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Recipe Indian Bread sticks/ Omam Sticks /Thymol seeds

Indian Bread sticks/ Omam Sticks /Thymol seeds

Hi everybody, Hope you are all doing well, If you are familiar with Iyengar Bakeries in Bangalore you would definitely noticed these Omam Sticks in their shelves, I always loved these sticks as a kid, they are so nice and tasty and goes well with a cup of
Recipe Suruttu poli for Indian Cooking challenge

Suruttu poli for Indian Cooking challenge

The core idea of the Indian Cooking Challenge is to find traditional recipes from all over India and try them. Thus this challenge has seen sweets, savoury dishes curries and more. This month Suruttai poli/suruttu poli was the sweet attempted. Sr
Recipe Avarakkai Poriyal/Indian Broad bean Poriyal

Avarakkai Poriyal/Indian Broad bean Poriyal

Ingredients Avarakkai 1/4 kg Onion 1 medium (chopped) curry leaves few chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp Chana dal 1 tbsp Salt as needed Oil 2 tsp
Recipe Varo - a sindhi sweet for the Indian Cooking Challenge

Varo - a sindhi sweet for the Indian Cooking Challenge

This was months ago that Srivalli had discussed with Alka and set the challenge for the members. The recipe was from Simply Sindhi Recipes . They had all tried it for Deepavali. By then I had just relocated to Lagos and was cooking
Recipe Vegetarian Indian Falafel Recipe

Vegetarian Indian Falafel Recipe

Day 61. I love Greek Falafel and I love Indian food...so, when I got black-eyed peas in my CSA box, I dreamed up Indian Falafel. I'm excited about the possibilities here. I'm serving them in naan instead of regular flatbread. I'm drooling a bit thinkin
Recipe Indian Tomato Soup With Chilli Cheddar Puff Sticks

Indian Tomato Soup With Chilli Cheddar Puff Sticks

It like reliving my mom s life.My father used to call her midway to home and she used to put the soup pot on the stove top so that it is ready until he reached home.A piping hot bowl of soup topped with a dollop of butter and homemade bread croutons was a
Recipe Let?s Eat Indian!

Let?s Eat Indian!

This is one line very popular among some of my friends here. Each time I hear that, I think of my desh , the land of flavors and colors, characterized by herbs, spices, and cooking techniques. Look beyond Indian, I say in silence, and you will see the mu
Recipe Quick Indian Snack - Samosa Recipe

Quick Indian Snack - Samosa Recipe

One fine day one of my friend asked me, ?How we-Indians got independence?? I said we fought, struggled and latter got the freedom. To this my friend said a story behind this fact that how we actually got the freedom from the Britishers. My friend said t
Recipe South Indian Tamarind Rice

South Indian Tamarind Rice

Its been ages since I made Puliyodharai (Tamarind Rice, Puliyogare, Pulihora etc etc ) in the authentic traditional way. Actually echoing my better half s smart pants comment In fact I don t remember having made it at all! (#$#). Have to say, its not
Recipe Cauliflower and Potato Curry- Aloo Gobi

Cauliflower and Potato Curry- Aloo Gobi

(4 votes), (1)
As you can probably tell from my blog, I love Indian food. I?ve tried many different kinds and when I saw this curry in William Sonoma?s ?A Taste of the World? cookbook I knew I wanted to try it. In the description it said that this is a mild curry which
Recipe Primavera with Penne Pasta ( Step by Step)

Primavera with Penne Pasta ( Step by Step)

(2 votes), (1)
When ever I go to Italian Restaurant, I always end up in the same confused state what to order. As I love EggPlant/Brinjal/Baingan/Vankaya (????? ) , I have tried Eggplant Parmesan several times, (as a person who loves to try different foods), I am bored
Recipe A Peek at My Mom's home-made pickles

A Peek at My Mom's home-made pickles

(2 votes)
Pickles are the perfect accompaniment for Indian meals. They awaken the taste buds and enhance the taste of the dish. Pickles have all the important ingredients needed for a perfect taste: salty,sour and spicy. There are many varieties of pickles made
Recipe Badam Puri Sweet – Diwali Sweets

Badam Puri Sweet – Diwali Sweets

(1 vote)
Badam Puri Sweet deep fried and soaked in sugar syrup! Badam Puris are sweet almond deep fried bread. These are later soaked in sugar syrup for a minute. We loved this as it tastes crispy, soft, sweet and leaves a great taste on your taste buds. This i
Recipe Kandi Pappu Pachadi ~ Toor Dal Chutney ~ Yellow Pigeon Peas / Lentil Chutney

Kandi Pappu Pachadi ~ Toor Dal Chutney ~ Yellow Pigeon Peas / Lentil Chutney

(1 vote), (1)
Kandi Pachadi / Toor Dal chutney, Yellow Lentils are toasted to golden brown along with some asoefetida and then ground to a coarse paste with tamarind and red onions.. This chutney take s me back to my childhood where mom would make this chutney in a sna
Recipe Vattayappam/Vatteppam - Kerala Special Steamed Rice Cake For ICC March 2011

Vattayappam/Vatteppam - Kerala Special Steamed Rice Cake For ICC March 2011

(1 vote), (1)
Indian Cooking Challenge for March rightly matches Vishu - Malayalam New Year.Yes, this month we all enjoyed making this Fluffy, Spongy,Kerala's Queen of Steamed Rice Cakes - Vatteppam/Vattayappam!!!!! Thanks to Srivalli for choosing this really Challe
Recipe Kathirikai Milagau Kootu (Brinjal Pepper Kootu)

Kathirikai Milagau Kootu (Brinjal Pepper Kootu)

(1 vote), (1)
Serves - 2 Ingredients Required: Brinjal - 5-6, chopped Moong Dhal - 1/4 cup Salt to taste Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp Urad Dhal - 1 tsp Oil Peppercorn - 1 tsp Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp Grated Coconut - 2 tblsp How to make? Press
Recipe The Pinhão - Brazil's Pine nut on steroids

The Pinhão - Brazil's "Pine nut on steroids"

(1 vote)
The pine nut, which is the fruit of a pine tree hidden inside a woody structure known as a pine cone, is one of the oldest known foods of the human species. Anthropological studies show that the Stone Pine tree has been cultivated for its seeds (pine nuts
Recipe OATS CHAPATI

OATS CHAPATI

(9 votes), (3)
Chapathi- Indian bread is the staple food for many. With the growing number of health concerns with rice many are switching to chapathi as the main diet. No doubt chapathi is low in calories, rich in fiber. The goodness of the chapathi can be enjoyed only
Recipe Andhra style Spicy Coconut Chutney(Kobbari Pachadi)

Andhra style Spicy Coconut Chutney(Kobbari Pachadi)

(3 votes), (1)
Andhra style Spicy Coconut Chutney(Kobbari Pahadi)(??????? ?????? ) Ingredients: Coconut 1/2 coconut (grate nicely with coconut grater or in mixer grinder) whole red chillies 4 +1 (1 is for seasoning) Black gra
Recipe Coin Sambar / Radish(Mullangi) Sambar.....with freshly ground masala!!!

Coin Sambar / Radish(Mullangi) Sambar.....with freshly ground masala!!!

(2 votes), (1)
Sambar is one of most important accompaniments in south Indian meal and it at least appears twice in our lunch menu.Sambar is made in various ways in different regions of south India,for example in Andhra,coconut is not added to sambar while in karnataka
Recipe Stuffed Paneer Kofta Curry with Tandoori Roti

Stuffed Paneer Kofta Curry with Tandoori Roti

(2 votes)
oftas especially fascinate me as somehow I relate them to exotic curries. Unfortunately though Indian restaurants in the US (atleast the ones I have been to) more often than not fail to do a good job in making kofta dishes (and most others too). They are
Recipe Moong Dal Ke Cheelay (Split Green Gram Pancakes)

Moong Dal Ke Cheelay (Split Green Gram Pancakes)

(2 votes)
I was first introduced to Cheelas (a kind of dosa made out of mixing one or more flours - famous in Northern India) when I moved to Mumbai. To me it was a hybrid between the South Indian dosa and an Omlette. A base a topping - a complete meal by itself,
Recipe chana dal pakora recipe, how to make chana dal pakora | pakora recipes

Chana dal pakora recipe, how to make chana dal pakora | pakora recipes

(1 vote)
chana dal pakora recipe these crispy fried fritters made from bengal gram are one of the favorite tea time snacks at home. these chana dal pakoras are different from the south indian chana dal vada in terms of taste and texture. the taste is differ
Recipe Poori Saagu ~ Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Curry with Wholewheat Flat Bread

Poori Saagu ~ Karnataka Style Mixed Vegetable Curry with Wholewheat Flat Bread

(1 vote)
Now that we have settled down in our own home I have started trying out dishes, the recipes of which have been bookmarked ages ago. Last year when I had a temporary help hired during my delivery I had the opportunity to taste some Karnataka style food whi



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