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Mysore bonda recipe – How to make mysore bonda recipe | ulundu bonda – Indian snacks

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Mysore bonda also called as ulundu bonda is a popular fried snack from Mysore region in Karnataka.  These golden fritters are crunchy on the outside but soft and fluffy on the inside.  They are one of the loved teatime snacks and traditionally eaten with sambar and ginger chutney or coconut chutney.  Mysore bonda is also

Carrot chutney recipe – How to make carrot chutney recipe – side dish for idli and dosa

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Carrot chutney is a very simple and easy chutney made with carrots.  It goes well with idlis, dosas, rotis, parathas or appams.  Onions added to this recipe gives a good taste and thickness to the chutney.  Carrot chutney is a quick and delicious chutney and you can also store the leftover chutney in the refrigerator. 

Garlic rasam – How to make garlic rasam recipe (south indian poondu rasam) – rasam recipes

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Garlic rasam is a comforting rasam made with the goodness of garlic, black pepper and other spices, which aids  digestion and has other medicinal benefits too.   It is an ideal accompaniment for steamed rice or can be just had as a soup.  This rasam is  a very good remedy for cold, fever and cough.  Do try this garlic

Carrot moong dal salad recipe – How to make carrot kosambari recipe – salad recipes

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Carrot moong dal salad or hesaru bele kosambari (as called in Karnataka) is the  healthiest salad made from carrot and moong dal and a traditional salad of Karnataka State.  This salad is commonly served as a side dish during a wedding feast.  Lemon juice added to this salad gives a tangy taste.   Carrot moong dal

Capsicum chutney recipe – How to make capsicum chutney recipe – side dish for idlis and dosas

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Capsicum chutney is a quick and tasty side dish for idlis and dosas.  This chutney is a good variation from the regular chutneys like coconut chutney, onion chutney or tomato chutney for idli dosa.  It goes well with even other south indian breakfast dishes like pongal, upma or adais. Green capsicum or  bell pepper is a

Amla rice | Nellikai chitranna | Nellikai sadam recipe – Amla recipes

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Amla rice or gooseberry rice is one of the easiest but also healthiest dish made with amla and rice.  Amla is an excellent source of Vitamin C and hence it helps boost your immunity, metabolism and prevents viral and bacterial ailments, including cough and cold.  It also helps in slowing down the ageing process, keeps

Mysore pak recipe – How to make soft mysore pak recipe – a rich South Indian sweet

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Mysore pak is a rich Indian sweet dish made from gram flour, sugar and ghee and usually served as a dessert.  It originated in Mysore city in Karnataka State.  Legend says that Mysore pak was first created in the kitchens of Mysore Palace by a palace cook named Kakasura Madappa.  When asked its name, Madappa having

Dry fruits kheer recipe – How to make dry fruits kheer recipe – kheer recipes

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Dry fruits kheer is a very traditional and healthy kheer made with dry fruits, milk and sugar.  It is an ideal kheer for any special occasions, festivals and also during fasting days.  Dry fruits kheer is also a very rich and delicious kheer. Dry fruits added to the kheer gives a unique taste to the kheer. 

White pumpkin curry (ash gourd curry) recipe – How to make white pumpkin curry recipe

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White pumpkin is also called a winter melon, ash gourd or winter gourd. In Indian cuisine, this vegetable is traditionally used to prepare a wide variety of dishes. In northern India, it is used to prepare a candy called petha. In South India, it is traditionally used to make a variety of curries  and sometimes with

Maida burfi recipe – How to make maida burfi/barfi recipe – Diwali recipes

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Maida burfi is a delicious, quick and simple barfi made with all purpose flour, ghee and sugar.  It is soo yummy that it just melts in your mouth.  Maida barfi can made within 30 minutes with the ingredients easily available at home.  Maida burfi is mostly made with green or orange colour or light red colour.