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20 October, 2017

Mushroom and Fried Banana Sticks in a Kokum Sauce

Mushroom and Fried Banana Sticks in a Kokum Sauce
Comments : 1 Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Brunch, Deep Frying, Festive Cooking, Indian Cuisine, Meal, Protein Rich Food, Quick Meals, Side Dish, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Vegetable Sides on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Mushroom and Fried Raw/Green Banana sticks in a kokum sauce was the general idea around which this dish is developed. Traditional Goan Food is a facebook page of which I am a member. There is a challenge currently #TGF100K Mystery Box Challenge!  where you have to make a dish with mushrooms, bananas, kokum or tamarind, green
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19 October, 2017

Hoot Owl Cookies for Halloween

Hoot Owl Cookies for Halloween
Comments : 3 Posted in : American Cuisine, Bachelor Recipes, Baked, Best present, Biscuits, Blogging Marathon, Cookies, Dessert, Festive Cooking, For the Tiffin Box, Kid Friendly, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Snack on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Halloween Hoot Owl Cookies are so delicious and simple to make. Halloween party is a new word in my kid’s dictionary. Last year they asked for a cake, a monster cake and me I tried making it. However, I am yet to reach the mental image of a monster cake before I can be satisfied.
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17 October, 2017

Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies

Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies
Comments : 5 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Baked, Blogging Marathon, Cookies, Festive Cooking, For the Tiffin Box, Kid Friendly, Protein Rich Food, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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These pretty Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprint Cookies kept beckoning me to try making them. They are healthy and since they have oats and peanuts, they are Healthy and Protein rich too. What are cookies? A cookie is also called a biscuit in most countries except in the US and Canada Even in  the UK
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14 October, 2017

Nariyali ki Barfi|Kobbari Vadi ~Diwali Special

Nariyali ki Barfi|Kobbari Vadi ~Diwali Special
Comments : 12 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Barfi, Coconut, Dessert, Festive Cooking, For the Tiffin Box, Indian Cuisine, Indian Desserts, Kid Friendly, Lists, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Nariyali ki barfi, khobbari Vadi, narlya cha vadya and coconut fudge the same name for a simple sweet that I make every year for Diwali in my place. Easy to make with ingredients in your pantry khobbari vadi was something Amma made regularly. All you need is freshly grated coconut, sugar and cream.You can add
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5 October, 2017

Watli Dal|Watali Dal|Vatli Dal

Watli Dal|Watali Dal|Vatli Dal
Comments : 12 Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Chana daal, Daal or Lentils, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, legumes, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Protein Rich Food, Salad, Snack on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Watli Dal a snack made from soaked Chana dal. The soaked dal is ground with green chilli before it is cooked.  Watli dal tastes best warm with chilled panha. Chana dal is used to make Ambe dal too but then Ambe dal is not cooked and uses raw mango. Here is the recipe for Ambe
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3 October, 2017

Hesar Bale Gajjari Kosambri |Moong Dal and Carrot Salad

Hesar Bale Gajjari Kosambri |Moong Dal and Carrot Salad
Comments : 13 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Daal or Lentils, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Karnataka Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Moong Daal-Yellow Lentils, Postpartum Diet, Protein Rich Food, Salad, Side Dish, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Snack on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Hesar Bale Gajjari Kosambri or Moong Dal and Carrot Salad, an Indian salad, very simple to make and a  must for most festivals. It is healthy and protein-rich too. Since moong dal, hesar bale, or hessaru bale is light for digestion it is ideal for the aged, young and those recovering from sickness. It is also
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21 September, 2017

#5 Lentils Mixed Panchmel Dal Recipe | Panchratni Recipe

#5 Lentils Mixed Panchmel Dal Recipe | Panchratni Recipe
Comments : 11 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Daal or Lentils, Dals or Daal, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Meal, Pressure Cooked, Protein Rich Food, Rajasthani Cuisine, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Panchmel dal is a combination of 5 lentils toor dal, chana dal, moong dal, masoor dal and urid dal. Yet cooking the Panchratni, as it is also called is very simple. The delicious preparation is tempered with homemade ghee.   What more do you want for your protein fill? The origins of the dal are very
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20 September, 2017

Everyday Dal Tadka Recipe

Everyday Dal Tadka Recipe
Comments : 15 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Brunch, Chana daal, Cook Book Series, Daal or Lentils, Dals or Daal, Festive Cooking, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Meal, Protein Rich Food, Sanjeev Kapoor, Side Dish, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Toor Daal on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Dal Tadka is the commonest form of making dal and is the most delicious form of dal. Every household has a different way of cooking dal. Dal or daal is a staple food for the most vegetarians in of Indian, Nepalese, Pakistani, Sri Lankan and Bangladeshi cuisines and we consume a variety of dals. Dals
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16 September, 2017

Seodha from Awadhi Cuisine

Seodha from Awadhi Cuisine
Comments : 15 Posted in : Awadhi Cuisine, Blogging Marathon, Curry, Festive Cooking, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, legumes, Mughlai, Ocassions, Protein Rich Food, Shallow Fried, Steamed on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Seodha from Awadhi cuisine is something that I read on Huffington post and loved it. Using arbi or colocasia leaves with urid dal or split black lentil Seodha fits perfectly in the current Blogging Marathon theme Protein rich diet. Awadhi cuisine is from around Lucknow and is influenced by Mughal and Bhojpuri cuisine.  The cooking
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7 September, 2017

Medu Vada Sambhar

Medu Vada Sambhar
Comments : 19 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Deep Frying, Festive Cooking, Indian Cuisine, South Indian Cuisine on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Vada Sambhar the name itself invokes in my mind’s eye a beautiful doughnut-shaped fried lentil dunked in sambhar. The crisp wada or vada absorbs the savoury tastes of the sambhar and you can scoop it into your waiting mouth. One of my friends has said that it is the Dunkin’ Donuts of this world. Apt
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