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Neyyappam Muffins (brown butter coconut & cardamom muffins)

The other day, when my aunt asked me if I was planning to make Neyyappam this weekend, she sparked a new recipe–reinventing tradition, as I like to call it.  Neyyappam is a dessert that Tamilian/Keralan families make for a festival … Continue reading

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Salad, sweet potato bites and butternut squash puffs 2) soufflé 3) lentil “caviar” on buckwheat scallion blinis with coconut tofu and coconut jerk sauce

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Superbowl Sunday Series

Unlike last year, this year’s superbowl foods edition (my first of 2014…whoops, January was a wee bit busy), isn’t actually superbowly/footbally food. As my husband said in his cute & adoring facebook page, “While I was at a bar watching … Continue reading

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4 lentil daal with star anise: A crock pot recipe

Garam masala with star anise is my new thing, and this ended up being a key flavoring in this daal. Why, not sure–it just adds a different and I think interesting flavor. And since I make garam masala every few … Continue reading

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Curried Brussels Sprouts

In my ongoing quest to figure out new things to do with brussels sprouts, I ran with a random idea: semi-indianize them. It means curry powder, cashews, ginger, and turmeric, but not the whole South Indian tempering mustard seed route. … Continue reading

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Olan Kichidi (a hybrid dish)

Last night, after  long night at work, I tried to think up a quick, easy dish. I remembered my cousin making kichidi for her kids in about 20 mins  few months ago. But I also wanted to mix it up … Continue reading

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The mattar paneer challenge

Yesterday, a friend gave a beautiful dance performance. To help out, friends from our class made the dinner that followed the performance. I volunteered–to make a dish for 80. Now I know lots of aunties do this all the time, … Continue reading

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The CSA Chronicles II: Mooli (Radish) Paratha

To go with my Kholrabi bharta and to use up 2 bunches of radishes, I decided to make some mooli parathas (radish flatbread). Tarla Dalal’s recipe was a pretty good start ♣ Equipment: A food processor with a grater disk … Continue reading

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The CSA Chronicles: Kholrabi & Kholrabi Bharta

Since we lost our garden to the “Temple of Doom”, I finally convinced my husband to let us try joining a CSA. Actually, no I can’t take the credit–my friend did, when she told him about a reasonably priced one … Continue reading

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