Middle Eastern Lentil Soup – Vegan and Gluten Free

  Hearty and delicious Middle Eastern Lentil soup is the perfect vegan and gluten free soup for the cold nights. Soup is considered a meal by itself in out house.  All we need is some bread on the side and

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Palak Raita | Spinach Raita

Spinach Raita is a refreshing and cooling Yogurt dip that is a must when serving with spicy Biriyani or Side dish.  Raita or Pachadi (as we call it in Tamil) is a cooling and refreshing yogurt based side dish /

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Asian Pasta Salad with Peanut Dressing

A Pasta Salad with Asian flavors is all we needed for our weekend brunch. This Salad has a Spicy Peanut Dressing and is topped with toasted sesame seeds to extra flavor.  The last and final pasta salad for the week

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Stir-Fried Iceberg Lettuce Recipe

  When we think of Iceberg lettuce, the first thing that comes to our mind is salad. That is the only way I have been using Iceberg lettuce all along. When I decided to choose Iceberg lettuce for a challenge

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Thattai Recipe | How to make Thattai

Thattai is a crispy and flavorful, traditional South Indian snack that is made for several festivals.  Thattai is a popular snack in South India made for several festivals. It is made especially for Krishna Jayanthi / Gokulashtami / Janmashtami festival

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Turkish Semolina Pudding | Sutlu Irmik Tatlisi

Turkish Semolina Pudding is a soft and delicious pudding made with just a few basic ingredients. The sugar coated walnuts as a garnish is a perfect compliment to the pudding.  Pudding is one of the kind of recipes that I

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Ginger Chutney | Andhra Allam Pachadi

The flavor of ginger with the tangy tamarind and sweet brown sugar makes this Ginger Chutney | Andhra Allam Pachadi the best combination with Pesarattu, idli or dosai.  It is fun to explore different cuisines and choose recipes that the

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Instant Andhra Style Tomato Pickle

Pickle is such a important part of the staple at my house and we can never have enough of it. Tomato pickle or Tomato Thokku is one such seasonal pickle that I make in summer months when there is an

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Tilachi Chutney | Sesame Seeds Chutney Powder

Tilachi chutney or sesame seeds chutney powder is a flavorful and quick to make recipe that can be eaten with rice or bread.  Sesame seeds, I can’t describe how much I love it. It is one of my favorite seeds

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Hari Mirch ke Tipore | Green Chili Pickle

    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. We love the pickles that they make and recently when craving for one

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