Recipes by Padmaja

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Methi malai mutter

Methi malai mutter by Padmaja

Today I am posting healthy and tasty recipe. Fenugreek/Methi leavesare bitter in taste. People also have recognized the leaves of the plantas a powerful herb. This recipe tastes delicious, not bitter at all, andgoes perfectly well with rice/roti/parata/biryani etc...Health benefits of Fenugreek leaves:1. Fenugreek leaves are enriched…

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Spinach and Channa Curry

Spinach and Channa Curry by Padmaja

Today i am posting simple and delicious Spinach/Palak and Channacurry. This curry goes well with roti/parata/rice.This curry is so simpleand quick as well as tasty recipe. Spinach and chickpeas/Channa curryis a healthy dish. This recipe could be the right choice if you are planningto square up a balanced meal. Palak Channa brings in…

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Potato Fry

Potato Fry by Padmaja

All of them like potatoes. Most of the people eat potatoes in the form of gresyFrench fries or potato chips, and even baked potatoes are typically loadeddown with fats such as butter, sour cream, melted cheese. such treatmentcan make even baked potatoes a potential contributor to a heart attack.But take away the extra fat and deep…

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Bhindi Kadhi/Bendakaya Majjiga Pulusu/Okra, Buttermilk Soup

Bhindi Kadhi/Bendakaya Majjiga Pulusu/Okra, Buttermilk Soup by Padmaja

When we tired of eating dal we like to eat majjiga pulusu/ kadhi. Majjiga pulusuis made with sour curd/Sour butter milk. We used to make this majjiga pulusuwith vegetables like Bhindi/ Squash. It is very tasty and so simple to prepare.Health Benefits of Curd:1. Curd is very helpful for people who are suffering from diarrhoea.…

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Raw Plantain Fritters/ Aratikaya Bajji

Raw Plantain Fritters/ Aratikaya Bajji by Padmaja

This is a south Indian snack recipe. Quick preparation and very tasty.This is one of my family's weekend snack item. I usually make Bhajji'swith potato, Brinjal, Chinese Okra/Beerakaya/Ridge Gourd. Today i madewith Raw Plantains. It turned out delicious.Ingredients:oil for deep frying.Preparation:1. In a Big bowl mix besan flour, rice…

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Tomato Dal/ Tomato Pappu

Tomato Dal/ Tomato Pappu by Padmaja

Tomato Dal is a simple and tasty recipe. It's a famous South Indian recipe.Health benefits of Toor dal:Toor Dal belongs to the category of Legumes. For over 10,000 years,legumes are a popular, healthful, and versatile food. Toor Dal come fromplants with seed pods that split on two sides when ripe. It provides manyof the nutrients your…

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Mamidikaya Pulihora/ Green Mango Rice

Mamidikaya Pulihora/ Green Mango Rice by Padmaja

(Offering to God). On the occassion of Ugadi festival we celebrate the(green mango rice), a south Indian rice delicacy.Serves:3, Preparation Time: 30 min.The green Mango is a valuable source of Vitamin C. It contains morevitamin C than half-ripe or fully ripe mangoes. It is also a good source ofvitamin B1 and B2 and contains…

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Ugadi Pachadi

Ugadi Pachadi by Padmaja

Ugadi is celebrated as festival in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtraand Sindh. While it is called Ugadi in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, inMaharastra it is known as Gudipadva. Sindhis, people from sindh celebratethe same day as their New Year day Cheti Chand. Symbolically, it signifiesthanks giving to celebrate bounteous crops…

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Lobiya/Chawli/Black Eye Peas/Cowpea/Alasandalu curry

Lobiya/Chawli/Black Eye Peas/Cowpea/Alasandalu curry by Padmaja

Black Eye Peas are quite popular in the west especially South America. It isoften used in Indian Cooking as well. In the United States and particularly inthe South, they are traditionally eaten on New Year's Day for good luckthroughout the year. Black eyed peas provide a number of nutrients, are a richsource of fiber and can be used…

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Lauki Dal / Sorakaya Pappu / Anapakaya Pappu

Lauki Dal / Sorakaya Pappu / Anapakaya Pappu by Padmaja

Lauki Commonly added in chutney, Sambar, Juice, Curry, Dal. You can usuallyfind lauki in Indian/Asian grocery shops. It's a simple, very healthy and easilydigestible Dal.Tips: Lauki should be fresh small in size because Big Size lauki mayhave harmful chemicals to grow it big, so go for smaller ones.Just taste little bit before use of…

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