Aromatic Lemon Coriander Soup

This past week the temperatures in Mumbai went from a scorching 39°C to a cool 28°C overnight. While I enjoyed the relief of cooler weather, I promptly caught a cold and had a sore throat over the Diwali weekend. I suspect the change in weather along with the smoke from all

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Vegetables in Thai Red Curry Sauce

One of the great benefits of globalization for foodies like me is the availability of fruits, vegetables, spices, and condiments from across the world. I am slowly learning to make use of this advantage to try out a variety of international cuisines. In the forefront of my culinary adventures is Thai food. I

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Thai Noodle Salad – Guest Post by Sarah Mir of Flour & Spice

What attracted me to to Sarah’s blog was her easy to make yet delicious recipes. In her write-up about herself, Sarah mentions that she is “not into frou frou desserts.” I would extend that to all her recipes. Her recipes are very down to earth and yet so appealing. Do visit Sarah’s

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Nagula Chavithi Naivedyam: Chimmili, Chalimidi, Vada Pappu and Panakam

Nagula Chavithi Naivedyam

Nagula Chavithi is the day people in Andhra Pradesh worship Nagas or snakes. This festival falls on the fifth day after Naraka Chaturdashi (This year Nagula Chavithi is on October 27, 2014 November 15, 2015 November 3, 2016). On this day, in my home, we fast through the day; worship nagas; offer

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A Roundup of Diwali Sweets and Savouries

Diwali is just a couple of days away! I have been meaning to do this post for a while but time just got away from me. Here is are some recipes of easy-to-make sweets and savouries. Laddoos Besan Laddoo Minapa Sunni Undalu or Udad Dal Laddu Easy Coconut Laddoo with Condensed Milk

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Poha Chivda – A Low-Oil, Low Calorie Version – Diwali Special

Poha Chivda ranks among my favourite snacks. Sweet, spicy, and salty, this traditional poha-based dish is a medley of tastes that is quite unparalleled. The only drawback is that everything in it is deep-fried. This Diwali I took it upon myself to make a low oil, low calorie version that is

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