CATEGORY Salads & Soups

Berbere Spiced Vegetable Soup, Vegetable Soup, Spicy Cheese Sandwich, African Flavored Soup, Ethiopian Flavored Soup, Blogging Marathon, Dinner Ideas,

Berbere Spiced Vegetable Soup and Cheese Sandwich

Berbere spiced vegetable soup is a spicy, hearty soup for cold winter nights. Soup has medley of vegetables, chickpeas and is seasoned with berbere spice. The second dinner idea for this week is berbere spiced vegetable soup with a spicy cheese sandwich. I had some leftover berbere spice after making this stew and used it…

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Maharashtrian Thali, Maharashtrian Food, Maharashtrian Cuisine, Prawn Koliwada, Varan, Thali, Kosimbir, Egg Rassa, Basundi, Dudhi ki sabzi

Maharashtrian Thali – Meal from Indian State of Maharashtra

The second thali for this week is from Maharashtra. Just like yesterday, I put together a thali with side dishes that I felt would be liked by us. There are many regions in Maharashtra and I did not pick a specific cuisine from a region. I picked recipes from various regions and put together a…

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Blogging Marathon, Cooking Carnival, Protein Rich Food, Cooking With Protein Rich Ingredients, Cooking With Yogurt, Cooking with Curds, Snake Gourd Raita, Snake Gourd Yogurt Chutney, Snake Gourd Yogurt Pachadi, Potlakaya Perugu Pachadi, Perugu Pachadi, Telugu Food, Andhra Food, Telangana Food, Telangana Cuisine, Andhra Cuisine,

Potlakaya Pachadi ~ Snake Gourd in Yogurt Sauce

Potlakaya is snake gourd and is a long vegetable belonging to gourd family. It is a fruit which is eaten like a vegetable. Since it is very long, it is called snake gourd. I used small to medium sized gourd and you can see how long it is. I had to cut the gourd into…

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Salad, Blogging Marathon, Green Beans, Chickpeas,

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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Blogging Marathon, Italian Food, Italian Cuisine, Italian Salad, Bread Salad, Summer Salad,

Panzanella Salad

For second day of Italian cuisine, I have a Tuscan salad that is prepared with stale bread. In fact, in olden days this salad was prepared to use up any leftover bread. A thick crust bread such as sourdough boule, Italian bread or French baguette works the best for this salad. Regular sandwich bread doesn’t…

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Fruit Salad with Mock Custard , Fruit Salad, Custard, Custard Sweet. Blogging Marathon,

Fruit Salad with Mock Custard

I have another easy salad for the last day of this week’s blogging marathon. This is a sweet salad with fruits and custard dressing. I was going to take the easy way and make instant 2 minute custard pudding for this salad. I changed my mind in the last minute and made a mock custard…

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Cucumber Tomato Salad with Sour Cream, Cucumber Tomato Salad, Salad, Summer Salad, Blogging Marathon, Simple Salad

Cucumber Tomato Salad with Sour Cream

Today I have a very simple salad with cucumber and tomatoes. This salad can be served as a side dish with baked or grilled meats and as a dish with any cuisine. If you are a cucumber lover like me, it can eaten as late morning or a late afternoon snack. This is similar to…

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Salad, Ground Chicken Salad, Ground Chicken Salad with Taco Seasoning, Blogging Marathon, Taco Salad

Ground Chicken Taco Salad

My theme for this week’s blogging marathon is Salads. Last month when Pavani posted Taco Salad recipe, I listed it down for this week’s theme. By then I had already decided the theme and wanted to try it with ground chicken. I made the salad early this week and tweaked it a little. Husband did…

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