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Category Archive: Indian

Methi Palak Matar Makhani

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My husband and I are a creatures of habit when it comes to eating out. Although we love experimenting with different cuisine, we have had a few bad experiences when trying out few… Continue reading

Wheat Rava Dosa

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As a South Indian, while growing up, Dosa, Idli and Vada were the most common breakfasts at home. They are still my favorite breakfast items but I don’t make them often due to… Continue reading

Tilapia Fry

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I’ve never been a huge fan of seafood unlike my husband. I often find it bland and hence when eating out I always steer away from seafood dishes especially fish. We do occasionally… Continue reading

Coconut Laddu

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  The festive season is in full swing. Diwali is right around the corner and I thought I’d quickly share a recipe for these delectable coconut laddus. Every festival has its own charm… Continue reading

Eggs in Caramelized Onions & Tomatoes

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If there is a food that I could literally live on for breakfast, lunch and dinner it would have to be eggs. A cinnamon french toast for the morning, a simple & quick… Continue reading

Aloo Korma

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  It has been a long hiatus from this space. I was looking back at my last post and realized it has been a good 3 months since I’ve been missing-in-action here. It… Continue reading

Baingan Bhartha

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  Every so often the heart lingers and my mind wanders back to the yester-years. The reminiscence of all the moments spent with family back home makes me feel heavy-heart-ed at times. Having… Continue reading

Butter Chicken – Murgh Makhani

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Butter Chicken is probably one of the most popular Indian dishes. One can find it on the menu in almost every (non-vegetarian) Indian restaurant. The name itself depicts that this course is indulgent. The… Continue reading

Paneer Tacos

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  I still remember the very first time I had mexican cuisine and immediately fell in love with it. It was nothing fancy, just a simple veggie quesedilla with a generous dollop of… Continue reading

Methi Murgh – Fenugreek (Dry) Chicken

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  Methi/Fenugreek leaves is a herb/leafy vegetable that has a really distinct aroma and taste. It tastes bitter but imparts a beautiful flavor to any dish. It is also rich in several nutrients… Continue reading

Matar Paneer

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  When I think of meatless Indian dishes for a fancy meal, the first thing that comes to my mind is paneer. I have always loved it whether it is paneer tikka, palak/saag… Continue reading

Paratha Chips and Sriracha-spiced Hummus + a Video

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  I’ve never been a huge sports-buff except for playing badminton and watching cricket with family. But, lately in the last couple of years I’ve started watching sports on a regular basis and… Continue reading

Semiya Payasam – Vermicelli Kheer

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  Weather has been crazy this winter! All of my years here in USA, I’ve always lived in colder states in the mid-west and north-east and yet this seems to be like the… Continue reading

Egg Fried Rice

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    I admit with reluctance, Summer is gone….and Autumn is here! A couple of weeks ago, the trees around were still bright and green under the beaming warmth of the sun. And… Continue reading

Plantain Stir Fry (Aratikaya Vepudu) with Coriander Parathas

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Plantain or Aratikaya (in Telugu) is one of my favorite vegetables. It is a non-sweet, starchy and tougher version of banana. It is particularly high in fiber and potassium. Widely grown and consumed… Continue reading

Bottle Gourd/Lauki Kofta Curry

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  I’ve been having a major writer’s block over the past couple of weeks. After being away from blogging for a bit, I guess my mind is crawling at a snail’s pace at-least… Continue reading