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Accompaniments, Beans, Carrot, Cauliflower, Garlic, Ginger, Onion, Potato

Healthy Mixed veggies stir fry

Hi friends, I know what you think now. “Where is she been all these days?”. Right. I would say this year 2017 has seen a lot of moving in our side. First, we moved from California to Kentucky. Then I moved my site to self hosted. Now again we moved from Kentucky to Texas ?. Yes we moved just last …

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Carrot, Cauliflower, Curries, Dal, Indian, Lunch, Moongdal, Onion, Potato, Side dish for idli,dosa, Uncategorized

Moongdal/ Split green gram Sambar

I have earlier posted various sambar recipes . This is different from them . Today I give you sambar made of moongdal or split green gram dal. It tastes different from Toor Dal in which normally sambar are made. Ingredients Moongdal / Split green gram dal – 3/4 cup Mixed veggies – 1/2 cup ( I used cauliflower florets, carrots …

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Breakfast, Indian, Potato, Sooji / rava, Uncategorized, Whole wheat

Aloo / Potato poori

Kids are hard to please when it comes to feed. They don’t eat vegetables as such. It has to be disguised in the form of dish they like. So Mom’s like me have to think about incorporating vegetables in toddlers food in any possible way. This dish came out of that thinking ??. When I give my kids normal poori( …

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Breakfast, Carrot, Healthy, Indian, Potato, Uncategorized, Whole wheat

Carrot chapathi/roti

I try to include veggies in most of the dishes my kids love. They both love chapathi/roti, so here I made carrot chapathi ?. This goes well with any vegetable gravy or chicken gravy. Ingredients Whole wheat flour – 1 1/2 cup Potato – 1 small or 1/2 big Carrot – 2 medium sized Salt – as required Warm Water …

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Breakfast, Indian, Milk, Poha, Potato, Side dish for roti, Uncategorized

Poha/ Aval upma

This is one easily prepared upma, yet yummy. This can be a quick fix for your busy morning. Ingredients Poha / Aval – 1 cup Onions – 1/2 cup chopped Green chillies – 1 or 2 slit lengthwise Channa dal – 1 tsp Mustard seeds – 1 tsp Asafoetida – a pinch Curry Leaves – Few Oil – as required …

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Biriyani, Indian, Lunch, Potato

Vegetable biriyani (using boiled ponni rice) in rice cooker

Usually biriyani are made using basmati or seeraka samba. But I tried it in boiled ponni rice. I was skeptical about how it turns. But I am not disappointed rather more satisfied. It tasted amazing, even the rice cooked perfect.( Thanks to my trusted rice cooker?). The only thing you miss in this biriyani is the aroma of basmati rice. …

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Indian, Potato, Side dish for roti

Potato carrot masala

This is mild curry to have with chapathi/ roti. This is so simple to make. Ingredients Potato – 2 medium sized Carrot – 2 Onion – 1/2 cup chopped Tomato – 1 medium sized chopped Green chilli – 1 or 2 slit lengthwise Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder – 1 tsp Coriander powder – 2 tsp Garam …

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Accompaniments, Beans, Coconut, Indian, Lunch, Potato, White pumpkin

Aviyal / Mixed veggies cooked in coconut paste

This is a traditional Kerala ( a south Indian state) dish. No special occasion is complete without this aviyal. As far I know it is prepared differently in different parts of Kerala. This is Palakkad style which is my home town.? This is so flavour full dish. Hope you all like this and give a try.   Ingredients Mixed veggies …

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Breakfast, Egg, International, Potato, Uncategorized, Under 30 mins dishes

Hash brown egg

This is perfect for breakfast with carbohydrates and protein. Kids will love it.   Ingredients Potato – 1 grated Egg – 1 Salt – as required Ground pepper – as required Method Wash grated potatoes and pat dry in paper towel to remove moisture. Transfer that in a bowl. Add salt and pepper, mix it. Crack open egg and mix …

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Accompaniments, Beans, Indian, Lunch, Potato

Potato beans stir fry/ poriyal

Usually I make carrot beans stir fry, but this potato and beans combination was introduced to me by my good friend Surya. It tasted really good, so I tried it. Hope you also will give it a try. Ingredients Potato – 1 chopped Beans – 1/2 cup chopped Onion – 1/4 cup chopped Coconut – 2 to 3 tbsn Turmeric …

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