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Chicken Kheema with Grilled Aubergine

Chicken Kheema with Grilled Aubergine

There is nothing more nostalgic than the smell of parathas for me.I don’t need anything fancy but just my mothers plain parathas with some potato capsicum curry.This is my most favorite combination in the world.Am slightly embarrassed to say that my brother and I have had many a fight culminating with hair pulling for the …

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Mango and Jalapeno Crab

Mango and Jalapeno Crab

  Instead of our yearly jaunt to Goa we decided to go to Varkala and Alleppey this time.Both the places were a food extravaganza! We devoured buckets of butter fish and prawns , literally fished out the minute before from the sea. We even experienced a very local way of fishing where the fisherman lay a …

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Tomato Basil Soup

This is the most nifty magic trick up my sleeve. It’s an all purpose soup cum sauce.I always have some of this frozen in my fridge for an instant sauce. This simple soup has a million uses.You can make it into a Shorba- an indian soup by adding the quintessential tadka of cumin and chillies or make …

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Kerala Prawn Curry

My friends in college were the ones who literally threw me blind into the world of non vegetarian food! Every time we ate out, they would order these yummy looking exotic dishes and I had to eat my cauliflower in silence!!! Back then I never envisioned myself eating prawn ,leave alone cook it. But I love prawns …

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Homemade Mayonnaise

Only when you actually start making small things like mayonnaise you actually realise how unhealthy it is.1 tbsp of mayo should be equal to ½ tsp of oil which you usually dont even count.One tsp of oil in the form of mayo plus a deep fried patty,plus the cheese and a buttered bun makes the most rudimentary …

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Baked Tandoori Chicken with Mushrooms in Spinach Sauce

My story seems to be quite the opposite of most of the whole30 subscribers.I am on my 23 day and my cravings are sky rocketing.First 15 days seemed breezy compared to the days now.I am constanlty craving ice cream when I didn’t even like it before.My mind is concsiosly going berserck thinking about stupid treats …

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Pork Stir Fry with Sweet Potato Fries

In a nut shell day 12,13,14 was a sad YO YO of dying of craving,lavishing in compliments about my weight loss, neeeding a dessert and Binging on pistachios! Definitely the most difficult Chennai trip ever! Imagine sitting in Sarvana Bhavan (the most amazing South Indian Breakfast heaven!!) and not eating a thing!!!My taste buds cried …

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Baked Pear with Homemade Almond Butter

This recipe deserves a separate post!! It might not look so pretty but it’s absolutely divine!! I decided to make almond butter after seeing a few recipes online…I can’t believe it’s that simple!!! It’s just three steps to heaven!!TOAST—BLEND—EAT!!! Well almond butter is ready..But what to eat it with?? Search the fridge..Come up with one …

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Day 11-Zuchinni Spaghetti in Chicken Meatballs

Is our tongue foolish? Or do our eyes control the taste? Is re creating dishes which look like the famous versions of themselves satiate us just by looking at it? At the end of the day does our tongue just want textures and colors? Past few days have been full of colorful different food for …

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Day 10-Tom Kha Gai with Raw Mango Salad

It’s amazing to see the overwhelming response from the whole30 community on instagram!! It’s even more awesome to listen to your very very vegetarian mom saying your chicken shicken looked great!!: D…One thing which struck me today with our conversation was that this diet has no artificial “Protein Shakes” or “Fibre Tablets” or even a …

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