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Tag Archive: Food

Aam Ras – Sweetened Mango Pulp

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      I grabbed some nice ripe mangoes on a regular visit to our local Indian grocery store last week. And I knew exactly what I was going to do with them.… Continue reading

Cabbage Curry (with potatoes and peas)

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      Cabbage curry is one of those curries that go well with rotis/chapathis as well as plain white rice. Adding potatoes and green peas to it makes it even more delectable.… Continue reading

Watermelon Lemonade

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    Summer is finally here! (of-course, most of the days here are rainy rather than sunny). But it sure feels nice to say ‘Summer is here!’ :). To make the best of… Continue reading

Spinach and Mushroom Frittata

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      In my leisure time, I randomly browse several blogs and one day I came across ‘Frittata’. It basically looked like a puffy omelette to me. But, when I went through… Continue reading

Pudina (Mint) Pulao

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      Pudina (Mint) is one of those herbs that adds a fresh and aromatic flavor to any dish it is a part of. And if the dish itself revolves around ‘Pudina’… Continue reading

Onion and Aloo Bajjis/Onion and Potato Fritters

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      Bajjis are a very popular tea-time snack in India, perfect on a rainy day.¬†They are made with just about anything – onions, long green chillies/mirchi, potatoes, bread, cabbage, spinach, tamalapaaku/beetel… Continue reading

Rotini Multi-Grain Pasta with Tomato Sauce and Roasted Veggies

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    I love pasta but often hesitated to make it on a regular basis because of its calorie content. But, now that I found the Multi-Grain version, I guess it will be… Continue reading

Cabbage Kofta Curry/Cabbage Dumplings in Tomato Gravy

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    Koftas refer to dumplings that are usually made with Cabbage, Sorakaya/Lauki/Bottle Gourd or Aloo/Potatoes. They can also be made with ground chicken or mutton (keema) similar to meatballs. When these koftas… Continue reading

French Toast (Indian Style)

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    Back in childhood days, mom made French toast for a weekend breakfast occasionally and I always loved it. Though traditionally French toast is made sweet, I prefer the spicy version. This… Continue reading

Chicken Mania

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  It was Chicken Mania time this weekend for hubby dear’s birthday. Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani, Spicy Chicken curry, Tandoori Chicken and Raita – yum, yum, yum & yum!       Phew! Looks… Continue reading

Tandoori Chicken – without a Tandoor

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    Tandoori Chicken is a very popular dish in India traditionally made in a Tandoor i.e., a clay oven. At home the same can be achieved using a conventional oven or a… Continue reading

Veggie Hakka Noodles

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                Prep + Cooking time: 35 to 40 mins Serves: 2   Recipe   – Hakka Noodles – 1 packet – 150g – Spring Onions –… 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

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

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