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Badami Rocks!!! - A travelogue
"If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday" -Pearl. S. Buck I am not sure about the exact time since I started getting
these pangs to visit the fabled cave temples of Badami. It could be during my
childhood years, when I stood staring at...

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Lima beans in Tomato Gravy- A no onion, no garlic recipe
Butter beans or Lima beans is one legume that I never grew up eating. It was never cooked in my mother's or my Grandmother's place and neither was it made in my In-law's place. So I never knew what to make out of these white colored legumes. It was only a f...

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Khara bhat or Rava bhat
Let me start this post by wishing all my friends and Readers a very Happy New year!!! I hope you all had a fun filled holiday season!! Allow me to begin 2017 with a light, comforting and hearty breakfast recipe. I have to confess that we over indulged on fo...

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Christmas fruit cookies- A guest post for Lubna Karim from Yummy food
First of all I wish to thank Luana for having me on her beautiful space. Kitchen flavors was one of those blogs that I "grew up" following and emulating. So you can imagine delight when Lubna asked me to do a guest post for her. Lubna is one of those people...

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Dhingri Matar- Mushroom and peas in poppy seeds and cashew gravy
I am back with a rich, indulgent yet simple Gravy. The dhingri matar is a delicious combination of Mushrooms and fresh green peas, simmered in a luscious, thick gravy. The Dhingri matar is something that is often made at a our home. I make this side dish du...

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Fattoush- Middle eastern Bread Salad
Fattoush is perhaps one of the most famous and most well-known Middle eastern salads. It is so popular, that it makes a frequent appearance on the Mezzo table. It is a vibrant salad with a zesty Garlic-lemon dressing. If you have never tasted middle eastern...

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Subside soppu Kootu
It is almost midday as I write this post. I am all alone in the house and I am feeling an odd adrenaline rush as I write this. I know. Adrenaline rush is not often connected to writing. This hormone is supposed to kick in when one is engaged in sports or is...

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Sweet potato and almond Gulab Jamun- The vegan Gulab jamun
Gulab jamun is perhaps one of the most popular among Indian mithais. A sweet treat that can be gulped down in one bite. Traditionally this sweet dish is made out of khoya or hariyali mawa (milk solids). The milk solids are shaped into delicate balls and dee...

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Puliyogare Gojju and Puliyogare
Since Mother's day is round the corner, I thought of posting one of my mother's and my Grandmother's recipe. Yes!! It is the recipe for Puliyogare. Puliyogare is a dish that is Simple, quick, and delicious. In short, it is just perfect for mother's day. Pul...

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Aam Panna
Summer is here in full swing and it is definitely making it's presence felt with sweltering heat and rising mercury levels!! Summer is never really complete if you haven't had your share of mangoes, watermelons and cucumbers. Apart from these you also need ...
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