Monthly Archive: October 2014

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Veggie Mexican corn soup

Share7 Pin99 +130 TweetShares 136 It’s that month of the year when it starts to get dark at 4:00 pm and night starts to get colder and colder. All these cloudy and rainy days make me think where did summer go? It went by so fast and...

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Mint chutney raita

Share Pin +1 TweetShares 0 Mint chutney raita- When the name raita comes to our mind the vision we have is of either boondi raita or cucumber raita. But have you ever tried a raita prepared with mint chutney? Well that was my expression when...

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Dhaba style chicken curry

Share27 Pin198 +11 TweetShares 226 Dhaba pronounced as “Dha- bah” refers to roadside restaurants which are situated on highways. Dhaba’s are like a shed or a hut shaped building that has a center island. Underneath that center island are huge burners and huge utensils filled with...

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Naan Indian Flatbread

Share Pin16 +1 TweetShares 16 Naan Indian Flatbread recipe made with ingredients you likely have in your pantry. No skill is required to make this naan recipe – so simple and easy- to-follow step by step recipe. Well the secret to soft and fluffy naan is...

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Chicken Noodle soup

Share Pin3 +1 TweetShares 3 This homemade Chicken noodle soup is made fresh with veggies and spiced up with aromatic herbs to beat the winter chills. Nothing can beat winter than a big bowl of warm nutritious soup and chicken noodle soup is one of that kind....

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Zesty Corn Salad

Share Pin2 +1 TweetShares 2A pictorial guide to a quick and easy- to -follow Zesty corn salad. This recipe I must admit is for all those people who are looking for something healthy tonight. Quick, healthy and easy to prepare and in minutes you have...

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Wheat Halwa- Kada Prasad

Share52 Pin98 +11 TweetShares 151Wheat Halwa- Kada Prasad is a rich and delicious dessert (prasad) prepared with wheat flour, sugar and ghee. A quick, easy and under 30 minute recipe!! Do I really need to say anything about this recipe? Wheat Halwa- Kada Prasad is a...

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Eggless Coconut cookies

Share66 Pin2.6K +143 TweetShares 2.7K Today I bring you my best Eggless Coconut cookies that have been tested and tried over and over in my kitchen. Insanely good and is easy to bake with simple ingredients. Each and every bite of these beauties will fill your...

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Tandoori Curd- Mint Chutney

Share13 Pin15 +13 TweetShares 31 A very flavorful and creamy dip served with tandoori delicacies. No tandoori dish, tikkas or kebabs are complete without this chutney on the side. Use it as a accompaniment or eat it as is, it’s so tempting. The base is the...

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Pudina Chutney – Mint Chutney

Share Pin7 +1 TweetShares 7 A versatile Pudina Chutney – Mint Chutney which accompanies nearly all the Indian savory dishes. A very flavorful and tasty Indian dip prepared by combining mint and cilantro along with Indian spices. This chutney goes very well with Alu bondas,...

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Tomato-Cilantro Chutney

Share2 Pin5 +1 TweetShares 7 Fingerling spicy and tangy tomato cilantro chutney. A great Tomato relish. Have some fresh tomatoes in refrigerator – prepare this easy chutney. Can be used in sandwiches, with rice, paranthas or as an accompaniment to Indian street food. A combination...

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Cucumber and Mint Raita

Share1 Pin37 +1 TweetShares 38 A really quick and easy cucumber mint dip which takes minutes to prepare. Cucumber and mint raita is a yogurt based Indian dip that can be prepared with ingredients right from your refrigerator. Whether be breakfast, lunch or dinner this refreshing side dish blends...

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Sabut Moong Dal

Share4 Pin18 +1 TweetShares 22 Sabut moong dal or whole mung dal is a staple in my household. Simple and easy recipe cooked without onion and garlic – it’s healthy, comforting and loaded with flavor. During Navratri and other fasting days most of the Indian families consume food without onion and...

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Temperature Conversion Chart

Share2 Pin1 +11 TweetShares 4At times, we come across recipes that looks appealing but find that the listed oven temperatures are different than what we are used to. So this set us on a quest to convert the given oven temperature. Oven temperatures in United States are listed in...

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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Share Pin3 +1 TweetShares 3 Very deliciously made garlicky mashed potatoes- a perfect side dish. This dish starts off with boiled potatoes perfectly mashed and then smeared in garlic and richened with cream to give it that buttery flavor. Butter and cream add that velvety...

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Creamy corn for soups

Share1 Pin4 +1 TweetShares 5 Homemade creamed corn prepared with fresh corn on the cob. No fresh corn on hand no worries why not try the frozen corn- if using frozen skip the boiling part. But if using fresh corn – then add corn and...

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Sweet Corn Soup

Share9 Pin360 +147 TweetShares 416 Hearty sweet corn vegetable soup is a healthy and delicious way to warm up on a cold wintry evening!! The crisp bite of salted crackers and a bowl of hot sweet corn soup has always been my favorite. This soup is so...

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Eggless fruit trifle cups

Share Pin13 +1 TweetShares 13Eggless fruit trifle cups- a simple yet colorful dessert is prepared by combining eggless cake, custard and colorful fruits. Topped with whipped cream, cookie crumbs and cherry makes a treat that’s delicious and crowd pleaser.  Summer is a great time to...