Category Archives: Recipes

Pesarattu, the mung bean crepe

One of the luxuries growing up with a mom who stayed at home was her welcoming smile when we got home from school. And a piping hot snack that me and my sister would hungrily wolf down before running outside to … Continue reading

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Ghee, the golden elixir

Ghee, a form of clarified butter seems like a new phenomenon, but it is not. It has been an integral part of Indian culture since eons. Literally. It is mentioned in Vedas and mythological legends from thousands of years ago. … Continue reading

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Indian Scrambled Eggs (Egg Bhujia)

Yes, you guessed it! Scrambled eggs the Indian way includes spices…not the whole array, just a hint of this or that. While I love eggs cooked any way, egg bhujia takes the cake. It is a comfort food of sorts … Continue reading

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Southwestern Quinoa Pilaf

I am a fan of leftovers. In fact, many times I cook extra to finish up the vegetables that are about to die in my fridge or to use up ingredients that I bought more than needed because they were … Continue reading

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Vegan Khaima (Minced meat) Curry

Last year, one fine day in February, I declared myself ‘Pseudo non-vegetarian’. You will see why shortly.  It was not an overnight decision. It was not a new-year resolution. It was definitely not health based. I think there are many … Continue reading

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Egg Puffs

Egg Puffs, as these puff pastry purses nestling a hardboiled egg are popularly known in Hyderabad, are widely available in every ‘bakery store’. Bakery stores are common in cities big and small back home, where baking is not an everyday … Continue reading

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Masala Aloo Bajjis (Fried & Stuffed Potato Dumplings)

I am glad to be back from the unplanned hiatus from this blog. I would think of this blog every day, but just did not have the time or mojo to pen down the thoughts and words that were swirling … Continue reading

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