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Rasam – That which Aids Digestion

This easy to prepare tangy rasam tastes great!! It can be served with steamed rice or had as a soup. This will serve as a good appetizer. Ingredients: Ripe tomatoes – 2 Green chill – 2 Lemon juice – 1 … Continue reading

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Akki Roti – A popular Breakfast in Karnataka

Akki rotti is a rice-based breakfast item unique to the state of Karnataka. Ingredients: 1 cup rice flour 1 onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup grated carrot 1 tsp finely chopped ginger 1 tsp finely chopped green chilli 2 tbsp coriander … Continue reading

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Foods to Keep You Warm in Winter

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Horsegram – The Magic Pulse

    Horse gram (Ulavalu in Telugu, Kulthi in Hindi, Kollu in Tamil) is described as the poor man’s pulse crop in South India. It is an anti-oxidant rich food grain. Traditionally different preparations were made with the pulse to … Continue reading

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Tantalizing Kabuli Channa for an Evening Snack

Here is a simple, tangy and tantalizing Kabuli Channa chat recipe for an evening. Ingrdients: Boiled and drained channa — 1 cup Boiled and cubed potatoes — 1/4 cup Chopped tomatoes — 1/2 cup Chopped onion — 2 tbsp Chopped … Continue reading

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Sweet Kozhakkai Recipe

Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with great devotion all over India and we welcome Lord Ganesh with the delicious kozhukattai/modak he likes! Ingredients: Rice flour – 1 cup Water – 1 1/4 cup Oil -1 tsp Jaggery – 1 cup Grated … Continue reading

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Tasty Crispy Lip Smacking Thattai Recipe

Thattai is a crispy snack made for festivals like Deepavali and Krishna Jayanthi. It is a nice tea time snack and here is how to make it! Ingredients: Rice flour – 4 cups Urad dhal flour – 1/4 cup Roasted … Continue reading

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Healthy and Tangy Salad Recipe

Here are two different healthy, tasty and tangy salad recipes! Ingredients: Pomegranate, seeded 1 apple, chopped 1/4 cup walnuts, roughly chopped 1/4 cup almonds, roughly chopped 2 tbsp raisins. 1 tsp raw honey. Recipe: Mix pomegranate seeds, apple, walnuts, almonds … Continue reading

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Karela Capsicum Subzi – Recipe

Here is a delicious combination of bitter gourd, onions, tomatoes and capsicum! Ingredients: 2 cups bitter gourd (karela) strips 1 cup capsicum strips (green and yellow) 2 tbsp oil 1 tsp cumin seeds a pinch of asafoetida 1 cup sliced … Continue reading

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Recipe for Pani Varagu/Proso Millet Pongal

Easy to make Panivaragu Ven Pongal! Ingredients: Pani Varagu [Proso millet] – 1 cup Moong dal – 1/4 cup Cashew nuts – 5 Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp Peppercorn – 1 tsp Crushed peppercorns – 1/2 tsp Finely chopped ginger … Continue reading

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