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8 April, 2014

Bajre ki Khichidi and Lassi ~Indian State Haryana

Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Bajra, Brunch, Haryana or Hariyanvi Cuisine, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Whole grains on by : admin
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Bajre ki Khichidi Aur Lassi In Haryana food is simple especially in the rural areas. The first meal of the day is lunch which is roti made from either bajra, wheat or gram with salt and green chillies. In the evening it’s the simple meal of khichri of bajra or rice and moong. In urban areas, however, breakfast is a common feature again roti from bajra and bejhar (gram and barley mixture)
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19 December, 2013

Corn Upit

Corn Upit
Posted in : Blogging Marathon, Breakfast, Snack on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Corn Upit is my memory of childhood where my mom made it as a filling but healthy snack. As a child, I have stayed in rented places always. Pappa used to be transferred after every 3 years and we used to shift bases. I love that life too. It was new friends, new beginnings and
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17 December, 2013

Steamed Corn

Comments : 10 Posted in : Bachlor, Blogging Marathon, Boiled, Chaat, Chaat Masala, Corn, Diabetics Friendly Foods, For the Tiffin Box, Salad on by : ArchanaPotdar
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I am happy to make chaat since all of us love chaats FIL included. When early in the morning I have to pack the kids tiffin she will be happy if I give her some chaat item. But then that is her breakfast and I want something reasonably healthy in her. Now the kid will
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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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14 November, 2013

Diabetics Awareness Campaign-Jowar Rava Upit/Upma

Diabetics Awareness Campaign-Jowar Rava Upit/Upma
Posted in : Breakfast, Capsicum, Carrots, Cauliflower, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Ghee, Green Chillies, Healthy food, Hing/Asafoetida, Jowar, Jowar Rava, Kanda/Ullagaddi/Onion, Lowfat, Mustard/Rai/ Sashvi/Mohri, Tiffin box ideas, Urid Daal on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Since one-word Diabetics has caught up with me I plan to make Jowar Rava Upit/Upma for the Diabetics Awareness Campaign. Some 25 years ago it was something that my father-in law’s brother suffered from. He had a very controlled diet. Beyond that, it did not exist in my dictionary. Then in one health check-up my Father in
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26 September, 2013

V for Varya chi Khichidi

Posted in : Accompaniments, Bay leaf /tej Patta, Blogging Marathon, Green chilli, Moong Daal-Yellow Lentils, Rice on by : ArchanaPotdar
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For Ashadi Ekadashi, (For those who do not know on Ekdashi there is a fast observed.  Ekadashi comes every month so this is maintained every month. Ashadi Ekadashi comes in the Hindu month of Ashad and is considered very auspicious and a lot of people fast. Interested check here.) my father was home. He had
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12 June, 2013

Kali Dal

Posted in : Accompaniments, Bachlor, Blogging Marathon, Butter, Chana daal, Coriander, Cream, Garam Masala, Garlic, Ghee, Ginger, Kanda/Ullagaddi/Onion, Red Chilli Powder, Red Chillies, Tomatoes, Whole Urid on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Like I said my ideas for this edition of BM were zero.  Then thankfully I rang up Vaishali this is one of her suggestions. I must say that I have made this dal for the first time and I am tasting this dal after ages.. Now I have this dal written down somewhere I know
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10 June, 2013

Egg Chat

Posted in : Chaat, Eggs, Kanda/Ullagaddi/Onion, Salad, Tiffin box ideas, Timesavers, Tomatoes on by : ArchanaPotdar
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School has re-opened and now there is one single tiffin to be packed. Thanks God it’s just one tiffin, but the little devil keeps changing her mind every minute. To get over this problem we have a timetable as to what I am to pack every day. So far so good, this once things have
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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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13 May, 2013

Fruit Salad

Posted in : Apple, Chickoo, Chilled Dessert, Custrad, Dessert, Fruit, Orange, Papaya, Rose Syrup on by : ArchanaPotdar
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The moment I announce the making of fruit salad the girls disappear. The reason being they do not like a mixture of fruits in the custard or ice cream. Give them plain fruits and plain custard or ice cream and jelly separate they are willing to eat it. In fact they relish it! Not surprising
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