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Sabziwale Rajma: Kidney Bean and Vegetable Curry

3 Oct

Sabziwale Rajma

Inspired by the minestrone, sabziwale rajma combines a host of flavors, colors and nutrients to give you a tasty filling meal.

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The Easiest Homemade Orange Marmalade

9 Sep

This orange marmalade recipe is for those who want a small jar of it to eat up within a week or two, without the rigors of canning and bottling for preserving till eternity. No pectin, no fancy equipment, no complex sterilization of storage jars. Making orange marmalade at home doesn’t get easier than this!

Ever since I’ve started making marmalade in my own kitchen, I wonder that I ever bought it from the market. I get far superior stuff at a fraction of the cost, with hardly any effort. Plus the activity leaves the kitchen smelling wonderful for hours. The bittersweet bite of rind, the real fresh citrus taste, the golden-happy translucence of homemade orange marmalade – there is simply no match for it.

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How to Make Pooris

5 Oct

Pooris - Puffed Indian bread

Puffed and crisp, a poori is the epicure’s delight – a delicious bread to accompany potato curry, chhole or aamras. While chapatis are everyday fare, pooris sit proudly as the "special occasion" treat.

Pooris aren’t so easy to make, though, are they? I say they are, once you’ve learnt the ropes.

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Baby Potatoes in Yogurt Sauce

1 Oct

Baby potatoes look so adorable they make me want to pop them into my mouth whole. When I can resist that urge, this is one way I like to cook them.

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Crispy Spicy Plantain Fry

23 Sep

Crispy Spicy Plantain Fry

In the mood for a crispy spicy side dish with your simple rice and dal? Here comes the perfect recipe for you – (raw banana) plantain fry.

Plantain is tailor-made for new cooks – easy to slice, quick on the stove, no hifalutin artistry required except in making sure that the plantain slices do not blacken as you cut them.

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