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Split Lentil and Kale Stew

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I used to hate vegetarian food to the point that I would be really upset when I had to be in all-vegetarian restaurants. Meat was such a big part of the food I grew up eating. I thought a meal without animal proteins was incomplete and unfulfilled. Living in India has changed my perspective about

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Dal

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Dal is a dried lentil that has been split, hull removed. There is an abundant variety of dal in India. Dal is also a comforting dish made by cooking dried split pulse until it becomes the delightful thick gravy. The simple flavor of dal is grown on me. I am loving it so much I

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Katti Pathiri

Traditions are a long treasured custom cherished by generation after generation, something survived along side the kinfolks. They were usually passed down with such love and passion. They are meant to share, exhibit, and even spread. When we were in Kerala, we got to soak up and learn new traditions, new for Yaseen, in the

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Pepper Chicken Kurma (Chicken Stew with Pepper and Coconut)

Whenever I am not feeling well, my husband often offers himself to cook for a day. I usually feel more nervous than grateful, I have to admit. To tell you the truth, he can cook and he’s an excellent cook. But the mess he left behind usually makes me wanna keep him away from the

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Prawn Pulav

Pulav reminds me of good old summer days. It looks as warmly bright as the setting sun and as aromatic as spices garden. The cents of roasted spices coalesced with perky prawns oozing in every grains of buttery rice. Prawn Pulav or Prawn Pulao is a mild rice dish with beautiful fainted spices and ocean

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Coconut Rice

I came across different kinds of coconut rice all over India, they were all delicious. My favourite coconut rice was in a small home-style restaurant in Diveagar Beach we went more than 2 years ago. It was perfect, light and fluffy unlike the heavy and creamy version I found in Kerala which was really good

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Rice Flake Salad (We’re taking off!)

This maybe a really last minute but before we’re boarding the plane to Kerala, my husband hometown, I just want to add a quick post for you my wonderful friends. I couldn’t wait to tell you another minute since I’ve just tried an amazing dish I found recently when we visit a newly become mother, Deepti.

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Sweet Pineapple Raita

A lot of grateful things have happened to me lately. I have finally found my long lost wedding ring and 2 of my posts, Spiced Scramble Egg Sandwich and Thai Red Curry Paste Fried Rice were featured on Foodbuzz Top 9 twice in the row. I felt so happy and exciting. I met more incredible

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