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Roasted Sweet Potato Chaat

Sweet potatoes never existed in my mind. I remember eating boiled sweet potato long back. I remember those rare times when we used to cook using firewood, these sweet potatoes were buried under hot coal. The peel was removed from … Continue reading

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Uppu Kozhukattai – Savory Modak

Life in the village is more joyful during festival times. You get to taste pooja offerings from temples and neighbors. I used to particularly look forward to Ganesh Chathurthi when one of my favorite items was made – Kozhukattai. I … 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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Steamed Red Poha Dumplings

A simple steamed breakfast/tiffin item that I learned from this blog. Ingredients: Red beaten rice flakes (aval/poha) – 2 cups Grated coconut – 1 cup Oil – 1 teaspoon Mustard – 1/2 teaspoon Chana dal – 1 tablespoon Urad dal … Continue reading

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Sprouted Mung Bean Dosa (Pesarattu) and Coconut Chutney

A nutritious kick start for the day leaves you feeling good the entire day. Pesarattu or sprouted mung bean dosa is an Andhra native. I had never tried this dosa though I had seen it on restaurant menus. My sister-in-law, … Continue reading

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