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December 12th-2017

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    Tutti Frutti Cookies/Karachi Biscuits

    Tutti frutti cookies are delicious eggless cookies that melt in the mouth. Tutti frutti is a British term for a confection containing small pieces of candied mix fruits. You can find tutti frutti in an Indian store as well as any superstore's dry fruits and nuts section...... Read More..

  • Chili Paneer

    Chili Paneer

    Chili paneer is a very popular Indo Chinese delicacy. As the name shows this is a hot and spicy dish made with paneer, bell peppers (capscium), onions, and a lots of green chilies. I have used only green bell pepper in the pics but I do use colored bell peppers like, orange, red, and yellow bell peppers along with green bell peppers..... Read More..

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    Potato sandwich or desi style sandwich

    Potato sandwich or desi style sandwich is a North Indian style of sandwich. It is made with potato masala. For desi style sandwich boiled and mashed potatoes are cooked with chopped onions and tomatoes and flavor with garam masala. This sandwich makes a hearty breakfast. You can also make this sandwich for kids' lunch box.... Read More..

  • Chutney ke Aloo

    Chutney ke Aloo

    Chutney ke aloo is a very popular chaat from Kanpur city. Chutney ke aloo is a spicy and delicious chaat which is very easy to make. In this chaat small/baby boiled potatoes are soaked in spicy coriander chutney - that's all it is, it sounds so simple; yet it is very pungent and yummy. In India, usually in winter time.... Read More..

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    Hari Matar ka Nimona/ A green peas curry

    Nimona is a very popular green pea’s curry preparation. This dish is specially made in winter season in India, when Bazaars are flooded with fresh green peas. Green peas is a good source of vitamin A and C. It is also a good source of dietary fibers and minerals like potassium, magnesium etc...... Read More..

South Indian Recipes Special!

Dear Readers,

South Indian food has always been a temptation all over India. The steam cooked Idlis, variety of Dosas, vegetables filled Uttapam, different flavors of Rasam, Sambhar, huge range of chutneys and pickels, a wide range of rice delicacies and mouthwatering desserts, the list is never ending.

A South Indian Platter

south indian platter

In India, the same ingredients give very different taste when cooked in different ways. For example; Arhar dal (lentil) is made with cumin seeds seasoning in North India, while the same dal tastes so different in Sambhar with curry leaves, and mustard seeds seasoning… While in North India wheat is a staple, in South India, most of the delicacies are rice and lentils based.

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November 8th-2017

Sarson ka saag!

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    Sarson ka Saag

    Sarson saag (mustard leaves preparation) is a very famous delicacy from Punjab. This delicious saag is served with makke ki roti (bread made with cornmeal). Sarson ka saag amd makke di roti is a very popular combo in Punjab. Now a days in winter time one can find this combo all the restaurants... Read More..

Oct 27-2017

Growing Basil at home!

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    Homegrown Basil

    In my Kitchen Garden this year 3 different kinds of Basil are growing. All the varieties of Basils are a fragrant herbs and they belong to the same family Lamiaceae, like mint. Basil is a summer plant and it likes heat. You can plant them in sunny area. Here are pictures and an introduction of the three basil growing in our garden. Read More..

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