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Mixed Vegetable Pakoras – Sabzi ka Bhajia

Pakoras also known as Bhajias are one of the most favourite snacks in most Indian households, especially on a damp, cold rainy day or on a lazy Sunday afternoon. This was the norm in our home, where my mum and aunts would lovingly and willingly fulfill our request and produce these tasty...

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Spiced Nuts – Mazedaar Mumphali

With the abundance of nuts and the myriad of spices available to us, why not combine the two and spike the palate. This makes an ideal nibbler with a cold glass of beer or a tot of scotch. Nuts also make a great addition to Bhel Puri Chaat.

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Carrot Halwa – Gajjar Ka Halwa

One would never have thought that you could make desserts with vegetables. Some of the more authentic and popular Indian sweets are made using carrots, pumpkins and squash, milk and milk solids. Orange is at colour significant of auspicious occasions and festivities and these vegetables...

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Chickpeas in Masala – Channa Masala

Channa-Bhatura is as popular in India as fish and chips are in the United Kingdom. Bengali Market, a vegetarian restaurant in New Delhi is very famous for this dish. It is amazing to see how fast the cooks churn out the fluffy deep fried bread, each one puffed up perfectly and ready to be...

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Cauliflower with Green Peas – Gobi Mattar

This is a very common dish served at most Indian Restaurants and in almost every Indian household. Everyone likes cauliflower cooked this way and once tasted one will not want just plain boiled cauliflower anymore. This dish is rather versatile and can be an accompaniment to any meat dish or...

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