Hara Cholia Paneer Subzi/Fresh Garbanzo Beans and Paneer Subzi/Haryana Special Green Chana Subzi

Blogging marathon gives an amazing opportunity to cook with ingredients that I have never used before. The recipe I made today is something very new to me and I have never tasted it before. I have peeled a lot of

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U for Ukkarai – Okkarai – Diwali Special Recipe

Ukkarai – Okkarai is a traditional sweet made during the festival of Deepavali / Diwali. Growing up I have never eaten this as it is not in our tradition, but after coming to the blogging world, I have seen this

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Karamani Subzi without Onion, Garlic and Tomatoes – Lobia Subzi – No Onion, No Garlic, No Tomatoes Recipe

‘Gravies without tomato’, how hard that can be, was my first reaction to the theme and I chose that right away. When sitting down to think of recipes, I could not come with any. I referred to cookbooks, my hand-written

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Black-Eyed Peas Salad – Black-Eyed Beans Salad

Until about a year or so ago, I have never cooked with black-eyed beans much. Lately I have been making so many different dishes with it and it has become one of our favorite beans. Few things that I really

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Lobia Subzi – Karamani Subzi – Black Eyed Peas Subzi

  Lobia or karamani is my new found favorite among the many legumes we use. Couple of years back I used karamani also known as cow peas or black eyes peas for making the Karadayan Nombu adai or the sweet

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Paruppu Podi – Spiced Lentil Powder for Rice

Having homemade masala powders and spice powders are a blessing. They are much more flavorful than the store bought ones and we can always control the ingredients that go in to them. I have always bought back these prepared powders

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Fried Moong Dal – Microwave Version

I have lot of recipes bookmarked from the Baking Mega Marathon. It might be months before I try out all the recipes that I have bookmarked. When looking for snack ideas to post for this month, I remembered this recipe

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Baked Mexican Tortilla Pie – Vegetarian

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 for weeknight cooking.

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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

As I am typing the Channa Chaat 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 canned ones,

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