Chura Matar – Chooda Matar – Banaras Chooda Matar – Banaras Special Matar Poha – Flattened Rice with Green Peas

Banaras also known as Varanasi or Kasi as I knew it when growing up holds a very special place in my heart. My good part of childhood years was spent in the Northern India and we frequently visited Banaras for

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Vellam Aval – Poha with Jaggery

20th Oct, 2015 Navarathri is in full swing and we are having lot of fun having people over and also visiting others golu. On the days when I have friends for dinner, the menu is elaborate. There are days in

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Dhidir Aval – Quick Vellam Aval – No Cook Sweet Aval

16th March, 2015 Evening snacks are my weakest forte. I always struggle to come up with something to feed the kids after school. When growing up, my paati used to make this awesome and quick sweet aval which is my

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Aval Vadai – Aval Masala Vadai – Poha Vadai – Flattened Rice Fritters with Spring Onions

11th March, 2015 Next on my aval/poha dishes comes a savory snack. These vadai made with aval were so crisp and they remained crisp even after a while. This makes it a perfect choice as starters/appetizers for parties. These vadais

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Aval Kesari – Poha Kesari

10th March, 2015 Kesari is something that my boys love to eat any day. I often make some traditional sweet to satisfy their sweet buds (and also mine). Because of this, my boys have gotten used to eating traditional sweets.

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Aval Upma / Poha Upma / Beaten Rice Upma

10th Feb, 2015 Aval is one of the easiest and quickest ingredients from the pantry to work with. Upma is always considered a quick fix dinner in my house. When in hurry or when there is no time for any

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Kanda Batata Poha/Flattened rice cooked with potato and Onion

7th Feb, 2013 Kanda Batata poha is a very popular breakfast dish in Maharashtra. Kanda means onion, Batata means potato and Poha is flattened rice. Flattened rice also known as beaten rice flakes is de husked rice that is beaten

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