SunGold Kiwifruit Gulab Jamun – Step by Step Recipe

Kiwifruit Gulab Jamun

Kiwifruit is one of the fruits that we see almost year round, but not many people are familiar with it. Rich in Vitamin C, the Green Kiwifruit is sweet and tart with some black seeds scattered like confetti which give a nice crunch. I love scooping it out with a spoon and eating it straight,… 

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Daal Shorba – 5 Ingredient Zero Oil Recipe

Daal Shorba

Daal Shorba is the last recipe in our #30daysofdaal series. I can’t believe I am saying this. Yay! Daal is one of the most prized pantry or grocery items in India. It provides some essential proteins for the vegetarian diet. It is also expensive! I have tried to remark on the social/ cultural significance of… 

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Rajasthani Daal – Vegan Recipe

Rajasthani Daal

Daal recipes have consumed me for the past few weeks. Today’s daal is a Rajasthani recipe. It is the kind of daal I have eaten at ‘thali restaurants’ like Sukanta or Khandani Rajdhani here in Pune. And you won’t believe how hard it was to find a recipe for this simple daal. I finally ended… 

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Dal Makhni – Restaurant Style Dal Makhni Recipe

Dal Makhni

Daal Makhni is such an universal favorite, it had to be part of #30daysofdaal. We are counting down to four days now, and I have mixed feelings. Before I start, have you guys entered my Monsoon Magic Giveaway? I so want to unlock the prize and see you there. Those of you who have been… 

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Masala Daal – Mughalai Daal Recipe

Masala Daal – Mughalai Daal Recipe

Masala Daal can be called my own creation, but it is loosely based on the concept of Mussallam, a well known curry from India. Murgh Mussallam is a very popoular dish, but the only place I saw a daal musallam was on a show of Kifayti Kitchen by Pankaj Bhadouria. Well, I don’t completely remember… 

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Methi Daal Recipe – Fenugreek greens

methi daal

Methi Daal is here but the blog post is not. Finally a day when I am too busy and too tired to finish today’s blog post. *** This is how the post on Methi Daal started out. Well, to tell you the truth, I was a bit under the weather, and was engrossed in writing… 

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Green Moong Daal – Gingery Perfection

Green Moong Daal

I hope you are enjoying my #30daysofdaal series and have tried at least one of the recipes I blogged about so far. I am trying to make them as simple as possible, breaking down ingredients so some basic flavors stand out. I had the greatest time yesterday at Hard Rock Café Pune, mixing summer mojitos… 

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Black Masoor Daal with Coconut – Smoky Masoor Daal Recipe

Black Masoor Daal

I am on a mission to eat daal everyday. #30daysofdaal is all about cooking, eating and of course blogging about a new daal recipe every day in June. With this ambitious project, I not only want to up my own daal intake, but also showcase some of the lesser known but delicious daal recipes from… 

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Mango Frozen Yogurt – 3 Ingredient Summer Recipe

Mango Frozen Yogurt

Mangoes! It is raining mangoes here in Pune. Western Maharashtra, the region where I live has a fascination for mangoes, especially Hapus or Alphonso. No other mango makes the cut for folks here. And the Alphonso season is pretty short because people stop eating mangoes in June. No mangoes after it rains, is the mantra…. 

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Sooji Halwa/ Badami Shira/ Fig and Almond Semolina Pudding

Shira Sooji Halwa Semolina Pie

Shira is a traditional Maharashtrian or Marathi delicacy. And it is also totally Indian. Almost every state has their version of shira or sooji halwa. And there are slight variations in the way it is made. But ultimately, it is a simple yet indulgent Indian dessert that is ready in less than 30 minutes using… 

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