Masala Idli Recipe

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Masala Idli Recipe

My kids are headed home from their activities and to feed their hungry bellies, I have a yummy snack ready. Had some leftover idlis from last night, so thought of a healthy quick fix that is delicious, nutritious and their favorite too – Masala idli recipe. Name sounds fancy but...

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Kadai Paneer no onion no garlic recipe

Since it’s the Navratri week, my no onion no garlic meal planner calls for Kadai paneer tonight. A flavorful and delicious paneer dish cooked in a tomato based gravy and that too without onions. Trust me without the onions too, this dish is loaded with flavor and...

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Panchamel dal

The name itself describes the dish – Pancha + mel meaning fusion of five lentils. Panchamel dal also referred to as Panchkuti dal is a signature dish of Rajasthan. Have visited Rajasthan so many times and still in awe of its rich culture and heritage. The palaces,...

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Sambar no onion no garlic recipe

Saturday means brunch time and what could be better than a South Indian breakfast – yum and delightful !! Today’s dish is Sambar – do I really have to say anything about this? It’s everyone’s favorite, easy to make and so comforting meal when paired up with...

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Punjabi kadhi recipe in slow cooker

Kadhi is an ideal example of Indian slow cooking. Have you ever tried cooking kadhi in a slow cooker? If not, than I would suggest try it for once and you will just love the flavors. Slow cookers aren’t only for soups and stews, you...

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Dal Tadka

At Indian restaurants dal tadka or dal fry is a commonly ordered lentil. Simple yet loaded with flavor this dal is delicious and a staple part of Indian day-to day meal. Yellow Moong Dal is boiled and cooked with onion, tomatoes and aromatic spices that adds a very nice texture...

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Healthy Punjabi Kadhi with non-fried pakoras

The name says it all – Healthy Punjabi Kadhi with non-fried pakoras. This recipe needs no explanation – a staple food in every household. Wanted to create a healthy yet delicious kadhi for my family, so took a break from the classic version (deep fried pakodas) and choose to test my all-time-...

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Paneer Tikka Pulao

Have some leftover paneer cubes in your refrigerator or some leftover takeout paneer tikka then try out today’s recipe – Paneer tikka pulao – YUMMY and FRAGRANT !! Inspired from my previous post Paneer tikka recipe, I thought of trying this fusion and turned out...

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Matar Pulao

Yummy and fragrant matar Pulao also referred to as pea pulao is prepared with aromatic spices, peas and Basmati Rice. This fragrant pulao is an excellent accompaniment to any Indian meal. I prefer peas to be of a right texture not too mushy so without thawing I added...

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Kadai Paneer Recipe

Today’s dish is one of my favorites, Kadai Paneer – a most popular dish often ordered at a restaurant. It’s a flavorful dish where paneer cubes are sauteed with vibrantly fresh bell peppers and seasoned with aromatic spices. A flavor packed dish where Paneer, capsicum & spices all...

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Coconut Chutney

Coconut chutney- a perfect accompaniment to South Indian delicacies. A versatile chutney prepared with fresh coconut and pairs well with dosa, idlis, uttapam and vadas. In this recipe I have used freshly grated coconut but you can always substitute unsweetened desiccated coconut for the fresh one. All you...