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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 March, 2017

malabar spinach recipe(pui shaager chochhori)

malabar spinach recipe(pui shaager chochhori)
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Share This: This is a traditional vegetable side dish from mom’s kitchen.The combination of vegetables is important in this case .The use of the right veggies in the right proportion makes this dish very tasty.Malabar spinach is a green leafy vegetable popular in Asia .It is very popular in Chinese and Filipino cuisines besides India.The leaves
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22 November, 2016

Sabudana Khichdi(Tapioca pearls one pot meal)

Sabudana Khichdi(Tapioca pearls one pot meal)
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Share This: Tapioca is a starch extracted from the roots of cassava which is an original inhabitant of Brazil.The Spanish and the Portuguese explorers brought this secret ingredient and spread its usage in various countries of Asia. Khichdi is considered as a one pot nutritious meal and is prepared in different varieties in different regions. The
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4 May, 2016

Alu vadi(Stuffed colocasia leaves pinwheels)

Alu vadi(Stuffed colocasia leaves pinwheels)
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Share This: This was a recipe which I was planning to make for a long time.I enjoy these very often when my colleagues bring these awesome snacks packed from their home.its  a fabulous recipe for Vegans specially, packed with nutrition and flavors and even for non-vegetarians it will not let one  feel the absence of
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16 December, 2015

Alu tikki Burger(Potato Oats pattice burger )

Alu tikki Burger(Potato Oats pattice burger )
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Share This: Enjoy this delicious burger packed with nutrition fit for any Sunday  breakfast or brunch. Ingredients Burger buns Potatoes (2 cups) boiled with 5 to 6 cloves of garlic and salt Beetroot(1/4th cup grated) Carrot (1/4th cup grated) Peas boiled( 1 cup) Lettuce (1 bunch) Oats (1 cup) Oil 2 tbsp Chilly flakes (2
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9 December, 2015

Strawberry chiller

Strawberry chiller
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Share This: A very refreshing drink made with the strawberries which are in season now.its vibrant color and fresh  natural flavor will make you feel fresh and cool  after a tiring day at work.Good for parties or simply as an welcome drink to any sudden guests Ingredients Strawberries (4 to 5) Ice cubes (1 cup)
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9 November, 2015

Padma Nimki

Padma Nimki
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Share This: Diwali ,the festival of Lights is near the corner .During this festival we make our traditional sweets and savory dishes and share among our family,friends and neighbors. Traditionally this festival not only attempts to light our home and surroundings which also signifies eradicating the darkness from one’s life but also lighten the inner soul
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20 October, 2015

Tomato rice

Tomato rice
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Share This: Tomato rice is an excellent recipe you can make with leftover rice.It traditonally belongs to the city of the Nizam ,Hyderabad where tomato is considered an important component.Because of the huge cultivation of red chilles in Andhra Pradesh the local cuisines are spicy and red colored with the use of red hot chilly
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3 October, 2015

Afghan bolani

Afghan bolani
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Share This: Bolani is a stuffed flat-bread which originally hails from Afghanistan which is stuffed with vegan fillings such as potatoes,spinach etc.But it has many variants made in Western countries where meat fillings are also used. The Afghans prepare bolanis on special occasions or festivals and also when they need elaborate breakfasts.It is also served
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16 August, 2015

Tricolor sandwich dhoklas (Indian rice and lentils savoury cakes)

Tricolor sandwich dhoklas (Indian rice and lentils savoury cakes)
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Share This: Dhokla is a snacks which traditionally  belongs to the state of Gujrat.It can be made of various ingredients of which the most popular ones are rice dhokla made of rice and white urud dal and khaman dhokla made of besan. It is a savory and looks like a cake but instead of baking
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10 August, 2015

Raw banana burger patties

Raw banana burger patties
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Share This: Banana is an amazing fruit with so many health benefits but unripe bananas also make a range of tasty food which you can intake for good health.if you have some kind of food poisoning and stomach infections result in loose motion and severe pain in the lower abdominal area a traditional childhood remedy
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27 January, 2015

Papaya Pineapple orange smoothie

Papaya Pineapple orange smoothie
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Share This: This is a quick and easy drink fit for all ages.It includes the miracle fruit Papaya which  has huge range of functions and benefits  starting from improving digestion ,lowering cholestrol,low in sugar content ,holding your youth and bringing beautiful glow to your  skin.The combination just creates magic together. Ingredients 1.Ripe papaya(5 to 6
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16 December, 2014

Peanut choco fudge

Peanut choco fudge
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Share This:  This recipe makes a nice flavored home made nutritious vegan chocolate fudge.Chocolate fudge is a dessert which is similar to chocolate but is softer and has a grainy texture.I used peanuts,sesame seeds and coconut apart from cocoa powder which is the main ingredient.You can add dry fruits if you like a nutty fudge.You
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3 December, 2014

Medu vada and Sambar[snacks made from split black gram lentils]

Medu vada and Sambar[snacks made from split black gram lentils]
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Share This:   It is a traditional snacks of South India.It is made from split black gram lentils which is rich in essential fatty acids.This snacks is one of our family favorites though our origin is not South India.The Lentils is ground and the batter is immediately deep fried in oil.For fluffier vadas I add
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23 November, 2014

Tofu and Sprouts Bhaji Pav(Mashed Mixed vegetable sauce with sprouts and tofu served with bread)

Tofu and Sprouts Bhaji Pav(Mashed Mixed vegetable sauce with sprouts and tofu served with bread)
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Share This: Pav bhaji is a street food in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra.It is quick snack or a whole meal.It is nutricious and very popular among children.You have to serve this paste of mashed cooked  vegetables with breads or buns and within second the plate is clean.One can make this dish with one’s own
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3 October, 2014

Peas kachori( peas stuffed crisp indian bread)

Peas kachori( peas stuffed crisp indian bread)
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Share This: This is very popular breakfast recipe among the people of East India mainly Bengal.These small rolled  stuffed wheat breads can be deep fied in oil ,vanaspati(hydrogenated oil)or ghee.We eat these with a side dish made of Channa dal or a curry made of potatoes.I made these recently during Navratri for my young little
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19 September, 2014

Cilantro stuffed Jalapinos(bharwa dhaniya Mirchi)

Cilantro stuffed Jalapinos(bharwa dhaniya Mirchi)
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Share This: My husband loves spicy food a lot so you will always find a lot of chilies and jalapenos in my vegetable basket.But I am fond of bland food and my daughter won’t eat spicy dishes.So to satisfy both of them I made this stuffed Jalapenos with cilantro and garlic paste.It was tasty and
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14 September, 2014

GUAVA KIWI SMOOTHIE

GUAVA KIWI SMOOTHIE
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Share This: Guava is very helpful for those who want to lose weight without compromising upon their diet . Guava is very high in roughage and rich in vitamins, proteins and minerals, but it has no cholesterol and a low number of digestible carbohydrates. It is a is very filling fruit and satisfies the appetite
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13 September, 2014

Green Veggies in poppy seed paste( posto)

Green Veggies in poppy seed paste( posto)
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Share This: This is a traditional recipe from eastern part of  India to where I belong.In this recipe the vegetables specially potatoes,okra etc are simmered in the poppy seeds paste.Poppy seeds are dried seeds of the poppy plant.They are rich in carbohydrates and are considered good source of energy.Poppy seeds soaked in water can be
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13 September, 2014

bati chorchori recipe( Alu tomator pot curry)

bati chorchori recipe( Alu tomator pot curry)
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Share This: This is  a traditional Indian dish in which I have added a few new spices .The technique is basically special.No oil is used in making this dish except for seasoning and it is cooked in a pot not in a wok .Spices you can vary depending on your personal choice.The curry will have
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8 September, 2014

Tomato chutney (Dessert with Caramalized Tomato and Dates)

Tomato chutney (Dessert with Caramalized Tomato and Dates)
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Share This: This is a very popular dessert and it is must in our home during any festive season.It goes well with fried rice,pilaf,steamed rice,khichdi ,anything.You can add your choice of fruits like apple ,pine apple ,papaya ,mango etc to make a variant.You can vary the sugar content as per your taste.Taking a photo of
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11 June, 2014

Stuffed Teasle Gourd Bong Style(Pur bhora kakrol)

Stuffed Teasle Gourd Bong Style(Pur bhora kakrol)
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Share This: As a Bengali,I have always loved traditional Bengali food and one of these is stuffed kakrol. Kakrol is a vegetable which is also known as Teasle gourd in English.You may recognize the image even if you can’t recollect the name.But you need these vegetables a little bigger in size so  that it is
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Indrani Sen