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Recipe Eggless Tutti Frutti Cookies – Christmas Sweets

Eggless Tutti Frutti Cookies – Christmas Sweets

Tutti Frutti Cookies a sweet delight made during Christmas What is Tutti Frutti? it s a colorful confection consisting candied fruits. In India Tutti Frutti are papaya cubed and candied into various colors like green, red and yellow. As a child I lo
Recipe Duck Roast Gravy (Tharavu Roast curry) - A Christmas Savoury delicacy

Duck Roast Gravy (Tharavu Roast curry) - A Christmas Savoury delicacy

In the spirit of the festive season, I am trying to bring to you as many recipes as possible to help you prepare for your big Christmas lunch or dinner! If you are a member of my Facebook page , you would have seen some of the posted recipes related to C
Recipe Matar Usal (Green Peas Curry)

Matar Usal (Green Peas Curry)

The other day, I was going through this wonderful website called 'WHFoods.org', that lists all the health foods in the world and was pleasantly surprised to find green peas there. The website says, that the peas have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory bene
Recipe Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer

Here is another dish from North Indian cuisine , popularly from Punjab .Palak Paneer is served in most of the restaurants , hotels or Dhabas and loved by all age groups . You may prepare it for parties or get together at home . There are hundreds of reci
Recipe Rajasthani Bharwa Hari Mirch (Stuffed Green Chilies)

Rajasthani Bharwa Hari Mirch (Stuffed Green Chilies)

Besan Stuffed Green Chilies Besan (Black Gram Flour) Stuffed Green Chili Big fat green chili serves varied purpose in Indian culinary. Make pakodas, cut and add to salad to give lovely flavor, Make pickle out of them with
Recipe Kurmuri-Chatpati Arbi (Crisp-Spicy Taro Tuber )

Kurmuri-Chatpati Arbi (Crisp-Spicy Taro Tuber )

Kurmuri-Chatpati Arbi Arbi/ taro is a tuber grown in almost whole of the world. In northern part of India especially Uttar Pradesh dry vegetable which is crisp and spicy is liked very much. In Kumaon apart from dry vegetable of arbi, thick gravy ve
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 Vankaya Kurma/ Eggplant Kurma

Vankaya Kurma/ Eggplant Kurma

I was wondering one day, is it possible to make all the delicious recipes that I bookmark online AND make the recipes from my cookbooks AND make ALL my favorite recipes that Amma used to make AND make something new and creative when I?m inspired in ONE LI
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 Quick Tomato Peanut Chutney

Quick Tomato Peanut Chutney

I don?t know if I like weekends or not. It seems like they fly by faster than a weekday and I always end up wondering on Sunday night, what the heck I did in the last 48 hrs. My mind is buzzing with things to do for the weekend on Friday night, but come S
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 Puran Poli - Indian Flatbread with a stuffing of lentil cooked with Jaggery.

Puran Poli - Indian Flatbread with a stuffing of lentil cooked with Jaggery.

I love Puran Poli and made these for Gudi Padwa. These are made for special days and mostly for festivals. Gudi Padwa is the festival of Maharashtra which is celebrated to ring in the Hindu new year. Now in Karnataka and Andhra
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 Mango lemongrass lassi

Mango lemongrass lassi

Yogurt, long recognized for its anti-bacterial properties, is a crucial part of Indian cuisine. It's thus no surprise that we Indians have found all kinds of ways to use it, including in condiments ( raita ), curries and drinks too, via the simple yet sub
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 Dill Flavored Spinach Rice aka 'Green Rice'

Dill Flavored Spinach Rice aka 'Green Rice'

Two years ago, when Abhi was at home day care, for St Patrikc's Day moms were asked to get something that looks green; vegetable, fruit, rice, sweet etc. Most of the easy ones are picked up by others when my turn came, I have simply signed up for rice, n
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