Kolkata Style Vegetable Chop

Kolkata Style Vegetable Chop

Kolkata Style Vegetable Chop is a popular Kolkata Street food. These are deep fried chops made with beetroot, potato, carrots and peanuts which gives a nice crunch and are often served as an evening snack. As I was following two different recipes, the bhaja masala differed in this from what I have made in Spice […]

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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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Aval Murukku | How to make Poha Chakli

Aval Murukku

Aval Murukku or Poha Chakli is savory rice based snack made with rice flour and beaten rice or the thick poha. These are Jar snacks that you can make ahead for kids and stock. I have been wanting to make these aval murukku for a while, infact my murukku making is restricted to Deepavali along […]

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Kai Murukku ~ South Indian Deepavali Snacks

Kai Murukku

Kai Murukku is a classic South Indian Snack recipe made with rice and urad dal flour and is shaped by hand. This is a classic Tamil recipe and made during Deepavali or other festival occasions. The rice flour used for all these snacks are homemade rice flour and roasted urad dal. While there are many […]

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Matar Ki Kachori | How to make Matar Kachori

Matar Kachori

Matar Kachori is a flaky kachori stuffed with spiced matar masala. The flaky outer shell makes this an excellent snack to enjoy during Tea Time. The next snack from Rajasthan is the matar kachori where the fresh peas is ground and cooked with spices to make a spicy filling inside the flaky outer maida shell. […]

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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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Paneer Butter Masala Restaurant Style

Paneer Butter Masala - Restaurant Style

Paneer Butter Masala Restaurant Style is a creamy rich gravy made with soft and spongy paneer or Indian Cottage Cheese. This makes a delicious side dish for any Indian Bread. While I don’t have a dearth of Paneer gravies or Paneer Dishes, I was so tempted to make this again when I came across this […]

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Kothamalli Podi ~ Toppings on Dosa

Kothamalli Podi

Kothamalli Podi or Kothimeera podi is a spice powder made with fresh coriander leaves and whole spices. This can be served on the side or sprinkled on dosa top. I actually needed this spicy kick to get back blogging here after a while. The break was unexpected and something out of my hands. There have […]

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Xacuti Masala Powder

Xacuti Masala Powder

Xacuti Masala Powder is a curry powder from the Goan Cuisine that is used to make the Xacuti Chicken Gravy. However, the spice powder can be used in a variety of dishes as well. Ever since the last time when there was a need to make a paratha starting with X and I ended up […]

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Pathare Prabhu Sambar Powder

Pathare Prabhu Sambar Powder

Pathare Prabhu Sambar Powder is the special secret spice blend used by the Pathare Prabhu community in their cuisine. Pathare Prabhu is one of the Hindu communities in the city of Mumbai. Members of this community are one of the original settlers in Mumbai, migrated from Gujarat (Saurashtra) during the 13th century. They have their […]

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