Vatsala's cookbook

Vatsala's cookbook

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Paal Poli/ Paal Boli

Paal Poli/ Paal Boli

For the 3rd day of BM#72 themed under milk based sweet is Paal poli. As the name says,a small fried poori is dunked in cardamom and saffron scented condensed milk(paal)
Tomato Rice With Coconut Milk, Thengai Paal Thakkali Sadam

Tomato Rice With Coconut Milk, Thengai Paal Thakkali Sadam

Thakkali Sadam, this is the favorite mixed rice in our home, I have already posted one version of it ( the one that I make more often ) here in the blog, I don't use any masalas, garlic or coconut milk in that rice, just plain seasoning and green chillies for spice
Paal Poli/Rava Puri Paal Poli

Paal Poli/Rava Puri Paal Poli

My family have many Authentic dishes, born as a Pondicherrian, both my maternal and paternal grandma's have their own traditional dishes
Paal Kozhukattai - Version 2

Paal Kozhukattai - Version 2

Coming to day 3,themed under vegan sweets in Blogging marathon#77 is Paal Kozhukattai. Paal Kozhukattai is a sweet that can be made in so many ways
Cucumber Raitha /Vellarikkai Thayir Pachadi

Cucumber Raitha /Vellarikkai Thayir Pachadi

Raitha is a yogurt based accompaniment made with different types of veggies and fruits. Also it can be accompanied with various main dishes and even served as a dip
veggie cutlet

veggie cutlet

In a bowl take maida n 1cup water n mix it. maida batter is ready keep a side. Take boiled vegetables n mash it in a bowl n in to that add other ingredients (except oil) thoroughly mix it
Vegan Thai Fried Rice

Vegan Thai Fried Rice

For Day 2, Week 1 of BM #48, here is a version of Thai Fried Rice which I make at home. Since my family loves Oriental and South Asian flavors, I store some sauces/pastes in the refrigerator so I can cook in a jiffy
Moong Dal Wadi - Palak Curry

Moong Dal Wadi - Palak Curry

But this curry is what caught my attention in Vatsala's space. Moong Wadis or Mangodis are tiny sun-dried lentil nuggets obviously made out of Moong Dal
Whole Wheat Turkish Pide Recipe

Whole Wheat Turkish Pide Recipe

After the month long Cooking Carnival, I am here on a relaxed regular marathon. Compared to the mega BM, this one is totally stress free as we blog only for three days a week
Paneer Lababdar

Paneer Lababdar

Yaah again. What to do. I just cant help myself. I'm in love. I'm in love with paneer. so here again another paneer dish
PESHAWARI PANEER

PESHAWARI PANEER

Ingredients. 2 - onions 250g - paneer (chopped into small cubes)4 - green chilli (cut into small pieces)2 - red chillies1 tbsp - coriander seeds1 tbsp - fresh cream1 tsp - badam flakes5-6 - cashewnuts 2 - cardamom1 - bay leaf2 tbsp yoghurt 2 tbsp ghee2 tbsp oilSalt1/2 tsp - sugarSaffronMethodChop onion and boil with cashew and cardamom in some water
Shahi Puran Poli

Shahi Puran Poli

Shahi Puran Poli. Puran Poli is very popular traditional Maharashtrian dish which is served during the festival & auspicious occasions