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Almond Brittle

Almond Brittle (Almond Chikki)

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Almond brittle also known as Chikki in India this is quick and easy recipe to make. This old fashioned candy every body will enjoy.

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Banana Puri (Kela Ke Puri) Recipe by manjula

Banana Puri (Kela Ke Puri)

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Banana Puries are delicious fried Indian puffed bread. Puries have richness of banana flavor enhanced with cardamom. Banana Puries are good for festive occasions and holidays. These can be served for breakfast or as a snack. Puries are especially good for picnic or to take for travel.

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Besan Puda Dosa Recipe by Manjula

Besan Puda (Gram Flour Dosa)

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Basen puda is a great dish to serve for breakfast or a light lunch. This recipe is quick to prepare and can be served many different ways.

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Boondi Ladoo

Boondi (bundi) Ladoo

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Boondi Ladoo is a great, mouth watering snack-time dessert and is a must have at all special occasions all over India. Boondis are very small, round deep fried balls that have been soaked in fragrant sugar syrup. After soaking, the syrup is drained and the syrup infused boondi are formed into balls (ladoos).

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Bread Dahi Vada

Bread Dahi Vada

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Bread dahi vada is a quick and delicious version of the original dal – lentil vadas. There is no soaking of lentil required, no grinding and no frying required; this is an instant version of dahi vada. This can be served as a snack or appetizer.

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Bread Pakoras

Bread Pakoras

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Spicy hot bread pakoras are great as an appetizer, finger food for any type of the gathering, and a tasty compliment for your afternoon tea.

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Bread Uttapam - South Indian Snack Recipe by Manjula

Bread Uttapam, South Indian Snack

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Uttapam is a popular South Indian dish. Traditionally uttapam is made with rice and lentil batter, which can be a long process. Bread Uttapam, on the other hand, is instant and easy to make. Not to mention it tastes delicious. Uttapam is a thick dosa, or pancake, with vegetables cooked over skillet. It tastes divine served hot and with a side of coconut chutney.

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Chickpea Pulav (Chole Biryani) Recipe by Manjula

Chickpea Pulav (Chola Biryani, One Pot Meal)

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This dish is a delicious combination of rice, chickpeas, with vegetables and of course spices. This is a great, hearty, and healthy meal. This is a one dish and one pot meal.

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chocolate brownie (eggless and vegan) by Manjula

Chocolate Brownie (Eggless & Vegan)

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This is a great recipe to satisfy your and your kid’s sweet tooth. Your family and guests will appreciate a desert tray filled with chocolate brownies. These brownies are very moist and have a deep chocolate flavor.

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Chole Palak (Spinach Chickpea)

Chole Palak (Chickpeas With Spinach)

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Chickpeas and spinach is a great combination and a healthy, protein rich dish. Chickpeas immersed with spicy spinach gravy. This dish can be served with roti, naan or any other bread.

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Creamy Spinach Pasta Recipe by Manjula

Creamy Spinach Pasta

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This is a delicious pasta dish with fresh spinach and rich white sauce. It is my version of fettuccini alfredo. Creamy spinach pasta looks and tastes great.

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dhokla

Dhokla (Suji – Semolina)

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Dhokla is a traditional gujrati snack, spongy and fluffy in texture. Dhokla makes a great appetizer.

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Eggless Chocolate Cake

Eggless Chocolate Cake

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This is a great recipe of delicious, moist and eggless cake to satisfy your chocolate cravings and sweet tooth. Adults and kids alike will be delighted with this yummy cake.

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Grilled Corn off the Cob Recipe by Manjula

Grilled Corn off the Cob (Bhutta/Makai)

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My favorite way to have corn is grilled. However, sometimes grilling corn takes a lot of time, with the set up and preparation. This is an easy and no mess recipe. This is a delicious simple twist on the traditional grilled corn on the cob.

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Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun

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This tasty dessert is an Indian version of warm donuts floating in warm sweet syrup. Served as a dessert, this is a staple in most parts of India.

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Indian Zucchini Pasta by Manjula

Indian Zucchini Pasta

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Zucchini pasta is a whole-wheat egg less pasta, freshly made and taste great. This is a healthy recipe and easy to make. This is an old recipe from my grandmother but she used turai instead zucchini (turai is from same family as zucchini) and the dish is known as nanua ka petha in Bihar.

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Jalebi Sweet

Jalebi (Sweet)

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Jalebis can best be described as funnel cakes. Jalebis can be made thin and crispy or thick and juicy. Jalebis taste best when served hot.

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Kulfi (Indian Eggless Ice Cream)

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Kulfi is an eggless Indian ice cream. This is a simple and delicious dessert made with milk and sugar. Kulfi is very popular with street vendors, especially in summer. This is an easy recipe to make and Kulfi is an absolute treat for both young and old.

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Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi

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Mango Lassi is a soothing cold drink for hot summer days or to brighten up any meal. This pale drink is a blend of mango and yogurt. A popular drink in Indian restaurants

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Mango Slush recipe by Manjula

Mango Slush

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Mango Slush is just perfect for hot summer days, very refreshing and cooling. This can be served as a sherbet a low calorie and low fat dessert or drink. Mango Slush has a great taste and is super easy to make.

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