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Cabbage Pachadi (salad)

Cabbage Pachadi (salad) by Latha Samu

This is a wonderful and refreshing salad from the book, Great Vegetarian Dishes, by Kurma Dasa. This my favorite and has never failed to please my guests.

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Piccalilli Relish

Piccalilli Relish by Salad Foodie

The final harvest of green tomatoes I relegated to a batch of Piccalilli, a relish of East Indian origin. Just can't get enough of that lightly pungent and savory condiment....and it’s way easy to make using a food processor for most of the chopping tasks. Make a batch of this to give as holiday gifts, and to enjoy yourself through…

1 vote
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Fire Up The Grill, Toss the Slaw, I've Got The Fastest Salad Ever!!! Plus, Enter To Win Tropical Traditions Coconut.

Fire Up The Grill, Toss the Slaw, I've Got The Fastest Salad Ever!!! Plus, Enter To Win Tropical Traditions Coconut. by kathy gori

There are days when no matter how much I love it, I just don't feel like cooking. When the lazy don't feel like cooking, the lazy go out to eat. That does happen sometimes but most of the time, since we try to watch what we eat and keep it on the…

3 votes
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Savory Rice with Lentil Curry - Khichuri

Savory Rice with Lentil Curry - Khichuri by John Spottiswood

We made this tonight and it was absolutely delicious! This has everything I love about Indian food. The flavors are bold and vibrant but blend so well together, the warmth and texture are like comfort food, and the dish is quite healthy. If you like split pea or lentil soup, you should definitely give this a try some night instead.…

5 votes
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GAJAR KA HALWA (CARROTS DESSERT)

GAJAR KA HALWA (CARROTS DESSERT) by MARIA LOURDES V. LIPARDO-AYUB

This is one of the best Indian dishes I couldn't forget in my life. It's incredibly tasty and exotic. I didn't stop searching how to make it until I came up with this recipe.

1 vote
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Steamed Cabbage Rolls

Steamed Cabbage Rolls by foodlover

Cabbage can provide you with some special cholesterol-lowering benefits if you will cook it by steaming. The fiber-related components in cabbage do a better job of binding together with bile acids in your digestive tract when they've been steamed. When this binding process takes place, it's easier for bile acids to be excreted, and…

1 vote
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Sweet And Simple "No-Cook" Carrot Salad For A Hot Summer Lunch

Sweet And Simple "No-Cook" Carrot Salad For A Hot Summer Lunch by kathy gori

When I named my website The Colors of Indian Cooking I was thinking about the colors of the many, many spices used in this cuisine, from the gold of turmeric, the deep crimson of kashmiri chili, the sable browns of cumin and coriander and the vivid…

1 vote
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Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup by Mira

Pumpkin also known as Kadhdhu / Kasi bhopla / Maththan /manjal poosani / budi kumbala / budikumbadi is a bright orange vegetable which is easy to cook and is little sweet in taste. The flesh, seeds, stringy inner part all are edible. With the stringy part inside on which seeds are seen can be used in chutney making. (will post the…

1 vote
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Pizza on Tawa/ Homemade Pizza/ Healthy Pizza

Pizza on Tawa/ Homemade Pizza/ Healthy Pizza by Preeti garg

Today I post Tawa Pizza or homemade wheat flour pizza. It’s a very simple pizza which can be made quickly at home. I have made the pizza dough at home in this recipe with wheat flour without using of refined flour (maida) and yeast which is very good source of fibres, manganese and selenium. You can say, here we use whole wheat flour…

2 votes
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Khichdi with bajra nu dhebra and kachumber

Khichdi with bajra nu dhebra and kachumber by Chetana Suvarna Ganatra

A perfect Gujarati meal on a perfect chilly night and all this flushed down with a good glass of masala chass/buttermilk. Healthy, tasty and soo satisfying.... fulfilling the urge of a very authentic Kathiawadi cuisine. Khichdi/Khichuri/Khichari/Khichdee (A hodge-podge dish of rice and lentil preparation, sumthing close to…

1 vote
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Mattar Samosa

Mattar Samosa by Preeti garg

Today my two special friends came to my home, I felt great. I made ​​this “Matter Baby Samosa”, they love it. Samosa is a very famous snack in North-Delhi with tea or coffee. Mostly samosa prepared with potatoes but now people more concern about their health and they avoid all carbohydrates stuff, still we enjoy samosa with decreasing…

1 vote
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Dhal (Lentil) Rice

Dhal (Lentil) Rice by Navaneetham Krishnan

Rice and dhal scented with ghee and spices.

1 vote
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Kamal Kakdi Ki Sabzi (Lotus Stem Curry)

Kamal Kakdi Ki Sabzi (Lotus Stem Curry) by Hina Gujral

Kamal Kakdi Ki Sabzi is a succulent brown curry made with crisp and fibrous lotus stem. The juicy slices of lotus stem are pressure cooked in onion and tomato gravy till al-dente, later served with hot puffed Phulkas or with Jeera Rice. The lotus stem is one root vegetable which as a kid I could clearly distinguish from the other…

1 vote
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The Raw And The Uncooked, A Meatless Monday Special

The Raw And The Uncooked, A Meatless Monday Special by kathy gori

I'm loving this whole meatless Monday business. It's great to take a break from the same old same old. One of my food blogger friends Jeroxie at Addictive and Consuming, had a post up last night where she was describing some simply divine potato and pea samosas made with filo dough. I had no business reading it at that hour as I was…

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Tangy Carrot and Peppers Soup

Tangy Carrot and Peppers Soup by gypsy696

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