Kalio Tempe: Vegetables in Coconut Milk Gravy from Indonesia

I have been reading the BBC Good Food Guide for some time now. I keep looking at the delectable recipes in this magazine and tell myself that I will try them “sometime.” Given the number of cookbooks I have and blogs I follow, I have hardly had the time to try something

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Hara Bhara Kabab – A Mumbai Restaurant Favourite

Sarah Mir of Flour & Spice did this wonderful post on Thai Noodle Salad as a guest post for me and it is my pleasure to be doing this guest post for her. Sarah (who calls herself a Baker By Birth, Cook By Circumstance) has this wonderful way of whipping up delicious food

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Perugu Garelu | Aavadalu | Thayir Vadai (South Indian Dahi Wada)

Perugu Garelu (also called Aavadalu in Telugu and Thayir Vadai in Tamil) is the South Indian version of Dahi Wada. It tends to be savoury as opposed to the sweet version served in North India. And I absolutely love this savoury South Indian Dahi Wada. Garelu are a must for any festival and we often

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Til Poli | Til Gul Poli – Sankranti Special from Maharashtra

Tilgul Kha, God God Bola (Eat Tilgul and speak sweetly) is the traditional Marathi greeting for Sankranti (or Sankrant as it is called in Maharashtra). The Tilgul in this greeting is the Til ka Laddoo, which is a must in Sankranti celebrations in Maharashtra. The word Tilgul literally means Sesame (Til) and Jaggery (Gul).

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Paneer Kali Mirch (Cottage Cheese in a Yogurt and Pepper Gravy)

Paneer is something I always have on hand because you can always make a quick curry or Paneer Biryani at the end of a log working day. This past week, as we were enjoying a long weekend, we were looking for something different yet not too taxing. Browsing through the millions of

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Jhinge Posto (Ridgegourd in Poppy Seed Paste) – A Bengali Favourite

Posto is a Bengali favourite and is essentially a vegetables in a Poppy Seed and Green Chilli Paste. Its beauty lies in its simplicity. You can make it with just potatoes (Aloo Posto) or then use vegetables like Ridge Gourd or Parval (Potol). I love Posto in all its forms and am waiting

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