Flavour Indulgence

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Archive for August 2017

Cheesy Paneer Bhurji

Paneer bhurji (mashed cottage cheese curry) is an instant no fuss item which requires minimum effort. Not much of spices are required for this.  I have prepared this with a little twist by adding grated cheese. I used mozzarella cheese. However any cheese of your choice can be used here.  Paneer bhurji tastes delicious when served hot. Read on further to know the  recipe. Ingredients: Paneer – 200 gms Shredded […]

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Country Chicken Curry

Country chicken is said to be tastier than broiler. (Difference between country chicken and broiler chicken) This recipe is by my sweet li’l sis Nibedita. Thanks dear.  Let us check out how this country chicken is cooked in Odisha. Ingredients Used: Country chicken – 800 grams Bay Leaves (Teja patra) – 2 Cardamom (Dalchini) – 2,3 small sticks Green cardamom (Choti Elaichi) – 1 Black cardamom (Moti Elaichi) – 1 […]

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Mava Coconut Barfi

Mava (Khova) is condensed milk solid which is easily available in any Indian sweet shop or supermarket. It is mostly used in preparing different kinds of sweets and desert items.  Here I have prepared coconut barfi with mava. Read on for the recipe.   Ingredients: Mava – 150 grams Desiccated coconut – 50 grams Sugar – 2 tbsp (can be adjusted to taste) Cardamon powder – 1 tsp Ghee – […]

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Khajur Puran Poli (Sweet Flatbread with Date)

Puran poli or sweet flatbread is a famous calorie loaded dish across different states of India, which is relished during various festivals. It has different names in different states like “puran poli” in Maharashtra, “vedmi” in Gujarat, “bobbatlu” in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana etc. Originally the recipe calls for a flatbread prepared from all-purpose flour and stuffed with mixture of cooked yellow gram (chana daal), jaggery and cardamom powder. And […]

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Instant Khaman Dhokla

Khaman Dhokla is a very popular Gujurati snack item. Almost everybody in my family likes it. Let’s check out how I make it. Ingredients Used: Besan (Gram flour) – 2 cups Curd – 1 cup Green chili – 2 Ginger – 1 inch Fruit Salt (Eno) – 1 sachet Turmeric – 1/2 tsp Sugar – 2 tsp Salt – 1/2 tsp (can be adjusted to taste) Water – 1 cup approx Oil – 1 […]

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My Curry Paste

Meal prep is very essential for any person who manages work and cooking along with other household things. Meal prep not only saves a lot of time during cooking, but also reduces the effort of doing the same thing again and again over the week. Preparing the curry paste beforehand and keeping it ready while cooking makes it easier for me during weekdays. The curry paste is prepared using onion […]

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Chilli Babycorn

Chilli Babycorn is an indo-chinese dish. The recipe is the basic recipe used for preparing any chilli based indo-chinese dish named chilli paneer, chilli soyabean, chilli veggies etc.  So, here babycorn can be replaced with any of the ingredients mentioned above. The original recipe calls for deep frying the Babycorn with a thin coat of corn flour batter. But as I have mentioned in my earlier blogs, I limit usage […]

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Gobi 65

Gobi 65 is a popular restaurant dish in India. It can be served as a starter or snack item.  Read on for the ingredients and method of preparation. Ingredients: Cauliflower florets – 150 grams Rice flour – 2 tbsp (can be replaced with all purpose flour) Red chilli powder – 2 tsp Turmeric – 1 tsp Salt – as per taste Kasuri methi or dried fenugreek leaves – 2 tbsp […]

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Whole Wheat Bread

After numerous failed attempts and wasting ingredients, finally I am able to successfully bake a bread… Yes, home made brown bread 🍞 🙂 I always avoid use of refined flour in my as well as my family’s diet. So I baked this bread with whole wheat flour only. Read on for the recipe. Ingredients: Whole wheat flour – 400 grams Instant dry active yeast – 1 tsp Lukewarm water – […]

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Dahi Baingan

Dahi Baingan (fried eggplant in tempered yogurt) is an authentic popular Odiya side dish. You will definitely find this item in almost all functions.  Read on to know the recipe of our beloved Dahi Baingan. Ingredients: Eggplant (big) – 1 cut length wise Yogurt – 1 cup Onion (small) – 1 (cut into small pieces) Turmeric powder – 1 tsp Red chilli powder – 2 tsp Salt – as per […]

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