Tomato Rice Recipe | Tomato Rice

Tomato rice is a delicious concoction of beautiful spicy and herby flavors. This rice recipe is origins in the South of India from the state of Tamil Nadu. This is my mother-in-law’s recipe and it is lip-smacking delicious. And today, I am going to share this recipe in detail with you guys! If you are…

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Instant Thandai Recipe | Vegan Thandai Recipe Option

The temperatures are soaring higher and higher. Every summers we would visit Shreenathji, a city in Rajasthan, India. I have very fond memories of going to the shreenathji temple and then, enjoying thandai and delicious yams there. It is a beautiful concoction of almonds, cashews, pistanchios, fennel seeds, poppy seeds, lots of cardamom, rose, hint…

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Aakha Ringan Bateta nu Shak | Gujarati Eggplant and Potato Curry

Aakha Ringan Bateta nu Shak is a deliciously rich concoction of a tomato based curry, flavored delicately with garlic, peanuts and roasted gram flour. This curry is spiced with daily Indian ground spices with notes of cinnamon and clove powder. There are so many versions of Ringan Bateta nu Shaak in Gujarat. Every city has…

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Sabudana Khichdi | Sabudana ni Khichdi Recipe

Sabudana Khichdi is a gluten free pilaf made with Tapioca Pearls. This khichdi is made in Gujarat on fasting days and during the festival of Navratri. My mom is visiting, and so I had to record her uber delicious recipe for you guys. The key to a good Sabudana Khichdi is perfectly fluffed tapioca pearls.…

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Black Eyed Peas in Coconut Curry

It is a pure bliss to get introduced to such beautiful and delicious South-Indian cooking. Growing up, all I knew about South Indian Cuisine was Dosa, Idlis, Vadas, Uthappam , Sambhar and Chutneys. As a kid and a teenager dosas used to be my favourite. I wasn’t much of a fast food person. But the…

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Vaghareli Khichdi

Vaghareli Khichadi was my every Sunday lunch growing up. Every Sunday the women of the family will dress in beautiful sarees and make Vaghareli Khichdi ( a beautiful concoction of rice, lentils and vegetables pressure cooked with whole spices and touch of love), bataka ringan nu shak (Eggplant and Potato Curry), kadhi ( An Indian…

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Restaurant Style Matar Paneer

Matar Paneer is a Rich Creamy Delicious Curry made with Boiled Peas and Cubed Paneer/Tofu. The curry is a smooth sauce made with an onion-tomato base and will become your favorite right away!

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