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Toori (smooth gourd)in onion tomato base

Toori, turai or  ridgegourd, is very popular in Sindhi cuisine.Globally it is known by many different names, like  Angled loofah/luffa, ridged loofah, ridged gourd, silk gourd, angled gourd, silk squash, Chinese okra sing qua, tori or toray (Indian), see gua (and other Chinese variations), patola (Philippines)etc As the name suggests, ridged gourds have ridges,while smooth […]
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Saayi Dal(Split Green Mung Dal)

To begin with, this had been a hell of crazy month so far, for me…..with too many commitments and too many changes in my otherwise routine life.So much that I almost thought of winding up things and going in some solitude.The hustle bustle of life gets too hectic for a person like me who loves […]
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Methi-vegetable Pulao

Of late, I have been crazily participating in almost every food event held in blogosphere.It’s very hard for me to resist any event and the moment some event is announced, my mind gets restless thinking about what could be my possible entry for that.The big challenge for me, obviously is that the particular recipe should […]
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A healthy Meal

  Its Confession time now and I am about to divulge few food secrets of mine. I hate to drink milk,  gorge on panipuris and sevpuris atleast thrice a month, I drop in a blob of butter in pavbahji while cooking it (my hubby don’t like to have butter, but he wants a restaurant like […]
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Kadhoo (lauki) Jha Kofta

Health Zeal says that “The bottle gourd is low in saturated fat and cholesterol yet high in dietary fibre, vitamin C, riboflavin, zinc, thiamin, iron, magnesium and manganese. It also contains moderate amount of vitamin-B complex. Its high water content makes it very cooling. Medicinally, it is used as a purgative, an antidote for certain […]
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Karela Basar

Half of the visitors arriving here would run away, for sure, after reading the name of this post…..Coz; that’s a normal reaction I expect from people who just can’t stand the bitterness of karela (bittergourd). But this post is for those other half, who will stay and would actually read the recipe…Kudos for them(bravo !). […]
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Methi Patata

Methi or fenugreek leaves, is one of my personal favourite and I always like to relish it with some really hot khichdi, or plain rice.Though bitter, Ilike the flavour it imparts to any dish, be it methi patata (potatoes) or methi paneer (cottage cheese).Even the dried methi leaves called kasuri methi holds a special position […]
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Paneer Burji

It’s raining events in food blogging world and almost every blogger is probably spending most of her/his time in sorting out recipes that fit for an event , cooking them, clicking and posting…..Phew…..loads of work! But who’s complaining?As long as praise and awards keep coming, bloggers won’t get tired. Isn’t it? This time I came across […]
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Special Dhal

A kitchen, which is a blissful place for people those are used to cooking,could be a dreaded territory to the novices.Kitchen could be really cruel to the person who can’t cook to save his life, but is  suddenly left on his own to fix meals.Many people start their journey to kitchen with whole lot of enthusiasm, but […]
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Dhaas karela

Karela or bittergourd…..the name invites almost similar reaction from majority of people and that is Eeeeeks…..it’s so bitter!But the good thing is that there are many many lovers of this bitter but therapeutic, wonderful and tasty(yes it IS TASTY) karelas. Bittergourds , not only stimulates digestion but also helps to some extent in regulating glucose levels in the body.That […]
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Veg keema(Soyabean Nuggets and TVP in Gravy)

Veg keema(Soyabean Nuggets and TVP in Gravy)   Author: Alka Serves: 3 Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 45 mins Print   Healthy Nutrela recipe Ingredients Soyabean chunks (Nuggets /badi soyabean) 50 gms TVP (choti soyabean) 50 gms Onions 3 Tomatoes 2 Green chillies 3 Ginger Turmeric powder ¼ tsp Coriander […]
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Wadi Patata

The most flavorful curry, sundried lentil dumplings, cooked along with potatoes in onion gravy Wadi Patata   Author: Alka Recipe type: Main course Serves: 3 Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 40 mins Total time: 50 mins Print   Badi or sundried lentil dumplings cooked in onion gravy with potatoes, a bursting with flavors, spicy […]
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Mirani Khichhdi

This amazingly simple and tasty Khichhdi recipe is provided by Bina Makhija,who is one of the earliest member of Sindhunagar.com.Her contribution of recipes goes back to the days when this site was still in its nascent stage Thanks Bina, for sharing this recipe.Keep the good work going:) Note: This is a different version of khichhdi compared […]
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Matki (Moth beans)

Matki (Moth beans)   Author: Alka Recipe type: Dal recipe Print   Moth beans cooked in onion curry, makes a tasty dal dish Ingredients Matki (moth beans) 250 gm Onion  2 small Tomato 2 small Green chillies 2 Ginger Garlic 3-4 cloves(optional) Turmeric powder ¼ tsp Coriander powder 1 tsp Garam masala powder ½ tsp […]
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