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Sprouted Horsegram Curry (Mulappicha Muthiracurry)

One of the best ways to include fiber in our diet is to eat whole grains and legumes. Sprouted legume immensely increases the nutritive value of the food. Horse gram is a legume that is high in iron and a … Continue reading

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Coriander Chutney Powder/Kothamalli Chutney

Moms never cease to surprise! Just when you think you have tasted almost everything that your mom makes, there comes a new one. How I wish culinary skills were hereditary! So, the latest one that mom surprised me with is … Continue reading

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Tangy Poha

Here is a tangy variety of poha that almost tastes like puliyodarai. I tasted this at a¬†friend’s house and soon after tasting the first spoon, me and my mother were after my friend and her¬†mother-in-law to get the recipe secret … 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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Carrot Salad

Stuffed after a big meal? Swearing that you will never hog that much ever again? Most of us do that post indulging! Just yesterday after the grand Vishu feast, I told myself, tomorrow I am gonna eat light. So today … 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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Milaga Podi (Dry Chutney Powder)

There are two items that you will definitely find in every South Indian household – curd and milaga podi (dry chutney powder or gun powder as non-Southies call it). Podi is potent gun powder that can make any food item … Continue reading

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Colocasia Stem (Thaalu) Avial

A quick post about colocasia stem avial on demand. Ingredients: Tender Colocasia stems – 200 gms Long beans (payar/chowli) – 100 gms Raw banana – 100 gms Raw papaya – 100 gms Turmeric – 1/4 tsp Red chilly powder – … 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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