March 18, 2018

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Zucchini dal recipe - Curry for rice and roti

Zucchini dal
Zucchini dal recipe -Zucchini dal is a healthy and delicious curry prepared to serve with hot plain rice, roti or chapathi. Similar type of dal can be made by using beans, brinjal, potato and ivy gourd. This is a South Indian konkani style curry which uses fresh coconut as key ingredient for the masala paste. In this masala paste, I have used green chillies instead of red chillies. I often make vegetable dal with such masala paste to serve with rice. The combination of thoor dal, masala paste and above mentioned vegetables are awesome. There are several other ways to make dishes with zcchini such as zucchini dosa, kadhi, sambar, stir fry etc
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March 17, 2018

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Amrakhand recipe - How to make mango shrikhand


Amrakhand recipe - Amrakhand is one of the popular Maharashtrian desserts made with hung curd, mango, sugar and the flavor is infused with cardamom powder. It is prepared during festivals and weekends, usually served with pooris. When it comes to making dessert I always prefer to make smooth and creamy amrakhand which is not only easy but also very quick to prepare. The hung curd is available in sweet shop, otherwise you can also make it at home by draining the thick yogurt through a muslin cloth. Hung curd is called chakka in Marathi. Whenever I have large quantity of yogurt in stock, I make hung curd at home. I prefer to use alphonso mango for this dessert, as it has thick and sweet pulp which is perfect for the thick, creamy amrakhand.
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Pineapple raita recipe - How to make ananas raita


Pineapple raita recipe - Raita is a yogurt based dish which you can enjoy with variety of fruits and vegetables. It is commonly prepared in North Indian homes. Pineapple raita is a very delicious raita made with pineapple and immersed in yogurt and sugar. Cumin seeds powder, pepper powder and chilli powder is also added to increase the flavor and taste. Pineapple is a fruit with tangy and sweet taste. It contains some amount of calcium, potassium, fiber and vitamin c. It is low in fat and cholesterol. Yogurt is a tasty food that can be eaten in many different ways. Yogurt provides numerous health benefits. Consumption of fresh yogurt helps in smooth digestion. So, pineapple raita is a perfectly healthy dish.
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March 4, 2018

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Egg bhurji recipe - Anda bhurji - Motte bhurji

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Egg bhurji recipe - Egg bhurji is a popular dish among non-vegetarians. This dish goes well with chapathi, roti, paratha, pulao and fried rice. The hot bhurji is addictive and makes you craving for more. In this recipe I have used the same ingredients which I used to make bhurji since decades and the same is loved by my family members. The use of ginger garlic paste along with onion enhances the taste. In this dish the use of coriander powder, jeera powder and grama masala is essential for the spicy taste and to add flavor. This is an easy  dish which can be prepared quickly. Eggs are very handy when you run out of vegetables or kids make special demand for non-vegetarian dishes. I love to make this delicious, spicy and tempting side dish often. I have been eating egg bhurji since my childhood and never get bored with it. Also check egg omelette recipe and cheese omelette recipe in this space.
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