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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. 

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

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

Carrot halwa recipe – How to make carrot halwa or gajar ka halwa recipe in pressure cooker

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Carrot halwa or gajar ka halwa is a very popular dessert from North India.  It is a combination of ghee, milk, sugar, nuts, mawa with grated carrot.  Carrot halwa is often served at festivals or special occasions.  It is most preferred mostly during winters, as carrots are widely available in the markets.  Here I have

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

Mixed fruits kesari recipe – How to make fruit kesari recipe – Indian desserts

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Mixed fruits kesari is a rich delicious Indian sweet made with rava, fruits, sugar, ghee and nuts.  It is also a very popular South Indian dessert which is not only easy to make but also can be prepared instantly.  Kesari is generally made during festivals and special occasions in South India.  Fresh fruits added to

Pudina rice – How to make pudina rice or mint flavoured rice or mint pulao recipe – Indian rice recipes

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Pudina rice or mint flavoured rice is a flavourful rice dish made with rice, pudina leaves and spices.  This rice dish is very refreshing and tasty and can be had on its own or accompanied with raita, plain curd or any simple curry.  Pudina pulao also makes up for an ideal lunch box dish as it

Pepper rice recipe – how to make pepper flavoured rice – Indian rice recipes

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Pepper rice is a delicious pepper flavoured rice made with cooked rice, pepper corns, cumin seeds and ghee.  Black peppercorns gives a nice and authentic flavour to this rice. Black pepper is an  excellent source of manganese, vitamin K,  copper and dietary fiber, iron, chromium, and calcium. The health benefits of black pepper include relief from

Kodo millet dosa recipe – Varagu/harka dosa recipe – healthy breakfast recipes

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Kudo millet is a very healthy foodgrain which has a natural source of protein and iron.  It is very easy to digest and is excellent for strengthening the nervous system.  Kodo millet is also called as varagu in tamil and harka in kannada and arikelu in telugu.  Kodu millets is an ideal food for people who are

Palak curry recipe – how to make simple palak curry recipe – side dish for rotis/rice

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Palak curry is a healthy and simple palak recipe made with spinach/palak leaves, onions, tomatoes and spices.  It goes well with rotis, phulkas and rice.  In this recipe, I have chopped palak leaves and then mixed with spices.  You can also puree the palak leaves and then add to the gravy.  Palak is rich in iron