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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Matar Ka Nimona | UP Style Green Peas Curry

Matar Ka Nimona is a flavorful Uttar Pradesh style Green Peas Curry that is simple and quick to make.  Matar Ka Nimona | UP Style Green Peas Curry, is a flavorful curry made with fresh green peas and simple spices.

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Samosa | Potato and Peas filled Savory Pastry

  It has always been my dream to make my own Samosa | Vegan Potato and Peas filled Pastry. My love for this pastry started when I spent my childhood growing up in Uttar Pradesh. Being young, I was not

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Sweet Paratha | Sweet Roti | Sugar Stuffed Flatbread

Recreating my childhood memories with the kids – This Sweet Paratha | Sweet Roti | Sugar Stuffed Flatbread was my favorite kind of flat bread growing up and now it is my kid’s favorite as well.    Memories of different food

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Dahi Paneer – Dahi Wala Paneer – Paneer Subzi in Yogurt Gravy

This week I am with an exciting theme of Gravies without tomatoes and the first one I have is Dahi Paneer – Dahi Wala Paneer – Paneer Subzi in Yogurt Gravy. After my last week’s ‘walk through the memory’ street

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Chura Matar – Chooda Mattar – Flattened Rice with Green Peas

Banaras also known as Varanasi or Kasi as I knew it when growing up holds a very special place in my heart. My good part of childhood years was spent in the Northern India and we frequently visited Banaras for

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Aloo Ka Halwa (Potato Halwa) – Uttar Pradesh Special

I have eaten this many times as a young girl during my stay in Kanpur and Lucknow. After we moved to Chennai, I have forgotten about it and never ate it again. When looking for what to make for the

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Mango Tuvar Dal / Raw Mangoes and lentils

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 more than enough

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Benarasi Aloo Matar / Rasedar Aloo Matar – No Onion, No Garlic Recipe

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 mother who is

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