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Bhakarwadi Recipe

When it comes to evening snacks, there are choices galore. Bhakarwadi is one among those special snacks which I enjoy preparing at home. Having Bhakarwadi along with tea in the evening is something which I have always relished, especially during winters and rainy season. It is a traditional spicy Maharastrian snack which takes time and effort to prepare and can be stored for days. This spicy snack is an all-time favourite of the Marathi people [...]

December 2, 2015
Dhokar Dalna

Call it human tendency or affinity, but there is certainly a craze for non-vegetarian food among people who take a liking to both veggies and meat. However, there are several vegetarian preparations that can prove tough competition to the much sought after Galouti kebab, Mutton Pasanda or Prawn Vindaloo and leave one yearning for more. Here is something called Dhokar Dalna for all those who do not quite like dal or believe that chana dal [...]

October 27, 2014
Bhaja Muger Khichuri

In addition to the tasty and oily food, our regional variations also provide a great number of healthy options. Khichiri is one such meal prepared in different forms all over India which is light on stomach and gives good nutrition. Let’s see today one such variation from Bengal which is known by the name of Bhaja Muger Khichuri. The name suggests that it uses bhaja or vegetables and muger or moong dal in the preparation. [...]

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October 23, 2014
Vagharela Chawal

Rice is one of the most versatile grains used throughout the world in many different forms. In India we make so many dishes with rice, be it biryani or pulao, or just plain rice, everyone loves to have them. Today let’s see another delicious preparation with rice called Vagharela Chawal. We all love to have parties and have an elaborate menu for our friends and family. One of the most common things which gets left [...]

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October 16, 2014
Kerala Vegetable Stew

Kerala is famous for its beaches and backwaters, the beauty also gets accentuated with the coconut tress lining up the streets and back waters. It is but obvious that an abundance of coconut, it is also one of the most used ingredients in many local dishes. One such dish is Kerala Vegetable Stew, made mostly with coconut milk and mixed vegetables; it is a perfect accompaniment to another local delicacy, appam. For vegetarians this is [...]

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September 25, 2014
Rajasthani Kabuli

Jodhpur, a town in western Rajasthan, can still boast of a lot of traditional culture. Whether it is the dress of the people, celebration of festivals or the food, these traditions have carried on since a long time. Today I picked up one such traditional recipe from this place called Rajasthani Kabuli. This rice dish is made by mixing some vegetables, dahi, dry fruits etc into a fairly rich preparation. Resembling a typical Indian vegetarian pulao, it [...]

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September 16, 2014
Chana Usli

As a food lover, I always look out for recipes for a healthy and filling breakfast. One such recipe I came across and I’m sharing with you is Chana Usli. This dish comes to you from the State of Karnataka, and would suit the palate of all Indians. It can be made quickly and is low in bad calories, while it tastes really good. I garnished it with ground coconut and some dhania leaves for a nice [...]

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Food is good, decor is great

Why do people go to eat at a restaurant? More often than not because they are celebrating or marking an occasion, right?  Yes, this is where lies the connect between name of the restaurant I visited last week and food business. 21 Gun Salute has been woven around the theme of according respect to your presence at their property. They are not exhausting their ammunition but for sure, they are displaying their arms to mark your occasion.  [...]

September 10, 2014
Jaiphali Aaloo

Spices have played an important role in the Indian cuisine. Time and again I keep getting surprised by discoveries of new flavours from the usage of different spices. This time, it’s the nutmeg powder along with fennel seeds (saunf) giving a refreshing taste to potatoes in Jaiphali Aaloo. This dish comes from the State of Rajasthan and is perfectly chosen out for an everyday meal. Very easy and simple to make this can change the [...]

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September 7, 2014
Bisi Bele Bhaat

Bisi Bele Bhaat is a common dish made extensively in the State of Karnataka served either as the breakfast or any of the main meals. This dish made primarily with rice, dal and mixed vegetables is sold in all the small and big restaurants, it is also a great dish to be packed for school or office lunch. It gives a mixed bag of nutrition and carbohydrates. When you make it at home, you can select, add [...]

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