How to make Palak Paneer ~ Easy Side Dish for Chapathi

Punjabi Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer is a delicious gravy side dish for chapati that can be done very quickly with Spinach and Indian Cottage Cheese and is a hit with kids. The only greens that my boys eat is Spinach and we make sure we make palak paneer at least once in 15 days. Amma already has her […]

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Paneer Burji Wrap | How to make Easy Paneer Frankie

Paneer Wrap

WhPaneer Burji Wrap is a wholesome meal filled with fresh paneer burji and paneer cubes rolled in a roti. This surely makes a filling meal for lunch. Peddu was on a roll asking for new dishes to be packed for his lunch and he liked the ideas of different wraps. So this came about when […]

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Cheese Bread Omelette Sandwich ~ Easy School Lunch

Cheese Bread Omelette

Cheese Bread Omelette Sandwich is a quick and easy sandwich you can pack for your kids’ lunch box and be very assured that it will be enjoyed by them. I have always talked about the food I pack for my kids’ lunch box and most times it turns out to be a tough task as […]

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Nei Meen Varuval

Nei Meen Varuval

Nei Meen Varuval is a typical fish fry made with the fish variety called as the Nei Meen. With simple spices and roasting the fish, it makes a wonderful starter or a side dish for rice. We only buy Vanjaram Meen and sometimes Shankara for gravy. So when there was another variety that will taste […]

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Dondakaya Fry | Andhra Style Dondakaya Vepudu

Dondakaya Fry

Dondakaya Fry or Dondakaya Vepudu as it’s called in Telugu is a version of this simple dish deep fried and spiced along with peanuts. In a typical Andhra Thali that’s served in hotels, you are bound to see some deep fried vegetables like a bitter gourd fry or Tindora spiced along with peanuts. This is […]

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Andhra Chicken Fry | How to make Kodi Vepudu

Kodi Vepudu

Kodi Vepudu or Andhra Style Chicken Fry is easy to make and quick one to fix on your busy weekend lunch. This uses your pantry essentials and doesn’t call for elaborate ingredients. This easy fry was something that my cousin shared with us when she visited us and we were talking about how she makes […]

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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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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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Deep Fried Ooty Varkey | How to make Ooty Varkey

Deep Fried Ooty Varkey is the twist of the popular varkey we get from ooty, Tamil Nadu. These are flaky slightly sweet and salted pastry biscuits available in the hill station. One of the many famous dishes we get from Ooty are these biscults. The biscuits look very rustic and have a slight sweet taste […]

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Rajasthani Chana Dal Vada | How to make Kalmi Vada

Rajashtani Kalmi Vada Recipe

Kalmi Vada is a traditional Rajasthani chana dal vada made with chana dal and spices. This is typically served as tea time snack. Though I have read about it and seen it, the first time I tasted it was in our office when we had invited a cook to prepare authentic Rajasthani khana for an […]

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Microwave No Oil Kothimbir Vadi

Microwave No Oil Kothimbir Vadi

Zero Oil Maharashtrian Kothimbir Vadi is a guilt free savory snack made with besan, coriander leaves and spices. These can be cooked under 5 minutes and make a filling snack. For the Day 4, week 4 of mandatory recipes of BM#104 Sweets & Snacks, it’s Kothimbir Vadi from Maharashtra. While I do have quite a […]

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