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Shakkarpara or shankarpali recipe – How to make shakkarpara or shakkarpare recipe – Diwali recipes

Shakkarpara  or shankarpali is a popular sweet snack in Maharashtra and Gujarat.  It is generally made during festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi or Diwali or any special occasions.  Shakarpara or shankarpali is rich in carbohydrates, an instant source of energy.  They are crispy deep fried sweet snack made with all purpose flour (maida), milk, ghee and

Aloo capsicum recipe – How to make alu capsicum recipe – side dish for rotis

Aloo capsicum is a easy and tasty recipe made with potatoes and green capsicum along with the basic spices which are readily available in the kitchen.  This sabzi goes well with rotis, phulkas, parathas and even as an accompaniment with dal rice.  Tomatoes added to it give a tangy flavor to the dish.  I have

Avarekalu sagu recipe – How to make avarekalu curry recipe – Karnataka recipes

Avarekalu curry or sagu is delicious side dish for rotis and rice.  It also goes well with puris and dosas.  Avarekalu sagu is prepared with avarekalu also called as butter beans or hyacinth beans.  Avarekalu is a kannada term for butter beans.  It is called as mochai in Tamil and vaal or pavta in Marathi. 

Oats chilla recipe – How to make oats cheela recipe – Oats recipes

Oats chilla is a quick and healthy Indian breakfast  dish made with oats, besan and spices.  Besan or gram flour is protein rich and makes the dish wholesome.  Oats chilla are best served with green chutney or tomato sauce with a cup of hot tea.  Oats are healthy cereals and has got lot of health

Collection of 27 paneer recipes – Easy Indian paneer recipes

Paneer is a very common and important ingredient used in Indian cooking.  It is used in making curries, dry subzis or desserts.  Paneer is prepared by adding lemon juice or vinegar or citric acid to hot milk  to separate the curds from the whey.  The curd is then drained in muslin cloth and the excess

Maharashtrian kadhi recipe – How to make maharashtrian kadhi recipe – kadhi recipes

Kadhi is a thick gravy based on gram flour and curd or buttermilk, sometimes served with pakoras or without pakoras.  It is often had with rice or as a side dish for rotis too.  In Gujarat and Rajasthan, kadhi is served with khichdi, rice or rotis.  Traditionally sugar or jaggery is added to the kadhi

Green peas subzi recipe – How to make dried green peas sabzi recipe – side dish for rotis

Green peas subzi is a delicious Indian recipe which goes as a good accompaniment for rotis or chapathis or phulkas.  This recipe is the dry version of the green peas subzi.  You can also use fresh or frozen green peas for making this subzi.  Green peas when mixed with spices makes up for a great

Aloo gobi matar recipe – How to make aloo gobhi matar recipe – side dish for rotis

Aloo gobi matar is a simple and easy sabzi recipe made with potatoes, cauliflower and green peas cooked with minimum Indian spices which are easily available at home.  It is a very popular vegetarian dish especially from North India.  This recipe is a onion-tomato based curry made with aloo, gobi and matar and is a

Vegetable tikki or veg cutlet recipe – How to make vegetable tikki recipe – Indian snacks

Vegetable tikki is  a tasty tea-time snack  which can be made quickly at home with the ingredients easily available at home. Tikki is also called as cutlet which is either deep fried, shallow fried or baked. It makes up for a great snack for kids as well as elders.   You can also deep fry the

South Indian brinjal stir-fry recipe – How to make brinjal stir-fry recipe – side dish for rice/rotis

South Indian brinjal stir-fry is a quick and a light dish made with brinjals and popular in South India.  It goes well with rotis as well as rice.  Brinjals are low in calories but rich in vitamins and fibre.  Freshly ground spices added to the vegetable makes it more tasty and delicious.  It is also