Spicy Roasted Makhana | Roasted Foxnut

A delicious and crunchy snack made with Makhana / lotus seed. Enjoy the spicy snack that is also healthy and low in calories.  This week I am working on recipes that could classify as Elevenses. Elevenses is a English practice

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Masala Chaas | Spiced Buttermilk

If you are looking for something refreshing to drink that is healthy and aids digestion, then this Masala Chaas | Spiced Buttermilk is something you have to try.  Buttermilk, a super drink which was a very common drink in every Indian

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Dry Garlic Chutney Powder

Dry Garlic Chutney Powder is the perfect spice powder that you need to keep in hand if you are a garlic lover. A little sprinkle on any dish and it absolutely jazzes the flavor of the dish.  Dry Garlic Chutney Powder

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Kathirikkai Gothsu | Eggplant / Brinjal Gothsu

The best side dish to serve with Ven Pongal is this Kathirikkai Gothsu | Eggplant / Brinjal Gothsu. Serve it not just with Ven Pongal but also with Idli or Dosai and enjoy.  I am a part of the group called

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Makhane ki Kheer | Phool Makhana Kheer | Fox Nut Pudding

A delicious kheer / pudding made with Makhana / Fox nut / Lotus seed. This is perfect for the festival season and for fasting months. Phool Makhana / Fox nut / Lotus seeds – I have heard a lot about

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Til Ladoo | Tilgul Ladoo | Sesame Seed Ladoo

Til Ladoo | Tilgul Ladoo | Sesame Seed Ladoo is a Sankranti special sweet from Maharashtra. A traditional sweet made with sesame and jaggery to heat the body during the winter months.  Til Ladoo | Tilgul Ladoo | Sesame Seed

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Maharashtrian Style Puran Poli

Maharashtrian Style Puran Poli, a flatbread filled with sweet lentil filling. This is a very famous festival recipe and perfect for the coming Pongal / Makar Sankranti festival.  Starting the New Year and beginning the year full of festivals and

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Khatta Meeta Moong Dhal | Sweet and Sour Whole Green Mung

Nothing can be better than this Khatta Meeta Moong Dhal | Sweet and Sour Whole Green Mung, for weekend brunch or lunch. It is filled with flavors and works great with rice or roti.    I can’t have enough dal recipes

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Aloo Kasuri Methi | Potatoes with Dried Fenugreek Leaves

 Aloo Kasuri Methi | Potatoes with Dried Fenugreek Leaves is the perfect curry / side dish for a quick weeknight dinner or as a part of the elaborate weekend meal.  It is the last week of the year and as

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Savory Kordois | Assamese Star Fruit Shaped Snack

Savory Kordois | Assamese Star Fruit Shaped Snack is a delicious snack made with whole wheat flour with few added vegetables.  Being a mother of two young boys, I am under constant demand for snacks. Snack is a word that

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