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Gougères – French cheese puffs

It’s suddenly raining Gougères all over the blogosphere. In a strange co-incidence, I too happened to make them last weekend. I have no clue about ...
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Vengaya Vathal – Onion vathal/Vadam

Come Summer and Mambalam Mamis would be out in force on their terraces, laying out these vathal/vadams on Mama’s dhotis. Most of the vathal/vadam preparation ...
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Jackfruit seed curry – Pala-kottai Thokku

Palakottai thokku (a thick curry made out of jackfruit seeds) is a delightfully tasty side dish that we make quite often at home during the ...
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Mushroom & Green Peas Curry

Mushroom and green peas are a cute pair, they complement each other well and they taste so good. This curry is more of a stir-fry ...
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Glass Bangle candle Holder

These glass bangle candle holders are pretty, thrifty and functional. They’re super easy to make and are best for kids aged 3-6. It’s fun for ...
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Mutton Kola Urundai – Fried Meat balls

Mutton Kola Urundai was my father’s favourite order at military hotels. That’s what non-vegetarian hotels now called “Chettinad hotels” were called back then. In military ...
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Coconut chutney – Made with roasted red chillies

After 3 days of the Blogging Marathon (my first) I am taking it easy today with an easy chutney recipe today. As if I’d blogged ...
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Kamarkat

Kamarkat is a quick and easy snack to make. You just need 4 ingredients. I usually avoid sweets that contain coconut but I am partial ...
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Falooda

Falooda is my husband’s favourite dessert order at any restaurant and we’ve tasted quite a lot of versions of Falooda – some really interesting ones ...
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Sweet & Crispy Idli Batter Fritters – Quick & Easy snack

I love quick, easy recipes that involve minimal ingredients. It suits me perfectly. You see – I am basically a Somberi. Countless Sunday afternoons I’ve ...
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