Onion Raita

Onion Raita  This side dish needs little embellishment & no cooking at all.You can have this on the table even faster than you think. Every kitchen has onions & tomatoes ( I guess so ! ). So how about making a luscious side dish with them?  Cuisine: Indian                            Serves 2…

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Raita

Raita/  Spiced Yogurt …An Introduction Raita is a spicy & cooling Indian dish made with yogurt. Laced with spices like cumin, mint, black pepper etc., & fresh produce ,this side dish is a regular in almost every Indian household.It goes well with any dry sabzi ( vegetable), biryani, pulav or…

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Chana kulcha/ Tangy Garbanzo

   This spicy-tangy North Indian staple is more popular as a street food.And the  best way to bring out the flavors is to pair it with Kulcha, a special bread which can be called a Flattened burger bun.The spices used in this are carefully picked so as to give the…

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Easy Cheesy Potatoes

Quick, easy & flavorful …this is how I would like to introduce this appetizer/ side dish which can be ready in 15  minutes if made from scratch. A very good alternative to the popular French fries, these can be savored with condiments such as ketchup, mayonnaise, sour cream …to name…

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Indian Curries…an introduction

   The word curry in the western world implies any kind of Indian dish made with a lot of spices. It’s a very generic term that tries to simplify and market Indian food to western audiences. In fact you can find curry powder in supermarkets which would lead one to…

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Besan ladoo / Chick Pea Flour Balls

Ladoos or the Cookie Balls are one of the most common of all Indian sweets. Amongst all of them, Besan ladoos are an all time favorite. Made from roasted chick pea flour, these are rich and sweet  & can be a dessert or a snack in your menu. As the…

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Bean Patty

  International Women’s Connection and Cooking   Reach out to women from other countries!The International Women’s Connection (IWC) provides a safe, welcoming place for international wives of professionals, military and students in our city. I joined IWC back in the Fall of 2007, when I was new in the town…

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Khoya Balls/ Fusion Balls

    Few months ago I got a burfi recipe from a good friend of mine. I liked it so much that it became a staple at every special occasion in our family. My husband’s weakness for coconut burfi made me tamper with the original burfi recipe. I created a…

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