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Banana Bread

        I had banana bread for the first time from a local road-side shop on our way to Hana in Maui, Hawaii. They were freshly baked and were sold in small zipper lock bags for 5$ / half lb or...

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Roasted Red Bell Pepper Hummus

            Hummus is a popular dip/spread in the Middle-East. It is made from chickpeas pureed with tahini(sesame seed paste), garlic, lemon juice, olive oil and salt. Hummus is high in iron and vitamin C, and also has significant amounts...

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Easy Cauliflower Fry

             Cauliflower and other cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, cabbage and kale, contain compounds that may help prevent cancer.  Cauliflower contains phytonutrients that release odorous sulfur compounds when heated. These odors become stronger with increased cooking time. If you...

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Brussels Sprouts – Vanpayar/Red Chori Thoran

             Brussels sprouts which looks like miniature cabbage belong to the cabbage family and tastes almost like cabbage. Like the other cruciferous vegetables, it has got excellent cancer-fighting properties. They are  very high in fiber and are loaded with...

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Chicken Tikka

   Here’s another great recipe from Best Ever Indian Cookbook. The word tikka means bits or pieces. This is a wonderful and easy-to-prepare appetizer where the chicken is broiled or grilled after marinating it with yoghurt and spices.  This dish...

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Spicy Prawn Stir-fry

     This is a very easy and tasty recipe. I tried this recipe from a cookbook gifted by my husband’s friend Abhish. It has some interesting recipes which I am planning to try over time. Even though this shrimp recipe...

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Egg – Mango Curry

Egg curry can be made in many different ways. This is a Trissur style tangy egg curry which goes well with rice. Ingredients Eggs – 5  hard-boiled Onion – 1 small sliced (or sliced and chopped into halves) Green mango...