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Kothu Parotta/Porotta

Kothu Parotta is a popular street food of Tamil Nadu. This dish is made of shredded Porotta/Parotta mixed with masala and vegetables/meat/egg. It’s an interesting way of using up your leftover porottas/rotis. The recipe I have given has eggs in it. However, you can make it using vegetables or meat as well. This dish should be eaten hot.

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Stir fried Minced meat with Vegetables

It’s Easter today. A special day for the Christians all over the world. This is the day for celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, as well as the culmination of the forty days’ lent. Stir fried Minced meat with vegetables, is something that can be whipped up in a jiffy. It goes well with Rice or any bread. You may use any vegetables of your choice. Make sure you add them according to the cooking time.

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Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji is a much famous fast food item of Mumbai, known as the Financial capital of India. In Marathi language, Pav means Bread and Bhaji means vegetable dish. One can find a lot of variations to the Bhaji like Cheese Pav bhaji, Paneer pav bhaji etc.

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Bisi Bele Bhaath (Hot Lentil Rice)

Bisi Bele Bhaath is a wholesome, one pot meal popular in Karnataka. The name Bisi Bele Bhaath means Hot lentil rice. I have tried quite a few variations of this but the recipe of Tarla Dalal is my all time favourite. My favourite combination with Bisi Bele Baath would be curd and pickle. Yum !!! Her

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Kuzhi Paniyaaram

The best thing about having Dosa/Idli batter in stock is that, apart from Idli and Dosa, one can prepare Kuzhi Paniyaaram, Oothappam, etc. All you have to do is grind and prepare the batter in bulk and you won’t have to worry too much about breakfast items. At the same time, no one is going to compl

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Hyderabadi Paneer (Cottage Cheese) Biryani

My quest for a distinctly different type of Vegetable Biryani took me to the doorstep of Sify.com, at their recipe of Hyderabadi Paneer Biryani. Here’s the recipe. Hyderabadi Paneer Biryani Source :Sify.com

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Vegetable Momos

As I had promised in one of my earlier posts, I am presenting the recipe of Veg Momos to my dear readers. This is my own recipe and I can confidently say that this recipe is for keeps. Always make it a point to serve the Momos with the spicy sauce, as it takes the experience to another level. Please

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Russian Salad

I had my first tryst with Russian Salad during one of the parties at the Officer’s mess soon after marriage. My liking for this salad was instantaneous. Though it took a while to figure out how to make it, I am delighted to say that the first try itself was a huge success. Well… for those of you,

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Vegetable Biryani

The other day my cousin asked me to put up some vegetarian recipes as it was lent period. Keeping the request in mind, I prepared Vegetable Biryani. It is an ‘easy to prepare’ wholesome meal. Here goes the recipe…… 🙂 Vegetable Biryani

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American Chop Suey

There are lots of stories about the origin of American Chop Suey. The most widely believed one traces its roots to Chinese immigrants inAmerica.(Courtesy: Wikipedia) It is a dish consisting of meat and vegetables, cooked in a tomato based sauce and served with fried noodles. What I love the most abo

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Bemisaal Paneer (Unique Cottage Cheese Gravy)

While I was going through my collection of recipes, I came across this Paneer dish by Sanjeev Kapoor. Its’Bemisaal Paneer’.The word ‘Bemisaal’ means Unique. Initially the procedure seemed time consuming, but as I went about with thepreparationsI realised that it wasn’t all that hard. It was a truly

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Hakka Noodles

I was so engrossed with some work that I lost track of time. At one point, when I looked up at the clock I realised that it was almost lunch time and I haven’t made anything. After a quick look at my pantry, I decided on making Hakka Noodles. Hakka noodles is a simple stir fried noodles. It is more

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Pasta Indiano …Pasta in desi ishtyle ;-)

Every time the word “Pasta or Pizza” is mentioned, J has this look on his face, as if someone just slapped him. Somehow he is not fond of them, but gives in to D’s demand. Few months back, we had gone to our club during some festival. As usual J and D went to buy the snacks and returned with a plate

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