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Ethakka/Kaaya/Vazhakka Mezhukkupuratti (Stir fried Raw Banana)

The literal translation of the word ‘mezhukkupuratti’ would be ‘oil-coated’. In other words, Stir fry. Ethakka/Kaaya/Vazhakka Mezhupuratti can be made with two types of raw banana. One is the Nendran variety and the other one …

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Aloo Bhaji

Whenever I hear “Aloo Bhaji”, the first thing that comes to my mind is Masala Dosa. As a child, I used to love having Masala Dosa from our favourite restaurant. The crispy Dosas with the …

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Eggless Moist Carrot Cake

One can find a lot of substitutes for egg, on the net. The list of substitutes includes curd, banana, flax seed powder etc. However, I was apprehensive of recommending something without actually trying it out. Few days back, while chatting with a friend of mine, she said that she was looking for an eggless version of Carrot Cake. I almost suggested to try my Moist Carrot Cake, but realised that I couldn’t possibly recommend without trying the eggless version myself. Having decided to follow the same recipe, I chose to use Flax seed powder as a substitute. The result was…

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Vegetable Spring Rolls

Though one can find a lot of variations to spring rolls, the popular one seems to be the fried version. Spring Rolls are pretty easy to make, more so, if you have the spring roll sheets. These sheets are readily available in well-rstocked grocery stores/supermarkriets. you can prepare the rolls well

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Maharashtrian Style Chicken

As usual while browsing for a “different” recipe, I came across the recipe of Maharshtrian Style Chicken in Pan Gravy Kadai Curry. A quick look at the preparation and I was eager to try it out. The only ingredient that I didnt have with me was Goda Masala Powder, but thankfully I got the recipe of i

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Mutton Korma

This is one of the tastiest Mutton dishes we have ever tasted. It was love at first bite. I got the recipe from the TV program Highway On My Plate. You could prepare this dish with any meat of your choice. Mutton Korma Source : Highway on my plate

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Moist Carrot Cake

Yesterday when I opened the fridge, to my surprise I saw a large pile of carrots. J has been especially fond of buying carrots these days and that too in bulk, every time he goes to the market. The first thought that came to my mind was to prepare a carrot dish. It was then that I realised that I ha

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Makhmali Paneer

Makhmali Paneer is one dish I tried for the first time and fell in love with. What’s best about this recipe is that it doesn’t call for any fancy ingredients, is supereasy to prepare and tastes yummmmm This is yet another Tarla Dalal special… 🙂

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Chicken Stew/Ishtu (Kerala Style)

Stew or Ishtu is a preferred accompaniment for Appams (Hoppers), a traditional breakfast item in Kerala. Appam-Stew combination is generally served as one of the courses in feasts. The Stew goes well with plain bread as well You can prepare vegetarian as well as non vegetarian versions of the stew,

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Pulissery/Moru Curry (A Curry made with Buttermilk and Ground Coconut)

Moru is the Malayalam word for Buttermilk. This curry is a blend of Buttermilk/Curd with ground coconut and cooked vegetables like yam, raw plantain, ash gourd etc. This is one of our favourite Kerala curries, which goes well with rice. This curry is made at almost all Keralite households even thoug

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Coconut based Tomato Curry

Way back in my school days, we boarders, used to get tomato curry along with rice for lunch. I used to despise it and that aversion carried on for years. I am not sure how the curry we got at school was prepared. All I remember is a yellow curry with some ground coconut and tomatoes in it. Luckily w

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