Monthly Archives: August 2014

Mango – Bitter gourd pickle

One of my trip to Golden Temple, Amritsar, Punjab, India, I happened to taste a pickle with bitter gourd. Intriguing !!! It was deliciously flavored with the tangy-ness of the raw mango along with hand pounded spices ❤ The eatery … Continue reading

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Liebster Award

This award is from my friend and fellow blogger Vidya And again i am more than a month late in thanking and nominating this award. My apologies. Receiving an award, for a new blogger wet behind her ears 😉 , … Continue reading

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The Dragon Loyalty Award

For a new blogger me, awards spells encouragement, acceptance and motivation. I am glad to surrounded by friends and people who thought me deserving enough to nominate. I am more than a month late to post this with many many … Continue reading

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Shahi paneer/ Cottage cheese in tomato-dry fruit gravy

Cottage cheese or what we Indians call ‘paneer’ , is cooked in innumerable ways. Every region, household adds it’s own touch to this. It is ‘shahi’ – meaning Royal 🙂 A must for every vegetarian household 🙂 It is considered … Continue reading

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Beetroot dumplings in spinach gravy

Beetroot is one of the most underestimated root vegetable. Besides being healthy, it is also the source of  natural dye. This was a part of my Independence day platter. This is just another interesting way to eat beetroot. The choice … Continue reading

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Independence day platter

This is next in the series of Independence day special platter. The theme here is the color of the national flag. Saffron, white and green, are the colors of our national flag. The flag was designed by Pingli Venkayya.  All … Continue reading

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Tri- color pearls fried rice

Celebration time !!! 😀 15 August 1947, India rang in it’s independent status from being a British Colony !! India has been invaded several times, ruled for 331 years by the Mughals, followed by the British for another almost 100 … Continue reading

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Spinach Kadhi with Potato fritters

At times i feel like the Wicked Witch of the East irritated and frustated, and generally feel low 😦 Why i feel like this ? So far the self -analysed answers are several……..PMS, stress at work, dirty internal office politics … Continue reading

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Festive Platter

I love doing ‘platters’ ❤ .Not just because i love the variety but also i love to mix -n -match with traditional and non -traditional food from other regions of the country. 🙂 This is start of the platter series……. … Continue reading

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Sweet corn kebabs

Corn has been growing in India for more than thousand years, but it was revolutionized as a coarse grain crop when Europeans arrived. There are unlimited recipes floating around the internet. There is always something new and interesting to make … Continue reading

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