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Oats dhokla recipe – How to make oats dhokla recipe – oats recipes

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Oats dhokla is a healthy recipe made with powdered oats and little gram flour.  This tasty snack is also easy to make and makes up for a perfect tea-time snack .  Oats helps reduce cholesterol, gives energy to keep you going and helps maintain weight. Oats is a good source of protein and a rich

Mysore bonda recipe – How to make mysore bonda recipe | ulundu bonda – Indian snacks

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Mysore bonda also called as ulundu bonda is a popular fried snack from Mysore region in Karnataka.  These golden fritters are crunchy on the outside but soft and fluffy on the inside.  They are one of the loved teatime snacks and traditionally eaten with sambar and ginger chutney or coconut chutney.  Mysore bonda is also

Amla rice | Nellikai chitranna | Nellikai sadam recipe – Amla recipes

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Amla rice or gooseberry rice is one of the easiest but also healthiest dish made with amla and rice.  Amla is an excellent source of Vitamin C and hence it helps boost your immunity, metabolism and prevents viral and bacterial ailments, including cough and cold.  It also helps in slowing down the ageing process, keeps

Parwal ki subzi – How to make parwal ki sabzi recipe – North Indian recipes

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Parwal is also called as pointed gourd or green potato and widely grown in northern parts of India.  Parwal is a good source of vitamin and minerals, carbohydrates, vitamin A and C.  It is low in calories   and helps lower the cholesterol.  It is also called as potol in Bengali and parval in Gujarathi or hindi.  Vegetable made with parwal

Mathri recipe – How to make crispy mathri recipe – Diwali snacks

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Mathri is a very popular North Indian snack made with all purpose flour and semolina.  It is usually served at special occasions or festivals like Diwali or Karwa chauth or at weddings. Carom seeds is added to a give a nice flavour to the mathri.  It can be stored in an airtight containers for weeks

Kara kadubu recipe – How to make kara kadubu (steamed spicy dumplings) recipe

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Kara kadubu is a healthy, tasty and spicy steamed rice dumplings prepared during Ganesh Chaturthi festival.  This dish is made with rice flour, chana dal, coconut and spices.  Kara kadubu is also had as a breakfast dish or as an evening snack in some parts of  Karnataka.  Filling is also made with urad dal instead of

Arbi roast recipe – How to make spicy arbi roast or arbi fry recipe – colocasia roots/taro roots recipes

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Arbi or taro root or colocasia is a root vegetable which is high in dietary fibre, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins.  They are free from gluten proteins.  The health benefits include its ability to improve digestion, lower blood sugar levels, protect the skin, increase circulation, aid the immune system, prevent heart disease, while also supporting muscle and nerve

Pumpkin erissery recipe – how to make mathanga (pumpkin) erissery recipe – onam recipes

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Pumpkin erissery or mathanga erissery is a traditional Kerala dish made with pumpkin and coconut and served during onam sadya.  Pumpkin is boiled first and then cooked with coconut paste and finally tempered with coconut oil. Coconut oil gives an authentic taste to the erissery.  Pumpkin erissery is best served with steamed rice  or as a side dish