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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Ammini Kozhukattai | Vegan Spiced Rice Flour Balls

Ammini Kozhukattai | Vegan Spiced Rice Flour Balls, is a Gluten Free snack that is simple to make and very flavorful. This is one of my grandmother’s favorite recipe. When I was planning out my third recipe under the Steamed

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Rava Dhokla | Instant Sooji Dhokla | Semolina Dhokla

Rava Dhokla | Instant Sooji Dhokla | Semolina Dhokla, is an instant appetizer or a quick dinner that is loved by all. Make sure to make extra as people will come for seconds. Dhokla was one of the first things

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Puzhungal Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai | Steamed Savory Rice Balls

Puzhungal Arisi Pidi Kozhukattai | Steamed Savory Rice Balls, is a delicious dinner choice made with Par boiled  / Idli rice. The savory rice balls are steamed and are very healthy. This recipe is Vegan and Gluten Free. I am

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Jeera Rice – Jeera Pulao – Simple Jeera Rice

There are many days when I am in no mood for cooking. Those are specifically the days when kids are dying to eat and come with various requests. This week I am doing the theme of ‘Quick Dishes’. This means,

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Lunch Dinner Menus – North Indian Lunch / Dinner Menu #1 – Lauki Subzi , Jeera Pulao, Phulka and Cucumber Raita

Lunch menu/ dinner menu planning is the hardest part of my cooking. It takes me an hour finish my cooking on most of the days, but thinking of what to cook takes me hours. That is when I wanted to

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Paruppu Thuvayal – Paruppu Thogayal

  I love to learn different combo meals or dishes that go well together. I grew up in a household where they were very specific about the dishes that they made together. My father being a big lover of South

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Warm Black Bean Salad – Mexican Black Bean Salad

Mexican dinners are very often made in my house and I love to include beans whenever I am making it. Usually for quick fixes on week nights, I just open a can of refried beans, heat it up and use

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Paneer Butter Masala – No Onion No Garlic Version

Festival times are fun and those are days I struggle the most as well planning the meals. Coming from a Traditional TamBrahm family, I was raised not eating onions or garlic during festival days and shraad days. It was mostly

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Paruppu Podi – Spiced Lentil Powder for Rice

Having homemade masala powders and spice powders are a blessing. They are much more flavorful than the store bought ones and we can always control the ingredients that go in to them. I have always bought back these prepared powders

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