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Recipe How To Make Moongodi (Moong Dal Badi / Wadi / Bari)

How To Make Moongodi (Moong Dal Badi / Wadi / Bari)

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Recipe Uttaranchali Massor dal (Lentil broth as made in Uttaranchal, India)

Uttaranchali Massor dal (Lentil broth as made in Uttaranchal , India)

Uttaranchali Masoor Dal I was going through the stats of my blog when I realized that one of the readers was interested in knowing how masoor dal is made in Kumaon, Uttaranchal. Thus I thought of blogging the recipe for cooking my humble masoor da
Recipe Sago Wheat Crepes / Sago Wheat Dosa / Godhuma Rava dosa Recipe

Sago Wheat Crepes / Sago Wheat Dosa / Godhuma Rava dosa Recipe

Another delicious mouthwatering culinary delight straight from my kitchen.This is an instant dosa recipe which , am sure , would become one of your all time favourites. Ingredients: Whole Wheat Flour - 1/2 cup Sago / Sooji / Rava - 1/2 cu
Recipe Vermicelli Pilaf (Semya Upma) for National Noodle Month

Vermicelli Pilaf (Semya Upma) for National Noodle Month

Did you know that March is National Noodle Month ? I wanted to make something on this occasion (??), for the past 31 days and as usual the month flew by right in front of my eyes. Well since there are a few more hours left to complete the month I thought
Recipe Uttha(Plain Rice flour)Rotti and Avarekaalu Benne Usli, Karnataka Special...'Family Food-Friday#1'

Uttha(Plain Rice flour)Rotti and Avarekaalu Benne Usli,Karnataka Special...'Family Food-Friday#1'

I am here to kick start my first event titled, ' Cooking with Family-Series ' which I had highlighted in my last post. The theme that I have chosen for this event is, ' BREAKFAST '. I plan to post the recipes once a week on every Friday and hence name
Recipe Misal/Usal from Matki/Moth Beans gravy, Authentic Maharastrian style

Misal/Usal from Matki/Moth Beans gravy, Authentic Maharastrian style

I keep making this Matki ki Subzi now and then, when I came back from India last time, I had been to my sister's place in pune, she keeps making this gravy and my kids liked it very much, when I came back here I found these beans in Asian shop here and al
Recipe Classic Shrikhand and Eggless Red Velvet Cupcakes

Classic Shrikhand and Eggless Red Velvet Cupcakes

In case you hadn?t noticed, I have been MIA for a week ? but thankfully, I have a great excuse. If you follow me on Facebook you?ll know that I?ve been spending most of time baking for a lovely little party I attended last weekend. On the entirely eggle
Recipe Masala Lamb Chops or Chaanp as They Say it Back Home

Masala Lamb Chops or Chaanp as They Say it Back Home

This is version 1.1 of my recipe and I am sure it is the final cut. It was so good, I smacked my plate clean and bit and licked the rib bones, till my husband had to take them away from me. Albeit with some force. I know. I know, there is something very u
Recipe Naan - Indian Flat Bread Recipe

Naan - Indian Flat Bread Recipe

Add caption Naan is a very popular flat bread which is a staple food in entire South Asia as well as in some part of Middle East. Also it has gained acceptance in the Western Countries as well. Today, I am posting a type of Naa
Recipe Keeme Ke Kofte-Mutton Meatballs Curry

Keeme Ke Kofte-Mutton Meatballs Curry

Given a choice,I prefer brothy, spice laden curries over the thick,sweetish,creamy ones.I like to sip the spiced broth which hits the back of tongue.Spices which do a happy dance in your mouth and leave behind a gimme me more feeling.There is something
Recipe Moongdal Bhajia/Pakora (Moong Split Beans Fritters)

Moongdal Bhajia/Pakora (Moong Split Beans Fritters)

In case you all were wondering where have I been...We just got a new puppy !! We brought him home on last Monday April 25th, 2011. I managed to post one recipe on 26th, but then have been busy enjoying him :) He just turned 10 weeks old today. He is so
Recipe Arabi(Taro Root)and Asparagus Curry

Arabi(Taro Root)and Asparagus Curry

What is Taro root? The taro root, as with other tubers, is recognized by other names. This tuber is also known as the dasheen, eddo and kalo in many areas of the world including West Africa, Asia, Central America, South America and the Caribbean and Polyn
Recipe Stuffed Sweet Corn Paratha (With whole corn kernels)

Stuffed Sweet Corn Paratha (With whole corn kernels)

Just got a packet of fresh sweet corn from the store and wanted to cook up a new recipe with it! Was googling to find a sweet corn paratha recipe but all the recipes which I found, the sweet corn was ground and either mixed with the flour or used as a stu
Recipe Avarakya upperi / Indian broad beans stir fry

Avarakya upperi / Indian broad beans stir fry

Yesterday, for lunch, I made a spicy and delicious stir fry which is simple, healthy and makes a yummy side with rice and sambhar. It?s a very malabari style of making avarakya upperi (also called amarakka/ amarakya in some parts of Kerala / widely know
Recipe apricot velvet (qubani ka meetha)

Apricot velvet (qubani ka meetha)

apricot velvet or qubani ka meetha is a famous Hyderabadi sweet dish,prepared during weddings and ramadan. preparation of this dish involves cooking of the apricots with sugar and served with custard, cream or ice cream. ingredients 25 dried apri
Recipe KERALA STYLE BEEF BIRIYANI ...my way!

KERALA STYLE BEEF BIRIYANI ...my way!

H ave you heard of 'Kalyani' before? No, I didn't mean the girl 'Kalyani' but the biriyani which is sold by the name 'Kalyani' in Hyderabad? It's nothing but a biriyani made with beef. I've never heard of it until I got married. Jobin used to mention abou
Recipe Mini Masala Dosa

Mini Masala Dosa

I?m yet to meet a person who doesn?t love masala dosas. A light, healthy meal full of nutrients and flavour, dosas are widely popular on restaurant menus and in roadside cafés. Ever since I was a little girl I have always associated these crispy rolls o
Recipe Keema Matar- Ground Lamb & Peas With Spices

Keema Matar- Ground Lamb & Peas With Spices

Growing up, I always saw that men in my family were better at cooking non vegetarian food than women.They took their time in selecting the meat pieces,cleaning it,sometimes even carving it and then cooking it with all the patience in the world.They follow
Recipe Urlakazhangu Ishtuu (Potato Stew- Authentic Kerala Style)

Urlakazhangu Ishtuu (Potato Stew- Authentic Kerala Style)

A rich and creamy side-dish that is a traditional fare of Kerala cuisine, Potato stew is mildly spiced and gets the heat from ginger other than green chillis! It is served with idiyappam , pancakes (dosas),appams etc. Sadhya or the grand feast (banqu
Recipe Roti - Dal Tadka - Aloo Gobi (Cabbage) ki Sabji

Roti - Dal Tadka - Aloo Gobi (Cabbage) ki Sabji

Tuesday's lunch is mostly Wheat based. Today we made a simple Dal - Sabji for Lunch, to go with Roti. This lunch-box was saved for Mani, who has seen my cooking ventures / food pictures only on Facebook. Gobi ki Sabji This Aloo-Gobi sabji is y
Recipe Methi Poori and Potato Masala...a Classic Combo!!

Methi Poori and Potato Masala...a Classic Combo!!

Poori is really a big fare at home as I make it very rare might be once in 3-4 months.So,when I make it we enjoy it to the fullest extent with out bothering about those extra calories.Poori is again a very versatile Indian bread which is paired wi
Recipe Lucky Nani?s Chicken Roast

Lucky Nani?s Chicken Roast

For a while now, I ve been thinking of compiling a family cookbook.  This is not quite as easy as it sounds, since we are all scattered over the world, with a big chunk here in the U.S., some in Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and Bangladesh, where our f
Recipe Ginger Chutney (Allam Pachadi)(Sweet, spicy and tangy chutney)

Ginger Chutney (Allam Pachadi)(Sweet,spicy and tangy chutney)

Ginger Chutney or Allam Pachadi is a chutney from the state of Andhra. Usually this chutney is very popular in all Andhra Pradesh homes. This chutney is served as a side dish with Pesarattu( green gram dosa), Vada, Idly or simply with curd rice. Ingr
Recipe Mutton Omelette

Mutton Omelette

Indian coffe House dishes are my all time favorite. Whenever I am in my home town, Alappuzha I try to get a parcel from there atleast once. The masala dosa,Veg/Mutton Cutlets and Mutton Omelettes are always tempting. Mutton omelette is my elder sister's f



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