South Indian Lunch Menu # 3 – Manathakkali Vathal Kuzhambu, Tomato Juice Rasam and Beans Poriyal

As a South Indian, our everyday food revolves around rice. Even though I make authentic full planned South Indian meals only about twice a week, one of the days will definitely be vathal kuzhambu in the menu. I cannot stop

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South Indian Lunch Menu # 2 – Mullangi Sambhar, Tomato Rasam, Vendakkai Curry and Mango Pachadi

For day 2 of Menu Planning theme, I have a simple weekend lunch that I would typically make. Weekend meals are a little elaborate when compared to weekdays as I add one or two dishes to the routine. We eat

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Lunch Dinner Menus – North Indian Lunch / Dinner Menu #1 – Lauki Subzi , Jeera Pulao, Phulka and Cucumber Raita

Lunch menu/ dinner menu planning is the hardest part of my cooking. It takes me an hour finish my cooking on most of the days, but thinking of what to cook takes me hours. That is when I wanted to

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Mini Thaali from Uttar Pradesh – No Onion, No Garlic Thaali

30th April, 2014 Uttar Pradesh holds a very special place in my heart. I spent a good part of my child hood in Kanpur and Lucknow and spent time with some amazing people. Our life there was very simple and

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Benarasi Aloo Matar / Rasedar Aloo Matar (UP Style Peas and Potato Curry) – No Onion, No Garlic Recipe

29th April, 2014  This is a subzi from Uttar Pradesh that is very close to my heart. I lived about 6 years of my life in Kanpur and I was exposed to many North Indian recipes because of that. My

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Hari Mirch ke Tipore – Green Chili Pickle

29th April, 2014 I grew up in Uttar Pradesh for a good part of my life and their cuisine is something that is very close to my heart. I just love the pickles that they make and recently when craving

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Rajasthani Thaali – SNC

30th July, 2013 I am part of this wonderful group called South North Challenge, started by Divya Pramil of You too Can cook. I belong to the Southern team and each month we have to complete the challenge provided by

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