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Category Archive: Side Dishes/Curries

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

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

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

Mamidikaya Pappu – Mango Dal

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  Ugadi is just a few days away and all the festive nostalgia has started hitting in. Mangoes are a significant part of this festival because this is the time when green, un-ripe… 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

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

Methi-Chana Dal Sabji / Fenugreek-Lentils Stir Fry

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  Methi/Fenugreek is quite versatile in the sense that – a) fresh leaves can be used similar to any leafy greens to make a parathas, curries or dal, b) dried leaves often referred… Continue reading

Capsicum and Potato Curry

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  The morning after the day long fast of ‘Shivarathri’ last sunday, I was looking to make a quick early meal to satisfy our hunger pangs. Although the after-dusk naivedyam of watermelon, musk-melon,… Continue reading

Egg Masala

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  Eggs are so easy to cook with. Even a beginner cook can try and experiment well with eggs. It’s just that simple, isn’t it. We have eggs regularly at home….hard-boiled, omellete, egg… Continue reading

Egg Bhurji/Spiced-up Scrambled Eggs

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    It’s again that day of the week when I don’t feel like spending much time in the kitchen (I confess….this happens at-least once every week). So, I lean over the refrigerator… Continue reading

Lamb Curry with Jeera (Cumin) Rice

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    On Sunday afternoons, myself and my brother used to eagerly wait at the table for the spicy, tasty, lip smacking (read ‘burning’) chicken or mutton curry paired with pulav/pulao. And as… Continue reading

Chamagadda Pulusu – Taro Root Stew

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    Chamagadda is a favorite in our home. Familiar with this vegetable? No? Then, read on. So, it is called ‘Chamagadda‘ or ‘Chamadumpa’ in Telugu, ‘Arbi‘ in Hindi and ‘Taro Root‘ in… Continue reading