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Til/Sesame Seeds Chikki` Sankranti Special

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  Chikki is something we like to eat a lot. Many times my husband and I eat Chikki as our dessert but I had never tried making it myself. I had all the ingredients Chikki jaggery, til/sesame seeds the recipe and I made chikki . Ingredients: 150 grms Jaggery (Chikki),cut in small pieces 150 grms
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Til/Sesame Seeds Laddo ~ Sankranti Special

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I had as usual left buying the “Chikki” jaggery till the last minute and forgot all about it. So I decided to make the kind of laddo that my MIL/Mom made with out “Chikki” jaggery.  To get to the proportions I rang my SIL who was not too sure about the proportions but told me
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Khara Pongal/Hoogi/Khichidi and Good Saar

Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Daal or Lentils, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Festive Cooking, For the Tiffin Box, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Karnataka Cuisine, Kid Friendly, Lists, Meal, Quick Meals, Sankranti Special, Simple and Healthy Vegetarian Diet in Old Age on by : ArchanaPotdar
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  The day before “Sankranti” is celebrated as ” Bhoji”, on that day we prepare “Sajji rotti” or bajara roti, “tumgai” or stuffed brinjal, “Hoogi ” which is “Khara Pongal” or “Khichidi” and “Good Saar”! Of all these “Hoogi or Kahara Pongal was always my favourite, these plus papad and pickle!! Kaya Bahar Hai! I
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Gul Poli~ Sankranti Special

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Come January it is time for “Sankranti” or “Pongal” the northward journey of the sun, basically the harvest season.  Different regions of our country celebrate it differently. Here in Goa now that the days are longer women go around celebrating “Haldi Kum Kum” bedecked in beautiful saris, jewellery visiting each others homes.  This also the
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Ghhat Varan

Posted in : Bachelor Recipes, Daal or Lentils, Dals or Daal, Diabetics Friendly Foods, Healthy food, Indian Cuisine, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Meal, Protein Rich Food on by : ArchanaPotdar
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When I was newly married I wondered why my MIL boiled extra Toor daal and kept a big ball of it in the fridge. But being very vague about the quantities needed and totally inexperienced I kept quiet. The reply to my question was in the evening when guests dropped in and were to have
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Steamed Dhokla| Khaman

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Dhokla Dhokla the very word lights up my husband’s face. He is willing to eat it night and day.  When we were newly married I remember making 3-4 tins of dhokla and dumping it in the fridge. He used to come home from work before me  and he would eat it with or without the accompanying toppings.
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Chivda

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Chivda I was supposed to make chivda for Diwali, but Pappa sent some, so I kept aside the Pohe I had brought.  I had purchased the Pohe/beaten rice called Bhajke Pohe as for one the Rain God is still making his presence felt and secondly as I am not confident about the way the Patal
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Muddi Palaya( Golaa Bhaji)

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‘Muddi pallaya’ and rice or ‘bhakri’ i.e. jowar roti was a favourite among us siblings. My kids also like Muddi pallaya. The method I had to relearn, as my kids liked more of Savita Mami’s pallaya. I tried it often but since I am a slow learner I tend to forget the ingredients and the
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Zatpat Corn Biryani

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This is Smita’s recipe. The other day i had some leftover rice to finish off but no vegetables to be used for a pulao or something of that kind. All that I had was a packed of shelled corn in my freezer. I decided to put it and my unused masalas to good use and here was
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Karnataka Style Chatni Pudi/ Chutney Powder/Spiced Lentil Powder

Karnataka Style Chatni Pudi/ Chutney Powder/Spiced Lentil Powder
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Chutney Pudi is a delicious and yummy mix of spiced lentils. Pudi is powder in Kannada and this chutney pudi is exactly as my mum made it. Tastes yum chutney pudi with chapatti, bread and ghee, in Hachid avalikki are my favourite way of eating this yummy powder. It was a great lifesaver in the hostel
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