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Garlicky Spiced Okra {Lehsuni Bhindi}

March 18, 2015 Indian

Known to the English as “LadyFingers”, “Okra” to the Americans, and “Bhindi” to me — whatever you want to refer it as, making and devouring bhindi should be on your weekly menu. Stat.

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Spiced Ivy Gourd

March 13, 2015 Indian

It’s a BLAH Friday. So gloomy out here, which certainly explains my laziness to do anything at all. Even cooking. That’s when Maa’s easy and delicious recipes comes in handy. This spiced ivy gourd takes literally minutes to cook! With the exception of making rotis and dal. Anyways.

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Crispy Herbed Smashed Potatoes

January 20, 2015 Appetizer

Emails!!! I HATE SPAM EMAILS!! 80% of my mailbox is usually spammed with bizarre emails ranging from secrets to weight-loss, how to have an affair, spammy memberships, shipping, pharmaceutical meds etc.. The list of ridiculousness is damn long. Gah!!!

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Apple Barfi {Fudge}

October 21, 2014 Desserts

Hello friends! How’s this week treating you so far? I had a great morning catching up with my girlfriend over breakfast before rushing home to take photos for this recipe. Diwali is just around the corner and I had a few pounds of apples to utilize, besides juicing.

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Tadka Dal

October 14, 2014 How-To

… which directly translates to tempered lentils, a must-have side dish almost a few times a week in our household. It’s so easy to make, there’s no excuse not to make it. In fact, did I mention that tadka dal is packed with nutrients, protein and oh so delicious? See, no more excuses not to make […]

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