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Naariyal Mithai for Independence day

15 th August, The  Independence Day of Our India, is truly a special day for all Indians.To salute the spirit of this day, Pooja of My creative Ideas came with a wonderful event As per Pooja  Here are the rules to participate in this event: “Cook anything with 3 colors of flag of India. (Orange […]
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Butter Paneer

Paneer or cottage cheese is THE  most famous ingredient (after potato)which is generously used in Indian cuisine.Every restaurant caters number of paneer dishes and it is almost compulsory  in our community to cook at least one paneer based dish, when some guests are expected to dine with us So when dear  Srivalli of Cooking4allseasons , […]
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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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Batan(batar)Papdi chaat

I had made this Batan papdi chaat many weeks ago, but was unable to post it because I wanted to “Google ” info regarding Batan. These Batan (or maybe batar, as some people call it) are the baked, hard buns/toast, circular in shape and not sweet. I was unable to find any information about that, […]
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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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Singhar(sev) Jhi Mithai

Mithai or Indian sweets are immensely popular across the world, simply because of the sheer variety, richness (calories too), taste, texture and tempting appearance.For people who like sweets, a glimpse of Gulabjamuns or a plate of rosgulla is irresistible bite of rasmalai, the aroma of hot jalebis, the richness of Khoya burfi and the simple […]
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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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Two Awards….Toh kuch meetha ho jaaye !!

Well June started with rains of monsoon in my real world and rains of awards in blogo-world! Now my July also had started on good note,with Two awards……Good going Alka…Let me pat my back..he he he;-) On some serious note, I am grateful to Medha of  Cook with love for passing on these wonderful awards to […]
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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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Kachalu(Arbi)And An Award For Authentic Recipe

  Kachalu or arbi (Colocasia root) is very popular amongst Sindhis.It is basically root of Patra leaves (the same leaves which are used to make Aluwadis)It is relished in variety of ways, like boiled kachalu, fried kachalu, stuffed kachalu and also kachalu chaat.Watch out this space for all these recipes, that I am gonna share […]
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Chaawaran jho Dodo(rice flour flatbread)

  Sultry summers are gone here in Mumbai and monsoon showers have knocked the parched earth, giving a sigh of relief, from dusty, sweaty, nasty heat of summer. However, I’ll  miss some of my favorite summer things, like making falooda icecream, chilled mangoshakes, jaljeera and of course chilled masala chaach (buttermilk). One more food that […]
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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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Two more awards and a Jaljeera to digest this news

Caution:This is a really loooong post, so visitors who are not interested in my Blah blah can directly scroll down to reach the recipe of jaljeera. Well month of June started with a good note, so here I am rewarded with two more awards, again from Medha of cook with love (hey medha people will […]
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