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16 April, 2011

ManvinKai Chitra Anna or Raw Mango Rice

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  This is one dish that takes me down the memory lane those carefree childhood days where Amma cooked and I ate and helped her. The reason I loved to help Amma for making Chitra Anna was the raw mango which was grated.  She shouted at us if we ate while grating but always doled
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16 March, 2011

Healthy Salad

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When Pia announced her event of Innovative salads with Strawberries, Pineapple and apples I was sure I will not be participating here at all. What salad will I put together? the only salad I could think off was fruit salad. And  I have strict instructions from my daughters not to mix fruits with ice-cream or custard and spoil both.
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4 March, 2011

Idli Chilli Fry

Posted in : Accompaniments, Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Fried to Fav, Green chilli, Healthy food, Idli, Indian Cuisine, Indo-Chinese, Kid Friendly, Red Chili Sauce, Rice the Versatile Cereal and Its Uses, Shallow Fried, Snack, South Indian Cuisine, Soya Sauce, Starter, Tomato Sauce on by : admin
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  There is place in Panaji that serves Idli Chilli Fry and we used to make tracks there just to eat this one dish!   The name, however, evokes mixed reactions from the two kids the elder one drools and the younger runs off. The reason being the word “Chilli”! Chilli Chicken is not pungent
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25 February, 2011

Suran Gaddi/Suran/ Elephant’s Foot Cutlets

Posted in : Accompaniments, Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Cutlets, Elephant's foot, Healthy food, Kid Friendly, Shallow Fried, Side Dish, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Snack, Vegetables on by : admin
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As I wanted to try out the Shrivalli’s ICC Challenge Gujarati Dal  I requested my husband to buy some suran gaddi in Kannada, suran in Marathi and elephant’s foot in English. I did not mention the quantity so he brought a big huge one. I did not make the daal but now was stuck with this foot. So I made something
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19 February, 2011

Sweet Potato Chaat

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  Sweet Potato Chaat is a delicious Chaat goes well as a snack or a healthy starter. After seeing all the chaat recipes that we posted for the 7-Day Blogging Marathon I wanted to eat Chaat desperately. Matters were not helpful at home because my kids were around and saw the pictures.  Do you get
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18 February, 2011

Healthy Oats Chikki, Granola

Healthy Oats Chikki, Granola
Posted in : Baked, Breakfast, Festive Cooking, For the Tiffin Box, Healthy food, Kid Friendly, Nuts, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : admin
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Oats Chikki/granola   Oats Chikki or Granola is delicious and a must try. It is great way to power up better than the store brought Granola Bars with the goodness of nuts.  I had some muesli about which I had plans to convert to granola but postponing. As a result it started racing fast to
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14 February, 2011

Subzi & Daal

Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Daal or Lentils, Dals or Daal, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Meal, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : admin
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 Daal & Subzi   1/3 cup of moong, toor and masoor daal each ½ tsp mustard ½ tsp jeera Curry leaves ¼ tsp hing/asafoetida 1 green chilli, slit 1 onion, chopped ½ tsp garlic ½ tsp ginger 1 tomato, chopped fine ½ tsp chilli powder ½ tsp haldi 1 cup mixed veggies (I used cauliflower
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4 February, 2011

Baigan Bharta

Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Brinjal, Curds-Yogurt, For the Tiffin Box, Goan, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Karnataka Cuisine, Lowfat, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Meal, Milk & Milk Products, No Cook, Quick Meals, Salad, Vegetables on by : admin
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Baigan Bharta (in Curds) I have always thought Baigan/Brinjal/eggplant/baidnikai/vanga Bharta is the most common recipe found in the length and breadth of the country. I am sure each region will have a different way of making the same Baigan using local tastes and then individual tastes into a totally different bharta.     The most common one
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27 January, 2011

Bread Dosa

Posted in : #4 Ingredient Dish, Bachelor Recipes, Bachlor, Buttermilk, Dosa, Dosa, Fermented, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Indian Flat Bread, Lowfat, Milk & Milk Products, Rice the Versatile Cereal and Its Uses, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, South Indian Cuisine on by : admin
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BREAD DOSA     Every time I churn the cream that I collect for butter I end up with buttermilk.  Sometimes I make dhokla out of it sometimes it gets converted into bread dosa. Bread Dosa that I used to make used Eno’s fruit salt but nowadays I use methi/fenugreek seeds. The ingredients are: 1
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26 January, 2011

Bhopla che Bharit or Pumpkin Salad or Raita

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Pumpkin Salad Many times my MIL made “Bhopla che Baharit” which is red pumpkin mashed salad. There are no fixed proportions that make this simple yet tasty salad.  You can boil the peeled pumpkin in the cooker with your rice and daal.   Today I added grated carrots since I like the colour of these
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