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Carrot Almond Soup

A hot soup is just right for the season. Slight sweet taste of the carrot and onions counterbalanced by the zing of pepper. This version does not use a broth/stock, so has less cooking time but is creamy and tasty. … Continue reading

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Sprouted Ragi Dosa

A variety of grains are cultivated in India. The best way to taste and experience grain varieties is to travel through villages. Rice and wheat (which is what most people in the city consume) is a luxury for most villagers. Villagers … 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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Chakkakuru Mezhukkupuratti – Jackfruit Seed Stir Fry

We Indians dont need lessons in frugality. Every tiny thing that can be used will be utilized and will not be wasted. When a ripe jackfruit is cut at home, the fruit is deseeded and eaten. The outer covering of … Continue reading

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Onion Tomato Subzi

When you have to make roti subzi for just one person, what subzi do you make? Here is a simple one with very few ingredients that you can prepare in 5-7 minutes. Ingredients: Onion (medium) – 1 Tomato (medium) – … Continue reading

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Stuffed Brinjal

Another stuffed vegetable that is very similar to the previous one. I have always been a brinjal fan. Isnt it one of the prettiest of vegetables? What a color! When I buy sarees for my mother, I always look for … 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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Radish Subzi

Now is the season to buy radish and red carrots (carrots available through other seasons are orange). I love anything made of white radish. Mooli (radish) paratha is one of my favorites. I try to make radish subzi at least … Continue reading

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Shallow Fried Eggplant

Many people dislike brinjal. But this preparation is something that can tempt even a brinjal hater. Its simple and yum. Ingredients: Brinjal/Eggplant (Bartha Baingan) – one medium sized Onion (small) – 1 (you can use a few shallots also) Red … Continue reading

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Idli Upma

A tasty and healthy evening snack that my amma makes from leftover idlis from morning breakfast. Ingredients: Idlis (crumbled) – 2 idlis Chopped shallots/onions– 2 tbsp Curry leaves – 1 stalk Green chillies – 1 Grated carrot – 2 tbsp … Continue reading

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