Coconut Besan Ladoo

Coconut Besan Ladoo

Coconut Besan Ladoo is a quick Indian Sweet that you can make for any festival. Make this for Diwali and enjoy the nutty coconut and besan in a jaggery mix. Ladoos are quick to make and for any festival, if you are hard pressed for time, this one sweet is surely something you can easily […]

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Dahi Gujiya ~ Holi Special Dahi Gujiya

Dahi Gujiya

Dahi Gujiya is a stuffed Dahi vada from Uttar Pradesh. These savory gujias are made with urad dal stuffed with khoya, nuts, topped with curds and spices. For the seventh day of the Mandatory Week in BM#104 Sweets & Snacks, we chose Dahi Gujiya. When this was suggested, I said this is same as Dahi […]

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Zafrani Kofta Coconut Pulao

Zafrani Kofta Coconut Pulao

Zafrani Kofta Coconut Pulao is a layered pulao with vegetable kofta and browned onions. This surely makes a wonderful dish for a weekend special lunch. Its been a wonderful month long cooking for the Biryani / Pulao/ Khichdi Festival. I started cooking only by March and I wasn’t sure if I will be able to […]

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Xacuti Paneer Coconut Biryani

Xacuti Paneer Coconut Biryani

Xacuti Paneer Coconut Biryani is a fusion dish with coconut biryani and paneer gravy that tries to blend the Goan sentiments into one dish. When it came to picking X, I was very clear that I would do something with Xacuti, after my experimental dish of making a Xacuti stuffed Aloo Paratha and Xacuti Masala […]

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Shahi Khichdi | Royal Mixed Vegetable Khichdi

Shahi Khichdi

Shahi Khichdi is a rich preparation with rice, mixed lentils, and vegetables along with various roasted nuts included. This is a one pot meal even and very quick to make, even though it has a long ingredient list. I made not of this from Viji’s space where she talks about this being the North Indian […]

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Orange Pulao | How to make Orange Pulao

Orange Pulao

Orange Pulao is a delicious one pot meal made with Orange juice with spices, that’s not sweet yet tastes fruity and great as such! O was one of the tough letters to get and I was also keen on not having a sweet dish on both my lists. Okra Pulao was one choice though I […]

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Navratana Pulao | How To Make Navratan Pulav

Navaratna Pulao

Navratana Pulao is a delicious mild pulao made with different vegetables, nuts and paneer cooked in a variety of whole spices. This makes a wonderful combination to pair with a creamy gravy. Navratan means nine and it typically means we use 9 different vegetables, nuts and paneer. The highlight is that the mild spice and […]

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Broccoli Bonda | How to make Urad Dal Broccoli Vada

Broccoli Bonda - Indian Thali

Broccoli Bonda or Urad Dal Broccoli Vada is a fantastic deep fried treat you can make and nobody would guess it has broccoli in it. We made this for the Ganesh Chathutri Lunch and the fact was until I told them, nobody guessed it has broccoli in it. Since a deep fried is a must for […]

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Tawa Tikki Burger with Cashew Almond Tikkis

Tawa Tikki Burger

Tawa Tikki Burger with Cashew Almond Tikki are easy to make Burgers with Tikkis that make a filling meal anytime. These delicious Cashew Almond Tikkis were easy to make and since we used a store bought burger buns, it was a quick meal to fix. This is for the BM#84 Week 3, where I am […]

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Xiaodianxin from China | Chinese Almond Cookies

Xiaodianxin means cookies in Chinese and for their Lunar New Year, they make these almond cookies to bring good luck. I seem to have baked quite a few new year related bakes, hoping to bring in loads of luck. These Almond cookies can be prepared with either Almond meal or Almond flour. Almond flour is […]

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