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Yardlong Bean Salad 0

Yardlong Bean Salad

Diwali is just round the corner but before I write about something sweet, here’s a salad made from home-grown beans. These are yardlong beans and available throughout the summer months. Since I don’t have...

Mawa Cake 0

Mawa Cake

Mawa cake Although I have known about mawa cakes I had never been tempted to make them before. All that changed when I visited Moumita Malla’s blog Bongtaste recently. I couldn’t wait to get...

Tendli Kajubi Upkari/Ivy Gourd With Cashewnuts 0

Tendli Kajubi Upkari/Ivy Gourd With Cashewnuts

Among all the gourd varieties that are so abundant around this season, I haven’t yet included the Ivy gourd/Coccinea grandis. This tiny vegetable which looks like a smaller version of the Pointed gourd, goes...

A Curry of Cashew nuts, Mushrooms and Puffed Lotus Seeds 0

A Curry of Cashew nuts, Mushrooms and Puffed Lotus Seeds

I first came across the word makhana in Jiggs Kalra’s recipes but it wasn’t only recently that I used them in my cooking. Lotus seeds are pretty common in pickles but the puffed ones...