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Announcement : My Legume Love Affair (MLLA) Edition 21

March 1, 2010

I am happy and honored to host the 21st edition of My Legume Love Affair, brainchild of Susan of The Well Seasoned Cook on Mirch Masala. I never thought that I will be able to snatch a slot for hosting one of most popular blog events. Thanks to Susan for giving me the opportunity.  The […]

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MLLA 21 – The Round Up – Part 2

April 18, 2010

Life has just been crazy busy with some sudden new things and I didn’t even know how it is almost the end of second week of April. I did not mean to delay this round up so much, but with so many entries it really was difficult to get it out there on there. Thanks […]

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Punjabi Cuisine : Achari Bhindi and Lahori Dal

January 21, 2009

A couple of days ago, I was totally in the mood for Dal Makhani and took out one of my favorite cookbooks, Tarla Dalal’s “Punjabi Khana”. I have found the perfect dal makhani recipe here. Sometimes when I want something, I want it exactly the way I think about it, so I did not want […]

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Dal Makhani

January 25, 2008

During my MBA days in GIM ( Goa Institute of Management), we had a choice of two canteens/cafeteria for our food inside the campus…my friends and i preferred one of them over the other for obvious reasons such as tastier food and more varieties….but whenever we saw dal makhani on the menu board in the […]

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Parippu Vada / Masala Vadai / Aama Vadai – Spiced Lentil Fritters

March 16, 2010

This is a request from a dear friend P. I made this for tea during one of our “meetings at each others place”. 3 of us friends – M, P and I used to meet at one of our homes for a whole day during the week – lunch and tea. We got to sit […]

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Sambar Sadham / Sambar Rice ~ Rice with Spiced Vegetables and Lentils

March 11, 2010
Sambar Saadham

Even though other varieties of carbs / starches are slowly catching up, rice is still the staple food for most of South India. A South Indian at heart, that I am, I need my quota of rice at least every couple of days. My lunches are mostly rice with any gravy like sambar, rasam, erissery […]

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Whole Grains : Slow Cooked Barley and Bean Soup

March 27, 2009

My last whole grain post was at the beginning of this month and eventhough, I promised to myself that I will consciously cook with whole grains atleast once every week, it just did not happen. I knew that this week was gonna be all cold and rainy, so i put in the Barley and Bean […]

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Vegetarian Chili

February 18, 2009

I have been forever (?!?) on the look out for a good vegetarian chili recipe. There are many that you can find in the internet, but none of them gave me the “yesss this will be good!” feel. I went through a lot ( i really mean it, a LOT) of recipes and finally made […]

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Curried Squash with Red Lentils

February 9, 2009

Staying away from the blog-world for one week was a real torture, but I was down with the flu and could not bring myself to blog or to even check whats happening on the other blogs out there…i first of all didnt have the appetite for food at all and staring at the laptop screen […]

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