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Sprouted Moth Beans Salad

Sprouts for breakfast – one of the best ways to ensure great nutrition minus fat. Fitness experts recommend eating sprouts for breakfast for its good nutrition value and protein content. You can have this dish for breakfast, lunch, or snack. … Continue reading

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Simple Spinach Salad (Korean Style)

I had the pleasure of befriending a Korean couple who were visiting a friend. In return to the Indian lunch that we prepared for them, they cooked a Korean style lunch for us. Rice and sweet potato cooked together, mushroom … Continue reading

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Ridge Gourd (Thurai) Thogayal

Thogayals are handy chutneys/accompaniments that can be used along with rice, rotis, and even dosas and idlis. They are a good ‘chakhna’ for rice gruel/kanji also. Ridge gourd may sound like a very unusual vegetable for a chutney. But, believe … Continue reading

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Spinach Dal Curry (Palak Dal)

A simple and nutritious spinach dal curry that tastes great with both roti and rice. You can prepare this with toor dal, mung dal, masoor dal or a mix of all of these. I cook this at least once a … Continue reading

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Tomato Curry

Tomato curry

A tangy tomato curry with coconut-based gravy suitable for roti, rice, dosa, or idli. This is similar to the dry tomato onion subzi version posted earlier. Ingredients: Tomato (chopped) – 2 cups Onion (Chopped) – 1 cup Ginger – 1/2 … Continue reading

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Tamarind Rasam Style Oatmeal

Simple, easy, tasty, and healthy. This recipe was on the Quaker Oats cover and I tried it with slight modifications and the result was good. This is a very easy option and good for people who don’t prefer a sweet … Continue reading

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Onion Tomato Chutney

If you are bored of the regular coconut green chutneys, try this tangy onion and tomato chutney, which can spice up the mundane idli. I usually make this chutney along with unfermented moringa leaves dosa, which makes it a yummy … Continue reading

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Guacamole – Avocado Dip

A mild, easy, and flavorful homemade dip that can be served with chips, crackers, or even khakhra. Simplest of┬árecipes. Cannot even call it a recipe; just about chopping and mixing things. Guacamole┬áis a 16th-century Mexican dip made from avocados. The … Continue reading

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Avalakki Upkari (Mangalore Style Dry Poha)

Avalakki Upkari

Why maggi when you can cook a wholesome nutritious meal from scratch in less than 10 minutes? Avalakki Upkari is a recipe of coastal Karnataka. I tasted this first and learned about it from my colleague (Yes, the best part … Continue reading

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Jowar Sundal/Steamed Jowar Snack

Sorghum

Jowar/Sorghum dates back to 3000 BC! Millets have been part of the Indian diet for thousands of years. When wheat and rice took over the markets, the humble millets got buried deep down. What was earlier eaten only by animals … Continue reading

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