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Dal Soup

When all you want for dinner is some nice warm soup but if you are too lazy to peel and cut vegetables, saute, boil, cool, blend, and boil as for a regular soup, this dal soup is a perfect option … Continue reading

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Fire-Roasted Eggplant Dip

Smoky, garlicky, healthy, and simple – I am totally in love with this dip. Baba Ganouj is a Middle Eastern eggplant dip. The original Greek recipe calls for Greek Yoghurt, which I skipped. Yet the result was amazing. I can … Continue reading

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Chickpea Salad

Chaat or salad? You decide. A recipe that you can put together easily and pass on as a snack or as a salad before a full-course meal. Ingredients: Chickpeas – 2 cups Onion – 1 Lemon – 1 Green chillies … Continue reading

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Thiruvathira Recipes

Thiruvathira, a festival observed mainly by Keralites and Tamilians, is a women-centic festival celebrated on the day of Thiruvathira star of the Malayalam month of Dhanu masa that mostly coincides with full Moon day. Thiruvathira is also the birth star … Continue reading

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Avial

A healthy concoction of vegetables in mildly flavored coconut gravy, a stew of sorts, a must-have for feasts. Ingredients: Assorted vegetables cut in 1-1-/2 inch size – 500 gm Water – 1/2 cup Curd* – 1 cup Curry Leaves – … Continue reading

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