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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Peas Pulao | Matar Pulao

Peas Pulao | Matar Pulao is a very simple rice dish, which pairs very well with spicy and creamy side dishes. I always have a rice recipe when I make roti and subzi for lunch or dinner. This is one

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Amritsari Aloo Subzi – Potatoes In Tomato Gravy

I am making recipes to highlight different flavors from different states of India. Yesterday I blogged about the Haryana special Bajra roti which is a gluten free flat bread made with millet flour. Today I have a very simple and

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Shahi Aloo Matar | Potatoes and Peas in Rich Tomato Gravy

Making ‘No Onions, No Garlic’ recipes used to be a nightmare earlier, but these days I am finding them a lot easier to cook recipes without onion. When Thinking of making a subzi under the theme of gourmet subzi’s with

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Karamani Subzi – Lobia Subzi

‘Gravies without tomato’, how hard that can be, was my first reaction to the theme and I chose that right away. When sitting down to think of recipes, I could not come with any. I referred to cookbooks, my hand-written

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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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Paneer Butter Masala – No Onion No Garlic Version

Paneer Butter Masala No onion Version subzi is very similar to restaurant style paneer subzi without onion and garlic. This is one such recipe where you will not miss the onion. Festival times are fun and those are days I

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Mini Thaali from Uttar Pradesh – No Onion, No Garlic Thaali

Uttar Pradesh holds a very special place in my heart. I spent a good part of my child hood in Kanpur and Lucknow and spent time with some amazing people. Our life there was very simple and it was one

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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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Mitha Khechudi and Mitha Dali from Odisha/Orissa – Sweet Kichadi with Sweet Dal

22nd April, 2014  Odisha formerly known as Orissa is a state in the east coast. Odisha shares its borders with West Bengal, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh. Bhubaneswar is the capital of the state. Oriya (now officially called Odiya) is

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