Vegetable Biriyani – Easy One Pot Vegetable Biriyani

When doing entrees, I realize that I have not one recipe from India. I tried to not make any Indian recipes for this month long marathon, but coming to comfort food, I had to go to my mother land and

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Creamy Pesto Baked Pasta – Baked Pasta with Pesto and Cherry Tomatoes

This is the 4th week of the blogging Mega Marathon and I have chosen to do Entrees all this week. The recipes I chose are something we like to eat as a family. More than being a fancy entrée, the

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Mercimek Koftesi – Turkish Red Lentil and Bulgur Kofte – Vegan Kofte

Mercimek Koftesi, Vegan Turkish kofte that is made with red lentils and bulgur and the best part is, these are not deep fried. Stuff it inside some crisp lettuce to enjoy as an appetizer or lunch. This recipe for the

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Paneer Fried Rice – Indo-Chinese Style Paneer Fried Rice

  Rice is a staple for South Indians and we do not get tired of eating it. We do however want to eat it as many different recipes. We all love the Indo – Chinese fusion flavors in our house.

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Vegetarian Chimichangas – Black Bean, Cheese and Rice Chimichangas

  For the second day of tortilla dishes, I decided on the chimichangas. This is one of the dishes that we as vegetarians never got a chance yet to eat outside. Chimichangas are deep fried burritos that are stuffed with

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Albanian Spinach Pie – Byrek Mi Spinaq

When the baking theme for this month’s Mega Marathon was announced, I knew that I had to make one pot meals or casseroles for dinner. I did not want to restrict myself to just breads or cakes, but also wanted

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Pasta Primavera – Spring Vegetable Pasta

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 sort of stuck

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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

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 eaten Arrabbiata sauce

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Gobhi Paratha – Cauliflower stuffed Paratha

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 is one of

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