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Edamame dimsum recipe

Edamame is tender soybeans which are boiled in pods and are available as frozen. Had these beautiful transparent and chewy dumplings with a soft refreshing filling several times in a 5-star restaurant buffet. It’s time to make these at home from scratch. I found these frozen edamame dumplings sold by Gadre. They are soft tender …

Mmango desserts
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Easy mango desserts

Mango is the king of all fruits and its juicy aromatic flavor and texture bring a magical and soothing experience during the scorching summer heat. In India different varieties of mangoes are grown locally, “Langra” and “Him Shagar” are two of my favorites. When I came to Mumbai, got introduced to “Alphonso” which in golden …

chocolate easter eggs
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Chocolate easter eggs

Easter is a tradition followed to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, followed by his crucifixion and death on Good Friday. Recipes containing eggs or dishes with representations of eggs which symbolizes fertility and new life are prepared on Easter Sunday. This year I made these cute chocolate eggs during a Live …

beetroot recipes
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Good beetroot recipes

Beetroots are a nutritional powerhouse, loaded with essential nutrients like folate, manganese, potassium, vitamin C, and fiber. They act as antioxidants, fighting off harmful elements and reducing inflammation. Good for the heart, beetroots lower blood pressure and diminish the risk of heart issues. Ideal for exercise, beetroot juice enhances stamina and reduces fatigue. They may …

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Winter vegetable recipes

In India, the availability of vegetables varies depending on the region and climate. Winter vegetables in India are generally those that thrive in cooler temperatures and are cultivated during the winter season. Here are some common winter vegetables that are popular in various parts of India: Leafy greens 1. Leafy Greens: Sarson (Mustard Greens): Commonly …

lavash and hummus
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Lavash with hummus

My fascination towards hummus and pita bread developed during my trip to Dubai. I was mesmerized by the beauty of this city, be the dessert or the beaches, and the freshness of the ingredients, their food is made of. I tried several recipes after returning home from Dubai trip, Mandi biryani, shakshuka, kuboos and hummus. …

mirchi vada
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Indian monsoon snacks

We are all aware of seasonal food cravings. Specially during the rainy season, we crave for consuming fried foods and often indulge in roadside deep-fried snacks (collection of street food recipes). Medically the source of this cravings may be due to the dip in the level of serotonin in our blood stream during the rainy …

Karela chaat

Karela chat

Chaat is a popular Indian street food which appeals to the masses. The sweet spicy and tangy flavors imparted by the chaats sold by street side vendors are mouthwatering. In this post  the author has prepared a chaat using bitter gourd. Bitterness is one of the six tastes mentioned in ancient Ayurveda and essentially should …

Mung bean pancakes
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Mung bean pancakes

I discovered these pancakes while watching Asian street food documentary in Netflix . Loved these beautiful thick cakes being deep fried dunked in hot oil to be crispy and golden brown hue on the outside. Moong dal chillas are quite common in Indian households but we make it thin and shallow fry with little oil …

khandvi recipe
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Khandvi recipe

This is a easy  quick Gujarati  snacks which will test your patience a bit but will give you a delicious lip smacking  dish. The chickpea batter is spiced and cooked and set on a cold greased surface and rolls made out of that. Ingredients 1 cup chickpea flour 1/2 cup curd 3 cups of water …

Green paneer pulao
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Green paneer pulao recipe

This is a very quick recipe which you can make with leftover rice or fresh steamed rice. You need some greens and cottage cheese an excellent source of protein and it’s a vegetarian one pot meal. You can replace cottage cheese with tofu for a vegan version.   Ingredients 1 cup rice or leftover cooked …

Pizza Margherita
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Pizza margherita recipe

This is a vegetarian pizza  invented by  Pizzaiolo Raffaele Esposito, Pizzeria Brandi’s chef in honor of the visit of queen Margarita. The queen wanted three prominent colors in the pizza present in the flag of Italy. Red in represented by tomatoes, green represented by basil and white represented by mozzarella. It is a quick easy …

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Krishna Janmashtami recipes | 15 Janmashtami recipes to try from my blog

“Janma” meaning “birth” and “ashtami” signifies the 8th day of the month, “Bhadra” in the Hindu calendar. This day has special significance as it is celebrated as  the birthday of Lord Krishna . The Lord krishna is the 8th incarnation of  Lord Vishnu,one of the three prominent  supreme Hindu deities, Brahma(creator) and Maheshwar (destructor) being …

Tiramisu with rusk
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How to make tiramisu without ladyfingers(Tiramisu with rusk)

Tiramisu is a popular rich Italian dessert which has spread its footprints in the renowned restaurant kitchens all over the world .It is elegant ,decadent and layered no bake dessert filled with mascarpone cheese,eggs,wine,cream,coffee and chocolate etc.The crust is made by soaking ladyfinger cookies in coffee.Coffee is the predominant flavour of tiramisu. Ladyfingers are dry …