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Boiled Peanut Chaat

It is groundnut season again. Bangalore has a unique festival dedicated to celebrating this nutritious nut. Many years back, Basavanagudi, a place in Bangalore, was surrounded by villages where groundnut was cultivated. On full moon nights, a bull used to … 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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Spinach Salad

Spinach is one of the healthiest vegetables and ranked number one in nutrient richness. It is full of minerals and vitamins and provides anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and antioxidant properties. Spinach helps keep bones healthy. A lot of nutrients and vitamins are … Continue reading

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Fruit Salad with a Twist

Crunchy fruits, chewy paneer, sweet, citrus, and peppery. A very enjoyable mix of¬†tastes and textures, this salad can be served before or after food. Summer is when fruits are available in plenty. Including a salad in your menu cuts down … Continue reading

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Sesame Cheese Toast

Sesame bread toast

A wedding that I attended recently had a good spread of starters and cocktails. Among the more predictable paneer tikka fare, there was an interesting crispy fried bread geneously sprinkled with sesame seeds. Though I like to pretend that I … Continue reading

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Potato Spring Onion Soup

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A delicious creamy soup. Excellent way to start the dinner on a cold winter/rainy¬†evening. Ingredients: Spring onions(cleaned well and sliced) – 3 Potatoes (peeled and diced) – 2 Garlic (finely chopped)- 3 medium sized pods Water – 3 cups Freshly … Continue reading

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