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Chapathi Kurma And A Few Fond Memories

This is  the  a popular mix  vegetable  curry  from South India.   A  variety of  vegetables  are  cooked   with  whole/powdered  garam  masala  in a  rich  creamy gravy.  It is an  easy one  pan  dish   that goes  well  with  mildly spiced  rice   preparations  or  any flat  bread.

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Loaded Vegetable Cutlets

These  lovely vegetable  patties  are  perfect  for an evening  snack or   as  an appetizer.  Serve   with a  few  slices  onions  and  tomatoes  seasoned   with a  splash of  vinegar  and   salt   or some  ketchup for  those  picky eaters :-). What  I  love  most   about  this  recipe is  how  adaptable  it is …

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Flaxseed Chutney Powder

Flax seed chutney powder  is  an easy way to  increase the nutritional  value  of  any , well  almost any, dish. Chutney powders are  used as an  accompaniment  to a  variety of  meals in  the  South Indian  Cuisine.  Usually made  with a  blend  of  dals (beans/lentils), it  adds a  bit  of  crunch and  protein as  well …

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Palappam or Hoppers – Fermented Rice and Coconut Pancakes

If  you never had Palappam, you are in for for a treat.  Imagine  crepe like  bowls, crispy and  lacy  on the  sides  and  a  bit  spongy  towards  the  middle.  These  are  known as Palappam in Kerala  while  across  the   ocean in Sri Lanka a  similar recipe  is  used  to  make Hoppers.  Whereas  Hoppers are usually …

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How to Roast a Pumpkin

I do not  use  canned  pumpkin or  the   canned  pie  fillings. When we  make  a  pumpkin  filled  baked goodies ,  which  happens  quite a  lot  during  the  season,  it  starts  of  with the roasted mashed  pumpkins.  The  difference in  flavor  is  absolutely  amazing.  Making  the  puree or  mashed  pumpkins  is  an  easy task.   …

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Pineapple Kesari – Sweet, Tangy and Fit For a Feast

Kesari is  an Indian  desert  made with sooji/rava (cream of  wheat).  It is  quite  easy to  make  and  is a perfect treat to serve unexpected guests or  for impromptu  celebrations.  This  humble  desert is  known  by different  names , sheera , halva , kesari  are  the  ones  I know  of.  Plain  kesaris  are   delicious, …

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