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7 September, 2017

Medu Vada Sambhar

Medu Vada Sambhar
Comments : 18 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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6 September, 2017

Onion Uttapam | Uttapam| Ooththappam|Uthappa Recipe

Onion Uttapam | Uttapam| Ooththappam|Uthappa Recipe
Comments : 15 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Fermented, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, International Flat Bread, Kid Friendly, Protein Rich Food, Shallow Fried, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, South Indian Cuisine on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Onion Uttapam is a breakfast dish generally, generally as it makes a good snack too. According to Wikipedia,” is a dosa-like dish from South India made by cooking ingredients in a batter. Unlike a dosa, which is crisp and crepe-like, uttapam is a thick pancake, with toppings cooked right into the batter.” Uttapam is made from dosa batter with the addition
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5 September, 2017

Moong Dal,Urid Dal Paddu

Moong Dal,Urid Dal Paddu
Comments : 18 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Blogging Marathon, Breakfast, Fermented, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Protein Rich Food, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, Snack, South Indian Cuisine on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Moong Dal, Urid Dal Paddu is a yummy protein rich breakfast the South Indian way.  Paddu is also known as  Kuzhi Paniyaram and  Gunta Ponganalu. Paddu is the word used in Kannada, Paniyaram in Tamil and Gunta Ponganalu in Telugu. The other names are appe, guliappa, gulittu, gundponglu, ponganalu. Black lentil and rice batter is steamed
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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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26 June, 2016

Ambe Dal, a Salad~Padwa Special

Ambe Dal, a Salad~Padwa Special
Posted in : Accompaniments, Daal or Lentils, Festive Cooking, Indian Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Salad on by : ArchanaPotdar
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Ambe Dal was the star of this year’s Gudi Padva also known as Ugadi or Yugadi also the Hindu New Year! Celebrated in Chitra is the first month of the Hindu calendar and Shukla Pratipada it is the first day of the month. Confused? What is Pratipada and what is Shukla Pratipada? According to Hindu
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16 April, 2011

ManvinKai Chitra Anna or Raw Mango Rice

Comments : 14 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Festive Cooking, Indian Cuisine, Karnataka Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Leftovers, Meal, Raw Mango, Rice, Stir Fry on by : admin
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  This is one dish that takes me down the memory lane those carefree childhood days where Amma cooked and I ate and helped her. The reason I loved to help Amma for making Chitra Anna was the raw mango which was grated.  She shouted at us if we ate while grating but always doled
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4 January, 2009

Sambhar, Huli a South Indian Vegetable Stew

Comments : 2 Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Curry, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Karnataka Cuisine, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age, South Indian Cuisine on by : ArchanaPotdar
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 I love Sambhar, also called as Huli in Kannada it is one versatile lentil based stew. Make Sambhar as an accompaniment to idli, dosa, rice, gundpangalla/appe . Sambhar is very easy and cooks fast. Huli is also very versatile add any vegetable or remove ant that you do not have. The difference between Rasam or saar and sambhar
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