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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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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 choice of
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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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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 guests(friends of
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19 September, 2014

Cilantro stuffed Jalapinos(bharwa dhaniya Mirchi)

Cilantro stuffed Jalapinos(bharwa dhaniya Mirchi)
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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 had a
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14 September, 2014

GUAVA KIWI SMOOTHIE

GUAVA KIWI SMOOTHIE
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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 very easily.So
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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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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 ground along
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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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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 a flavour
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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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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 it was
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19 August, 2014

DAL KHICHDI

DAL KHICHDI
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I became a fan of this recipe at once when I had this in College canteen.Its favourite among the students.We make khichdi at home which is made by cooking rice in dal but this seemed different.The dish is not very dry and does not need any accompaniment and its a filler and full of health.So
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5 August, 2014

PASTA WITH BASIL AND EGGPLANT SAUCE

PASTA WITH BASIL AND EGGPLANT SAUCE
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There are endless benefits of this purple vegetable called Eggplant (in US ) or Brinjal( in India).We also call it “baigan” which means without any value but in contrast it is a rich source of  vitamins and minerals, and is an important food for the brain. Eggplant also contains important Phytonutrients, many which have antioxidant
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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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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 easy for
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Indrani Sen