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

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

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

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

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