Baked Mexican Tortilla Pie – Vegetarian

9th April, 2015 When deciding different recipes for the Baking series Mega Marathon, I really wanted to get many dinner menus in the theme. I always wanted to have a collection of casseroles for the ease of using the menu

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Vazhaipoo Paruppu Usilli – Steamed Lentils with Banana flower

One of the best things about moving to the South is the ease of finding Indian vegetables. Banana flowers were very hard to find in North East and so we hardly got to it. Once we moved here, I buy

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Channa Chaat / Chickpeas Salad / Garbanzo Beans Chaat

4th Jan, 2015 As I am typing the recipe, I am drooling just by thinking the name of the dish. This is a very quick to make dish that can be made with any kind of chickpeas. You could use

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Nimbu Dal – Lemon Lentils

26th Nov, 2015 Dal – chawal is my comfort food and I look forward to cold winter nights to eat a bowl of steaming hot rice and lentils with some desi ghee in it. For the third and last day

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Broccoli Quinoa and Bean Fritters

26th June, 2014 This week I am doing my bookmarked recipes from my BM partner, Mireille’s space. She has some amazing recipes and it was quite a task for me to shortlist what I was going to make. This recipe

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Dal Bhaat Tarkari – National Dish of Nepal (Rice, lentils and Vegetables)

For the third of National dishes series, I have the National dish of Nepal. Dal Bhaat Tarkari is a very common meal not only in Nepal but also in India. According me to the synonym to this dish is comfort

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Bulgur Black Bean Vegetable Patties for Burger

17th Dec, 2013 I am hosting Srivalli’s kids Delight event for this month and the theme I chose for the event is cooking with whole grains. As a mother of two young boys, I am always on look out for

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Moong Dal Vada – A quick and easy appetizer from Rajasthan

13th Dec, 2013 For the third day of journey through the region of Rajasthan, today I made a simple appetizer made from yellow Moong dal (payatham paruppu). This dish is again from Manjula’s space. She made this fantastic spread as

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Xarba Arbija – A Libyan Soup – BM # 32

28th Sept, 2013 When looking for a recipe to make for the alphabet X, my husband came up with this soup which is a classic Libyan Beef and Vegetable soup with lentils and chickpeas. The name was very fascinating and

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Rajma Masala – Red Kidney Beans Curry – BM # 32

21st Sept, 2013   Rajma masala is a very famous Punjabi subzi where the red kidney beans are simmered in onion and tomato based gravy. This subzi works very well with rice as much as it works with roti’s. Rajma

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