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Month: July 2013

South Indian Gun Powder/Idli Powder/Molagapodi/Milagapodi

South Indian Gun Powder/Idli Powder/Molagapodi/Milagapodi

This delectable spice powder is the favorite of all South Indians.Its a substitute of Coconut Chutney for Idlis and Dosas and can be had as an only accompaniment without any sides like Sambar. It is so delicious that I use it for other purposes namely: 1.Cutting a […]

Apple,Carrot and Cucumber Juice

Apple,Carrot and Cucumber Juice

In the blazing summers we want to cool off.These days there is another word for it.We want to DETOX!!This is a beautiful way to : 1.Lose weight 2.Lose extra cholesterol 3.Lower blood pressure 4.Lower blood sugar. This wonderful drink is an elixir.It combines the wonders of […]

Green Mung Dal Cheela/Green Mung Savory Pancakes

Green Mung Dal Cheela/Green Mung Savory Pancakes

Cheela is a typical breakfast dish of the Northern States in India.Its made typically of garbanzo bean flour,green chilies and onions and eaten with ketchup,chutney or pickles.I am posting a more nutritious version made with mung which is extremely healthy and nutritious. An aunt of […]

Stuffed Teenda(Round Gourd/Apple Gourd) in Yogurt Curry

Stuffed Teenda(Round Gourd/Apple Gourd) in Yogurt Curry

The “Teenda” also called Indian Round Gourd or Apple Gourd or Indian Baby Pumpkin is a round squash like curcurbit grown for its immatute fruit which is treated as a vegetable.It is the only member of the genus Praecitrullus..”Tinda” or “Teenda” and is called by […]

Apple Celery Revitaliser

Apple Celery Revitaliser

Summers are here in India and we badly crave for liquids to refresh and replenish our bodily reserves.We have very intense summers here where so many minerals are lost from the body.One of the main liked beverages are the milk-shakes – mango,strawberry,chickoo..name it you have […]

Festive fruit-nut Bundt Cake

Festive fruit-nut Bundt Cake

This recipe was made by me 2 years ago in Canada.I had the pics though a bit dark and “out of color” as this was made on a day when a Snowstorm hit Canada.So all the memories there..;) This cake derives its name from its […]

Gujia(Half Moon shaped stuffed pastry).

Gujia(Half Moon shaped stuffed pastry).

This half-moon shaped delicacy is apt to win your heart if you are making it for the first time.It holds center stage in every Holi celebration. Gujia/Gujhiya as it is called in UP and Delhi is called by many names in various parts of the country.The beauty […]

Low Calorie Rava Idli

Low Calorie Rava Idli

Well..Holi is over and so is the calorific indulgence..:)so here is a recipe which will not give you calories..yet be light on the stomach and digestive as well.This recipe is made in half an hour with spectacular results!For getting the best results of a non-calorific […]

Khasta Kachori(A filled Indian Deep Fried Pastry)

Khasta Kachori(A filled Indian Deep Fried Pastry)

Khasta Kachori is a MUST for occasions like Holi.Fresh from playing colors you come home to have a shower and relax.After bath you need an elixir and something to fill your tummy(not for those who gorge on “Gujiyas” while playing colors..;).Its an easy and mouthwatering […]

How to make Paneer(Indian Cottage Cheese) at home.

How to make Paneer(Indian Cottage Cheese) at home.

We all love Paneer.It is an ingredient, so versatile that it lends itself almost into anything..be it a dessert like Rasgulla or Sandesh or an appetizer like Paneer pakora or rolls,or main courses like Paneer Makhani or Shahi Paneer or even salads.Its Paneer all the way.We sometimes […]

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