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Thotakura/Amaranth curry

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Prep + Cook time: 45 to 50 mins Serves: 4   Recipe:   – Thotakura – 2 bunches – Chana dal – a fistful – Onions – 1 medium sized – Green chillies – 4… Continue reading

Chana Masala

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Prep + Cooking time: 35 mins Serves: 4 Recipe: – Chickpeas cans – 14 oz – 2 or Chickpeas soaked in water for at-least 6 hrs – Onions – 1 large – Green Chillies –… Continue reading

Aloo Poha/Atukulu Upma

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Prep + Cooking time: 30 mins Serves: 4   Recipe:   – Poha/Atukulu/Flattened Rice – 2 cups – Aloo/Potatoes – 3 or 4 small sized – Green Peas – 1/2 cup – Onions – 1… Continue reading

Green Beans Curry

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Recipe:   – Green Beans – 1 lb – Coconut powder – 1n1/2 tsp – Onion – 1 medium sized – Green Chillies – 3 – Curry Leaves – 6 or 8 –… Continue reading

Tomato Bath/Tomato Rice

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    Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 35 mins Serves: 4   Recipe   – Sona Masoori rice – 2 cups – Tomatoes – 2 large or 3 medium sized – Aloo/Potatoes… Continue reading

Tomato Garlic Rasam

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Recipe: – Tomatoes – 3 medium sized – Garlic – 3 to 4 cloves very finely chopped & crushed – Green Chillies – 4 – Cumin seeds – 1 tsp – Mustard seeds… Continue reading

Palli/Peanuts Pachi Pulusu

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Recipe: – Palli/Peanuts – 2 cups                                           – Cumin seeds – 3/4th tsp – Nuvvulu/Sesame… Continue reading

Daddojanam/Tempered Curd Rice

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Recipe:   Rice – 1n1/2 cups Yogurt/Curd – 2n1/2 cups Cumin seeds – 1 tsp Mustard seeds – 1 tsp Urad dal – 2 tsps Curry leaves – about 2 sticks Dry red… Continue reading

Senagalu Talimpu/Chickpeas Fry

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Recipe:   – Chickpeas – 1 can – Mustard seeds – 1n1/2 tsp – Cumin seeds – 1n1/2 tsp – Curry leaves – 10 to 12 or 2 sticks – Turmeric powder –… Continue reading

Semiya Payasam

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Recipe: – Vermicelli Bambino/Semiya – 1n1/2 cup – Milk – 2 to 3 cups – Sugar – 1n1/2 to 1n3/4 cups – Ghee – 3 to 4 tsps – Cardamom – 3 or… Continue reading

Keema Mutter/Minced Lamb with peas

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Recipe:   – Keema – 1n1/2 to 2 lbs                               – Coriander powder – 1 tsp – Mutter/Green Peas – 1/2 cup                      – Cloves – 4 – Onions – 1                                                – Ginger Garlic paste… Continue reading

Chicken Curry

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Recipe:   – Chicken – 1 whole (about 2n1/2 lbs) cut-up without skin – Yogurt – 2 or 3 tsp – Onions – 2 – Green Chillies – 4 – Cumin seeds –… Continue reading

Gajar Ka Halwa

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  Recipe:   Gajar/Carrots – 2 lbs Sugar – 1n1/2 cup Milk – 1 cup Ghee/Butter – 4 to 5 tsps Cashews – 8 Raisins – 5 or 6   1. Peel, wash and… Continue reading

Apple Pie

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  Prep + Cooking time: 1 hr and 15 mins Prep + Cooking time: 1 hr Serves: 6   Recipe: – Apples – 4 – Maida/All-purpose flour – 2 cups – Egg –… Continue reading

Palak Paneer

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  Prep + Cooking time: 45 mins Serves: 4 to 6   Recipe:   – Spinach – 2 bunches                            –… Continue reading

Shrimp Curry

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    This is my hubby’s special recipe. He loves seafood especially shrimp and loves to cook it too! So, whenever we get shrimp he is the chef in the kitchen!   Prep… Continue reading