Recipes by mahimaa

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Panakam by mahimaa

Celebrating Rama Navami with this delicious Panakam!Ingredients:Method:Mix all the ingredients. Stir well until jaggery dissolves in water completely.Filter and serve chilled.

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Mango Pachadi (Chutney)

Mango Pachadi (Chutney) by mahimaa

Search For A RecipeMango Pachadi (Chutney)Happy Tamil New Year!!It is customary to make this sweet, sour and spicy mango pachadi on New Year day. This is my mom's recipe. It's my favorite and I love it with curd rice.Ingredients:Method:Chop mango into big pieces (with skin).Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, urud dal, red chillies,…

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Onion Tomato Curry

Onion Tomato Curry by mahimaa

This is a simple curry that goes well with chapathis.Serves 2Ingredients:Coriander leaves to garnishMethod:Heat oil in a pan.Add jeera and green chillies.When jeera crackles, add onion and fry till it turns golden brown.Add tomatoes, salt, chilli powder/sambar powder, turmeric powder, hing and cook till tomatoes turn soft and oil…

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Brinjal Capsicum Curry

Brinjal Capsicum Curry by mahimaa

Serves 2-3Ingredients:Coriander leaves to garnishMethod:Heat oil in a pan. Add jeera and allow it to crackle.Add onion, ginger, garlic, green chilli and saute till onion turns transparent.Add sliced brinjal. Sprinkle salt and fry till brinjal is partially cooked.Add capsicum, tomato and spice powders and some salt.Fry till the veggies…

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Onion Vatha Kuzhambu (Onion cooked in spicy tamarind gravy)

Onion Vatha Kuzhambu (Onion cooked in spicy tamarind gravy) by mahimaa

This is a tangy and spicy gravy that goes well with rice and curry. Vegetables like ladies finger, capsicum, sweet potato, drumstick, brinjal can be used instead of onions. Some call it Kaara kuzhambu.Ingredients:Method:Heat oil. Add mustard seeds, fenugreek, channa dal or thur dal, curry leaves.When mustard seeds crackle and dal…

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Tomato Pulao

Tomato Pulao by mahimaa

I have already posted Tomato Peas Bath and Mild Tomato Pulao recipe earlier. This is another version I learned from amma. It's so tasty that I had to share the recipe with you all.Ingredients:A handful of frozen peasMethod:Rinse and soak basmathi rice in water for 15 minutes. Drain and cook the rice in 3 cups of water. Set aside.Heat…

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Apple Almond Shake

Apple Almond Shake by mahimaa

Ingredients:Method:Peel the skin of apple. Chop into small pieces and grind it with almonds, cashews, sugar and milk.Filter for smoother, creamier shake.Garnish with saffron and walnuts.

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Mutter Paneer

Mutter Paneer by mahimaa

Ingredients:Grind together to a smooth paste:Method:Heat oil in a pan. Add the ground paste. Add chilli powder, salt and turmeric powder. Add some water if the gravy is very thick. Fry till the raw smell goes away and oil starts to separate from the sides of the pan.Fry paneer cubes to light golden brown. Add the pieces to the gravy.…

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Simple Garlic Rice

Simple Garlic Rice by mahimaa

This is a quick and easy recipe for garlic lovers!Ingredients:Method:Rinse basmathi rice and cook in 1 cup of water and set aside.Heat ghee in a pan. Roast chopped garlic to golden brown.In another pan, fry mor milagai in 1 tsp oil till it turns black. Crush into small pieces.Add roasted garlic, crushed mor milagai and salt to…

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Poha Halwa

Poha Halwa by mahimaa

I am finally back to blogging after a long break! I hope to post recipes more frequently. Poha halwa is my own creation. It is very yummy and tastes close to chakkarai pongal (sweet rice pudding). It takes only 10 minutes to prepare this dessert. Let's move on to the recipe.Ingredients:Method:Roast cashews and raisins in 2 tsp ghee…

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