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Beerakaya Alshantha Kaya Koora, Ridge Gourd Black Eyed Peas Curry, Indian Curry, Telangana Food, Telangana Cuisine, Turai ki Subzi,

Beerakaya Alshantha Kaya Koora ~ Ridge Gourd Fresh Black-Eyed Peas Curry

Beerakaya alshantha kaya koora is a classic Telangana dish from Karimnagar district. Beerakaya is ridge gourd and alshantha kaya is fresh black-eyed peas or cow peas. Beerakaya alshantha kaya is a common combination when alshantha kaya is in season. This curry is served with rice and also goes well with roti, Indian flat bread. Preparation…

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Dudhi chi bhaji, Dudhichi bhaji, Doodhi chi bhaji, Sorakaya koora, Lauki ki sabzi, Bottle Gourd Curry, Maharashtrian Food, Side Dish, Indian Curry,

Dudhi Chi Bhaji ~ Bottle Gourd Curry with Goda Masala

Dudhi chi bhaji is a curry from Indian state of Maharashtra. Dudhi or bottle gourd is cooked with goda masala, a popular and common spice mix in Maharashtrian kitchens. Bottle gourd curry or dudhi chi bhaji is served with rice or poli (roti/Indian flat bread). I made dudhi chi bhaji as part of Maharashtrian thali.…

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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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Gujarati Thali, Gujrati Platter, Indian Food, Gujarti Food,

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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Blogging Marathon, Cooking Carnival, Protein Rich Food, Cooking With Protein Rich Ingredients, Cooking With Shrimp, Shrimp Recipes, Seafood, Prawns, Shrimp Curry, Prawn Curry, Shrimp Ridge Gourd Curry, Shrimp Ridge Gourd Fry, Royyala Beerakaya Koora, Prawns Beerakaya Fry, Indian Food, Andhra Food,

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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Blogging Marathon, Cooking Carnival, Protein Rich Food, Cooking With Protein Rich Ingredients, Cooking With Chicken, Chicken Kheema Curry, Dry Chicken Kheema, Kheema, Sauteed Ground Chicken, Indian Food,

Sauteed Ground Chicken ~ Chicken Kheema

Sauteed ground chicken aka chicken kheema is a quick and easy side dish for rice, roti (Indian flatbread) and makes a great filling for tacos, quesadillas and puff pastries. Theme – Protein Rich Ingredient Welcome back to third week of Cooking Carnival, Cooking with Protein Rich Ingredients. This week’s protein rich ingredient is Chicken. I…

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Blogging Marathon, Green Beans, Lentils, Usili, Paruppu Usili, Parippu Usili, Green Beans Paruppu Usili, South Indian Food, Tamil Food, Tamil Brahmin Food, TamBram Food,

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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