Besan Zucchini Stir Fry

Besan zucchini stir fry is a quick and easy side dish that gets done in 10 minutes. Tender yet crunchy zucchini is a perfect summer side dish for rice, Indian flat breads and even grilled meats. Theme for this is week is one ingredient, multiple recipes. As you may have guessed, the ingredient of the […]

Laddu ~ Senagapindi (Besan) Laddu

For alphabet ‘L’, in this A-Z Challenge, Journey Through Telangana Cuisine, I could not come up with anything other than Laddu. For me laddu is always boondhi laddu and I am not a fan of boondi laddu. Had I prepared my complete list before going to India in December, I would have asked my mother […]

Dondakaya Barada ~ Ivy Gourd Gram Flour Curry

An year or two ago I saw a Telugu cookery show video on youtube which featured Telangana specials. Both the recipes on that video were new to me and I never heard of those two dishes before. One of those recipes was dondakaya barada. Few weeks ago one of my friends posted capsicum barada recipe […]

Chickpeas Crackers for Home Bakers Challenge

For September’s Home Bakers Challenge Priya challenged us with some cracker recipes. I chose to bake chickpeas crackers. These are spicy crackers that can be snacked on anytime of the day and also a great tea time snack. I followed the recipe as give with addition of extra chili powder. It was spicy for my […]

Aloo Besan Sev ~ Aloo Bhujia

This is the second month of Cooking from Cookbooks Challenge. For week 1, I chose this Aloo Besan Sev or Aloo Bhujia from Ismail Merchants Passionate Meals. I know, of all the recipes he has, I chose this one. This book has some wonderful non-veg recipes that I am yet to try. Actually, I bought […]

Indian Cooking Challenge: Kara Sev

Last month I missed Indian Cooking Challenge and the challenge was to prepare my favorite street food, Pani puri!  I was super busy and could not be part of last month’s challenge. Despite a busy schedule, I made it a point to make some time for this month’s savory recipe; Kara Sev.  I thought of […]

Mysore Pak

Srilekha of Me and My Kitchen has asked us to prepare sweets and send it over to her. I am sending Mysore Pak for her Event of the Month: Sweets event.  I am also sending this over to Sweet Series: Halwa, kathli, burfi & peda, hosted by Mythreyee. Cooking Time: 30 minutes Yields: 25 – 30 […]

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