Chakkara Pongal | Sakkarai Pongal

Chakkara Pongal | Sakkarai Pongal or sweet pongal is a very fulfilling and a hearty dessert. This is made on the most important day of the Tamilians, which is the Thai Pongal / Makara Sankranthi festival. Having spent most of

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Puzhungal Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai | Steamed Savory Rice Balls

Puzhungal Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai | Steamed Savory Rice Balls, is a delicious dinner choice made with Par boiled  / Idli rice. The savory rice balls are steamed and are very healthy. This recipe is Vegan and Gluten Free. I am

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Koshari | Kushari – Egyptian Street Food

Koshari or Kushari is a very popular Egyptian Street Food that is made with Rice, lentils and Pasta which is then topped with a spicy tomato sauce and caramelized onions.   Koshari or Kushari is a very popular Egyptian dish

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Vegetable Masala Bhaath – Instant Pot Vegetable Masala Bhaath

I got into the ‘Instant Pot’ madness during the holiday time and finally gave in and indulged myself in one. I have to say, I was pretty overwhelmed with it in spite of having cooked in pressure cooker for a

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Vegetable Biriyani – Easy One Pot Vegetable Biriyani

When doing entrees, I realize that I have not one recipe from India. I tried to not make any Indian recipes for this month long marathon, but coming to comfort food, I had to go to my mother land and

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Broccoli Fried Rice

We love to order Chinese take-outs and one of my favorite things about it is the broccoli. I just love the vibrant green, crunchy broccoli and it is something we all fight to eat. I usually end up loading the

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Kothamalli Sadam – Cilantro Rice – One Pot Coriander Leaves Rice – Lunch Box Recipe

This weekend when we were grocery shopping, I saw that cilantro bunches were on sale and was really fresh. I went really overboard and 3 large bunch of cilantro / coriander leaves. When putting the ingredients inside the refrigerator, I

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H for Homemade Rice Flour – Homemade Idiyappam Flour

Rice flour is one of the very essential items in a South Indian kitchen. Homemade Rice flour is used for many snacks and sweets and there are certain preparations that require freshly made wet rice flour also known as Eera

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