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Yogurt Rice (Curd Rice, Mosaranna)

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Yogurt rice or curd rice is a popular South Indian dish. Yogurt Rice makes a great side dish or good for lunch box as a complete meal.

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Spicy Green Peas

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Spicy Peas, touch of spices added to sweetness from peas and sourness from lemon makes this a great snack or a side dish. This is an easy recipe to make. Bright green color gives a nice touch to any meal.

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Quinoa Vegetable Pilaf (Pulav)

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Quinoa vegetable pilaf is a protein rich, gluten free and delicious dish. It is quick and easy to make. This can be served as a main dish or side dish.

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Matar (Matra) Chaat

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This is a delicious spicy snack. Matar Ki Chaat can be served as a snack or as a main dish with Kulcha or Naan.

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Veggie Hash Browns

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This is a healthy and incredibly easy recipe to make. Veggie Hash is very satisfying, delightful and colorful dish.This recipe is from my aunt from Seattle Washington.

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Indian Zucchini Pasta

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Zucchini pasta is a whole wheat egg-less pasta, made with fresh ingredients and tastes great. This is a healthy recipe and easy to make. This is actually 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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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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Rava Idli (Semolina Dumpling)

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Rava Idli is a popular south Indian dish. The traditional way of making idlis would take 2 days of preparation time, however, this recipe is much quicker and easier and tastes just as great! Rava Idlis can be enjoyed as a snack or as a light meal.

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Vegetable Pasta

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Fresh vegetables and whole grain pasta with savory tomato sauce makes a very colorful and delicious pasta dish. This is a simple pasta dinner. Serve with a side of salad and bread.

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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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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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Vegetable Rice (Pulav)

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Vegetable pulav has a mix of vegetables and spices. This is a great dish for get-togethers, especially for lunch. If you are not in the mood to prepare a big meal, use vegetable pulav as a one-dish meal with yogurt, pickle, papadam or chutney.

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Besan Puda – Cheela (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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Zucchini Rice

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Zucchini rice is a great compliment for any occasion. Serve as is, with soup, yogurt, and pickle.

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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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