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15 October, 2017

15 best diwali recipes

15 best diwali recipes
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Share This: Diwali, the festival of lights ,is celebrated all over the world by the Hindus with pomp and glory.The traditional festivals have an important part to play in our lives as they give us moments to remember ,rejoice,forget sorrows, build new hopes and motivation to carry on. The Diwali word derives from the word
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5 October, 2017

Barley waffles recipe eggless

Barley  waffles recipe eggless
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Share This: These honeycomb shaped cakes are mesmerizing and  can easily entice the mind of a child as well as an adult.Waffles are  often connected with Belgium where they are a popular breakfast.The batter is often leavened with yeast ,baking powder and eggs.The pockets are then filled with sweet syrup before serving to form a
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2 October, 2017

chal potol recipe |chal padwal|pointed gourds cooked in rice

chal potol recipe |chal padwal|pointed gourds cooked in rice
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Share This: Potol or pointed gourd is a vegetable which is found in abundance in any part of India.But the vegetable varieties found in West Bengal are amazing and are best for the Bengali recipes as they are prepared from the local yields.Most of them are seedless and have a soft texture which gets tender
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23 September, 2017

The Mandala ,creating healthy magic meals

The Mandala ,creating healthy magic meals
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Share This: The word Mandala  represents wholeness and purity symbolizing the notion that life is never ending..Mandala founded by  Mikhel Rajani ,is a concept which aims at serving healthy nutritious meals free from artificial additives to  people.The ingredients for the dishes are cultivated through organic farming.As a result the food is super delicious which, I learnt 
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17 September, 2017

Gluten free lemon coconut cup cakes

Gluten free lemon coconut cup cakes
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Share This: I am always in search of healthy recipes and love to bake with whole grains.This was another try for a healthy gluten free alternative of a delicious dessert.Rice flour is easy to digest and the gluten free lemon cake was moist.In the first attempt ,the cakes were a little gritty .It is needed
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15 September, 2017

Bhindi posto recipe(Okra cooked in poppy seeds paste)

Bhindi posto recipe(Okra cooked in poppy seeds paste)
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Share This: I think many people know about this epic dish “Alu Posto” which is an iconic dish from West Bengal .In this particular Vegetable recipe the potatoes are cooked  in a paste of white poppy seeds and green chilies paste which gives a nutty creamy texture to the dish.The flowers of the poppy plant
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30 August, 2017

fish kabiraji cutlet recipe

fish kabiraji cutlet recipe
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Share This: If you are from Kolkata,the fish Kobiraji cutlet will definitely hold a special place in your heart.It is a recipe which is from the British era when Kolkata used to be a Winter capital of India  and derived from the English coverage cutlet recipe.The boneless fish or chicken fillets are covered with a
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28 August, 2017

Coconut mochi balls

Coconut mochi balls
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Share This: Mochi is a sweet Japanese rice cake popular all over the world.It is made from the glutinous rice flour “Mochiko”.This rice cake can be found in various shapes flavored or stuffed.The texture will be soft and chewy ,with the stuffing filling your mouth with tempting  flavors in each bite.The flavors can be from
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25 August, 2017

Tita diye dal (Lentils with bitter gourd)

Tita diye dal (Lentils with bitter gourd)
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Share This: I was in love with this dal (Lentils) served with steamed rice since my childhood in Kolkata .This is a recipe cooked by the “Bangals” whose ancestors hail from East bengal ,from undivided Bengal era.The Bengali’s are divided into these two groups “Ghoti” and “Bangal” owing to the origin of their ancestors having
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20 August, 2017

Brunch at NRI(Not Really Indian)-Novel,Refreshing delicious and Innovative dishes

Brunch at  NRI(Not Really Indian)-Novel,Refreshing delicious and Innovative dishes
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Share This:   NRI is a creation of Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar. The restaurant focuses on serving innovative fusion dishes which include preparations from the kitchens around the world with an Indian twist and also some popular Indian dishes which has travelled abroad with the NRIs. On 13th August I was invited by the FBAI
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Indrani Sen