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Vegetable Masala Rice

Vegetable Masala Rice is a healthy wholesome dish which can be eaten with plain yogurt or with any other curried dish. Tips for this recipe Cooking Basmati Rice Follow the ...

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Spinach Thoran (Pan Roasted Fresh Spinach with Coconut)

Fresh spinach roasted in onion and coconut can be a side dish for rice or eaten as a salad Tips for this recipe Chop the spinach or break it with ...

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Red or White – Onion That Is

If the British ever interfered with the cultivation, distribution or the consumption of onions in India, they wouldn’t have ruled over India for 300+ years. The Salt Satyagraha or Salt revolution wouldn’t be nothing compared to an ‘Onion uprising’. Sorry Bapuji, (An Indian term of endearment for Mahatma Gandhi) didn’t mean to trivialize your movement […]

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Are Curry Leaves Actually Optional?

5 -10 curry leaves (Optional) – You see this in most of my recipes. I feel guilty about it. However, the reason for that is the unavailability of it in certain places. If you think you can get it, please pardon me, and it is a MUST for “real” Indian cooks and I will tell […]

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