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26 July, 2009

Patoli for Nag Panchmi

Posted in : Coconut, Fat, Festive Cooking, Lowfat, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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  Today is” Nag Panchmi” the day snakes are worshiped. Mythology has many stories about this day; the most recent one that I read was that a woman was tilling her field and she accidentally killed the cobra’s babies. The mother cobra cursed the woman. So you do not use sharp objects on this day.
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8 February, 2009

Kande Pohe

Posted in : Breakfast, Poha, Tiffin box ideas on by : ArchanaPotdar

Every time I am late it is”pohe” time, fast to cook and appreciated by all. I generally make “kande pohe” as my FIL is diabetic but you can substitute onions with potatoes. Hubby dear loves it with tomatoes, fried after onion also but my kids don’t. So in general I have zeroed down to this
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18 January, 2009

Oats

Posted in : Breakfast, Oats, Timesavers on by : ArchanaPotdar

Oats was always considered baby food or food when you are sick. So when Pappa brought a tin of oats I was quite upset, as I was sure no one would eat it as porridge, the only way I knew to cook oats. However Pappa told me was that I could add buttermilk. I was
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4 January, 2009

Sambhar, Huli a South Indian Vegetable Stew

Comments : 2 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Curry, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Karnataka Cuisine, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, South Indian Cuisine on by : ArchanaPotdar
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 I love Sambhar, also called as Huli in Kannada it is one versatile lentil based stew. Make Sambhar as an accompaniment to idli, dosa, rice, gundpangalla/appe . Sambhar is very easy and cooks fast. Huli is also very versatile add any vegetable or remove ant that you do not have. The difference between Rasam or saar and sambhar
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4 November, 2008

Papad Kissmor

Comments : 2 Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Condiments, Kismoor, Salad, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Timesavers on by : ArchanaPotdar
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1 onion chopped fine 1 tsp lime juice 1-2 tblspn coconut freshly grated Coriander Salt to taste A pinch of sugar(optional) 5-6 Roasted papad Mix all the ingredients except the papad. Just before serving crush the papad and mix in the onion mixture. . ​Hi! First time here? You are Most Welcome! I hope you
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4 November, 2008

Palak Salad

Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Healthy food, Lowfat, Palak, Salad, Salad, Timesavers on by : ArchanaPotdar
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1 cup palak chopped fine ½ cup freshly grated coconut 1 small onion chopped fine 1 green chilli slit 3-4 cloves of garlic Salt to taste Mix all the ingredients and serve. . ​Hi! First time here? You are Most Welcome! I hope you keep coming back for more here. If you are my regular
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3 October, 2008

Neer Phanas Kapa, a much loved Delicacy from Goa

Posted in : Accompaniments, Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Bread Fruit/ Neer Phanas, Festive Cooking, Goan, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Meal, Ocassions, Shallow Fried, Side Dish, Snack, Starter, Vegetables on by : admin
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Shallow Fried Bread Fruit or Neer Phans as it is called in Konkani is a preferred side dish when the Goan goes Vegetarian. Goan love their fried fish but we love this kapa too! After marriage, my husband & I started this practice of shopping for vegetables, together. One day a shopkeeper told my hubby
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