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Black Gram Rice ~ Urad Dal Rice ~ Ulundu Sadam

The last rice dish for this week is black gram dal rice from cookbook Dakshin. I never tasted this rice before and do not know how it is suppose to taste. I adjusted the spices to suit my palate. Masala powder prepared with urad dal gave the rice a nutty flavor and black peppercorns gave…

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Mamidikaya Pulihora ~ Raw Mango Rice

Pulihora is a traditional South Indian rice preparation usually made with lime juice or tamarind paste. When raw mangoes are in season, grated mango is used. It is a very common preparation during summers when mangoes are abundant. I mixed raw grated mango to cooked rice and then mixed the tempting to the rice. Grated…

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Green Beans Pasta Salad

The theme for this week is one vegetable cooked in 3 different ways. When I initially picked this theme, I had ridge gourd in mind and had picked three different dishes. Then I changed the vegetable and this month since we are posting on the weekends, I thought of doing one post for both BM…

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Green Beans Paruppu Usili

As I mentioned in my last post, on meatless Wednesday’s I try to cook a veggie side dish that is protein rich. In India, lentils or dals are the main source of protein for many non meat eaters. Today I have a green beans side dish prepared with lentils called paruppu usili. Paruppu usili is…

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Green Beans Mini Soya Chunks Fry

Starting today, I will be posting recipes with one vegetable for the next 3 days. The vegetable I chose is green beans. My first choice was ridge gourd and the day I did my Indian groceries, ridge gourd wasn’t fresh. And second, Indian groceries is one shopping I never look forward to and I do…

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