Category : Beginners

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Citron (Citrus medica) is a species of citrus fruit. We can also call it as a variety of lemon. The difference is lemon has thin rind whereas citron has a thick rind. The sour taste of the juice also slightly varies lemon is little milder sour when compared to citron/Narthangai. It is said to be …
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Kesari is one of the simple sweet recipe which can be prepared at all occasions. Also this recipe of making kesari using vermicelli/Semiya does not require much of ghee like other kesari recipes. I here used the roasted variety of vermicelli, you can also use the plain/normal one too,but you need additional few minutes to …
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Mushrooms are good source of Selenium and like us they produce Vitamin D when exposed to Sunlight. This recipe I got from my cousin sister Uma, a perfect cook in simple. Its so simple and easy to prepare only it takes time to ooze out oil. This gravy would be a perfect choice for Roti/Parata/Naan/Chapati. …
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Dal is said to be the generic name of lentils. Though we use toor dal in regular cooking, masoor dal would be a light and easy choice┬áto cook. Masoor dal can also be called as pink dal and the recipe posted here would be simple for regular cooking. This dal can be used in combination …
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┬áThis recipe of making a mixed rice pulao is from my friend Swati. She loves cooking healthy and so no choice of frying vegetables here!! Add it whole just give a quick stir add water and pressure cook. The method of preparing is quite simple and easy too. This recipe is of her own style …
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This recipe was totally a new one when I came to know initially. Whole wheat contains the complete nutrition compared to atta flour. This was first tried by my friend cum sis Karthika where she told that it came out really excellent and perfectly tasty too.. I am totally against wheat dosa made from atta/wheat …
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Elaichi or Cardamom is one of the most common spices seen in Indian household and is the Queen of Spices. Cardamom is no wonder a magical Indian spice which is loaded with bundle of health benefits. Its well worth adding cardamom to your food for flavor alone,but their health benefits are also wise to consider …
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Curry Leaves rice / Karuvepillai saadham is a recipe which I wanted to cook from long back. Because am not fond of curry leaves pick up some reason and postponing the recipe. Like mint, I can take this curry leaves rice only when cooked/prepared along with some tangy ingredient. But there is NO SUBSTITUTE for …
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Potato is a root vegetable where we can call it as kids favorite. This recipe of frying potato is my all time favorite since childhood. The day I entered kitchen I prepare this fry myself and its that simple too. You can call this a skids friendly recipe because of its less spice and crispy …
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Mushrooms….. Yumm!! My all time favorite and now my son is an added member. Mushrooms are richest source of Selenium (protects urinary bladder) and Folic acid (iron). Like humans they produce Vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. Yes !! Mushrooms are the only fruit or vegetable source of this critical vitamin. White button mushrooms are …

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