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Recipe Moong Dal Shorba Recipe| Easy Soup Recipes

Moong Dal Shorba Recipe| Easy Soup Recipes

Shorba. Now what s a shorba? Its nothing but soup and comes from the Arabic word Chorba. Now chorba finds a way into many tables across the globe- Romania, Russia and some parts of Central Europe and Asia. ( Source: Wiki) I have been treated to some of th
Recipe Kara Boondhi Recipe| Diwali Snack Recipes

Kara Boondhi Recipe| Diwali Snack Recipes

There are some strange things about me. Or rather the way in which i grew up. If i told you all that i hadn't eaten kara boondhi until i got married, would you all believe me? Well, as a topping on curd vada , yes. But as a snack or a munchie? No. Some
Recipe Dali Varan, Lentil Gravy

Dali Varan, Lentil Gravy

Couple of months back I bought this cook book Rasachandrika, a very old book on Saraswat cooking, originally written in Marathi and later translated in Hindi and then in English. The first edition of the book came out in 1943 and I love the picture on the
Recipe Chow-Chow Pattani Curry, Chayote And Peas Curry

Chow-Chow Pattani Curry, Chayote And Peas Curry

After a couple of Pongal recipes, adai and dhokla, today I am back with a curry, well, for day to day cooking, it's always some kind of sambar or curry or dal to go with rice or rotis. For today's dish I have cooked chow-chow/ chayote and peas along with
Recipe Ellu Puli Saadam / Sesame Seeds & Tamarind Rice - Easy Lunch Box Recipes

Ellu Puli Saadam / Sesame Seeds & Tamarind Rice - Easy Lunch Box Recipes

Ellu Puli Saadam / Sesame Seeds Tamarind Rice - Easy Lunch Box Recipes Today i'm sharing a very flavorful rice / pulao preparation, in which the tamarind and sesame seeds paste is mixed well with the cooked rice. Adding more gingelly oil wil
Recipe hurda bhel recipe, tender jowar or sorghum bhel recipe | bhel recipes

Hurda bhel recipe, tender jowar or sorghum bhel recipe | bhel recipes

hurda bhel or tender jowar bhel recipe this chaat recipe is made with a winter delicacy common in the part of india i live. tender fresh sorghum or jowar -  a cereal ingredient revisited by me after many many years. many of us indians do use jowar
Recipe Mughlai Chicken Korma

Mughlai Chicken Korma

Mild spiced, rich, delicious and easy to make is this Mughlai Chicken Korma! It s happy time my parents have come to visit me. Hence I made this special dish for them. Along with Mughlai Chicken Korma I made crispy fried chicken, rice and served with p
Recipe Golyaachi Aamti or Golyaachaa Saambaaraa

Golyaachi Aamti or Golyaachaa Saambaaraa

When we started this project, a number of relatives and friends got in touch giving us encouragement and suggestions for recipes that they ve all grown up with or recollect from childhood. One recipe which was common across the various suggestions was Go
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Recipe Indian Gooseberry Candy|Amla Candy and Indian Gooseberry Nectar|Amla nectar

Indian Gooseberry Candy|Amla Candy and Indian Gooseberry Nectar|Amla nectar

O ur Amla tree has turned five. For the last two years, it has been bearing fruit. First time there were only a few amlas in its dainty branches. Second year the number was greater. Both the times it was a pleasure to see the translucent green amlas hang
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 How To Make Moongodi (Moong Dal Badi / Wadi / Bari)

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

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Recipe Doro Wat (Ethiopian Chicken Preparation)

Doro Wat (Ethiopian Chicken Preparation)

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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 Banana-Jaggery Cake

Banana-Jaggery Cake

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Recipe Bhindi Aloo Tawa fry masala(okra and potatoes in a tangy indian gravy)

Bhindi Aloo Tawa fry masala(okra and potatoes in a tangy indian gravy)

Am back yet again with another recipe of Bhindi(Okra)..Bhindi Tawa fry Masala this time,and with some fried crispy potatoes alongwith. Reiterating what I wrote in my earlier post(http://www.indraniskitchenflavours.blogspot.in/2013/04/okra-with-garmflour
Recipe Bac Ha Soup

Bac Ha Soup

Bac Ha , the stem of Alocasia Odora (related to Colocasia), is something I had not used in my cooking until now. When D found it at a nearby Asian store, he bought some for us to try. One of my favorites to this day is Plantain stem (Vaazha Thandu)
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 Potato Curry/ Aloo Curry with Chana dal.

Potato Curry/ Aloo Curry with Chana dal.

Ingredients Potato large diced-2 Onion small chopped-1 Tomato small chopped-1 Garlic cloves sliced-3 Curry leaves- few Coriander leaves-1/4cup Chana dal/ Split chick peas-2tbsp( soaked for 5 mins and drained) Red chilli powder-2tsp
Recipe Tangdi Kabab( Tender chicken pieces marinaded in Indian spices and cooked in oven).

Tangdi Kabab( Tender chicken pieces marinaded in Indian spices and cooked in oven).

Boneless Chicken pieces-500gms( you can also use Chicken Drumsticks) Olive oil/ Butter/ Ghee for basting First marinade ingredients Ginger and Garlic paste-4tbsp Red Chili powder-1tbsp( +/-) Turmeric powder-1/4tsp Hung curd/ Thick c
Recipe Vegetable and Healthy Picnic Food Ideas

Vegetable and Healthy Picnic Food Ideas

Spring is the best time to switch to healthy vegetarian food. Hope you will find the two picnic food ideas presented below to your taste. Enjoy! Crudites. Fresh Vegetables with Healthy Dips Do not expect this picnic food recipe to be quick b
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 Vegetable Yakisoba

Vegetable Yakisoba

This is my first time to make Yakisoba, and I can't believe how easy it is! After " cooking up a storm ," (as Veggie Girl puts it) for the Pacquiao v. Mosley fight, I still had some vegetables left over to last me a few days. Luckily, my cousin who came o
Recipe Chicken Dopiaza-Spicy Chicken Curry With Pearl Onions

Chicken Dopiaza-Spicy Chicken Curry With Pearl Onions

Did you send your entry to Culinary Smackdown Battle-Mango Desserts?Please see details of the ongoing event  here.  Hurry..just a week more to go, contest ends 28th April 2011, Pacific time. Before my family starts presuming that I have turned vegeta
Recipe Envueltos de Guisquil (Chayote in an Egg Batter)

Envueltos de Guisquil (Chayote in an Egg Batter)

Somehow I have stumbled upon a whole category of foods in Guatemala that took me by surprise-envueltos! It all started off with Carlos teaching me how to make Guatemalan Chilaquilas . While learning that one he told me about doing the same thing with