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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

Paneer pakora recipe – How to make paneer pakoda recipe – easy Indian snacks

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Paneer pakora is a popular Indian snack made with cottage cheese, gram flour and spices.  It is an ideal evening snack to be had with tea/coffee.  Paneer pieces are dipped in spiced batter and then deep fried to golden brown in colour.  It is a very simple yet delicious snack made with paneer. Paneer pakora is

Mooli paratha recipe – how to make mooli paratha or radish paratha recipe

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Mooli or radish paratha is a popular dish frvom North Indian cuisine and a common breakfast dish especially in Punjab. Radish is rich in nutrients, vitamin C and potassium and an extremely low caloric vegetable.  There are 2 methods of making  mooli parathas.  One is the stuffed version where the stuffing and the dough is prepared separately

Rasmalai recipe – how to make rasmalai recipe – Instant bengali rasmalai recipe

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Rasmalai is a delicious Indian dessert and one of the most popular Bengal sweet made from spongy chenna or cottage cheese balls (rasgullas) which are soaked in saffron flavoured sweetened milk.  This recipe is a instant recipe made from readymade rasgullas and condensed milk and can be prepared in 15-20 minutes.  Rasmalai is best served chilled

Chana pulao recipe – how to make kabuli chana pulao or chole pulao recipe

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Chana (white chickpeas) pulao is a nutritious and tasty rice dish and makes up for a wholesome meal.  It is a perfect dish for your lunch box and a quick fix when you are short of time.  Chana pulao is best served with plain curd, onion raita, cucumber raita or just as it is.  It is not only quick

Gujarati dal recipe – how to make gujarathi dal recipe

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Gujarati dal – a simple, delicious and sweet n sour dal recipe prepared with toor dal, jaggery, peanuts, ginger and mild spices is a very comforting dal which goes very well with rice.  Tomatoes added to it gives a tangy and sour taste and jaggery gives the sweet taste.  Instead of tomatoes you can also use kokam.

Carrot and peas stir-fry (gajar matar subzi) recipe – no onion no garlic recipe

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Carrot peas stir-fry is a simple, quick and healthy stir-fry vegetable made with carrots, peas and mild spices. Carrots are excellent source of vitamin A which is good for eyes and green peas are full of vitamins.  Try this amazing dry curry with healthy carrots and green peas.  It is very simple but so flavourful dish. This is a

Bhindi kadhi recipe – how to make bhindi kadhi recipe

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Bhindi kadhi is a delicacy of Gujarat and is made from ladies finger, curd and spices.  Ladies finger or okra is cooked and then simmered in curd and besan gravy.  Bhindi kadhi goes well with rotis as well as plain rice or jeera rice.  South Indians generally make kadhi or mor kuzhambu with little coconut

Malai ladoo or paneer ladoo recipe – diwali sweet recipe

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Malai ladoo or paneer ladoo is a festive delight made with just 2 ingredients – paneer and condensed milk and flavoured with rose essence.  Malai ladoo is very popular in North India and very similar to sandesh sweet. I have tried the recipe of milkmaid ladoo recipe where they have used kewra essence.  But I had rose

Rajgira ki puri recipe or vrat ki puri recipe- Navratri recipes

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Rajgira or amaranth contains more than three times the average amount of calcium and is also high in iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and it is the only grain which contains Vitamin C.  Also as it is easy to digest and they are perfect for people on fasts,  Rajgira puris are prepared during Navratri or fasting