Choliya Poori ~ A to Z Indian Pooris

Choliya Poori

Choliya Poori is made with fresh chickpea mixed with spices and deep fried as pooris. These are so delicious and can be enjoyed as such! Green Chickpea puri can be enjoyed for brunch or dinner with your favorite side dish. When it came to the alphabet C, I had a choice of picking Coorgi Puris, […]

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Achari Masala Poori ~ A to Z Indian Pooris

Achari Masala Poori

Achari Masala Poori is a delicious Indian Flatbread made with wheat flour and spices, including the homemade Achari Masala Powder. This makes a wonderful meal for a relaxed weekend brunch. We are starting the New Year’s Edition of BM that has some very interesting themes lined up. One of my all time favorite themes has […]

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Samalu Katte Pongali ~ Navratri Day 1

Samalu Katte Pongali

Samalu Katte Pongali is the special Neivedyam for Navratri Day 1 pooja. It is made with Sama Millet and Moong dal made in similar way as regular Ven Pongal. Navratri Pooja begins today and we have planned our menu for the next nine days of Navratri. Hubby Dear listed out what needs to be cooked […]

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Vrat ki Dahi Gujiya | Sama Rice Dahi Gujiya

Vrat ki Dahi Gujiya

Vrat ki Dahi Gujiya are stuffed moon shaped pies made with sama rice, khoya and nuts. This is a perfect dish for fasting or as an evening snack. This is a twist of the popular Dahi gujiya made with urad dal from Uttar Pradesh. Since I had to do two versions of Dahi Gujiya, I […]

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Tawa Handvo | How to make Mixed Vegetable Tawa Handvo

Tawa Handvo

Tawa Handvo is a Gujarati Special Dish made with rice and lentils. It can be referred to as Savory Rice Lentil Cake, made healthy by including vegetables in it. This handvo can be cooked in different ways, like tawa, baked and latest would be the Insta Pot methods. I will be sharing how I made […]

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Yellow Moong Dal Dosa ~ 101 Dosa Varieties!

Yellow Moong Dal Dosa

Split Yellow Moong Dal Dosa is yet another way of using the nutritious moong for our breakfast or dinner. This No Ferment, quick dosa is an ideal dish to make for an easy dinner. We use pesara pappu quite frequently in our cooking as its easy to digest and quick to cook. Going by the […]

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Watanyachi Khichadi | Pathare Prabhu Peas Pulao

Watanyachi Khichadi

Watanyachi Khichadi is a peas pulao from the Pathare Prabhu cuisine using their typical sambar powder. This rice dish is more of a pulao than a Khichadi. By Khichdi, we have concluded that the rice dish has to have a lentil and the final cooked texture is gooey. So it was a surprise when I […]

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Pariba Khechudi | Puri Jagannath Temple Style

Pariba Khechudi

Pariba Khechudi is a popular Odisha Satwik dish prepared in the Puri Jagannath temple way. This is a healthy comfort dish as it has loads of vegetables in the dish. When it was the turn to finalise for P, I decided to do Pariba Khechudi from Odisha. I was also keen to select from all […]

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Methi Matar wara Chawaran

Methi Matar wara Chawaran

Methi Matar wara Chawaran is a typical Sindhi Pulao made with fresh methi leaves and green garlic with simple tadka that makes this pulao very flavorsome. During winter when fresh garlic is available, this rice is made frequently. Vaishali got me this green garlic that is roasted in ghee and frozen. So I still have […]

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