Rava Kunuku / Semolina Fritters

What I am struggling the most these past few months is coming up with quick and easy snacks for the evening, especially what everyone at home likes. This rava kunukku or semolina fritters is one of the few that made the cut. The mixture of rava and curds makes it a soft and spongy snack…

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Hasselback Potatoes

I would make these hasselback potatoes whenever I had to cook for one. I miss those days when I would cheerfully wave goodbye to the husband and daughter in the morning and spend the day by myself doing multiple things. Now I end up spending the day just cooking and clearing up later and nothing…

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Stuffed Vegetables

Ever since my daughter changed schools, I have been having a tough time. The school provides her a lovely lunch and so now I am left to cooking lunches only for myself. If you are not aware, the most boring thing ever is cooking for one. So my strategy is to plan my blog posts…

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Flavoured Grissini

So I am on a mini oats bake-a-thon now. I like using oats for its texture and not so much for its so called ‘health reasons’. I have got so tired of ‘health food’ that I now consciously avoid anything that claims to be healthy. Its ridiculous really how we have stopped enjoying food for…

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Patishapta Pitha

Today I have a lip smacking dish all the way from the eastern part of India, West Bengal. I like to repeat that the mega marathon of this kind pushes you to look beyond your comfort zone and find some unique dishes from places you never expected to see. I never thought I would blog…

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Lauki Chilla | Bottle Gourd Pancakes

The Chilla is a very popular breakfast dish primarily because it is so quick and easy to make and makes for a hearty meal. When I was looking for pancake like dishes for L, I did not have many options. The chilla was on my mind ever since I began this marathon because if there…

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Khura |Buckwheat Pancakes

After yesterday’s sizzling street food magic of Mumbai, we are back to more traditional recipe. During one of my more experimental days, I had made a spicy version of the Neer dose and actually managed to find time to click pictures too. I was desperately trying to fit it in somewhere during this month but…

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Jini Dosa

When I posted the Farali Dosa few days ago, I spoke about the option of a French fries dosa. Surprisingly many of my blogging friends expressed an interest in it. I am yet to come to terms with that travesty but I thought it would be a good idea to include at least one dosa…

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Baked Mini Donuts

Today is the first day of a three day weekend. The daughter and I have an agreement that she eats whatever I make during school days and I make whatever she asks for during holidays. Most of the time it makes mt life easier though I understand I have to renegotiate this just before vacations.…

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