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Kakarakaya Pesara Pappu koora, Kakarakaya pesaru pappu koora, bitter ggourd moongg dal curry, karela moonggg dal subzi, karela ki subzi, bitter gourd stir fry, bitter gourd curry, blogging marathon, flavors of India, Telugu Food, South Indian Food,

Kakarakaya Pesaru Pappu Koora ~ Bitter Gourd Moong Dal Curry

Kakarakaya pesaru pappu koora is a curry with grated kakarakaya (bitter gourd) and pesaru pappu (moong dal). Bitter gourd, as the name suggests is a bitter vegetable and disliked by many. There are many ways to cook this vegetable to reduce the bitterness. One way is to marinate the vegetable with salt and then squeeze…

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Jonnalu Shenagalu, Jonnalu Shenaga Gudalu, Sauteed Sorghum Black Chana, Sorghum, Jowar, Jonnalu, Black Chana, Gudalu, Telangana Food, Telangana Cuisine, Telangana Food, Telugu Food,

Jonnalu Shenagalu ~ Sauteed Sorghum & Black Chana

Jonnalu shenagalu or sauteed sorghum black chana is a snack from Telangana, India. Jonnalu shenagalu are one of the popular gudalu varieties prepared in my maternal family. Jonnalu are sorghum or jowar and shenagalu are black chana. These two pair well and make a filling evening snack or even a breakfast if one doesn’t mind…

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Moong Mag, Gujarati Style Moong Bean Curry, Moong Bean Curry, Whole Moong Curry, Pesaru Koora, Blogging Marathon, Dinner Ideas,

Moong Mag ~ Gujarati Style Whole Moong Curry

Moong mag is Gujarati style whole moong curry. This is one of the staples in many Gujarati households. Whole moong is cooked and seasoned with green chilies and garam masala. The first time I made moong mag was 3 months ago when we did the thali theme. We don’t usually cook dal or curry with…

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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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Dahi Vada, Indian Food, South Indian Food, Savory Donuts in Yogurt Sauce, Blogging Marathon, Cooking Carnival, Protein Rich Food, Cooking With Protein Rich Ingredients, Cooking with yogurt,

Dahi Vada ~ Savory Doughnuts in Yogurt Sauce

The next recipe with yogurt for this month’s Cooking Carnival, Cooking with Protein Rich Ingredients is dahi vada. Dahi is yogurt~curd and vada is savory doughnut prepared with urad dal. In Telugu these are perugu garelu and recently came to know that these are also called aavadalu. When growing up we always called these dahi…

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Sprouted Moong Beans Chaat

For the last recipe of the week, I had many ideas but chaat was not one of them. Had I had sprouted moong bean chaat on mind, I would have replaced sprouts stir fry with another recipe. The plan was to cook either a moong dal tikki, bottle gourd dal, dal soup, moong dal wadi…

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Moong Dal Dhokla ~ Savory Steamed Cake

When finalizing the list for moong dal recipes for this month’s Cooking Carnival, Cooking with Protein Rich Ingredients, I remembered the moong dal dhokla I tried when we did the Indian Cooking Odyssey couple of years ago. I ended up posting Khaman Dhokla and I completely forgot about this moong dal dhokla. When I considered…

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Seasoned Moong Sprouts, Blogging Marathon, Cooking Carnival, Protein Rich Food, Cooking With Protein Rich Ingredients, Cooking With Moong Dal, Moong Dal, Pesrau Pappu, Recipes with Moong, Recipes with Pesaru Pappu, Green Gram, Whole Moong, Sprouts, Moong Sprouts, Green Gram Sprouts, Snack, Sauteed Sprouts, Seasoned Sprouts,

Homemade Moong Sprouts and Sprouts Stir Fry

Today is one of those days where I don’t know what to write or rather not in a mood to write much but lots of pictures. I usually write at least 2-5 sentences between each picture. This way I feel the post is balanced with pictures as well as some content to read. Since there…

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