Gummadikaya Pulusu ~ Vegetarian Lunch Thali

Gummadikaya Pulusu

Gummadikaya Pulusu is the next one featured in the Vegetarian Lunch Thali. This Pulusu is a tangy, slightly sweetish gravy that pairs well with steamed rice. We mostly make pumpkin as gojju or thick gravy. And there are occasions when we want to make something extra too. And there are occasions when the dishes we […]

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Pavakkai Pitlai | How to make Bitter gourd Pitlai

Pavakkai Pitlai

Pavakkai Pitlai is a tangy, mildly spiced tamarind gravy, served with rice. The ground masala added to the Pitlai makes it very delicious when served with steamed rice and ghee. Pitlai is much similar to the Arachuvita Sambar with a slight difference in the ingredients added. You can serve Pitlai in different ways. When you […]

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Mamidikaya Kobbari Annam

Mamidikaya Kobbari Annam

Mamidikaya Kobbari Annam is a mixed rice dish made with fresh unripe mango along with Indian spices to make an easy rice dish. This Mango Rice is always a part of our Summer Menu. Similarly, we make sure we cook all the different dishes with unripe mango during the season. So along with enjoying the […]

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Chow Chow Pasi Paruppu Poriyal

Chow Chow Pasi Paruppu Poriyal

Chow Chow Pasi Paruppu Poriyal is an easy and quick stir fry made with chayote squash and moong dal. The simple stir fry made with cooked moong dal and chow chow, tempered with grated coconut. Apart from being used in Sambar, this vegetable can be made as Stir Fry, Kootu. In both versions, a mix […]

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Roti Noodles ~ Easy Evening Snack

Roti Noodles

Roti Noodles is a wonderful way to get kids to eat rotis and to use up leftover rotis in a better way. Cook these roti noodles in Indo Chinese style and kids will love it I decided to make some fusion dishes for Day 3 of Thalis & Platters, where for week 1, I am […]

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Mumbai Masala Aloo Cheese Sandwich

Mumbai Masala Aloo Sandwich

Mumbai Masala Aloo Cheese Sandwich is popular street food from the city of Mumbai. Special Sandwich Masala is sprinkled over these sandwiches that makes it more delicious. When I decided to make a Sandwich platter, I decided to go with what Vaishali had shared a while ago for one of the BMs. I made the […]

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Burger Pizza | How to make Burger Pizza

Burger Pizza

Burgers and Pizzas are interesting ones to enjoy in a pajama party exchanging stories with your friends. Do you have kids that love burgers and Pizzas? Well, this is a fusion between the two. These burger pizzas are quick to assemble as I have used storebought burger buns. I have a limited choice of vegetables […]

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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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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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Ooty Varkey | Baked Chocolate Ooty Varkey

Chocolate Ooty Varkey

Baked Ooty Varkey is a popular snack from Ooty, Tamil Nadu. It’s a baked pastry that has mild sweetness, a little salty and very flaky. Ooty or Udhagamandalam is a hill station in Tamil Nadu and is famous for its Varkey biscuits or pastry that the locals bake and it is exported and also imitated […]

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