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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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Instant Pot Pulihora Paste - Pulihora Pulusu

Instant Pot Pulihora Paste ~ Pulihora Pulusu

I recently bought an Instant Pot (IP) and instant pot pulihora paste / pulihora pulusu is my first instant pot recipe here. For those of you who are unfamiliar with instant pot, it is a brand that makes electric pressure cookers and my model is a pressure cooker, slow cooker and a yogurt maker as…

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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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Chintapandu Pulihora ~ Tamarind Rice

Pulihora is a traditional South Indian flavored rice. It is a tart/tangy rice and lime juice, tamarind or mango are the tart/tangy fruit used to prepare this rice. Tamarind or chintapandu pulihora and lime or nimmakaya pulihora are most common preparations while mango or mamidikaya pulihora is seasonal. Chintapandu pulihora is a tangy flavored rice…

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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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Daddojanam ~ Yogurt Rice

My sub theme this week in this Cooking Carnival, Cooking with Protein Rich Ingredients is a vegetarian protein rich ingredient. The ingredient of the week is yogurt. Depending on type of yogurt used, it is moderate to high in protein. Greek yogurt, which is very thick is high in protein, compared to other yogurts. In…

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Moong Dal Laddu ~ Pesaru Pappu Muddalu

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, this and yesterday’s recipe was the main reason for picking moong as one of the ingredients for this month’s Cooking Carnival, Cooking with Protein Rich Ingredients. Moong dal laddu or pesaru pappu muddalu (Telugu translation – moong dal balls) is a traditional laddu prepared during Bathukkama celebrations. Moong dal…

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