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Sweet & Savory Diwali Recipes Roundup

Sweet and Savory Diwali Recipes

Diwali/Deepavali is just around the corner and everyone is getting ready to prepare savories and sweets for festival of lights. I do not have a new recipe to share today but here are some savory and sweet Diwali recipes for this festive season. In the Diwali round up I includes both baked and deep fried…

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Radish Stir Fry 2

Radish Stir Fry ~ Mooli Stir Fry

Radish stir fry is a quick and easy Indian stir fry with hot Madras curry powder. Curry powder is optional and enhances the flavor of the stir fry. Substitute Madras curry powder with sambar powder or any other spice blend. Serve radish stir fry with steamed rice or any Indian flat breads such as roti…

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Tameta Batata nu Shaak ~ Tomato Potato Curry

Tameta batata nu shaak is a Gujarati tomato potato curry. Gujarati curries are quick and easy to prepare with basic spices available in the kitchen. This is one of the everyday curries in Gujarat. Curries from this cuisine are on the sweeter side and since we do not like sweet in curries, I skipped jaggery…

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Gujarati Thali – A Meal from Indian State of Gujarat

Last month I took a break from blogging and am back with another edition blogging marathon, # 70. Though I am back, I am going through a phase where I do not want to cook, click and edit anything for the blog. I hope I come out of this phase very soon. This week my…

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Beerakaya Royyala Koora ~ Ridge Gourd Shrimp Fry

Beerakaya royyala koora is a popular curry from coastal Andhra. It is prepared with both fresh and dried prawns. It is not a common preparation in Telangana and in my family circles, we do not cook non veg curries with vegetables, few vegetables being an exception. The exceptions being tomatoes, green bell peppers, some leafy…

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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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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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Chicken Curry with Cashew Powder

Depending on the region, the base for Indian curries is usually onion, tomato and/or yogurt along with combination of poppy seeds, coconut powder and/or nuts. In parts of South and south western regions of India, yogurt is replaced with coconut milk and some mughlai curries have cream. At my place and at husband’s place, the…

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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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