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Hyderabadi/South Indian Mutton Dum Biriyani
I do not cook mutton frequently, as the mutton I get here would not always be tender like how we used to get back in our native. Once in a blue moon, you feel like buying it and cooking. This time I wanted to try the biriyani. Went through many recipes and ...

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Palakai (Raw Jack fruit) Pirattal/Masala
Palakai is usually a substitute for meat for the non vegans who want to turn vegan. It has the flavor of meat. This masala or the kurma made with palakai is so good and almost gives the taste of a meat dish. It is my first time cutting the palakai on my own...

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Rava Kuska
Rava Kuska Rava or Sooji is good for kids. This kuska will make a wholesome meal for toddlers who are fussy eaters. Meenu liked it, so all fussy eaters will like this ;) The flavor of this dish is more of the biryani kinds due to the ginger garlic in it. It...

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Wheat Pockets

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Chicken Kozhambhu

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Sambhar Powder
Sambhar Powder Home made spice powders always takes food to a whole new level. It is passed in all ours homes from generation to generation. This sambhar spice powder was one which my mother used to make. It can be used in your Idli dosa sambhar, Sambhar ri...

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Paneer Pepper Dry
Paneer Pepper Dry Are you bored of the usual Paneer dishes? Try this different Paneer pepper dry. Very simple and yet tasty. Came across this recipe on TV. Was a hit at home. This is what you need: 100 gms Paneer cut into small cubes 8-10 Small Onions 4-5 G...

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Palak Rice
Palak Rice This is yet another lunch box idea, if you just need a one pot dish. Have tried experimenting with Palak many times. Palak Paneer, Dal Palak, Palak bake and so on. Never tried a rice recipe. Was hard pressed for time today, so made this rice in a...

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Dhokla (With Eno Salt)
Dhokla When I was little, I used to have a Gujarati neighbour who used to bring Dhokla from his hometown. I was never a fan of it due to the sweetness in it. It was later from my cousin that I learnt we can skip the sweet part of it. This is her recipe and ...

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Corn Peas Pulao
Corn Peas Pulao Out of ideas for the lunch box? Bored of usual Vegetable Pulao?.Here is a very simple Corn and peas pulao for a busy morning to pack in your lunch box. Loved by your better half as well as your children. This is what you need: 1 cup Basmati ...
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