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Parotta – Flaky, Layered Ceylon Parottas

There’s a road-side parotta kadai just across the road from our house and one of our favourite pastimes is gawking at the parotta master in ...
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Sundakkai (Turkey Berry) Sojji

Sundakkai sojji is a mild dal based side-dish that goes well with Idli. I’d never tasted sundakkai or sundakkai sojji before my marriage. I discovered ...
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Chocolate Chip Cookies – Easy and Yummy!

These home-made chocolate chip cookies are classic – crumbly, tender and loaded with chocolate chips. These are just so much better than the packaged cookies ...
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Sweet Potato Kheer – Somberi Series

To celebrate my 50th post, I am posting an easy Somberi dessert recipe. This is so easy, so quick and tastes delicious. The khoa is ...
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Aloo Paratha with Cauliflower and Meal-maker (Soya chunk) curry

I am not a huge fan of meal maker (soya chunks) but that may be because I’ve rarely ever tried it earlier. My family is ...
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Kalyana Saapadu style Potato Fry

This potato fry features frequently in buffets, kalyana saapadu menus and sometimes as part of the lunch thalis served in hotels like Saravana Bhavan. The ...
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Banana Bread

I like bananas a lot and so does my son but we still end up with a lot of over-ripe bananas. This banana bread is ...
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Chennai Fish Markets – Sunday morning outing!

Fishes are to be bought, sand crusted, fresh off the nets under the blazing sun against the backdrop of the magnificent Marina beach, the second ...
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Chettinad style Chicken Biryani

This chettinad style chicken biryani comes close to the Thalapakatti style biryani in terms of flavour and taste. The freshly roasted and ground masala powder ...
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Cumin and black pepper seasoned Black gram Vadai – Milagu muzhu ulundhu Vadai

Specked with cumin and black pepper, this black gram vadai is crisp on the outside, a little chewy on the inside and an excellent tea-time ...
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