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Bendakaya Vepudu/Okra Fry

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      Back in childhood days, I loved Bendakaya/Okra. It was among my favorite veggies. I liked it as a curry,as a fry and even as a pulusu (tangy soup). But, ever… Continue reading

Polymer Clay Vase – DIY

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        Ever since I made the Polymer Clay Jewelry Dish I had been thinking of making a Vase out of Polymer Clay. I finally got around making one last week.… Continue reading

Whole-Wheat Zucchini Pancakes

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        I have always loved pancakes. But, these savory pancakes made me fall in love with pancakes all over again. They have a whole lot of goodness in them. Firstly,… Continue reading

Cherry Clafoutis

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      I have a major sweet tooth and am constantly looking to try out new recipes. So, over the weekend I stumbled on some beautiful, deep reddish black cherries on a… Continue reading

Aluminium Foil and Glue Art

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  Yes, art using Aluminium foil and glue! How easy does it sound! I came across this idea on Pinterest which led me to this lovely blog ArtClubBlog . It looked pretty easy to… Continue reading

Veggie Patty Burger

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        I had been thinking of making some Veggie Patty Burgers for a while now and finally got around to making them today. They came out great, tasting delicious and… Continue reading

Caramel Coconut Bars

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      Caramel and Coconut make a delicious combination and these bars are just a perfect example of that! I had a can of sweetened condensed milk lying in my kitchen after… Continue reading

Veggie Pasta in a cheesy Parmesan sauce

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      I made this Pasta earlier this week, but just got lazy to write up the post. Just boil the pasta, stir-fry/cook veggies of your choice, make the sauce and then… Continue reading

Turquoise Painted Glass Vase with a touch of yarn!

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      I love re-purposed glass jars and vases that are all over Pinterest these days! So, I decided to make one with a glass jar (actually a jam bottle). I saved… Continue reading

Sailfest, Fireworks extravaganza and a refreshing Limeade cooler!

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      Hope all of you had a great weekend!   It was wonderful out here in New London, Connecticut! There was a Sailfest – a summertime 3-day festival in South-Eastern Connecticut… Continue reading

Tamata Pappu/Tomato Dal

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  A traditional Indian meal includes Roti/Rice, Curry, Pappu/Dal, Rasam/Sambar and homemade yogurt! Pickles and Chutneys that are available in Indian Kitchens all through-out the year also make a frequent or regular appearance… Continue reading

Carrot Stir fry

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  Yesterday, when I started to chop carrots to make ‘Veggie Hakka Noodles‘ for our dinner, I realized I had actually bought them to make a stir-fry that would go well with rice… Continue reading

My homemade version of Frappuccino!

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  I would like to start off this post by thanking ‘WordPress’ for choosing my blog to be one among the ‘Freshly Pressed’ and also to all you wonderful folks who took your… Continue reading

DIY Polymer Clay Jewelry Dish

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    I’ve been following this very creative blog  ‘Diary of a mad crafter‘ recently and came across a lovely jewelry dish she made using polymer clay. (She has lots of fun craft ideas with tutorials….be… Continue reading

Pound Cake (super light and moist)

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      It is such a heart warming feeling to bake a perfect cake that is super moist, flavorful, delicious and yet light. I was overjoyed when I made this cake yesterday… Continue reading

Puri / Poori

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    ‘Puri’ or ‘Poori’, simply put is a deep-fried Indian bread made with whole-wheat. It is one of the most popular breakfasts all over India that can be served with different sides… Continue reading