How to Sprout Moth Beans | Matki Sprouts for Misal Pav

When I decided to make Misal Pav, which called for Moth Beans, I was wondering if I could use Moong Sprouts. Pradnya told me that Moong sprouts won’t hold its shape and I could think of using mixed sprouts. We do get Moth Beans or Matki here, however since I do not use it much, […]

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How to make Almond Slivers ~ Quick and easy method

We are entering into third week of BM#37 and I decided to do Kitchen Basics. Somehow I am very fond of Basics, be it a paste, powder or anything that would aid a dish. I define a basic in many ways. Sometimes the spice powders in Indian Cuisine become a basic. However the best definition […]

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How to Caramelize Sugar | Caramelized Sugar

Let’s see how to Caramelize Sugar for making desserts like Caramel Custard.¬†We are starting the first week of the 25th Edition of Blogging Marathon. I feel elated that we have reached a milestone in blogging. What started as a way to keep this blog live, it’s become an¬†obsession, in the end, to continue blogging and […]

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Homemade Pizza Recipe | How to make Pizza from Scratch

After almost a decade I ended up recreating the magic I always feel when I bake a pizza at home. Added to the feeling, I again go high with the adulation that follows. The pleasure my folks show when they dig into their hot pizzas, is not something that can match so easily. When I […]

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Panch Phoran ~ Bengali Spice Mix

Panch phoran is a classic Bengali spice blend typically consisting of five spices in equal measure. From what I hear, this is also used widely in Orissa and Bihar. Panch Phoran also known as panch phoron, panch puran, panchpuran, punch puram, punchpuram The five spices that make up Panch Phoran are: Mustard seed or (rai […]

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How to Freeze or Store Pre cooked food | How to Freeze Cutlet

One of the interesting aspect of cooking that I have been always interested in would be in storing and checking out how to use different techniques in cooking. Freezing and storing food in the right way would surely fall under that category. Though to be frank, when all the hassles that’s involved in prepping and […]

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