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25 June, 2016

Beat the Heat with Chilled Cucumber Mint Soup

Beat the Heat with Chilled Cucumber Mint Soup
Comments : 7 Posted in : Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Cook Book Series, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Drinks, Healthy food, Kid Friendly, Lowfat, Martha Stewart, No Cook, Soup, Summer, Summer Cooler, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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It was a chance that I saw this Chilled Cucumber Mint Soup thankfully with the temperatures soaring we all wanted a chilled drink. The kids are not too keen on plain buttermilk or majgi! I was not keen on store bought drinks. A search on google I ended up on Martha Stewart’s site.  My fridge
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10 April, 2016

Taaze Methi ke Muthia/ Fresh Fenugreek Dumplings

Taaze Methi ke Muthia/ Fresh Fenugreek Dumplings
Posted in : Appetizer, Besan, Chillies, Cutlets, Deep Frying, Flours, Garlic, Green chilli, Gujarati Cuisine, haldi, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Methi/Fenugreek, Oils, Rice barn, Shallow Fried, Side Dish, Snack, Starter, Steamed, Sugar, Tiffin box ideas, Vegan, Vegetables, Whole wheat on by : ArchanaPotdar
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A muthia is a Gujarati dish where the dough is shaped by gripping it. Serve this vegan dish steamed or fried, as a side dish or as gravy and it’s yum. But let’s start at the very beginning. Muthia is Indian food stuff, Gujarati as we like to be region and cuisine specific. Muth in
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12 March, 2016

Cauliflower Cafreal, a Vegetarian take on the Famous Delicacy from Goa

Cauliflower Cafreal, a Vegetarian take on the Famous Delicacy from Goa
Posted in : Appetizer, Cauliflower, Chillies, Coriander, Goan, Green chilli, Indian Cuisine, Meal, Mushrooms, Oils, Palak, Potato/Batati/Batata/Batat, Rice barn, Shallow Fried, Side Dish, Stir-Fry or Dry Vegetables, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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On a holiday in Goa, you must have tried or, at least, heard the waiter waxing eloquently about the Chicken Cafreal they serve in their restaurant. If you are a non-vegetarian you may try it out, but, in case you are a vegetarian, you will promptly refuse. So, what is Cafreal? Cafreal is a spicy
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12 September, 2015

Saaru or Rasam

Comments : 9 Posted in : Accompaniments, Appetizer, Daal or Lentils, Karnataka Cuisine, Soup, Starter, Tomatoes, Toor Daal on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Saaru is made for Festive occasions as festive food is heavy and   Saar something that you can sip on. Also called rasam it is something that’s my girls love and I avoid as the dal used in this is very little. But when you have a cold this is a soothing drink and food.
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11 September, 2015

Paneer Rechad

Comments : 16 Posted in : Accompaniments, Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Goan, Indian Cuisine, Masala, Paneer, Red Chillies, Starter on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Rechad is a delicious way of eating fish. At least my husband and elder daughter concur with the rest of the Goans. In fact, it’s used more often in Catholic families but that does not mean that it’s not used by Hindus. I have tasted the best Mackerel Rechad at Hindu Houses. Like I said
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12 October, 2014

Rice Balls

Posted in : Appetizer, Blogging Marathon, Italian Cuisine, Lowfat, Parmesan, Rice, Starter on by : admin
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Rice Balls This was to be my day 1 recipe. I had thought since starters are first this is day 1. However, my laptop is under repairs and not delivered on the promised date. Yes, fool that I am, I believed him… Hence, this is the last in the series Kids Delight. Rice Balls was my kid’s choice,
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17 September, 2014

Vegetarian Anticucheras or Anticuchos from Peru

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Anticucheras or Anticuchos  According to Wikipedia,” Peruvian cuisine reflects local practices and ingredients—including influences from the indigenous population including the Inca and cuisines brought in with immigrants from Europe (Spanish cuisine, Italian cuisine, German cuisine), Asia (Chinese cuisine and Japanese cuisine) and West Africa. Without the familiar ingredients from their home countries, immigrants modified their traditional cuisines by using ingredients available
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18 December, 2013

Sweet Corn Soup

Posted in : Appetizer, Blogging Marathon, Butter, Cabbage, Capsicum, Carrots, Cauliflower, Corn, Corn Flour, Garlic, Kanda/Ullagaddi/Onion, Milk, Pepper, Soup on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Hubby loves corn, boil it, roast it any fashion he loves it. As a snack or as a meal, a side dish or main one he is game. So one of the first soups I learnt to make after marriage was Sweet Corn Soup. There was a time when soup meant Sweet corn Soup. Now
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