Poosanikkai Mor Kootu / Ash Gourd Stew with Buttermilk

When it comes to comfort food, my go to recipe is a kootu. I love eating hot kootu with rice and paruppu. I make kootu on lazy days when I am not in a mood to cook anything elaborate. Kootu

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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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Mango Tuvar Dal made the Uttar Pradesh Style (Raw Mangoes and lentils) – No Onion, No Garlic recipe

29th April, 2014 Writing all these recipes as a part of my Uttar Pradesh Thaali is bringing so many memories of the years, we lived in Kanpur and Lucknow. The richness of the food and warmth in the people was

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Thakkali Rasam – Tomato Rasam (made in Eeya Sombu)

Thakkali rasam is an essential part of meal in every South Indian family. I am a big fan of rasam and I need it when I am making South Indian food. The rasam is so refreshing that some prefer to

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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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Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup – Ultimate Comfort food

9th Feb, 2014 Tomato soup is the first thing that comes to my mind when someone says soup. I love tomato soup and I have two different tomato soup recipes already posted in the blog. The other day we had

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