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Sookhi Urad aur Palak

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Urad dal has made an appearance on the blog before in its whole avatar i.e. the whole legume with its husk in tact. In that form Urad is dark and hence often called… Continue reading

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Linguine with Beetroot Pesto and Roasted Avocado

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Beetroot has been the flavour of the season with multiple recipes and experiments in our kitchens in Boston and Dubai. Discovering a new vegetable – even something as common as Beetroot! Truthfully though,… Continue reading

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Lemon Cornmeal Cake inspired by Nigella’s Lemon Polenta Cake

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Baking – my first love! I love cakes and all things sweet. In fact my foray into cooking began with baking. Each year in middle and high school we would have an annual… Continue reading

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Achaari Chicken

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I pushed publish too early this week! Sorry about that. Here is the actual recipe ♥️ Achar, i.e. pickle – no not the green pickled cucumbers commonly eaten with sandwiches – I mean… Continue reading

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Spaghetti Squash Linguine

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Vegetables are healthy. That is a fact. How we cook them decides whether the nutrients stay within the prepared meal. One vegetable that is easy to cook and that ends up looking deceptively… Continue reading

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Palakwali Lobiya | Black Eyed Peas with Spinach

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Lobiya or Black Eyed Peas are one of the beans that I grew up eating. In my parents household Rajma was king and a close second was the humble lobiya, also known as… Continue reading

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Bhutte ki Sabzi – Curried Corn

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Growing up in Jodhpur, capital of the erstwhile princely state of Marwar, a city well-known for its beautiful architecture, food and clothes, we had the privilege of trying lots of variations of local… Continue reading

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Boston Sour

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The first time I was offered a Pisco based cocktail with a creamy layer of egg white on it, I didn’t react enthusiastically. Egg in a cocktail? The idea wasn’t very appealing. But… Continue reading

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Matar Makhane~Puffed Lotus Seeds with Green Peas

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Food almost always sets the tone for an event; at least in my world it has played that role. If Matar Makhane was on the menu for a meal, we knew it was… Continue reading

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Mishti Doi | Sweet Yogurt Dessert

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I love desserts! Of late instead of ice cream, we’ve taken to having flavoured yogurts for dessert post dinner. Doing that I began to wonder if I could instead make Mishti Doi at… Continue reading

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