Roasted Tomato Soup – Healthy and Delicious

With Mumbai just starting to experience a nip in the air, I am back to making soups. What can be more comforting than a hot bowl of soup to warm one. I am not too fond of plain Tomato Soup, so I have been scanning the Internet to find a version I like. Then

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Anapakaya or Sorakaya Palu Posina Kura | Andhra Style Bottle Gourd Curry in Milk

Anapakaya, Sorakaya, Lauki, Dudhi or Bottle Gourd is great for weight-loss. As a result, I am eating a lot of this vegetable. I make it in different ways to alleviate boredom including: Anapakaya or Sorakaya Nuvvula Podi Kura (with Roasted Sesame or Til Powder, which has the added benefit of til

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Kolache Pohe – Poha with Coconut Milk, Tamarind, and Jaggery

Poha is a staple in my home and for some reason I love Poha and all that I can do with it. 🙂 I also love Coconut Milk and so when I heard of Kolache Pohe, I was super excited and wanted to try it immediately. From my research shows,

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Cabbage Senaga Pappu Kura, Muttaikose Kadalai Paruppu Thoran or Poriyal

Continuing on my saga of recipes or vegetables that aid weight loss, today I am focusing on Cabbage. Today, I am making a variation of Cabbage or Muttaikose Thoran that uses Bengal Gram as an additional ingredient. This adds a new dimension to this curry and make it protein-rich. Called Cabbage Senaga Pappu Kura in

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Red Bell Pepper Pachadi or Red Capsicum Chutney – Guest Post by Sushmita Buddhisagar

One of the best things about blogging is the like minded people you meet. Sushmita Buddhisagar is one such person I befriended on one of the food groups on Facebook. When Sushmita posted the pictures and recipes for a Red Bell Pepper Pachadi  on the group wall, I knew I HAD to try

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Goru Chikkudukaya Kandi Pappu Kura (Gawar aur Tuvar Dal ki Bhaji)

Goru Chikkudukaya (called Gawar in Marathi and Gujarati; Guar in Hindi; and Cluster Beans in English) are abundantly available in Mumbai and is a vegetable always found in my home. I cook Goru Chikkudukaya or Gawar in several ways with Nuvvula Podi/Til Powder, with Jaggery or Bellam, with Peanuts and Garlic, and with potatoes. I also

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