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18 June, 2016

Dodkyhe Bhat/Ridge Gourd Rice

Dodkyhe Bhat/Ridge Gourd Rice
Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Buttermilk, Chillies, Coconut, Coriander, Coriander Seeds/Dhania, For the Tiffin Box, Green chilli, Healthy food, Herbs, Indian Cuisine, Jeera/Cumin Seeds, Kid Friendly, Lowfat, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Meal, Milk & Milk Products, Rice, Rice the Versatile Cereal and Its Uses, Ridge gourd/Hirikai/ Ghosal, Ruchira, Tiffin box ideas, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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One amazingly delicious meal with the healthiest vegetable was Dodkyhe Bhat /Ridge Gourd Rice !!! Ridge gourd or Turai in Hindi is also known as Luffa acutangula, turiya, heerakai, dodka, Sponge gourd or Chinese Okra. Ridge Gourd is a dark green and ridged vegetable. The outside ridged gourd is white spongy pulp inside the seeds are
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15 September, 2015

Goda Masala or Kaala Masala

Comments : 20 Posted in : Bay leaf /tej Patta, Blogging Marathon, Chillies, Chobra/Chopra/Dry Coconut, Cloves, Condiments, Coriander Seeds/Dhania, Dagad Phool/Kal Hu/Stone Flower, garam masala, Garam Masala, Hing/Asafoetida, Indian Cuisine, Jaipatri/Patri/Nutmeg Flower, Jeera/Cumin Seeds, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Masala, Red Chilli Powder, SahaJeera/Caraway Seeds, Spice Powders, Til/Yellu/Sesame Seeds, Turmeric/Haldi on by : ArchanaPotdar
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I have been using #Goda Masala or #Kaala Masala, a unique spice blend that is unique to #Maharastrian cuisine on and off since my marriage.  The spices used make the masala are aromatic spices and these spices without pungency and heat lend a subtle sweet aroma. Food cooked in this spice hence has no heat
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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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11 December, 2013

Soup with Varya Che Tandul or Samo rice

Posted in : Appetizer, Blogging Marathon, Bottle gourd, Capsicum, Carrots, Cauliflower, Garlic, Ghee, Ginger, haldi, Jeera/Cumin Seeds, Pepper, Pumpkin, Red Chilli Powder, Soup, Varya che Tandul/ Samo Rice, Whole grains on by : ArchanaPotdar
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With my FIL having problems with Diabetics we are more careful of his diet. More specifically he is much more acceptable to the changes we are making in his diet. He is no longer allowed the biscuits that he loves or the farsan and sev that he adores. There are more fruits  and vegetables in
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20 September, 2013

Q for Quaker Oats Sheek Kababs

Posted in : Accompaniments, Amchoor/Dry Mango Powder, Appetizer, Blogging Marathon, Capsicum, Cutlets, Garam Masala, Garlic, Ginger, Grilled, Jeera/Cumin Seeds, Oats, Rajma on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Like I have said never have I pored over the bookmarked recipes as much as I have done for this series of Blogging Marathon of Blogging with Alphabets!! I now understand why hubby felt that I was making a mess with all my chits and scraps and bookmarks and printouts. I was just overwhelmed by
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4 September, 2013

C for Chana-Cho Ros Goan Style Peas Bhaji

Comments : 34 Posted in : Accompaniments, Badesop/Saunf/Bedishep/Funnel Seeds, Blogging Marathon, Breakfast, Cinnamon, Cloves, Coconut, Coriander Seeds/Dhania, Goan, haldi, Jeera/Cumin Seeds, Kanda/Ullagaddi/Onion, Khus Khus/Poppy Seeds, Mustard/Rai/ Sashvi/Mohri, Nutmeg/Jajikai/Jaiphal, Patato, Pepper, Potato/Batati/Batata/Batat, Red Chillies, Tamarind, White peas on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Blogging Marathon  for this month is running again for the full month but this time we are blogging with alphabets. So get ready for today’s alphabet… C… What do you see? Breakfast… Breakfast is an important meal and breakfast should  have all the four components of food i.e protein, carbohydrate, fat and  minerals. Most traditional
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11 June, 2013

Paneer Kofta

Posted in : Accompaniments, Blogging Marathon, Bread, Chili Powder, Coriander Seeds/Dhania, Corn, Corn Flour, Curds-Yogurt, Garlic, Ginger, Green chilli, Jeera/Cumin Seeds, Kanda/Ullagaddi/Onion, Paneer, Tomatoes on by : ArchanaPotdar
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I know I am contradicting what I said yesterday no frying but then I love koftas and I was dying to make these koftas. What better chance than now, when I want to do Punjabi cuisine for BM. This once no one complained that I was frying and that too frying paneer. Because basically they
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6 June, 2013

Pineapple Salad

Posted in : Accompaniments, Curds-Yogurt, Jeera/Cumin Seeds, Pineapple, Salad, Salad on by : ArchanaPotdar
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One of my non-blogger friends, Vidya Chitre, sorry Dr. Vidya Chitre had served us this lovely salad that goes well with a spicy pulao. She had made Prawns Khichidi her mom’s signature dish and what a yummy complement this salad is. I was so mesmerised by the tastes and memories that the khichidi  evoked that
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16 April, 2013

Palak Paneer,Peas Palak or Corn Palak

Posted in : Accompaniments, Amchoor/Dry Mango Powder, Blogging Marathon, Cashew Nuts, Chili Powder, Chillies, Cinnamon, Coriander, Corn, Garlic, Ghee, Ginger, Green chilli, Hing/Asafoetida, Jeera/Cumin Seeds, Kanda/Ullagaddi/Onion, Kasuri Methi, Mint, Tomatoes, Turmeric/Haldi, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Come winter and the fields around us in Panaji, yes there are fields in Panaji, start getting a lot of activity. After the water collected during rains is drained the growth is cleared there are beautiful vegetables planted and delicious fresh brinjals, corn, tamdi bhaji, dhavi bhaji, turnips, different gourds and of course palak/spinach grown and sold.
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9 April, 2013

Bhakari & Zunka or Zunka Bhakar

Posted in : Accompaniments, Bajra, Besan, Blogging Marathon, Buttermilk, Chili Powder, Curry Leaves/Kadi Patta/Karbevu, Garlic, Green Chillies, Healthy food, Indian Flat Bread, Jeera/Cumin Seeds, Kanda/Ullagaddi/Onion, Meal, Mustard/Rai/ Sashvi/Mohri, Oils, Til/Yellu/Sesame Seeds, Tomatoes, Turmeric/Haldi, Vegetables, Whole grains on by : ArchanaPotdar
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This is my Blogging Marathon entry for the month long Marathon under the theme” Traditional”! Its Bhakari & Zunka or Zunka & Bhakar ! Bhakari/ bhakar as they are known in Karnataka /Maharashtra are traditional foods. A very healthy food that is the staple of most of the hard working labourers and farmers. Today I have teamed
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