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Vendakka Mezhukkupuratti

Ingredients (Serves 4 – 5) 1. Okra / vendakka – 20 – 25, quartered 2. Oil – 1.5 tbsp 3. Crushed red chilies – 1/2 tsp (optional)     Onion – 3/4 cup, thinly sliced     Green chilies – 2 –...

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Beetroot and Carrot Thoran

Beetroot – Carrot Thoran Recipe Ingredients(Serves 8) 1. Beetroot – 1 large     Carrot – 3 medium-small 2. Oil – 2 – 3 tsp 3. Mustard seeds – 3/4 tsp     Dried red chilies – 2, broken 4. Grated coconut...

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Varutharacha Parippu Curry

Ingredients (Serves 6) 1. Toor dal – 3/4 cup 2. Tomato – 1 small, chopped      Water – 3/4 – 1 cup or as required      Oil – 1/2 tsp 3.  Tamarind (optional) – Small goose-berry sized (Soak tamarind in...

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Vegetable Chow Mein

Vegetable Chow Mein Recipe Ingredients (Serves 3) 1. Chow mein noodles – 6 oz packet 2. Vegetable oil / peanut oil – 1 – 1.5 tbsp 3. Onion – 1/2 cup,sliced     Mushroom – 3/4 cup, sliced or quartered    ...

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Aloo Masala Toast Sandwich

Ingredients 1. White / brown bread slices – 8 (I used whole wheat bread) 2. Potato – 1 medium-large 3. Oil – 2 tsp 4. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp     Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp 5. Curry leaves –...

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Mixed Dal Tadka

Ingredients (Serves 5) 1. Masoor dal – 1/4 cup     Toor dal – 1/4 cup    Chana dal – 1/4 cup (Soak chana dal in enough water for 1 hour)    Mung dal – 3 tbsp 2. Turmeric powder –...

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Mango Chutney – Andhra Style

Here’s a yummy raw mango chutney that’s really easy to make and goes well with rice, idli and dosa. A big thanks to Sushma Yechuri for the recipe. Raw Mango Chutney – Andhra Style Ingredients(Serves 4) 1.  Raw Green Mango...

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Cajun Blackened Salmon

Ingredients 1. Salmon – 1 medium fillet, sliced into three equal-sized pieces (Around 300 – 350 gm) 2. Oil / butter – 2 – 3 tbsp or as required (I used extra-light olive oil) Cajun spice mix 3. Pepper powder...