Bengali Bhoger Khichuri | Niramish Khichuri with Baigun Bhaja – Durga Puja Special

After many years of trying, M and I finally went together for Durga Puja this year. I must confess that all the trying was on M‘s part and I was always the person who dropped out. When I finally made it to the Pujo this year and experienced the Anjali

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Masala Rice or Masale Bhath

I have been away, enjoying a splendid vacation in Kerala this past week. Truly, Kerala is God’s own country. One of the best parts of the vacation was the sumptuous food. Appam, Vegetable Stew, Vegetable Kurma, Puttu, Kadala Curry, Olan, Kalan, Pulisserry, Teeyal, Thoran, Sambar, Moru Kuttan, Ada Pradaman, Ada Payasam, Parippu

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Nuvullu Annam, Ellu Sadam or Tilwale Chawal (Rice with Sesame)

Nuvullu, Til, or Sesame is very dear to me. I am always willing to try anything that has til and I always have a stash of Nuvvula Podi at home to season an assortment of vegetables. As a result, I am always ready to make Nuvullu Annam or Ellu Sadam

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Roasted Pumpkin Soup

My love affair with Roasted Pumpkin Soup began in 2010; when I had it twice in quick succession in Florence, Italy and then at the Eberbach Abbey in Germany. But I get ahead of myself…. I have known Jyoti since 1996 or 1997. I was conducting one of the earliest ever Technical

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Tzatziki – Greek Yoghurt and Cucumber Relish

Well, I have Kakdi Raita or Cucumber Raita on a regular basis with roti, biryani, and pulao; and I love it. The other day I was browsing through the many food blogs when I follow when I saw one of my fellow bloggers, thebrookcook, post a recipe for Tzatziki. Since

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Bisi Bele Huli Anna | Bisi Bele Bhath

There is something about ready-to-eat rice dishes that really appeals to me. Tamarind Rice, Lemon Rice, Coconut Rice, Sambar Rice, Tomato Rice, Vegetable Fried Rice … May be it is the ease of eating these dishes or then just the fact that they incorporate many flavours in one dish. One of my

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