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

Dry fruits modak recipe – How to make dry fruits modak recipe – Ganesh Chaturthi recipes

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Dry fruits modak is a very tasty and nutritious modak made from dry fruits, dates, poppy seeds, dessicated coconut and ghee.  This modak recipe is very simple and quick to make too, as it can be prepared in less than half an hour.  Traditionally modaks called ukadiche or sweet modak are made with rice flour as outer

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

Moong sprouts salad recipe – How to make healthy moong sprouts salad recipe – healthy recipes

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Sprouted moong salad is a very nutritious and refreshing salad, which can be used as a side dish or as light meal in itself.  This recipe is very simple to make and a dish full of proteins and calcium.  It can be had as a breakfast too.  Lemon juice and chaat masala gives a nice tangy

Sweet rava appam recipe – How to make semolina jaggery appam recipe – Krishna Jayanthi recipes

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Sweet rava appam is a very delicious and easy appam recipe made with rava  and jaggery and which can be done instantly too.  Traditionally appams are deep fried, but can also be done in the paniyaram pan.  Sweet appams is one of the neivedyam dish for festivals like Krishna Jayanthi and Karthigai deepam in Tamil

Avalakki or aval ladoo (poha ladoo) recipe – Janmashtami/Krishna Jayanthi recipes

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Avalakki or aval ladoo is a easy sweet recipe made from poha/flattened rice, sugar, ghee, nuts and raisins.  You can also make this ladoo with jaggery instead of sugar.  Both the ladoos are excellent tastewise and also quick to make.  I thought of posting this easy recipe for beginners as well as working woman, as I

Bread besan toast recipe – How to make bread besan toast recipe – Easy breakfast recipes

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Bread besan toast – a healthy snack prepared from bread, gram flour, onions, tomatoes and spices.  It is a good option for a healthy breakfast or as an evening snack.  This toast is not only  easy to make but can also be prepared in less than 30 minutes.  Bread besan toast is a healthy alternative as bread

Kara chutney recipe – How to make kara (spicy) chutney recipe – side dish for idlis | dosas

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Kara chutney is a spicy red chutney made from onions, tomatoes and red chillies and which goes well with idlis, dosas, appams and uthapams.  This chutney is also an easy and quick to make chutney recipe.  Kara chutney is a south indian style chutney and as the name suggests, the red chillies gives a spice taste

Tri coloured dosa recipe – Independence day special recipe

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Happy Independence Day to all  my dear friends !!..Tri coloured dosa —  a very special dosa prepared to celebrate Independence day in true spirit.  Dosa is a popular breakfast dish in India and I wanted to try a new recipe with dosa, as a perfect and  ideal dish to celebrate this event.  Do give a

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