Kurkuri Bhindi

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Kurkuri Bhindi

A distant friend is coming over for dinner tonight, she is from the heritage state of India – Rajasthan and eats food without onion and garlic. So had to come up with something that accompanies my no onion no garlic smoky panchmel dal , no onion...

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Kamal Kakdi cutlets or Lotus stem cutlets

Need a quick and easy appetizer for your next party – try these delicious kamal kakdi cutlets or lotus stem cutlets. A delectable combination of lotus stem, black chickpea sprouts and boiled potatoes, seasoned mildly with spices. These vegetarian cutlets are simple, super yum and delivers a riot of...

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Paneer Kathi Rolls

Vegetarian kathi rolls that are stuffed with kadai paneer, layered with chutney, onions and rolled up in whole wheat chapati. It makes up for a perfect lunch time snack that is healthy, filling and delicious. From the cultural capital of India, Kolkata comes a popular street food – Kathi/kati...

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Tawa Sabzi or Tava Fry Veggies

Please excuse me for a very long post but worth reading. During marriage season Tawa Sabzi or Tava Fry Veggies is a common item on the buffet menu. As the name suggest tawa sabzi means array of seasonal veggies that are spread around a hot tawa/griddle...

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Spinach leaf Pakoda

It’s cold and raining here and everyone is in a mood to enjoy something quick and easy.Had a bunch of fresh spinach in my refrigerator and  thought of making Spinach leaf pakodas. These pakodas are unbelievably easy to make – 6 ingredient appetizer that can be...

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Cocktail snack – Potato Balls

Start your party off with this simple and perfect appetizer!! No fancy ingredients- pretty simple and easy to make. Boiled and mashed potatoes are combined with poha (flattened rice), paneer and spices to prepare these irresistibly delicious cocktail snacks. A crowd pleaser recipe which will garnish you praises at your...

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Katori Chaat Recipe

Need an appetizer or snack for a party, try katori chaat recipe or tokri chaat!!  ‘Katori or tokri’ refers to a bowl or canopies that are filled with potatoes and chutneys and ‘chaat’ is the term used for savory Indian street snacks. No doubt making the fried version...

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Healthy Sprout Salad

This simple and healthy sprout salad is loaded with moong dal sprouts,crunchy  cucumber,vibrant tomatoes, zesty lime juice and tangy chaat masala. I usually make this salad as an appetizer for my dinner parties. With every bite you will feel the flavors of veggies exploding in your...