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Thai Red Curry with homemade curry paste – Vegan

I am coming up with two posts this fortnight.  It is not a comeback but I am happy to step into my ‘blogger’ shoes after a long break.  Thank you for asking after me.  Your messages, comments and mails always make me smile.  I am afraid I am not able to moonlight as ‘Sunshinemom’ as read more

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Thai green curry with homemade green curry paste

The recipe I am sharing today is a family favourite.  Sort of.  Mr.P, Jr.H and I love it.  Jr.P hates the aroma of kaffir lime leaves as well as lemongrass.  You guessed.  He hates it.  I have to make two side dishes on days I make Thai curry.   This afternoon both Jr.H and Jr.P read more

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Matar khumb, dhingri matar – Mushroom and peas curry

Veganmofo | Day 13 Mushrooms are not native Indian vegetables.  They were introduced in 1886, and the first recorded systematic cultivation happened only in 1961 at Solan in Himachal Pradesh.  Because of some really sad tales associated with the growing of mushrooms, they were shunned in South Indian cooking for a very long time.  Many of read more

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Vatha kozhumbu and Paruppu thogayal – Hot and sour gravy

Vatha kozhumbu’ is a favourite amongst most Tamilians, with little variations from house to house. It is hot and sour like its Chinese counterpart, but is not a soup. It fills the gravy part of a South-Indian meal and is taken with rice with a dry side dish or chutney. Vatha kozhumbu is a colloquial term read more

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Lauki kofta ~ Bottle gourd dumplings in onion-tomato gravy

  Of the many delicacies brought to India by the Mughals, a favourite is kofta. According to a study there were nearly 291 different kinds of Kofte (plural of kofta) in Turkey, the Country where it is said to have originated.  We love our kofte too, though the variety I make is limited to about read more

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Methi matar bin malai ~ Creamy fenugreek greens and peas

We took off to Goa for a few days, hoping to soak in some sun and sand, but the weather played truant.   The Monsoons descended ten days early.  I was on the getty taking placid pictures of the Mandovi with Aparna while our daughters found common areas of complaints with their mothers.  Without any read more

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