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Aloo Masala / Spicy Baby Potatoes

4 Dec

Hiii everyone !!!

It’s the holiday season and I hope you all are enjoying it to the fullest !!! .. My husband and I had a yummy, very filling meal the other day, and I wanted to share it with you all 🙂 ..

Alrighty, here’s today’s recipe’s highlight pic :

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Mamidikaya Mukkala Pachadi / Cut Mango Pickle

2 May

Hii everyone !!

Its Spring / Summer time, also means its Mango time !

I am so excited, as I have tried Mango pickle for the first time, surprisingly it came out perfect ! … So, wanted to share with you all … and for all of you who are trying for the first time I would make it real easy for you 🙂

I have learnt this totally (over phone) from my lovely mom, so this one (and of course a lot of my cooking) goes to you amma ! 🙂

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Ugadi Pachadi / New Year Mango Chutney

19 Mar

Helloo everybody !!

It’s this time of the year, entering spring over here in the US (yayy !), which also means burning hot summer in India ! … and also marking the beginning of festivals for the year back in India.

‘Ugadi’ is the Telugu New Year (also celebrated in Karnataka and Maharashtra) and is a beautiful occasion to celebrate and welcome another year into our lives !

The most important food item of the day would have to be the ‘Ugadi Pachadi’ (chutney made with raw mangoes). This is such a special recipe as it has its own meaning and importance associated to it. This chutney is made comprising of six tastes, symbolizes the fact that life is a mixture of different experiences. The six tastes are bitterness, sourness, saltiness, sweetness, hot-ness and tangy-ness !

Here’s a peek at this wonderful dish !!

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Carrot Beans Fry (with Coconut)

6 Mar

Helloo everyone !

Today’s recipe is an Indian side dish that is one of my favorites. One, because its easy to make and two, because its healthy. Also the ingredients are readily available anytime of the year !

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