Pasta Primavera – Spring Vegetable Pasta

18th March, 2015 This week for blogging marathon, I am going to be making three different sauces for pastas. This theme was very interesting as it gave me an opportunity to explore different vegetarian sauces to go with pasta. I

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Thiruvadharai Kali

27th Jan, 2015 Thiruvadharai kali is prepared during the month of Margazhi on the auspicious occasion of Thiruvadharai (Aarudhra Darshanam). Thiruvadharai is a Shaivaite festival that celebrates lord Shiva in his cosmic dance posture (Natarajar). It is celebrated in a

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Arrabbiata Sauce – Penne All ‘Arrabbiata

20th Jan, 2015 This is one of the hottest sauces that I have tasted in the Italian cuisine. There might be several other recipes that are spicier than this that I have not tasted yet. The only place I have

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Gobhi Paratha – Cauliflower stuffed Paratha

17th Jan, 2015 Stuffed paratha is the best way to get loads of vegetables in the diet. I have found that stuffed parathas are loved by kids and is always welcome in my house. Aloo paratha or potato stuffed paratha

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Semiya Bagalabath / Curd Semiya / Thayir Semiya

When my mother visited this summer, I had a lot of opportunity to learn several simple dishes that were classic and traditional. The semiya  bagalabath or vermicelli bagalabath was such a pleasant change from the routine curd rice. I am

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Amritsari Kulcha – Potato stuffed flatbread

July 7th, 2014 This is a special post that we blogging marathoners are doing to celebrate a virtual baby shower for our fellow marathoner Sapana. Sapana blogs at Cooking with Sapana and is expecting a baby pretty soon. We decided

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Bikaneri Channa Dal Paratha from Rajasthan – Flatbread stuffed with lentils

24th April, 2014   Rajasthan is a culturally rich state which reflects the ancient Indian way of life. By area, Rajasthan is the largest state in India and is known as the ‘Land of Kings’. Jaipur is the largest city

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Dhuska and Ghugni From Jharkhand – Deep fried Rice pancake with Black Chickpeas Curry

12th April, 2014 Jharkhand is a state in the Eastern part of India that was carved out of Bihar in the year 2000. Jharkhand that means ‘ The land of Forests’ shares its border with Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha

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Sannas From Goa with Special Goan Coconut Chutney – Steamed Yeasted Rice cakes with Coconut Green Chutney

7th April, 2014 Goa is the smallest state (by area) in India bordered by Maharashtra, Karnataka and the Arabian Sea. It is located in the Western part of India in a region known as the Konkan. Panaji is the capital

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