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30 July, 2017

Tameta Methi Muthia nu Shaak

Tameta Methi Muthia nu Shaak
Comments : 1 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Curry, Gravy, Gujarati Cuisine, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Leafy Vegetable, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Tameta Methi Muthia nu Shaak is a traditional dish made in Gujarat. Literality means muthias in tomato gravy.Here I have used methi muthia to make my gravy. When I made methi muthia I wanted to try making the gravy to go with fulkas. The blend of the spices and the tangy tomato gravy is amazingly delicious.
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18 March, 2017

Pasta Salad and Stir fried Mushrooms with Bread Sauce(??)

Pasta Salad and Stir fried Mushrooms with Bread Sauce(??)
Comments : 8 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Brunch, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Celebrate Easter with this delicious pasta salad and stir fried mushrooms with bread sauce which your vegetarian friends will enjoy. By the way, I do not think there is any sauce called bread sauce. It’s just what I told the girls when I served them. They accepted! Actually, the mushrooms are shallow fried but since
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4 January, 2017

Sajji Rotti for Bhogi Habba~Sankranti Special

Sajji Rotti for Bhogi Habba~Sankranti Special
Comments : 12 Posted in : Bajara/Pearl Millet/Sajji, Bajra, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Festive Cooking, Flours, Gujarati Cuisine, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Indian Flat Bread, Karnataka Cuisine, Lists, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Meal, Sankranti Special, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Whole grains on by : ArchanaPotdar
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As 14th January fast approaches, we have a festival coming up. Sankranti or Sankramana. The day before is celebrated in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh as Bhogi and we celebrate the fresh farm produce . Tumgai palaya, Sajji Rotti being today’s highlights along with Good Saar and Huggi. But a bit more about the famous festival. The
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28 September, 2016

Vegetables with Dal

Vegetables with Dal
Comments : 2 Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Daal or Lentils, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Meal, Quick Meals, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Vegetables on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Old Age the time you need proteins as well as fibre in your meal but at the same time need light and good tasting meals. Marry the proteins of dal or lentils and fibre of vegetables in one dish. Vegetables with Dal and  you are all set for a full Indian meal that you can
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13 September, 2016

Bottle Gourd and Ridge Gourd Soup,Lauki aur Turai Ka Soup

Bottle Gourd and Ridge Gourd Soup,Lauki aur Turai Ka Soup
Posted in : Appetizer, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Lowfat, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Soup on by : ArchanaPotdar
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This soup of Bottle Gourd, Ridge Gourd and Daal Soup. Surprised well so am I. I could not believe that I can get a delicious soup from these vegetables and is white in colour. The images I had seen were vibrant green. This rainy season it was pouring and I was making soup from bottle
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9 September, 2016

Healthy and Tasty Quinoa Uppittu

Healthy and Tasty Quinoa Uppittu
Posted in : #Cooking Carnival, Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Breakfast, Diabetics Friendly Foods, For the Tiffin Box, Healthy food, Lowfat, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Making this healthy and tasty Quinoa Uppittu is amazingly easy. Quinoa does not need treatment like rava or sooji, there is no roasting involved here. So this becomes a fast food but a healthy one. Just right for the Simple and healthy Vegetarian Food in Old age theme that I am running this #Cooking Carnival. So
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6 July, 2016

Set Dosa, An Indian Crepe

Set Dosa, An Indian Crepe
Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Dosa, Fermented, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Indian Flat Bread, Kid Friendly, Poha, Shallow Fried, Soda Bicarb-Cooking Soda, South Indian Cusine on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Dosa is a South Indian Crepe, it is lentil based nd fermented.  A staple dish for South Indians for breakfast and as a snack. Since the basic components are rice and daal its high on carbohydrates and protein. My girls do not like dosa so when they do eat some dosa I better take notice
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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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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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