Beerakaya Thokku Pachadi | Ridge Gourd Skin Chutney

Beerakaya Thokku Pachadi

Beerakaya Thokku Pachadi is a delicious chutney made with the peel of the Ridge Gourd vegetable, very popular in Andhra Cuisine and it makes a wonderful side dish. Probably this Andhra Beerakaya Thokku Pachadi or Ridge Gourd Skin Chutney is one of the most popular chutneys of the cuisine and we make the best use […]

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Bhejetebil Chop | How to make Bengali Vegetable Chop

Bhejetebil Chop

Bhejetebil Chop or the Bengali Vegetable Chop is a quintessential dish from the Bengals. This is a deep fried vegetable cutlet that makes a sinful dish to be served during evening tea! While I don’t drink tea or make elaborate dishes for tea time, during weekends it is a custom to nibble or munch on […]

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Goli Bhaat | Maharashtrian Varhadi Pulav

Goli Bhaat

Goli Bhaat is the Maharashtrian Vegetarian dish adapted from the popular meat biryani. This is also called as the varhadi Pulav popularly served during weddings. The meat version of this biryani is served during weddings and the name indicates that it’s for the Varhad, meaning the wedding guests. The biryani is quite elaborate with various […]

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Aratikaya Masala Vepudu

Plaintain Fry - Lunch box Series

Aratikaya Masala Vepudu or Vazhakkai Masala Varuval is spiced dry saute made with plantain or raw banana. The roasted spice powder added to this makes it a very delicious side dish with plain dal and rice. While I love banana fry that Amma makes as plain with just chili powder and coriander powder, this spiced […]

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Goan Xacuti Curry Powder

Xacuti Curry Powder

Xacuti Masala Powder is a hot and spicy curry powder from Goa. This popular curry powder is the basic powder used in many nonveg preparations. I adapted this curry powder from this site and used only half the measurement given. I converted to cups and spoons so that it was easy for me to half […]

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Moong Dal Kachori | How to make Khasta Moong Dal Kachori

Moong Daal Kachori

Khasta Moong Dal Kachori is a sinful deep fried ball from the North Indian Cuisine, filled with ground moong dal with spices and deep fried in a flaky outer layer. When I planned for Rajasthani Thali, I had asked Vaishali for a starter or snack and she suggested I make this. While I already have […]

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Amritsari Aloo Paratha | How to make Aaloo Paratha Amritsari Style

Amritsari Aloo Paratha

Amritsari Aloo Paratha is one of the popular Street Food available and a common breakfast dish offered by the Street vendors.The regular Aloo Paratha is made with basic spices and mashed aloo. Whereas this version of paratha has the special Amritsari spic mix added. When Vaishali had shared it for Raksha Bandhan special breakfast, I […]

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Corn Karuveppilai Sadam | Easy Curry Leaf Rice for Lunchbox

Corn Karuveppilai Sadam

Corn Karuveppilai Sadam is a rice with a twist. The traditional Karuveppilai Sadam  Karivepaku Annam gets upgraded to the latest by adding Corn Kernels and extra spice to add to the zing. You can make this rice in no time as its very easy to make the curry leaf powder that’s required for this and […]

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