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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Methi Malai Mutter – Fenugreek Green Peas Curry

I am always on lookout for some new subzi to make as we eat chapatti / roti for dinner often. Many times, it feels like I am repeating the same kind of subzi again and again even though they are

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Bhendi Subzi – Okra Subzi – Bhendi Masala

  Happy Deepavali to all of you! Hope everyone had great celebrations and a fun festival. After all the festive treats, we are back to routine and my this week’s theme for the BM is Dry vegetable curries. When we

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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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Besan Ki Pinni from Haryana – Besan Laddoo

What is a meal without sweet? Besan ki pinni or the laddoo made out of gram flour / besan is a very popular sweet made in Haryana. Haryana state is very rich in cattle population and hence milk and milk

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Nilgiris Kurma – Mixed Vegetable Kurma for Parotta

  I love to try out different side dishes for chapattis/parottas. And I highly favor the mixed vegetable kind because that way I could feed quite a bunch of vegetables to my kids that day. That is when, I came

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Mathura Peda – Prasad in Mathura Temple

After two days of South Indian temple Prasadams, today I decided to go to North and make one of my favorite Prasad, the peda. I grew up in North India and have tasted many different peda varieties from different temples.

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Pumpkin / Butternut Squash Curry | Kaddu ki Subzi

I am surprised that I did not blog about one of my most favorite subzis. Kaddu ki subzi or the Pumpkin / Butternut Squash Curry is something I have loved all my life. My mother used to make this when

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Aloo Baingan Subzi – A simple Weekend Brunch

Weekends are crazier than weekdays! With kids growing up, weekends seems to just come and go and before we know, it is time to get back to the week day routine. We plan few things to do as a family

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Sweet Potato Paratha

Parathas or Theplas are a perfect choice when you don’t want to make a side dish in elaborate and just have a simple filling meal. My mother introduced me to this recipe after she ate it at my cousin’s place.

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