Green Peas Dhokla

A famous Gujarati Snack is steamed cake made of gram flour and green peas.


Green peas Dhokla is a healthy and greeny version of very popular traditional gujarati Dhokla. Its quite different from regular khaman dhokla with added green peas to give a unique flavor and taste. Dhokla - very light, tasty and healthy. A perfect steam food for healthy choice of evening snack.  Make it more delicious and healthy with  added nutrients  using fresh methi/spinach leaves. A best way to make kids attract. Here's a delicious, tempting recipe that can be made within no time and can be served as nutritious snack to your kids or your guests.

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Dudhi Chana Dal / Bottle Gourd with Chana Dal

Bottle Gourd cooked in Indian style with Chana Dal and spices. 

Dudhi Chana Dal curry is  a common curry prepared regularly in almost all Indian household. A combination of dudhi and chana dal makes a healthy curry which provides required protein and nutrition. Serve it with Roti or Rice and make your complete meal. Here goes the recipe of Dudhi Chana Dal Curry.

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Hara Bhara Kebab | Peas Potato And Spinach Cutlet

 Kebab made of mashed peas and potato with spinach.

A delicious kebab for vegetarian food lovers. This is made of  green peas and spinach combination thus gets its name as Hara Bhara Kebab. A perfect starter made of healthy stuff. Once we went to north Indian restaurant the very first time we ordered this starter and my hus liked it so much. He asked me to try at home. I google for the procedure and found interesting. This exotic combo of potato, peas and spinach is really sounds great. This goes perfect with green chutney. I tried some yogurt dip for this kebab as a side. Its so simple and delicious. Try and taste north Indian style starter at home....

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Choco Pinwheels ~ No Cooking Recipe

Chocolate biscuit coconut rolls

I got much impressed with food blogs flooded with cakes and cookies. Many of the blogger friends are really making their  way for preparing such a wonderful cakes with much impressive clicks. Though we don't have concentrated much on cakes n bakes part in our site and yet to start....

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Veg Fallafel Burger

A Burger packed and filled with healthy Mediterranean flavored Fallafel Patty and Hummus.
 
Veg Fallafel Burger
Fallafel with Hummus is a very popular street food in Middle East Countries and it is a national food of Israel. Hummus is a Sauce/Dip accompanied with fallafel. They usually serve them in a pita bread to make a sandwich but here I tried to make a burger using fallafel. It is a healthy burger that's filling too. These are great for anyone who craves a big bite but doesn't want the calories.

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Kesariya Shahi Rabri Toast / Shahi Tudka

A royal dessert made of fried bread dipped in sweetend milk sauce


Shahi Tukda / Tukra is a very exotic and  popular dish of mogul cuisine. Shahi means "Royal" and tukda mean "Pieces" together gives a literal meaning in english as "Royal  Pieces". The bread pieces are fried crisp in ghee and soaked in thick  rich flavored sweet milk sauce called as rabri. The traditional recipe also includes khoya but I didn't prefer to use. This sauce is same as rasmalai sauce and thus popular in North India too. So I decided to name it as "Kesariya Shahi Rabri Toast  ".

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Rava Idli ~ Instant South Indian Breakfast Recipe

Steamed and spiced semolina Dumplings

A quick and delicious breakfast made in all south Indian homes is  Rava Idli. This is instant and also tasty with sambar and chutney. However traditional Idli would take two days of preparation process, this rava idli is quick and easier. This breakfast recipe is very popular and origin from karnataka(Udupi cuisine) state of India. This is very famous now in allover part of India and everyone likes to try other cuisines popular recipes. 

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Methi Chana Masala

A delicious and healthy chickpea curry cooked with fenugreek leaves and Indian spices.


Chana Masala is a very famous curry in all over India. It is also a all time favourite dish in my home too. But this time I had a bunch of fenugreek leaves in my fridge and was about to get spoiled. So I thought to add them in chana masala gravy. Seriously, it added a extra unique taste and flavor to chana masala. Try this recipe of Methi chana masala and give a make over to traditional chana masala recipe.

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Tortilla With Mexican Bean


Recently I fell in love with mexican cuisine apart from cooking with Indian, Italian and Thai foods. I use to try mexican dishes once in every couple of week. Don't know what makes me more additive to this cuisine?  I tried burritos, wraps, quesadilla, tacos. Expecting my day to try enchiladas. 

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Kalchina Vankaya Tomato Koora | Roasted Eggplant Tomato Curry

Smoked Eggplant in finely sauted tomato gravy


The delectable combination of eggplant and tomato makes this dish very flavorable. An excellent koora / curry from Andhra cuisines. They even call it as pachadi. Andhra people use to prepare different variety of pachadi for their everyday lunch menu. This is one such easy and tasty pachadi.
The smoked eggplant is combined with tarty tomatoes with hint of ginger garlic paste.

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Paneer Tikka

 Soft and smoky chunks of paneer and vegetables which is marinated in tandoori masala and grilled while serving!!



Paneer tikka a most popular and must have starter for Indian food lovers. It can be combined and used in almost any kind of food i.e. stufffing in wraps, toppings in pizzas, add them in gravy  for delicious gravy, stuffing in dosas or samosas or anything you can think of. Hence it's favorite in every ones food list. Here goes the recipe to make dry PANEER TIKKA.


Preparation  Time : 20 minutes

Resting Time :2 hours

cooking time: 30 minutes

Yield : 12 puris


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Buttermilk Rice Porridge - Yogurt-based breakfast Recipe

Porridge made of leftover rice and buttermilk with added condiments and salt


Rice has been a staple diet in most part of asia for many decades. The love for rice has made people to regenerate many varieties out of it with added condiments and flavors.
The porridge which I made is based from watered rice - cooked rice is soaked in water for 8-10 hours. The resulted mixture will be so soft and starchy in consistency. It is then tempered  to best consume.

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Fruit Chaat Tacos - A Quick Bite

Tacos/Pringles chips are filled with mixed fruits tossed in chat masala...


Fruit chat tacos are perfect to serve as a starter in kids party. Or simply replace chat masala and salt with honey and whipped cream along with regular tacos or chocolate flavored tacos. It will be a delicious healthy and perfect dessert for kids party. Its easy and quick to make and completely no cooking. Kids will also love to help to serve and decorate them...Enjoy the recipe here.

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Ilaneer Payasam / Tender Coconut Dessert ~ No Cooking Recipes

Dessert made with tender coconut mixed with coconut milk with chunks of the pulp .


Will you be happy if something is made so tasty and healthy,, and adding more without cooking process. Don't it sounds great? Yes I tried a dessert that is totally no cooking recipe. A complete dessert made out of tender coconut. 

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Wishing all happy Karthigai Deepam





On this auspicious deepam festival,

May the glow of joy , prosperity and happiness

Illuminate your days in the year ahead....

Happy Karthigai deepam


Check out recipe list for today's special preparation:

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Pori Urundai | Puffed Rice Ladoo ~ Karthigai Deepam Special

 Healthy Snack made with rice puffs and jaggery syrup.


The most famous and healthy snack that is made in all south Indian homes is this pori urundai. This is probably famous all over world which is called in different names like puffed rice crackers(english),  murirmoa(bengali), murmuralu(borugulu) ladoo(telugu)....  This is one such easy recipe that is made with the combination of puffed rice and jaggery syrup with crunchy  and crispy texture to eat.

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Cilantro Coconut Chutney

The green chutney is made with cilantro/coriander with fresh grated coconut.


Cilantro Coconut Chutney is made easy as to grind all ingredients together and can be served as a good accompaniment with Idly, dosa, Upma, kichidi sometimes with bhaji, pakoda too. Cilantro is rich in vitamin A and vitamin E. Coconut has no-trans fat is gluten free,

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Muttai Kosu Sodhi / Cabbage In Coconut Gravy

Cabbage is cooked in  homemade fresh coconut paste with spice to make delicious gravy.

      This recipe muttai kosu sodhi is very simple and tasty dish. I adapted and followed from a Tv show in food program. It came out well and I found the taste very close to kurma but with a twist of new flavor. The host of the show said that she followed this dish from her grandma cooking which is again a popular  hit in their family.

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Vegetarian Omelette / Gram Flour Pancake

Pancakes made of gram flour seasoned with onion and Green chillies


Have you ever tried omelettes with gram flour? Yes best replacement for  vegetarians and I named it as  Vegetarian omelette. I love to have this with steamed rice and rasam. This  even serves as main dish some times when you don't find any vegetables in your kitchen. This is also very easy to make and serves as an all time favorite food. I am sure that everyone in your family will like it so much. Learn preparing this dish following the easy steps given.

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Vendhaya Kuzhambu / Fenugreek Gravy

Sour tangy onion gravy with added flavor of the fenugreeks.

Vendhaya Kuzhambu / Fenugreek Gravy

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Diwali Recipe Collection - A Quick Guide

Happy Diwali EZCOOKBOOK viewers  

 

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Murukku

The crispy spirals made of Rice Flour Urad Dhal Flour


Murukku

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Mushroom Broccoli Carbonara Pasta

Pasta served with brocolli and Mushrooms tossed in Carbonara Sauce


Mushroom Brocolli Carbonara Pasta
Pasta the Italian food is favorite for everyone of all ages. Here I have tried this pasta with homemade carbonara sauce adding broccoli and mushrooms to it. Broccoli being high in vitamin C and dietery fibre is a very good food for people of all ages. It has high anti-cancer properties. But make sure that u do not cook brocolli more than a couple of minutes so that not to loose all the good properties. Mushrooms are low calorie food with vitamin B and essential minerals. Combining broccoli and mushroom with the favorite pasta will make your food more healthier and enjoyable. Try making this Carbonara sauce at home and enjoy ur pasta


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Vendakai Dosai / Lady's Finger Dosa

Hi Have you ever tried dosa with lady's finger? I know you will directly scroll through the picture first before I complete my introduction. But I swear even I didn't believe this until then I try this recipe. How can I get good dosa with this high fiber content veggie? thats the magic. Thanks to Mrs.Latha a friend of mine who shared this wonderful new  variety of dosa with me. This Dosa came out really so soft and crisp like normal dosa with mild taste of Lady's finger.  I got a mild pale green color dosa with ghee flavor without adding it. 



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Rava Ladoo - Sooji / Semolina sweet balls

Sweet Balls made with semolina and sugar with the hint of cardamom.

Hi friends hope you all very busy with diwali preparation and glad to see all wonderful recipe collection in blogs specially for diwali. This festival not only brings diya and bundles of joy also included with delicious cuisine. I still remember my childhood memories  where my mom and grandma use to prepare delicious sweets and savory few days prior to deepavali. They perhaps need to make huge quantity sweets and savories to distribute to all our relatives, neighbors  friends. Me and my sisters use to gulp in between the preparation process without their knowledge. Those are nostalgic days..wish to go back if there is any time machine avail - To play with friends, cousins to burst crackers...
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Lemon Rice | Lime Rice

A spicy sour lemon rice from south Indian kitchen with appealing color and flavor.

Lemon or lime both makes us  to think more sensibly.  Do you know what makes both to stand unique from each other? Not only the color as lemon in yellow and lime in green.


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Gujarati (Kathiyawadi) Thali

A Gujarati Thali (here specifically Kathiyawadi) serves a basic traditional Gujarati cuisine. Gujarati cuisine is primarily pure vegetarian food. It contains all the famous authentic Gujarati food. Main dishes include Lasaniya Bateta and sev tameta nu sak, Bajra na rotla and thepla, khichdi kadhi accompnied by chili pickle and ghee gur.

Indulge in Authentic Gujarati food and follow the given recipes :



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Let's Party Prasadam Event - Round up and Winner Announcement

Hi Friends hope you all enjoyed this navaratri festival with most delightful and joyous way. Hope  you all well aware of our guest hosted event Let's Pary - Prasadam  / Prashad Special which is a brain child of Surabhi from MyCookBook. We received wonderful 58 entries each from different blogger friends and all are unique recipe to try. Some recipes are well known and few are new for us. It really gives us immense pleasure for receiving such a good response from people in this blogger world with such a wonderful encouragement. As this is our first event we are really glad to get such huge response and support from viewers and friends. Thank you all for the great support and keep following us as ever to come up with great collection of recipe.

Without much ado here is the round up and winner announcement of Let's Party - Prasadam / Prasad Special event.The awards are categorized as Top Contributor Award, Best Recipe Award, Participant Award.

Congratulation to all winners and participants... Be the first to flaunt your respective awards in your space.

Top contributor Award Goes To

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Lasaniya Bateta | Hot Spicy Garlic Flavoured Potatoes

Lasaniya Bateta is an Authentic Gujarati Hot Spicy potatoes with extra garlic flavour...



 Gujjus are always fan of food with extreme flavor either its sweetness or spiciness. Lasaniya bateta is a fiery, hot, spicy and extra garlic flavored potato curry...It can be enjoyed just like snack or starter if made with lil oil and thick gravy along with frymus or peanuts or anything crunchy. Or simply can be served with roti if made with oily and watery gravy...Here is recipe of Lasaniya Bateta...

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Instant Jalebi - Vijayadashami Special

Jalebi a crispy yellow sweet spirals dipped in sugar syrup...most popular Indian sweet prepared during festivals.......



Jalebi is  my DS's all time favourite sweet, I was planning to make it at home since long...Last week I saw this instant jalebi recipe on TV show and couldnt resist myself to make it at home.....I tried it for the first time and it came out so crispy and tasty though couldnt make proper shape..Learn how to make Instant Jalebi and read carefully tips given below recipe to avoid few common mistakes. Hope It will help you to make it better than me.

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Bajra na Rotla / Millet Thick Roti | Gujarati Recipe

 Hand rolled Roti made from Millet Flour
Bajra na Rotla / Millet Thick Roti
Bajra na Rotla / Millet Thick Roti an Authentic Gujarati Pancake like thick Roti/Bread made of millet flour and rolled over using palms....Although absolutely simple to make, these rotis are delicious! People in Gujarat  love to eat them with fresh white butter and jaggery especially in winter season. Here goes the recipe of Bajra na Rotla...

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Kalkandu Saadham / Rock Sugar Rice ~ Navratri Special Recipe

One of the best neivedhyam for Navarathri would be this easy to make sweet rice. Any festival will always be complete with a sweet and this is one such sweet that can be made very easily. rice is cooked with milk and water first and then this rock sugar is added to add sweetness to it. This is also placed in variety rice category in South India for functions served for pregnant ladies. Lets see how it is made.

Karkandu Saadham

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Green Peas Sundal ~ Navratri Special Recipe

Wishing all viewers and friends to enjoy this Navratri Festival with full of joy and delightful.
 Fresh Green Peas Sundal For Navratri Delight


Festivals are incomplete without delicious cuisines  in India. As part of this navratri / Dussehra the first day I prepared this delicious green peas sundal as offering to god. This can be made with fresh green peas / dried / frozen peas depends on the availability. The green peas are cooked till soft.

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Gujarati Sev Tameta nu Sak / Sev and Tomato Curry

Sev Tameta nu Sak / Sev and Tomato Curry is a very famous sweet, sour and spicy curry. It is one of the most common curry served in Authentic Gujarati Thali in Highway Dhabas and restaurants. this curry is prepared with tomato, sev, and other Indian curry spices along with the sweet touch of jaggery or sugar. Make this tangy curry today and enjoy authentic Gujarati delicacy.

Gujarati Sev Tameta nu Sak / Sev and Tomato Curry

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Ginger Pickle

Tongue Tickle Tangy Sweet and Hot Ginger Pickle 


Pickles are always something that we usual preserve for a long period and use it as required. This ginger pickle is same as such needs only 15 minutes to prepare. This can be preserved for a year. Pickle goes well with dosa, chappati / roti, curd rice. Sometimes I use to mix with steamed white rice and have with slice of raw onion. It has a special flavors it gets heat from hot red chilli powder, spice and flavor from ginger, strong flavor of garlic, sweetness from jaggery and tartness from tamarind. 

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Parotta | How To Make Parotta At Home With Step By Step Picture

Parotta one of the famous south Indian Roti is always a treat for many people. The Parotta is made with a different process making rolls of the dough that is being elasticated. It is a daily food for many people in Tamil Nadu. I have heard people speaking of Parotta party as treats among friends. In my family this becomes a breakfast or dinner often and as a kid I have always loved and watched my granny or mom making the spirals with the dough. I would love to share this recipe with you people with step by step pictures.

Parotta

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TamilNadu Traditional Breakfast Platter | Tiffin Recipes | TamilNadu Recipes

Today We wish to post the traditional Tamil Nadu breakfast recipes as part of our event Taste Of Tropics - Authentic Indian Platter.  The main aim of hosting this event is to make you all aware of Indian regional cuisine. This include Idli, Dosa, Pongal, Vadai, Sambar and Chutney. Finally with aromatic filter coffee.  


To say about Tamilnadu and people who resides there. They are very famous for their hospitality( Virundhoombal) towards their guest. Tamilnadu is famous for both vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes. The dishes has great aroma and flavor with home ground spices and flavorings they use to mesmerism the taste buds.


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Award Time

             
Happy and honoured to receive this lovely blog award from Saraniya of Sara's TastyBud. She is really an enthuastic blogger especially got impressed with her platter menu recipes. Friends do visit her blog for more interesting recipes.

RULES
1. Thank the person who nominated you.
2. Add the ONE LOVELY AWARD to your post.
3. Share 7 things about yourself.
4. Pass the award onto 15 nominees and let them know.

Rule No.1  Thank YOU  Saraniya 



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Rule No.3 
Share 7 things about me ( here not me its we the authors of Ezcookbook)
1. We are Stay at home mom's thats how we generally describe us as Wersahm.
2. Love cooking and love blogging.
3. We are shopping freaks but rarely buy for us.
4. Love To explore new things.
5. We love to try different Outfits
6. We love exploring and visiting new places
7. We love to make new friends


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 15 sweet nominees for this award are: We would like to share it with all our blogger friends ,but as per rule sharing with 15 nominees....Friends accept your award

Preeti from Indian Kitchen
Anjana From Maayeka
Saraswathi Balakrishnan from Taste Of Saras Kitchen
Anu From Hot Pot Cooking
Suhaina Aji From  My Singapore Kitchen
Santhi Muthuvel From 7am Suvai
Krupa From Pachanti
Vimitha Anand From My Culinary Trial Room
Priya From Cook Like Priya
Kaveri venkatesh From Palakad Samayal
Swasthi From Indian Healthy Recipes
Leela From Leela hobbies
Prema latha From Prema's Culinary

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Mutter Paneer | Panner Peas Masala

Mutter Panner is a most favourite and evergreen dish of almong all North Indians. This dish is a most frequently ordered dish in North Indian Restaurant. "Mutter Paneer" as name says is a recipe in which soft paneer with green peas prepared in authentic punjabi tomato gravy. Try this authentic dish for your family today and enjoy healthy soft and creamy gravy. 


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Dal Tadka

Dal Tadka is a signature delicacy from Punjab and very famous in all over India. It is a regular feature for most of us while eating out at a Punjabi restaurant. However few of us realize that this dish can be prepared with ease in your very own kitchen with split red and yellow lentils  tempered with Punjabi spices and butter. It makes the perfect accompaniment to rice or Rotis. A healthy and creamy staple food as it is very rich in proteins and fiber. No lunch is complete without dal in almost all families of North India. Try this recipe by following this easy steps.

Dal Tadka

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Vattha Kuzhambu / Dried Veggies Curry

Vattha Kuzhambu is a traditional treat in many south Indian homes. This authentic curry is a must in any south Indian Platter. Vattha Kuzhambu with Sutta appalam is a Heavenly combination which just melts inside our Mouth. Making of this Vatral Kuzhambu is also so easy. Its such a soft dish and pleasing dish for the stomach. Let me tell you the preparation for this easy to make dish.

Vattha Kuzhambu / Dried Veggies Curry

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Homemade Idli / Dosa | Batter Preparation

Hi friends , yesterday I posted Tiffin sambar but without main dish Idli / Dosa. Here is is the recipe for Idli / dosa batter preparation and how to make perfect homemade soft Idli? The staple South Indian breakfast is Idli / Dosa - a mother food . An ideal food that goes well with sambar and chutney off course with Idli Millagai podi.  This post  would be helpful to all kitchen noob. The batter for both Idli / Dosa preparation is same as well with the rice and urad dhal(lentil) combination of ratio 2:1.


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Tiffin Sambar | For Idli / Dosa / Pongal / Upma

Tiffin sambar is a perfect side dish for all south Indian breakfast recipes like Idli, Dosa, Pongal, Vadai, Paniyaram, Uttappam, Upma. This is actually prepared in many ways but this procedure of preparing sambar for breakfast especially with Idli is my favorite from my mom's preparation. It will melt in mouth with Idli and ghee. The heavenly taste makes me to go back Home immediately and ask her prepare this for me. She is really an excellent cook and I am an ardent lover of her cooking. I want to dedicate this recipe for her. 



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Cheese Macaroni


Cheese Macaroni is a popular Italian recipe. A quick filling, one-pot family dinner that everyone will love. Learn how to do it by following this easy recipe.
Cheese Macroni

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Orange Strawberry Smoothie

Prepare this healthy delicious Orange Strawberry Smoothie in a hot day and refresh yourself just in a single gulp.
Orange Strawberry Smoothie

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Instant Green Chili Pickle

All Spicy lovers get ready to shaken by this hot fiery green Chili Pickle. There are lots of variety of Chili Pickles but this is a recipe which my mother makes it.  It goes well with anything like stuffed paratha, rice and dal, biryani or anything you like. Here comes the hot spicy recipe of Green Chili Pickle on your way...



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Taste Of The Tropics - Authentic Indian Platter

We are so grateful and excited to guest host our next blog event. We would like to thank Chef Mireille for this great opportunity. For the month of October, We are guest hosting Chef Mireille’s Taste of the Tropics event with the theme of Authentic Indian Platter.


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    Semiya Payasam / Vermicelli Pudding

    Semiya Payasam is one of the the most famous Indian sweet delight . In india any celebration is impossible without payasam. This enticing vermicelli pudding is really super easy and super delicious one among many Payasam recipes. Vermicelli is roasted in ghee and cooked with milk. This creamy pudding is then sweetend and garnished with cashew nut, raisins.

            

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