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Carrot Poha

8 Feb

A vitamin-filled start to the day with carrot poha: flattened rice cooked crisp with grated carrot and pepper.

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Vegetable Pulao

2 Jan

One-pot meal lovers, this one’s for you. Vegetable pulao (or pilaf, as it is popularly spelled in some parts of the world) is a rice dish cooked with vegetables and spices, typically served with yogurt or raita for a complete meal.

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Patriotic Raita for Indian Independence Day

13 Aug

15th August is just round the corner. To celebrate India’s Independence day, let the tricolor inspire our food. Here’s an idea in saffron, white and green – a patriotic raita.

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Poha with Peas, Carrots and Spring Onions

3 Apr

From my mom’s kitchen, a colorful, vegetable-laden poha for a superhealthy kickstart to the day.

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Upma with Moong Sprouts

4 Jan

From my mom’s kitchen,  a wholesome upma fortified with beans, carrots, sprouted moong and amla. My only contribution has been in clicking pictures and wolfing it down for breakfast.

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Jhatpat Achari Gajar: Pickled Carrots in Minutes!

18 Sep

Achari gajar (pickle-like carrots) takes its inspiration from the taste of traditional Indian pickles.  A side dish to spruce up any Indian meal, this recipe’s USP is its “express” approach. In a departure from the long-drawn process of making conventional pickles, achari gajar is ready in minutes.

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Carrot Coriander Soup

19 Aug

Nothing like some hot vegetable soup on a rainy day, is there? I make this carrot coriander soup often – it is filling, easy to make and great for health.

You Need:

  • Carrots – 3, medium-sized
  • Coriander leaves – 1/2 cup, packed
  • Onion – 1
  • Peppercorns – 1 teaspoon
  • Salt – to taste
  • Butter – 1 teaspoon

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