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Perugu pachadi, raita, cucumber raita, Blogging Marathon, Buffet On Table, Telugu Meal, Telangana Meal,

Cucumber Raitha ~ Perugu Pachadi

Today I have a very simple and easy raitha/raita from India. I never thought raitha would fall under condiments category but wiki says it is a condiment. So here I am with one of my favorite condiments I make to go with biryani and vegetable bagara. Raitha can be prepared with many vegetables but this…

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Radish raita, Anjum Anand's New Indian, Cooking from cookbook challenge

Radish and Yogurt Chutney ~ Raita

For the last week of cooking form cookbook challenge I have a very quick and easy raita from Anjum Anand’s New Indian cookbook. According to Anjum, this raita is called chutney in Kashmir and is served as a dip for kebabs. These two pictures were taken on two different days. Above was shot this morning…

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Dondakaya perugu pachadi, Ivy gourd raita, ivy gourd in mustard yogurt dressing

Dondakaya Perugu Pachadi ~ Ivy Gourd in Mustard Yogurt Dressing

Few years ago, during my first visit back to India, one of our aunts invited us for lunch. One of the items on the menu was dondakaya perugu pachadi and I liked it a lot. She chopped dondakaya and made raita or perugu pachadi with raw dondakaya. The crunchy raw vegetable in seasoned yogurt was…

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Fresh Garbanzo Beans Pulao with Tomato Yogurt Pachadi

Last week, I visited my cousin for Diwali and she made green chana eka fresh green garbanzo beans pulao.  That made me nostalgic!  Back home, every winter, these green chana, also called hari boot or hari bhoot would make it to the dining table very often.  At times, it was our  breakfast or evening snack…

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