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Month: November 2013

Aloo Parantha(spiced Potato stuffed Flatbread)

Aloo Parantha(spiced Potato stuffed Flatbread)

Aloo Paranthas are the life of many people living in Northern parts of India especially Punjab,Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.Its the favorite breakfast dishes of many and is delicious with almost anything from Pickles to Curries to a bowl of sweetened yogurt.Lets make it now.. Aloo […]

Peanut Pakoda(Crispy coated and fried peanuts)

Peanut Pakoda(Crispy coated and fried peanuts)

This is a lovely snack and cmes in the category of finger foods.Easy to make and delicious its a treat in itself. Preparation Time – 15 minutes Makes – Approx 1 1/2 cups of Pakoda INGREDIENTS 1 cup Peanuts 2 tbsp Rice flour 1/2 cup […]

Puri/Poori/Fried Indian Bread

Puri/Poori/Fried Indian Bread

Puri (pronounced poori) is a very popular Indian Bread which is fried and had with both Dry and gravy vegetables.It can also be had with non vegetarian dishes as well but goes best with potatoes or gravy chickpeas.Its made with Whole Wheat Flour which is […]

Tendli(Ivy Gourd) Stir Fry

Tendli(Ivy Gourd) Stir Fry

Ivy Gourd is a vegetable which is used in stir fry and curry dishes.This is the recipe of a basic stir fry which is made with this nutritious yet delicious veggie! Preparation Time – 15-20 minutes Makes – 4 servings INGREDIENTS 300 gms Tendli 2 […]

Cucumber Pachadi(Accompaniment with rice and curry)

Cucumber Pachadi(Accompaniment with rice and curry)

Pachadi is an accompaniment served with any rice and curry.Pachadi(pronounced pacha-dee) can be made with mainly Cucumbers,Bottle Gourd,Carrot,Okra,Onions or Tomatoes.Here I have used Cucumber and paired it with Molagootal(recipe link here:http://thefoodsamaritan.com/molagootalsouth-indian-vegetable-curry/). Preparation Time – 15 minutes Makes – 4 servings INGREDIENTS 2 fresh and firm […]

Molagootal(South Indian Vegetable Curry)

Molagootal(South Indian Vegetable Curry)

This is an authentic South Indian Lunch favorite which has gone international as well.Pronounced (Mola-goo-tal)I remember my childhood days when all cooking was done by my Grandma and this was made nearly twice a week.I love this with curd and rice. Molagootal is typically a […]