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1 April, 2017

Matbucha a Salad

Matbucha a Salad
Posted in : Accompaniments, Appetizer, Arabic Cuisine, Bachelor Recipes, Condiments, Cuisine, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Dips, Salad, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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I cooked this delicious Matbucha I was surprised when I tasted it. Matbucha looked so delicious that I did not want to wait the refrigeration period. Take it from me it tastes good as a side dish also. Matbucha looked so delicious smelt so yum that I did not want to wait the refrigeration period.
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24 March, 2017

Yummy Stir fried Burnt Garlic Mushrooms

Yummy Stir fried Burnt Garlic Mushrooms
Comments : 12 Posted in : Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Cuisine, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Indo-Chinese, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Starter, Stir Fry on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Stir fried Burnt Garlic Mushrooms is a  delicious Indo-Chinese side dish or a starter for a party. Burnt Garlic is a simple recipe that can be dressed up with coloured capsicum, spring onion and also made it like today when I do not have even a spring of coriander to garnish.It has been appreciated all the
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24 January, 2017

Carrot, Apple and Orange Smoothie

Carrot, Apple and Orange Smoothie
Comments : 11 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Breakfast, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Drinks, Shakes or Smoothies, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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A delicious smoothie of carrot, apple and orange blended in water was a surprise for me. Surprised as my thought was always that a smoothie is made with milk. It was then I learnt that a can be made from raw fruit or vegetable with water, dairy and ice. You may add sweeteners of your
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4 January, 2017

Sajji Rotti for Bhogi Habba~Sankranti Special

Sajji Rotti for Bhogi Habba~Sankranti Special
Comments : 12 Posted in : Bajara/Pearl Millet/Sajji, Bajra, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Festive Cooking, Flours, Gujarati Cuisine, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Indian Flat Bread, Karnataka Cuisine, Lists, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Meal, Sankranti Special, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Whole grains on by : ArchanaPotdar
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As 14th January fast approaches, we have a festival coming up. Sankranti or Sankramana. The day before is celebrated in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh as Bhogi and we celebrate the fresh farm produce . Tumgai palaya, Sajji Rotti being today’s highlights along with Good Saar and Huggi. But a bit more about the famous festival. The
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30 September, 2016

Ghosali chi Kappa or Ridge Gourd Slices

Ghosali chi Kappa or Ridge Gourd Slices
Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Accompaniments, Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Festive Cooking, Goan, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Ridge gourd/Hirikai/ Ghosal, Side Dish, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Snack, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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These are Ghosali chi Kappa, Ridge Gourd Slices. Made from Turai they are deliciously soft and yummy. The ridge gourd is slightly peeled and then marinated in simple salt and chilli powder the shallow fried after dredging in rava/sooji. Everyday food for Goans! Surprised? Well so was I these ghosali che kappas were shared by
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29 September, 2016

Cabbage Salad Indian Style

Cabbage Salad Indian Style
Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Goan, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Meal, Salad, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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As a part of the series On Simple Vegetarian Food in Old Age in #Cooking Carnival. Let us try what my daughters call as Cabbage Salad. I have no issues as long as they eat cabbage vegetable happily. This is nothing but cabbage briefly warmed and spiced with red chilli powder. Simple enough but its amazingly
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28 September, 2016

Vegetables with Dal

Vegetables with Dal
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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26 September, 2016

Simple Chawali chi Pale Bhaji or Stir fry with Cowpea Leaves

Simple Chawali chi  Pale Bhaji or Stir fry with Cowpea Leaves
Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Accompaniments, Alsande/Chavali/Chawali, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Karnataka Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Leafy Vegetable, Leafy Vegetables, legumes, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Meal, Quick Meals, Side Dish, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Stir Fry, Stir-Fry or Dry Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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My sister in law keeps telling me she made “chavli chi bhaji dal ghalun” which is a  delicious leafy vegetable of cowpeas made with dal. Yes, it’s the vegetarian way of increasing the protein content in all possible ways. She has started this since she has settled in Pune. For ages now, I have been mystified
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23 September, 2016

Quick Rava or Sooji Thalipeeth or Flatbread with Semolina

Quick Rava or Sooji Thalipeeth or Flatbread with Semolina
Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Cook Book Series, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Shallow Fried, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Thalipeeth, Usha Vaman Bale on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Rava/sooji thalipeeth is something that I have heard of recently. It’s a mixture of rava/sooji with onions, coconut and green chillies made in small flatbreads. It’s a part of Goan cuisine, a total life saver when you have nothing to make but have to serve breakfast and pack tiffin at 7 am. Thankfully the younger
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