Chana Masala, Chole, Punjabi Chole, Punjabi Choley, Chickpeas Curry, Garbanzo Beans Curry, Cooking from Cookbook Challenge, CCChallenge

Choley for Cooking from Cookbook Challenge

Cooking from Cookbook Challenge is a blog event I try to participate at least twice a month. This a weekly weekend event, where we post recipes prepared from cookbooks, paper clipping and written down recipes. This event has forced me try many new recipes that I wanted to but never got around to do. Today’s…

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Blogging Marathon, Dishes with Tortillas, Mexican Food, Mexican Cuisine, Shrimp Corn Tacos

Shrimp Taco

Taco is a traditional Mexican food made with tortilla. Filling is placed in the center of the tortilla and folded around the filling. I like tacos for the fact that the filling can be anything from cooked meats, seafood to only veggies and it is easy to put together in no time, depending on the…

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Tortilla cheese chips, Tortilla cheese crisps, Tucson Cheese Crisps, Blogging Marathon, Tortilla dish,

Arizona Cheese Crisps

Arizona cheese crisps are open faced tortillas topped with cheese. These crisps originated in Tucson, Arizona and hence the name Arizona cheese crisps. These crisps were made popular by El Charro Cafe in Tucson. Tortillas are baked until crisp, topped with cheese and further baked for few minutes until the cheese melts. This is the…

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Blogging Marathon, Vegetable Wrap, Tofu Wrap, Mushroom Wrap

Mushroom Tofu Sandwich Wrap

Tortilla in Spanish means small torta or small cake. Tortillas were originally made with corn flour and nowadays even wheat flour tortillas are equally popular. It is said that exiled Spanish Jews did not consider cornmeal to be kosher and made tortillas with wheat flour. Tortillas are similar to roti or chapathi. These are a…

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Malagasy Cuisine, Malagasy Food, Avocado Salad, Food of the World

Lasary Avocat ~ Avocado Salad for Food of the World

This month food of the world is in Madagascar. Madagascar is an island nation in the Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of Africa. Nation consists of the island of Madagascar and numerous smaller islands. Country was colonized by the French in the late 19th century and was a French colony until it gained independence…

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Fritters, American Fritters, American Cuisine, Blogging Marathon, Zucchini

Zucchini Fritters

Fritters are usually food prepared by deep frying meats, vegetables or fruits dipped in batter. There are some fritters that do not require deep frying and looks like cakes or rather mini pancakes. I was surprised to learn that even patties and kebabs fall under fritters. According to wiki, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fritter American fritters are small cakes…

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Burmese Fritters, Burmese Food, Burmese Cuisine, Myanmar Cuisine, Yellow Split Peas Fritters, Blogging Marathon,

Baya Kyaw ~ Burmese Yellow Split Pea Fritters

Deep fried food, specially fritters are always welcome and specially on rainy cold days. Fritters served with spicy chutney is mouthwatering. Yesterday was one such day. It rained most of the day and these fritters were welcome in that cold rainy day. For the next three days I will be posting fritters from around the…

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