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Avarekalu usli

Avarakayi or avarekalu is a seasonal delicacy in Karnataka. It’s available around September and is the freshest during the last quarter of the year. […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, August 23, 2017

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Avarekalu usli. v2

This is another version of my favorite avarekalu usli. Just a couple of changes and it transforms the dish. A different texture and a […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, August 23, 2017

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Katt saru/ moongdal rasam/ lemony-pepper rasam

A wonderfully simple form of rasam designed for those sick days when you can’t taste much or those ‘bored of eating the routine’ days. […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, August 23, 2017

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Stuffed Bread Pakoda/ Paneer Sandwich/ Stuffed Bread roll

  Inspiration was a movie called Band Baja Baaraat! The guy talks about bread pakoda in such an appetizing way that i was tempted […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, August 23, 2017

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Kadhai Paneer gravy style

A craving turned to discovery and an accident led to this invention Previously i had made dry Kadhai Paneer using┬áHarpal Singh Sodi’s recipe , […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, August 16, 2017

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Ambode/ Masala vada

Ambode or Masala vada is a very popular south indian savory fritter. It can be made in multiple ways depending on weather you use […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, January 15, 2017

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Avial

Avial is a traditional Keralite dish but is also very popular in Tamil Nadu and Udupi in Karnataka. This is my favorite yoghurt based […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, January 15, 2017

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Adai

An amazing recipe from my mother-in-law. She is an awesome cook and growing up in Melkote a little temple town near Mysore she has […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, January 15, 2017

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Menthyasoppina chitranna

This is a very traditional South Indian rice dish made during many festivals or for a traditional spread. There are many varieties of Chitranna […]

No comments, Chef Rupa, January 15, 2017

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Palak Paneer

Palak paneer should have been one of my very first posts in the North Indian cooking section as this was the first NI dish […]

1 comment, Chef Rupa, January 15, 2017