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Sweet potato curry recipe – How to make sweet potato curry recipe

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Sweet potato is a starchy root vegetable which is full of nutrients and vitamins.  They do not take much time to cook and tastes delicious when cooked with spices.  Sweet potatoes are high in Vitamin B6 and a good source of potassium, Vitamin C and D.   They  contain iron and support a healthy immune system

Chana dal fry recipe – How to make punjabi chana dal recipe – dal recipes

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Chana dal also called as bengal gram (split chickpeas) is produced by removing the outer layer of kala chana (black chickpeas).  It is high on proteins and regular consumption helps in reducing protein malnutrition.  Chana dal is used to make curries and one of the most popular vegetarian foods in India.  Chana dal is one of

Paneer tikka recipe – How to make paneer tikka dry recipe – paneer tikka on tawa

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Paneer tikka is a popular Indian dish made with paneer and veggies marinated in spices.  Veggies like red capsicum, yellow capsicum, green capsicum, onion and tomatoes are used for making paneer tikka.  After marination, they are then arranged in wooden skewer or stick.  These sticks are then grilled in a tandoor or oven and served hot,

Besan ladoo recipe – How to make besan ladoo with khoya/mawa recipe – Diwali sweets

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Besan ladoo is one of the most popular ladoo recipes made by gram flour, ghee and sugar.  It is very commonly prepared during Diwali festivals and special occasions.  Besan ladoo is one sweet dish which can be prepared quickly without much effort.  Traditionally besan ladoo is prepared with lots of ghee.  But I have used

Barley khichdi recipe – How to make barley khichdi recipe

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Khichdi is a comfort dish made from rice and lentils.  It is easily digestible as compared to other foods.  Khichdi is very soft on stomach as it has no spices.  Traditionally, khichdi is made with rice and moong dal and tempered with ghee, hing and cumin seeds. In this recipe, I have replaced rice with barley grains

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

Curry leaves chutney|karuveppilai chutney|kadipatta chutney recipe – side dish for idlis,dosas – chutney recipes

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Curry leaves or kadipatha is rich in fibre, calcium, irons and vitamins, helps your heart function better, fights infections, improves digestions and helps lower the blood sugar levels.  Curry leaves is staple in Indian dishes and used as a seasoning as it adds a special flavour to every dish.  Chutney made with curry leaves goes well

Matar mushroom recipe – How to make peas mushroom masala recipe – mushroom recipes

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Matar mushroom is a spicy masala made with white button mushrooms and green peas and cooked in onion-tomato gravy enriched with cashewnut paste. Mushrooms has got lot of nutrition and health benefits.  They help to strengthen the immune system, regulate blood pressure and also helps in weight loss.   Mushrooms contain two types of dietary fibers which increase satiety and reduce

Paneer 65 recipe (spicy paneer starter) – Indian snack recipes

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Paneer 65 is a very popular and  spicy paneer snack served as a starter dish or appetizer.  Paneer cubes are coated with spicy paste and then deep fried or shallow fried.  You can try this recipe with tofu for a vegan version.  You can make it more spicier by adding green chilli paste to the batter.  But

Ragi rotti or ragi roti – how to make fingermillet roti/ragi rotti recipe – Indian recipes

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Ragi rotti is a popular and traditional breakfast dish in Karnataka, especially in the rural areas of South Karnataka.  Ragi rotti means ragi pancake  and is prepared from ragi flour and mild spices.  Ragi flour is mixed with salt and water and then a dough is prepared, which is then rolled into thin rottis or pancake.