Urad dal modak Recipe

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Urad dal modak Recipe

Ganesh Chaturthi is around the corner and every household must be busy decorating their home and preparing their favorite modak or ladoos for Ganeshji. I still remember this time when celebrations and festivities would be in full swing at our neighbors house. Being Maharastrians, they would decorate their...

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Nankhatai Recipe

Light and flaky Indian shortbread, flavored with cardamom and vanilla will just melt away in your mouth! Does this recipe rings a bell? Khasta nankhatais from your favorite bakery shop. Growing up, we had a famous bakery shop in our neighborhood and the aroma of...

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Homemade Instant Uttapam Mix

Uttapam is always on my menu planner as a favorite morning breakfast. But going through the process of soaking rice, urad dal and then fermenting it sounds like too much work to me. No doubt that is the most authentic way of preparing yummy uttapams,...

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Veggie Rawa Upma

A delicious and nutritious breakfast recipe that is easy to make and extremely healthy too. Veggie Rawa Upma prepared with semolina and fresh veggies is a one – pot vegan breakfast that can be prepared in 20 minutes and is loaded with flavor. It’s a very basic...

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Methi Paratha Recipe

Summer brings an abundance of fresh and healthy veggies/fruits to our local supermarkets. And while they are fresh everyone tries to make the most of it. Just got back from our local market and bought fresh bunches of green leafy methi leaves (fenugreek leaves). Fresh...

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Wheat Bhatura Recipe

Sunday Brunch…Wheat Bhatura with its only accompaniment Chole..yum.yum.yum!! A simple and easy Punjabi recipe prepared with whole wheat flour instead of maida (refined flour). Nothing can beat Chole-Bhature Combo – its like they are made for each other – taste heavenly, crispy and fluffy. Bhatura just...

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Sooji Halwa – Ashtami Prasad

It is again that time of the year when the fasting period is coming to an end and every people who observe Navratri are getting ready to celebrate ASHTAMI/NAVAMI – eighth/ninth day of Navratri. During this puja small girls are worshiped and is referred to as KANJAK...

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Gujiya Recipe

With Holi around the corner, every household is gearing up to prepare their favorite sweets. Pedas, motichoor ladoo, boondi ladoo, mawa burfi, coconut ladoo, and gulab jamuns are some of the sweets that are eaten on the festive occasion of Holi; but to me Holi without gujiya is incomplete. Gujiya’s...

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Instant Khaman Dhokla

Instant Khaman Dhokla – a nutritious and irresistible Gujarati snack. Khaman Dhokla is prepared with gram flour, mixed with spices and steamed till its soft and fluffy. Beating the batter is the main trick to a fluffy khaman. Like in cakes the more you beat the...

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Urad Dal Ki Pinnie Recipe

Doesn’t this pinnie remind you of something? Exactly… the rich and flavorful pinnies you find at every sweets shop during winter months – URAD DAL KI PINNIE RECIPE . Traditional punjabi sweets prepared with roasted urad dal, mawa and garnished with silvered almonds and sunflower...