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28 September, 2016

Vegetables with Dal

Vegetables with Dal
Comments : 2 Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Daal or Lentils, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Meal, Quick Meals, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Old Age the time you need proteins as well as fibre in your meal but at the same time need light and good tasting meals. Marry the proteins of dal or lentils and fibre of vegetables in one dish. Vegetables with Dal and  you are all set for a full Indian meal that you can
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27 September, 2016

Ridge Gourd and Masoor Dal Vegetable

Ridge Gourd and Masoor Dal Vegetable
Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Curry, Daal or Lentils, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Lowfat, Masoor Daal-Orange Daal, Meal, Moong Daal-Yellow Lentils, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Ridge Gourd and Masoor Dal Vegetable also Turai Aur Masoor Dal Sabji is a powerhouse of the goodness of healthy vegetable and a healthy legume. Tastes very good with chapatti or roti but will taste just as good with rice too. Steamed rice and homemade ghee, papad and pickle…. I am in heaven, Comfort food. Today
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26 June, 2016

Ambe Dal, a Salad~Padwa Special

Ambe Dal, a Salad~Padwa Special
Posted in : Accompaniments, Daal or Lentils, Festive Cooking, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Salad on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Ambe Dal was the star of this year’s Gudi Padva also known as Ugadi or Yugadi also the Hindu New Year! Celebrated in Chitra is the first month of the Hindu calendar and Shukla Pratipada it is the first day of the month. Confused? What is Pratipada and what is Shukla Pratipada? According to Hindu
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5 March, 2016

Festive Sautikai Kosambari with Lemon

Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Condiments, Cucumber, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Karnataka Cuisine, Lowfat, Moong Daal-Yellow Lentils, Salad, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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In continuation with my kakdi/ cucumber love here is the third and last in the series. Sautikai kosambari  as it is made in the south. This kosambri reminds me of my granny, Ajji made the bestest kosambari and it’s not only me the neighbours also said so. In the Kartik month of the Hindu calendar,
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12 September, 2015

Hayagreeva | Hayagriva |Hayagreeva Maddi

Comments : 11 Posted in : Almonds, Blogging Marathon, Boiled, Cashew Nuts, Chana daal, Daal or Lentils, Dessert, Elichi/ Green Cardamon, Festive Cooking, Ghee, Indian Cuisine, Indian Desserts, jaggery, Karnataka Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Nuts, Pressure Cooked, Raisins, South Indian Cusine, Sweeteners on by : ArchanaPotdar
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  Hayagreeva | Hayagriva |Hayagreeva Maddi is a delicious sweet that is made on special occasions. Basically, I am from Karnataka but I can count the number of years I have spent there as a resident on my fingertips. My memories of my birthplace are at weddings or some puja that were held and we
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12 September, 2015

Saaru or Rasam

Comments : 9 Posted in : Accompaniments, Appetizer, Daal or Lentils, Karnataka Cuisine, Soup, Starter, Tomatoes, Toor Daal on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Saaru is made for Festive occasions as festive food is heavy and   Saar something that you can sip on. Also called rasam it is something that’s my girls love and I avoid as the dal used in this is very little. But when you have a cold this is a soothing drink and food.
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9 September, 2015

Palak Moong Dal

Comments : 10 Posted in : Accompaniments, Andhra Cuisine or Telegu Cusine, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Boiled, Daal or Lentils, For the Tiffin Box, Moong Daal-Yellow Lentils, Palak on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Being vegetarians our major source of proteins is dal. It’s a challenge to make something different at times. When I saw this Thotakura-Amaranth leaves dal I was keen on making this dal. Since we do not get Amaranth leaves here I was wondering how I will make this dal. Then I saw Padma’s line you
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9 September, 2015

Potlakaya Koora or Snake Gourd Vegetable

Posted in : Accompaniments, Andhra Cuisine or Telegu Cusine, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Chana daal, Healthy food, Meal, Shallow Fried, Snake Gourd/Padulkai/Parwal, Stir-Fry or Dry Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Let’s go the Andhra way today. For our BM#50 meet, I reached one day in advance with Viashali. Padma was waiting for us with this delicious Andhra Thali! Needless to say, I went crazy with the food that she had dished up. I wanted to make it. So I kept searching Padma’s blog for the
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8 September, 2015

Moong Dal ki Khichidi

Posted in : Bay leaf /tej Patta, Blogging Marathon, Cauliflower, Cinnamon, Cloves, Corn, Daal or Lentils, Garlic, Ghee, Ginger, Gujarati Cuisine, Jeera/Cumin Seeds, Meal, Moong Daal-Yellow Lentils, Peas, Pepper, Rice, Spices on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Gujarati Khichidis are easy to make and tasty. This khichdi is an example of the Kathiawad form of cuisine. Delicious yet healthy combination of dal, rice and   mixed vegetables makes this khichdi nutritious and filling. The khichdi is a blend of flavours that you can enjoy plain with curds or like us with Guajarati Kadhi.
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8 September, 2015

Gujarati Meal

Posted in : Accompaniments, Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Green chilli, Gujarati Cusine, Moong Daal-Yellow Lentils, Soup on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Food in Gujarat is delicious and is primarily vegetarian. The typical Gujarati thali consists of roti (rotli in Gujarati), daal or kadhi, rice, sabzi/shaak, papad and chaas (buttermilk). Gujarati dishes usually have a very subtle taste that makes it truly distinct from other Indian cuisines. Gujarati cuisine can vary widely in flavour and heat based on personal and regional tastes. North Gujarat, Kathiawad, Kachchh, and South
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