charu Chicken Biryani. I wasn’t sure where he heard […]

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