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Month: August 2014

Aloo Dum(Aloor Dom) – Baby Potatoes in a thick gravy

Aloo Dum(Aloor Dom) – Baby Potatoes in a thick gravy

This recipe is a classic Bengali favorite.It is made with baby Potatoes enveloped in a lovely thick gravy which literally makes you slurp your fingers.This recipe is enjoyed best with hot,fluffy and steaming Lucchis(Bengali refined flour Pooris or fried bread). Taken from a wonderful recipe […]

Spaghetti with Pesto Sauce

Spaghetti with Pesto Sauce

The last post was how to make homemade Pesto.The link is as follows: http://thefoodsamaritan.com/basil-pesto/ This post uses it in a delicious Pasta recipe which will keep you wanting more of it!Made with Olive Oil and Durum Wheat Spaghetti,it is a very nutritious option for a […]

Basil Pesto

Basil Pesto

As Italian as it may sound and as wonderfully packed as it may come,nothing beats the taste,aroma and depth of home made Pesto.A delicately flavored and subtle choice for all kinds of Pastas,its also used to stuff bread dough before baking to give a beautiful […]

Palada Payasam(South Indian Rice Chips Pudding)

Palada Payasam(South Indian Rice Chips Pudding)

“Ada” are a type of South Indian rice chips or pasta which are essentially used to make puddings.Its an old recipe followed through the years and the result is a lovely milky pudding with soft rice chips that take on all the flavors of the […]

Akoori(Parsi style scrambled eggs)

Akoori(Parsi style scrambled eggs)

Eggs being counted in as “vegetarian” by some people and “nutritious” and “a must” by doctors has started a revolution wherein the groups which abstain from eating meat,fish or sea food have started adapting to the changing scenario related to food habits.Almost in every society […]