Mandua Ki Roti, Lesu, Kulath Ki Dal from Uttarakhand

We just have one more day to complete this Mega Marathon and it’s been a wonderful month of learning and reading about so many new dishes, cuisines and culture. We today visit Uttarakhand, formaly known as Uttaranchal. The state is referred as “Land of the Gods”, due to the many holy Hindu temples and pilgrimage […]

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Khamiri Roti, Dal Makhani from Uttar Pradesh

When it came to Uttar Pradesh, I was again debating what to choose from. I already seem to have made some that belong to this rich cuisine. This state has two very rich cuisines, Awadhi cuisine and Mughlai cuisine. Both as one can see, has such rich and popular dishes belonging to it. The dum […]

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Dhansak ~ a dal mismash!

With the rain lashing out on the window sill, the occasional speeding vehicles racing away, the only other sound I can hear right now, is my own keys notes and the ceiling fan. Not really an ideal way to pass a Saturday night right. But then Dhansak has kept me awake. You wonder what it […]

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Daal Moong with Satpura ~ A Sindhi Special

For the second day of Combo Dishes, I selected to make Daal Moong with Satpura, a typical combination from the Sindhi Cuisine. As expected this was suggested by Vaishali and I went on to search for the recipe. Somehow this didn’t turn out in the search and I had to ask her for the link. […]

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Sindhi Dal, Aloo Took ~ Sindhi Meal with Dal and Aloo Tuk

We are starting the third week of Blogging Marathon Edition 28. I decided to take up Sindi dishes and thought long and hard on the dishes I should be making. I decided against the regular ones and wanted to try some really difficult ones. I also decided to refer my cookbooks rather than the online […]

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Vankaya Munakkaya Senaga Pappu Kura with Ragi Mudda

Wish all my readers a Happy Ugadi. We had the regular Ugadi Special Brunch after the pooja was over. Today’s special dish is yet another Andhra special, featuring Chana Dal pappu with Vegetables. This makes a great pair with Ragi Mudda. We had a crunchy bite with the Ragi namak para on the side. Taking […]

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Oats Dal Phirni | Oats Moong Dal Payasam

For the final day of Cooking from Book, I naturally had to select Sanjeev Kapoor. My first cooking show that I ever started watching was his program and I remember noting down recipes after recipe in every show. Amma and I would be watching it with such concentration that nobody could disturb us. We made […]

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