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Bharwan Karela Recipe | Stuffed Karela/Bitter Gourd Recipe | भरवाँ करेले

Bharwan Karela Recipe | Stuffed Karela/Bitter Gourd Recipe | भरवाँ करेले

Stuffed Karela or bharwan karela is a delicacy. Don’t screw your nose — bitter gourd if pre-treated correctly and cooked well is delicious. This is a recipe which requires time but rewards you generously in terms of flavour. This is my late mother’s recipe.… Read more

Baingan Ka Bharta Recipe

Baingan Ka Bharta Recipe

Plump large eggplants or brinjal have almost exclusively been used to make bharta at my place. This is one simple recipe that can transform this bland vegetable to a delightfully spicy and tasty dish. It is also a very simple dish to prepare.… Read more

Bhindi Masala/Spicy Okra

Bhindi Masala/Spicy Okra

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This is a really simple recipe and is an adaptation of a recipe that my mum used to make when she had more time at hand. Her version involved slitting each okra lengthwise, filling it with the dry masala and then stir frying in oil.… Read more

Sookhi arbi/Dry colocasia

Sookhi arbi/Dry colocasia

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Colocasia or arbi or ghuiyan as we used to call it at home is a tricky vegetable to cook with. If you handle it raw or eat it even slightly undercooked, you will have among the most unpleasant experiences of your life with the pins and needles sensation persisting for quite some time.… Read more

Banana Flower Stir Fry

Banana Flower Stir Fry

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Today, I am going to share a very simple stir fry recipe with you. It is made with banana blossom/ banana flower. I saw it for the first time when I came to live in the South of India. This dark purplish vegetable looks quite intimidating and I would have never tried cooking with it.… Read more

Mooli ka saag/ radish greens

Mooli ka saag/ radish greens

Mooli ka saag

Radish greens were cooked quite often in my home when I was a child. Slightly bitter, these greens are packed with nutrition. I hardly find these greens in Bangalore so when I chanced upon these lovely radishes with fresh greens, I bought them immediately.… Read more

Aloo Parwal UP style

Aloo Parwal UP style

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For some reason, I love these staple humble vegetables like parwal, tinda and tori. So, whenever I can lay my hands on them, I cook them. Here is a simple vegetable dish of aloo parwal or potato pointed gourd.

Ingredients:

250 gms.… Read more